Saturday, February 2, 2008

UofChgo Folk Festival Feb 8-10 2008

Click here for more info. Looks like there will be a number of dance workshops, including:

Like to Dance? Then come to the Folk Festival Contra in the beautiful Ida Noyes Third Floor Theater. Featuring great LIVE MUSIC from folk festival performer New Bad Habits . All dances taught!
Calling by Dot Kent. Presented by the University of Chicago Folklore Society

Date: Sunday, February 10
Time: Dancing 3 pm - 5 pm
Location: Ida Noyes Hall, Cloister Club 1212 East 59th Street. Click here for a map.

Note, Saturday Feb 9, there will also be a Cajun Dance from 1:30-3:30, with the Lafayette Rhythm Devils and a Ceilidh Dance from 3:30 - 5 pm with Culrua. Ed Heffernan calling. See the workshops page for details.

Daytime workshops, which are apparently free, include Scandinavian Dance (John Parrish & Mary Allsopp),
Waltz Workshop, English Country Dance (Tom Senior), Cajun Dance, Ceilidh & Set Dance, Balkan Dance (Georgine Paris of EDC), Middle Eastern Dance, Israeli Dance, Yiddish Dance, European Traditional Dance, Irish Dance, Bhangra...

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