|Jason and Whitney Ata (front), Bob Carroll and Alice Inouye (right) are in the Swing Roanoke Club.|
|Bob and Alice go at it.|
I recognized what they were doing was the Charleston and on occasion young Jason and Whitney Ata or Bob Carroll and Alice Inouye would break into some fancy swing dancing. It was distracting when I was conducting my interview, but pleasantly so.
When I finished talking to Ben Bristoll and Gayla D'Gaia about the theater, I took my Canon over and shot these photos.
16 West is slowly--maybe not quite as slowly as you'd imagine--becoming the coolest place in Roanoke. Look out City Market, you're being overtaken by people with a vision and a belief.
|Whitney teaches newbies a Charleston step.|