CANNONYVILLE — Growing up in a cabin without electricity outside Mount Shasta, Calif., Serene Knight practiced dancing to her father’s hand drums. She was picked on as a child for being different, she said, and belly dancing was where she found comfort. “Belly dance was my best friend and my art,” said Knight, 27. On Saturday, the massage therapist from McArthur, Calif., wore a buffalo skin cape and a white eye mask, and carried out a sensuous routine for a crowd of about 80. “When I wear the mask, I feel like a ghost,” she said. Going on this weekend …
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