CUBAN HERITAGE DAY @ DODGER STADIUM
Aug
26
11:00 AM11:00

CUBAN HERITAGE DAY @ DODGER STADIUM

CUBAN HERITAGE DAY at DODGER STADIUM sponsors a pre-game happening with LIVE CUBAN MUSIC and special booths starting at 11 AM in the parking lot of Dodger Stadium Purchase your game ticket with the following link, https://atmlb.com/2M3OPmX and not only will it benefit YASIEL PUIG's WILD HORSE FOUNDATION, you'll get a DODGERS' CUBA DAY tee-shirt! WOOHOO! GAME STARTS at 1:10.

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SAN DIEGO CUBAN DANCE CONGRESS
Oct
25
to Oct 28

SAN DIEGO CUBAN DANCE CONGRESS

THURS-SUN, OCT 25-28: 3rd Edition SAN DIEGO INTERNATIONAL CUBAN DANCE CONGRESS! DANCE WORKSHOPS in CASINO! SON! RUEDA de CASINO! RUMBA! REGGAETÓN! AFRO CUBAN FOLKLORE! DANCE PARTIES! CONCERT! @ TOWN & COUNTRY, 500 Hotel Circle North, San Diego 92108. For more info & to REGISTER w PRE SALE DISCOUNT:: https://bit.ly/2Frwwnk An event of RITMO CUBANO EVENTS & CUBAN FOUNDATION for the ARTS & CULTURE.

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Curuye's AUGUST CUBAN SALSA TIMBA DANCE PARTY!
Aug
12
5:00 PM17:00

Curuye's AUGUST CUBAN SALSA TIMBA DANCE PARTY!

LET’s KEEP THE SUMMER CUBAN MUSIC & DANCE FLOW HAPPENING SUNDAY, AUGUST 12, at CURUYE’s CUBAN SALSA TIMBA DANCE PARTY with DEEJAY WARAPO kicking off YEAR 9 of sharing his love and knowledge of Cuban dance music with L.A. & Southern California!  In August CURUYE commits to DONATING SCHOOL MATERIALS to students in the community.  This year part of the proceeds from Curuye’s August Salsa Timba Cuban Dance Party will be donated to the students of the Covenant House SHELTER for HOMELESS YOUTH  in Los Angeles. By coming out to dance with your friends, you’ll be helping out a student or two!  The ever-popular MARITZA BAÍDA will be back in L.A. to teach a RUEDA de CASINO class at 5:30 PM!  Pa’ La Orilla dancers CAMILLE RAY, and JEANNIQUE PROSPERE will be leading their fun and funky reggaetón line dances throughout the night!  So far, IVONNE ROMERO, RUBY ROJAS, AMY HARTENDORP, GRACE OSBORNE are celebrating their August birthdays with Curuye! Contact Curuye if you have an August birthday you’d like to celebrate! Share a meal from The Granada’s kitchen! Chef Israel has entrees, sandwiches, and salads to fill up and energize hungry dancers. ALL AGES ARE WELCOME! $10 cover includes the dance class. FREE PARKING in the parking structure across from The Granada!

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SITARA SON in FREE CONCERT LACMA
Jul
28
5:00 PM17:00

SITARA SON in FREE CONCERT LACMA

LÁZARO GALARRAGA & SITARA SON are featured in a FREE CONCERT of LACMA’s LATIN SOUNDS summer music series. Dance and picnic to the live music in Hancock Park behind the museum! Some food and beverages available for purchase. LACMA (Los Angeles County Museum of Art) 5905 Wilshire Blvd., LA 90036. For complete summer schedule https://bit.ly/2snqI7R

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WARAPO's 8th YR DJ'ing ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION
Jul
20
to Jul 22

WARAPO's 8th YR DJ'ing ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION

 

LET’s SHOW OUR GRATITUDE, LOVE & SUPPORT to DEEJAY WARAPO for sharing his passion and knowledge of CUBAN DANCE MUSIC throughout SO CAL and BEYOND at his 8th DJ ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION! KATI HERNÁNDEZ will be leading some dances, and surprises throughout the night! TRATTORIA 25. $10 cover. Doors open at 9 PM!. SPREAD THE WORD! (More details:https://www.facebook.com/events/330484624149000/)

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ALMA del BARRIO's 4th Annual SALSA FEST
Jul
15
11:00 AM11:00

ALMA del BARRIO's 4th Annual SALSA FEST

  • LOYOLA MARYMOUNT UNIVERSITY (Hannon Field) (map)
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The 4th Annual ALMA del BARRIO SALSA FESTIVAL! Spend the day with friends and family supporting ALMA del BARRIO 88.9 FM all Latin weekend music station. LIVE MUSIC includes The ECHO PARK PROJECT, CHARANGOA, RUMBANKETE, LA VERDAD, DIANA PURIM & EYEDENTITY. Food vendors! HANNON FIELD of LOYOLA MARYMOUNT UNIVERSITY, 1 LMU Drive, Los Angeles 90045. FREE! Free parking on campus.

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CURUYE's JULY CUBAN SALSA TIMBA PARTY ft RAFAEL MARTÍNEZ
Jul
8
5:00 PM17:00

CURUYE's JULY CUBAN SALSA TIMBA PARTY ft RAFAEL MARTÍNEZ

JULY is the month of SANTIAGO de CUBA's famous carnival, and this year Curuye has invited RAFAEL MARTÍNEZ, a dance teacher, performer, founder and director of the SANDUNGA DANCE SCHOOL from Santiago to dance and party with us at CURUYE's JULY CUBAN SALSA TIMBA DANCE PARTY! So come ready to party hardy! DEEJAY WARAPO playin' the TIMBA, SON, REGGAETÓN we can't resist, and previewing new dance music from his label! RAFAEL and KATI will be leading us in a carnival CONGA SANTIAGUERA!  We'll be celebrating FREDIA REEVES, JEHAN JACKSON, JENNIE ROSENBAUM, PATRICIA OVANDO, JOE MONTOYA's BIRTHDAYS with a cake and a dance! Consider eating from Chef Israel's menu for hungry dancers! There'll be the birthday dance for July peeps! SAVE THE DATE! CAN'T WAIT!

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CASINO & RUEDA de CASINO WORKSHOPS w RAFAEL MARTÍNEZ
Jul
7
11:00 AM11:00

CASINO & RUEDA de CASINO WORKSHOPS w RAFAEL MARTÍNEZ

RAFAEL MARTÍNEZ visits L.A. and will teach 3 CUBAN POPULAR DANCE WORKSHOPS at The GRANADA. 12 noon-1 PM-CASINO (Cuban Salsa); 2:10-1:10 PM RUEDA DE CASINO (Basics); 1:20-2:45 PM-RUEDA de CASINO (Int/Adv). RAFAEL is a dancer from Santiago de Cuba (the birthplace of SON, the musical roots of salsal), founder and director of the SANDUNGA SCHOOL of DANCE. LET's WELCOME RAFAEL to L.A. For pricing, and registration (discount for multiple classes) CLICK HERE!

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DAYREN SANTAMARÍA @ LACMA
Jun
23
5:00 PM17:00

DAYREN SANTAMARÍA @ LACMA

SATURDAY, JUNE 23, 5 PM: Dance with DAYREN SANTAMARIA at a FREE CONCERT of LACMA’s LATIN SOUNDS summer music series. Dance and picnic to the live music in Hancock Park behind the museum! Some food and beverages available for purchase. LACMA (Los Angeles County Museum of Art) 5905 Wilshire Blvd., LA 90036. For complete summer schedule https://bit.ly/2snqI7R

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CURUYE's JUNE SALSA TIMBA DANCE PARTY
Jun
10
5:00 PM17:00

CURUYE's JUNE SALSA TIMBA DANCE PARTY

SABROSO! WELCOME SUMMER dancing to CUBAN SALSA-TIMBA-SON-RUMBA-REGGAETÓN at CURUYE’s JUNE CUBAN DANCE PARTY! DEEJAY WARAPO playing the BEST and LATEST of CUBAN DANCE MUSIC, keeping the dance energy high throughout the evening! KATI HERNÁNDEZ will kick off the party with her hot Cuban dance moves, and throughout the evening, between the salsa and timba, we’ll be dancing some reggaetón and carnival conga lines! We'll be CELEBRATING the JUNE BIRTHDAYS of KAY TORRES, TANIA de la PEÑA, CYNTHIA GUEDEA, MARLON CLARK, NOISEX GÓMEZ so far. Word has it that not only will we be celebrating with the birthday dance, but Curuye will be sharing a summer fresh mango cake as well! Plan on having a meal or snack from Chef Israel’s varied menu! Message Curuye if you’d like to reserve a table! ALL AGES WELCOME! FREE PARKING in the structure across from the GRANADA.$10 cover includes Kati's 5:30 PM dance class. HELP CURUYE SPREAD THE WORD!

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LILY HERNÁNDEZ @ LACMA
Jun
9
5:00 PM17:00

LILY HERNÁNDEZ @ LACMA

SATURDAY, JUNE 9, 5 PM:  LILY HERNÁNDEZ & her ORQUESTA perform for our dancing pleasure in a FREE CONCERT of LACMA’s LATIN SOUNDS summer music series. Dance and picnic to the live music in Hancock Park behind the museum! Some food and beverages available for purchase. LACMA (Los Angeles County Museum of Art) 5905 Wilshire Blvd., LA 90036. For complete summer schedule https://bit.ly/2snqI7R

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CHUCHITO VALDÉS at LACMA
Jun
2
5:00 PM17:00

CHUCHITO VALDÉS at LACMA

 LATIN JAZZ with Cuban pianist CHUCHITO VALDÉS in a FREE CONCERT of the LACMA’s LATIN SOUNDS summer music series. Dance and picnic to the live music in Hancock Park behind the museum! Some food and beverages available for purchase. LACMA (Los Angeles County Museum of Art) 5905 Wilshire Blvd., LA 90036. For complete summer schedule https://bit.ly/2snqI7R

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CUBAN AMERICAN MUSIC FESTIVAL
May
20
11:00 AM11:00

CUBAN AMERICAN MUSIC FESTIVAL

CUBAN AMERICAN MUSIC FESTIVAL ft PEDRITO CALVO (formerly of LOS VAN VAN), the ARESENIO RODRÍGUEZ PROJECT, LA CHARANGA CUBANA, CALIXTO OVIEDO & TIMBA LA, LAS CHIKAS! Pre sale: general $25, VIP $50 on tickeri.com Day of (if available) $35 general, $60 VIP. A 21+ event. For more info: http://www.cubanamericanmusicfestial.net. La Plaza de Cultura y Artes, 501 N Main Street, Los Angeles 90012. An event of YAMBU PRODUCTIONS.

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RUMBANKETE CURUYE's CUBAN DANCE PARTY
May
6
5:00 PM17:00

RUMBANKETE CURUYE's CUBAN DANCE PARTY

A GOZAR y A BAILAR with RUMBANKETE ‘La Máquina de Sabor’ live at CURUYE’s MAY CUBAN SALSA TIMBA DANCE PARTY! DEEJAY WARAPO keeping the flow happening with the latest dance beats from the island, YOU SMOKIN’ the DANCE FLOOR! To add some spice and funk to your salsa free styling, KATI HERNÁNDEZ (Cuba) & DUANE WREN (Detroit) will be kicking off the party with an AFRO TIMBA (Afro Cuban ‘salsa suelta’) class. You’ll have a chance to meet up and dance with participants of this weekend's LA RUEDA QUE SE MUEVE, the encuentro of San Diego casineros (Cuban salsa lovers) with L.A. casineros who will be groovin’ in on the fun! We’ll be celebrating MAY BIRTHDAYS with the birthday dance, and some cake! MARITZA BAIDA,  MOLLIE HOLMES, NECEE HANKS, ROCÍO ALONSO, TIM SNEDEKER are among the birthday peeps this month! $15 cover includes dance class! All ages welcome! FREE PARKING in the structure across the street from the Granada!

 

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CURUYE's APRIL CUBAN SALSA TIMBA DANCE PARTY!
Apr
8
5:00 PM17:00

CURUYE's APRIL CUBAN SALSA TIMBA DANCE PARTY!

CELEBRATE SPRING 'A LO CUBANO' ON THE DANCE FLOOR SUNDAY, APRIL 8 at CURUYE’s CUBAN SALSA TIMBA DANCE PARTY! DEEJAY WARAPO is fresh back from La Habana where he was invited to dj at MAYKEL BLANCO’s CUBAN SALSA FEST, so you know he’ll be playing the very latest & hottest CUBAN DANCE MUSIC for our dancing pleasure! Back by popular demand, KATI HERNÁNDEZ and MARITZA BAíDA will be teaching a CUBAN SALSA (‘CASINO’) dance class to kick off the party at 5:30 PM. Throughout the night we’ll be dancing to CUBAN SON, SALSA, TIMBA, REGGAETON, & RUMBA! We’ll be celebrating April as well as March birthdays this month including ZEAL HARRIS, BRIAN MARTÍNEZ, KENNY WILLIAMS, and MATHIEU VEDEL who will not only be celebrating his bday, but some special news as well! Be sure to try an entrée or snack from Chef Israel’s kitchen! ALL AGES ARE WELCOME! Free parking in the structure across the street from The Granada! $10 cover includes dance class.

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The 10 Annual SF RUEDA FESTIVAL
Feb
15
to Feb 18

The 10 Annual SF RUEDA FESTIVAL

THURS-FEB 15-18, The 10th Annual SAN FRANCISCO RUEDA FESTIVAL ft four days of the best of CUBAN DANCE: SON! CASINO! RUEDA de CASINO! RUMBA! AFRO CUBAN FOLKLORE! PERFORMANCES! WORKSHOPS with esteemed CUBAN DANCERS! CONCERTS! AFTER PARTIES w INTERNATIONAL DJs! LECTURES! at the historic HOTEL WHITCOMB in downtown SAN FRANCISCO! Brought to you by SALSA VALE TODO. To register, and for more info: https://www.salsaruedafestival.com/

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CASINEROS! LA RUEDA QUE SE MUEVE in San Diego!
Jan
26
to Jan 28

CASINEROS! LA RUEDA QUE SE MUEVE in San Diego!

FRI-SUN, JAN 26-28, LA RUEDA QUE SE MUEVE: CASINERO WEEKEND MEET UP of L.A. with SAN DIEGO  for a weekend of DANCE WORKSHOPS & PARTIES! KATI HERNÁNDEZ! MARITZA BAÍDA! WILFREDO GUILBIAC! will be leading the workshops! DANCE PARTIES on FRIDAY & SATURDAY with WALT DIGZ coming down from the BAY on SAT NITE. For schedule of events: https://www.facebook.com/events/159113498062642/  To register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/rueda-que-se-mueve-san-diego-january-2018-tickets-41918528447  Brought to you by Maritza Baída & Kati Hernández.

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CURUYE's CUBAN SALSA TIMBA DANCE PARTY
Jan
14
5:00 PM17:00

CURUYE's CUBAN SALSA TIMBA DANCE PARTY

CURUYE is LOOKING FORWARD TO KICKING OFF 2018 with you DANCING CUBAN  SON, SALSA, TIMBA, REGGAETÓN at CURUYE’s JANUARY CUBAN SALSA TIMBA DANCE PARTY at The GRANADA! CONSIDER WEARING WHITE TO REFLECT LIGHT INTO THE NEW YEAR! DEEJAY WARAPO will be playing the best and latest contemporary Cuban dance music!  By popular demand, MARITZA BAÍDA will be back up from San Diego to keep the RUEDA de CASINO flowing with a 5:30 PM class! KATI HERNÁNDEZ will be leading some AFRO TIMBA  to bring the good energy of Cuba’s Yoruba tradition to our celebration! Get a taste of Chef Israel’s varied culinary delights: from salads, to sandwiches, to full entrees! Fuel for a night of dancing!  We’ll be also celebrating the birthdays of CARMEN LUCERO, CHIQUITA FLOWERS, JEANNIQUE PROSPERE, JERRI NACHMAN, JUDITH DAVIES, MARCELA LEYTON, MARLA CHUNG, MICHELLE GREENE, NICAN ROBINSON, NEREIDA RODRÍGUEZ, NOMBUSO MKHIZE, RUSO MG, SHERMAN SMITH, TINA LEINONEN … who look forward to dancing the BIRTHDAY DANCE and sharing some cake with you! $10 cover includes dance class! ALL AGES ARE WELCOME! The GRANADA, 17 So First Street, Alhabmra 91801.FREE PARKING in parking structure across from The GRANADA!

 

 

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CUBAN SALSA (CASINO) CLASS KATI HERNÁNDEZ
Dec
16
12:30 PM12:30

CUBAN SALSA (CASINO) CLASS KATI HERNÁNDEZ

CUBAN SALSA (CASINO) DANCE CLASS w KATI HERNÁNDEZ! Learn partnering, styling, Cuban moves at CAMERA OBSCURA ART LAB, 1450 Ocean Ave., Santa Monica 90401. $12 registration on line at http://bit.ly/2zOU0DF, at class $15 (please bring exact change!).  Parking: Under $2 for the first 2.5 hours in Parking Structure 6 (1431 2nd Street between Broadway and Santa Monica)

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