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Contra Dancing at Boston Pride March

by John Gintell

At about 12:30 on Saturday we launched off in the Boston Pride Parade. Nineteen of us were ready to dance at the start and more people joined in during the ~1¼ hours of the march. We were led by Chris Ricciotti's bus (exhaust pipe extension sent the exhaust up instead of backwards) containing the sound system and decorated with banners made

Contra Dancing 101

by Bob Peterson

Come Dance!

First time dancers are especially welcome to join a dance, so come and dance!

Contra dancing is a fun way to socialize and get a bit of exercise. We encourage a friendly atmosphere, and seek to make everyone feel comfortable. …

Contra Dancing, from a Modern Western Square Dancer

by Andy Shore
May 17, 2005

Where do I begin to tell the story of...

the unbelievably fun weekend I had at the LCFD Dance Camp in Sylvan Lake, New York.

After my exposure to a real Contra dance in Louisville back in March, several friends encouraged me to attend this weekend retreat. …