Friday, October 30, 2009
Sunday, October 25, 2009
Here are the video clips and photos I took at the 2009 International Day of Dance, and the photos of the African spirit dance by the Desert Angels were taken by Val. Unfortunately, I was unable to get images of all the dancers.
Friday, October 23, 2009
Be prepared to clap along to the music, cheer when you see amazing feats, and have a lot of fun! You’ll see a variety of dances from around the world, including Japan, Mexico, the Middle East, and America.
Wednesday, October 21, 2009
Alex is a drummer from Omaha, NE and is a good teacher. Alex provides handouts to students, helps with any questions, and starts at a slow tempo. Alex also sells CDs with the rhythms covered for at-home practice companions. Alex is teaching workshops at the 2009 Tribal Dreams in Lincoln, NE on November 13th and 14th. Register by October 31st for a discount.
(Alex is on the right drumming for Danza Mystique at the 2008 Sioux City Riverssance Festival. Photo by Karnak.)
Monday, October 19, 2009
1:00 Rosa Loza performing Mexican Folk Dance
1:15 Desert Angels performing a Tambourine Dance to “Habibi Ya Nour el Ain” by Amr Diab
1:25 Karen Thornton and Company performing Country Line Dancing to “Country Man,” “Music Basa Nova,” “Fire Cracker,” and “Hillbilly Nation”
1:40 Karnak performing Ancient Egyptian Belly Dance Fusion to “Derwood Green” by Phil Thorton and Hossam Ramzy
1:50 Pam Calhoun performing Zumba to “Mariana Mambo” and “Oh La Ley”
2:05 Angela Kurth and Brittany Jaminet performing a lyrical dance to "Second Place Victory" by This Day and Age
2:10 Desert Angels performing a Veil Dance to “Raqs Africa” by Dinletir
2:20 Liquid Hip Therapy performing Belly Dance to a traditional Maksoum drum beat
2:30 Chihiro Ogawa and Shiyi Zhang performing Shiyi (Asian) dance
2:45 Bob and Claudia Blenderman performing Ballroom
3:00 Desert Angels performing a Saidi Cane Duet to “Oomi Tanorkos”
3:10 Ahava Halma performing Bhangra
3:20 Sara Mayer performing a Jazz Solo to "Goodnight and Go" by Imogen Heap
3:25 Chelsea Higgins, Jenny Hook, Amanda Hook, and Sarah Kuiken performing Tribal Fusion to "Engrish Bwuud" by Man Man Dancers
3:35 Nichole Hosek and Ann of Liquid Hip Therapy performing Raqs Sharqui (Egyptian Nightclub Dance) to “Tsiftitelli” by the Toids
3:45 Desert Angels performing an African Spirit (Zar) Dance to “Ayub Rhythm”
Sunday, October 18, 2009
Wednesday, October 14, 2009
Tuesday, October 13, 2009
The show this year is called “Little Hafla of Horrors,” and there will be various dancers performing spooky, funny, and chilling dances.