New York (10002-1201), NY: Contra Shock!
Multi-day event: Friday, May 20, 2011 — Sunday, May 22, 2011
— Sponsored by: Country Dance New York Inc.
Description: A three-day dance weekend in New York City. Friday: Choose between a contra [Location: PS199, 270 West 70 Street, Manhattan]; and an English dance for experienced dancers [Location: Philip Coltoff Center, 219 Sullivan St., Manhattan]. Saturday: in the afternoon, participate in the New York Dance Parade, with thousands of other dancers of all sorts. in the evening, a contra dance for experienced dancers 5:45 - 7:45 and a general contra dance 9 to midnight, with the same callers and bands as Friday night [Location: Chinatown Y, 273 Bowery, Manhattan]. Sunday: Picnic in the park, or enjoy the pleasures of New York City with help from local dancers. See web page for details.
Dance styles include: Contra English Dance
Note: Soft-soled shoes. Advanced registration recommended (discount) but not required.
Price: $See flyer
For more information: (212) 459-4080; (Email): de('info2', 'org', 'cdny');
(This event (festival #1567) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)