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Performance/Events

Black Burlesque (revisited). The Egg, Empire State Plaza, Albany. African culture, song and dance performance by Reggie Wilson, Noble Douglas Dance Company, and Black Umfolosi. Sat, 10/18, 8 PM. $24, $19 seniors, $12 kids. 473-1061.

Participatory

Ballroom Dance. Starburst Family Entertainment Center, corner of Route 146 and Route 146A, Clifton Park. NYS Capital District of the USABDA. 10/19, 6:15 PM free dance lesson, 7-10 PM Dancing. Demonstration, open to all levels, for singles and couples. $7 for members, $10 for non-members, $5 for students. 477-9848.

Contradance. Hudson-Mohawk Traditional Dances, Waldorf School of Saratoga Springs, 122 Regent St., Saratoga Springs. Traditional dancing to music from Mark Bagdon and Spare Parts and caller Kathryn Wedderburn. 8-11PM, 7:30 for beginners, Sat. 10/18. $7 adults, $5 students, $2 children. Please wear soft soled shoes or sneakers. 885-4430 or www.danceflurry.org.

Dance Party. Lorraine Michaels Dance Centre, 69 Fuller Road, Albany. Every third Sat of the month, 7:30-10:30 PM: $5. 459-2623 or www.lorainemichaelsdance.com.

First Friday Milonga. Center for Body/Mind Awareness, 4 Central Ave., Albany. 478-0335.

Fall Ball. The National Museum of Dance, 99 S. Broadway, Saratoga Springs. DJ dance; 9:30 PM Cajun dance session. Costumes optional. 10/31, 8 PM-midnight. Members, $15; non-members $20. RSVP by 10/28. 584-2225 or www.dancemuseum.org.

Singles Dance. Polish Community Center, Washington Avenue Extension, Albany. Fri, 7:30 PM: dance lesson; 9 PM-1 AM: Dancing. $10 non-members, $6 Singles Outreach members. 452-6883.

Tango Night. Saratoga Savoy Center of Dance, 7 Wells St., Saratoga Springs. Every fourth Sat of the month, 8-11 PM. 587-5132 or visit www.saratogasavoy.com.

Teenage Barn Dance. Schenectady Museum, Nott Terrace Heights, Schenectady. 10/18, 6 PM lesson, 7 PM dance. Revival of popular WRGB program from 1948-65, Teenage Barn. Music by Rocky Velvet. $5. 382-7890.

Instruction

African Dance. Hudson Opera House, 327 Warren St., Hudson. Sat, 10:30 AM-noon: African classes in collaboration with Kuumba Dance and Drum and Operation Unit. Open to kids and parents (other adults welcome). $5, children free. 822-1438.

Afro-Caribbean Dance. eba Center for Dance & Movement, 351 Hudson Ave., Albany. Wed through 12/11, 6-7:30 PM: Ages 14 and up. 465-9916 or www.eba-arts.org.

American Tango. Lorraine Michaels Dance Centre, 69 Fuller Road, Albany. Mon, 6-7 PM. 459-2623.

Argentine Show Tango. Lorraine Michaels Dance Centre, 69 Fuller Road, Albany. Tue, 7-8 PM: Intermediate. 8-9 PM: Beginner. 9-10 PM: Practica. 459-2623.

Argentine Tango. YMCA, 1 Wall St., Clifton Park. Wed, 8:45-10 PM: Beginner lessons. 371-2139.

Argentine Tango. First Street, Troy. Thurs, 6:30-7:30 PM: $6 each week for 4 weeks. $7 drop in. 756-8091.

Argentine Tango. Big House Brewing Co., 90 N. Pearl St., Albany. Wed, 6:30 PM: Beginner. $12; 7:45 PM: Intermediate. $15; 8:45-10 PM: Free Practica. 478-0335 or cherylfisher@mac.com.

Ballet Classes. The National Museum of Dance, 99 S. Broadway, Saratoga Springs. Sat, 10 AM-noon: Ballet variations class. Noon-1:30 PM: Pas-de-Deux class. 1:30-3 PM: men’s class. $10, $8 members per class. 584-2225.

Ballet Classes. Dance studios, The Egg, Empire State Plaza, Albany. Ellen Sinopoli

Dance Company. Sat. 11:15 AM-12:15 PM. $10/class, multiple classes discounts. 473-2202 or www.sinopolidances.org.

Ballet for Kids and Teens. Lorraine Michaels Dance Centre, 69 Fuller Road, Albany. Tue, 5-6 PM; Fri 7-8 PM. 459-2623.

Ballroom/Swing. eba Center for Dance & Movement, 351 Hudson Ave., Albany. Thurs through 12/12, 7-8 PM: Ages 14 and up. 465-9916.

Ballroom Lessons. YMCA, 1 Wall St., Clifton Park. Fri, 6:35-7:35 PM: Beginner lesson. 7:35-8:35 PM: Intermediate lesson. 371-2139.

Beginner Ballroom. Saratoga Savoy Center of Dance, 7 Wells St., Saratoga Springs. Wed, 6-7 PM. 587-5132.

Beginner Belly Dance Lessons. World Awareness Children’s Museum, 229 Glen St., 3A, Glens Falls. Mon, 6-7:30 PM, with instructor Suzanne Rancourt. 793-2772.

Beginner Dance Lessons. Polish Community Center. Washington Avenue Extension, Albany. Fri, 7:30-8:30 PM. $15 non-members, $10 Singles Outreach members. Price includes admission to the singles dance that follows. 452-6883.

Beginner Club Swing and Shag. Saratoga Savoy Center of Dance, 7 Wells St., Saratoga Springs. Mon, 7-8 PM: beginner Club Swing. 8-9 PM: Beginner Shag. 587-5132.

Belly Dance/Afro-Caribbean Fusion Dance Classes. Capital District Budokan, 243 State St., Schenectady. Wed, 5:15-6:30 PM; Sat, 4-5:30 PM: Classes for all levels. Mon, 6-7:30 PM: Also at the World Awareness Children’s Museum, 229 Glen St., Glens Falls. 744-1593.

Belly Dancing. Belly Jam Studio, 1903 New Scotland Road, Slingerlands. Tue, 4:30-5:30 PM; 5:30-6:30 PM; 6:30-7:30 PM; Wed 6:30-9 PM; Thu 5-5:30 PM (kids); 5:30-6:30 PM; 6:30-7:30 PM; Fri 9-10 AM; 4:30-5:50 PM; Sat 3:30-4:30 PM; 4:30-5:30 PM; Sun 4:30-7 PM; 7-8:30 PM. Taught by Laura Barokas. Hip Scarves and veils provided. 453-0954 or 505-2526.

Belly Dance Class. Center for Body/Mind Awareness, 4 Central Ave., Albany. Thu, 7:15-8:15 PM: Learn step-by-step instruction for all movements with Rebeccah. Pay by class or by session. For more information, call Rebeccah at 522-2965 or the center at 463-5145.

Belly Dance Class. Zuzu’s Wonderful Life, 299 Hamilton St., Albany. Taught by Habiba. Thu, 6:30-7:45 PM: Beginners. Mon, 6:30-7:45 PM: Continuing students. 436-9333 for brochure. Also, classes Tue at the Arts Center of the Capital Region, 265 River St., Troy, 6-7 PM for beginners and 7:15-8:15 PM for continuing students. 273-0552 to register.

Belly Dance Class. Blue Mountain Bistro, Route 212 , Woodstock. Lessons: 6:30-7:15 PM; Performance: 7:45-8:30 PM. With Willow: 10/9, 10/23, 11/20. With Serpentessa: 10/16, 10/30. 845-679-3823.

Cardio-Kickboxing. eba Center for Dance & Movement, 351 Hudson Ave., Albany. Tues. thru 12/10, 6:30-7:30 PM: Ages 14 and up. 465-9916.

Children’s Dance Classes. Red Barn Studio, Main Street, Cambridge. Two six-week sessions of dance classes taught by Alexandra Langstaff. 3:30-4:15 PM:

Pollywigglers, an engaging and active program designed to get kids moving in fun, creative ways. Open to kids ages 3-5. $9 per class. 4:30-5:30 PM: Dancehoppers introduces dance technique and the building of dances. Open to kids ages 6-8. $10 per class. 677-2495.

Club Latin and Argentine Tango. Saratoga Savoy Center of Dance, 7 Wells St., Saratoga Springs. Tue, beginner Club Latin 8-9 PM; beginner Argentine Tango 8-9 PM. 587-5132.

Contact Improvisation Dance Jam. Emma Willard School, 285 Pawling Ave., Troy. Every second and fourth Tue during the school year, taught by Sue Lauther. $5, free for returning students. 833-1340 or 274-5667.

Creative Movement Bellydance. YWCA, 44 Washington Ave., Schenectady. Wed, 6-7 PM: Beginner basics. Tue and Sat, 10-11:30 AM, and Wed, 7-8:30 PM. Ongoing classes for women and girls of all ages, sizes and levels of ability taught by Connie Nina Stardancer Hanham, RN. 370-1564 for more information and 374-3394 to register.

Creative Movement for Boys and Girls. eba Center for Dance and Movement, 351 Hudson Ave., Albany. Mon, 4:45-5:30 PM: Open to children ages 3-4 and 5-6 on. Taught by Lynda Capocefalo and eba artistic director Maude Baum. 465-9916.
Dance Lessons. Aquatica Night Club, 517 Central Ave. Albany. Mon, 6:30-7:30 PM: Beginning Tango. 8-9 PM: Beginning West Coast Swing. $35/person, $60/couple. Both classes $60 per person, $110 per couple. 783-6697.

Dancing Through Time. The National Museum of Dance, 99 S. Broadway, Saratoga Springs. For those with little experience and are over 55. 10 week course beginning 9/11. Call for prices. 885-7838.

Dance Workout. eba Center for Dance & Movement, 351 Hudson Ave., Albany. Each Mon-Thurs through 12/12, 5:45-6:30 PM: Ages 14 and up, but geared for people over 40. 465-9916.

Expressive Movement/Mind-Body Fitness Class. Arthur Murray Dance Studio, 704 Route 9, Latham. Sun, 7-8:15 PM: Express and energize your entire self with Nia, a joyful blend of dance, yoga, T’ai chi and martial arts. 785-4383.

Exotic Dancing. Belly Jam Studio, 1903 New Scotland Road, Slingerlands. Thurs 7:30-8:30 PM; 8:30-9:30 PM; Sun 3:30-4:30 PM. Taught by Laura Barokas. 453-0954 or 505-2526.

Flamenco Lessons. Hubbard Hall, Red Barn Studio, 25 E. Main St., Cambridge. 10/18-19, 1-2:30 PM: Beginner. 2:45-4:15 PM: Intermediate. $20/one class or $15/two or more classes. 677-2495.

Hip Hop Aerobics. eba Center for Dance & Movement, 351 Hudson Ave., Albany. Tue. through 12/10, 6-7 PM: Ages 14 and up. 465-9916.

Hip Hop II. eba Center for Dance & Movement, 351 Hudson Ave., Albany. Tue. through 12/10, 7-8 PM: Ages 14 and up. 465-9916.

Irish Set Dancing. Irish Cultural Center, 375 Ontario St., Albany. Tue, 7-10 PM; Wed 7-9 PM: Beginner lessons. $3. 458-6024.

Jazz. eba Center for Dance & Movement, 351 Hudson Ave., Albany. Thu through 12/12, 8-9 PM. Ages 14 and up. 465-9916.

Kids Dancespace. eba, inc, 351 Hudson Ave., Albany. Full year dance classes for kids 3-13 begin Mon, 9/22. run through 6/3. many styles and age appropriate classes. 465-9916 or www.eba-arts.org.

Kickboxing. Lorraine Michaels Dance Centre, 69 Fuller Road, Albany. Mon-Fri, 6-7 PM. $40 monthly for unlimited visits. 459-2623 or www.lorrainemichaelsdance.com.

Latin Aerobics. 2Dance4Ever, ABC Sports & Fitness, 3 Johnson Road, Latham. Sun, 6-7 PM. 869-3761 or www.2Dance4Ever.com.

Latin Dance Classes. 2Dance4Ever, Hilton Center, 40 Russell Road, Albany. Mon, 8-9 PM: Latin I. Wed, 7-8 PM: Advanced Latin. Wed, 8-9 PM: Latin II. 869-3761.

Latin Dance Lessons. YMCA, 1 Wall St., Clifton Park. Tue, 8:15-9:15 PM: Beginner/intermediate classes. 371-2139.

Latin and Salsa Dance Classes. The Sweatshop, 818 Central Ave., Albany. Tue, 8 PM: with Patricia Rumore. No partner or experience necessary. 435-1200.

Lindy Hop/Aerials. Erie Dance Hall, 140 Erie Blvd, Schenectady. Wed, 6-9 PM. With Scotty and Janet. 842-5923.

Lindy Hop. Lorraine Michaels Dance Centre, 69 Fuller Road, Albany. Mon, 6-7 PM. 459-2623.

Lindy Hop Class. Zuzu’s Wonderful Life, 299 Hamilton Ave., Albany. Wed, 7:30-8:30 PM. $30/four weeks. New session starts 10/29. Taught by Yellow Pants Studio. 436-8114 or www.yellowpantsstudio.com/dance.

Line Dance Lessons and Dancing. Colonie Community Center, 1653 Central Ave., Colonie. Mon, 7-10 PM: with Marilyn Ingram. $5. 783-9399.

Mind/Body Movement. The National Museum of Dance, 99 S. Broadway, Saratoga Springs. 10/26, 12:30-5 PM. Sessions in yoga, tai chi, pilates, and NIA. $15, members; $20 non-members. RSVP by 10/24. 584-2225 or www.dancemuseum.org.

Modern Dance. eba Center for Dance & Movement, 351 Hudson Ave., Albany. Intro: Tue through 12/12, 7:30-9 PM. Advanced: Wed 7:30-9. Ages 14 and up. 465-9916.

Modern Classes. Dance studios, The Egg, Empire State Plaza, Albany. Ellen Sinopoli Dance Company. Sat. Beginner: 10-11 AM; Intermediate: 11:15 AM-12:30 PM. $10/class, multiple classes discounts. 473-2202 or www.sinopolidances.org.

Modern Jazz Classes. Lorraine Michaels Dance Cener, 69 Fuller Rd, Albany. Thomas Bell instructs. Sat. Beginner: 10 AM; Advanced: 11:30 AM. 459-2623.

Nia Movement Classes. Center for Body/Mind Awareness, 4 Central Ave., Albany. Mon, Wed, 5:45-7 PM and Fri, 9:15-10:30 AM: Classes for all levels every. $12. 463-5145.

Pilates. eba Center for Dance & Movement, 351 Hudson Ave., Albany. Mon through 12/9, 6:30-7:30 PM. 465-9916.

Salsa/Mambo. Erie Dance Hall, 140 Erie Blvd, Schenectady. Fri, 6-7 PM. With Hershell Allen. 842-5923.

Salsa Dance Lessons. 2Dance4Ever, Barcelona’s Resaurant, 1192 Western Ave., Albany. Tue, 8-9 PM. 869-3761.

Reminiscene for Seniors. eba Center for Dance & Movement, 351 Hudson Ave., Albany. Tue, 11/11-12/16, 10 AM- Noon. Movement, dance,and storytelling with reflections on personal memories. Ages 55 and up, no experience necessary. $5/class, free for Albany County residents over 60. 465-9916.

Shim Sham and Lindy Hop Workshops. Saratoga Savoy Center of Dance, 7 Wells St., Saratoga Springs. Mon, 6-7 PM: Shim Sham. 7-8 PM: Lindy Hop. 587-5132.

Story Dance ‘n’ Play. The National Museum of Dance, 99 S. Broadway, Saratoga Springs. Fri, 10-11 AM: An hour of folk and fairy tales with dancing inspired by the story and music. Open to children 18 months to 5 years. Free. 584-2225.

Stretch and Strengthening. Dance studios, The Egg, Empire State Plaza, Albany. Ellen Sinopoli Dance Company. Sat. 10-11 AM. $10/class, multiple classes discounts. 473-2202.

Swing Dance Class. Zuzu’s Wonderful Life, 299 Hamilton Ave., Albany. Beginner: Wed, 6:30-7:30 PM. $40/four weeks or $60/eight weeks. Classes start 10/29. Taught by Yellow Pants Studio. 436-8114.

Swing Dance Lessons. Fuze Box, 12 Central Ave., Albany. Thu, 8:30 and 9:30 PM: Beginner swing lessons. 432-4472.

Swing Dance Lessons. YMCA, 1 Wall St., Clifton Park. Mon, 8:15-9:15 PM: Beginner classes. 371-2138.

Swing Dance Lessons. The Sweatshop, 818 Central Ave., Albany. Thu, 8 PM: Beginner and intermediate with Patricia Rumore. No partner or experience necessary. 435-1200.

Swing Dance. Erie Dance Hall, 140 Erie Blvd, Schenectady. Wed, 7-9 PM. With Candy. 842-5923.

Tai Chi. Hudson Opera House, 327 Warren St., Hudson. Tue, 6-7 PM. Taught by Tony Widoff. $8, $7 HOH members. 671-6135.

Tap Fusion Workshop. The National Museum of Dance, 99 S. Broadway, Saratoga Springs. 10/26, 2-3:30 PM. $8, members; $10 non-members. RSVP by 10/24. 584-2225 or www.dancemuseum.org.

Troy Elks Club. Route 4, North Greenbush. Wed, 7-8 PM: Lessons. 8-10 PM: Open Dancing. Line and couples dancing to a variety of music on Wild Wednesdays. 756.9269.

Yoga. Hudson Opera House, 327 Warren St., Hudson. Wed, 5:30-7 PM: Taught by Catherine Folkers. HOH members receive a 10 percent discount. 965-3271, email cathy@yogabeyondmeasure.org, or visit www.yogabeyondmeasure.com.

Yoga. eba Center for Dance & Movement, 351 Hudson Ave., Albany. Mon and Thur through 12/12, 8-9 PM. 465-9916.
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Upcoming

Brenda Bufalino. The Uptown, 33 N. Front St., Kingston. Master tap dancer and choreographer accompanied by Joe Fonda and Cary deNegris. 10/25, 8:30 PM. $10. 845-331-5439.


Brave New Dances. Maude Baum and Company Dance Theater. eba Center for Dance & Movement, 351 Hudson Ave., Albany. 11/1, 11/7-8, 8 PM; 11/2, 6 PM. $8 adults, $6 students and seniors. 465-9916 or www.eba-arts.org.



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