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Desert Moon Dancers

Desert Moon Dancers 25th Anniversary Show

Saturday, December 10, 2016
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Desert Moon Dancers

Connecticut College
Cummings Arts Center
Evan Halls Theater
270 Mohegan Avenue
New London, CT

The Desert Moon Dancers (DMD) Middle Eastern Dance troupe of CT celebrate 25 years of "belly" dance in this special show that is a benefit for AmeriCares. They will be joined onstage by dance friends:

  • Mystic Moonlight Dancers (NJ)
  • Venus Rising (CT)
  • The Beledi Babes (MA)
  • Judy's Gypsies (CT)

All proceeds will be donated to AmeriCares -- an emergency response and global health organization that saves lives and builds healthier futures for people in crisis in the U.S. and around the world. With headquarters in Connecticut, AmeriCares is the No. 1 nonprofit provider of donated medicines and supplies, including emergency preparedness, response and recovery efforts, and programs that improve health outcomes.

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DMD had their first troupe performance in December 1991. Under the direction of Artistic Director, Su'ad, they have performed at many venues throughout the Northeast with dances that include styles from folkloric to modern. Troupe members Hijara, Astrea, Rayya, Khalisa, Elena, and Azziza will join Su'ad on stage to showcase their variety of dance styles, choreography, and solo dance artistry.

Tickets are available through Brown Paper Tickets:  http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2565969

General admission $20
Children (12 and under) Free
Seniors (65 and over) $12
Students (with current student ID) $12


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* 25th anniversary photos by Judith Tacelli