NEFFA History

This is the text of “The History of the New England Folk Festival 1944-1994” published by NEFFA during for its 50th Anniversary Festival. It was edited by Tony Parkes, and was based… (Continue Reading »)

The Bahn Dance

Dudley Laufman – August 1998 If a modern urban contra dance were held in a barn, would it be called a barn dance? I doubt it. If a modern western square dance… (Continue Reading »)

The Balance

Dudley Laufman – December 1997 Articles have been written on the Dreaded Ladies Chain (Re: injured wrists), What Makes a Good Dancer, and, The Look, Ralph Sweet’s great piece. Now it is… (Continue Reading »)