Cape May Set Dance Weekend 2008

This report’s way overdue but here’s what we did last Nov in Rehoboth. Ahhhh. The throbbing sensation in the feet that follows a full weekend of dancing. Wouldn’t trade it for just about anything. Wait, I said that last year. It’s still true though. Now, on to this year’s dancing excursion.

*sigh* An imminently danceable band

Jigsaw was playing before we danced on Thursday night and played a Jig that would have been perfect for our turnaround jig. Why *sigh*? Because we only ever dance to recorded music. Bleh.

Like dance? Doing anything this Saturday?

Club Rince Ghaelaigh will be giving a dance demo and getting audience members up to dance for Heart Smart Saturday at The Shops at Willow Bend Check it out.

Cape May Set Dance Weekend 2007

Ahhhh.  The throbbing sensation in the feet that follows a full weekend of dancing.  Wouldn’t trade it for just about anything. Susan, Charlotte, Bonnie and I boarded a plane Friday morning (after a bit of a scare which will remain our little secret) and jetted off to sunny New Joisey for a weekend of Irish … Continue reading Cape May Set Dance Weekend 2007

Dance for me, little atom!

Do they wear dancing costumes? Reuters reports that NIST has developed what may someday become a building block for quantum computing. Suspended in laser light, thousands of atoms pair up and dance, each moving in perfect counterpoint to its partner. Porto’s team isolated pairs of atoms in a lattice of light formed by six laser … Continue reading Dance for me, little atom!

Irish Dance Wiki open

We’ve opened up the Irish Dance Wiki which aims to become for Irish dancing what Wikipedia is to general information. Everyone is welcome to contribute and fill out information on schools, dancing venues, stores, books, videos, etc as they’re related to Irish dancing. At the moment there are a large list of schools in the … Continue reading Irish Dance Wiki open

October 19th set dance workshop

The set dance workshop held by Maldon Meehan and Ronan Regan is over and was great fun. They spent two hours showing us the basic steps for the Connemara Set and running us through the figures after which they gave us a demo of Sean Nos dancing to show us all what the footwork is … Continue reading October 19th set dance workshop

October 19th set dance workshop

Maldon Meehan & Ronan Regan will be in the Plano, TX area Thursday, October 19th and have offered to teach a workshop on the Connemara Set and steps that go with it. If you haven’t seen set dancing and the fancy footwork that can be added to spice it up, take a look at this … Continue reading October 19th set dance workshop