The Habibi Dancers

Dedicated to the study and performance of Middle Eastern Dance

Media Placements

Lansing State Journal (July 4, 2016) - Lansing Fourth of July Parade a blend of patriotism, fun http://www.lansingstatejournal.com/story/news/local/2016/07/04/-lansing-fourth-july-parade-blend-patriotism-fun/86610732/

Lansing State Journal (June 23, 2016) - Mudge's Follies: Vaudeville experience, community reunion in one http://www.lansingstatejournal.com/story/news/local/2016/06/23/mudges-follies-vaudeville-experience-community-reunion-one/86134892/

Lansing State Journal (April 14, 2016) - Habibi Dancers' 'Visions of Egypt' captures a spirited culture http://www.lansingstatejournal.com/story/entertainment/events/best-bets/2016/04/14/habibi-dancers-visions-egypt-captures-spirited-culture/83021170/

Lansing State Journal (April 16, 2015) - 'Beyond the Borders' fuses cultures in dance concert http://www.lansingstatejournal.com/story/entertainment/events/weekend/2015/04/17/beyond-borders-fuses-cultures-dance-concert/25806855/ 

Habibi Dancers to Host Legendary American Bellydancers, Dahlena, During Annual 2-Day Bellydance Workshop and Performance
The New Citizens Press (March 2014) - News Spotlight 

Live (Feb. 7, 2013) - Lansing Area's Habibi Dancers showcase Middle Eastern culture through music, dance http://www.mlive.com/lansing-news/index.ssf/2013/02/mid-michigans_habibi_dancers_s.html

WLNS (Sept 2012) - Coverage of the Michigan Mosaic Music Festival at minute 6:30 within the video. http://www.wlns.com/category/232735/video-landing-page?clipId=7686135&autostart=true 

Lansing State Journal (August 31, 2012) - Michigan Mosaic Music Festival offers diverse music, culture http://www.lansingstatejournal.com/article/20120831/THINGSTODO02/308310013/Michigan-Mosaic-Festival-offers-diverse-music-culture?odyssey=mod%7Cnewswell%7Ctext%7CFRONTPAGE%7Cs

City Pulse (August 29, 2012) - Diversity now: Mosaic festival offers multi-cultural mash-up http://www.lansingcitypulse.com/lansing/article-7786-diversity-now.html

Bellydance Examiner (April 2012) - Study with Roula Said in Lansing http://www.examiner.com/article/study-with-roula-said-lansing-michigan

The State News (April 2012) - Turkish and Greek Dance Night celebrates cultures traditionally in conflict http://statenews.com/index.php/article/2012/04/turkish_and_greek_dance_night_celebrates_cultures_traditionally_in_conflict

"Timeless Dance" with Roula Said spring performance and workshop - press release Roula_Said_press_release.docx




Archived Media Coverage

Lansing State Journal (April 2011) - Dance juxtaposition: Ballet group, Middle Eastern dancers on stage this weekend

Revue (March 2011) - Mid-Michigan Belly Dance Troupe making waves http://www.revuemm.com/sights/dance/item/436-mid-michigan-belly-dancing-troupe-makes-waves

City Pulse (2011) - Out on the Town

The State News (April 2008) - Languages day teaches culture featuring Yasmina Amal at World Languages Day http://www.statenews.com/index.php/article/2008/04/languages_day_teaches_culture

City Pulse (April 2008) - Silver steps http://nl.newsbank.com/nl-search/we/Archives?p_product=MLCP&p_theme=mlcp&p_action=search&p_maxdocs=200&s_dispstring=habibi&p_field_advanced-0=&p_text_advanced-0=%28habibi%29&xcal_numdocs=20&p_perpage=10&p_sort=YMD_date:D&xcal_useweights=no

City Pulse (April 2007) - Habibi Dancers shimmy, shake off stereotypes (use April 2008 City Pulse archive link)

City Pulse (April 2005) - Habibi Dancers snag superstar Bozenka, drop the snakes (use April 2008 City Pulse archive link)

City Pulse (April 2004) - Habibi Dancers' newest production a milestone (use April 2008 City Pulse archive link)