Dancing with the folk

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The Quicksilver Country Dancers quietly reached a milestone on Saturday. For the last year, the group that promotes gender-free Contra dancing has held regular events that attract a few dozen folks. And now, with a new venue and renewed energy for their second year, the group is expanding to host monthly events that are similar to square dancing but performed to traditional American and Celtic music. The group’s founder, Maggie Cowan, talked with me recently for my Southern Voice sports column.

This week’s column also takes a look at the Atlanta Bucks Rugby Football Club, which opens its winter season on Jan. 26. The club faces a 10-game schedule before heading to Dublin in June for the Rugby World Cup.

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