Golden Era of Swing Auditorium at next Dessert and Dialogue

Golden Era of Swing Auditorium at next Dessert and Dialogue
Posted on 01/03/2017

The Golden Era of the Swing Auditorium will be the topic of discussion at the next Dessert and Dialogue from noon to 12:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 9, at the Redlands Community Senior Center.

Retired after a 36-year career in local government, including six years as the City of Redlands Finance Director, Redlands resident Steve Chapman brings to life the during the late 1960s and early ’70s at The Swing Auditorium. Not only was The Swing Auditorium an important part of Steve’s youth, but its history makes for a fun and interesting presentation. Along with a lively discussion, Mr. Chapman utilizes a slide show to relive the colorful memories of The Swing Auditorium.

Chapman is also the reunion organizer of his San Gorgonio High School Class of 1970 and is a music promoter with more than 20 smaller scale concerts to his credit. One such concert in 2012 was in honor of legendary Swing Auditorium promoter Bob Lewis who brought the Rolling Stones to the historic rock and roll venue in 1964, the band’s first live concert in the United States.

Dessert and Dialogue takes place during the second half of the senior nutritional lunch program at the Redlands Community Senior Center. Hot meals are served Monday - Friday from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. The program is open to all adults. A suggested donation of $3 is appreciated for those 60 or older, guests under 60 can enjoy lunch for a $6 fee.

For more information, contact the Redlands Community Senior Center at (909) 798-7579. The Center is located at 111 W. Lugonia Ave.