WEEKEND: First of two November contra dances Saturday night
By Diane Urbani de la Paz
Peninsula Daily News
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First, this Saturday night at 7:30, an introductory contra-dance workshop will get moving at the Black Diamond Community Hall, 1942 Black Diamond Road.
At 8 p.m. the live music will kick in: fiddler Ruthie Dornfeld of Seattle will join with guitarist Forrest Gibson for dancing till 11 p.m.
Admission is a suggested donation of $7 for adults and $3 for those 17 and younger.
As with all contra dances, there’s a caller, and this Saturday that’s Marlin Prowell of Bellingham, a seasoned dancer who also organizes dances in his town as well as a summer country dance camp on Orcas Island (www.bellinghamcountrydance.org).
November’s next dance is an extra one at the Black Diamond Community Hall on Monday, Nov. 18.
Perpetual E Motion, a nationally known band, will be back in Port Angeles, and since that’s a school night, it will play from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
George Marshall will be the caller, with admission at $10 for adults, $8 for seniors and teens and $5 for children.
To find out more about the contra dances held each month at the Black Diamond hall, which is about 3 miles south of town via Pine Street, phone 360-457-5667 or visit www.BlackDiamondDance.org.
Last modified: October 31. 2013 7:22PM