I'll send something longer and more informative in a while, but this is a
We are planning to make a change with the trad-dance-caller list. It will
move away from yahoogroups and over to the "SharedWeight" platform. The
general operation of the list will be pretty much the same. All that will
be missing will be ads and fussing with a Yahoo ID.
the list content will continue in the direction it has followed in recent
years. We'll be dealing dances in formations other than contra -- squares
in particular, as we have a fair number of folks with strong square dance
backgrounds on the list. And we'll be a resource for dance parties -- one
night stands, wedding dances, community dances -- and all that sort of
When the transition comes -- after it -- I intend to make a little effort
at stimulating communication on those topics. I have a few old things that
I want to complete -- eg. a checklist for dance party communication. And
I'm interested in building and sharing repertoire in the everything but
contra world -- especially the things that work for dance parties.
I am also interested in locating a few brave individuals who might be
interest in becoming moderators and regular contributors to this list. If
you think you'd like to be involved in helping in the revitalization
effort, contact me off list at mailto:email@example.com .
Thanks, as ever, for your time and consideration.
Ridge Kennedy [Exit 145]
When you stumble, make it part of the dance.
Does anyone know the source for this square?
A1: Heads* forward and back
Heads right and left thru
A2: Heads pass thru, cross trails; go around 2
Make lines at sides (gent, gent, lady, lady)
8 go forward and back
B1: Ladies roll away*
Gents roll away
Centers roll away
Everybody roll away
B2: Swing Pt
*Note: roll away is right-person rolls to the left, no matter the gender-role.
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