February 2014

Monthly Archive

Noteworthy Workshop with Yanek and Karelia in Eugene and Portland

Posted by on 22 Feb 2014 | Tagged as: Cuba, Culture, Events, Instruction, Social

If you weren’t able to attend the San Francisco festival last weekend, you have a second chance to absorb some new Cuban flavor from Yanek and Karelia of Santiago Cuba. After a very successful weekend in SF, these instructors are making a special trip to EUGENE and PORTLAND for a weekend of Cuban workshops and social dancing. If you have the time to take a weekend getaway (or even just one day), they are highly recommended. See facebook invite for details regarding, time, place and prices!

Havana Timba Party Saturday March 1st

Posted by on 22 Feb 2014 | Tagged as: Cuba, Culture, Events, Social

Cuban night social dance with the best mix of Timba, Salsa Cubana, Afrocuban, Son, Reggaeton, Bachata and more with DJ Reinier. Saturday March 1st at SalsaNSeattle. Doors 10pm Cover $5 Ages 21+. See facebook invite for more details.

New AfroCuban Series with Reinier Valdes

Posted by on 22 Feb 2014 | Tagged as: Cuba, Culture, Instruction

New Series! AfroCuban body movement and Rumba classes every Tuesday from 9-10pm at SalsaNSeattle. See website for pricing details and contact Reinier on facebook questions.

Soneando Spring Series with Maiensy Sanchez

Posted by on 22 Feb 2014 | Tagged as: Cuba, Culture

Soneando Spring Series with Maiensy Sanchez. “From introduction to mambo section, this workshop elaborates on the what-to-do-where, massaging your ears and awakening your musical abilities. Training is in the clave beat/the four.” Saturdays from 2- 4 pm: Feb. 22, March 1, 15, 22 and 29 (no class on March 8) Advance registration is required due to space limitation. Please contact Maiensy via email, FB private message or phone to register and/or for questions. See facebook invite for contact details. Series held at Balance Studio (Fremont) 418 N 35th St. Seattle, WA 98103.

Cuban and Brasilian Jazz and Dancing – Feb 13

Posted by on 11 Feb 2014 | Tagged as: Cuba, Music

Come out for a fun night of music and dancing- Latin Jazz night is the opening event of the Seattle Women in Jazz Festival and it features Adriana Giordano with Entre Mundos singing some of the best Brasilian music you’ll hear in Seattle; followed by original Cuban music by Ann-ita Reynolds and Clave Gringa. And, Aileen Panke from Bahia in Motion will be on hand to lead some Brasilian dance moves. It will be an incredible party! so, if you are not going to SF Rueda festival, join us at Columbia City Theatre Thur Feb 13. Doors open at 7; music starts at 7:30. $18 in advance; $20 at the show. http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/559605- Brown paper tickets.

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Havana Afro Timba Party at SalsaNSeattle Saturday 2/8

Posted by on 05 Feb 2014 | Tagged as: Cuba, Culture, Events, Music, Social

First Casinero party of February at Salsa N Seattle on Saturday the 8th! DJ Reinier will spin Salsa Cubana, Timba and an extra special dose of Afro Cuban Rhythms (in honor of AfroCuban workshop earlier this day)! This social dance party is a great opportunity to practice AfroCuban movement. Cover: $5 Ages: 21+ Door: 10PM See facebook invite here!