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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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Dance Party with Staro Vino

June 1 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
All Saints’ Episcopal, 555 Waverley St.
Palo Alto, CA 94301 United States
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$12

Live Balkan music dance party with Staro Vino! Come dance to the music of Bulgaria, Greece, and Macedonia. Only the finest vintages! They play dance tunes and table songs from Bulgaria, Macedonia, Serbia, and Bosnia. Staro Vino is Andrew Cohen (accordion), Joey Friedman (saxophone), Greg Masaki Jenkins (clarinet, tsouras, and vocals), and Mark Jenkins (percussion and vocals). They play dance tunes from Bulgaria, Greece, Macedonia, and Serbia. Bring some light refreshments and non-alcoholic beverages to help make it a party,…

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Generations Dance

June 2 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Al and Teddy’s Dance Deck, 3100 Ponderosa Rd
Shingle Springs, CA 95682 United States
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Free

The 2nd Annual Generations Dance is a free folk dance event for all ages, hosted by the Willits Charter School Dancers. Join us for a picnic dinner after dancing.

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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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Balkan Chili Live!

June 8 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Strawberry Recreation Center, 118 E. Strawberry Drive
Mill Valley, CA 94941 United States
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$12

Direct from Varna, Bulgaria, Balkan Chili Trio plays authentic dance music from all regions of Bulgaria. Spacious sprung wood floor. Lots of free parking. DOWNLOAD, print, and share an event flier. Balkan Chili TrioBalkan Chili Trio The Balkan Chili Trio plays authentic Bulgarian dance music from all regions of Bulgaria. The goal of the musicians is to preserve and recreate the authentic sound of Bulgarian national music, as it was played in working-bees, and round dances in town squares and…

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Palomanians Ice Cream Social

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

Palomanians Ice Cream Social featuring request dancing, refreshments, and of course ice cream! A tradition for decades, the Palomanians will provide all the ingredients for an Ice Cream Social and Dance Party! Nothing to bring besides your dance shoes. There's no teaching so the party begins at 7:30pm

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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

Dance to Live French Music

July 6 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Bethany Lutheran Church, 1095 Cloud Avenue
Menlo Park, CA 94025 United States
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$12

French dance fun for all ages!Gary Breitbard & Jena Rauti Start celebrating Bastille Day a week early! Dance with us through France—and never leave the Bay Area! Gary Breitbard and Jena Rauti will help teach and lead French dances to the live music of Fête Musette. Besides singing La Marseillaise, we will take you to Alsace, Brittany, Gascony, Provence, and the Massif Central in a period where the waltz, mazurka, polka, scottish, bourree, and rondeau ruled. Join us for an…

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