2019-07-30: Indianapolis, IN (planning)

user: Chet Gray



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Push the Button

by: unknown

introduces moves: swing, long lines, chain, do si do, circle, balance the ring, pass through

formation: improper

A1 16
neighbors balance & swing
A2 8
long lines forward & back
8
ladles chain
B1 8
ladles do si do once
8
partners swing
B2 8
circle left 3 places
4
balance the ring
4
pass through ⁋

Cats and More Cats

by: Melanie Axel-Lute

introduces moves: allemande, form long waves, Rory O'More

formation: Becket

A1 6
circle left 3 places
2
pass through to next neighbors
8
neighbors allemande right 1½
A2 0
form long waves - gentlespoons face in, ladles face out
8
balance & Rory O'More right
8
balance & Rory O'More left
B1 16
neighbors balance & swing
B2 8
circle left 3 places
8
partners swing

http://www.maxellute.net/cats.html

This dance is something like Peter Stix's "#1 Grade A Top Quality Cats #2" with Rory O'More moves added. Hence the name.

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Chippenham Square

by: Colin Hume

introduces moves: right left through, petronella, balance, promenade

formation: square dance

A1 8
along the set right left through (HEADS)
8
neighbors swing (SIDES with OPPOSITE) face the nearest HEAD couple in ring of four
A2 8
balance & petronella
8
balance & petronella
B1 4
balance
2
pass through
10
partners swing
B2 8
neighbors allemande left once (corners)
8
partners promenade to home (half-way)

https://colinhume.com/insts.htm#ChippenhamSquare

Non-progressive, so I would do Break, Figure for Heads, Figure for Sides, all that again, final Break.

Based on “Petronella Square” by Becky Hill and first called at Chippenham Folk Festival.

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Don't Think, Dance

by: Tavi Merrill

introduces moves: hey

formation: indecent

A1 8
balance & petronella directly into...
8
partners swing
A2 8
ladles chain
8
ladles start a half hey - rights in center, lefts on ends - look away to next neighbors
B1 16
next neighbors balance & swing - join hands four
B2 8
balance & petronella
8
balance & petronella

Improper at the beginning of B1. Can teach from there to cluster petronellas turns.

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Night Sail

by: Rick Mohr

introduces moves: turn alone, form an ocean wave, meltdown swing

formation: Becket

ID home side

A1 8
ladles chain
8
circle right 4 places
A2 0
turn alone (towards your partner) to face next neighbors
8
circle left 4 places
8
neighbors do si do 1¼
B1 0
form an ocean wave - ladles by left hands and neighbors by right hands
4
balance
12
neighbors start a hey - rights on ends, lefts in center - until partners meet the second time - pull by neighbors to start, end on home side
B2 16
partners meltdown swing ⁋

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Salute to Dave Colestock

by: Melanie Axel-Lute

formation: Becket

A1 6
circle left 3 places
2
form an ocean wave - ladles by left hands and neighbors by right hands
8
balance & Rory O'More right
A2 8
neighbors allemande left 1¼
0
form long waves - ladles face in, gentlespoons face out, right hand to next neighbor
8
balance & Rory O'More right, past new neighbor ⁋
B1 16
neighbors balance & swing (the neighbor just Rory O'Mored past)
B2 8
ladles allemande right 1½
8
partners swing

http://www.maxellute.net/Salute%20to%20Dave.htm

The trickiest part of this dance is convincing dancers not to take hands and balance after the first Rory OMore.

Written to honor caller, organizer, and choreographer Dave Colestock, who died in May 2017. Debuted at his home dance in Harrisburg PA on May 12, 2017.