Upcoming Louisville ECD Dance Dates:


Note that August is a five Sunday month so the last Sunday of the month dance is a three week break instead of the usual two week break.  


August 31, Regular Class, 3:00 - 5:00

    2:30 - 3:00 “extra curricular” lesson on the      

    Scottish dances on the Sunday afternoon

    program in Columbus, OH.


September 14, Regular Class, 3:00 - 5:00

    2:30 - 3:00 SCD


September 28, Regular Class, 3:00 - 5:00

    2:30 - 3:00 SCD


Nice story about the JASNA Festival in Monday’s Courier-Journal

http://www.courier-journal.com/story/life/2014/07/10/jane-austen-festival-celebrates-novelist-dressing/12491013/




Want to know more about English Country Dance?


Wikipedia’s description is here:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/English_country_dance


Travelling?  A list of ECD groups across the USA can be found at:

http://www-ssrl.slac.stanford.edu/~winston/ecd/hotbeds.htmlx


See also the schedule of activities published at

http://www.cdss.org/events-groups.html


Text descriptions of how to do 45  formations: 

http://round.soc.srcf.net/dances/elements


A set of videos showing how to do 22 formations:

 http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL98115A77C0A52C39


     

Alan Winston’s ECD Mailing List (Discussion group) and links to more than you thought you wanted to know:

http://www-ssrl.slac.stanford.edu/%7Ewinston/ecd.htmlx



Site last updated: August 27  5:30 PM

The next ECD Dance in Louisville will be -

A list of other dance groups in and around Louisville is on this page.


There is plenty of dance activity coming up.  See details on the Calendar page.


A new page has been added to our web site.  Personal Notes gives information about “the folks we care about” when there is something to know. Right now I have an update on the condition of dancer Noel Pinkley (7/29) and the obituary note for musician Valerie Young.


Attendance has been so good at our regular sessions that we have enough cash set aside to invite Keltricity back for a live band dance. (When was the last time you danced to a dead band?)  We are looking at the possibility of a late fall/early winter dance and an early spring dance to go with our summer event. Let’s talk about what we might want to do.


The Louisville Area JASNA Festival is on a one year hiatus in 2015 but we will have an event on July 18 so keep that date on your calendar.


Still Photos and videos of the 2014 JASNA GRAND BALL are now available. There is a new page on this site with links to all of that here.


Dancer Brandon Vigliarolo has written a piece about LECD and our 10 years. Check it out at

https://www.louisville.com/content/louisvilles-own-english-country-dancers-celebrate-10-years


August 29 - 31, 2014 - St. Louis - High Tea and Sarsaparilla with Chrissy Davis-Camp and the music of Ladies at Play.

http://www.childgrove.org/hightea


September 6, 2014 - Lexington, KY - The August Ball with the music of the Capital City Country Dance Orchestra under the direction of Trent Ripley.  The dance will be called by Don Corson. 8:00 - 10:30 pm at Sts. Peter & Paul School, 423 W. Short St., Lexington.

Here is the flyer with registration: August Ball 2014.pdf

Information about the program of dances is here.


September 19 - 21, 2014 - Levi Jackson State Park, Southland KY - Levi Jackson Dance Weekend. Info at https://www.facebook.com/events/746920015368167 or on the calendar page.


September 26 - 28, 2014 - Atlanta - Fandango Dance Weekend with Joanna Reiner and Bare Necessities. Early Bird Deadline, August 23.

http://www.ecdatlanta.org/fandango-2014-dance-weekend


October 10-12 - Columbus, Ohio ECD Weekend with Jacqueline Schwab, Earl Gaddis, Mary Lea, and Daniel Beerbohm.  Information on the calendar page.  Discounts available for group registrations. We’ll organize that this summer.


October 10-12 - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Brooke Friendly and Roguery ECD Weekend.

http://www.cdssp.org/Home/dance-calendar


October 17 - 19 - Berea, KY

Lexington Ky Vintage Dance “Waltz Weekend with Richard Powers; gender balanced registration opens in August. Information on the calendar page. Registration is now open: http://www.lexingtonvintagedance.org/KYWW_Oct14/index.html


October 18 - Kansas City

Jane Austen Regency Ball. Preliminary information is on the calendar page.


October 31 - November 2 - Fairfield, Iowa ECD Weekend with Bare Necessities. Caller Barbara Finney. Discounts for registration prior to Sep 1.

http://www.fairfolk.org/node/59


December 26 - January 1 - Berea, KY - Christmas Country Dance School.

http://www.berea.edu/ccds/


January 10, 2015 - New Orleans

Le Grand Bal 1815,

Cotillion de la Victoire

Preliminary information is on the calendar page.


LECD Shirt Project - some of us have bought Polo shirts embroidered with a Union Jack flag and “Louisville English Country Dancers” on it.  See how to get YOURS at the Shirt Project.



Kathy and Don Corson

Dancing at

St. Andrews Episcopal Church

2233 Woodbourne Avenue

Louisville, KY 40205

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