Kaeshi Andrea Anwar Alanah Scott Wilson and Friends

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Kaeshi Chai, Andrea Anwar, Alanah and the Dancing Rubies (Sunny, Helen, Yuri, Ravena, Shieri Yamafuji) will also be sharing their dancing talents.

Live Music by Scott Wilson and Friends!
Scott Wilson: Oud
Avram Pengas: Guitar + Vocals
Casey Bond: Percussion
George Stathos: Clarinet

Jebon Sushi and Noodles, 15 Saint Marks Place, downstairs, between 2nd and 3rd Ave, New York, NY 10003 www.jebonusa.com

Djam Schedule
7.45pm Doors open
8.00pm Show begins
10.00pm Show ends

$15 entry, $10 minimum food or drinks

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Kaeshi Chai is a world-fusion bellydancer and teacher trainer who co-founded the professional dance company and school, Bellyqueen, and also PURE (Public Urban Ritual Experiment), a global community of artists focused on healing and social change through dance and music. Kaeshi has performed and taught internationally, and is an alumni member of the Bellydance Superstars, and Jillina’s Bellydance Evolution. One of her all time joys is dancing to live music. In addition to her years on stages from Las Vegas and beyond, in 2007 she set up the weekly, ongoing Djam Under Jebon event for dancers and musicians to create and play together in a safe space. She teaches at the Bellyqueen School of Dance and Steps on Broadway. Her mission is to develop bellydance as a stage art and explore its powerful, healing properties. www.kaeshi.com

Andrea Beeman, aka Andrea Anwar, the Enchantress of Bioluminosity, has shared her elegant & ethereal dance style with audiences in theaters, cabarets, restaurants, museums, & universities in NYC & abroad. Her versatile palette ranges from traditional ethnic dances of the Middle East & India to technologically savvy multimedia performance art. Performance highlights include opening for Rickie Lee Jones’ East Coast Ghostyhead Tour; dancing with the Rhode Island Symphony Orchestra; collaborating with the Minister of Lamination to present Lamination Rituals worldwide; starring in Amy Greenfield’s internationally acclaimed cinedance films Wildfire & Dark Sequins; and performing as part of the post-punk/new wave electronic dance music band Crash Course in Science. Andrea has been making short films & videos since 1987 & has been a dedicated teacher of the Middle Eastern dance arts since 1993. Her ensemble the Dancing Rubies began performing at events in the NYC area in 2000; in 2010 Andrea created the Sparks in the Dark to present her innovative, light imbued choreography in theatrical settings. www.enchantressofbioluminosity.com

Alanah moved to New York City in 2001 to pursue her passion for oriental dance and music. Alanah’s extensive dance background includes study with the most renowned artists in the Middle Eastern dance world, including Elena Lentini, Yoursy Sharif, Dalia Carella, and Egyptian stars Randa Kamal, Tito and Nour. Alanah’s style is greatly influenced by her years of Flamenco training, most notably with Juana Amaya and Ciro in Sevilla, Spain. Alanah is a highly regarded instructor and conducts classes and workshops in oriental dance and fan veil technique/choreography. She is a four time award winner at the Bellydance Nationals Competition, honored for outstanding performances in Contemporary Bellydance and Fan Veil/Fusion dance. Alanah is a member of the Dalia Carella Dance Collective and has also been a member of Elena Lentini’s Caravanserai Dance Theater since 2001. http://alanahbellydance.com