Friday, April 30, 2010

May 2 - Shimmyshowcase presents Fiesta Night! Delilah will be shaking her maracas for this “south of the border” theme, and Xandra also has Desert Lotus Tribal lined up to perform to a Latin beat. I-Candy was packed last week, and we hope to repeat the experience this Sunday in a May celebration before we go “dark” the next 2 weeks. Ole!

Everyone is invited to this cozy haven for a relaxing evening among friends. Select your favorite beverage, hot or cold, from an assortment of coffees, teas, smoothies or juice; add to that a tasty sandwich or pastry; and then seat yourself alongside our magic carpet to enjoy some really great dancing at NO cover charge! If that isn’t incentive enough, there is even a 20% off coupon below good on any I-Candy food or beverage on Shimmyshowcase nights!

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

Please allow time for parking to avoid missing any of the fun. Since street parking around I-Candy Coffee is scarce, we recommend you try the perimeter of Bixby park located two blocks east of I-Candy Coffee at Broadway and Cherry. Please try to arrive before 7:00 PM (earlier if you’re a performer!) as we try not to start the show until everyone has settled with a tasty beverage.

Below is our upcoming schedule for the next several Sundays at the I-Candy Coffee 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.


May 9—Mothers’ Day—DARK-HOWEVER—For your weekend belly dance “fix,” please go to the Mediterranean Kabob Room (610 So. Myrtle) in Monrovia on Saturday, May 8 @ 7:30 pm where Maurice Saba and Rico Orrell of Elan will be joined by Var Daghdevarian and guest dancers! Check out MKR’s website for details and a coupon you can download for a complimentary entree with purchase of a regular entrée!
Please call for reservations (626.358.7177).

May 16—Gay Pride weekend—We’re DARK because parking is worse than impossible!

May 23 --- Alexiis coordinates this Shimmyshowcase with the alluring Lapis, Yasmin, Holladean, and Rosay performing as guest dancers.

May 30 – Dark (Memorial Day weekend)


June 13 - The Witching Hour with Alexiis: Do you know what time it is? Is it getting late? What happens when you don't pay attention? Join Alexiis and special guests Good Witch Dance Company, Katerina and La Shonda to honor the tipping point from the light into the dark.

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