Belly Dance With Habiba @ Arts Center of the Capital Region, 8/27/10

August 26th, 2010, 1:01 pm by Greg

Just last month, Nippertown’s premier belly dancer Habiba was strutting her stuff onstage at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center, shaking her hips with Sting during his encore of “Desert Rose.”

At 6:30pm on Friday in conjunction with this month’s Troy Night Out arts walk, Habiba will be conducting a free introductory workshop in the fine art of belly dancing at the Arts Center of the Capital Region in Troy.

Who knows? Maybe you could get good enough to cozy up to Sting the next time he passes through Albany…

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You Should Be Dancing

May 20th, 2010, 4:30 pm by Sara

Jason Samuels Smith

Jason Samuels Smith

Summertime is Dancing Time here in Nippertown, when Jacob’s Pillow launches their season of contemporary dance and the New York City Ballet holds court at SPAC.

But it’s not all about the watching. If you’re looking to brush up on your dancing skills, perhaps one of these workshops could get your feet moving:

For the ballerinas and ballerinos, the Saratoga Ballet Academy brings its fifth Spring Workshop Performance to the Empire Center at the Egg in Albany this Saturday, May 22, featuring a mix of classes and performances with former New York City Ballet soloist David Otto and area jazz teacher Christine Otto. 4-6pm. Admission: $25.00 Adults | $15.00 children

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