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12 hours intensive tango classes: Subject: Tomas, Barridas & Pasadas,11 hours Tango Class & 1 hour Tango Technique. These Seminars are intended for: Advanced and experience dancers. Intermediate dancers who are willing to deeply study the tango. Friday evening Practica and Saturday night Milonga included. More info: http://www.gustavoygiselle.com/english/25_BoulderTangoStudio_sem.htm.
The Scandinavian Christmas Party is our biggest party of the year, with live music by the Boulder Spelemannslag until 10 pm, followed by other musicians until no dancers are left! Scandinavian or other folk-costumes encouraged. Pot-luck snacks. Children are welcome and encouraged to dance but must be supervised by an adult and are not allowed to play on the very crowded dance floor for everyone's safety. No partner is required.
New Years Eve Dance Party!
The Hot Tomatoes Dance Orchestra!
Swing and Ballroom Dancing!
Champagne toast at 11 PM.
Ring in the New Year dancing with friends and fabulous music in our fine Avalon Ballroom. Saturday, December 31st, 20113; 8:00 P.M. to midnight. A long-time local tradition! Swing, Waltz, Tango, Foxtrot, Blues, Two-Step, ballroom and other couples dances.
Doors open at 7:30 PM with dancing to music by DJ Frank Vernon. The nine-piece Hot Tomatoes Dance Orchestra will play a variety of swing and couples dance music from 8:00 PM to midnight. There will be recorded music for dancing during the intermissions.
Entertainment and dance performances by "Watch Your Step!" Vintage Dance Troupe at the first intermission at approximately 9 PM.
Refreshments will be a dessert potluck; bring an item to share if you'd like. (Please mark your platter! Servingware available at the Avalon.) Champagne toast at 11 PM.
Tickets at the door: $32 per person, cash or check to "AVD". There are no pre-sales, and no reservations are required. There should be no problem with tickets selling out. Singles and couples, new dancers and experienced, any age: all welcome. This is a social.
There will be tables and chairs enough for those who prefer primarily to observe. No alcoholic drinks will be sold or served except at the 11 PM toast; all others are BYO.
Recommended dress: party, dressy, vintage, formal, contemporary, or just neat and clean. Please wear non-marring shoes on our cushioned oak dance floor. Plenty of free parking!
This dance is a twenty-year tradition in our Front Range dance community. We hope you will join us!
The Avalon Ballroom is located at 6185 Arapahoe Road, Boulder, on the north side of the road, just west of Naropa and the Valmont Power Plant.
We invite you to consider an individual membership in the Village Arts Coalition (VAC). Members receive the STOMP! publication six times a year, may vote in VAC elections, and participate in many aspects of the coalition's projects. Membership rates are $10 for an individual, $15 for a couple, and $25 for a group membership.
If you have a participatory or performing group, we would love for you to join the VAC and list your events here on our website/portal! You will help make this become a comprehensive directory of all folk arts, music and dance activities in the area. For info about joining, please see the membership page.