Belly Dance Showgirl: Nejla Ates The “Turkish Delight”

Nejla Ates Turkish Delight

Sunday, February 28th
2:00 PM PST / 5:00 PM EST

Join historian Dawn Devine aka Davina, as we explore
the most famous Turkish dancer of the 50’s.

Nejla appeared on Broadway, in films, and on stages in New York, Las Vegas, and across the US.
During this slide-talk, we will explore the trajectory of her fame and how she utilized the media and press to craft her stardom.
We will watch film clips, look at newspaper clippings and magazine articles, and dig into the gossip and scandals that followed her during her career.
Plan on spending 90 minutes for this slide show and Q&A’s
Included with this live presentation is a .pdf handout with a timeline of Nejla’s life.  There is also a resource list of publications and links around the web to learn more.

Sound intriguing? Join us!

Live on Sunday February 28th, 2:00pm PT + 30 days streaming access.


Register by February 18th and get

“Fabulous Fifties”
This e-book will map out the numerous ways that belly dance was portrayed in American popular culture.
The entertainment venues and tastes of the ’50s set the stage for the eruption of belly dance in the cultural scene in the ’60s and ’70s.

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