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Dance By Date
Social Dances in Rhode Island


Last update March 28, 2009

Dance By Date
May 2009

Rhode Island ballroom, latin, salsa, swing, tango, country, hustle, contra, cajun, zydeco and social dances

All dances (including occasional, one time or special event dances) are listed by date. Pick the month and then the date

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Where To Dance by location
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MAY 2009



Friday May 1, 2009

Argentine Tango
The Tango Incident - A Potluck Milonga


99 South Bend Street
Between Division St and Johnson St
Pawtucket RI
Time: 730-830pm 2 lessons one for intermediates ($15.00) one for beginners (free) both an hour
830pm-930pm pratica - all welcome
930pm-12am Dance
Price: $10 for dance, or $5.00 if you bring a food dish (real food, not chips or soda)
Or $5 if you bring a dish (real food not chips or soda)
Phone 401-273-2855
Email:
Website: www.providencetango.com

Come dance some argentine tango, valz, and milonga. Beginners and singles are welcome.

Weekly Dance: 1st and 3rd Fridays - alternative music, 2nd and 4th Fridays - traditional music.

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Friday May 1, 2009

Ballroom
PB&J Ballroom Dance


Barrington Democratic Club
86 Roffe Street
Barrington RI
Price: $10.00
Time: 8pm tango Lesson/830pm-11pm Dance
Dress: Cocktail Attire
Floor: Hardwood
Information: 401-245-1119
Email:

Join Nelia Lawton at Barrington's only ballroom dance. Price includes lesson, refreshments and recorded music.

Dances are held the first Friday of every month.

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Friday May 1, 2009

Contra
Brown University Contra Dance


Brown University
TBA
Providence, RI
Time: 8pm - 11pm
Price: $7.00 general, $5 students
Email:
Website: Brown Contra Dance

Caller, tba, music by tba
Beginners of all ages, singles, couples, and families are welcome to attend. Partners not necessary. Feel free to bring home-made tasty treats for the break.

Dances are generally held on the 1st and 3rd Fridays when Brown is in session.

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Friday May 1, 2009

Swing Dance
The Mystic Horns at the Knick


\ The Knickerbocker Cafe
35 Railroad Avenue
Westerly, RI
Time: 830pm to 1230am
Price: $8.00
Phone: 401-596-4225
Website: http://theknickerbockercafe.com

The Mystic Horns serve a mean plateful of swing! The historic Knickerbocker features a wood dance floor, bar and restaurant.

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Saturday May 2, 2009

Cajun
Magnolia Dance


German Club
78 Carter Street
Pawtucket RI
Price: $14
Dance lesson at 7:30pm/Dance 8pm-11pm
Phone: 401-246-2720
Email:
http://www.magnoliacajunband.com

The fabulous Magnolia is now in RI! This month's dance features guet musicians, Andy Stewart on fiddle and Mary Jo Slattery on guitar and vocals.
Last dance of the season

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Saturday May 2, 2009

English Country Dance
Kingston English Country Dance


South Kingstown Land Trust Barn
17 Matunuck Beach Road
South Kingstown, RI 02879
Time: 7:30pm to 10:30pm
Price: $10.00 general, $8.00 for members of South Kingstown Land Trust or CDS-Boston
Phone: 401-539-3009
Website: http://www.kingstonenglishcountrydance.org

Caller: Michael Cicone, Live music: Barbara Paxton and Elaine Winnic
All dances are taught. No experience or partner is needed.
Beautiful wood floor only one mile from the ocean.

Upcoming Dances: tba

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Saturday May 2, 2009

Square Dance
Ruffles 'N Beaus Rock 'N Rock


Beckwith-Bruchshaw Memorial Lodge
Church Street/Route 100
Pascoag, RI
Time: 8:00pm to 10:30pm
Price: $5.00 per person
Level: Mainstream (soft soled shoes required)
Dress: Soft soled shoes required, Square Dance Clothes Optional
For more information call 401-568-672

Website: http://rufflesnbeaussdc.freeservers.com

Caller: Lori Moran Cuer: Pat Anthony

Dances usually held on the first Saturday of the month

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Monday May 4, 2009

Argentine Tango
Monday Tango Practica


Providence Tango
99 South Bend Street
Between Division St and Johnson St
Pawtucket RI
Time: 830pm-1130pm
Price: $5.00
Phone 401-273-2855
Email:
Website: www.providencetango.com

Come practice your Tango. Drop-ins welcome. No partner necessary.
Practica every Monday

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Tuesday May 5, 2009

Salsa
Strictly Salsa Tuesdays


Olive's
108 North Main Street
Providence RI
7pm to 8pm and 8pm to 9pm lesson
9pm - 1am Dance
Price: $3.00 cover
Information Jeannie Oki at 1-401-941-8008 or email
Website: http://www.olivesri.com

Beginners are invited to jump right in!
Free parking in rear lot.

Dances are held every Tuesday

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Wednesday May 6, 2009

Swing
Cape Verdean Club Swing Dance


Cape Verdean Club
329 Grosvenor Avenue
East Providence RI
Time: 7pm-11pm/Beginner lesson at 715pm
Cover: $7.00
Phone: 401-434-9612

Wednesday is swing night at the Cape Verdean Club featuring the exciting sound of Loaded Dice while DJ Swing Daddy keeps the joint hoppin between sets.

Weekly dance held most Wednesdays

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Thursday May 7, 2009

Ballroom
East Bay Ballroom Dance Party


15 Fenner Avenue
Newport, RI
Time: 7pm to 10pm
7pm to 840pm dance class, 840pm to 10pm dance
Price: $15.00 lesson and dance, $5.00 dance only
Phone: 401-849-5678
Email:
Website: http://www.eastbayballroom.com

Ballroom dance with bar service available and free parking.
Dances: Most Thursdays, special dances held on Sundays

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Thursday May 7, 2009

Swing
Bread and Butter Jam


Providence Tango Mill
99 South Bend Street
Between Division St and Johnson St
Pawtucket RI
Time: 815pm til 1130pm, 930pm short intermediate swing lesson
Price: $5.00 general, $2.00 students & low income
Phone: 401-365-7700
Email:
Website: http://www.providenceswings.com

Please drop in! Friendly atmosphere! Newcomers welcome! No partner necessary!
Everyone is encouraged to bring a clean pair of shoes to change into so that we can keep the dance floor beautiful. If the parking lot is full, park in the Jenks Junior High School lot across the street.

Providence Swings host the Bread and Butter Jam on all Thursdays but Nov 26, Dec 24, and Dec 31

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Friday May 8, 2009

Argentine Tango
The Tango Incident - A Potluck Milonga


99 South Bend Street
Between Division St and Johnson St
Pawtucket RI
Time: 730-830pm 2 lessons one for intermediates ($15.00) one for beginners (free) both an hour
830pm-930pm pratica - all welcome
930pm-12am Dance
Price: $10 for dance, or $5.00 if you bring a food dish (real food, not chips or soda)
Or $5 if you bring a dish (real food not chips or soda)
Phone 401-273-2855
Email:
Website: www.providencetango.com

Come dance some argentine tango, valz, and milonga. Beginners and singles are welcome.

Weekly Dance: 1st and 3rd Fridays - alternative music, 2nd and 4th Fridays - traditional music.

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Friday May 8, 2009

Ballroom
Dance Party


Occasions at Village South
473 South Street West
Raynham, MA 02767
Time: 8:15 to 9pm lesson, 9pm to 11:30pm Open dancing
Price: $15.00, Students $8.00 (under 22yrs with ID) includes lesson and light refreshments
Information: 508-822-8544
Website: http://www.parisacademy.com

Make those dancing feet happy at the hottest Dance Party on the South Shore featuring a beautiful 2,000 square foot hardwood dance floor and the best in Ballroom, Latin, Salsa, Hustle & Swing music for your dancing enjoyment. Complimentary Beginner Dance Lesson at 8:15pm and Light Refreshments. Cash Bar.

Upcoming Dances: May 22, June 12, June 26, July 10

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Friday May 8, 2009

Contra
Rehoboth Contra Dance


Goff Memorial Hall
124 Bay State Road
Rehoboth MA 02769
Time: 8pm - 11pm
Price: $8.00 for adults, $5 for children under 16, and $18 for families with children under 16
Phone 508-252-6375
Email:
Website: Rehoboth Contra Dance

Caller, Linda Leslie; music by Rumblestrip (Nat Hewitt, Liza Constable & Glen Loper)
All dances taught. Beginners welcome. Partners not necessary
The Rehoboth Contra Dance, now in its 27th season, runs throughout the year and is held on second, fourth, and sometimes fifth Fridays. In July and August, second Fridays only
Upcoming dances: April 24, May 8, 22, 29, June 12, 26, July 10, August 14

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Friday May 8, 2009

Square Dance
Town Howlers Dance


Portsmouth Senior Center
110 Bristol Ferry Road
(Route 114)
Portsmouth, RI
Time: 8:00pm to 11:00pm
Price: $5.00 per person
Level: Mainstream/Plus
Dress: Soft soled shoes required
For more information call 401-849-6266

Website: http://www.townhowlers.org

Caller: Jim Schell Cuer: Anna MacDougall

Dances usually monthly on Fridays
Upcoming: June 12, July 10, 2009 (no dance in August)

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Friday May 8, 2009

Swing Dance
The Mystic Horns at the Knick


The Knickerbocker Cafe
35 Railroad Avenue
Westerly, RI
Time: 830pm to 1230am
Price: $8.00
Phone: 401-596-4225
Website: http://theknickerbockercafe.com

The Mystic Horns serve a mean plateful of swing! The historic Knickerbocker features a wood dance floor, bar and restaurant.

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Saturday May 9, 2009

Ballroom
K&S Ballroom Dance


Knights of Columbus Hall
1047 Park Ave
Cranston RI
Time: 630pm to 1130pm, Lesson(s) 630pm-8pm, Dance 8pm-1130pm
Lessons: 630pm- 715pm Beginner lesson, 715pm-8pm Intermediate lesson
Price: $15.00 includes coffee,tea, pastry, pizza,and lesson
Dress: No jeans please
Information: Kathy at 401-821-4108

Website: http://www.kandsmusic.net

Rhode Island's biggest monthly ballroom dance!
3,600 sq ft wood floor and its all smoke free! Singles tables available.
Saturday Dances usually held twice a month
Upcoming dances - May 23, 30, June 13, 27, 2009
See riDance's K&S listing for the complete schedule

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Saturday May 9, 2009

Square Dance
Sidesplitters Square Dance


Joseph Martin School
Landry Avenue
(off route 152)
North Attleboro, MA
Time: 8:00pm to 10:30pm
Price: $5.00 per person
Level: Plus
Dress: Soft soled shoes required
Information: 508-476-7515 or 508-543-2669
Website: http://www.sdancing.com/side.htm

Caller: Jim Schell Cuer: Harriet Clarke

Dances usually held the 2nd and 4th Saturday September through May
Also see Side Spliitters Square Dance Club

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Saturday May 9, 2009

Swing
Hepcats Dance


The First Congregational Church 34 Center Street
Corner of William Street
Fairhaven, MA
Time: 7:30 to 11:00 pm
Price: $8.00
Information: 508 994-2214
or sarah_sloane@cox.net
Website: http://www.havetodance.com/ss/dancing.html

Music provided by dj's Joe and Andy Perrone. Free refreshments. Free beginner lesson from 7:30 to 8 pm. All ages welcome and no partner necessary. This is a non-smoking venue.
Upcoming dances: last dance of the season, next dance in September tba

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Monday May 11, 2009

Argentine Tango
Monday Tango Practica


Providence Tango
99 South Bend Street
Between Division St and Johnson St
Pawtucket RI
Time: 830pm-1130pm
Price: $5.00
Phone 401-273-2855
Email:
Website: www.providencetango.com

Come practice your Tango. Drop-ins welcome. No partner necessary.
Practica every Monday

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Tuesday May 12, 2009

Salsa
Strictly Salsa Tuesdays


Olive's
108 North Main Street
Providence RI
7pm to 8pm and 8pm to 9pm lesson
9pm - 1am Dance
Price: $3.00 cover
Information Jeannie Oki at 1-401-941-8008 or email
Website: http://www.olivesri.com

Beginners are invited to jump right in!
Free parking in rear lot.

Dances are held every Tuesday

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Wednesday May 13, 2009

Swing
Cape Verdean Club Swing Dance


Cape Verdean Club
329 Grosvenor Avenue
East Providence RI
Time: 7pm-11pm/Beginner lesson at 715pm
Cover: $7.00
Phone: 401-434-9612

Wednesday is swing night at the Cape Verdean Club featuring the exciting sound of Loaded Dice while DJ Swing Daddy keeps the joint hoppin between sets.

Weekly dance held most Wednesdays

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Thursday May 14, 2009

Ballroom
East Bay Ballroom Dance Party


15 Fenner Avenue
Newport, RI
Time: 7pm to 10pm
7pm to 840pm dance class, 840pm to 10pm dance
Price: $15.00 lesson and dance, $5.00 dance only
Phone: 401-849-5678
Email:
Website: http://www.eastbayballroom.com

Ballroom dance with bar service available and free parking.
Dances: Most Thursdays, special dances held on Sundays

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Thursday May 14, 2009

Swing
Bread and Butter Jam


Providence Tango Mill
99 South Bend Street
Between Division St and Johnson St
Pawtucket RI
Time: 815pm til 1130pm, 930pm short intermediate swing lesson
Price: $5.00 general, $2.00 students & low income
Phone: 401-365-7700
Email:
Website: http://www.providenceswings.com

Please drop in! Friendly atmosphere! Newcomers welcome! No partner necessary!
Everyone is encouraged to bring a clean pair of shoes to change into so that we can keep the dance floor beautiful. If the parking lot is full, park in the Jenks Junior High School lot across the street.

Providence Swings host the Bread and Butter Jam on all Thursdays but Nov 26, Dec 24, and Dec 31

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Friday May 15, 2009

Argentine Tango
The Tango Incident - A Potluck Milonga


99 South Bend Street
Between Division St and Johnson St
Pawtucket RI
Time: 730-830pm 2 lessons one for intermediates ($15.00) one for beginners (free) both an hour
830pm-930pm pratica - all welcome
930pm-12am Dance
Price: $10 for dance, or $5.00 if you bring a food dish (real food, not chips or soda)
Or $5 if you bring a dish (real food not chips or soda)
Phone 401-273-2855
Email:
Website: www.providencetango.com

Come dance some argentine tango, valz, and milonga. Beginners and singles are welcome.

Weekly Dance: 1st and 3rd Fridays - alternative music, 2nd and 4th Fridays - traditional music.

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Friday May 15, 2009

Swing Dance
The Mystic Horns at the Knick


The Knickerbocker Cafe
35 Railroad Avenue
Westerly, RI
Time: 830pm to 1230am
Price: $8.00
Phone: 401-596-4225
Website: http://theknickerbockercafe.com

The Mystic Horns serve a mean plateful of swing! The historic Knickerbocker features a wood dance floor, bar and restaurant.

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Saturday May 16, 2009

Square Dance
Swinging Squares


East Smithfield Neighborhood Center
7 Esmond Street
Esmond, RI
Time: 8:00pm to 11:00pm
Price: $5.00 per person
Level: Plus
Dress: Soft soled shoes required
Information: 401.524.7610

Website: http://www.swingingsquares.com

Caller: Everett Mackin Cuer: Pat Anthony

Monthly dances usually held on the third Saturday of the month
Upcoming dances: September 19, October 17, November 21, December 19,2009

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Sunday May 17, 2009

Folk Dance
Rehoboth Jammers Dance


Goff Memorial Hall
124 Bay State Road
Rehoboth MA 02769
Time: 7pm - 9pm
Price: Free!!!
Information: Judith Schrier at 401-751-4554 or Bob Elliott at 508-669-5656
Website: Rehoboth Jammers Dance

Come dance for free! This evening's dance is hosted by the Sunday Night Jammers, a group of area musicians who meet regularly on Sunday evenings at Goff Hall to play dance music from all over the world.

This dance will feature contra dance steps and a variety of international and couple dances, such as polkas and waltzes.

All dances are taught and all ages and beginners are welcome. No partner required.

The Sunday Night Jammers are a group of (mostly) instrumental musicians, who play (mostly) Celtic-inspired dance music. Their music is (mostly) for couple dances, such as waltzes, hambos, polkas, and schottisches.

PS There's a potluck dinner starting at 6pm. Bring a dish and get to know the band and fellow dancers.
The dance is held once a month on the 3rd or 4th Sunday

Upcoming dance: June 14

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Monday May 18, 2009

Argentine Tango
Monday Tango Practica


Providence Tango
99 South Bend Street
Between Division St and Johnson St
Pawtucket RI
Time: 830pm-1130pm
Price: $5.00
Phone 401-273-2855
Email:
Website: www.providencetango.com

Come practice your Tango. Drop-ins welcome. No partner necessary.
Practica every Monday

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Tuesday May 19, 2009

Ballroom & Social Dance
Cavalcade of Bands


Rhodes on the Pawtuxet
Rhodes Way
off Broad Street
Cranston RI 02905
Time: Doors open 5:45pm, Dancing 6 to 11:30pm
Price: $10.00 in advance, $15.00 at the door
Tickets go on sale April 20
Information & tickets: 401-944-0847 & 401-941-2717
Rhodes On the Pawtuxet: 401-785-4333
Website: http://www.promusicri.org
Driving Directions: http://www.rhodesonthepawtuxet.com/contact.cfm

Come Dance! Continuous bands playing in two different rooms. Dancing in the main ballroom, the foyer or the balcony.
In the Ballroom:
Emcee Bill Melone (WRIU 90.3 fm) has his hands full with Hank Doiron Strollers, Arthur Medeiros 16 Piece Orchestra wt Terro Giviens & Hank Doiron, vocals, Tommy Rotondo Group, and Duke Belaire 16 piece swing orchestra with Bob Mainelli, vocals.
Plus a special perormance by Providence Balloom and Jazz with Nelia Lawton, director and choreographer.
In the Foyer:
Emcees Sandy Taylor (WRIU 90.3) and Larry Perlman will introduce Ed Drew & the Dixieland Pops, the Nomads, the Mike Renzi Group with Bob Mainelli vocals, the John Badessa group with Vinny Lato, sax & Charlie Harris, vocals, the Pat Mitchell Group with George Masso, trombone & Artie Cabral, drums,and the Jan Marquez Group.

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Tuesday May 19, 2009

Salsa
Strictly Salsa Tuesdays


Olive's
108 North Main Street
Providence RI
7pm to 8pm and 8pm to 9pm lesson
9pm - 1am Dance
Price: $3.00 cover
Information Jeannie Oki at 1-401-941-8008 or email
Website: http://www.olivesri.com

Beginners are invited to jump right in!
Free parking in rear lot.

Dances are held every Tuesday

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Wednesday May 20, 2009

Swing
Cape Verdean Club Swing Dance


Cape Verdean Club
329 Grosvenor Avenue
East Providence RI
Time: 7pm-11pm/Beginner lesson at 715pm
Cover: $7.00
Phone: 401-434-9612

Wednesday is swing night at the Cape Verdean Club featuring the exciting sound of Loaded Dice while DJ Swing Daddy keeps the joint hoppin between sets.

Weekly dance held most Wednesdays

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Thursday May 21, 2009

Ballroom
East Bay Ballroom Dance Party


15 Fenner Avenue
Newport, RI
Time: 7pm to 10pm
7pm to 840pm dance class, 840pm to 10pm dance
Price: $15.00 lesson and dance, $5.00 dance only
Phone: 401-849-5678
Email:
Website: http://www.eastbayballroom.com

Ballroom dance with bar service available and free parking.
Dances: Most Thursdays, special dances held on Sundays

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Thursday May 21, 2009

Swing
Bread and Butter Jam


Providence Tango Mill
99 South Bend Street
Between Division St and Johnson St
Pawtucket RI
Time: 815pm til 1130pm, 930pm short intermediate swing lesson
Price: $5.00 general, $2.00 students & low income
Phone: 401-365-7700
Email:
Website: http://www.providenceswings.com

Please drop in! Friendly atmosphere! Newcomers welcome! No partner necessary!
Everyone is encouraged to bring a clean pair of shoes to change into so that we can keep the dance floor beautiful. If the parking lot is full, park in the Jenks Junior High School lot across the street.

Providence Swings host the Bread and Butter Jam on all Thursdays but Nov 26, Dec 24, and Dec 31

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May 22 to 25, 2009

Argentine Tango
The 6th Annual Alternative Tango Festival


Providence Tango
99 South Bend Street
Between Division St and Johnson St
Pawtucket RI
Price: $280 full weekend package (see website for other packages and early bird prices)
Purchase Online: http://www.providencetango.com/alternativefest/register.html
Friday Workshop: $30.00 ($25.00 in advance)
Friday Milonga: $20.00 ($15.00 in advance)
Phone: 401-273-2855
Email:
Festival Website

Friday through Monday
Friday Schedule
5:00pm - 7:00pm Tango Jam led by Homer Ladas & Korey Ireland
7:00pm - 8:30pm All level workshop with Homer & Christina Ladas
830pm-2:00am Milongawith DJ Lung-Kuei Lin
4 Nights of Dancing, Workshops, Alternative & Traditional Music, the country's best DJ's!!

Comme il Faut shoes will be available for sale, discount hotel rooms available (book asap - this is graduation weekend for Brown University), plus the option to stay in nearby homes.

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Friday May 22, 2009

Contra
Rehoboth Contra Dance


Goff Memorial Hall
124 Bay State Road
Rehoboth MA 02769
Time: 8pm - 11pm
Price: $8.00 for adults, $5 for children under 16, and $18 for families with children under 16
Phone 508-252-6375
Email:
Website: Rehoboth Contra Dance

Caller, Linda Leslie; music by Dave Langford and Peter Barnes
All dances taught. Beginners welcome. Partners not necessary
The Rehoboth Contra Dance, now in its 27th season, runs throughout the year and is held on second, fourth, and sometimes fifth Fridays. In July and August, second Fridays only
Upcoming dances: May 29, June 12, 26, July 10, August 14

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Friday May 22, 2009

Hustle, Salsa, Cha Cha, WC & EC Swing
Dance Party


Occasions at Village South
473 South Street West
Raynham, MA 02767
Time: 8:15 to 9pm lesson, 9pm to 11:30pm Open dancing
Price: $15.00, Students $8.00 (under 22yrs with ID) includes lesson and light refreshments
Information: 508-822-8544
Website: http://www.parisacademy.com

Make those dancing feet happy at the hottest Dance Party on the South Shore featuring a beautiful 2,000 square foot hardwood dance floor and the best in Latin, Salsa, Hustle & Swing music for your dancing enjoyment. If you want a different dance, just ask for it! Complimentary Beginner Dance Lesson at 8:15pm and Light Refreshments. Cash Bar.

Upcoming Dances: June 12, June 26, July 10

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May 23 to 25, 2009

Argentine Tango
The 6th Annual Alternative Tango Festival


Providence Tango
99 South Bend Street
Between Division St and Johnson St
Pawtucket RI
Price: $280 full weekend package (see website for other packages and early bird prices)
Purchase Online: http://www.providencetango.com/alternativefest/register.html
Saturday Workshops: $30.00 ($25.00 in advance) per workshop
Saturday Milonga: $30.00 ($25.00 in advance)
Phone: 401-273-2855
Email:
Festival Website

Friday through Monday
Saturday Schedule
1:00pm - 2:30pm Intermediate Workshop Developing and Releasing Torsion through Ochos, Sacadas and Other Tango Niceties wt Homer & Christina Ladas
2:45pm - 4:15pm All level Workshop 'Super Powers' enhance your tango abilities Korey & Mila
4:30pm - 6:30pm Guided Practica with multiple talented and helpful guides. DJ Kirill
6:00pm - 8:00pm Tango Jam led by Homer Ladas & Korey Ireland
9:00pm - whenever All Night Milonga with DJ Shorey Myers and Live Music

4 Nights of Dancing, 12 Workshops, Alternative & Traditional Music, the best DJ's!!

Comme il Faut shoes will be available for sale, discount hotel rooms available (book asap - this is graduation weekend for Brown University), plus the option to stay in nearby homes.

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Saturday May 23, 2009

Ballroom, Country & Swing
John & Dee's Saturday Night Dance


East Smithfield Center
7 Esmond Street
Smithfield, RI 02917
Time: 730pm-8pm west coast swing lesson, 8pm-midnight dance
Price: $10.00
Phone 401-345-6520
Email:
Website: http://www.johndeedance.com

California mix lots of swing (wc & ec), country, ballroom, latin and hustle
refreshments and snacks, nonsmoking venue, singles welcome
DJs - JohnDeeDance & DJ sK2

Upcoming dances: May 23

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Saturday May 23, 2009

Ballroom
K&S Ballroom Dance


Knights of Columbus Hall
1047 Park Ave
Cranston RI
Time: 630pm to 1130pm, Lesson(s) 630pm-8pm, Dance 8pm-1130pm
Lessons: 630pm- 715pm Beginner lesson, 715pm-8pm Intermediate lesson
Price: $15.00 includes coffee,tea, pastry, pizza,and lesson
Dress: No jeans please
Information: Kathy at 401-821-4108

Website: http://www.kandsmusic.net

Rhode Island's biggest monthly ballroom dance!
3,600 sq ft wood floor and its all smoke free! Singles tables available.
Saturday Dances usually held twice a month
Upcoming dances - May 30, June 13, 27, 2009
See riDance's K&S listing for the complete schedule

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Saturday May 23, 2009

Square Dance
Sidesplitters Square Dance


Joseph Martin School
Landry Avenue
(off route 152)
North Attleboro, MA
Time: 8:00pm to 10:30pm
Price: $5.00 per person
Level: Plus
Dress: Soft soled shoes required
Information: 508-476-7515 or 508-543-2669
Website: http://www.sdancing.com/side.htm

Caller: Jim Schell Cuer: Harriet Clarke

Dances usually held the 2nd and 4th Saturday September through May
Also see Side Spliitters Square Dance Club

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Saturday May 23 & 24, 2009

Swing, Cajun, Zydeco
Sals presents Bayou n Boogie Fest III


Smithfield Elks Lodge
326 Farnum Pike
Smithfield, RI
Saturday: 12noon to 11pm, Sunday: 11am to 10pm
Price: $15.00
Information: 401-965-0849
or
Website: http://www.bayounboogiefest.com

Two days of Hot Louisiana Music!!
Rain or Shine - Covered dance pavilion with large wood dance floor!!
Indoor & outdoor stages for continuous music
Beginner & Advanced Dance Lessons
Covered dance pavilion with large wood dance floor!!
Grill area serving food.
Accordion workshop with Corey Ledet ; Fiddle workshop with Dennis Stroughmatt
Grill area serving food, Sunday Brunch with Bayou Cajun All Stars
Performance with Girl Howdy, Cajun Hobo's Band, Dennis Stroughmatt & Creole Stomp, Corey Ledet & his Zydeco Revue, L'il Nathan & the Zydeco Big Timers, Li'l Anne & the Hot Cayenne Band, Curley Taylor & Zydeco Trouble, Planet Zydeco

Upcoming dances: tba

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May 24 to 25, 2009

Argentine Tango
The 6th Annual Alternative Tango Festival


Providence Tango
99 South Bend Street
Between Division St and Johnson St
Pawtucket RI
Price: $280 full weekend package (see website for other packages and early bird prices)
Purchase Online: http://www.providencetango.com/alternativefest/register.html
Sunday Workshops: $30.00 ($25.00 in advance) per workshop
Sunday Milonga: $20.00 ($15.00 in advance)
Phone: 401-273-2855
Email:
Festival Website

Friday through Monday
Sunday Schedule
1:00pm - 2:30pm Intermediate/Advanced Workshop Extreme Enrosques wt Homer & Christina Ladas
2:45pm - 4:15pm All level Workshop Musicality - Acceleration and Accent Korey & Mila
4:30pm - 6:30pm Guided Practica with multiple talented and helpful guides. DJ Bill Pease
6:00pm - 8:00pm Tango Jam led by Homer Ladas & Korey Ireland
9:00pm - 3:00am Milonga with DJ Korey Ireland and Live Music

4 Nights of Dancing, 8 Workshops, Alternative & Traditional Music, the best DJ's!!

Comme il Faut shoes will be available for sale, discount hotel rooms available (book asap - this is graduation weekend for Brown University), plus the option to stay in nearby homes.

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Monday May 25, 2009

Argentine Tango
The 6th Annual Alternative Tango Festival


Providence Tango
99 South Bend Street
Between Division St and Johnson St
Pawtucket RI
Price: $280 full weekend package (see website for other packages and early bird prices)
Purchase Online: http://www.providencetango.com/alternativefest/register.html
Monday Workshops: $30.00 ($25.00 in advance) per workshop
Monday Milonga: $20.00 ($15.00 in advance)
Phone: 401-273-2855
Email:
Festival Website

Friday through Monday
Monday Schedule
1:00pm - 2:30pm Intermediate Workshop The Art of the Wrap wt Homer & Christina Ladas
2:45pm - 4:15pm All level Workshop Slingshots, Momentum and Opposition Korey & Mila
4:30pm - 9:00pm Memorable Milonga with DJ Homer Ladas

4 Nights of Dancing, 8 Workshops, Alternative & Traditional Music, the country's best DJ's!!

Comme il Faut shoes will be available for sale, discount hotel rooms available (book asap - this is graduation weekend for Brown University), plus the option to stay in nearby homes.

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Tuesday May 26, 2009

Salsa
Strictly Salsa Tuesdays


Olive's
108 North Main Street
Providence RI
7pm to 8pm and 8pm to 9pm lesson
9pm - 1am Dance
Price: $3.00 cover
Information Jeannie Oki at 1-401-941-8008 or email
Website: http://www.olivesri.com

Beginners are invited to jump right in!
Free parking in rear lot.

Dances are held every Tuesday

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Wednesday May 27, 2009

Swing
Cape Verdean Club Swing Dance


Cape Verdean Club
329 Grosvenor Avenue
East Providence RI
Time: 7pm-11pm/Beginner lesson at 715pm
Cover: $7.00
Phone: 401-434-9612

Wednesday is swing night at the Cape Verdean Club featuring the exciting sound of Loaded Dice while DJ Swing Daddy keeps the joint hoppin between sets.

Weekly dance held most Wednesdays

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Thursday May 28, 2009

Ballroom
East Bay Ballroom Dance Party


15 Fenner Avenue
Newport, RI
Time: 7pm to 10pm
7pm to 840pm dance class, 840pm to 10pm dance
Price: $15.00 lesson and dance, $5.00 dance only
Phone: 401-849-5678
Email:
Website: http://www.eastbayballroom.com

Ballroom dance with bar service available and free parking.
Dances: Most Thursdays, special dances held on Sundays

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Thursday May 28, 2009

Swing
Bread and Butter Jam


Providence Tango Mill
99 South Bend Street
Between Division St and Johnson St
Pawtucket RI
Time: 815pm til 1130pm, 930pm short intermediate swing lesson
Price: $5.00 general, $2.00 students & low income
Phone: 401-365-7700
Email:
Website: http://www.providenceswings.com

Please drop in! Friendly atmosphere! Newcomers welcome! No partner necessary!
Everyone is encouraged to bring a clean pair of shoes to change into so that we can keep the dance floor beautiful. If the parking lot is full, park in the Jenks Junior High School lot across the street.

Providence Swings host the Bread and Butter Jam on all Thursdays but Nov 26, Dec 24, and Dec 31

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Friday May 29, 2009

Argentine Tango
The Tango Incident - A Potluck Milonga


99 South Bend Street
Between Division St and Johnson St
Pawtucket RI
Time: 730-830pm 2 lessons one for intermediates ($15.00) one for beginners (free) both an hour
830pm-930pm pratica - all welcome
930pm-12am Dance
Price: $10 for dance, or $5.00 if you bring a food dish (real food, not chips or soda)
Or $5 if you bring a dish (real food not chips or soda)
Phone 401-273-2855
Email:
Website: www.providencetango.com

Come dance some argentine tango, valz, and milonga. Beginners and singles are welcome.

Weekly Dance: 1st and 3rd Fridays - alternative music, 2nd and 4th Fridays - traditional music.

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Friday May 29, 2009

Contra
Rehoboth Contra Dance


Goff Memorial Hall
124 Bay State Road
Rehoboth MA 02769
Time: 8pm - 11pm
Price: $8.00 for adults, $5 for children under 16, and $18 for families with children under 16
Phone 508-252-6375
Email:
Website: Rehoboth Contra Dance

Caller, Sue Rosen; music by Bruce Rosen, John Pranio and Glen Loper
All dances taught. Beginners welcome. Partners not necessary
The Rehoboth Contra Dance, now in its 27th season, runs throughout the year and is held on second, fourth, and sometimes fifth Fridays. In July and August, second Fridays only
Upcoming dances: June 12, 26, July 10, August 14

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Saturday May 30, 2009

Ballroom
K&S Ballroom Dance


Knights of Columbus Hall
1047 Park Ave
Cranston RI
Time: 630pm to 1130pm, Lesson(s) 630pm-8pm, Dance 8pm-1130pm
Lessons: 630pm- 715pm Beginner lesson, 715pm-8pm Intermediate lesson
Price: $15.00 includes coffee,tea, pastry, pizza,and lesson
Dress: No jeans please
Information: Kathy at 401-821-4108

Website: http://www.kandsmusic.net

Rhode Island's biggest monthly ballroom dance!
3,600 sq ft wood floor and its all smoke free! Singles tables available.
Saturday Dances usually held twice a month
Upcoming dances - May 30, June 13, 27, 2009
See riDance's K&S listing for the complete schedule

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Saturday May 30, 2009

Swing
The Swingin 88's


Brightridge Hall
Brightridge Avenue
(off Warren Ave)
East Providence RI
Time: 7pm-1130pm, Beginner lesson 715pm-745pm
Price: $8.00 general, $6.00 for students with id
Cash bar, non smoking Hall
For more information call 508-222-2185
Or email
Website: http://www.swingin88s.com

TV not working? Stop kicking it and come out and have fun with us!

Rock n Roll to the live music of DJ ShawneeMac!

Upcoming dances: June 27, July 25, August 29

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