HDBG Summer Showcase 2011!

From Tribal Moon:

Sunday – July 31, 2011 – The High Desert Bellydance Guild is putting on its annual Summer Showcase at Riverfront Plaza (aka Mirror Pond Plaza), Drake Park. The event is free and open to the public. Drum lessons with Dave Goodman from 4:00-5:00 p.m. Live belly dancing with members of the High Desert Bellydance Guild starts at 5:30 p.m.

Bring your blankets or low-back chairs to Riverfront Plaza on Brooks Street to enjoy this free evening of dancing and drumming.

What: Free and open to the public, the HDBG Quarterly Showcase features local performers representing a variety of belly dance styles — from classical Egyptian and Cabaret, to American Tribal Style and modern Tribal Fusion performances. The Summer Showcase features a free drum lesson by HDBG Board member, Dave Goodman.

When: Sunday, July 31, 2011. Free drum lessons from 4:00-5:00 p.m. Belly Dance Showcase starts at 5:30 p.m.

Where: Riverfront Plaza, Bend OR in front of Arts Central. [map]

Images from HDBG Summer Showcase 2010 by Nils Eddy.

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HDBG 1st Annual Camp-out & Hafla

From Tribal Moon:

1st Annual HDBG Camp-out and Halfa for members and their families – Aug 27/28 at Thousand Trails, Bend. See the Event calendar on HDBG FB for details.

Deadline to reserve camping spot and sign up is August 6. Contact Loren at:

To sign up to dance at the Sat. night Hafla, contact Zweena at: zweena@zweena.com

Join us for this free, fun, family-friendly, fabulous event!

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Workshop and Demo in Sisters

From Nalia:

Wednesday, July 14th at 6:30pm at Cork Cellars Wine Shop, 161 n Elm st, Sisters: Free! Introductory bellydance workshop and demonstrations. Get yourself a glass of wine, a tasty snack and try out some bellydance moves! Contact nalia@raqsafara.com

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Bellydance Picnic and Party in Sisters

This event has been cancelled.

From Nalia:

Saturday, July 2nd at  5:30pm

Bellydance Picnic: Party at Our Park! At Creekside Park in Sisters. Just for fun! Potluck picnic and live music, casual performances and noodling around. Open to all – come to Sisters, bring something to share: food, music and dance! Contact: nalia@raqsafara.com

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Gypsy Fire returns to Taj Palace

From Quinn:

June is here (doesn’t seem like summer could only be 3 weeks away, does it?), and Gypsy Fire Bellydance is returning to our 1st Friday shows at the Taj Palace, this week:  June 3.  Come savor the exotic flavors of India, and enjoy some mesmerizing, energetic, and improvised Tribal Bellydance! 2 shows, starting around 6:45 pm.  As always, our shows are family-friendly!   917 NW Wall St.
Hope to see you there!

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Sunriver Dance Academy Recital

From Zweena:

6/5/11 Sunriver Dance Academy presents “Under the Big Top Ballet” and “Up, Up and Away” with featured guest Connor Doran (America’s Got Talent). Tickets $10 at the door. 2 p.m. at La Pine High School Performing Arts Auditorium. www.sunriverdance.com

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Dance Velocity presents Timeless…

South County Hipsters

From Zweena:

6/4/11 Dance Velocity presents “Timeless: A Dance Journey Though the Past, Present, and Future” with guests South County Hipsters, Urban Pointe, and Academie de Ballet Classique.  2 p.m. at COCC’s Pickney Center for the Performing Arts.

For tickets call 541-728-1063


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Bellydance Uncorked

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High Desert Bollywood Poster

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Photos from Bend Spring Festival 2011

Wonderful photos by Nils Eddy from the Bend Spring Festival, mostly of Sisters of the Desert Moon / Artemis Tribal Belly Dance and Americanistan. Great performances on a cold and windy day…

Bend Spring Festival 2011

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