The Belly Dance Chronicles

Welcome to our exciting publication promoting not just the ancient art of Middle Eastern Dance, but celebrating its defining history, the exciting changes of the present and the creative dreams of the future. Meet the stars, their shows, and their points of view!  The Belly Dance Chronicles is the official publication of The Isis Foundation, a government recognized 501(c)(3) non-profit entity, created to promote the art of Middle Eastern dancers and musicians.  We love providing you with a "bit of everything" to sweeten your passion for this dance and music genre and thank you - our writers, photographers, vendors, and advertisers, for being there to make this possible.  

The Belly Dance Chronicles Magazine Staff thank all of our readers and contributors for your support for the past 20 plus years!

The BDC Magazine, as a part of the Isis Foundation, focused on educating and enhancing the art of Mid-Eastern Dance and Music and we hope to continue to hear from those whose opinions and references mean so much to our community.

Thank you, again, for your support - we simply couldn't have done it without you!

We would like to share this master list of all issues of The BDC, from our most recent 2023 issue to our very first edition in 2003. Copy availability is listed for each issue, along with the contents, so that you can more easily search for a specific author or topic.

Master List of Publication

Missed an issue?

You can purchase back print issues from April 2003 to July 2015 for only $15 (includes shipping within the US). Please email us if you live outside the US and would like to order one of our available hardcopies. Jan/Feb/Mar 2003 (our first issue), Apr/May/Jun 2004, and Apr/May/Jun 2005 are now SOLD OUT and are no longer available. Purchase Back Issue in Print

Issues from October 2015 to January 2023 were available online in pdf but are no longer available. However, print copies of issues from October 2019 to January 2023 are available on Blurb. Please contact us if you have a specific request.

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