In Case You Missed It: GEMINI Concert on Feb. IN Day

By Dilek. The popular Ann Arbor acoustic duo of twin brothers Laszlo and Sandor Slomovits performed a special program for International Neighbors on Feb. 20th. IN’s own talent “Let’s Make Music” group took the stage first and impressed the audience with their...

LA-RI-RA

By Shirley M. Perhaps because the Portuguese language, like other Latin languages, is very melodious, Brazilians seem to love music. And I don’t mean that they like to just listen to music. In my family, my father, in particular, loves to sing. I remember, with...

NEWSLETTER E-MAIL EXCHANGE

By Shirley and Renata. Every month, each member of the Newsletter team submits her article to be read by the other members. We then exchange emails with opinions about the articles. This month, we had an exchange that I thought was very interesting and stirred...

In Case You Missed It

By Tina. On a very cold December afternoon members gathered for a “Holiday Treats” exchange. Everyone brought about 2 dozen treats which were placed on four round tables. We then had an opportunity to choose any treats we wanted (12 at a time) until they were all...

Thinking about Dancing

By Marcy. Thinking about our upcoming program on Belly Dancing for the January IN Day got me remembering the many dances I’ve had fun doing over the years.  Of course we had to learn our parents’ favorite dances, not waltzes mind you, but more lively ones like the...

Belly Laughing vs Belly Dancing

By Martha B. A belly laugh is a hearty laugh originating from the abdomen (also known as one’s “belly”). While I am not qualified to write about Belly Dancing, I surely can report to you a bit about the benefits of a good belly laugh: Laughter has been measured...