Special Events within the next 30 days

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Denver Community Contra Dance with   Colorado Friends of Old Time Music and Dance

Date:   Sunday October 8th 2017
Time:   1-5pm; (Waltzing from 1-2pm) No lesson
Event:   Contra Dance
Cost:   $15
Location:  Highlands Masonic Center, 3550 Federal Blvd, Denver, CO,
Contact:  Duffy Boyle: 303-882-9361 - denverdance@cfootmad.org, or Paul: 970-353-6340 -

 

**Special Contra Dance** - Dedicated in memory of long-time member Louis Sass

 Presenting Great Bear 5.0

 (with Rick Smith calling)

Elixir

 


 

For more than sixteen years, GREAT BEAR has set the standard and pushed the boundaries of modern contra dance music. They are known all over North America for their epic dynamics, genre-transcending arrangements and deep dance grooves. Andrew VanNorstrand (guitars and fiddle), Noah VanNorstrand (fiddle, mandolin and feet) and Kim “Mama Bear” Yerton (piano) are joined by Chris Miller (saxophones and banjo), Rebecca Bosworth-Clemens (clarinet) and Dana Billings (drums)

Special thanks to Robbie & John Cartwright, Stan McMillan, and Mel Haik for helping to make this event possible

  (Waltzing from 1-2pm)

Boulder Tango Festival with   Gustavo Naveira and Giselle Anne

Date:   From Friday October 6th 2017 through Sunday October 8th 2017
Time:   from 9 PM to 2 AM
Event:   Tango Multi-Day Event
Cost:   classes/practicas/milongas $10 to $40
Location:  The Avalon, 6185 Arapahoe Rd, Boulder, CO, 80303
Contact:  Giselle Anne: 720-278-4213 - mail@gustavoygiselle.com

Classes and Workshops for all levels all day, Milongas (dance parties) in the evenings will include teacher demonstrations, traditional Argentine food, Argentine clothes and shoes for sale and a grand time dancing and/or observing for all.

Featuring

Federico Naveira & Sabrina Masso
Ariadna Naveira & Fernando Sanchez
Los Ocampo, Omar & Monica
Mariela Barufaldi  & Jeremias Massera
Nick Jones & Diana Cruz
Gustavo Naveira & Giselle Anne

Registration is open :

http://www.gustavoygiselle.com/english/26_BoulderTangoFestival_2017.htm

KABILE BULGARIAN BAND with   Boulder International Folk Dancers

Date:   Friday October 6th 2017
Time:   7:30 -10:30
Event:   International Dance
Cost:   $12/members; $15/non-members
Location:  The Avalon, 6185 Arapahoe Rd, Boulder, CO, 80303
Contact:   Jane: 720-500-FOLK - president@boulderfolkdancers.org, or Susan: 303 880 3409 - asci@comcast.net

Kabile Bulgarian Band makes its yearly visit to Boulder

Join us for a live music and Bulgarian cultural celebration.  

Friday October 6, 2017,

Doors open at 7:30 pm, band starts about 8pm

                                   Sodal Hall at The Avalon

                                  6185 Arapahoe, Boulder

Cost:                        $12 BIFD members/$15 non-members

Open to all, no partners or dance experience necesssary.

Note:  There is a lot going on at The AVALON this evening.  Come early to find easier parking, or use the street for overflow.

 

 

Boulder Community Contra Dance with   Colorado Friends of Old Time Music and Dance

Date:   Friday October 6th 2017
Time:   8-11pm (7pm lesson)
Event:   Contra Dance
Cost:   $15
Location:  The Avalon, 6185 Arapahoe Rd, Boulder, CO, 80303
Contact:  Teri Rasmusson: 303-827-3844 - boulderdance@cfootmad.org, or Paul: 970-353-6340 -

 

**Special Contra Dance**

Presenting  Great Bear 5.0

  (with Ed Hall calling)

For more than sixteen years, GREAT BEAR has set the standard and pushed the boundaries of modern contra dance music. They are known all over North America for their epic dynamics, genre-transcending arrangements and deep dance grooves. Andrew VanNorstrand (guitars and fiddle), Noah VanNorstrand (fiddle, mandolin and feet) and Kim “Mama Bear” Yerton (piano) are joined by Chris Miller (saxophones and banjo), Rebecca Bosworth-Clemens (clarinet) and Dana Billings (drums)

Special thanks to Robbie & John Cartwright, Stan McMillan, and Mel Haik for helping to make this event possible

Boulder Waltz Night with   Colorado Friends of Old Time Music and Dance

Date:   Friday September 29th 2017
Time:   8-11pm (7:00 lesson)
Event:   Waltz Dance
Cost:   $10 general, $8 members, $5 students
Location:  The Avalon, 6185 Arapahoe Rd, Boulder, CO, 80303
Contact:  Viki Lawrence: 303-913-2534 - waltznight@cfootmad.org, or Paul: 970-353-6340 -

An evening of waltzing to live music by local ensembles playing traditional music from a variety of countries including the British Isles. You may come alone or bring a partner, but in this relaxed evening people generally dance with a different partner for each dance. Dress can be casual to dressy, vintage to modern! A free lesson is provided at 7pm for people just (or still) learning to waltz. Light refreshments are provided during the breaks.

 Band - Southwind

   (7:00 p.m. lesson:  Tom Masterson)