Louisville Contra 2021-12-20

user: Nicholas Rockstroh



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Straighten Up and Slide Right

by: Lindsey Dono

introduces moves: circle, swing, long lines, chain, mad robin, slide along set, allemande

formation: Becket ccw

A1 8
circle left 3 places
8
neighbors swing
A2 8
long lines forward & back
8
ladles chain
B1 6
mad robin, ladles in front (ccw)
8
circle right 4 places
2
slide right along set ⁋
B2 6
gentlespoons allemande left once
10
partners swing

Inspired by a Facebook discussion of the question: “can dancers intuitively slide to the right along the set?” Called at several house parties and Faultline Frolic.

Sarah's Journey

by: Gene Hubert

introduces moves: box the gnat, pull by dancers, do si do, right left through, star

formation: improper

A1 4
neighbors box the gnat
4
gentlespoons pull by left
8
partners swing
A2 8
circle left 4 places
8
partners do si do once
B1 4
partners box the gnat
4
ladles pull by left
8
neighbors swing
B2 8
right left through
8
star left 4 places ⁋

Cows are Watching (Variation)

by: Cary Ravitz

introduces moves: hey, zig zag

formation: Becket ccw

A1 8
gentlespoons start a half hey - lefts in center, rights on ends
8
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
A2 16
neighbors balance & swing
B1 8
circle left 4 places
8
zig left zag right, new ladles catch left hands ⁋
B2 6
ladles allemande left once
10
partners swing

A variation of the dance by Bill Pope and Judy Goldsmith.

Spin Break

by: Claire Takemori

introduces moves: balance, petronella, balance the ring, give & take, pass through

formation: improper

Short wave, Neighbor by RH, Ladles by LH in middle

A1 4
balance wave
12
neighbors swing
A2 8
balance & petronella
8
balance & petronella
B1 4
balance the ring
12
ladles give & take partners, Swing
B2 8
circle left 3 places, reform short wave
4
balance wave ⁋
4
pass through,walk forward to new wave

Spin off of Spring Break, Tom Lehman, for a super easy, hi-energy dance.