Wednesday, Feb 14, 2007 • Swing Time & Valentine’s Day Ballroom Dance •

Posted by Tom on 01/19/2007 • BallroomPermalink

What can be better then taking your honey to a movie and dancing on Valentine’s Day?

Found this on the Cinema Arts Centre website. Sounds like a lot of fun.

Valentine’s Day Ballroom Dance

Enjoy the sublime Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers in the timeless classic:


Followed by a Champagne/Dessert Reception & Free Lesson in Ballroom Dancing courtesy of the award-winning dancers from The Ballroom of Huntington!

Dress to the 9’s and Swing the Night Away with Cole Porter, George Gershwin, and more!

Swing Time opens with John “Lucky” Garnett (Fred Astaire), a gambler and professional dancer, arriving late to his own wedding. Still in tails, he hops a freight for New York , where he gets smitten by dance instructor Penny Carroll (Ginger Rogers). Following her to the studio, Astaire poses as a neophyte, but soon bursts into a dazzling display of terpsichorean skill. Impressed, the studio offers them an audition at the famed Silver Sandal nightclub. Arguably the peak of the Astaire-Rogers partnership, the dancers’ perfect blending of song, dance, wit, and decor only improves with time. Directed by George Stevens (1936, 103 min.)

Film at 7:30pm • Champagne/Dessert Reception & Dance Lesson at 9:15pm

Wednesday, February 14
Members $40 • Public $45

Tickets are limited • PURCHASE ONLINE
OR contact CAC for reservations: (631) 423-7611 - (no refunds)

Venue: Cinema Arts Center - Huntington

Cinema Arts Center

423 Park Avenue
Huntington, NY 11743
100 Yards South of Rt 25A, Main Street
Watch For The Driveway Entrance

Driving from the west: L.I.E. east to Exit 49N or Northern State east to Exit 40 to Rte. 110 North. Follow 110 to Rte. 25A, Main Street. Make a right turn. The third traffic light will be Park Ave. Make a right turn. CAC is the first driveway on the right hand side, 100 yards south of 25A.

Driving from the east: L.I.E. west to exit 51. Make right turn off service road or take Northern State west to Exit 42 North, Huntington, Rte. 35 (Rte. 35 becomes Park Ave. after Jericho Turnpike). Proceed to L.I.R.R. crossing, then go three traffic lights. Just after the third light, CAC is the first driveway on the left.

Taking the train: From Penn Station, 34th Street and 7th Avenue, take the LIRR, Port Jefferson Branch. Get off at Huntington. Train schedule is available at Penn Station, or call516-231-LIRR (718-217-LIRR). An off-peak round-trip ticket costs around $14.50 (one-way: $7.25 / peak one-way: $10.25). From the station, the easiest way to get to the Cinema is to take a cab (roughly $5.00).

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