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Aalim School of Dance and the Al-Bahira dancers present

Fall Spooooktacular Hafla!

Sunday September 28, 2008


Join us for a crisp autumn evening of fine friends and performances from the sublime to the spooky featuring new dancers, familiar faces, and several surprises! It'll be an evening of dance, music, food and eerie fun featuring:

  • Performances by student, avocational and professional performers!

  • Delicious Mediterranean and Halloween refreshments and goodies!

  • Consignment costume and shopping for your dancer friends!

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


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

Admission: $5



     Fred Astaire Dance Studios,

     5300 S. Robert Trail Ste. 550

     Inver Grove Heights, MN


Video: If you performed in this event and are interested in purchasing the video, videos are now available for $10 from Theresa at


Would you like to perform? 

Performers of all styles, including student groups from other schools, are welcome and encouraged to join us. And you don't have to be strictly a belly dancer--nor do you have to stick to the "spooktacular theme--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 September 24 for additional information and to be added to the performers list. In your email, provide:

*  Your real name (and the names of any other people in your act, if applicable.)

*  Performance name or name of your act (if different)

*  Length of your piece (5 min. or less is fine. Between 5 and 7.5 min may be ok if you talk with Mirah first and time in show permits.)

*  Name of the piece of music (if known)

*  Choreography credits (if applicable)

*  A very short description of what you plan to do (I know for this hafla many of you will want to surprise us, but the show organizer does actually need to know what you plan to do as well as what props if any you plan to use to set the order of the show such that it flows well.)

*  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.


Al-Bahira Dance Theater and Aalim School of Dance, LLC.

P.O. Box 19342

Minneapolis, MN 55419






Dance Program

 Sa'ida &Yakootah




Khalida's "Dancer's Nightmare"

Totally Northern Tribal


Sana's "Latin-Arab Fusion"


Lesley of Mischievous Djinn


Mirah Ammal

Al-Bahira Dance Theater in "Sword Dance for Pirates"

Kamala Devi

Saahira of Mischievous Djinn

Azzuri Mraz


Ni'mah's "Masochism Tango"

Banat El Mish-Tara's "Witches"

Tara...Extra Spooky


Harim Lamma (backwards) in "Peek-a-boo!"

Luna in "Oogie Boogie Boogie"

Al-Bahira Dance Theater as  "Zombie National Folklore Troupe"



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