From: Dan Marshall [dan_y_marshall@bccaonline.com]
Sent: Wednesday, February 04, 2004 6:57 PM
To: olaf@salsaboston.com
Subject: BCCA's Upcoming Events
Brookline Community Center for the Arts
BCCA's Upcoming Events )
 Whatever your heart desires! February 8 - February 29 
Next Events:
  • Featured Classes
  • Best Valentine's Date in Town
  • Perform-A-Thon Charity Event!
  • FEEL Fundraiser / Losstunnown
  • Israeli Folk Dance
  • Amnesty International Movie Event
  • Electric Playground Dance Party
  • Bi-Monthly/Monthly Events
  • Workshops/Art Reception

  • Hello!

    You are all in for a treat! We have some wonderful new events and some of our usual crowd pleasers.

    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!

    Featured Classes

    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 class, Jazz 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 Romantic 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 a yoga 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, 7-10 pm.

    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 pm-2 am.

    Losstunnown 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 SmartIsrapages 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
    AI local chapter Group 151 will host an evening featuring Carma 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

    Bi-Monthly/Monthly Events
    Paul Jordan's Classics Open Mic & Singalong (for Seniors and friends of all ages). Thursday, February 12, 9-11 pm.

    Blue Milonga's Argentine tango dance. Saturday, February 14, 8 pm-2 am. We also offer Tango Practicas every Sunday 3-6 pm.

    Julia Boynton's Tap Jam. Spectators welcome! Saturday, February 28, 6:30-10:30 pm.

    Workshops/Art Reception
    Art Reception: the Collective Conscious presents a collection of drawings in ink by Joshua Cardoso. Sunday, February 8, 1-3 pm.

    Three Flamenco Master Classes taught by Clara Ramora. Contact

    Learn 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.

    Double 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.

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