AIFD Newsletter
October 30, 2015
This Friday at dancing
Spider Web A Halloweenish Party!!
John DJs, Gilberto assists.
Anything goes at our All Hallows' Eve-eve dance! Test out your latest getup, or trot out your rejects from yesteryear. We welcome the wacky,John ScalesGilberto Rivera the weird, the subtle, the mixes and matches, the spooky and the cuddly (as well as the more conventional fare—after all, the Hancock troll should have a varied diet). And our dance program might have a few tricks and treats too! John Scales will be our DJ this week, assisted by Gilberto Rivera.
Teaching: Stephanie Anderson continues her fabulous teaching as part of Fall Stephanie AndersonInto Scandi! Come at 7 pm sharp for a fun newcomers' session featuring building blocks you will use throughout your Scandi dancing.

Friday, October 30th
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, November 13:
Texas Camp Band and November Birthday Celebration!

CakeEnjoy an evening of lively dance tunes from the Texas Camp Band! This eclectic group of folk musicians from Austin and beyond will offer a wonderful preview of the music we’ll be dancing to at this year’s Texas Camp. And do you have a November birthday or anniversary? Come to folk dancing on this auspicious and totally non-ominous night to be serenaded and enjoy some delicious cake!

November 26-29 Texas Camp 2015!
Texas Camp 2015Registration is open for Texas Camp, 2015. This year's teachers include Mihai David (Romanian) and Campbell Miller (Social Dances). For full details, registration materials, and loads of other fun stuff, check out the Texas International Folk Dancers website.
Important dates:
November 2: Last day to register without a $25 late fee.
Nobember 9: Absolute last day to register.

Friday, November 27:
No dancing at Hancock.
Hope you'll be at Texas Camp.
Link of the week:
Monster Mash flash mob

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.
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.
October 28: Free Monthly Dance, DJ'd by Stephanie Anderson.
November 18: Free Monthly Dance, DJ'd by the stately twosome of Lane & Norris.
Csardas Hungarian Dancers
Mondays, 7-8, HRC, backroom, free.
Currently: Invirtita from Calata, taught by Franklin Houston and Holly Plotner. Invirtita is a beautiful, intricate Romanian couple dance from Transylvania. 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
Upcoming "other dance" features:

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Reoccuring events tied to other dance groups have now been placed under the corresponding listings on the left column.

November 7&8, Austin Celtic Festival
Fiesta Gardens, noon-7:30. Tickets MUST be purchased online ahead of time. See website for schedule of events, to purchase tickets, and all other details.

November 8, Siberian Cossack Spirit at Russian House!
Explore Siberian Spirit Through Singing and Dancing!!! Check out the event website for full details.
Four Balkan Dancers
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