September 2010

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Video of the Week

Posted by on 26 Sep 2010 | Tagged as: Video

France:

SALSA-BACHATA AFRO CUBAN NIGHTS @ SELENAS – Noche de Los Van Van

Posted by on 22 Sep 2010 | Tagged as: Cuba, Culture, Events, Music, Social

Dialbo Tun Tun - Mi Cumpleano

Diablo Tun Tun...mi cumpleano, gastando CUC...can we buy another round???

Come and join your freinds for a night of SALSA DANCING !
Saturday Night September 25th ! 10PM – 2AM no cover 21/ID
Salsa, Bachata, Timba and Reggaeton y mucho mas ( A Lot More)
Great Dance Floor – Great People !! DJ BARCOA in The HOUSE !!
NO COVER ! and FREE DANCE LESSON WITH CARLOS LAZO de HAVANA CUBA @ 10PM !!
This week we will feature new Bachata and Los Van Van de Cuba !!

iT’S GOING TO BE HOT AT tHE HOT SPOT !!! AS ALWAYS
Selenas Guadalajara is located in Wallingford @ 1715 N 45th ST Seattle WA ( next to Babalu’s )

DJ BARCOA

Video of the Week

Posted by on 19 Sep 2010 | Tagged as: Video

San Francisco:

“Cachao: Uno Mas” on PBS Monday 9/20

Posted by on 18 Sep 2010 | Tagged as: Music

A note from Lance:

The film “Cachao: Uno Mas,” produced and narrated by Andy Garcia, will premiere on Monday, Sept. 20th, 9pm (ET) on PBS’ American Masters, so check your local listings. Israel “Cachao” Lopez, the Grammy award-winning bassist died in Coral Gables, Florida, in 2008. He had been living in the US for 4 decades. He comes from a family of talented musicians, and at the age of 10 was playing in the Havana Philharmonic Orchestra. Cachao was a major figure in the development of Cuban music and commanded world-wide respect for his musical accomplishments. Mark your calendars, not to be missed by anyone who loves music and dance of Cuba.

Live @ Selenas Saturday Sept 18th Carlos Cascante y Su Tumbao

Posted by on 16 Sep 2010 | Tagged as: Cuba, Culture, Events, Music, Social

Returning Saturday Sept 18th @ Selenas Bar and Resteraunt in Wallingford we are PROUD TO PRESENT —-
TUMBAO With CARLOS CASCANTE – El GRUPO COMPLETO – THE FULL BAND !!!
Carlos y Su Tumbao will play two long sets with DJ Baracoa spinning before, between and after that will make a great night for dancing. Tell your friends. It’s going to be packed !!
SALSA<SON<TIMBA<BACHATA<Y MAS
Free dance lesson @ 10PM!!!!! W/Carlos Lazo de Havana Cuba
The place is
Selenas Guadalajara
1715 N 45th ST Seattle WA ( next to Babalu’s)
Saturday Night 10PM – 2AM
21 w/ID $ 8 cover

upcoming Charanga Danzón concert!

Posted by on 15 Sep 2010 | Tagged as: Kick Me !! (the poster)

Dear Friends of Charanga Danzón,

We have a great concert coming up on Saturday, October 9, 2010 at 8 PM. Enjoy live Cuban music and an installation of rippling waves in one night!

Suyama Space will host Charanga Danzón for a special concert within NASCENT: Installation by Gerri Sayler’s suspended waves of translucent hot glue gossamer. Suyama Space is a non-profit installation venue that provides opportunities for experimentation, inspiration, and education in contemporary art.

For those who don’t know us yet, we are Seattle’s unique Cuban music ensemble Charanga Danzón, and our Cuban repertoire includies traditional son, danzon, cha-cha-cha, classical, and jazz. Ensemble members include: Ben Verdier (bass), Jim O’Halloran (flutes), Michael Nicolella (guitars), Fred Hoadley (piano, tres), Lance Lu (shekere, dance), Francisco Medina, Jr. (percussion), Pedro Vargas (percussion), Andy Schloss (percussion), and Irene Mitri (violin, ensemble director).

This is an all ages concert, and tickets are on sale now at Brown Paper Tickets:

http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/127933

General advance admission is $25, ages 12 and under $10. Seating is limited. Door tickets (if there are still seats on the night of the event) will be $30 for general admission, still $10 for ages 12 and under.

Hope to see you there!

Moves taught by Julian

Posted by on 13 Sep 2010 | Tagged as: Instruction, Video

Here are two of the moves. I do not have Caramelo.

Monday Night Rueda reviews Julian’s moves

Posted by on 12 Sep 2010 | Tagged as: Instruction

Thank you Julian and Maritza for a wonderful weekend of workshops!! I personally had a GREAT time and appreciate all of the effort and energy you put in to make it happen. At the workshop today Julian gave me permission to do a review of what he taught at my Monday night class. We will intersperse “Julian’s review” with our regular advanced class. So if you feel like you want some more practice please join us. For more information about Fall Monday Night Rueda please see my website at:
http://bienfeliz.com/rueda_de_casino
Thank you everyone for a wonderful weekend of dancing,
Betsy  betsy@bienfeliz.com

Video of the Week

Posted by on 12 Sep 2010 | Tagged as: Video

France:

Julian Tearing It Up At A House Party

Posted by on 11 Sep 2010 | Tagged as: Video

Didn’t make it out dancing on Friday?  Come out this weekend to learn from our guest instructor from Atlanta.  Here’s an oldie, but goodie:

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