For belly dancer Ellie Olin, Athens is a place to express herself through Middle Eastern dance. Olin is one of two belly dancers who take turns entertaining the Saturday-night dinner crowd at Restaurant Salaam in Athens.
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Appalachian Ohio seems an unlikely place to find elements of hip hop. But at Ohio University, the Hip Hop Congress promotes the culture in a way that adds to the richness and diversity of the Athens community.