For those interested in belly dancing, but not quite sure where to start, the Raq City Belly Dance Showcase is an exhibition of dancing, fashion, and exotic goods that makes it easy to see what the art holds. The showcase will feature performances by Kadri and Soraiyah Sireen, both from Buffalo, and Rochester's Bombshell Belly Dance, and costume designs by Fairuza. After the showcase, Lotus and Lace Cabaret will perform, 8:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.
The Raq City Belly Dance Showcase will take place Saturday, August 29, at The German House, 315 Gregory Street. 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. $10 advance, $13 at the door. For more information, check facebook.com/bellydancebeth.