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, September 13th.
BAND: Dead Sea Squirrels (Craig Edwards, Cathy Mason, Henry Yoshimura)
CALLER: Too Hot Babes (Janine Smith and Susan Taylor)
NOTE: Le Vent du Nord rescheduled to May 9, 2019.
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 McGinty's Public House and the Montgomery County Recreation Department as part of the "BE ACTIVE MONTGOMERY" initiative c/o Ike Leggett.
FREE for first-timers
$10 general admission
$8 FSGW, BFMS, CDSS, Revels
$5 students and those with no income
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.