Student Resources, Med list & other BD web site info-

MIDDLE EASTERN DANCE AND CULTURE ON THE INTERNET

(update 1/22/98) These addresses change frequently; some of them may no longer work. Send corrections/additions to:  kharding@lamar.colostate.edu

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BELLY DANCER'S HOME PAGES

http://www.efn.org/~dduncan/bdance/     (with links)
http://www.mandala.net/amaya/ (Amaya of New Mexico)
http://www.zilltech.com (Aziza Said - Megan Martin)
http://www.dnaicom/~ash/FCBD (Fat Chance BD-Am Tribal Bellydance)
http://www.tanzoriental.com/sakkara   (German site; great costumes)
http://members.aol.com/shadia/index.htm (pics of med-dance list members)
http://members.aol.com/Ghaziya/index.html  (Ghaziya)
http://www.angelfire.com/ok/Bellydance/index.html (S. Calif Dance happenings)
http://www.angelfire.com/ok/Bellydance/index.html (S. Calif Dance happenings)
http://www.pages.prodigy.com/bellydance (JJ's Place- Los Angeles dance scene)
http://ww2.southwind,net/~randyp/Suzanne.html  (Midwest BD Happenings)
http://members.aol.com/IMZAHD16/bellydance.html
http://www.coastlink.com/kismet/home.htm (Kismet Dance of Salt Lake City, Utah)
http://www.tiac.net/users/morocco (Morocco of New York)
http://www.pinkgypsy.com/mesmera/   (Mesmera)
http://www.pinkgypsy.com/kleo.htm (Kleopatra)
http://www.pinkgypsy.com/catharae.htm (Catharae)
http://www.pinkgypsy.com/anaheed.htm (Anaheed)
http://www.seflin.org/phoenix/ (Rising Phoenix Dancers-Palm Beach, Fla)
http://www.home.sprynet.com/sprynet/tokepcal (Sheikhani troupe of Colorado)
http://www.seflin.org/phoenix (Sherezzah-Sherry Reardon)
http://www.shira.net
http://www.suhaila.com (Suhaila's world)
http://www.jump.net/com/~an/bellydance/Z-Helene   (Z-Helene)

BEDOUIN TENTS

http://www.arab.net/saudi/culture/sa_tents.html

BEDOUIN WEAVING LOOMS

http://www.vdn.com/hilden/page201.html

COSTUME/ETHNIC

http://hcgl1.eng.ohio-state.edu/~hoz/headdresses.html (NOTE: that's HCG ell-one)

COSTUMES/GENERAL

http://www.milieux.com/costume/source.html

http://www.chandras.com (Chandra's dance Ex.)

DANCE MEDITATION/HEALTH

http://www.dancemeditation.org      (Dunya - Dervish soc of Am)
http://www.sufism.org/society/index.html (Mevlevi order in the U.S.)
http://www.okc.cc.ok.us/~thawkes (The Oracular Tree-T.Hawkes)

DANCE ORGANIZATIONS

http://www.pinkgypsy.com/mecda (Middle Eastern Culture & Dance/MECDA)

DANCE RESEARCH

http://ourworld.compuserve.com/hompages/IDD/   (Donna Carlton)
http://home.earthlink.net/~rcfriend/  (Robyn Friend, Ph.D. -Pilates/Turkish/ Persian Dance)
[]ftp://ftp.std.com/nonprofits/dance/med-dance (med-dance archive site to 1996)
[]http://world.std.com/~danrarch/med-dance (med-dance archive site 1997+)

GYPSY

http://www.gypsy.net/gls (Gypsy Lore Society)

HENNA (MEHNDI) & MAKEUP

http://www.thegrid.net/rawent
http://www.bioch.ox.ac.uk:80~jt/henna/
http://www.zibabeauth.com
http://www.zapcom.net/phoenix.arabeth (sells Henna book & supplies)

ISRAELI DANCE

http://www.geocities.com/Broadway/State/8973/jo.htm   (Mechola Dance)

MIDDLE & NEAR EAST - HISTORICAL

http://maps.linex.com/map.html (Tony Belmonte's Hist. Atlas of Europe/ME)
http://atlantic.evsc.virginia.edu/julia/AW/geography/mideast.html#syria
     (The Ancient World Web Geography Index:   The Middle & Near East)
http://ccwf.cc.utexas.edu/%7Ehope/aneastro.html (Guide to Ancient Near East Astronomy)
http://www.iceonline.net/home/peters5/zoomquk4.html
     (Zoomquake's Ancient History Links: more than 220 sites listed!)

MIDDLE EASTERN CULTURE - MODERN

http://home.sn.no/~tkjeilen/ (CIAS-has Encyclopedia Arabica/N.African travel guide)
http://menic.utexas.edu/menic.html (U Texas-Austin; ME Network Info Center)
http://azar.org (Azar's Middle East Journeys)
http://www.sirius.com/~reeder/egypt/html (Egypt home page)
http://www.arabview.com (Arabview - current editorial opinions from the ME)
http://edmund.hiof.no/almashriq/ (Al-Mashriq - Lebanon)
http://almashriq.hiof.no/     (Lebanese culture)
http://www.dsg.ki.se:80/maroc/   (Morocco home page)
arabia.com/culture/music&dance.html   (Moroccan folklore & dance) *links
http://www.idsc.gov.eg/tourism/tor_trn.htm (write your name in heiroglyphics)
http://www.dsg.ki.se:80/maroc (Morocco the country)
Travel advisories from the US State Dept:
[]ftp://ftp.stolaf.edu/pub/travel-advisories/advisories  (old site)
[]http://travel.state.gov/travel_warnings.html           (current site)
[]gopher://gopher.stolaf.edu//Databases/US-State-Department -- no longer present

MIDDLE EASTERN FOOD

http://value.net/~stoma/index.html (Virtual Middle Eastern Cook Book)

MIDDLE EASTERN RELIGIONS

http://wings.buffalo.edu/student-life/sa/muslim/isl/isl.html (Islamic Resources Meta Page)
     (Muslim Student's Assoc of Univ of New York at Buffalo)

MUSIC

http://www.isye.gatech.edu/~ertekg/muzik/   (Turkish music on the web)
http://arabia.com/culture/music&dance.html   *has links/list ME artists sites
http://www.fortunecity.com/tattooine/vonnegut/12/dance.html
     (Searchable index of over 80 albums of dance music)
http://www.jcmax.com/vendors/ladyslipper (Women's music/Ladyslipper)
http://www.XDOT4Musik@aol.com (Persian modern & traditional music)
http://www.dynrec.com/tekbilek/   (Omar Faruk Tekbilek home page)
http://www-cgi.cs.cmu.edu/Afs/cs.cmu.edu/user/mmbtwww.percussion/lean/med/html
     (Drumming rhythms/info)

NAMES FOR DANCERS

http://student-www.uchicago.edu/users/smhawkin/names/
http://www.unn.ac.uk/societies/islamic/about/names/female.htm
http://www.lpl.arizona.edu/~kimberly/medance/medance.html
http://www.panix.com/~eren/namebook/index.html
questions about name meanings: write hasani@juno.com

VEILS

http://www.misr.net/~herway/   (Info on documentary video "Covered")

WEB RING/LINKS

http://web.ibisnet.net/eireann/dance/

ZILLS

http://www.saroyanzils.com/

lynette@snakeskin.com
415-455-8455
PO Box 39,
Fairfax, CA, 94978

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