Temperatures have climbed and the lack of climate control at some venues has become apparent. It occurred to me the other night as I was dancing in the crowd at Glen Echo that in some ways, a crowded contra event can strangely resemble a mosh pit. To wit:
Can you think of any ways that I might have missed? Let me know!
Updates are currently on indefinite hiatus as of summer 2013, but hope to see you soon on a contra dance floor! Meanwhile, head over to our Facebook page for upcoming techno contra events and other items of interest (e.g., the end of the hiatus, when it comes).
So goes the plan, anyway....
Friday Flourishes are on indefinite hiatus as of April 2013, but our previous 100+ videos can still be found on YouTube. Feel free to send more our way, though -- we will still post these sporadically as our schedules permit.
I dance with abandon. I play with glowsticks. I look for music that is conducive to one or both. I play behind cameras. I write about all of the above. I'm based in Glen Echo's contra dance community outside of Washington, D.C., but I'm happy to go dance gypsy when I can. Lather, rinse, repeat. Always repeat.
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