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Nov 2021

Date:
Saturday November 20th 2021
Time:
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Event:
Swing
Cost:
$20 / $10 Students
Location:
The Avalon, Ballroom
6185 Arapahoe Rd
Boulder, CO 80303 United States

Dancing to Live Music 8:00 to 11:00 PM. Dance music during intermissions. Swing dance class 7:00 PM included. Suitable for all dancers. Always the Best Bands! November 20, 2021 = The Crystal Swing Big Band Album Release Party! This is a perennial favaorite big-band swing orchestra that plays mostly instrumental number from the classic Big Band Era. Guest vocalists include Chaz Bowles and others. An evening not to be missed! Admission: $20 per person general; $10 students with I.D.; volunteers…

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Boulder Swing Social Dance LIVE MUSIC

November 27, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
The Avalon, Sodal Hall, 6185 Arapahoe Rd
Boulder, CO United States
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Every month Boulder Swing Dance has a social swing dance party in Sodal Hall, usually on the 4th Saturday of the month. There is a free 30 minute crash course before the dance to get you up and moving. Want to learn more? Join us for a full lindy hop class series beginning the 1st of the month! Masks and proof of vaccination required. Live music provided by Jeremy Mohney & His Band! Free lesson: 7:30-8:00 PM Dance: 8:00-11:00 Price: $10 at the…

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Date:
Monday November 29th 2021
Time:
6:45 PM - 10:00 PM
Event:
Swing
Cost:
$50/60 series
Location:
The Avalon, Ballroom
6185 Arapahoe Rd
Boulder, CO 80303 United States

Contact:

Boulder Swing Dance's inclusive and friendly classes run in a 5-week progressive series on Monday nights in November in the Avalon Ballroom. We offer 3 levels for you to refine your lindy hop skills! No partner necessary as we rotate partners in class (you also have the option to opt-out of rotating). If you're a complete beginner, join us for our Level 1 series at 8 p.m.! Did you miss the 1st week? You're welcome to start the 2nd week.…

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Dec 2021

Date:
Sunday December 12th 2021
Time:
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Event:
Ballroom, Tango, Waltz
Cost:
$20; $10 students and youth
Location:
The Avalon, Ballroom
6185 Arapahoe Rd
Boulder, CO 80303 United States

Contact:
Jim Borzym: 720-317-3946 - avd@columbine.net

"Vintage" ballroom dancing to great live music at the Sunday afternoon Ragtime-Era Tea Dances. Waltz, tango, foxtrot, one-step, blues, two-step, Charleston, early swing, maxixe and half-and-half are among the couple dances we enjoy at the "Tea Dances". Live music by the Mont Alto Ragtime and Tango Orchestra with vocalist Susan Rogers, or Susan Rogers' Exuberant Quartet, and occasionally other great local bands. December 12, 2021 Live music by "Trio Zorillo" Led by Rodney Sauer Vocals by Susan Rogers (it is…

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Date:
Saturday December 18th 2021
Time:
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Event:
Swing
Cost:
$20 / $10 Students
Location:
The Avalon, Ballroom
6185 Arapahoe Rd
Boulder, CO 80303 United States

Dancing to Live Music 8:00 to 11:00 PM. Dance music during intermissions. Swing dance class 7:00 PM included. Suitable for all dancers. Always the Best Bands! December 18, 2021 Swing City 'Little Big Band' This is the very first swing band we slated in the Avalon Ballroom 16 years ago! Still going strong, and better than ever! Admission: $20 per person general; $10 students with I.D.; volunteers free. Children under 16 years $5 only with responsible adult in charge. Cash…

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Date:
Thursday December 30th 2021
Time:
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Cost:
$
Location:

Boulder, CO United States
Contact:
Joseph Snowhawk: snowhawkj@juno.com

Stay safe!

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Date:
Friday December 31st 2021
Time:
7:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Event:
Swing
Cost:
$30
Location:
The Avalon, Ballroom
6185 Arapahoe Rd
Boulder, CO 80303 United States

CANCELLED: New Years Eve Party Friday, 31 December 2021   Jim X. Borzym American Vernacular Dance  

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Jan 2022

Date:
Saturday January 1st 2022
Time:
7:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Event:
International
Cost:
$10-12
Location:

Boulder, CO United States
Contact:
Susan Smith: 303 880 3409 - esmiths@comcast.net

Our 38th New Year's Day Dance Live music by Barbelfish January 1, 2022 7:30-11:00 pm Members: $10. Non-members $12 In the spacious and well ventilated Avalon Ballroom Masked and with proof of vaccination.

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Date:
Sunday January 9th 2022
Time:
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Event:
Ballroom, Tango, Waltz
Cost:
$20; $10 students and youth
Location:
The Avalon, Ballroom
6185 Arapahoe Rd
Boulder, CO 80303 United States

Contact:
Jim Borzym: 720-317-3946 - avd@columbine.net

9 January 2022 Event canceled due to new policies at The Avalon

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Date:
Saturday January 15th 2022
Time:
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Event:
Swing
Cost:
$20 / $10 Students
Location:
The Avalon, Ballroom
6185 Arapahoe Rd
Boulder, CO 80303 United States

15 January 2022 Canceled due to new covid policies at The Avalon

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Date:
Saturday January 22nd 2022
Time:
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Event:
International
Cost:
$donation
Location:
The Avalon, Ballroom
6185 Arapahoe Rd
Boulder, CO 80303 United States

Contact:

We'll have a sort of Glendi to celebrate the No-I-Really-Have-Turned-90 Hasapiko Master Arnie Guminski. We'll have a potluck at 6 pm, and then the band will play 7- 9 pm. Since there will be a bit of Turkish music along with our Greek favorites we'll call the band Sherefe: it will have our beloved musicians: James Hoskins, Julie Lancaster, Brett Bowen, Dexter Payne and Jesse Manno. Donations welcome as always. Yes, we know that these are uncertain times, and we…

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ONLINE Boulder Swing Social Dance

January 22 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Online, Boulder, CO United States + Google Map

We usually hold a social dance, but this month we'll be meeting online! At 7 p.m. we'll watch the short documentary The Call of the Jitterbug (~30 minutes, 1988, subtitles included). At around 7:30 our DJs will take over for about 2 hours of music and swing dance videos to watch, listen to, or dance along with. Join us! Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87639926295?pwd=VjRzSFpickdTdzd0dnlLWWN4UTZsZz09 Passcode: 5678

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Date:
Thursday January 27th 2022
Time:
7:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Event:
Latin, Salsa
Cost:
$10
Location:
The Avalon, Ballroom
6185 Arapahoe Rd
Boulder, CO 80303 United States

Salsa, Rueda & Bachata canceled this week due to death in family. Until further notice... Due to Omicron, the Avalon is requiring masks throughout the evening to help keep our communities safe. N95-style masks are encouraged. Also, as of 1/15 boosters or vaccinations less than 6 months old will be required (a 2-week grace period is allowed to get the booster). Plan to show your vaccination card again, as we will begin with a blank registry.   Salsa Lessons at…

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Date:
Saturday January 29th 2022
Time:
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Event:
Swing
Cost:
$20 / $10 Students
Location:
The Avalon, Ballroom
6185 Arapahoe Rd
Boulder, CO 80303 United States

29 January 2022 Canceled due to new covid policies at The Avalon

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(CANCELLED) Boulder Swing Dance Classes

January 31 @ 6:45 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:45 pm on Monday, happening 4 times

The Avalon, Ballroom, 6185 Arapahoe Rd
Boulder, CO 80303 United States

Boulder Swing Dance’s inclusive and friendly classes run in a 4-week progressive series on Monday nights in January in the Avalon Ballroom. No partner necessary as we rotate partners in class (you also have the option to opt-out of rotating). If you’re a complete beginner, join us for our Level 1 series at 8 p.m.! Did you miss the 1st week? You’re welcome to start the 2nd week. After that, please wait for our next monthly series to begin to…

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Feb 2022

Date:
Saturday February 19th 2022
Time:
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Event:
Swing
Cost:
$20 / $10 Students
Location:
The Avalon, Ballroom
6185 Arapahoe Rd
Boulder, CO 80303 United States

 Dancing to Live Music Always the Best Bands! 19 February 2022 Canceled for February

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Mar 2022

Date:
Thursday March 17th 2022
Time:
7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Event:
Swing
Cost:
$10
Location:
The Avalon, Sodal Hall
6185 Arapahoe Rd
Boulder, CO United States

Contact:
Joseph Snowhawk: snowhawkj@juno.com

The Avalon remains to be a "vaccinated-only facility", but wearing masks is no longer required. Please be ready to show your vaccination card (or a photo of it) and your ID upon entry.   WC Swing Lessons and Social Every Thursday! Hour-long WCS lessons followed by Dancing! You are going to have a BLAST! March 17th Instructors: BRIANA & ANTHONY! 7:30-8:30PM Dance 8:30-10:30PM —————————————— $10 Cover (includes class and the dance) -$2 Student discount (with a valid ID) Rotating instructors…

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Date:
Saturday March 19th 2022
Time:
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Event:
Swing
Cost:
$20 / $10 Students
Location:
The Avalon, Ballroom
6185 Arapahoe Rd
Boulder, CO 80303 United States

Dancing to Live Music 8:00 to 11:00 PM. Dance music during intermissions. Swing dance class 7:00 PM included. Suitable for all dancers. Always the Best Bands! The Flatirons Jazz Orchestra with guest vocalist Chaz Bowles 19 April 2022 Admission: $20 per person general; $10 students with I.D.; volunteers free. Children under 16 years $5 only with responsible adult in charge. Cash or check at the door. No reservations required. Attendance only by evidence of full vaccination. No exceptions. You can…

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Boulder Swing Social Dance LIVE MUSIC

March 26 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
The Avalon, Sodal Hall, 6185 Arapahoe Rd
Boulder, CO United States
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Every month Boulder Swing Dance has a social swing dance party in Sodal Hall, usually on the 4th Saturday of the month. There is a free 30 minute crash course before the dance to get you up and moving. Want to learn more? Join us for a full Lindy hop class series beginning the 1st of the month! Masks and proof of vaccination required. Live music provided by Jeremy Mohney & his Band! Lesson: 7:30-8:00 PM Dance: 8:00-11:00 Price: $10, $5…

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Date:
Monday March 28th 2022
Time:
6:45 PM - 10:00 PM
Event:
Swing
Cost:
$50/60 series
Location:
The Avalon, Ballroom
6185 Arapahoe Rd
Boulder, CO 80303 United States

Contact:

Boulder Swing Dance’s inclusive and friendly Lindy hop classes run in a 4-week progressive series on Monday nights in March in the Avalon Ballroom. No partner necessary as we rotate partners in class (you also have the option to opt-out of rotating). If you’re a complete beginner, join us for our Level 1 series at 8 p.m.! Did you miss the 1st week? You’re welcome to start the 2nd week. After that, please wait for our next monthly series to…

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Apr 2022

Boulder Swing Social Dance LIVE MUSIC

April 23 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
The Avalon, Sodal Hall, 6185 Arapahoe Rd
Boulder, CO United States
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Every month Boulder Swing Dance has a social swing dance party in Sodal Hall, usually on the 4th Saturday of the month. There is a free 30 minute crash course before the dance to get you up and moving. Want to learn more? Join us for a full Lindy hop class series beginning the 1st of the month! Masks and proof of vaccination required. Live music provided by Uptown Messaround! Special performance from The Diamond Dolls. Lesson: 7:30-8:00 PM Dance: 8:00-11:00…

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Boulder International Folk Dancers Workshop with Sonia and Cristian teaching Romanian Dances

April 24 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on April 23, 2022 at 9:30 am

One event on April 24, 2022 at 10:00 am

The Avalon, Ballroom, 6185 Arapahoe Rd
Boulder, CO 80303 United States
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The Boulder International Folk Dancers invite you to attend our 2022 annual folk dance workshop. This year we will be featuring Sonia Dion and Cristian Florescu who will be teaching Romanian dances. They are known for their vibrant energy, warmth, and exciting choice of dances and music. Sonia and Cristian bring excitement and energy to their workshops. Love of dance is evident in their presentations. You are certain to find a few new favorite dances! We are excited to welcome…

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Boulder Swing Dance Classes (Lindy hop)

April 25 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Monday, happening 4 times

The Avalon, Ballroom, 6185 Arapahoe Rd
Boulder, CO 80303 United States
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Boulder Swing Dance’s inclusive and friendly Lindy hop classes run in a 4-week progressive series on Monday nights in April in the Avalon Ballroom. No partner necessary as we rotate partners in class (you also have the option to opt-out of rotating). If you’re a complete beginner, join us for our Level 1 series at 8 p.m.! Did you miss the 1st week? You’re welcome to start the 2nd week. After that, please wait for our next monthly series to…

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May 2022

Arnie’s Glendi

May 7 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
The Avalon, Ballroom, 6185 Arapahoe Rd
Boulder, CO 80303 United States
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A special Glendi on Saturday May 7 to celebrate the I-Really-Have-Turned-90 Hasapiko Master Arnie Guminski. His birthday was in January but we weren't able to celebrate properly. Now we can! Food, music, dancing; take your pick, as much or as little as you like. There is plenty of space in the Avalon Ballroom; you can recline on couches, sit at tables, dance traditional Greek dances with the group (Arnie will lead a lot) or groove on your own. We'll have…

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Boulder Swing Dance Classes (Lindy hop)

May 16 @ 6:45 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:45 pm on Monday, happening 4 times

The Avalon, Ballroom, 6185 Arapahoe Rd
Boulder, CO 80303 United States
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Boulder Swing Dance’s inclusive and friendly Lindy hop classes run in a 4-week progressive series on Monday nights in April in the Avalon Ballroom. No partner necessary as we rotate partners in class (you also have the option to opt-out of rotating). If you’re a complete beginner, join us for our Level 1 series at 8 p.m.! Did you miss the 1st week? You’re welcome to start the 2nd week. After that, please wait for our next monthly series to…

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