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TIME TO HUSTLE! Friday, December 1


Posted on November 27th, 2017, in Dance Classes, DanceChatter, Newsletters, Writings

Southland Hustle Club Presents 2nd Annual HOLIDAY HUSTLE BASH Friday, December 1 The Last Hustle Dance of 2017!   7:00-7:45 pm – Int. Hustle Workshop Guest Instructor DEBRA HAMPTON   7:45-11:00 pm – HUSTLE with DJ Ken McArthur Music for HUSTLE plus a “splash” of WCS, Nightclub & more!   PLUS – performance by the […]



2nd Place at 2017 US Open Masters Jack & Jill


Posted on November 27th, 2017, in Dance Classes, Other Dance Events, Writings

Trish was very honored to take 2nd Place in the 2017 US Open Masters Jack & Jill with her Jack & Jill partner, Gary Thompson. Dancing at the Open – there is nothing like it!!



No Frills Country Monday Class & Dance!


Posted on November 27th, 2017, in Dance Classes, Other Dance Events

The year is drawing to a close and it’s time to party and dance! Last Country Monday of 2017!   COUNTRY MONDAY CLASS & DANCE PARTY!   MONDAY, DECEMBER 18   6:30-7:30 pm –Country 2-Step Lesson with Trish & David (mixed level class, all are welcome)   7:30-9:30 pm – DANCE! California Country Mix: Music […]



Country Scare-Wear Welcome! Country Sunday Halloween!


Posted on October 24th, 2017, in Dance Classes, DanceChatter, Newsletters, Other Dance Events, Writings

Wear your best Western Wear, Scare Wear, or just your normal boots! All are welcome! COUNTRY SUNDAY HALLOWEEN Sunday, October 29 Wear your favorite Country attire! Scary or not, all are welcome! 6:30 pm – 30 Min Lesson 30-minute Intermediate Country 2-Step Lesson   7:00-9:30 pm – Open Dancing: California COUNTRY Mix! Country 2-Step with […]



Wrap-Up: Paradise Dance Festival (Oct 20-22, 2017)


Posted on October 24th, 2017, in DanceChatter, Other Dance Events, Writings

First and foremost – the new hotel in Orange County – NICE! Big improvement over previous locations.  Good numbers at the event, nice to see so many UCWDC competitors!  I was flying solo this past weekend – David was out of town so I was on my own. I taught two workshops  – Nightclub and […]



Southland Hustle Dance Friday, Oct 6


Posted on September 19th, 2017, in Dance Classes

  Southland Hustle 1st Friday of Every Month   Friday, October 6   7:00-7:45 pm – Beginning Hustle Lesson (small room) with BRANDY RICHEY 7:00-7:45 pm – Intermediate Hustle (big room) with TRISH CONNERY WALKUP 7:45 -11:00 pm – HUSTLE all night long with DJ DON SEIDENSPINNER The best contemporary and classic Hustle music plus […]



Dance For 2 Country Dance September 24


Posted on September 19th, 2017, in Dance Classes, Other Dance Events

Time for California Country Sunday! Sunday, September 24 at Dance for 2!   California Country Sunday Sunday, September 24 Last Sunday of Every Month!   6:30 pm – 30 Min Lesson 30-minute Intermediate Country 2-Step Lesson   7:00-9:30 pm – Open Dancing: California COUNTRY Mix! Country 2-Step with a “splash” of WCS, Nightclub, Hustle, Cha, […]



Follow Me On Social Media!


Posted on August 11th, 2017, in Dance Classes, DanceChatter, Newsletters, Other Dance Events, Writings

Follow Me On Social Media!   Trish Connery Walkup & DanceChatter.com Dancer, Teacher, Competitor, Judge, Promoter San Diego, CA 323-228-3532; dancechatter@gmail.com   Visit our websites, join our Facebook groups, subscribe to my YouTube channel, follow us on Twitter & Instagram   Websites: DanceChatter: www.dancechatter.com Southland Hustle (newly revamped!): www.southlandhustleclub.com   YouTube Channel Trish Connery Walkup […]



Southland Hustle Anniversary Party ReCap


Posted on August 11th, 2017, in Dance Classes, Newsletters, Other Dance Events, Writings

Anniversary Party ReCap Southland Hustle’s 1st Anniversary Party Recap   Friday, August 4, 2017 Southland Hustle Founders: Michael Kiehm, Laureen Baldovi-Mason, Trish Connery Walkup, Brandy Richey Southland Hustle says “HAPPY ANNIVERSARY!”      We had over 70 people in the door for our first anniversary party on Friday, August 4! Local San Diego based dancers […]



Country 2-Step and HUSTLE on Mondays in August!


Posted on August 11th, 2017, in Dance Classes, Newsletters, Other Dance Events

COMING UP: Mon, Aug 14, 21, 28: 6:30 pm – Beginning Country 2-Step with David & Trish 7:30 pm – Intermediate Country 2-Step with David & Trish $15 per person drop in, $40 per person for the month and 8:30 pm – Intermediate HUSTLE with Trish When Michael’s away, Trish will play! Michael is out […]



Southland Hustle Club ANNIVERSARY PARTY!!


Posted on July 30th, 2017, in Dance Classes

Southland Hustle Club ANNIVERSARY PARTY!! Southland Hustle Anniversary Party Southland Hustle Club ANNIVERSARY PARTY!! Beginning & Intermediate Hustle Lessons – Open Level Hustle Jack & Jill – Guest Instructor Archie Dawson – Potluck Supper (Bring something YUMMY to share!) DJ Don Seidenspinner Friday, August 4 with your Hosts: Michael Kiehm, Trish Connery Walkup, Brandy Richey, […]



Promo Video from June 2017 California Country Sunday!


Posted on July 30th, 2017, in Dance Classes, Newsletters, Other Dance Events, Writings