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FIRST ANNIVERSARY
A Bit of History, Nostalgia & Reflection
rith firerorts. It didn't didn't begin lestern Star 0rncers 8ut eyen beqin rith a {ull squrre. it did strrt rith five people, three phantors i lenseo{ purpose sorestrong and , a desires.Therefes also a lrrge kitchensprcer short published l95f and usual the dancing in handbool square on thinkstheyknorhor to hrgglingthat occursrheneveryone execute call but no onelnorsfor sure.A ronthlrtcrr in a and February,re rere sevenpeople inxiousto get underray: Line rre a5 the song Chorus goes'All re needed thr rutic in to andthe rirror andthe chance drnce' to are Ihe audio shopsin San Frrncisco rell equipped hendler 6rate{ul l}erd concertbut verylirited rhenit club.le {inally {ound dance cores to r ner rnd srall squrre a syster, pre-portablevintage, that res relatively Thanls a rastercharge re to crrd inexpensive veryheavy. but purchased dusty{olt shop in sore recordsat Phil llaron's a free at 0akland, stroke o{ lucksecured sprce an A.C.T. rith studio on Beary (corplete rirrorr). llur advertizing Ave. to rnd read:'Core dance old favorites ner hits'. { le playedr:cords, onlysinging ones I don'tthinkre ras one kner rhat hash rt that tire) rnd re rouldchoose or tro to be the 'hot' record of the evening. to three Tro equeres shoredup on those Friday nightsthrt startedon llarch 5 and ren through early llay.fe hadalot of {un and put in alot o{ effort but re rerlly hrd no idrr of rhat squaredancing ms all about. {ellor f ror llendocino A $o ras a trrditional square drnce caller careby a frr nights and calledandgeve our {irst qlirpse the largerrorld us at of squere Then nightEill Kleinttopped lle drncing. one by. ras a veryerperienced square dancer he offered teach and to phase coringto a us - the llainstrear series? record 0ur ras cl ose. le roved to the central YllCA, the 2nd{loor theater lobby, and opened sumersession our rith th:'ee squares. It ri5 i very rcclerated session.le rlloredBill onehoura night for ten reeks teach all 68 tainstrear to us callsl The i n s t r u c t i o n e s e x c e l l e n t . I n a d d i t i o t o t h ec a l l s , E i l l r n taught us about courtesies, structure rll in all, the the the fundarentals rodern o{ restern squrre dancing.It res fror that interaction, betreen eegerstudents rnd e dedicated teacher, that lesternStarreally becare square a group. dance lestern Star fa5 busy in the fall ! [)ur second class started rith Eill teaching a rqain at no cost. Ie began second night {or regulrrclubdancing. thenre put to And the test the notion that one could dance rith anyothrr group that also taught squeredanc a5 def ned by i ng i Crllerlab - it rorled! Ie traveledto Denver and to Sacrarento danced rith the gayclubsthere,the llile and High Square: and the Capitol City Squares. return,re In hostedtro dances here rith Deve as ller "Happy' Year our caller. 8oy rere re nervous before those drnces! llever you havingput on rnythingquite like that before leaves first tip. Butthe unersyfor days before start of the the dences rnd rorkrhops greatfun andeverycne a good rere had tire rhichis a suresigno{ success. le '{ound' our caller that fall. Yes, even in San Francisco, rttrrcting'r rterdyceller to a gry clubis r dir prospect.[)ne hasto rererber that gayclubsare ner to the equaredrnca rorld rnd theyrre not surehol to derl rith ur {re plan to helpther in this regardl. Sore ourlerbers o{ rere at the CltCCarnival l{overber theyren ecross rhen in Phil Paytonttho had been caller backin ller Harpshire. a lell, a hastilyarranged squire put together, ras Linda Lane and lestern Electic agreed playbrckup, to Phil tool the rike and the crord loved it, festern Stardid its first exhibitionand a clubcaller ras found. Phil hesbeen rith u5 since and is currently teaching beginning our clrss as r e l l a s c a l l i n g f o r u s o n c l u bn i g h t .H i sc a l l i n gg r e a t l y exprndsthe dirensionof lestern Star u e rquare denct c lu b . Ihe terbers of festern Star Dancers a vcry special are groupol people.Their hard rork, creative energies and {or supportare responsible bringing lesternSterso frr in one years tire. Theirrrrrth andfriendliness apparent is fror sore of the folloringpolicies rhichrere adopted into the club's by-lrrs: to prorote {ellorship, to pursue a spirit o{ coperation, support positive and encouragrent, to politics {ror dividing be non-corpetitive, avoid to internal the club, and to enhance the lilestyle of gayren and lesbian roren. I ' d l i k e t o p r o p o s e t o a s tt o a ne x c i t i n gf,u n - f i l l e d r year. andproductive second

o{ the lanagerent}, attelpting dance our rusicrhich to to ras coring out o{ a corpletly inaudable sound syster. The responee fror the hard coredisco croud ratherlukerarr ras $LOI{ DtlN'T Dt1N'T D[]IN: ST(]P - r e l l t h a t s s h o r b i z . . . k e e p r i l i n ga n d i c kt h o s ee g s s k l y roto lor the lestern Star Ihat's the nerl adopted 'Ftrst llational I Gay hiqher return {ror the 0ancers upontheir lhat does one do 0n a {reeday? 6o to llarlin Beach, South by Fly-in'. The Fly-inlas hosted The Square Dance explorethe Evergladesraybe taketrip to the Keysi or but Drnce Eay Clubt A SouthFlorida Square Florida llustangs, a s o h frol Denver's High llile Squarest a s i s u s u arl i t h g r o u p c t i v i t i e s o r e n e a st o b e a l i t l e by rerbers and ras rttended 20 and Frrncisco's lestern dif{ereni. []ne o{ our lerbers biked riles. In andof orn Squrres San Seattle'sPuddletorn i t ' s s e l { n o t a b a d i d e a , b u t i { i t ' s i n t h er i d s t o { a 9 days Dancers.lhe Fly-in encorpased o{ activities Star severethunderstorr hal a tendancy get stranded! one to Then a that could haveeasilybeen tru reekitinerary{or rostt there fere tro rho got involvedin a hit andrun auto dancing. square of rs rell es ranyhours truly rerorable n0 still not a e I I t reel y beganupon our arri val at Ft. Lauderdal accident,though seriousiniuriesoccured, good ray to spenda {ree day. I{ the llustrnqs not had eager to Airport rhere re rere reet by a herdof llustangs scheduled cherto get us back our their reekly chatand on g e t t h er e e k ' s c t i v i t i e s n d erra y . 8 u t i t r a s r o r k f i r s t t u e i t i n e r a r y t h a t n i g h t i t ' s n o t e l l i n gr h a t f u r t h e r r o u b l e t and rere betreen arrival lounge the housing assignrents rade rould heve {ound.As it ras, soredid a rorkshop been rhile you rith Dernt three baggage clairi 'you threerre staying others rent to a dancecalled by Jack Lasery, is a rho you and are rith Robert, tro are at llyrons youtro are rith rerber Callerlab. o{ Jir. 0|( - nor thrt that's out of the ray lets pict up your llell it ras on the roadagain Thursday car caravened fe soreget aquainted chat rereo{l'. A quick dinner, bags and to 0rlando. CapeKenndedy, being 0n our tey, ras a lust to rith your Den ilother{a terr lrter adopted identify our stop, but as one of our rerberssaido{ the tour, 'the a change thenit ras o{{ to the and respective hosts), quick boredor onlyslightlyovershrdored exciterent.' ras by the And dancing. therere Crossfirelor sore goodold square [)ur stayat the Parlirent House 0rlando, in billed as the after landing, geysquare 50 dancers rere, lessthan3 hours 'largest gey resort' rddedan interestingending the to joining in to dance together the for {ror across country the 'First llationalEay reek, (lur Firday night exibition at their discofound us one Square Dence Fly-in' having heclof suprising ranagerent a request the lights to be the rith for rith a goodtire. [}ur fliqht altitudedidn't corpare the turned up rnd the light shorstopedl crored The our enioyed that that high fe experienced {irst night and the days perforrance, but ;e rere best received in the yet to touch {ollonedi {act soreo{ us have in dorn. Levi/Leather/lestern rherere danced bar niqhtlyfor our orn So began the reeks activities, or shouldI say 'active-activities'. For rost to bed { of 5 ar resn't j en oymnt. at Friday and Saturday the tire ras {ound explore to the up {or unusual, getting earlyto beready the nextday, or londer{ullorld of 0isney touring by Epcot Center Disney and Sunday n00nras brunch 50 at 0eans thenoff to the {or and lorld. Ihera ras r lot of acreage rnd covered I'r surere re rere Cross{ire { to dance. And dance did. There at the perforued each the clubs,j0int eribitions onlyjust touched surface. exibitions by of Sundays arrival, rhichcareall to soon sore,{ound for us Ihena brealfor by all clubs, andsorereal H{lT dancing. lt to dinner - 38to Jimy Jrnuarys a sit dorn for dinner, quick catchinga {et last rays at poolside. ras coring a a close. Just one last dancein the parking loti fe chose dancein the partinq andthenbecito the Cross{ire. 8y lot '6oldenllerories' that ras rhat re fere returning as rith to then everyone accustoled the various ras to clubstylesand s.F. it ras cooling the dance on {loor. At the rirport re said our goodbys thanl-yous the and to greeted rith poolside chat,dancing the llondey us chit in llustangs radesuch fantasticevent rho a happen. re knor l{or grass and'isn't is ronderful be in Florida.' That to night 'Southern Hospitality' reensl le left Florida at the Crossfire,rhile others reredancing teaching rhat the terr and big and gathered rith sore doggies, sriles, ner friendships our ner squerf dancing, rerbersfror each the clubs 2 of noto- Don't Stoo Don'tSlor Dornl and hashed the forration 'TheNational out of Association of Lesbian/6ay Square Dance Clubs'. lith that under helts our re decideto forrulate soretenative plans the up and for coring 'l{ational Reno Rodeo' August Gay in hoping kick up to our heels danre a storr. and up 8ig hugs to those handled clubrhile so ranyof the rho I think it fes Tuesday thellustangs especially us rere arayin Florida, LarryFritz, ltikelluran that began {ully to Pronqos did a Charles rho r e a l i s e i u s t l h a t d a n c i n go o l s f e i n 5 . F .a r e . A i t e r and Larry Foster, and of course f o{ V i s c a y at,h eJ . D e e r i n g t e t er e i n s i s t e d nd a n c i ni g t h e great j0b in putting the first fel lessons our ner o n es , politely r a i n s t r e a r l a s s t o g e t h e r T h a t n e rc l a s s a sa { a n t a s t i c As l to badges. the llustangs c h ocean eern ourDolphin groupof people- enthusiatic quicklearners. re not hut end Core by natched {ror the shore, danced to onesong to a goodhour lavebreaking niqht to angel relcore ner renbers. and o{ Laterthat nightre put lednesday our Agnes dancing. A sendsher love fror Seattle rhereshe'sdancing a storr up togeather irprorptu dance a localbar {Richards). an at Squares. need lle helprith planning the Star rith the Puddleiorn and rhichras interupted bothllustangs lestern as dance and Rodeo. us kno;if youcanvolunteer Let to Dancers and clirbedinto vans headed a roller ring to put 6ay Parade Reno on r delonstration 6ayRollerNiqht. There rere in {or re soretire and energy thanksl (at the request the riddleof this huge floor rith out shoes And a rord fror ourClub nor Sheriff: 2 THE IESTIRI{ STAR

be againstelirinating star thru because hand the touch just learning. offers security for people Alsothe absence of handcontact resultsin an anti:eptic drnce that is, for r a n y ,l e s ss a t i s f y i n g . abound. norrallines the everpopuler Fror 0ther exarples to load the boat ts equivalent strr thru. Is it popular result fror other-than-norral because gives a dif{erent it i y l i n e s { i n c l u d i nig v e r t e ld n e s l ?C e r t a i n ln o t ! A t t h e P l u s n prirarily fror norrallines. level, load the bort is done rost That is rhy I usethe cell andI suspect callersuseit Ihe like {or the saiererson! dancers to do it. Relaythe deucey equal all eightcirculrtetrice. is to (alsoit But rho rouldsuggest elirinatingit on that basis? hear'Hhy did Ill Ctll{ilECTI0t{ ner calls re frequently rith {or itt is r choreographic so ercept the fun of doing zero) r t h e y c r e a t et h a t c a l l ? I t h a st h e s a r e e s u l ta : { i . e , r i t is it offers nothing. Flutterrheel right andle{t thru plus i s e q u i v a l e t o ) a c a l l a l r e a do n t h e b o o k s , ' y nt ladieschrin.lho needs it? to There are at least tro responses the question case Touch one quarter curlique rnd offer an interesting rnsreris that rany depending one'e frare of rind. (lne on by count study. It is our opinion, supported frequency equivrlence a of authorsere not arareof the choreographic statistics, that touch one quarter is gaining fast on created curlique in frequency useand,inded, probably reelizethrt theyhave call and, hence, not even do passed has o{ to an equivalent an rlrerdy erirting crll. Evenvery by, it by. Ihey ere equivalent exceptrhen{ollored and y e x p e r i e n c e d d p r o l i f i c c a l l r r i t e r s c a nf e l l i n t o t h i s an s r o l l . ( e s p e c i a l l c u r l i q u e ) .T h a t d i f f e r e n cie c e r t a i n l y probably not rddress does the trap. Horever, this r€sponse those speal against the rho not irportrnt. That being case, since there are clearly calls in {undarentalquestion because is equivrlent sorething it to a euarterlySelection and frequentusethat are equivalents the fact is rell lnorn already0n the bools rould hrve,of cours€, aqainst been by rrny callersanddancers. touch one quarter. Yetthe tert of tire hrs rhotnthrt thr is that soreone conceived a o{ the Ihe better ansrer probably useful,andray even replace nex idea is verypopularr to or tra{fic pattern that they considered be interrsting o l d e re q u i v a l e n t . the a they useful, or both,andgave pattern nare.Typically {lur can llrny other exarples be found. min pointis that used the call rith a group dancers found o{ rnd rcceptrble t h e v i r t u e s o f a p e r t i c u l a rc a lI a r ec e r t a i n l y o t t i e d n that call be response. 6rantingthat, rhy rouldor should rerit. llany crlls ere exclusively its choreographic to accepted it is recognized be equal equivalent i{ to or to Selections. are selected Sore {or suggested Caller0uarterly rhy rho anothercall or series of calls? llorespeci{icrlly, basis.Those rish to participate {or trial on a national s h o u l d a l l e r l a b o n s i d e rr p i c ka c r l l t h a t i s e q u i v a l e n t in the evaluation C o process free to do so. llany calls fail c are to anothercall (or series o{ callsl {or a euarterly to receiveacceptance. equivalence soreothercall to Ii Selection? hrs enters into the failure, thenso be it. Pastexperience In a rord, the ensrer is dancability.llany call: in Either can shorn thrt equivalence rork in eitherdirection. frequentand regular today, rll levels,have at use lore or {}ur the the old or the nef cin becore preferred, observation less sirple equivalents the sele level or at another ir that the CallerlabgS proqrar at rorksprettyrell. I{ a l e v e l . l n m n y c a i e s c r l l i s s i r p l ya c o r b i n a t i o n t r o r o{ or relection is e poorone,it diessooner lrter - usually calls, In other ca5e5tro calls ray be equivalent one 500ner. to anotherrhendone fror oneformtion 0r errrrngerent not but rhen donefror enother.Eoth calls ray be frequently used and their equivalence rill not be r {tctor. The virtueo{ the rore corpl 0r corpound I i s usurl y that i s ex cal I provides dance a erperience is satis{ying. that Thrt is the sri-Ec€DsHr[TS r^.t t L e t ' s l o o ka t a f e r e x a r p l e s . uP Tc, 5l) l' orl iustification. '' Perhapsthe sirplest end best lnorn equivalence is t a t l e " A t t r : A t C . A NC L A 5 : , \ a - 5 P r , c , , r : betreenstar thru and slide thru. Starthru is the older call. In {our of the sir possible dancer arrangerents the c e l l s a r e e x a c t l ye q u i v a l e n tI.n t h eo t h e r r o ( i n r h i c h t sare-sex dancers are facing) star thru is not allored but slide thru is. Ihusslide thru is clearlythe rost versetile call. Horever, rculdvrnture saythrt is not the reason I to that it ras conceived accepted, this case thinkthrt or In I slide thru survivedandperhaps carerboutbecause even of tro factors.[]ne that slide thru allors eitherhand be is to used on the next call andthe otheris that it is rarely used at lls 0r ES level, rhendencers frcing the sare rre C s A N F R A N ( - r s z o ,A ' l 4 l i 4 A q \ M A R K E Ts r 5er. Slide thru appears be gaining usage. 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IHE ftSIERllSTAR the ronthlynersletter the lestern rs of Star Dancers, gay/lesbian a square danceclub in San F r a n c i s c o , C a l i f o r nCa .p yd e a d l i n es t h e 2 8 t h o { t h e io i price: t10.00 ronth preceding date of issue. Subscription p p r y e e r . S i n g l ec o p i e s if l . 0 0 p a , l l a i l i n g d d r e s s : 2 2 3 a S a n c h e za n r a n c i s c o , C4 1 1 4 { 1 5 }8 6 4 - 6 1 3 { . S,F 9 a. ( Editor: ScottCarey Art Director! Jack Kendrick Corputeri Douglass Ron

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e a c t i v i t i e s i n t h e c i t y t h a t r o s t p e o p ld o n ' tt e n dt o q e t into squar€ dancing until their later years. seers be It to sonething do in your retirerentyears. this is not io 8ut p a r t i c u l a r t r u eo { C a l i f o r n i a g e n e r a l . ' ly n Last l(erorial Day reekend, rent to the annual Phil 6olden State Roundup the [ivic Eenter San at in Francisco lherehe r e t t h e S a n F r a n c i s cR e b e la n d a s i n v i t e d c i o i n t h e i r o s r t c l u b . l | e ' s b e e nn i t h i h e r s i n c e n di s c u r r e n t l i e a c h i n g a y their beginning class, lestern Siar ret Phil at the Cll[ Carni rhere a hastry arranged val I squareput together a denonstration dancenith Phil calling. ||ecareby Hestern Star the folloring llonday re'vebeen and enjoying good his c r l l i n g a n d i n s t r u c t i o n n d h i E c o n g e n ip e r s o n a l i ay d tn a al e n t h u s i a s ts c p p o r ti n c e . iu s tESTERT{ DA|{CERS CALLER PHILPAyTt]N, SIAR CLUB "Don't tread on re' is not one thoresquare ol dance ten cotlandrents, but the totto of l{el Harpshire, horestate the n o f P h i l P a y t o n E a r t l e t t , p o p u l a t i o 1 2 0 0 ,r a s l i k e l o s t , sralI Areri can torns, rhere the tornsfol gathered k every Srturday niqht {or a good old barn dance- or in this particular case firehall dance. ras the 50'sand a It Phil as rell es rost o{ Arericaras dancing traditional to square dancing. Aftera stint in the Navy, Phil returned Eartlett to and to a ner type o{ squeredancingillodern lesternor Conterporary Square Dancing. joined the llt lashington He Valley Storpers graduated their rainstrear and {ror cla:s in I 975. P h i l s p e a k so n d l y o f t h a t c l u ba n d h e i r c a l l e rH a p p y f t Harry lrotti "Theyfere an rctive and energetic qroup, t r a v e l i n g t o d a n c e sa n d d o i n gr a n y s o c i a l a c t i v i t i e s toqether.hlhen roved San I to Francisco,rent to a coupie I o f c l u b : , a i e r t i l e s . B o t h f t h e s e l u b s a dq u i t ea b i t o f o c h a n o i d e rc r o l dr h i c hs e e r sy p i c a lo { S a n r a n c i s cA n d h e y t F o. t d i d n o t h a v eh ec l u bs p i r i t I n a su s e do o s o f o r a y e a ra n d t t a h a l f I d i d n o t d o a n ys q u a rd a n c r n q . e l J . S , D D oy o ue n i o y a l l i n g ? .: c P h i l : ' l s t a r t e dc a l l i n g b a c k n i l e n a r p s h i ae h o t e l s i H rt and carpgrounds, usually theyrere {unnightsor onenights s t a n d sI. l o v et o c a l l a n d o u l dl o v et o d o i t f u l l t i r e . ' r H.S.D.:lhat do you see squaredancing of{ering to 6ay peopl e? P h i l : ' S o c i a b i l i t y ,f i r s t a n d o r e r o s tA n d t s a v a i l a b l e f . i to everyonei its not an elitist activity. It crosses rany barriersi ige and econorics for exarple. It's a very inexpensive group activity. And it appeals a diverse to o{ peopl ' e. f.S.0.: lhat do youthinko{ Iestern StarDancers? P h i l : " l e n i o y h e i r e n e r gly v e l .T h e yr e n o t c o r p l a c e n t i t e r t h e y a r e x i l l i n g t o d o r a n y t h i n g s n d oo u t t o v a r i o u s a g n dances.

I'l.S.D,: about {uturefor 6ays square Hor the and dancing? u P h i l l n Y oa l r a y s a v e e l n e o p lc o n i n g t o S a n r a n c i s c o h n in F e s0 lestern Siar should continue gror, but in the nextyear to 0 r t r o I t h i n kt h e s i z eo { t h e b e g i n n i n ga s s ers l l b e o n cl i l l , S . D , :i l h a t i s y o u r o p i n i o no f s q u e r e a n e i r g n S a n the dverage squares.l{ationnide is a longray to go. d i txo there Franci o? sc I rould like to see the l{ational Association becole very P h i l ! " T h e ra r e 1 0t o 1 2s q u a rd a n cc ! u b s n S a n r a n c i s c o a c t iv e a n d p r o r o t es q u a r e a n c i n g c r o s st h e c o u n t r yA e e e i F d a , (abouti50 in the entireBay Area) horever, thereare s0 niny {eature story in the Advocate nouid a good be start. Ihere

are reny 6ays in srall to rediur sire tornsthat square of activityfor andin the context a dancing rouldbe a great to start they right beroreencouraged national association t h e i r o r n c l u b s . I n t h e n e x t { i v e y e a r sr e r i l l s e e grorth this area." in trerendous for dlncers? rny l.S.D.: Doyouhave recorrendationssquare 'l{ot to rush through the levels. You arenot a Phil: 'better' dancer you rorecall:. Betteris not beceuse knor thrt Plusis necessarily the sare as tore. I {irrly believe square is dancing funi at. the level to dance Butrererberr you0r soteone rakes listake.' a else sin it's no cardinal if T h a n k sh i l . P

HOEDOII{ CITY AITIIIVERSARY I.S.D. ATTHE CAPITOL SEUARES Star.' The Thanlsfor your nice note and 'the lestern Iike nersletterras yery interesting,Sounds youall hada greattire in Florida. I've had to discontinue squere dance lln{ortunately, here,at leastnor. I interest dorn lessonsiiust not enough {or a troupe country/restern rill that have orgenized dance interest. and that creates in do soresquare erhibition hope us Please keep on do Troupes naie is 'The Iron Spurs." your your railing list, and to us don'thesitate contact rhen :n torn. Regards, rob San iego, alif. D C Star'ssocirl schedule {)neof the highlightsof lestern Hoedorn llarch12. on City Squares Anniversary res the Capitol rith their enlivened event the CoastCloggers The Earbary to opportunitY reet and energy.This trip geve us enother in squlredrncers be hosted and knot other Eay and Lesbian fellorship. The live crller ras one o{ our {requant {avorites, Dave'Happy'l{er Year, and he seeredto be The rith all the energy. rain that poured as delighted usual danced cue arry rnd re outside notrithstanding, rorkshopped, quite proudo{ the level that lesternStrr hrs achieved in our yeer together. The lestern Starsrith rhor I traveled Bob fpre hostedby a charuingand fescinating Koski.[)ur qroupvisited 0n our returntrip the Sutter's Fort andthe and re{urbished on the Ed.: Congratulations forration yourner group of rho State Capitol rhichfor anyone likes history good to le luckto the lron Spurs!l hope see and or architecture a rust. le ere elrayslooking best rishes and is forrard 6ay 0r be{ore then; to other occasionE like this to share let's rererber so to fou thi: sulter at the Reno Rodeo. raybe llestern Star rould be gladto bringa squere so dornto 0r hostas rell rhen theyall coreto seeus. deronstrate squere dancing i{ and build soleinterest you you discovered fun that's the rould be interested let us knor.lleantire rill be sure Ed. notei Justin cese haven't re you in store {or yourhenyouset out rith othersquare to keep onthe nersletter railing list. dancers, pleaseplan on ioining us on our next trip andsee{or yoursel{.Te'dlile to thanlHank Rickrrd organizing {or this your nersletter the rail andit ras a real trip to Sacrarento. our hats o{{ to the Capitol Just received in And City n i c e a r t i c l e . . . T h e l l u s t a n grs l l b e h a v i n gi t s f i r s t i Squares {or putting 0n such en ercellent hoedorn. Also, grrdueting class nef square o{ dancers soretirc nextronth... thanksto Art Katzrhoras an excellent hostto the lestern (llarch re l{E have tro setsgraduating on last llonday 14) Stars that I traveled and rith. had three setsdancing. third set ras a rired set,., I ar Ihe you the articlesthat I have sending found the bar bools in heras ebout Fly-inandto saythanks. the Xeep touch. in Ken Digenova llarchroaredin lile a lion, anda ratherret onetool South Florida l{ustangs Thanks all rho have to braved this endless andradein rain 0n llonday and lednesday nights. te celebrated first our E d . : T h a n k s a i no r a l l t h e f u na n d a l a r a d e riin F I o r i d a . anniversary Club night flarch7 rith good ag { c e at dancing a and le'll beanxious hear party. goodtire. le had a cake to Graduation about upcoring the decorated 'Don'tStop,Don't rith b y t h e r i y r t h e q r o u ph a t r e c e n t ls t a r t e dn P o r t l a nid i s t y Slon Dorn"andin honor our {irst yeartogether {irst of the g o i n gs t r o n ga n d h a v ef i n a l i z e dh e i r n a r e i' t h e R o s C i t y issue of our rontlynersletter the streets hor do you e t hit Rarbl n er:. l i k e i t ? l e a l s op u b l i s h e d rc l u bd i r e c t o r r h i c hr i l l b e au y u p d a t e a g a i nt h i s J u n ea n d p e r i o d i c a l a f t e r t h a t , T h o r d y Lesniak scoured the rarketolace a cooler re cannot {or so 'tl fe'd liie to hear I send punch Thrnks froo you! Please yourletter to serve Thor. S r " t h e l l e s t e r n t a r ' , 2 2 3 S a n c h e z.,F .C a l i {9 4 1 1 4 . 0d r o p S The Boardo{ Directors addressed clubon llonday the llarch t h e ro f f a t t h e f r o n td e s k t C l u b r C l a s n i s h t , s a o 2 l r i t h a q u a r t e r lry p o r t . h e l u br s h e a l t h ya s u g u an e e T c i l

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e you or f . s are j u s t s l i q h t l yi n t l r eb l a c k i n a n c i a l l yT h e c h e d ufl o r to core and deronstrate teach.Also,ii nould like to party,rererber t h e spring sulaer a busy to saythe leastrhorever,host e squeredancing and is one that the club'ssound equiptrent, records dancers readyl and are

So very oftenI have noted that 'level heads' stepin and keep things going, rhenit epppars re are headed a that for disaster. I recall the {irst Callerlab conventionattended. I 5o ranyrashstaterents rere radeduring open sessions I that really fes rorried that sore{oolishsteps rouldbe taken. Horever, the {inal reeting o{ the convention all at rhen gathered rake final decisions, prevailed ry to reason and rorries rent {or neught. {aith in callersas a tholeras lty restor ed. He reetoo in clubsthat {ooli:h rerarks rade,perhaps are poor judgeientis used, but usually before disaster takes PIERCE, AFIER A NEH iR. t,l.s.D. stJRR0tJND BE6lNt'tER, CHARLES prevailandthe disaster avoided. over,cooler heads is PERF(]RIIAiICE. ATTENDiNO FILLED A FU|tl So rany of us have concerned been rboritthe rashof net p d t pretty rell orqanrzed dedicated are Iookinq a n d r 0 r e c o r p l i c a t e c r l l s . C a l l e r l a b l a c e dh e c a l l s i n and and Ne are dif{erent prograrsto try and brinq order. litness the grorth,Ihe {irst fer {orrard to a continued successful and llainstrean,Plus all the ray to C-2. and y e a r sa l a n y c l u b a r e t h e n o s td i { { i c u l t o n e s b o y ,a r e progrersiror Basic, Ihis ras an effort to givedancers choice, to helpther a and Its that there hurdlesand obstacles overcore! ronderful to avoid dances rerenot being that called{or their group. g r o u n{do o rl e v e l . s l r e h a v e 0r a n y ' b u i l d e r s ' h ea tet h e r For severalyeers nor, ranyof us rondered re hadrade if r CI n T e a r e l o o k i n gt o r a r d se s t r u c t u r i n g u b i g h ts t a r t i n g any headray i{ re hadrattersrorse,NorI beleive are or re i sl o B t h i s J u n en o r d e r o e n c o r p ea ls I e v e l s i d a n c i n g i a s i c , t startinq to see real progress. first, everyone At ranted to l{ainstrear and Plus and to providegood dancing and jurp into higher levels;no oneranted be called'iust a to e i n s t r u c t i o n o a l l a t t h e l e v e lt h a t t h e yr a n t t o d a n c a t . t at st f A l : 0 , r e a r e i n t h e n e g o t i a t i o na g eo r a n e rb e g i n n e r s rainstreardancer.'But nor re ere seeingbig crords dances givesus the advertised rainstrear llainstrear as 0S. c r class to start this llay. Thrs lass ill follor Callerlab y a t ar u The recomendations length o{ classrore closely. class s t a b i l i t y r e n e e d n d h e 0 u a r t e r lS e l e c t i o n s eg i v i n g s 0n ( c a l l sI t h r u{ 8 ) a n d i l l the variety re all rant. (Thishasalsoincreased belief ty e r n i l l b e a 1 5r e e kc o u r s f o r B a s i c prograr.) l5 in be {ollored by a second reekcourse {ull llainstreu in the ltS/0S I really ar irpressed! Recently llinnesotacalledan in I t c a l l s 4 9 t h r u6 8 ) . P l e a se n c o u r ay o u ri r i e n d s h or a n t t o e ge r l'lS/PS dancethat had about 50 squares dancing. the end At j o i n u s t o c o n t a cu s f o r a n a p p l i c a t i o n r r o r y o uc a np i c k t fo they asled to addonetip o{ Pluslevel calls. le onlyhad re r t h e s e f o r l s u p a t t h e f r o n t d e s k . T h i s n e x tc l a s s i l l about ten squares that. The for right nor are biggest dances probably on Thursday nightand arehoping have re to Eill be the ltS/eS dances, t r H a n z e l e n e x p e r i e n c e d l e r ,t e a c hh ec l a s s ,[ ) e t a i l si l l , cal folks a big pat on the back the {or n ts t b e { o r t h c o r i n gC i u b i g h ta p p e a r o b e r o v i n g o l e d n e s d a y I give the llinnesota . pat ray they are proroting square dancing. giveanother on I s n i g h t r h e r e i t r i l l h o p e { u l l y e t t l ei n { o r s o t et i r e i r e - rhat nightrouldbe yourpre{erence? the bacl to our ofn llebraska callersandthe areacouncils, yourinputhere need hereare of lor they arp headed the saredirection.It is tire re in In case you don't knorour Board Directors, realize that i{ re rant square to as responsibilites divided upl dancing continue gror, to their nares ho; re have re rust providedancing all, even those cannot ior {0r Foster rho Ron Financesi Douglass,Larry l dance tro, threeor {ourtires a reek. E x t e r n a l e c , iR o n P a u Z i m e r r a n n S , geve recently.Sheand lly orn daughter re foodfor thought H a l l , E q u i p t .L a r r y ,l l i k el l u r a n i got fere avidsquare dancer5, her husband a her husband but C a l l i n g , I e a c hP a u lf l i k e ingi , job rhere theycould onlydance reekends. on Rather thantie Perry Internal Sec;scott[arey,Roger u p a l l t h e i r f r e e t i r e r i t h s q u a rd a n c i n g h e yd r i f t e d t, e Ficlen Special Roger, Dennis Eventsi aray. She said, "Dad, surerouldlike to square re dance,but Aestheticsi Roger, Dennis you have up alrrys saidthat to keep on the calls, youshould or Pleasetalk to the Eoardrerbers about anyquestions y a a r c o m e n t s o u r i g h t h a v e . A l s o r e s o l i c i t l e t t e r st o t h e d a n c e t l e a s to n c e r e e k ,a n d e j u s t c a n ' td o t h a t . ' J u s t have drivenaray? ranythousands re Hor rore hor ranydancers nersl etterI i{ keep by drncing up once 0r today theycould and to and Prongos also rould re have Specialthanks LarryBrorn Eharles to RogerPerry {or getting all our equiptrent clasE/club trice a ronth? Callerlab{roze the fls calls lor three year5, laybe that o{tengetsoverlooked. every reek.It is a vitei service to alot of rorl on the Reno Rodeo 6ay and longer. llor it is up to us, callersandclub leaders, tale llari llilson hes done i a b o{ r e a r ea l l g o i n g o r e a l l ya p p r e c i at h a t c o r et h i s A u g u s t l ! a d v a n t a g e t h i s s t a b l i l i z i n gn f l u e n c e ,n d u i l do n i t . I t e re and knor it canbe done, I really believe are startingto that rouldlike to Do you belongto a club or e group lesternStarrouldlove d o i t . for enjoy squaredancing an evening? THE IESTERI{ STAR3

I'tAII{STRTA}I LEVEL IHRU SOUARE FAIIILV: c f S t a r t i n go r r a t i o n { a c i n g o u p l e s j0in riqht hands pull by. rnd Square Thru: Facingdancers join and Turn in one quarter (90degrees), le{t hands pull corpleted.) Turn one in by. (a half squarethru has been quarter {90 degrees) ioin right hands and rith facingdancer and pulI by. (A three quarter 5quarethru has been (90 in corpleted.)Turn onequarter degrees), le{t hands ioin and pull by but do not turn. (a full square hasbeen thru ) of by colpleted. Variations squarethru ray be speci{ied thru three {ractions or by the nurber hands, of e.g. square querters the sarea5 squere etc. is thru threehands, that it is lhru: Sirilar to square except thru Left Square started rith the Ie{t hand and handsare alternated I. t a c c o r d i n g l y h e n a l e l t s q u a r e h r u i s r e q u i r e d ,l e { t " square thru" rust be directed. IHRU SHII.16 FAIIILY: Starting {orration ocean raveor alaro. Sring Thru: Thoserho can,turn by the right onehalf (180 rho hal{ {180 degrees), then those can,turn by the le{t one preceding corrand the degrees). 'right' is not specified If t o s r i n gt h r u , i t i s a r i g h t s r i n gt h r u . (alaro) Sring Thru: Everyone turnshal{ by the right, then everyone turnshal{ by the le{t. lhenle{t sringthru is fror turns half by the left, then an alaro forration, eyeryone turnshal{ by the right. everyone rho can,turn by the left onehrlf Left Sring Thru: Those (180 degrees), those can,turn by the right onehalf then rho { 1 8 0 d e g r e e s }I.f l e i t s r i n g t h r u i s r e q u i r e d t r u s t b e i, ' s p e c i { i c a l ld i r e c t e dl e { t s r i n gt h r u . ' y FAiILY: RUN Starting {omation - any tro dancer {orration rhichthe in directlyadjacent the other directeddancer a shoulder has to

dencer. General RuleiThe directed {active} dancer roves {oruard a in seri-circle (180 degreesl rroundthe adjacent(inactive) dancerto end in the adiacent dancer's startinqposition. lleanrhile,the inactive dancer,rhs ray be {acing any in direction, adjusts by stepping(rithout changing facing direction) into the vrcated startingposition the active of dancer.The active dancerdoing the run hasreversed his o r i g i n a l { r c i n g d i r e c t i o n .I f t h e d i r e c t i o no r u n i s n o t t speci{ied(riqht or le{tl rnd i{ the activedrncer an has inactive dancer0n each side, thencenters around run ends and ends around run centers. Runs frot an alarocircle are to the right unlessotherrisedirected. ErarplestEoys Run, , E i r l s R u nE n d R u n . s Runl lhe directed (active) dancers around Centers run the i n a c t i v e a n c e r s i n g h eg e n e r a lu l e . d us t r [ro:s Run] Starting {oraation line, tro-faced Iine, or rave. (active) Eacho{ the tro directed dancers, rust bothbe rho either centers0r ends, run into the spotvacated the by farthest inactive dancer.If the inactive dancers are centers,theysidestep becole to ends; theyare ends, i{ they sidestepto becore centerE. lhen the activedrncers both are facing in the sare direction, they first cross rith each other (right hand dancerin {ront o{ the left hand dancer) andthenrun into the vacated on the {ar side. spot ttt I{ you ere e nererdancer, rant to brush rey re or up, suggest the 'lllustrated Basic andllainstrear lloverents o{ quide published the Dancing' Square rhichis a veryuse{ul by Setsin 0rderArerican Square Dance Society. price of this parphletis t1.00andcanbe ordered The at c l a s s / c l un i q h ta t t h e f r o n t d e s l . b

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; ir T h e d a n c e r r o r kt o g e t h e n ' t a n d e r ' t h a t i s , t h e t r a i l i n q s Those the right "tracko in {ollol the leaddancers. dancers ( d a n c e irn t h eg i r l ' s p o s i t i o nr)o v es i n g l e i l e t o t h e I e f t , { on staying the inside the the dancers to of counterclockrise, p t h e l e { t ' t r a c k " ( d a n c e ris t h en a n ' s o s i t i o n }l,h o l o v e n . t s i n g l e { i l e , c l o c k r i s e , o t h e r i g h t o n t h eo u t s i d eT h e es roverentcontinues in a doublepess thru, until the drncers heve reacheda half-trg {orration (parallel right-hand ocean laves).

2, I{ there are not enough roren,youray dance a sare as sex coupleibut pleese those yoursquare theyhave asl in if any objections if it rouldconfuse or ther, before start the o { t h et i p , as ringlerith the otherdrncers ruchas pos:ible 3. Please as anddo not dance a group. llany individuals expressed confusion the scarfcolor have on code. Perhaps this Iittle limerick {ror a devoted reeder rill help: Ahsaycan't ya see? I've a grayscar{to glean lhrt's it rern?? Jelly 8ern. lhy! I'r the ren {or this scene. Ahsaydo youknor? I've a blacl scarfin tor. YesSeuth ln truth. I'r the roran{or this shor. signedi PoETIc LICEIISE dedicated our caller. and to you Rererber sguareup every chance get. Practice to rill tekeyoufrr. Happy Squeres you, to Love, EttaKett

RE0UIREIIEIIIS ASI0 Etiquette, a definition: 'COI{I/EI{TI0t{AL I|| Al{Y PR0PRIETTES 0F C0ilDUCI ESTABLISHED AS socrAL BEHAVIoR, At{Y CLASS F{lR 0CCASI0il.' 0R on PIeasesubrit question:and coments such'Conventional requirerents'that you rey have lll. Etta Kett, Ci|l The toi Iestern Star,223Sanchez, Francisco, 94114 San Ca. of 0n the questions Angels! Dearllz. Ket , t Occasionally, often,I get rell I ar e nrr squere dancer. or o{ the calls incorrect several us in the squrre iust don't get el right. l{or there are these dancers A.K.A. advanced Angels? rho ere there to 'help' us. Soretires, rell o{ten, rre They these Angels RUDE. push, shove, yell at us. This rnd d . i s r o s t d i s c o n c e r t i n g .. I g e t p i s s e o f { . I r a n tt o l e a r n and I appreciate the ideaof Angels. onlyrish thrt they I rere rore courteousi can't payattention ther andthe I to caller too. lhat do yourecomend? Signed: Disconcerted.

Dis, Dear 'Angels' PleaseBEAR these rith i.e. grorl brckduring the break. Nor: Squrredanceetiquetterequires, right sayderands, I that there is onlyone6od- the Caller/lnstructor. gets He paid s0 he gets listened to. It is to that person EVEflY0llE rill turn to {or instruction. request I that youEEAR rith our Angels I only reanto advise and that re have no tim had . to send ther to Angel School. hrs been the iob training KeyCutting Rubber It on Stamps.Stationery {or ther. ln addition clubis ner andllainstren our dancers PLUS TelephoneAnswering Seruice are anxious get you ner classpeople to flainstreu to up drnce ft0RE level -THE PARTI{ERS I0 DAIICE D0tl'TYOU llTH K}t0t. guide Angelsare thereto gently,silently andlovingly youn during instructionand to directyourith yourquestions to you the caller. Ihank {or yourietter. I hope Angles the hear your concerns rererber and rhrt it is like {or ther rhenthey are Iearning ner laterial or lhen they scre[ up as o c c a s i o n a tl hye yd o . R i g h A n g e l |s| ll ? l t And a rord for our traveiing nol dancersl I have beengetting ruch correspondence subiect on the o{ ETI0UEIIE concerning PARTIIER POLitY rhen dancing in ' s t r a i g h t ' s q u a rd a n cg r o u p s . h e o l l o r r n g d v i s i s g i v e n Everything the Past e e T { a e Affice does and as recolrended behavi ccncerni partneri rhri e at ng or ng a whole lot more! ' n 0 n - 6 a y o u a rd a n c{ u n c t i o n s i sq e e l . i t j s s t a n d a r d i q u e t t n o t t a a i i m rr o r e n o s r t o u t , et e t Piease ther to dance. ask

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Club night roves to lednesday nights.in {act, it rill be lednesday The nights thru Decerber. session startsJune rnd I c o n c l u d e su g u s 3 1 . A t o t a l o { l { n i q h t s T i r ei s 7 : 3 0 o A t . t l0:00Pll. Location the Central is Y.ll.C.A. Iheatre rich is on the second {loor. The is at 2?0 Y Eolden (near 6ate & Jones llrrket ) ll:rbers Price!June tI.00/tlight Julythru August 125.00 packaqe June 0rr es a special for thruAugust t25.00. {this equals f1.79lnighti iquare dancing rerains your best entertainrent value) C l u b n i g h tr i l l h a v e a n c i n g d n s t r u c t i o{n r a l l i I n J u n e d an i o Phil rill be covering llainstrear the calls 49 thru68. For the ner graduates this rill be anextension the Basic to level classtheyarenorcorpleting. current For Club rerbers this is a good chance reet our ner rerbers becore to and even better llainstrear drncers.le till alsoschedule Plus sore star tips during the evening. Julyand In August tliqht Club rill start at Basic level and conclude rith PIus level. Rereber, all Club rerbers attend ner beginning can the class r i t h B i l l H a n z erl e eo f c h a r g e . f TREi{t] I{ATI(IIIAL R(lDEtl: 6AY August 5, 6 and7 4, le had hoped have of the {inal detailsavailable to all for this nersletter,but planning for this largeof an event takes alot o{ tire rnd so the deadline rissed.Horever, ras by the riddle ol llay, re rill have all the infonation available.lleantirete'd lile to keep up to daterith a you brief synopsis Please rereberthat the final forr till probably contain solerevisions. Ron Brerer is coordineting handling 'Country and the Dance Festival' for the Rodeo. Capitol City Squares l,S.D., rho and are the official representatives the l{ational for Assn., ret rith Ron up in Sacralento llay I rherete presented on our ideas and Ron presented anda viableprograr hashed his ras out. Ron rill rork out the official proqrer yourill have and it as soon as te do. There rill be squrre dancing all on niqhts as rell as rorkshops Basic, in llainstrear, and Plus Advanced. Theretill be square dancers fror eleven clubs around the countrylAnd there rill be an equal arrayof cloggers,tm steppers,round dancers and restern style drncers.le rill all be sharing camrderie, dancing good and tires and getting to knoreach otherbetter.Ihis 'Country Dance Festival" is going be a veryspecial to experience. fe hope dance all of youthere! to rith | Accorodations: H.S.D.has reserved roors,at the l{ilton, 75 0nslor andll6ll6rand. price runsaround The 160.00/person for the three nights basedon double occupency. ll6llrunsa Ihe little rore but includestheir stage shor,The roorsere a v a i l a b lo n a f i r s t c o r e ,f i r s t s e r vb a s i s . e Tickets: Please the noticein this letter, see Transportationl are rorking on a charter or a large le bus car pool I Help: You bet! le could sureu5eyourhelpin getting this all together.If you have any special talents,energy or tire, pleaselet us knor.Your fellor square dancers be rill grateful.

}6AY FREEDOIT DAY PARADE: f e r i l l b e i n t h e p a r a dte i s y e a r l( l u rc o n t i n g ern ltl s t a r t h i off rith the banner for the 'l{ationalAssociation o{ Lesbian/6ay Square Dance Clubs' The rerber clubs, noi totaling ten!, rill be sending their o:n banners as rany and o{ their dancers theycan.these as individual banners rill {ollor behind llational the and banner thenour truckrith the sound syster. All o{ the dancers, around country, {ror the rill follor - square dancing, square and dancing togetherl 'All dancing lle've chosen together' our there,The as night before, Saturday 25, te hosta veryspecial June square dance r i t h t h r e e c a l l e r s , s p e c i a le x h i b i t i o n a n d 5 o r e g o o d s dancing !

and rith alrays the congregation. if 6od,nachos cheeset And crinoline-srathed xern't your cup of tear you rotherhood years square o{ dancing could alrays dance. Frorry perspective, ras irpossible Ah, yes. The big one. Trenty-five it an { , i n t h e S t a t eo { C a l i f o r n i a . T h e e s t i v i t i e sc o v e r i n g to be bored. dotntorn Jose. San lere entirereekend, heldin spacious arountsl Ihe convention o{feredtro things in gener0u5 Francisco, gathering the square this o{ {lnly a hour southo{ San Arerica. I hadforgotten dancing and riddle-class unintentionalr h a ti t r a s l i k e t o t r i r l a r i d s tt h e f a i t h { u l . clrn provided sore o{ the best coredyand ras rith the dancingrthere The cultural hiqh point o{ the rholeaffair ras the 6rand lhenbored thmter of thc absurd. llrrch, held Saturday night in the auditoriur,Everything (a ray else shuts dorn lor this spectacle good to insure the of attendance). CluEters lestern Star peopledotted sone balcony. le had coie to bear ritness,although o{ us kner lhat to expect. Phil had rarnedus it rould be godar{ul. their entered carryinq Ihe contestants, oops, participants, identifyingplacards. Theyaarched tro colurnsfror in reredirected dornthe center either side o{ the hall and yellor. and bellesin blackand aisle, bordered beaus by theyrere led A{ter narching the length o{ the auditoriur, ls proud to host o Notionol dqnce ft s i n g l e f i l e i n t o l i n e sd o r n h es i d eo f t h eh r l l , E x c e p o r t ..ALL level of obesity, the everaqe and the costures, the general TOGETHER'' DANCING ege of the larchers,you rouldhave though ras another it trackreet. a It ras {ascination ratchi rarchesalrays engender to certain arountof porp. Everyonce in r rhile youreyes placerent lire green, rould spasr {ror the sudden bright o{ pinkand yellorright nert to onernother. There res orange, no hope coordinating costures.It is squaredancing's for the -greatestclair to freedor anycolorgoes, the rore o{ and it the better. Ihat, plusthe strange axiorreqarding leq size and has skirt height, rerein full bloor. Thisobserver never seen s0 rany oversizedtutus rasquerading as skirts. YMCA THEATRE(2ndflr) GOLDENGATE squaredance 220 Ihen again, I las rerinded rost of these grerup that ladies d u r i n gt h e c r i n o l i n e r l z eo f t h e l a t e 4 0 ' sa n d 0 ' s ,r h e n c 5 a pror rasn'tcorplete rithouthorsehair crinoline. Soperhaps theru'r sii ll hopr lor romthingthrt f lom. Anothrr generation tro and or re'll knori{ its iust a phase. A{ter all the rarchers had beenproperlycorralled, the introductions thankyou's and follored. These rituals rere rarrly relcored. It's not easy putting this kindof a on shor{ask Judy llickey),llor the stege set, or ras As re all rosefror ourseats, strrs andstripesandthe the state flag rere silently rarched the entirelength dorn of Jlly 2,& I, lgtl l, the hall and brought the stage tro rilitants, The to by s i l e n c er a st h r i l l i n q . L e t i t n o t b es a i dt h a t o u rf l a g d o e s Nl!> LLrVt n o t i n s t i l l r e s p e c t n d a t t e n t i o n . h e i r r a se l e c t r i c . a T a But then they spoiledit all, this grand rorent dada of :f4I\ \ s i l e n c ei n a s e e o f c o l o r , b y r e c i t i n g t h e P l e d g e { o A l l e g i a n c ( y e s , I ) I D e r e r b ei r l ) a n d i n q i n gh en a t i o n a l e I r t s t .. llts7 Cl anther. I looked quaking for collies,but thry rere too rell \sA!hiltd h lrlhr: trained shortheir true pinko to colorr. tdulr tdlr lrn "lrypy" hu ln At this point, I ras gure those craftyold organizers rere gorngto spring suprise quest a appearance by BralRoberts on f f f.t h Iry lt, lfll us. Ihe feel of the evening has becore one of such lll lulurr right-rinqed exaltation,o{ "our country, loveit or leave tl hbid lttl0rh lll hll lurirr lry Fl0 it' that I ras disappointed therefere no hyrnals that or hb lri$ ilflll s e r n o no c o r p l e tn y v i s i o n . ts e (3rtlilt-oltl 0n)il?-?0$ (bless Alas, it nai tire to returnto our national dancing y0ur Ronniel, and as the floor spread and out rtartedto

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floringon the dance,the irony o{ this LSDcolorspread froi the floor belor started to hit re. l'ly contingent god love 'et, had corposure decorur raintained and balcony, t h r o u g h o u tI.h e r e r i s n 0 t r i t t e r i n g o r g i g g l i n g hl.e l l , not alrost none. Hor re ranaged to break dorn corpletely, nor there's rystery you. a {or and So the call roult be 'explode gtar Thruior 'Explode and lJn{ortunately, there ras no tire {or us to {orr a discussion o a dh eB o a t , e t c . ' L t group,for the dancing had begun again. And that, ry Trackand Anything... (fror colurns)The 2 l{0. I and colurn f r i e n d sr a sc e r t a i n l r o r t ht h ep r i c eo f a d r i s s i o n . , y the about ray rround l/2 dancers each colurn prorenade in eveningo u t s i d e( a si n T r a c 2 l n h i l e ' s i r u l t a n e o u stl h e 2 t r r i l i n g A grandarray o{ callersras on hand.BySaturday yr k rotated drncersin each that theyrerebeing the callers rere so nulerous to circulete {orrard position forr one colurn {or rini-raves (a box circulate fourlorel. Fror here, and {lur Fverv live rinutes. Ihis constant of crllers rade 'Anything' although sole of their sexist rerarls rithout stopping, centers erciting dancing, takethe designrted the rankledso badly that I hadto restrrinryself {ror stickirig conend. (scoot etc.) lalk rnd Oodqer Brck,Hinqe, ry finger in ry routh. Too bad the feralecallershad Sothe call rculdbe 'Trrcl andScoot Eackr' etc. nothingto counterrithi they certainly heldtheir orn in Crllerlrb recentlvconcluded eleventh its convention in every otherrespect. hrve Phiirdelphia rnd as r resultthe folloringchrnges been le Tro things rade lestern StarDancers outstanding. rere r a d e o t h eC a l l e r l aIb s t s : i t the only ren roving our hipsas ruchas the roren,and re lls - 0S Flutterha: berndropped rll Hingeand but rere arongthe very {er in Levi's. lhenras the last tire otherquarterly selections rerain. yourLevi'srerecontroversial? Plur 05.... ling and Trrck to a Dimond rere dropped and And ;hy ras it that 90ll the participants sered beover to of ad " T r a ca n d n y t h i n g ' r a s d e d . l A 50 0r under15? I felt like lestern Starras filling the Plus..... 'Erplode rnd' {fror oceen rrvesonlyl rrs edded as great divide. llusthave to sorething dorith being young a p l u sc r l l . too or too old. Advrnced eS... 0oubleYour Pleasure dropped Cross rrs but [Jnefinal note of interest, ranyfestern rere Starrerbers Double Your Pleasure rerains. llini-busy Linear and Action corpletelyoverdosed Coke reek's on by end,in largerersure alsorarain. due to Scott's frequent toursof a talkinqvending rachine {or 'Explode and'and'Track Anything' and ( o n l y i n S a n t C l a r a ) . I h e{ e c t t h a t i t r a s a ne n t i c i n r a l e The Definitions a g areas follors! voice urging you to rake your selectionprobably had rnd .... (fror oclan raves) drncers ell step{ortard sorething do rith it, I hope to that the sighto{ :ix ren Explode and turn Lll in to frce the center of their original gave San talkinq and ioking rith a vending rachine the Jose all then trkr the'anything' folks sorething titter about. Tryas re right to keep foursote, lithout stopping to a comand. (Right rnd Left lhru, Strr Thru,Load Boat, the lor profile, those San Franciscovibes burst {orth etc. perodi I y. i cal lestern Star is de{initely on the cutting edgeof the squaredancing set. It's greatl As longes I get to core back San to Francisco.
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[allerlab recentlyconcluded eleventh its convention in Philadelphia as a resultthe folloringchanges been and have m d et o t h eC a l l e r l elbs t s : i lls - gS Hingeand Fluiterhasbeen dropped all but otherquarterly selections rerain. e P I u s . . . . . ' E x p l o d a n d '( f r o r o c e arn v e r n l y lr a s a d d erd a o s a plus all. c Plus 0S.... Zinq and Trackto a Diarond dropped rere and ' I r a c ka n d n y t h i n g ' r e s d e d . A ad Advanced 05.., Double Your Pleasure dropped Cross ras but Double Your Pleasure relains. llini-busy Linear and Action a ls o r e r a i n . T h e D e f i n i t i o n so r ' E r p l o d e n d " n d' T r a c k n d n y t h i n g " f a a a A a r ea s f o l l o r s l E x p l o d a n d , . . . ( f r o r o c e arn v e sa l l d a n c e r s e pf o r r a r d e a ) st a n d t u r n l l 4 i n t o { a c e t h e c e n t e ro { t h e i r o r i g i n a l f o u r s o r e ,l i t h o u t s t o p p i n q l l i h e n t a k e t h e ' a n y t h i n g " a corrand. (Right and Left Thru, Starlhru, Load Boat, the etc.

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So the call rouldbe 'exglode Starlhrui or 'Explode and end Lordthe Boat,'etc, T N 2 Star haE reserved 150 grandstand seats - in the T r r c l a n d A n y t h i n g . . . ( f r c o l u r n s ) h e o .I a n d c o l u r n l,lestern or and ticketsareavailable ISI}rerbers to the to about rry around the shadelThese l/2 dancers eechcolurn prorenade in and yr o u t s i d e( a si n T r a c 2 ) r h i l e , s i r u l t a n e o u stlh e2 t r a i l i n g clubs of the flationalAssociation, to anyinterested k drncers.The Rodeo has speciallydiscounted these {orrard position forn squere dancers each circulate one to in colurn (regular (a box circulatefoursorel. Fror here, and tickets for sguare The price is 130.00 dancers. rini-raves 'Anything" price is t40.00) the full Rodeo package. ray reserve for You rithout stopping, centers thedesignated take the yourticketsnorrith a 110.00 deposit. comrnd, (scoot lalk and Dodge, etc.) Back, Hinge, fr} DOI{T'T DELAY; TICKEIS 60 OII FIRST EASIS I1UST A CtlITE rrr Sothe call rouldbe 'Iract and Scoot Back,' etc.

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l{: Board directors llAY of SATUR|)AY reeting llAY Dance {or 'Dignity' SUIIDAYt5: 1.S.0.Squere Dero 2l: SATURDAY l.S.D.Square Dero '0therlays' ltAY Dance {or ll0l{DAY 23: Eeneral ltAY rerbership reetingat ilub night, liAY IEDNESDAY 25: ERADUATI{IIi| Y, 7i30to 10!00. Be At the 'C0llVEllTl0ttAL Plerse subrit ouestions and coments such on there be square! or RE0UIREIIEIIIS' you ray have that toi llz. Etta Kett, C/0The THURSDAYzhi The next beginners llAY classstarts. Caller; lesternStar,223 Sanchez Francisco, 94ll{. 5t.,San Ca. B i l l H a n z eS.e e h e f l y e r sf o r d e t a i l s . l t S { ] I I E S U P P O RT F | l R : H T N E S S . T I E llAY FRIDAY 27 IHRU SUI{DAY 30: 60LDEI{ llAY SIATE R0UI|DUP, right Drrr llz. Krtt: here in San Francisco the CivicAuditoriut at rith Iots o{ callers, dancing all levelsand ronder{ul rt r erperience. I hrvr beendancing rainstrearsqurre at plrn on attendinq. dance levelfor should Everyone srvrrrl ronths. I oftenfind rysel{in r square rhichstarts off doinq rell and stayinq together, circle to the left or ie JUIIE1: See you at Club t{ightf or the start o{ the Sumer right r! exrrples,rnd thrn falling rpart in theriddleof session |! the drnce; solethere betteene square through {ouranda clovrrleaf figure. Ihat canbe done prevent to this? rTT SPECIAL rrr I{OIICE Sign:di Tooloose Too Soooon. FOR TH{]SE Y{]U HA|/E "PLAYI]{6 OF IH(l EEEII H(ltl|(EY': lhy not rejoinus this rumer? youfeel out of it brcluse If Drrr Too Loooosei you haven'tdanced arhile, take a lookat the sumer in srhedule. You'll find rainstrear instruction thru iune!And |r hrve hrdranyquestions coments the problers and on rith dancing rnd instruction basic {ror thru plusduring July and rrise fror squarer forr their figures loosely. thrt too August. This is an excellentopportunity re{resh your to The best possible advise cangiveto squrre I dancers all of knorledge stert dancing and aqain. hope fe this :chedule rill levels concerning is to keep this those squares tight. Just enrourege to return- re liss you!!- coredance us you rith rs circle to the left 0r right presents good a visable ager n. affecti a star proranadecloverleaf or fortation rust present their respective forr, THEIESIERI{ STAR the ronthly is nersletter the lestern of This rill not happen, horever, unless eightpeople the the in Star Dancers,a gay/lesbian squire dance club in Srn rqu:restry relatively close togetheri tight. ie. Francisco,Cali{ornia. deadline the 28tho{ the ronth Copy is As in exuple! rhen coring into a rave{orration, touch preceding date o{ issue. Subscription price: f10.00 per hrndsi il only lor a split rorent. F0Rlt T||AT IAVE. year. Single fl.00 ea. llailingaddress: Sanchez, copies! 223 Corplete that figure. It rill surprise horthis brie{ you ) S a n r a n c i s c o , 9 4 1 1 4 4 1 58 6 4 - 6 1 3 { . F Ca. ( corplrtion of each figure rill centre and you allor youto Editor: Scott Carey sucessfully on and rove corplete nextfigure. the Art Director: Jack Xendrick Doing50 requires that ),ou tale srell srooth shuffle-like Corputeri Douglass Ron steps. lorl the EALLS your{eet. You of rill {ind that you in this issue: corpleteeachfigure rorerapidly,connect easilytith rore Square Phil Payton up! your lel lor dancers, your break-dorn Iess, and increase 0n the Road Againt Taleof fuo Citiesor Relay Redux A The enjoyrent dancing. o{ P ' s & e ' s l E t t aX e t t Lrrry Brorn 50000 rerelberkeepthat square your tiqht, and attitude loose. Have fun. ADVERTISIN6 RATES: l/f PA6E il0.00 Siqned i l/2 PA6E t20.00 Etta (ett. FULL t35.OO PA6E 4 THE IESTERI{ STAR

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yeslr ll:30 Pi, Eraduation overbut not the nightand is great.I rrnt to keep {er beers at the Rarhide rounds the fun enerqy the night floring, thenightgoing o{ rnd, i{ there's eight square dancers this brr I rant one in rore graduation. this rern I {inrlly tipl It ras a ronderful Does lnor ry right fror ry left? tell, here'3 diplom{ror the ry Collegeo{ Le{t Allerandes Dosados!rondrrrhrt that and I coxboypropped against the rall overthere,or soraurbln sophisticrtes the Elephrnt at |rlk, or ry farily rouldthink piece paper perhaps? thrt of ry diplorr - r hokey ol lell rould your veteran 0perr gorr, disco dencer and :eri-ner-laver have thought about four ronths it rgo? The end of class . the thrill of thrt {irst per{ect quicl dinners squere thru four, the agony the {eeti those of dorn in order to qet to Dolores Strert by 7:J0Pll, lulped those Irustrations brerling of dorn squrrror being a brokrn dorn by others. Yes, yes thir is a teat rport. lt trkes eight to rake a sguare, lorty grert prople mle tha rnd to fun class re had and the rourrer Phil to rrke for all rnd o{ the cararderie gradurtion night,0n the otherhrnd,it only takes a fer rischevious individualcto plrn thr ' i n i t i a t i o n t i p s ! ' B y t h er a y , $ r r e i s t h e v i d e o I t r n t to seerysel{and *pecially r {er others. 0kay, one rore beer{or the night caprnd a frl rore imgas . blind{olded dencers and chrescake thr floor, 0n llarshallplayingthe pirno .3 te careup to thr rtrqc to receiveour diplons rndbadge:i thrt mr nicr - I hrvpn't received like thrt in r longlongtim. llor hrveI anything ret 50 ranyspecirlpeople e longtim, nor ro rrny purhy in angel s. The last srig o{ beer. ls there lifr dt:r gradurtion? Here'sa final toastto the ansrer thrt qurtlon. . Yul to its a great drnce fon, its a frnta:tic rixer, it giv:r u: rll e nei identity andopens doors theyehould net have asled le to deliver the comencerent addrestl to Club 0n night,square dancer.

an Ed. note: Last issue '0n the ffoad' {eatured article the State rritten by Larry Brom $o revieled Cali{ornir the to In Convention. response thrt article re received vietpoint The of King,thich is another folloring {ror Russ Although both of thece convention.Point/Counterpoint? they the articles revier theConvention, alsocatch toneof rhich res in a Eent€| the Eolden State Roundup the or I't rini-convention. surcell $o attended Convention the Roundup rhorill be ioiningus lor the nextsirilrr or Russ's comentsl rill enjoy typeol event lell, yes,the 8ig |lne. . . I don'tlnor hor ruchit hadto Jon (a frr o{ u: do rith rir:ing the 6rand lhrch in San lrte nightof the 9tate arrived unfashionably 0n Saturdry I being Conventionl but, ry over-al vier of the reelend by sorerhatdi{ferent thrn the oneexpressed our ertimble in irsue,I thought correspondent Brorn last ronth's llr. I'd put in a fe: good rordsfor flr. rnd llrs. lliddleArerice(or rather, lliddle California).Underneath polyerter the and crinolinerthere ras a Iot of friendliness r lot o{ and diversity. I hadn't been therefor rorethrn a fer rinuter Friday night rhenI round in e squere a veryshort, up rith yery spunky youngroren rho eitherhadn'theard about or d i d n ' t g i v ea d u n r b o u B i l l X l e i n ' s x i o r t h r t i t ' r r l r r y s t r the ran lho initirtes the variationsi rorente dosado the res called, am rentup for a highland her flinq, end to roe h er h od i d n ' tg or i t h t h ef l o r . Srturdayafternoon, the A2rorlrhop Al dancers, at {or there of rolento go aroundl question violating no leren't enough the standard etiquette letting rny of ther rit out . . by mle-tale so rhichol thrsepeople looklike theycanhrndle fe } couplesrithout getting tense 0r {rorrel confuscd? lucled out prettyerrlyl six of us andtro young mrenfror rhose boyfriends off rith rrre Long Beach Redondo and 8each, {rhen cores rorentic tiec versus the Challenqe dancers it to possible dancers are dancing your hiqhest at level, square g:nerallypretty ruthless).They rerebothuged dancing to the ren's part rhen necessary, and thouqhtit ;as in incredible kick to be dancing rith renrhocould the do

in roran'Erole. lhenI asked of ther to be ry partner r one but later tip, she said, very goodnaturedly not rithout ol perception, hope dance can'spart as rell as you you the part in a predorinately do the roran-'s." the 0ancing roran's ras a bit r0re intiridating a fer tips straiqht square rho rith one burly character announced later, especially ' l ' r l { 0 Tg o n n a r i n g y a ! ' r b u t e v e r b o de l s e N a s e r y v y s yd g r st p l e a s a n ti,n c l u d i na b e n u s e o u nn a n h oe n l o y e d i n g i n g g a n eq u i t e b i t . n h al S a t u r d an i g h t , i n t h e P l u s a l l , I d a n c e d t e r n a t e liy y y o u nb l a c k o r a n( i n a s i t p l e t g r severatips rith a lovely l tho and taste{ul rhite crinoline} her notherr rere part o{ a they Like clubsr large black clubfror LosAngeles. severel glrd had broughtrore rorenthanren, s0 theyrere VERY to see us. As the rother told le later' 'lt ras :ure nice havingyou extra ren tonighti it': not ruchfun thenyou o{ told have to iust sit and ratch.'Asthe daughter another renyrorenin your our rerbers. 'You don't seer to have group,do youl' Attractiveyoung rorendo not tendto be particularydense about these thingsithe niceprrt is, they polite, anddon'trtep really don't cere,ri Iongas you're They on 0n their {eet or usethe rronghand a star through. and {un, and roreten therein the are there to dance have proportion the nurber roten,the bettertheir chrncet to o{ phone ere to dobothii{ re're not interested exchrnging in At . nurbers afterrards . . rell, youcan't hrveEVERVTHIT{0. least it lorces the otherren to be r bit rore attentive, onlg rnd i{ iore o{ the lesschivalrous cln't a{{ordto be as choosey, just tough it's luck, guys! rith anyparticular I didn't core ariy {ror the reelend 'typical' squaredancer, a shared conception the of beyond appreciation for the generalsqurredrnce trrdition. rorething our om to that o{ Hopefully, can contribute re trrdition, but there's also a lot re crn leern{ror the peoplerho have sustrined this far rlong.Certrinly, it a in dancing that ig rajor reison for our involvelent squrre i the forr itself supports rore positive, cooperative, {riendly kind of socialinteraction rr've encountered than alserhere. shouldn'tlet sole of the surface le drtailr causeuB to stereotype rore conventional the danclrl, any 'lt rore than le'd rant to be stereotyped ourselves. takes eight to rake a square' iust another of saying is ray that re're all in this together,and re'd betterlearnto get a l o n gf r e ' r eg o i n go r a l e t h er h o l et h i n gr o r k . i t

to First let le thank all of those rhocontributed the g e r a g e a l eb a c kn A p r i l .f e d i d n ' tg e t a c h a n ct e r e n t i o n i o s All contributions our thanls in the flaynersletter. those raised overt500.00. and the excellent sales by Freeran iob rnd fith the finescollected sherifisllichael by Stokrs Xurt potsadded rc frol in, Stutzranand the proceeds the 50/50 noi have over t700,00torards the purchage r sound of syster. A ner sound syster rill allor Phil to really rix tht to ausic and his calling andthe volure bringus a higher enerqy,clerrersound. arestill t1800.00 He rhort (yerthis project), if youcanthinkof anyideas fund is a big so for rai:ers let us lnor. lleantire keep contributing the 50/50 to 2 IHEIESTffIISTAR

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I loulti iike to takethis space sorepersonal for corlents on the subiect oi IEAII I0RXS. te are all arare,June As is the aonth o{ the Lesbian/6ay Celebration. Pride There are r a n y p e o p l e ,p l a c e si,s s u e sa n d h i n g :t o b e c e l e b r a t e d , t by a l l o f u s d u r i n gh i s r o n t h . t F o r a l l o { u s r h or e l a t et o t h e t o r l d r o s t l yo n a n a l r o s t ; e x c l u s i v e l yn d i v i d u as o l op l a n e { o r a l l o { u : r h oc h o o s e r l t h e s o l o s p o r t o r n o s p o r t ,t h i s . b r i n ga n e ra n d x c i t i n g s e r e a s o n o r c e l e b r a t i o l e h a v e e c o l g u c c e s s f u lo n i f i e d , { n. b e b, cooperative/conpetitive relbers. Perhaps tean rrny of us have not thought our square o{ dance rf{ortt in thoEe terrs, I c e r t a i n l yd i d n ' t u n t i l i t r a s b r o u g h o r y a t t e n t i o b y tt n s e v e r a l f o u rc l u br e a b e r s . o y C o n s i d ea n e i g h tc h a i n h r o u qth t h j u s t y o u ip o s t i b l e e s r t i b u t l e t ' s i a c e i i - i t x i l l r e a l l yo n l yt o r kv i s u a l [ t i t h y you plus seven others.lt is the tear e{{ort that rikes the r e a l i t y o { s p i nc h a i n n d x c h a ntg e g e a r sT h e no o t h e r e . a e he t r s t h e c i u b d r e s s , b a d g e sa n d d u e s .A l s oc o n s i d e h e , tr y c o o p e r a t i ve f { o r t t a k e nb y y o ua n d o u r{ e l l o r d a n c e r s e to brinq you and then to rhateverlevel of dancinq you p r e s e n t l y n l 0 f i t h e c h a l l e n g e e a c hn d i v i d u a r p r o v i n g e of i il and developing their ottn at speed rhile sharing rhet each k n o r sr r t h t h o s eo f l e s se x p e r t i s-e a l l t h r o u ga c h a n n e l h e o { ' c o o p e r a t i vc o n p e t i t i o nE'i g h ti n d i v i d u a l s r r i n go n e . fo square, severalsquares {orrinq one cl ub. And i n San Francisco have several such squaredanceclubseach ie o f f e r i n g u n i q u e l y i f { e r e ns t r u c t u r e s e t i n g h e u n i q u e l y d t re t needs the Lesbian/Gay o{ comunity, dr{{erent To aii of usi leaa lerbers, Teal leadersand learr Congradulations the IEAIi|0R|(Sl happy on A celebration to T a l l c l u s a n d r a y r e c o n t i n u'e o s t r e n g t h eh e t i e s a n d tn E r e a t h eC h a i n 5 . " k

to novedto lliani. [ontrary ruror, theyrere not sentrnto r B e x i l e b e c a u s e c o n f l i c t s i t h t h eB o a r o l D i r e c t o r s . o t h o{ d rere prorotedand trans{ered their jobs. le riss ther in both but at leastre knorthat re rill seether fron tire to Squares and tine aE Agnesis dancing rith the Puddletorn Rogerrith the SouthFlorida Roqer's enthusiasn llustangs. and hard rork got thi: club o{f the ground, he desrgned and and rade our large cluh bannerand our club vest. He irparted hiE penchant for rhinestones into the aesthetic lool o{ Iestern Star. 'Roger, rhat are re going do nor to rhen our rhinestones fall off our badges?' the lestern Ail Star 0ancers rish youthe bestof luckll 0ennis herein is

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nal E t r q u e t t e ': C o n v e n t i o r e q u i r e n e n ts t o s o c r ab e h a v i o r , as l p r o p r i e t i e s f c o n d u ca s e s t a b l i s h en a n yc l a s s f , f o r o t id o iny occaston. " D e aE t t aK e t t , r I ' r c o n { u s e d , l r e r l l y l i k i n g l e s t e r n t a ra n d h e I' t S peopleI continueto reet. I loveto partyl You knorthrt for sure! Horever, takesquare I dancing seriously also. It seers to re that in classsoredo not dance seriously as as I d o . l l y r a i n o b j e c t i v ei s t o c o r p l e t a r h o l et i p a n d e celebrate afterrards. re first a socialclubrith square Are 0r dancing(or atterpts there atl as a catalyst? are re a 5ouere danceclub {irst rith social concerns for its aerber s? (rhinelStoned Death to Dear Stoned, Ever groring rith the flor, I till addre:s rhat I consider the tro irportantissues yourque3tion. ere lhen in it coles to the issueo{ displaying seriousneas, of us erch has hiE orn rey of doing this, rhile soreof us need to , a " a c t ' s e r i o u so t h e r s r ea b l et o c l o r na r o u nid s t a l i t t l e u and yet are also seriouslyinvolved rith rhetever arr re doing. lly point hereis soreo{ us ray appear aoreseriouE than re are or be rore serious thenre appear. Ihereare l i n i t s , o f c o u r s es,o i { r e c l o r na r o u ns o r u c hr e d i s r u p t d concentration level and break dornthe square everyones' o t h i s r i l l n o t r o r k . C o n c e n t r a t i i sna p r i o r i t ya n dl 0 0 l is during tip regardless the any of concentration necessery Ievel o{ dancing.If thereis roor {or light heartedness group issue are a square ile drnce let it be. To the second {irst and a sociablesqueredencegroup by our orn e th d e f i n i t i o n ,[ ) u r p r i o r i t i e s a r e f i r s t t o s q u a rd a n c e , e n party,andalraysenioy curselves.

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0n grrdurtion night the club hrndr I copy of the Ey-lar: to erch o{ thr ner gndurter.llort glrncethrotgh thr By-lrrs lhile :riting f or thr othcrr to recive their brdgesrnd probrbly thint to thurelveshor nim thrt the thr club is 30 organized rnd drocrrtic lnd ruch.Then ar By-lus grthrr dust on r rhelf :orerhere life goeton rith club nights, qurrterlyrelrctionr rnd rocirl evrnts. The 8y-lur lren't erciting rerdingmterial lut theydo standfor a very irportant Pfll[ESS: fegtern Strr i: thr only rquare drnce club in thc city thrt ir club run, Ar 6ry propleurrd to hrvingevrrything prerented uir fror the gyr to the brrs, thir typr of to prrticiprtion couldrcll br sonthingle're not rure hor to d e : l r i t h . l t ' s t i r e t o g i v ei t r t r y . |r hrvr r ner 8orrd,r n:l grrdurting rlur rnd r n:r yeir aherd of u3. lr hrver qurrterlygrnenl rerting on llovcrber 30. Core grcgrrcd rith yourconrtrurtivr input. Lrt the nlr Eoardrerbcr: herr youridrar. Volunteer to your hrlp on a comittee.Encourrge {rirnds t0 join ur in your the next clrsr. Supporting clubi: ag ruche hallmrl o{ a good squeredancer proger rg ettiquettr rnd correct drncing rre. The {lip side o{ thir grrticiprtion ir Eorrd responribilityilistrning to thr rerbrrrrnd rnruring the stability and health and grorthof the club. Thir editor rsked our ner Board rerbers a thort article fror erch for o{ thm rndrith thorr I'll concludr f uturui thir . THE LOEISTICS FIIIE OF ARI SHLEPPIITS by Raron Srith It ras r hot andrtearynight at Chez Scott'r. Ihe ner Board ra5 convening, cavorting,convoling, conveying, convrr:ing, contriving rnd , conniving, lritten assignrentr andusignrtionr- tcre ar:ortrdrnd mrumd. Eleborations identitier, purpotBlrnd purruits, of rere propored and pondrred.In otherrordr, Borrd rerbertrrre (theirs). to rrite one hundred rordson {orr andfunction I ns brptizrdlillir RuonFhyfrir-Srith, but I irvr mny ah's. Sore crll re Eill, rom crll m lillir, rom crll .e Rry, rom crll m Rryrond, ron crll n Plryfrir, fm call m Sritty. lly rothrr crllr m lmon. Thir ir pronounced Rryrondtith r rilent D, rftrr Rron lhvmo, I rovie rtrr rho mt rn untimly md in Prh Sprinp by picting up the rrongtricl . . . rnothrrrtory. lfy job. . . loqittict rnd critic-rt-lrrgc (rer SugrrSrbiu rrvirr). To underttandrhrt I do on thc 8orrd, plmn corr tith m to thr gold:n nndg of Purrto Vtllrrtr. llrru thr bmutiful proph loll bmrath thtir prllrpl, ripplngthrir crerry pinr colrdl, grtting thrir rrrrcir: by rrtchingthr tidr mv! in rnd rovr out. Ihur buutlful mrr. I u not rrong ther, no. Hrrr rlro, th: colorful lhricrn Drrch nrchrntr prddlr thtir brublu, thrir brnglu, thrlr bmdt and their bmlets - to the berutiful peoplr.Th:mproud purvryors. rr not rmngther rither. I 8ut se€ - behind each rerchrnt,the smll figurr lrden dom rith brublesin every size, brngles every in color, riles of beads piles of baskets? is, to ure a llayrn and He rord, the 'shlepper' the ogeration. o{ A n d s i , s i , s i , I a r t h e ' s h l e p p e r ' otfm t e r nS t a r . , It is not, perhegs, position obvious a of honor, but, a5 the srying goes, soreone's to do it, fellae tand got tolen), and I hrve not only the innrtc chm andtrl:nt necessary, alsohrvethe teysto a verylrrgr truckrhich I holds lots of brublet, brngl*, berdr,bukctl, chrir:, tables, purplins, etc. etc. etc. a 6alaof 6ay:, a Concort o{ eueens,r eurle of 0ucers, league Le:birns.You a of n a r e t r n dI ' l l s h l e p i t . i p AtDilor A FEr|(]RDS RUSS FR0n ilr6. , . lell, gosh. Horshould introduce I rysel{, in ry net o{ficial crpacity?Cognizant the trust youhave of conlerred re, detenined live up to it, rnd yet rtill in to h u r b l e ,: t i l l a r a no f t h eP e o p l e ,t i l l t h c { l a k e y l t t l e s l trit you'veknorn rll along,I greetyou,ri a ner relber

all cerprign' rightr ar It o{ the 8oard. ras a hrrdfought avrilrbla battlrdit out {or thp reven five of us viciously to but nor that the dustis beginninq die dornt opening:, rs on fe can concentrate herlingrounds re rarchforrrrd goodr our into the futurr, united rqrin for the comon s p i r i t s h i g h , 0 u r s t e p f i r r . . . b u t s e r i o u r l yf'o l l r ! reatingcoringup a fe've got llerber'Etliqht Al{D general in involvcdr onr l{ovr$er J0, rnd I tant to ser EVEf,Y0tlE Ihint rboutrhrt yourant to krepthe nre rry or another. about the presentformt, and lhat you'd lilr to sre lhrt lltP0RTAllT, youryourrelf,cln do to rnd lt0ST chrnged, you'dlike to seehrppen. helpbringrboutthe changel to I Ag r ner rerberof the Eoardr expect ba gettingr grngr lot of inputfror thr club,but PLEASET don'toffrr r to for ought dorrithout dorensugqertions thing:the Eorrd to a also of{ering bit of yourofn tire rnden:rgy helpthe procelsrlong, |r lrE a mrbrr-run clubl the Borrd'r not the functionis to coordinate operetionr to do r 8ig llerber'ttight {or amteur Erothernurber. 5o . . . about you or hour, or telentccoutg, rhqrtever rrnt to call it): Crn yousinq? yourrite a stit? Crnyoudresrup funny? Can louldyoulike to try a lould you like to try bringa DJ? lell, bit of choreogrrphy? this is the tire. Don't hesitrtei you're emng {riends, io if thingrrre r bit unpolirhed, cares? for itl rho 8o Acturlly, I'r tupporrd be introducing to rytrlf in thir littla rrticle, but I seerto hrvegottrnridetnckrd, and (l'r I thinkrost of youtnorm enymys thc onethrt rearu sreatrrs andjackets rhenterperaturee in the 80'r, and .r! drnrutlf thrt fru r drncing trblr for onr rt thr Hrlloruen jogs anyone'l reroryl. As a Borrd tltber, ry prirery erhibition responribilities rre going to be coordineting guesr thc oneto herd{or firut I'r rnd inrtruction, ro I in arcrg.Ihrt'r if you'vegot gripes sugge:tions thoge or rerlly rll I have rry, except thank everyone clre lho to to to our hounrrruingon 0ct. 2J, rnd to invitr rvrryonr to Act, rhich rill bc a l{er YmrrEvo Prrty, our Encore (and Decerber rith Squrre Jl, Drncing sorelegtern Dancingl in the dinninq roorrnd the living roor. latch thir colurn f o r d e t a i l s l h a - a - a t 'a l l , { - f - l o l t : l s AI{ESOTERIC DISC(]URSE 8O8BIE FROIT JEAI{ BobbieJern herel As a nelly elected rerherof the I Eorrd of 0irectors I ar looking {ortrrd to etmringry delegrted responsibi I i ties. The Boardcrrriers heavyrerponribilities;reny ol rhich the generrl rerbership doecn't rerlize. Such rhrt rs; color trbleclothsto ure rt the nextdrnce; rhet {lrvor Kool-Aid to usei lhat quarterlycall to terch the (i.e. 'turn through buttockr' 'allnmde your rerbership or your left elbor', or 'lring yourhlir' - rll cxciting nu drncestepsl)f and course, reekafter ruekdecirion of the that alrays provesto be the rost difficult - hormny rindorrto open thr 'Y', rt The Board's responsibilitier carry into thrt erero{ trying to satis{yelch lerber'sneeds. rn euy jobl 0n€ llot lrek you crn hrve a3 renyas 5, I, l0 requertr fror th: generalrerberuhiplor personalneeds.Trkethr rrel of
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tober Tthi llichael to lnor inediately$ere he could had 0e get ner heelr for his open-toe bootriChrrlm'pln rtl losing it's curl - a quicl referralto '2f lhur Corb rnd Rinse' 0n Polk St. dirpatched fearsiReisa in r his rrs quandrry rherr the bert plrcr rl to gtt r good on 'valve-job' for her llonda llagne-500i thr list goes and on. . . and nl o Eut the Eoard survivesl rust abide the Ey-lrmof It by the Club. Forinstrncl,'Article t68' strtesthererill br no rhoving,pushing, hrir pullingduring tip. Finger rny n a i l b i t i n gi s a l l o r e d u r i n g l u s - t i p n l y l I r e p e r t - n l y d P o o durinq Plus-tipl Horo{tenthe clubsheri{{hrs to rtep in - during gnnd right rnd left - to {ine rorcone not {or to abiding the rulegof rrticle l6E'. But enough thi: grriou: trlk! | Sobbie rill of Jean e*ure duties of trearurer and prmanentClub night rnnouncer. rre ry gorlr es I rerberof the Eoard? lhat Sirple! To tell the generrlrerberrhig IHST 8tlARII TllE I8 D0ltlBl Ruove thrt invirtblr mll thrt ramr to uirt betreenthe mrbrrship rnd the Eorrd.0PEll LIIES tLL 0F Reretber, Borrd Directors of rrpresrntr C0ltllut{lCATI0tl3! the ' y0ul Speal-up get involved volunteer a comittre! for 0r forrvlr hold yourtongur rhrn youdon'trgrm rtth thr A{terrl1, its a rual bitch to decide Soard'sdecisionr. on the right color for the tableclothl ry lovp- Eobbie All Jean, Fadrng Dountry futrrn 5trr. SC(ITT CAREY TEVER I}REATIEO FIIII} A H{}ITE A SOUARE HE'|) AS I}RIICER. A prinfully quirt rtudiour lrd, hir only venture outside his orn personrl prrmeters r brie{ mrbership rrs in the Junior High Chersclub. His frther, conrtrntly rerrchingfor the Arcricrn dreu, mvld htr rll ovrr thr girl{ricnds The state of Penn:ylvenia. :corert grrdurtion: = 0, boyfriends 0, friends at large = 0, nurber = of schools attended 30. " Viettlar 1969. Scott Iookr butch finrlly: corbtt fatigues, 'J8 pistol strapped onaride, ir onboard to hc rn RC-!35 tpy planr translrting rrdio brordcutr. Vletnuesc In the ridst of this radness diccoveru rprrkliagger he r carar i e. ader Stateridr 1i72, Scott'r body freazet in centrrl Pennsylvrnia, hir rind rnd rpirit arehighrnd hit hrir but is long. In the rid:t o{ the fading counterculture, hc erbrasses i sr. iderl U.C.Eerkeley 1971. rdditionto hir mlor in Hirtory, ln Scott takeg r second mlor in '6aystudiet',prrticularly perronrl reserrch proiects rt the Barrrclr rnd the Eadlands. is rore ercitedrboutthe 6ayrcrld thrn the He ancientPhoenicirn rorld, but unhappy the coldneru, about the trrnsiant lriendshiqs rnd lackol vrluerof thi: ner rcrld. I-Bear Scottdiscovers 1978. dancingl l9Bl and Scottis sturbling through squ.re thru four, a grert mrking but in square dancing iinds carlrrderie, he ideals, a ronderful contribution the 8aycorrunity, to rnd drncing.Bingol Hole at lest. And nor a fer rordsfror Scott, rho is assuring rergonsibilities recrrtrry. o{ the

fe had a very good Eorrd {irst yrrr in l,S.|). It our r h a n d l e di t h g r e a t s k i l l t h e i n c r e d i b lte s i o f p u t t r n g r toqether{rol scratch viablesqurre r drnce club. Hats 0i{l le have problersnor that r?re neyer dreared by the of first 8orrd, they tre the recultrof thr grorththrt the { i r s t B o a r o r c h e s t r a t e d k e r i s ee r i l l l l c e n o ru n k n a : n d Li . r problersthiE sare tire nextyear.Ihe second Eoard ar is c o m i t t e d t o t h e r e r b e r s h i p s r a s t h e { i r s t r n dt h i s r s a t h e c o n t i n u i tty a t r i l l s e eu s t h r o u grh l t h e c h r n g a lse h l . problerr have soie irrediate pressing such rnlivening ls Club night andstrrting our nut clart, lith yourinputrnd help and the Eoard's dedication cln 3olve re rnd these any you other probler: during nrxt yerr. Thenk for building the our'{aaily',

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SUSAR BABIES by RryFay I rent to I llahvellous Party! The occasion the ogening ras night crrt prrty for Sugar Srbies. It rar heldat the 6ift Center Brannrn 8th., rnd at anotherrerodaled brict trrehour r lr Srllrrir. Thir onr is 'high tech deco', a six rtory rprcr rith brlconiu, retractible roof, prlr tre:!, glur brickl rnd tonu of pmch. It ir r heppycorbinrtion r SrertDrco o{ Linrr, lile the l{orrandie, yourbrsic }lyattRrgrncy. rorkr rnd It r o n d e r f u l lry l l I e The party rar hort:d by Crrol Shoranrttin, drugiterof frlter, and her finrncr, Iillu, u in Errhford. rul A prrnny Srn Francisco couplel 0thertlitterrti included rnd Denny he's[rrtrr Hrlr Deprrtmnt Storu rnd drr,r Lirl'r steprother- 0onaldllcLernof Finocchio fur, Canellr, Charlotte r sprinllingof Dodc,t, rnd Dedl,lrnd [illy'r. lls. Shorenstein the producer the .Brrt of is o{ Broadray'series. Hcr Drddy grveher r couglrof thmtrn to playrith (rndyouthought Daddiec sprnked). only The food frs crterrd by llrx,r 0prr Dcli rnd thr brr r r s o p e nA l l i n r l l r s m l l r f f r i r . . For detailr o{ the rhor I r:{er youto Scrrldllrchrln'r Chronicle rcviu rhich rill mle Crrollotr of ronry.t have only tro comentsi llickey Rooney dirgurtlngl ir rnd, 'ye: llaryl Annelliller provesthereir, rftar rll, lifr rfter 35.' She adrits to li24 rnd is probably tha lrst sell cariclture hoofer still hoofing.Her rtrgr hrir rl3 derignedin l9l7 andshetravcll rith B rigr. ller perronr hrir is raistlengthend rt tha party,rhe toru it rt the IHEST Y(]U 6R0UP FoL|(S, H0PE EI{J0Y BUT IT'S A LITILE 6RAI[{Y . YtlU THAI{I(s ALLIHECOSTUIIES |lUIDIl} FtlR TI(IIIETHELESS. SHOTS DAI{CE!I YOURSELIJES. A FUII

nrpe es iln rfeso.echignon centered rith a I inch dimond brr - mrrrld cut" Hrr grrt - u hrr lrgr rru crllrd - rrr ai svelte ai rhen rhedrnced thorel0,r rusicrlr. She in looks frbulous,her drncingir terrific rnd checrn belt rith the begtof ther. llirs ftiller hu drfinitrly trpt hrr act together. keepr shottogether She the too! Itickey Rooney clerrly rn obnoriourpcrtoni hir is horophobir ir incrnduclnt. Undrr thr guim of thr Burle:qurEubble thichprrodier rith big dickr, big SEI tits end lot lrugh: - llr. Rooney, the Jareslattr of rhorbir, getr sray rith his lor-dorn que€r jotrr rnd posturing. about attitudc!Tell re llrbel Talk bad ! Ihe fornat of the $or ril I be of int:rert to historicrl buffs ilo rrnt to undrrstrnd rhrt burlerqur rtr rll rbout. lt did glveur r grert legrcyincluding Eddie Crntor, Al Jolson, Frnny Bricernd Eilly Ros:.eprrt fror this interest - andi{ youhave hrvc r Broadny to llurlcrl Fix - rlyr yourron€y Dreugirlr, $irh oprnrDrcuber for l5 at the Eolden 6ete. Hor rbout a black tie rnd brll gornop:ning night theatre party? l{ot too early to plrn rherd.Juer rnd I r i l l d o[ o c l t a i l s " for thc of fectern Strr ir in the procer: plrnnlng rchrdulr clus rill be the first prrt of nert year.Ihe bcginner'r rt Clubnight rill rertin on hrld on Tuerday: the YltCAl rt fe lednerdeyr the YllCA. rlro rrnt to includrrn rvrning Plus that lill corbine reperto{ the accelrrated progrir a porriblyrith rn rith severalfull Plustipr, to records, lntroduction to f,dvrncd |lnr crllr - If there ic sufficient interert. le rre lootingfor locationr, ruchrr gilrger, ruitrble for rt srall reeting hrllr or comodiour leut tto squares;pleue contrct r borrdrerbrr if you hrve any leadr. Alro, re'd lile sorefeedbrcl to rhrt u the best night of the reel rould be for tha lrrgut nurbrr o{ people.ll you're interertedin coringto the 'Plur' plemecontrct Ihankr. evening, ur.

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AIID OINE DI$II $tarper by Freeran of Thc lloverbcrsesEion Dine I Dishtill bc on Tuegdayt ST. rt! ASSAY 0FFICE 80LD 56 15, lloverber rt noon (8old St. ir betreen Pacilicrnd youcrn entar Jaclson and Streets.) or fror either Slnsore llontgorery the cof{eer or rilli ter Ihe prices belor include entraef you can order degserto{ tui and tip. As indicated loure for rn rdditionrlchrrgr. chocolrtr Brvrrirn rediurnrr rith Au t) RoastSirloin o{ Beef Jus.Served o p C e p a r s l e b o i l e d o t a t o e s .h o i co f s o u p r ; a l a d . y l f 9 . 2 5i r i t h d e s s e r t l . 7 5 green Served lith garden ?l Filet of Sole lhugerey. veget e. abl tll.75 11,23 rith dessert i {rier. rith Frcnch iriple decker Sandrich. Srrvrd J) Rueben 19.00 16.50 rith dessert | {) Fool'r 8old. 0irt botl o{ nlrd grttntr chogprd chee:e, rith vegetable: cottage 19.00 t6.50| rith dessert jointd the Din:I Dirhgroup for It youhrvenot previourly thrt {un' I}on't{orget lunch, try it for ie are hrving clals retberrrre rort ralcore. Arertcrn Ornce Squere club in Srn dlncers, a contergorrry California.lestern Strr Drncerr r rtrber o{ Francisco, ir Association lerbirn/6ry The llational of Squarr Oance Clubr. S u b s c r i p t i o n :0 . 0p e ry e r r ,r i n g l ec o p i e 1 1 . 0 0 r . 11 0 r e Copy deadline: 28thof uch ronth. Ihe lhiling rddrerr:22JSanchez, Francirco, 9fllf. Srn Cr. (ll5) 86f-613f Phonr; Advertiring rrteri lll page f10.00, page l/2 f20.00, full t35.00, Editor:ScottCarey

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STRATEEST PLACESI FIIID DAIICIIIE THE III YOU SSURRE lilson b yR i c rerding biogrrphy the philorophr, r of I rar recently biognpher, rocirl rnrlyrt, rnd critic of art rnd rrchitecture Leris A. flur{ord entitled 'Skrtchertrot Lifr'. In one rection he tell: thr rtory of thr birth of thr rrgionrl plrnning rovnrnt in thr UnitrdStrter. A group of a:oteric and eclectic thinlers androvcr: got togetherand eventuallyevolvedinto th: {irst Regionrl lrrocirtion,Ihir ir rhrt hr hrd to nyi Plrnning 0livr, l:r Jrrrey] thrt thr rrrberu ru lerr lllount of our Rrgionrl Plrnninglrrocirtion mt onr nrkrnd in rrly April o{ 1923 r mronblr nrlrnd. Forour nrting night Sryrrl lhncrthe coincidrdrith th: ronthlySrturdry r locrl frrrrrr hrld thrrr, continuing trrdition thry hrd 'lt

never abrndoned. local carpenternr thc caller. le Ihe 'outsiderr'f€re pcnitted to join ini but, rlu! ru of sturbled rnd furblrd our lay throughthr roundr thr first drnce, helplesslylaughingrt our orn rrhrrdne*. (erphrris 8ut the old fiddler ras PR0PERLY rine) outraged hr by our behrvior. ln the riddle o{ the nconddrnce :toppedplaying, hrld up hir hrnd,rnd crlled ur to order. 'You city fotd :eer to thinl thir drncin'ir fun. lell, it rin't. l{ you cln't g?t domto lurinllr, clmr off tir floor!' Ihrt iu:t rebuh rotrred ur upf ?ym brttrr, it irprov:d our rrnner3 by mling us rerdier to trkr our country neighborr rnd thcir lingrring follrryr .ore srriourly. Fror then on country becrn r prrt of drncing our rrelend conferencrprograai - rc ?venret for it on occuion thr city llrr Yorll.' in Editorirl romrnt rff iled [dort rnyone clre dou! 'Thr got crlling thr krttk blrcl?'

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l. A grnrrrl reetingoprnto rll rrrbm ghrll br heldrt lerrt once qurrter. r 2, llotica o{ the reetingrrill be mikd rt leut lf dryr in rdvancr. 3. Prrlimentry procedure till rpply rt rll mrtingr rnd the chairperson be r rerberof thc Soard Oirectors. rill of f. llerberr in rttrndrnce thr mrting ohrll conrtitutr r rt qu0rur. 5. 0nly rerbrrr rill be rble to votr. lrittrn proxy voter rre perrirrrble. A raiority vote ir nerded pass to all l?asureE. 6. llinutrso{ erchreetingshall be lept andbe on fila lor thr reviar of rny mrber. tt Io frcilitrte thir neting, pleasrIRIIE yourinput rnd deliver to a Eorrd rerber,mil to lSD,or put it in thr inputboxrt clut night. Thrnlr. rr

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REFLECTINO ERAOUATIt]II OII by Earlllock Jr. Last lednesday night, Decerber first, rarked the the graduation fror Basic and ilainstrear re and fellor {or ry dencers. each of ry clagsrates As stepped rtagrto onto receivea diplora and lestern Starbadge, sat in their I faces a prideo{ accorplishrent sense belonging r and of to group. each fine square dance In faceI :at a reflection o{ ry orn prideend happiness. I thought {or a rorentto back rererberrhen I first ras introduced lestern to Star.It seered like ruch a short tire ago actually nine but ra: ronths back. Eerlier this yearI ralked into the Stagecoach lertern store on llrrket Strret to have a lookrround. rrdr a I purchase as I ras at the ca:hregister noticed and I square flyersonthe counter, ranbehind counter dance The the ras grry-haired rho turnod to gent r handsore {riendly and out be a square dance caller. He proceededtell re ruch to

rbout squire dancingrnd the dif{errnce betrrcn tro thr groupr $oge flyert rere 0n the countrr.Hr rrid thrt thc Foggy City Squrres learned routiner 'that the dance and lestern Stars lcarnedthr heil crlll.' Herent on to rry that i{ I learned crllr I could the drnce tith rny group and that lestern Star fas affiliated tith a nrtionride group of 6ry/Le:bian square drnruclubt. Hcthanintroduced himelf es Phil Payton caidhehoprd mr m at the rnd to beginning lerternStrr clarr. I ;u quitr nrrvour f irrt clmr mrting. I prryrd thr thrt I rouldrrlmbrr ry right foot {ror ry lrft rnd thrt I rouldn't lool too foolishi{ I rade listrke. I roon a begrn to get-to-knor others the clast and the in felt frr roreat ease. Bill, the caller, ies excellent.Hit tit, friendliness and patience rade the clrss a retarding and enioyableerperience. fith erch le:son I becare rore colfortablein dancing found and ryself looking {orrard to Thursday night. Duringthe courseof the clrss the beginning drncera i l e r e a b l e t o p r r t i c i p a t ei n c l u b s o c i r la s t i v i t i r r a n d specialevents.lly rost rerorable activityras attending the RenoRodeo.I ras del ighted ri th the energyrnd enthusia:r displayed all of the squrre by drncers. t At ratchedthe exhibitions hoped I rouldbe good I that enough to perforr nextyear,

For re lertern Star is en rctivity to learn rquare dancingi the rhat is norcelled officirl folk dance our of I c o u n t r y .l t i r a l r oa t i r e r h e n c r nl i r t e n t o t h : c l e a n upbeat the country of rusicI Iove,8utrorethanthir it is an activity in rhich I can reet others girilrr o{ interest in a rarr and congenial atrosphere. Square drncing plrcidrorld of ha: beenr {rerhalternrtive the rrokey to di sco. are by I'r sure reflections shrred ry clrsmtes. le ry have all sharrdthe joy ol learningand theprideof eccorplishrent. aregrateful Bill and le to rho those give s0 ruchtire rndrnergy leepHestern going, ritl to le Strr proudly clubnightandlool formrd all fear ourbrdges to to the opportunity helping nrr beginning lerrn of the clrss andexperience plersure squrre the of dancing.

I've hrd to ry drncesin Southern 0n occasions, Celi{ornia,visitors fror the So. Floridr llustengs rnd Denv:r's llile High Squarer have and introduccd to the ther gengraking sure theyhrvea good tire. I'r ertending the srre invite to SrnFrancisco Srcruento rnyonr rnd or tlre. If youarrivein southern California re at {711} call 82i (or) folloringis location ry drnces. 1863 of 7' i Sundry PalrSprings Conrtruction CC D.0.X. lert 730-930luesday Earden Srove 730-930 lednesday EerchFloydr Long 'Happy' Year - Drve l{er

'The bert dance the yrer' ir hormnydrnrcrs described o{ ller Hrppy Trot dance our 'Turkey Round-Up' rith crller Drve floorl Yrr, la Yerr. It lrr inderd hot tire on thedrncr r on on tnor it ras ghort thePlussidebut it ras long the drnce right?riqhtl Hrppy luni rnd thrt's rhy re squrre going going going, end rnd knorr hot to leep thedrncing The tipr ranged fror good hash thruhiqhchrrqrd ringing ole country drncing rc rll left rnd crlls to good line and the drnce0n e squrrr drncehigh. Ihe lrn ir r rerl o{ to shonrni it's ourintention hap the trrdltiongoing Happy here up bringing evrrylloverbrr. 0{ coursethererere rctuallytro drnces, brcl to brcl and Friday and Saturday nights that strrined energy the of trar' thrt the club comrhat erpecially tha 'rupport for But for orgrnized put ontharrdrncer. it ru neceenry and tro rearonr.First, r€ lrnt to build up to a lrrgr ider to put brginning clars this Jrnurry. It nm r good Hor Hrppy'rvisit end a follor up to our 'Learn to 0rnce our crrprign to drur up I)ance' togetherto continue over70nues {ror thue tm drncrrl interest. h norheve Hrppy'rfer is rmronrblcconridcring ir hr Secondly, flying upfror LorAngelm highfor r clubourrize. By but the up opening door nightrre flre ableto end a little tm rere in the blrckrfter rll expenrer paid:re did nothrve s t o d i p i n t oc l u bf u n d a t a l l . o{ rerories the rith I arrivedhore Sunday rany{ond The tires I have in leekend San Francisco, threeseparrte let never been StarDancert, have I called {or thelestern in uponeither reeting at the airportor leavingr re do;n I thanl are fact, all rrrangerents rorethanI expected. and lunch dinneri attending delight{ul the brunch, everyone for {or Starper thrnkFreeran arranged re andI especially n h h h i s g r e a t o s p i t a l i try i l e s t a y i n ig h i s h o r e , and rere I think the dances a greattuccess if I rede l{er people'happy'and a tire, thenI'r a 'Happy have good to Year'. At least renycare{orrard tell re theyenioyed It the evenings. ras rl:o greatto gerfriend:fror the llile Denver's Foqgy City Squares, CapitolCity Squrres, 'l{et Rerolutions.' High Squrres PalrSprings Yerr's rnd
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YOU= THE KEY TO THE FUTURE OF WESTERN STAR
IHATS C(]IIIiIE FOR IIIITER UP THE SESSIOII? CALLERS I. EUEST 2. PLUS I)URIiIE IIISIIT IIPS CLUB 3. CALLIIIE CLUE BY IIEIIBERS 4. IIORE RECIIR|)STAPES AI{l} DAIICIIIE ETPERIEIICE 5, DIVERSITY OF Ihe details o{ a revarped club night rchedulr rill be distributed shortly. The linter/Spring Sersion begin rill on JAI{UARYri th e 'i|ell o l98f l)rnru'crl l ed by Douq I Clerk. Janurry be devoted llainstrear llringtrear rill rnd to Euarterly Selectiong order to relcore ourthreener in sguar€B dancerlrndto consolidate floor at r good of the llainstrear Level. Thereri I I be, horever,Plurtips rs r e ll . SPECIAL Ei/EIITSI?8{: III } 50, FL(IRIDA IIUSTAIISS FEB. 18. FLY IIt IIT I.S.O. SEC{]I{D AI{I{II,ERSARY IIARCH II{ EARTY r THE FIRSI8AY/LESBIAil SEUARE COI{I,E}III{III SEATTLE DAI{CE III Iil EARLY APRIL T THE GOIDEII STAIE ROUIII).UPSAII III FRAIICISCO IIEIT{IRIAL O\,ER DAY ITEXEIID.

I}|E fESfERil is the ronthly STAR nersletter lerternStar of dancers, conterporary a Arerican Square Ornce in Srn club Francisco, Crlifornia. letternStrr Drncerg a rerber it of The llational Association Lesbian/6ay llance of Square Clubg. 11 0 S u b s c r i p t i o n !0 . 0p e ry e a r , i n g l e o p i e 1 1 . 0 0 r . s c r e Copy deadline: 28tho{ crchronth. Ihe lhiling address! Sancher, Francisco, 9{llf. 22J Srn Ca. (415) Phone: 864-613{ Advertising ratesi lll prge 110.00, prge120.00, l/2 full rJs.00. Editor: Scott Carev

TENDERFOOT CHRISTMAS
Bq Edu)itt L. Dodds, Pueblo, Colcrrado 'Twas the nieht before Christmas ancl all thru the hall Not a skirt u'as su'ishinsnor did a foot fall. r','ithcare. The hoots an<lslipswere all pla<'ed In the hopesof next dancenight Iirr us to wear. Ol' Grumpv and I with our Basic Handbook Ilacl just settleclin to give it a look. When out in the lot there arose such a clatter, I rusheclto the door to see what was the nratter. And wlrat to nrv woncleriltgeves shoulclgivt' pause. B r r t u j o l l r r , r r r n dt ' a l l e ra n d e i g h t t i n v t a u ' s . I l i s t ' r ' e st h t ' r d i t l t w i r r k l t ' ,t,,i hir l'anner \rrassage; Ile sp<lkenot a u'ord llut u,ent straight to the stagc. He put on a record and picked up the mike And besan to call like I've ne'er heard the like. With a do sir do and a left allemande All the danc'ingancl laughter and frienclshipbegan. Box the gnat. wheel ancl cleal, risht ancl left thru; You'cl be sururised. not one call we blew. u'ith the gal we got . .,. Wt promertaclctl the music stoppecl. When all of a strclden A n d I l r t ' a r dh i r n e x t ' l a i r r t as he circled lefi out of sight, M e r n ' C h r i s t m a st o a l l . night.* tu all a g<xrcl 'Wittr apologrt,sto Clement (l Murre. "n.i
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the better qourret storeso{ thr BayArer. Thir rc cinnot perhipr!) But deny (rell 6rllo jug rine andKraft theddrr, rithin th: rquare dance in rdditionour iir is to publicize corrunity our internrl ltonthly0inceri to publicizrour clrs5es ind beginnerHoe llornsto the rorld rt lergel to keep the namlestlrn Strr regulrrly reenrnd herrdin our comun i ty. A second rejor objectiveof the Publicityir to rct ind :ithin the club itsell to keep erciterent intertlt rill geingrerter rlive in our club. Thir second objective irportrncers the m5i publicity drive for thr Janurry classis corpleted. lhat Have Done? le Squarr Drnce Lotg and lots of thing:. For the 0ctober rnd re hrnded out 8,0001flyers rt choice Cartro Polk in re locations.For the sue dance got presrmntions the piqe B.A.R. {pornographic - the bert rard prgellhank-you Freemn!) |l hrd r llenryll and the Sentinel (Ihrnk-you dance rith I, count therr I squererl fabulously successful A.R. ved top bi I I ing in tha B. After Renofe recei rnd en Entertainrent rection rith a lrrgr photogrrph up ercellent rrticle on our club. le alro prrrded rnddorn rtrding Inornot Crstro rnd Polt holdingr lrrge plrcerd '8od Srverl' 0r 'lJ.S. |lut o{ El Srlvrdor'}'lf You Hrve l' Ever SquareOrnmd, tal k To fle Ihi r rrthcr tizrrrc in resulting rll rerrrge ra3 :trrrd at by evtrypa*erbyr lookr.Butpropltdid ttop rnd lindc of strrngr befuddled Drnce Squrrc HighSchool trlk to ui rbout thore drerded leslonr rnd hor thry rould be intrrutrd in rr-lmrning fa environrent. got rll kind:o{ rithin a rore supportive nuer o{ potrntirl rqurrt drncrru lt a ruult o{ thir cilpai9n. All typrr o{ cvsntrhrvr bernundertrltnrtoo nurroul to rention. Let re rentiontro lore, hotrver.To rdvartire dance squrridup rt Prg't plrcrr r il the beginnerrsqurre roren's bar rith I mn/ | rortn tqurr! {Thrnk-you lRtirat rnd Trddr Lrrry rnd Rogrr) 6ril, Carolyn,Clrire, Chrrlerr rt CllC rt Hibernia8each.0n Sunday the ruchbe-latherad ru deronrtrrtion htld . . . rqurrr drnce Crrnlvrl a recond to $o knors rhrt dlvinc crtrturtl .ry bt introducrd thr e rrsult. Brttrr rip out to 6uccifor ry lmther club u I hrrnerr Evrry ronth thr comitttr givrt out thon bright drtrllr of the llonthly mdrllion {lyer: to rtrr tnnouncing 0rnc:r. lhesr lre bmuti{ully concivrd rnd duigfitd by lmtrrn Star mrblr; (lhank youTorr llichmlr Brilr Bob, AlbertI lhrt' r llrrt (lur biq oprrrtio{t nor ir rtcruitrent {or thr Jrnurry people rttrnd the clur. lt to Clus. fr nnt rt llut 100 lsuu of rill hrve dirplry rdr in the tro :rrly Jrnurry The E.A.R., rnd in Plerur,the tolln'l ntrrprper. firrt tro ro cll*tc rr! FREE re erplct a rritivt turnout.|r rill be lith photognphrl crltndrr fftritr (hop:{ully in rlt thr rtc. |r rre r:nding Th: Srntinelr includingUg rnd Coring, press rtltrum tith photographr 8.A.R., Brntinrl, C*tro to drncing deronstrrtionr0n Iireg, Ihere till be tqutr! re lf Cartro rnd Polk in Jrnuary. thrt isn't enough, rill THE bJESTERN STAR 3

IESTERI{ OAITCERS PUBTICITY COIIIIITTEE STAR by John l{icholson lho Arele? conrirtrof rir Ihe lectcrn Star Publicity Comittee lob loyal hrrdrorking(if ror!$rt notorioutl ubtrtl 6ail lndvil, llenry Atria, Charles Prongos, Freemn Stmper, Shernoff and John llicholron. In Janurry rore of our 0f{ corrittee rerbers rill be syphoned into otherclub {or corrittees end re rill be looking oneor tro publirity grrdurting clrlr. llo interestedruberi fror the Decerbrr expcrisnce nrcesr.ry. Rll thrt'r rtquirtd it r duirr to of iork fith otharrin this criticrl rrte for the good th: club. Contrct any of the currentcomittrc rerblrr if you arc intertited. fhat's (}urPurpo*? Comittn'r llort p;ople'ropini0n thrt the Publtcity ir purpose to arrrnge metings, drinkvrriout fine is lengthy fror chleteg ind Chablisand Crbernctr, t€it internrtionrl

rll hrve e riEE miling to rll dance ettenderr, rontact nt.el receivrd rnd thr m1or orgrnirrtionrin $rn Frrncirco.Flyerurill ba avrilrbleto br plrcedin plrcs in ourcomunity. nred your conspicuous |r hrlp on t h ir , IheFuture? Anothr glrss of Crbernet. . e cliver roreof 8rir, . perhrgs? thi: behind re rather lith hop:d Publicity the u:, [omittre could grt brcl to lom of thr pleuurer of comittor-hood. But Scott Crrry mn't rllor it! eurl trrkmrter! lntrrnrl P.R, rrrrngurntl for thr Stttle Convention April in . rh, therlingr rndrrrorl o{ outrugeour {ortunr, And trlkingof outrrgeour rlinEr . . . I dobelieve 6ucci rrlrlmn ir rerdy ry rppointrent. for ry P.S, A notroncomitteer. rcll n rerving rrcellent rn lr get r club function,comitt:er lre funl You to knor fer peoplrrerlly rell, rndrorlingtogether r proirct on mker rnough rorl into plemurc. lertrrn Strr re rre fortunrtr At rnd to hrve r great ret of peoplcrnd r {rirly ogcn to unaniroue rgprorch problem.Ihir mku dircuring thrn topir in comittoa lot roregrrti{ying crertivr r rnd you right thint. lhy notrrtrndyourrrllrndvoluntmr for rully ir thr lry to rnioying r comittu? Prrticiprtion your lifr . . . lnd to r bright{uturrfor ourSqum0rnm Cl ub. Ed. note! le rill rlso befoningrn Angel comittre to ir rlice hrlp rith thenertclur. 3oif publicity notyour rho o{ cha*:, join thr Angrlr rill bathwr to rncourrgr and help thr ner grng and to r€e that rll thingrrun qurli{yfor r rprcirl 'Angel sroothly.Remrbcr, Angelr all I Brdge'I

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A ner fprturr of thr nerrlrttrr for t?8frill br the 'Canle lalk?' gaction. ronth plrn to {ocus rn Erch re on irportantissur {acingth: club, fe hopr thrt this rill aparl r hralthydebrte rithin thr club rnd rllor for gruater prrticiprtion thr clu!'r dirrction. rerberuhip in 'Canle Trll?' for the Jrnurry/Fdrurry rlll irrur rpotlight'Plug'i rhrt rre thr Plu:crllr rndhormnyof ther rre there?,$rt rre theprorrndconr Plur,lhrt of ir 1.3.0.'r poritionon PIur? The*rndrorurrr romof your pmrl thr quertionr rc'll be looking 3orhrrprn rt. :hethpryou hrve only quertionr rrnt to lrprur rn or opinion- pror con 0r neutral-tr rmt your in opinion rriting. All input rill be publirhed rayhrvrto br but editeddua to rprce rertrictiong. finrl note: {lnr Rmrrh of a generrlnrturerill glrdlybercceptrd rcllrlr nor, conmrning scheduling :houldbe hrld until thr end of Jrnuary they reflect anopinion so burd onthcn:r club nightforrat.Ihanlslll Deadline Thurrdry 26. i: rhn

ollrE DISH Ailo by Frmmn Strprr Iline & Dirh in Decrrbrr rill br rn rvming rf{rir. Crlendar f or ldnodry, Oemrbrr (thrru'rnoclub it 28 night) rt A:J0Pfl rattrvrtion in thc nnr of |rrtrn The ir Star Oancers llacArthur at Prrl, 607 Front 3t., SF.The rntire renu rill bc open you to rith individurl unrnrnt {or orders. Frorthc loolsof ther:nu, you hrvrdinnrr cm for rbout ltrx rndtip includrd), notincluding ll0 but rny brvrrrgoor drr:rrt. You gor littlr lonr onr couplr crn of iteu, butrost likely it rill te r little roru. Y0Uft re*rvrtionrhould mdr rith Fremrn br Etmprr by tha rorningof Decerber Iorki 95f- 0280, 28, Homl821 J0?3. Rererber 0ine I Digh ir oprn both to Club Clur rnd mrbar: {bythr 28th everyont br clubmrbrrrll you till do not hrve rorkin theFinrncial to Dirtrictto loin ul. 9oll ol you right nnt to gct togrthrr rnothrr for drinh rt brr br{orr dinncr. lllrngir llrngir in llne Erbrrndffo ilrv$ frm hors d'oeuvrel cocktrilr, it'r notfrr lror rith rnd ll:c Arthur Prrl.) lith Dinr t Oirh betruan Chrirtmrand Yllrl, rr llu crn fill thermk rith f:rtiven6c.DoJoinurf m hrw fun good and converlltion.

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