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Jan 2022

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:
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 23 @ 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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Boulder Swing Flatiron Stomp LIVE MUSIC

May 28 @ 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 in Lindy Hop before the dance to get you up and moving. Masks optional, proof of vaccination required. Lesson: 7:30-8:00 PM Dance: 8:00-11:00 with LIVE SWING AND JAZZ MUSIC from The Nobo Hobos! Price: $10, $5 for students, free for new May Level 1 students www.boulderswingdance.com questions? --> info@boulderswingdance.com **Please note:…

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Jun 2022

Boulder Swing Flatiron Stomp LIVE MUSIC

June 25 @ 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 dance party in Sodal Hall on the 4th Saturday of the month. There is a free 30 minute crash course in Lindy Hop before the dance to get you up and moving. Masks optional, proof of vaccination required. Lesson: 7:30-8:00 PM Dance: 8:00-11:00 with LIVE SWING AND JAZZ MUSIC from Espresso! Price: $10, $5 for students www.boulderswingdance.com                                 …

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Jul 2022

Boulder Swing Flatiron Stomp LIVE MUSIC

July 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 dance party in Sodal Hall on the 4th Saturday of the month. There is a free 30 minute crash course in Lindy Hop before the dance to get you up and moving. Masks optional, proof of vaccination required. Lesson: 7:30-8:00 PM Dance: 8:00-11:00 Price: $10, $5 for students www.boulderswingdance.com                                                 …

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Aug 2022

Date:
Saturday August 20th 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. 20 August 2022 Marti Henry's "Jazz Over Easy" Swing Band This will be their premier performance for our Saturday Swing Nights. 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…

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Sep 2022

Date:
Friday September 2nd 2022
Time:
7:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Event:
Contra
Cost:
$175
Location:
The Avalon, Ballroom
6185 Arapahoe Rd
Boulder, CO 80303 United States

Contact:
Caroline Fuller: Zesty@cfootmad.org
or PAUL SOMLO: 970-763-7676 - paul_somlo@yahoo.com

A weekend of music and dance with national bands and callers. Advance registration required.

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Date Night Dance & Relationship Enrichment Series (Teaser Class) Session 1

September 15 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Boulder Tango Studio, 6185 Arapahoe Av
Boulder, CO 80303 United States
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Sample the Date Night Dance & Relationship Enrichment Series with this Teaser Class. Fan the flames of your romance through attunement and connection!

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Date:
Saturday September 17th 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. 17 September 2022 The After Midnight Jazz Sextet 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 elect to wear your mask if you want…

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Date:
Monday September 26th 2022
Time:
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Event:
Scandinavian
Cost:
$7
Location:
The Avalon, Sodal Hall
6185 Arapahoe Rd
Boulder, CO United States

Contact:
Nancy Ellinghaus: 303-499-7262 - nellinghaus7@gmail.com

PERFECT your PIVOT,  HONE your HAMBO,  SHARPEN your SCHOTTIS !! Starting September 19, Monday Night Scandinavian Dancing will offer a series of classes focusing on basic Scandinavian couple dance skills and accessible, fun dances. Learn the secrets of maintaining your own balance while connecting with your partner and turning effortlessly. The best part is, Scandinavian couple dance skills transfer to most other couple dance forms, so you will not only be learning new dances, you will be enhancing the ones you already…

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Country Two Step (Beginner)

September 30 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Friday, repeating until November 19, 2022

The Avalon, Sodal Hall, 6185 Arapahoe Rd
Boulder, CO United States
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Here's your chance to learn country Two Step! Drop-ins and all levels welcomed! No partner (or cowboy hat) required. Two left feet? That's our specialty!

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Date:
Friday September 30th 2022
Time:
7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Event:
Contra
Cost:
$5-15
Location:
Boulder Tango Studio
6185 Arapahoe Av
Boulder, CO 80303 United States

Contact:
Caroline Fuller: Zesty@cfootmad.org
or Betsy Keith: 303-564-6916 - handsacross@cfootmad.org

A gender-neutral contra dance

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Wedding Dance Workshop

September 30 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Avalon, North Lobby, 6185 Arapahoe Rd
Boulder, CO 80303 United States
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Don’t flub the FIRST DANCE! Make it a moment to remember!
In this 2-hour workshop, you’ll gain the knowledge, skills, and confidence to shine on your big day!

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