YASSER RAMOS at CURUYE's CUBAN SALSA TIMBA PARTY SUN DEC 9


CURUYE's CUBAN SALSA TIMBA DANCE PARTY!
ft YASSER RAMOS, from La Habana Cuba!
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 9, 5:00 - 10:00 PM:
The Granada, 17 South First Street, Alhambra 91801

WELCOME YASSER RAMOS, direct from La Habana, who will be appearing THIS SUNDAY, DECEMBER 9 at CURUYE’s CUBAN SALSA TIMBA DANCE PARTY! Though his band will not be coming to the U.S. until next month for the L.A. debut concert of YASSER RAMOS & El TUMBAO MAYOMBE, during this Sunday’s party you can personally meet and greet YASSER, and have him sign LA RESISTENCIA, his new cd,  produced by WARAPO PRODUCTIONS! DEEJAY WARAPO will be playing cuts from the new cd throughout the night!


CURUYE will be raffling a few of the CDs at the beginning of the party, and also a pair of tix for YASSER RAMOS & El TUMBAO MAYOMBE’s January debut concert!

WARAPO will not only be playing the latest hot dance tunes for our dancing pleasure, but celebrating his birthday month along with CARMEN LUCERO, CHIQUITA FLOWERS, and other December birthday peeps. Send Curuye a message if you’d like to be celebrate your December birthday!

5:30 pm:  Cuban dancer KATI HERNÁNDEZ will be kicking off the party with a AFRO TIMBA—Cuban freestyle—class, so come early!

CHEF ISRAEL will be whipping out tasty dishes for hungry dancers through 9 PM, so plan a to have a meal with your friends.

ALL AGES ARE WELCOME!

$10 cover includes dance class!

Free parking in structure across from the Granada!

LET’s SHOW YASSER that L.A. LOVES TIMBA & HIS NEW CD!

San Diego Rueda New Years Eve House Party - Mon. Dec 31st

Greetings Casineros & Dancing Familia!
Want to ring in the new year dancing to timba and all forms of Cuban music? That's right mi gente! Thanks to our dancing friend, Esther Bartolome, from Maritza's rueda class, she has graciously offered her home for a NEW YEARS EVE TIMBA HOUSE PARTY!! Let's ring in the new year Cuban style, with timba, son and Cuban reggaeton music.


Here are the details:
WHAT:  New Years Eve Timba House Party
WHEN: December 31, 2018
              8:00pm - Paella Dinner
              9:00pm - Celebration with 12 Grapes
              9:15pm to 1:00am  - Dance Party
WHERE: Esther Bartolome's House in Rancho Bernardo - 11465 Palito Ct., San Diego, CA 92127
HOW TO PREPARE: Bring drinks to share (Your favorite rum, vodka, whiskey, tequila, beer, wine, and non-alcoholic drinks. (We'll be making some virgin Mojito mix and provide some rum and coke for Cuba Libres). More rum is welcome!



Special Casino Saturday Workshop Intensive with Kati Hernandez & Yasser Ramos in LA - Sat. Dec. 8th

Attention Casineros & Amigos!
Yasser Ramos and Nachito Herrera JR. STRAIGHT FROM CUBA will join Cuban Choreographer and educator Kati Hernandez on her CASINO SATURDAYS CLASS @ SOHO DANCE. A very special 4-HR INTENSIVE Cuban style Salsa featuring a TIMBA musicality clinic/lecture for Dancers with a Q&A session follow with a meet and great the artists. A series of special workshops on casino and musicality. SPICE UP YOUR SOCIAL DANCING!!!!
Cuban maestra Kati Hernández breaks down authentic, fun Cuban moves to help you bring flavor to your social dance giving you tools to learn HOW TO HAVE A CONVERSATION ON THE DANCE FLOOR regardless of your level.

LEARN CASINO (Cuban style salsa) moves and turns - focusing on generally-applicable LEADING AND FOLLOWING TECHNIQUES, as well as conveying the essence of Casino. Leave with a sense of true Cuban MUSICALITY as well as PRACTICAL DANCE DRILLS that will help you improve not only your body movements but also will help you grow as a dancer in this complex and beautiful form. Kati trains some of the top Casino dance teams in the USA. Don’t miss the opportunity to learn from her. Learn how to groove and dance the Cuban way. Join our vibrant community and have fun

Here are the details:
WHAT: A series of workshops for Casineros and Timba Lovers with master instructor Kati Hernandez and Direct from Cuba music artist Yasser Ramos 

WHEN: Saturday, December 8, 2018

Schedule of the workshops

11 am - 12pm. LEVEL ONE Fundamentals of Casino
Let's build the cake. We will be working on the Fundamentals of casino.
30 min: Footwork without partners, basic Cuban fun Body movement applicable to social dancing, and coordination drills that will help you become a better dancer.
30 min. Basic Partner work. Focusing on Casino and leading technique and tools to get you to the dance floor with confidence regardless of your dance level.

12pm-1:30 pm LEVEL TWO Casino Moves and Fun Combinations 
                         (must know Guapea, Enchufla and Dile que no)
30 min. Fun suelta (with out a partner) footwork. Musicality and body movement drills
1hr- Casino moves and fun combinations.

1:35-4pm: MUSICALITY FOR DANCERS
TIMBA Clinic/Lecture with Yasser Ramos and Nachito Herrera. Meet and greet the artists and paractice your moves to the sound of DJ Warapo.

LOCATION: SoHo Dance LA -  1618 Cotner Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90025

REGISTRATION: PLEASE RSVP: You can register by using VENMO @kati-hernandez
Uuse this Venmo description: Salsa with Kati or go directly to this Square Link and pay online.

COST: It depends on what workshop sessions you select to participate; Between $15-$40

PARKING: There is a small garage under the studio you can park at AND there is PARKING on the STREETS.

PLEASE NOTE: Non-refundable

Havana Jam - Afro-Cuban Jam Session - Tues. Dec. 4th

Prohibition is now open on Tuesdays and featuring live music from San Diego Latin Jazz Collective! Every Tuesday night, enjoy a Latin Jazz/Afro Cuban Jam Session at San Diego's favorite speakeasy!  But first, grab dinner at Havana 1920, and get Tuesday nights started!

Here are the details:
WHAT: Live music from San Diego Latin Jazz Collective! The Afro-Cuban Sessions
WHEN: Tuesday Night December 4, 2018 at 8pm
WHERE: Prohibition San Diego - 548 Fifth Ave, San Diego, CA 92101
COST: Grab dinner at Havana 1920 beforehand, then head on over to Prohibition Lounge.

Casinero Meet-Up at Tango del Rey (FEAT. En-RuedaMe-Mas Rueda Performance) - Fri. Nov. 30th

Greetings Casineros & Amigos!
Our very own casino perforamnce group En-RuedaMe Mas (Tim & Rocio's perforamnce group) is going to perfomr at the Majesty in Motion Tango del Rey Salsa Bachata Night. Let's meet up and cheer our casino  familia and dance with each other. Food served throughout the night. 2 dance floors!
Here are the details:
WHAT: Casinero Meet-Up at Salsa-Bachata Friday Night to see EnRuedaMe Mas do a rueda perforamnce, and do some social ruedas
WHEN: Friday, Novembe 30, 2018 8pm-1am
               Lesson:  8:30pm - Salsa with Majesty in Motion Dance Company.
WHERE: Tango Del Rey - 3567 Del Rey St, San Diego, CA 92109
COST: $10 cover. 18+. Full bar available for those 21+.

DJ Warapo Birthday Celebration FEAT. Yasser Ramos -Direct from Cuba - Fri. Dec 7th

DJ Warapo and Warachando Records present directly from Havana, Cuba...
Yasser Ramos Y El Tumbao Mayombe. We are Celebrating DJ Warapo's Birthday!! Don't m
iss out on an unforgettable event with the currently best new-from-Cuba orchestra.

DIRECTAMENTE DESDE CUBA- YASSER RAMOS Y EL TUMBAO MAYOMBE! 
Celebrando el CUMPLEAÑOS DE DJ WARAPO!
NO SE PIERDAN ESTA EVENTO INOLVIDABLE CON LA MEJOR ORQUESTA NUEVA DE CUBA EN ESTE MOMENTO! 
Here are the details:
WHAT: Birthday Party for DJ Warapo - dancing & music concert feat. Yasser Ramos Y El Tumbao Mayombe - direct from Cuba
WHEN: DECEMBER 7th 2018 
          Puertas abren/Doors open: 9:00 p.m
COST: BUY TICKETS FROM US OR BUY ONLINE AT THIS LINK:
Age: 21+

San Francisco Salsa Rueda Festival - Thur-Sun Feb 14th-17th

Greetings Everyone,
There is a California-based Salsa Rueda Festival happening in San Francisco in February of 2019. It's going on its 11th year of doing this Congress. I have been to this festival 9 years in a row and it was always such a good time. I learned so much form the workshops. It's like a big huge reunion of dancing friends.
The early special DEADLINE is coming up so get your passes before the price goes up.



Here are the details:
WHAT: Salsa Rueda Congress in San Francisco
WHEN:  February 14th-17th, 2019 Thursday thru Sunday
WHERE:  Hotel Whitcomb - 1231 Market Street San Francisco, CA 94103
COST: Click this link to see and purchase your tickets