Dear Community Friends,
You are all in for a treat! We have some
wonderful new events and some of our usual crowd
Remember, our events are all-ages. So
bring your grandparent, child, friend, loved
one, or any other person with whom you've been
meaning to connect. Feel free to forward this
newsletter to anyone. Have fun and expand your
horizons...all at the BCCA!
Keep the winter blues at bay with some high
energy classes. Where else but at the BCCA can you
take a powerful taikko
drumming class in the Samurai warrior tradition?
And our Low-Impact
Latin Dance Workout, Kickboxing
Funk Dance, and Savoy
Swing Jazz for Beginners, along with Swing/Jitterbug
for Beginners, will keep your body
moving. And starting February 25, you can take
Ballroom class and learn to blissfully glide
across the dance floor at every social event
with the coolest ballroom dances happening today.
Reduce stress and promote integration of mind,
body and spirit by taking
Yang Style Tai Chi taught by Huan Zhang, or
one of the great new
classes by Roey Rose. Another way to
relax tension, explore interactive movement, and
find your core is by taking Movement
& Contact Improvisation. Stretch your
physical, emotional, and mental boundaries with
class. And this
Saturday, we will begin a wonderful new class -
Mindful Movements for Poise and Health
(based on the Alexander Technique) - teaching
methods to regenerate your back and body
alignment. Call BCCA for details or to register.
||Best Valentine's Date in Town
Whether you are with your sweetheart or alone,
you'll surely want to make a date with the BCCA.
Crazy Freddy is throwing a Valentine's Break
Bash (view flyer).
If this resembles anything like our
Halloween Break Bash, you are in for a treat.
Popping and Locking 1 on 1 ($100 cash prize).
Bring your loved ones!
Friday, February 13, 8 pm-1 am.
As always, DJ Bob Diesel has plenty of love to
share spinning soulful dance music at FEEL.
Friday, February 13, 10 pm-2 am.
Jeff and Juliana keep things hot and electric
with Havana Club's weekly Salsa
Social Dance and lessons.
Friday, February 13, 9:30 pm-1 am.
NBDA presents "Hot
Flashes" Hafli, featuring the fabulous music
of the Aboudi Badawi Ensemble. Light snacks,
open dancing, and the not-to-be-missed group
ensemble performance! Saturday, February 14,
Keep the passionate embers going by staying for
our Blue Milonga Argentine
Tango Dance or our weekly Saturday
Salsa Night Dance and lessons.
||Perform-A-Thon Charity Event!
Saturday, February 14, is National Performing
Arts Day. Thousands of dance instructors and
students across the United States will be
attempting to set a World Record for the most
people performing in one hour simultaneously
across the country. The BCCA will be
representing our city during this historic
event, and we will also be raising money for Project
Action to fight juvenile crime and get more
children involved in Performing Arts Programs.
Saturday, February 14, 1-2:30 pm.
Perform-A-Thon details »
||FEEL Fundraiser / Losstunnown
Please come support the BCCA! FEEL
will be hosting an off-the-hook dance party with all
proceeds to benefit the BCCA! Special guest DJ ANASTASIE
will be in da house! Friday, February 20, 10
event! Friday, February 20, 8 pm-1 am.
||Israeli Folk Dance
Please come for a tribute to old-time nostalgic
Israeli culture of world dance, including circle
dances, Arabic Debka's, and line dances. Our Classical
Israeli Folk Dance Soirees are promoted by
and are lots of fun. Saturday,
February 21, 8 pm-12 am.
Fathers and sons can always learn past & present
enchanting melodies & dances dating back to
seven generations ago by taking a Chassidic
Dancing & Singing class.
||Amnesty International Movie Event
local chapter Group 151 will host an evening
Hinton. Carma is a Director,
Producer and Writer of Morning Sun, a film
surrounding the events of the Chinese Cultural
Revolution (c.1964-1976). It provides a
multi-perspective view of a tumultuous period as
seen through the eyes-and reflected in the
hearts and minds-of members of the high-school
generation that was born around the time of the
founding of the People's Republic of China in
1949, and that came of age in the 1960s. Carma
will show excerpts from her
film followed by discussion with the audience at
this Amnesty event. Saturday, February 21, 6-8 pm.
Morning Sun movie website »
||Electric Playground Dance Party
Electric Playground's 1st night was amazing!
Over 100 people danced all night... and we mean
DANCED! Matty & Frank played the hott jams and
packed the dance floor non-stop for 4 hours
straight. Relive the magic once again. Now every
last Friday of the month. Next on Friday,
February 27, 8 pm-1 am.
Friday, February 27, 8 pm-1 am.
Electric Playground »
Art Reception: the Collective Conscious
a collection of drawings in ink by Joshua
Cardoso. Sunday, February 8, 1-3 pm.
Master Classes taught by Clara Ramora. Contact
the "Eddie Brown BS Chorus" from Heather
Cornell, an apprentice to six of the first
generation American tap dancers. Saturday, Feb.
14, 3:00-4:30 pm.
Veil mini-workshop with Amira Jamal. Also
featuring tips on playing finger cymbals with
veil. Serpentine Nights Specialty workshops are
offered on the last Saturday of every month and
feature a wide variety of Middle Eastern dance
and musicians. Saturday, February 14, 5:30-7:00 pm.