Saturday, May 23, 2015: ENGLISH at Finnish Brotherhood Hall in Berkeley. Sharon Green with The Raggedy Annes (Anne Bingham Goess, Andy Eggleston, Charlie Hancock) with Judy Linsenberg — for experienced dancers (note the different location at Finnish Brotherhood Hall!)
General Public: $9 weeknights, $10 Fri/Sat/Sun
Members (of BACDS, CDSS or
other CDSS affiliates) $2 discount
Supporting Level Admission: $15
Everyone is welcome so please come and pay as you can!
Prices may vary for special events or workshops.
Check the calendar or website for specifics.
Upcoming Special Events
Sunday, June 28-Thursday, July 3, 2014: CAMP/CONTRA/ COUPLE/MUSIC: Jones Gulch Camp, . It's a Dance Camp with Music! It's a Music Camp with Dance! Contras, Squares, and MORE by Nils Fredland [NH] & Linda Leslie [MA]; Music by The Syncopaths (Ryan McKasson [WA], Ashley Broder, Jeff Spero, Christa Burch [3 from SoCal]), Clew Bay (Alden Robinson [ME], Peter Siegel [VT], Owen Marshall [ME], Matt & Stuart Kenney [MA]), The Avant Gardeners (Laura Light [NC], George Paul [VA]) music tutorials with staff musicians, traditional crafts with Lea Smith, tunewriting, dance composition, and more! — Preregistration Required: see http://AmWeek.org.
many great leaders with music by BACDS American Dance & Music Week in the Redwoods at La Honda, CA, Sun-Fri June 28–July 3 More Info
The Bay Area Country Dance Society has been promoting, preserving, and
teaching traditional English and American music and dance since the early
1980s. Our activities include:
featuring lively community dances and wonderful live music.
Occasional and seasonal
ranging from formal balls to workshops for dancers, musicians,
dance leaders, and sound technicians.
Performance teams that bring lively
and raucous English folk traditions to the streets, classrooms, farmers'
markets, and festivals.
BACDS's activities are made possible through the efforts and contributions
of our members. Please
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BACDS is a 501(c)(3) non-profit educational organization, so
your donation to us is tax-deductible. Please consider including
us in your charitable giving. Your donation helps us
perform our mission!
Newcomers are welcome! Follow this link to learn
more about our dances, or this link to find out what to
expect at your first BACDS dance evening. We welcome first-timers at all our
regular series dances except 4th Saturday experienced English (which is open
to all on Thanksgiving and Christmas weekends)
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The next meeting will be held Thurday, June 18, 2015, at 8:00 pm.
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