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Monthly Archives: May 2012

Why we contra dance

A guest post from member Robbin Marcus. Thanks, Robbin! What stories would your dance community like to share? Let us know in the comments. For the last couple of years in Atlanta, amateur videographer Jim Crawford has embarked on an adventure in being a contra dance ambassador. Each week, Jim films the caller and band […]

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Advocating for the Arts

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Did you know this? According to Americans for the Arts, each year in the United States, the nonprofit arts industry (museums, performing and visual arts, arts councils and others) generates $29.6 billion in federal, state and local tax revenues while government support (federal, state and local) is less than $4 billion annually; i.e., the arts […]

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Our grants at work: Dancing Rabbit

Our Outreach grants are funded by donations from our friends and members. Want to see your gift in action? Here’s a video from the Contra Culture weekend, sponsored by CDSS group affiliate Dance Rabbit Dance.

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May Day 2012

Hip hip hooray, hooray, the First of May… Hello from a soggy Easthampton, MA….HAPPY MAY DAY! I hope your May Day celebrations were not rained out. We’ve learned that our local Morris folks did get a little soggy this morning. Please post your videos and photos on the CDSS Facebook page and let us know […]

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