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SATURDAY, MAY 14TH @ Playwright Celtic Pub
WITH KELLY PAVAO, CLYDE WRIGHT
&  DJ  LADYBLUES HETHER SAMUELS

"DC IN DA HOUSE"

Lesson:   dance champs,  Kelly Pavao & Clyde Wright
DJs:   Hether "LadyBlues" Samuels plus Kelly & Clyde.

Venue:  Playwright Celtic Pub
Address: 732 8th Avenue
(bet 45th & 46th)
Date:  Saturday, May 14th
Time: 9:30 lesson; 10:30 gen dancing

Come on out for the next JookJoint Shimmy Blues and welcome visiting blues dance champions Kelly Pavao & Clyde Wright hailing from Washington, DC!!   "DC in da house!   Holla!"   JookJoint Shimmy once again brings you the opportunity to learn from top notch dance champions!   Kelly and Clyde teach locally in DC and individually place consistently in top three at national blues competitions!   Read instructor bios below. DJ LadyBlues Hether Samuels also in the house with a plan to knock your socks off with awesome blues sounds.   DC instructors Kelly & Clyde also in the DJ booth!   DO NOT MISS THIS JOOKJOINT!

ABOUT KELLY PAVAO:
On the first Thursday night in June of 2007, Kelly Pavao showed up on time for the end of her very first lesson. Oops. Thrown into the start of a dance without knowing a step, she was determined to begin her long-awaited love affair with dancing. After she finally got the nerve to get out on the floor, she didn’t sit out a dance for the rest of the night.
Since that fateful day, Kelly has learned East Coast Swing, Lindy Hop, Charleston (both 20’s and 40’s), Balboa, Collegiate Shag, Blues, and a little West Coast Swing. She dances socially at almost every opportunity and travels frequently to attend exchanges and events where at she also competes. Recently, at Blues Blaze, 2010, she took first place in both the Jack & Jill and the Strictly, and second place in the Invitational Jack & Jill. She began teaching classes and private lessons in 2009.

ABOUT CLYDE WRIGHT:
Clyde has been competing in, teaching and DJing West Coast Swing and Blues since 2008. He's traveled extensively for Blues competitions, making finals at competitions such as BluesSHOUT! and Emerald City Blues, and placing in many competitions, including Blues Blaze, Blues Muse, and Bambloozled. He regularly DJs and teaches with Kelly Pavao in his hometown of Washington, DC. In addition to dancing, Clyde has appeared many in DC theater productions of musicals and plays.

ABOUT HETHER "DJ LADYBLUES" SAMUELS
Hether "LadyBlues" Samuels is the director and founder of JookJoint Shimmy Blues Dance Events here in New York City. She is also it's Head DJ coordinator specializing in blues, soul and swing music. LadyBlues got into the DJ game back in the good old house blues parties days (2005 or so)when she regularly organized and petitioned NYC's blues underground dancers to host parties in their homes. She has since continued to develop her blues music collection and today is a national blues DJ djing events across the country including Charlotte Cheap Thrills Soul Lindy and Blues Event, Virginia Beach Lindy Exchange, Dirt Cheap; SoFlex; NYC Blues Blaze, Holy City Blues, Connecticut Lindy Exchange; and, Baltimore Blues Summit.