Online Events Calendar
NOTE: The event link is ONLY by email.
BACDS welcomes everyone to the 4th Sunday Concert, Contra, Party & Community gatherings.
We are thrilled to have Lisa Greenleaf (from MA) calling exciting online dances, with exciting music by 3 of The Syncopaths: Ashley (Broder)Hoyer, Christa Burch, Jeffrey Spero (from So Cal).
"Dynamic Stretching" warmups before the dancing by Michael Baird (CO)
*30 minute Concert, 10 minute Warmups, 60 minute Contra, 20 minute Party, 30 minute Breakouts *
*~Community Social Time ~*
Great reviews after Nov & Dec's Community breakout rooms from 6-630pmPT ( AFTER the party) so we'll keep doing them !
Santa Cruz/Monterey, BACDS, Pacific NW, Ritual Dance, & others will host breakout rooms. Invite folks from your community to join!
Update your Z00M app, so you will be able to self-select your room. Otherwise just type your room choice in the Chat & a moderator will send you. Everyone is welcome to join. Here's a video on how to update Z00m and self-select breakouts.
The role terms used: Larks on the Left, Robins on the Right.
For anyone new to online dancing:
There are no expectations about how you should interact. It's OK to just listen, watch, or chat.... & many of us do all of those on different days. Others dance with videos on or off, and some interact on the video camera (maybe PIN videos with a friend), others dance with a broom or stuffed animal, and some play along with the tunes (with their sound muted). Feel free to do whatever is comfortable for you. Most are so happy to see friends or meet folks from around the world. We hope it brings you some joy, but tears are normal too. We realize online dance will never replace in-person dance & community, but it's better than nothing for many of us, and surprisingly better than we thought it would be.
There is no newcomers introduction. Feel free to join and enjoy the wonderful music how ever you'd like!
If you want a refresher, check out this video.
3:55pm PST/ 6:55pm EST = Doors Open
4:00pm PST= Live Concert
4:30pm PST= Warm ups (10 min)
4:40pm PST= Dancing
5:40pm PST= After-party (polls, trivia, interview, breakout rooms)
6-6:30pm PST= Community Social rooms
+1 MST, +2 CST, +3 EST, +8 GMT, +18 NSW
Or here's a time converter.
Everyone is very welcome, regardless of ability to donate.
Please take care of yourself first, if you are able, donations benefit the musicians, caller, & sound tech.
PayPal: coming soon.
Or message for a check mailing address.
For your listening pleasure, we will use the following meeting features:
MUTE ALL (and you can't unmute) during the concert & dance. Raise your hand or send a CHAT message if you need help.
If you have audio issues, Stop your video. Use the "Z00m" App not the browser. Close ALL other apps on your device. Connect to internet with ethernet cable. Connect to power on your device, running on battery can slow functions. Move closer to your WIFI.
You can "CHAT" with everyone and "Direct Message" with your friends.
***A reminder: Please do not send a Direct Message to someone you don't know, if the content of the message can't be sent in the public chat.
We look forward to seeing you!
Thank you for supporting these musicians with your presence, appreciation (and donations if you're able)
We appreciate your feedback and ideas for future events. Claire@bacds.org
Time Zone Information
Sunday, January 24, 2021, 4:00 PM Pacific time
Sunday, January 24, 2021, 5:00 PM Mountain time
Sunday, January 24, 2021, 6:00 PM Central time
Sunday, January 24, 2021, 7:00 PM Eastern time
Monday, January 25, 2021, 12:00 AM United Kingdom time