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“STAYING FREE AND ALIVE” by Phaedra (Arabesque Magazine, 1978)

STAYING FREE AND ALIVE by Phaedra (Phyllis Saretta) Reprinted with permission from Arabesque Magazine, courtesy of Phaedra.        I feel compelled to write about the following incident because I’m sure that others in the oriental dance profession have at one time or another gone through a similar experience, or will perhaps encounter the same problem in the future. [...] Continue reading >

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“FANTASY BELLYDANCE – A NEW & ANCIENT REALITY” by Jehan

        Fantasy seems to be the growing new reality for bellydance in America.  Winged goddesses, mythological archetypes, masked creatures and elementals are re-emerging from the depths of our psyches to become the inspiration for many bellydancers in this age. Theatrical plays, concerts and works on video, enacting famous myths or personal dramas incorporating several dance forms, are becoming [...] Continue reading >

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