Carmichael Times
Like Us On Facebook Follow Us On Twitter
Founded 1981
Serving Carmichael and Sacramento County
 
  Home Community Finance Employment Your Home Your Money Your Kids Your Health  
  Business Education Politics Police & Fire Veterans' News Real Estate Consumer News Taxes  
  Religion Food Recipes Gardening Car Care Fashion Beauty Pets  
  Lifestyles Sports Feature Writers Events Environment Human Interest Technology Travel  
 
Pay Legal Ads Online Local Classified Advertising
Pay Legal Ads Online
Messenger Publishing Group
Shop Local Carmichael Rewards Program
Carmichael Times and Rainbow Rewards
Sacramento Choral Society and Orchestra
Citrus Heights Regional Chamber of Commerce
Carmichael Chamber of Commerce
Orangevale Chamber of Commerce
Rancho Cordova Chamber of Commerce

Rancho Cordova Chamber of Commerce

Entertainment

Senior Tap Dance Performers Mark Three-Year Anniversary

Posted: 5/17/2012

Sacramento REGION – Rhythm and Shoes, a senior tap dance performing group, recently celebrated three years providing free shows to local organizations.

Since the group was formed in 2009 at Mission Oaks Community Center in Carmichael, Rhythm and Shoes has danced 36 performances at venues ranging from River Cats Stadium and the California State Fair to retirement homes and skilled nursing facilities.

This year the group will be performing May 28 at the Hyatt Regency during the Sacramento Traditional Jazz Festival and June 17 at the state Veterans of Foreign Wars convention at the Double Tree Inn.

“We get as much enjoyment from tapping as the audiences do from watching,” said Kathleen Hodson, a Rhythm and Shoes member. “It’s a way for us to have fun, get some terrific exercise and give back to the community.”

The troupe is composed of 11 retirees in their 60s and 70s who practice six to seven hours a week. They come from various backgrounds, including several teachers, a couple of RNs, a telephone company salesperson, an optician, an architect, a writer-journalist and a human resources manager.

Performances usually include six to seven numbers in colorful costumes to lively, familiar music.

Groups who are interested in a performance by Rhythm and Shoes may contact Linda Jarvis at (916) 591-1793 or 972-1793.

Advertisers

left Pause Right
 

 




About The Carmichael Times | Copyright Notice
Carmichael Times| Paul V. Scholl, Publisher
P.O. Box 14 | Carmichael, CA 95609-0014 | Telephone: 916-773-1111 | Fax Line 916-773-2999
Email: publisher@MPG8.com | Site Designed and Hosted by TheSiteBarn.com
ISSN#: 1948-1918

Like Us On Facebook Follow Us On Twitter