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May 2018

Cretan Dance Workshop with Nikos Vertoudos

May 21 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Joe Goode Annex, 401 Alabama at 17th Street
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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$15

Greek Feet is pleased to host Nikos Vertoudos from Iraklion, Crete Greece. Nikos grew up dancing in villages of Crete and is a member of the well known Cretan dance troupe, Mavrokostas. We had the pleasure of having Niko teach us last year and we are looking forward to his return. He has taught at the Holy Cross Church troupe in Belmont where they won awards for their Cretan Suite at the annual Greek Orthodox Folk Dance Festival. Join us…

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June 2018

Razzmatazz Folk Dance Weekend

June 1 - June 3
Mendocino Woodlands Camp, 39350 Little Lake Rd
Mendocino, CA 95460 United States
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$110 – $165

Annual Razzmatazz Folk Dance Weekend at Mendocino Woodlands Camp #1 Featuring Ahmet Lüleci teaching Turkish dances, live music with Édessa and guest musician Christos Govetas, Joe Finn & Leslie Bonnett playing Scandinavian music and the True Life Trio with Joe Finn playing Cajun music. $165 adults; $110 children. Information and Registration...

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Balkan Chili Trio

June 2 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
All Saints’ Episcopal, 555 Waverley St.
Palo Alto, CA 94301 United States
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$15

Balkan Chili Trio, a ethnic band from Varna, Bulgaria, performs live music for dancing. 6:45pm Doors open 7:00-8:00pm Balkan workshop with Lon Radin and Lucy Chang. Request dancing. 8:00-11:00pm Balkan Chili Trio, tips greatly appreciated! Punch, coffee, and tea provided. Bring snacks to share. Send dance requests to Lucy Chang. We are looking forward to seeing and dancing with you at this special workshop and live music event! DOWNLOAD, print, and share a flier. Balkan Chili TrioBalkan Chili Trio The…

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Cretan Dance Workshop with Nikos Vertoudos

June 4 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Joe Goode Annex, 401 Alabama at 17th Street
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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$15

GreekFeet is pleased to host Nikos Vertoudos from Iraklion, Crete Greece. Nikos grew up dancing in villages of Crete and is a member of the well known Cretan dance troupe, Mavrokostas. We had the pleasure of having Niko teach us last year and we are looking forward to his return. He has taught at the Holy Cross Church troupe in Belmont where they won awards for their Cretan Suite at the annual Greek Orthodox Folk Dance Festival. Join us for…

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Petur Iliev Dance Workshop

June 30 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Piedmont Veterans Hall, 401 Highland Avenue
Piedmont, CA United States
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$15

Petur Iliev will be teaching this fun-filled dance workshop following Mendocino Balkan Camp this summer. This is a wonderful and rare opportunity to dance with Petur again in the Bay Area! Petur Iliev Petur IlievPetur Iliev is a Bulgarian-born dancer and choreographer whose career is deeply steeped in the rich folk dance traditions of his family. He started dancing at the age of five in his father’s dance ensemble. Later he graduated from the Bulgarian National School of Dance Art…

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July 2018

July Peninsula Folk Dance Party

July 14 @ 7:15 pm - 10:30 pm
St. Bede’s Church Hall, 2650 Sand Hill Road
Menlo Park, CA United States
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$9

Kaela Fine will teach Abrahim Fellahi, a Turkish dance presented by Ahmet Luleci, and Kirca Mome (Greece) during a FREE mini-workshop from 7:15-8:00pm. Hollis and Lon Radin will emcee the all request party from 8:00-10:30pm. E-mail requests to Lon at lonradin@pacbell.net Dances range from beginning to advanced and all forms (line, couple, set). Come dance on a great wood floor! Bring a snack to share! DOWNLOAD, print, and share our flier.

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August 2018

Klezmer Dance Party

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

Klezmer and classic Israeli dance party with live music provided by Majorly Minor. Donna Frankel will help lead dances. Bring some light refreshments and non-alcoholic beverages to help make it a party, and tips for the band. Photos from a recent Klezmer and Israeli dance party.       Majorly Minor Majorly Minor plays Klezmer, Eastern European, and Israeli tunes for dancing. Members include Stella Bonilla (violin), Ginny Snyder (bass), Larry Light (clarinet), and Naomi Zamir (accordion).

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August Peninsula Folk Dance Party

August 4 @ 7:15 pm - 10:30 pm
St. Bede’s Church Hall, 2650 Sand Hill Road
Menlo Park, CA United States
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$9

Pre-party workshop featuring fun dances from Stockton Folk Dance Camp. We are excited to share with you two new dances from Stockton Folk Dance Camp! The first is a lively, but easy, couple dance from Romania. The second is an easy dance to beautiful music from a place you have never heard of: Gagauzia, an independent republic within Moldova. DOWNLOAD, print, and share a flier.

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September 2018

Summer Camps in Review 2018

September 1 @ 1:30 pm - 8:00 pm
All Saints’ Episcopal, 555 Waverley St.
Palo Alto, CA 94301 United States
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$10

Come to our 5th Annual Summer Camps in Review. No time to attend all the camps and workshops? No problem! Catch great dances with our great local teachers as they present their favorite dances that they learned at various camps and workshops. Includes potluck dinner and party. We have added a short remembrance of Fred Ho as we honor our dear friend’s passing. Come the whole time or just a few hours. We want to dance and chat with you.…

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September Peninsula Folk Dance Party

September 8 @ 7:00 pm - 10:15 pm
Garden House, 400 University Ave.
Los Altos, CA United States
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$9

Pre-party workshop 7:00pm to 7:30pm with Denise Heenan teaching Broadway, a Scottish dance presented by Kay Munn at Stockton Folk Dance Camp 2018. All request dance party starting at 7:30pm MC'd by Nancy Kaye and Becky Beniares until 10:15pm. DOWNLOAD, print, and share a flier.

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