Browsing Archive: November, 2012

Sharing a positive image of belly dancing

Posted by Seyyide Sultan on Sunday, November 25, 2012, In : Opinion 
Many times I am asked why I belly dance. The first answer that comes to mind is, is another question: how could I not belly dance?

Last August, I was fortunate to be contacted by a journalist who works for our local newspaper: The Arlington Advocate. She wanted to asked me that same question and also asked me about belly dance in general. I would like to share that article with you.

"Arlington belly dancer performs from the heart", by Monica Jimenez / Wicked Local Arlington

So glad to see belly ...

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Yes, Belly Dance is appropriate for family entertaining

Posted by Seyyide Sultan on Thursday, November 22, 2012, In : Opinion 

When I read that a Northboro restaurant was having a hard time getting a license to offer belly dance entertainment to their clientele, I was not pleased. But my amazement was even larger when I read some of the quotes attribitted to Selectman Aaron Hutchins:
"If you are at the restaurant with your family and a belly dancer comes in, maybe that is not something you want to expose your children to. I know I certainly wouldn't.”

Full article here

So I drafted a letter to the editor. My hope is t...

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Seyyide Sultan Argentinean-born belly dancer, living in Boston, MA. Performer, instructor, specialized in Egyptian style Raks Sharqi and, of course, in Argentine tango.


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