Boston Links: Arts and culture


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Aria Night Club

Dance Club.

Boston Ballet

Boston Lykeion Ellinidon

A non-profit, academically inspired institution engaged in researching, teaching, and collecting Hellenic folk culture and folk art. Featuring Greek dance classes in Watertown and a performing dance group.

Boston Night Guide: Boston's Best Dance Spots

The best dance spots in Boston! Get your groove on in style after you check out Boston's best dance hotspots!

Boston Zydeco

?Zydeco dance lessons and Zydeco music events in Boston and New England - including Cajun music. Boston Zydeco hosts live bands from Louisiana and beyond generally on the 4th Saturday of each month in places such as the Arlington Elks, Knights of Columbus hall. Dance lessons every Wednesday at Ryles, Inman Square in Cambridge. Zydeco dancing is similar to swing dancing but comes from the Louisiana Creole culture."

Brookline Community Center for the Arts

"The Brookline Community Center for the Arts serves as a culturally integrated venue where members of all ages and abilities in Brookline and its surrounding towns can participate in world dance forms, martial arts, fitness, acting, music, and other arts."

Dance Friday

"Barefoot, freestyle dance every Friday night. For anyone who loves to dance, or thinks they might like to - from the novice to the professional dancer."


Swing dancing listings and news.

Digby Dance

"A fresh voice in the gestural language of modern dance."

Earth Drum Council

Sponsors an ongoing open community drum and dance event twice a month in Cambridge, holds workshops and other events. Based in Concord.

Folk Arts Center of New England

Promoting traditional dance, music, and related folk arts of many cultures. Has an events calendar.

Fred Astaire Dance Studios in Boston and Norwood

International and American Style Ballroom, Latin, Social, Swing, Salsa and Wedding instruction available.

Green Street Studios Center for Movement and Dance

Offers a wide variety of dance classes, workshops and performances.

Gund Kwok Asian Women's Lion Dance Troupe

"Established in 1998 to give Asian women the opportunity to express their power and strength through the art of lion and dragon dance."

IndepenDance of Boston

Ballroom and Latin dance instruction for individuals,couples,groups. Social and competitive dancing. Wedding Preparation.

It's All Swing! Boston

Steve D., Rebecca, Mike and Kerrin offer classes in swing dancing focusing on the Lindy Hop. They also run several social dances in the area.

JP Swings!

Swing dancing for beginners and dancers alike. Casual, laid-back, come as you are! No partner or experience required. No pre-registration necessary.
Every Tuesday night
Tony Williams Dance Center
Brewery Building, Floor 1.
284 Amory St.
Jamaica Plain

Karoun Tango

Tango every Thursday at the Karoun. Introductory tango lesson 7:30 PM. Dancing 8:15-10:45 PM. No partner necessary. Dress to impress. Cash bar.

Kelley Donovan & Dancers

Contemporary experimental dance.

Krakowiak Polish Dancers of Boston

Polish folk-dance group.

Lindy Hoppin' Linus

"I'm a swing dancer and I love Boston, though I'm a proud Minnesotan by birth. (And it's 'pop' people, 'soda' is for baking!) A perfect day for me would be a morning of pancakes, an afternoon spent on the Common, and an evening of dancing with my Boston swing scene."

Source of information for Mambo enthusiast in New England.
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Boston's only wig wearin', globe trottin' dance theater collective. - Olaf's Boston Area Latin Dancing Page

Guide to Latin dancing in Boston.

Singles Dances New England

Singles dances for ages 30 and over. Various Massachusetts locations. Smoke-free. Hors d'oeuvres. DJ

Snappy Dance Theater

Boston-based dance theater company home page


"This non-profit organization is dedicated to the preservation, creation, and celebraton of traditional and contemporary arts, music, and dance. They offer dance classes and various workshops for all ages. There are also performance series and an art gallery within the building."
98 George P. Hassett Dr.

Swing and Sway Dancing

"2004 US National Rising Star BAllroom Champions, Christian & Kathryn Clayton, are teaching social dancing in Midcoast Maine, Southern Maine and Brighton, Mass. They are also available for performances and fundraisers."
Rockland, Westbrook and Brighton

Tandem Dance

"Athletically injected modern dance.


Argentine Tango lessons.

Tap Boston

Listings of tap classes and events.

Thursday Contras

Contra dancing on Thursday at the Cambridge VFW.
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Viernes Con Clave Salsa nights

"This Salsa night happens at the Brazilian cultural Center 310 Webster ave. Cambridge. Classic Salsa by DJ Hernan and a monthly Salsa perfomance. 9-10 lesson dance until 2."

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