AIFD Newsletter
July 27, 2013
This week at dancing
Misi DJs, John assists.
Misi John Ramage Misi Tsurikov will DJ a great evening of dancing, assisted by John Ramage.
Madeline HollyTeaching:Madeline Brock will continue her exciting and fun newcomers' teaching beginning promptly at 7:30 p.m. Then, we have a special present from Scandi Camp 2013 -- Holly Plotner John and Peggy Ramagewill teach Slängpolska, an enjoyable two-figure couple dance from Sweden. Later, look for a review of Aino Kchume by Peggy Wingate and John Ramage.

Saturday, July 27th
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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August 3rd, Rain Dance.
Rain Dance Central Texas is in the midst of a multi-year drought. Let’s communally encourage the the powers that be to bless us with a little more rain. Wear trinkets, bracelets, coin belts, or anything else that rattles. Come show your enthusiasm for water as Madeline Brock leads us in the time honored tradition of rain dance!
August 10th, Membership meeting.
See the recent post for more details.

September 14: Back to School Open House.
Back to schoolSummer has just started, but it is never to early to start talking up our September Open House. We're going to make a special effort to get a lot of new folks in the door, and give them an experience that will make them want to come back.

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Other dance links
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World's words - updated by Misi.
Cruise party pictures.
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 and 2nd Fri, HRC
Multi-Culti Couple Dance Next event, Friday, August 30, 2013, HRC
Csardas Hungarian Dancers
Contradance and English Country Dancing (TAADA)
Austin Friends of Traditional Music

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Upcoming "other dance" feature:
Thursday, July 25th - NEFESH!!
NefeshThursday, July 25th - Nefesh plays at Central Market North, 6:30-9pm Michelle Alany has coordinated this concert in hopes of attracting AIFD dancers. Let’s converge at Central Market to partake of Nefesh’s rich and luxurious dance tones and rhythms. See you there!!

Be a folk dance ambassador!!
AIFD bus cardAIFD has printed a bunch of business cards. Board members will gladly equip you with your very own stack. Simply ask a Board member at Saturday night dancing. Feel free to distribute them as you bump into people who show interest. If you are so inspired, you can also print your own cards. You can find the template at

Link of the week: Slängpolska.
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