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Cassandra Shore, the founder of Jawaahir Dance Company, occasionally invites her dancers to create and direct their own works. Their pieces unfold in Sparkle: Gems from Jawaahir, February 6-8 at the Jawaahir Studio Theater in Minneapolis. 3-Minute Egg talked to the women, most of them American, about the challenges of creating and dancing Middle Eastern movement.