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BDSS United States fall 2005 tour

It seems the superstars are hitting the east coast pretty hard this the next time around, with 44 dates covering about two months (55 days) from mid-September to early November. I’m sure this isn’t the complete itinerary, but it’s enough for a lot of people to start making plans. Most of the venues aren’t published yet, so there’s not really much to comment on, but here are some brief observations:

The tour as available now runs just over 10,500 miles, plus a jaunt out to Puerto Rico, so approaching 200 miles per day.

Alexandria picks up two dates (this is actually old news and has been on the calendar for some time). The Birchmere is a 500-seat venue, and has consistently sold out for them, so this time around, they’re hoping to double it. This is also a Monday-Tuesday situation, so someone thinks the DC region is strong enough to come out on school nights (and a holiday night…). Anyone that misses those, gets another shot in Baltimore that Wednesday, just an hour away.

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Miles Copeland in the news

it’s a pretty big deal when bellydance makes the “real media,” so here are a few clips from the bigger universe…

an article on miles copeland and the birth of the superstars, from the free new mexican: Post-punk entrepreneur Miles Copeland’s bellydance diplomacy

from the pop music critic of the cleveland plain dealer: Success story goes on for Miles

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fusion

Roj – looks like I missed the belly dance on stilts fusion boat. http://www.gildedserpent.com/art29/bdssauditions.htm Continue reading

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