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Social Dancing for New and Experienced Dancers

July 29, 2015
Communications Staff
Photo credit: Yevhen Gulenko

Contra dancing is a social dance in which couples stand opposite each other in two lines. A caller, usually working with a group of live musicians, guides new and experienced dancers through a series of moves. The Oberlin Contra Dance Club hosts beginners workshops and dances, including Dandelion Romp (pictured here), in every month of the academic year. Visit the Oberlin Contra Dance Club website for a calendar of upcoming events.

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This Week in Photos: February 18

February 19, 2020
An acclaimed tenor and some of the conservatory’s most outstanding students perform in Warner Concert Hall; tributes to author Toni Morrison permeate the Irene and Alan Wurtzel Theater; a comfortable seat inside a large orange ball in Mudd Center; alumni in a life-changing program return to campus; and a view of campus from Baldwin Cottage are featured in this week’s photo series.
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This Week in Photos

December 2, 2019
Oberlin’s campus is rich with events, student life, and learning opportunities as presented in This Week in Photos.