O-asis: An Equinox Celebration of Middle Eastern Music and Dance
Help welcome Spring 2014 with the dance and music of the Middle East at Open Space on Vashon! For years islanders have heard of Vashon's most exclusive private event known simply as, "The Belly Dance Party" and wondered how to get in... Well wonder no more, this party has gone public!
Take a break from the darkness and dampness and come prepared to celebrate at an event of epic proportions, with food, drink, live music, and dance.
Learn the art of belly dance with live music! Take a pre-show workshop by renowned performer and instructor, Suzanna, with live accompaniment by Stephen Elaimy and Jane Hall. A rare and exquisite experience not to be missed! Find out more and register at: www.planetsuzanna.com/instruction.
Enjoy world class dance and music with excerpts from Cinderella-An Egyptian Story by Suzanna Davis - visit www.planetsuzanna.com/cinderella for a preview! Featuring Alimah, Nalini & Blue Lotus Dance Company www.NaliniDance.com, Suzanna, Mellilah, Genevieve, and Heather. Sway to traditional Arabic music by House of Tarab -www.HouseOfTarab.com.
Dine on the freshest Middle Eastern food and enjoy classic and inspired new cocktails at the bar hosted by Seattle Distillery and The Hardware Store.
Step into the "Phot-O-Asis" and get your party pictures taken by Terry Behal of Behal Photography (proceeds benefit VIPP).
After the performance, Dance the Night Away with the long awaited return of Avaaza: Vashon's own world fusion dance band - check them out at: www.reverbnation.com/avaaza
And keep the party going into the night with Club O-asis featuring DJs Whitmore and Mirage 6.
Sponsored by: 4 Culture, Vashon Thriftway, Seattle Distilling Company, and Terry Behal Photography