JULY 7 - 8, 2017
SHIMMY CON presents SPECTACULAR SHIMMIES
On Sale Now! (through the BCT Box Office)
Join us for two amazing evening performances on July 7 and July 8, 2017 at the lovely Buskirk-Chumley Theater.
FRIDAY July 7
Friday evening will start with Shimmy Con’s keynote address by Ruby Jazayre. The talk will reflect on the changes in the Middle Eastern Dance World since she began her dance career in 1978. After the talk, dance artists from Canada and the United States will grace the stage to showcase a variety of Belly Dance styles.
KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Ruby Jazayre
Ashley Donaldson (Indiana)
Different Drummer Belly Dancers (Indiana)
Latin Expressions Student Belly Dance Troupe (Indiana)
Ruth of the Desert Flames (Illinois)
Sabrina Bint al-Waha (Michigan)
Terri Allred, Third Eye Tribal (Minnesota)
Zyanya & Amisi (Indiana)
SATURDAY July 8
On Saturday, listeners will enjoy live music by Salaam, the Middle Eastern music ensemble of Dena El Saffar and Tim Moore, and performances by world-renowned dance artists, which consist of the amazing instructors and speakers of the conference. After the performance, join us in open dancing with Salaam.
Ava Fleming (Arizona)
Deb Rubin (California)
Cassandra Shore (Minnesota)
Ruby Jazayre (Indiana)
Indy Tribal (Indiana)
Katya Faris (Indiana)
Leila Gamal (Indiana)
Sisters of the Nile (Indiana)
Tickets: Fri $15 / Sat $20 / Both performances $30
Day of Performances: Fri $18 / Sat $23 / Both performances $35
Friday & Saturday:
Doors open: 8:00 pm
Performances start at 8:30 pm
Ticket Discount for Seniors (62+) and Students (w/High School, College ID)
Performances will run approximately 2 hours.