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Kickoff Dance with Margi & the Dapper Dots + Blues Late-Night @ Planetarium

Every fall brings a crop of fresh faces to New Haven, ready to be introduced to the awesomeness that is swing and blues. This year, we're kicking off with live music by Margi & the Dapper Dots and continuing into the night with blues at the Leitner Family Observatory Planetarium. (And don't forget to pregame at Nathan Bugh's workshops -- see

8-9pm: Beginner lesson

9pm-midnight: Dapperly and dottily dancing

Midnight-?: More dancing under the simulated stars

Prices TBA, though it'll be free for volunteers and (in kickoff tradition) anyone new to YS&B events.

Assorted notes:

* Dance venue Pratt Hall

* Late-night Google map link:

* No partner or experience needed

* Yale Swing & Blues is an LGBTQ safe space

* More about Margi & the Dapper Dots at

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  • gail b.

    i rsvp'd yes asa i saw 'planetarium' - then saw 'needs location'.
    clarify please? thanx!

    August 14, 2013

    • Mihali F.

      The Late Night is in the planetarium. The dance however has only been recently set to Pratt Hall. It was TBA before. Hope to see you there.

      August 19, 2013

    • gail b.

      hmmm, so, those of us that want the beginner lesson meet at Pratt, 8-9, then drive to planetarium for dancing under the stars??

      August 20, 2013

  • gail b.

    i will try to round up some guests - -

    August 14, 2013

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