Dancers ready to shimmy for transition house, CWAV

What’s shakin’? You might be surprised. Danse Oriental presents Shimmy & Silk, a Shimmy Mob 2014 event, on Thursday, May 8 from 5:30 to 9 p.m. at the Cow Cafe’s West Coast Grill at 1765 Cowichan Bay Rd.

This event, aimed at celebrating women and belly dance through the ages is a fundraiser for Somenos Transistion House/Cowichan Women Against Violence Society.

So, for an evening of belly dance costume fashion, a silent auction and $5 appies, why not give it a look-in? The cafe’s regular dinner menu is also available, of course.

The doors open at 5:30 p.m. with the show starting at 7 p.m.

Tickets are $10 each from Mirage dancers (please message any of the event hosts), or by email transfer to but get on it right away as ticket numbers are limited.

For more information check out Shimmy Mob is an international event that supports women’s charities in cities and towns all over the world.