This letter was mailed out to folk dancers in Los Angeles in 1978.
"The anonymous publication with all the questions and none of the answers."
- Why is it that certain VIDs (Very Important Dancers) are seen where the mediocre teachers are, but not where some foreign experts are?
- Is it true that one's mailing address is not always one's residence?
- When is the exhibition group leader going to dance in time to the music?
- What dance club ignores the existence of a noted orchestra in its own backyard? Could it be that a certain long letter to the editor fell on deaf ears? Has there been any change since it was published, or have things gotten steadily worse?
- Are soap, showers, and deodorant really unknown to some dancers and/or musicians?
- Does $1.50 per person per evening help finance one's cruise to Alaska?
- Why would a dancer drive 25 or 50 miles to folk dance, yet not drive 5 miles? Is this some kind of boycott?
- Who is the non-Jewish mother hen from the "Hills" who keeps a very tight rein on her dancing offspring?
- Does Los Angeles really sport a professional folk dance company, or do they (the company) just like to think so?
- Who was being kicked around when the blonde bombshell broke her foot?
- Is folk dancing breeding mediocrity and apathy?
- Does senior mean over 55 years of age?
- Should children be allowed at folk dance events? Only if they are gagged and bound?
- Has the top-notch exhibition group of bygone years been declared legally dead?
- What dance band leader was left without an orchestra?
- Have the yacht captain and his first mate run aground?
- Why do girls hate to dance with the aggressive lawyer?
- Why do Italians teach Scandinavian dancing? Gentiles - Israeli? Jews - Balkan? Romanians - Romanian?
- Are mini-mini skirts proper dance wear?
- Is it true that a certain vivacious dancer wears no underpants?
- What ever happened to the noted Israeli's week-long seminar? Does he need a different manager?
- Which noted leader has shown sincere mis-appreciation toward the blonde aide-de-camp who worked so hard?
- Does rumor have it that the Open Circle folk dance coffeehouse is going bankrupt? Could it be the new management?
- Why did the mushroom melt? Could it be that no one really appreciates live music?
- Who appropriated the paintings off the walls?
- Are little people a hazard on the dance floor?
- Who is always conspicuously wearing costumes? Showing off?
- Why did the camp committee wait years to recognize the imported expert? Could it be that the discovery had to be made elsewhere first?
- Must the shutterbug always be photographed with the visiting dignitaries?
- What caused the break in the "professional" company's ranks?
- Must the Johnny-come-latelies always lead the dances?
- What prominent accordionist has not been seen since he and his bride split up? Has he since re-married?
- Have you heard that the quality of dancing at a certain school is lacking? Could it be that the artistic director is not so artistic?
- How much is folk dancing worth? 25 cents?
- Can Federation groups and folk dance coffeehouses co-exist?
- What southern group has engaged master teachers and then cancelled?
- Is this Enquirer vindictive? Malicious? Funny? Truthful?
- Is your group the center of folk dancing? The only place in existence?
- Is the new young general manager truly of managerial calibre?
- Does Horo mean manicure shop in Bulgarian?
- Are large people a nuisance on the dance floor?
- Should records be plagiarized under anonymous labels?
- Are you immune to the Enquirer?
- Do you think the next issue will name names, dates, and places?
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