PAST EVENTS

Saturday, December 3rd, 8:00 pm
Angelica's Bistro, 863 Main St Redwood City
Holiday Hafla

Friday, December 2nd, 6:45 pm
Night of Lights, Half Moon Bay IOOF Hall

Saturday, November 5th, 5:38 pm
Featured dancers at MECDA Shake Swap & Shimmy
Los Altos

Sunday, October 2nd, 12:50 - 1:20 pm
14th Annual Olive Fest
Canada College, Farm Hill Blvd. Redwod City, CA

Sunday, September 25th, 2:54 - 3:06 pm
Desert Dance Festival
S.E.S. Hall 1375 Lafayette St., Santa Clara , CA 95050

Watch Raks Jawhara Student Troupe
Sunday, September 25th, 11:45 am

Sunday, August 7th, 12:04 - 12:16 pm
Carnival of the Stars
Richmond Auditorium, Richmond CA

Sunday, June 12th 2011 San Mateo County Fair
Raks Jawhara and CSJ Dancers
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Stay for the Zambalita Performance
6:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Friday, June 4th Community Street Jam Recital
with Raks Jawhara Belly Dancers
7:00 pm Woodside High Performing Arts Center

May 21st - Private Party

Sunday, April 17, 2011, 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

BAY AREA BELLY

Bay Area Belly

A Belly Dance Open Stage Event
Angelica's Bistro in Redwood City

Dancing from Noon - 5:00 pm
Zambalita dances at 4:30 - 4:42 pm
Schedule and information coming soon!

April 2nd, 2011 7:00 - 8:30 pm
Taube center, Notre Dame de Namur University
1500 Ralston Avenue, Belmont
Dance performances by Raks Jawhara of Community Street Jam
Starting at 7pm

$10 1-2 people - $20 3+ Family
Drawing at 7:30pm
Must be present to WIN!

Friday Feb 11th Time TBA
Bean Scene Event put on by Lunatic Fringe for Belly Dance Essentials
Murphy Street, Sunnyvale

Thursday, January 20, 2011, 6:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Private Party at Riggs Distributing
1755 Rollins Road Burlingame, CA 94010

2010

Saturday Dec 18th 3 :00 pm and 7:00 pm
Community Street Jam Winter Recital
Woodside High School Performing Arts Center
Among the many dance genres presented at this student recital, Sudeep & Chera dance in Sudeep's Original Choreography
Ojos Asi by Shakira
Tic Tic - Drum Solo
As well as Hula and Tahitian pieces.

BENEFIT FOR CASA ALEGRA GROUP HOMES
Friday, November 5, Time 8:00 pm

Bellydance Starz Show at Angelica's Bell Theatre
863 Main St. Redwood City
All star line up with Sudeep, Shahina and Chera of Zambalita as well as Sabiba and Alyne and Na'ila.

Learn more about Casa Alegra Group Homes for the disabled.

Saturday, October 9 - Time 2:45 pm
San Carlos Art & Wine
Kid's Area - Sudeep and Community Street Jam students & kids

Friday, October 8 - Time 5:00 pm
La Raza 93.3 Radio Presents
1421 Bay Rd., East Palo Alto
(Parking Lot St., Francis of Assisi Church)

Sunday, October 3 - Time 4:15 pm
Save the Music Festival
Twin Pines Park, Belmont, CA
The Save the Music Festival is a fundraising event for School-Force, the Educational Foundation for the Belmont-Redwood Shores School District. Funds raised by the Save the Music Festival in Belmont are used to fund the Elementary Instrumental Music program in Belmont and Redwood Shores.

Sunday, October 3 - Time 12:50 pm
Olive Fest at Canada College,
4200 Farm Hill Blvd, Redwood City CA
Zambalita dances at the Festival for 30 mins.

world of dance

September 18, 2010 • 7:00 - 10:00 pm
World of Dance Showcase
presented by Zambalita at Angelica's Bell Theatre

7:00 pm - Meridian Bandplays Middle Eastern Music for you as you
enjoy your dinner.

8:00 pm - Show begins. Line up of dancers below.

SET 1

HMBabes - El Sa'a, Egyptian/Tunisian Fusion
Hula's Angels - He Mele No Lilo, Hawaiian
Red Desert Dancers set - Belly/Rock fusion
Zambalita - Ahlam Beck, Egyptian Cabaret
Latin Beat - El YoYo, Salsa
Raks al Kalil set - Egyptian and Tribal Fusion
Zambalita - Ojos Asi, Spanish/Belly Dance fusion

SET 2

Na'ila - Cabaret Belly dance solo
Hula's Angels - Kokomo, Hawaiian
Zambalita - Santiago, double veil belly dance
Khajulah - Belly dance soloist
Hula's Angels - Hawaii 5 0, fast ttempo Hawaiian
HMBabes - Keezab, Egyptian Baladi Style
Latin Beat - Descarga Cubana, Salsa
Zambalita - Truth About Humans, Tribal Fusion Belly Dance

August 28, 2010 - Private Party - all evening

August 8 - Carnival of the Stars Richmond Auditorium

Friday July 16 - Bean Scene, Murphy St. Sunnyvale
2 members of Zambalita, with 2 guests dance a the
Sizzling Summer Shimmies eventpromoted by Lunatic Fringe

June 20 - Brews & Blues Stage at the San Mateo County Fair!

June 5 - Members of Zambalita at the Community Street Jam Recital
Canada College, Redwood City

May 22 - Members of Zambalita, and students dance at
Home Town Days, Burton Park San Carlos

May. 14- Zambalita at Angelica's Bistro - repeat performance

May. 6 - Zambalita troupe members at Canada College Diversity Week

Apr. 17- Zambalita at Angelica's Bistro

 

Summer/Fall 2009

Aug. 7 - Zambalita at Oakland Museum - 9:15 - 9:45 pm

Aug. 16 -Zambalita/CSJ Hawaiian Day in Redwood City -
TBA between 11:00 am and 3:00 pm

Aug. 21 - Zambalita/CSJ at San Mateo County Fair, 3:30 pm

Aug. 23 - Zambalita at San Mateo County Fair, Melody Stage 1:00 pm

Sept. 13 - Zambalita at Desert Dance Festival, 4:24 - 4:36 pm

Oct. 4 - Zambalita at Olive Fest - 12:50 -1:20 pm

Oct. 11 - Zambalita at Carnival of Stars, 12:54 - 1:06

Nov. 13 - Zambalita and friends dancing at Little India on Main Street in Redwood City. Music is by Meridian.
Reservations are advised,
call 650-361-8737.

2008

Sunday, August 17, 1:45 pm, 40 mins show
Carnival Stage, San Mateo County Fair
San Mateo

Sunday, August 10, 3:30 pm, 40 mins show
Brews & Blues Stage, San Mateo County Fair
San Mateo

Saturday, August 2, 12:15-12:30 pm
Main stage, Tatseena Festival
San Leandro Community Center

Friday, July 25, 5:30 - 6:15 pm
Palo Alto Family YMCA, Community Social
'Welcome to the Casbah', an afternoon of Middle Eastern Delights.
3412 Ross Rd, Palo Alto, CA 94303
For more info call 650.842.2767

Father's Day, June 14,
2 shows: 10:00 am & 11:00 am
The Terraces of Los Gatos
800 Blossom Hill Road, Los Gatos, CA 95032
Cabaret solos and group dances

Saturday, May 24, 6:00-8:00 pm
Community Street Jam Spring Recital
Canada College, Farm Hill Road, Redwood City, CA 94062, Tickets $15
call Community Street Jam for more information at 650-261-9188 or memberinfo@communitystreetjam.com

Saturday, May 17, 12:30 pm
San Carlos Hometown Event
Outside stage in San Carlos
call Community Street Jam for more information at 650-261-9188 or e-mail memberinfo@communitystreetjam.com
Raks Leyla (cabaret) Tictoc Tabla (drum solo)

2007

Fall 2007 - Winter 2008

Saturday, Dec 1, 1:30 pm 2007
Redwood City Downtown Christmas Event
Outside stage, Courthouse Square, Broadway, Redwood City
call Community Street Jam for more information at 650-261-9188 or memberinfo@communitystreetjam.com
Basket dance (tribal) Tictoc Tabla (drum solo)

Saturday, Dec 15, 6:00-8:00 pm 2007
Community Street Jam Recital
McKinley School Auditorium, 400 DuaneRedwood City, CA 94062Tickets $15
call Community Street Jam for more information at 650-261-9188 or memberinfo@communitystreetjam.com

New Year's Eve, Dec 31, 7:00 - 8:00 pm
Ocean View Plaza, Half Moon Bay
Main Street, Half Moon Bay
Cabaret solos and group dances

Saturday, July 22nd - Noon
Connoisseur's Market Place, Menlo Park - Fremont Park Stage
Medly of dances from Tribal to Cabaret


Saturday, July 22nd, 7:30 - 9:00 pm
Private Party


Friday, July 27th, 3:00 - 5:00 pm
Palo Alto Family YMCA, Community Social
'Welcome to the Casbah', an afternoon of Middle Eastern Delights.

3412 Ross Rd, Palo Alto, CA 94303, 650.842.2767


Sunday, July 29th, 2:00 pm
OUtside stage, Tatseena Festival

 

Saturday, August 18th - 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
International Stage, San Mateo County Fair

Medly of dances from Tribal to Cabaret

 

Saturday, September 22nd- 1:40 pm-1:50 pm
Family Stage, Redwood City

 

Sunday September 23rd - 2:45 pm.
Desert Dance Festival -
San Jose

Friday September 29th - 7:30pm-10:00pm
Patron of the Arts -
Bach Center, Half Moon Bay

Olive Fest - Oct 7th, 12:50-1:20 pm
Canada College

November, TBD
Carnival of the Stars

Hayward, CA

Winter Events 2006/2007

Private Party
Saturday, January 20, 2007, 1:45 pm
Odd Fellows and Rebekahs Joint Luncheon/Installation
Redwood City Odd Fellows Hall Main St, Redwood City
Candle Dance, Pot Dance and Drum solo.

Friday & Saturday Nights
Sunday Midday, Jan 5, 6, 7
, 2007
Half Moon Bay Variety Performance
Coastal Repertory Theatre - 1167 Main Street, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019
(650) 726-0998 info@coastalrep.com
Pot Dance and Drum solo.

Sunday, Dec 31st, 2007, 6:45 pm
Ocean View Tenant's Assn. New Year's Eve party
Ocean View Plaza 1001 Main St. HMB
Candle Dance, Pot Dance and Drum solo.


Sunday, Dec 3rd, 20062:40 pm
MECDA Prop til you drop

Mission City Center for the Performing Arts
3250 Monroe Street, Santa Clara 95126
Cabaret set, Veil, Ma Zamir and Drum solo

Saturday, Nov 11th, 3.02 - 3.09 pm
Carnival of the Stars

Hayward, CA
Cabaret set, Ma Zamir and Drum solo

Olive Fest - Oct 1st, 1:00 pm
Canada College

Friday September 29th - 7:30pm-10:00pm
Patron of the Arts -

Bach Center, Half Moon Bay
Traditional Tunisian Ceramic Pot Dance, Elemental (short version) and Contemporary Pot Dance

Sunday September 17th - 12:30 pm.
Desert Dance Festival -

San Jose
Tunisian, Elemental Suite

Sunday August 27th - 3:24 pm
MECDA hafla -

Tunisian, Elemental suite

Saturday, August 19th - 8:00 pm-9:00 pm
International Stage, San Mateo County Fair

Medly of dances from Tribal to Cabaret

Saturday, August 19th - 8:00 pm-9:00 pm
International Stage, San Mateo County Fair
Medly of dances from Tribal to Cabaret


Sunday August 27th - 3:24 pm
MECDA hafla -
Tunisian, Elemental suite

Sunday September 17th - 12:30 pm.
Desert Dance Festival - San Jose
Tunisian, Elemental Suite


Friday September 29th - 7:30pm-10:00pm

Patron of the Arts - Bach Center, Half Moon Bay
Traditional Tunisian Ceramic Pot Dance, Elemental (short version) and Contemporary Pot Dance

Olive Fest - Oct 1st, 1:00 pm

Saturday, July 15th - 2:30 pm
Connoisseur's Market Place, Menlo Park - Fremont Park Stage
Medly of dances from Tribal to Cabaret

Sunday July 9th - 2:30 pm
St. Elizabeth Church 750 Sequoia Drive, Milpitas, CA 95035.
Medly of dances from Tribal to Cabaret

June 30th, 2006
Redwood City Raqs
Little India Restaurant,
917, Main St, RC
Dinner show, 7:00 pm
Katalina, Radya,
Shahina Anisa,
Na'ila, Sudeep, Khajulah, Sabiba

June 17th, 2006
The Terraces Of Los Gatos
800 Blossom Hill Rd.
Los Gatos Ca. 95032
2 shows, 2:00 -2:45 pm and 3:00 - 3:45 pm

Sunday May 21st, 2006, 2:41pm
Tribal Fest
Sebastopol Community Center
390 Morris St,
Sonoma County,CA
gildedserpent.com/ellencruz

December 10th, 2005
Redwood City Raqs
Little India Restaurant, 917, Main St, RC
2 dinner shows, 6:45 pm and 8:15 pm.
Paloma, Ariel, Shahina Anisa, Sudeep, Khajulah

November 12th
Bellydance Bonanza
Non stop bellydancing

Little India Restaurant, 917, Main St, RC
Dinner show, 7:00pm to 8:30pm.
RESERVATIONS: (650)361-8737
Starring Tiura, Radya, Nai'la, Ariel, Sudeep, Judia, Janan, Kajulah, Kathleen and Adrienne (not necessarily in this order)

October 14
Redwood City Raqs
Little India Restaurant, 917, Main St, RC
2 dinner shows, 7:00pm and 8:30pm.
RESERVATIONS: (650)361-8737
First Show: Tiura, Nai'la, Shahina Anisa, Sudeep, Shauna
Second Show: Radya, Ariel, Nai'la, Shahina Anisa, Sudeep, Shauna

October 9, 1:25 pm, San Leandro
Tatseena Festival

October 2 , 12:00 pm
Olive Fest, Canada College, Redwood City

Olive Festival

September 23, 7:00-10:00 pm
Patron of the Arts Festival
Bach, Dynamite and Dancing Society in Miramar Beach, Half Moon Bay. 

September 18, 12:30 pm
Desert Dance Festival

September 17
Private Wedding

August 21, 3:30-4:30 pm
San Mateo County Faire

August 20th, 11:00 am
Half Moon Bay Farmers Mkt.
Parking lot behind Cetrella Bistro at 845 Main Street, Half Moon Bay

August 19
Redwood City Raqs
Little India Restaurant, 917, Main St, RC
2 dinner shows, 7:00pm and 8:30pm.
First Show: Kathleen, Nai'la,Shahina Anisa, Sudeep, Judia
Second Show: Kathleen, Judia, Ariel, Nai'la, Yolanda.

RESERVE EARLY call (650)361-8737

July 23, 3:00-4:00 pm
Cancer Society Fund Raiser
San Mateo

July 8 , 7:30-9:00 pm
Redwood City Raqs,
Little India Restaurant, 917, Main St, RC
Troupe and friends dance solos with featured dancers
Khajulah and Helwa
www.Khajulah.com
www.helwa.biz/

July 1 , 12:00-1:00 pm
Lunch time in the City
Eddy St

June 30, 8:00-10:00 pm
Raqs Pizza, Meridian, San Jose

May 14, 3:20 pm
Tribal Fest, Sebastopol

 

Summer/Fall of 2004

September

Saturday September11th, 3:00-4:00pm
San Carlos Art & Wine Festival
San Carlos

Friday September17th,8:00-10:00pm
Inca Gardens Peruvian Restaurant
San Jose

Saturday September18th,4:00pm
Desert Dance Festival
San Jose
www.desertdance.com

Friday September 24th
Patron of the Arts
Half Moon Bay

October

Saturday October 3rd TBA
Olive Fest
Canada College ,
Redwood City

October 16th, 4:00pm
Good Vibrations Festival
San Leandro
tatseena.com

PAST EVENTS

MECDA Bay Area Chapter Presents
Saturday Oct 4th, 7-9.30pm
        (doors open at 6:30 p.m.)
         Cubberley Community Center Theatre
         4000 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto, CA
-
Sunday Oct 5th 7.30pm -9pm
Mirage Retaurant
4926 El Camino Real,
Los Altos
-

Saturday October 11th, 1:25pm
Festival Fantasia
Sebastopol Community Center
390 Morris St,
Sonoma County,CA
gildedserpent.com/ellencruz

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Ma*Shuqa’s Open Stage Hafla
Saturday, October 11th,
5:30 – 9:30 p.m.
Host India Restaurant
3695 Union Avenue, San Jose

Saturday September 27th, 8pm
3rd Annual "Patron of the Arts Fundraiser"
Oddfellow Lodge 526 (Upstairs) Main St
Half Moon Bay
(all proceeds go to HMB music and dance scholarships)Saturday
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September 20th at 4.06pm
Desert Dance Festval
www.desertdance.com
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Saturday August 16th 2pm
San mateo County Fair
San Mateo
www.sanmateocountyfair.com
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Saturday August 30th 1:00pm
Tatseena Festival
www.tatseena.com


Saturday July 19th 1:30pm
Half Moon Bay Flower Mart,
Kelly St, Half Moon Bay
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Sunday July 20th
Cafe Bellie
Ashkenaz, 1317 San Pablo Ave,
Berkeley, CA
www.cafebellie.com
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Saturday July 26th at 7:16pm
Rakkasah Summer Caravan 2003
Scottish Rite Center
1547 Lakeside Dr
Oakland CA

www.rakkasah.com

Tuesday June 24th at 8pm
The Rites of Mars
Albrier Center 2800 Park,
Berkeley CA

Saturday May 17th at 2:58pm
Tribal Fest
Sebastopol Community Center
390 Morris St,
Sonoma County,CA
gildedserpent.com/ellencruz


Saturday April 19th 2003 at 1pm
California Academy of Science
San Francisco

Sunday September 29th
Olive Festival at Canada College
Redwood City

Sunday September 22nd
Go to www.desertdance.com
San Jose Civic Auditorium
135 West San Carlos St
San Jose, CA

September 7th
San Carlos Fine Arts Festival

August 17th
Tatseena Festival


August 17th 
Half Moon Bay Flower Mart


August 10th
San Mateo County Fair
two performances

Saturday July 27th
Rakkasah Festival's Summer Caravan

July 4th
Redwood City Fourth of July Parade,
We took the Second Prize!


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