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Albany Cajun and Zydeco Dances – Cancelled

In light of the public health concerns regarding transmission of the Coronavirus, we are cancelling the Friday March 28th Albany Zydeco Dance with L’il Anne and Hot Cayenne.

The decision to cancel was made after consultation with the Dance Flurry Org.  The close proximity of people dancing with one another makes it impossible to overcome the potential for disease transmission.  Reducing the spread of the disease at this point is beyond handwashing and use of hand sanitizer – social distancing is the most responsible action at this time. Public health and the health of our dance community is paramount.

This was the last DFO Cajun/Zydeco dance til fall.  The February dance was wildly successful — please keep up your enthusiasm, and expect us to resume in October.

We appreciate your understanding and support.

Marie & Ron Bruschi
Organizers for DFO Cajun/Zydeco Dances


 DFO Coronavirus Policy 3-10-20

 

Great live music!  Great fun–and no partner needed!

Lesson at 7:00*          Dance from 7:30-10:30

♦  October 26  with Zydeco Connection

♦  November 23 with the Bunkhouse Boys

♦  December 28 with Zydeco Revelators

♦  February 22 with The Empty Bottle Ramblers

♦  March 28 with Lil’ Anne & Hot Cayenne

$15 General Public  |    $13 DFO members

Dances are held at Albany Unitarian Universalist Church at 405 Washington Avenue in Albany, near the downtown SUNY campus.  The current flyer can be downloaded here.

* Lessons cover the traditional Cajun dances: the Cajun Waltz, One-Step, and Two-Step.  All of these are traveling “Carousel” dances. The dancers create the “Carousel” by all the couples working together traveling around the floor in a counter clockwise direction.  See these guidelines for Cajun dancing.

For more information, call 518-859-0092.

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First Unitarian Universalist Society of Albany, 405 Washington Avenue, Albany, NY, 12206

First Universalist Unitarian Church of Albany, 405 Washington Avenue, Albany, NY