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FIRST NIGHT SCRANTON: Dec. 31st 2013
Steamtown Mall at Center Court (good weather or bad!)
from 6:30 pm on....until 10 pm. Dancing to the 20-piece Big Band of the Gene Dempsey orchestra, with a Hollywood theme.
The band will play from 6:30 to 7:15, Vince, his partners and other dance enthusiasts will be up and dancing (and encouraging the audience to dance with us) from 7:30- 8 pm or later;the orchestra will play again from 8:30- 9:15;Vince will conduct the dancing from 9:30 - 10 pm. The orchestra will round out the evening from 10:15 to 11:00
Join the dancers and students of Vince Brust Studios while the band plays. Then, while the band takes a break, Vince will be playing all types of music, inspired by Hollywood movies throughout the decades for your dancing pleasure.
Imagine: Fox Trots, Waltzes, Swing music and Latin tunes from classic and popular movies:The Godfather Waltz, "Moon River" from Breakfast at Tiffany's, "Singin' in the Rain" (Gene Kelly), "Fallen", from "Pretty Woman"; "Summertime" from Porgy and Bess; "Something's Gotta Give" &"Cheek to Cheek" (Top Hat) Fred Astaire singing--Vince ,dancing; and on and on....
This is a family- oriented, non-alcoholic evening out. Cost is $ 5.00 for senior citizens, $10.00 for all other adults.
Pay at the site.
Free parking in the Mall at Steamtown.
Check out "First Night Scranton" in the Scranton Times newspaper.