"Rakes of Rochester" from November, 2011


Coming Up!

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The 29th Annual Winter Solabration!
A Community Celebration of Music and Dance!
Saturday, December 20th, 6:00 to 11:30 pm, at the Sons of Italy Hall, 5925 West 32nd Ave. in Denver

featuring a Mummer’s Play, the Maroon Bells Morris Dancers, the Solstice Sword Dancers, Planina — Songs of Eastern Europe, 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 Deb Carstensen, Rodney Sauer, Bonnie Carol, & Ed Secor
with callers Chris Kermiet, Tina Fields, & 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.

New audios just posted on the Winter Solabration website!



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Sept 2011 dancers

From our September English Country Dance



More Info...

Description of English Country Dance
Differences between ECD and Contra
Jane Austen in the Ballroom




Winter Schedule:

  •    Friday, November 7th
  •    Friday, December 5th
  •    Saturday, January 3rd
  •    Friday, February 6th

  The RetroDance is normally on 3rd Fridays:

  •   Friday, November 21st
  •   No dance in December
  •   Friday, January 16th
  •   Friday, February 20th

These exciting and flirtatious dances are the ones you saw in the Jane Austen movies.  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. 

Generally 1st Fridays. For more info, call 303 321-2262.  8:00 - 11:00 p.m., adults $10, teens/students, $6, family rate, $25.

8:00 - 11:00 p.m., at the Berkeley Community Church, 3701 West 50th Ave. in Denver (near Regis). 

January 3rd — Chris Kermiet teaches to live music by Teri Rasmusson and Julia Hayes.


Colorado Springs November, December schedule:

November 3rd & 17th, and December 1st at the Rock Ledge Ranch Carriage House, located within the Garden of the Gods, (driving directions), 6:45 - 8:45 pm. Cost: Donation to the Rock Ledge Ranch.

November 10th & 24th at the International Dance Club, 6:45 - 8:45 pm, $6.
Located at 2422 Busch Ave, 80904 (go past the building, turn right on Race, then right again into the back downstairs parking lot. The dance is in the upstairs ballroom.)

December 8th – End of Year Ball at the International Dance Club, 6:45 - 9:45 pm, $8. This is the last dance before the New Year.

Dancers at the September, 2011, English Country Dance