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Aalim School of Dance and the Al-Bahira dancers present

Spring Carnivale Hafla!

Dance Show and Party


Sunday March 14, 2010


Join us for a festive evening of warm friends and hot performances! From new performers to professionals, catch some of your favorites showcasing new works under the beautiful new lighting plot at Patrick's Cabaret! It'll be an evening of dance, music, food and revelry featuring:

  • A spectacular showcase of performances by professional artists, avocational performers, and student groups!

  • A reception with delicious Mediterranean, harvest, and holiday refreshments!

  • Special performances by Al-Bahira Dance Theater of some of their new works from recent and upcoming shows!

  • A fun and festive full theater venue in Minneapolis!

  • An open, inviting community for dancers, friends, and enthusiasts!


Doors open at 6:30, show begins at 7 p.m.

Admission: $10

Children 10 & under: $5

Children under 2 are free



     Patrick's Cabaret

     3010 Minnehaha Ave. S., Minneapolis

     For driving directions and parking information click here.




Would you like to perform? 

Performers of ALL styles, including students and groups from other schools, are welcome and encouraged to join us. And you don't have to be a belly dancer--musicians, dancers from other disciplines, fusion dancers, and performers with experimental belly dance works are welcome and encouraged!


Interested in performing? Contact Mirah at by March 9 for additional information and to be added to the performers list. In your email, please provide:

*  Your real name (and those of any other people in your act, if applicable, so we can have a performer list and also identify people who need to be in more than one piece.)

*  Performance name or name of your act (if different from above.)

*  Length of your piece (up to 5 min. is always fine. Between 5 and 7.5 min may be ok, but consult with Mirah first to ensure show time permits.)

*  Name of the piece of music (if known)

*  Choreography credits (if applicable)

*  A very short description of what you plan to do (We understand people sometimes want to surprise the audience, but the show organizer needs to know what you plan to do, the style, what props if any you plan to use, etc., to ensure the show flows well. So, know that your secret is safe with her. :-)

*  A phone number where we can reach if there are questions or issues.

Due to space and program considerations, we do need to hear from you in advance. Thanks for your understanding.




Upcoming Classes   and Events!

  Workshops and Show with ARTEMIS MOURAT!!!

Coming July 9 - 11, 2010 at Ritz Theater, Minneapolis


 Summer Stars Spectacular Hafla May 23, 2010


 The Spooktacular Show October 17, 2010


 Holiday Hafla
November 21, 2010












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P.O. Box 19342

Minneapolis, MN 55419





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