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Close Encounters of the Shimmy Kind


The Raqs Awn Belly Dance Collective will host “Close Encounters of the Shimmy Kind, a Halloween belly dancing event, to benefit Ted E. Bear Hollow.  This event will be held on Friday, October 29, at 7:30 p.m., at the Scoular Building Ballroom.  Guests will enjoy Halloween and science-fiction themed performances by Raqs Awn members, as well as other local dance troupes, including the Lotus Dancers, Bedouin Star, Basharaat, Troupe Sicore, Doom Teks, and others.

Ted E. Bear Hollow is a grieving center for children and teens.  In addition to monetary contributions, items collected during this event will help supply Ted E. Bear Hollow with materials for craft projects this winter to help children who have lost someone in their lives. Attendees can receive up to $3 off the $13 admission price for donating white Styrofoam balls (sizes 2-4 inches), 1 inch white votive candles, 2 1/2 inch clear glass votives, or fabric and paint markers.  More needed items can be found on Ted E. Bear Hollow’s website: www.tedebearhollow.org

Event Information:
Close Encounters of the Shimmy Kind
Friday October 29th, 2010
Scoular Building Ballroom    2027 Dodge St. Omaha, NE
Doors open at 7:00 p.m., Show at 7:30 p.m.
Admission:  $13/adults, $5/kids ages 3-10,  Kids 2 & under-free!

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