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May 2019

Balkan Dance Party with Zabava International

May 3 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Bethany Lutheran Church, 1095 Cloud Avenue
Menlo Park, CA 94025 United States
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$12

Live Balkan music and dancing to Bill Cope and Zabava International! It's a party night, so snacks and drinks are welcome, as are tips for the band. Bill CopeZabava International!Energetic, soulful, and rhythmically dazzling music played from the center of the dance floor--music from Albania, America, Armenia, Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece, Hungary, Israel, Macedonia, Norway, the Romani, Romania, Serbia, South Africa, Sweden and Turkey traditions. The musicians recreate the vibrant interplay of traditional music and dance from the cultural crossroads. Anastasia…

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Lew Smith & Melissa Miller

May 10 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Bethany Lutheran Church, 1095 Cloud Avenue
Menlo Park, CA 94025 United States
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$5

Lew Smith & Melissa Miller will teach Greek, Albanian, or Macedonian dances the first hour. Request dancing will follow until 10pm. Lew Smith started folk dancing in 1966 and led folk dancing at UCSB in the late '60's and at SJSU in the early '70's. Lew is also a member of the Balkan band Svirači. Melissa Miller (aka Ghanima Gaditana) has been folk dancing since childhood, and teaches and performs belly dance in the Bay Area and beyond. She also…

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Lew Smith & Melissa Miller

May 17 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Bethany Lutheran Church, 1095 Cloud Avenue
Menlo Park, CA 94025 United States
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$5

Lew Smith & Melissa Miller will teach Greek, Albanian, or Macedonian folk dances the first hour. Request dancing will follow until 10pm. Lew Smith started folk dancing in 1966 and led folk dancing at UCSB in the late '60's and at SJSU in the early '70's. Lew is also a member of the Balkan band Svirači. Melissa Miller (aka Ghanima Gaditana) has been folk dancing since childhood, and teaches and performs belly dance in the Bay Area and beyond. She…

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June 2019

Dance to Live French Music

June 7 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Bethany Lutheran Church, 1095 Cloud Avenue
Menlo Park, CA 94025 United States
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$12

French dance fun for all ages!Gary Breitbard & Jena Rauti Dance with us through France—and never leave the Bay Area! Gary Breitbard and Jena Rauti will help teach and lead French dances to the live music of Fête Musette. We will take you to Alsace, Brittany, Gascony, Provence, and the Massif Central in a period where the waltz, mazurka, polka, scottish, bourree, and rondeau ruled. Join us for an evening of called dances for all ages – no experience required!…

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Jerry Duke

June 14 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Bethany Lutheran Church, 1095 Cloud Avenue
Menlo Park, CA 94025 United States
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$5

Jerry Duke has had a long career in dance, with broad interests in many kinds of dance. He has served many different roles including dancer, choreographer, researcher and teacher. He is currently a faculty member at SF State University and teaches folk and social dancing at the University of San Francisco. Find out more...

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Jerry Duke

June 21 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Bethany Lutheran Church, 1095 Cloud Avenue
Menlo Park, CA 94025 United States
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$5

Jerry Duke has had a long career in dance, with broad interests in many kinds of dance. He has served many different roles including dancer, choreographer, researcher and teacher. He is currently a faculty member at SF State University and teaches folk and social dancing at the University of San Francisco.

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All Requests

June 28 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Bethany Lutheran Church, 1095 Cloud Avenue
Menlo Park, CA 94025 United States
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$5

All request dance night! Likely to include review of dances taught earlier.

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July 2019

All Requests

July 5 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Bethany Lutheran Church, 1095 Cloud Avenue
Menlo Park, CA 94025 United States
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$5

All request dance night! Likely to include review of dances taught earlier.

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Katherine Abbott

July 12 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Bethany Lutheran Church, 1095 Cloud Avenue
Menlo Park, CA 94025 United States
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$5

Katherine Abbott will be our featured instructor and will teach international dances. Katherine Abbott Katherine Abbott fell in love with folk dancing in 1970 when she attended Stockton Folk Dance Camp for the first time. Since then she has danced and taught in a variety of dance clubs in Colorado, Utah and Northern California: Heritage Festival, East Bay Folk Dancers, Moveable Feet, Changs, Peninsula Folk Dance Council, and Berkeley Folk Dancers. Her enthusiasm for dancing is contagious and her clear…

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Katherine Abbott

July 19 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Bethany Lutheran Church, 1095 Cloud Avenue
Menlo Park, CA 94025 United States
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$5

Katherine Abbott will be our featured instructor and will teach international dances. Katherine Abbott Katherine Abbott fell in love with folk dancing in 1970 when she attended Stockton Folk Dance Camp for the first time. Since then she has danced and taught in a variety of dance clubs in Colorado, Utah and Northern California: Heritage Festival, East Bay Folk Dancers, Moveable Feet, Changs, Peninsula Folk Dance Council, and Berkeley Folk Dancers. Her enthusiasm for dancing is contagious and her clear…

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