Tag Archives: Suhaila Salimpour

Cairo to California is published here!

At long last, the publication of the first public draft of my book From Cairo to California: A Concise History of Bellydance in Egypt and America Cairo to California includes stories of the important personages and periods of bellydance evolution … Continue reading

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Jamila Salimpour’s Legacy in a Workshop

“I am Jamila Salimpour’s daughter.” Suhaila Salimpour is acutely aware of her place in bellydance history and of her responsibilities towards her mother’s legacy. Indeed, so important is her mother’s work that Suhaila compared her to America’s great modern dancer, … Continue reading

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