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   Zada  Al Gaziyeh

Zada Al Gaziyeh & Raghsidad!
Lawrence, KS

Raghsidad! was established in 1988 to find opportunities for students to become professional dancers. Zada and Raghsidad! focus on study to preserve, present, and promote the arts of the Middle East in the greater Lawrence and Kansas City area.

Arts of the Middle East

Available for your "edutainment" are music, percussion and dance instruction, educational lectures / demonstrations; entertainment for weddings, or parties; a Dance Company - Raghsidad! and local musicians who specialize in musical improvisation using Middle Eastern musical concepts. We have access to a network of instructors, performers and vendors developed throughout the Midwest and the US, as well as in several overseas locations. Zada is available to instruct or coach on a local basis, as well as on the seminar circuit.  A wide range of classes can be customized for your learning audience. Study with Zada year-round through the Lawrence Parks and Recreation Department. EMAIL Zada for information.



What does "belly dance" mean to you? Do you think of dancers training for years to hone their craft? Or artists traveling long distances to improve their movement vocabulary and increase cultural knowledge? To those of us in the know, belly dance is a World dance and a World Class Art form based in the folk dances of the Middle East. Learn the real story through narrative and dance showcasing several styles, along with a little "herstory" of belly dance pioneers...

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Kansas City Renaissance Festival
October 6 and 7



whole lotta shakin' goin' on...

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