Country Dance * New York

May 2011 Blog Posts (5)

Contrashock was wonderful! Thanks!!

One heck of a weekend - great music, great calling, great dancing, great people!  Thanks to the work of so many people - Merle for picking up the idea and pulling all the pieces together and doing t-shirts, Lissa and Kathleen for Dance Parade, Michael for being registrar (more work than expected!), Miriam for multiple web redesigns, Jordan, Chris and Kate and Kathleen and Lissa for Facebook work, Loren for housing coordination and home-made dinner for the band and callers, Judi for flyer… Continue

Added by David Chandler on May 23, 2011 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Dance Parade people--need a place to park your stuff?

We have the use of Seminar Room 1 at the Houston Street Center (Chinatown Y) from on Saturday May 21, 11 to 6. It's on the first floor--ask at the desk for directions. Leave your stuff there before the Dance Parade, and take a rest there afterwards to gather your energy for the evening festivities!

Added by Elizabeth Parry on May 20, 2011 at 2:30pm — 1 Comment

Four dances - one parade - one picnic

Four dances in one weekend a parade and a picnic - Nils Fredland, Will Mentor,  calling in NY. Perpetual E Motion, Giant Robo Dance plus an English Dance on Friday night.  Don't forget to take part in the Parade we will be walking with stilt dancers and behind the float with seven amazing musicians - Our friend, and amazing caller,  Bob Isaacs will call dances.

To be in the parade meet at  21 street between Broadway and 5th avenue   between 12:00 and 12:15.    Buy a…
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Added by merle.mceldowney on May 19, 2011 at 2:21pm — No Comments

Tonight's English Dance - Plus a silent auction.

There is lots of fun dancing in store for us tonight with Tom Amesse and the Flying Romanos.  In addition, there will be a silent auction and all proceeds go to the Third Musician's Fund.  Among other items, Alfred has donated DVDs of classic films for you to bid on.  See you tonight.

Added by Susan Amesse on May 10, 2011 at 11:22am — No Comments

Philippe Callens is calling tomorrow night.

 Hope to see you Tuesday night at CD*NY.  Philippe Callens is coming all the way from Belguim to call our dance.  Philippe is a fabulous caller and has a unique style of teaching.  Not only is he a dance teacher, but a marvelous choreographer as well.  You may recognize some of the dances he wrote, including my favorite "Noisette."  No?  Then, how about "Autumn in Amherst" or "An Early Frost"?  Don't miss this opportunity to experience Philippe.  It's perfect way to spend a Tuesday night. …

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Added by Susan Amesse on May 3, 2011 at 1:20am — 1 Comment

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Admission:$12 for members of CD*NY and full-time students (must show ID), $15 for non-members.

Admission Rates for Children:Children under ten Free. Children ages 10-15 get in at half the regular rate, teens 16-18 get in at $12 (student/member rate).

There are special prices for special dances.

Unless otherwise announced, English Country Dances are on Tuesdays, from 7 to 10pm, and Contra Dances are on Saturdays, 7:30-10:45, at the Church of the Village, 201 W 13th Street.

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