HOT OFF THE PRESS:
“SHOWGIRL CONFIDENTIAL: MY LIFE ONSTAGE, BACKSTAGE & ON THE ROAD” IS AVAILABLE NOW!
Published by the Los Angeles-based Punk Hostage Press, “Showgirl Confidential” is a collection of short stories-all almost unbelievable, but all true, gathered from Princess Farhana/Pleasant Gehman’s thirty-five years spent on the road. The stories span adventures with her all-girl punk rock band touring the USA in the 1980’s, to zany incidents that occurred in Egypt; from wild nights at burlesque gigs to jaw-dropping occurrences across on belly dance tours in Europe. September of 2013.
You can purchase “Showgirl Confidential” from the “videos” page of this site and have The princess autograph it to you,
or from Amazon:
“STRIKE A POSE: HOW TO MAKE THE CAMERA LOVE YOU”
DVD AVAILABLE NOW!
Based on her informative workshops which have sold out worldwide, the “Strike A Pose” DVD gives you the tools for looking amazing in front of the camera. From headshots to full body poses, you’ll learn tips and tricks to achieve beautiful bodylines and interesting angles highlight your assets and hide your flaws. You’ll discover how to maximize your features and project vibrant emotions. The DVD was shot by director Steve Balderson, and all photos were done on-set by dance photographer extraordinaire Maharet Bryant.
The Princess says:
“Being photogenic is a learned skill…not something you’re born with!”
See the DVD Trailer here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cJ-Q4AndTK4
Buy the DVD here: http://www.princessfarhana.com/video_strikepose.htm
“THE BELLY DANCE HANDBOOK” COMING SOON!
Based upon her twenty-plus years of on-the-job experience, Princess Farhana’s “The Belly Dance Handbook” is a lifestyle companion for The Thinking Belly Dancer. From “baby bellies” to seasoned professionals, there is something here for dancers of every level…and lots of gorgeous photos and illustrations as well. Full of the signature Royal Wit, the book is written in an easy tone, but addresses everything from costuming to selecting props, community building, how to turn professional, dealing with injuries, stage make up, and even safe travel in the Middle East and North Africa. Plus, dance legend Artemis Mourat wrote the foreward!
The book is in the process of being laid out now and will be available January 2014.
Princess Farhana is The Chronicles Cover Girl for the July-October 2013 issue!
If you would like to buy a personalized autographed copy of the magazine, please send $13.00 to Her Royal Highness at this paypal address: email@example.com
Princess Farhana’s Online Belly Dance Workshops available at RaqsTV.com
RaqsTV offers a streaming selection of Princess Farhana’s live workshops ( Tribal Fest 2013) and DVD’s with different options for rental or purchase.
See the trailer for “Fantastic: Fabulous Fan Dancing” here:
To see what else is available, please visit: http://raqstv.com/
THE ROYAL TOURING SCHEDULE 2014 & 2015…
Princess Farhana will be teaming up with master percussionist Issam Houshan for touring shows and workshops in 2014-2015!
If you are interested in booking an event, contact Princess Farhana at firstname.lastname@example.org or Issam Houshan at email@example.com
PRINCESS ON THE WEB
Her Majesty’s blog, “Missives From The Royal Palace: Belly Dance & Beyond” features extensive articles on everything belly dance…as well as glitter and make-up addiction, costume construction, make-up, performance and prop tips, burlesque, crazy stories and general mayhem! Please visit: http://tinyurl.com/cduttep
You can follow Her Royal Highness and her international shenanigans on Twitter: www.twitter.com/princessfarhana and make sure you become a fan on The Princess Farhana Facebook Fan Page, www.facebook.com/princess.farhana which is up-dated constantly with new events and behind-the-scenes photos.
KARIM NAGI & PRINCESS FARHANA COLLABORATE ON
TURBO TABLA’S NEW SINGLE: “HEART FULL OF CAIRO”
“Heart Full Of Cairo” is a brand new audio single release by Turbo Tabla featuring Princess Farhana.
and performed the spoken word portion of the piece, and Karim Nagi played drums and provided backing vocals, samples and studio mixing magic…you really have to hear it to believe it!
“Heart Full Of Cairo” can be downloaded on iTunes or www.amazon.com
BACK IN STOCK: MATA HARI T-SHIRTS
The 100% cotton women’s spaghetti-strap camisoles and baby doll fitted T-shirts are available again here: http://tinyurl.com/cblqyuj Available in M, L, XL and as a fitted baby doll T-shirt with short sleeves in XXL
SPONSORING THE PRINCESS
Princess Farhana is available worldwide for workshops, seminars and performances, and is currently filling in bookings for 2013 (The Royal Schedule is pretty full now… sorry!) & 2014.
If you are interested in a booking a show, workshops or classes, or receiving information on rates and curriculum, please send an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com or call (O1) (323) 460-4890.