Some excerpted from past issues of
Folk Dancer and others of general interest.
Folk Dancing: Then and Now by Dr. Stefania Szlek Miller.
is the compilation of a five-part series on the history of the Ontario
Folk Dance Association. The original articles appeared in Folk Dancer
magazines between December 2011 and February 2013.
Behind the Scenes – Secrets of Our
Success by Ruth Ostrower
An article about Ruth's more-than-20-year stint, beginning in 1973, on the staff
of the Ontario FolkDancer (as it was then called). It appeared in the
April 2012 issue.
Chile in the Springtime by Murray
A 5,400-odd-word article on a trip taken to Chile in October 2012. Unpublished
due to lack of space.
Spain to Toronto Via
Croatia by Murray "Indiana" Forbes
An article on a trip taken in 2011. It was split between the April and June 2012
issues. This Web version is text-only.
RIKUDIYAH 2012 Israeli Dance Festival for
Children by Doris Strub Epstein
The festival took place in Toronto on March 25, 2012. Unpublished due to lack of
space in the June 2012 issue.
Ping-Pong Adventure by
An article about a Toronto ping-pong tournament he took part in on April 4,
2012; not published in the Folk Dancer but still entertaining.