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Peter Fonda

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Titanya and Dondi with actor, Peter Fonda.  Titanya and Dondi have been invited on more than one occasion to dance for Peter's California birthday party.

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 New Age Flautist,  Paul Horn 
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 International Singer, Ann Mortifee
 

Titanya dances to the music of Paul Horn's flute, 2008
Cassie and Titanya dance to the voice of Ann Mortifee

 
Ricky Ricardo, Jr

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Ricky Ricardo Jr. and young Titanya

 
Young Titanya stealing a kiss from Ricky Ricardo, Jr!

 
Angie Dickinson and Daughter, Nikki

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Young Dondi, Titanya and Nikki having fun at Del Mar Fair!

Titanya and Dondi grew up with their next door neighbors, Angie Dickinson, then husband Burt Bacharach and their daughter, Nikki and spent countless holidays and memorable times with them.  Nikki was like another sister.  When Burt and Angie divorced, Titanya and Dondi still kept in close contact with Angie and Nikki.  Nikki passed away in January, 2007 at 40 years of age and is very much missed by the entire family.  Titanya and Jeff got the pleasure of a long visit with Nikki and Angie around Christmas of 2006.  We love you Nikki!

Nikki, Titanya and Angie, Christmas 2006

Dondi, Nikki and Titanya

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John Beilezikjian

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Lucky John ... double trouble from Luisa and Titanya!  Titanya frequently dances with John who is an award-winning musician and composer.

Listen to his music on John's Website

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Harry Sorayan

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Harry and his wife Betty congratulating Titanya after a performance of "Scheherazade ~The Veil Behind the Blade.  Harry is a song writer, singer, and producer of Middle Eastern productions and he is frequently involved with many events in the Middle Eastern entertainent industry.

 
Donovan

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Legendary singer, Donovan poses with Titanya with his signature green guitar.  Titanya danced for Donovan in London.

 
 Don Ho

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Legendary singer, Don Ho of "Tiny Bubbles" fame and many other great songs, passed away recently.  Titanya and Dondi are shown here with Don in April, 2006, within the last year of his life.  He will be missed by millions of fans.


Karen Drucker

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Titanya with singer, Karen Drucker

Titanya with inspirational singer and entertainer, Karen Drucker. She has graced Titanya's DVDs with her beautiful music. Titanya says, "Karen is one of the most grascious musicians I know and her positive music inspires me and makes me and other woman feel more confident and strong. I love her!" Visit her website at www.KarenDrucker.com


Suhaila &  Jamila

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Titanya and Dondi with Suhaila and Jamila

Sisters, Dondi and Titanya with belly dance legends Suhaila Salimpour and her famous mother, Jamila Salimpourapioneerin.

 

 
Mahmood Reda

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Titanya and Dondi stop to pose with Mahmood Reda. He is a pioneer of dance theater in Egypt. Soloist, choreographer and director of hundreds of productions, Mahmoud Reda has toured in more than 60 countries, performing on the world's most prestigious stages. He has also been a principal actor, dancer and choreographer in popular Egyptian films. Mahmoud Reda is universally acclaimed for his dance expertise.

 
Brothers of the Baladi
 

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Titanya in Ashland with Brothers of the Baladi

 
Titanya performing in Eugene, Oregon.  Her first live performance ever was with the Brothers of the Baladi in 1989.

 
Ralph Derderian

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Titanya with Ralph Derderian

Ralph is a close family friend and major supporter of the San Diego belly dance community.  He is best known for the thousands of photos that he has taken and donated to the San Diego belly dancers who love him dearly.  Thank you, Ralph!  Sadly, Ralph passed on, on December 11, 2009.

Titanya with Ralph's brother, Gregory
Ralph having a good time with all his dancer friends!
We sure miss you, Ralph.