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CGOA’s “The Last Chance Dance”

CGOA’s “The Last Chance Dance” With the Jazz Collective Big Band Summer’s winding down, so in celebration of the season’s end, the CGOA Jazz Collective Big Band invites audiences to enjoy an evening of tuneful swing and jazz at the LAST CHANCE DANCE. The event is Saturday, September 28 at 7:30 PM at the Hood River Elks Lodge. This is [...]

By |2019-09-26T20:19:26-07:00September 26th, 2019|not active Dance News|0 Comments

Barlow Road

FRI., JULY 12, 2013 9:30 PM at CEBU Hailing from the beautiful Columbia River Gorge, Barlow Road is the music machine where Matthew G. Mesa crafts songs reflecting everything about the landscape and its two-legged inhabitants. With guitar in hand and harmonicas close by, he weaves tales about love, life, asphalt, dirt, and everything else we get on ourselves. Moe Dixon [...]

By |2013-07-05T07:12:53-07:00July 5th, 2013|not active Bands - Local|0 Comments

Richard Wilkins Blues Band

Richard Wilkins Blues Band specializes in bringing traditional blues and dance music to the Northwest. With years of experience Richard brings his hot saxaphone touch to  blues standards by Jimmy Reed, Little Walter, Elmore James, etc. http://www.richardwilkinsbluesband.com/

By |2013-07-03T05:05:55-07:00July 3rd, 2013|not active Bands - Local|0 Comments

Exercise and Relaxation

  This should be a very interesting topic since my personal opinion about dance is that it is good exercise, and greatly reduces stress despite the fact that it takes time.  I try to never sit down.  With a few more leads maybe we could get everybody a Richard Simmons grade workout. Dancing Discoveries Author: Michael Mecham According to the [...]

By |2013-06-30T23:20:59-07:00June 29th, 2013|not active - Guidance|0 Comments

Social Dance Etiquette

In an attempt to support a high functioning dance community that displays the best of humanity I searched around and found this excerpt from the American Dancer. It should serve as a good starting article and provide a topic for discussion. Please comment. No one, including myself, "sees the whole elephant". Socially Yours: Social Dance Etiquette Author: Jean Krupa Social [...]

By |2013-07-03T06:09:33-07:00June 29th, 2013|not active - Guidance|1 Comment

The Viscount July 2013 Schedule & Newsletter

June Newsletter & Schedule  Greetings Summer Dancers! It's time to sign up for the July series!  We are happy to see so many of you taking advantage of the online discount, so we're sending the July newsletter out a week earlier than usual to help give you more time to take advantage of it this coming session. What's new in July? [...]

By |2013-07-22T20:11:51-07:00June 26th, 2013|not active Dance News|0 Comments

Kevin Self

Kevin Selfe has been electrifying audiences nationwide since breaking into the blues scene in 2006.    His growing stature as a captivating story teller and passionate performer are surpassed only by his deft mastery of blues guitar.   Having relocated to Portland, OR, the Virginia native is now a leading light in the Pacific Northwest’s robust blues revival.  Effortlessly combining the guitar traditions [...]

By |2013-06-25T10:23:33-07:00June 25th, 2013|Not active Bands - not local|0 Comments