Amina Goodyear

and

The Aswan Dancers

We are a San Francisco troupe

dedicated to entertaining and educating the public

about Middle Eastern, Arabic and Egyptian Culture

through Music and Dance.

40 years 1975 - 20xx

 

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DUE TO HOLIDAYS OR OTHER COMMITMENTS - (SHOWS OR WORKSHOPS)

NO CLASSES

Monday MAY 25 holiday,

Saturday JUNE 13 Berkeley World Music Fesitval, Saturday JUNE 20 El Fan workshops with Leila,

Saturday JULY 4 holiday,

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday JULY 14, 15, 16 MENDOCINO MID EAST MUSIC AND DANCE CAMP

Saturday AUGUST 1 Carnival of Stars, Saturday AUGUST 15 Ya Halla Y'all, Saturday AUGUST 29 Cairo Nights IV workshops with Sadie,

Monday SEPTEMBER 7 holdiday

 

Susu and Amina went to Egypt and recorded Belly Dance music

from the Golden Age of Music and Dance with a Modern Flair

Buy it Here!

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The Aswan Dancers Permanent Collection

Migrations

A new page about the personal adornment from the Silk Road to Egypt, North Africa and the Khalij.

The museum quality items will be shown online with historical data.

The collection is comprised of sourced and donated material from the Arabic world.

A visual feast for the eyes and the senses.

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CAIRO NIGHTS IV

A Star Studded Spectacular Show

featuring the New Music of Dr. Samy Farag

and international Stars SADIE, ATLANTIS and SUSU

Plus many BDUC Champions and More!

Saturday August 29, 2015

WORKSHOPS AND SHOW

at the MCCLA in San Francisco

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ALLA KUSHNIR OCTOBER 9- SHOW AT THE MCCLA

ALLA KUSHNIR OCTOBER 10 - 11- WORKSHOPS AT DANCE MISSION

SAN FRANCISCO

*****

The Georges Lammam Band

at People's Park Berkeley -World Music Festival -Saturday June 13 -2:45-4:15 pm

Next shows at PenaPachamama

1630 Powell St. San Francisco (between Union & Green, near Columbus in San Francisco

Sunday June 14 & Friday July 10, Sunday August 9

contact Amina to perform

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The Pasha Band at Al Masri Sundays

Husain, Younes, Jalal, Susu, Amina, Hana

contact Amina to perform

Next shows Saturday June 20 -El Fan show, Sunday June 21 and July 19,

Sunday August 2 -COS afterparty & Saturday August 29 -Cairo Nights afterparty

Al Masri - 4021 Balboa San Francisco ***

Mohamed, Husain and Amina playing for Queenie at Al Masri

At Al Masri with Queenie August 26, 2012

Videoed by Isabella (age 8) on an iphone

Interested in learning to perform "Tarabiya" style? Belly Dance Classes

Check out Original Tarabiya Show part 1 here

More Tarabiya video clips and reviews here

*****

Live Music Nights with Khalil Aboud and Company

Khalil Aboud sings with

Younes, Jalal, Leyla Lanty, Linda, Amina, and Tony

contact Leyla Lanty to perform at Tannourine

and Valentina at Al Masri

Next shows

First Fridays August 7 at Tannourine

Tannourine is at 120 W. 25th Ave. in San Mateo

Last Sundays June 28, July 26 at Al Masri

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Carnival of Stars

August 1 and 2, 2015

Join the Side Show at COS

Fashion Show, Coffee Bar, Zeffa, Mulid

Live Music by Paul Ohanesian and Pangia

Shop 'til you drop - Susu's "Nostalgia CD - Hizz ya Wizz DVD -

Dance and/or be entertained-

Costume and Dance Contest and Raffle Prizes

All at Richmond Auditorium

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Ya Halla Y'all 2015 August 12-16 2015

Amina writes for The Belly Dance Chronicles

about Tarab, Shaabi music, Mohamed Ali Street, Mohamed Abdel Wahab and more

To subscribe or for back issues:

The Belly Dance Chronicles

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Maria Shazadi from Mexico

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EL FAN

sold out

A weekend of art

Dance, Music, Drumming, Culture

featuring

LEILA FARID of Cairo, Egypt

in

San Francisco June 20-21 2015

AT MOBU STUDIO AND AL MASRI

LEILA FARID OF CAIRO, EGYPT AND PRODUCER OF CAMP NEGUM

Leila has been living and working in Cairo for 13 years.  She started her dance career at a restaurant in the Cairo Sheraton Hotel.  She has also worked at Nile Pharoah Boat, Semiramis Hotel and at Nile Maxim Boat. She is currently working at the 7 star Fairmont Nile City. She is also a prominent wedding dancer and high profile entertainer in her field.  Leila also produces many CD’s for dancers with her husband Safaa Farid who is a popular singer and musician in Cairo.  She has a dance camp called Camp Negum which she holds twice a year in different locations in Egypt.  Leila travels and teaches internationally and has a beautiful Egyptian style of dance that she has developed through the years.

 

Leila loves to teach workshops that include more than just dance technique. This is why she started Camp Negum and why she was part of our 4/4 Workshops a couple of years ago. On June 20 and 21 Leila will be part of El Fan an Egyptian dance, music, drumming and cultural seminar. Check back next week for more information, but in the meantime - SAVE THE DATES June 20-21, 2015.

m Mexico D.F.

Sunday April 19, 2015

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Yasmin Henkesh

Zar and Trance Dance workshop

February 8, 2015

*****

Sumaia teaches Tabla Canderlaria January 18, 2015

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Nourhan Sharif - October 18 and 19, 2014

*****

Zadiel in SF July 20, 2014

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EL LEIL

Performance workshops with Susu and Amina

Show with The Pasha Band, The Aswan Dancers and More

Remembering the Glorious Music, Song and Dance

of the time of King Farouk

Saturday May 3, 2014

at The Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts

San Francisco

SOLD OUT!

CD Release party at Al Masri Restaurant 4031 Balboa St. SF

Sunday August 10 - 11-4 pm

11-1 workshop - Drum/Dance/Cymbal workshop - Susu &Amina

1-2 lunch break

2-4 Performances to Nostalgia CD

contact Amina to perform

Workshop - light lunch - show $25

(drinks, gratuities extra - to Al Masri Restaurant)

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Zar workshop with Yasmin 2/23/14 - sold out

Plan to attend Yasmin's Trance Dance workshop Feb. 2015

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New Pages! Check them out!

Pasha Band

Bagdad Nights

Ghawazee

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PAST SPECIAL EVENTS

Mosaic Productions & MCCLA present TARABIYA

Click here to see clips of show

Tarabiya

**Show was SOLD OUT**

EXPERIENCE THE TARAB

with

Ahava, Dannhae, Hana Ali, Nicole and Zahara

The Musicians:

Jalal, Husain, Younes, Faisal, Sandy and Amina

October 1, 2011

"A night to remember!"

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San Francisco Arabic Film Festival October 13-23 2011

see review here

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Arabian Nights Show with Salena and the Pasha Band August 31. 2012

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Raqs Egypt

November 4, 5 and 6

Raqs Egypts is SOLD OUT

*****

Saturday and Sunday May 7 and 8

WORKSHOPS BY LEILA OF CAIRO - SOLD OUT

PENAPACHAMAMA SHOW May 7 - SOLD OUT

to benefit

THE MUSICIANS IN CAIRO

 

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    829 Elizabeth Street
    San Francisco, CA 94114
    (415) 282-7910
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