Contra Dances – April 5 & 12

Fridays though May 2019
8:00 to 11:00 pm
Dance lessons at 7:30 pm
Admission: $10 for adults, $8 for students

Contra dancing is all the rage, and you can find it at the Bulgarian Club. Contra is a folk dance made up of long lines of couples. It has mixed origins from English country dance, Scottish country dance, and French dance styles in the 17th century. The Country Dance and Song Society of PittsburghContra Dance Network will be holding a number of events at the Center through May. Here’s the lineup:

January 4, 2019 –  band: Toad Holler; caller: Anne Lutun
January 11, 2019 –  band: Clean Energy; caller: Cindy Harris

February 1, 2019 –  band: Rare Privilege; caller: Gaye Fifer
February 8, 2019 –  band: Amarillis; caller: Robin Banerji

March 1, 2019 –  band: Go Figure; caller: Heidi Wettlaufer
March 8, 2019 –  band: Paul Epstein & Friends; caller: April Blum

April 5, 2019 –  band: Gold Crest; caller: Gaye Fifer
April 12, 2019 –  band: Sprout; caller: Ted Crane

May 3 –  band: Contraption; caller: Cindy Harris
May 10 –  band: Band Du Jour; caller: Bob Frederking

 

 

OTHER DANCES

Salsa Dances
Third Sunday of each month, except for July and August

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Folkotheque Orfey Balkan Dance Parties
Various dates

 

Cajun & Zydeco Dances
Various dates

 

Vecherinka Balkan Dance Parties
Fundraising Vech on Saturday, March 23, 2019