Dance With Us at the 2nd Thursday Silver Spring Contra Dance!
Don't miss the next dances!! 7:00-7:30pm Intro workshop; 7:30-10pm DANCE!
Thursday, May 10: Otter Loop (Jim Besser, Charlie Pilzer, Catherine Chapman, Julia Borland, Robin Wilson, Larry Robinson and Jim Voorhees) with SUSAN TAYLOR calling
Thursday, June 14: Slow Down Tommy (Marty Frye, Anders Fahey, Jonathan Een Newton, David McKindley-Ward) with Janine Smith, caller'
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 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
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.