CARAVANSERAI: TRAVELING HOME
Saturday, JANUARY 9th
Join us for The Raqs Salaam Dance Theater's 16th Annual Middle Eastern and American Belly Dance Showcase, CARAVANSERAI :: TRAVELING HOME.
This year's virtual 75 minute showcase is a studio fundraiser celebrating the dance and cultures of North Africa, the Middle East, Asia and beyond. Through colorful sojourns along the migration trail, you will be dazzled with dances from Algeria, Egypt, Lebanon (and Columbia!), as well as stops as far away as India and Russia. This family-friendly show is both educational and entertaining featuring Raqs Sharki (Belly Dance), as well as many folkloric/regional dance styles. See Russian Romany dance with skirts, Algerian Kabyle dance, Indian Bhangra, dance with veils, with fire and even "Dance Like Shakira"! New England's Middle Eastern Band, Zaatar, will also be joining us, offering accompaniment with melodies from Lebanon, Egypt and Turkey. This year our show was filmed in over a dozen different locations*, with over 40 performers, and represents the triumph of creativity, resilience and the human spirit. Relax as you "travel home" with us and enjoy the fun, entertainment and celebration of our 16th year of shows! This show makes a great, affordable holiday gift for anyone who would like some inspiration and an upliftt o carry them into the New Year!
* Make it a full Date Night with takeout from one of our filming locations, the White River Junction, Vermont, restaurant Tuckerbox, with exceptional Turkish cuisine. If you bring your ticket receipt to Tuckerbox, you will receive 10% off your dinner order! You must purchase a full-priced ticket and order food on your ticket weekend in order to receive 10% off.