AIFD Newsletter
March 28th, 2015
This week at dancing
1001 Nights Orchestra
and Beats Class!!
Iola DJs, Michel assists.
1001 Nights OrchestraMisiJoin AIFD for a great evening of folk dancing with music by 1001 Nights Orchestra as we celebrate the release of their new CD "Live from Austin, Texas: Music from the Middle East, Southwest Asia & the Balkans", which will be on sale at the event. To help enjoy the terrific tunes of this talented band, 1001 Nights, along with the Iola Hallock Michel_Bregerteaching and leading skills of Misi Tsurikov, will present a "Beats Class" repertoire, organizing dance pieces from the Middle East & the Balkans into a set that starts with beat 2/4 and goes all the way up to 18/8. Iola Hallock will DJ this fun evening, assisted by Michel Breger.
Teaching: Madeline Brock will start the evening at 7:30 pm with class #10 of our spring Madeline2015 newcomers' semester. The semester presents dance fundamentals and etiquette, introduced through some of our favorite folk dances. It is a great way for newcomers to learn what is so fun about dancing in general and folk dancing in particular.

Saturday, March 28th
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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April 11: Live music with La Strada!.
La Strada Enjoy a fun evening of dancing with the lively tunes of La Strada. Here is a snippet of the group performing at one of the farmers' markets.


Special Notice for May 9 & 16!!!
Hancock will Under constructionbe refinishing the floors between May 9th and May 17th. As such, AIFD will NOT meet at HRC on May 9th and May 16th.
When AIFD returns to HRC on May 23rd, be prepared for the possibility of residual fumes.

Upcoming "other dance" features:
Friday, March 27: AIO at IKEA!
AIO will be performing at each of the 2 seatings of IKEA’s Spring Feast Celebration at their Round Rock Store. AIO plays varieties of world folk music, this time naturally a lot of Swedish music. IKEA usually have a nice dance area in front of the band, so come dance too! For more information, including costs and how to purchase tickets, check out the store's website.
Sunday, April 12, 4-9pm: Bob Leibman's Birthday Party!!
Food, music, drink, dance?, videos. 6000 Mount Bonnell Cove (in hills near Mesa & 2222), 512-420-0218, All invited.

Link of the week: Photos from SAFDF 2015 (Tks to Misi for posting).
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