September 2008

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Are You READY ?

Posted by on 29 Sep 2008 | Tagged as: Events, Instruction, Music

You Ready ? (click it!)

Upcoming shows with Grupo Ashé & Picoso

Posted by on 29 Sep 2008 | Tagged as: Events, Music

Here’s a quick run down of some upcoming shows with Grupo Ashé & Picoso.

October 11 – Grupo Ashé at Seattle Aquarium

October 25 – Double-header with Grupo Ashé & Picoso at Nectar Lounge or

October 31 – Grupo Ashé at Rock Salt for Halloween (Costume contest with $300 1st place prize hosted by Rock Salt)

Check your Voting Registration – Deadline October 4th

Posted by on 28 Sep 2008 | Tagged as: Kick Me !! (the poster)

The deadline for voter registration is next Saturday (October 4th). Double check if you are registered correctly if you want to vote in the presidential election November 4th.

If you live in King County you can check your registration online by entering your name and Date of Birth or address:

if you have moved since the last election or need to register you can do so online :

or on a paper form  via mail :

Note that the form must be postmarked by Oct 4th.


p.s. I found the image on some old Massachusetts website.

Video of the Week

Posted by on 28 Sep 2008 | Tagged as: Video

Cuban b-day dance in L.A.:

New: Salsa Tuesdays at Columbia City Theater… Starts this Tuesday!

Posted by on 28 Sep 2008 | Tagged as: Events, Instruction, Music, Practice

Hi folks. My name’s Jennifer. I went to a few rueda nights on Alki and had a blast! I have been organizing a new Tuesday night Salsa as Tuesday’s been a night I can go out, but there’s been nothing available. I’m pretty excited about it, and hope you can come. It’s in Columbia City, on Rainier Avenue in the cute restored neighborhood off of Hudson, just South of Alaskan Way.

The kick off is this Tuesday, September 30th. Here’s the details. I hope you can make it! There are free passes that I’ve been handing out. When you go to Columbia City, look in the neighboring business windows for flyers if you don’t have one. [Otherwise, the cover’s $5]. I hope to see you out! Peace, Jen

Host: Jennifer Anspach
Location: Columbia City Theater
4916 Rainier Ave S, Seattle, WA 98108 US
When: Tuesdays starting September 30, 7:30PM

Kick Off Night! Tuesday, September 30th!
Rhythm Syndicate! @ 9pm
A sizzling, all-star cast plays Latin music from around the world. They’ll keep you moving & smiling all night! Door Prizes too!

Each Tuesday:
Beginner “Salsa on 2” Dance Class Series @ 7:30pm*
E.Mayimbe Dance Co.
4-week sessions starts Tuesday, September 30th
Cost: $50 per person/$90 per couple
Eduardo & Heather
are energetic, fun and talented. They perform and compete nationally.
Heather also teaches with Team Survivor’s Northwest, a nonprofit for lady cancer survivors.

Free 20 min. “Intro to Salsa” Dance Lesson @ 8:35pm
First timers & the rusty learn a few basic moves to start out.

The DJs Play for You @ 9pm!
DJ Edgar “El Cumbanchero”, DJ Cesar & DJ Victor Chavez
Dance the night away as one of our featured DJs spice the dance floor with their own style & music collections!

Deseo Carmin @ 7:30pm in the Lounge (10/7 on)
A live, sultry mix of Latin jazz, flamenco, gypsy & rock.

There is a $5 cover for the evening. Free passes available
for a limited time. *No cover for students in the series class.

Maraca is coming to the Pre Party

Posted by on 27 Sep 2008 | Tagged as: Kick Me !! (the poster)

So David told that he will be bringing Maraca and some of the band members to the pre concert party.


Maraca article on Billboard – to help you make up your mind if you are on the fence about attending this concert

Posted by on 26 Sep 2008 | Tagged as: Events

See you all on Saturday!!

Maraca Pre Party Potluck & BBQ

Posted by on 26 Sep 2008 | Tagged as: Events

Hi all I want to invite all of you to a pre Maraca potluck and BBQ at my house this Saturday. It starts around 5PM and will end at 9 in order to head out to the Century to see Maraca.  I’ll be making my famous Congri and serving Mojitos. So bring something to share, something to drink as all I have is Rum or water.Do let me know if you plan on comming so I know how much mint I should get.

Hope to see you all

Address: 714 N 64 St. Between Linden and Fremont


Who is going to Corvalis?

Posted by on 25 Sep 2008 | Tagged as: Kick Me !! (the poster)

Let’s see about carpooling etc for those who need rides or riders.
Got this today from the folks putting on the event.

Hi Cuban Salsa friends!
(Please share this message with all your friends, fellow Salsa addicts, and family)

Only 22 days till the launch of Xtreme Cuban Salsa Weekend in Corvallis, Oregon. Tickets are selling quickly and we highly encourage you to purchase yours early. There’s a high chance that this event will sell out.

Latest news:
Tickets for individual workshops are now available for purchase online
DJ Melao (direct from Miami) will rock the “Welcome to Oregon” party at the Platinum Club on Friday, October 17
Hotel rooms are starting to go fast … Days Inn is almost booked up.

Event Details:
Date: October 17 – 19, 2008
Place: Corvallis, Oregon … BABY!
Tickets are available online
Guests: Henry Herrera, DJ Melao, Agua Miel, Jose Carrion, Julian Mejia, Duane Wrenn, Maribel Vasquez, Rumbanana, Salsa Vale Todo, Rueda 4 Fun, Estilo Cubano, Sabor Latino, Hurricane Tumbao …. and the world-wide Cuban Salsa (Casino) family. =)
All weekend… workshops, performances, live music, partying, dancing and a bit of mayhem.


Posted by on 24 Sep 2008 | Tagged as: Events, Music

DJ BARACOA is back on the 26th of Sept with the music that moves you !!!!

Salsa Cubana!

 Friday  September 26, 2008


Rock Salt

 Doors Open at 10:00pm

 This night we will be featuring …

Seattle’s Own DJ Baracoa

spinning great Cuban Salsa, Timba, and more…

 2 Floors of Music

DJ Baracoa in our Salsa Room

Guest DJ’s in our Reggaeton Top40 Room

 This is an 21 & Over Event

ID Required at Door

 Rock Salt

1232 Westlake Ave. N


Seattle, WA   206-284-1047 

Click Here for Map  




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