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7th Anniversary


Flying Shoes Dance Series by Belfast Community Media


6th Anniversary


Bangor Daily News 2010

Photo by John Clarke Russ
Photo by John Clarke Russ

In April 2010, our dance was visited by the Bangor Daily News. Here’s a link to Emily Burnham’s story and the photos by John Clarke Russ.


Belfast Maine Contradance 11/06/2009


Belfast Maine Contradance 11/06/2009


Andrew Owen and Ross McDermott

Andrew Owen and Ross McDermott are touring the country in their grease-powered “Dodge Lodge,” documenting America’s small festivals. They spent February 6, 2009 at the Belfast Flying Shoes Dance Series, capturing our dancers’ energy and excitement.
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WERU Radio Special

The Belfast Flying Shoes was featured on “Voices”(March 6, 2007) on WERU, produced and hosted by Amy Browne. WERU DJ, John McVeigh was on location at the American Legion Hall in Belfast to produce the segment. To listen to this and other archived WERU public affairs programs, visit the WERU archives.

Happy Music Video in Belfast with footage at BFS

Filmed in 2014 by Our Town Belfast, Mike Hurley & Ned Lightner (of Belfast Community TV)
Six minute version
Long version
Making the video

From BFS June 07, 2007 dance by Paul McEvoy

Paul McEvoy is originally from New York and lived in Boston for many years before making Maine his home. His work deals primarily with issues of tradition and change. He’s currently working on a project documenting traditional music cultures in the United States. In addition to being a photographer he’s also a boatbuilder and musician. View Album on Flickr

Photo by Paul McEvoy
Photo by Paul McEvoy


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