Join us at the Silver Spring Contra Dance!
10th Anniversary Celebration!
Thursday, April 13, 7:30-9:30 pm
featuring the amazing Charm City Junction Band and renowned caller Janine Smith!
Dances are held the 2nd Thursday of every month, 7:30-9:30 pm.
Lessons at 7 pm.
Location: Great Hall of the Silver Spring Civic Building.
Registration, per person
• Dance Admission – $15.00
• FSGW members – $12.00
• Under 21 / limited income – $5.00
For more information and registration, visit https://fsgw.org/event-5051462.
This is an FSGW Tier 1 event; details at the registration site.
Presented through a partnership of Carpe Diem Arts and the Folklore Society of Greater Washington. Made possible by the Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County and the Maryland State Arts Council--and by the Community Access Program of Montgomery County.
Enjoy some contradance videos!
Video 1: GENTICORUM from Quebec: Pascal Gemme on fiddle, Yann Falquet on guitar, Alex de Grosbois-Garand on flute
Thanks to Julia Fischer!
Video 2: 5-minute documentary on Carpe Diem/FSGW Silver Spring Dance c/o Docs in Progress. April Blum calling to the music of Elke Baker, Paul Oorts, Jonathan Jensen. Features Kwame Ansah-Brew of Ghana during the dance break, teaching a Besa ("Come Dance") workshop. Filmed by Marissa Evans and Danny Fuqua.