Past Folk Feet Events

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Folk Feet Video Documentary Screening

BAC Folk Arts will screen two Folk Feet video documentary projects, 'Dancing in Detail: Brooklyn's Traditional Dances in Practice, 2007-2008 which features 16 of the over 200 Brooklyn traditional dancers who have made Folk Feet such a rich and rewarding project since its inception in 2003...

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Circle 'Round Dance Performances in Sunset Park

An Afternoon of Participatory Dances in the Park! Circle 'Round Brooklyn series culminating event! Part of Sunset Park International Family Day Thursday, June 4th 2009, 2-4pm 41-44th Street and...

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Folk Feet on Fifth

Folk Feet on Fifth is part of the BAC Folk Arts' Folk Feet traditional dance project begun in 2003 to identify, document and present traditional dance in Brooklyn. Folk Feet on Fifth focuses on the neighborhood specific dance traditions of Brooklyn's Sunset Park and Bay Ridge...

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Circle 'Round Dance and Drum Jam

This Dance and Drum Jam brings together all the dancers and percussionists of Circle 'Round Brooklyn workshops in Sunset Park alongside guest drummer and dancers for an improvisational evening together...

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Circle 'Round Korean Dance and Drumming Workshop

Vongku Pak will teach and perform bongsan mask dance, using the janngu (hour glass drum) as musical accompaniment. The Bongsan Mask Dance-Drama originated in Bongsan, located in Hwanghae Province...

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Circle 'Round Lebanese and Palestinian Debke Workshop

Sheren Attal and Ramzi El Edlibi teach basic steps of debke. Debke is a popular traditional line dance from the Levantine region of the Middle East and performed enthusiastically at social gatherings...

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Circle 'Round Afro Dominican and Haitian Dance Workshop

Jose Figueroa will teach the movement and rhythms of traditional dances of Haiti and Dominican Republic, such as the processional dance of gaga (rara) and the traditional drums and rhythms of Dominican palos...

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Dance in the Neighborhood: Sunset Park by Day

Dance and eat your way through Sunset Park, Brooklyn. Part of Folk Feet on Fifth, this tour highlights cultural communities and social life along 5th Avenue through the neighborhood's dance traditions...

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Dance in the Neighborhood: Bay Ridge by Night

Dance and eat your way through Bay Ridge, Brooklyn. Part of Folk Feet on Fifth, this tour highlights cultural communities and social life along 5th Avenue through the neighborhood's dance traditions...

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Bomba, Cumbia, and Salsa in Sunset Park

Folk Feet on Fifth: Bomba, Cumbia and Salsa in Sunset Park -- Latino Dance Traditions in the Neighborhood...

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Foot Notes: Folk Feet Meet Modern Feet

Join BAC at this second annual, FREE event, presented as part of the city-wide Immigrant Heritage Week, features Brooklyn-based traditional dancers from culturally-specific immigrant groups alongside contemporary dancers...

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Culture and Dances of Scandinavia

Folk Feet on Fifth community partner, The Norwegian Folkdance Society,presents Culture and Dances of Scandinavia

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Norwegian and Levantine Dance Party/Hafla

Part of Folk Feet on Fifth's Norwegian Nights and Levantine Layali: 3 Evenings of Dance in Bay Ridge. Initiated by Young Dancers in Repertory, a Folk Feet on Fifth community partner...

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Lebanese and Palestinian Debke Dance Class

Part of Folk Feet on Fifth's Norwegian Nights and Levantine Layali: 3 Evenings of Dance in Bay Ridge. Initiated by Young Dancers in Repertory, a Folk Feet on Fifth community partner...

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Norwegian Folkdance Class

Part of Folk Feet on Fifth's Norwegian Nights and Levantine Layali: 3 Evenings of Dance in Bay Ridge. Initiated by Young Dancers in Repertory, a Folk Feet on Fifth community partner...

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Hoofin' it in the Hood

Folk Feet on Fifth's kick-off event brought together more than 30 local traditional dancers to sample each others' dances, food and discuss the role of traditional dance in the neighborhood...

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DUMBO Fight Night

Last year BAC's Folk Feet dancers knocked out audiences at DUMBO FIGHT NIGHT, the DUMBO Improvement District's first annual fundraiser. Team "Folk Feet" has been invited back for a second match...

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Folk Feet Workshops: Arab Social Dance

BAC presented two Sundays of dance workshops to cap-off the Arab arts programming presented in our March 2008 Brooklyn Maqam Arab Music Festival...

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Circle 'Round Brooklyn 3

Folk Feet Circle 'Round Brooklyn 3 is an afternoon of traditional dance workshops and performances highlighting Brooklyn-based groups. This year's theme is Earth Stomping Dance Traditions...

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Circle 'Round Brooklyn 2

Circle 'Round Brooklyn 2, a participatory dance event, held from 3 - 5 p.m. on Sunday, June 17, at Fort Greene Park, featured performances by soloists and troupes, whose traditional dance forms relate to shapes such as the circle and line...

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Circle 'Round Brooklyn 1

Circle dance is the oldest dance form dating back thousands of years. Many cultures throughout the world retain circle dance traditions...

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