FEATURES, INTERVIEWS, AND ARTICLES
Over the years, Rusty Frank has been featured on radio, on the news, and in print. Enjoy some of these stories.
Southbay Magazine did a feature story on Rusty full of wonderful photos in their November 2022 issue. Take a look HERE
ANDY'S TREASURE TROVE
OCTOBER 12, 2021
Andy Moore interviews Rusty for his podcast Andy's Treasure Trove, October 12, 2021 HERE. Andy Moore interviews Rusty Frank, author of 'Tap! The Greatest Tap Dance Stars And Their Stories, 1900 to 1955." Rusty interviewed over 30 tap dance legends for this book, including Shirley Temple, Ruby Keeler, Fayard Nicholas of the Nicholas Brothers, Gene Nelson, Donald O'Connor, Ann Miller, Fred Astaire's choreographer Hermes Pan, and many, many others. It's a deep dive into pop culture of the first half of the 20th Century, and a close-up view into a cherished American dance form that swept the globe and is still popular worldwide.
MARCH 25, 2021
Right in the midst of the Pandemic Lockdown, Rusty "appeared" on a community television show in southeastern, Wisconsin called Just Talkin' hosted by Jason Rimkus. The program highlights non profit organizations, dancers and performers. She was interviewed about her career as a dancer and choreographer.
SEPTEMBER 3, 2015
Cover Girl! Yes, Rusty & Ted were featured on the cover of The Argonaut Newspaper. The feature article really captured the spirit of our Lindy Hop scene and Rusty's mission. Take a look HERE.
In this 1/2 hour interview show by SwingNation, Rusty covers a gamut of topics in the swing dance world, past and present, local and international. Here's Rusty's portion of the show:
MARCH 13, 2014
KTLA stopped by Lindy by the Sea and did this delightful story. Included here is both the "teaser" and the 2 minute story.
Thanks to the delightful Lu Parker, KTLA anchor, for presenting swing dancing as we see it - fun!
In May 2011, Lindy by the Sea was featured on Insight.
In June 2011, Rusty appeared in an article on men's fashion in the Huffington Post. Take a look HERE
In February 2008, Rusty receives "DWDr Local Dance Hero Award." To read this delightful decree, click HERE.
In September 2004, Rusty was interviewed by Rahne Pistor for The Argonaut. Take a look HERE
In July 2004, Rusty was interviewed by Jeff Nichols of laswinginfo.com Take a look HERE
In April 2004, Rusty was interviewed by Australia's Perth Western Suburbs Newspaper. Take a look HERE
In April 2004, Rusty was interviewed on Australia's ABC radio. Take a look and a listen HERE
In December 2002, Rusty was voted L.A. "Lindy Hopper of the Month." If you would like to read the interview conducted by Sonia Alvarado for her website (http://www.dancingla.homestead.com/) click HERE
In November 2000, Rusty was interviewed in Dance Magazine by Janine Gastineau, for an article entitled: "Swing's Social Spirit Woos Former Hoofer.(Rusty Frank now teaching swing dance)". To read this article, click HERE
In 1997, Rusty was living and performing in the UK. Here's a delightful TV spot featuring and interview with Glenn Miller's nephew and dancing by Rusty Frank & Simon Selmon.