Happy New Year

It's the first of the year and now's the time to take a few chances.
* Take a workshop with Kaeshi at Pineapple Dance this coming weekend;
* Learn a Forbidden Veil dance for your favorite honey at the Arabesque Studios in Chicago, IL, on January 20; or
* Take a chance to develop your improv skills at Hip Circle Studio's Improve Hafla in Evanston, IL, on January 27

Don't wait until your favorite workshop is your favorite workshops.Registration NOW for:
* February 24 Karim Nagi Workshops and Gala Show
in West Allis, WI
* May 4-6 Dance Dream AA Team in Elk Grove Village, IL

Don't Forget There are a lot of new classes starting early January. Check with your teacher, your studio or your local park districtso you don't miss the best classes. Winter is too cold and too long not to be warmed by a shimmy and a camel or two.

Check out the Calendar for complete listings and more information.

This Weekend
* January 2 Try Free Bellydance with Rumana and Samantha in Chicago, IL
* January 5-6 Kaeshi of NYC returns to Pineapple Workshops and Show in Forest Park, IL
* January 6 Cairo By Night Hafla in Chicago, IL

Benefit
* January 28 6th Annual Kiwanis Hafla in River Grove, IL


Free!
* January 2 Try Free Bellydance with Rumana and Samantha in Chicago, IL
* January 11 Belly Dance Bootcamp in Chicago, IL


If there are problems with the content -- I got the wrong day for your event, the wrong location, the wrong price -- email me at msejbl@yahoo.com. I need to have corrections in writing. I'm old, cranky and quite capable of forgetting anything that is not in writing.

As Always: Please let me know about bellydance-related event your planning in the Chicago, Milwaukee, Elgin area. All of WhatsShaking.info posts are free and will be included in the monthly newsletter. This newsletter goes out to a lot of area belly dancers. email me at msejbl@yahoo.com – you can get some great publicity for few minutes of emailing!

peace
margie

Remember to click on Calendar for more information.

JANUARY 2018


MULTI-DAY EXTRAVAGANZAS


January 5-6
Kaeshi of NYC returns to Pineapple Workshops and Show
See website for costs Pineapple Dance Studio, 7518 Madison St, Fl 2nd, Forest Park, IL
pineappledance.org/; 708.299.2608


HAFLAS AND PERFORMANCES


January 6 Doors Open 7pm, Show starts 8pm
"Cairo By Night" Hafla
Arabesque Dance Studios, 3120 W Belmont Ave, Chicago, IL 60618
$20; $15 when you bring a dish to share
Arabesquechicago.com; 773/742-5250


January 20 Doors at 9pm, show at 10pm.
The Glint
The Orphanage, 643 W 31st St, Chicago, IL 60626
$10 suggested donation at the door.
maethebellydancer.com; 773-355-1669


Dancers Wanted!
January 27 from 7:30 to 9pm
January Improv Hafla
Hip Circle Studio,709 Washington St., Evanston, IL 60202
$10 for audience members, $5 for performers. Light refreshements provided
https://www.wellnessliving.com/event/hipcirclestudio ; 847-328-5767; info@hipcirclestudio.com


Benefit!
January 28 at 2 to 5pm
6th Annual Kiwanis Hafla
River Park Moose, 8601 Fullerton Ave, River Grove, IL 60171
$15; $10 for Seniors and children
mayatribalbellydance@gmail.com


WORKSHOPS


FREE!
January 2 from 7 to 8pm
Try Free Bellydance with Rumana and Samantha
Oasis Dance Studio, 4705 W Lawrence Ave, Chicago, IL 60630
FREE!
email rumana.badshah@gmail.com or samantha@sammyskins.com


FREE!
January 11 6 to 7 pm
Belly Dance Bootcamp
Oasis Studio, 4705 W Lawrence Ave, Chicago, IL 60630
Free!
(773) 777-4037


January 20 1:30 to 4PM
Seduce Your Hunny Forbidden Veil Workshop
Arabesque Dance Studios, 3120 W Belmont Ave, Chicago, IL 60618
$35; $45 at door
Arabesquechicago.com; 773/742-5250