Thursday, February 21, 2013

Back to the Past with 1940s Swing Music at Saddleback College

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Rancho Sant aMargarita, CA – If you love to dance to swing music, you’re in for a treat. The Angels for the Arts at Saddleback College is scheduled to present the Big Band Swing Thing on Saturday, March 9th at 7:00 p.m at the Norman P. Murray Center, 24932 Veterans Way, Mission Viejo.

 In addition, there will be two  entertaining dance performances by the Saddleback College dance students, choreographed by Dance Department faculty Marji Himes and Lacey Yell. The themes this year involve 1940s women’s baseball and Rosie the Riveter. The festivities will also include beer, wine, appetizers, taxi dancers, opportunity drawings and other surprises of the era. Also don’t forget to wear your 40’s style attire.

This affordable event is only $25 each or you can pal up with your favorite dance partner or friend and purchase two tickets for $40. If you don’t have a dance partner, $1 per dance taxi dancers will be available. Proceeds go towards scholarships for Saddleback students in the Arts.
Tickets can be purchased by calling (949) 582-4656 (noon-4 Wed.-Sat) or online at
The Angels for the Arts at Saddleback College is a fundraising and support organization for the Performing and Visual Arts at Saddleback College.  Angel members donate their time and talent t6o raise funds and assist with a variety of arts events on the campus.  The group is led by a volunteer advisory board of directors.  Angel members believe in the importance of offering a full spectrum of arts to the community, with the college as the focal point.  These events bring together Orange County residents from all walks of life for the purpose of enlightenment, entertainment and inspiration.  The Angels for the Arts provide support for scholarships for students in the visual and performing arts, Saddleback Civic Light Opera, MainStage Kids Children’s summer program, master classes with professional artists, hospitality for guest artist performers and crew, enhancement for arts patrons such as the tram and an annual fundraiser.

Located in Mission Viejo, Saddleback College provides quality higher education and training to the greater south Orange County community.  Having served more than 500,000 students since 1968, Saddleback College offers over 300 degree and certificate programs to help students reach their personal, career, and educational goals.  For more information, please visit and for Fine Arts information, please visit  

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