Episode 29: Onca of The Mezmer Society

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YIP Podcast is totally thrilled to have Onca O'Leary on the show! A woman of many hats - dancer, event producer, musician, author, teacher, mom - she manages to balance it all with style and good humor! (Can you tell what big fans we are by all the gushing?! HUGE FANS!!) Mary recommends some circus-y/Balkan-y type music (it's Onca week, after all, and we love a theme!!) and Tammy takes us through the end of April in Around Town!

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On This Episode:
Our Attitude Towards Bellydance Styles - shira.net tribe
Belly dance costumes on pets - shira.net tribe
Fact Free Question #4 - YIP Podcast tribe
Fanfare Ciocarlia
Onca O'Leary
The Mezmer Society
Americana Burlesque & Sideshow Festival
What is capoeira?
August Hoerr
Politti Ashcraft (Strawberry Butterfly and The Oasis Dance Studio)
Amel Tafsout
Michelle L'amour
Paolo Garbanzo
Circus Contraption

Around Town:
March 26-28 Seattle, WA Cues & Tattoos featuring Carolena, Megha, Amy Sigil, Read My Hips and more!
April 2-9 Kalani, HI Delilah's Easter Retreat featuring Amy Sigil, Dahlia Moon, Erik Brown, and Delilah.
April 21-25 Toronto, Canada IBCC 2010 an annual Belly Dance Conference. Instructors include Jillina, Sera Solstice, Amel Tafsout, and Delilah and many more.
April 23-25 Hillsboro, OR Saqra's Belly Dance Showcase- workshops with Saqra, Aviva Khadra, Jane Archer, David Metz and more.
April 28-May 2 Somerset, NJ Spring Caravan-featuring Heather Stants, Suhaila Salimpour, Mimi Fontana, Tempest, and Sera Solstice.
April 29 - May 2 Golden, CO Elevation 2010-featuring Unmata, Mezmer Society, Zafira, Rachel Brice, and Ziah.

*Additional April items added after recording*
April 10th Phoenix, AZ Phoenix First Ladies of Bellydance- Celebrating Phoenix Bellydance Legacy. Gala performances by 5 of the most influential and celebrated Arizona dancers.
April 10th Orlando, FL Works of PURE Love- presented by Orlando PURE to benefit Back to Nature Wildlife Refuge. Mary and I will be performing at this event!
April 17th Tucson, AZ Spring Workshop Day presented by the Arizona Chapter of Middle Eastern Culture & Dance Association. It will be a day of Cabaret Combos, ATS meets Tribal Fusion & Thrills with Zills.

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Featured Artists:

Artist: Fanfare Ciocarlia - Amazon or Fanfare Ciocarlia - Gili Garabdi
Album: Gili Garabdi
Songs: Rumba de la Lasi, Golden Days, Hora Evreiasca

Artist: Circus Contraption - Amazon or Circus Contraption - Grand American Traveling Dime Museum
Album: Grand American Traveling Dime Museum
Songs: Hot Coals, Carousel, Throw the Bones

Additional Music:

Artist: Damscray
Album: Your Rainbow Colour Changer
Songs: Look Cowboy Look!, Dancing Tiger, Your Rainbow Colour Changer, Sarira Bride
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More music by Damscray

Episode 28: All Things Zanbaka

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This week YIP welcomes bellydance instructional book-writer extraordinaire Zanbaka to the program! (That sentence was a mouthful, wasn't it?) The Crew also pose a question to our listeners and ramble on about some other interesting tribe topics! Mary suggests some awesome music and Tammy recommends a whole slew of amazing events that are spread across the month of March!

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On This Episode:
Where do you listen to YIP? - YIP Podcast tribe
Silicone Nerve Bra
101 Reasons we Love Tribal Style Bellydance - ATS tribe
Euphraxia Talk Radio
Dance Dreams?! - Dancer's Mind tribe
Zanbaka and Bellydance for the Versatile Dancer book series
Journey Through Egypt (Sahra Kent camp)
Middle East Dance Camp
Colleena Wedding
Copper Clock - YIP listeners Sarah Kate and Letty will be performing at Cues and Tattoos!!

Around Town:
February 27-March 6 Las Vegas, Nv Tribal Massive workshops with Rachel Brice, Amy Sigil, Heather Stants and more!
March 5-7 Pamona, Ca Gothla workshops with Tempest, Sashi, Asharah and more.
March 12-14 Orlando, Fl MegaCon featuring Florida Tribal Dance and Phonecia.
March 12-14 Richmond, Ca Rakkasah West featuring Jamila Salimpour, Suhaila Salimpour, Leila Haddad, and Sera Solstice.
March 19-21 St. Petersburg, Fl Beledi Beach Bash featuring Sadie!
March 20-21 Midland, Tx Tribal Force - workshops with John Compton, Michelle Manx and more.
March 26-28 Seattle, Wa Cues & Tattoos featuring Carolena, Megha, Amy Sigil, Read My Hips and more!

Featured Artists:
Artist: Americanistan - Amazon or Americanistan - Tribalation!
Album: Tribalation!
Songs: Celebration, Spirit Flame, Swing

Artist: Nancy Ajram - Amazon or Nancy Ajram
Album: Princess Supper Star Zai el Nar; The Greatest Songs Ever: Middle East
Songs: Akhasmak Ah, Inta Eh; Ah W Noss

Additional Music:

Artist: Ensemble Al Asdeka - Amazon or Ensemble Al-Asdeka - Ensemble Al-Asdeka
Album: Ensemble Al Asdeka
Songs: La Roza Linda, Twilight on the Nile, Lake of Clouds