Q Guide: Arts & Entertainment

Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2012

Astoria

Making Middle Eastern magic

In the subculture of belly dancing, there are few stronger images than the flowing, glittery costumes, but many of these outfits can cost more than $600 and are made in Egypt and Turkey. Astoria dancer Angela Lambru’s first costume cost $800 and she was typically paid $30 for each dance performance. Comments (2).

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