douglas retzler art and effects
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Calendar & Resources

UPCOMING EVENTS:

January through June 2007
Lion of Czech Film Series
Avalon Theatre, DC
http://www.mzv.cz/wwwo/default.asp?id=32413&ido=15962&idj=2&amb=87

Sunday February 4
Tamburitzans (Eastern European folk music & dance)
F Scott Fitzgerald Theatre, Rockville
2pm
http://rockvillemd.gov/theatre

Saturday February 10
The Balkan Brothers (music from Balkans, Turkey, the Near East and beyond)
Unitarian Universalist Church, Silver Spring, MD
7:30pm 571-332-4865
http://www.raks-n-rhythms.com

Saturday February 10
Tamburitzans (Eastern European folk music & dance)
Bishop Ireton High School
Alexandria VA
1-877-826-6437

Saturday February 10
Masquerade Ball with Slovak group Pajtasi
St. Luke's Orthdoox Church
McLean, VA
http://www.sokolwashington.org/sibrinky.html

Wednesday Feburary 28
The Balkanics (Balkan wedding band)
Wonderland Ballroom
Washington D.C.
http://www.balkanics.com

Friday March 2
Village Harmony-Youth World Music Chior
Woodbrook Baptist Church 8pm
Towson, MD
http:www.northernharmony.pair.com
BFMS.org

Saturday March 3
Eastern European Winter Gathering
Relay Town Hall
1710 Arlington Avenue, Relay MD
6-12pm

Purim celebration with Klezzazz (klezmer)
Creative Alliance at The Patterson
3134 Eastern Avenue, Baltimore
www.creativealliance.org

Saturday March 10
Grup Nazar (Turkish & Romani music & bellydance)
Cazbar Restaurant, Baltimore
http://www.raks-n-rhythms.com/performing

Saturday March 17
Brave Combo (polka on the edge - mixed with lots of other influences)
Blob's Park, Jessup MD
http://www.blobspark.com

March 24, 28, 30 & April 1
The Bartered Bride - in Czech with English subtitles
Baltimore Opera Company
http://www.baltimoreopera.com/06-07/bride.asp

March 31
Slavic Spring Festival
George Washington University- University Yard
Noon 6pm
Contact: Denisa Dockalova
dockalova@gwu.edu
202-340-8611

Saturday April 21
Baltimore-Washington Herdeljezi (Roma/Gypsy) Festival
Presbyterian Church, 10701 Old Georgetown Rd, Rockville, MD
10am - 10pm
Dance & music classes followed by an evening dance party with Romski Boji and Balkanics
http://www.raks-n-rhythms.com

Balkan Beat Box (techno-fusion gypsy circus) A Planet Arlington show at Rosslyn Spectrum http://www.arlingtonarts.org/planetarlington.htm
http://www.balkanbeatbox.com

Monday April 23
Balkan Beat Box (techno-fusion gypsy circus)
Recher Theatre, Towson MD
These guys put on an amazing show - not to be missed!
http://www.rechertheatre.com/upcomingshows.php
http://www.balkanbeatbox.com


LOCAL VENUES & RESOURCES:

Institute of Musical Traditions Concerts
http://www.imtfolk.org/html/imt_calendar.html

Washington DC Area Folk Dances
http://www.dcfolkdance.com/dcifd.htm

Larry Weiner's Calendar
http://mywebpages.comcast.net/weiner.larry/

DC/Baltimore World Music Email Calendar
http://launch.groups.yahoo.com/group/dcbworld/

Folklore Society of Greater Washington
http://www.fsgw.org/

Baltimore Folk Music Society
http://www.bfms.org/

Baltimore Washington Folklife Center
http://bwfolklifecenter.org/links.html

World Music & Dance Institute
Glen Echo Folkdancers
dancingplanet@erols.com

Blob's Park - Bavarian Biergarten (Polka)
http://www.blobspark.com/

Klezmer Shack Calendar (international calendar that includes some local events)
http://www.klezmershack.com/calendar/

Hungarian America Foundation - DC Events
http://www.hungarianamerica.com/events/

Czech Embassy Events
http://www.mzv.cz/wwwo/default.asp?id=32413&ido=15962&idj=2&amb=87

Czech and Slovak Heritage Association
http://www.bcpl.net/~czslha/

American Sokol DC (Czech & Slovak)
http://www.sokolwashington.org/

Baltimore City's Annual International Festivals
http://207.114.6.204/resources/up177.aspx


The Baltimore Collective
http://www.BaltimoreCollective.org/index/ home page