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September 2017

Portland Intown Contra Dance

September 21, 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
State Street Church,
189 State St
Portland, ME 04101 United States
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Contra dance with music by Dave, Bethany, and Glen and callers Gretchen Hanes and Elsa Rowe at the State Street Church near Longfellow Square. When Dave Langford of the nationally-renowned Latter Day Lizards comes to Maine he likes to play music with local stars Glen Loper and Bethany Waickman.  Gretchen Hanes (formerly Gretchen Carroll) will be calling the first half of the evening and new caller Elsa Rowe will call the second half.  They are both calling under the mentorship of Dugan Murphy.  See the…

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Portland Intown Contra Dance

September 28, 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
State Street Church,
189 State St
Portland, ME 04101 United States
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Contra dance with music by Sassafras Stomp and callers Dugan Murphy and Annabel Dryden at the State Street Church near Longfellow Square. Sassafras Stomp is Johanna Davis and Adam Nordell, joined here by Jamie Oshima.  Dugan Murphy will call the first half.  Emerging caller, Annabel Dryden, will call the second half under Dugan’s mentorship.  See the PICD website for more info. This event is part of the weekly Thursday night Portland Intown Contra Dance series. Dance roles are gender-free. New and experienced dancers of all ages are…

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October 2017

Portland Intown Contra Dance

October 5, 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
State Street Church,
189 State St
Portland, ME 04101 United States
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Contra dance with music by New Brew and caller David Millstone at the State Street Church near Longfellow Square. From Rochester, New York, New Brew is Jane Knoeck, Tom Santarsiero, and Eileen Nicholson Kalfass.  David Millstone from Vermont is joining them on this tour to Maine.  See the PICD website for more info. This event is part of the weekly Thursday night Portland Intown Contra Dance series. Dance roles are gender-free. New and experienced dancers of all ages are invited. $10 at the door.  Enter through…

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Special Extra Portland Intown Contra Dance

October 7, 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
State Street Church,
189 State St
Portland, ME 04101 United States
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Special Saturday night contra dance with music by New Brew and caller Dela Murphy at the State Street Church near Longfellow Square. On a tour of New England from Rochester, New York, New Brew is Jane Knoeck, Tom Santarsiero, and Eileen Nicholson Kalfass. See the PICD website for more info. This event is a special extra Saturday night dance put on by the Portland Intown Contra Dance series. Dance roles are gender-free. New and experienced dancers of all ages are invited. $12 at the door.  Enter through the courtyard. Lesson for first-time…

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Portland Intown Contra Dance

October 12, 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
State Street Church,
189 State St
Portland, ME 04101 United States
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Contra dance with music by Catastrophe and caller Ron Blechner at the State Street Church near Longfellow Square. Catatrophe is Dana Hartshorn, Jamie Oshima, Kyra Bleicher, and Ness Smith-Savedoff.  Ron Blechner is visiting from Western Mass.  See the PICD website for more info. This event is part of the weekly Thursday night Portland Intown Contra Dance series. Dance roles are gender-free. New and experienced dancers of all ages are invited. $10 at the door.  Enter through the courtyard. Lesson for first-time dancers at 7:00; dance 7:30-10:00.…

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Portland Intown Contra Dance

October 19, 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
State Street Church,
189 State St
Portland, ME 04101 United States
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Contra dance with music by Ellen and Neil and caller Frannie Marr at the State Street Church near Longfellow Square. The widely-traveled Frannie Marr from Southern California is visiting us this evening.  Our band is an intergenerational duo: Ellen Gawler (fiddle) and Neil Pearlman (piano). If we’re good, they may be joined by Elsie Gawler (bass). See the PICD website for more info. This event is part of the weekly Thursday night Portland Intown Contra Dance series. Dance roles are gender-free. New and experienced dancers of all…

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Portland Intown Contra Dance Halloween Party

October 26, 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
State Street Church,
189 State St
Portland, ME 04101 United States
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Contra dance with music by The Mystic River Trio and caller Shari Shakti at the State Street Church near Longfellow Square. Visiting us from the rock-solid state of New Hampshire, The Mystic River Trio is Rick Kaufman, Alex Cumming, and Stephen Thomforde. Emerging caller, Shari Shakti will be taking the stage to call the whole evening for the first time, under the mentorship of Dugan Murphy.  See the PICD website for more info. This event is part of the weekly Thursday night Portland Intown Contra…

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November 2017

Portland Intown Contra Dance

November 2, 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
State Street Church,
189 State St
Portland, ME 04101 United States
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Contra dance with music by Catastrophe and caller Chris Roccioti at the State Street Church near Longfellow Square. Catastrophe is Kyra Bleicher, Ness Smith-Savedoff, Dana Hartshorn, and Jamie Oshima.  Chris is visiting from Boston.  See the PICD website for more info. This event is part of the weekly Thursday night Portland Intown Contra Dance series. Dance roles are gender-free. New and experienced dancers of all ages are invited. $10 at the door.  Enter through the courtyard. Lesson for first-time dancers at 7:00; dance 7:30-10:00. Parking is…

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NO PORTLAND INTOWN CONTRA DANCE TONIGHT

November 9, 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
State Street Church,
189 State St
Portland, ME 04101 United States
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There will be no contra dance at the State Street Church in Portland on Thursday, November 9 or Thursday, November 23 due to a church functions those evenings.  These are two of three Thursdays per year that our venue is unavailable to us.  See you at the contra dances on November 16 and November 30! See the Portland Intown Contra Dance website for more info. Join the Portland Intown Contra Dance Facebook Group for updates and discussion.

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Portland Intown Contra Dance

November 16, 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until December 31, 2017
State Street Church,
189 State St
Portland, ME 04101 United States
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Contra dance with music by TBA and caller TBA at the State Street Church near Longfellow Square. See the PICD website for more info. This event is part of the weekly Thursday night Portland Intown Contra Dance series. Dance roles are gender-free. New and experienced dancers of all ages are invited. $10 at the door.  Enter through the courtyard. Lesson for first-time dancers at 7:00; dance 7:30-10:00. Parking is free after 6pm on street around the State Street/West End neighborhood. We recommend budgeting time to find…

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NO PORTLAND INTOWN CONTRA DANCE TONIGHT

November 23, 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
State Street Church,
189 State St
Portland, ME 04101 United States
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There will be no contra dance at the State Street Church in Portland on Thursday, November 9 or Thursday, November 23 due to a church functions those evenings.  These are two of three Thursdays per year that our venue is unavailable to us. See you at the contra dances on November 16 and November 30! See the Portland Intown Contra Dance website for more info. Join the Portland Intown Contra Dance Facebook Group for updates and discussion.

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Portland Intown Contra Dance

November 30, 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until December 31, 2017
State Street Church,
189 State St
Portland, ME 04101 United States
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Contra dance with music by TBA and caller TBA at the State Street Church near Longfellow Square. See the PICD website for more info. This event is part of the weekly Thursday night Portland Intown Contra Dance series. Dance roles are gender-free. New and experienced dancers of all ages are invited. $10 at the door.  Enter through the courtyard. Lesson for first-time dancers at 7:00; dance 7:30-10:00. Parking is free after 6pm on street around the State Street/West End neighborhood. We recommend budgeting time to find…

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December 2017

Portland Intown Contra Dance

December 7, 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until December 31, 2017
State Street Church,
189 State St
Portland, ME 04101 United States
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Contra dance with music by TBA and caller TBA at the State Street Church near Longfellow Square. See the PICD website for more info. This event is part of the weekly Thursday night Portland Intown Contra Dance series. Dance roles are gender-free. New and experienced dancers of all ages are invited. $10 at the door.  Enter through the courtyard. Lesson for first-time dancers at 7:00; dance 7:30-10:00. Parking is free after 6pm on street around the State Street/West End neighborhood. We recommend budgeting time to find…

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Portland Intown Contra Dance

December 14, 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until December 31, 2017
State Street Church,
189 State St
Portland, ME 04101 United States
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Contra dance with music by TBA and caller TBA at the State Street Church near Longfellow Square. See the PICD website for more info. This event is part of the weekly Thursday night Portland Intown Contra Dance series. Dance roles are gender-free. New and experienced dancers of all ages are invited. $10 at the door.  Enter through the courtyard. Lesson for first-time dancers at 7:00; dance 7:30-10:00. Parking is free after 6pm on street around the State Street/West End neighborhood. We recommend budgeting time to find…

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Portland Intown Contra Dance

December 21, 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until December 31, 2017
State Street Church,
189 State St
Portland, ME 04101 United States
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Contra dance with music by TBA and caller TBA at the State Street Church near Longfellow Square. See the PICD website for more info. This event is part of the weekly Thursday night Portland Intown Contra Dance series. Dance roles are gender-free. New and experienced dancers of all ages are invited. $10 at the door.  Enter through the courtyard. Lesson for first-time dancers at 7:00; dance 7:30-10:00. Parking is free after 6pm on street around the State Street/West End neighborhood. We recommend budgeting time to find…

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Portland Intown Contra Dance

December 28, 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until December 31, 2017
State Street Church,
189 State St
Portland, ME 04101 United States
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Contra dance with music by TBA and caller TBA at the State Street Church near Longfellow Square. See the PICD website for more info. This event is part of the weekly Thursday night Portland Intown Contra Dance series. Dance roles are gender-free. New and experienced dancers of all ages are invited. $10 at the door.  Enter through the courtyard. Lesson for first-time dancers at 7:00; dance 7:30-10:00. Parking is free after 6pm on street around the State Street/West End neighborhood. We recommend budgeting time to find…

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