News and Views
- Dance clubs warned to vacate Palo Alto First Baptist - Several mid-Peninsula dance groups are now scrambling for space after receiving notices from the City of Palo Alto prohibiting use of its First Baptist Church for dance events due to zoning laws. The church is fighting this order, and Stanford Folk Dancers, Moveable Feet and the Peninsula Folk Dance Council have all filed letters requesting […]
- Why Did YOU Start Folk Dancing? - In 2014, Let’s Dance! magazine began running an occasional cartoon illustrating the answer to the question: Why did YOU start folk dancing? What follows are the cartoons that have been published as of January 2017. Artwork is by Susan Gregory, text by Loui Tucker. Click on each cartoon for a magnified image.
- Why do we dance? - At the Statewide 2016 Folk Dance Festival, dancers were asked to write about how dancing has enriched their life. Below are some of the responses. “Folk dancing lights up my life!” “Folk dance gave me an extended family. “ “Folk dancing is my exercise program, social life, and my life-long learning activity.” “It’s wonderful to […]