Friday, January 4, 2013

Shimmy Showcase Jan. 6 in Long Beach

January 6, 2013 – SHIMMYSHOWCASE begins the new year with a trip to the Circus featuring special guestsMeredith Marie and Beach Bellies.  You won’t want to miss this spectacular program of bearded ladies, sword swallowers, animals and magicians from the amazing and creative “Cirque du Belly” program originally performed at CSULB last October.   Everyone loves a circus, and Xandra hopes you’ll come to Viento y Agua on this night to help her celebrate her birthday with the stupendously talented Beach Bellies of Long Beach!
Everyone is invited for a relaxing evening among friends to enjoy some really great dancing at NO cover charge!  

SHIMMY SHOWCASE begins on scheduled Sundays at5:30 p.m. at Viento y Agua Coffee House in Long Beach at 4007 East 4th Street; 562-434-1182.  Please refer to the detailed schedule below for more information about upcoming showcases and performance opportunities.

Please arrive at least 15 minutes before show time (30 min if you’re a performer!), so you can stop at the refreshment counter; then head for the show area and grab a seat so you don’t miss any of our great performers!

January 13 – Amber returns to coordinate another Shimmyshowcase and welcomes Dalilah, Aleksia, Erica,and Tribal Revival!  We  know you will not want to miss these fabulous performers go through their moves, so be sure to mark your calendars and join us at Viento y Agua Coffee house.

January 20 –Ilana and guest dancer friends explore the roots of belly dance and celebrate womanhood and childbirth for this very special Shimmyshowcase.  You don’t want to miss this cast of stellar artists featuring past and current coordinators Alexiis, Jannah, and Amber Ray; plusAkasha Star, Rachel from Sirena Serpentina and the Om Sisters!   Plan to arrive early to see an amazing showcase with these very talented dancers.  

January 27 – February 17 – NO SHIMMYSHOWCASE

February 24– Theme:  “Love”  (Draca/ Saviya coordinators) ~ Dancer sign-ups begin January 24

March 24– 10th ANNIVERSARY!  Theme:  “A Night at the Oscars” (special program arranged by Shimmyshowcase coordinators) ~ Dancer sign-ups begin February 24

April 21– Theme:  “Reggae”  (Amber Ray/ Draca coordinators) ~ Dancer sign-ups begin March 21

May 5– Theme:  “Cinco de Mayo” (Abraiha/ Xandra coordinators) ~ Dancer sign-ups begin April 5

June 23  – Theme:  “Steamy Cameos/Victorian Steampunk” (Saviya/ Draca coordinators) ~ Dancer sign-ups begin May 23

July 21– Theme:  “White Hot Bling” (Abraiha/ Xandra coordinators) ~ Dancer sign-ups begin June 21

August 18– Theme: To Be Determined (Amber/ Ilana coordinators) ~ Dancer sign-ups begin July 18

September 15   – Theme:  “Goth” (Draca-/Saviya coordinators) ~ Dancer sign-ups begin August 15

October 27 – Theme  “Shivershowcase” (Ilana/ Amber coordinators) ~ Dancer sign-ups begin September 27

November 17– Theme “Harvest Festival” (Abraiha/Xandra coordinators) ~ Dancer sign-ups begin October 17

December 15– Winter Holiday theme (Saviya/ Draca coordinators) ~ Dancer sign-ups begin November 15

We are interested in your feedback!  Please submit your comments regarding Shimmyshowcase, our current venue, or the new, once-a-month schedule, to any of the below sites: 

Shimmyshowcase Blog: .    

or at Shimmy Showcase LB

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