Madison Set Dancers

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Madison Set Dancers House dance for beginners June 18

May 15th 2017

Jeanna has offered up her house for June 18! This time I'm doing the organizing for a beginner-oriented session, and Theresa Murray has agreed to take charge of the dancing that day. I'd say we can fit two sets in there, so how about let's put a cap of 20 people on this, aiming for a 50/50 mix of beginners and experienced dancers, to make things a lot easier and more fun for the beginners, partnering with someone who can nudge and guide. First come, first serve! Please RSVP to a...@alan-ng.net and if I don't know you ...Continue Reading

Madison Set Dancers House Dance Sunday May 7th 2:00-5:00

April 26th 2017

Hello, I'm hosting a house dance on Sunday, May 7th, from 2:00-5:00.  You're welcome to stay for potluck dinner after the dance as well - please bring a dish to share.   Send me a message on facebook (Jeanna Schultz) or email me at jean...@yahoo.com to let me know that you can make it and I'll respond with my address! Hope to dance with you soon, Jeanna ...Continue Reading

Madison Set Dancers April 9 house dance details

March 18th 2017

Bryan Whiting will be hosting sets at his house in Madison on April 9 starting at 2 pm, through 4:30 or so. For location details please RSVP directly to Bryan at teaa...@gmail.com or 608-258-9732 so he can get an idea of how many are coming. See you there! ...Continue Reading

Madison Set Dancers house dance moved to April 9. Opportunity this Sunday March 12

March 9th 2017

Update: Bryan Whiting is moving the date of his upcoming house dance to April 9, instead of March 26. Also: depending on your collective turnout, there could be a spontaneous set-dancing opportunity at the annual St. Pat's Eve fundraiser event this Sunday at the Brink Lounge when Capitol Ceili Band performs there at 5:00 pm. More info here: https://www.facebook.com/events/1902313963347071/ No calling or instruction at 5:00, but live dance music optimal for whatever sets you want to dance! Then at 6:15 pm there will b ...Continue Reading

Madison Set Dancers next house dance March 26, other upcoming dates

February 26th 2017

Bryan Whiting announces he will host another house dance for us on March 26! Hold the date for now, details coming later. Also the Celtic Cultural Center of Madison is hosting the annual St. Pat's Eve festival on March 12 at the Brink Lounge (see http://www.celticmadison.org/events/calendar.php) and it will conclude with a set-dancing opportunity to live music from Capitol Ceili Band. You may also want to be aware that this year's North American Comhaltas convention is going to be held in Chicago April 20-23, and it ...Continue Reading

Madison Set Dancers Next house dance Sunday Dec 11

November 30th 2016

Next up is a a small house dance, aimed especially at newer dancers, hosted at Alan Ng's wee abode in Madison. Just enough room for one set and a few resting on the sideline. We'll have several experienced dancers on hand to make the learning faster and easier. Theresa Murray has offered to take the lead on that this time. Hold your calendars for Sunday Dec. 11, 2 pm. To learn the address, please RSVP to Alan Ng at a...@alan-ng.net so he has some idea of how many are coming. ...Continue Reading

Madison Set Dancers: House dance reminder - this Sunday!

November 17th 2016

Just a reminder to RSVP to Jeanna at jean...@yahoo.com to find out where we'll dance this Sunday afternoon. Top-notch live dance music has been arranged! If you're new to sets, wear non-sticky shoes, ideally leather-soled. ...Continue Reading

Madison Set Dancers House dance November 20

November 10th 2016

We had so much fun at Bryan's house in October - let's do it again!  Please join us for a Madison house dance on Sunday, November 20th, starting at 2:00 p.m.  We're working on lining up live music and there will be snacks.  Hope you can make it! For additional details – such as location – and to RSVP,  contact Jeanna at jean...@yahoo.com. ...Continue Reading

Madison Set Dancers: House dance reminder

October 26th 2016

Reminder: Bryan Whiting is hosting sets at his house this Sunday, contact him at 258-9732 or teaa...@gmail.com for details/RSVP. And there will be live music provided by no less than Dan Cobb and Charlene Adzima! See you there! ...Continue Reading

Madison Set Dancers: House dance

October 18th 2016

Madison set dancers, Bryan Whiting will be hosting a small dance at his house on October 30. There should be room for two sets, aiming at an intermediate-advanced level, but certainly a few beginners could be accommodated - and that's the best (most fun) way to learn anyways, partnering with an experienced dancer and getting steered around within a set that knows what it's doing! Watching is also a great way to learn. For details, give Bryan a jingle at 258-9732 or e-mail him at teaa...@gmail.com ...Continue Reading

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