Friday, January 28, 2011

NBDS Promotional Video

The Nebraska Belly Dance Spectacular is going to be March 26 in Omaha.

Monday, January 24, 2011

Something Fun for Valentine’s Day

The Raqs Awn Belly Dance Troupe is going to perform at the Pizza Shoppe Collective in Omaha, NE on February 12th at 7:30 pm. Go early to get a good seat. Whether you’re going alone, on a date, or even with the whole family, this will be a unique was to celebrate Valentine’s Day! The proceeds will go to the Dylan and Tyler Peters Fund.

Sunday, January 16, 2011

Midwest Bellydance Happenings

The Midwest Belly Dance Happenings website provides a list of Middle Eastern and Tribal dance workshops and events throughout the Midwest. This is a nice resource if you’re looking for dance events outside of the Sioux City area. Many of the events take place in Kansas and Missouri, but there are some events listed for Nebraska and Iowa too.

Saturday, January 15, 2011

Tribal Boot Camp

On Saturday, April 16th, there is going to be a Tribal Boot Camp belly dance workshop in Bellevue, Nebraska. Check-in begins at 9:30 am at the Bedouin Star Ethnic Dance Studio. The classes will be taught by Isis.
10:00 am – 12:00 pm, Foundation Review, Major Moves, and Floor Patterns
1:30 – 3:30 pm, Movement Intimidation
3:30 – 4:30 pm, Open Dancing
Spots are limited and no payment at the door will be accepted. As of January 11th, there are only 18 places left.

Friday, January 14, 2011

Ashiya, Naajidah, Nysa, and Magdalena on 01/15/11

At the Parthenon Restaurant in Lincoln, NE, there will be belly dance performances on Saturday, January 15th. The shows are at 7:00 and 8:00 pm. Call (402) 423-2222 for reservations.
(Poster from the facebook event page.)

Thursday, January 13, 2011

Cabin Fever this Month

The Cabin Fever Workshop hosted by Karavan of Dreams is coming up soon! Hallie Marie and Morgan from Basharaat are the instructors this year, and they are wonderful teachers. The workshop is at the YWCA in Grand Island, NE from 1:00-4:30 pm.


(Flyer from Karavan of Dreams website. Click to read.)
Even if you can’t take the workshop, watch the show at 7:00 pm. Admission is only $5. Hallie and Morgan are amazing performers, and it will be a very entertaining evening. Workshop participants will also be presenting in the show.

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Dance Studio Photographer

There are a lot of new portraits of dancers in the “Performing Arts Studio” folder at the Entity Photographic Imagery website. Most of the pictures are of belly dancers, but there are also some of flamenco dancers, African dancers, and an Elvis impersonator.
(Picture by Tani Russell.)
Entity Photographic Imagery is based in Sioux City, Iowa. Photographer Tani Russell has a portable studio, so she is able to travel to dance studios and karate schools to take pictures. If you’d like to view her artwork or contact her, visit the Entity Photographic Imagery website.

Wednesday, January 5, 2011

January Liquid Hip Therapy Classes

(Liquid Hip Therapy at the 2010 Siouxland Renaissance Festival. Photo by Karnak.)
Liquid Hip Therapy recently announced their January class lineup. For more details, visit the Liquid Hip Therapy Fan Page.
  • Wednesdays at 6:30 pm will be Egyptian Nightclub Style with Ann.
  • Wednesdays at 8:30 pm will be Belly Dance Basics: from Beginners to Perfectionists with Robin.
  • Sundays at 5:00 pm will be Follow the Leader: Structured Improvisation with Laurie.
  • Sundays at 6:00 pm will be Belly Dance Bootcamp with rotating instructors and themes.
 All classes are at Dance Ballroom and Studio at Cliff and 57th in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.