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Upcoming Cassandra and Jawaahir Events

2018 Printable
Events Calendar


Details for Cassandra and Jawaahir public performances, workshops, and seminars here and around the world. Call the office for more information on educational shows and private functions.

Photo of camels at an oasis.
Camel market c.1920


Blossom Festival (May)
Caravan Under the Stars (May)


Blaine Festival (June)
Smoke Signals (Sept)


Jawaahir Annual Concert (Dec)


Hair toss
photo by Hilary Smith


Bellydance Blossom Festival
Featuring Cassandra and Jawaahir

Friday-Sunday, May 4–6, 2018

Harbourfront Centre, Toronto, Canada

"The Bellydance Blossom Festival is an all-immersive experience where international dance artists and scholars engage with each other in creative collaborations and meaningful discourse. Internationally known Master Teachers are invited to teach, perform and participate in discussions where possible. All registrants are highly encouraged to participate as a dance artist, choreographer or speaker in one or more of the various categories; Collaborative Works, Explorative Works, Blossom Talks, and Panel Discussions."

For more information: bellydanceblossom.com

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Cassandra Shore

Sarah Jones Larson
Sarah Jones Larson


Caravan Under the Stars
Jawaahir's Annual Gala & Fundraiser

Thursday, May 10, 2018
6:00 – 10:00pm
Jawaahir Studio Accessibility symbol.
3010 Minnehaha Avenue, Minneapolis

$30 reservations or $35 at the door.

Cassandra and Jawaahir invite you to join us for an evening of celebration and gratitude for all of our beloved supporters....YOU! Back again is our enjoyable live auctioneer, Gary Kruger. Plus, Angela, from Ancient Traditions Mehndi will be offering her beautiful henna designs for your enjoyment, with all proceeds for the evening donated to Jawaahir. This year our MC is Sarah Jones Larson, Jawaahir Dancer Emerita (1994-2016), longtime member of Jawaahir and advanced Cassandra School teacher, and founder of the School of Acting and Voice Over and the Voice Acting Expo.

We’ll have a short performance from Cassandra and Jawaahir for you to enjoy, sumptuous hors d’oeuvres, a silent auction bursting with amazing things for you to bid on, and a super fun live auction.

Here's a list of amazing gift certificates from our wonderful donators: Blue Plate Restaurant Co, Brave New Workshop, Common Roots Café, Guthrie Theater, Hi-Lo Diner, The Jungle Theater, Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, The Museum of Russian Art, Out On A Limb Dance Company and School, Red Rabbit, Riverview Theater, Rock Camp for Dads (and Moms, too!), The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, St. Paul Saints, Science Museum of Minnesota,Seward Community Co-op, Surly Brewing Co, Terra Sura Photography, WA Frost, Walker Art Center, Weisman Art Museum, Zenon Dance Company

To sweeten your evening...simply by coming, you’ll be entered into a drawing for two tickets to Jawaahir’s next annual show! To win, you must be present for the drawing at the end of the party. Spend $100 or more for an invitation to the dress rehearsal of our annual concert.

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Blaine Festival  

Jawaahir Performing at Blaine Festival

Saturday, June 23, 2018. 4:00pm.

Aquatore Park under the East Pavilion

Come on out to the Blaine Festival and enjoy a performance by dancers from Jawaahir Dance Company! Check out Blaine's website and plan a whole day of fun!

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Smoke Signals Charity Benefit Auto Show
Featuring Jawaahir at 4pm!

Sunday, September 16

Prior Lake High School
7575 150th St. W
Savage, MN 55378

This is a FREE charity event!
For more information check out their website: Smoke Signals Charity Auto Show

"We bring those who collect and those who simply appreciate amazing cars, trucks, and motorcycles together, to raise awareness and earmark monies for local and state-wide special causes: amazing vehicles, 5K & 1-mile, 1952 Sedan Reveal (available for bid), live entertainment, food & drink, silent auction, special causes, vendors, and awesome sponsors!"

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Anda Aleik  

Jawaahir's Annual Concert!

Thursday–Sunday, December 6–9, 2018
Thursday, Friday, Saturday at 8:00pm.

Saturday and Sunday matinees at 2:00pm.
Post-show discussion with our wonderful artists on Friday evening!
Jawaahir Studio Theater Accessibility symbol.
3010 Minnehaha Avenue
Minneapolis, MN

$35 tickets available soon. All shows are general seating.
$5 discounts for Guild of Oriental Dance members.
Pay-as-able ($5 minimum) on Saturday's matinee at the door for all available seats on a first-come-first-served basis.

Cassandra and Jawaahir Dance Company are proud to present our annual concert, performing in a most comfortable and intimate setting – our very own Jawaahir Studio Theater!

Photos by Jan Geisen. Poster and postcard designed by Genevieve Johnsen.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED for our annual show! Interested in donating an evening of your time to our show and earning up to two comp tickets to then relax and view our show? Click here soon and sign yourself up! Thank you!

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