AIFD Newsletter
January 11, 2014
This week at dancing
Genevieve DJs, assisted by Jay.
Korobushka plays!!!
Genevieve and Jay Join us for a fun evening of dancing DJ'd by Genevieve Kent and her assistant Jay Elbaor. Later in the evening Genevieve's band "Korobushka" will treat us to a set of LIVE MUSIC. This band will keep you on your toes!
MisiHolly Teaching: Misi Tsurikov will kick off the evening with another World's Words newcomers' session. Later in the evening, Holly Plotner will review Selsko Oro, the six-figure Serbian dance from Texas Camp 2013 that Franklin Houston introduced last week.

Saturday, January 11th
7:30-10:45 pm
$5 at the door 17 & older. 16 & under free.
Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Hancock Rec Center (HRC)

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these AIFD upcoming events

Febuary 1, French Night!
French flagMisi Tsurikov is offering a special installment of World’s Words focused specifically on French dances and dances with French words. Come show your spirit by wearing French colors, a French inspired costume, or by bringing a French snack to share.

Febuary 8, Groundhog Day celebration.
Groundhog Does dancing feel like the same old thing over again? Franklin Houston is guaranteed to liven up your weekend with a surprising program commemorating the furry rodent. These beats will keep you returning to the dance floor again... and again...and again…and again…

Febuary 15, Valentine’s party with live music by La Strada.
Valentine treeLa Strada makes their AIFD debut with an evening of romantic folk dance favorites. Celebrate Valentines in style. Bring a romantic dessert to share.
Other dance links
See our complete list
Be a folk dance ambassador.
World's words - updated by Misi.
Pictures from various AIFD events.
Past AIFD boards - a work in progress.
"I can't dance" - tips to get you dancing.
Archive of dance notes - compiled by Franklin Houston.
Newsletter archive - since May 19, 2012.
Texas International Folk Dancers
Village International Dancing1st & 3rd Friday, HRC
Austin Scandinavian Dancing Each Wed, HRC
Multi-Culti Couple Dance Next event, Friday, January 31, 2014
Csardas Hungarian Dancers
Contradance and English Country Dancing (TAADA)
Austin Friends of Traditional Music

Want to play music at folk dancing? Check out AIFD's live music compensation policy.
Upcoming "other dance" features:
Friday - Sunday, March 14-16 - SAFDF.
San Antonio Folk Dance FestivalMark your calendars for the 56th Annual San Antonio Folk Dance Festival (SAFDF).

Registration will open soon.

(Note: In support of SAFDF, AIFD will not meet at Hancock Rec Center on Saturday, March 15th.)
This year's teacher are:
- Miroslav Marcetic (dances of Serbia)
- Sanna Longden (international dances)
- Rene'e Park (dances of Hawaii).

Link of the week: ZAGORSKI DRMEŠARI (thanks to Franklin Houston for finding this).
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