CURUYE's JUNE CUBAN SALSA TIMBA DANCE PARTY! - Sun. June 10th

CURUYE'S CUBAN SALSA TIMBA DANCE PARTY
SUNDAY, JUNE 10, 2018, 5:00-10:00 PM
THE GRANADA 17 So First Street. Alhambra 91801





SABROSO! WELCOME SUMMER dancing to CUBAN SALSA-TIMBA-SON-RUMBA-REGGAETÓN at CURUYE’s JUNE CUBAN DANCE PARTY! DEEJAY WARAPO playing the BEST and LATEST of CUBAN DANCE MUSIC, keeping the dance energy high throughout the evening!

CELEBRATING the JUNE BIRTHDAYS of  KAY TORRES, TANIA de la PEÑA, CYNTHIA GUEDEA, MARLON CLARK. Word has it that not only will we be celebrating with the birthday dance, but with a fresh mango cake to share as well!

KATI HERNÁNDEZ will kick off the party with her hot Cuban dance moves, and throughout the evening--aside from the salsa and timba, we’ll be dancing to some reggaetón and carnival congas!  

Plan on having a meal or snack from Chef Israel's varied menu!

ALL AGES WELCOME!

FREE PARKING in structure across from the GRANADA.


$10 cover includes dance class. 

SPREAD THE WORD & LET's MEET UP ON THE DANCE FLOOR!


Casino on Grass in La Jolla at Ellen Browning Scripps Park - Sat. June 9th

Greetings Everyone!
Happy Beginning of a fabulous summer.  Time to take our your sandals, sneakers and flip flops and come to our June installment of Casino on Grass. We are taking it to a new spot in La Jolla at Ellen Browning Scripps Park. This has one of the best views of the ocean so don't miss out on some dancing fun.
Here are the details:
WHAT: Cuban dance party at the beach with friends and more new friends
WHEN: Saturday, June 9, 2018 5pm-8pm
WHERE: Ellen Browning Scripps Park in La Jolla
                 1100 Coast Blvd, La Jolla, CA 92037
HOW TO PREPARE: Bring a snack and something to drink, beach layered clothing, blankets, sunblock, sunglasses, camera, beach chairs. We are definitely taking pictures of this place!
 PARKING: Yeah...well... that's going to be the challenge. There is parking but it is a highly trafficked place so get there before 5pm to get parking. Below is a map of the area and where to park

NEW Rueda Class Series Level 1-2-3 at CSUSM Temecula - Begins Monday, July 2nd

Greetings Everyone!
Great news for Temecula (Southwest Riverside County)!! Maritza Baida will be teaching a 3-month Rueda de Casino Beginner Level series through California State University San Marcos, Temecula. This is a personal enrichment course offered to the community. If this is your first time ever hearing about this type of dance, Here is quick description:  it is Cuban Salsa danced in a circle formation switching partners. There is a caller in the circle who calls out the moves and everyone does the moves together. If you have never seen this social dance before, click the video link below or check out this video link of Maritza calling in this circle back in Seattle.


Come learn the hottest dance craze in all of Europe, Scandinavia, Far East, Latin America, Australia, Mexico, Canada, and in small pockets cities around the US. If you love regular salsa dancing, this dance will take you to the next level of musicality, technical savviness in partner dancing, creating a supportive community within this dance.
Here are the details:
WHAT: A 3-Month Cuban Salsa Beginners Series
WHEN: Mondays, 7pm-8:30pm starting July 2, 2018 through September 24, 2018
(no class on July 16th & Sept 3rd)
WHERE: CSUSM Temecula (Margarita Campus) 43890 Margarita Rd., Temecula, CA 92592
Room M-42
FYI - There is carpet in the room so bring some big socks to cover your sneakers to save your knees on pivot turns.  
HOW TO REGISTER: Click on this link. Then, click the "Student Login" to create an account to register for the class and pay for the class. If you have difficulty registering online, just come to the class. We will have laptops for people to register online.
COST: $55 for each month (3-month plan) Total $165 for the whole series.

Friday Rueda Practice at Maple Street Plaza on Fri. May 25th

Greetings Everyone!
We are doing it again at Maple Street Plaza for our Friday rueda practice. Come hang out with us as we dance during the Cruisin' Grand (Classic Car show). We are working on group moves (Beginner level 3 competency required)

Here are the details:
WHAT: Meet Up for a Rueda de casino practice and social dancing; Open to all.
WHEN: Friday, May 25, 2018 from 7pm-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 even with Cruisin' Grand Classic Car show going on.


Maritza's Intermediate level 1 Class Series Starts June 5th - Registration is now open!

Greeting Everyone!
After many requests and more people in North County San Diego who want an intermediate level rueda de casino class, I am offering a one-month series of Intermediate Level 1 in June. It will be on Tuesday nights from 7-8:30pm at Doug's Studio! Come sign up online. Below are the details:
Here are the details:
WHAT: Maritza's Intermediate Level 1 Rueda de casino Class Series
WHEN: Tuesday nights 7pm-8:30pm
WHERE: Doug's Studio - 1717 S. Iris Lane, Escondido, CA 92026
HOW To REGISTER: Click on this link and complete the online registration form
COST: $40.00 per person

Gozadera Cuban Nights Party in North County San Diego!! - Sun. June 17th

That's Right! You heard and seen that correctly. it is real, mi gente! It's happening. Our own North County Gozadera Cuban Nights event. Put it on your calendar people!!
Here are the details:
WHAT: Cuban Dance Party in North County San Diego (Finally!!!)
WHEN: Sunday, June 17, 2018 5pm-10pm
WHERE: Dance North County Studios - 535 Encinitas Blvd., Ste 100, Encinitas, CA 920
COST:  $10.00 at the door
If you are a current college student, bring your student ID card to get in for free.

Friday Rueda Practice at Maple Street Plaza - Fri. May 18th

Greetings Everyone!
We are heading back to Maple Street Plaza for our rueda practice. Come hang out with us as we dance during the Cruisin' Grand (Classic Car show). Then we are celebrating at Plan 9 Ale House our victory of a successful performance by our new EscoRueda Group this last Sunday (Mother's Day) at the Center for the Arts. Anyone can come.

Here are the details:
WHAT: Meet Up for a rueda de casino practice and social dancing; Open to all.
WHEN: Friday, May 18, 2018 from 7pm-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 even with Cruisin' Grand Classic Car show going on.

BAILAtlanta Cuban Dance Festival! - Fri. June 15th - Sun. June 17th

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A weekend of Cuban music. Timba, Son, Rumba. A weekend of great attitude, old and new friends, smiles and lots of dance. 

Accomodations
Choice Hotels - Quality Suites
All the rooms are suites, with living room, sofa and kitchen. 
1 Queen Bed Suite - $110 per night plus tax
2 Queen Bed Suite - $120 per night plus tax
Call reservations 404-262-7880 and mention BAILAtlanta group block or book online https://www.choicehotels.com/reservations/groups/YB6AF4

Parties on Friday and Saturday night and Sunday Matinee. 
Parties on Friday and Saturday will be hosted at Academy Ballroom. Performances both night and a much larger space to dance all night.
Sunday day, we are taking the party to the park.

Workshops on Saturday day at Academy Ballroom. 
Confirmed Instructors:
- Roberto Borrell (Cuba/San Francisco)
- Kati Hernandez (Cuba/ Santa Monica)
- Michelito Herrera (Cuba/Atlanta)
- Duane Wrenn (Michigan)
- Adrian Valdivia (Washington DC)

3 Djs every night spinning the best Cuban music. Attendees from Michigan, New Orleans, Georgia, North Carolina, California, Kentucky, Indiana, South Carolina, Alabama, Canada and Florida have already confirm and we expect many more.

TICKETS via Eventbrite or on Facebook page for BAILAtlanta

Cachito y su son Live music every first Thursday - Thurs. June 7th

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First Thursday of each month, come out to hear Cachito y su son!

WHAT: Live music during dinner!
WHEN: 5:30 to 7:45 pm
WHERE: Buena Vista Social Club & Cafe, 2880 Torrey Pines Scenic Dr, La Jolla, CA 92037

Rumba Descarga: Afro-Cuban Rumba Jam - Tues. June 5th


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Timba played by DJ Saul Timba in between sets!


Afron-Cuban RUmba led by:
Paul M Lopez
Plus special guests
Vocals by @Jimmy Peña

If you're a professional salsero/rumbero drummer around town, come sign up to sit in!

* Now serving soft drinks, snacks, and beer

WHAT: Free Rumba Jam, with Timba in between sets.  Lots of dance space! All ages.
WHEN:Jam starts at 8 pm, doors open at 7:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
WHERE:La Bodega Gallery, 2196 Logan Ave., San Diego, CA 92113

www.labodegagallery.com