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Special Meetup Balkan Dance Series@Chicago Latvian Center!
=====> SPECIAL OFFER FOR MEETUP.COM MEMBERS <===== EDC Dance Class - An Introduction to Balkan Dance – 12 Week Series Ethnic Dance Chicago (EDC) will offer a Special 12-Week Class of Balkan Dance Instruction running from September 7th through November 23rd. Class Term: September 7th through November 23rd – 12 Classes (schedule subject to change) You don't need a partner for Balkan Dancing! This SPECIAL class will start on Fridays at 7:45pm and run through 9:15pm when it segues into the Ongoing EDC Friday Teaching Session that runs until 10:00pm. These Dance Instruction periods are followed by a Dance Party (request dancing) that runs until midnight. Series Subscription: 12-Week Series: $100 per person Register / Pay in Advance for the Series: Online: pay with credit/debit card or paypal: Offline: mail check plus name & contact info for each registrant to: EDC, PO Box 25548, Chicago, IL 60625 If you would like to try a single class, Individual Class Admission is $15 per person, per class (pay at the door). All paid class participants get free admission to EDC’s Ongoing Friday Night Dances Series Subscription includes sets of Dance Music and Dance Descriptions plus EDC's 'Dancing as a Second Language' T-Shirt Series Subscription: -------------------------- The full subscription is $100 for 12 classes. We'll calculate a pro-rated subscription fee for registrants who sign up after the start date. Curriculum is designed to allow for a few missed classes. What to wear: ------------------ Comfortable shoes and clothing. Balkan Dancing --------------------- The Curriculum covers dances of Albania, Bosnia, Bulgaria, Croatia, Kosova, Greece, Macedonia, Romania, Serbia, Turkey as well as dances of the Roma People in the Balkans. Fascinating Rhythms ----------------------------- Learning will begin with dances that use the more familiar rhythms and syncopations (2/4, 4/4, 3/4, 6/8). Then we'll introduce the more complex "crooked rhythms" common to the Balkans (5/8, 7/4, 7/8, 7/16, 9/8, 11/16, 5/4, etc.) Global Dance Party --------------------------- The Friday following the last class is the Greek & Balkan Global Dance Party at the Old Town School of Folk Music with dance instruction by EDC and live music by Balkana - 11/30/18 - 8:30-11:00pm. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Join EDC Friday Night Ethnic Folk Dancing @ the Chicago Latvian Community Center Fridays: 7:45pm until Round About Midnight - First Floor Ballroom (Last Fridays 8:30pm Start - Second or Third Floor Ballroom) 7:45-9:15 – Special class - An Introduction to Balkan Dance 9:15-10:00 – Ongoing EDC Dance lessons 10:00 – Midnight – Open Dance Party – We include your requests! Bring some refreshments to share! Free Admission to Ongoing EDC Dance for "An Intro to Balkan Dance Participants" Suggested Donation for Ongoing EDC Classes: $6.00 / Full Time Students: $5.00 / Youth under 12: $4.00 Email: [masked] Website: Special Class Schedule: Events Schedule: Regional Events Calendar: Facebook Fan Page: Facebook Discussion Group: Meetup Group: Twitter: Contact: Paul Collins Email: [masked] Phone: (847)[masked]

Chicago Latvian Association

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