February 2011

Monthly Archive

SuperSones Playing in March!

Posted by on 28 Feb 2011 | Tagged as: Events, Music, Social

Friday, March 4th
St. Clouds Food & Spirits in Madrona
www.stclouds.com
The Trio SuperSones is back at St. Clouds for our regular First Friday gig. Join us for food, beverages, and intimate ambiance at this friendy Central Seattle restaurant and lounge.
Cover: FREE
Time: 8-10PM

Saturday, March 12th
Mona’s Bistro & Lounge in Greenlake
www.monasseattle.com
The ‘Sones Trio is going strong at Mona’s with two performances this March on the 2nd and 4th Saturdays. Come on down to dance and celebrate with the sweet sound of Cuban Son at this lively neighborhood hot spot.
Cover: FREE
Time: 9:30PM-12:30AM

Saturday, March 26th
Mona’s Bistro & Lounge in Greenlake
www.monasseattle.com
Join the Trio SuperSones and special guests to celebrate the beginning of Spring! We’ll start the evening with boleros (ballads), bolero-sones and chachacha, and then heat things up for the second and third sets. Thanks for suporting live Latin music in Seattle!
Cover: FREE
Time: 9:30PM-12:30AM

Video of the Week

Posted by on 27 Feb 2011 | Tagged as: Video

Ukraine:

Tonight Salsa Fiesta Cubana – Afro Cuban Nights Salsa Bachata Reggaeton @ Selenas

Posted by on 26 Feb 2011 | Tagged as: Cuba, Culture, Events, Instruction, Music, Social

 THE HOT SPOT SATURDAY NIGHTS!!!!
Bring your dancing shoes and join us for a fabulous night of music ! Your styel is our Style. Salsa Cubana, Timba, Bachata, Reggaeton and Salsa Romantica ! There is a Free Dance Lesson @ 10pm with Carlos Lazo from Havana that will get you started..come early if you want to get some moves. The only place in Seattle you can hear fresh Salsa de Cuba is Selanas – 1715 N 45th St Seattle WA (N 45th St & Wallingford Ave N) Free Cover
We are offically the best dance spot for Saturday Nights – ask anyone !!
La gente viene sin pesar. Tenemos la mejor música en Seattle para baile. Come and see for yourself. 21 w/ID no cover…..dj baracoa
Look Out March 10th -LIVE MUSIC ! Grupo Tradicuba Returns !!!

Café Cubano Bellingham Saturday 2/26

Posted by on 25 Feb 2011 | Tagged as: Kick Me !! (the poster)

Rumba Northwest presents an evening of Latin music and dance at Bellingham’s newest cafe/wine bar, Blue Horse…Saturday Feb 26 8-11pm, $5 cover, starts with lesson followed by mix of salsa, cha cha, merengue, bachata, son…all ages! Contact Antonio (360) 595-7369 with questions.

Rumbanana coming, anyone interested in classes?

Posted by on 24 Feb 2011 | Tagged as: Instruction

HI folks

Mike and Simona from Rumbanana in Corvalis will be in the Seattle area the weekend of March 25 (to perform with groupo ashe) and asked if we’d be interested in them teaching some workshops the Saturday 26th.

If we can get a ballpark idea if folks are up for it ,we should book a studio someplace soon.

Mardi Gras Samba! @ Club Sur on Saturday, 2/26

Posted by on 21 Feb 2011 | Tagged as: Music

MARDI GRAS SAMBA! this SATURDAY, FEB 26, 2011 at Club Sur in SODO district.    This year, Mardi Gras marries Carnaval to give you an exciting mix of music & dances from New Orleans & Brazilian.  TubaLuba hosts the night with special guests Tudo Beleza dancers, VamoLa! drum/dance ensemble, DJ Krewe.

KBCS 91.3 FM is an official sponsor of Mardi Gras Samba! KBCS is a world of music & ideas.  

COMPLIMENTARY BEADS (while supplies last) and Mardi Gras Queen & King contest, so dress up to win.
$10, doors open at 7pm.

Looks like no rueda today

Posted by on 20 Feb 2011 | Tagged as: Kick Me !! (the poster)

Sorry for the late notice, but I am very ill and can’t find anyone to come pick up the key to Sonny’s. So unless someone volunteers in the next couple of hours rueda will be cancelled today.

Video of the Week

Posted by on 20 Feb 2011 | Tagged as: Video

Venezuela:

SuperSones at Club Sur, Friday 2/18

Posted by on 17 Feb 2011 | Tagged as: Music

Club Sur on Friday, 2/11 with live music by Supersones

Dancing starts at 10pm, $10 (if you don’t make the guest).  Club Sur is located in the SODO district at 2901 1st Ave. S. (at corner of S. Forest St.).  Plenty of free parking & large dance floor.  http://seattleclubsur.com

February is packed with many of Seattle’s best Latin dance bands:

SuperSones – 2/18
Grupo Ashe – 2/25

Upcoming dance/music research trips to CUBA!

Posted by on 13 Feb 2011 | Tagged as: Kick Me !! (the poster)

Hello! My friend Anara, who runs a dance studio in Boston, just opened registration for her upcoming (LEGAL) trips to Cuba (April and July), see details below.
Heather

Travel to Cuba on a Dance & Music Research Trip!

The Obama administration is relaxing the US travel restrictions, so more people can now qualify to go to Cuba on a legal research trip. Marazul Charters has over 30 years experience coordinating legal travel to Cuba, and is organizing another amazing dance & music trip in April, with MetaMovements serving again as program consultants.

Special features of these trips include:

*working directly with master dancers and musicians
* focus on the roots of Salsa including Afro-Cuban, Son & Rumba
*observing breath-taking performances
*getting behind-the-scenes with rehearsals and artists
*opportunities to interact with Cuban professionals in your field
* performing & teaching opportunities for those who are interested

To learn more, please visit www.metamovements.com/cuba

If you would like to talk to a Program Consultant about your participation, please call 617 905-3276 or email metamovementsdance@gmail.com

Or build a Research Team: We now have special programs and discounts for groups!

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