Difference between revisions of "El Camino Reelers"

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'''Location:''' [[Palo Alto]], CA USA
 
'''Location:''' [[Palo Alto]], CA USA
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'''Web Site:''' [http://www.reelers.org http://www.reelers.org]
  
 
'''Started:''' 1985
 
'''Started:''' 1985
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'''History:''' Started by [[Marilyn Martinyak]] and [[Pat Dixon]] as an alternative to the gay square dance clubs located an hour away in San Francisco. Due to its location, the club is well-known as a "geek repository", boasting members employed by Adobe, Sun, Google, and Yahoo.
 
'''History:''' Started by [[Marilyn Martinyak]] and [[Pat Dixon]] as an alternative to the gay square dance clubs located an hour away in San Francisco. Due to its location, the club is well-known as a "geek repository", boasting members employed by Adobe, Sun, Google, and Yahoo.
  
'''Classes:''' A combined Mainstream-Plus class is taught once yearly, generally starting in late August or early September, and finishing up the following April or May.
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'''Classes:''' A combined Mainstream-Plus class is taught once yearly, generally starting in late August or early September, and finishing up the following April or May.  Advanced classes are taught periodically.
  
 
'''Club Caller[s]:''' [[Rich Reel]]
 
'''Club Caller[s]:''' [[Rich Reel]]
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'''Past Club Caller[s]:''' [[Vicki Woods]], [[Harlan Kerr]], [[Andy Shore]]
  
 
'''Levels:''' [[Plus]], [[Advanced]]
 
'''Levels:''' [[Plus]], [[Advanced]]
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'''Fly-Ins Hosted:'''
 
'''Fly-Ins Hosted:'''
 
*"[[Slide Thru Silicon Valley]]" June 30 - July 3, [[1995]]
 
*"[[Slide Thru Silicon Valley]]" June 30 - July 3, [[1995]]
:Cubberley Community Center, [[Palo Alto]], CA--[[Callers]]: (unknown)
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:Cubberley Community Center, [[Palo Alto]], CA--[[Callers]]: [[Mike Jacobs]], [[Andy Shore]], [[Deborah Parnell]], [[John Sybalsky]]
 
*"[[Shakedown Along The Fault]]" ([[West Coast A&C]] Weekend) October 3-5, [[1997]]
 
*"[[Shakedown Along The Fault]]" ([[West Coast A&C]] Weekend) October 3-5, [[1997]]
 
:Mount Alverno Confrence Center, [[Redwood City]], CA--[[Callers]]: [[Vic Ceder]], [[Kiyoshi Kikuchi]], [[John Sybalsky]], [[Anne Uebelacker]], [[Rob French]], and [[C.J. Smith]]
 
:Mount Alverno Confrence Center, [[Redwood City]], CA--[[Callers]]: [[Vic Ceder]], [[Kiyoshi Kikuchi]], [[John Sybalsky]], [[Anne Uebelacker]], [[Rob French]], and [[C.J. Smith]]
*"[[Stetsons To Jetsons]]" January 7-9, [[2000]]
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*"[[Slide Thru Silicon Valley: From Stetsons To Jetsons]]" January 7-9, [[2000]]
:St. Andrews Methodist Church and Cubberley Community Center, [[Palo Alto]])--[[Callers]]: [[Saundra Bryant]] and [[Andy Finch]]
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:St. Andrews Methodist Church and Cubberley Community Center, [[Palo Alto]])--[[Callers]]: [[Vic Ceder]] and [[Andy Finch]]
*“[[Summer of Love]]” July 5-7, [[2001]]
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*“[[Slide Thru Silicon Valley: The Summer of Love]]” July 5-7, [[2001]]
 
:Palo Alto High School, [[Palo Alto]]--[[Callers]]: [[Anne Uebelacker]] and [[Neil Heather]],  
 
:Palo Alto High School, [[Palo Alto]]--[[Callers]]: [[Anne Uebelacker]] and [[Neil Heather]],  
 
*“[[Download the Boat]]” September 6, 7, 8, [[2002]]
 
*“[[Download the Boat]]” September 6, 7, 8, [[2002]]
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*"[[Slide Thru Silicon Valley: ECR@25]]” April 2-4, [[2010]]
 
*"[[Slide Thru Silicon Valley: ECR@25]]” April 2-4, [[2010]]
 
:Holiday Inn, [[San Jose]]--[[Callers]]: [[Saundra Bryant]], [[Michael Kellogg]], [[Andy Shore]], [[Rich Reel]], [[Harlan Kerr]]
 
:Holiday Inn, [[San Jose]]--[[Callers]]: [[Saundra Bryant]], [[Michael Kellogg]], [[Andy Shore]], [[Rich Reel]], [[Harlan Kerr]]
 
 
  
 
'''Conventions Hosted:'''
 
'''Conventions Hosted:'''
 
*[[1996]]: "[[Stars, Thars and Cable Cars]]", July 3-6, 1996 in San Francisco, CA (Embarcadero Hyatt) (Co-hosted with [[Foggy City Dancers]] and [[Western Star Dancers]])
 
*[[1996]]: "[[Stars, Thars and Cable Cars]]", July 3-6, 1996 in San Francisco, CA (Embarcadero Hyatt) (Co-hosted with [[Foggy City Dancers]] and [[Western Star Dancers]])
 
*[[2005]]: "[[Star Thru the Silicon Galaxy]]", July 1-4, 2005 in Santa Clara, CA (Santa Clara Marriott)
 
*[[2005]]: "[[Star Thru the Silicon Galaxy]]", July 1-4, 2005 in Santa Clara, CA (Santa Clara Marriott)

Revision as of 17:34, 22 February 2010

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Location: Palo Alto, CA USA

Web Site: http://www.reelers.org

Started: 1985

History: Started by Marilyn Martinyak and Pat Dixon as an alternative to the gay square dance clubs located an hour away in San Francisco. Due to its location, the club is well-known as a "geek repository", boasting members employed by Adobe, Sun, Google, and Yahoo.

Classes: A combined Mainstream-Plus class is taught once yearly, generally starting in late August or early September, and finishing up the following April or May. Advanced classes are taught periodically.

Club Caller[s]: Rich Reel

Past Club Caller[s]: Vicki Woods, Harlan Kerr, Andy Shore

Levels: Plus, Advanced

Dance Location[s]: St. Andrews United Methodist Church / 4111 Alma Street / Palo Alto, CA (map)

Fly-Ins Hosted:

Cubberley Community Center, Palo Alto, CA--Callers: Mike Jacobs, Andy Shore, Deborah Parnell, John Sybalsky
Mount Alverno Confrence Center, Redwood City, CA--Callers: Vic Ceder, Kiyoshi Kikuchi, John Sybalsky, Anne Uebelacker, Rob French, and C.J. Smith
St. Andrews Methodist Church and Cubberley Community Center, Palo Alto)--Callers: Vic Ceder and Andy Finch
Palo Alto High School, Palo Alto--Callers: Anne Uebelacker and Neil Heather,
Cupertino High School, Cupertino--Callers: Vic Ceder and Michael Kellogg
Holiday Inn, San Jose--Callers: Saundra Bryant, Michael Kellogg, Andy Shore, Rich Reel, Harlan Kerr

Conventions Hosted: