I signed on to work for 11 days at a music hall in Karaman, a smaller city outside of Konya,
Turkey. I took the job upon the recommendation of a friend, a female singer who was headed there for a two week appointment herself. The music hall is in a very religious region of Turkey–the city of Konya boasts several major sacred attractions. When she was hired by the establishment, my friend encouraged me to join her–they were interested in contracting a dancer as well. My friend thought she
Until now, I’ve refrained from dabbling in political discussions about Egypt. Mainly because watching this so-called revolution unfold before my eyes elicits intense emotions. A year later and with elections currently underway, however, I don’t know how much longer I can keep silent without exploding. I mean, I didn’t get a degree in Middle Eastern politics for nothing. :)
When Egyptians first took to the streets to overthrow Dictator Hosni Mubarak on Jan. 25th,
Updated 11-30-2011 at 08:40 AM by Luna of Cairo
Originally Posted by tantzyebatb
If we are looking to have more respect in the general dance community, we need to carry ourselves with a certain dignity as instructors. We need to temper our criticisms of other dances and dancers. Instructors are the public face of our dance. We are belly dance ambassadors and should not lower ourselves to uninformed biased declaratives. We can teach a lot by our behavior.
I am told that tonight we will be introduced to the Zagat for the first time. I have my bright, shiny new pair ready and waiting. Not sure how this is going to go. I expect mass chaos, confusion, and lots of uber-klutzy feelings and sounds.
Originally Posted by nicolerichardson
Ooh-I actually did forget that the photographer snapped the picture of the back to get the back of the belt for me. The model is a tiny bit broader in the chest than I am. And I still have this fabric left. So if you need to add length to the ties I could do that for you-no charge. : )
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