Our shows consist of contemporary Egyptian and folkloric styles of Middle Eastern dance using Turkish, Egyptian, Lebanese and American interpreted music.

Performances are tailored to the needs of your event. Soloists are available.

Upcoming performances for Fire and Spice, RAQ-City Belly Dance Company and Rasha's Rhinestones

Tilt Nightclub - RAQ-City Belly Dance Company
10:00 pm, Open to public.
Rochester, NY
Saturday, 1.1.11


Clothesline Arts Festival
at the Memorial Art Gallery

4:00 pm, Open to public.
Rochester, NY
Sunday, 9.11.10


Beyond Belly Dance II
Nazareth College Arts Center
Master's Theater
7:30pm
Tickets available at door $15 Adults $10 Children under 10
Rochester, NY - 8.21.10

Monroe County Fair
2:00 pm
Rochester, NY - 7.17.10

World Dance

Alt Theatre
Buffalo, NY
7:00pm
Friday, 7.09.10

American Cancer Society's
Relay for Life
Saturday, 7:00pm
800 Five Mile Line Road
Details: cancer.org
6.5.10

King David's Restaurant
200 Park Point Drive
Rochester, NY
7:00pm
Thursday, 2.18.10

King David's Restaurant
200 Park Point Drive
Rochester, NY
7:00pm
Thursday, 1.21.10

Families Explore Egypt
Corning Museum of Glass
Open to Public
1:30pm
Corning, NY - 1.17.10

King David's Restaurant
200 Park Point Drive
Rochester, NY
7:00pm
Thursday, 12.17.09

King David's Restaurant
200 Park Point Drive
Rochester, NY
7:00pm
Thursday, 11.19.09

Rakkasah East
Ukrainian Cultural Center

135 Davison Avenue
Somerset, NJ
Noon
Sunday, 10.18.09

King David's Restaurant
200 Park Point Drive
Rochester, NY
7:00pm
Thursday, 8.22.09

King David's Restaurant
200 Park Point Drive
Rochester, NY
7:00pm
Thursday, 7.16.09

World Dance
Albright Knox Art Gallery
Buffalo, NY
7:00pm
Saturday, 6.20.09

King David's Restaurant
200 Park Point Drive
Rochester, NY
7:00pm
Thursday, 4.16.09

Zahra Zuhair Gala Workshop and Show
Harro East Ballroom
155 N. Chestnut Street
Rochester, NY
6:00pm Dinner and Live band, 7:30 show
Saturday, 4.04.09
info:www.goddesshour.com

King David's Restaurant
200 Park Point Drive
Rochester, NY
7:00pm
Thursday, 3.19.09

International Women's Day
Rochester Contemporary Arts Center
137 East Avenue
Rochester, NY
Free to Public
1:00pm - 3:30pm
Sunday, 3.08.09

King David's Restaurant
200 Park Point Drive
Rochester, NY
7:00pm
Thursday, 2.19.09

King David's Restaurant
200 Park Point Drive
Rochester, NY
7:00pm
Thrusday, 11.13.08

Rakkasah East
Ukrainian Cultural Center

135 Davison Avenue
Somerset, NJ
2:15pm
Sunday, 10.19.08

Families Explore Egypt
Corning Museum of Glass
Open to Public
1:00pm and 2:30pm
Rochester, NY - 9.21.08

ArtWalk Festival
Dances on the Avenue
All along University Avenue
Noon
Rochester, NY - 9.14.08

Clothesline Arts Festival
at the Memorial Art Gallery

11:00 am Saturday on the Steps, 3pm Sunday on the Main Stage
Rochester, NY
Saturday, Sept 6th and
Sunday, Sept 7th
, 2008

African American Health Fair
by Action for a Better Community
Unity Health 89 Genesee Street Campus
11:15-11:45am
Saturday, 8.30.08

Sat, Apr 5th Workshop w/ Suzanna Del Vecchio
www.goddesshour.com
for info and registration

Sat Apr 5th Gala Dinner
Featuring Suzanna Del Vecchio
Performances by
Sahara Shimmer
6pm Dinner 8pm show
www.goddesshour.com
for tickets

Sun Apr 6th Workshop w/ Suzanna Del Vecchio

www.goddesshour.com for info and registration

Belly Dancer night
Look-ah-Hookah
10pm and Midnight
Rochester, NY - 3.22.08

Belly Dancer night
Look-ah Hooka
Performance by Sabra
Rochester, NY - 3.14.08

A Night at the Sahara - Dinner and Belly Dance Show
Friday, 8pm dinner, 9:30pm show
Sahara Restaurant
S. Clinton Avenue
Details: www.goddesshour.com
Friday, 11.30.07

Little Egypt presents Dina
Performance by Zahrah
Hotel Eurpoa Ballroom
Show opens 7:30pm
Montreal, Canada - 11.02.07

A Tribute to Tony Cavagnaro
Water Street Music Hall
Performance by Zahrah, Devra and Salihah
Doors open 3pm
$10 in advance, $15 @ door
Rochester, NY - 11.18.07

Rakkasah East
Ukrainian Cultural Center

135 Davison Avenue
Somerset, NJ
12:15pm
Sunday, 10.14.07

DubLand Underground
315 Alexander St.
Rochester, NY
11pm
Saturday, 10.6.07

A Night at the Sahara - Dinner and Belly Dance Show
Friday, 8pm dinner, 9:30pm show
Sahara Restaurant
S. Clinton Avenue
Details: www.goddesshour.com
Friday, 9.28.07

International Study of Egypt
7pm

Ontario Public Library
1850 Ridge Road
Thursday, 9.27.07

Clothesline Arts Festival
at the Memorial Art Gallery

11:00 am, Open to public.
Rochester, NY
Sunday, 9.9.07

A Night at the Sahara - Dinner and Belly Dance Show
Friday, 8pm dinner, 9:30pm show
Sahara Restaurant
S. Clinton Avenue
Details: www.goddesshour.com
Friday, 8.24.07

A Night at the Sahara - Dinner and Belly Dance Show
Friday, 9:15 pm
Sahara Restaurant, S. Clinton Avenue
Details: www.goddesshour.com
Friday, 7.27.07


Monroe County Fair
1:00 pm
Rochester, NY - 7.15.07


International Celebration
Nazareth College
7:00pm
Rochester, NY - 7.13.07

A Night at the Sahara - Dinner and Belly Dance Show
Tuesday, 9:15 pm
Sahara Restaurant, S. Clinton Avenue
Details: www.goddesshour.com
7.3.07

American Cancer Society's
Relay for Life
Saturday, 10:15 pm
800 Five Mile Line Road
Details: cancer.org
6.8.07

Irondequoit Rotary Club International Dinner
Saturday, 8:00 pm
Details: irondequoitrotary.org 5.18.07

International Day Conference
12:00pm, Noon
Monroe Community College
Rochester, NY - 5.2.07

Women & Dance, A Timeless Journey
Ani DiFranco's The Church Theatre
Saturday, 8:00 pm
N. Tonawanda, NY - 4.21.07

International Day Celebration
Nazareth College
Open to Public
10:00am - 6:00pm
Rochester, NY - 4.14.07

RIT's Puttin' on the Ritz
Double Tree Hotel - Henrietta
Open to Public
6:00pm
Rochester, NY - 3.31.07

International Festival at SUNY Brockport
Seymor College Union Ballroom
Open to Public
5:00pm and 7:00pm
Rochester, NY - 3.22.07

Families Explore Iran
Corning Museum of Glass
Open to Public
1:00pm and 2:30pm
Rochester, NY - 3.18.07

Speaking of Women's Health
North Kentucky Convention Center
Daily Workshops and Seminars with Michelle
8:00am - 4:00pm
Cincinnati, OH - 3.14.07 - 3.18.07

Exquisite Goddess Weekend
Bristol Harbour Resort
Belly Dance Workshop with Zahrah
11:15am
Rochester, NY - 1.27.07

What Women Really Want Adventure Weekend - Partnership with Breast Cancer Coalition of Rochester
The Lodge at Woodcliff
Open to Public
10:00am - Midnight
Rochester, NY - 1.20.07

See us live on 13 WHAM News This Morning
7:15am
Rochester, NY - 1.15.07

Families Explore Egypt
Corning Museum of Glass
Open to Public
11:00am - 4:00pm
Rochester, NY - 10.22.06

Arabesque Studios Presents Tito Gala Performance
Estonia House Theatre
Toronto, ON
10.14.06

Clothesline Arts Festival
at the Memorial Art Gallery

12:00 pm, Open to public.
Rochester, NY
9.9.06 - 9.10.06

Madagascar Fete
at the Seneca Park Zoo

8:30 pm
Rochester, NY - 7.22.06

International Dance
Nazareth College

6:30pm - Open to Public
Rochester, NY - 7.21.06

Monroe County Fair
5:00 pm
Rochester, NY - 7.16.06

Rochester Networks
at the Main Street Armory
6:45pm and 7:45pm
Rochester, NY - 5.25.06

Damian's Pub EuroNight
Corner of Monroe/Marshall
Midnight
Rochester, NY - 5.13.06


Irondequoit Rotary Club International Dinner
Saturday, 8:30 pm
Details: irondequoitrotary.org 5.13.06

Women & Dance, A Timeless Journey
Ani DeFranco's The Church
Saturday, 8:00 pm
N. Tonawanda, NY - 5.6.06

International Day Conference
12:30pm
Monroe Community College
Rochester, NY - 4.26.06

Tilt Night Club & Ultra Lounge
10:00pm
Rochester, NY - 4.21.06

Connect the World, International Festival
Nazareth College

11:00 am - 4:00pm
Rochester, NY - 3.25.06

Tilt Night Club & Ultra Lounge
10:00pm
Rochester, NY - 3.24.06

Midnight at the Oasis
Locust Hill Country Club

7:00 pm
Rochester, NY - 10.15.05

ArtWalk
Dances on the Avenue
2:40pm
Rochester, NY - 9.18.05

Clothesline Arts Festival
at the Memorial Art Gallery

12:00 pm
Rochester, NY - 9.10.05

Madagascar Fete
at the Seneca Park Zoo

8:00 pm
Rochester, NY - 7.23.05

Finger Lakes Wine Festival
10:00am - 5:00pm
Rochester, NY - 7.17.05

Monroe County Fair
Dome Stage
6:00 pm
Rochester, NY - 7.16.05

Corn Hill Arts Festival
3
:00 pm
Rochester, NY - 7.09.05


Opening for the Oojami Concert at the Waterstreet Music Hall
7:00 pm
Rochester, NY - 6.15.05

Lilac Festival 2005
at the ESL Lilac Stage

6:30 pm
Rochester, NY - 5.14.05

International Day Conference
12:30pm
Monroe Community College
Rochester, NY - 4.27.05

Buddhahood Live Concert 2005
8:00pm - 12:00pm
German House
Rochester, NY - 3.26.05

Special Performance for "Sarah Brightman Live in Las Vegas" Special
9:30pm
WXXI Channel 21
Rochester, NY - 11.30.04

Dances on the Avenue
at ArtWalk Live!
12:30pm
Rochester, NY - 9.19.04

Clothesline Arts Festival
at the Memorial Art Gallery

3:00 pm
Rochester, NY - 9.11.04

Madagascar Fete
at the Seneca Park Zoo

7:00 pm
Rochester, NY - 7.24.04

Little Feat Concert with The Buddhahood
Charlotte Beach
6:30 pm
Rochester, NY - 6.13.04

Positively Pittsford
2:00 pm
Pittsford, NY - 6.13.04

Fairport Canal Days
Packetts Landing
2:45 pm
Fairport, NY - 6.6.04

Lilac Festival 2004
at the ESL Lilac Stage

6:30 pm
Rochester, NY - 5.15.04

International Dance Festival
Dazzle Theatre
8:00 pm
Webster, NY - 5.14.04

Women & Dance, A Timeless Journey
The Riviera Theatre
8:00 pm
N. Tonawanda, NY - 5.1.04

Thanksgiving Dance Festival
Salem United Church
3:30 pm Performance
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm Workshop
Rochester, NY - 11.29.03

Clothesline Arts Festival
at the Memorial Art Gallery

3:00 pm
Rochester, NY - 9.6.03

Otis Day and the Knights Concert with The Buddhahood
High Falls Festival Site
5:00 pm
Rochester, NY - 8.13.03

Cool Kids in the Park
Sagawa Park
7:00 pm
Brockport, NY - 8.8.03

Belly Fest '03
Sponsored by Full Moon Tribal
2:00 pm
Syracuse, NY - 7.12.03

Further East End Festival
Club Rain
7:30 pm
Rochester, NY - 5.30.03

Power
Wells College
7:30 pm
Aurora, NY - 5.01.03

Niagra River Middle Eastern
Dance Festival
The Riviera Theatre
8:00 pm
N. Tonawanda, NY - 4.05.03

Vegas Night Benefit
Rochester Institute of Technology
10:00 pm
Rochester, NY - 3.14.03

Waterstreet Music Hall with
The Buddhahood
11:00 pm
Rochester, NY - 2.07.03

Milestones with The Buddhahood
11:00 pm
Rochester, NY - 12.28.02

Thanksgiving Dance Festival
Salem United Church
3:30 pm
Rochester, NY - 11.30.02

New Age Belly Dance II
New Dance Group Studio
254 W 47th Street
5:00 pm and 7:00 pm
New York, NY - 11.16.02

Midnight Extravaganza
Gracie's at RIT
10:30 pm
Rochester, NY - 11.13.02

ArtWalk
Dances on the Avenue
Rochester, NY - 9.22.02

Buddhahood Boat Cruise
on the Colonial Belle
7:00 pm
Rochester, NY - 9.15.02

Clothesline Arts Festival
at the Memorial Art Gallery
12:00 Noon
Rochester, NY - 9.15.02

Milestones with The Buddhahood
10:00 pm
Rochester, NY - 9.14.02

2nd Annual Steve O'Brien Memorial Benefit
5:00 pm
Rochester, NY - 9.14.02

Clothesline Arts Festival
at the Memorial Art Gallery
3:00 pm
Rochester, NY - 9.14.02

Allentown Moves...an International Dance Concert
Allendale Theatre
8:00 pm
Buffalo, NY - 9.07.02

Masquerade
Club Mardi Gras
Rochester, NY - 8.09.02

Park Avenue Festival with The Buddhahood
2:00 pm
Rochester, NY - 8.03.02 and 8.4.02

Monroe County Fair
8:00 pm
Rochester, NY - 8.01.02

Feast of the Senses
Tapas
Rochester, NY - 7.21.02

TABAC
Rhythm
Rochester, NY - 6.23.02

Beyond Belly Dance
Nazareth College Arts Center
Rochester, NY - 6.15.02

Rhythm
Waterstreet Music Hall
Rochester, NY - 5.31.02

Women & Dance, A Timeless Journey
The Riviera Theatre
N. Tonawanda, NY - 5.18.02

Elixir
Chrome Night Club
Rochester, NY - 5.11.02

Spa Theme Party
Club GQ
Rochester, NY - 4.27.02

Carnivale
Gotham City
Rochester, NY - 4.11.02

Performance Exhibition
Greater Rochester Visitor's Association
Rochester, NY - 3.19.02

Midnight Extravaganza
Rochester Institute of Technology
Rochester, NY - 2.21.02

Valentine's Day Spectacular
Monroe Community Hospital
Rochester, NY - 2.14.02

New Age Belly Dance
New York Conservatory of Dance
New York, NY - 1.19.02

Global Sisterhood
Rochester Institute of Technology
Rochester, NY - 12.05.01

SABA Hafla
Syracuse, NY - 10.27.01

Art Walk
Neighborhood of the Arts
Rochester, NY
- 10.14.01

Clothesline Arts Festival
Rochester, NY - 9.08.01

 

 

   
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