Jawaahir Dance Company & The Cassandra School: Performing & Teaching Contemporary Middle Eastern & Belly Dance
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JAWAAHIR'S 25TH ANNUAL HENNA PARTY OPEN STAGE is the party to be at this new year! Come and have some fun with us on Sunday, January 21, 2:30 – 5:00pm at our Mpls studio location. Delight in an afternoon of henna, dance, food, and fun as we once again bring the Middle East to the Midwest. We provide free DIY henna and guests are welcome to bring your own small cushion for comfort. Also, there's a chance to win the raffle to have Angela, our henna artist of Ancient Traditions Mehndi, work her magic on you, and, a chance to win a full session of belly dance classes! Adults are only $10 each and children 10 and under are only $5 each. This is a family friendly event. Make your reservation now! Raffles may be purchased at the door only please.

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WINTER SESSION at The Cassandra School began, Monday, January 8th.
Check the Calendar for class cancellations and other notices.




PLAN AND REGISTER FOR YOUR ONCE IN A LIFETIME TRIP TO EGYPT NOW! People who want to explore the dance, music, antiquities, and food of Egypt now have a unique opportunity to travel to the country and be immersed in the culture. A once-in-a lifetime trip from March 18-30, 2018 is being made possible through the efforts of Jean Courter, longtime organizer of the Oasis Dance Camps in the U.S., and Egyptian tour director Ehab Mahmoud. Cassandra will bring her experience as dancer, Egyptophile, and world traveler to share with participants.

For more information, and to register, go to the Oasis Dance Camp website and read all about your exciting trip of a lifetime in this Winter Edition of Beledi Beat 2018

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THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU, for all of the amazing donations and support given by YOU! You make it possible for us to share our love of Middle Eastern dance, music, and culture of the Middle East with the world. Your generosity makes a difference to so many in our community.

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  Jawaahir Dance Company is dedicated to presenting Middle Eastern dance as a living art form at its highest artistic level, to bringing the rich folkloric heritage of the Middle East to the theater stage, and to providing education about the dance in its authentic form for dance students and the general public. In carrying out our mission, we strive to make our work culturally, financially, and physically accessible to the public. You can support Jawaahir's mission by making a tax deductible donation.



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