Friday Rueda Practice Prep for Mega-Rueda at Musica en la Plaza - Fri. Apr 27th

Greetings Everyone!
Start the weekend right dancing rueda de casino at our Friday Rueda Practice for an hour before we the Musica en la Plaza event featuring Manny Cepeda Orquestra. Come refresh on the moves we learned in class this week and what I plan to call in the ruedas at Musica en la Plaza. The picture below is where we will be in Grape Day Park for our practice. 


Here are the details:
WHAT: Rueda de casino practice 
WHEN: Friday, April 27, 2019  
        6:15pm-7pm - Friday Rueda Practice for Mega-Rueda at Musica en la Plaza
        7pm walk together to the Lyric Plaza where Manny Cepeda is playing
Breakdown of the practice (Intermediate level only):
Rueda moves to review

Enchufla con Ronde
El Corto con la Bola
Dame la Loca Con Bulla  (add-on: Dame Dos)
Exhibela Pa'fuera
Dame con Tembleque
Dame con Despelote
Saluda!
Enchufla doble y Quedate
Enchufla DQN y Paseala
Enchufla pa-rriba (festival)

WHERE: Grape Day Park at the old Santa Fe Train Depot in Escondido. Also known as the Escondido History Museum
340 N Escondido Blvd, Escondido, CA 92025
Look for the green building on this weblink as your visual aid guide to find us. We will be there!

WHERE TO PARK: Park in the big parking lot off Woodward Ave. Once you park, then click this link to find your way to us. If you enter at the Center for the Arts and go towards the grass to the Train Depot. You will see us there on the wooden platform as on the picture above.

Una Bulla!
Maritza

Musica en la Plaza (feat. Manny Cepeda Orquestra) - Fri. Apr 27th

It's that time of the month (last Friday of the month) for Musica en la Plaza. And you know what that means, right? It's time for the mega-Rueda to get crazy fun!  It's going to be huge this year with Manny Cepeda Orchestra Quartet. Bring your dancing shoes and join Manny Cepeda Orchestra Quartet for live music in the beautiful Lyric Court at the California Center for the Arts Escondido.

Performer percussionist, composer, singer and arranger Manny Cepeda has been making music all of his life. The energy his compositions bring to the audience is nothing but fire and excitement. His unique music enriches your life culturally as well as socially with his unique combination of sequence and live performance. Join Manny and his Quartet for a night of classic salsa, timbai-infused music, and merengue!


Here are the details:
WHAT: Live salsa music from Manny Cepeda's Orquestra
WHEN: Friday, April 27, 2019 7:00pm to 10:00pm
WHERE: Center for the Arts - 340 N. Escondido Blvd., Escondido, CA 92025
COST: FREE

Friday Rueda Practice at Maple Street Plaza - Fri. Apr. 12th

Greetings Everyone!
It is amazing to see how many are now intermediate level and we just keep growing. This will be an instruction class to cover my canceled class on Tuesday. We will be having Friday Rueda Practice tonight at 7pm to 8:30pm at Maple Street Plaza. Let's make this Rueda huge. 































Here are the details:
WHAT: Meet Up for a Rueda de casino practice and social dancing; Open to all.
WHEN: Friday, March 29, 2019   7:00pm-8:30pm 

WHERE: Maple Street Plaza in Escondido: Click here for Google directions
(see pictures above for reference)

WHERE TO PARK: Two Options
Option #1: Park across from US Bank in the parking lot next to Maple Street Plaza - Here is the US Bank address: 125 N Broadway, Escondido, CA 92025
or
Option #2: Park across from Maple Street Plaza in the Center for the Arts Parking Lot off of W. Valley Parkway (a one-way street only going west). Use this link to help you guide yourself to this parking lot. There is plenty of parking there

CURUYE's APRIL CUBAN SALSA TIMBA DANCE PARTY! in L.A. - Sun. Apr. 14th

CURUYE's CUBAN SALSA TIMBA DANCE PARTY!
SUNDAY, APRIL 14, 5:00-10:00 PM
The GRANADA 17 So First Street, Alhambra 91801

HELP SPREAD THE WORD! CURUYE’s CUBAN SALSA TIMBA DANCE PARTY is BACK ON for SUNDAY APRIL 14 at The GRANADA! LET’s PARTY HARDY with DEEJAY WARAPO playing the latest dance music from the island: CUBAN SALSA! TIMBA! REGGAETÓN!

MARITZA BAíDA, back by popular demand, will kick off the party with a RUEDA de CASINO class at 5:30 PM, so come early! In addition to Cuban salsa, Rueda de Casino, we’ll be dancing some fun and funky line dances to the hot Cuban dance beats.

Consider sharing a meal with your dance friends! The Granada’s Chef Israel serves up everything from light appetizers and salads to full entrees for all you hungry dancers!

We’ll be dancing the birthday dance with APRIL BIRTHDAY peeps including so far CHRISTOPHER BRENNER, JUANA ROSA CAVERO! If you’re celebrating an April birthday (or had one in March) you'd like to celebrate, please message Curuye!
All ages are welcome!
$10 cover includes dance class!
FREE PARKING in the parking structure across from the Granada.
SEE YOU ON THE DANCE FLOOR FRIENDS!






Casino on AstroTurf at Solana Beach - Sat. Apr. 13th

Are You Ruedy Casineros?!
That's right mi gente! It's the April installment of Casino on Cardboard and this time on AstroTurf and back in Solana Beach at our favorite spot.  Come dance with us to our favorite music (timba)  and join in on some ruedas, salsa suelta and just plain on-on-one casino dancing. The sun will set a little after 7:15pm so there will be plenty of sunshine and a cool Pacific breeze to enjoy.

Here are the details:
What: Casino on AstroTurf at Solana Beach
When: Saturday, April 13th 5pm-8pm
Where: Fletcher Cove Beach Park in Solana Beach: 111 South Sierra Avenue Solana Beach, CA 92075
What to bring: a snack to share and something to drink. This is a family-friendly event. 

Friday Rueda Practice at Maple Street Plaza (Flash Mob Review of Rueda Moves) - Fri. Mar. 29th

Greetings Everyone!
We are finally going to change our location to Maple Street Plaza for Friday Rueda Practice. This will be a review of some of the flash mob moves as well as a review of El Uno and El Dos and if there is time, I will teach setenta and saca la vecina.  Don't be late!

Here are the details:
WHAT: Meet Up for a Rueda de casino practice and social dancing; Open to all.
WHEN: Friday, March 29, 2019   7:00pm-8:30pm 

WHERE: Maple Street Plaza in Escondido: Click here for Google directions
(see pictures above for reference)

WHERE TO PARK: Two Options
Option #1: Park across from US Bank in the parking lot next to Maple Street Plaza - Here is the US Bank address: 125 N Broadway, Escondido, CA 92025
or
Option #2: Park across from Maple Street Plaza in the Center for the Arts Parking Lot off of W. Valley Parkway (a one-way street only going west). Use this link to help you guide yourself to this parking lot. There is plenty of parking there

Maritza's Tuesday Class (Beg Level 3) Practice for International Flash Mob - Tues, Mar 26th

Greetings Everyone!
We are gearing up for our biggest International Rueda Flash Mob Day ever this Saturday. My Beginners Level 3 (last class) will be used as a review of flash mob moves which are part of the which are part of the class anyway. Come learn the rueda moves tonight so you can be ready at 12 noon on Saturday for the Flash Mob.


Here are the details:
WHAT: Beginner Level 3 (last class) to include Flash Mob Review of Rueda Calls
WHEN: Tuesday, March 26, 2019      7pm to 8:30pm
WHERE: California Center for the Arts Escondido - Rehearsal Room
COST: $10 if you are not in Cohort 8 (Cohort 8 already paid for it)