Thursday, July 31, 2014

August Belly Dance Lessons in Vermillion

Summer isn't over yet! Check out the belly dance lessons at the University of South Dakota at the Wellness Center, 1031 N. University, Vermillion, SD. The classes are at 5:30 on August 7th and August 14th. These belly dance lessons are free for students and Wellness Center members, but anyone in the community can take join the fun. The cost for non-members is only $5, and it's easy to sign up at the front desk.

These belly dance lessons are perfect for drop-in students. No previous dance experience is needed, and each class is unique. Two basic movements will be taught, drilled, and used in a dance combination.

Saturday, July 19, 2014

Bellydancers' Ball

The 2014 Bellydancers' Ball is going to be in Kansas City, MO September 19-21. Amy Sigil and April Rose are the instructors, and there will be a hafla and professional show during this event.

Banner from the Bellydancer's Ball event page.

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

2014 Minnesota Renaissance Festival

Drummers at the Minnesota Renaissance Festival in 2012. Photo by Klaire.
Cassandra Shore and Jawaahir are going to perform at the Minnesota Renaissance Festival in Shakopee, MN during the Silk Road Weekend August 30th, 31st, and September 1st. John Khoury's Arabic Ensemble will play Middle Eastern music at the Pavilion.

Belly dancer at the 2012 Minnesota Renaissance Festival. Photo by Klaire.
This will also be the weekend of the Middle Eastern Belly Dance Competition. Competitors that register before August 22nd will get a free ticket to the Renaissance Faire. Registration is available online here. There will also be free belly dance lessons throughout the day.

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Rock Out with Your Belly Out

Jewel in the Lotus is hosting a rock themed belly dance show at Duggan's Pub, 440 So 11th St, Lincoln, NE 68502. Rock Out with Your Belly Out is July 26th at 8:00 pm.

Flyer from Jewel in the Lotus event page.

2014 Zombie Fest in Lincoln

Jewel in the Lotus is going to perform at Lincoln Nebraska's 2014 ZombieFest! The chaos and fun will take place August 23, 2014.

Jewel in the Lotus Zombie dancers will eat entertain you before eating your brains.

Sunday, July 6, 2014

Sioux City Belly Dance Lessons

Mondays can become your favorite day of the week if you just add a little belly dance into your life! Join Eden at Rain Drop Studios, 4014 Morningside Ave, Sioux City, Iowa 51106. Classes are at 6:30 pm, but be prepared to have fun!

Saturday, July 5, 2014

Celestial Sisters at Herb Fest 2014

Join the Celestial Sisters at the 3rd Annual Health and Harmony Herb Festival on July 19, 2014. The event is in at Red Road Herbs, 57190 835 Rd, Stanton, Nebraska 68779. Tickets are only $10.

The Celestial Sisters at the 2013 Herb Fest.

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Shimmy Mob Vermillion Video

This is a highlight video of the Shimmy Mob flash mob performances in Vermillion and Yankton, South Dakota. The Celestial Sisters, Diamond Dust Dancers, and other belly dancers from Siouxland came together to celebrate World Belly Dance Day in May, 2014.