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Meet Mary Hoedeman, producer of a documentary series on the history of C&W dance is teaming up with the Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce and UVC Powersports Tractors and Outdoors, as they present the 50th Anniversary of Gilley’s and the 42nd Reunion of Urban Cowboy at the Galveston Convention Center on January 29, 2022

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Mary Hoedeman is thrilled and honored to be partnered with this event as Gilley’s Night Club and Urban Cowboy are to thank for the cowboy craze that launched the popularity of C&W dancing. Mary’s documentary, Episode 1 Houston’s History of C&W Dance, has three parts, Gilley’s night Club/Urban Cowboy, a chain of studios opening in Houston in the early 1980’s, Exclusive Dance Clubs, and Texas Dance Productions, who produced a series of instructional dance tapes that sold worldwide.

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Thank you to the UCWDC for bringing out the best in dance!

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Thank you Eddie Lopez for developing an artful syllabus in C&W Dance and
training hundreds of us through Exclusive Dance Clubs



Hoedeman Interview