Sunday, March 2, 2014

March Preview

Spring is in the air here in metro Atlanta! Get out and support some of the great events coming up in March.

Saturday, March 1

Egyptian Drum Solo Workshop with Schadia

1:00 - 4:00 p.m., Nazeem Allayl Little Five Points Studio
$25 early bird, $35 walk-in, $15 refresher
Learn an Upper Egyptian drum solo. This choreography will be performed in the Spring studio show. Click here to register.

Sunday, March 2

"Öp!" Turkish Fusion Choreography Workshop at Nazeem Allayl

1:00 – 4:00 p.m., Nazeem Allayl Peachtree Corners Studio
$25 early bird, $35 walk-in, $15 refresher
Learn a sassy Turkish fusion choreography to a popular Tarkan song. This choreography will be performed in the Spring studio show. Click here to register.

Jaki Hawthorne with Jahara Phoenix
Photo by jbeardfoto

Saturday, March 8

Mini- Bollywood Workshop with Jaki Hawthorne

2:00 – 4:30 p.m., Global Dance
$35 in advance, $45 at the door
Learn a zesty Bollywood-style choreography with Jaki of Jahara Phoenix. RSVP to the Facebook event for all the latest news. Click here to buy advance tickets.

Saturday, March 15

A Night in the Oasis: "The Ides of March"

8:00 – 11:00 p.m., Kavarna,707B East Lake Drive, Decatur, GA 30030
$5 cover at the door

Enjoy performances by a variety of local artists at Night in the Oasis, an open dance event hosted regularly by Mina of Dalloua Dance.  Kavarna is located in the middle of Decatur's Oakhurst district and offers wine, beer, and coffee. Lots of places for dinner nearby!  RSVP to the Facebook event for the show line-up and more details.

Sunday, March 16 

Sangha Dancers Day with Mahsati (Athens) 

12:00 - 6:00 p.m., Healing Arts Centre, 834 Prince Ave, Athens GA 30606
$20 per workshop or $50 for the whole day

Join Mahsati of Athens for an unusual event designed to enrich the dance community, featuring three workshops:
  • Music editing with Audacity, taught by Steven Lang
  • Two hours of dancer-focused yoga with Meghan Mahdavi Burke
  • Dancer's Games with Mahsati Aban, including moving meditation and exercises to inspire your creativity and build your connection to the community
Check out the Facebook event for more details and payment options.

Saturday, March 22

Photo by Courtney Gonzales

Turkish Delight Workshops with Karmelita &
Christy Fricks (Athens) 

1:00 – 5:30 p.m., DanceFX Studio
$50 for both workshops; $30 each

Christy and Karma are in Turkey as I write this post (I'm so jealous, aren't you?) and will share their knowledge of and passion for Turkish dance in two workshops, both featuring technique and cultural background along with choreography:

  • Turkish Romany dance with Christy, 1:00 - 3:00
  • Turkish Orientale with Karmelita, 3:00 - 5:00

Turkish Delight Show (Athens)

8:00 p.m., Hendershot's
$5 in advance, $7 at the door (free with Slingshot Festival wristband)

Enjoy performances by Christy and Karma, along with lots of other local talent.  Plus live music with Alla-Yustur and open dancing!

Photo by Emobie Photography

Thursday, March 27 - Sunday, March 30

Dangerous Sword Intensive with Sabine

Global Dance
1475 Holcomb Bridge Rd.,  Suite 179 Roswell GA 30076

Prices vary by workshop; $250 for full weekend

Global Dance welcomes Sabine for a weekend focused entirely on Raks al Sayf! This weekend-long intensive will include classes for every level of sword experience.

Click here for workshop details and registration. Check out the Facebook event for all the latest news.

Saturday, March 29, Dinner Hafla at Aqua Blue

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