Friday night at Comma Coffee in Carson City bellies were moving and the hips were shaking to benefit local cancer patients. The World Dance Open Floor Tickled Pink Comedy Show earned over $450 for the Empowered Lives Through the Cancer Journey Foundation. The foundation, housed at Sierra Nevada Cancer Center, supports local cancer patients.
World Dance Open Floor is a free, all ages performance night for dancers much like an open mic for musicians or comedians. Styles of dance include Hip Hop, Irish, Tahitian, Samba, Bollywood, Flamenco, Egyptian Raks Sharki, Hula, Turkish, Gypsy, Bellydance, Ballroom; truly any dance style from anywhere in the world. Throughout the year, the group dance for donations to benefit local charities.