On March 23, 2018 Jacqueline performed at, “A Magnificent Enchanted Evening in the World of Cancer Heroes,” at the Richard Nixon Museum and Library in Yorba Linda, CA. An Orange County native with Lebanese roots, Jacqueline shared the art of oriental belly dancing with an incredible audience full of cancer heroes! The event was hosted […]
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The Fez Documentary
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 […]
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 […]
Belly Dancers Age Like Fine Wine!
An unmistakable characteristic woven into a belly dancer, is her experience. If a dancer keeps practicing and never gives up, she will find that her movements such as complex hip drops and shimmies, become more refined. Her entire body will change through the years and increase its flexibility. Holding onto this art form for the […]