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Folk Dance Fridays with the Old World Dance Club

Calendar of Area Dance and Concert Events


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*** October 13: Arab American Museum Thursday Concert Series ***
Armenian music with Ara Topouzian, Joe Zeytoonian and Myriam Eli.
7:30 p.m. - 13624 Michigan Avenue, Dearborn, MI 48126 - Phone (313) 582-AANM (2266)
Tickets: $10/$9 Museum Members
More information at http://www.arabamericanmuseum.org/umages/enews/09-20-11.html#event5

*** Friday, October 14 - Joe Zeytoonian, Myriam Eli, Ara Tapouzian ***
St. James Church, 8:30 - 11:30
Admission: $7/$6 OWDC members
Joe and Myriam were part of the outstanding ensemble at our last camp.
They are in the area and will play for us Friday along with Ara Tapouzian and John Parrish.



*** Various dates - Dancing in Ann Arbor ***
International Folk Dancing with Ann Arbor Folk Dancers
Call 734-995-0011 or 846-2059. website www.astro.utoledo.edu/~ndm/FD/

Usual format:
Location: The barn at Gretchen's House Childcare Center at 2625 Traver Blvd. 
Dancing to recorded music.
Time:  8 - 9 p.m.: teaching; 
           9 - 11 p.m.: open dance, requests encouraged! 
Admission:  $5; students:  $3
SNACKS: Thanks for any fruits/veggies/other goodies with no nut products, obvious or tainted!

Upcoming dances:

October 22:
Russ Ericksen
will be giving a Greek folk dance workshop, focusing on Aegean, Macedonian, Pontic and Cretan dances.  The workshop will be from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., Admission:  $12.
Later that evening: regular folk dance, with a review of the workshop dances from 8 - 9 p.m. and open dance from 9 - 11 p.m.  Admission:  $5; students:  $3.

November 4 - Dance to recorded music:  8 - 9 p.m. teaching; 9 - 11 p.m. open dance

November 18 - Dance to recorded music:  8 - 9 p.m. teaching; 9 - 11 p.m. open dance

December 2 - Dance to recorded music:  8 - 9 p.m. teaching; 9 - 11 p.m. open dance

December 16 - The Ethnic Connection Holiday Party:  8 - 11 p.m.

For more fun in Ann Arbor and beyond, check the
Ann Arbor Community for Traditional Music and Dance

*** Israeli Dancing ***
Oak Park
Tuesdays - Oak Park JCC,
15110 W. Ten Mile Road, Oak Park, MI 48317
8-10PM  $6
Contact: Sunny Segal - 248-967-3129

West Bloomfield
Wednesdays - West Bloomfield JCC,
6600 W. Maple Rd., West Bloomfield, MI 48322
7:30PM beginners, 8-10PM Int/Adv.  $6
Contact: Cheryl Feit 248-661-0710

Ann Arbor
Thursdays - Ann Arbor JCC ,
2935 Birch Hollow Dr. Ann Arbor
7:30 Beginners, 8-10 PM Int/Adv. $6 includes refreshments 
Contact: Laura 734-395-4223
a2rikud@gmail.com

Detroit
Witht the sudden death of Shawn Donaldson, Israeli dancing at the Downtown Synagogue has come to an end. For an obituary, and plans for a memorial service, see
http://downtownsynagogue.org/events