Dance With Us at the 2nd Thursday Silver Spring Contra Dance!
Don't miss the next dance!! 7:00-7:30pm Intro workshop; 7:30-10pm DANCE!
Thursday, February 13, 2019
BAND: Slow Down Tommy
CALLER: Gabe Popkin, using Ladies and Gents
SPECIAL NOTE! Gabe will be teaching a few new dance steps during the break with Klezmer tune accompanists!
The Second Thursday Silver Spring Dances are presented by Carpe Diem Arts, in partnership with the Folklore Society of Greater Washington and Washington Revels -- with sponsorship support from El Golfo Restaurant and the Montgomery County Recreation Department. Media sponsor WOWD-LP 94.3 Takoma Radio.
FREE for first-timers
$10 general admission
$8 FSGW, BFMS, CDSS, Revels
$5 students and those with no income
Credit Cards Accepted
All ages welcome; no partner needed.
Great exercise. Super fun.
Fabulous live music!
A SAMPLING OF PHOTOS AND VIDEOS FROM RECENT DANCES
Enjoy some contradance videos!
Video 1: GENTICORUM from Quebec: Pascal Gemme on fiddle, Yann Falquet on guitar, Alex de Grosbois-Garand on flute
Thanks to Julia Fischer!
Video 2: 5-minute documentary on Carpe Diem/FSGW Silver Spring Dance c/o Docs in Progress. April Blum calling to the music of Elke Baker, Paul Oorts, Jonathan Jensen. Features Kwame Ansah-Brew of Ghana during the dance break, teaching a Besa ("Come Dance") workshop. Filmed by Marissa Evans and Danny Fuqua.