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Please find all dhavir production events on facebook to get info, like, follow and share!

https://www.facebook.com/dhavirproductions/events

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Please find all Ritim Egzotik events on facebook here:

https://www.facebook.com/RitimEgzotik/events

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PAST EVENTS

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April Raq the Casbah featuring Emilie Lauren
Saturday April 4th – Mississippi Pizza, Portland – 6-8pm

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These shows are donation based and all ages for a great and affordable night of community belly dance with amazing live music by Ritim Egzotik. We now have three sign up spots and encourage all levels of dancers – students to pros, please join us. These shows are super fun with great crowds and performers!

https://www.facebook.com/events/481179348715609/

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Portland Bellydance Guild Spring Hafla
Saturday April 11th – Odd Fellows Hall, Portland – 2:30 to 5:30pm

All are welcome to the guild’s haflas(parties) for socializing and fun, with live music and dance performances!

https://www.facebook.com/events/379354745593795/

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The Belly Dance Off!
Sunday May 3rd – Vie de Boheme, Portland

dhavir productions is a proud sponsor of this Seattle based event’s second show in P-town! Ritim Egzotik plays live Arabic classics to competing dancers. Three expert judges give feedback and decide the winner with the YOU, the audience. Last year was a superb night with community spirit and just the right amount of education thrown in for good measure. Rising Star and Professional spots are still available at the moment, but don’t delay, only the first 5 are accepted! The Belly Dance Off is brought to you by Suzanna and Friends Productions.
www.planetsuzanna.com/belly-dance-off.html

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Raq the Casbah Mother’s Day Show
DATE CHANGE FOR MAY’S RAQ THE CASBAH!
Saturday May 9th – Mississippi Pizza, Portland – 6-8pm

All Mothers – All Acoustic! Join us for our second annual Mother’s of Belly Dance show! Ritim Egzotik welcomes the wonderful ney(flute) playing mom, Mia Baki, from Eugene for this all acoustic bash! More info coming soon.

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Karim Nagi Workshops and Gala Show
May 15th through 17th – Portland

Egyptian American Karim Nagi is a force of nature. Teaching and performing Arabic based arts internationally, he is simultaneously authentic, futuristic, linguistic, educational, inspirational, academic and dang funny. If you miss the Karim events, you will really have missed something. Don’t take my word for it though, just ask the thousands of fans worldwide who have learned and been entertained by his workshops, shows, CD’s and DVD’s. Brought to you by Violetta Belly Dance with dhavir productions co-sponsoring.

https://www.facebook.com/events/303282466518434/

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June Raq the Casbah
Saturday June 6th – Mississippi, Portland – 6-8pm
More info coming soon!

http://ritimegzotik.com/performances/

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Portland Middle Eastern Music and Dance Camp
June 18 – 21 – Happy Valley, Oregon

Year number three for this awesome weekend of dance and music learning and partying with some of the brightest stars around! Discounts still available!
www.portlandmideastcamp.com

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dhavir productions is proud to be a part of these 2 great events…

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The Belly Dance off in Portland!
Sunday May 4th – 6pm

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Year number 4 and round 2 for this great Seattle Belly Dance event will be in PDX!

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Belly Dance Off is an exciting and educational competition with 5 dancers in both Pro and Rising Star categories. Dancers pick their song out of a hat, 3 experts give their opinion for immediate feedback, and YOU, the audience, decides the winne.

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LIVE epic 20th century Arabic music for the evening by Ritim Egzotik with plenty of open dance time for the audience.

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This will be a spectacular event at the intimate and charming Vie de Boheme Wine Bar, so please reserve your seats soon. Don’t miss one of the best Belly Dance nights of the year in Portland!

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Dancers:

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This is a very exciting non-traditional competition featuring your improvisational excellence with live music, professional video and photos, live helpful feedback from experts, and prizes! One winner in each category becomes a finalist in the 2014 Grand Championship on Nov. 1st in Seattle.

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Dancer registration and full event info:

Website: http://www.planetsuzanna.com/performer-info–registration

Tickets: http://www.planetsuzanna.com/belly-dance-off.html

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/1382363082040524/

Venue: Vie de Boheme 1530 SE 7th Ave, Portland, OR 97214

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Portland Middle East Camp

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Music, Dance, Sustainability
June 19 – 22, 2014

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The Portland Mid East Camp is a three-day event at Pendarvis Farm in Happy Valley (10 miles from Portland’s center) which includes music and dance classes from world-renowned teachers in Mid Eastern maqam, percussion, violin, nay, kanun, oud, keyboard, music history, traditional folk dance, and belly dance styles including Cabaret, Tribal, Folkloric, ritual and fusion.

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There will be two full days of classes as well as three nights of concerts and dance parties. All classes are open to all levels, no prior experience necessary. Dancer signups each night will give dancers the opportunity to dance with an authentic live band!

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Please follow the links to the site, info is still being added so check in and watch for updates on facebook. See you there!

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Website http://www.portlandmideastcamp.com

Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/portland-mid-east-camp-2014-registration-10886747555

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/portlandmideastcamp

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Ruby Beh and dhavir productions team up to give you…spacer253HOUSE OF TARAB in Portland!spacer253Seattle’s Arabic music powerhouse, House of Tarab, makes a rare Portland appearance! Show features 5 top regional belly dancers plus Portland ensemble Ritim Egzotik as the opener. Music from the epic ‘Golden Era’ of Arabic movies and nightclubs of the 1950′s, ’60′s and 70′s will be performed on a wide array of both eastern and western, acoustic and electric instruments. AND open dancing for your pleasure both during and after the show!spacer253SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 16th, 7 – 10pm
$15 advance/$20 Door – All ages until 10pm
*Advance ticketing info coming ASAP!*spacer253The Analog Cafe and Theater
720 SE Hawthorne Blvd, Portland Oregon, 97214
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HOUSE OF TARAB: www.HouseOfTarab.com
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DELILAH: www.Visionarydance.com (Seattle)
ANYELLE: www.AnyelleBellydance.com (Seattle)
RUBY: www.BigFunBellydance.com (PDX)
HENNA: www.HennaDances.com (PDX)
DARSHAN: www.DarshanDances.com (PDX)

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FESTIVAL ROMANI
August 17th, 2013 – 10am-8pm
Sellwood Riverfront Park in Portland, OregonWebsite:     http://www.festivalromani.comfacebook:    https://www.facebook.com/FestivalRomani

From the deserts of Rajasthan, India, to Django Reinhardt’s Hot Jazz Club of Paris, Festival Romani will take you on a lyrical, thought-provoking, visually stunning journey along the paths of the Gypsy diaspora. Our mission is to celebrate the extraordinary diversity, beauty, and passion of Romani (Gypsy) music and dance. By exploring the influence and legacy of the music, we hope to deepen the understanding and appreciation of Romani culture.

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STEREOGNOSIS
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Thursday August 29th, 2013 – 8pm
Alberta Rose Theatre in Portland, Oregon
$20 advance / $25 at the door
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Stereognosis started as an international recording project with world class musicians from several cultures. Now, this concert brings the Stereognosis concept to the live stage with musicians from Uzbekistan, Turkey, Egypt, Belgium and the United States. Middle Eastern percussion and beat boxing will set the pace with Turkish Bağlama Saz, Egyptian Nay flute and upright bass creating the melodies. This is a one off event, these artists will never again be performing together!
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The evenings featured performers are:

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Percussion master Abbos Kosimov – He has recorded with Stevie Wonder and he has performed with Bela Fleck, Kronos Quartet, and Zakir Hussain.
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Turkish acoustic string virtuoso Sinan Ayyildiz – He has perfected a technique of 8-finger tapping that has landed him several appearances on Turkish national television.
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Upright bass prodigy Miles Jay – Just in the last few months, Miles has played the Metropolitan Museum of Art in Manhattan, TED 2013, and Coachella. He is also the musical director of the Nile Project.
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Michael Nagueb, on nay flute and keyboards, studied at the University of Helwan Arabic Music Institute Egypt and has performed on nay flute and keyboard at the Cairo Opera House for several years before moving to the United States several years ago. Michael represents the musical school of the Nile Delta in every way, and now spreads his love of that music through teaching keyboard, nay and Arabic musical theory in Seattle area. Along with Tracy Helming, is the co-founder of the Seattle Middle Eastern Orchestra. www.houseoftarab
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Belgian Beatbox World Champion Fatty K – Making acapella urban rhythms that keep the whole vibe funky.
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