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Premiere Dance Showcase in Reston

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Katayoun Hutson performs Egyptian folkloric dance in the traditional dress.

Mosaïque Language & Cultural Arts presents its premiere Dance Showcase, entitled, "Dances from a Colorful World," featuring Middle Eastern Dance performances by students, instructors and guest artists. The family oriented event will be Sunday, Aug. 23, at 5 p.m. at the Reston Community Center in the Hunters Woods Plaza. Admission is free and open to the public.

The program includes Oriental and Folkloric belly dance styles from Egypt and Lebanon, along with several styles of Persian dance. The show will include student performances, Troupe Eshveh, Northern Virginia’s only folkloric belly dance ensemble and Katayoun, Mosaïque’s founder and chief instructor, choreographer and professional dancer. The show will be infused with educational elements, authentic costuming and exciting music and choreography.

Mosaïque provides enrichment programs for children and adults, integrating the disciplines of language, culture and the Arts to enhance and advance our daily lives.

Founded in January 2009 by Katayoun Hutson, an educator, dance director and language enthusiast, Mosaïque’s Mission and Values are:

* To promote and preserve the study of the world’s languages, cultures and artistic contributions

* To provide sophisticated, educational and life-enriching experiences to the community

* Honor the traditions, products and influences of the world’s cultures

* Appreciate language and art as a shared human experience.

Additionally, Mosaïque offers membership options. Member benefits include free workshops, reduced class fees, networking opportunities and a quarterly journal.

For more information visit www.mosaiquecenter.org.