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Phinney.Northern.Contraband.03.23.18

user: Isaac Banner

Table of Contents

  1. The Baby Rose by David Kaynor
  2. Hocus Pocus by Lisa Greenleaf
  3. Love and Twirls by James Hutson

    Adam Bowman guest calls

  4. Tom's Queue-less Carousel by Tom Hinds / Isaac Banner
  5. Joel's in the Kitchen by Sue Rosen
  6. Waltz / Break

  7. Not My Second Rodeo by Isaac Banner
  8. One Fish, Two Fish, Right and Left Through Fish by Isaac Banner
  9. Winter Fog by Isaac Banner
  10. Maliza's Magical Mystery Motion by Cary Ravitz
  11. Waltz

The Baby Rose

by: David Kaynor

introduces moves: swing, circle, do si do, chain, star

formation: improper

A1 16
neighbors balance & swing
A2 8
circle left 3 places
8
partners do si do once
B1 16
partners balance & swing
B2 8
ladles chain
8
star left 4 places to new neighbor ⁋

Hocus Pocus

by: Lisa Greenleaf

introduces moves: hey, balance the ring, California twirl

formation: improper

A1 16
neighbors balance & swing
A2 8
ladles chain
8
ladles start a half hey - rights in center, lefts on ends right shoulder
B1 16
partners balance & swing
B2 8
circle left 3 places
4
balance the ring
4
partners California twirl ⁋

Love and Twirls

by: James Hutson

Adam Bowman guest calls

introduces moves: Rory O'More, long lines, pull by dancers, allemande, form long waves

formation: improper

Starts in long waves, gentlespoons face out

A1 8
balance & Rory O'More right
8
balance & Rory O'More left
A2 16
neighbors balance & swing
B1 8
circle left 3 places
8
partners swing
B2 8
long lines forward & back
4
ladles pull by right across
4
neighbors allemande left ¾ ⁋
0
form long waves - ladles face in, gentlespoons face out

Tom's Queue-less Carousel

by: Tom Hinds / Isaac Banner

introduces moves: slice, meltdown swing

formation: Becket

A1 8
slice left and straight back and gentlespoons pull neighbor ⁋
8
neighbors swing
A2 8
circle left 3 places
8
partners allemande right 1½
B1 16
gentlespoons start a full hey - lefts in center, rights on ends left shoulder
B2 16
partners meltdown swing

Becket-ized version of Tom Hinds' The Carousel, but without the chunky feeling of long lines forward and back (technically the slice is almost lines forward/back, but dancers can ooze it a bit more, especially since it's a slice and take).

Queue-less, not clueless, because this time The Carousel has no lines. Unlike my program, which at the time had 5 LLFB and one just had to go.

Joel's in the Kitchen

by: Sue Rosen

introduces moves: petronella, cross trails

formation: Becket

A1 8
long lines forward & back
8
ladles chain
A2 8
balance & petronella
8
balance & petronella
B1 4
balance the ring
4
cross trails - partners across the set right shoulders, neighbors along the set left shoulders ⁋
8
next neighbors swing
B2 8
circle left 3 places
8
partners swing

Waltz / Break

Not My Second Rodeo

by: Isaac Banner

introduces moves: pass through

formation: improper

A1 16
neighbors balance & swing
A2 8
gentlespoons start a half hey - lefts in center, rights on ends
8
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
B1 16
partners meltdown swing
B2 8
circle left 3 places
0
pass through ⁋
8
next neighbors do si do once

Kind of but not really The Second Time Around. Hey-to-allemande offers a refreshing broken-hey-ish redux of allemande-to-hey and creates an illusion of less inactivity in the ladle's role.

One Fish, Two Fish, Right and Left Through Fish

by: Isaac Banner

introduces moves: form an ocean wave, balance, right left through

formation: Becket

A1 8
circle left 3 places and face across
4
balance the ring
4
pass through to an ocean wave - gentlespoons by left in the center, neighbors by right on the sides
A2 4
balance short waves forward/back
2
pass through ⁋
10
next neighbors swing
B1 8
right left through
4
ladles allemande right ¾ ⁋
4
ladles allemande left ¾ +
B2 16
partners balance & swing

The name started as a joke until Ron Blechner egged me on to write an actual dance.

+this is your third ladle

The pivotal place where it can all fall to pieces is the pass the ocean - if dancers aren't paying attention they'll absentmindedly pass through up/down and everything will collapse in on itself.

Winter Fog

by: Isaac Banner

introduces moves: mad robin, slide along set

formation: Becket

A1 8
ladles chain
8
ladles start a half hey - rights in center, lefts on ends
A2 16
neighbors balance & swing
B1 8
gentlespoons start a half hey - lefts in center, rights on ends
8
mad robin, gentlespoons in front
B2 6
circle left 3 places
10
partners swing
0
slide left along set ⁋

Maliza's Magical Mystery Motion

by: Cary Ravitz

introduces moves: promenade

formation: Becket

A1 8
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
8
neighbors swing
A2 8
neighbors promenade
8
ladles chain
B1 8
balance & petronella and turn to face next N
8
balance & petronella
B2 16
partners balance & swing

"The motion in B1 does seem magical – while the ladles Petronella over and back across the set, the gentlespoons do consecutive Petronellas along the side, in effect progressing behind his partner’s back."
- Rich Goss

Waltz