Solo dance workshops are especially accessible for quarantined dance enthusiasts and, Annie Erbsen points out, “There’s also still a lot of music being streamed.”
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A history of one of WNC’s most enduring social dance traditions
The Thursday, June 6, dance will be an Open Band night, led by Laura Light and Roger Gold with Tim Klein calling.
New Year’s Eve events around WNC
There are countless ways to see out the old year and welcome the new one. Read on for parties, concerts, dances and more.
Dance offerings at LEAF Festival and beyond
At LEAF Festival, there are plenty of opportunities for even non-dancers to connect with the art form. Fire dancers from Asheville’s Unifire Theater, acrobats from Imagine Circus of Raleigh and The Faerie Kin, a roaming performance troupe, routinely wow festivalgoers.
The future is now: Where to ring in 2015
Ready or not, here comes the new year. Whether you can’t unload 2014 soon enough or you could actually use another month or two to tie up loose ends, the countdown to 2015 is on. It’s up to you how (and, perhaps more importantly, where) you want to greet it. Yes, watching the whole televised […]
After midnight: LEAF’s late-night lineup is worth staying up for
The LEAF, now in its 39th season, is a well-honed mix of eclectic arts, the great outdoors, family-friendly activities and fun in the sun (and occasionally the rain). But with three days packed full of entertainment, it might be easy to overlook LEAF’s nighttime offerings. Don’t: Fall LEAF’s after-midnight lineup includes Bhangra-Celtic fusion, jazz-tronic dance […]
LEAF preview: The Mean Lids
The Illinois-based contra dance, folk and swing band plays for three dances (with caller Diane Silver) at Lake Eden Arts Festival next weekend. Photo from the Mean Lids’ Facebook page.