AIFD Newsletter
March 25, 2016
This Friday at dancing
Sharon DJs, assisted by Jasmine.
Sharon CasteelJasmine Guha-CastleEnjoy a fun evening of folk dancing DJ'd by Sharon Casteel. Sharon will be assisted by Jasmine Guha-Castle.
Teaching: This week, we start learning fabulous dances MisiHollytaught by Yves and France Moreau at SAFDF 2016! At 7:00 p.m. sharp, Misi Tsurikov will introduce a few of their easy and fun dances. Then, look for Holly Plotner's teaching of Drjanovska Racenica.

Friday, March 25th, 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, April 1st: General Foolishness Incoming...
April Fools HatWe'll be dancing on April Fools' night this year! Stay tuned, and prepare to be surprised by a surprising number of surprisingly surprising surprises.

Friday, April 8th: April Birthday and Anniversary Celebration
CakeIt's time to celebrate all of our dancers with a birthday or anniversary in April. Come to folk dancing to dance with them, serenade them, and feed them cake!

Four Balkan Dancers
Link of the week:
Bucharest Drinking Team Brass Band.

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.)
Other groups: (complete list)
Austin Friends of Traditional Music
AIFD German Dancers
Austin Scandinavian Dance and Music Jam
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
Upcoming "other dance" features:

Thursday, March 31 - Sunday, April 3rd: HONK!TX
Belt This year's HONK!TX Community Festival will feature 2 great Balkan brass bands that will keep your feet nimble: BDT (Bucharest Drinking Team, a local group including some of the talented members of Minor Mishap, and The M9,The M9 from Seattle Washington. They will be playing on March 31st at 10pm and 11:10pm respectively at The Sidewinder (715 Red River). Keep your eye's peeled on the HONK!TX schedule for other times.

Saturday April 9th, 3-6pm: AIO Annual Garden Concert.
AIO Join us at the AIO Annual Garden Concert for an afternoon of music ~ dancing ~ and delicious gluten-free desserts. Bring a picnic if you'd like. Annoying Instrument Orchestra with special guests to be announced. Friends and Family welcome! Elm House Garden.
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