Contra dancing at Harwood Lodge
The 14th annual Mt. Baldy Dance Weekend, sponsored by The Living Tradition, was held April 5-7, 2013. Stay tuned for 2014.
Rich Scher, keyboard
Emil Olguin, mandolin
Bonnie Insull, flute
Caller: Frannie Marr
Below: the Contra gang from 2013.
Chris and I have been fortunate to have hosted and/or overseen many dance weekends at the Sierra Club's Harwood Lodge, at Mt. Baldy, north of Claremont, CA. Here's a writeup of lodge's history by Mary Morales and an article I wrote for Folk Dance Scene around 1984.
American and International Folk Dance and Music around Los Angeles
I started International dancing when I was a student at UC. There are lots of folk dance sites on the web so I'm listing only a few events I'm involved with. Links to other websites are at the bottom of the page.
Cerritos Folk Dancers at Harwood Lodge, Aug 24, 2013