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

Wednesday, December 27, 2017


SHIMMY SHOWCASE will take place on the 3rd Saturday of the month at 6:30 p.m. for most of 2018  at Viento y Agua Coffee House in Long Beach at 4007 East 4th Street; (562) 434-1182.  


January 13 –Shimmyshowcase administrator, Xandra (Pat) presents “Birthday Fantasy” featuring belly dancing favorites Meryem Vani, Kamar, Jheri St James, Sarah al Nour, Saviya, Bella Noor, Christina Rizkallah, Suzanna, Jannah, Yasmin, and Draca.    To mark the occasion of her 60th birthday, Xandra will offer a complimentary buffet supper from 6:00-6:30 p.m. followed by the 6:30 p.m. dance program.  The best “gift” you could give to Xandra and Shimmyshowcase would be to purchase a tasty dessert or beverage (or both!) from our host venue, Viento y Agua, to enjoy during the show!  . 

February 17 - Saviya & Draca (Love theme) - Open Dancer Sign-Ups begin on January 17

March 17  - Amber Ray (15th Anniversary celebration!)  - Currently signing on all current and former Shimmyshowcase coordinators who’d like to perform for our Shimmyshowcase anniversary extravaganza!!


Additional sites of interest

Videos from February 18 “Love is All you Need” Shimmyshowcase at

Photo Gallery from November 19, 2016 “Victorian Steampunk” Shimmyshowcase at

Videos from December 19, 2015 “Once Upon a Time” Shimmyshowcase at

Videos from February 21, 2015 “Photographing Fairies” Shimmyshowcase at

Chris Laudermilk’s  Shimmyshowcase photography gallery

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