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Past Events 2008

Recent events, 2008:  (Scroll down for photos)
Fri. Jan 9, 2009, 7:00pm. Benefit for Mark Zolun of Iraila. When Life Gives you Cancer, Make a Variety Show and Flea Market!  Live music with Americanistan, belly dancing by Luminessah and Dunyah, music by the Swinging Marmalukeys and more. Cozmic Pizza. The benefit was a huge success! Congratulations and many thanks to the organizers, and best wishes to Mark for a speedy return to full health!
Wed. Dec. 31, New Year's Eve, 7-9:00 pm . “Remember, Release, Renew” Evening of Chant. Facilitated by Netti Garner, D. Min. Music by Netti Garner, Karin Sunderberg, Wayne Gilbertson, Denise Gilbertson, Janet Naylor. Love offering basis. Unity of the Valley, Eugene
Aug 10 - Resilient Communities Celebrating Food, Friendship and Peace.  Food, speakers, live music by Americanistan. 
Fri-Sun. July 12-14. Wayne "Omar" and Dunyah joined the House Band at Gypsy Caravan Stage for three days of fabulous music and dancing.
Sat. July 13. 7:00pm-dusk. Americanistan, Luminessah and Guest Dancers at Zumwalt Campground for the Oregon Country Fair. Live music, beautiful dancing, happy campers, next to beautiful Fern Ridge Lake.
Sat. Jun 21, 6:30-9:00pm. Americanistan & Luminessah at Iraila Mediterranean Rustica. Live music, exquisite food, wonderful atmosphere. No cover, reservations recommended (541) 684-8400. Iraila is located at 24th & Hilyard, inside the Humble Bagel Dining Room.
Sun. June 29. World Beat Festival, Riverfront Park, Salem, OR. Americanistan was featured in three shows: Amphitheater Stage with dance performances  by Cira and Friends; World Showcase Stage, musical set; African Village  with Cira and Friends
Sat. Jun 14, 8:00pm. Belly Dancer USA Competition Evening Show with Nadira and others and live music by Americanistan.The Mill Casino and Hotel, Coos Bay/North Bend, Oregon.
Sat. May 31. International Culinary Experience at Wildlife Safari, live music by Wayne "Omar" and Dunyah of Americanistan and bellydancing with Susan, Tara Anya and others. Winston, OR
Fri. May 16. Belly Dance Show with Raven and Friends, live music by Americanistan. Cafe Mundo, located in the Nye Beach area of Newport.
April 25-27, Saqra's 19th Annual Showcase 2008. Live music Sat-Sun with the AmericaniRaqsBandStan (1/2 Americanistan + 1/2 Mediterranean Raqs Band), many dance performances, and more! The combined band experiment went really well. So much fun, hope to do that again soon!
Apr 19,  Spring Belly Dance Celebration. Sponsored by the Florence Dance Guild. Florence Events Center, Florence, OR.
Apr 13, Eugene Mid-East Peace Group (EMEPG) Annual Event. Speakers, food, live music by Americanistan and others, activities for kids.
Thurs. Feb. 21. Americanistan, Luminessah and Razia at Sam Bond's Garage. Your favorite music and dancers at Eugene's coolest pub!
Valentine's Day, Thurs. Feb. 14. Americanistan and Luminessah at Iraila Mediterranean Rustica, 24th & Hilyard (inside Humble Bagel dining room). 541-684-8400.
Sat. Feb. 9.  CAAIR Celebration Extravaganza with Americanistan, Luminessah, Dunyah and more. Music, poetry, singing, dance performances, folk dancing, rug raffle drawing and refreshments. Benefit for Mercy Corps' programs to help Iraqi refugees and CAAIR's closing event and an opportunity to celebrate the gift from Corvallis and Albany to Mercy Corps to benefit Iraqi refugees in Jordan. Universalist Unitarian Fellowship, 2945 Circle Blvd, Corvallis. Sponsored by CAAIR - Corvallis-Albany Assisting Iraqi Refugees.  


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