The first ECD and contra dance recording from Seattle's own "Bag
o'Tricks/Tricky Brits" just released. Includes new and traditional
tunes for listening and dancing. Contact Dave
Bartley to order your copy today.
Recent ECD recording! "Measured
Obsession", a collection of 14 tunes for dances of Fried de Metz
Herman played by MGM (Mary Lea, Gene Murrow and Margaret Ann Martin). Just
released. Limited availability.
Recent ECD recording! "Old Friends", a collection of 14 tunes
for dances of Gary Roodman played by MGM (Mary Lea, Gene Murrow and Margaret
Ann Martin) and Reunion (Barbara Greenberg, Daniel Beerbohm and Jonathan Jensen).
Just released. Limited availability. To order your copy, telephone 914-762-8619.
Recent ECD recordings! "At
the Ball", Volume 6 of the Boston Centre series by Bare
Necessities. Just released. Limited availability. Order your copy, along
with their other wonderful recordings.
Seattle Dance, the best source for
the whole dance scene in Seattle.
January 12, 2002:Jane
Austen Evening presented by the Lively Arts History Association, at the
Scottish Rite Hall in Pasadena, CA. The Jane Austen Evening is a mixture of
live music, food, authentic dance, historical discussion, gaming and tea.
Tickets to the ball are $25 by check made out to "Lively Arts History Association"
and mailed to 7341 Etiwanda Ave, Reseda CA 91335. Ball practice is January
May 24-27, 2002: Northwest
Folklife Festival in Seattle. Participatory and performance dance from
around the world, plus much more. English Country and Ritual dance. Free!
June 7-9, 2002: 15th
Annual Dance Camp Weekend at Suttle Lake Camp. English and Scottish. Sponsored
by Heather & Rose. WithMichael Cicone of Waltham, Massachusetts for English,
music by Bo Leyden - guitar, mandolin, pennywhistle, recorders, hammered dulcimer;
Linda Danielson - fiddle; Lisa Scott - piano.
July 13-20, 2002: BACDS
English Week at the Mendocino Woodlands. ECD leaders Gene Murrow and Alisa
Dodson. Music by Anita Anderson, Dave Bartley, Kimberly McKittrick, Allen
Dodson, Judy Linsenberg, Chuck Ward, Jon Berger, Erin Vang.
September 14, 2002: ECD
Weekend in Victoria, BC. Mary Devlin and Rosemary Lach lead the workshops and Saturday night dance. Music by the Odd
Hack Band. At St. Martin In-The-Fields Church Hall - 550 Obed Avenue,
Victoria. Contact the organizers
for further details and to register.
September 20, 2002: Los
Angeles Playford Ball: Dance Master James Hutson, in a new location at the Women's Club in Orange, CA. Pre-ball practice on Friday night, Spetember 20.
October 18-20, 2002: BACDS
Fall Weekend at Monte Toyon with Laura Mé Smith, Mary Devlin, Richard Powers and Jocelyn Reynolds teaching, with musicians including the trio of Jim Oakden, Shira Kammen, and Charlie Hancock playing for English dance
November 1-2, 2002: Portland English Country Ball and Pre-Ball Dance. Pre-Ball Dance w/Nan Evans, Dave Macemon and Cynthia Stenger. Music by Dave Goldman, Betsy Branch, and Denis Wilkinson. Special location: Fulton Park Community Center, 68 SW Miles Street, Portland, OR 97219, Off of Barbur, at the traffic light just east of Terwilliger. The ball will be led by Nan Evans, with music by Jim Oakden, Julie King, Kathleen Towers, Fred Nussbaum. Smith Center Ballroom, PSU Campus. Admission: $28. Pre-registration required.
November 16, 2002: BACDS Fall Ball: Dance programmer James Hutson. Phone 510-814-6947 for info.
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