Tag Archive for contra
Friday, January 11, 2013
7:00pm - 9:45pm
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center, NY (map)
208 West 13th Street, Room 301
New York City, NY
with Frost and Fire
Gender-Role-Free Contra Dance at the LGBT Community Center in NYC
Dance whichever role you want with whomever you want!
Our dances are held monthly and are open to everyone, regardless of sexual orientation, dance experience, or number of left feet.
Beginners welcome. No partner necessary. Admission $12.
Refreshment contributions graciously accepted!
6:30 - 7:00PM Workshop for beginners and "Contra Schmooze"
7:00 - 9:45 pm - Contra Dance
9:45 - 10:00 PM Help band pack up and load car - we *must* be out of the building by 10PM.
10:00 PM Join us for socializing after the dance at the Chelsea Gallery diner, - 72 7th Ave, the West side of 7th Ave. between 14th and 15th St.
Youth Dance Weekend
Friday, September 28, 2012
6:00pm - September 30, 2012 - 3:00pm
Kinhaven Music School, VT (map)
354 Lawrence Hill Road
Mary Wesley, calling contras and squares
Miriam Newman, calling English
Riptide (Alden Robinson, Glen Loper, and Owen Marshall)
The Sail Away Ladies (Eden McAdam-Somer, Mia Friedman, and Ari Friedman)
DJ Improper, techno contra
YDW is an awesome youth-focused traditional dance and music gathering featuring lots of contra, English, and couples dancing, as well as singing, jamming, and opportunities to get to know cool people from near and far. YDW takes place in rural Vermont. The weekend is open to anyone 18 or older, and is designed to be affordable and accessible, especially to younger dancers.