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Jalsah Philly is this Saturday!!! Oct. 2nd, 2008 @ 11:50 am
shushanna
It's not too late to preregister! Those who pay at the door must pay with cash only.

Sean and Suzanne from Philly are proud to present

Jalsah Philly!


A Middle Eastern music and bellydance jam!


All drummers, dancers and musicians are welcome to join us for a day of workshops and a night of partying. Melissa and Carmine will guide you through playing popular Belly Dance songs of the Middle East. There will be open floor dancing all night, and all levels of dancers are welcome. This is a community event designed to bring together dancers and musicians inspired by Middle Eastern music. Experienced or inexperienced: all are welcome!

Where: First Unitarian Church of Philadelphia, 2125 Chestnut St. Philadelphia PA 19103
When: Saturday October 4th, 3pm - midnight
Cost: $10 to Jalsah party (doors open at 7:30), Workshop attendees get in FREE!



Three workshops will be taught by our Special Guests Melissa Murphey of Ishtar and Carmine T. Guida of Djinn!

Baby Beginner Doumbek Workshop
Taught by: Carmine Guida
3:00pm to 4:00pm - Cost: $20

In this workshop, you will learn the proper hand/finger techniques to produce clean beautiful sounds from your doumbek – a Middle Eastern goblet shaped drum. You will learn how to play several traditional Middle Eastern rhythms as well as how to switch between them. This workshop is also fantastic for dancers who want to educate themselves about the basic rhythms. Bring a drum and one to loan a friend.
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Begintermediate Doumbek Workshop
Taught by: Carmine Guida
4:30 pm to 5:30 pm - Cost: $20

You know a bunch of rhythms...now what? Let's get "Beyond Baladi". You will learn practical rhythm combinations useful for playing songs and making your drum circle more fun. You will also learn how to add fills and embellishments to make your playing more interesting. This workshop is perfect for anyone who already knows the basic hits and rhythms.
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Middle Eastern Music and Rhythms for All Instruments
Taught by: Melissa Murphey
6:00pm to 7:30 pm - Cost: $20

Melissa's workshop is perfect for musicians and percussionists ready to try something different! She will teach the basic structure of popular Middle Eastern bellydance songs in an ensemble format. Percussionists can learn how specific rhythms fit particular songs and how to change seamlessly between rhythms. Melody musicians will learn popular Middle Eastern melodies and will be given instruction on basic makam theory.

Pre-registration is strongly encouraged for workshops.

Go to TheJalsah.com for more info and Pay Pal links!

Jalsah Philly Sep. 3rd, 2008 @ 04:47 pm
shushanna
Sean and Suzanne from Philly are proud to present

Jalsah Philly!


A Middle Eastern music and bellydance jam!


All drummers, dancers and musicians are welcome to join us for a day of workshops and a night of partying. Melissa and Carmine will guide you through playing popular Belly Dance songs of the Middle East. There will be open floor dancing all night, and all levels of dancers are welcome. This is a community event designed to bring together dancers and musicians inspired by Middle Eastern music. Experienced or inexperienced: all are welcome!

Where: First Unitarian Church of Philadelphia, 2125 Chestnut St.
Philadelphia PA 19103
When: Saturday October 4th, 3pm -midnight
Cost: $10 to Jalsah party (doors open at 7:30), Workshop attendees get in FREE!


Three workshops will be taught by our Special Guests Melissa Murphey of Ishtar and Carmine T. Guida of Djinn!

Baby Beginner Doumbek Workshop
Taught by: Carmine Guida
3:00pm to 4:00pm - Cost: $20

In this workshop, you will learn the proper hand/finger techniques to produce clean beautiful sounds from your doumbek – a Middle Eastern goblet shaped drum. You will learn how to play several traditional Middle Eastern rhythms as well as how to switch between them. This workshop is also fantastic for dancers who want to educate themselves about the basic rhythms. Bring a drum and one to loan a friend.
________________________________________
Begintermediate Doumbek Workshop
Taught by: Carmine Guida
4:30 pm to 5:30 pm - Cost: $20

You know a bunch of rhythms...now what? Let's get "Beyond Baladi". You will learn practical rhythm combinations useful for playing songs and making your drum circle more fun. You will also learn how to add fills and embellishments to make your playing more interesting. This workshop is perfect for anyone who already knows the basic hits and rhythms.
________________________________________
Middle Eastern Music and Rhythms for All Instruments
Taught by: Melissa Murphey
6:00pm to 7:30 pm - Cost: $20

Melissa's workshop is perfect for musicians and percussionists ready to try something different! She will teach the basic structure of popular Middle Eastern bellydance songs in an ensemble format. Percussionists can learn how specific rhythms fit particular songs and how to change seamlessly between rhythms. Melody musicians will learn popular Middle Eastern melodies and will be given instruction on basic makam theory.

Pre-registration is strongly encouraged for workshops.

Go to http://www.thejalsah.com for more info and Pay Pal links!

SNAPM -NJ/NYC/PA Largest FREE Monthly Meetup & Shoout Event -This Thurs Aug 28th Aug. 26th, 2008 @ 12:24 pm
nniuqnyliratmai
SNAPMUP.com -NJ/NYC/PA Largest FREE Monthly Meetup & Shoout Event -This Thurs Aug 28th

NEXT SNAPMUP EVENT – AUGUST 28th www.snapmup.com
NJs Largest Meetup and Shootout

Hello Everyone!
An exciting installment of SNAPM is just around the corner.
We have all the details listed below!


Female Model Pose Off Contest : Prizes include Makeup by Hard Candy, Gift Cards, T Shirts, Photoshoot Gift Certificates, a custom made designer outfit by Emilie Jerard as well as a spot on the Official SNAPM Model List and a featured spot for a future month!

Male Model Walk Off Contest: A favorite of all SNAPM attendees. Prizes include: Gift Certificates, Photoshoot Gift Certificates, Baseball Caps and T Shirts as well as an official featured spot for a following month!

RENTABLE and FREE SHOOTING STATIONS AVAILABLE!!!

THE TOP MODEL FROM THE TWO CONTESTS WILL WIN A CASH PRIZE OF $100.



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CRAFTADELPHIA Aug. 5th, 2008 @ 03:13 am
neeecolethreads
Why do all of the fun craft/art shows/flea markets that are once a month in Philly always happen on the same day? It STINKS!!! I want to go to all of them but right now my loyalty lies with mew gallery and craftadelphia!


SNAPM - July 31st Event Photos _ behind the scenes Aug. 2nd, 2008 @ 06:36 pm
nniuqnyliratmai
SNAPM - July 31st Event Photos _ behind the scenes

Hi everyone!

I just wanted to share some event photos from SNAPM on July 31st. The next one is AUGUST 28th.
snapmup.com - Theres a whole bunch of pix under the LJ CUT and even more from July 31st up on the website!

***If you are into photography or modeling, makeup/hair or graphic design, then this is the MEET & Greet and SHOOTOUT you've been waiting for! NJs LARGEST MEET AND GREET includes Models/Photos from Philly & NYC!






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NJ/NYC/PA Largest FREE Photog/Model Meet&Greet and Shootout:July31

Hello Everyone!

THIS IS ALL FREE!
If you like to model or take pix (for fun or professionally), then this event is for you!
Take pix that night! Get dozens of images to add to your portfolio!





www.SNAPMUP.com

SNAPM is on JULY 31st: 9PM - 1AM
Bayonne Arts Factory - 280 Avenue E Bayonne NJ 07002
Check out the website (www.snapmup.com) for our
FEATURED models, photogs and MUAS for this month!
SNAPMUP.com
We have some HOT MODELS and AWESOME PHOTOGS showing up from NYC/NJ/PA



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I know this event is a ways off and it's not quite ne philly but it's close, and it's going to be awesome.

4 hours of unlimited beer!!



Think Pink Floyd Beef and Beer

Philadelphia based Pink Floyd Cover band, “Think Pink Floyd” is holding a four hour Beef and Beer concert at the North Penn VFW 676 in Glenside Pennsylvania. This show, an all ages event will combine lighting, video and live music as well as unlimited beer (for those 21+), soda and food for attendies. The North Penn VFW located at 2519 Jenkintown Rd, Glenside, PA 19038

The concert is to be held on SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 6th, 2008 from 8:00pm to 12:00AM.

Tickets are $25.00 and include admission to the show and: Unlimited Beer (21+), Soda, and Cash Bar, Buffet including Hot roast beef and rolls, macaroni and potato salads, cole slaw, pickles, etc.

**THIS IS AN ALL AGES EVENT**
*** 4 HOURS OF UNLIMITED MUSIC, YUENGLING, MILLER LITE, and FOOD***



Tickets are available through Brown Paper Tickets, http://www.BrownPaperTickets.com/event/38040 or via their Live 24/7 Hotline
1-800-838-3006

If you're interested, please come out, if you know anyone who'd like this, let them know!

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