AIFD Newsletter
February 22, 2014
This week at dancing
Franklin DJs, assisted by Lane and Norris.
FranklinLane and Norris Foster HarrellJoin us for a fun evening of dancing DJd by Franklin Houston and his assistants, Lane and Norris Foster Harrell.
HollyTeaching: Holly Plotner will kick off the evening with a fun newcomer's class with the theme "Repertoire Review" - In honor of the upcoming San Antonio Folk Dance Festival, Holly will review dances taught at the last couple of SAFDFs. Later in the evening, Lane and Norris will teach Schottis från Klockarnäs, a mixer from central Sweden.

Saturday, February 22nd
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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March 8, Steampunk Party.
Steampunk Time Travel in the Folk Dance World. We’ll celebrate the daylight savings time change with futuristic time travel from a 19th century point of view. For this theme think: “The Victorian Era does science fiction.” This is your chance to modify your folk dance costumes in shockingly historically inaccurate ways. For costume ideas, think of examples from these movies, League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, and the television series The Wild Wild West.
>>>More steampunk costume hints<<<


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Other dance links
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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
Csardas Hungarian Dancers
Contradance and English Country Dancing (TAADA)
Austin Friends of Traditional Music

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Saturday, February 22 - Free Day of Dance.
Free Day of DanceAustin's sixth annual Free Day of Dance will be held Saturday, February 22nd, 2014. With free dance classes offered all over the city, there is no better time to come explore the wonderful world of dancing! Most classes will be held during the day, so you'll still be able to make it to folk dancing. See the Free Day of Dance website for full details and schedule.

Friday - Sunday, March 14-16 - SAFDF.
San Antonio Folk Dance FestivalRegistration is now open for the 56th Annual San Antonio Folk Dance Festival (SAFDF). See their website for full details.
(Note: In support of SAFDF, AIFD will not meet at Hancock Rec Center on Saturday, March 15th.)

Link of the week: "Vals i lekstugan".
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