Saturday June 11, Murphey School

Come to the next contra dance!

Dances start at 8:00 PM with a lesson at 7:30 PM, unless otherwise noted.

Date: Friday May 27

Location: Reality Center

Description: Mara Shea (fiddler with The Elftones) and Julie Gorka (versatile pianist with several contra dance bands) join forces as Copious Notes. Come out and dance to their energetic, lyrical music! Leading the dance will be popular regional caller Nick Boulet.

Nick Boulet has been calling since the late 1990s in Knoxville and in Greensboro. He is known for quick walk-throughs and lively energetic dances. He has called dances from Huntsville, Alabama, to Roanoke, Virginia, and is a regular at dances across NC.

Music: Copious Notes (Mara Shea, fiddle, www.marashea.com/; and Julie Gorka, keyboard), link

Caller: Nick Boulet

What is contra dance?

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Carrboro Commons Documentary Video of TCD: link

NPR's All Things Considered: Youth Flock To Contra Dancing : link

To see a PBS report on contra dancing in Maine, click here.


Carrboro Century Center videos.

Reality Center videos.

Pleasant Green videos.

Reality Center with The Mighty Babylonians - CulBlu's video is used courtesy of Dequan Powell

Carrboro Century Center with Sassafras Stomp - CulBlu's video is used courtesy of Dequan Powell