As you may have noticed there is now a section on the website giving the schedule for other contra dances in the local area. This schedule appears below the schedule for our Friday night dances on both the front page and the schedule page. If you organize a contra dance (either repeating or one-time) that [...]
The only item that has been found (but not yet claimed) at the end of the 2013 Pittsburgh Fall Dance Weekend is a pair of brown shoes (Merrell brand, men’s size 8 ½ .) If you think they are yours, email Cecil.
Our Fall Dance Weekend is this weekend (November 8-10). If you haven’t registered for the weekend, no problem! You can still come to one or more events. The schedule and prices are listed here. Unlike the weekly Friday dances, the dance weekend is at the Edgewood Club [...]
Mondays in June 7:00-9:00 PM
CMU Skibo Small Gym
5098 Tech Street
Pgh PA 15213
(same place as the CATS Dance)
Ron Buchanan’s Callers workshop on Monday nights at the Wilkins school community center has now concluded.
Thanks to the hard work of all that attended it was [...]
We have confirmed the callers for Fall Dance Weekend 2013. They are:
These fabulous callers will be joining the excellent bands we announced recently (The Cosmic Otters and The Coffee Zombies). It will be an amazing weekend!
You may have noticed that a couple weeks ago we updated the page for Fall Dance Weekend 2013. We have the bands confirmed!
For those who don’t know, the Carnegie Alliance of Traditional and Social (CATS) Dance organization holds monthly contra dances on the Carnegie Mellon University campus. In February there are 2 dances! Dancers from the greater Pittsburgh community are welcome at these these dances.
Sunday February 3 is the standard monthly campus contra in Skibo Small Gym [...]
Our Upcoming Dances
- December 13, 2013Cindy Harris with Amarillis8:00 pm to 11:00 pm
- December 20, 2013Holiday Ball8:00 pm to 11:00 pm
- December 31, 2013Ron Buchanan and the Lackawanna Longnecks with special guests Jeff Getz and Janet Reing8:00 pm to 11:00 pm
Other Upcoming Local Contra Dances
- Events on December 15, 2013CATS Dance: Contra at CMU5:30 pm to 8:30 pmSee the schedule page for details.
Unless otherwise noted, the following is true for our Friday dances. (Other local dances will have different details, which may be available in the event description on the schedule page.)
Dances run from 8-11pm with a beginner's lesson at 7:30pm.
Dances cost $8 for adults and $5 for students.
Dances are held at Swisshelm Park Community Center (1050 Windermere Drive).