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Live Music is Magic


Dancing to music by Ritim Egzotik last weekend was such a treat! If you haven’t checked them out in Portland, you should. The bonus? They are usually playing for a bevy of beautiful belly dancers, as was the case last Sunday night at the Hawthorne Theater Lounge. Here’s a little video from my performance. I have not danced to live musicians regularly, but I hope that will change now that I’m living in Portland. It really changes the dynamic of my dancing and keeps me even more present in the moment. It’s magic, really.

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What makes you an artist?

I came across this on the web the other day and it gave me pause.  What makes an artist an artist?  By definition (Webster’s) an artist is someone who ‘professes and practices an imaginative art’ or ‘a skilled performer.’   It … Continue reading

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Bollywood, Bhangra and Bellydance in Bend, May 7th

This is made of awesome! Join the High Desert Bellydance Guild as they host Samantha Riggs for two amazing Bollywood & Bhangra workshops and an exciting Gala evening show!  Workshop and Gala show details are below. Workshops & Gala on … Continue reading

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Photos from the High Desert Bellydance Guild’s Winter Showcase at Silver Moon

Just a few photos from the recent High Desert Bellydance Guild Winter Showcase at Silver Moon Brewing Co. on Jan. 16th.  It was a great event, with many wonderful performances and a very supportive crowd!   You can check out all … Continue reading

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Event: Mosaic: A Day of Music and DAnce

To view more information about this event, please click this link. Mosaic: A Day of Dance and Music Event date: Sept. 25th Venue Name: Community Music Center 3350 Southeast Francis Street, Portland Workshop is at 1pm for those who have … Continue reading

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