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Jawaahir & Cassandra Past Events 2009

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Cassandra's Cabaret flier
Kito Young
 

Cassandra's Cabaret: Merrymakers' Magic!

Featuring Cassandra, Aleesa, Helen, and Tatyana

Saturday, November 28, 2009 at 8:00 PM
Jawaahir Studio Theater

SORRY, WE'RE SOLD OUT! Please join us for the next Cabaret in 2010.

Details on the Cassandra's Cabaret page.

     
Cassandra dancing in red dress.  

Cassandra Teaching & Performing in Philadelphia
Hosted by Habiba

November 21 - 22, 2009

For further information visit Habiba's website.

     

View from boardwalk at dawn.

View from Patio.

 

Oasis Dance Camp South
Oceanside Inn, Jekyll Island, GA

November 11-15, 2009

www.oasisdancecamp.com then click on Camps, South on the left hand side

Join Cassandra as OASIS SOUTH heads home to the renovated Oceanside Inn and Suites on the beach at Jekyll Island. The one thing that has never changed here is the beautiful location. Now that they have re-done the rooms, renovated the conference center and added a great new restaurant, it's the perfect location,and yes, there is a new hot tub!

Oasis South is the ideal camp to bring along friends and family. The rooms are small kitchenettes and the island has lots of activities for non-dancers during class time. Special rates for non-dancing roommates are available. Please contact Jean for more information.

New in 2008: Dance Camp - No Experience Necessary
So you want to come to Oasis but you're just starting out, or your best friend has always wanted to try it since you love it so much, here is the opportunity to meet each of those needs! Along with novice, intermediate and advanced levels, Oasis will offer 'learn the basics' classes for the beginning student!

     
Photo of Cassandra.  

Cassandra Teaching & Performing in Calgary, Canada
Hosted by Hip Fest

October 30 - November 1, 2009

Cassandra will be teaching three 3-hour workshops covering Oriental with Finger Cymbals, Drum Solo Choreography, and Egyptian Ghawazee & Saudi Khaleeji, as well as performing in the Saturday evening show.

Flyer, website, info@bellydance.ca, or 403-277-8866.

     
Flyer for Point of Gratitude  

Jawaahir Performing at AAAOM Fund Raiser

Sunday, October 25, 2009

Jawaahir is proud to be sponsoring (and some of us will be dancing at) the American Academy of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine MS Fund-Raising event. The event will be held this Sunday, October 25, 2009 from 4-7pm in New Brighton. This fund raiser is open to the public and all donations will go to the MS Society. Come join Jawaahir in supporting this worthy cause. Click the image at left or here for further information.

   
Third Avenue lobby of the Minneapolis Institute of Arts.  

Jawaahir Performing at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Target Family Day
Open and Closed

Sunday, October 11, 2009, 11am - 5pm
Jawaahir will perform at 1pm and 3:30pm, with a dance workshop at 2pm

One Sunday a month Target sponsors events for families, kids, and the young at heart at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts. You'll have a blast making art, going on artful adventures, meeting local artists, musicians, dancers, and story tellers, and more!

October's Target Family Day will be hinged with fun as you explore doors in the MIA's collection. Open the door to different cultures and new ideas. Enter the African galleries for storytelling. Connect to the Islamic galleries through Middle Eastern music and dance. Gain access to the artistry of Norwegian rosemaling. Glimpse European and American paintings that include doors. Plus, create your own pop-up door artwork. What will be behind your door? Free and open to the public.

Visit the MIA website for more information or contact Jawaahir.

     

Jawaahir at MIA    
Audience participating with Jawaahir at Minneapolis Institute of Arts show.

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Target Family Day

Jawaahir performed and taught at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts' Target Family Day on October 11th. The theme of the event was opening doors to other cultures, highlighting cultures from around the world. Jawaahir represented Islamic culture and dance, performing and teaching the movements of Middle Eastern Dance. The video clip on the left is the audience up on stage costumed in the traditional thobes typical of a party.

     
Photo of Oasis Dance Camp West.  

Oasis Dance Camp West
Vashon Island, Seattle, WA

October 7-11, 2009

www.oasisdancecamp.com then click on Camps, West on left side

Cassandra will again be teaching at Oasis West, held at a rural camp on Vashon Island in Puget Sound near Seattle. Tall pines, walks in the fresh salt air, the smell of the woods, and views of the sound together with great teachers make this one of the most popular Middle Eastern Dance camps in the states.

Again in 2009: Dance Camp - No Experience Necessary
So you want to come to Oasis but you're just starting out, or your best friend has always wanted to try it since you love it so much, here is the opportunity to meet each of those needs! Along with novice, intermediate and advanced levels, Oasis will offer 'learn the basics' classes for the beginning student! Classes will be taught by Zulaika (Patricia Auch) formerly of Jawaahir.

     
Photo of Ruby Jazayre.  

Cassandra Teaching in Indiana
Hosted by Ruby Jazayre

September 26 - 27, 2009

For further information visit rubyjazayre.com or, contact Ruby at rubyjaz@aol.com or 574-234-3355.

     

Photo of class at Oasis North camp.

Oasis North poster.

 

Oasis Dance Camp North - Celebrating 25 years of dance
Cassandra will be teaching and performing

September 16-20, 2009
Traverse City, Michigan

www.oasisdancecamp.com then click on Camps, North on the left side.

Now celebrating its 25th year! OASIS North is held at a rural camp outside Traverse City, Michigan that every year is transformed into the largest casbah in Michigan. Camaraderie, friendship, and dance combine to make a memorable experience that keeps campers coming back year after year.

This year Cassandra, Nicole LeCorgne and other guest artists will be teaching. If you must choose one camp to attend, this is the one.

Again in 2009: Dance Camp - No Experience Necessary
So you want to come to Oasis but you're just starting out, or your best friend has always wanted to try it since you love it so much, here is the opportunity to meet each of those needs! Along with novice, intermediate and advanced levels, Oasis will offer 'learn the basics' classes for the beginning student! Classes will be taught by Zulaika (Patricia Auch) formerly of Jawaahir.

     

Photo or Ritz Theater marquee at night.

 

Photo of Stage Skirts at The Ritz Theater.

 

8 @ 8
The CIA (Choreographers in Accord) performs in Minneapolis

The Ritz Theater
345 13th Ave NE map
Minneapolis, MN 55413

Thursday and Friday September 10-11, 2009 at 8pm
Tickets are $15 with a $5 discount for seniors, students, and NE residents.
Tickets are available at The Ritz Theater box office or at the door.

  • Ballet of the Dolls
  • Ethnic Dance Theatre
  • Flying Foot Forum
  • Jawaahir Dance Company
  • Katha Dance Theatre
  • Shapiro & Smith Dance
  • TU Dance
  • Zenon Dance Company
  • Zorongo Flamenco Dance Theatre

Interested in seeing a dance company but don't want to invest a whole evening? Here is your chance to see a sample from nine (it was eight when we named the show) of the Twin Cities' premier dance companies. These companies will be presenting highlights from some of their best work for your enjoyment. Never in the history of the Ritz Theater have so many dancers had to fit into so few dressing rooms. Come see the results.

Further information and photos of the dance companies, or call the Jawaahir office, 612-872-6050.

CIA (Choreographers in Accord) season flyer.

     

Class Belly Dance performance flyer.
For Bloomington Classes

Belly Dance Classes Showing, Bloomington.
For Minneapolis Classes

 

Cassandra School Classes Showings
The Cassandra School students & teachers performing

All Bloomington and St. Paul Students Showing
Friday, August 28, 2009
at 7:30pm in the Bloomington Studio

All Minneapolis Students Showing
Saturday, August 29, 2009
at 4:30pm in the Minneapolis Studio Theater

Note the time change for just the Saturday Showing!

Review of the last Classes Showings

 

"The class showing was SPECTACULAR!
Even people who were shy in class were thrilled to be performing and had great energy during the show. Students were excited to show what they knew. There was even one class that had only one student performing, but she went on accompanied by her teacher and did a great job!
The students who watched the upper levels perform were excited and inspired to see what else they could learn. The audience clapped along and supported the performers with great energy, and students were thrilled to see their teachers dance."
-Nadilia

Join us for an evening of class "showings" – not a formal performance 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! Showings will include short informal performances by your instructors.

Pick up flyers in class or, print the Mpls flyer for Minneapolis classes or the St Paul & Bloom flyer for St. Paul & Bloomington classes.

   

Raqs Nouveau, Southern 2009.
Raqs Nouveau
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Southern Show Flyer thumbnail.

Photo of lifesize German music box.

Southern Theater show 2009 postcard

Raqs Nouveau, Southern 2009.
Raqs Nouveau Rehearsal video clip (1:20)

 

Raqs Nouveau
Cassandra, Jawaahir, and Georges Lammam and Ensemble

The Southern Theater
1420 Washington Ave S. map
Minneapolis, MN 55454
612-340-1725

August 13 - 23, 2009

Wednesdays and Thursdays at 7:30 pm
Fridays and Saturdays at 8:00 pm
Sundays at 7:00 pm
Post-show discussion after each Saturday show.

Tickets are $29 and available at The Southern Theater online, or by phone at 612-340-1725.
Pay-as-able show Wednesday, August 19.

 

Raqs Nouveau
Turath wa Jadid
Cassandra & Jawaahir Dance Company
Choreography by Cassandra Shore
Music by Georges Lammam and Ensemble

Jawaahir Dance Company celebrates our twentieth anniversary and our fifteenth season at the Southern Theater! In keeping with her commitment to presenting the best of Arabic music and dance, Cassandra and the Jawaahir dancers perform new works with the most awe-inspiring, mind-blowing, house-rockin’ Arabic musicians this country has to offer. New spins on traditional styles permeate the presentations, bringing enchantment (tarab) and virtuosity to center stage. These concerts are a unique opportunity to hear and see the inspired artistry of contemporary Arabic music and dance! Join us as we celebrate the new (jadid) and honor the traditional (turath).

We have added PRESS information for Raqs Nouveau.

Cassandra dancing in Raqs Nouveau.
Photo Jan Geisen
Raqs Nouveau
Raqs Nouveau, Southern Theater.
Photo Peter Ellison
Raqs Nouveau
Southern Theater show 2009
Raqs Nouveau
 
     
   

For those of you following Cassandra on Facebook, here is Elias' rendition of Min Ba3dik La Meen from Jawaahir's show at the Southern Theater in August for comparison to the original. The video clip is 15 minutes and 29MB. If you just want to listen, here is the audio in mp3 format.

     
Photo of Georges Lammam.  

Introduction to Arabic Music with Georges Lammam

The Southern Theater
1420 Washington Ave S. map
Minneapolis, MN 55454

Saturday, August 15, 2009, 10:30am
Tickets are $15, cash or check only, and available at the door.

The Southern Theater presents a unique opportunity to increase your knowledge. Master violinist and instructor Georges Lammam will present a lecture/demonstration about the basics of Arabic music. He'll help to uncover the secrets of its structure, and, using examples played on various instruments, give participants practical examples of tunings, intervals, rhythms, and improvisational structure in Arabic music. Both classical and popular musical genres will be included.

Additional information, or call Cassandra at the Jawaahir offices, 612-872-6050.

     
Jawaahir performing.  

Cassandra and Jawaahir at
Hennepin County's Annual Summer on the Plaza

Thursday, July 30, 2009
Noon to 1pm, Free

Summer on the Plaza
Government Center North Plaza
5th Street between 3rd & 4th Avenues
Minneapolis, MN map

     
Hands photo.  

Jawaahir Visiting Artist at Brian Coyle Center

Tuesday, July 22, 2009
11am

Jawaahir's Nadilia Gomez will be performing and teaching at the Brian Coyle Center as part of their Visiting Artists Program on July 22nd for a group of 40 kids grades K-5. The performance will allow children to become acquainted with dance and music from other cultures and try out a little of this art form themselves.

     
Montage of dancers.  

Cassandra's Nuremberg, Germany Workshop

July 9-11, 2009
Contact Walter Buckel at walterb@tanzbuehne.de or visit www.tanzbuehne.de

Cassandra will be teaching Body Awareness, a choreography to "Al Hob Kullu," and a drum solo to "Souhhair´s Tabla."

     
Dancing at Caponi Art Park.  

Caponi Art Park
Family Fun Tuesdays

Tuesday, June 30, 2009, 10-11am
Caponi Art Park, 1205 Diffley Road, Eagan, MN 55123

Jawaahir's Shari Jeziorski will take kids from ages pre-K through early elementary on a magic carpet ride into the unique cultures that make up the Middle East. Through movement and music, she will share the rich heritage of Arabic music and dance with participants. Free, $2 pp suggested donation

For more info, go to www.caponiartpark.org or call Heather at 651-454-9412.

     
Sandy and Nicole performing.  

Cassandra's Vienna, Austria Weeklong Intensive Workshop

June 29-July 5, 2009
www.chiftetelli.at

Cassandra will be the featured artist again this year in the week-long intensive workshop and performance. If you are interested in combining middle-eastern dance with travel, this is a great workshop to start with.

     
Tunisian dance.  

International Festival of Burnsville

Saturday, June 20 , 2009
Nicollet Commons Park, Burnsville, MN

Jawaahir travels south of the river to celebrate cultural diversity, performing at the International Festival of Burnsville. Eight dance companies and several musical groups will be delighting audiences from 3-9pm with Jawaahir scheduled for 6:30pm. Come join the celebration.

     

Class Belly Dance performance flyer.
For Bloomington Classes

Belly Dance Classes Showing, Bloomington.
For Minneapolis Classes
>>> New Time <<<   

 

Cassandra School Classes Showings
The Cassandra School students & teachers performing

All Bloomington and St. Paul Students Showing
Friday, June 5, 2009
at 7:30pm in the Bloomington Studio

All Minneapolis Students Showing
Saturday, June 6, 2009
at 4:00pm in the Minneapolis Studio Theater
>>> NOTICE THE NEW TIME!
<<<

Review of the last Classes Showings

 

"The class showing was SPECTACULAR!
Even people who were shy in class were thrilled to be performing and had great energy during the show. Students were excited to show what they knew. There was even one class that had only one student performing, but she went on accompanied by her teacher and did a great job!
The students who watched the upper levels perform were excited and inspired to see what else they could learn. The audience clapped along and supported the performers with great energy, and students were thrilled to see their teachers dance."
-Nadilia

Join us for an evening of class "showings" – not a formal performance 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! Showings will include short informal performances by your instructors.

Pick up flyers in class or, print the Mpls flyer for Minneapolis classes or the St Paul & Bloom flyer for St. Paul & Bloomington classes.

     
   

Cassandra Teaching in Ontario
Kingston, Ontario, Canada

May 30 - June 1, 2009

Cassandra will be teaching a 3 hour Ghawazee workshop on Saturday and a 4 hour Orientale choreography on Sunday.

For further information visit adishaktiraks.com, contact Adishakti by email or phone at 613-888-1988.

   

Photo of Cathy Wurzer.
Cathy Wurzer

Guests with Cassandra
2008 Caravan

Caravan poster
Caravan poster
Tatyana Butkova

 

Caravan Under the StarsAccessibility symbol.
Jawaahir's Annual Gala & Fundraiser

Thursday, May 21, 2009, 6-10pm
The Woman’s Club of Minneapolis

410 Oak Grove Street map
Minneapolis, MN

Join our mistress-of-ceremonies, TPT2's Almanac co-host Cathy Wurzer, for an exciting evening with silent and live auctions, a variety of entertainment, henna artist Angela from Ancient Traditions Mehndi, appetizers, and a cash bar.

$40 per person at the door

Caravan Under the Stars is sponsored by Oasis Dance Camp, the dancers of Jawaahir Dance Company, Jim Huonder of Mortgages West, Hanbery & Carney P.A., Eileen O'Shaughnessy, Alsadu, Brad Begley of Begley Law Offices, Jennifer Cleasby of From the Hip, Dianna Rawnsley, Turquoise International, and Anonymous.

You too can sponsor Caravan Under the Stars. This year we would like all funds raised from donations to directly further Jawaahir's mission. To do that, we're trying to fund this event through sponsorships. Won't you please help?

More information on the Caravan can be found in the new issue of Beledi Beat.
A printable pdf of the 11x17 Caravan poster (11.3MB) is here and a smaller size jpg (6MB) is here.
Some photos from last year's Caravan.
Some of the auction items are listed here.
Online registration is now closed. Tickets are available at the door and we look forward to seeing you there!

     
Cassandra teaching a Level 5 class.  

Cassandra Teaching & Performing in Charlotte
Charlotte, NC

May 2 - 3, 2009

Zarifa, who moved from Minneapolis to Charlotte, is bringing Cassandra to Charlotte for a weekend workshop. Classes are Saturday and Sunday, with a concert Saturday evening.

Flyer and registration.

     
   

Jawaahir Performing in Chisholm
Chisholm, MN

May 2, 2009

Jasmin Jahal of Chicago will be teaching at Zia's Middle Eastern Dance workshop in Chisholm on May 2. Jawaahir will be performing in the Saturday night show.

For more information contact ShirleyJo7@hotmail.com or call 218-254-3059

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Cassandra's Cabaret flier
Kito Young
 

Cassandra's Cabaret: Spring Fever

Featuring: Cassandra, Angelina, Monique, and Sabrina

Saturday, March 21, 2009 at 8:00 PM
Jawaahir Studio Theater

Details on the Cassandra's Cabaret page.

     
Enchanted Evening Show flyer thumbnail.  

Enchanted Evening

Friday, March 20, 2009, 8pm
Jawaahir Studio Theater

1940 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis, MN
$15

Join Cassandra, Jawaahir, Theresa, and Shari, in an evening of Middle Eastern dance solos and pieces from Sparkle and the dance company's diverse repertoire. Arabic musicians Tim O'Keefe and Larua Harada will be performing another amazing duet, and Twin Cities premier lighting designer Jeff Bartlett returns to add his lighting magic to this show.

Jawaahir's traditional dances bring to life the indigenous rhythms, distinctive costumes, and expressive dance traditions of Egypt, Lebanon, Tunisia, and the Saudi Gulf. Their contemporary pieces are an exciting fusion of East meets West and Cassandra's theatrical flair! Sometimes serious and sometimes campy, Jawaahir's contemporary pieces expand traditional perceptions of Middle Eastern dance.

See photos from past Enchanted Evening shows.

This show is expected to sell out. Tickets may be purchased through PayPal, by credit card by calling 612-872-6050, or by mailing a check payable to: The Cassandra School to 1940 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55403.

     

Group photo of dance intensive class of 2007.

Enchanted Evening.

Photo of Sandy teaching class.

Photo of Nicole teaching drumming class.

 

Cassandra's 2009 Weeklong Intensive
A review of the 2002 workshop by one of the participants, Sherezzah Bint al-Waha.

Monday-Saturday, March 16-21, 2009
Jawaahir Studios

1940 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis, MN

A six-day workshop:

  • Five days of dance classes (10am to 4:30 or 5:00 daily)
  • 3 performances included: Participant dinner show, Enchanted Evening, Cassandra's Cabaret
  • Technique for Oriental and Folkloric
  • Conditioning and stretching
  • Lecture classes
  • At least 3 helpful teaching assistants available to give you individual attention
  • Saturday review/video session
  • Vendors
  • Cost of the complete weeklong package: USD $600.

Space is limited to 30 participants. Information on accomodations, schedule, etc will go out after January 1, 2009.

A $100 non-refundable deposit will secure your place in the Intensive. Balance due March 1, 2009. Cancellations receive 50% refund (less deposit).

See photos from past Participant's Show, Enchanted Evening, and Cabarets

Comments from a 2008 participant:

 

I just wanted to drop a note and say thank you for a delightful week. Your performance on Saturday night was a treat, especially with the wonderful live music.

Several times in class over the past year, you've made the comment, "Ladies, you're dancers." This past week, I feel like I've transformed from someone who takes dance classes into a dancer. Thank you again for a wonderful experience.

Amy

 

Cassandra's 2009 Weeklong Intensive: flyer and registration, and schedule.

For further information, call 612-872-6050, or email cassandra@jawaahir.org.

Cassandra's 2009 Weeklong Intensive Workshop

Interested in rapidly improving your dancing? Intensive, multi-day workshops where you live and breathe the dance are the surest way to make progress. Cassandra's classes will give you the movement vocabulary, assistants will keep you on the right path, music classes will help you dance to the music, and culture classes will give you the feel of the dance. March 16-21, 2009. Button above or here.

     

Class Belly Dance performance flyer.
For Minneapolis Classes

Belly Dance Classes Showing, Bloomington.
For Bloomington Classes

 

Cassandra School Classes Showings
The Cassandra School students & teachers performing

All Bloomington and St. Paul Students Showing
Friday, March 13, 2008
at 7:30pm in the Bloomington Studio

All Minneapolis Students Showing
Saturday, March 14, 2008
at 7:30pm in the Minneapolis Studio Theater

Review of the last Classes Showings

 

"The class showing was SPECTACULAR!
Even people who were shy in class were thrilled to be performing and had great energy during the show. Students were excited to show what they knew. There was even one class that had only one student performing, but she went on accompanied by her teacher and did a great job!
The students who watched the upper levels perform were excited and inspired to see what else they could learn. The audience clapped along and supported the performers with great energy, and students were thrilled to see their teachers dance."
-Nadilia

Join us for an evening of class "showings" – not a formal performance 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! Showings will include short informal performances by your instructors.

Pick up flyers in class or, print the Mpls flyer for Minneapolis classes or the St Paul & Bloom flyer for St. Paul & Bloomington classes.

     
Cassandra  

Cassandra and Jawaahir
at the Second Northland Bellydance Forum by Arshia
Workshop and show

February 28 - March 1, 2009
Marriott
West, 9960 Wayzata Blvd, Minneapolis, MN

For further information visit arshias.com or email arshiaakhan@yahoo.com

     

Cassandra at the Cabaret

Cassandra

 

Cassandra's Cabaret: Ya Habibi! (My Sweetheart!)
Valentine's Day Celebration
Featuring: Cassandra, Aliyah, Julianna, and Zahirah

SOLD OUT

Saturday, February 14, 2009 at 8:00 PM
Jawaahir Studio Theater
1940 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis, MN

Join Cassandra as she transforms the Jawaahir Studio Theater into a Cabaret! You will sit at tables, sip champagne, and watch an evening of fabulous dance performances. A glass of champagne and snacks are included in the $25 ticket price. See photos & videos from previous Cassandra's Cabarets.

All seating reserved on a first-come basis with a paid reservation. Cassandra's Cabaret usually sells out, but any remaining tickets go on sale evening of show at 7:30 pm. Cabaret seating opens at 7:45 pm. Please arrive promptly as doors will lock at 8:10 pm.

Dahlal and Alsadu will both be vending, 10am-3pm and again from 7-9pm.

Tickets to this Cabaret are SOLD OUT. Then next Cabaret is March 21.

For further information, call 612-872-6050 or email booking@jawaahir.org

   

Cassandra & Jawaahir art photo by Donna Kelly.
Postcard by Kito young
Photo by Ann Marsden


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Sparkle: Gems from Jawaahir

Friday & Saturday, February 6-7, 2009 at 8pm
Sunday, February 8, 2009 at 7pm

Jawaahir Theater
1940 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis, MN

Sparkle comprises a shining array of new works from the Jawaahir dancers. Jawaahir company choreography shows consistently offer a variety of entertaining pieces in a multitude of styles and voices. They will be joined by special appearances from Jawaahir alumni and surprise guest artists.

Jeff Bartlett, Twin Cities premier lighting designer will be lighting Sparkle this year.

Tickets are available at the door for this evening's performance. You may still make reservations online for Saturday and Sunday.

Tickets are $14 with $2 discounts for Guild of Oriental Dance members, and can be purchased online.

Sparkle on 3-minute egg. Interviews with Cassandra and the choreographers as well as video of the dances being rehearsed. Larger display, click here, and 3-minute egg home.


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View from boardwalk at dawn.

View from Patio.

 

Oasis Dance Camp South
Oceanside Inn, Jekyll Island, GA

January 21-25, 2009

www.oasisdancecamp.com then click on South on the left hand side

Join Cassandra as OASIS SOUTH heads home to the renovated Oceanside Inn and Suites on the beach at Jekyll Island. The one thing that has never changed here is the beautiful location. Now that they have re-done the rooms, renovated the conference center and added a great new restaurant, it's the perfect location,and yes, there is a new hot tub!

Oasis South is the ideal camp to bring along friends and family. The rooms are small kitchenettes and the island has lots of activities for non-dancers during class time. Special rates for non-dancing roommates are available. Please contact Jean for more information.

New in 2008: Dance Camp - No Experience Necessary
So you want to come to Oasis but you're just starting out, or your best friend has always wanted to try it since you love it so much, here is the opportunity to meet each of those needs! Along with novice, intermediate and advanced levels, Oasis will offer 'learn the basics' classes for the beginning student!

     

Henna on back of hand.

Child dancing

 

16th Annual Henna Party

Sunday, January 11, 2009
2:00 - 5:00 P.M.
Jawaahir Studios

1940 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis, MN
$10 per person, $8 per person for groups of 5 or more
Call 612-872-6050, or email us at booking@jawaahir.org

Jawaahir's sixteenth Annual Henna Party is back by popular demand! Delight in an afternoon of henna, dance, food, and fun as we once again bring the Middle East to the Midwest.

● Performance by Jawaahir.
● Informal dance instruction in basic moves from the Arabian Peninsula.
● Cut loose with your own moves during the open dancing.
● Indulge in the ritual of henna painting traditionally done at women's celebrations.
● Have Angela of Ancient Traditions Mehndi create her unique designs for you!
● Rejuvenate with an assortment of snacks and beverages.
● Mingle with friends and Company members.
● Experience the hospitality the Middle East is known for!

Bring pillows and blankets to relax on, henna supplies will be provided.

Tickets can be purchased online, or by calling 612-872-6050. Or just pay at the door! Flyer.

     

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