April 26th Newsletter

Click here to view the newsletter with full formatting.Just one month until Frankie’s 100th birthday! worldlindyhopday.com & frankie100.com

How are you celebrating Frankie Manning’s Centennial Birthday? 
Yehoodi.com Presents: Live from Frankie100!From wherever you are in the world, you can participate in the Frankie100 festivities! Yehoodi.com is partnering with Frankie100 to produce a live show from New York City from May 23-25. Watch awesome concerts, performances, dance contests, and loving tributes to the great Frankie Manning. 

The general broadcast schedule is:

FRIDAY May 23, 7:30-11:30pm EDT

 

HIGHLIGHTS:

* opening ceremony

* Wycliffe Gordon

 

SATURDAY May 24, 8:00-11:00pm EDT

 

HIGHLIGHTS:

* “Remembering Frankie” presentation

* videos from Frankie 100 and around the world

* video from the Thursday Apollo show

 

SUNDAY May 25 8:30PM – 1AM EDT

 

HIGHLIGHTS:

* Gordon Webster and friends

* Hellzapoppin dance contest finals

* Frankie’s Birthday countdown

 

For more information about the broadcast, connect with the Yehoodi team via the Facebook event.

Global Celebrations!Where ever you are, we encourage you to celebrate the Frankie centennial by hosting your own #Frankie100 celebration. List your event with us by filling out our form, and we’ll add you to the Global Celebrations Map!

 

 

#Frankie100 – Share your celebrations with the world:

 

The Yehoodi.com live stream and global celebration teams would like to invite you to post videos, pictures, stories and more about your Frankie 100 celebration! Use the hashtag #Frankie100 and we’ll share your content with the world.

 

The official Frankie 100 Global Choreography
CLICK HERE FOR THE OFFICIAL FRANKIE !00 GLOBAL CHOREOGRAPHY, THE LINDY CHORUS! 

 

Film the Frankie100 Global Choreography!
Calling all dancers! We are collecting videos from dancers all over the world filming Frankie’s Lindy Chorus as part of the Frankie100 Global Choreography Project. The choreography and directions for uploading your video can be found here:
http://frankie100.com/frankie-100-global-choreo/

It’s Not Too Late to Join us in NYC! 

Wish you were joining us in NYC for Frankie100? There are still some tickets available via the Frankie Ticket Market. But don’t wait too long because the last day for pass transfers in May 10th!
Please save the date for a special web broadcast to help you prepare for Frankie 100 – Frankie Manning Centennial & World Lindy Hop Day!
Sunday, May 4th at 11am EST (aka. Frankie time)
It’s possible to watch the broadcast live, or to watch a recording later on if you miss the live viewing.
INSTRUCTIONS
Option 1: Tune in to the embedded broadcast on the website: http://frankie100.com/get-ready/
Option 2: View on YouTube by opening this YouTube link:http://www.youtube.com/embed/tSiX-elG4G4
Option 3: View on Google+ by opening this Google+ link:
You will be able to ask questions via the “Q & A” feature on the YouTube video which we will answer at the end of the call.
A one, a two, you know what to do!
Were you ever lucky enough to get a photo with Frankie? Make it your profile photo in May!​Use #Frankie100 to tag your posts, tweets & photos!

 

 

Do You have a stunning, favorite photo of Frankie?
The Commemorative Book is just about full, but we are always happy to have high-quality photographs of Frankie, so if you have a really exciting picture that captures who Frankie was in the world that you’d like to share with all of us, please send a 1200 dpi scan of it to deborah@frankie100.com.
We’ll still accept contributions through Wednesday, 30 April…

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