WE LOVE traditional and participatory dance, music and song, especially those with roots in English and North American culture. We believe in the joy and strength they bring to individuals and communities, and we are committed to their vitality and sustainability. Read more about our traditions...
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- Contra dance?
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Cracking Chestnuts Videos
See the new Cracking Chestnuts page with links to videos of dances featured in the CDSS publication Cracking Chestnuts: The Living Tradition of Classic American Contra Dances.
The Lifetime award party for the Morningstars was great! Links to photos/videos will be posted here soon.