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BCCA October Events & Announcements )
  October 13, 2004 
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  • A Taste of the Arts
    November 6th
  • Fall Course Updates
  • Regular Events at BCCA
  • Week of October 11th-17th
  • Week of October 18th-24th
  • Week of October 25th-31st
  • Volunteer at the BCCA

  • Dear Art Lovers,

    Great events and workshops all month, plus a special invite to "A Taste of the Arts",
    an exclusive BCCA performance on November 6th. Read on!

    This newsletter contains:
    * 'A Taste of the Arts' Performance announcement,
    * Fall course updates
    *October events calendar, including weekly BCCA events, and
    * Information about volunteering.

     

    A Taste of the Arts
    November 6th
    BCCA presents 'A Taste of the Arts'

    Join us on Saturday, November 6th from 8 to 9pm for a performance to feature a tasty selection of BCCA faculty. Performers include musician Guy Mendilow, Argentine Tango dancers Analinda Marcus and partner, Adrienne Hawkins' Day Job Dancers, tap dancers Suzanne Bouffard and Jill Braverman, Broadway's Marisa Rosek, and Hacha Y Machete, plus 'Break Dancing Meets Martial Arts' featuring the Floorlords, the Chinese Kickboxing Club, and other special guests.
    $10 general admission; $1 discounts for students and seniors
    E-mail for more information.

    Fall Course Updates
    The BCCA Youth Program is off to a great start, with classes in dance, martial arts, music, and more. Courses are tailored to toddlers, kids, pre-teens and teens. Spaces are available in all of these courses, so pick up a Youth Program Schedule and come check out a class today!

    We have made some updates and added some new offerings to our Fall Course Catalog. Please check the website for updated schedule information and call ahead to confirm availability before dropping into a class. A new printed version of the catalog will be available soon.

    Regular Events at BCCA
    WEEKLY EVENTS

    Thursdays
    "Milonga La Portena"
    An elegant evening with live music by Mass Tango, starting with an introductory lesson for beginners with Fernanda Cajide with dancing to follow
    8:30 p.m. Lesson; 9:15-midnight Dance
    ($13 with lesson; $10 dance only)

    Saturdays
    "Noche de la Salsa"
    A hot evening of latin dancing (Salsa, Merengue, Bachata, Cha Cha, Mambo & Cumbia) to SalsaBoston's great DJ music with Beginner & Intermediate dance lessons with Dan Yonah Marshall & partner
    9:30 p.m. lessons; 10:30 p.m.-1:00 a.m. open dance
    ($12 with lesson; $10 dance only)

    Sundays
    "Mr. Rogers' Tango Practica"
    A relaxed place to meet, share skills & ideas, and have fun
    3:00-6:00 p.m.
    ($5 - by donation)
    *Practica Notes: 1. No Tango Practica on October 24th due to a special music and tango event. See listing for Week of October 18th 2. October 31st Practica will start at 3:30pm

    "Samba Sundays"
    Samba de Gafiera, "Brazilian Tango", Forro & other Brazilian dances
    7:00-8:30 p.m. Lesson; 8:30-11:00 p.m.
    ($10 with lesson; $8 dance only - by donation)

    When attending BCCA events, please park in non- residential, metered spaces only (free after 6pm and all- day Sundays).

    Week of October 11th-17th
    THURSDAY, October 14th

    Women- Empower Yourself!
    A Power. To Protect Workshop
    This workshop is designed to empower women with basic and effective means to avoid danger, recognize it in its early stages and deal with it should you find yourself in a situation that warrants defending your safety. This workshop is for women to feel stronger about:
    * Danger Recognition Skills
    * Escape Strategies
    * Body Weapons and tools of defense
    * Responses to "What If?
    5:30pm-6:30pm
    Space is limited. Call to Register or to inquire about a free consultation if you are unable to attend this workshop: 781-405-1248
    Fully complimentary: This workshop is a public service provided by POWER. TO PROTECT.
    Donations will be accepted to the BCCA.

    Milonga La Portena - See Regular Events description above
    8:30 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.

    FRIDAY, October 15th

    TDB Records presents a Friday Night Rock Concert
    Featuring: Draw Blood, The Refuseniks, Say Goodbye, and Gun It!.
    8:00-11:30 p.m. Concert
    $7 general admission; $6 for those who register to vote or donate canned, vegetarian goods
    More info at TDBRecords.com

    SATURDAY, October 16th

    Noche de la Salsa - See Regular Events description above
    9:30 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.

    SUNDAY, October 17th

    Mr. Rogers' Tango Practica - See Regular Events description above
    3:00-6:00 p.m.

    Brookline Peaceworks Film Screenings
    Join Brookline Peaceworks for their last political film screening before the presidential election: Unprecedented, a film about the 2000 election. Ronnie Dugger, author of the cover article for the August issue of The Nation, will be a guest speaker at the discussion to follow the film.
    7:00-9:00 p.m.
    $5

    Samba Sundays - See Regular Events description above
    7:00-11:00 p.m.

    Week of October 18th-24th
    WEDNESDAY, October 20th

    Open Mic for Musicians & Poets
    With featured theme:
    "Disco Tune Night" No sign-up necessary. Piano and amp available.
    9:00-11:00 p.m.
    $5

    THURSDAY, October 21st

    Milonga La Portena - See Regular Events description above
    8:30 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.

    FRIDAY, October 22nd

    Flamenco Workshops with Genevieve Guinn
    7:30-8:30 p.m. Beginner/Lower Intermediate Technique: 'Tangos'
    8:30-10:00 p.m. Higher Intermediate/Advanced: 'Alegrias and Solea por Bulerias'
    $20 Drop-in per class
    E-mail for more information.

    SATURDAY, October 23rd

    Flamenco Workshops with Genevieve Guinn
    3:00-4:00 p.m. Beginner/Lower Intermediate Technique: 'Tangos'
    4:00-5:30 p.m. Higher Intermediate/Advanced: 'Alegrias and Solea por Bulerias'
    5:30-7:00 p.m. Additional session; Level to be determined.
    $20 Drop-in per class
    E-mail for more information.

    Noche de la Salsa - See Regular Events description above
    9:30 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.

    SUNDAY, October 24th

    Flamenco Workshops with Genevieve Guinn
    1:00-2:00 p.m. Beginner/Lower Intermediate Technique: 'Tangos'
    2:00-3:00 p.m. Higher Intermediate/Advanced: 'Alegrias and Solea por Bulerias'
    $20 Drop-in per class
    E-mail for more information.

    An Afternoon of Sultry Jazz and Sizzling Tango
    Featuring Vocalist Maria Robbins and a Special Tango Dance Exhibition

    Join vocalist Maria Robbins in her 'Farewell East Coast' concert. Best known for her silky vocals and passionate spirit, Maria offers up a colorful combination of jazz, blues and Latin American rhythms blended into a distinctive style that is elegant, soulful and intimate. She is joined by the versatile and talented guitarist Morris Acevado and a spirited rhythm section. AnaLinda Marcus & partner will present a sensual Tango intermission set.
    This is one event you won't want to miss!
    4:00-6:00 p.m.
    $15 admission at the door
    *Note: Mr. Rogers' Tango Practica will not be held on October 24th due to this event.

    Classics Open Mic & Sing Along: Broadway and You! - Every other Sunday night
    An evening of your favorite classics and showtunes with host Paul Jordan, drummer Leon Alperin, pianist Richard De Mone, and an all-around star-studded lineup of faces from the past. Bring a song to share, sing along, or sit back and enjoy.
    7:00-9:30 p.m.
    $5

    Samba Sundays - See Regular Events description above
    7:00-11:00 p.m.

    Week of October 25th-31st
    THURSDAY, October 28th

    Milonga La Portena - See Regular Events description above
    8:30 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.

    FRIDAY, October 29th

    Halloween Break Bash by Crazy Freedy, Snap, & New B Wear
    Get out your Halloween costume a couple of days early, and join the BCCA for a night of funk, real hip-hop, breaks, and mad fun to kick off your Halloween weekend. The event features break dancing competitions and a best costume contest, with DJ Act1 on da' wheels.
    8:00 p.m. - 1 a.m.
    $7 admission at the door

    SATURDAY, October 30th

    Special Halloween Tap Jam with Guest Host Josh Hilberman
    Join Julia Boynton, Josh Hilberman, and the Herman Hampton Trio for a special evening of live music and dancing. This month's jam features master classes for Intermediate and Advanced students, followed by the tap jams and showcase. A must see!
    5:00-6:00 p.m. Intermediate class
    6:00-7:00 p.m. Advanced class
    7:30-10:00 p.m. Jam & Showcase
    $20/class; $12/jam only
    Julia Boynton's Tap Page...

    SUNDAY, October 31st

    Tap & Jazz Workshops with Jeff Shade
    12:00-1:30 p.m. Intermediate & Advanced Tap Dance Workshop
    1:30-3:30 p.m. Intermediate & Advanced Jazz Dance Workshop
    Jeff Shade is the former dance captain of Chicago and teaching faculty member at Harvard and the Boston Conservatory, and is currently teaching at STEPS on Broadway.
    Stay tuned for more details on the BCCA's website.

    Mr. Rogers' Tango Practica - See Regular Events description above
    3:00-6:00 p.m.

    Samba Sundays - See Regular Events description above
    7:00-11:00 p.m.

    Volunteer at the BCCA
    The BCCA is currently recruiting volunteers to help with everything from staffing our events to assisting with larger, organizational projects. Learn more by contacting Emily Gold at 617-738-2800 or via e-mail.

    You can also support the BCCA by using the Forward Email option at the bottom of this page to tell your friends about our exciting offerings. Don't have any friends? Then send it to your family!

    Thanks to all of our students, patrons, and supporters. We couldn't have gotten this far without you!

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