Sahara began her love affair with bellydance 30+ years ago in the backwoods of Oregon with Karlana (Carol Boddy). She is an instructor, workshop teacher, and competitive coach; as well as a multiaward-winning competitor, troupe director and choreographer. She is also the founder of the High Desert Bellydance Guild in Central Oregon. She has taken workshops with countless Read More

Acoustic Pilgrims is the name of the musical duo Wayne and Denise Gilbertson.  They have been playing music of the Middle East since 1990.  In Oregon they founded a band called Americanistan.  They are recording artists and have presented many shows with belly dancers in theaters, festivals, museums, schools, libraries, fairs, restaurants, nightclubs and cultural Read More