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Upcoming Cassandra and Jawaahir Events

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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


CSBD Open House (Jan '18)


Henna Party (Jan '18)


Oasis Dance Camp South (Jan '18)
Oasis Dance Camp Egypt
(Mar '18)


The Cassandra School Open House

Sunday, January 7, 2018
12:00 – 2:45pm
Jawaahir Studio Accessibility symbol.
3010 Minnehaha Avenue, Minneapolis, MN

Join us for FREE mini-classes, and light refreshments!
There will be 3 beginner classes, each starting on the hour and running for 15 minutes: 12pm, 1pm, and 2pm. Additional levels will be taught in between at 15 minutes each. Click on our flyer below for schedule.
NEW STUDENTS — Receive $10 off a full session when you register at the Open House.

Classes open to new and current students. The Cassandra School offers 18 classes each week, for students ranging from two left feet, to Jawaahir company members continually honing their skills. All levels, shapes, and sizes welcome.

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Angela Skrade of Ancient Traditions Mehndi


Jawaahir's 25th Annual Henna Party Open Stage

Sunday, January 21, 2018
2:30 – 5:00pm
Jawaahir Studio Accessibility symbol.
3010 Minnehaha Avenue, Minneapolis, MN

$10 per person, $5 per child 10 and under
Online reservations now, or, you may pay at the door. Both raffles are pay-at-the-door only.

Raffle #1:
$5 tickets for a chance to have Angela, our henna artist of Ancient Traditions Mehndi, work her magic on you. She’s so amazing, we want to avoid a long line of people waiting for her designs. We'll pull 10 lucky winners from the magic raffle basket.

Raffle #2:
$10 tickets for a chance to win a 10-week session of Level 1 or Level 2 classes at The Cassandra School. We’ll pull 2 lucky winners from the magic raffle basket.

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!

● Performance by Jawaahir and Open Stage at 2:30pm.
● Indulge in the ritual of henna painting traditionally done at women's celebrations.
● Enter our two awesome raffles.
● Rejuvenate with an assortment of snacks and beverages.
● Mingle with friends and Jawaahir members.
● Experience the hospitality the Middle East is known for!

WANT TO PERFORM? Contact Cassandra directly at cassandra@jawaahir.org or 612-872-6050. First come, first served. Limit your piece to 5 minutes or less please.

Photos by Jan Geisen.

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Oasis Camp South Dance Retreat

January 26-28, 2018

Delray Beach, FL

For more information, check out the Oasis Dance Camp website.

Oasis is coming to Florida bringing a full weekend of intensive Oriental Dance training with Cassandra Shore, class accompaniment by Nicole LeCorgne, an evening of performances featuring Cassandra, a
henna party, and over ten hours of instruction.

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Oasis Camp Egypt

March 17-30, 2018

13 days & 14 nights of Egypt including Nile cruise!

For more information, check out the Oasis Dance Camp website.

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