AIFD Newsletter
June 16, 2012
This week at dancing

Holly Holly Plotner (left) will program, assisted by John Ramage.

Kathleen McDonagh will lead walk-throughs and teaching, including

Joc de Leagane (Romanian)
Legnala Dana (Macedonian).
Go Fatile Mome
(taught at SAFD by Ira Weisburg)

Turn out in numbers and challenge Kathleen to the world's fastest review of Arnold's Circle. Bring your stop watches.

7:30-10:45 pm,
$5 at the door 17 years or older (free if 16 or under)
Hancock Rec Center (HRC)
Be the Tipping Point

Look up and smile across the circle.

Read more on how to "Be the Tipping Point"

A message from AIFD's new president:

Iola I see AIFD as a dynamic community exploring cultural diversity through dance and music.

Over the next year I see AIFD Board of Directors and members building on the energy generated from the 50th Anniversary by encouraging a fun, creative and inclusive social dance environment that will boost AIFD towards a vibrant future.

Let's go another 50 years! Please join us!

Iola Hallock, AIFD President 2012
Interested in performing?
DAC performance, July 26th
Other dance links and events
See our complete list
Pictures from AIFD's 50th Anniversary Celebration
Texas International Folk Dancers
Village International Dancing1st & 3rd Friday, HRC
Austin Scandinavian Dancing Each Wed and 2nd Fri, HRC
5th Friday Multicultural Dance at HRC. Next event: Friday, June 29.
Csardas Hungarian Dancers
Contradance and English Country Dancing
Austin Friends of Traditional Music

This week's "other dance" feature:
Village International Folk Dancers

The Village International Folk Dancers meet every 1st and 3rd Friday from 7:30-9:30 at Hancock Rec Center. Their next event is this coming Friday, June 15. Come enjoy a relaxed evening of folk dancing. Cost is $3 paid at the front desk.
Joc De Leagane
Mama cand m-o leganat,
Numai de dor mi-o cantat.

Mi-o cantat de dor si-o plans,
Dorul de mine s-o prins.

De cand port dor la inima,
Nu mai am nici o hodina,
Nici la pranz si nici la cina

Cate doruri rele-s grele,
Tate-s pa bratele mele.

Altul moare de batran,
Nu stii dorul de ce-I bun.

Dar eu stiu ca l-am purtat,
De cand mam mi-o cantat.

See for translation and access to other tunes.

Link of the week

Collage Dance Ensemble - PASSING. Rikki, who taught Agir Halay at dancing last week, used to perform with this group.
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