Rakes of Rochester from November, 2011

"Rakes of Rochester" from November, 2011

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The 32nd Annual Winter Solabration!
A Community Celebration of Music and Dance!
Saturday, December 23rd, 6:00 to Midnight, at the Joyful Ballroom, 3695 W. 72nd Avenue in Westminster

featuring a Mummer’s Play, the Maroon Bells Morris Dancers, the Solstice Sword Dancers, Breathless in Berthoud, The High Country Dancers, Bryan Connolly Extreme Juggling, Storyteller Susan Marie Frontczak, the Abbot’s Bromley Horn Dance, and More!
Dancers at the Winter Solabration Great dance music will be provided by Ragged Edge with callers Chris Kermiet & Patricia Danscen.

Join us for an evening of traditional American community dances and great holiday entertainment.

Tickets & more information at wsolstice.org, or check out our  Facebook Page.

December / January:

At the Berkeley Community Church, 3701 West 50th Ave. in Denver (near Regis), 8:00 - 11:00 p.m.  Adults $10, teens / students, $6, with a family rate of $25.

English Country Dance was the world’s longest-running dance craze.  They were immensely popular from 1630 to 1830, as seen in Pride & Prejudice and Sense & Sensibility (the Jane Austen novels, and the movies based on them).  All are invited – no partner or previous experience needed.  There is no lesson, and figures are taught as needed.  Easier dances at the beginning of the evening lead up to more elegant and graceful dances by the end of the evening. 

Friday, December 1st — Chris Kermiet teaches to live music by Steve Winograd, and John & Susan Reading.

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Dancers at our September 2012 dance