Traditional-Live! (aka NE Oregon Folklore Society)

Quilt, fiddle and dance shoes on a chair.

Traditional-Live! is based in La Grande, Oregon and presents the following regular events and activities:

We also have sponsored or co-sponsored the following:

For more information on Traditional-Live! or it's activities, contact us at info@neofs.us.  To join or renew your membership, download, print and fill-in our membership form and mail it back to us with your check made out to NEOFS.

Traditional-Live! Coming Events

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Tuesday, Jan 17, 2017
Tuesday Dancing - Contra dance  Mark Lewis leads Contra dancing.
Time: 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Where: Art Center East, 1006 Penn Avenue La Grande
Cost: No charge, but donations appreciated.
More info: Mark, 541-962-9355
Wednesday, Jan 18, 2017
English Country Dancing Class (2 of 8)  Take part in what may be the world's longest running dance craze; 300+ years and counting.  Dance like it's 1651; stately, playful, dreamy, joyous.. all these and more.  Gala ball on March 25th.  Register with Art Center East, www.artcentereast.org or 541-624-2800.
Time: 6:45 pm - 8:15 pm
Where: Art Center East, 1006 Penn Avenue La Grande
Cost: $30 for 8 classes & ball ($20 for Art Center or Trad-Live! members)
More info: Mark, 541-962-9355
Tuesday, Jan 24, 2017
Tuesday Dancing - English Country dance  Mark Lewis leads English Country dancing.
Time: 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Where: Art Center East, 1006 Penn Avenue La Grande
Cost: No charge, but donations appreciated.
More info: Mark, 541-962-9355
Wednesday, Jan 25, 2017
English Country Dancing Class (3 of 8)  Take part in what may be the world's longest running dance craze; 300+ years and counting.  Dance like it's 1651; stately, playful, dreamy, joyous.. all these and more.  Gala ball on March 25th.  Register with Art Center East, www.artcentereast.org or 541-624-2800.
Time: 6:45 pm - 8:15 pm
Where: Art Center East, 1006 Penn Avenue La Grande
Cost: $30 for 8 classes & ball ($20 for Art Center or Trad-Live! members)
More info: Mark, 541-962-9355
Tuesday, Jan 31, 2017
Tuesday Dancing - Salsa Dancing with Gwen  Gwendolyn Trice leads another special session of Salsa dancing.  Especially for for beginners, no previous experience necessary.  Learn the basic salsa step, and enjoy an evening of moving to HOT salsa music.  More experienced salsa dancers welcome as well.  Weather conditions permitting!  Gwen comes down from Enterprise for this, so road conditions are an issue.
Time: 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Where: Art Center East, 1006 Penn Avenue La Grande
Cost: No charge, but donations appreciated.
More info: Mark, 541-962-9355
Thursday, Feb 2, 2017
First Thursday Slow Jam  Newer acoustic musicians playing fiddle tunes at slow and moderate tempos.  For players of fiddle, mandolin, guitar, piano, recorder, penny whistle and Irish drum.  Meet upstairs the the commons area.
Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Where: Market Place Family Foods, 1912 4th St La Grande
Cost: No cover.
More info: Carla, 541-663-0776
Tuesday, Feb 14, 2017
Tuesday Dancing - Contra dance  Mark Lewis leads Contra dancing.
Time: 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Where: Art Center East, 1006 Penn Avenue La Grande
Cost: No charge, but donations appreciated.
More info: Mark, 541-962-9355
Wednesday, Feb 15, 2017
English Country Dancing Class (4 of 8)  Take part in what may be the world's longest running dance craze; 300+ years and counting.  Dance like it's 1651; stately, playful, dreamy, joyous.. all these and more.  Gala ball on March 25th.
Time: 6:45 pm - 8:15 pm
Where: Art Center East, 1006 Penn Avenue La Grande
Cost: $30 for 8 classes & ball ($20 for Art Center or Trad-Live! members)
More info: Mark, 541-962-9355
Thursday, Feb 16, 2017
Third Thursday Irish Session  Celtic musicians play lively reels, jigs and lovely aires.  Meet upstairs in the commons area.
Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Where: Market Place Family Foods, 1912 4th St La Grande
Cost: No cover.
More info: Carla, 541-663-0776
Wednesday, Feb 22, 2017
English Country Dancing Class (5 of 8)  Take part in what may be the world's longest running dance craze; 300+ years and counting.  Dance like it's 1651; stately, playful, dreamy, joyous.. all these and more.  Gala ball on March 25th.
Time: 6:45 pm - 8:15 pm
Where: Art Center East, 1006 Penn Avenue La Grande
Cost: $30 for 8 classes & ball ($20 for Art Center or Trad-Live! members)
More info: Mark, 541-962-9355

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