Informative and Dance Workshop by Amina Goodyear and Sherifa Zuhur (Samrah)
Sunday 1-5 pm September 30, 2018
12-1 pm - Video clips on the beginnings of mahragan.
1-2 pm - Short history and how music and dance evolved including cultural references.
2-3 pm - Video and music examples with narration showing evolution from beginning of sh'abi to mahragan (late 1960's to present)
3-4 pm - simple sh'abi choreography to perform later at Al Masri - if you wish
4-5 pm - simple mahragan choreography to perform later at Al Masri - if you wish
There will be 5-10 minute breaks when needed or requested.
$50 Advance by September 15. Please send checks to The Aswan Dancers 829 Elizabeth St. San Francisco, CA 94114. If paypal - send $52 to firstname.lastname@example.org
$60 from September 16 - if not full.
Optional: Al Masri show - (4031 Balboa St. SF) Open to the public. Come join the fun as a spectator (reservations recommended (415) 876-2300) or dancer. (email me if you want to perform email@example.com)
Al Masri show is after the workshop from 7:30-10:30. Featuring lots of fun dances and GREAT sh'abi and mahragan music. From 1970's vintage pieces to the latest from 2018.