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Toronto Event Highlights    [Always check before you go!]
Special / Infrequent / Irregular / Dancing-Music Weekly to Monthly             Places and Bands  
We Ja 23 7 Imperial UTSwing 
Sa Ja 26 7 Westway UC OT Square Dance
Sa Ja 26 730 Danforth Bird Dance Contra
Su Ja 27 4-7 Cadillac Lounge Double Cuts
Su Ja 27 4-10 Lula Lounge Forrobodo
Su Ja 27 7-10 Cinton's Yiddish workshop

Fr Fe  1 1030 Grossman's Combo Royal
Sa Fe  2 730 Dawes Rd Legion Ceili
Su Fe  3 4-7 Cadillac Lounge Double Cuts
We Fe  6 9 Drom Taberna Klezmer 13 20 27
Sa Fe  9 7 ABERFOYLE Square Dance
Su Fe 10 4-7 Cadillac Lounge Double Cuts
Th Fe 14 9 Drom Swing + Lesson!!!
Fr Fe 15 8 805 Dovercourt Square Dance
Sa Fe 16 8-1130 3591 Dundas W Irish Ceili
Su Fe 17 4-7 Cadillac Lounge Double Cuts
Su Fe 24 4-7 Cadillac Lounge Double Cuts

Fr Mr  1 ? Cadillac Lounge Swamperella
Tu Mr  5 630 Lula Lounge Mardi Gras
Sa Mr  9 7 ABERFOYLE Square Dance
Fr Mr 15 8 805 Dovercourt Square Dance
Sa Mr 16 8-1130 3591 Dundas W Irish Ceili

Fr Ap  6 Westway UC Spring Square Dance
Fr Ap 12-14 Spring Thaw Contra Dance
Sa Ap 13 7 ABERFOYLE Square Dance
Fr Ap 19 8 805 Dovercourt Square Dance
Sa Ap 27 8-1130 3591 Dundas W Irish Ceili

Sa My 11 8 Estonian Hall Vappu Dance
Fr My 17 8 805 Dovercourt Square Dance
Fr My 24-26 Irish Weekend

Su Jn 30 7 Thornton Ctr Anniv Contra

Fr Jl  5 -7 RICHMOND QC Ooh La La Dance
Mo 7 Armour Heights Square Oc-My
Mo 730 2: Monarch Loomer BBSwing
Mo 730 1225 QueenE BB Swing $10
       1: Advocats 2: Bob Cary
       3: Uptown   4: Geo Lake
Mo 9 The Local Bluegrass

Tu 830 LHR Balboa Practice
Tu 845 Reservoir Blues & Swing

We 7 UTSwing class+practice
We 730 Swedish Folkdancing

Th 7 1: Reservoir Pangman Swing
Th 9 Reservoir Funk & Swing

Fr 6 UT Forró
Fr 630 765 Queen E English[R]
Fr 730 Danish Folkdancing
Fr 7 2848 Dundas W La Rev G Jazz
Fr 8 3: HogTown HoeDown Square
Fr 9 4: Dovercourt Blues [R]
Fr 9 1?: Dovercourt Waltz [R]
Fr 10 1: Grossman's CR FolkJazz

Sa 4 Grossman's HPals NOLA Jazz
Sa 7 245: Danforth Contra
Sa 730 4: Westway Kipling Square
Sa 730 Trinity St Paul English ?
Sa 9 Dovercourt Swing Jazz

Su 1 2: 756 Queen E Contra Dance
Su 430-830 Grossman's NOCAS Jazz
Su 5-8 L: WHITBY Bavarian Night
Su 7 Agricola FinnishFolkDancing

2: 2nd week of the month
Cadillac Lounge
Cameron House        [N] Su
Dakota Tavern
Dovercourt    Sa Swing Jazz
Drom Taberna Music, Beer &c
Gladstone Hotel       Swing
Grossman's  [N] Jazz, Blues
Harmony Club      [R]  Fr
The Local  [N] Good Music
Lula Lounge
Old Mill             Fr, Sa
Palais Royale     (rarely)
Tranzac Club


The Double Cuts FB
Alex Pangman
Martin Loomer Orange Devils
Maria Bonita and the Band
Aline Morales Forró Trio
Zé Fuá Forró Band

[N] = No/Bad dance floor

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Lindy Hop
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What is
Swing?
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Lindy Hop
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What is
Lindy Hop?

Swing
Forró
Videos: (minutes)
Balboa  .si  ABW11  B+AH  D+D  G+I  ECS13 (6)  ILHC10  I13JJ  I13F
Brazilian Forró  Toronto 2013  2012 (9)  Robson e Nadia  Music,photos  Music  #  #
Cajun Zydeco  LZL8 (5)  E+AJ08 (4)  GR10 (5)  H+08 (4)  SZF10 (4)  BNB11 (4)
Collegiate Shag  Steven & Chandrae
Danish  S (10)  Les Lanciers (17)  Les Lanciers  Description  A Note
Finnish  Paimen Plikan Valssi (05:21-08:07) (11)  Description
Lindy Hop  What Is? (2)  Undecided  Frankie Social Dancing (4)  Lesson (35)  AH Playlist
Scottish Ceilidh  Cairngorm Quadrilles (14)
Swedish Hambo  2010 finals (5)  2011 semi-finals  2010 2nd round (8)
Belgian Mazurka and Zwiefach  Mazurka  Mazurka  Mazurka  Mazurka  Mazurka  Zwiefach
Turning Dance Workshop Demos  Waltz, Hambo, Mazurka, Snoa, Schottisch, Polka, Zwiefach

Traditional Social Dancing has evolved naturally through communities, along with traditional music. It is simple, easy, joyful, free, equal, and sociable: it affords improvisation and individual style within a strongly supported dance community, has no classes, hierarchy or separation into performers and spectators, and is considerate, not competitive. It is grounded: it is physical, creative, aesthetic, and transcendent, but is neither sport nor art, neither randomly individual nor uniformly regimented. It resists sophistication, commercialization, and institutionalization. If Traditional social dancing were discourse, it would be neither debate nor monologue, but conversation. We hope that our dancing inspires others to want to dance too. -- This web site is a gift for dancers. Everything is a work in progress. Much has been neglected. Improvements are always welcome.

Peter Renzland     p e t e r @ d a n c i n g . o r g     Toronto, Canada (416) 323-1300     Dancing is ... a Poem     Elegant Rubik's Cube Solution Method