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Middle Eastern Dancer Aisha Ali to Host Performance, Workshops Sept. 8-9 at SCC
Aisha Ali, an internationally recognized Middle Eastern dancer and teacher, will host a performance along with four workshops at St. Charles Community College Sept. 8-9.
Ali, who specializes in Egyptian and North African dance and tours internationally, will take part in a performance along with other local dancers at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 8, in the auditorium of the Social Sciences Building at SCC. Dinner will be served before the performance at 6:30 p.m. Tickets for the dinner and performance are $25 each. Tickets are $8 for the performance only.
Ali will conduct four workshops through the SCC Continuing Education Department, over a two-day period, including:
- Session 1 – Ghawazee (Upper Egypt): 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, Sept. 8
- Session 2 – Egyptian Baladi and the Origins of Raqs Sharqi: 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 8
- Session 3 – Ouled Nile Dances (Algeria) and Shikhat Dances (Morocco): 10 a.m.-noon Sunday, Sept. 9
- Session 4 – Raqs Shaabi (Tunisia): 1-3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 9
Early bird registration is available through Aug. 9 for $45 per session, or $160 for all four. After Aug. 9, prices will increase to $50 per session or $180 for all four. Lunch is available for an extra $9 per day. The workshops will be in Room 203 of the College Center on the SCC campus.
To register for the workshops or to purchase tickets for the performance, visit www.stchas.edu/learnforlife or call 636-922-8233.
|Where||St. Charles Community College 4601 Mid Rivers Mall Dr, Saint Peters, MO 63376|
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|Who to bring||Everyone|
|Price||Performance $8-25, Workshops $45-180|
More About St. Charles Community College
St. Charles Community, commonly known as SCC, is located just outside of St. Peters. The two-year community college offers associate degrees and certificate programs in the arts, business, sciences and career-technical fields.
St. Charles Community College is the fourth largest of Missouri's 12 community college districts. SCC offers a college transfer program with over 24 areas of interest.
SCC also has a partnership with the University of Missouri-St. Louis.
Also on the SCC campus is the home of the Eastern Missouri Law Enforcement Training Academy.