of Seoul, Korea wins 1st runner up
Portland, Oregon, wins 2nd
South Lake Tahoe, CA , gets 3rd runner up
of Mountain View, CA, receives 4th runner
of Aptos, CA
of San Francisco, CA
of Alameda, CA
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Belly Dancer of the Year Pageant
2007 Saturday Photos, Photos by Michael Baxter, Photo Prep
by Michelle Joyce, May 26, 2007 Danville, California, Produced
contest includes Troupes, Duo/Trios, Grand Dancer, and Preliminaries
for Solo's, Sunday Finals Coming Soon
Tribute to Reema by Taaj
said, “The day of the contest, backstage we could all just
feel her. We were like, ‘This is for Reema! She’s
Belly Dance, Through the Eye of the
Camera by Ishtar
dominate photography and film industries in both the west and
the east. As well as ideas concerning the status of the dancer
and gender, films involving belly dancers can give us information
on the class dynamic and stratification that exists.
Music Copyright Law for Belly Dancers
(or for any Performing Artist) by Yasmin
Hollywood blockbuster movies down to clips on YouTube the law
is the same and it applies to anyone who uses someone else’s
music for their own purposes.
Easter in Cairo by Peppina
is so strong and powerful and beautiful and intense. Even the
not-so-stylish costumes she used to wear didn't take anything
away from her.
Belly Dance:Time for Personal Assessment
or How old are your Shoes? by
do you personally want from the dance? In order to answer this
honestly, you must make a personal assessment of your goals and
include your achievements.
"Veiled Visions" How Belly Dance
Music was First Brought to the United States by Ray Rashid,
intro by Amina
time he told me about a blind accordion player who sat and made
lots of jokes while they rehearsed, that musician turned out to
be Ammar el Sharie.