Thursday, September 25, 2008

Shimmy Showcase Sunday

Live Music by Fernan and percussionists will once again form the rhythmic foundation on which Ritchie, Najma, Taji and Eveleah will display their great dancing talent. All this brought to Shimmyshowcase once again by coordinator Saviya. Don’t miss this dance and music spectacle!

SEE BELOW FOR THIS SUNDAY AND OTHER UPCOMING EXCITING PERFORMANCES! We have openings in November. If you’re interested, please contact us at !

Everyone is invited to come out, have a cup of Java, munch on something yummy and enjoy some really great dancing FOR FREE!

Below is our upcoming schedule for the next several Sundays at the Coffee Haven in Long Beach. If you are a dancer interested in performing at an upcoming showcase, please check out the schedule below for open dates and then email us at
with the dates on which you'd like to perform.

The SHIMMY SHOWCASE begins at 7 p.m. at the COFFEE HAVEN in Long Beach (1708 E. Broadway -- 562-437-3785).


September 28th: Saviya is once again out-doing herself in presenting live music by Fernan Cobian on Arabic Ude, accompanied by live percussion! We all love the unexpected excitement of LIVE music to which Ritchie, Najma, Taji and Eveleah will join Saviya in adding their impressive and thrilling movements to create exceptional artistry. Don't miss this show!

October 5: Abraiha presents May, Mia, Saphira and Gaea who will dazzle you with gorgeous costumes and mesmerize with sinuous movements.

October 12: Your coordinator Saviya brings more live music with Fernan Cobian and dancing by Ritchie, Najma and the Om Sisters for another fabulous showcase with a Gothic theme.

October 19: Coordinator Alexiis presents Cynthia, Tehani, Reina and Brandi for a cool fall evening of hot dancing as these accomplished performers demonstrate the beauty and breadth of the bellydance spectrum with their amazing moves.

October 26: Coffee Haven gets spooky as Xandra presents dancers Zahir, Eve, and Yasan of Troupe Zagareet and Meryem Vani, plus a special feature--original poetry by Christopher Villa. There may even be some vampires, so bring your crosses and garlic—but no wooden stakes please! If there is still a dancer out there who would like to show her Halloween moves, email us at !

November 2: Alexiis will be your coordinator for this Shimmyshowcase and the field is wide open! Please contact us at if you would like to perform.

November 9: Coordinator for this showcase will be Saviya and we still don’t know what she has up her sleeve for this week—but if you want to be in on the ground floor, contact us at for a performance spot!

November 16: Abraiha, coordinator for the evening, seeks dancers who would like to perform. If you’d like to join her, please contact us at

November 23: Alexiis will be introducing a new male dancer, Mykael Devad, at this Shimmyshowcase! We have openings for more dancers, so if you want to be part of this exciting evening of dance, send us an email at

November 30: DARK (Happy Thanksgiving!)

Please allow time for parking to avoid missing any of the fun, so be sure to be at the coffee house well before 7:00 PM. We try not to start the show until everyone has settled with a tasty beverage.

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We look forward to seeing you soon at the Sunday Shimmyshowcase!

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