Propapalooza: A YIP Anniversary Affair

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Here at YIP Podcast, we are so grateful to be celebrating our 2nd Anniversary!!!!  We want to thank our listeners by hosting a fun event!  YIP Podcast proudly presents: PROPAPALOOZA!!!!!!!!

July 9th, 2011
We start our weekend extravaganza with a Hafla featuring dancers that you've heard on YIP.  We will have several vendors as well as raffles!

Special ONLINE participation:

The time has come to announce the special things we have planned for our listeners that are unable to attend the party!!!

1st, we have just opened up an opportunity for one week, to bid on some amazing auction items! Every time you place a bid (whether you win the auction or not), you get an automatic entry into a raffle for a hand decorated, limited edition YIP Podcast T-Shirt!!! To view the auction items and place a bid, you can get started here!

2nd, we will be live streaming portions of our Event online!!! The event will begin at 7pm EST Saturday July 9th and you will be able to log in and view the party as well as join the live chat! If you are unable to "attend", it will stay online so you can see how it went! We will also hold a the live raffle for the T-Shirt with the auction entries!! YIP!!!

Location: Urban ReThink
Time: 7pm - 9pm
Price: Tickets are $ 8.00.  If you sign up for a workshop, the cost is only $ 5.00!
Food!: The Virgin Olive (located inside Urban ReThink) will also have food available for purchase!

While we are excited to invite our listening family, we ask for children to be at least 10 years of age to attend.

July 10th, 2011
A day of workshops with 2 fabulous instructors with props galore! Each workshop is $ 35.00 or both for $ 65.00!  Space is limited, so we strongly encourage you to book your space early!  All tickets are Non-Refundable.

Location for the workshops: Center for Contemporary Dance 


ATS Sword
10:00am - 11:30am

Strong and daring, a sword can take your performance to a whole new level.  Devyani’s DeAnna Freeman will begin with existing fast and slow ATS movements and then modify them for sword work.  This 90 minute class is great for those looking for that added challenge!

Skill Level: Students must have a firm grasp of movements / vocabulary and formations in FCBD DVDs 1-4.  Basic moves and combos will not be broken down.


Sword / Workshop info:   
  •  A sword is required for this workshop.  Sword must be balanced for dance and preferably not sharp as we will be drilling. You may purchase a sword from: Amazon
  • Cotton fabric or dupatta for a headwrap is required.  If you do not have a headwrap, one will be provided to you.
  • Please bring your zils and kneepads!



Double Fan Veil
12:00pm - 1:30pm

From Raqs Sharqi to Tribal, fan veils are the prop for you!  Phoenicia will conduct a 90 minute class on using fan veils to express yourself through dance.  By utilizing these beautiful props in your next performance, you are sure to captivate any audience!  This is an introduction to double fan veils where you will learn to hold, open and close, plus some simple movements!

Skill Level: Must have enough dance experience to have strong arm movements and stamina.  Being able to execute turns is helpful.


Fan Veil / Workshop info: 
  • Only 1 fan veil is required for this workshop.  You may contact a recommended vendor via Facebook
  • Purchase of Phoenicia’s fan veil DVD is strongly recommended as this also covers ongoing care of your props as well as movements covered in the workshop.  You may pre purchase them below for $10.  Phoenicia will have a few for sale day of event for $15.



Or you may order them directly through Eventbrite.