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The Forty-Sixth Year

Ball -- Crosston

January 28, 2012 (AS XLVI)

Shoup Park Garden House,
Los Altos, CA

From The Page (December, 2011):

Excess, Lechery, Debauchery, Lasciviousness! These are just a few terms used by the writer Simeon Zuccollo in 1549 to describe the (necessary?) evils of dance. Join us for the Crosston Ball, where we plan to understand M. Zuccollo's complaints, have a discussion both in favor and against his opinions, and determine for ourselves which side we are on! A day of dance instruction led by our fabulous dance instructors will be followed by a potluck feast, culminating in a full evening of dance to live music on period instruments. You can also learn more about dance at Wednesday dance practice on in Crosston. Contact the autocrats for more information about dance practice.

Site Information: Shoup Park Garden House in Los Altos, CA (address omitted, Los Altos, CA, 94022). No site fee, donations will gladly be accepted at the door. Please bring a dish to feed 5-6 people to share, and period dishes are preferred (though if cooking is not your strong suit, just come anyway!). The site opens at 10am for setup, and dance teaching begins at 1pm. The feast begins at 5pm, the ball begins at 6pm, the site closes at 10pm.

Autocrats: Vyncent atte Wodegate and Elisabeth de Kleer /(contact info omitted).

Description of this event (if any), taken from The Page, or from memory of at least one person who attended the event.

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