Staff

Mike Marcotte

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Mike is a founder of Capital Blues and a lead organizer for BamBLOOZled 2015. He is a diligent, brilliant organizer who possesses talents that defy the human imagination. Switch to a new venue last minute? Done. Apparate a piano? No problem. Run countless dances, lessons, and events as a DJ, teacher, and every other thing you can do? Yes, yep, and absolutely.

Rachel Stirling

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Rachel is our Blues Goddess Emeritus and a lead organizer for BamBLOOZled 2015. After founding Capital Blues with Mike many moons ago, she moved to the West Coast, from which she sends us vast amounts of organizing knowledge and dance love. She can be found teaching classes, running registration, and herding dancers (it’s like herding cats, which means Rachel is super-skilled).

Heather Lynn Brady

Heather is a lead organizer for BamBLOOZled 2015 and a deep lover of the blues dance community. She has been gathering venues, working on communications and website needs, putting out fires, fixing things, keeping all the minutiae and details of event-running in order, and doing a multitude of other things to make it all possible.

Feonix Fawkes

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Feonix is a lead organizer for BamBLOOZled 2015 and an all-around gem. Her artistic talents grace our event postcards and our merchandise, and her ability to keep an event meeting focused and on track is peerless. If someone’s ripping up the dance floor, it’s probably her.

Boris G.

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Boris is a troublemaker and fantastic DJ in this fine city of DC. For BamBLOOZled 2015, Boris is our stellar DJ coordinator and deputy band coordinator, bringing you the best in musical excellence and organizational brilliance like the rock star he is.

Marshall Douglas

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Marshall Douglas is food coordinator for BamBLOOZled 2015. As an ancient food wizard, he has cooked for hundreds of people for hundreds of years, keeping them full and happy so they can dance until the sun comes up. He also makes this very website you are on right now as shiny as possible.

Michelle Morrison

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Michelle is a swashbuckling hero of amazingness. She is our housing coordinator for BamBLOOZled 2015, finding snuggly spaces for dancers from all over the country to rest their weary heads and bodies after dancing until they could dance no more.

Aries Indenbaum

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Aries is our most excellent emcee for BamBLOOZled 2015. Her dulcet tones, which have guided many dancers through many blues weekends in D.C., will tell you where to go, where to sleep, and when to stop dancing (but just long enough to find out how and where to dance more).