Blues Organizer Dinner at bluesSHOUT! 2018

I have many passions, one of them bringing organizers together so we can help each other. Once again, I organized an organizer dinner at bluesSHOUT! 2018, this time with the help of Faye Adnak and Vartan Khachaturov. Theme This year we wanted to facilitate an environment for open-ended discussions amongst organizers. After giving everyone a…

Blues Organizer Dinner at bluesSHOUT! 2017

After the success of our first blues organizer dinner at bluesSHOUT! 2016, we decided to bring together organizers again. While the previous year we generated discussion topics based on crowd-sourcing, this year we started with a specific theme to guide all of our discussions. We then selected sub-topics, generated several starter prompts, and invited knowledgeable…

Blues Organizer Dinner at bluesSHOUT! 2016

On April 6, 2016, I asked if other blues dance teachers wanted to get together at bluesSHOUT! to share teaching ideas amongst ourselves. And, well, it kind of ballooned out of control. The meeting quickly built from instructors getting together to all scene leaders getting together. Our goal was to create a space for organizers…