The Folk Dance Scene for February 2000

 

February 4 (Friday): All request dancing at Stanford International Dancers at Flex-It Aerobics Studio, 425 West Evelyn Avenue, Mountain View. For more information call Barbara at (650) 966-1775. Click here to see the location of Flex-It Aerobic Studio:

 

February 5 (Saturday): International Folk Dance Party at San Carlos Community Church at 8:00 P.M. Sponsored by the Palomanians Folk Dance Club. For more information call (408) 252-8106.

February 11 (Friday): Hungarian Dancing with live music at the Brisbane Community Center at 8:00 P.M. Admission is $6.00. For more information call (415) 468-6565.

February 11 (Friday): International Folk Dance Party at First Christian Church at 8:00 P.M. Sponsored by the Santa Clara Valley Folk Dancers. For information call (408) 739-0500.

February 11 (Friday): Martin Frost to teach Balkan dances at Stanford International Dancers at Flex-It Aerobics Studio, 425 West Evelyn Avenue, Mountain View. For more information call Barbara at (650) 966-1775.

February 12 (Saturday): International Folk Dance Party at Hermann Sons Hall in Petaluma at 8:00 P.M. For more information call (707) 546-8877.

February 14 (Monday): Folk Dance Beginner's class at Live Oak Park Gym, in Berkeley at 7:45 P.M. Sponsored by the Berkeley Folk Dancers. For more information call (510) 841-1205.

February 15 (Tuesday): Ashkenaz, Balkan dance lessons 8:00 - 9:00 P.M. and Anoush Ellas to play music for dancing from 9:00 - 11:30 P.M.

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February 18 (Friday): All request dancing at Stanford International Dancers at Flex-It Aerobics Studio, 425 West Evelyn Avenue, Mountain View. For more information call Barbara at (650) 966-1775.

February 20 (Sunday): Sarena Zemya Balkan Band to play music for dancing at Monroe Hall, 1400 W. College Ave, Santa Rosa from 2:00 - 4:15 P.M. Admission is $10.00 at the door. Dance instruction will be provided. For more information call (707) 579-0107. To find out more about the band visit their WebPages by CLICKING HERE

February 20 (Sunday): The first ever San Francisco TAM Festival will be at the Slavonic Cultural Center, Alemany and Onondaga, San Francisco at 2:00 P.M. For more information call (510) 649-0941.

February 25 (Friday): Martin Frost to teach Balkan dances at Stanford International Dancers at Flex-It Aerobics Studio, 425 West Evelyn Avenue, Mountain View. For more information call Barbara at (650) 966-1775.

February 26 (Saturday): International Folk Dance Party with Marcel Vinokur at Burgess Recreation Center, 700 Alma St. at Mielke Dr., Menlo Park starting at 8:00 P.M. For more information call Marcel Vinokur at (650) 327-0759 or email vinokur@nas.nasa.gov

February 27 (Sunday): Festival of the Oaks at Live Oak Park, 1301 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley from 10:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. Teaching by Rob and Ruth Fraley (English Country Dances) 10:00 A.M. Noon, California Folk Dance Federation Assembly Meeting 1:30 to 5:00 P.M., and general folk dancing with an exhibition at 3:00 P.M. Admission is $6.00 per session or $10.00 for the full day. $2.00 for full time students. For more information call Mel Mann at (510) 527-2177 or email meldancing@aol.com. Click here to see the location of Live Oak Park:

 

Class Forming

Kitka is pleased to announce our fourth annual "Open Your Voice" Balkan Singing Workshop in Oakland. In these Workshops, Kitka singers will share specialized vocal warm-up techniques and teach favorite songs from Kitka's concert repertoire. Female singers of all levels are welcome. Register early, as class size is limited and last year's workshops filled up quickly. The workshops will be on four Monday evenings: February 7, 14,21, 28 from 7:30 - 9:30 P.M. at the Edwards Room, Lake Merritt Church, 1330 Lakeshore Ave. Oakland. The fee is $60.00 for the four class series. To register, send your name, address, phone number, email address and a cheque or money order (payable to Kitka) OR your visa or MasterCard info, including expiration date, to: Vocal Workshops, Kitka, 1201 Martin Luther King Jr. Way, Oakland, CA 94612. You may register by phone by calling Kitka at (510) 444-0323. Email can be sent to staff@kitka.org.

Regularly scheduled events

Sundays at Ashkenaz, 1-4 PM., 1317 San Pablo Blvd. near Gilman, Berkeley. First Sunday: Neal Sandler, Tom Roby, Marjorie Nugent and Ellie Weiner review the Mendocino Hungarian dances. Second and fourth Sundays: Neal Sandler, Tom Roby, Marjorie Nugent and Ellie Weiner teach Hungarian dances. For information call Neal Sandler at (510) 638-5214, or send him email: nealsandl@aol.com.

Every Fourth Monday: John Daley and friends will teach the basic kolos we do at our festivals. 7:30 P.M. at the Slavonic Cultural Center, 60 Onondaga Ave., San Francisco. For more information call (415) 255-3442. A donation is requested. Merim Mesic will play music.

Every Tuesday: International Folk Dance Classes with Marcel Vinokur at Burgess Community Center in Menlo Park, 7:00-10:15 P.M.

Every Third Tuesday: Balkan dancing with live and/or recorded music at Ashkenaz. Teaching 7:30 - 8:45 PM and party on into the night.

Every Wednesday: Folk Dance Classes from 8:00 to 10:00 P.M. at Almonte Hall (behind Tamalpias High School in Mill Valley).

Every Thursday: Mandala meets for International Folk Dance with Edith Bourbin 7:30-11 PM.

Every Friday: Albany "Y" International Folk Dancing with Mel Harte, Dan Unger and Asha Goldberg 8-11 PM.

First four Fridays: International and partner Folk Dancing at Chang's.

Every first Friday: Family folk dancing by Denise Weiss at Slavonic Cultural Center at 60 Onondaga St., in San Francisco. Call Slavonic Center at (415) 255-3442 or call Denise at (510) 841-0934.

Every Friday (except for occasional three-day weekends): Stanford International Dancers at Flex-It Aerobics Studio, Mountain View. Live music party monthly.

Every fourth Friday: The Pomander Club features an American Traditional Dance workshop and ball with live music provided by the Paul Price Society Orchestra at St. Mark's Episcopal Church, Palo Alto.

Every first Saturday: Family folk dancing by Nancy McGhee at Albany YMCA. Call (510) 528-4410.

Every third Saturday: International Folk Dance party at Hermann Sons Hall, Petaluma at 2-6 P.M. For more information, call (707) 546-8877.

 

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