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#SDF2015 DESIGN FOR EQUITY  |  SEPTEMBER 12-25

Block Party
Saturday, September 12 - Sunday September 13, 10am - 6pm
Occidental Park, 300 Occidental Ave S. 98104

PARK(ing) Day
Friday, September 18, 10am - 7pm
Citywide

Conference
Saturday, September 19, 930am - 6pm
Seattle Central Public Library, 1000 4th Ave, Seattle, WA 98104

Partner Programs
Daily
Citywide 

Closing Party
Friday, September 25
Surface Theory, 536 1st Avenue South, Seattle, WA 98104 

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Saturday, September 12 • 3:00pm - 5:00pm
BLOCK PARTY ACTIVITY - Ask More: Group Blues Lesson + Social Dance

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Ask More is a space for SDF goers to physically partner with all bodies and genders in an open-invite, fun partner dance setting. An hour-long drop-in intro to blues dance lesson (no partner required) will be followed by an hour social dance.

Lesson will cover partner dance basics, breaking down assumptions about dance role based on gender, and invoke the practice of asking more questions—verbally and nonverbally—to share a dance full of enthusiastic consent.


Program Partners
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Leah Vendl

Dance Teacher, Organizer & DJ
Leah Vendl is an improviser, dance adventurer, and organizing member of Recess Productions who has taught and DJ'd blues and alt-blues events across the US, in the UK and France. Leah uses she/her/hers pronouns. She has been partner dancing for a decade and believes social dance can empower a diversity of voices and bodies. She teaches a role-fluid, consent-based dance practice.


Saturday September 12, 2015 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Occidental Mall/Park 300 Occidental Ave S, Seattle, WA 98104