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
NOVEMBER 2022

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.

 


"JUST TALKIN'
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.

 


THE ARGONAUT
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.


SWINGNATION
OCTOBER 2014

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:

 


KTLA
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!

 


INSIGHT
MAY 2011

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


ENGLAND
1997

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.