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RAKKASAH WEST--March 12-18 (CA)

Brandon F. Sun, February 25, 2007 - 6:18 AM by Brandon F.

www.rakkasah.com/west

This lineup is insane! :) Local shoutouts with a *:

Performances for Friday, March 16, 2007

Friday, March 16 Cabaret Stage

7:30 TROUPE SAMIRA, SIMONE, JAMESTOWN, CA

7:46 ARANA, SAN JOSE, CA

7:54 UNA, CUPERTINO, CA Rakkasah Teacher

8:02 MELODY, EVERETT, WA

8:10 KELLI MARIE, MISSOULA, MT

8:18 JEWEL OF OPAR, SHAHEEN, SAN JOSE, CA

8:34 AMIRA, SAN JOSE, CA

8:42 AIWA SHE’RAQA, MMEDFORD, OR

8:50 AMIRA ALABINA, MODESTO, CA

8:58 MACHKA GROOVE, BELMONT, CA

9:06 ROCK ROSE, ALETHEA VALLEY, GUALALA, CA

9:22 VALERIA, MONTEREY, CA

9:30 POLINA, SANWOOD, NJ

9:38 NIJMEH, UNA, CUPERTINO, CA

9:54 YA HELEWA! AMARA, LOS ANGELES, CA

10:10 MAYA, NANNA CANDELARIA, OAKLAND, CA Rakkasah Teacher

10:26 TANDEMONIUM, BURBANK, CA

10:34 Close of Stage – Show Continues on the Main Stage



Musician’s Schedule for Friday

7:00 RAKKASAH 2007 WEST BEGINS WITH THE LIVE MUSIC OF

PANGIA, PAT OLSON, MT SHASTA, CA

9:16 TAHNEEN, MARTI COYNE, SAN MATEO, CA

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Performances for Friday, March 16, 2007 Main Stage

7:00 RAKKASAH 2007 WEST BEGINS WITH THE LIVE MUSIC OF

PANGIA, PAT OLSON, MT SHASTA, CA

7:16 NAGEENA, ELK GROVE, CA

7:24 OBERON, PORTLAND, OR

7:32 AMARA RAVANNA & THE DESERT DUDES, SANTA ROSA, CA

7:40 TERRIANNE, SONOMA COUNTY, CA

7:48 ALNISA, NAPA, CA

7:56 TIME TO CATCH UP..

8:00 NATICA’S POETIC DANCE THEATER COMPANY, SAN FRANCISCO, CA

Rakkasah Teacher

8:16 FILIZ, REDWOOD CITY, CA

8:24** NAIMAH, BALTIMORE, MD

8:32 CORAL, LAKE HAVASU CITY, AZ

8:40** LATIFA, SEVERNA PARK, MD

8:48 LEILA HADDAD, TUNISIA & FRANCE Rakkasah Teacher

8:59 TIME TO CATCH UP...

9:00 JEWELS OF THE NILE, LINDA ERLAND, SIMI VALLEY, CA

9:16 SOUND CHECK FOR: TAHNEEN, MARTI COYNE, SAN MATEO, CA

9:26 MJASOUMA ROSE, PALO ALTO, CA

9:34 TANYA TANYA, PELOPONESE, GREECE

9:42 RACHEL, PORTLAND/SAN DIEGO

9:50 ALIA THABIT, WEST BURKE, CT

9:59 TIME TO CATCH UP...

10:00 FOLK INFUSION WITH DALLOUA DANCE COMPANY, ISVARI, SACARAMENTO, CA

10:16 AHAVA, CONCORD, CA

10:24 HALEEMA, NIXA, MO

10:32 TROUPE DHYANIS, DHYANIS, SAN ANSELMO, CA

10:48 SIRENS IN SANITY, SAIEDEH & YASMINE, BENICIA, CA

11:00 CLOSE OF SHOW



Musician Schedule for Saturday March 17, 2007 Cabaret Stage

2:56 HELM, MARK BELL, MARK AND LING SHEN BELL, FAIRFAX, CA

5:52 MIRAGE, JIM KARAGOZIAN, FRESNO, CA

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Performances Saturday, March 17, 2007 Cabaret Stage

12:00 LES GAZELLE, SAN ANSELMO, CA

12:16 THERESA & JENINE, SACRAMENTO, CA

12:24 PALOMA, BOSTON, MA

12:32 MELAYA RAK-ETTES, ARUBA, SANTA CRUZ, CA

12:40 RAKS AFRICA, OAKLAND, CA

12:48 FATIMA’S STUDENT DANCERS, FATIMA AL WAHID, CARMICHAEL, CA

Rakkasah Teacher

1:04 NAJMES RAKSTARS, NAJMES, NAPA, CA

1:20 DANCERS OF THE SUN, IZMIRA JIHAN, ANTIOCH, CA

1:28 JOIE DE VIVRE, SHABNAM, OAKLAND, CA

1:44 SAHRA ROUH, SAHARA JEN, VALLEJO, CA

2:00 SAJA MIDDLE EASTERN DANCE COMPANY, JENNA & SANDRA, SAN LUIS OBISPO

2:16 NALINI, SEATTLE, WA

2:24 KALILA & WARDA, SACRAMENTO, CA

2:32 JUNKO OSHIMA, SAITAMA, JAPAN

2:40 SABAH ENSEMBLE, KAREN & BONNIE, BERKELEY, CA

2:56 SOUND CHECK FOR: HELM, MARK BELL, FAIRFAX, CA Rakkasah Teachers

3:16 TERRY DEL GIORNO, SAN RAFAEL, CA

3:24 JIZAN, SAN JOSE, CA

3:32 JAMEERAH, MORGAN HILL, CA

3:40 CORPUS ENCHANTUS, JORDAN, CA

3:48 LATIFA, SAUSALITO, CA

3:56 TIME TO CATCH UP...

4:00 ARBA WA, DARYLIN LINNING, SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA

4:16 MASAKO, TOKYO, JAPAN

4:24 SANDHYA, PLEASANT HILL, CA

4:32 SULTANA DANCERS, LAURA NEARING, TRI CITY, WA

4:48 SHARIF, SANTA CRUZ, CA

4:56 TROUPE KASHAR, ASHERA, NORTH BAY AREA

5:04 RED LOTUS, CAROLENA NERICCIO, SAN FRANCISCO, CA

5:20 DESERT DREAM, SANTA CRUZ, CA

5:36 NARANTUYA, SHAHEEN, JANELLE RODRIGUEZ, SAN JOSE, CA

5:52 SOUND CHECK FOR: MIRAGE, FRESNO, CA

6:16 TATYA, SUNNYVALE, CA

6:24 JEWELS, PORTLAND, OR

6:32 AMANDA, CAMPBELL, CA

6:40 BELADI ROSE, SANTA ROSA, CA

6:56 TIME TO CATCH UP...

7:00** LOTUS NIRAJA & NBC, BALTIMORE, MD

7:16 SORSHA, MONTEREY, CA

7:24 SHANTI, PENNGROVE, CA

7:32 NATARAJA, TOKYO, JAPAN

7:40 HELENE’ SISTERS OF THE DESERT SKY, FELTON, CA

7:56** SAMIRA, NORFOLK, VA

8:04 SARPIKA, CINTIA, EL DORADO COUNTY, CA

8:20 THE HAND OF FATIMA, ROSSAH, LAS VEGAS, NV

8:36 NEFER TEM, LIORA, SAN FRANCISCO, CA

8:52 SATYA, TRACY, UKIAH, CA

9:08 SISTERS OF THE TEMPLE MOON, SAIQA, SAN JOSE, CA

9:24 JEANIE DREAMS, LOA, BENICIA, CA

9:56 SOMRA, ST. LOUIS, MO

10:04 HEATHER BERRY, LODI, CA

10:12 BANAAT AL-QAMAR, KAHENA, POMONA, CA

10:28 SULISHA, SALT LAKE CITY, UT

10:36 Close of Stage – Show Continues on the Main Stage



Musician Schedule for Saturday, March 17, 2007 Main Stage

2:16 MIRAGE, JIM KARABOZIAN, FRESNO, CA

4:16 PANGIA, PAT OLSON, MT SHASTA, CA CONTACT PAT OLSON 530-938-2503

6:16 HELM, MARK BELL, FAIRFAX, CA

8:16 THE MEDITERRANEAN RAQSBAND, SAQRA, VANCOUVER, WA

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Performances for Saturday, March 17, 2007 Main Stage

11:00 THE GODDESSES FRUIT, AMBROSIA, HAYWARD, CA

11:16 TROUPE AHALM, NAHLAH, RENO, NV

11:32 MO’MENEIN, LAUREL SILLS, MORGAN HILL, CA

11:48 ANDREA, SAN PABLO, CA

11:56 TIME TO CATCH UP..

12:00 BLACKSHEEP BELLYDANCE-CALIFORNIA, SEBA, SANTA ROSA, CA

12:16 MAYUKO WATANABE, SAITAMA, JAPAN

12:24 LISA, HOLLAND, NJ

12:32 ZOE DE VINE-THYGESEN, LITTLE YORK, NJ

12:40 BANAT EL HOGGAR, ALEKA, RICHMOND, CA

12:56 TIME TO CATCH UP.

1:00 DESERT WIND DANCERS, YASMIN, TURLOCK, CA

1:16 MARGARET BACIGALUPI, VALLEJO, CA

1:24 JIANG-TI, PALO ALTO, CA

1:32 NOEL, TOKYO, JAPAN

1:40 YOSIFA ROSE, MARTINEZ, CA Rakkasah Teacher

1:48 SUZANNA DEL VECCHIO, DENVER, CO Rakkasah Teacher

1:56 REBEL SISTERS, ANTIOCH, CA

2:00 MAHALAT, MICHELLE DE VINE, LITTLE YORK, NJ Rakkasah Teacher

2:16 SOUND CHECK FOR: MIRAGE, JIM KARAGOZIAN, FRESNO, CA

2:26 JAISON, FLORENCE, SC

2:34 ADIRA, SAN JOSE, CA

2:42 JUDY, SAN JOSE, CA

2:50 ANASTASIA, MILLBRAE, CA

2:58 TIME TO CATCH UP...

3:00 MASUMI WITH DANCE ARABESQUE, TOKYO, JAPAN

3:16 KASHAR OR ZILLY GIRLS, ASHERA, VALLEJO, CA

3:32 TARA EL NUR, BERLIN, GERMANY

3:40 BAL ANAT, JAMILLA & SUHAILA SALIMPOUR, BERKELEY, CA Rakkasah Teacher

3:55 TIME TO CATCH UP..

4:00 Y’CHESSA DAHLI, JAREE DAHIA, SEATTLE, WA

4:16 SOUND CHECK FOR: PANGIA, PAT OLSON, MT. SHASTA, CA Rakkasah Teacher RAKKASAH TEACHERS

4:26 TROUPE MANDALA CALIFORNIA, DENISE MANNION, MT. SHASTA, CA Rakkasah Teacher

4:42 NADIRA, SEATTLE, WA

4:48 MANASA, SACRAMENTO, CA

4:58 AYESHA’S OASIS DANCE COMPANY, MEDFORD, OR

5:00 TROUPE ALA NAR, SHERRY BRIER, MILL VALLEY, CA

5:16 ZAINA HART, VANCOUVER, WA Rakkasah Teacher

5:27 MESMERA, LOS ANGELES, CA Rakkasah Teacher

5:38 HADIA, MONTREAL, QUEBEC, CANADA Rakkasah Teacher

5:49 ANSUYA RATHOR, MIAMI, FL Rakkasah Teacher

6:00 DANCERS OF THE PHAROAHS, SHUKRIYA, PINOLE, CA

6:16 SOUND CHECK FOR: HELM, MARK BELL, FAIRFAX, CA Rakkasah Teacher

6:26 FATCHANCEBELLYDANCE, CAROLENA NERICCIO, SAN FRANCISCO, CA Rakkasah Teacher

6:42 NADIKA, BEN LOMAND, CA

6:50 HANNAH, AN ANSELMO, CA

6:58 TIME TO CATCH UP..

7:00 RAKS AL KHALIL, KHAJULAH, SAN JOSE, CA

7:16 MICHELLE, GOODYEAR, AZ

7:24 AKI HARUNA, TOKYO, JAPAN

7:32 SALENA, CONCORD, CA

7:40 MELISSA, PHOENIX, AZ

7:48 CHEMAGNE, TORONTO, CANADA

7:56 TIME TO CATCH UP...

8:00 SESE PRESENTS, SESE, SANTA CRUZ, CA

8:16 SOUND CHECK FOR: THE MEDITERRANEAN RAQSBAND, SAQRA,

VANCOUVER, WA Rakkasah Teacher

8:26 YASMINA LAROCHE, RENO, NV

8:34 ALESSANDRA, SAN JOSE, COSTA RICA

8:42 TAMZINE, KENT, WA

8:50 SIDONIA OM DUNIA, BOISE, ID

8:58 TIME TO CATCH UP..

9:00 BABYLON MOOD, REGINE, LOMITA, CA

9:16 CRYSTAL, PHOENIX, AZ

9:24 HALA DANCE TROUPE, SANTA CLARA, CA

9:32 EL ASAAB, SAN FRANCISCO, CA

9:48** INDRA LAZUL, SILVER SPRING, MD

9:56 TIME TO CATCH UP

10:00 ARABIAN JEWELS WITH RAKS PADAWAAN, NARA, LODI, CA

10:16 KANA, TOKYO, JAPAN

10:24 TC, TEMPE, AZ

10:32 JENNA, NEW YORK/LOS ANGELES

10:40 RAKS JENNA, ELAYNA, SUNNYVALE, CA

10:56 TIME TO CATCH UP....

11:00 CLOSE OF SHOW



Musician Schedule for Sunday, March 18, 2007 Cabaret Stage

1:56 MARIKESH EXPRESS, VAR DAGHDEVIRIAN, ALTA LOMA, CA

4:52 FLOWERS OF THE NILE, CYNTHIA RUTHERFORD, SACRAMENTO, CA

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Performances Sunday, March 18, 2007 Cabaret Stage

12:00 JAHMRA, CAMBELL, CA

12:08 JENZA, CANOGA PARK, CA

12:16 ESSENCE OF EGYPT DANCE COMPANY, AMIRA, WILNDSOR, CA

12:32 KATIA SAHAR, SEATTLE, WA

12:48 PARVATI, SAKINA, CHICO, CA

1:04 SERPENT GROOVE, HEALDSBURG, CA

1:20 SISTER SIRENS, ZYPHIRE & YASMINE, BENICIA, CA

1:36 DANCER OF AMARA & AHIRA, PASO ROBLES, CA

1:52 SOUND CHECK FOR: MARIKESH EXPRESS, VAR DAGHDEVIRIAN, ALTA LOMA, CA

2:16 DR. MAYA, DAVIS, CA

2:24 NAIYA-HAYAL, SAN FRANCISCO, CA

2:32 CYRIANA, ALTA LOMA, CA

2:40 SAAHIRA, OROVILLE, CA

2:48 GAYLE WAYNE, WOODINVILLE, WA

2:56 TIME TO CATCH UP.....

3:00 MOON GODDESSES CARAVAN, CINDER, FOLSOM, CA

3:16 TAEKO, SAN JOSE, CA

3:24 ANJUM, SACRAMENTO, CA

3:40 RAKS BARAKA, SANTA CRUZ, CA

3:56 TIME TO CATCH UP....

4:04 ZAZA, CUPERTINO, CA

4:12 ORIGIN, SARAH ADAMS, CHICO, CA

4:28 RAJA, MT. VIEW, CA

4:36 RAKS ZAMEELAT, FREMONT, CA

4:44 ASWAN, HAYWARD, CA

4:52 SOUND CHECK FOR: FLOWERS OF THE NILE, SACRAMENTO, CA

5:16 ZIBAZAN, CARMICHAEL, CA

5:24 SHANNA, BEN LOMAND, CA

5:32 SHAYNA, NEWARK, CA

5:40 XANTHIA, SACRAMENTO, CA

5:48 SETAREH, SAN JOSE, CA

5:56 TIME TO CATCH UP...

6:00 NASIN SAHARA, BERKELEY, CA

6:16 MICHELLE JOYCE, OAKLAND, CA

6:24 MASANDE DANCE THEATRE, SANTA CLARA, CA

6:32 HEALTH OF INANNA, SAN JOSE, CA

6:48 SHABNAM, OAKLAND, CA

6:56 BELLYSEMA, LANA, MARINA, CA

7:04 SABIRAH, WEED, CA

7:12 AISHAH, HERCULES, CA

7:20 GODDESS FORCE, SADIYAH, SAN LEANDRO, CA

7:36 Stage Closes – Show Continues on the Main Stage



Musician Schedule for Sunday March 18, 2007 Main Stage

12:16 RAJ JUMA AND OMAR TAREK, W. VALLEY CITY, UT

2:00 JAZAYER, VINCE DELGADO, FAIRFAX, CA

6:16 MARY ELLEN DONALD, SAN FRANCISCO, CA

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Performance Sunday, March 18, 2007 Main Stage

11:00 TROUPE JASMINE, YASMINA LA ROCHE, RENO, NV

11:16 RISLING STARS, SHERRY BRIER, CORTE MADERA, CA

11:32 TURKISH DELIGHTRS, SUNNYVALE, CA

11:40 SONG OF THE SAND, SANDRA, MENLO PARK, CA

11:56 TIME TO CATCH UP....

12:00 RAKS BARAKA & FRIENDS, SANTA CRUZ, CA

12:16 SOUND CHECK FOR: RAJ JUMA AND OMAR TAREK, W. VALLEY CITY, UT

12:26 PARRI, SANTA CLARA, CA

12:34 NAHLAH, SPARKS, NV

12:42 MARIA, BOULDER, CO

12:50 SHARON PAPO, SAN FRANCISCO, CA

12:58 TIME TO CATCH UP

1:00 BLACK OPAL, AVA FLEMING, PHOENIX, AZ

1:16 NISAAH PERIZAD, PASO ROBLES, CA

1:24 SUSAN ANDERSON AND TROUPE, SANTA ROSA, CA

1:32 NABEELA EL SHALIMAR, SEATTLE, WA

1:40 MIRAYA DELAMAR, MAKAWAO, HI

1:48 VASHTI & TROUPE, SANTA CRUZ, CA

1:58 TIME TO CATCH UP...

2:00 ALEXANDRIA & THE GHAWAZEE, BERKELEY, CA Rakkasah Teachers

2:16 SOUND CHECK FOR: JAZAYER, VINCE DELGADO, FAIRFAX, CA Rakkasah Teacher2:26 GHANIMA GADITANA, SANTA CLARA, CA

2:34 DIANA, RENTON, WA

2:42 MONICA, SAN FRANCISCO, CA

2:50 SHAZARA, SANTA CRUZ, CA

2:58 TIME TO CATCH UP....

3:00 DANCERS OF THE DESERT, ANEENA, NOVATO, CA Rakkasah Teacher

3:16 WILLOW, HONOLULU, HI

3:24 SUHAILA SALIMPOUR & THE SUHAILA DANCE COMPANY, BERKELEY, CA

3:40 SUHAILA & ISABELLA SALIMPOUR, BERKELEY, CA Rakkasah Teacher

3:50 ISSAM HOUSHAN, LOS ANGELES, CA Rakkasah Teacher

4:00 MYSTIC CARAVAN, GINA, SACRAMENTO, CA

4:16 MA’SHUQA MIRA MURJAN, LOS GATOS, CA Rakkasah Teacher

4:26 JIM BOZ, SAN DIEGO, CA Rakkasah Teacher

4:37 NAHEDA, LUDWIGGSTADT, GERMANY Rakkasah Teacher

4:48 FAHTIEM, ROWLAND HEIGHTS, CA Rakkasah Teacher

4:58 TIME TO CATCH UP...

5:00 RAKS THALAT, FATIMA AL WAHID, CARMICHAL, CA Rakkasah Teacher

5:16 SAQRA, VANCOUVER, WA Rakkasah Teacher

5:27 LEILA HADDAD, TUNISIA & FRANCE Rakkasah Teacher

5:38 LEYLA JOUVANA & ROLAND, GERMANY Rakkasah Teacher

5:49 MAKNATIS, TOKYO, JAPAN

5:57 TIME TO CATCH UP....

6:00 TROUPE TAREEFA, TATSEENA, LIVERMORE, CA

6:16 SOUND CHECK FOR: MARY ELLEN DONALD, OAKLAND, CA Rakkasah Teacher

6:26 JAWAHARE, SAN FRANCISCO, CA

6:34 NANDI, ST. LOUIS, MO

6:42 DELPHINA, SANTA CLARA, CA

6:50 SABIBA, SAN JOSE, CA

6:58 TIME TO CATCH UP....

7:00 INDIGENOUS, BAHIRA, SANTA CLARA, CA

7:16 DANCERS OF THE CRESCENT MOON, SIWA, SANTA CRUZ, CA

7:32 DESERT HEAT DANCERS, JALENA, EL CERRITO, CA

7:48 AVA FLEMING, PHOENIX, AZ

7:56 TIME TO CATCH UP.....

8:00 CLOSE OF SHOW