The Folk Dance Scene for July 2011

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Evry Monday Night in July: Free Greek Dance Lessons at the Sports Basement, 1590 Bryant Street, at Sixteenth Street, San Francisco from 6:30 to 8:30 P.M. For more information contact Maryann Karonis.

July 8 (Friday): Vasil Bebelekov and family and friends to play Bulgarian music for dancing for the Stanford International Folk Dancers at the First Baptist Church, 305 North California Avenue, Palo Alto from 8:00 to 11:00 P.M. Admission is $10.00. Please bring tip money and food to share. For more information call Ginny at (408) 733-5529.

July 8 (Friday): Anthony Catchatoorian on Bouzouki and Paul Psarras on Guitar and vocals play Greek music for listening and dancing at Tannourine Restaurant, 120 West 25th Avenue, San Mateo from 8:00 to 11:00 P.M. There is no cover charge. For more informaton and reservations call (650) 631-1960.

July 9 (Saturday): Agapi Mou plays at the Zaki Kabob House, 1101 San Pablo Avenue, at Dartmouth, Albany from 6:00 to 9:00 P.M. For more information call (510) 527-5452.

July 10 (Sunday): Agapi Mou plays at the Stork Club, 2330 Telegraph Avenue, Oakland from 3:00 to 3:45 P.M. For more information call (510) 444-6174.

July 22 (Friday): Yuliyan Yordanov to teach a dance workshop for the Stanford International Folk Dancers at the First Baptist Church, 305 California Avenue, Palo Alto from 8:00 to 11:00 P.M. Admission is $15.00 general and $7.00 for students.

July 22 (Friday): Live Bulgarian music for dancing by Dena Bjornlie, Hector Bazanis and Michael Garibaldi for the Cabrillo Folk Dancers at Cabrillo College, Soquel Drive, Gym building, Room 1117, Aptos at 8:00 P.M. Admission is $10.00 plus tips for the musicians. Bring snacks to share; nothing requing plates and utensils. Parking is free. For more information send email to oddrhyghm.

JUly 22 (Friday): Eileen Kopec to review Greek dances and Davida Munkres to teach Balkan dances for the Albany YMCA folk dancers, Kains Street, at Solano, Albany from 8:00 to 11:00 P.M. For more information contact Kay James.

July 24 (Sunday): The Helladelics play Greek music t the Village Homes Communty Center, 661 Portage Bay East, Davis at 7:00 P.M. Admission is $13.00 reserved or $15.00 at the door. For more information contact Gil at (530) 867-1032.

July 27 (Wednesday): Zoyres Eastern European Wild Ferment and Veretski Pass play with klezmer dances let by Bruce Berman and homemade pickles by Mike Perlmutter at Yoshi's SF Lounge, 1330 Fillmore Street, San Francisco from 9:00 P.M. to 12:30 A.M. Admission is $10.00. For more information contact Mike Perlmutter.

July 28 (Thursday): Live Greek music at Mezes Restaurant, 2372 Chestnut Street, San Francisco from 6:30 to 10:0 P.M.

July 29 - August 6 (Friday - Saturday): Lark Camp at Mendocino Woodlands Camp celebrates World Music, Song, and Dance. For more informatin click here.

July 29 (Friday): Albany YMCA folk dances will not meet this week. They are all going to Stockton. Will return next week.

July 29 (Friday): Agapi Mou plays Greek music at the Pro Arts Gallery, 150 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza, Oakland at 7:30 P.M. Admission is $18.00 general, $15.00 Students and $12.00 Seniors. For more information visit Bay area Classical Harmonies or call (510) 868-0695.

July 30 (Saturday): Agapi Mou to play at Zaki Kabob House, 1101 San Pablo Avenue, at Dartmouth, Albany from 6:00 to 9:00 P.M. For more information call (510) 527-5452.

July 30 (Saturday): Israeli folk dance party at Cafe Shalom, St. Paul's Presbyterian Church, Bowcock Hall, 1399 - 43rd Avenue, at Judah, San Francisco from 7:30 P.M. to 11:30 P.M. Admission is $8.00 for adults and $5.00 for students. For more information send email to toktok124@yahoo.com.

July 30 (Saturday): Kafana Balkan with Brass Menazeri Balkan Band and DJ Zelijko perform for a Balkan Party at Rickshaw Stop, 155 Fell Street, San Francisco at 9:00 P.M. For $10.00 tickets click here.

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