AFRO CUBAN RUMBA KATI HERNÁNDEZ
Sep
19
to Oct 24

AFRO CUBAN RUMBA KATI HERNÁNDEZ

AFRO CUBAN RUMBA for MEN & WOMEN with KATI HERNÁNDEZ! TWO LEVELS: LEVEL I 7-8:15 FUNDAMENTALS of RUMBA;  8:15-9:30 PM LEVEL II. This series of classes is a comprehensive and systematic program designed for learning the basics of authentic Afro-Cuban RUMBA! Men should bring a handkerchief. Women participants should bring long scarves, or long, full skirts. UNIVERSAL DANCE DESIGN 6009 W Olympic Blvd, Los Angeles, 90036. For more info, please contact Kati at happyhappykati@gmail.com. $20/class, $35 for both classes. GET A DISCOUNT!: https://squareup.com/store/KatiHernandezKimBambulaProd/item/rumba-intensive

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CURUYE's SEPT CUBAN SALSA TIMBA DANCE PARTY
Sep
10
5:00pm 5:00pm

CURUYE's SEPT CUBAN SALSA TIMBA DANCE PARTY

MEET & DANCE with CASINEROS from out of town at CURUYE’s SEPTEMBER CUBAN SALSA TIMBA DANCE PARTY! It will be a particularly SPECIAL DANCE BASH winding up a weekend of KATI HERNÁNDEZ (L.A.) and MARITZA BAÍDA’s (SAN DIEGO) second ’RUEDA QUE SE MUEVE’ event bringing SAN DIEGO casineros together with L.A. dancers for a series of classes with KATI & MARITZA, this time in L.A. KATI will also be having her CUBAN MUSIC & DANCE GANGA happening this weekend, so there will be quite a gathering of California and out-of-state Cuban music and dance lovers to get to know and dance with! DEEJAY WARAPO will be playing the best to CUBAN TIMBA! SALSA! REGGAETÓN! He’s been playing some new recordings of some of our favorite artists that you won’t want to miss! At 5:30 PM KATI & MARITZA will teach a Rueda de Casino dance class! Consider wearing blue or yellow today as we we’ll be celebrating the deities YEMAYÁ and OCHÚN from Cuba’s Yoruba tradition. ALMA ALVAREZ SALAZAR, RICARDO SALAZAR, CRISTINA BAÑUELOS & KORIN CRAWFORD will be dancing the birthday dance and sharing some birthday cake with you! Chef ISRAEL promises to make some tasty dishes for hungry dancers, so plan on eating at the venue! $10 over charge includes the dance class. ALL AGES WELCOME! SEE YOU ON THE DANCE FLOOR of The GRANADA’s MAIN BALLROOM! BRING YOUR FRIENDS! FREE PARKING in PARKING STRUCTURE ACROSS FROM THE GRANADA!

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AFRO CUBAN PERCUSSION/DANCE WORKSHOPS
Sep
10
11:00am11:00am

AFRO CUBAN PERCUSSION/DANCE WORKSHOPS

KATI HERNÁNDEZ, LÁZARO GALARRAGA, & AFIMAYE GALARRAGA offer a very special day of AFRO CUBAN DANCE/PERCUSSION/SONG today! 11 AM-1 PM: CONGO BELL PATTERNS/SONGS/DANCES w LÁZARO, AFIMAYE, KATI.  1:15-2:15 PM-PERCUSSION WORKSHOP w LÁZARO GALARRAGA in YUKA & MAKUTA. (2:15-3:30pm From the roots to Casino and Timba. Semi private Dance Workshop). $20/class; $35 for both classes.

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SITARASON's CD RELEASE PARTY ft LÁZARO GALARRAGA
Sep
9
to Sep 10

SITARASON's CD RELEASE PARTY ft LÁZARO GALARRAGA

JOIN SITARA SON's CD RELEASE CELEBRATION ft LÁZARO GALARRAGA, DANILO LOZANO, KATI HERNÁNDEZ, Deejay WARAPO! 8 PM-Deejay WARAPO; 8:15 RUEDA de CASINO class with MARITZA BAÍDA; 8:30 PM CUBAN SON with KATI HERNÁNDEZ; 9:15 PM SITARA SON; 10:20-12 AM WARAPO spins TIMBA & RUMBA! 12 MIDNITE AFTER PARTY DJ SET by QUESTLOVE. $12 pre-paid ticket at http://zebulon.ticketfly.com/event/1531526-kati-hernandez-sitarason-los-angeles/ or $15 at door.

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3rd ANNUAL ALMA del BARRIO FESTIVAL!
Jul
16
11:00am11:00am

3rd ANNUAL ALMA del BARRIO FESTIVAL!

3rd Annual ALMA del BARRIO FEST! A FULL DAY OF NON-STOP LIVE MUSIC including OS ZAGUEIROS! CONGANAS! LAS CHICAS! CONJUNTO COSTAZUL! LA CHARANGA CUBANA! BROUGHT TO YOU BY KXLU 88.9 FM bringing us the best of SALSA (including CUBAN!) every weekend, 11 AM-6 PM. The SUNKEN GARDEN of LOYOLA MARYMOUNT UNIVERSITY, 1 LMU Drive, Los Angeles 90045

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AFRO CUBAN SONG/PERCUSSION WORKSHOPS
Jul
16
11:00am11:00am

AFRO CUBAN SONG/PERCUSSION WORKSHOPS

Two very SPECIAL AFRO CUBAN WORKSHOPS with visiting artists VANESSA LINDBERG, & SANDY PÉREZ! AFRO CUBAN SONG 11 AM-12 PM w VANESSA LINDBERG, singer and researcher on cultural and religious studies of most specifically MATANZAS, CUBA; followed by a PERCUSSION WORKSHOP 12-1:45 PM by master percussionist SANDY PÉREZ, formerly lead drummer with AFRO CUBA de MATANZAS, presently director of SANDY PÉREZ y su LADE. $20/class; $35 for both classes.

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CURUYE's CUBAN SALSA TIMBA DANCE PARTY!
Jul
9
5:00pm 5:00pm

CURUYE's CUBAN SALSA TIMBA DANCE PARTY!

COME OUT & DANCE at CURUYE’s JULY CUBAN DANCE PARTY! WARAPO will be playing CUBAN SALSA! TIMBA! REGGAETON! RUMBA! We’ll also be doing a few CONGA CARNAVAL DANCE LINES a la SANTIAGO de CUBA’s JULY CARNIVAL revelry! JOIN IN ON THE birthday dance with FREDIA REEVES, JEHAN JACKSON, JENNIE CAREY-ROSENBAUM, PAMELA ALMEIDA, PATRICIA OVANDO! KATI will be teaching a dance class at 5:15 PM! The Granada serves up a variety of tasty dishes from sandwiches to entrees for hungry dancers! $10 cover includes dance class. ALL AGES WELCOME. The GRANADA, 17 South First Street, Alhambra 91801. Free parking in structure across the street. 

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CASINO (CUBAN SALSA) KATI HERNÁNDEZ
Jul
8
1:30pm 1:30pm

CASINO (CUBAN SALSA) KATI HERNÁNDEZ

CUBAN SALSA (CASINO) DANCE CLASS w KATI HERNÁNDEZ at CAMERA OBSCURA ART LAB, 1450 Ocean Ave., Santa Monica 90401. $15 registration on line at https://www.smgov.net/Departments/CCS/1450-Ocean/event.aspx?id=5774 , at class (please bring exact change!); or by calling (310) 458-2239.  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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FUNDAMENTALS of AFRO CUBAN DANCE
Jul
8
11:30am11:30am

FUNDAMENTALS of AFRO CUBAN DANCE

SATURDAY, JULY 8, 11:30 AM-1 PM: AFRO CUBAN DANCE FUNDAMENTALS with KATI HERNÁNDEZ with LIVE DRUMMING ACCOMPANIMENT! 18 years old and older. $15. Register on line at https://www.smgov.net/Departments/CCS/1450-Ocean/event.aspx?id=5759 , by phone: (310) 458-2239, or at class (please exact change!). Class is held at CAMERA OBSCURA, 1450 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica 90401.(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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CURUYE's JUNE CUBAN DANCE PARTY CELEBRATES SUMMER!
Jun
11
5:00pm 5:00pm

CURUYE's JUNE CUBAN DANCE PARTY CELEBRATES SUMMER!

A GOZAR Y A CELEBRAR! LET’s DANCE TO SOME CUBAN TIMBA-SON-RUMBA-REGGAETÓN to welcome SUMMER at CURUYE’s JUNE CUBAN DANCE PARTY! DEEJAY WARAPO will be playing the best of CUBAN DANCE MUSIC, past and present, to keep the dance energy high throughout the evening! We’ll be CELEBRATING SUMMER, KAREN POWELL’s RETIREMENT, and the BIRTHDAYS of KAY TORRES, MARITZA BAÍDA, MARTHA OLIVERA, ROCÍO ALONSO, STEFANIE ENDERSON, TANIA de LA PEÑA, MARLON CLARK, SEAN WILSON who look forward to sharing some cake and dancing the birthday dance with you! DAMON WEBBER & KATI HERNÁNDEZ will team up to teach a RUEDA de CASINO CLASS at 5:30 PM to kick off the party!  Chef Israel offers some delicious eats! Message Curuye if you’d like to reserve a table. ALL AGES WELCOME! FREE PARKING in structure across from the GRANADA. $10 cover includes dance class. 

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CUBAN AMERICAN FESTIVAL LIVE MUSIC! FOOD! CRAFTS!
Jun
4
12:00pm12:00pm

CUBAN AMERICAN FESTIVAL LIVE MUSIC! FOOD! CRAFTS!

SUNDAY, JUNE 4, 12 noon-8 PM: CUBAN AMERICAN FESTIVAL offers a day full of great CUBAN DANCE MUSIC headlined by Los VAN VAN’s former lead singer YENI VALDÉS and including bands RUMBANKETE, CHARANGA CUBANA, CHANGUÍ MAJADERO, ARSENIO RODRÍGUEZ PROJECT, KATI HERNÁNDEZ dancers. Food, dominos, art … $20 general admission, $40 VIP. bit.ly/cubanamericanmusicfestival 310 729-2706. An event of La PLAZA de CULTURA y ARTES & YAMBÚ PRODUCTIONS. La PLAZA de CULTURA y ARTES, 501 North Main St., downtown L.A. Ages: 21+

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JUAN CARLOS BLANCO AFRO CUBAN DANCE WORKSHOP
Jun
3
5:30pm 5:30pm

JUAN CARLOS BLANCO AFRO CUBAN DANCE WORKSHOP

JUAN CARLOS BLANCO is back in LA to give an AFRO CUBAN DANCE WORKSHOP! “learn the stories you are going to be telling through the dances in this rich tradition!…” With LIVE DRUMMING ACCOMPANIMENT at the BRASIL BRASIL CULTURAL CENTER 12453 Washington Blvd., LA 90066. $25. For more information visit http://www.omoachecubanculture.com

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CUBAN SALSA 'CASINO' KATI HERNÁNDEZ
Jun
3
1:30pm 1:30pm

CUBAN SALSA 'CASINO' KATI HERNÁNDEZ

CUBAN SALSA (CASINO) DANCE CLASS w KATI HERNÁNDEZ at CAMERA OBSCURA ART LAB, 1450 Ocean Ave., Santa Monica 90401. Prepay $12 on line at http://bit.ly/2rUVXIy; Drop in $15 (exact change please!); or pre register by calling (310) 458-2239.  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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AFRO CUBAN DANCE FUNDAMENTALS
Jun
3
11:30am11:30am

AFRO CUBAN DANCE FUNDAMENTALS

SATURDAYS, 11:30-1 PM: AFRO CUBAN DANCE FUNDAMENTALS with KATI HERNÁNDEZ with LIVE DRUMMING ACCOMPANIMENT! 18 years old and older. $15 on line at http://bit.ly/2r1mh5J, or register by phone: (310) 458-2239. Class is held at CAMERA OBSCURA, 1450 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica 90401.(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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Cuba's ALEXANDER ABREU & HAVANA D' PRiMERA & MAYITO RIVERA
May
28
to May 29

Cuba's ALEXANDER ABREU & HAVANA D' PRiMERA & MAYITO RIVERA

CUBA’s hottest band, ALEXANDER ABREU & HAVANA D’ PRIMERA performs in L.A. featuring MAYITO RIVERA, former singer with Los Van Van! Adding more sabor to the evening will be DJ MELAO, direct from MIAMI! Location: The GLOBE THEATRE 740 S Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90014. Doors open 8 PM. 21+ Tix: $40. For DISCOUNT, use CURUYE (all caps) when purchasing tix on line at TICKETON.COM.  For VIP tix, call 310 989-4817 or310 989-0143. An event of WARAPO PRODUCTIONS!

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In San Diego: CASINO/RUEDA BOOTCAMP & PARTY L.A. & S.D.
May
20
to May 21

In San Diego: CASINO/RUEDA BOOTCAMP & PARTY L.A. & S.D.

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In San Diego: KATI HERNÁNDEZ (LA) & MARITZA BAÍDA (SD) invite you to the firstRUEDA QUE SE MUEVE! CASINO/RUEDA/CUBAN DANCE STYLING BOOTCAMP SESSIONS! FOOD! DANCING! RUEDA GAMES! PARTY w Deejay WARAPO! The first of this project bringing together casineros from L.A. and San Diego! For those arriving Friday there’ll be a some dance practice w KATI, and reception! SATURDAY: bootcamp sessions, dancing, party! For complete schedule and to register: http://bit.ly/2qzdx6B

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RUMBANKETE CD RELEASE PARTY 'ARCO IRIS'
Apr
29
to Apr 30

RUMBANKETE CD RELEASE PARTY 'ARCO IRIS'

SATURDAY, APRIL 29, 8 PM: RUMBANKETE’s CD RELEASE PARTY for 'ARCO IRIS' will be happening at L.A.’s newest music venue, ZEBULON! COME OUT TO DANCE IT UP and CELEBRATE with the BAND! DJ WALT DIGZ will be coming down from the BAY to jam between the LIVE SETS! KATI HERNÁNDEZ & the PA’ LA ORILLA dancers will be present to add to the festivities! $10-$12. 21+ ZEBULON, 2478 Fletcher Drive, LA 90039.

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CUBAN SALSA (CASINO) & RUEDA w KATI HERNÁNDEZ & DAMON WEBBER
Apr
22
3:30pm 3:30pm

CUBAN SALSA (CASINO) & RUEDA w KATI HERNÁNDEZ & DAMON WEBBER

SATURDAYS, APRIL 15 & 22, 3:30 PM-5 PM: CASINO (Cuban salsa), all levels with KATI HERNÁNDEZ & DAMON WEBBER at CAMERA OBSCURA 1450 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, California 90401. COST: Please sign up pre-register $15 drop in, exact change please! 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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Juan de Marcos & AFRO CUBAN ALL STARS Catlaina Bar & Grill
Apr
19
to Apr 22

Juan de Marcos & AFRO CUBAN ALL STARS Catlaina Bar & Grill

Cuba’s famed JUAN DE MARCOS & the AFRO CUBAN ALL STARS will be giving no less than 7 performances at CATALINA BAR & GRILL! Wednesday-Saturday at 8:30 PM, Thursday-Saturday second show at 10:30 PM! Tix on Ticket Web at http://bit.ly/2pcvdkm, or for  possible half-priced tix, try Goldstar:  http://bit.ly/2obDmbu. CATALINA BAR & GRILL 6725 West Sunset Blvd., Hollywood 90028. Table reservation: 323 466-2210. More info: www.catalinajazzclub.com

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