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The Gilded Serpent presents
the feast!

Rakkasah West Festival 2005
Saturday-Page 1

March 2005, Richmond, California
photos by GS Volunteers including:
Carl Sermon, Jasmine, Lynette, Michelle, Monica, Sandra, Saroya, Susie, Zaheea, and probably more!
*Let us know if you recognize faces!

San Jose, CA

Dalia Carella
New York City, NY

Monica Berini
San Francisco, CA

Los Angeles, CA

Lake Havasu, AZ

Vancover, WA

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3-31-05 Rakkasah West Festival 2005 Photos- Friday Page 1 photos by GS Staff and Friends
Friday Page 2

3-12-05 Keti Sharif’s A to Z Advanced Stage Instructional DVD and booklet review by Monica Berini
It is rare that an instructional video marketed to advanced dancers follows through to actually challenge experienced students or performers. This one does.

5-27-05 The Rhythm and Reason Series Article 2- Special Experiences  by Mary Ellen Donald
The audience of mainly flamenco aficionados gave our Arabic Suite a clamorous response.  This bringing together of bellydance and flamenco had begun as a flash of imagination in Cruz' mind.

5-18-05 Atef Farag: A Life in Dance Interview by Debbie Lammam
Pure Egyptian dance does tolerate a lot of sexual innuendo that is not present in my work.

5-10-05 Making New Musical Inroads in France and Ireland by Mark and Ling Shien Bell
Helm takes Rhythm Diatribes Workshops to Europe, series continues...

5-5-05 Initiating Dance Dialogue: Current Trends, The Panel Discussion at Carnivals of Stars Festival, transcribed from video by Andrea, Panel members included: Heather as moderator, Monica Berini, Shira, Barbara Bolan, Amina Goodyear, Debbie Lammam.

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