Sunday, February 28, 2016

March Preview

Sarah Hassan performs at Cafe Badia,
her own Tribal event in New York
March is coming in like a lion in the metro Atlanta belly dance community, with events happening all month. Get out and support our local performers and event producers!

Sunday, March 6

Atlanta Tribal Cafe: March Edition

12:00 p.m.
Babylon Cafe, 2257 Lenox Rd NE, Atlanta, Georgia 30324
$8 in advance; $10 at the door

This monthly event, designed to provide a restaurant performance opportunity for Tribal-style dancers, welcomes Jenny Nichols, Jendayi Bellydance, and Atlanta newcomer Sarah Hassan. Enjoy delicious Iraqi food made from scratch and be entertained by these talented performers in a casual, intimate atmosphere. Get your advance tickets here. RSVP to the Facebook event for the latest info. Or join the Facebook Tribal Cafe group to learn more about upcoming events and how you can perform!

Saturday, March 12

Saroya, Sarah, and the Seshambeh Dance Company Present an Evening of Music and Dance

Photo by Kismet Photography
5:00 p.m. (show at 5:30)
Famous Pub (back room)
2947 N Druid Hills Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30329
$5 at the door

Enjoy performances by metro Atlanta bellydance stalwart Saroya, along with her troupe and special guests. Famous Pub offers plenty of free parking, food, and of course drinks. All ages are welcome. Visit the Facebook event for more information.

Sunday, March 13

Stage Makeup Workshop with Schadia

2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Nazeem Allayl Buckhead/Brookhaven Studio, 2664 Cove Circle, Atlanta GA 30319
$19 in advance; $25 at the door

Learn tips for making your face and hair look their best in various performance situations, including under stage lights. Click here to learn more about this workshop and to pre-register.

Atlanta's Got Talent: Spring Forward Edition

6:00 p.m.
Nicola's Restaurant, 1602 Lavista Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30329
$20 in advance; $25 at the door (cash only, please)
Ticket include Lebanese dinner; upgrade to Nicola's famous lamb shank for $5 more
Co-Hosts Faaridah & Jenny at Nicola's
Photo by Kismet Photography

Atlanta Fusion Bellydance and World Bellydance Alliance combine forces to bring a show featuring lots of local talent, plus Nicola himself! RSVP to the Facebook event for the latest details. Click here to get your tickets.

Sunday, March 20

Nazeem Allayl Studio Show

6:30 p.m.
Nazeem Allayl East Cobb Studio (Dance Tonight)
2000 Powers Ferry Rd SE, Suite 3210, Marietta, GA 30067

Nazeem Allayl presents their semi-annual studio show, featuring diverse performances by instructors, troupes, and students. Visit the web site to learn more and get your tickets.

March 21-25

Lotus Little SEEDs Camp - Spring Break Session (ages 9-12)

9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. each day
Tribal Bellydance Center of Atlanta, 2861 Henderson Mill Rd, Atlanta, GA 30341
$280 for the week-long session

This week-long event will give girls 9-12 a tour of the North African and Eastern countries, along with dance, movement, cultural education, discussion, and reflection... laying the foundation for healthy self-esteem and awareness of being a global citizen. Check out the schedule and register students at the Tribal Bellydance Center of Atlanta web site.

Friday, March 25

Petite Jamilla
Photo by Denise J, Marino Photography

Oriental Spring Series w/Petite Jamilla

7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Atlanta Fusion Belly Dance, 1015 Collier Rd NW Suite B, Atlanta, GA 30318, United States

Join former Bellydance Superstar Petite Jamilla for the second in AFBD's series of spring Oriental choreography workshops. She'll be teaching a "Funk-Loric" choreography, in the signature style of her late mother, Jamilla Rasa. Click here to get your advance passes.

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