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Saturday, 02 October 2010 22:55

"Why be good when you can be great?"Ibrahim (Bobby) Farrah

October 2, 2010
Marriott Boston Woburn North
700 Unicorn Park Drive
Woburn, MA

A very special day of dance with Phaedra and Samara, both from New York City, Dance Divas Extraordinaire, and former soloists with The Ibrahim Farrah Near East Dance Group, hosted by Za-Beth.

On the twelfth year anniversary of his death, we will celebrate the life and work of the legendary Ibrahim "Bobby" Farrah with four hours of workshop and a three hour screening of archival footage featuring a full concert performed by The Ibrahim Farrah Near East Dance Group, Nadia Gamal, and the Jamal twins.  In the evening we will continue our theme with a gala show full of performances by some of Bobby's former students, their students, and Bobby Farrah choreographies.

Desert Moon Dancers will be performing one of our favorite Bobby choreographies:  Hafla Dance.

Schedule:

Registration 9:30 - 10:00 AM
Harem Fantasy - dreamy and ethereal veil work class
10:00 - 11:00
Lunch Break 12:00 - 12:30 PM
Use of space design, dynamics, and breath in a dazzling Oriental dance introduction
12:30 - 1:45
Beledi and Bedouin patterns and steps - traditional, earthy, and joyful
1:45 - 2:30
Ibrahim Farrah film history screening
2:30 - 5:30
Dinner Break
5:30 - 7:00
Show 7:00 PM

For additional details, please see Za-Beth's 2010 Fall Festival web page.