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Contra Dance Clemmons – George Paul and Karina Wilson – Caller Nick Boulet
Tuesday, June 25, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Violinist, fiddler, songwriter, and composer, Santa Fe native Karina Wilson has been performing with artists and touring acts on the national and international scene since 2005 around the US and Ireland, France, Belgium, Switzerland, and Poland. She has composed and performed original music for the ARCOS Dance touring show “Warriors”, as well as the NMSA and SFUAD original production of “woman’s voices”, and the Santa Fe Playhouse “Santa Fe fiesta melodrama” and has been featured on numerous recordings throughout the United States and Ireland.
In addition to touring nationally with acclaimed tune writer Larry Unger, she is an active member of numerous local Santa Fe bands as well as leading her own projects: The Katydids, Karina and Pete, and the Karina Wilson Trio- a performance art group, and runs a private violin/viola studio.
Strongly influenced by traditional American music styles (like southern Appalachian old time, Northern New England, French Canadian Québécois, Texas swing, honky tonk, Cajun, American folk and rock n roll.) With elements of world music traditions (Irish, Scottish, English country dance/early music, west African Susu music and dance, and Zimbabwean mbira). She is finding a way of stitching the old traditions together and bringing them back out into the current soundscape.
Caller will be Nick Boulet who always has fun dances for us!
No partner necessary! No experience necessary!
– If you can walk, you can contra dance
– If new, join in the fun lesson at 7:30
– Bring clean, soft soled shoes with you to change into to protect floors
– Bring friends for more fun!- Community dancing for all ages
– High energy, live music
– Everyone makes mistakes, but nobody cares
– The more you do it, the easier and more fun it becomes
– Treat one another with care and respect, smile and have a good time
Dance 8-10:30pm with short break in middle
Free Lesson 7:30-8pm
General admission $9 (Members $8)
Full time students 23 and under $6 (Members $5)
Clemmons Civic Club
Exit 184 from I-40
2870 Middlebrook Drive, Clemmons, NC
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