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Resources and Links for Media

Available upon request:
CD Press Kit
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Photographs (historical, talent and from our 2006 event)
Please contact Meegan McKiernan at MeeganMary@comcast.net. Full contact information is on our Contact page.

We were featured on several local radio stations:
August 14, 2008
KUOW-FM 94.9

Live, in-studio conversations with four dance legends on Weekday, hosted by Steve Scher. Guests are Dawn Hampton, Jeni LeGon, Lennart Westerlund and Frankie Manning.
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Wednesday, August 15, 2007
KBCS-FM 91.3

Joannie Nelson interviewed Norma Miller during her show, 20th Century Jazz: The First Half.

Wednesday, August 15, 2007
KOMO-AM 1000

Lisa Brooks' conversation with Dawn Hampton.

Thursday, August 16, 2007
KUOW-FM 94.9

Live, in-studio conversations with four dance legends on Weekday, hosted by Steve Scher. Guests are Frankie Manning, Chazz Young, Dawn Hampton and Sugar Sullivan.
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Friday, August 17, 2007
KUOW-FM 94.9

Norma Miller joined Dave Beck on The Beat.
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Selected features on us include:
"Young and old cutting a rug at City Hall"
by Misha Berson, Seattle Times arts critic
(Friday, 17th Aug., 2007)
Full Story

"Can't Stop the Hop"
by Misha Berson, Seattle Times Theater critic
(Weds., 16th Aug., 2006 - Fourth edition ROP Northwest Life - page F1)
Full Story

"America Swings"
by reporter Sallie Bodie, and engineer Tamara Neely
Aired on KBCS 91.3 in September of 2006.  Story inspired by the 2006 "Masters of Lindy Hop and Tap" event at the Century Ballroom, and features Norma Miller, Chester Whitmore, and Hallie Kuperman.

"The styles of Lindy Hop, Swing and Tap set the dance world on fire in the 1930s. One World Report Correspondent, Sallie Bodie, tells how the golden age of Harlem has come alive again - this time, in Seattle."
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Radio Intersection
Last year, Frankie Manning and Skip Cunningham each recorded interviews with Amanda Wilde of KUOW 94.9 FM as part of its "Radio Intersection" program. Each program is half an hour. You can hear streaming audio of them here:
Frankie Manning interview
Skip Cunningham interview
Amanda's interview with Frankie received a prestigious PRNDI award (The Public Radio News Directors, Inc.) at the 2007 award ceremony in New Orleans. Congratulations to Amanda!

Amanda's 2008 interviews with Jeni LeGon and Norma Miller are here:
Jeni LeGon interview
Norma Miller interview

Archives of Early Lindy Hop
SavoyStyle.com

"Where Feet Flew and the Lindy Hopped"
March 12, 2006
The New York Times
Full Story

FrankieManning.com

QueenOfSwing.net


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