The judges: a bevy of belly dancers from the United States and abroad. The contestants: fourteen belly dancers extraordinaire. Where they collide: Desert Moon Dance Academy's MEDINA (Middle Eastern Dance in North America) competition on Friday, August 27, at the Maryland Heights Centre (2344 McKelvey Road; 314-432-2281). There, some of this hemisphere's finest belly dancers show their stuff in hopes of shaking their way to fame and fortune. A grand prize of $1,000 is bequeathed unto the top performer, and a $100 prize is given to the People's Choice dancer, whom audience... More >>>