Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Weekly Classes with Ma*Shuqa resume on Tuesday, January 8, 2019
Start any time, drop in fee $20. Dance class cards: 5/$60 and 10/$110 (cards may be shared with friends and relatives, good for all classes and workshops with MaShuqa at the studio)
15651 Camino Del Cerro, Los Gatos, CA 95032 (408) 356-9473
Beginning class: Tuesday 6;00-7:00 pm
Mixed Level classes: Tuesdays 7:00-9:00 pm, Wednesdays 1:00-2:30 p.m. and
7:00-9:00 pm

MaShuqa and Friends Dancer Night at Al Masri Egyptian Restaurant
Saturday, January 12, 2019. Come enjoy a night of beautiful performances.
Be sure to make reservations for dinner at Al Masri, 4031 Balboa, San Francisco
Call if you want to perform. (408) 356-9473 MaShuqaDancer@gmail.com
Van pool leaves at 5:00 pm

Ma*Shuqa’s Weekend Workshops – open to all levels.
Sunday, January 13, 2019 2:00-4:00 pm “Rhythm, Cymbals, & Dance Workshop”
at our dance studio: 15651 Camino Del Cerro, Los Gatos, CA 95032 Fee: only $20.
(Dance Class Card may be used for workshop payment).
What will be covered in this workshop? For all levels beginners to advanced.
A Guide to Middle Eastern Rhythms and Zil Patterns
with 20 Different Cymbal patterns and 20 Variations
Rhythms, Pulse, Counterpoint, Syncopation, Melody, Lyrical Phrasing and Musicality.
Learn the Ma*Shuqa Method easily coordinating your dance movements with the rhythms, the melody, and the musicality.

Weekend of Workshops and Show hosted by Heaven
January 11 – 13, 2019
www.heavenbellydancer.com/ShimmyLoveSF
Friday, January 11 6:30-8:30 with Sadie
Specialty class with Sadie at Full out studios, Oakland
Saturday, January 12 with Sadie and Simon at Full Out studios Oakland
Sadie "Shimmy Time" 11am
Simon "Oriental Pop" 1pm
Simon "Lebanese dabke" 4pm
7:30pm Gala Show at La Pena Cultural Center Berkeley
Sunday, January 13 workshops with Sadie at Dance Mission SF
Sadie "Sadie's kick ass drills and luscious layers" 12 noon,
Sadie "Are you ready to drum solo?!" 2:45pm,

Ma*Shuqa’s Workshops open to all Dancer Levels
Saturday, February 9, 2019 2:00-4:00 pm
“Performance Improvisation Workshop” Part 1
Part 1 Analyzing Music Structure for Improvisational Dance - Dance Styling,
Arms & Poses
at our dance studio: 15651 Camino Del Cerro, Los Gatos, CA 95032 Fee: only $20.
(Dance Class Card may be used for workshop payment)
What will be covered in this workshop? For all levels beginners to advanced.
10 secrets to creating performance dance magic:
1. understand and interpret Middle Eastern music, instrumentation, and music dynamics,
2. understand the rhythms, riffs, and musical accents,
3. creating original and innovative sequences that match musical phrases
4. a style that incorporates your favorite steps with logical transitions

Middle Eastern Treasures concert and feast Saturday, February 23rd at the Elks Lodge in Alameda. Potluck 1:30 pm Concert 2:00-5:15 p.m.
Concert features:
Cuadro Flamenco: Bianca Rodriguez and Mareni Orduña, dancers; Melina Berkov-Rojas, Cante; Gopal Slavonic, guitar
Arabian Passion Band: Nazir Latouf, oud and vocals; Khadar Keileh, keyboard; Reda Darwish, tabla; Imad Mizyed, percussion
Arabic Band: Younes el Makboul, violin and vocals, Bouchaib Abdelhadi, oud and vocals; Sarah Michael, kaanoon; Reda Darwish, tabla
Belly Dancers Extraordinaire: Hannah Romanowsky and Andalee
Fifteen piece percussion ensemble with tars, doumbecs, tambourines, cymbals and dancers.
Remember, as usual this is a potluck feast – bring and enjoy delicious dishes.
Tickets: $25 in advance and $30 at the door.
Flyer with ticket info will be out on maryellendonald.com and facebook.com/maryellendonalddrum by mid-January.
Contact Carl and Ma*Shuqa if you wish to join the vanpool to this event.
On Saturday, February 23, 2019. mashuqadancer@gmail.com We leave at 11 a.m.

Sirens Studio and TerriAnne Gutierrez invite you to a
Winter Workshop day with an evening performance on February 24, 2019.
Workshops and show will take place at Sirens Studio and Theater in Sebastopol, Ca. from 10am to 5pm with the show starting at 7pm.
10:00 - 11:00 - Theresa Jade - 9/8 w/zills
11:15 - 12:15 -Terry del Giorno - Egyptian
12:15 to 1:15 lunch
1:15 - 2:15 - Ashera - Egyptian combos
2:30 - 3:30 - Ma’ Shuqa Murjan - Drum solo (Hagala rhythms)
3:45 - 4:45 - WildCard - ATS
7pm Show
Dance to the live music of Pangia
Performances from teachers and participants
COST: $95 advanced, $120 after February 15, 2019
PAYPAL: terriannegutierrez@yahoo.com
Or you may mail a payment to TerriAnne Gutierrez at 4 Grandview Ave. Petaluma, Ca. 94952
Participants are invited to perform in the evening show either to the live music of Pangia or to CD.
COST: $95 advanced, $120 after February 15, 2019
PAYPAL: terriannegutierrez@yahoo.com
Or you may mail a payment to TerriAnne Gutierrez at 4 Grandview Ave. Petaluma, Ca. 94952
Vanpool to the event from Los Gatos with Carl and Ma*Shuqa – send an email to MaShuqaDancer@gmail.com for meet up time on Sunday, February 24, 2019.


Ma*Shuqa’s Workshops open to all dancer levels
Saturday, March 9, 2019 2:00-4:00 pm
“Performance Improvisation Workshop” Part 2
Part 2 Building Blocks of Middle Eastern Music
(no requirement to attend Part 1 to take Part 2)
What will be covered in this workshop? For all levels beginners to advanced.
Building Blocks of Tradition – musicality of Arabic Music: a) melodic theme, b) rhythms, c) melodic units/phrases, d) lyrical phrasing, e) rhythmic Leit motifs – ta dahs, syncopated pops, locks, f) idiosyncratic stylistic considerations – genres, customary movement to instrumentation and time signature, and a personal and stylistically individualized ways of moving g) acceptable limits for variation

Hafladira Schedule below (all Sundays). All begin at 1:00pm.
Adira’s Dance and Costume, 1202 Lincoln Avenue, San Jose, CA (408) 280-0110
March 10, May 19, July 14, Oct 20, Dec 8, 2019
Contact Adira to sign up to perform. www.adiradance.com

2019 Diva Intensive Retreat, August 9-11, 2019 – registration full
Contact Ma*Shuqa if you are interested in attending on another weekend in 2019.
mashuqadancer@gmail.com to schedule a retreat to fit your schedule and calendar.

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