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12-8-06 It Wasn’t About
the Trophy: The North Valley Belly Dance Competition in Oroville,
Ca. 2006 by Salima
have done many things in my life and by forcing myself to have
other performers judge my performance, I have motivated myself
to step up to the plate and accomplish what I had set in my mind
Judging in Germany, The Summer
Festival and the International Raks Sharqi Contest 2006 by
Dondi S. Dahlin.
photos by Klaus Rabien, Berlin, Germany. "It is
also an easy out for judges who need to find a reason to drop
a dancer’s score…especially if the competition is
Photographic Review of the
33rd Annual Bellydancer of the Year Pageant Photos and report
by Michael Baxter
This show has some wonderful traditions.
Belly Dancer of the Year
2006 Photos by Susie Poulelis
Danville, Ca, Sunday May 28, 2006 BD of the Year - Finals,
more photos coming!
Freedom From Choreography: A Lucy Report
Lucy certainly did “Free me”! ...
The Ethics of Fusion by
If the culture that you’re borrowing your moves
from objects to your fusion, does it matter? Are you being respectful
or exploitative if you borrow steps from a culture that doesn’t
want their music and dance used that way?