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August 2017

Kevin Greek

August 11, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Bethany Lutheran Church, 1095 Cloud Avenue
Menlo Park, CA 94025 United States
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$8

Teaching Azeri dance at Officers Ball 2015 Kevin Greek will be teaching dances from Statewide or Stockton 2017 starting at 7:30pm, followed by request dancing until 10:30pm. Kevin Greek Kevin Greek has been an avid and lifetime learner of dance from all cultures persistantly for almost 30 years. A regular dancer with Stanford Folk Dancers, he has performed folk dances of 12 cultures, including Middle Eastern, Bollywood, Sufi whirling, and sacred dances. Kevin was the 2015-2017 president of the Folk…

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Kevin Greek and Amy Baldwin

August 25, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Bethany Lutheran Church, 1095 Cloud Avenue
Menlo Park, CA 94025 United States
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$5

Both Kevin Greek and Amy Baldwin will share time reviewing international dances for our lesson hour. To be followed by request dancing until 10pm. Kevin Greek Kevin Greek has been an avid and lifetime learner of dance from all cultures persistantly for almost 30 years. A regular dancer with Stanford Folk Dancers, he has performed folk dances of 12 cultures, including Middle Eastern, Bollywood, Sufi whirling, and sacred dances. Kevin was the 2015-2017 president of the Folk Dance Federation of…

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September 2017

Dance Party with Mosaic

September 8, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
All Saints Episcopal Church, 555 Waverley Street
Palo Alto, CA 94301-1721 United States
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$12

MosiacMosaic brings their own unique take on the music of the Balkans, Scandinavia, and elsewhere. The members are: Tony Canavarro (gaida, guitar), Barry Gregory (flugelhorn, trumpet), Phillip Cline (soprano saxophone), Fran Van Atta (bass guitar), and Randa Jacobs (flute, pennywhistle). Bring some light refreshments and non-alcoholic beverages to help make it a party, and tips for the band!

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Katherine Abbott

September 15, 2017 @ 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. 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 teaching methods make it easy…

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Katherine Abbott

September 29, 2017 @ 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. 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 teaching methods make it easy…

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October 2017

Halloween Dance Party with Kabile

October 27, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Bethany Lutheran Church, 1095 Cloud Avenue
Menlo Park, CA 94025 United States
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$12

Special live music dance night with traditional Bulgarian wedding band Kabile! This is our Halloween party as well so come dressed to celebrate in costume! Bring some light refreshments and non-alcoholic beverages to help make it a party, and tips for the band! Kabile “Kabile” takes its name from the village Kabile where the members of this extraordinary group of musicians played one of their early gigs together; a small village located just north of the city of Yambol in…

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December 2017

Bill Cope & Friends

December 1, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
All Saints Episcopal Church, 555 Waverley Street
Palo Alto, CA 94301-1721 United States
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$12

Live music and dancing to Bill Cope and his friends. Bring some light refreshments and non-alcoholic beverages to help make it a party, and tips for the band! Bill Cope & Friends Bill Cope & friends play international folk dance music, especially Balkan with Greek and "oldie" folk dance favorites. The band includes Bill Cope, an all-around multi-instrumentalist whose music folk dancers have loved to dance to for many years. He performs internationally as well as with many local Bay…

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Bulgarian Dance Workshop with Elena Dimitrova

December 15, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
All Saints Episcopal Church, 555 Waverley Street
Palo Alto, CA 94301-1721 United States
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$15

Stanford Folk Dance is proud to host a dance workshop with Bulgarian dance artist and choreographer Elena Dimitrova. Elena Dimitrova Elena Dimitrova is a choreographer and professional performer of Bulgarian folk dances. In 2009, along with her husband, she established the Folk Dance Studio “Puldin” where admirers of Bulgarian dance can practice, profess, and share their joy of authentic folk heritage. About 200 dancers in age from 16 to 65 years are members of the studio. Every year the club…

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January 2018

Balkan Dance Party with Svirači

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

Balkan Dance Party with Svirači Svirači features Jim Little (gajda, fiddle & tambura), Melissa Miller (kaval, vocals & percussion) and Lew Smith (tambura & percussion). Svirači specializes in Macedonian and Bulgarian dance music. More details... Bring some light refreshments and non-alcoholic beverages to help make it a party, and tips for the band!

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February 2018

Bulgarian Dance Workshop with Prof. Anton Andonov

February 2 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Bethany Lutheran Church, 1095 Cloud Avenue
Menlo Park, CA 94025 United States
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$15

Stanford International Dancers hosts a Bulgarian folk dance workshop with choreographer and dance ethnologist Prof. Anton Andonov Dr. Anton Andonov Prof. Anton Andonov is lecturer and director of the Department of Choreography at the Academy for Music, Dance and Fine Art in Plovdiv, Bulgaria. He is also a member of numerous scientific committees, a dance competition judge, and has been a guest choreographer in ensembles across Bulgaria. He is visiting the US for the first time. Accomplishments: • Principle soloist…

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