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Arts and Events Calendar
The Monadnock Folklore
Society presents the Nelson Second Saturday Contra Dance on March 9th,
featuring Luke Donforth calling with Celticladda.
Luke Donforth started contra dancing a decade ago in New
York, and has called and shared his love of contra dancing from California to
Texas to Vermont. He's an emerging choreographer of new dances, and draws on
the wealth of dances and dance traditions from everywhere he travels.
Celticladda performs exciting tunes from the Irish, Scottish
and New England music traditions, played with joy and drive. Based in New
Hampshire, Celticladda is a band of devoted and experienced instrumentalists
who will inspire both dancers and musicians alike. They are Randy Miller,
fiddle, Bill Thomas, flute and Uilleann pipes, and Gordon Peery, piano.
Dancing begins at 8:00 PM, with a short workshop beforehand.
Beginners and singles are welcome and all dances are taught throughout the
evening. Admission is $8 or $6 for students and seniors.
The dance takes place in the historic Town Hall in Nelson,
NH. For more information call 603.762.0235 or visit www.monadnockfolk.org. The Monadnock
Folklore Society has presented contra dances and concerts of traditional music