Assuit Up & Raqs: July 25th, 10AM-9:30PM

Assuit Up & Raqs: July 25th, 10AM-9:30PM

We are thrilled to bring back the Assuit Up & Raqs event at the Playground, celebrating music, dance, and culture of the Middle East, Central Asia, The Orient, America, and the Mediterranean!

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$10 per ticket, performances from 7pm-9:30pm

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Magical Fashions Trunk Show

This event will play host to one of the most talented fashion designers in the Belly Dance world: Magical Fashions. Entry is free for shopping from 10am-5pm.

Open Dance 

This event will also have an open dance during shopping hours with music played to test out your new purchase, workshops, and the evening will end with performances by up and coming dancers in the belly dance community as well as veterans showcasing brand new routines prior to future shows!


Communication That Raqs: Dancing to Live Music with Adam Riviere: 11:00am-12:30pm

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90 minute interactive presentation on preparing to perform with a live musician. Open for both dancers and musicians to attend to understand what is needed to deliver a phenomenal performance as if you have rehearsed for weeks when in reality… was the first time you worked together! Fitting for all levels of skill as a musician or dancer!

Intro to Fly Fusion Dance with Istra: 2:30-4pm

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90 minute crash course/multi-phase Fly Fusion class. Attendees will learn multiple stall movements and combos from the group improv dance style, Fly Fusion. Bring your friends! Previous dance experience is helpful, but not required.

More workshops TBA



All Ages welcome during the hours from 10-5
18+ for those attending the evening performance.
No photos or video (unless with special permission). Please instead enjoy the show.
If you are interested in applying to be a performer, please visit our Facebook event page.