Salsa in Portland ME:

Wendy Edwards:

Swing Dancing in Maine:

Portland Swing Project – Teacher Gillian Davis, Portland ME

Excellent Local Bands to Follow and Dance to:

Primo Cubano: Afro Cuban and salsa

Pete Witham and the Cozmik Zombies: Nutty Rockabilly

The Burners: Evolving Gypsy Jazz inspired Americana and Folk (hard to categorize :)

Sylvain’s Acadian Aces: Cajun fun!

Bellydancers, Studios and Teachers in the New England Area:

Adira: Innovative and Uplifting, Egyptian and Creative Cabaret style Bellydance in Portland and points North and South

Bright Star World Dance – an Independent Middle Eastern and American Tribal style Dance and movement studio hosted by Rosa Noreen

Rosa Noreen: teaching Egyptian Cabaret style Middle Eastern Dance

Raq On Dance Studio hosted by Amity Alize in Hanover, New Hampshire

Paradigm East hosted by Aonochi and Zanjibal Zen in Bangor/Brewer ME area

Jamileh, also known as Jeanne Handy, teaching classes in the Portland Area

Nayas Trance – Portland’s Bellydance troupe

Heléna Melone: Bellydance, Flamenco and fusion classes in the Belfast ME area

Photographers and Visual Artists:

Jon Reece Photography

ReMarkable Blackbird Henna with Nev

Musicians and Music lessons:

Okbari: Amos Libby and Eric LaPerna