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UPCOMING in 2017

OPEN Arts Expo

2017 OPEN Arts ExpoRESCHEDULED Due to Hurricane Irma - Stay tuned for new date!
College of Charleston's Cistern Yard
St. Phillips and George Streets, Charleston, SC – Noon to 4pm & FREE ADMISSION.

Palmetto Oasis is proud to be a member of the Charleston Regional Alliance for the Arts.

Our performance time is TBDsee you there!

https://charlestonartsalliance.org/open-arts-expo-2017-registration-is-open/


Our very own Aj'bani will be performing to an electric violin at the Global Awareness Week at Trident Technical College's downtown Palmer campus on Wednesday, 9/13, 6:30-8:30 PM. They continue their mission of "Unity Through Entertainment and Action" and this time the proceeds will be directly benefiting the wonderful Charleston Clemente Course at Trident Technical College. $5.00 suggested donation taken at the door. Students with ID are free.


2017 Charleston Southern Women's ShowSouthern Womens Show logo

Palmetto Oasis will perform at 1pm on Saturday, Sept. 23rd, 2017


Get ready for the ultimate shopping adventure, fantastic fashion shows, delicious cooking classes and most of all FUN! There will be timely health information, home décor ideas, travel getaways, trendy jewelry and much more. Mark your calendar and plan to spend the day with your friends, your co-workers, your sister and your mother. You’ll be inspired and entertained!

Visit them for more details - see you there!

https://southernshows.com/wcs


Sunday, October 8, 2017 - Our Performance Troupe TRYOUTS!!
Download our audition flyer and audition information sheet

Hope to see you there!


 

Palmetto Oasis will be performing at the 2017 Coastal Carolina Fair!

2014 Coastal Carolina Fair logo6:30pm – Oct. 28, 2017 on the Parkway Stage!
The 61st Annual Coastal Carolina Fair

2013 Coastal Carolina Fair - Palmetto OasisThe Exchange Park
9850 Highway 78, Ladson, SC 29456

 

The fair raises money for Charities, Education and Community needs. The Coastal Carolina Fair awards grants and scholarships to more than 60 organizations in the Lowcountry! Palmetto Oasis is proud to be part of this endeavor.

....Several additional events/performances coming up, so stay tuned for further details!

 

RECENT 2017 Performances and events _____________

SATURDAY May 6th, 2017 – North Charleston Arts Fest!!

SEE our Facebook Show Photo album

Silk Road Caravan flyer   Click image for larger version

Palmetto Oasis performed our "Silk Road Caravan" show at 1pm on Saturday, May 6th! Our audience enjoyed Egyptian Sha'abi, American cabaret, folkloric cane dance, dances of India, Flamenco fans, and much much more!

FREE admission and parking at the North Charleston Convention Center. See you next year!!

 


2016 performances and events

iGoddess Fair logoWe were thrilled to perform at the first "iGoddess Fair" held at the Gaillard Center on April 15th, 2017 from Noon to 7 p.m. For more information visit the iGoddess website.


Bishop Gadsden logo

BISHOP GADSDEN Holiday Performance on
Saturday, December 10, 2016 – PHOTOS

2016 Bishop Gadsden christmas show

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


fez
Hang on to your FezPalmetto Oasis performed this Fall in FLORIDA for a private event called "Hang on to your Fez!" We were joined by local FL dance troupe Luna Habibi, our prior troupe director Saaraa, Charleston performer Shakti Selene, from Augusta Tasma, the ladies of Charleston Henna, Steve Varn of Charleston, opera singer Rene Masek, and Ms. Senior Florida Donna Dean.

 

 

 

We were honored to appear with
Astronaut Col. Bob Springer, USMC, Retired!

Astronaut Robert Springer

 


Palmetto Oasis performed at the 2016 Coastal Carolina Fair!

2014 Coastal Carolina Fair logo6:30pm – Oct. 29, 2016 on the Parkway Stage!
The 60th Annual Coastal Carolina Fair

2013 Coastal Carolina Fair - Palmetto OasisThe Exchange Park
9850 Highway 78, Ladson, SC 29456

 

The fair raises money for Charities, Education and Community needs. The Coastal Carolina Fair awards grants and scholarships to more than 60 organizations in the Lowcountry! Palmetto Oasis is proud to be part of this endeavor.


Palmetto Oasis performed.....

2016 Open ArtsSunday, Sept. 11, 2016 – College of Charleston's Cistern Yard
St. Phillips and George Streets, Charleston, SC – Noon to 4pm & FREE ADMISSION.

Palmetto Oasis is proud to be a member of the Charleston Regional Alliance for the Arts.

Look for our display table – we'll have music, dancing props, kid activities. Please stop by and say "hello!"

 


Pink magazine coverIf you haven’t discovered the Charleston version of “Pink” a free magazine about town – pick up a copy of 2016 June’s issue! Besides all the neat events and articles inside, we’re very proud to have our troupe director “Pinar” as one of their “featured women.” View her article on Pink’s page 17, and enjoy the lovely photos below taken by professional local photographer – Melissa Miley Photography.

Shimmy on sisters!

(click on photos below to view larger image)

Pinar sunlit by Melissa Miley Photography Pinar sunset by Melissa Miley Photography

Pinat veil by Melissa Miley Photography

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Femmes Fatales Raqs webheading

Femmes Fatales Raq flyerWe recently performed at the
North Charleston Arts Festival at Noon, Held on Saturday, April. 30, 2016.

Our location this year was in the North Charleston Convention Center – Exhibit Hall C.

All new dances were performed: Tango, American Cabaret, Wings, Bollywood and much more! Look for more of our performances around Charleston!


"Femmes Fatales Raqs" Program and Poster


2015 performances and events

2015 World Culture Fair at the CitadelNov. 17, 2015 – Palmetto Oasis performed at "The World Culture Fair" at the Citadel's Mark Clark Hall. So many fabulous entertainers from countries all over the world were represented!

Laiela, Nadiya, Leela and Ajbani of Palmetto Oasis with friends

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


BOO! Last HALLOWEEN NIGHT, Palmetto Oasis performed at the Coastal Carolina Fair!

2014 Coastal Carolina Fair logo6pm – Oct. 31, 2015 on the Parkway Stage!
The 59th Annual Coastal Carolina Fair

2013 Coastal Carolina Fair - Palmetto OasisThe Exchange Park
9850 Highway 78, Ladson, SC 29456

Palmetto Oasis performed on the Parkway Stage at 6pm!!!!

The fair raises money for Charities, Education and Community needs. The Coastal Carolina Fair awards grants and scholarships to more than 60 organizations in the Lowcountry! Palmetto Oasis is proud to be part of this endeavor.


Oct. 17th, 2015 – Lowcountry Walk for the Cure...
"Unveil a Cure" for breast cancer

Unveil a Cure with Palmetto Oasis

Nasreen and Leela at 2015 Komen Walk for the cure Leela Hooping Aound at 2015 Komen Walk for the cure

Palmetto Oasis participated in the Komen Lowcountry Walk for the Cure on Saturday, October 17, 2015.

Every year our team "Unveil a Cure" walks and raises funds for this very worthy cause, plus, 25% of our proceeds throughout the year go to this event.

Next year, please join our "Unveil a Cure" team and/or donate to this very worthwhile event. Thank you!


Sunday, Sept. 20, 2015 – College of Charleston's Cistern Yard
St. Phillips and George Streets, Charleston, SC – Noon to 4pm • FREE ADMISSION

2014 Open Arts logo

 

Palmetto Oasis is proud to be a member of the

The Charleston Regional Alliance for the Arts

Look for our display table – we'll have music, dancing props, kid activities, and a Henna Artist! Please stop by and say "hello!" Our dance performance time is is 1:15pm.

from 2014, click for larger view 2014 OPEN arts performance


Cirque Du Venture flyer 2015 North Charleston Arts Festival – Palmetto Oasis performed "Cirque du Ventre" (circus of the belly) on Saturday, May 2, 2015

Facebook photos of show.

 

 


The 2015 Lowcountry Oxygen Ball to beneft the American Lung Association2015 Oxygen Ball banner

Palmetto Oasis performas at 2015 Oxygen Ball
Charleston Magazine photo


MLK DIVERSITY CELEBRATION - January 10, 2015
at the Felix Davis Community Center, in North Charleston.
Hosted by Mayor Keith Summey!

View photos!

MLK diversity Celebration

We were honored to perform with some amazing local artists
for such a worthwhile event!


2014 Events and Performances

2014 Coastal Carolina Fair logo6pm – Nov. 1, 2014 –Coastal Carolina Fair
The 58th Annual Coastal Carolina Fair

2013 Coastal Carolina Fair - Palmetto OasisThe Exchange Park
9850 Highway 78, Ladson, SC 29456

Palmetto Oasis preformed on the Parkway Stage despite the freezing temperatures and light drizzle our show went on! Brrr!!!!

The fair raises money for Charities, Education and Community needs. The Coastal Carolina Fair awards grants and scholarships to more than 60 organizations in the Lowcountry! Palmetto Oasis is proud to be part of this endeavor.

PHOTOS from 2013


Oct. 18th, 2014 – Lowcountry Walk for the Cure...
"Unveil a Cure" for breast cancer

Unveil a Cure with Palmetto Oasis

Palmetto Oasis was very proud to participate, once again, in the Komen Lowcountry Walk for the Cure on Saturday, October 18, 2014.

Every year our team "Unveil a Cure" walks and raises funds for this very worthy cause, plus, 25% of our proceeds throughout the year go to this event.


"Warriors Wear Pink" event at ALOFT Hotel - 6-9pm
N. Charleston near Tanger Outlet

Warriors Wear Pink logoAloft saluted local breast cancer survivors, families, friends & warriors with fabulous festivities and party PINK ~ Aloft style!!

Palmetto Oasis performed @ 7pm and supported a good cause!

 


September 28, 2014 – Performance Troupe AUDITIONS were held!!! Stay tuned for new member announcements!

auditions


Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014 – College of Charleston's Cistern Yard
St. Phillips. St., Charleston, SC – FREE ADMISSION


Palmetto Oasis performed at 1:15 pm

2014 Open Arts logo      Had a fabulous time - photos soon!

 


Saturday, May 3, 2014 at 1pm – North Charleston Performing Arts Center

PHOTOS & FLYER

Veils , wings and Things

Palmetto Oasis performed our new 2014 show "Veils, Wings and Things" at the opening weekend of this years North Charleston Arts Festival – Thank you for all who attended, and stay tuned..... we are hard at work on next years show!


2013 performances and events

Saturday Nov. 9, 2013 at the The 57th Annual Coastal Carolina Fair

2013 Coastal Carolina Fair - Palmetto OasisThe Exchange Park
9850 Highway 78, Ladson, SC 29456

Palmetto Oasis preformed on the Parkway Stage once again!

The fair raises money for Charities, Education and Community needs. The Coastal Carolina Fair awards grants and scholarships to more than 60 organizations in the Lowcountry! Palmetto Oasis is proud to be part of this endeavor.

Visit our Facebook page for additional photos!


Saturday Oct. 19, 2013 - "Unveil a Cure" for breast cancer

Unveil a Cure with Palmetto Oasis

Palmetto Oasis was very proud to participate, once again, in the Komen Lowcountry Walk for the Cure on Saturday, October 19, 2013. Every year our team "Unveil a Cure" walks and raises funds for this very worthy cause, plus, 25% of our proceeds throughout the year go to this event.

2013 Palmetto Oasis unveil a cure to breast cancer

Thank you to all who donated to this event - look for us next year!


Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013 – Sister Summit
inspire
motivate empower

Sister Summit 2013

Palmetto Oasis dancers taught a dance lesson and did a little performance demonstration for the lovely ladies of "Sister Summit." Thank you!


 

OPEN arts 2013

Sunday Sept. 8, 2013 – CofC Cistern

Palmetto Oasis performed at 2:30pm

2012 Open Arts Expo

Palmetto Oasis Middle Eastern Dance Troupe


Piccolo Spoleto performed at Marion Square in downtown Charleston, SC.

Sunday June 2, 2013 - 1pm -– PHOTOS

Piccolo Spoleto 2013


Saturday, May 4, 2013

north charleston arts festival logo

Palmetto Oasis performed our new 2013 "Legacy" show at the opening weekend of this years North Charleston Arts Festival – Saturday, May 4, 2013 in the Performing Arts Center auditorium.

PHOTOS on Facebook

 

 

Past performances and events   
2012
 2011  2010    2009   2008   2007   2006   2005   2004   2003

RECENT 2012 EVENTS and PERFORMANCES

Saturday Oct. 27, 2012– The 56th Annual Coastal Carolina Fair

Coastal carolina Fair bannerCoastal Carolina Fair - Palmetto Oasis

The Exchange Park
9850 Highway 78, Ladson, SC 29456

Palmetto Oasis preformed on the Parkway Stage once again!

The fair raises money for Charities, Education and Community needs. The 2011 Fair awarded over $620,000 in grants and scholarships to more than 60 organizations in the Lowcountry! Palmetto Oasis is proud to be part of this endeavor again.

 


Saturday Oct. 20, 2012 - "Unveil a Cure" for breast cancer

Unveil a Cure with Palmetto Oasis

Palmetto Oasis is very proud to have participated, once again, in the 2012 unveil a cure teamKomen Lowcountry Walk for the Cure on Saturday, October 20, 2011. Every year our team "Unveil a Cure" walks and raises funds for this very worthy cause, plus, 25% of our proceeds throughout the year go to this event.

From Kalia, Nasreen, Jasmine and Aj'Bani --thanks everyone for your support!

 



Sunday, October 7, 2012 - "Latin American Festival"

Latin Festival logo

Wannamaker County Park in North Charleston – Noon to 6pm we performed at 3pm!

We celebrated the sights and sounds of the Latin world. Live Salsa and Merengue music filled the air while guests sampled authentic food and crafts with plenty of activities for families to enjoy.

Palmetto Oasis at the 2012 Latin Festival

http://ccprc.com/index.aspx?NID=136


Sunday, Sept. 23, 2012 – Untying the Strings to Domestic Violence Walk

Palmetto Oasis walks to raise awareness to Domestic Violence

Nasreen, Leela and Nadiya of Palmetto Oasis walked the 5k "Untying the Strings to Domestic Violence" at Mt. Pleasant Memorial Waterfront Park. We felt this cause fit well with our Mission Statement below:

 

“To promote the ancient art of bellydance in a way that encourages women’s self-esteem and wellness, inspiring them to bring forth their creativity and passion for life.”

 


Sunday, Sept. 9, 2012 – OPEN Arts Expo event at the CofC CisternPresented by the Charleston Regional Alliance for the Arts.

Arts Alliance logo

Charleston Henna and Palmetto Oasis team up at College of Charleston's Cistern!!
Palmetto Oasis and Charleston Henna teamed up with a booth at this event. Palmetto Oasis performed 2 dances and Charleston Henna provided their fabulous henna designs on patrons for a fee. This was a wonderful event and we really enjoyed responses from audience!

2012 Open Arts Expo

Palmetto Oasis Middle Eastern Dance Troupe


Past 2011 performances and events   
2011  2010    2009   2008   2007   2006   2005   2004   2003

Saturday, May 5, 2012 - 1pm!! - view Flyer
2012 North Charlestons Arts Festival!Festival logo

 

Palmetto Oasis performed "Sounds of the Sahara" at the 2012 North Charleston Arts Festival.

 


Saturday, March 10, 2012
The Tides of Folly Beach, SC Oncology Nursing Society

Palmetto Oasis performed at the Low Country Oncology Nursing Society Conference on Saturday, March 10, 2012. Our own "Jasmine" was a featured speaker on The Positive Effects of Dancing on Cancer Survivors and afterwards Palmetto Oasis performed. We were honored.

VIEW slideshow


Thursday, January 12, 2012
Moroccan Luncheon at the Charleston Club

Joint base Charleston emblem

Palmetto Oasis was invited to entertain in the Charleston Club at Joint Base Charleston in honor of their Moroccan Luncheon.
Everyone had a really great time!
See for yourself!

VIEW slideshow


Friday, December 9, 2011

Franke at SeaSide logoAs a thank you to the amazing supportive folks at St. Andrews Family Fitness we were honored to perform at their annual holiday party. Our troupe director teaches a belly dance class at their Sam Rittenberg location and Palmetto Oasis is fortunate to hold our practices at their Sam Rittenberg location. Thank you St. Andrews Family Fitness Plus!


Thursday, November 3, 2011        PHOTOS

Franke at SeaSide logo
Palmetto Oasis was very proud to perform, once again, for the wonderful residents of Franke at Seaside!


Saturday, October 15, 2011

Unveil a Cure with Palmetto Oasis

breast cancer ribbonPalmetto Oasis is very proud to participate, once again, in the Komen Lowcountry Walk for the Cure on Saturday, October 15, 2011. 25% of our proceeds throughout the year go to this very worthwhile event. Check our TEAM LINK to our "Unveil a Cure" page on the Komen site where you can join our team and/or make a tax deductible donation! Thank you for your support!


Saturday, Oct. 1st
"COOKOUT for the CURE" presented by Illusions Hair Studio! Food, drinks, pink hair extensions, live music, jump castle, face painting, cold beer and Palmetto Oasis will be performing!

Palmetto Oasis participated in these 2 local events to raise funds for local breast cancer charities. Saturday, Oct. 1st at 17 North Restaurant in Mt. Pleasant, SC. and Saturday, Oct. 8th at Dog & Duck in Park West. See fliers below for more details.

17 North Cookout for the cure..... Dog and duck Cookout for the Cure  View Slideshow


Sunday, October 2, 2011
Palmetto Oasis goes BOLLYWOOD! - VIDEOS and Photos

India Fest 2011

Sunday, October 2, 2011 - India Fest!!
Marion Sq., Charleston, SC
- free admission

Palmetto Oasis was thrilled to perform 2 Bollywood dances at this years India Fest on Sunday afternoon, October 2, 2011 at Marion Sq. in downtown Charleston, SC.

Your favorite belly dancers performed some Bollywood and enjoyed the exotic Indian music, food, Henna, vendors and wonderful cultural events! – Event Poster   Our Bollywood


Saturday – June 11, 2011

Wounder Warrior flag banner

Palmetto Oasis was honored to perform for the
L.I.M.E. (Local Impromptu Moveable Evening) event
"A Historical Perspective of Food in SC!" to benefit the
"Wounder Warriors" organization and held at the Joint Base Charleston.

**PHOTOS**

To learn more about the event visit. L.I.M.E. Charleston


Friday May 6 - Sunday May 9, 2011PHOTOS

Greek Fest 2011 logo

2011 Greek Festival - Palmetto Oasis
had a tent and booth and we were a hit!


2011 Greek Festival
Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church
30 Race Street
Charleston, SC


Saturday, April 30, 2011 – 1:30-2:30pm
North Charleston Arts Festival
– main auditorium

3 pages of photos!

A World Apart flyer

Palmetto Oasis was thrilled to perform
during the Main Event weekend on the
Performing Arts Center's Main Stage!

Our new 2011 show was entitled
"A World Apart...United in Dance"
FLYER

 

“A World Apart..United in Dance” is a journey through Africa, the Middle & Far East, the Caribbean, among others! Discover the exotic music, glittering costumes, and mesmerizing dances of these ancient exotic lands! Featuring Cabaret, Tango fusion, Caribbean island dance, Bollywood, Tribal fusion, Sword dance, Gypsy skirts... and much more!!


2010 Performances and Events

Performance at a Middle Eastern inspired bathing suit fashion show in Holly Hill - Dec 23rd   VIDEO

Performance at the Victory House in Walterboro – Nov. 27th

November 4-9, 2010 - PHOTOS
Raq the Boat cruise
5-night belly dance cruise aboard the "Carnival Fantasy" ship!

PHOTOS POSTED SOON!!!!

Carnival Fantasy cruise ship http://www.carnival.com/cms/fun/ships/carnival_fantasy/default.aspx?shipCode=FA

Hosted by Palmetto Oasis Middle Eastern Dance Troupe, you'll leave Charleston, SC for a fabulous trip among the Bahama Islands!

Bahamas Island map

All reservations must be booked directly with Sybil Yocum, travel agent and director of Palmetto Oasis.....no on-line reservations                                    
$25.00 reserves your space!! June 1st is the deadline please rush space is limited!!

Please call Sybil Yocum at Travel Leaders @ 843-881-1181 to reserve your space now!
!

Travel Leaders logo

Guest instructor.... Amani Jabril ...an international performer and instructor
meow Amani Jabril http://www.amanijabril.com

For additional details visit Facebook
http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=226038077007 or download PDF "Raq the Boat" flyer

We have our own YouTube channel - check out fun info on the cruise here! http://www.youtube.com/palmettooasis

Saturday May 1, 2010 – 1pm
North Charleston Arts Festival
site

Festival logoPalmetto Oasis is thrilled to be performing
during the Main Event weekend on the
Performing Arts Center's Main Stage!

Don't miss our new 2010 show entitled "Beyond the Veil" view POSTER

 

Saturday January 9, 2010
scimitar logo

Palmetto Oasis entertained the Shriners, and their wives, at the Omar Shrine Temple's Annual Temple Meeting and Election event. Palmetto Oasis transformed the Omar Shrine Temple into ancient Egypt! Tents, music, costumes, dancing, henna, swords, veils, balanced candalabras and more! 4 pages of PHOTOS!!

 


2009 Performances and Events

Thursday November, 19, 2009

Passage to IndiaPalmetto Oasis was thrilled to entertain at The 8th Annual 2009 CNN Circle of Light Gala – "Passage to India." This amazing event raises funds to prevent child sexual abuse for the Darkness to Light Foundation.

4 4 pages of PHOTOS!!

For more info. visit: http://www.darkness2light.org/gala2009.asp

 

 

Saturday October 17, 2009
Palmetto Oasis will once again be a part of the
"Komen Lowcountry Race for the Cure"
breast cancer fundraiser – Daniel's Island, SC

Palmetto Oasis has put together our "Unveiling a Cure" team to raise funds for this very worthy cause.

Palmetto Oasis at Mercato'sAlso, during the month of October, Palmetto Oasis has joined with Mercato Restaurant on Market St. in downtown Charleston, SC to help raise funds for Breast Cancer Awareness. Special menu items – the "Merca-Ta-Ta-Tini" and a Grilled "Pink" Pizza will be on the menu with proceedes donated to the cause! Eat. Drink. Support!

Also, when visiting Mercato's this month, you may catch a glimpe of some of our troupe members dressed in costume to encourage your support of the "Merca-ta-ta-tini" and the yummy "Pink" pizza! Enjoy!

Palmetto Oasis at Mercato's

 

"Mirabai" of Seattle presented a
Fusion Fan Veil Workshop hosted by Palmetto Oasis
2-4pm on Sunday, Sept. 20, 2009 – see photos!

Mirabia photo by Byron DazeyMirabai taught Chinese silk fan fusion theory and technique, a series of basic fan technique and fan dance combinations, culminating in a gorgeous little choreography!!

Thank you to all the attendees, our vendor Lacy of "Beledi Boutique" and especially to Mirabai, for sharing her knowledge and talents!

Mirabai is currently President of the
Northwest’s Middle East Arts International (MEAI)
and recently won Belly Dancer USA 1st runner up!
http://www.mirabaidance.com
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Saturday May 2, 2009 – 3pm to 4pm                 PHOTOS
North Charleston Arts Festival
2009 flyerPalmetto Oasis presented “Rhythms of the Oasis,”a belly dance extravaganza, at the 25th Annual 2009 North Charleston Arts Festival on Saturday, May 2. The troupe performed from 3-4 p.m. on the main stage in the North Charleston Performing Arts Center.

The new 2009 show featured elaborate costumes and a wide variety of Middle Eastern dances. Palmetto Oasis dancers used fan veils, wings, balanced large candelabras, lighted hoops, and canes in large troupe dances as well as solos and smaller group numbers. A special “I Dream of Jeannie” dance, with an appearance by local businessman Steve Varn as Major Nelson, was a crowd pleaser!

Don't miss us next year!!

 


2008 Performances and Events

Suhaila Salimpour Workshop was held
Sunday, December 28, 2008 - 2-5pm

St. Andrew's Family Fitness, Sam Rittenberg Blvd.
Charleston, SC

Suhaila
or see FLYER  
 
www.therealsuhaila.com

Friday, November 7, 2008
Mingo Point – Kiawah Island, SC

Corporate event – 7-9pm

Saturday, November 1, 2008 – 7:30-8:30pm on Parkway Stage
Coastal Carolina Fair – Ladson SC

< 2007 Coastal Carolina Fair - Palmetto Oasis

Saturday October 18, 2008
Palmetto Oasis was proud to once again be a part of the
"Komen Lowcountry Race for the Cure"
breast cancer fundraiser – Daniel's Island, SC
– we raised $5,093!!
Palmetto Oasis has put together our "Unveiling a Cure" team to raise funds for this very worthy cause.
Photos (slideshow)

HIlton Head, SC – October 11th
at the Shoreline Ballroom
(check back for photos)

Sunday, August 24th      3-5pm
Natalie Brown (Delirium Tribal Bellydance Troupe) workshop!
The fabulous Natalie held a 2 hr workshop hosted by Palmetto Oasis
that covered Tribal Combinations!  FLYER

Saturday, August 23, 2008
SHIMMY-OFF for breast cancer
FLYER
at Manny's Neighborhood Grill 6-9pm

"Unveiling a Cure" from Palmetto Oasis teamed up with Manny's Neighborhood Grill for a fun filled
evening on Sat. August 23rd to raise funds for "Komen Lowcountry Race for the Cure."
Dance performances, Hoopers, shimmy contests, "Shimtini's" to drink and more!
See flyer for details!   FLYER
  and "Unveiling a Cure" team site 

Sunday, July 20th
Natalie Brown (Delirium Tribal Bellydance Troupe) workshop!
The fabulous Natalie held a 2 hr workshop
hosted by Palmetto Oasis and
covered the Eqyptian basic, Arabic hip twist, paddle turns and snake arms.

Photo slideshow     flyer

 

Sunday June 1, 2008 – 2-6pm
The Piccolo Amazing Race
Palmetto Oasis helped direct participants in the race to the Piccolo artist and handing them the next clue.
An adventure the entire family enjoyed. Starting at Liberty Square (adjacent to SC Aquarium); clues lead participants through eight downtown destinations featuring mini-performances by Piccolo Artists. Finish line party included food, music and prizes. Proceeds benefited the documentary film "Awaken the Dragon" about a group of cancer survivors.

Saturday May 3, 2008 – 3pm
North Charleston Arts Festival
site
Festival logoPalmetto Oasis performed on the
Performing Arts Center's Main Stage!

PHOTOS!!!

Performance FLYER

 

Sunday, March 30th
Natalie Brown (Delirium Tribal Bellydance Troupe) workshop!

Natalie Brown photoNatalie taught a technique workshop here in Charleston on Sunday, March 30th. The workshop was held at St. Andrews Gym on Sam Rittenburg in West Ashley of Charleston, SC. Natalie covered oblique moves, taxim, sidewinders, and 3/4 shimmies.

Natalie is an amazing person and dancer and we're thrilled to have brought her here to Charleston. http://www.nataliebrown.net/

 

day of dance logo
Saturday February 23, 2008 – 11am
in conjunction with Trident HealthFinders
at Northwoods Mall, North Charleston, SC
A national event to prevent heart attacks and strokes
dancing • health info • music • family fun • refreshments • celebrities!
http://www.redshoeinitiative.org/
http://www.dayofdance.org/


Wednesday, February 20, 2008,
HAFLA (music/dancing/vending/henna/costume sales etc.)
It was a huge success!!
.....see FLYER


2007 Performances and Events

Saturday, December 1, 2007
Daniel Island Holiday Festival - photos

November 5-10th, 2007
Palmetto Oasis taught classes and performed in JAMAICA! more info

Saturday, October 27, 2007
Coastal Carolina Fair – Ladson SCPhotos

Saturday, Oct 20, 2007
"Komen Lowcountry Race for the Cure®"

breast cancer fundraiser – Daniel's Island, SC

Palmetto Oasis put a team together called
"Unveiling the Cure", and we raised $2,000 for this very important cause.

Sept. 2007 State Dept. Hispanic Month – Photos

Sept. 2007 TribOriginal in Black Mountain, NC – Photos

Thursday, July 26, 2007
Beaufort Marine Corps Air Station Officer's Club
Photo

Piccolo Spoleto Finale'
Saturday, June 9, 2007
Hampton Park, Charleston, SC (near The Citadel)
Palmetto Oasis provided an hour of performance and audience participation complete with "Wedding Processional" being led by a dancer balancing a lit candelabra on her head! – Photos

Thursday, May 31, 2007
John's Island Library
Introduction to Middle Eastern Dance Photos

Friday May 19, 2007
Birthday celebration in
downtown Charleston, SC

Saturday May 5, 2007
North Charleston Arts Festival!
Palmetto Oasis performed in the
Performing Arts Center's Lobby Stage
Photos

Saturday April 28, 2007
Spirit of the Tribes, Ft. Lauderdale – Photos

Monday, April 23rd
"Raquy and the Cavemen" drumming workshop and performance (view flyer) at CISCO's CAFE'

Saturday, April 21th
"Beaufort Air Show" and "Softshell Crab Fest &
Lowcountry Blues Festival
" – Beaufort, SC
Photos

Thursday, April 19th
Medical University of South Carolina's
"International Bazaar" at MUSC's Horseshoe Photos

Saturday, April 14th, 5-6pm - JALSAH CHARLESTON! (flyer)
with special guests ISHTAR from Pittsburgh!

Musician’s Workshop 4:00pm – 6:00pm ($10)

Friday March 9, and Saturday March 10, 2007
Performed with "Yo Mama's Big Fat Booty Band"
at the Pour House on James Island, SC
-
the band kicked off their new CD tour.

day of dance logo
Saturday February 24, 2007 – Photos
in conjunction with Trident HealthFinders
at Northwoods Mall, North Charleston, SC
A national event to prevent heart attacks and strokes
dancing • health info • music • family fun • refreshments • celebrities!
Come put on your RED shoes and dance!

http://www.dayofdance.org/
http://www.dayofdance.org/video_00003.html
(Patrick Swayze endorsement)

Belly Dance for Health & Happiness
February 3, 2007
Trident HealthFinders in the Northwoods Mall,
North Charleston, SC

"Ladies Belly Dance Night Out"
January 8, 2007,
Moncks Corner, SC – photo

Red Hot Mamas with Trident HealthFinders
January 4, 2007, North Charleston, SC


2006 Performances and Events

Troupe Holiday Dinner – Friday, Dec 15, 2006
Charleston, SC
photo

Coastal Carolina Fair – Saturday, Nov. 4, 2006
Ladson, SC
photos

Komen "Race for the Cure" – Oct. 21, 2006
Daniel Island, SC
photo

Festival Hispano – Oct.1, 2006
North Charleston, SC
photos

WomenRock IV: Rockin' On! – Sept. 28, 2006
SC Aquarium, Charleston SC
View pictures from Womenrock and also those
from Charleston's "
City Paper"

"Bowl for the Cure" – July 29, 2006
Breast Cancer fundraiser
Charleston, SC
photos

Franke at Seaside – July 20, 2006
Mt. Pleasant, SC

Family Reunion – July 4, 2006
Columbia, SC

Spoleto Finale' – June 11, 2006
Won Silver Fork 2nd place award, at Middleton Plantation
photos

Piccolo Spoleto Petite Pavilion – May 28, 2006
Charleston, SCphotos

Girl Scout Troupe dance class – May 16, 2006
North Charleston, SC photos

North Charleston Performing Arts Center – May 6, 2006
North Charleston, SCphotos

O'Quinn School – March 18, 2006
Mt. Pleasant, SC photos

Women's Retreat – Jan. 15th, 2006
Folly Beach, SC
photos

Woodlands Inn – Jan. 8th, 2006
Summerville, SC


2005 Performances

Belly Blessing – Nov 12, 2005
Ladson, SC
photos

Circa Carnivale – Oct. 28, 2005
Charleston, SC
photos

Coastal Carolina Fair – Oct. 27, 2005
Ladson, SC

A Caravan through Ancient Eqypt – October 1, 2005
* see testimonial
Riverbanks Zoo & Gardens
Columbia, SC
photos

WCIV Channel 4 – September 29, 2005
Interview and dance demonstration on "Lowcountry Live"
Charleston, SC

State Department – September 21, 2005
in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month
Charleston, SC

Festival Hispano – September 11, 2005
North Charleston, SC

Piccolo Spoleto Finale June 11, 2005
Charleston, SC
photos

Piccolo Spoleto Petite Pavillion June 4, 2005
Charleston, SC

Piccolo Spoleto Children's FestivalMay 28, 2005
Charleston, SC

North Charleston Arts Festival – April 30, 2005
N. Chas Performance Art Center lobby

North Charleston, SC – photos

"Spirit of the Tribes" – April 15, 2005
Fort Lauderdale, FL photos

Mt. Pleasant Recreation Workshop – January 21, 2005
Mt. Pleasant, SC


2004 Performances

Dec. 31, 2004 – First Night Charleston
Charleston, SC

Wednesday Dec 8, 2004 – Holiday Season HAFLA!
Charleston, SC

November 6, 2004 – Fort Stewart
Palmetto Oasis entertained America's troops!
Fort Stewart, GA

October 28, 2004 – Coastal Carolina Fair
Appreared on WCSC's Channel 5's evening news with an interview and demonsrations
Ladson, SC

October 23, 2004 – 25th Annual Halloween Extravaganza
Hollywood, S.C.

September 11, 2004 – Festival Hispano
Wannamaker County Park
North Charleston, SC photos

August 19, 2004 – WomenRock III: Making Waves
SC Aquarium
Charleston, SC photos

July, 2004 – Mother's Blessing Ceremony
Summerville, SC photos

June 12, 2004 – Piccolo Spoleto Finale
Hampton Park
Charleston, SC

May 28, 2004 – Piccolo Spoleto International Brunch
Marion Square
Charleston, SC

May 28, 2004 – Piccolo Spoleto
"World Music Dance Party" with TURKU
I'On Village Westlake Amphitheatre
252 Ponsbury Rd, Mt. Pleasant, SC photos

May 29, 2004 – Piccolo Spoleto
Marion Square 
Charleston, SC

May 2, 2004 – North Charleston Arts Festival
Performing Arts Center
North Charleston, SC

April 27, 2004 – Franke Home at Seaside
Mt. Pleasant, SC

Jan. 23, 2004– Mt. Pleasant Recreation Workshop
Mt. Pleasant, SC


2003 Performances

Dec. 31, 2003 – First Night Charleston
Charleston, SC

Dec. 13, 2003 – Folly Beach Christmas Parade
Folly Beach, SC

Oct. 24, 2003 – 24th Annual Halloween Extravaganza
Hollywood, SC

August 21, 2003 – Creative Spark
Mt. Pleasant, SC

July 24, 2003 – Citadel Alumni House
Charleston, SC

July 19, 2003 – Omar Shrine Temple
Mt. Pleasant, SC

June 16, 2003 – Alhambra Hall
Mt. Pleasant, SC

May 24, 2003 – Piccolo Spoleto
Charleston, SC

May 3, 2003 – North Charleston Performing Arts Center
North Charleston, SC

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