• Wed Sept 14 2011: Adventurous Fitness on TimeOut NY.
  • Winter 2009: Article about Bellyqueen's 10th Anniversary Show in NYC
    Read the article and photos Photographs by Akiko Nishimura. (In Japanese)
  • Winter 2008: Article about Kaeshi in the leading Russian Bellydance magazine.
    Read the article and photos written by Yulia Silk. (In Russian)
  • Summer 2008: Article about Bellyqueen in Halima German Bellydance magazine.
    Read the article and photos. (In German)
  • Summer 2008: Article about Bellyqueen in Tanz Oriental German Bellydance magazine.
    Read the article and photos. (In German)
  • Summer 2008: Article about Kaeshi teaching and performing at Rakkasah West
    (In Japanese)
  • Summer 2008: Article about Bellyqueen in the top Russian Bellydance magazine.
    Read the article and photos written by Dariya Chugunova (in Russian).
  • February 2008: Dance Spirit Magazine.
    Bellyqueen is one of the first bellydance companies to be featured on this magazine.
    Read the article.
  • Fall 2007: Article on about Bellydancing in Shanghai
    Read the article written by Kaeshi.
  • Autumn 2007 : Bellydance JAPAN Vol 01.
    An interview with Amar Gamal when she taught in Nagoya (June 2007), plus an interview with Kaeshi about Bellyqueen and PURE with a photo from PURE's visit to Coney Island during 2007.
    Read the interviews. (Written in Japanese)
  • Sept / Oct 2007: Middle Eastern Dance in New England New England
    Meiver shares her experiences about her trip to Argentina to study from Amar Gamal and Saida.
    Read the article.
  • May / June 2007: Middle Eastern Magazine in Germany
    Kaeshi is interviewed by German dancer and writer, Maiira for "Divan-Talk" in the May/June issue of the German bellydance magazine "Bundesverband fur Orientalischen Tanz e.V." Read the article.
    (Written in German.)
  • April 18th-22nd 2007: Bellyqueen at the first International Bellydance Conference in Canada by Gilded Serpent
    Part One - Lectures, Workshops, Panel Discussions
    Part Two Pg 1- Performances Thursday. Photos by Denise Marino.
    Part Two Pg 2- Performances Friday. Photos by Denise Marino.
    April 19th 2007:Toronto's "Eye Weekly" (Equivalent of Village Voice in Toronto). In relation to Yasmina Ramzy's Bellydance Conference. /issue_04.19.07/arts/artsweek _2.php
  • March 2007: ExploreDance Review
    Review of the Bellyqueen theater show at the Kraine Theater.

  • Bellydance Oasis Australia Kaeshi2006: Kaeshi is featured in Bellydance Oasis, Australia's leading bellydance magazine.

    January 2006: Kaeshi is featured in Papyrus magazine.

    Kaeshi is interviewed for "Papyrus", a Middle Eastern dance magazine written in French, published 4 times a year, and distributed in french Canada, Belgium, France and Switzerland.
    For more information, visit

    Village Voice

  • Wednesday December 21st 2005: Village Voice Newspaper.
    Kaeshi appears with Akim the Funk Buddha and Myla for the cover of the Choices section of the Village Voice Newspaper.

    Wednesday July 20th 2005: Television
    Kaeshi, Layla Isis, Sira and Jeniviva appear on Late Night with Conan O'Brien with band, Yerba Buena. Airs from 12:35am - 1:35am on NBC. | Conan O'Brien's web site

    RegisFriday 9-10am E/T April 8th 2005:
    Live with Regis & Kelly

    Amar Gamal, Rachel Brice and Ansuya performed on "Live With Regis And Kelly", demonstrating Amercian Cabaret, Raqs Sharqi (Classical Cabaret) and Tribal Fusion styles of bellydance.
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  • April 2nd 2005: World Journal (Largest Chinese Newspaper in the US)
    Feature article about Kaeshi written in Chinese.
  • February 2005: Habibi Magazine
    Amar Gamal and Kaeshi are quoted on Habibi magazine in an article about bellydance fitness written by Karen Andes.

    JohnTues Dec 14th 10-11pm 2004: John McEnroe Show on CNBC
    Bellydance Superstars Sharon Kihara, Aubre Hill, Sonia, Ansuya, Kaeshi and Michelle Campbell appeared on the John McEnroe show on CNBC from 10-11pm across the US. It re-aired at 1am E/T.
    See larger photo.
  • October 10th 2004: London Sunday Times Magazine
    Read the article about Miles Copeland, the Bellydance Superstars and Desert Roses in the London Sunday Times magazine.
  • July 17th 2004: World Journal (Largest Chinese Newspaper in the US)
    PURE (Public Urban Ritual Experiment) is mentioned in the World Journal newspaper. Read the article.
  • June 21st 2004: Low Carb Energy Magazine
    Bellyqueen's DVD "Bellydance Jam" is featured for the fitness section of the September edition of Low Carb Energy magazine. Read Article.
  • April 13th 4pm 2004: MTV Canada
    Entire Bellydance Superstars and Desert Roses crew on MTV Canada, (Vancouver, BC)
  • April 13th 6.45am 2004: City-TV
    Amar Gamal, Kaeshi and Jillina on City TV, Vancouver B.C., Canada
  • March 20th 9pm 2004: Much More Music Canada
    Ansuya, Rachel Brice and Kaeshi get interviewed by Richard Cazeau in Toronto for Much More Music Canada.
  • March 14th 11.30pm 2004: The Scene
    Amar Gamal, Kaeshi and Sonia get interviewed for "The Scene" in NYC.
  • March 11th 7.40am 2004: Fox News
    Amar Gamal, Kaeshi and Ansuya on Fox morning news, Washington DC.
  • March 9th 9.45am 2004: KDKA CBS TV
    Amar Gamal, Kaeshi and Ansuya on CBS morning news, Pittsburgh, PA.
  • February 16th 8.00am 2004: KBBU Fox TV
    Amar Gamal, Kaeshi and Jillina on Fox morning news in Las Vegas, NV.
  • February 12th 7.20am 2004: KFMB CBS
    Amar Gamal, Kaeshi and Jillina on CBS morning news in San Diego, CA.
  • January 27th 2004 8pm 2004: NY Graham Norton
    Kaeshi and friends, (another 7 dancers-Darshan, Ilene, Audrey Werner, Mashala, Midnight, Jani) and 6 drummers (Brad MacDonald, Vin Scialla, Rob Mastrianni, James, Keke, Andrew Potenza) performed in the snow right in the middle of Times Square for the NY Graham Norton show on BBC - equivalent to David Letterman in England. Airing soon.
  • January 17th 2004 8pm 2004: NTDTV Chinese New Years Gala
    Kaeshi is one of 400 performers featured on NTDTV at Hammerstein Ballroom in New York. Aired in the US, Asia, Europe and Australia.
  • Thursday June 19th 12.50pm 2003: Jimmy Kimmel, ABC.
    Bellyqueen appears as part of the Superstars of the Bellydance, and Desert Roses on Jimmy Kimmel.
  • Thursday July 14th 2003: Morning News ABC TV
    Amar, Kaeshi, Jillina, Sonia and Ansuya go on Morning News for the ABC local to Kentucky and Cincinnati region.
  • Wednesday July 9th 2003: Morning News ABC TV
    Amar, Kaeshi, Jillina, Sonia, Ansuya and Georgianne go on Morning News for the ABC local to Wisconsin.
  • Wednesday July 9th 2003: MTV
    Bellydance Superstars and Desert Roses shot a segment soon to be airing on MTV. Tune in to see Ansuya chatting to rock band Rooney, and see a small demonstration of belly rolling from Rachel Brice.
  • June 14th 2003: World Peace Concert in Bali
    Televised to 1.5 billion people.
  • June 2nd 7.50am 2003: WB11 Morning News
    Kaeshi will be teaching some "belly moves" to weather anchor, Linda Church, on WB11 Morning News for Crunch Fitness.
    She is accompanied by Amar Gamal and additional dancers, Jennifer Sears, Mashala, Rose Freymuth and Audrey Werner. (See video of segment.)
  • Monday April 14th 2003: Kazba Show
    Bellyqueen will be taping performances and interviews for two shows on Renate's television show, "Kazba" to be aired in the near future.
  • April 10th 2003: TimeOut NY
    Kaeshi's bellydance class is mentioned in TimeOut NY magazine April 10th. Read the article.
  • Saturday March 29th 2003: Inside Fitness
    Bellyqueen shot a bellydancing for fitness segment for Inside Fitness with Bonnie Kaye for CBS News.
  • Wednesday March 5th 2003: ABC Radio Australia
    Kaeshi will be interviewed as an ex-Pat of Oz on Australian ABC Radio 702 Breakfast by host Angela Catterns.
  • Monday Feb 17th 8-10am 2003: Univision Spanish TV
    Bellyqueen will perform, teach and be interviewed on "Despierta America" Univision, Channel 23 in Miami. Performance and interview. Live.
    (See video of segment.)
  • Monday Feb 3rd 2003: NY Sun Newspaper
    Kaeshi and some of her students are featured in the Health and Fitness section of the NY Sun newspaper, along with quotes from Morocco, Anahid Sofian, Nina Amar and Alyra Nurai. Read the article.
  • December 2002: CNN
    Kaeshi was selected by Crunch Fitness to teach a short bellydance instructional segment to air on CNN.
  • November 2002: Backstage
    Review of Dalia Carella's Off Broadway show, with Bellyqueen as guests at the Here Theater, 2002. Read the article.
  • November 2002: Gilded Serpent
    Review of Dalia Carella's Off Broadway show, with Bellyqueen as guests at the Here Theater, 2002. Read the article.
  • Mon 14th Feb 2000 9pm and 12am E/T Food Network Channel 50:
    Bellyqueen appearing on television as special guests on Gordon Elliot's Door Knock Dinners. Photo-from left to right: John, Kaeshi, Amar Gamal, Gordon Elliot, Jenna, Brad MacDonald (Doumbek) Basya Schechter (Oud). More info...
  • Sunday 14th Nov 1999 2.30pm E/T: Food Network Channel 50.
    Tune in to see Amar Gamal's solo performance on television.
  • April 1998: New York Times
    Kaeshi performs in a Silicon Alley Talent Show representing MTV Online.

    Read the article.