Grand Picnic - the brooklyn band that has made CDYN's dances the best for years. Where have you been all summer? Janine Smith calls dances - come greet people who have been lost for months - the dancing will be great!
Added by merle.mceldowney on August 30, 2013 at 12:59pm — No Comments
See the dnainfo.com report on English country dancing. Tuesday night dances begin after the summer break on Sept 3. Great live music, dances ranging from elegant to boisterous, friendly folks, no partner needed, and all dances are taught. Come try it - we will be happy to see you.…Continue
Added by Anne Scher on August 16, 2013 at 2:26pm — No Comments
Added by Anne Scher on June 22, 2013 at 10:21am — No Comments
Join us this Saturday night, June 8th, for a lively contra dance with fabulous music - a melding of Southern old-time, New England fiddle, klezmer, and swing - performed by the popular Brooklyn Swing Ensemble! Click on link for more info.
Added by Anne Scher on June 5, 2013 at 7:34pm — No Comments
The annual members' meeting and election will be held TUESDAY, June 11th at the English country dance during the break (roughly 8:30pm).
If you are unable to attend the meeting and would like to designate a proxy vote, please download the form below and mail it to the Secretary, Paul Ross (via CD*NY, PO Box 878 Village Station, New York, NY 10014).…Continue
Added by Kate Fais on May 22, 2013 at 3:51pm — No Comments
Join us for a great contra dance on Saturday, May 11 featuring high-energy music by Grand Picnic! You don't need a partner and all dances are taught. Beginner's workshop is at 7:30pm, dance begins at 8pm. The highly regarded caller Richard Fisher will lead the proceedings. See link for additional details.…Continue
Added by Anne Scher on May 10, 2013 at 1:06pm — No Comments
Come contra dance on Sat. 4/27 to the lively tunes of Vertical Expression, a high energy band all the way from the U.K. winding up its first U.S. tour. Remember that all dances are taught and you don't need to come with a partner. The highly regarded caller Bob Isaacs will lead the proceedings. …Continue
Added by Anne Scher on April 15, 2013 at 5:33pm — No Comments
Are you attending a dance camp this summer, and need financial assistance? Please check out http://cdny.org/page/scholarships for more information, along with a scholarship application.
If you lost a necklace at Winter Meltdown, please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Added by Loren Shlaes on March 11, 2013 at 12:06am — No Comments
Two great contra dances this Saturday, March 9 with caller Will Mentor and music by The Moving Violations!
Clink on link for article! Dancing for all from 9pm to 11:45pm. Also note that there is an advanced dance for experienced dancers from 5:45pm-7:30pm. Brown bag dinner from 7:30pm - 8:30pm, and beginners' workshop from 8:30pm - 9pm!…
Added by Anne Scher on March 7, 2013 at 8:46pm — No Comments
Playford Ball prep for our 2013 Playford Ball on April 13 is underway. Sure, you can study the dances on your own (for the online booklet), but it's much more fun learning with others to live music! So, please join us on Tuesdays at Church of the Village (13th Street at 7th Avenue) beginning at 7 PM. Click here for the schedule.
By the way, many dances on the ball program can be seen on YouTube. Night Cap can be…Continue
Added by Paul Ross on March 1, 2013 at 12:30pm — No Comments
This Saturday's contra dance has been cancelled due to the snowstorm and the Church of the Village being closed.
Added by Anne Scher on February 8, 2013 at 6:02pm — No Comments
Corachree had a great time playing for CDNY with the fab caller Linda Leslie! Great energy from the dancers-thanks to the sound crew and volunteers too! Good luck in the New "old" space and we look forward to playing there later this year!
Added by Jane Rothfield on January 31, 2013 at 12:09pm — No Comments
Tell and bring your friends! First-timers to a CD*NY dance will receive 50% off admission to either the February 2 American contra dance or February 5 English country dance. First-timers also get a pass to come for free to another dance. It is a sweet deal and a great opportunity for those new to our dances to try either or both. See link for additional details.…Continue
Added by Anne Scher on January 27, 2013 at 2:20pm — No Comments
Michelle Orsi and Al Gordon met at a CDNY dances. They were both great dancers and volunteers. Some of their dates were to decorate the hall for special dances. Soon they will be bringing Marlyn Rose to dance with us.…Continue
Added by merle.mceldowney on January 22, 2013 at 7:19pm — No Comments
The Country Dance * New York Gotham Assembly is an annual mid-year dance celebration. The program is made up of dances selected by vote of the dancing members of CD*NY. The Mistress of Ceremonies, translating the public's choices into a delectable program, will be Beverly Francis; and Robin Russell and Tom Phillips will provide the music.
Added by David Chandler on January 15, 2013 at 12:00am — No Comments
Something different to mark the (almost) end of the year! CD*NY's first TECHNO CONTRA DANCE on Saturday, Dec 29, 2012. Dance under black and colored lights to contra tunes combined with pop, electronica, and Celtic fusion. WEAR WHITE to MAKE the BLACK LIGHTS SHINE! Music and lighting by PHASE X (Ross Harriss and Christopher Jacoby). Dances called by J9 (Janine Smith). Join us at PS 199, 270 West 70th Stret, NYC. 7:30PM contra beginner's workshop with dancing for ALL from 8PM to 11PM.…Continue
Added by Anne Scher on December 26, 2012 at 12:29pm — No Comments
Here is something to look forward to on Saturday night, Dec 15. Nor'easter, the fabulous Boston-based trio comprised of Cedar Stanistreet (fiddle), Max Newman (mandolin/guitar) and Julie Vallimont (piano) is coming to NYC to provide infectious, uplifting music for our contra dance! And also, happily, caller Bev Bernbaum will lead the proceedings. Come enjoy Nor'easter's exciting, joyous sound and a great night of contra dancing. Beginner's contra workshop 7:30pm to 8pm; contra dance from 8pm…Continue
Added by Anne Scher on December 11, 2012 at 10:38pm — No Comments
As many as 20 Fordham University students will join CD*NY's English dance this coming Tuesday as part of their literature course called Afterlife of Jane Austen (how the world she created lives on in literature, film, and other aspects of life in our time). This is a great opportunity for our community to generate an enduring interest in our dancing in a student population already disposed to enjoy it.
If you are an experienced English country dancer, please turn out for this special…Continue
Added by Paul Ross on November 24, 2012 at 8:29pm — No Comments