Dec
3
6:30 PM18:30

Santa Barbara, CA, Contra Dance with Rhythm Method Band

Set List: 12/3/2017 at Santa Barbara
Caller: Jacqui Grennan; Music: Rhythm Method with Keiko Cadby

#1 - "Right Thought" by Yoyo Zhou (Improper)
#2 - "Forgotten Treasure" by Beth Parkes (Improper)
#3 - "Hey in the Barn" by Chart Guthrie (Improper)
#4 - "You Can Get There from Here" by Linda Leslie (Improper)
#5 - "Thanks a Million Mac" by John Gallagher (Improper)
#6 - "Golden Gate" by Jacqui Grennan (Improper)
#7 - "Judge, The" by Bob Isaacs (Becket-CW)
** BREAK **
#8 - "All the Way Over & All the Way Back" by Jacqui Grennan (Becket-CW)
#9 - "Mad Robin in Love" by Greg Frock (Improper)
#10 - "Frock’s Rockin Frolic" by Will Mentor (Improper)
#11 - "Stroll in the Hey, A" by Jacqui Grennan (Becket-CW)
#12 - "Vote With Your Feet" by Bob Isaacs (Becket-CW)

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Nov
19
3:00 PM15:00

San Jose, CA, Contra Dance with Ruthie Byers & Alex Sturbaum

Set List: 11/19/2017 at San Jose, CA
Caller: Jacqui Grennan; Music: Ruthie Byers & Alex Sturbaum

#1 - "Welcome" by Sherry Nevins (Improper)
#2 - "Claire’s Request" by Alan Winston (Improper)
#3 - "Rolling & Tumblng" by Cis Hinkle (Improper)
#4 - "Winter Storm" by Linda Leslie (Becket-CW)
#5 - "Momma Loo’s Reel" by Gene Hubert (Improper)
#6 - "Balance & Cross" by Rick Mohr (Improper)
#7 - "Old Time Elixir #2" by Linda Leslie (Becket-CW)
** BREAK **
#8 - "Heel & Toe Polka (family dance)" (Circle Mixer)
#9 - "Frock’s Rockin Frolic" by Will Mentor (Improper)
#10 - "Dance All Night" by Rick Mohr (Four Facing Four)
#11 - "Hay for Heather" by Martha Wild (Improper)
#12 - "Hocus Pocus" by Lisa Greenleaf (Improper)
#13 - "Take a Right on Sunnyside" by Dean Snipes (Becket-CW)

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Nov
18
8:00 PM20:00

San Francisco, CA, Contra Dance with Syncopaths

Set List: 11/18/2017 at San Francisco, CA
Caller: Jacqui Grennan; Music: Syncopaths

#1 - "Forgotten Treasure" by Beth Parkes (Improper)
#2 - "Kiss the Bride" by Jeff Spero (Improper)
#3 - "Parmesan" by Bradley Smith (Improper)
#4 - "All the Way Over & All the Way Back" by Jacqui Grennan (Becket-CW)
#5 - "Surf’s Up" by Bob Isaacs (Improper)
#6 - "All You Can Eat" by Ted Crane (Improper)
#7 - "Judge, The" by Bob Isaacs (Becket-CW)
** BREAK **
#8 - "Boys from Urbana" by John Coffman (Improper)
#9 - Three dance medley
    "You Can Get There from Here" by Linda Leslie (Improper)
    "Howl at the Moon" by Nicholas Rockstroh (Improper)
    "Butter" by Gene Hubert (Becket-CW)
#10 - "Mad Orbin" by Jacqui Grennan (Improper)
#11 - "Winter in Summerland" by Jeff Spero & James Hutson (Becket-CW)

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Nov
17
8:00 PM20:00

Santa Rosa, CA, Contra Dance with Rodney Miller & Burke Trieschmann

Set List: 11/17/2017 at Santa Rosa, CA
Caller: Jacqui Grennan
Music: Rodney Miller & Burke Trieschmann

#1 - "Airpants" by Lisa Greenleaf (Improper)
#2 - "Pivot the Line" by Jacqui Grennan (Improper)
#3 - "Hey in the Barn" by Chart Guthrie (Improper)
#4 - "Mad Robin in Love" by Greg Frock (Improper)
#5 - "Thanks a Million Mac" by John Gallagher (Improper)
#6 - "M.A.D. About Dancing" by Robert Cromartie (Improper)
#7 - "Hot Buttered Rolls" by Perry Shafran (Becket-CW)
** BREAK **
#8 - "Anastasia" by Daniel Morse (Improper)
#9 - "Celebrating 70" by Linda Leslie (Improper)
#10 - "Stroll in the Hey, A" by Jacqui Grennan (Becket-CW)
#11 - "Zag It Back" by Jacqui Grennan (Becket-CW)
#12 - "Salute to Larry Jennings - var. Larry Jennings by Ted Sannella (Becket-CW)

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Oct
26
7:30 PM19:30

Lake City (Seattle), WA, Contra Dance with Hotpoint Stringband

Set List: 10/26/2017 at Lake City, Seattle, WA
Caller: Jacqui Grennan; Music: Hotpoint Stringband

#1 - "Finishing Touches" by Ridge Kennedy (Improper)
#2 - "Hocus Pocus" by Lisa Greenleaf (Improper)
#3 - "Hot Buttered Rolls" by Perry Shafran (Becket-CW)
#4 - "Surf’s Up" by Bob Isaacs (Improper)
#5 - "On the Rebound" by Bob Isaacs & Chris Weller (Becket-CW)
#6 - "Gypsy Ruth Lee v. 1.3" by Jay Blake (Improper)
#7 - "Eight Years and Still Swinging" by Bob Isaacs (Becket-CCW)
** BREAK **
#8 - "Stroll in the Hey, A" by Jacqui Grennan (Becket-CW)
#9 - "Ad Vielle" by Erik Weberg (Becket-CW)
#10 - "Poetry in Motion" by Lisa Greenleaf (Improper)
#11 - "Four Have Sprung" by Yoyo Zhou (Becket-CW)

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Sep
10
6:30 PM18:30

Santa Barbara, CA, Contra Dance with Chopped Liver

Set List: 9/10/2017 at Santa Barbara
Caller: Jacqui Grennan; Music: Chopped Liver

#1 - "Training Wheels" by Yoyo Zhou (Improper)
#2 - "Show of Hands" by Melanie Axel-Lute (Improper)
#3 - "Hocus Pocus" by Lisa Greenleaf (Improper)
#4 - "Zoe and Me" by Sue Rosen (Improper)
#5 - "Cranky Ingenuity" by Bill Olson (Improper)
#6 - "Sharon of the Green" by Jane Ewing (Improper)
#7 - "Old Time Elixir #2" by Linda Leslie (Becket-CW)
** BREAK **
#8 - "Butter" by Gene Hubert (Becket-CW)
#9 - "Poetry in Motion" by Lisa Greenleaf (Improper)
#10 - "Zag It Back" by Jacqui Grennan (Becket-CW)
#11 - "Kiss the Bride" by Jeff Spero (Improper)
#12 - "Just Keep Balancing" by Heather Carmichael (Improper)

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Sep
9
7:00 PM19:00

San Luis Obispo Contra Dance with Calamity House

Set List: 9/9/2017 at San Luis Obispo-regular
Caller: Jacqui Grennan; Music: Calamity House

#1 - "Monday Night in Ballard" by Mike Richardson (Improper)
#2 - "Forgotten Treasure" by Beth Parkes (Improper)
#3 - "To Turn a Phrase" by Bob Isaacs (Improper)
#4 - "Simplicity Swing" by Becky Hill (Improper)
#5 - "Hocus Pocus" by Lisa Greenleaf (Improper)
#6 - "Greetings" by Toni Barone (Improper)
#7 - "Kitchen Stomp" by Becky Hill (Improper)
** BREAK **
#8 - "Pivot the Line" by Jacqui Grennan (Improper)
#9 - "Mad Robin in Love" by Greg Frock (Improper)
#10 - "Cheat Lake Twirl var. Nils Fredland" by Perry Shafran (Improper)
#11 - "Reel Easy" by Cary Ravitz (Improper)
#12 - "Hot Buttered Rolls" by Perry Shafran (Becket-CW)

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Aug
27
6:30 PM18:30

Santa Barbara, CA, Contra Dance with Calamity House

Set List: 8/27/2017 at Santa Barbara
Caller: Jacqui Grennan; Music: Calamity House

#1 - "Airpants" by Lisa Greenleaf (Improper)
#2 - "Forgotten Treasure" by Beth Parkes (Improper)
#3 - "Second Time Around" by Jim Kitch (Improper)
#4 - "Mad Robin in Love" by Greg Frock (Improper)
#5 - "Thanks a Million Mac" by John Gallagher (Improper)
#6 - "Hot Buttered Scones" by Ron Blechner (Becket-CW)
** BREAK **
#7 - "Missing Piece - Rick Mohr’s variation" by Bronwyn Woods (Improper)
#8 - "Fast Living - by David Kirchner (Four Facing Four)
#9 - "Walk the Walk" by Bob Isaacs (Improper)
#10 - "You Can Get There from Here" by Linda Leslie (Improper)
#11 - "Salute to Larry Jennings - va. Larry Jennings" by Ted Sannella (Becket-CW)

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Aug
26
7:00 PM19:00

Lancaster, CA, Contra Dance with Danance

Set List: 8/26/2017 at 4th Saturday Lancaster
Caller: Jacqui Grennan; Music: Danance

An evening with 4-7 dancers throughout the night.
#1 - "Ruffle Tuffle (2-couple dance)" by Jacqui Grennan (Mixer/Improper)
#2 - "Cranky Ingenuity" by Bill Olson (Improper) (no progression, mixer)
#3 - "Do-Si-3(3 face 3)" by Linda Leslie (Triplet) (no progression)
#4 - "Forward Six & Baskets Two (triplet)" by Al Olson (Triplet)
#5 - "Pride of Dingle /Pingle/Pringle" by Ken Alexander (Family Dance)
** BREAK **
#6 - "Microchasmic (contra corners)" by Ann Fallon (Triplet)
#7 - "Borrowdale Exchange (couples mixer)" by Thomas Green (Scatter Mixer/Triplet)
#8 - "Highway 14" by Jacqui Grennan (Family Dance)
#9 - "Mad Scatter (solo mixer)" by Rick Mohr (Scatter Mixer/Improper)

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Aug
12
8:00 PM20:00

South Pasadena, CA, Contra Dance with Phoenix

Set List: 8/12/2017 at 2nd Saturday South Pasadena
Caller: Jacqui Grennan; Music: Phoenix

#1 - "Airpants" by Lisa Greenleaf (Improper)
#2 - "Pivot the Line" by Jacqui Grennan (Improper)
#3 - "Another Nice Combination" by Tom Hinds (Improper)
#4 - "Hocus Pocus" by Lisa Greenleaf (Improper)
#5 - "Trip to Lambertville" by Steve Zakon-Anderson (Improper)
#6 - "Frock’s Rockin Frolic" by Will Mentor (Improper)
#7 - "Maliza’s Magical Mystery Motion" by Cary Ravitz (Becket-CCW)
** BREAK **
#8 - "United We Dance" by Bob Isaacs (Improper)
#9 - "First Hey" by Paul Balliet (Improper)
#10 - "Will You Marry Me?" by Seth Tepfer (Becket-CW)
#11 - "Mad Robin in Love" by Greg Frock (Improper)
#12 - "Vote With Your Feet" by Bob Isaacs (Becket-CW)

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Jul
29
7:00 PM19:00

Pasadena, CA, 5th Saturday Challenge Contra Dance, co-calling with Frannie Marr with Privy Tippers

Set List: 7/29/2017 at 5th Saturday Cal Dance Co-op
Caller: Frannie Marr/Jacqui Grennan; Music: Privy Tippers

#1 - "Butterfly Kiss" by Bob Isaacs (Improper) (no walk through)
#2 - "Stroll in the Hey, A" by Jacqui Grennan (Becket-CW)
#3 - "Double Expediency of Love"-var Seth Tepfer by Gene Hubert (Improper/Dbl-Prog)
#4 - "Zag It Back" by Jacqui Grennan (Becket-CW)
#5 - "Pinball Wizard" by Andrea Nettleton (Improper)
**
#6 - "Song in the Night" by Gene Hubert (Improper)
#7 - "Laura’s Secret Garden" by Rich Goss (Improper)
#8 - "No More Worth-Less Swings" by Seth Tepfer (Four Facing Four)
#9 - "Hula Hoopla" by Joseph Pimentel (Improper)
#10 - "Read Between the Lines" by Bob Isaacs (Becket-CW)
**
#11 - "Medley slot” (no walk through)
  M#1 - "You Can Get There from Here" by Linda Leslie (Improper)
  M#2 - "Poetry in Motion" by Lisa Greenleaf (Improper)
  M#3 - "Harmony Supper Table" by Jim Saxe (Improper)
  M#4 - "Hocus Pocus" by Lisa Greenleaf (Improper)
  M#5 - "Old Time Elixir #2" by Linda Leslie (Becket-CW)
  M#6 - "Hot Buttered Rolls" by Perry Shafran (Becket-CW)
**
#12 - "Return Engagement" by Chris Page (Becket-CW)
#13 - "In the Mood" by Lindsey Dono & Yoyo Zhou & Ron Blechner (Becket-CCW)
#14 - "Gypsy O’More" by Tom Hinds (Improper)
***
#15 - "Swing Both Ways" by Tom Calwell (Improper)
#16 - "Cure for the Claps" by Bob Isaacs (Improper) (no walk through)
#17 - "Salute to Larry Jennings - va. Larry Jennings" by Ted Sannella (Becket-CW)

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Jul
23
6:30 PM18:30

Santa Barbara, CA, Contra Dance with Mariposa String Band

Set List: 7/23/2017 at Santa Barbara
Caller: Jacqui Grennan; Music: Mariposa String Band

#1 - "Kiss the Bride" by Jeff Spero (Improper)
#2 - "Baby Rose" by David Kaynor (Improper)
#3 - "After the Flu" by Dean Snipes (Improper)
#4 - "Hot Buttered Rolls" by Perry Shafran (Becket-CW)
#5 - "Cheat Lake Twirl var. Nils Fredland" by Perry Shafran (Improper)
#6 - "Erik Effect" by Ben Werner & Danielle Boudreau (Becket-CW)
#7 - "Coming Home to Tohollie" by Janet Shepherd (Improper)
** BREAK **
#8 - "Surf’s Up" by Bob Isaacs (Improper)
#9 - "Cranky Ingenuity" by Bill Olson (Improper)
#10 - "Enchanted" by Cary Ravitz (Becket-CCW)
#11 - "Howl at the Moon" by Nicholas Rockstroh (Improper)
#12 - "Stroll in the Hey, A" by Jacqui Grennan (Becket-CW)

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Jul
22
7:30 PM19:30

Culver City, CA, Contra Dance with Keiko Cadby, Jeff Spero & Christa Burch

Set List: 7/22/2017 at 4th Saturday Culver City
Caller: Jacqui Grennan; Music: Keiko Cadby, Jeff Spero & Christa Burch

#1 - "Greetings" by Toni Barone (Improper)
#2 - "Forgotten Treasure" by Beth Parkes (Improper)
#3 - "Cabot School Mixer" by Ted Sannella (Circle Mixer/Improper)
#4 - "Butter" by Gene Hubert (Becket-CW)
#5 - "Show of Hands" by Melanie Axel-Lute (Improper)
#6 - "Old Time Elixir #2" by Linda Leslie (Becket-CW)
** BREAK **
#7 - "Black Bird in the Night" by Don Flaherty (Improper)
#8 - "Thanks a Million Mac" by John Gallagher (Improper)
#9 - "Mad Robin in Love" by Greg Frock (Improper)
#10 - "Hey in the Barn" by Chart Guthrie (Improper)
#11 - "Cows are Watching" by Bill Pope & Judy Goldsmith (Becket-CCW)

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Jul
8
7:00 PM19:00

Denver, CO, "Zesty" Contra Dance with Sandra Wong and Rodney Sauer

Set List: 7/8/2017 at Denver Zesty Dance
Caller: Jacqui Grennan; Music: Sandra Wong & Rodney Sauer

#1 - "Stroll in the Hey, A" by Jacqui Grennan (Becket-CW)
#2 - "Now We Are Four" by Erik Weberg (Becket-CW)
#3 - "Galena" by Jo Mortland (Improper)
#4 - "Carousel, The" by Tom Hinds (Improper) (No walk through)
#5 - "Wilcox Reel" by Will Mentor (Becket-CW)
#6 - "Mad Orbin" by Jacqui Grennan (Improper)
#7 - "Maliza’s Magical Mystery Motion" by Cary Ravitz (Becket-CCW)
** BREAK **
#8 - "Medley slot"
     One of 4 - "You Can Get There from Here" by Linda Leslie (Improper)
     Two of 4 - "Hey in the Barn" by Chart Guthrie (Improper)
     Three of 4 - "Show of Hands" by Melanie Axel-Lute (Improper)||
     Four of 4 - "Butter" by Gene Hubert (Becket-CW)
#9 - "Macadamia Nut" by Jim Hemphill (Improper)
#10 - "High Voltage Gypsy" by John Combs (Proper)
#11 - "Enchanted" by Cary Ravitz (Becket-CCW)
#12 - "Salute to Larry Jennings" - var. Larry Jennings by Ted Sannella (Becket-CW)

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Jun
10
8:00 PM20:00

South Pasadena, CA, Contra Dance with Ben Guzman, Dee Farnsworth, Steve Lewis, and Laura Osborne

Set List: 6/10/2017 at 2nd Saturday So Pasadena
Caller: Jacqui Grennan; Music: Ben Guzman, Steve Lewis, Laura Osborne, Dee Farnsworth

#1 - "Push the Button" byunknown (Improper)
#2 - "Forgotten Treasure" by Beth Parkes (Improper)
#3 - "Peace Through Dance" by Perry Shafran (Improper)
#4 - "Hot Buttered Rolls" by Perry Shafran (Becket-CW)
#5 - "Hocus Pocus" by Lisa Greenleaf (Improper)
#6 - "Grab Bag" by Isaac Banner (Improper)
#7 - "Old Time Elixir #2" by Linda Leslie (Becket-CW)
** BREAK **
#8 - "Bicoastal Contra" by Pete Campbell (Improper)
#9 - "Juniper" by Jacqui Grennan (Becket-CCW)
#10 - "Zag It Back" by Jacqui Grennan (Becket-CW)
#11 - "David’s Guiding Star" by Steve Zakon-Anderson (Improper)
#12 - Medley 1 of 3 - "Simplicity Swing" by Becky Hill (Improper)
#12 - Medley 2 of 3 - "Cranky Ingenuity" by Bill Olson (Improper)
#12 - Medley 3 of 3 - "Butter" by Gene Hubert (Becket-CW)

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May
21
6:30 PM18:30

Santa Barbara, CA, Contra Dance with Ben Schreiber, George Paul & Ashley Broder

Set List: 5/21/2017 at Santa Barbara
Caller: Jacqui Grennan; Music: Ben Schreiber, George Paul, Ashley Broder

#1 - "Push the Button" byunknown (Improper)
#2 - "Show of Hands" by Melanie Axel-Lute (Improper)
#3 - "Snow in July" by Bill Baritompa (Improper)
#4 - "Second Time Around" by Jim Kitch (Improper)
#5 - "Zag It Back" by Jacqui Grennan (Becket-CW)
#6 - "Nice Combination" by Gene Hubert (Improper)
#7 - "Chinese New Year" by Chris Page (Improper)
** BREAK **
#8 - "Coming Home to Tohollie" by Janet Shepherd (Improper)
#9 - "Four Have Sprung (up/down set)" by Yoyo Zhou (Becket-CW)
#10 - "Mad Orbin" by Jacqui Grennan (Improper)
#11 - "Cranky Ingenuity" by Bill Olson (Improper)
#12 - "Gypsy Ruth Lee v. 1.3" by Jay Blake (Improper)
#13 - "Mary Cay’s Reel" by David Kaynor (Becket-CW)

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May
20
8:00 PM20:00

South Pasadena, CA, Contra Dance with Ben Schreiber, George Paul & Ashley Brode

Set List: 5/20/2017 at So. Pasadena 3rd Saturday
Caller: Jacqui Grennan; Music: Ben Schreiber, George Paul, Ashley Broder

#1 - "Greetings" by Toni Barone (Improper)
#2 - "Blue Moon Boogie" by Kathy Anderson (Improper)
#3 - "Trip to Cleveland" by Becky Hill (Improper)
#4 - "To Turn a Phrase" by Bob Isaacs (Improper)
#5 - "Hocus Pocus" by Lisa Greenleaf (Improper)
#6 - "Butter" by Gene Hubert (Becket-CW)
#7 - "You Can Get There from Here" by Linda Leslie (Improper)
** BREAK **
#8 - "Butterfly Kiss" by Bob Isaacs (Improper)
#9 - "Jalapeno Contra" by Don Flaherty (Improper)
#10 - "Stroll in the Hey, A" by Jacqui Grennan (Becket-CW)
#11 - "Trip to Lambertville" by Steve Zakon-Anderson (Improper)
#12 - "Vote With Your Feet (up/down set)" by Bob Isaacs (Becket-CW)

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May
7
6:30 PM18:30

Santa Barbara, CA, Contra Dance with Rhythm Method String Band

Set List: 5/7/2017 at Santa Barbara
Caller: Jacqui Grennan; Music: Rhythm Method String Band

#1 - "Pocketful of Rye, A" by Bob Isaacs (Improper)
#2 - "Right Thought" by Yoyo Zhou (Improper)
#3 - "Easy to be Square Squared" by Jacqui Grennan (Improper)
#4 - "Comfort Deluxe" by Rick Mohr (Improper)
#5 - "Fast Living" by David Kirchner (Four Facing Four)
#6 - "I Want You Back" by Jacqui Grennan (Improper)
#7 - "Old Time Elixir #2" by Linda Leslie (Becket-CW)
** Break **
#8 - "You Can Get There from Here" by Linda Leslie (Improper)
#9 - "Salute to Larry Jennings - va. Larry Jennings" by Ted Sannella (Becket-CW)
#10 - "Jubilation Variation" by Cary Ravitz (Improper)
#11 - "Butter" by Gene Hubert (Becket-CW)
#12 - "Roll 12.5" by Chris Page (Improper)
#13 - "A Stroll in the Hey" by Jacqui Grennan (Becket-CCW)

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Apr
29
5:45 PM17:45

4/29/17 - South Pasadena, CA, Dutch Crossing at 5th Saturday Dance

DUTCH CROSSING! 

At the 5th Saturday dance on 4/29/17!
(Starts soon after the afternoon contra dance session ends)

If you’re an experienced contra dancer or have danced Dutch Crossing in the past, join caller Jacqui Grennan for a power session of Dutch Crossing during the dinner break at the 5th Saturday dance on 4/29/17. Grab some food and then we’ll dance!

What is Dutch Crossing? Dutch crossing is two dances in one, with dancers moving like gears to create a beautiful pattern of movement. It’s a mind-twister and a satisfying dance experience with 15 other dancers in your group!

So stay after the afternoon contra dance, come early before the evening contra dance (arrive around 5:45 p.m.), or fit it in between the two contra dance sessions for a full day of dancing pleasure! It's going to be a blast! 

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Apr
20
7:30 PM19:30

4/20/17 - Portland, ME, Contra Dance with Phoenix

Set List: 4/20/2017 at Portland, ME
Caller: Jacqui Grennan; Music: Phoenix

#1 - "Forgotten Treasure" by Beth Parkes (Improper)
#2 - "Kiss the Bride" by Jeff Spero (Improper)
#3 - "Another Orbit for Liz var. JAG" by Bob Green (Improper)
#4 - "Jalapeno Contra" by Don Flaherty (Improper)
#5 - "Angel's Flight" by Sue Rosen (Improper)
#6 - "Black Bird in the Night - L. Greenleaf var.” by Don Flaherty (Improper)
** BREAK **
#7 - "Anastasia" by Daniel Morse (Improper)
#8 - "Salute to Larry Jennings - var. Larry Jennings" by Ted Sannella (Becket-CW)
#9 - "Hocus Pocus" by Lisa Greenleaf (Improper)
#10 - "Cows are Watching" by Bill Pope & Judy Goldsmith (Becket-CCW)

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Mar
11
to Mar 12

3/11-3/12/17 Palo Alto, CA, Contra College Instructor

New, intermediate, and experienced dancers are invited to Contra College 2017 on 11-12th March in Palo Alto, CA. Sessions are very interactive, and everyone has the opportunity to ask questions, learn, increase skill and confidence, try other dance roles, and support others in their dancing. There is also an independent Callers’ Workshop on Sat noon for beginning to experienced callers who become guest callers at the Sun afternoon dance.

Teachers: Jacqui Grennan (soCal), Susan Petrick, and Jim Oakden
Music: Jim Oakden with Shira Kammen (Sat), and Ben Schreiber and Michael Sokolovsky (aka Uncle Farmer) (Sun)

Click here for more details

Session - How to Hear and Dance to Contra Music : Hear how the rhythm and phrasing of the music provides as much information for dancing as the instructions and calling.
Caller: Jacqui Grennan; Music: Jim Oakden & Shira Kammen

#1 - "Virginia Reel - Abridged" by (Traditional) (Longways/Other)
#2 - "Push the Button" byunknown (Improper)
#3 - "Pooh Bear’s Holiday" by Robert Cromartie (Improper)
#4 - "Camp Harlam Reel" by Mark Widmer (Becket-CW)

    Session - Being There: Learn how to be in the right place at the right time for the music, the flow of the dance, and other dancers. 
    Caller: Jacqui Grennan; Music: Jim Oakden & Ben Schreiber

    #1 - "Anastasia" by Daniel Morse (Improper)
    #2 - "Cranky Ingenuity" by Bill Olson (Improper)
    #3 - "West by Midwest" by Carol Ormand (Improper)
    #4 - "Coming Home to Tohollie" by Janet Shepherd (Improper)
    #5 - "Pivot the Line" by Jacqui Grennan (Improper)

    Session - Other Dance Formations: Go beyond the predominantly used longways contra dance sets and play in the realm of alternative contra dance forms!
    Caller: Jacqui Grennan; Music: Jim Oakden & Ben Schreiber

    #1 - "Microchasmic (contra corners)" by Ann Fallon (Triplet)
    #2 - "Labor of Love (contra corners)" by Kathy Anderson (Improper)
    #3 - "Fan in the Doorway (slip jig) (A1 thru C2)" by Gene Hubert (Improper)
    #4 - "Kimmswick Express" by Gene Hubert (Square)
    #4 - "Square Break (Grand R&L)" (Square)
    #5 - "Fast Living - Four Face Four" by David Kirchner (Four Facing Four)
    #6 - "Levi Jackson Rag - 5 couples" by Pat Shaw (Other)

    Session - Beyond Choreography: Delve deeper into contra dancing with exercises that help you to experiment with dance roles, learn to participate (or not) in flourishes, and add spice and variety to your dancing while still dancing together with everyone else.
    Caller: Jacqui Grennan & Susan Petrick; Music: Uncle Farmer

    Dances called by Jacqui Grennan - 
    #1 - "Spring Break" by Nils Fredland (Improper)
    #2 - "Four Have Sprung" by Yoyo Zhou (Becket-CW)
    #3 - "Chinese New Year" by Chris Page (Improper)

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