::  Posts  ::  RSS  ::  ◂◂RSS  ::  Contact

Boston Urban Ceilidh

January 10th, 2009
dance  [html]
On friday Julia and I went to the boston urban ceilidh at springstep. It was fun, but is always a strange dance. They generally have a different few opening bands each year; this year they had "in fine fettle" start, who have been playing for judy erickson's excellent "step lightly" english dances at springstep. Emerald and Hannika Cassle (sp?) called the final two sets, and while they tend to call the same thing each year and never call particularly exciting dances (example: whole set dance; 1s swing for as long as they feel like, then start stripping the willow down the set. Repeat with the new 1s as soon as the old ones are out of the way), the amazing (Laura Cortese!!) music was enough to make it really fun. And the simple dances meant that the never-danced-before people seemed to be having as good a time as the experienced dancers.

Comment via: facebook

Recent posts on blogs I like:

Incoming Gantz-Led Government to Invest in Israel’s Infrastructure

Israel’s incoming prime minister Benny Gantz unveiled an emergency government, to take power following an upcoming confidence vote in the Knesset. The last two MKs required to give Gantz a 61-59 majority, two members of Gantz’s own Blue and White Party wh…

via Pedestrian Observations April 1, 2020

Finding home in the time of coronavirus

Disclaimer: I’m going to say this once. Obviously, I am not happy about the coronavirus’s threat to public health or the economic toll it’s taking. I do not think the existence of this pandemic is good. Just so happens that social distancing and remote wo…

via Holly Elmore March 31, 2020

Massachusetts should shut down immediately

We’ve been running 30x fewer tests than other states, and have been extremely tardy in responding to the Biogen outbreak.

via benkuhn.net March 15, 2020

more     (via openring)

More Posts:


  ::  Posts  ::  RSS  ::  ◂◂RSS  ::  Contact