AIFD Newsletter
June 17, 2016
This Friday at dancing
Mike DJs, RosieLee assists.
Mike ReveszRosieLee SalinasEnjoy a lively evening of folk dancing DJ'd by Mike Revesz. Mike will be assisted by RosieLee Salinas.
HollyTeaching: Holly Plotner will take us to Greece this week teaching the steps and, most importantly, the styling of a variety of Greek dances. She will begin the evening with Syrtos and Kalamatianos. Her dances will include dances from Naxos and other magical places in Greece.

Friday, June 17th, 7-9:45 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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Friday, June 24th: Live Music with Shirley Johnson!!
Shirley Johnson Enjoy a fun evening of dancing with live music provided by Shirley Johnson. Stay tuned for more details. Shirley will also be playing at "World Music Marmalade", a House Concert with Cocktail Hour in North Austin, on Sunday, June 12th, from 5:30-8:30 pm. See the event website for more details, including other musical guests and suggested donation.

Friday, July 1st: Independence Day Party!!
Flag and fireworks Kick off your Fourth of July celebrations at folk dancing! We’ll do plenty of American dances as well as sunny dances to ring in the summer. AIFD will provide lemonade and watermelon. Feel free to bring refreshments to share, and wear your patriotic colors to dance!

Link of the week:
Korona Csarda Father's Day folk dances 1
(Happy Fathers' Day from AIFD).

Other dance links
AIFD:(Contact & Board page)
AIFD Code of Conduct.
AIFD upcoming events.
World's words - updated by Misi.
Pictures from various AIFD events.
Become a member of AIFD.
Archive of dance notes - compiled by Franklin Houston.
Newsletter archive - since May 19, 2012.
AIFD's live music compensation policy.
AIFD Youtube channel. (Old channel - can't be updated.)
AIFD Featured in City of Austin Video about HRC.
Other groups: (complete list)
Austin Friends of Traditional Music
AIFD German Dancers
Austin Scandinavian Dance and Music Jam
Wednesdays, 7:30-9:45, HRC, backroom, free.
No partner necessary.
Contradance Csardas Hungarian Dancers
Mondays, 7-8, Newcomers' hour. HRC, backroom, free.
No partner necessary, we rotate often.
English Country Dance
2nd & 4th Saturdays, 7:30-10:15
McPhail Dance Studio, 8018 Mesa Drive.
If you are new to ECD or want to review the basics, please arrive before 7:15 to participate in our newcomers’ session. We are also on Facebook
Texas Folklife
Texas International Folk Dancers
Clickety Cloggers - Austin

New arrivals!!!
Alexander Kai Tsurikov
Alexander Kai Tsurikov

Misi and Iola dancing with CsardasCongratulations to Misi and Iola. From Misi: "Iola and I are jubilant and sky-high-happy to announce the birth of our son, Alexander Kai Tsurikov! Alexander (nickname Sasha) was born on Friday, June 10, at 2:00 p.m., weighing 7 lb 12 oz and measuring 22 inches in length. The little one is doing great, and the mama is happily recovering from a long labor."
New Grandma: Shelley Allison
Congratulatons to Shelley Allison from Dallas for the arrival of her grandbaby in Austin. Shelley Gilbert AllisonThis means that Shelley will be making frequent trips to Austin. Her daughter and son in law live in a very small house so it is up to Shelley to find a place where she can stay. If you have a spare bed or couch where she could crash please let her know at
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