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. High Desert Bollywood Poster

Workshops & Gala on Saturday, May 7th @ the Performing Arts Center
1155 SW Division Street, Bend
http://www.innovationtw.org/

10am-noon: Temple Bollywood – Train your body to project emotion through the use of Indian postures and classical hand positions. Learn to perform a “Bollyasana” that can be used as either a warm-up or as a performance piece. Great for all types of dance styles and levels.

1:30-3:30pm: Bollywood via Punjab – Learn a spirited new choreography by Samantha, specifically geared to give a taste of both styles. Learn steps, hand positions and poses from the Bollywood style and how to transition into the athletic exuberance of Bhangra.

7:00pm: Gala Evening Show: “High Desert Bollywood” featuring Samantha Riggs & Portico

Workshop fees: Pre-register for $35 per workshop or $60 for both – Drop-in /day of workshop $40 each or $70 for both
Gala Evening Show tickets: Pre-pay: $10 for members, $12 non-members online: brownpapertickets.com (service fee) or $15 at the door.

Please contact Rasha to pre-register or for more information.

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

Kamilia Bellydance

Kamilia Bellydance performs at Silver Moon Brewing Co. Photo: Nils Eddy.

Kamilia Bellydance

Kamilia Bellydance Photo: Nils Eddy

Enthusiastic Crowd

The enthusiastic crowd at the showcase. Photo: Nils Eddy

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 the photos from the show here. The showcases only happen four times a year, so check out the next one in April at Common Table!