Salimpour, Syjuco, and Yi
Learn about the ancient art of belly dance from teacher and performer Suhaila Salimpour and one of her star pupils, comedienne Margaret Cho.
Next, meet artist Stephanie Syjuco, whose "Counterfeit Crochet Project" enlists crafters from around the globe to create knock-offs of designer goods.
Then, visit with Chinese acrobat Lu Yi at the Circus Center, as he prepares two of his top students for their debut as professional performers.
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Find out how empowering belly dancing can be with Margaret Cho and her teacher Suhaila Salimpour.
See why Stephanie Syjuco is recruiting crafters from around the globe to create knock-off designer goods.
Follow Lu Yi as he prepares his top acrobatic students for their debut as professional performers.
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