Belly Dance Home Page - History of Changes
Timeline in reverse order:
- March 8, 1998 - added link to Kajira
Djoumahna's Home Page.
- February 23, 1998 - added links to Corvallis
Belly Dance Performance Guild, New
World Belly Dance.
- February 13, 1998 - added link to the Bellydance
- February 11, 1998 - deleted dead links to: 97 Wiggles of the West,
several internal links at the Middle Eastern Dance Resource Guide the U.C.
Berkeley Center For Middle Eastern Studies Homepage, updated links
to the Neferchichi's Egypt Clip
Art & Backgrounds page, The Gypsy
Lore Society page, A
Quick And Dirty Guide To Doumbek Rhythms page.
- February 4, 1998 - http://www.bdancer.com/ established as new (and
- October 26, 1997 - http://cie-2.uoregon.edu/bdance/ declared dead,
temporary site established.
- October 11, 1997 - added links to Sapphira:
World Dance, and Sapphira's
- October 10, 1997 - added links to Morocco's
Meanderings page, The Neferchichi's
Egypt Clip Art & Backgrounds Page, The
Camel's Armpit Bellydance Site - removed dead link to New
World Belly Dance Home Page (Eugene, OR, USA)
- July 7, 1997 - added link to Julie Elliot's page for Wiggles
of the West attendees.
- July 2, 1997 - deleted links to terminally outdated Events and Wish
List pages (events will be back when I've developed a better update system).
- June 11, 1997 - added links to the Middle
Eastern Dance Association of Western Canada, Desert
Wind, Belly Dance in Ottawa-Hull,
Salome & The 7-pt. Routine, Desert
Veils, The Rising Phoenix
Dancers, Cost Less Belly
Dance Costumes, Jeff's Custom
Photography (featuring pictures of the Corvallis
Belly Dance Performance Guild), The
Guilded Lily, Farfesha Belly
- April 7, 1997 - added links for Marjan's
Home Page, The Henna
Page, Habibi Belly
- April 3, 1997 - added list of predefined searches to the search page
for the Belly Dance Contacts around the
World, added page of USA State Abbreviations.
- March 30, 1997 - updated links to The
Gypsy Lore Society, American Recording
Judaica Gifts, Mandala Danse Orientale
page, The Theatrical Shop MED
page, Isis and
The Star Dancers, Rebecca Sobol's Dance
and Herp pages,
Ruth's Middle East Dance page,
Sahnobar Dance Ensemble,
Home Page - removed dead links to Wonderful Music, Aywah Bellydance
Troupe, Marjan's Home Page, - added Shaheena
splash page, Chandra's Dance Extravaganza.
- March 27, 1997 - integrated a search engine into the Belly
Dance Contacts Around The World page to increase usefulness and decrease
- March 16, 1997 - added page A Primer on Middle
Eastern Dance Styles by Soher Azar
- November 7, 1996 - added links to page Bay
Area Belly Dance Home Page (San Francisco, CA, USA), Bellydance
By Jamila (Boise, ID, USA).
- October 30, 1996 - updated Meira's Guedra
FAQ to her 10/29/96 revision (more details / chant info updated).
- October 27, 1996 - added link to the Oasis
(Band from New Berlin, WI), added link to the New
World Belly Dance Home Page (Eugene, OR, USA)
- October 22, 1996 - added article "The
Zar Revisited" by Me'ira
- September 9, 1996 - added link to Sahnobar Dance Ensemble Home page,
updated quotes page (thanks Sherry).
- August 8, 1996 - added documents "Middle
Eastern Dance: Experience Something Different" & Belly
Dance Music & Video Recommendations
- July 25, 1996 - added link to Suhaila
Salimpour's Home Page.
- July 24, 1996 - added links to the Turkish
Names page and the Isis
and the Star Dancers homepage.
- July 22, 1996 - Updated the Ore/Wa Calendar to the April 96 version.
- July 21, 1996 - minor update to events page, added link to clipart
now on the Dancer's Archive
- June 13, 1996 - added links to A
Quick And Dirty Guide To Doumbek Rhythms and American
- May 15, 1996 - deleted broken link to Gypsy
Caravan (unknown if more current URL exists) - fixed broken shortcut
links to interior pages of the Middle Eastern Dance Resource Guide, added
link to it's Table
of Contents - added article "Defining
the Dance" by Jen Al-Amira.
- April 24, 1996 - added links to "Best
Belly Dance Links" (Kapfer's), CNN:
culture of the Nubian people in Egypt, Herp
online music stores, International
Dance Discovery, The
Theatrical Shop, Aywah
Bellydance Troupe, Ashana
- updated link for Fat Chance
Belly Dance (was http://www.crl.com/~pal/fcbdhome.htm) & JJ's
- April 20, 1996 - added "Belly
Dance Basics Class Outline" by Sherezzah
- April 17, 1996 - updated "Events & Fliers" page - on
index page changed name of "Middle Eastern Dance in Tucson, AZ"
to "Middle Eastern Dance Resource Guide" (massively revised &
- April 10, 1996 - updated "Events & Fliers"
- April 5, 1996 - update of index page, temporarily removed "Black
Page/Protest" info, added links to Southeast
Middle Eastern Dance (by Andre), Ruth's
Middle East Dance page (Personal Bio), Aleena's
Belly Dance Information (Art, Seminars, Costumes), Melbourne
Belly Dance Homepage (Events & Links), Judaica
Gifts (Nice Amulets per Meira - Not Belly Dance Specific), Belly
Dancer of the Year Pageant site, and Middle
Easter Dance/Dumbek Rhythms (.wav sound files & written notation)
- updated link to Green Duck Designs.
- March 8, 1996 - removed "Prose & Steel" sword recommendation
(only personally known staff person left the business).
- February 12, 1996 - updated index page.
- February 9, 1996 - Turned index page Black as part of national protest
against the Feb 8 signing of Telecomm/CDA legislation that turned Internet
into the most heavily regulated medium in the USA ($250,000 fines &
prison time for using some (vaguely defined) forms of constitutionally
protected communications that are still OK for Broadcast TV, newspapers,
magazines, books, and public libraries to use)
- January 28, 1996 - Added page for Rabiah Banu's Intermediate Dance
Class Outline - added page for A Glossary of Belly Dance Moves and Related
- January 3, 1996 - Added page for A Prose and Steel Dance Sword.
- December 30, 1995 - Added links to Lucila's Home Page, and to the Farabi
band's Home Page.
- December 12, 1995 - Revised intro statement and Troupe entry format
on "Belly Dance Contacts" page, with links back and forth between
entries for Troupes and entries for Individuals within Troupes - added
link to "Masculine Belly Dance" page from bdanceFAQ question
"Do men belly dance?" - fixed some typos in "Masculine Belly
- December 3, 1995 - per her request, changed the credit on both of Cala's
articles to her newer name "Me'ira" - added "Who is Hans
Bos?" page, linked off the quotes page - added page on "Masculine
- November 25, 1995 - updated URL for "Marjan's Home Page"
- added URLs for: "Zohar", "Marin", "The Horon
Turkish Folk Dance Ensemble", and "Green Duck Designs" -
added page "Dance Quotes"
- November 20, 1995 - updated URL for "Veil and Drum WWW Home Page"
- November 1, 1995 - updated URLs for: "Jahara's Seattle Dance Page"
and "Marjan's Home Page" - added URLs for: "Gypsy Caravan"
and "Linda's Lair" - added pages: "Beginning Middle Eastern
Dance Class Outline" and "The Guedra FAQ"
- September 26, 1995 - added URL for Fat Chance Belly Dance
- September 18, 1995 - added URL for The Gypsy Lore Society
- September 9, 1995 - added Oregon/Washington Local Events (from MED&CA)
- September 8, 1995 - added The Belly Dance FAQ
- September 5, 1995 - added URL for Jahara's Seattle Dance Page
- September 3, 1995 - added URL for CD connection to Home Page, and added
Stefan.gif to contacts page
- August 31, 1995 - added URL for Shasheena's Home Page
- August 29, 1995 - added 'fliers.html' page to show upcoming events,
added URLs for: Distant Caravans, Wonderful Music.
- August 7, 1995 - added URLs for: New York Belly Dancer, JJ's place,
and U.C. Berkeley Center For Middle Eastern Studies Homepage - added "Belly
Dance contacts" page - grouped links on index page by their natures
- removed all references to Stefan's AOL account (no longer active)
- July 24, 1995 - Updated URL for Tucson, AZ - added URLs for: Firebird
music catalog, Lark In The Morning, and Kim's list of Publications
- July 11, 1995 - updated As-Sayf URL from http://www.pi.se/as-sayf/englishindex.html
to http://www.ivo.se/as-sayf/englishindex.html - changed my email address
from StefanUp@aol.com to email@example.com - fiddled w/ title special effect
- added URLs for: Middle Eastern Percussion, Marjan's Home Page, and Rebecca
Sobol's Danse Orientale Page
- June 6, 1995 - Added "Veil and Drum WWW Home Page" link to
main page (Thank you, Tracy!)
- May 31, 1995 - Added this "Changes" page to web site - Also
added "Middle Eastern Dance In Tucson, AZ" link to main page
- Fixed text conversion problem in index.html & RxRhythm.html
This page updated by Stefan (firstname.lastname@example.org).