Israeli Folk Dance Wknd ends, NYC
For those interested in Israeli folk music, there will be a whole weekend in Manhattan dedicated to the classic Israeli folk dances to this music, including a live band. All are welcome.
12th Annual SHORASHIM - Roots of Israeli Folk Dance
Labor Day Weekend
Fri. Aug 29-Mon. Sep 1 2003
12th Annual SHORASHIM - ROOTS OF ISRAELI FOLK DANCE, Labor Day Weekend of Nostalgia on Broadway, with 3 afternoons of workshops & 4 nights of parties/marathons featuring world famous choreographer Dani Dassa, master teacher Danny Pollock (teaching classic repertoire for beginners), Ayalah Goren-Kadman of Jerusalem's Rubin Academy of Music & Dance plus other guests. Parties begin every night at at 8 pm; afternoon repertoire workshops (8/31, 9/1 with Danny Pollack) from 2-4 pm & 4-6 pm (with Dani Dassa teaching his dances). On 8/30, at 2-4 pm, there will be a special program commemorating the 100th birthday of Israel's most influential classic folk dance choreographer, Rivka Sturman z"l featuring Ayalah Goren-Kadman with Dani Dassa & Danny Pollock. Music provided by well-known dance leaders and a live band. All events in an air-conditioned professional dance studio. No pre-registration required. No partner needed.
RDR@rikud.net or www.rikud.net
Sponsored by: Rikuday Dor Rishon
Location: Bridge for Dance 2726 Broadway at 104th St
Cost: Afternoon Workshops-$10; night Parties - $15;
Special reduced rate for entry to all events on the weekend-$100