Happy Spring

There is so much happening this month it's hard to figure out what to highlight. Read through the Calendar for more information. If you sit home this month you are going to miss great performances, wonderful workshops and a chance to shop for some excellent costumes.

This Weekend
* March 4 - Beads, Bedlah and Bagels! in Chicago IL

* March 4 - Beads, Bedlah and Bagels! FREE! To benefit Gypsy Cats Feline Rescue in Chicago IL
* March 11 - Madd Hatter's Hafla To benefit Gypsy Cats Feline Rescue in River Grove, IL

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March 11 somewhere between 2 to 5 PM
Madd Hatter's Hafla
To benefit Gypsy Cats Feline Rescue River Park Moose, 8601 Fullerton Ave, River Grove, IL 60171
$10; Kids under 12 $6
More information will be coming

March 17 Doors at 9pm, show at 10pm.
The Glint
Long form Tribal and Tribal Fusion bellydance, with The Orphanage, 643 W 31st St, Chicago, IL 60626
$10 suggested donation at the door.
maethebellydancer.com; 773-355-1669

March 16 at 7:30PM
March 17 at 2PM
March 18 at 7:30PM
Layla and Majnun
Harris Theater, E. Randolph Drive, Chicago, IL, 60601
$35 to $125
my.harristheaterchicago.org; 312.334.7777;boxoffice@harristheaterchicago.org

March 23 10PM
Raks Geek Geek + Bellydance + Fire
Uptown Underground, 4707 N Broadway, Chicago, IL 60640
$19-39; Ages 21+
raksgeek.com; 734.657.5584

March 31 at 7PM
GypsyMoonDance Showcase
Save the date! Bringing in Susan Sperl to teach the Argentine Tango along with performances by Gypsymoondance, Jeannette Daft, and others. Details to come.
KC West Allis, 1800 S 92nd St, West Allis, WI
(414) 640-1891


March 18 from 1:30-3:30pm
Belly Dance and the Art of Critique with Kamrah
Arabesque Dance Studios, 3120 W Belmont Ave, Chicago, IL 60618
$20; $30 at door
Arabesquechicago.com; 773/742-5250; kamrah@tattooedbellydancer.com

March 30
Gypsy Caravan Collective Soul Certification;
Teacher Training certification March 31 at 9am

Come and get your groove on and get certified in Gypsy Caravan Tribal bellydance! Take your dance to the next level in this 12 hour intensive. Help give your dance focus.
On Your Toes Dance Studio, 5050 West Vliet Street, Milwaukee, WI; 262-513-5990
Teacher training $900; Collective Soul $480

March 31 1 to 4PM
Dum Raka Tak: A drum solo workshop with Kamrah
Use your body to make the music, and learn the techniques on how to construct an amazing, jaw-dropping drum solo. In this workshop, students will learn the structure of a traditional drum solo. We will also learn a short but action-packed drum solo choreographed by Kamrah!
Eastern Groove Studio, 221 E Chicago St., Elgin, IL
easterngroove.com; (773) 454-6498


March 4 from 11am to 3pm
Beads, Bedlah and Bagels!
To benefit Gypsy Cats Feline Rescue Grateful Threads Resale Emporium, 6900 Roosevelt Rd, Chicago IL