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Mar 2020

Date:
Saturday March 28th 2020
Time:
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Event:
Scandinavian
Cost:
$125
Location:
The Avalon, Ballroom
6185 Arapahoe Rd
Boulder, CO 80303 United States

Contact:
Sheila Morris: 303-469-2484 - spmorris@ecentral.com

The Boulder Scandinavian Dance and Music Weekend is a fun weekend (Friday night, Saturday and Saturday night, and Sunday) of dance and music with guest teachers and musicians - this year from Sweden.  The Saturday night dance is open to the public ($10).  The cost is $125 for all three days and Saturday night.  Pre-registration is required.

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Date:
Sunday March 29th 2020
Time:
10:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Event:
Scandinavian
Cost:
$125
Location:
The Avalon, Ballroom
6185 Arapahoe Rd
Boulder, CO 80303 United States

Contact:
Sheila Morris: 303-469-2484 - spmorris@ecentral.com

The Boulder Scandinavian Dance and Music Weekend is a fun weekend of dance and music with guest teachers and musicians - this year from Sweden.  The Saturday night dance is open to the public.

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Apr 2020

Date:
Saturday April 11th 2020
Time:
2:45 PM - 5:00 PM
Event:
Swing
Cost:
$35
Location:
The Avalon, Sodal Hall
6185 Arapahoe Rd
Boulder, CO United States

Contact:
Art Bragg: 720-413-0551 - arthurbragg@yahoo.com

Out of concern for the health of our community we have decided to cancel our upcoming classes. We will reschedule for sometime soon when things have calmed down. Thanks for your understanding! ---------------------------------------------------------- Saturday Swing Dance Classes in March and April With Art and Becky Bragg Beginning Six-Count Swing - four-week progressive class   March 21, 28 and April 4, 11 2:30 - 3:45pm      Cost - $35/series Lindy Hop for Social Swing Dancers - four-week progressive class  March 21, 28 and April…

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Date:
Sunday April 12th 2020
Time:
1:00 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 David Wohl Trio David Wohl - grand piano Ron Bland - bass Jeremey Wendelin - clarinet/saxaphone/flute The dance lesson this day will be Cha-Cha-Cha and Samba. The dance lesson and lovely light refreshments are included in your admission price.…

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Date:
Saturday April 18th 2020
Time:
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Event:
Swing
Cost:
$18 / $10 Students
Location:
The Avalon, Ballroom
6185 Arapahoe Rd
Boulder, CO 80303 United States

CANCELLED -  Dancing to live music 8:00 to 11:00 PM. Dance music during intermissions by DJ Frank Vernon. Two swing dance classes 7:00 PM included. Suitable for all dancers. Always the best bands! 18 April 2020 "William and The Romantics" This is a classic, full-on 18-piece Big Band with a great book covering all the great swing bands – including neo-swing (Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, Royal Crowne Revue, etc.) – plus FOUR vocalists! Led by Drummer, Bill Heldman, they have…

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Date:
Sunday April 26th 2020
Time:
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Event:
International
Cost:
$Each Workshop Session Members $20.00/ Nonmembers $25.00 Students with current ID $10.00 discount
Location:
The Avalon, Sodal Hall
6185 Arapahoe Rd
Boulder, CO United States

Contact:
Susan Smith: 303 880 3409 - esmiths@comcast.net

Presenting - Sonia Dion and Cristian Florescu Teaching Romanian Dances Sonia Dion was born in Québec, Canada and has been a professional dancer for over 20 years. She was lead dancer and choreographer for Les Sortilèges dance company. Sonia has toured worldwide. Cristian Florescu was born in Bucharest, Romania. He started dancing in 1982 with Romanian folk ensembles. Cristian was principal dancer with the National Ensemble Cununa Carpatilor with whom he toured extensively. In 1993, he joined Les Sortilèges, a…

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Jun 2021

Date:
Thursday June 3rd 2021
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 Lessons at the Boulder Salsa Social Every Thursday! In order to comply with the CDC and Boulder County’s recommendations as well as The Avalon COVID-19 policy, until further notice, this event will be hosted for fully vaccinated COVID-19 guests ONLY to allow for a safe and enjoyable dancing without masks. There will be no exceptions! Please be prepared to present your vaccination card (or photo of) and a matching photo ID upon entrance. In addition, please bring your mask…

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Date:
Saturday June 12th 2021
Time:
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Event:
Swing
Cost:
$
Location:
The Avalon, Ballroom
6185 Arapahoe Rd
Boulder, CO 80303 United States

Contact:
Tom Masterson: 303-499-6363 - tom.masterson@colorado.edu

Alex (Tink) Wilson Legacy Fund (AWLF) presents: A live-streamed concert and a live in-person dance evening with ESPRESSO! Gypsy Jazz and American Swing Saturday, June 12, 7 pm Alex’s Virtual Folk Arts Series Espresso! plays fiery Gypsy Jazz and American Swing in & around Boulder, Colorado. Upbeat, classy music and fabulous dancing. Espresso!  Espresso! plays at the Avalon Saturday, June 12 Duane Webster (bass). Bill Pontarelli (clarinet), Emily Reynolds (guitar), Jordan Ramsey (mandolin) We’re excited to present two ways to enjoy this…

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Jul 2021

Date:
Friday July 16th 2021
Time:
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Event:
Contra
Cost:
$5
Location:
The Avalon, Ballroom
6185 Arapahoe Rd
Boulder, CO 80303 United States

ONLY FULLY VACCINATED DANCERS WELCOME- BRING A POTLUCK SNACK* - PIZZA PROVIDED FRI., JULY 16, 2021 7 - 10 pm: $5 With Ed Hall calling and the Grouchier Geezers playing live! *proof of full vaccination, and a mask to wear when entering the building. INFO: lyn_mead@msn.com Nick Celebration Flyer - Updated

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Aug 2021

Date:
Tuesday August 10th 2021
Time:
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Event:
Belly Dance, Latin, Other
Cost:
$20
Location:
Boulder Tango Studio
6185 Arapahoe Av
Boulder, CO 80303 United States

Contact:
Marian Clark: 303-443-2396 - tinidancer@comcast.net
or Amina Salah: 720-339-0816 - aminasalah@hotmail.com

Xibaila is a fusion of cultural dances from the middle east and India integrating healing movements like Tai Chi and Yoga.   Mission Empowering women by creating consciousness on the importance of wellbeing that starts and transcends from within, demonstrating it is possible through dance and healing movement to connect with your body, being and over all essence.     Vision To evolve in a collective and sustainable manner and represent an active social movement of dance that inspires and…

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Date:
Tuesday August 10th 2021
Time:
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Event:
Belly Dance, Latin, Other
Cost:
$20
Location:
Boulder Tango Studio
6185 Arapahoe Av
Boulder, CO 80303 United States

Contact:
Marian Clark: 303-443-2396 - tinidancer@comcast.net
or Amina Salah: 720-339-0816 - aminasalah@hotmail.com

Xibaila is a fusion of cultural dances from the middle east and India integrating healing movements like Tai Chi and Yoga.   Mission Empowering women by creating consciousness on the importance of wellbeing that starts and transcends from within, demonstrating it is possible through dance and healing movement to connect with your body, being and over all essence.     Vision To evolve in a collective and sustainable manner and represent an active social movement of dance that inspires and…

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Sep 2021

Shmulik Gov-Ari Workshop

September 25 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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One event on September 25, 2021 at 9:30 am

One event on September 25, 2021 at 3:00 pm

One event on September 25, 2021 at 7:30 pm

One event on September 26, 2021 at 10:00 am

The Avalon, Ballroom, 6185 Arapahoe Rd
Boulder, CO 80303 United States
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Shmulik Gov-Ari Workshop

September 26 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Avalon, Sodal Hall, 6185 Arapahoe Rd
Boulder, CO United States
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Oct 2021

Date:
Saturday October 16th 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

Swing Dance This Date is CANCELLED ! SEE US AGAIN STARTING OCTOBER 30, 2021 Apologies to All

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Date:
Saturday October 23rd 2021
Time:
2:00 PM - 3:10 PM
Event:
Swing
Cost:
$10
Location:
The Avalon, Sodal Hall
6185 Arapahoe Rd
Boulder, CO United States

Contact:
Art Bragg: 720-413-0551 - arthurbragg@yahoo.com

Shim-Sham Saturday, October 23, 2021 2-3:10 PM $10 Good News! Because Swing Circle Boulder is following BCPH protocols, and we have been granted a mask exemption MASKS ARE NOT REQUIRED IN OUR CLASSES – but note that the Avalon building requires that MASKS MUST BE WORN IN ALL PUBLIC AREAS (lobby, hallways, bathrooms). Note: The Avalon is a vaccinated-only venue – YOU MUST SHOW PROOF OF VACCINATION (card or image) to attend. You must also supply contact information (phone or…

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Date:
Saturday October 23rd 2021
Time:
7:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Event:
Swing
Cost:
$10
Location:
The Avalon, Sodal Hall
6185 Arapahoe Rd
Boulder, CO United States

Contact:

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! October's event will feature live music from the Thom LaFond Quartet. Costumes not required but very welcome! Masks and proof of vaccination…

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Date:
Saturday October 23rd 2021
Time:
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Event:
Contra
Cost:
$FREE
Location:
The Avalon, Ballroom
6185 Arapahoe Rd
Boulder, CO 80303 United States

Alex’s Virtual Folk Arts Series presents: Dance Party with Barbelfish Balkan Band Barbelfish Balkan Band plays soul-stirring traditional music for dancing and listening from Eastern Europe and beyond, especially from Macedonia, Bulgaria and Greece. Exquisite melodies, soaring harmonies, driving rhythm, unusual instruments! Both in-person and live-streamed (the group’s first!) For this performance, Barbelfish is Amy Self - clarinet, kaval, vocals; James Hoskins - gudulka (Bulgarian folk fiddle), cello, bouzouki, vocals; Julie Lancaster - tambura, accordion, vocals; Jesse Manno - percussion,…

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Boulder Swing Dance Classes

October 25 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 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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Our inclusive and friendly beginner classes run in a 4-week progressive series on Monday nights at 8 p.m. 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). A new series begins at the start of the month. If you miss week 1 you can still start in week 2 of our Level 1 series. Sign-up…

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Date:
Saturday October 30th 2021
Time:
2:00 PM - 3:10 PM
Event:
Swing
Cost:
$10
Location:
The Avalon, Sodal Hall
6185 Arapahoe Rd
Boulder, CO United States

Contact:
Art Bragg: 720-413-0551 - arthurbragg@yahoo.com

Mama’s Stew Saturday, October 30, 2021 2-3:10 PM $10 Good News! Because Swing Circle Boulder is following BCPH protocols, and we have been granted a mask exemption MASKS ARE NOT REQUIRED IN OUR CLASSES – but note that the Avalon building requires that MASKS MUST BE WORN IN ALL PUBLIC AREAS (lobby, hallways, bathrooms). Note: The Avalon is a vaccinated-only venue – YOU MUST SHOW PROOF OF VACCINATION (card or image) to attend. You must also supply contact information (phone…

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Date:
Saturday October 30th 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! 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. AVD events at The Avalon are covered by a temporary Boulder County exemptions for…

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Nov 2021

Date:
Saturday November 6th 2021
Time:
2:00 PM - 3:10 PM
Event:
Swing
Cost:
$20
Location:
The Avalon, Sodal Hall
6185 Arapahoe Rd
Boulder, CO United States

Contact:
Art Bragg: 720-413-0551 - arthurbragg@yahoo.com

Tranky Doo Saturday, November 6 and 13, 2021 2:00 – 3:10 PM $20 Good News! Because Swing Circle Boulder is following BCPH protocols, and we have been granted a mask exemption MASKS ARE NOT REQUIRED IN OUR CLASSES – but note that the Avalon building requires that MASKS MUST BE WORN IN ALL PUBLIC AREAS (lobby, hallways, bathrooms). Note: The Avalon is a vaccinated-only venue – YOU MUST SHOW PROOF OF VACCINATION (card or image) to attend. You must also…

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Date:
Saturday November 13th 2021
Time:
2:00 PM - 3:10 PM
Event:
Swing
Cost:
$20
Location:
The Avalon, Sodal Hall
6185 Arapahoe Rd
Boulder, CO United States

Contact:
Art Bragg: 720-413-0551 - arthurbragg@yahoo.com

Tranky Doo Saturday, November 6 and 13, 2021 2:00 – 3:10 PM $20 Good News! Because Swing Circle Boulder is following BCPH protocols, and we have been granted a mask exemption MASKS ARE NOT REQUIRED IN OUR CLASSES – but note that the Avalon building requires that MASKS MUST BE WORN IN ALL PUBLIC AREAS (lobby, hallways, bathrooms). Note: The Avalon is a vaccinated-only venue – YOU MUST SHOW PROOF OF VACCINATION (card or image) to attend. You must also…

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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 @ 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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