Join us Friday 6/15 7-9PM at 555 Concession (between the library & RBC) for Sidewalk Sounds Bellydance Stage.
This month Raqs Mahasti welcomes guests Valizan, Wild Orchid Belly Dance & Angela Josephine.
Lots of live music, vendors & outdoor fun to be had!
Saturday May 26th we’re hosting a FREE bellydance basics class at Mahasti as part of the Concession BIA’s Try Hamilton day. Open to everyone (including existing students). No experience necessary. No strings. Just come & enjoy!
Mahasti The Bellydance Emporium is located at 422 Concession.
555 Concession stage will also have a chalk artist creating a 20 x 20 piece of art Friday night. Concession BIA are introducing a new on-street Gaming Patio there for everyone to enjoy too (fun, oversized gaming pieces on the street). There will be vendors at 555 & along the street as well as live music. It’s going to be a great night!
Set times for the bellydance stage at 555 Concession are:
7-7:15 Mahasti – The Bellydance Emporium
7:15-7:30 Wild Orchid Belly Dance Studio
7:45-8 BellaDance Hamilton
8:15-8:30 Ishra & Invoketress Dance
8:30-8:45 BellaDance Hamilton
Freestyle Flow: Secrets to Improv with Alyssa Nedich
Join us Saturday May 12th as this award-winning artist shares exploratory and expansive drills. Learn what it means to dance in the moment or use the exercises to push through creative blocks or past established habits. Test out different tempos, levels, textures, ranges of emotion from brooding to playful as soloists, partners and a group.
Sat May 12th
All experience levels welcome.
Daring to follow her artistic dreams, Alyssa has been working as a choreographer, director and dance instructor for eight years. Always willing to try something new, Alyssa has developed a versatile portfolio with experience in competitions, classrooms, theatres and on movie sets. She can be seen on stages and screens across Canada, as well as sitting on the other side creating, curating and developing new work.
Alyssa’s creativity is ever reaching, crafting competitive and performance pieces for soloists and groups as well as investing in her community. Alyssa believes in helping youth grow confidence through dance. She has been asked by numerous elementary schools, high schools and community centers to run workshops and camps.
Alyssa’s approachable and bubbly personality has allowed her to extend her expertise to include offering private lessons, workshops and specialty choreography for weddings and events.
Certified instructor by The International Dance Teaching Standards
Member of the Professional Adjudicators Alliance
Audiences Choice winning show Bloom at the 2015 Hamilton Fringe Festival
Audiences Choice winning show, Places at the 2014 Hamilton Fringe Festival
Choreographed the Canadian premiere of Sideshow the Musical
Choreographed and curated a music video for California Indie Rockers, Of us Giants’ hit Soil
Hammer Entertainments full 2013/2014 and 2014/2015 seasons
Hamilton Spectator’s Readers Choice Award for Best Dance Instructor in 2014 and 2015
Nominated for an emerging artist award twice under the Hamilton Arts Awards
Member of Hamilton Fringe Festival’s ALERT Collective
More at http://www.alyssanedich.com/
Mahasti – The Bellydance Emporium
422 Concession, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
7PM Hamilton Bellydance Meet Up
The Lounge at Casbah
306 King St W, Hamilton
Optional: Build a terrarium with Angela Josephine. $20 for 3 catci or 3 succulents with decorative rocks, earth & terrarium. Starts 7:30 & lasts approximately 1 hour.
From 3/26 we are moving to the mountain. Our new address will be 422 Concession Street, Hamilton.
To celebrate with everyone at the Bunny Hop & Seek we’ll be offering a free bellydance class Sat 3/31 10:45-11:45AM. No experience necessary. This will be a great class for beginners to come to with options given to experienced dancers to turn up the volume!
From the Concession BIA:
“Saturday March 31st, 2018 between 10am – 3pm.
”We invite families to come out with the kids for a chocolate Easter Egg Collection from our business storefronts (between Upper Wentworth and Poplar Street). The FIRST 100 children will receive FREE bunny ears!
“Stop by the BIA office at 534 Concession to pick yours up while they last! Then continue along Concession and visit our fabulous stores for more chocolate treats!
“We will also be hosting a HOP & SEEK game! Find the cute stuffed bunny (hidden within some of our storefronts), snap a pic and post on social media using the hashtag #UptownBunnyHop for a chance to win a gift basket (valued at $100)
donated by businesses along the street!
“Draws will take place on Monday April 9th when all the winners will be announced through social media.
”We will also be inviting local artisanal vendors to join us and we will host a live music performance just outside of Candi Werx’s at 554 Concession Street (between 11am and 2pm).
”A fun filled day for the entire family. Hope to have you join us!”
Did you hear that we are moving from 3/26?
We are so excited to be joining the Concession Street family & we’ll be taking part in a lot of the community initiatives. We’ll be running the Sidewalk Sounds Bellydance Stage at the old RBC (555 Concession Street, Hamilton) from 7-9PM on the 3rd Friday from May to September.
Warm summer evenings, spectacular sunsets off the mountain brow, family friendly community inviting everyone to come out and enjoy FREE live music performances from Hamilton’s music scene! Concession Street’s third annual SIDEWALK SOUNDS – we invite you to stroll our sidewalks, browse the amazing collection of local Hamilton vendors and rediscover the fabulous businesses and services that make up our shopping corridor on Concession Street.
Check out the music stages at:
The Zoetic (526 Concession)
The Public Library parking lot (565 Concession)
Mountain Tire (593 Concession)
St Stephens on the Mount Anglican Church lawn (625 Concession)
Big Bee Plaza (798 Concession)
Monday with Eshe (open on the 19th)
8:05PM Turkish Choreography
Tuesday with Peggy
7:25PM PWYC Lebanese Bellydance for Beginners
Wednesday with Eshe
7:10PM Egyptian Choreography
8:15PM Modern Choreography
7PM Fresh Fusion Choreography with Faith (Kpop+Bellydance)
8:05PM Drop in Drills & Combos with Jackie Pullar
10AM Mommy & Me (new session from 2/24)
11:50 Top 40 Choreography
12:55 Modern Choreography (same as Wednesday)
Hamilton Bellydance Crew Meet Up 2018
Let’s enjoy good food, good conversation & good company together!
Everyone is welcome! Just let Eshe know how many are in your party! Parties of 1 are welcome! We are all friends! ^_^
We are heading to Wass Ethiopian for 4:30PM on Sunday Feb 11th
207 James St S, Hamilton, Ontario
Contact Eshe Yildiz on facebook or email@example.com or write the Mahasti page or just show up!