Wed. MARCH 27 6:30-8pm
Riverside Arts Center 
76 N Huron St.  Yipsilanti MI$mypatsydeclineCome and learn how to Dabke with Karim Nagi!! No prior experience is needed and is suitable for all levels. Everyone is welcome! All genders, ages, orientation, shapes and sizes!!

Literally meaning "Stomp" in Arabic, Dabke (also spelled Dabka, Dubki, Dabkeh, plural Dabkaat) is a group dance found in the Eastern Arab countries. Performed mostly as a unisex line dance, Dabke is avidly done at the weddings and parties of Lebanese, Syrian, Jordanian and Palestinian communities. A version can also be found in Iraq, known as Chobie. The movements include rhythmic stomping, kicking, sidewards walking, hoping and jumping. In social settings the dancers hold hands and form long moving lines or wide rotating circles. There are also many stage performances and musical theater shows that feature Dabke dances. You may also find Dabke used as a form of non-violent social protest during war and conflicts. But it is primarily a proud and energetic group line dance enjoyed by all ages and both genders.

Only $30 for this workshop.  Space is limited so register today!

Organized by Jennifer Felenchak 'Patsy Decline"

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