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The Spaniard’s Latte (To Go) – Set Dance – Don Veino 202003

Type: Set Dance Status: Proven Due to the 2020 COVID-19 health issue, April’s New England Folk Festival (NEFFA) was canceled. As a scheduled performer I was invited to submit material for a “Virtual NEFFA” to be presented on-line via video. … Continue reading

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Kitty Awesome! – Becket – Don Veino 20200124

Type: Contra Dance, Becket Left/CW Status: Proven The name and artwork for this one comes from our daughter. She’s currently crazy about kitties and her highest compliment is when something is “kitty awesome.” Unusual enough to be interesting, this one … Continue reading

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Three Out Of Four Ain’t Bad – 4 Face 4 – Don Veino 20180829

Type: Contra Dance, 4 Facing 4 Status: Proven Another of my “extra swings” dances – you get to swing with 3 out of the 4 opposite role dancers in your set without resorting to tricks like ending one swing mid-phrase … Continue reading

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Horseplay – DI – Don Veino 20170714

Type: Contra, Duple Improper Status: DRAFT A riff on our daughter Raeden’s Pony Fun, leveraging the A parts of that dance. I’ve been on the lookout for an opportunity to get Gents in on the Rory O’Moore “super twirl across … Continue reading

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(I’ll Take) What’s Behind Door #2 – DI – Don Veino 20160822

Type: Contra, Duple Improper Status: Public, Proven A1 Star Right Neighbor Allemande Rt. 1+1/2 A2 Next Neighbors Star Left Original (Allemande) Neighbor Swing B1 Circle Left 3/4, Partner Swing [alt. music fit: Give and Take to Gent’s Side, Swing] B2 … Continue reading

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Pony Fun – DI – Raeden Veino 20161012

Type: Contra, Duple Improper Status: Public, Proven This isn’t, strictly speaking, one of my dances. On 10/12/2016 at bedtime my 5 year old daughter and I had the following interaction: Raeden: “Daddy. I want to write a new dance, Pony … Continue reading

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