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Santa Cruz Hula Teacher Receives Title of Kumu Hula

Lorraine Kalehua Kinnamon, local instructor and director of Te Hau Nui Polynesian Dance Company was recently awarded the title of Kumu Hula, a ritually conferred status marking ones advanced knowledge of hula and Hawaiian culture. Kinnamon’s own Kumu Hula, Loea … Continue reading

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Persephone’s Journey, Dancing Lilith, and the Lumen Obscura II Gala

This is the second blog regarding my three-part workshop with Aepril Schaile at Lumen Obscura II, April 7, 2012 in Santa Cruz, CA. see previous blog: Bellydancing Through the Underworld with Aepril Schaile which describes the trance journey to meet … Continue reading

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