Egyptian Whirling Dervish Dancers

Whenever I hear the words “whirling dervish” my mind automatically calls forth the nuns in┬áThe Sound of Music singing that Maria “could throw a whirling dervish out of whirl.” But the experience of seeing a dervish dance performed is about as far removed from Rodgers and Hammerstein as you could possibly get. Dervishes are members Read More …