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Bellydance Bundle 2021 – Sale Ends Today

October 27, 2021

Final Hours – Bellydance Bundle 2021 Whew – the last month has been so exciting!   If you follow me on social media, you’ve probably heard me spend a lot of time talking about my contribution to the Bellydance Bundle 2021.  My talk, “Danse du Ventre: 1889,” will be available exclusively to Bellydance Bundle attendees from […]

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Celebrating 50 years – Saroyan Coin Earrings

October 21, 2021

Saroyan Coin Earrings This year marks the 50th anniversary of Saroyan Mastercrafts founded by legendary zill-smith Harry Saroyan.  Based in a suburb of LA, Harry ran his boutique metal manufacturing company for four decades.  He handcrafted some of the most outstanding finger cymbals ever made in the history of belly dance.  Harry opened his business […]

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Danse du Ventre:1889 – On sale Oct. 20-27 as part of the BellydanceBundle 2021

October 19, 2021

Wonder where she performed the “Danse du Ventre” in 1889? Over the past 9 months, I’ve taken a deep dive into the French, Italian, and Spanish nation archives on a quest to learn more about the performers who took the stage at the Exhibition Universelle de Paris in 1889.  I’ve been fortunate to uncover loads […]

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Who’s That Girl in Assiut? Lina Murari

October 13, 2021

Isn’t this a lovely vintage photo?  I picked this up off from an ephemera dealer in a virtual antique mall and thought she looked stunning.  Of course, I picked up this postcard for the beautiful shawl.  When I got her home and did a little research, I discovered her tragic tale. Lina Murari – Italian […]

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Yallah Raqs Podcast – New Episodes for 2021!

October 8, 2021

  The Yallah Raqs Podcast is BACK! One of the best and most useful freebies offered by Tiffany Noro and her team over at The Bellydance Bundle is the Yalla Raqs Podcast.  Each year, Tiffany interviews her participants on the topic of their Bundle offering.  As I post this there are 72 episodes to listen […]

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