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Published on Jul 29, 2012
7/27/2012: Michael Barraclough calls while the "Free Raisins" play at Glen Echo, MD's Spanish Ballroom.
DESCRIPTION 7/27/2012: Michael Barraclough calls while "The Free Raisins" play at Glen Echo, MD's Spanish Ballroom.
DANCE: "Cats and More Cats" (Melanie Axel-Lute; Intermediate -- Becket) (A1) Circle L 3/4, pass thru (8), New neighbor alemande R 1-1/2, to long waves at the sides, ladies facing out (8) (A2) Balance R&L, spin R (8), Make a new wave, balance L&R, spin L (8) (B1) Neighbor balance and swing (16) (B2) Circle left 3/4 (8), Partner swing (8)
This dance is something like Peter Stix's "#1 Grade A Top Quality Cats #2" with Rory O'More moves added. Hence the name.
TUNES: (0:00 -- 5:35) - Seanamac's tube station (jig) (5:35 -- 6:38) - Devil in the Strawstack (reel) (6:38 -- END) - Road to Erogie (reel)
CAMERA: Canon S95, "HD" quality, auto settings other than set for incandescent lights
REMARKS: The Spanish Ballroom is a superb dance venue. Built in 1933 and restored in 2003, the art deco style ballroom has a wonderful sprung 7,700 SF maple floor which can handle 6 lines of contradancers.
This was the last contradance in the first set. There were 3+lines of dancers before the break, 3 after. Olympics opening ceremony was tonight.