WHO? GANGSPIL, Danish duo Kristian Bugge & Sonnich Lydom (fiddle & accordian). Two of Denmark’s leading folk musicians take you along on a tour around the music traditions of their home country.
WHEN? Thurs. Feb. 15, 7:30pm
WHERE? Bethany Lutheran Church, 407 Fairview Ave, Webster Groves, MO.
COST? $15 suggested donation, contact Nancy or Rex at 314 786-5098.
The International Folk Dance Association of University City sponsors folk dancing from around the world, with recorded music, at University United Methodist Church at 6901 Washington Ave. in University City (St. Louis), Missouri. The church is on the corner of Washington and Trinity, across Trinity Ave. from the Center of Contemporary Arts (COCA) and reachable from Delmar by turning south next to the Lion Gates. Please try to avoid parking on the residential streets. Walk by the playground in front of the church, and enter by the door at the inner corner of the L-shaped building.
Teaching of advanced lessons begins at 7:30 pm, and 'easy teaching', along with general dancing, commences at 8:00 pm. Admission is $1.00. Dance a variety of line, circle and couples dances. Sessions will start with a beginner's class at 6:30 pm from February 12 onward. No partner is required. Wear comfortable shoes. See the descriptive FolkFire article from 1997