Sunday, September 27, 2015

October Preview

Get out there and enjoy some spooky fun this October!

Saturday, October 3

Haunted Oasis - Final Fantasy

8:00 p.m., Kavarna, 707 East Lake Drive, Decatur, GA 30030
$8.00 door fee. CASH ONLY! Children 12 and under free

Kick off the Halloween season with Mina and lots of local talent in Oakhurst. Visit the Facebook event to learn more.

October 17-18

Glow Dance Bhangra Workshop Weekend with Lavesh

Lavesh Performs at TribalCon 2015
Photo by Kismet Photography
Atlanta Fusion Belly Dance, 1015-B Collier Road
Workshops $60 each, or all three for $150 
Show $15 in advance or $25 at the door; includes two drink tickets and light snacks

If you saw Lavesh perform with Kaitlyn at TribalCon in February, you know what an amazing performer he is. He's also the creator of the Learn Bhangra app. Learn the basics of Bhangra or delve deeper into this energetic style of Indian dance in a series of workshops. Plus, catch performances by Lavesh, the ladies of Glow, and many others at the show Saturday night! RSVP to the Facebook event for all the latest news; click here to get tickets.

Weekend schedule:
  • Introductory Workshop, Saturday, 2:00 - 4:00
  • Choreography Workshop, Saturday, 4:30 - 6:30
  • Show, Saturday at 8:00 p.m.
  • Bhangra Intensive: Sunday October 18 11:00 - 1:00

Saturday, October 17

Little Five Points Halloween Parade with Awalim & Friends

Ziah in the L5P Halloween Parade
Photo by Larry Badke
Little Five Points neighborhood, 4:00 p.m.

Once again, Awalim Dance Company will bring music and dance to the infamous Little Five Points Halloween Parade. Check out the parade and the colorful neighborhood festival! Learn more at the Facebook event.

Sunday, October 25

Halloween Carnivale with Awalim & Friends

7:00 p.m. (doors 6:30)
Famous Pub (back room), 2947 North Druid Hills Road (Toco Hill shopping center)
$15 in advance, $20 at the door 

Awalim brings back its spooky and/or silly celebration of Halloween! Enjoy performances by the Awalim Repertory Dance company, along with many of your local favorites. Check out the Facebook event for more information (or if you'd like to perform)! Click here for tickets.

Tuesday, October 27

"Dancing Darkly" Workshop with Tempest (Athens)

Photo by Jim Ferreira
7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Healing Arts Centre 834 Prince Ave, Athens, Georgia 30606 Saturday, October 31
$40 pre-paid before October 20; $50 at the door

Known for her gorgeous costuming and as a leader in Gothic-style belly dance, Tempest comes to Athens for one evening to share her secrets in a workshop billed as "THE Introduction to the Art of Gothic Bellydance." RSVP to the Facebook event for more details.

Saturday, October 31

Halloween Hafla (Augusta)

7:00 p.m.
Joanie Lamb Hair Salon, 720 Broad St, Augusta, Georgia 30901 

Join Vany and the Augusta-area belly dance community for their annual Halloween Hafla. More details to come on the Facebook event.

Wild Rumpus Halloween Parade (Athens)

8:00 p.m.
Downtown Athens

Join the Athens raqs community at the annual Wild Rumpus parade and Halloween festival in downtown Athens. This year's theme is "MONSTER." Athens, I love you crazy, just keep on! Check out the Facebook event for the full schedule.

Keep up with everything that's happening in metro Atlanta and beyond with the Yalla Y'all Community Calendar! If you're planning a workshop, show, or hafla, please submit event details to