Local Events


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Saturday, July 9, 2016

Start at Pasha Land Restaurant and go to Moonlight Tribal 3rd Anniversary afterwards!

DATE/TIME: Saturday, July 9, evening.
PLACE: Pasha Kentlands, 644 Center Point Way Gaithersburg, MD 20878

For details on the Moonlight Tribal 3rd Anniversary, see www.facebook.com.



Friday, August 19, 2016

Come enjoy a fine dinner and see a fabulous performance by Nadirah Nasreen!

DATE/TIME: Friday, August 19, evening.
PLACE: Pasha Kentlands, 644 Center Point Way Gaithersburg, MD 20878

For information about Pasha Land, see www.facebook.com.



Presented by Sahara Dance

Saturday, August 13, 2016

Sahara Dance, DC’s Center for Middle Eastern Dance, presents a magical evening of revelry, music and dance!
Mardi Gras meets Middle Eastern moulid, featuring belly dance performances by students, faculty, and friends.

DATE/TIME: Saturday, August 13. Two shows: 5:00pm and 8:00pm.
PLACE: Source Theatre, 1835 14th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20009.
TICKETS: $20 in advance / $25 at the the door (as available) / $15 kids under 12.

PLUS: Redeem your program after the show for a FREE Intro to Belly Dance lesson on September 10th!

For details, see saharadance.com/performances.
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Master Class with Virginia of Miami

Saturday, August 20-21, 2016

NEW! Oriental Opening
DATE/TIME: Saturday, August 20, 1:30-5:30pm.

Set the stage with a charismatic and potent entrance that will be an instant crowd pleaser. This dynamic piece incorporates beautiful combinations with new and innovative musical interpretations to inspire you, the dancer!

Designed to delight and challenge each student, this choreography class includes intricate break down of technique with a focus on understanding the music. We will review a variety of emotional nuances taught in a manner in which everyone can grasp and incorporate into their own repertoire.

Change your range of motion by immersing yourself in this richly choreographed number!

NEW! Balady Awady
DATE/TIME: Sunday, August 21, 12:30-4:30pm.

Spend the afternoon with Virginia, learning the fundamentals of Balady with accordion! This latest sensation is a rich dance with depth of movement and expression.

Using one of her own choreographies and combinations, Virginia will teach you how to hear, see, and feel the music in a whole new way. This brand new choreography incorporates juicy down-to-earth Egyptian Balady steps with useful hints for the taksim section and build-up.

This style of dance is the hottest trend in belly dance today. Virginia will generously share a wealth of knowledge so you can perform a Balady or just appreciate the style with an enlightened sensibility!

Package pricing available for August 20th and 21st!
PLACE: Sahara Dance, 4433 Wisconsin Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20016.

REGISTRATION DETAILS: See saharadance.com/workshops.
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