December 2009

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Traditional Cuban Dance Classes

Posted by on 30 Dec 2009 | Tagged as: Instruction

A number of people have expressed an interest in learning more about traditional Cuban dance, and the number of people available to teach in Seattle is limited.  Kyra and I have asked Lance Lu to set up a series of traditional Cuban dance classes.  The series would start with a 6-week danzon class, beginning the first week of February 2010.  There will be a meeting of interested people at 3 p.m. on Sunday, January 3rd, at Makeda Coffee (aka as 7 Roasters) on 78th St. just a few doors west of Greenwood Avenue.  Please join us if you are interested to hear more!
Lance would like to have 4 – 6 committed people who are willing to attend the entire 6-week series, to be held at his house.  Class size is limited to a maximum of six.  The plan is to continue with a son series, cha cha cha, son montuno, etc.   Lance has studied extensively with Roberto Borrell, and is also a musician, so this series will focus on learning to listen to the music and learning the cues for the dance. 

The price is $15 per class, with each series payable in advance ($90 for the danzon series).

2 Days to Havana Nights

Posted by on 30 Dec 2009 | Tagged as: Events

2 more days of 2009!  2 more days til the last HAVANA NIGHTS (of the year)!

And today is the last day to get tickets online or qualify for the raffle.  Click on the links below for more information.

NEW YEAR’S EVE  8PM to 3 AM  –  300 FAIRVIEW AVE N  –  21yrs +

Admission – dancing, lessons, performances, new years toast  $20 online through midnight tonight; $25 at the door (cash only)

Dinner – provided by La Casa del Mojito  $25 online through midnight tonight; $30 at the door (cash only)

Click on the links below for more information.  And for those who are joining us for the first time, there is a map on the Tickets page (link below). 


SuperSones in the New Year

Posted by on 29 Dec 2009 | Tagged as: Events, Music, Social

Happy New Year! Feliz y Prospero Ano Nuevo a todos! We wish you all the best of health and happiness in the year to come – 2010! To ease into the New Year, join us for a mellow night or two of Cuban style troubadors in the house with son cubano tradicional y un poco del changui. Nos vemos.

St Clouds Food & Spirits;1131 34th Ave in Madrona –

Get cozy in the New Year with the SuperSones Trio & guests! On New Year’s day, we’ll celebrate elegantly to the swing of son cubano.
Cover: FREE
Time: 9:00 – 11:30PM

Mona’s Bistro & Lounge – 6421 Latona Ave NE –

SuperSones are back at Mona’s to warm up another new year’s night. Bring a friend or two to join the party, dance and have a good time with the SuperSones Trio and guests.
Cover: FREE
Time: 9PM – Midnight

Next La Luna Nightclub Latin Dance night is Friday, Jan 8!

Posted by on 29 Dec 2009 | Tagged as: Events, Music, Practice, Social

Please plan to join us and experience our wonderful dance floor and beautiful room on Friday nights at the transformed All Nations Soccer Bar & Restaurant. We turn over the dining room to a DJ and provide table service with expertly mixed cocktails and a full menu.

10 pm to 2 am, Friday nights (Closed Jan 1)
930 N 130th Street Seattle WA 98133

Seattles 1st Live Latin Music Venue!

Posted by on 28 Dec 2009 | Tagged as: Events

SAVE THE DATE: 01.09.10

Opening night with Cambalache & Grupo Ashe!

Check it out!

Birthday Sub-committee?

Posted by on 28 Dec 2009 | Tagged as: Social

Jan 1 is Becky’s Birthday. She said something about confetti and party. I’ve got the party covered (Havana Nights New Year’s Eve 2010) and am working on the confetti. Anyone willing to pitch in with other birthday like themes / activities drop me an email ( or give a call, if you have my number.

See you all on Thurs!

Now this is a dancer

Posted by on 27 Dec 2009 | Tagged as: Video

Now This is a dancerSalsa dog

Video of the Week

Posted by on 27 Dec 2009 | Tagged as: Video

We filmed this one ourselves in Havana on 12/8.  The instructors (Angel Santos & Yaimara Rodriguez) did a demo after our class.

Latin Dance Night at Teatro ZinZanni!!

Posted by on 26 Dec 2009 | Tagged as: Events, Music

Next Latin Dance night January 5th! Featuring Conjunto Chevere. Live music begins at 9pm, $12 at the door.  Let’s start the New Year right!

Charanga Habenera In NYC Jan 8

Posted by on 23 Dec 2009 | Tagged as: Music

at SOB.  Just FYI. (Georgia, take some pix for us : )

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