Contra prom!

I’ve been meaning to post these for a while–here they are, finally! These pictures are from contra prom, an annual event at my local contra dance.

What is contra, you may ask? No, it’s not a videogame, and there are no Nicaraguan guerillas involved. It’s a type of folk dance, which you can learn more about here.

The contra prom is a a regular dance where everyone dresses up for fun. It’s a great excuse to get all fancy, admire everyone else’s outfits, and take pictures. All of these were taken by my fellow dancer and awesome photographer, Jeremy Perlman.

Lots and lots of pictures below the cut!

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