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Brooklyn’s Dance Around Downtown: Swing Eyal Vilner Big Band featuring Queen Esther September 26th DJ Ryan Swift from Frim Fram Jam // MC Dandy Wellington Dance lesson by Evita Arce The Dance Around Downtown series brings different dance forms to the various plazas in Downtown Brooklyn all summer long. The final stop in our series is Swing at MetroTech Commons! As swing grew in popularity around the country, the epicenter was NYC, the birthplace of Lindy Hop. Join us for live music and social dancing, hosted each week by MC Dandy Wellington, featuring the best bands, DJs, and dance teachers in the Big Apple. This event is outdoors in Metrotech Commons. Dancers, please note surface is concrete, so bring appropriate shoes! ———– SCHEDULE (updated sept 10th): 5:00 – 5:20 DJ 5:20 – 5:45 lesson #1 & DJ 5:45 – 6:45 band 1st set 6:45 – 7:10 lesson #2 & DJ 7:10 – 8:00 band 2nd set DIRECTIONS: A / C / F / R train to Jay St Metrotech; 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 to Borough Hall; or B / Q to Dekalb Ave. *** presented by Downtown Brooklyn with Prohibition Productions.