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BACDS Events Calendar

January 2016

Schedule of Events

January 01ENGLISHMTAlan Winston & Lise DyckmanNonesuch Country Dance Players (Stan & Susan Kramer, Rob Powell, Mary Tabor, Mark Daly, Daniel Soussan) with William Allen — New Year’s Day dance party
January 02CONTRASFSusan PleckBen Schreiber, Ashley Broder [Ventura], Jeff Spero [Los Angeles], $10/$12/$6
January 03ENGLISHFSJAlan WinstonThe Phoenix (William Allen, Stan & Susan Kramer, Mary Tabor)
January 05ENGLISHASEBruce HamiltonBill Jensen, Stan Kramer, Erik Ievins
January 06CONTRACCBHarris Lapiroff [Wash. DC]Open band led by Audrey Knuth [Boston], Dave Cory, Erik Hoffman, $10/$8/$6
January 08ENGLISH/REGENCYSMEAlan Winston, Cassandra VlahosOpen band led by Divertimento (James Langdell, William Allen, Paul Kostka)
January 09CONTRAMTKelsey HartmanThe Crabapples (Norm Cotton, Teresa Fife, Marta Lynch, Bob Silberstein — Note special location (Palo Alto Masonic, Florence at University, 2nd floor) for this night only!
January 09ENGLISHDGKCathleen Myers, Cassandra VlahosBangers and Mash (David Strong, Stan & Susan Kramer, Craig Johnson)
January 12WOODSHEDHPPmaybe you? maybe you? a peek backstage to try out new material. FREE!
January 13ENGLISHCCBDavid NewittMichelle Levy, David Strong, Patti Cobb
January 13ENGLISH/WORKSHOPCCBIntro to English Dance with David Newitt, David Strong, Patti Cobb FREE! (donations gladly accepted), 6:45–7:30pm
January 15ENGLISHMTBruce HamiltonNonesuch Country Dance Players (Stan & Susan Kramer, Rob Powell, Mary Tabor, Mark Daly, Daniel Soussan) with Bill Jensen
January 16CONTRASFKalia KlibanFresh Possum (Ben Schreiber, Daniel Steinberg)
January 17CONTRAFSJNick CucciaCommon Farmer (Ben Schreiber, Deniz Akin, Derya Akin)
January 19ENGLISHASEBruce HamiltonShauna Pickett-Gordon, Stan Kramer, Mary Tabor
January 20CONTRACCBErik HoffmanOpen band led by Swing Farm (Ray Bierl, Charlie Hancock, Steven Strauss)
January 22CONTRASFLynn AckersonLee Anne Welch, Kathrine Gardner, Craig Johnson
January 23 to January 24CONTRA/WORKSHOP/SPECIALFUMEric Black, Susan PetrickContra College with Ben Schreiber, Jim Oakden, Debra Tayleur, Anne Goess
Contra College is a 2-day workshop on contra dance where new, intermediate, and experienced dancers become more proficient in a relaxed, low-stress setting. preregistration required — see for information
January 23CONTRAFUMWarren BlierThree Fifths of Everything (David Wright, Del Eckels, Elizabeth Todd, Debra Tayleur)
January 23CONTRA/WORKSHOP/SPECIALFUMSusan PetrickCallers' workshop 5:30–7pm, attendees call at the Sunday Contra College Grad Dance, $20. Preregistration Required. see for information
January 23ENGLISHFBHAlan WinstonDavid Strong, Stan & Susan Kramer, Ellen Hoffman — for experienced dancers- 7:30 - 10:30, allow time for parking (at Finnish Brotherhood Hall)
January 24CONTRAFUMSusan Petrick & Contra College Callers' Workshop GradsTreble Makers (Debra Tayleur, Anne Goess, Chip Curry) — an extra dance on Sunday to celebrate Contra College, open to the public, 4–7pm $10/$8/$5
January 27ENGLISHCCBKalia KlibanOpen band led by Jon Berger, Charlie Hancock, Ellen Hoffman
January 29ENGLISHMTKalia KlibanNonesuch Country Dance Players (Stan & Susan Kramer, Rob Powell, Mary Tabor, Mark Daly, Daniel Soussan) with Bill Jensen
January 30CONTRAFUMAndy ShoreTripleplay (Chris Knepper, Charlie Hancock, Ben Schreiber)

Dance Venues

ASEAll Saints Episcopal Church555 Waverley StPalo Alto
CCBChrist Church Berkeley2138 Cedar StreetBerkeley
DGKDanceGround Keriac1805 Divisadero at BushSan Francisco
FBHFinnish Brotherhood Hall1970 ChestnutBerkeley
FSJFirst Unitarian Church of San Jose160 N 3rd StSan Jose
FUMFirst United Methodist Church of Palo Alto625 Hamilton at ByronPalo Alto
HPPCarriage House at Holbrook-Palmer Park150 Watkins AvenueAtherton
MTPalo Alto Masonic Temple461 Florence StreetPalo Alto
SFSt. Paul's Presbyterian Church1399 43rd AvenueSan Francisco
SMESt. Mark's Episcopal Church600 Colorado AvenuePalo Alto