Scene and Heard

Column: ‘Shaking it with style,’ class at Springfield Art Walk

PHOENIX BRIGHT/ PHOTO- Bellydancers Natalia Hayes (bottom) and Sara Reid (top) pose in dance troupe, Fusion Fascination, at the Emerald Art Center Springfield Art Walk on July 8.

One of the fun and festive performances during the July Springfield Second Friday Art Walk was belly dancing at the Emerald Art Center. Fusion Fascination, the troupe from Belly Dance Eugene and Springfield, danced in the environment of beautiful photography and paintings on display. Looking at the folkloric-inspired costumes, colorful “hair gardens,” and the unity of movement, the dancers were as much of a work of . . .