Friday, January 16, 2015

Monday, January 5, 2015

Chicago WinterDance, Jan 17-18, 24-25

City of Chicago :: Chicago WinterDance



Chicago Cultural Center and multiple Chicago Park District locations,
January 17-18 and January 24-25. Sessions begin at 2pm with a free one-hour
dance lesson followed by music and dancing featuring a diverse lineup of
live DJs and musical talent providing the soundtrack. All skill levels
are welcome.

Saturday, January 3, 2015

Chicago Cossacks, Wheaton Library Jan 11, 2015

Thanks to Charles for letting us know about this event:

Chicago Cossacks
Date: Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015
Time: 2 p.m.
Location: Wheaton Public Library, 225 N. Cross St.
Join the Chicago Cossacks for Russian, Ukrainian and Russian Gypsy traditional songs, dances and tunes.
Complete with traditional costumes and instruments.
Pick up your free tickets at the Checkout Desk or call 630-868-7510 to reserve tickets.
This program is part of the Sunday Sampler concert series sponsored by the Friends of the Wheaton Public Library.

http://66.99.47.8/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=9163

Friday, January 2, 2015

Lee Otterholt at Fermilab IFD Thurs Jan 22

http://www.fnal.gov/orgs/folkdance/2015-01-22Otterholtworkshop.pdf

Fermilab International Folk dancing presents (Prior to his appearance at Madison Folk Ball 2015)

LEE OTTERHOLT Teaching dances from The Balkans & BEYOND
Thursday, January 22, 2015 7:30 p.m. Fermilab’s Village Barn
Between Rt. 59 in Warrenville and Kirk rd. in Batavia, off Batavi a Rd. on Sauk Blvd.
$10 / $5 Students *Suggested Donation* or what you can afford
More info:  folkdance@fnal.gov http://www.fnal.gov/orgs/folkdance/

Madison, WI Folk Ball Jan 23-25, 2015

27th Annual Folk Ball Festival
January 23–25, 2015
Memorial Union (800 Langdon Street, Madison WI)
Featuring Lee Otterholt

http://www.madfolkdance.org/folkball

Thursday, January 1, 2015

archive.org International Folk Dance MP3s from 78rpms

https://archive.org/details/InternationalFolkDances

"This is a collection of music for folk dancing that has long been out of print. Most of it consists of 78RPM transcriptions. Many of the vinyl recordings are actually transcribed from older 78s."

archive.org has kindly provided the html code to embed their player, so you can listen directly from this blog, see lower right-hand side, after the Blog Archive.

Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Holiday Schedule, not meeting Friday, January 2, 2015

Since we're having our New Years Day party on Thursday, Jan 1, 2015, we will not be meeting for dancing in Downers Grove on Friday, Jan 2, 2015.

But, we've decided to go ahead and meet on Friday, December 26, 2014, as well as the rest of the Fridays in December, so please do join us.