Blog Articles featuring Mira Betz

press-harberMira through the eyes of a great photographer, Gabriel Harber

This weekend I photographed a close friend and amazing belly dancer, Mira Betz. She was a true pleasure to photograph. I love being able to take some time to do fun projects while I am not shooting weddings or family portraits. We shot mostly at my house, which is being rebuilt because it caught fire in 2007. Although it was a little tricky working in the attic, the light was awesome, and it was a lot of fun.

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press-harberMira in her Jewelry and costume studio with Gabriel Harber Photography

Mira Betz lives just down the street from me. She is an amazing belly dancer, and a wonderful artist (and a good friend). I cruised over to her place to hang out the day before yesterday. She is in town for a couple of days in between touring. Talk about one hard working lady. Just back from Canada, Venezuela, and I can’t keep track of all the places, she is off again tomorrow for I don’t even know where.

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Performance Spotlight!! Mira Betz at Split Tribal Fest 2012

I first found Mira Betz while watching the performance DVD Tribal Revolution from Hollywood Music. She performed a “Cabaribal” piece to Bound by Dan Cantrell. I was absolutely mesmerized. She was controlled and fluid and told a story with her dancing in a way I hadn’t seen before. I watched that performance so many times.

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Interviews with Mira Betz

Interview by Keli in Arizona at Plaza de Anaya 2011

press-video-interviewYip Podcast Interview with Mira 2009

This week on YIP Mary and Tammy get a little help from the Alchemy Dance girls in Georgia…and what did they help with, you ask? They got us an interview with the faaabulous Mira Betz! The YIP Crew also discuss some fantastic topics in their usual vivacious, witty style!! Mary visits the folkloric and dark fusion worlds for her music reviews and Tammy keeps us in the know with some cool events coming up in 2010!

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Who Is Mira Betz?
by Raine Magazine

Belly dance is one of the fastest growing dance forms across the globe, which means there are hundreds upon hundreds of individuals who are fairly good at it, but few are as exceptional as Mira Betz. As one of the most sought after belly dancers, performers, choreographers and instructors in the world, she is renowned for her technique, grace and limitless talent.

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press-byDancersforDancersBy Dancers, For Dancers

New Video Project Showcases SF Bay Area Talents
DVD Review by Dawn Devine

This cooperative video project spearheaded by Michelle Joyce presents six top San Francisco Bay Area professional dancers doing what they do best – dancing!

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press-bellyqueenvsbarberycoastBellyqueen vs. Barbary Coast:

It’s an east coast west coast showdown….
Gina Grandi puts on a show of astronomical proportions.
Review and photos by Surreya

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shimmy magazineMira on the Cover of Shimmy Magazine

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