AFRICAN DANCE. Learn the movements of dance from Guinea, Senegal, Nigeria and Afro-Brazilian and Cuban regions with teacher Denise Hawthorne Bey. You'll also learn the intricacies of the music, and the traditional songs and their meanings. Classes meet at 7 p.m. Wednesdays. Cost is $10 general, $8 for students, and $5 for kids kindergarten through grade 12. The location of the classes has recently changed. Call 623-8231 for information.
BALLET LESSONS. 61 E. Congress St., upstairs. Classes are for all levels, and meet from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays. Focus on strength, flexibility, alignment and precision. Cost is $7. Call 408-1172 for information.
BALLROOM DANCING. Dance to live music from 8 to 11 p.m. Wednesdays at Let's Dance Club, 6245 E. Bellevue. Singles and couples of all skill levels are welcome. Experience a touch of sophistication and romance with theme-dress occasions and a large, decorated ballroom. Cost is $7, $5 for members, which includes a free, professional dance lesson from 7 to 8 p.m. Annual membership is $25. Call 885-4599 for information.
CONTRA DANCE. International Arts Center. 516 N. Fifth Ave.
The monthly TFTM Contra and Square Dance, featuring local callers
and live, string-band music, is from
CREATIVE DANCE. Tucson Creative Dance Center. 3131 N. Cherry Ave. Mary Ann Brehm offers a nine-session course in Creative Dance from 6:30 to 8:15 p.m. Wednesdays, September 16 through November 18. Classes build from individually sensing movement to improvised group dancing. All experience levels are welcome. Course fee is $70. Call 323-6711 for information and registration.
DÍA DE LOS MUERTOS DANCE. Jon McNamara holds ongoing
workshops in movement through November, focusing on training a
core group of dancers to act as a spirit group for the annual
Día de los Muertos processional. Workshops focus on accessing
free and natural expression through the body as aided by imagery
and awareness exercises within the theme of the event. All skill
levels are invited. Workshops are from 6:30 to
LINDY-HOP & SWING. Armory Park Senior Center. 220 S. Fifth Ave. Brian Fabig and Irene Stojanov--Arizona Lindy Hop Society performers and 1998 Arizona Open Swing Champions--teach Beginning/Intermediate Jitterbug at 11 a.m., and Beginning Lindy Hop at noon, on Sunday, September 6. Cost is $8 per class. All ages are welcome, and no partner is needed.
WEST AFRICAN DANCE. Zenith Center. 330 E. Seventh St. Learn
songs and dances of West Africa and the West African Diaspora
from master dancer Donald Eno Washington. Mixed-level classes
meet from 7:15 to
WEST COAST SWING. Tucson Swing Dance Club. 6245 E. Bellevue St. 573-3732. Get in the swing of things at the Tucson Swing Dance Club every Thursday evening. Lessons are from 7 to 7:45 p.m. for beginners, and 7:45 to 8:30 p.m. for intermediate dancers. General dancing continues until 10:30 p.m. No partner necessary. Cost is $3, $2 for members. Call 573-3732 for information.
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