The CUBAN AMERICAN FESTIVAL offers a day of live music, food, crafts. The entertainment includes 12:30 PM LÁZARO GALARRAGA & SITARA SON; 2:30 PM LAS CHIKAS; 4:30 PM PEDRITO MARTÍNEZ GROUP; 6:30 PM ARSENIO RODRÍGUEZ GROUP ft NELSON RODRÍGUEZ & JOHNNY 'DANDY' RODRÍGUEZ. 21+ (bring ID!). Tix $25 general admission; $50 VIP @ www.CubanAmericanMusicFestival.com (This event was originally scheduled for May 19)
From CUBA! DAVID CALZADO y LA CHARANGA HABANERA celebrates their 30 YEAR ANNIVERSARY with a U.S. tour. They'll be stopping in L.A. THURS MAY 16 at the Ukrainian Culture Center. Tix: $25 general pre-sale; VIP $50 pre-sale; $30 general standing room onlly; VIP $60; Ultra VIP $80. A YAMBU PRODUCTION. CLICK for TIX (THIS CONCERT WAS ORIGINALLY SCHEDULED for MAY 16)
SABROSURA! WELCOME SUMMER dancing to CUBAN SALSA-TIMBA-SON-RUMBA-REGGAETÓN at CURUYE’s JUNE CUBAN DANCE PARTY! DEEJAY WARAPO will be hot back from dj’ing in La Habana & Miami, and will be playing the LATEST CUBAN MUSIC that they’re dancing to across the island, and keeping our dance energy high throughout the evening! WE’LL BE CELEBRATING the JUNE BIRTHDAYS of KAY TORRES, TANIA de la PEÑA, JOHNNY MENDOZA, NOISEX GOMEZ… so far. Cuban dancer KATI HERNÁNDEZ will kick off the party with her hot Cuban dance moves. Throughout the evening—in addition to the salsa and timba—we’ll be dancing some reggaetón and conga carnival dances! Plan on having a meal or snack from The Granada’s varied menu!. Contact Curuye if you’d like to reserve a table. FREE PARKING in structure across from the GRANADA. All ages welcome. $10 cover includes dance class. SPREAD THE WORD! LET'S CELEBRATE SUMMER DANCING 'A LO CUBANO'!
BOMBA DANCE WORKSHOP & HONORING MOTHERS! Today Kati Hernández ft from PUERTO RICO. The multifaceted, APONTE, who will be sharing a glimpse of the AFRO PUERTO RICAN culture with a BOMBA DANCE WORKSHOP. Following there will be a small community gathering sharing Music, and Cuban and Puerto Rican food.
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.
PA' GOZAR Y CELEBRAR! COME DANCE & CELEBRATE CURUYE’s DOUBLE ANNIVERSARY CUBAN DANCE PARTY- 15 YEARS of CURUYE.COM, and 9 YEARS of CUBAN DANCE PARTIES in L.A.! SITARA SON led by Master LÁZARO GALARRAGA will lead a LIVE SET at 7:15 PM. DEEJAY WARAPO playing the latest and hottest CUBAN DANCE MUSIC! MARITZA BAÍDA teaching a 5:30 PM RUEDA de CASINO class! An EVENING of CUBAN SALSA! SON! TIMBA! REGGAETÓN! RUMBA! RUEDAS! RAFFLES! GIFTS! CELEBRATION! FOR THE OCCASION, WEAR YOUR CURUYE TEE SHIRTS! HATS! (& you’ll get an extra raffle ticket!). Chef ISRAEL’s serves up some tasty offerings at The Granada! If you're coming in a group, message Curuye if you'd like to reserve a table. ALL AGES WELCOME! $12 cover.
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 6, 3 PM: 1st Annual CHANGUÍ FESTIVAL in L.A.! Not only will JOSÉ ANDRÉS RODRÍGUEZ (Changuí de Guantánamo) be performing w L.A.'s own CHANGUÍ MAJADERO, but Cuba's award winning HERMANOS ARANGO will also be part of the festivities! Check out ticket prices for general admission, Cuban meal with admission, VIP, etc at https://www.facebook.com/events/785248238488150/
CURUYE’s CUBAN SALSA TIMBA DANCE PARTY returns SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 9 and pays tribute to the deities of ‘las aguas’, from Cuba’s Yoruba tradition celebrated this month. Consider wearing their colors, yellow or blue! DEEJAY WARAPO is the music man of the evening, making sure the dance floor stays hot! At 5:30 KATI HERNÁNDEZ will be teaching a fun and funky AFRO TIMBA dance class to add some Cuban spice to your freestyle dancing! September birthdays will be celebrated with a dance and a birthday cake! You can celebrate your September birthday along with PEDRO ‘MUÑECO’ AGUILAR’s ! Message Curuye. Consider sharing a meal with your friends: from appetizers and sandwiches to entrées. All ages are welcome! $10 cover includes Kati’s dance class. Free parking in the structure across from the Granada! GET OUT YOUR DANCE SHOES & JOIN IN ON THE DANCE FUN!
Dance with RICARDO LEMVO 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.
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.
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!
CONGRATULATIONS RITP! RUEDA in the PARK’s 14th ANNIVERSARY BEACH PARTY! WOOHOO! TANIA de LA PEÑA kicks off the festivities with a class! MUSIC! DANCING! FUN! EATS! Bring food to share for 15-20 people! 2000 Ocean Ave., Santa Monica 90405. For more info: https://www.facebook.com/events/246757762716665/
MONGORAMA performs a FREE CONCERT for 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
On SAT AUG 11 at 12 noon, the concert of ALEXANDER ABREU & HAVANA d' PRIMERA w MAYITO RIVERA brought to you LIVE by WARAPO PRODUCTIONS on May 28, 2017, will be transmitted on DJ WARAPO's FaceBook page! It will also be transmitted on VITERI PRODUCTIONS YOUTUBE CHANNEL the same day! SPREAD THE WORD! (Image Donna K. Williams)
JAM SESSION of AFRO CUBAN MUSIC & DANCE w KATI HERNÁNDEZ, LÁZARO GALARRAGA, BOBBY WILMORE! DANCES & RHYTHMS of AFRO CUBA to get you on your feet at this FREE participatory happening of the FORD AMPHITHEATRE, Though the event is free, a reservation is recommended at https://bit.ly/2IqyC8z
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
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/)
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.
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!
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!
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