Category Archives: Fusion and Experimental


Roj – looks like I missed the belly dance on stilts fusion boat. Continue reading

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Rachel’s back

I just picked up the newest/latest feed from rachel brice – from her new (?) group (, now available on this site here and as part of the bellydance, fusion/experimental and of course, categories.

any other requests out there? Continue reading

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the metal goddesses emerge

some of the more regular visitors may have noticed that the metal goddess troupe has emerged into awareness of the general web. with linkage and coverage at metafilter, dozens of blogs and journals and other sites are linking and commenting. Continue reading

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congratulations martiya possession

now appearing in the gilded serpent, an article on raqs gothique (those crazy kids, i tell you…..) featurning none other than the amazing, and local (to me, anyway), martiya posession.

so, congratulations to asharah, mavi, ya meena, and raven, and i mean that… not just because i’ve got a couple photos in the article. Continue reading

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on rachel

sparse from the road, but worth checking in on periodically rachel brice does have a blog. in the latest installment, we find rachel headed back west on the bellydance superstars tour, and sharing a few thoughts

The venues vary in size, but the audiences have been amazing, overall. At one venue, a table thought it would be fun to talk (loudly) throught the entire show, but that’s the exception, not the rule.

i’m glad she’s getting a good reception….

just to perpetuate a rumor… if what i saw is what she’s capable of without “a good stretch since february” – then i’m more and more convinced that somewhere in her family history, there is at least one dragon, one snake and one shark. Continue reading

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holy breakdancing, batman

“In an unusual spectacle at the Vatican, Pope John Paul II presided over a performance of break-dancers who leaped, flipped and spun their bodies to beats from a tinny boom box.”

— ap via cnn. Continue reading

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