We connect and support people in building and sustaining vibrant communities through participatory dance, music, and song traditions that have roots in English and North American culture.
New and Noteworthy
Let's Talk About Reentry, Part 4:
Addressing Legal and Other Burning Questions
Wednesday, May 19, 2021, 7:00-8:45 p.m. ET
An online discussion for organizers of music, dance, and song communities
See details and registration info, plus materials from previous Web Chats. Register by May 17. Questions? Send us email.
Julie Vallimont chats this week with Pacific Northwest fiddler, teacher, and music editor Betsy Branch. Julie and Betsy explore her path from Suzuki violin to square dances at the Tractor Tavern to playing chestnuts at midnight in Montague, Massachusetts.
This month's song is "Katie Catch." April Grant writes, "None of us can explain it except to say, 'It's so beautiful!' or 'It's the one where everything is OK!'"
This season's issue is now available to download as a PDF, view as a flipbook, or read online as individual articles.
In our most recent Web Chat for organizers, we talked about how the pandemic has altered our communities' needs and how we can best get ready for dancing, singing, and making music together - including the latest information on vaccines. Email us with questions.