Director-Producer, Roxxanne Shelaby travels through time in an enchanting documentary about the art of belly dancing in Hollywood, CA. In 1959, The Fez, a Lebanese restaurant, opened its doors for the first time and allowed Americans to have an inside look into Middle Eastern culture. Artists from the Middle East gathered at The Fez and […]
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Why We Love Belly Dancing!
The belly dance community is large, fun, and welcoming. I asked the question, why do you love belly dancing? Here are some of the answers I received. I want to thank everyone who submitted answers to my question. I appreciate your feedback and it is truly inspiring to be a part of a beautiful community […]
Lebanese Belly Dance Film Shoot
I can’t tell you how much I appreciate a great collaborative effort. Recently I teamed up with Erik Forssell at Orange Coast College and filmed my Cal-State Fullerton student Meghan, husband RJ, and I, demonstrating Belly Dance. I try to give my students an opportunity to dance in a film studio and embrace the essence of […]
Raqs Al-Masriya, An Internet BellyDance Challenge
I did it! I participated in my very first internet bellydance challenge! On SOCAL Belly Dance Central, I came across a post from Sausan about the Raqs Al-MasriyaAn Internet Bellydance Choreography and Dance Challenge and I knew I had to give it a shot! This challenge interested me because I’m always up for doing something different with my […]