Valerie's International Dance Classes in Ventura
Daley teaches international folk dance classes in Ventura on Thursdays.
Her afternoon class is 1:30-2:30 at the Channel Islands YMCA , 3760 Telegraph
Road, Ventura, 93003. Her evening group meets 7:30-9:30 at the Points West Fencing Center, 2300 Knoll Drive, Unit L, Ventura, CA 93003. For
more information, send her an e-mail at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Fifth Friday Band
Although the Pasadena Folk Dance Co-op thinks of the Fifth Friday Band
as its own, this wonderful folk band is happy to play for other groups.
For more information contact Pat Cross at pcross@SBCglobal.net. The band will be performing at the Pasadena Folk Dance Co-op's Fifth Friday Party on August 30.
Pat and Don's International Class
Cross and Don Krotser teach an international folk dance class at the
Pasadena Senior Center on Monday afternoon from 1 - 2. The class
features line, circle or individual dances from a variety of countries.
The class is free, but you must be a member of the Senior Center to
attend. The Center is located at the corner of Holly and Raymond in the
city of Pasadena. Free parking is available.
More information can be found at the center's website: www.pasadenaseniorcenter.org/
Westwood Co-op - Thursdays 7:30
Beverly Barr (310) 202-6166
West L.A. F. Mahood Senior Center
11338 Santa Monica Blvd.
One of our members, Louis Richter, is active in Vintage Israeli Dancing and organizes before and after dance get togethers in local restaurants. For more information call him at 818-881-7494.
One of our members, Elizabeth Wayland Barber, Professor Emerita of Archaeology and Linguistics, Occidental Collage, and Research Associate, Cotsen Institute of Archaeology, UCLA, known to us as Betchen, has a new book. It's called The Dancing Goddesses: Folklore, Archaeology, and the Origins of European Dance, soon to be available at Amazon.com. Also available at Amazon are four of her other books - When They Severed Earth from Sky: How the Human Mind Shapes Myth (2006), Women's Work: The First 20,000 Years: Women, Cloth, and Society in Early Times (1995), Prehistoric Textiles: The Development of Cloth in the Neolithic and Bronze Ages with Special Reference to the Aegean (1992), and The Mummies of Urumchi (2000).