We got the word that the Pasadena Ballroom Dance Association is hosting a birthday bash for Miss Norma Miller on the occasion of her 99th birthday from November 30 to December 1. Details are not yet available on their website, but the poster notes that there will be two days of dancing and lessons featuring Norma Miller, Chazz Young and Chester Whitmore.
Two bands playing that weekend include: Chester Whitmore and his Opus One Swing Orchestra and Lil Mo and the Dynaflos.
Classes will include: “Norma’s Trickerations,” “Norma’s Jazz Breaks,” and “Swingcopations Chazz’s Footwork.”
PBDA is run by legends in their own right the Stevens Sisters — Erin and Tami.
The event will take place at Grace Hall, 73 North Hill Avenue, Pasadena, California. See below for registration information and pricing.
UPDATE 11/21/18 7:30pm
Here’s what the organizer’s have shared about registration on their Facebook page: “To register, just 'show up' & we'll sign you in for anything or everything right there at the door!”
Weekend Package: $100 for all classes and dances
Friday Package: $35 Class and dance
Saturday Package: $75 All five classes and dance
Individual Classes: $18 each
Friday Night Dance Only: $25
Saturday Night Dance Only: $20
A more complete flyer has been shared there as well.
Hattip to Sing Lim for the heads up on this!