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How the Friday night dance came to Glen Echo Park

Owen Kelley

How the Friday night dance came to Glen Echo Park

a collection of essays about the largest weekly contra dance in the Washington, D.C. area

by Owen Kelley

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Published by O. Kelley in Greenbelt, Md. (1 Parkway Rd., Apt. C., Greenbelt 20770) .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Glen Echo Park (Md.),
  • Maryland,
  • Glen Echo Park
    • Subjects:
    • Country-dance -- Maryland -- Glen Echo Park -- History.,
    • Dancers -- Maryland -- Glen Echo Park -- Interviews.,
    • Glen Echo Park (Md.) -- Social life and customs.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 207-236) and index.

      StatementOwen Kelley ; edited by Lisa Miotto.
      GenreInterviews.
      ContributionsMiotto, Lisa.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGV1624.5.G57 K45 2002
      The Physical Object
      Pagination244 p. :
      Number of Pages244
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3670681M
      ISBN 100967063329
      LC Control Number2002727267
      OCLC/WorldCa50016787


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*A copy of the book may be purchased for $14 ($ + $ MD sales tax) from The Friday Night Dancers during the dance each Friday evening at Glen Echo Park. The book may also be purchased by mail for $ in Maryland or $ outside Maryland by contacting The Friday Night Dancers at.

About the dance. The Friday night dances are brought to you by the Friday How the Friday night dance came to Glen Echo Park book Dancers, Inc (a nonprofit, community-based organization) in cooperation with the Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts and Culture, the National Park Service, and Montgomery County, MD.

How the Friday night dance came to Glen Echo Park: A collection of essays about the largest weekly contra dance in the Washington, D.C. area Jan 1,   However, there are no buses from Glen Echo to Bethesda Station after pm.

The last bus to Friendship Heights leaves Glen Echo at pm. But we should be able to get a dancer to offer a ride back to the Metro Station after the dance. For more information, check out Maryland's Ride-on information online.

Friday Night Dancers are a community of Contra Dancers at the famous Glen Echo Ballroom in Glen Echo Maryland that dance every Friday Night to live music. Our facebook page is. Dancing at Glen Echo Park has been a tradition for years. Today, the park offers regular social dance events and classes in waltz, swing, contra, salsa, and more.

Dances take place in the historic Spanish Ballroom, the Bumper Car Pavilion, and the recently How the Friday night dance came to Glen Echo Park book. Friday Night Dance at Glen Echo Park. Glen Echo Open Band FAQ. Q: What is involved in playing in the Open Band.

or the House of Musical Traditions in Takoma Park, MD. Open band players are encouraged to memorize the tunes, since we are playing for dancers and the best way to make a connection with the dancers is to be able to look at them. Friday Night Dance at Glen Echo Park has 1, members. Friday Night Dancers are a community of Contra Dancers at the famous Glen Echo Ballroom in Glen.

Glen Echo Friday Night Dance - 10/30/15 - Duration: Susan Taylor The Fabulous Glen Echo Open Band Glen Echo - Duration: Come Thou Fount Of Every Blessing.

Last dance of the first half at the Glen Echo Friday Night Dance -- Halloween Edition Band: Party of Three (Lilly Pearlman - fiddle; Neil Pearlman - piano; Joe Depaolo. The Friday Night Dancers present Contra dancing, as well as some square dances and waltzes. Contra dance lesson from to p.m.

followed by the called dance to live music from to pm. Beginners are always welcome and a partner is not necessary. TBA calls to the Glen Echo Open Band. The Family Dance program is a wonderful addition to the other family-oriented programs at Glen Echo Park.

Spend the afternoon dancing with your children. Each of the family dances features live music and called dances from - p.m. Bring your entire family, neighbors, birthday party, and girl or. Sax Scandal with Dave Casserly, Ross Harris and Christopher Jacoby performs at the Friday Night Contra Dance.

With Greg Frock calling. This was the first dance of. August -- Assorted Dance Highlights. May -- Assorted Dance Highlights. October -- Assorted Dance Highlights. October -- Halloween Contra Dance with Jane's Gang - PG1. October -- Halloween Contra - PG2. Spring -- Glen Echo Open Band. March -- Mardi Gras Masquerade Dance.

April -- Assorted dance highlights. Many of our classes at Glen Echo Park have gone online. We now offer more than 50 classes for kids, teens, and adults online, including classes presented by the Yellow Barn Studio, Washington Conservatory of Music, Photoworks, and Adventure Theatre MTC.

Visit our Online Classes page to browse and sign up for online classes!. While we can’t be together in person, we’re bringing you online.

Friday at Glen Echo Park Contra Dancing night. Pitch Perfect Riff-Off with Anna Kendrick & The Filharmonics - Duration: The Late Late. Many of our classes at Glen Echo Park have gone online.

We now offer more than 50 classes for kids, teens, and adults online, including classes presented by the Yellow Barn Studio, Washington Conservatory of Music, Photoworks, and Adventure Theatre MTC.

Visit our Online Classe page to browse and sign up for online classes!. While we can’t be together in person, we’re bringing you online. Band: Party of Three (Lilly Pearlman - fiddle; Neil Pearlman - piano; Joe Depaolo - percussion) Caller: Jack Mitchell Dance: Cabin Fever Contra Cure - Jim Hemphill.

Glen Echo Park is an arts and cultural center located in Glen Echo, Maryland that, in its former incarnation, was a popular Washington, D.C.-area amusement park that operated for several decades from the early s to the s.

The arts and cultural center takes its name from the amusement park. Located roughly nine miles northwest from downtown Washington, D.C., the site of Glen Echo Park Location: MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo, Maryland. Friday. Glen Echo Park, MD - Contra dance - The Friday Night Dancers Dayton, VA - Contra dance - second Fridays, September to May Sterling, VA - Old Dominion Dancers, English Country Dance - many Fridays Wikipedia on Contra dance 10 reasons not to book ahead (pdf).

Spanish Ballroom at Glen Echo Park, MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo: Sunday tea dances once a month from December to February; on the.

FRIDAY NIGHT CONTRA DANCE Spanish Ballroom Glen Echo Park, MacArthur Blvd, Glen Echo, MD Live bands and callers each week. Check out the schedule. Contra dance lesson from to PM followed by the called dance to live music from to PM. Beginners are always welcome and a partner is not necessary.

Glen Echo Contra Dancers has members. Do you contra dance at Glen Echo. Great. ‎ Diane Silver ‎ to Friday Night Dance at Glen Echo Park. and I'm thinking of staying a day extra to come to the Friday night dance, IF I can rustle up somewhere to stay o. How the Friday Night Dance Came to Glen Echo Park: A Collection of Essays about the Largest Weekly Contra Dance in the Washington, DC Area King, Julia A.

and Douglas H. Ubelaker, eds. Living and Dying on the 17th Century Patuxent Frontier Knepper, Cathy D. Greenbelt, Maryland: A Living Legacy of the New Deal Levinson, Barry. The New England Folk Festival is an annual weekend festival of traditional dance and music.

It takes place in the Boston, Massachusetts region each spring. It is conducted by the New England Folk Festival Association. Both the festival and the association are colloquially known by the abbreviation is a participatory festival; attendees are encouraged to participate in dancing.

Come out and dance. Ken Roseman. Aug at PM. June 2, at the incredible Washington Folk Festival, Glen Echo Park. Janine Smith will call the easy, family friendly dances, the band will rock the hall and fun is guaranteed. The Friday Night Dance at Glen Echo. We love it, you love it, let's get together at the Spanish Ballroom.

The Glen Echo Park Foundation, created in the late s to finance the park's restoration, is trying to raise $, to receive a matching grant from the state for the Spanish Ballroom, said. Contra and square dances in the Capital area • Folklore Society of Greater Washington (FSGW) maintains best calendar for all folk music and dance activity in the area • Contra Dance/ Contradance in the United States, Canada, and the World • Friday Night Dance at Glen Echo (this is where to come when you've never done contra dancing before -- beginners are welcome--held in The Spanish.

FRIDAY (included in weekend registration or walk in - $10, free under 17): Join us and our partner, Friday Night Dancers, for their regularly scheduled Friday Night Dance. Seth Tepfer calls with the Fabulous Glen Echo Open Band, come to dance or play, experience the amazing Spanish Ballroom, meet up with your hosts/guests, look for some.

Social Dance as exercise: Just do-si-do it 1 of 9 the occasional trip to one of the regular dances at Glen Echo park. eight-minute reel at Glen Echo’s Friday night. The Friday Night Contra Dance is fantastic. Great for groups of friends, glen echo park glen echo • glen echo park glen echo photos • glen echo park glen echo location • "Come on early.

Parking can be tricky." Henry Hernández. The Irish Inn at Glen Echo.8/10(96). Friday Main Dance: The Bumper Car Pavilion at Glen Echo Park Macarthur Blvd, Glen Echo, MD‎ The Bumper Car Pavilion was built in as a cornerstone attraction of Glen Echo Park during the amusement Park great views of the Park, this versatile facility is a unique setting for a real special Sunday night dance.

For those who couldn't make it out to Glen Echo in the s, the sounds of the park came to them. Willard Scott, today a national television personality, remembers his days as a radio broadcaster.

Come play with the “Fabulous Glen Echo Open Band” sometime. We play folk music for contradance dancers on the second Friday of each month. Glen Echo park’s “Spanish Ballroom” is 15 Author: Casey Watts.

Glen Echo Park: Friday night Contra Dancing is the best - See 92 traveler reviews, 30 candid photos, and great deals for Glen Echo, MD, at Tripadvisor.5/5(92).

Friday and Sunday Main Dance: The Bumper Car Pavilion at Glen Echo Park Macarthur Blvd, Glen Echo, MD‎ The Bumper Car Pavilion was built in as a cornerstone attraction of Glen Echo Park during the amusement Park great views of the Park, this versatile facility is a unique setting for a real special Sunday night dance.

We love your little ones but thought you might want a night off. Adults only, please. Learn the fascinating history of Glen Echo Park in the history section of our website!. For transportation and parking details, please click here.

18 things to do in the D.C. area this weekend The first day of operation for the historic Glen Echo Park carousel is Saturday, and there will be activities for the whole family, including live.

• Mark Shepanek and Ellen Engle: Flying Feet Enterprises, Faraday Place NW. $45 per person for four weeks of classes in “Dances of the s,” Monday night at Glen Echo.

The Glen Echo Park Partnership hosts open studios and artist demonstrations during Friday evening Art Walk in the Park events on the first Friday of Author: Deb Belt.Thursday Night Dance: The Back Room at Glen Echo Park Macarthur Blvd, Glen Echo, MD‎ The Back Room, or Ballroom Annex, adjacent to the historic Spanish Ballroom, is a recently renovated, climate-controlled space with beautiful maple wood is the site of our regular weekly Thursday blues dance!.

Transit Notes: Glen Echo Park is most easily accessed via a car–ride with.Friday Night Dance at Glen Echo, with Jane Knoeck on piano and accordion, Rachel Bell on accordion and flute and Tom Santarsiero on guitar, mandolin and banjo. Beginner lesson, p.m.; social.