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NSB 2012: Your end-of-summer vacay -08/28/2012

Well dancers, it’s State Fair season here in Minnesota again, and it means the same thing every year: delicious fried stick-food, fantastic people-watching, and the end of Summer.  Yup, we hate to admit it, but the Dog Days are winding … Continue reading

June Dance Challenge! -06/4/2012

The month of June is chock full of blues dancing opportunities! I am writing to present to you the June Dance Challenge – 11 straight days of blues and/or swing dancing, ending, of course, with the long-awaited bluesSHOUT! 2012. Here's … Continue reading


2014 Blues Dance Offerings -01/15/2014

Collectively Blue has some exciting announcements to make about 2014! In addition to our usual monthly House Parties, we are gearing up to start *two* other regular events. 1) Quarterly Workshops 2) Weekly Lessons & Dances We are taking all … Continue reading

NSB Housing sign-up closes TONIGHT, Wednesday 9/5! -09/5/2012

Reminder:  HOUSING registration closes TONIGHT, 9/5; so if you want to crash our sweet digs while you’re here, you’re going to have to register today. No registration = no free bed.  Sorry, but dem’s da’ berries.  Questions? Please contact our … Continue reading

Music/Event Reviews

Blues Muse 2011 Review -10/21/2011

Hey guys, checking in this time from sort-of-sunny Philadelphia. I spent last weekend at Blues Muse 2011, a workshop weekend that is specifically follow-focused. Needless to say, the ratio did not suffer at all. Funny how that works. I think … Continue reading

bluesSHOUT! 2011 Reviews -08/30/2011

The 'SHOUT! Heard ‘Round the World aste on line For those of you who don’t know, bluesSHOUT! is the single largest blues event in the world. It is a traveling event, and this year it was held in Boston, MA. … Continue reading