Shimmyshowcase 15th Anniversary Celebration March 17th, 2018

Shimmyshowcase 15th Anniversary Celebration March 17th, 2018
Imari, Eunza, Amber Ray, Saviya, Draca, Alexiis, Leon, Ilana, Suzanna, Christina Rizkallah


Now in its 17th year, Shimmyshowcase in Long Beach continues to provide a place where all dancers, regardless of proficiency, can perform in front of a warm, appreciative audience. Performers and guests alike keep returning for the temporary escape from the stress of everyday life into this relaxing and fun environment to explore and enjoy middle eastern inspired dance.

Shimmyshowcase encourages all dancers from beginners to seasoned performers to sign up and perform for us! For most up to date schedule and dancer opportunities, please email us at and we'll add you to our weekly email schedule.

We hope to see you soon at Shimmyshowcase at Viento y Agua Coffee House! For more info about Viento y Agua, go to

Friday, June 13, 2014


SHIMMY SHOWCASE takes place once a month on scheduled Saturdays at 7:00 p.m. at Viento y Agua Coffee House in Long Beach at 4007 East 4th Street; 562-434-1182.  
June 21 -- Experience a “Victorian Fantasy” at Viento y Agua Coffee House as Saviya and Draca, with special guest Vincent Crummles (aka Ricky) set the stage for a magical evening of fabulous entertainment with phenomenal dancers Katerina, Galadriel, Meryem Vani, Tamara, Dimora, Devon, Aleksia, and Troupe MeLa.  To make this this first evening of summer even more fanciful, dancer and author Katerina will personally autograph copies of her recently published fantasy novel, Elfkind, which you will also be able to purchase from her during this event!  (For more info including Chapter 1 of “Elfkind,” go to

And finally, don’t forget the costume contest for which audience participation is highly encouraged!  Whether it be steampunk, fairies, or romance, everyone is encouraged to come attired in their favorite Victorian fantasy garb.  Plus, prizes made by guest judge Henry will be awarded to Best Proper Victorian Lady, Dapper Gentleman, Adventurer, Dastardly Villain and Steam Kid!

We’re expecting a large turnout for this event, so be sure to arrive a little early so you can pick up a nice beverage or treat and find a good seat because you won’t want to miss a minute of this entertainment-packed Shimmyshowcase!    .  . 

July 19  - ABRAIHA (theme TBD) – Dancer sign-ups begin on June 19

August 16 -  Ilana (The Blues) – Dancer sign-ups begin on July 16

September 20 -  DRACA (theme to be announced)-- Dancer sign-ups begin on August 20

October 18 - ILANA (Shivershowcase)-- Dancer sign-ups begin on September 18

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