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 uptown Athens.

Jennifer Cecil: Photography
Charlie Zimkus: Photography, Audio, Production
Alysia Burton: Senior Producer

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