Sunday, September 30, 2012

Belly Dance Lessons in Yankton

If you’re in the Yankton area and looking to learn how to belly dance, seek out Fatimah from the Diamond Dust Dancers, East Meets West Belly Dance of South Dakota. If you’re not looking for lessons, but you want to hire an entertainer for a party or event, Fatimah is a professional performer too.

Wednesday, September 26, 2012

2012 Riverssance Flyer

Sioux City’s annual Renaissance Festival is less than a fortnight away! There will be many belly dancers at Riverssance, including: Celestial Sisters, Danza Mystique, and the Diamond Dust Dancers.

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Of course there will be more than just dancers at this festival. The Rogues will be there, so don’t miss this chance to listen to live Celtic music for only $10. (The shows are included with the price of admission, except the smoker.)

This is a fun weekend for the entire family. There will be a lot of fun entertainment, shopping, and there’s always something good to eat. Don’t sit at home thinking there is nothing to do in Sioux City when you can be at Riverssance October 6th and 7th at Riverside Park.

Sunday, September 23, 2012

Lessons with Madgalena Christina

Magdalena Christina is going to teach belly dance in Omaha at the Camelot Community Center.
Belly dance flyer from Magdalena Christina's facebook page.

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Tribal Riot 2012

Save the date for Tribal Riot at 9 Muses Studio in Lincoln, NE! This will be a fun belly dance event. On Friday, November 2nd will be the first Friday halfa from 6:00-9:00 pm. On Saturday, November 3rd workshops will include: Hair workshop with Sher, and Certified American Tribal Style I and II with Cyreigna from Irie Tribal. There will be an informal halfa that night too. On Sunday, November 4th, Joe William will teach Delsarte classes.

Monday, September 17, 2012

Weston A. Price Foundation Movie Night

Fatimah and the Diamond Dust Dancers will be at the WestonA. Price Foundation Movie Night on September 18th in Yankton, SD. They’ll have a booth from 5:00-7:00 pm and they’re going to give away a free “Learn to Belly Dance” party! There will be a lot of dancing. Fatimah says this will be a lot of fun!

Sunday, September 16, 2012

Fatimah at the Center

On Saturday 18th, Fatimah will be at the Center in Yankton, SD from 11:00-11:30. She’s going to share the history of belly dance and perform.

Veils from the Crypt

Poster from the Raqs Awn website.
Raqs Awn’s annual belly dance Halloween show will be Friday, October 19th at First United Methodist Church, 7020 Cass St., Omaha, NE. Doors open at 7:00, so get there early to make sure you get a seat. This performance is always a lot of fun, and it’s perfect way to spend a eerie October evening in Nebraska.

Thursday, September 13, 2012

Bedouin Star October Classes

If you’re looking for a fun place to take dance lessons, check out Bedouin Star in Bellevue, NE. They offer a wide variety of classes at various times. Some of their classes include: Belly Dance Basics, Skirt Dance, Bollywood, Hula, and Hula Hooping. Go to their October class schedule for class description, times, and costs.

Sunday, September 9, 2012

Riverssance October 6-7

Karnak belly danced with Isis wings at the Riverssance Festival in 2011
Picture by Jonathan

The Celestial Sisters are going to be at Riverssance, the Renaissance Festival in Sioux City, Iowa. Riverssance will be October 6-7, 2012 at Riverside Park.
Nadine belly danced at the Sioux City Renaissance Festival in 2010
Picture by Robin
The Renaissance fair in Sioux City is always a lot of fun. There are so many stages of entertainment, included with the ticket price. There will be belly dancing, jousting, and music!

Eden Nadirah had fun performing at Riverssance in 2010
Photo by Robin

Advanced tickets are available during the month of September at Hy-Vee grocery stores in Sioux City, IA and South Sioux City, NE. Purchase your ticket early to save $3.

Azizi danced with a tambourine at Riverssance in 2009
Picture by Randall Williams

Monday, September 3, 2012

Thunder Shimmy Fundraiser

Thunder Shimmy Belly Dance is going to be at A New Day Yoga and Pilates Studio to help raise money for Codington County Cares. Dance lessons will be from 6:45-8:00 pm on September 6th and 7th. They will accept donations.

Julia from Thunder Shimmy at the 2012 Nebraska Belly Dance Spectacular