AIFD Newsletter
January 18, 2014
This week at dancing
Mike DJs, assisted by Brenda.
Mike ReveszBrenda BentonJoin us for a fun evening of dancing DJ'd by Mike Revesz and his assistant Brenda Benton .
Misi Kathleen McDonagh Teaching: Misi Tsurikov will lead the newcomers' class. Later in the evening, Kathleen McDonagh will conduct the featured teaching: Valle Hajde Merre Fürken ("Come Get Your Distaff"), an Albanian dance with hauntingly-beautiful music from Texas Camp 2013.

Saturday, January 18th
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: Nadodi - Folk Dance.
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