Saturday, October 30, 2010

Parthenon Show November 6

Ashiya and Naajidah from the Athenian Dancers are going to perform at the Parthenon Restaurant in Lincoln, NE. The shows will be at 7:00 and 8:00 pm on Saturday, November 6th.  Call 402-423-2222 for reservations.

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

2nd Annual Bedouin Star Winter Bazaar

The 2nd Annual Bedouin Star Winter Bazaar will be Saturday, December 4th from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm. It will be at the Bedouin Star Studio, 800 A Fort Crook Road South, Bellevue, NE. This is a great event to buy Middle Eastern dance costume, accessories, and materials at a big discount. Dancers and costumers in the area will have a chance to sell new and used belly dance supplies. Contact Isis right away if you want to reserve a spot as a vendor. (You will need to bring your own table and chairs.) Additionally, there are 20 spots available for performers, so contact Isis if you want to dance.

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Greek Islands Show this Friday

The Aegean Dancers are performing at the Greek Islands Restaurant in Omaha, NE on October 29th at 7:00 and 8:00 pm. Reservations are recommended.

Monday, October 25, 2010

Raqs Awn Halloween Show

Here is a sneak peak video of the Halloween show hosted by Raqs Awn in Omaha, NE. Close Encounters of the Shimmy Kind is Friday at 7:30 pm, but get there early to get a good seat!

Sunday, October 24, 2010

Nov-Dec Bellevue Dance Classes

The next session of dance classes taught at the Bedouin Star Studio in Bellevue, NE will be 6 weeks and last from November to December. The classes are only $45/six weeks if paid ahead of time online. They're $50 at the door. Classes will include: Tribal Style Belly Dance, Cabaret Style Belly Dance, Fan Veils, and Costuming. In addition to Middle Eastern style classes, there will be Polynesian and Hula Hoop classes.

Saturday, October 23, 2010

Bedouin Star Sale

Don't miss the 20% off sale at the Bedouin Star Boutique in Bellevue, NE. This would be a good time to buy dance skirts, hip belts, jewelry, finger cymbals, and more!

Friday, October 22, 2010

2010 Tribal Dreams Discount

(Photo of Benu from the Dancers Oasis website.)
Register for Tribal Dreams by October 31 for a discount. Tribal Dreams will take place in Lincoln, NE November 5-7. The instructors this year include: Blue Lotus, Sharon Moore, Joe Williams, Jawahara, Benu, and Hallie.

Thursday, October 21, 2010

Flamenco Inspired Skirt Work Class

(Picture of Nichole performing with Liquid Hip Therapy at the 2010 Siouxland Renaissance Festival. Photo by Karnak.)
Nichole from Liquid Hip Therapy is going to teach a flamenco inspired skirt work dance class at Dance Ballroom and Studio in Sioux Falls, SD on Wednesdays at 8:30 pm. The class begins October 27th and ends November 17th. Skirts will be provided if you do not have one yet.

Monday, October 18, 2010

7 Week Dance Class in Omaha

The next 7 week course with belly dance instructor Magdalena Christina begins November 2nd and ends December 14th. Classes are Tuesdays at 7:45 pm in Omaha, NE.

Sunday, October 17, 2010

Belly Dance to Electronica

Bedouin Star will be teaching at the 2010 Anime Nebraskon November 5-7 in Omaha, NE. They will teach Belly Dance to Electronica, which will feature a short choreography.

Monday, October 11, 2010

Close Encounters of the Shimmy Kind

(Poster from the Raqs Awn belly dance website.)
On Friday, Octber 29th, 2010, Raqs Awn will present a Halloween show. The show is called Close Encounters of the Shimmy Kind. The show will be at the Scoular Building Ballroom, 2027 Dodge St. Omaha, NE. Doors open at 7:00 pm. The show begins at 7:30 pm.

Friday, October 8, 2010

Photos and Videos from 2010 Riverssance and Art Splash

The History and Culture By Bicycle blog posted many photos and videos of the Sioux City Desert Angels belly dance troupe. The images and movies are from the 17th Annual Art Splash Festival and the 7th Annual Riverssance Renaissance Faire.

(Photo of the Desert Angels taken by Johnathan from the History and Culture By Bicycle site.)

Wednesday, October 6, 2010

October 16th at the Parthenon

The Athenian Dancers, Karavan of Dreams, and Magdalena Christina will perform at the Parthenon Restaurant in Lincoln, NE on Saturday, October 16th. The shows are at 7:00 and 8:00 pm. Call ahead for reservations: (402) 423-2222.
(Photo of Magdalena Christina from the Facebook event page.)

Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Riverssance Video

Here is a video of the beginner belly dancers from the Yoga College performing at the 7th annual Sioux City Renaissance Festival.

Monday, October 4, 2010

2010 Bedouin Star Winter Bazaar

The Bedouin Star Winter Bazaar is a wonderful event for belly dancers to buy costumes, clothing, and any other Middle Eastern dance equipment. Since other dancers will be selling the items, there will be a lot of good deals and unique items.

Vendor space is free, but it is limited. Vendors will need to bring their own table (limit 1), chairs, table cloths, clothing racks (limit 1), and signs. All prices must be marked clearly.

If you are interested in selling, contact Isis.

Belly dance performances will also occur throughout the day. To reserve a spot, contact Isis.

Friday, October 1, 2010

Henna Artist at Sioux City Riverssance

There will be a henna artist at the Romani (Gypsy) Encampment at the Sioux City Riverssance Festival on October 2nd and 3rd. She is performing with the Desert Angels Belly Dance Troupe throughout the weekend, so make sure to head over between performances. Temporary henna tattoos can last 1-2 weeks after the henna is allowed to soak into the skin for several hours.
(Here is one of the designs that will be available.)

Also, check out the Gems and Jewels tent for belly dance costumes and accessories.