Wednesday, July 20, 2016

August Preview

August will be a pretty quiet month in the metro Atlanta belly dance community. Set aside some time to support your favorite local studios, teachers, performers, and restaurant owners!

Saturday, August 6

Open House at Global Dance

2:30 - 4:00 p.m.
2300 Holcomb Bridge Road, Suite 309, Roswell, GA

Check out the new class schedule, meet the instructors, and even do a little dancing at the new Global Dance studio in Roswell. Click here for more details.

Sunday, August 7

Mahsati of Athens
Photo by Kismet Photography

Atlanta Tribal Cafe

12:00 - 2:00 p.m. 
Babylon Cafe, 2257 Lenox Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30324 
$8 in advance/$10 at the door (exact change appreciated, and bring tips for the dancers!) 

Tribal Cafe is a kind of a hidden gem, a midday event on the first Sunday of each month. This month's Tribal Cafe features Mahsati of Athens (instructor at the Healing Arts Centre), Charlie (instructor at AFBD and member of Rafi'ah), and Mina (Dalloua Dance, Night at the Oasis events, and much more). The atmosphere at Babylon Cafe is casual and intimate, and the food is delicious, made from scratch with fresh ingredients. Check out the menu here.

Visit the  Facebook event for more info, and join the Tribal Cafe Community page to keep up with all the news about this monthly event, brought to you by Ziah of Awalim and the Tribal Bellydance Center of Atlanta.

Sunday, August 21

Atlanta's Got Talent: Summer Edition

6:00 p.m. (doors at 4:30; please arrive by 5:30 for dinner)
Nicola's Lebanese Restaurant, 1602 Lavista Road NE
$15 includes dinner (lamb shank $20)

Join Jenny Nichols and Faaridah of AFBD for the Summer Edition of "Atlanta's Got Talent" at Nicola's. If you haven't experienced a community show like this at Nicola's, you owe it to yourself to check it out! The food is tasty, everyone sits at communal tables and shares big bottles of wine, of course the performances are always awesome, and Nicola makes is his mission to ensure that everyone's having a great time. See the Facebook event for more details, or click here to get your tickets!

Sunday, August 28

"Remember Betty" Night at Nicola's
A Benefit for Team Betty Atlanta

Nicola's Lebanese Restaurant, 1602 Lavista Road NE
$30 includes entree & drink

If you've been to Nicola's, you've probably met longtime employee Heather Connor. She and her daughter Emily have been helping Nic keep all the guests happy for many years.

On August 28, Heather will be organizing an event at Nicola's to benefit Team Betty Atlanta, the local chapter of the Remember Betty Foundation, a national organization whose mission is to help minimize the financial burden associated with breast cancer for patients and survivors by providing direct financial support to them. Enjoy a night of food, fun, raffles, auctions, and of course dancing! Your $30.00 admission (with proceeds going to Team Betty Atlanta) will get you an entree and one adult beverage of your choice. Visit the Facebook event to learn more.

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