Want to add some variety to your calling? Check out Jim Penrod’s OLD CALLS page, and resurrect some of those fun, old-timey calls. The seniors at Palo Duro and Highland really like Grand Spin; I think it’s the combination of a nice long call that allows them to dance and fun, march-style music.
Don’t you think square dancing would be the perfect “neurobic” exercise? Get your mental and physical exercise at the same time. (OnHealth: Exercise Your Brain).
If you join the site, you can vote on various surveys, like this: Square Dance Attire
Nice website: Square Dance and Square Dance Caller – Cliff Brodeur and the Square One Band! Nice design, good text emphasizing parties (although it looks like Cliff also calls for regular MWSD clubs), endorsement from Pete Seeger! I think a site like this would be useful for helping to market parties and ONS’s. Not to mention that he’s got a good domain: squaredance-hoedown.com.
Here’s another good domain name: squaredanceworld.com. Looks like another portal and subdomain reseller. Whoever the owner is (couldn’t tell from the site) must have collected info from somewhere (maybe Bob LaFleur’s site?) because I’m in there, with an older email address. This is a frames-based site, and if you click on a link in the callers directory, the caller’s web page will show up in a frame surrounded by squaredanceworld stuff. Yuck. The site has been updated recently (like yesterday).
A dance directory site, with a listing for square dancing and about 14 sites: Dance Directory. I’m always glad to see Western Square Dancing listed among all the individual clubs because then I know that anyone who wanders here will get to a portal-type of site.
Debi Bliss says, ‘Our activity wasn’t built by the experienced …. it
was built by the enthusiastic.’ She has an excellent site, Square Dancing! and also hosts the Square Dance Article Co-Op, with 106 articles on square dancing.