Jawaahir & Cassandra Past Events 2018
Under the Stars
Thursday, May 10, 2018
$35 at the door.
Cassandra and Jawaahir invite you to join us for an evening of celebration and gratitude for all of our beloved supporters....YOU! Back again is our enjoyable live auctioneer, Gary Kruger. Plus, Angela, from Ancient Traditions Mehndi will be offering her beautiful henna designs for your enjoyment, with all proceeds for the evening donated to Jawaahir. This year our MC is Sarah Jones Larson, Jawaahir Dancer Emerita (1994-2016), longtime member of Jawaahir and advanced Cassandra School teacher, and founder of the School of Acting and Voice Over and the Voice Acting Expo.
We’ll have a short performance from Cassandra and Jawaahir for you to enjoy, sumptuous hors d’oeuvres, a silent auction bursting with amazing things for you to bid on, and a super fun live auction.
Here's a list of amazing gift certificates from our wonderful donators: Bibelot, Bjorn Timeless Portraits, Blue Plate Restaurant Co, Brave New Workshop, Common Roots Café, Guthrie Theater, Hi-Lo Diner, The Jungle Theater, Kyatchi, Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, Mother Earth Gardens, The Museum of Russian Art, Out On A Limb Dance Company and School, Red Rabbit, Riverview Theater, Rock Camp for Dads (and Moms, too!), The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, St. Paul Saints, Science Museum of Minnesota, Sebastian Joe's, Seward Community Co-op, Surly Brewing Co, Terra Sura Photography, WA Frost, Walker Art Center, Weisman Art Museum, Zenon Dance Company
To sweeten your evening...simply by coming, you’ll be entered into two drawings: two tickets to Thursday evening OR Sunday matinee for Jawaahir’s next annual show! To win, you must be present for the drawing at the end of the party. Spend $100 or more for an invitation to the dress rehearsal of our annual concert.
Bellydance Blossom Festival
Friday-Sunday, May 4–6, 2018
Harbourfront Centre, Toronto, Canada
"The Bellydance Blossom Festival is an all-immersive experience where international dance artists and scholars engage with each other in creative collaborations and meaningful discourse. Internationally known Master Teachers are invited to teach, perform and participate in discussions where possible. All registrants are highly encouraged to participate as a dance artist, choreographer or speaker in one or more of the various categories; Collaborative Works, Explorative Works, Blossom Talks, and Panel Discussions."
For more information: bellydanceblossom.com
Oasis Camp Egypt
March 18-30, 2018
13 days & 14 nights of Egypt including Nile cruise!
People who want to explore the dance, music, antiquities, and food of Egypt now have a unique opportunity to travel to the country and be immersed in the culture. A once-in-a lifetime trip from March 18-30, 2018 is being made possible through the efforts of Jean Courter, longtime organizer of the Oasis Dance Camps in the U.S., and Egyptian tour director Ehab Mahmoud. Cassandra will bring her experience as dancer, Egyptophile, and world traveler to share with participants.
“This tour is different and special, even from other dancer tours offered in Egypt,” said Courter. This tour is a cultural emersion experience, not a dance workshop.
Class Showings after Winter Session (all classes)
Saturday, March 17, 2018
These class "showings" are not formal performances but a chance to show what you've been learning and polishing. It's for all levels, so you can see what's in store for you. Free and open to the public, it's a chance for you to invite friends and family to see your progress and to have fun!
Review of a previous Class Showings
Cultural Dance Series
Saturday, March 10, 2018
East Lake Library
Join us on the public floor of East Lake Library for FREE special performances from three of Longfellow Neighborhood's incredible dance studios, including Jawaahir! Performances will celebrate dance from around the world. Open to all ages. Registration is not required
Oasis Camp South Dance Retreat
January 26-28, 2018
Delray Beach, FL
For more information, check out the Oasis Dance Camp website.
Oasis is coming to Florida bringing a full weekend of intensive
Oriental Dance training with Cassandra Shore, class accompaniment by Nicole LeCorgne, an evening of performances featuring Cassandra, a
Jawaahir's 25th Annual Henna Party Open Stage
Sunday, January 21, 2018
$10 per person, $5 per child 10 and under
Delight in an afternoon of henna, dance, food, and fun as we once again bring the Middle East to the Midwest. We provide free DIY henna and guests are welcome to bring your own small cushion for comfort!
● Performance by Jawaahir and Open Stage at 2:30pm.
WANT TO PERFORM? Contact Cassandra directly at firstname.lastname@example.org or 612-872-6050. First come, first served. Limit your piece to 5 minutes or less please.
Photos by Jan Geisen.
The Cassandra School Open House
Sunday, January 7, 2018
Join us for FREE mini-classes, and light refreshments!
Classes open to new and current students. The Cassandra School offers 18 classes each week, for students ranging from two left feet, to Jawaahir company members continually honing their skills. All levels, shapes, and sizes welcome.