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It’s Saturday night and you’re sitting all alone. Reminiscing about the good times when you would dance the night away to now-classic soul. Lamenting the fact that people no longer touch when they dance. Wishing there was a national organization for people like you who believe that it takes two to tango—or in this case, bop and swing. The National Hand Dance Association (NHDA) is just the institution to end your holiday doldrums. In its mission to preserve, protect, and promote fading popular dance forms, the NHDA invites all to the Third Annual Holiday Hand Dancin’ Ball. It promises oldies DJs, prizes, giveaways, and a gathering of well-dressed ladies and gents who aren’t afraid to sweat a little. The NHDA is also training a “youth contingency” of hand dancers, so even if you were too young to remember swinging to the Temps and O’Jays, it’s not too late to get on the love train. From 10 p.m.-2 a.m. at Howard University’s Blackburn Center Auditorium, Georgia Ave. & Fairmont St. NW. $15. (202) 479-1080. (Holly Bass)