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Past Events
TV Appearances/Features
  • ABC Local News (WCPO) - Featured on morning, noon, and afternoon news segments several times
  • FOX Local News (WXIX) - Featured on morning news segments several times
  • WB64 promotion
  • Born Before 64
  • Artful Cincinnati
  • Ali's Boutique commercial
  • Andy's Mediterranean Grill commercial (Katy's hips get a 2 sec appearance ;-)
  • Cincy Entertainment
Restaurant/Club Events
  • Persian Nights
  • Phoenicia Mediterranean Bar and Grill
  • Cafe Mediterranean
  • Haci Grill
  • Nightclub Venues including Bang, Club Clau, Lava, Spy Club, Purgatory, Alchemize, and Red Cheetah
  • Andy's Mediterranean Grill
  • Global Fusion Parties
  • opening acts for bands
  • performing with bands
  • corporate functions
  • weddings
  • birthday parties
  • holiday parties
  • on-site demos and teaching
  • art shows/gallery events
  • Café Istanbul at Newport on the Levee
  • Newport on the Levee
  • Kasbah Tent at Riverbend Music Center
  • Northside Tavern
  • Wild Oats/Whole Foods
  • Knights of Columbus Ladies' Auxiliary
  • Semi Annual Veteran's Luncheon
2017
  • Interfusion Festival (February) - Guest Soloist
  • Macy's Arts Sampler, Presented by ArtsWave, at the Cincinnati Masonic Center
  • Earth Day Sound Concert
  • Summerfair 2017
  • Spring Fling Belly Dance Thing - Guest Troupe/Soloist
  • Hamilton County Fair
  • Neighborhood Hafla (March) - Featured Troupe
  • Elegant Creature Feature - Guest Troupe/Soloist
  • Glitter Gala - Guest Soloist
2016
  • Glitter Show - Guest Troupe
  • Mecca's Winter Hafla - Guest Soloist
  • Kira's Spring Hafla - Guest Troupe
  • Macy's Arts Sampler, Presented by ArtsWave, at the Art Academy of Cincinnati
  • Kira's Spring Hafla - Guest Troupe
  • Academy of World Languages International Festival
  • Summerfair 2016
  • Neighborhood Hafla (August) - Featured Troupe/Soloist
  • Pacific Island Getaway: Tahitian and Hula Workshops and Luau - Featured Instructor/Troupe/Soloist
  • Hamilton County Fair
  • Earth Music Festival with Mayan Ruins - Guest Soloist
  • Rumi Birthday Concert with Mohenjo Daro
  • Anaya Belly Dance Presents: What Moves Us 4 at the Aronoff Center for the Arts
  • 1001 Nights Featuring Rakadu Gypsy, Anaya Belly Dance, and more
  • Neighborhood Hafla (November) - Featured Troupe/Soloist
2015
  • Mayan Ruins at Om Cafe - Featured Soloist
  • Macy's Arts Sampler, Presented by ArtsWave, at the Art Academy of Cincinnati
  • Mediterranean Echoes - Guest Troupe
  • Kira's Spring Hafla - Guest Troupe
  • Elegant Creature Feature, Featuring Ariellah - Guest Troupe
  • Academy of World Languages International Festival
  • The American Cancer Society's "White Out Cancer" Gala
  • Summerfair 2015
  • Behind the Veil: The Evolution of Belly Dance - Co-Producer and Featured Soloist/Troupe
  • Haci Grill Grand Opening
  • Northside Rock n Roll Carnival
  • Macy's Kids, Cultures, Critters, and Crafts Festival at the Cincinnati Zoo
  • Anaya Belly Dance Presents: What Moves Us 3 at the Aronoff Center for the Arts
  • 1001 Nights Featuring Dalia Carella, Rakadu Gypsy, Anaya Belly Dance, and more
  • Holiday Harmonies at the Cincinnati Museum Center
2014
  • Birthday Hafla - Guest Soloist/Troupe
  • World Culture Festival
  • Macy's Arts Sampler, Presented by ArtsWave, at the Contemporary Arts Center's Black Box Theater
  • Habeeba's Spring Fling Hafla: Guest Troupe
  • Kira's Summer Hafla: Guest Troupe
  • Summerfair 2014
  • Northside Rock n Roll Carnival
  • CHAARG at the University of Cincinnati
  • CHAARG at the Xavier University
  • Macy's Kids, Cultures, Critters, and Crafts Festival at the Cincinnati Zoo
  • Hamilton County Fair
  • Northside Rock n Roll Carnival
  • Anaya Belly Dance Presents: What Moves Us Too at the Aronoff Center for the Arts
  • 10,000 Villages Grand Opening
  • 1001 Nights Featuring Mira Betz, Rakadu Gypsy, Anaya Belly Dance, Aminata, and more
  • Holiday Harmonies at the Cincinnati Museum Center
2013
  • Persian Nights - New Year Celebration
  • Persian Nights - January / February Special Events
  • Club Bellydance Featuring the Bellydance Superstars: Guest Troupe
  • Anaya Studio Hafla
  • Habeeba's Cincinnati Spring Fling: Guest Soloist and Troupe
  • Mediterranean Echoes: Guest Troupe
  • Turbo Tahitian at Mecca in Lexington, KY: Guest Instructor
  • Macy’s Arts Sampler, presented by ArtsWave, at the Cincinnati Ballet
  • Junior League of Cincinnati’s Kids in the Kitchen Event
  • Habeeba's Spring Fling - Guest Troupe/Soloist
  • Summerfair 2013
  • Northside Rock n Roll Carnival
  • Kira's Belly Dance Nite June 2013 - Guest Soloist
  • Goetta Fest
  • Mayan Ruins CD Release Party - Guest Soloist
  • Mayan Ruins at Clifton Plaza - Featured Soloist
  • Anaya Belly Dance Presents: What Moves Us at the Aronoff Center for the Arts
  • Kira's Halloween Belly Dance Nite - Guest Troupe
  • Cincinnati Museum Center: Gears & Beers - Guest Troupe
  • Thriller Flash Mob on Fountain Square - Event Organizers/Performers
  • Great Lakes Belly Dance Convention - Guest Instructor/Soloist/Troupe
  • Holiday Harmonies at the Cincinnati Museum Center
2012
  • Cincinnati Belly Dance Meetup: Guest Instructor
  • Macy's ArtsWave 2012 (formerly Fine Arts Sampler)
  • Favor of the Gods and Goddesses with Ariellah: Guest Troupe
  • Habeeba's Cincinnati Spring Fling: Guest Soloist and Troupe
  • AWL Internationl Festival
  • Summerfair
  • Northside Parade
  • St. Rita's Festival
  • Belly Dance Showcase at Anderson Public Library
  • Humanity Outpost: World Peace Event
  • Goetta Fest
  • Cincinnati Belly Dance Convention
  • Harem Scarem 2012
  • Kira's Halloween Belly Dance Night October 2012 - Guest Troupe
  • Thriller Flash Mob on Fountain Square - Event Organizers/Performers
  • Great Lakes Belly Dance Convention - Guest Instructor/Soloist/Troupe
  • Holiday Harmonies at the Cincinnati Museum Center
  • Kira's Belly Dance Nite December 2012 - Guest Soloist/Troupe
  • Persian Nights Restaurant - Grand Opening Events
2011
  • Fine Arts Sampler 2011 - with Zach and Johnny of Mohenjo Daro
  • Anaya Gypsy Studio Hafla
  • Summerfair
  • Kira's Belly Dance Nite June 2010: Dayton OH - Guest Performer/Troupe & Seminar Instructor
  • Cincinnati Museum Center: Cleopatra Exhibit Opening Weekend
  • Cincinnati Museum Center: Cleopatra Exhibit Performers (throughout the exhibit)
  • Cincinnati Museum Center: Free Fridays
  • Jae's Hafla - Guest Troupe
  • AWL International Festival
  • Northside Parade
  • Alhambra Night - Student Troupe Performance
  • Feywill Music Festival
  • Belly Dance Superstars Club Belly Dance Show - Guest Performers
  • Kira's Halloween Belly Dance Nite October 2011 - Guest Performer
  • Harem Scarem 2011
  • Habeeba's 40th Anniversary - Guest Troupe and Soloist
  • Holiday Harmonies at the Cincinnati Museum Center
  • Mayan Ruins, Featuring Katy, at the Om Cafe
2010
  • Fine Arts Sampler 2010
  • Fine Arts Fund Kickoff - Surprise Arts in the Community
  • Gypsy Soup - Featuring Jill Parker, Rakadu Gypsy, Samovar, and more!
  • Mayan Ruins at Aquarius Star - Guest Performer
  • World Rhythms 2010
  • World Affair on the Square
  • Supah Hafla - Guest Troupe and Soloist
  • Summerfair
  • Second Sunday on Main: Global Groove
  • July Tribal Night - Guest Troupe with Mohenjo Daro
  • Alhambra Night
  • Kira's Belly Dance Nite August 2010: Dayton OH - Guest Troupe
  • Natasha's Cafe with Rakadu Gypsy - Guest Performer
  • Kira's Belly Dance Nite September 2010: Dayton OH - Guest Troupe and Performer
  • Walnut Hills Street Festival
  • Fourth Annual Annunciation Oktoberfest
  • Kira's Belly Dance Halloween Nite October 2010: Dayton OH - Guest Troupe and Performer
  • Harem Scarem 2010
  • TwiNight: From Dracula to Edward: Jarson Kaplon Theater at the Aronoff - Guest Troupe
  • Cincinnati Museum Center: Holiday Harmonies
2009
  • Taste of NFL 2009
  • Northside 4th of July Parade
  • Alhambra Night 2009
  • Baoku/Mayan Ruins at Taza in February/July - Guest Performer
  • Keshvar Project Hafla 2009 - Guest Troupe
  • Spring Equinox with Rakadu Gypsy - Guest Performer
  • Natasha's Bistro July Performance with Rakadu Gypsy - Guest Performer
  • Fine Arts Sampler Weekend 2009 presented by the Fine Arts Fund and sponsored by Macy's
  • Spring Fling 2009 - Guest Troupe
  • World Dance Day: World Rhythms Showcase 2009
  • Beledi Extravaganza 2009 - Guest Instructor, Performer, and Troupe
  • Summerfair 2009
  • Final Friday with Segway of Cincinnati in July and August
  • Global Fusion Party: April, July, August
  • A Jockey Club Reunion Live at The Southgate House - Featuring Gang Green, Human Zoo, SS-20, The Libertines US, and Anaya Gypsy Dance!!!
  • Walnut Hills Street Festival 2009
  • Third Annual Annunciation Oktoberfest 2009
  • Kira's Belly Dance Halloween Nite October 2009: Dayton OH - Guest Troupe
  • Harem Scarem 2009
  • "Unos Bailes Por Dia De Los Muertos"(Some Dances for the Day of the Dead) featuring Rachel Brice, Rakadu Gypsy, Anaya, and many more!
  • Carnival Noir 2009
  • Anaya Gypsy Studio Hafla 2009 - Featuring the students and troupes of Anaya!
  • Sid Hatfield and the Deciders Fundraiser for Ohio Citizen Action - Featured Act
  • Fit4Food Fundraiser 2009
  • Kira's Belly Dance Nite December 2009: Dayton OH - Guest Soloist
2008
  • Summerfair 2008
  • Fine Arts Sampler Weekend 2008 presented by the Fine Arts Fund and sponsored by Macy's
  • Great Lakes Belly Dance Convention 2008 - Guest Instructor and Performance Troupe
  • Mayan Ruins/Mohenjo Daro 2008 at Roh's Street Cafe
  • World Tai Chi Day 2008 with Mayan Ruins
  • The Z Show 2008 Featuring Zoe Jakes, Mira Betz, Liz Strong, Rakadu Gypsy and more
  • Behind the Veil 2008 Featuring Elena Lentini
  • Pyramid Hill Gala 2008
  • 20/20 Festival - Gypsy Moves, Publico Views 2008 at the Weston Art Gallery in the Aronoff Center
  • 20/20 Festival - Elemental Reflections 2008 at the Twin Lakes in Eden Park
  • 20/20 Festival - Van Ghosts 2008 at the Cincinnati Art Museum
  • Harem Scarem 2008
  • Alhambra Night 2008
  • Kira's Belly Dance Halloween Nite July 2008: Dayton OH - Guest Performer with Mohenjo Daro
  • Kira's Belly Dance Halloween Nite October 2008: Dayton OH - Guest Troupe
  • Kira's Belly Dance Nite November 2008: Dayton OH - Guest Troupe
2007
  • Summerfair 2007
  • Fine Arts Sampler Weekend 2007 presented by the Fine Arts Fund and sponsored by Macy's
  • Cincinnati International Festival 2007
  • MiddFest International 2007
  • Global Fusion Party: Brazil 2007
  • 7 Days for SIDS Fundraiser 2007
  • The Art of Can 2007 at Bang Night Club sponsored by Red Bull
  • Snakes Rising Concert featuring Carmine Guida 2007
  • Great Midwest Hafla featuring Tree of Life 2007
  • Eighth Annual Cincinnati Halloween Witches' Ball 2007
  • Kaleidoscope Dance Company Recital 2007
  • Kira's Belly Dance/Hula Nite January 2007: Dayton OH - Guest Tahitian Performer
  • Kira's Belly Dance Halloween Nite October 2007: Dayton OH - Guest Performer/Troupe
2006
  • Summerfair 2006
  • SummerFest 2006
  • Adara Fest 2006
  • Fine Arts Sampler Weekend 2006 presented by the Fine Arts Fund and sponsored by Macy's
  • Cincinnati International Festival 2006
  • Hafla Pura 2006 featuring Carolena of FCBD, Rakadu, Taletha, and Anaya Gypsy
  • Kaleidoscope Dance Company Recital 2006
  • Fundraiser for Israeli/Lebanese Hospitals at Andy's Med 2006
  • Harem Scarem 2006
  • Spirit of the Tribes 2006
  • Ohio All-Star Showcase 2006 Presented by Habeeba's of Columbus
  • Raqs Noir 2006
  • Kira's Belly Dance Halloween Nite October 2006: Dayton OH - Guest Performer/Troupe
2005
  • Summerfair 2005
  • SummerFest 2005
  • Fine Arts Sampler Weekend 2005 presented by the Fine Arts Fund and sponsored by P&G
  • the KNOW Affair: Heaven & Hell 2005
  • Harem Scarem 2005
  • Erotic Exotic Halloween Ball 2005 @ Red Cheetah sponsored by Kiss FM
  • Kira's Belly Dance Halloween Nite October 2005: Dayton OH - Guest Performer/Troupe
  • Kira's Belly Dance Nite December 2005: Dayton OH - Guest Performer
2004
  • Summerfair 2004
  • Fine Arts Sampler Weekend 2004 presented by the Fine Arts Fund and sponsored by P&G
  • Fifth Annual Cincinnati Halloween Witches' Ball 2004
  • Masquerage 2004: A masquerade ball benefiting AIDS Resource Center sponsored by Lazarus/Macy's
  • Belly Boo Bash 2004 (for charity)
  • Mediterranean Echoes 2004
  • WorldFest 2004 at University of Cincinnati
  • International Festival 2004 at Bethany Elementary School
  • Around the World Day Celebration 2004
  • Ultra Nights 2004 featuring Jill Parker, Ultra Gypsy, Rakadu Gypsy, Khafif and Anaya Gypsy
  • Barnes & Noble Valentine's Day Event 2004 (for charity)
2003
  • Summerfair 2003
  • Arts Bizarre 2003 presented by the Fine Arts Fund and sponsored by P&G
  • Lollapalooza Music Festival 2003 at Riverbend Music Center
  • Fourth Annual Cincinnati Halloween Witches' Ball 2003
  • Belly Boo Bash 2003 (for charity)
  • Mediterranean Echoes 2003
  • Alhambra Night 2003
  • Mad Hatter's Ball 2003 sponsored by the Art Academy of Cincinnati
  • Ladies Night 2003: Mind Body and Soul sponsored by the Cincinnati Sports Club
  • Cincinnati Opera Star Search 2003 sponsored by the Cincinnati Sports Club
  • SS Nova Art Show 2003
  • Art Academy Student Showcase 2003 at the Contemporary Arts Theatre - Guest Artists
  • "One Veiling" 2003 Production by Mecca - Guest Artist
  • Le Freak Le Chic Photography Exhibition 2003
2002
  • Summerfair 2002
  • Taste of Cincinnati 2002
  • Third Annual Cincinnati Halloween Witches' Ball 2002
  • Habeeba's Spotlight on Dancers 2002 - Guest Artists
  • Belly Boo Bash 2002 (for charity)
  • El Duende 2002 - Guest Artists
  • STYUKA Dance Marathon 2002 at Xavier University (for charity)
2001
  • Habeeba's Spotlight on Dancers 2001
  • Woodland Arts Fair 2001 with Mecca - Guest Artist
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