Rumba Guaguanco Workshop w/ Master Instructor, Kati Hernandez in LA - Tues. Oct 16th

A very SPECIAL 2 hrs Rumba Workshop with LIVE MUSIC accompaniment. Featuring the amazing virtuoso percussionist Khalil Cummings. Men & Ladies will come together for this special Intensive focusing on RUMBA GUAGUANCO.  We will be working on Body movement and musicality drills and transitions between steps. When and how to fusion with Afro-Cuban elements. Ways of executing and blocking the Vacunao. Nuances to help you bring more authenticity to the dance floor. Entwine with history and cultural aspects to help you understand this complex yet beautiful Cuban dance.  Not to be missed! See you on the dance floor!

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Here are the details:
WHAT: Rumba Guaguanco dance training with Kati Hernandez, Master Afro-Cuban Instructor in LA
WHEN:  TUESDAY, OCT. 16TH @ 7:30pm - 9:30pm
WHERE:  SOHO DANCE LA - 1618 Cotner St., Los Angeles, CA
COST: $30 PrePaid (via Venmo: Kati-Hernandez); $35 Drop-in

Omo Ache's Afro-Cuban Music & Dance Party!!! - Sat. Oct 20th


WHAT:  Omo Aché celebrates 20 years of AFRO-CUBAN culture here in San Diego!
What better way to commemorate our mission to preserve & perform this heritage than sharing it with you!  
Join us for this party featuring Live Drumming & Dance Performances by Omo Aché 
as well as former company members & Special Guests as they showcase Afro-Cuban Folklore from Orisha, Congo & Franco-Haitian traditions! 
Enjoy a traditional RUMBA! And a wide-Open DANCE floor for all of the Casineros 
& Ruedas de Casino when we jam to the best Cuban dance music!
RAFFLES - Including 2 Tickets to see Maykel Blanco y su Salsa Mayor
in concert at the 2018 SD Cuban Dance Congress!
*Cuban Food & Drinks will be available for purchase. 

All Ages
Admission: $15
Cash Only
Children 12 & Under are FREE!

WHEN:  Saturday, Oct. 20th
7pm -11pm
WHERE: Centro Cultural de la Raza
2004 Park Blvd. SD. 92101

Info: omoachecubanculture.org OR Ph# (619) 520-8353



CURUYE's DOUBLE ANNIVERSARY CUBAN SALSA TIMBA DANCE PARTY! - Sun. Oct 14th

CURUYE's ANNIVERSARY CUBAN SALSA TIMBA DANCE PARTY!
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 14, 5:00-10:00 pm
The GRANADA, 17 South First Street, Alhambra 91801




PA' GOZAR Y CELEBRAR! COME DANCE & CELEBRATE CURUYE’s DOUBLE ANNIVERSARY CUBAN DANCE PARTY- 15 YEARS of CURUYE.COM, and 9 YEARS of CUBAN DANCE PARTIES in L.A.! SITARA SON led by Master LÁZARO GALARRAGA will lead a set of LIVE MUSIC at 7:15 PM.  DEEJAY WARAPO will be keeping the energy up with the latest and hottest CUBAN DANCE MUSIC! An evening of CUBAN SALSA! SON! TIMBA! REGGAETÓN! RUMBA! RUEDAS! RAFFLES! GIFTS!  CELEBRATION!

MARTIZA BAÍDA will be back by popular demand to teach a 5:30 PM RUEDA de CASINO class!

We’ll also be celebrating OCTOBER BIRTHDAYS! So message Curuye if you’d like to have your name on the cake!. 

FOR THE OCCASION, WEAR YOUR CURUYE TEE SHIRTS! HATS! (& you’ll get an extra raffle ticket!)

You’ll want to fuel up with some of Chef Israel’s tasty offerings from his varied menu! If you're coming in a group, message Curuye if you'd like to reserve a table.

ALL AGES WELCOME! $12 cover includes dance class! 

The GRANADA’s MAIN BALLROOM, 17 South First Street, Alhambra 91801. FREE PARKING in structure across the street!

TELL ONE! TELL ALL! LET's DANCE & CELEBRATE!

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Noche Havana - World Dance Festival a Palomar College - Fri. Oct 19th

Join Palomar College Dance Department for the 21st Anniversary celebration of the Afro-Cuban/Brazilian Drum and Dance Ensemble, Agogo and the World Drum and Dance Program.  Founded and directed by Patriceann Mead.  An evening of live Cuban/Brazilian music and dance, features Kimba Light, a fabulous Salsa band. Includes open dance floor.
Here are the details:
WHAT:  An evening of live Cuban/Brazilian music and dance, features Kimba Light, a fabulous Salsa band. Includes open dance floor.
WHEN: Friday, October 19, 2018         
              Doors open at 7:00pm
              Salsa Dance class with Patriceann Mead at 7:30pm
WHERE: Palomar College Performing Arts - Studio Theatre
COST: $15 General Public
            $10 College Students - purchase your tickets online here





GRAND OPENING: Havana in Hollywood Dance Party - Friday, Oct 5th

GRAND OPENING of Havana in Hollywood Featuring DJ Warapo & Kati Hernandez! We will have awesome Cuban-style line dances throughout the night and also have great Cuban Music vibes. Don't miss this awesome event! 

Here are the details:
WHAT: Cuban Dance Party bring Havana to Hollywood 
WHEN: Friday, October 5, 2018 9pm-2am
WHERE: Station 1640 - 1640 N Cahuenga Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028
COST: They will have a *FREE GUEST LIST*
Please send names to DJ Warapo or Kati Hernandez before FRIDAY!

Cachito Y su Son Plays Bella Vista Social Club & Caffe - Thurs. Oct 4th

Cachito y Su Son brings you a deluxe lineup for this event. Don't miss this out!
Here are the details:
WHAT: Live Cuban Son music by Cachito y Su Son - Dancing Meet -Up
WHEN: Thursday, October 4, 2018 5:30pm-7:45pm
WHERE: Bella Vista Social Club & Caffe: 2880 Torrey Pines Scenic Dr, La Jolla, CA 92037
COST:  Free but please buy some coffee or food. (Kid-friendly)

1st Annual Changui Festival in Los Angeles - Sat. Oct. 6th


Here are the details:
WHAT: 1st Annual Changüí Festival
WHEN: Saturday, October 6 @ 3:00PM
WHERE: The Debonair Cigar Lounge - 6908, 1111 South La Brea Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90019
COST: General Admissions Tickets are $35 Click here to purchase  
INCLUDES LIVE MUSIC BY CHANGÜÍ MAJADERO FEAT. JOSE ANDRES "EL SINSONTE" & LOS HERMANOS ARANGO

TICKET OPTIONS:

LECHÓN ASADO TICKET $45: https://bit.ly/lechonasado_changuifest
Lechón Asado ticket includes - General Admission, 1 food dish by Cienfuegos Cuban Cafe & 1 drink.

FORBIDDEN FRUIT TICKETS $65 (Limited): https://bit.ly/forbiddenfruit_changuifest
Forbidden Fruit tickets includes: General Admission & 1 complimentary Qban Cigar (Cohiba Esplendidos, Partagas, or Romeo y Julieta) imported directly from the forbidden island.

CHANGÜÍ VIP TICKETS $100 (Limited): https://bit.ly/vip_changuifestival
Changüí VIP tickets includes: General Admission, 1 VIP Parking, Access to VIP canopy/shaded area with chairs, 2 drinks, 1 cigar (Debonair cigar, NOT CUBAN) & 1 food dish by Cienfuegos Cuban Cafe.

HIGH ROLLERS PLATINUM $1,000 (Limited): https://bit.ly/hirollersplatinum_changuifest
High Rollers Platinum $1,000 includes: 5 General Admission, 1 VIP Parking, Access to your own canopy/shaded area with chairs, 1 complimentary BOX of Qban Cohiba Esplendidos (25 in a box), 1 complimentary bottle of imported Havana Club (cups & ice included), 5 food dishes by Cienfuegos Cuban Cafe, & 5 drink tickets. Please email info@changuimajadero or call (619)730-8180 to purchase the HighRollersPlatinum ticket at $1,000. If you buy the ticket online you will have to pay an extra processing fee of $30.