Monday, April 16, 2018

Belly Dance Rags @Ala Moana Centerstage April 21, 2018

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I am so excited to announce the date for our semesterly showcase at Ala Moana Centerstage! Belly Dance Raqs is made up of two sister student organizations at UHWO (2 years old) and UH Manoa (in its second semester). Both organizations are made up of both student and non-student members, all with a love for the art of belly dance and led by Sammie in Hawaii (Samantha Giridhar). Lilikoi Dance is Sammie's advanced troupe - now in its second semester as well, Lilikoi Dance is made up of dancers who are committed to challenging themselves and pushing to the next level excelling in technique, complex choreography, and prop work. Admission to this troupe is by audition only. Special guests to be announced soon! Stay tuned!

Hosted by Sammie in Honolulu
Ala Moana Centerstage
Saturday April 21, 2018
3:00-4:00 PM

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Wednesday, April 04, 2018

USA Dance 25th Anniversary Dance

Please join us on April 21st 2018 for our Silver, 25th Anniversary Dance.
Performing for us will be Tyler Li and Anjelica Lowe (ages 15 ½ and 14 respectively) an amazing youth couple from San Francisco.  They have already danced 9 years together. Tyler and Anjelica currently hold 14 USA National Championship Titles in International Ballroom & Latin. They are also Finalists at World Championship events. Don’t miss out on the most exciting show to come to the Palladium for 2018.  

Thursday, March 29, 2018

BDI's PALLADIUM DANCE Friday April 6th 2018

Come and celebrate April birthdays 
Dance the night away with great music by Henry Lee.  
Members with birthday in April are free if you come before 
6:30 PM.        
$3.00 for member - $6.00 for non member.

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Fuego y Agua Saturday Social @ Aloha Dancesport Center

Ending March with that Fuego y Agua Bang! 
DJ Rod on the 1s & 2s spinning the best Mambo and Bachata, with a sprinkle of Cha Cha Cha. You can't help but to get on that beautiful floor and dance the night away.
**Special Announcement**
Joel Cacú Eleodoro assisted by Thyra Brody, will be teaching Round Two of the MEGA-RUEDA. If you didn't catch the last lesson that's okay, we'll get you up to speed. 
It's gonna be TOO MUCH FUN!!
See ya soon! 😉

Sat 8 PMAloha Dancesport CenterHonolulu, 
350 Ward Ave. Suite 200

Monday, March 12, 2018

Aloha Dance Club Hosting St, Patrick Day Celebration Dance

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St. Patrick Day Celebration & Dance @Aloha Dancesport Center

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Top of the morning to you laddies and lassies!
Why don't you come Join us for an evening of Social Ballroom dancing and exhibitions.
Featuring: "TALENT NIGHT"
Open invitation to Everyone to come and preform a Talent!
Prizes will be awarded to 1st, 2nd and 3rd placement!
DRD Ensemble will be among our dance performances and a special Irish dance presentation by an Irish dance couple!
Admission $20.00 advance sale 25.00 at door. call to reserve you price. Children under 12 yrs old FREE. 12-18 yrs old $10.00
Potluck with Refreshments and sweets!
Its gonna be a great night!! More performances to be announced!
7:00-10:30 PM
Aloha Dancesport Center
350 Ward Ave. Suite 200

Tuesday, March 06, 2018

IBDI 2018 2nd Term Dance Class Schedule

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Monday, March 05, 2018

USA Dance Hosting Be My Luck Charm Dance

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Sunday, February 25, 2018

Fusion Belly Dance Class

From Katie Shiroma
Hello friends! If you've ever wanted to try fusion bellydance...Haunani Mahealani will be teaching a 6 week series at Paradise Tango Studio starting March 4! She is a phenomenal dancer and I am honored to be one of her Shakti dance sisters.

Saturday, February 24, 2018

Celebration of the Feast of St. Patrick

Welcome to our Party!

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Friday, February 23, 2018

IBDI Chinese Lantern Celebration Dance

IBDI's Chinese Dance Celebration is on Friday March 2nd Please join us, Members who wear gold / yellow will receive a ticket for a door prize

Saturday, February 17, 2018

Holiday Greetings from Richard & Lynn Nakamura

Kung Hee Fat Choy!

Happy Chinese New Year! This is the year of the Dog.

Have fun celebrating the Chinese New Year and for more fun tomorrow night, come to the Ala Wai Palladium.

Don't miss out on our exciting and fun dance on Saturday, February 17, 2018, Sweetheart Ball & Disney Dance Extravaganza.
Time: 6pm - 9:30pm (lots of general ballroom dancing before, during and after our program)

We will be opening the doors at 6pm as we will be rehearsing before then. Please be patient as we would like to give our performers time to rehearse so that the program can go smoothly and there'll be lots of time for general dancing.

Cost: $3 for 2018 members and children 5 -11 yrs. old who are not members/ $6 for non-members ages 12 years and older/
Children 4 yrs. & under are free.

Program begins around 7:30pm

Come and dance to the fantastic music of DJ, Mike Chinen. Come and support our students and instructors of Dance Magic 808 and Dance Appeal Studio in this very fun evening.

Optional - if you want to come in a Disney character costume, be our guest. It's a fun evening whether you dress up or not.

After the dance, come and join us downstairs at the L & L Restaurant. They will stay open late for us so come and join us if you are planning to eat afterwards. It's great going downstairs as you won't have to drive and find parking at another restaurant. They give a lot of food, it's delicious and the price is right.

Mahalo for all your continued support.

Richard & Lynn Nakamura
Co-Founders of Dance Magic 808
cell 372-2256 (Lynn)

Thursday, February 15, 2018

Arthur Murray Sweetheart Valentine Day Open House Dance Party

Photo and Details courtesy Arthur Murray Dance Center
We are excited to share the romance of ballroom and social dancing. Dancing is not only good for your health, but is also proven to strengthen relationships and improve communication so grab your sweetheart and come fall in love with dance (AND each other all over again)! This event is FREE for everyone and includes dance demonstrations, group dance lessons, and a professional show!

Light pupus and wine will be provided for your enjoyment. Bring your sweetheart and we'll see you on the dance floor.

We'll be dancing waltz, foxtrot, tango, swing, salsa, bachata, cha cha, rumba, and more!

Friday, February 16  7:30 PM to 10 PM
Arthur Murray Dance Center
770 Kapiolani Blvd

Please surf to Arthur Murray Dance Center Facebook for more info.

Saturday, February 10, 2018

NC2S Class with Ed & Candy Matsuda

Don’t forget, tomorrow, Saturday, February 10 we start the Nite Club 2 Step with Ed and Candy Matsuda.
Class starts at 1:30p and is 1 ½ hours on Feb 10 and Feb 17.
Cost is $15 per person. Non-members welcomed also at $15 per person.
Be there for introduction of NEW STEPS!
Great Class!!!
See attached poster.
See you there, 
Glenn Okazaki

USA Dance Honolulu

Monday, February 05, 2018

Senior Citizen's Valentine Dance

Poster courtesy Roxanne K. Facebook

Thursday, February 01, 2018

Dance Magic 808 Sweetheart Ball & Disney Dance Extravaganza

Saturday, February 17, 2018 – Sweetheart Ball & Disney Dance Extravaganza
Time: 6pm – 9:30pm (lots of general ballroom dancing before, during and after our program)  Cost: $3 for 2018 members and children 5 -11 yrs. old and under who are not members/$6 for non-members ages 12 years and older. Children 4 yrs. & under are free.
Program begins around 7:30pm
Come and dance to the fantastic music of DJ, Mike Chinen.

Valentine's Day Dance Social

Photo courtesy Aloha Dancesport Center
Join Us for a Valentine's Day celebration. Featuring:
Dance exhibitions and Best Dressed for Valentine's Day Contest, Lots of social dancing!
with Refreshments and sweets.
Admission $20.00 Children under 12 Free! 12-18 years old $10.00
Don't miss out on all the fun!! Feb. 10, 2018   7-10:30 PM

Aloha Dancesport Center
350 Ward Ave. Suite #200
Honolulu, Hi 96814

Thursday, January 25, 2018

Aloha Ball 2018

Narcissus Coronation Ball

Narcissus Coronation Ball 
Date: Saturday, February 3, 2018
Place: Hilton Hawaiian Village Coral Ballroom
Time: 6pm - 11:30pm
Cost: $88 per person/includes Chinese Dinner, Exhibitions, Coronation of the Queen, Waltz performance by the Queen and her court with Dance Magic 808 escorts and several hours of ballroom dancing on a big dance floor.

Come and support our Dance Magic 808 dancers, Richard Nakamura, Bradford Tom, Paul Laderta, Roy Ninomiya and Larry Arinaga, who will be dancing a choreographed waltz routine with the Queen and her court.

Please contact Lynn Nakamura at 372-2256 via text or email or phone for reservations.  Check payments should be made payable to the Chinese Chamber of Commerce of Hawaii and forwarded to Lynn Nakamura. Right now we have about  4 tables.  Please let me know right away if you are interested in attending.  If you haven't attended, you should make it a must see on your list for 2018.  If you have attended you know it was a lot of fun and there was a lot of ballroom dancing until 11;30pm.

53rd Aloha State Square & Round Dance Festival

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                      For more info please go to Snow Jade Bunch Facebook page.

Thursday, January 11, 2018

Dance Venue for Third Week of January 2018

                              Arthur Murray Open House Dance Party
                  Thursday Jan. 19, 7:30 PM 
                            Arthur Murray Dance Center
                            770 Kapiolani Blvd. Honolulu, HI

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We are thrilled to celebrate the magic of ballroom dancing with anyone who has ever wondered what it must feel like to glide across the floor in perfect unison with another person. This event is FREE for everyone and includes dance demonstrations, dance lessons, and a professional show! During the month of January, we are offering a complimentary 30 minute personal lesson with one of our amazing dance instructors. This offer is for our (non-student) open house guests. Whether you are a long time lurker, or just want to learn a few basics, if you have ever thought about taking personal dance lessons, this is the perfect opportunity! All complimentary lessons expire January 31st so reserve your spot before they are gone! Light pupus and wine will be provided for your enjoyment. Bring all your friends and we'll see you.

                 MEDAH Bellydance @ Ala Moana Center Stage

Photo courtesy Bob McKeand
Come out and experience the various styles of bellydance at Ala Moana Center Stage on January 19th at 7:00pm! MEDAH will be presenting you the bellydance styles of Egyptian, American Cabaret, American Tribal Style, Fusion and more!

Show is free and parking is widely available at the Ala Moana Shopping Center.


Monday, January 08, 2018

Aloha Ball on February 3

Your Hosts: Ron Montez, Yanna Samkova, and Tony Meredith

Friday, January 05, 2018

Latin Workshop with Tony Meredith

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2018 IBDI 1st Term Dance Class Schedule

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Thursday, January 04, 2018