Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Cross-step waltz, Ragtime two-step, Victorian dances - Apr 4-6, 2014

Received from Mady:

Susan de Guardiola will be teaching an introduction to cross-step waltz next Saturday, April 4, from 1 to 3 p.m. at Ida Noyes Hall during the afternoon workshops of the University of Chicago's contra dance weekend with Les Z Boys and Seth Tepfer (which should itself be a fun time!). Then she'll be teaching Ragtime and Two step at Fermilab's Barn on Sunday afternoon, April 5, 3 to 6 p.m., and Cross Step Waltz - review and further moves Sunday evening from 7 to 10 p.m. (suggested $10 donation per workshop).

Monday evening, April 6, at Oak Park's 19th Century Club, Susan will present dances of the Victorian era for a Victorian Ball, 7 to 10 p.m., with live music by the Cosmic Otters and Tim Macdonald.

more information:  English dancing website.

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Soiree Francophonie Wed Mar 18 6pm-9pm Coll of Dupage

Charles will be leading folk dancing at this event:

Wednesday, March 18, 2015 - 6pm - 9pm
Soirée Francophonie at College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, IL
Student Services Center (SSC) Atrium

With French-themed activities, folk dance instruction, food and more.

Sunday, February 8, 2015

Navy Pier Neighborhoods of the World Feb-Mar Sundays 2015


Neighborhoods of the World
Sundays, February 8 – March 29
Noon – 3 p.m., free
Crystal Gardens at Navy Pier
700 East Grand Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611
February 8: Celebrate Italy

February 15: Celebrate Amazing India

February 22: Celebrate Africa and Navy Pier Celebrates Black History Month

March 1: Chinese Celebration and Celebrate Chinese New Year

March 8: Celebrate Lithuania

March 15: Philippine Celebration

March 22: Greek Celebration

March 29: Celebrate Mexico

St Sava Milwaukee Intl Evening Feb 14, 2015

 Received from Michael K:

  Šumadija Serbian Folk Dance Ensemble
      presents their 18th annual
INTERNATIONAL EVENING    Saturday, February 14th, 2015  St. Sava Serbian Cultural Center
     3201 South 51st Street
      Milwaukee, WI 53219
      Doors open 5:00 PM
  $10.00 Admission at the Door

Music by ORKESTAR SLOBODA of Milwaukee
  for participation dancing, alternating with
  ensemble performances by:
Special guests
Host group
  ŠUMADIJA Serbian Folk Dance Ensemble 
Milwaukee area folkdance performing groups   Dnipro Ukrainian Dance Ensemble
  Nefertari African Dance Company
  Hulau Hula O’Maile Lei Polynesian Dancers
  Syrena Polish Folk Dance Ensemble
  Aarabhi School of Indian Dance
  Dance Academy of Mexico
  Na Lesa Bulgarian Dancers
  Viata Romaneasca Romanian Dancers 
  Kavkaz Russian Dancers
  Iberian Spanish Dancers
  Pommersche Tanzdeel Freistadt
  Metienins Latvian Dancers
  Lykkeringen Norwegian Dancers
  Caledonian Scottish Dancers
  Trisha Mid-East Dancers
  Milwaukee Donauschwaben Dancers

Serbian dinners, pastries, & other specialties available
for purchase throughout the evening.