Dance

Various forms of dance for recreation and for performance.

Photos from Ealdormere's A&S Practicum

Eirik Andersen has posted an album of photos taken at the recent A&S Practicum in the Kingdom of Ealdormere on the Two Ravens website.

Edinburgh Dance Moot 2007 - Evening Ball Photos online

Margaret de May has posted photos from the recent Edinburgh Dance Moot 2007 - Evening Ball in the Kingdom of Drachenwald.

Ursulan Newcomers Feast

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Are you new? Are you old? Are you somewhere in between? On the 24th of March, the College of St Ursula would like to invite you to join us at our Newcomers Feast as a way of greeting both new and past faces to the Society.

It will be held on Saturday the 24th, from 6pm, at the Croydon IMAR Hall. ( Imar Youth Charitable Hall, cnr The Strand & Paisley Roads, Croydon, NSW.)This is only a short walk from Croydon train station. Location:
College of St Ursula (Croydon, New South Wales)

Edinburgh Dance Moot 2007 - Games and Spectators Photos online

Margaret de May has posted photos from the recent Edinburgh Dance Moot 2007 - Games and Spectators in the Kingdom of Drachenwald.

Break the Back of Winter 17: A Silver Masque

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Break the Back of Winter the 17th: A Silver Masque -- A Celebration of spring to come and this year the 25th Anniversary of Skraeling Althing as a Barony!! To take place On March 17th 2007, in the Canton of Greyfells!!

Theme: A Late period Masque. Those who attend are encouraged to wear a mask, and dress in Red, White and/or Silver to commemorate our Barony's anniversary!

Reservations: Please contact Dame Sarra [hfraser@kingston.net], or Lord Location:
Canton of Greyfells (Kingston, Ontario)

Known World Dance Symposium

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The sixth biennial Known World Dance Symposium will be held in Seattle, Washington this summer. Early pre-registration is now open, and proposals for workshops and performances are being accepted. An outline of the schedule is also available. More information about the site and lodging will be posted soon. We expect that registration for on-site lodging will be available in March.

The event is organized by the Seattle branch of the Society for Creative Anachronism (SCA), the Barony of Madrone. The SCA is an international organization dedicated to researching and re-creating the arts and skills of pre-17th-century Europe. Our "Known World" consists of 30,000 members residing in countries around the world. Members, dressed in clothing of the Middle Ages and Renaissance, attend events which may feature tournaments, arts exhibits, classes, workshops, dancing, feasts, and more. Location:
Barony of Madrone (Seattle, Washington)

Mid Summer Tourney

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Join us for our Ancient and Honourable Midsummer Tourney, Come and take your ease, Fight if you so please, eat drink and be merry in such way as is pleasant to you.

Friday June 29- Sunday July 1

We Return to the parish of Holmbury St Mary, in Surrey

Site: Holmbury St Mary WI Hall, in Surrey It's a splendid little village hall, with a fine Pub just up the road, and nice woodland adjacent. Location:
Westdragonshire (Surrey, England)

Middle Eastern Potluck and Dance Party

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Greetings! Please join me in Dragonsspine on Saturday, February 24th to rid yourself of the winter doldrums. Bask in the warmth of good friends, stuff your mouth and belly with delicious food, share your best "No ****, there I was . . . " Estrella War stories, and dance and drum to your hearts content.

There is no site fee but please bring food to share for the potluck feast (Middle Eastern / Mediterranean food is suggested, but any and all fare is Location:
Barony of Dragonsspine (Colorado Springs, Colorado)

Griffone d'Oro in Northshield

Adeliz de la Tour has posted a video on YouTube of the dance Griffone d'Oro as performed by THL Alina of Foxwood and Master Etienne de Clermont with music by Owain Phyfe and the New World Renaissance Band.

Fourth Annual Estrella War Grand Ball

Estrella War will once again be hosting its Grand Ball! This event features some of the best live musicians and dance masters from the Known World. Last year the ball had over twenty-five musicians and six kingdoms represented.

Spring Hafla

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Join us for a day of Music and Dancing! Classes on ME Dance, History & Garb will be held from Noon to 6 pm. The feast will be buffet style of Middle Eastern delights open from 6 – 8 pm. A dance exposition is planned for the dinner hours with an open hafla from 8 –10:30 pm. Live music will be provided for the open hafla. Musicians always welcome.

Lion's Lodge
641 Silver Lake Avenue Location:
Barony of Brendoken (Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio)

Freezing Our Haffla Off!

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The Barony of White Waters invites you away from the heat of the desert to: Freezing Our Haffla Off! Saturday March 10, 2007

Site opens at 9am closes 9pm

Central Christian Church
418 W. Franklin St.
Elkhart, IN 46516

NOTE: Site has no elevator, classes upstairs, common/dancing downstairs.

If you are interested in TEACHING, please contact lady Zafirah (Sarah Neverly) at sarah_neverly@netzero.net. Location:
Barony of White Waters (Elkhart, Indiana)

Silver Forest Ball

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The Canton of Coille Stoirmeil turns 25 years old this year. Please join us for a weekend of good fun, food, memories, food, laughter, food, dancing, food, good company, and food. This event will combine the best of the Canton's past events of Feast of the Beast and That Moot Thingy. Two for the price of one!!

Site Fees
Advance (Received by April 13): $10/adult; $5/child ages 6-12; under 6 free Location:
Canton of Coille Stoirmeil (Tomah, Wisconsin)

Warwick Consort to perform in St. Paul

On Tuesday February 6, 2007, the Warwick Consort will present a concert of renaissance music at Olivet Congregational Church in Saint Paul, Minnesota. The concert will also feature the Terpsichory Courtly Dance Troupe.

Eskalyan Dance and Schmooze

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The holiday season is now behind us. To brighten your holiday doldrums and rid yourselves of all of the old year's regrets, we once again invite the populace of Eskalya, nay, the Known World, to join us. This is the time of year to spend in good cheer when neighbors, friends and family gather to meet. We are thinking warm and sunny thoughts with offerings of desserts, dance and diversions to chase the cold winter away. Location:
Eskalya (Anchorage, Alaska)

Winter Oasis

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First, this is THE Middle Eastern/belly- dancing/all you can eat/all you can dance/all you can drum wonderful event that is one of the cornerstones of Unser Hafen! We have classes in beginning belly dance, Asian-infused belly dance, and a multi-hour Hafla! We will also have wonderful classes such as Middle Eastern Personas, Turban Wrapping, Arabic Alphabet, and the art of Henna! Or, if you just want to eat and eat and eat and eat and eat...you are definitely in luck! Bring your feast gear, because we will have a glorious feast consisting of lamb, meat wrapped in pastry, pilaf, couscous, a flatbread bar, haroset, an immense array of vegetable delicacies including carrot tzimmes, stuffed dates, baklava and ...? And if this inspires you to try your hand at cooking, we have a class on the Culinary Quest of the Middle East. If you've already been inspired to whip up a delicacy, we will greatly appreciate anything you wish to pass. (We do request that you bring an ingredients card with your dish, so people with allergies do not put themselves in harms way.) You may also wish to note that this is a wet site for those above the age of 21, so please feel free to bring anything that you have made! Location:
Barony of Unser Hafen (Fort Collins, Colorado)

Saturday Night Fever III

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Pack your instruments and dancing shoes and come to the third dance and music weekend offered by the Shire of Meadowmarsh. This event is especially for all those who enjoy dancing and learning new dances. Often there is not enough dancing at events, so we have created a weekend only for music and dance. We have hired the best dance teachers and musicians, so don't miss your chance to dance until your feet get blisters. Location:
Shire of Meadowmarsh (Duedelsheum, Germany)

Arn Hold Masked Ball and Bardic Competition

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On the heels of Twelfth Night and Christmas, but just in time to relieve that Estrella pre-event pressure comes the Arn Hold Masked Ball and Bardic Competition! This year, the theme is TOYS!

Be prepared to shine and dance in the playful atmosphere of a period toymaker's workshop. Watch the playthings come alive as YOU become part of every child's fantasy. Revel in a hall of lifesized toys and toys in the making, enjoy a Location:
Barony of Arn Hold (Middleton, Idaho)

Third Annual SCA Dance Workshop

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The Shire of Cathanar invites you to a day of dancing, both traditional Medieval Country Dance and Middle Eastern Dance.

The Workshop will be held at the Unitarian-Universalist Fellowship Hall in New Bern, NC, beginning at 10 AM and running until 5 PM. Instruction will be tailored to the skill level of the participants, so don't be shy if you've never done this before. If you're an old hand at it, not only can we use your experience to help others along, but we also plan to include more advanced dances in the afternoon session. If you're a drummer, feel free to bring your drum and help with the music for the Middle Eastern dancers. Location:
Shire of Cathanar (New Bern, North Carolina)

Ealdormere Kingdom Twelfth Night

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Come and join us in the First (ok maybe it's the second) Kingdom Twelfth Night in Ealdormere. There will be games and merchants and prizes and dancing, Oh MY!! No lunch table due to the late start of the event but a wonderful German feast without a schnitzel or bratwurst in sight!

See the Queen of Fools and the foolish King and answer her riddles or forfeit. No combat in accordance with Twelfth Night traditions. Location:
Canton of Vest Yorvik (Streetsville, Ontario)

Regional Dance Practice

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Angels Keep is pleased to be able to host the next regional dance practice on Sunday, January 21, 2007 at the Unitarian Universalist Church, 607 North Seward Avenue, Auburn NY 13021, in the upstairs meeting room from 1- 5pm.

How to find us:
From Syracuse, take Rte 5 into Auburn. Make a left onto North Seward Ave (by the Taco Bell). The UU is a small red building on your right, just over the crest of the hill. Location:
Canton of Angels Keep (Auburn, New York)

Quintavian Hafla

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Greetings from the Shire of Quintavia, we once again open our doors for our Hafla Celebration. We invite you to bring your rugs, pillows, dancing shoes, musical instruments, a warm smile, and join us for an evening, day, and evening in the middle east. Come, dance, sing, tell stories, rest, recline, eat, talk with friends, make new ones, and just enjoy yourself. So pack up your dance belts, rugs and musical instruments and journey to Quintavia for a relaxing day of relaxing, laughing, singing, stories and music. Middle Eastern and Indian style Dancing, Drumming, and Jamming. Come to dance and drum, or just to hang out, socialize, and watch! Location:
Shire of Quintavia (Millbury, Massachusetts)

Knights Crossing Investiture

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Be it known that on the Tenth day of February, that being a Saturday, their most Noble Majesties, Maximilian and Margerite, will invest a new representative to govern their Barony of Knights Crossing. Come one, come all to bear witness and celebrate with feasting and dancing!

Site: The residence of Gerhardt and Judith, Zum Steckengarten 21, 63322 Roedermark Germany (near Frankfurt am Main)

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Barony of Knights Crossing (Rödermark, Germany)

Crosston Dance Ball

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It is time once again for the Crosston Dance Ball. If you enjoy period dance to music by live musicians, here is your chance to dance the night away. In the afternoon, there will be dance instruction led by our fabulous dance instructors, Vyncent atte Wodegate, Isabel D Triana, and Geoffrey Matthias. A delicious feast prepared by Lady Chiara la Trombottiera will follow the instructions. And the evening will be completed with several sets of dances to the fine playing of our wonderful live musicians. Location:
Shire of Crosston (Santa Clara California)

BMDL Baronial Twelfth Night

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As the cold winter has put nature to sleep, Yuletide brings forth the promise of days growing bigger and the grass awakening from its deep slumber. All and all a perfect time to come and rejoice with the Barony-Marche of the Debatable Lands on its celebration of the Twelfth Night! Their Excellencies, Alonzio and Tatyana will hold their Baronial Court and her Excellency will also choose her Bardic Champion. There will be performances from the Debatable Choir, the Debatable Consort and I Genisii, dancing, a pillow fight (which has now become a 12th night tradition!), an A&S display (run by THL Odriana vander Brugghe, email at odriana@gmail.com) with a Yule theme, a fencing tournament, children activities, our Silent Auction and much more to be scheduled! Location:
Barony Marche of the Debatable Lands (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania)

Terpsichore at the Tower XIII

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Terpsichore sings! Come dance, while she sings. Terpsichore sings! Feel the flow of the music while Terpsichore sings.

Dance with us while the Muse sings.

http://www.cynnabar.org/terpsichore Location:
Barony of Cynnabar

Academy of St. Julian

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Saint Julian, the patron saint of minstrels and wandering musicians, was known for offering hospitality to weary travelers. This winter, in the same tradition, the Barony-Marche of the Debatable Lands welcomes you in from the cold for a day of music and dance!

This event will be a music and dance schola, featuring classes on a variety of musical subjects, as well as dance instruction. In addition, there will be musical performances including an appearance Location:
Barony-Marche of the Debatable Lands (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania)

Rivenoak Yule

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Their Excellencies, Coronado and Jehanne, holders of the Coronet of Rivenoak, extends warm invitations out amongst the populace of the West to partake of food and drink with them at their bountiful feasting table, and to celebrate the Yuletime with the men and women of Rivenoak, as they make merry in their games, contests, dancing, and sundry amusements of the season.

This Yule Feast will be held Saturday, December 9th, in the town of Location:
Barony of Rivenoak (Durham, California)

Carenza's Caravan Brings Middle Eastern Dance to Muncie, Indiana

When Carenza bint Asya (Diana Eckart) became involved with the SCA, she was given the choice of pursuing a Viking persona or that of a belly dancer. She chose the dancer. Now, six years later, she owns a dance studio and heads a troupe of dancers. Thomas Fraley of the Ball State Daily News has the story.

Twelfth Night: Shakespeares Mid-Winter Dream

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Expect a day of everything Shakespeare and winter! We will have fighting, children's activities, snowshoe boffer, dancing, fellowship and other winter time fun.

January 13, 2007
Camp Lakamaga
12303 Lakamaga TR N
Marine on St Croix, MN 55047
http://www.girlscoutscv.org/for_girls/camp/camp_lak.htm
Gates open at 9 am, close at 11 pm Location:
Barony of Nordskogen (St Croix, Minnesota)