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The Habibi Dancers 34th Annual Workshop and Concert Starring Cassandra

By: | posted on: Apr 13, 2019

Date(s) - 04/13/2019 - 04/14/2019
9:00 am - 6:00 am

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Hannah Community Center


$15 - $139 USD
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The Habibi’s are pleased to welcome Cassandra as our guest artist to our 2019 Annual Dance Concert and Seminar. She is recognized as one of the world’s foremost performers and choreographers of Middle Eastern dance. Her artistic intensity, musicality, and technique set her apart from the average performer and has lyrical grace, musical focus, and a sensuous quality of movement that brings mere technique to life.

Through her dedication, devotion, and discipline, Cassandra has earned worldwide acclaim from experts in the field as a master teacher, star performer, and creative artist in the field of Middle Eastern dance.

Cassandra embraced Middle Eastern dance in the early 1970s, and in 1975, as a student of Jamila Salimpour. In 1977, Cassandra relocated to Minneapolis, Minnesota, for more performing opportunities. She opened The Cassandra School in 1978 in response to numerous requests for classes from women who saw her nightclub performances and were inspired to learn.

Concert: 8:00 PM Saturday, April 13, 2019.

Saturday Workshops: Technique & Combinations with Zills and Veil

Sunday Workshop: Tabla (Drum) Solo

East Lansing Hannah Community Center
Albert A. White Performing Arts Theater
819 Abbott Rd., East Lansing, MI 48823


Fairfield inn and Suites 517-374-6500
A block of rooms has been reserved for this event
Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott
3320 Preyde Blvd. Lansing, MI 48912
$108 4/pp, dbl queen, includes breakfast.
Mention “Habibi Dancers” for discount or use the code HABT

Offer ends 3/22/2019

Quality Inn 517-351-1440

Directions From:

Grand Rapids: I-96 E: to I-69 E: to US-127 S., Exit Saginaw/East Lansing-turn left. Stay right–This road becomes W. Grand River. Go to Abbott Rd. Turn Left. 2nd Light-Hannah Center entrance on left.

Detroit: I-96 E. to US-127 N., Exit Saginaw/East Lansing. Turn first right. Stay right. This road becomes W. Grand River. Go to Abbott Rd. Turn Left. Go to 2nd Light–Hannah Center entrance on left.

Flint: I- 69 W. to US-127 S. Exit Saginaw/East Lansing-turn left. Stay right. This road becomes W. Grand River. Go to Abbott Rd. Turn Left. Go to 2nd Light–Hannah Center entrance on left.

Registration Information:

Advance registration and ticket purchase is strongly encouraged as we have sold out in previous years. Early registration ends March 22, 2019. Mail-order tickets may be picked up at the workshop or at the concert door until 8:30 pm. Your registration will be held at the door and will not be confirmed by mail. If you register on-line – be sure to print out your registration and tickets and bring them with you. No refunds for cancellations. Participants will be limited. At the request of the artists, videotaping and flash photography is not allowed at the workshop or the concert. For workshop or concert information, call (517) 645-7664, or visit our web site at

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