Mirah Ammal & Al-Bahira Friends & Fans Page
Al-Bahira/Aalim School Group
Mirah and the Al-Bahira's
Facebook fan page includes events, videos, performance information, and
opportunities for our friends and fans here and around the world to
connect. The Al-Bahira/Aalim School group has a discussion board plus
classes and events listings and info about other places our dancers are
teaching and performing.
Educational Links and Organizations
Mizna is a Twin Cities-based
organization whose mission is to bring Arab American arts to life, to
support the vision of Arab American artists, and to reflect a depth,
breadth, and humanity of Arabs everywhere. Mizna publishes an
award-winning literary journal, sponsors an annual Arab Film Festival,
plus music, poetry, and literary events throughout the year. They also
offer language classes.
online magazine for Middle Eastern dancers published out of the San
Francisco Bay area. A great resource for information, articles, and
- Belly Dance DVDs, History, Photos, Events and More.
Eastern Drum Rhythms Page
A resource for learning
and identifying Middle Eastern drum rhythms.
Shira's Art of Middle Eastern
dance information site
An American Belly Dance magazine. Zaghareet
provides interviews with American and foreign dancers, Middle Eastern
artists, and other professionals, plus regular columns by American writers
in the U.S. and Cairo.
A site devoted to addressing the questions, concerns and inspirations of
Bhuz.net The forums on Bhuz are an
excellent place for social networking with other dancers around the
country and around the world to discuss issues in dance.
meta-resource. Oriental Dancer contains links to articles on other
resource sites, some proprietary articles,
and dancer forums and chat rooms.
Supporting Organizations and Individuals
director Mirah Ammal's individual web
site. The site includes Mirah's public performance schedule,
writings and photos, and a log-in area for her students.
Springboard for the Arts - Springboard's mission is to cultivate a vibrant arts community by
connecting artists with the skills, contacts, information and services
they need. They offer workshops and services for artists and emerging
non-profit arts organizations.
Metropolitan Regional Arts Council (MRAC)
- The Guild provides information, guidelines,
seminars and support resources for local students, enthusiasts and
professionalsThe Metropolitan Regional Arts Council increases access to the arts in 7-county metropolitan area communities by providing information, organizational support and grants.
- Al-Bahira dance company member Amara's private web site.
Guild of Oriental Dance
- The Guild is a local Minnesota-area belly dance club. Members include dance students, avocational performers and professionals.
Grand Jete - Source for dance shoes,
leotards, and other general dancewear, located on Grand Avenue in St.
Little Egypt Productions
(DeeDee Asad and family) bring some of the top names from Egypt to the
U.S., and also import beautiful costumes, clothing, music, videos, and
household decor products from Egypt. They're also wonderful people.
Sara Cura - Jewelry, scarves, DVDs,
finger cymbals, half-sole dance shoes, gifts, tribal goods, and other wonderful things!
is also a henna artist and is available by appointment.
Belly Dancing Info