Alborz Persian Cuisine

Belly Dancing Friday and Saturday Evenings

7:30 – 9:30 p.m.

3300 W Anderson Ln (Shopping center at the intersection of Mopac and Anderson Ln.)


Call for reservations.

Austin Belly Dance Convention (ABDC)

ABDC_logoAnnual belly dance extravaganza, the first weekend in June featuring amazing national and international instructors, two evening shows and open stage performances, shopping and more!

Visit for more information on this years event.

Choreography Project

Z-Helene and Rick Fink’s Choreography Project for Middle Eastern Dance

Annual Troupe Competition and Seminar, held on the first weekend of August in Austin, Texas. A variety of guest instructors and judges are invited each year.

Go to Z’Helene’s website for more information.

Kick Butt Coffee Belly Dance and Drumming

5775 Airport Blvd, Austin, Texas (next to Specs at 290 and Airport)

8:00 – 10:00 pm Free (tips appreciated)

Once a month on the Last Saturday, Belly Dance and Drum Gig and Dance Improvisation Shows!

Air-Conditioned, FULL-Bar with Mixed Drinks. Info & Details: Z-Helene and Rick 512.927.2580

Shimmy Into Saturday hosted by Jeanette

110 E 52nd (Carousel Lounge)

Join the Caravan on the 3rd Saturday of every month and be dazzled by the beauty and power that is Raks Sharki!  Enjoy amazing solo performances by some of Austin’s most accomplished dancers in the fun, intimate atmosphere of the Carousel Lounge, a ‘keep Austin weird’ original. All shows start at 8 pm but you’ll want to get there early to grab a coveted front row table.  Space is limited and it goes fast!  No cover, but we do pass the Dancer Appreciation Basket at the end of the show.

Cafe Shimmy

Cafe’ Shimmy is at Hot Mama’s on the first Saturday of the month from 7-9 p.m.  Free show.  Family and dog friendly show.  BYOB.  Food and drink are available from Hot Mama’s so come early, get some food and grab a table in the courtyard.  Hosted by Najla and featuring the Baharat Dance Ensemble as well as guest dancers.