San Francisco Salsa Rueda Festival -

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

Casinero Meet-Up at Moonshine Beach Salsa/Bachata Night in Pacific Beach- Sun. Nov 18th

Greetings Casineros & Amigos,
Looking for a place to go dancing. it's not going to be timba but the salsa music I hear is good. Let's meet up and dance just for fun and maybe some ruedas if the music calls for it.
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Here are the details:
WHAT:  Casinero Meet Up to go out dancing in San Diego
WHEN:  Sunday, November 18, 2018 4pm -9pm
                  4pm dance lesson
                 5pm-9pm social dancing
WHERE: Moonshine Beach -1165 Garnet Ave., San Diego, CA 92109
COST: $10 cover -
QUESTIONS: Contact David Stein | 619.917.1721

Cuban Dance Masters Royland Lobato & Kati Hernandez Casino/AfroCuban Workshops in LA - Sat. Nov. 17th

Thrilled to be hosting another CUBAN dance SPLASH @ Soho Dance LA. Back by popular demand Royland Lobato native of Cuba and all the way from the Bay Area will be in L.A THIS SATURDAY NOV 17. He will be sharing his outstanding mastery and knowledge with us and co/ teaching with Kati Hernandez.
Check this out. Sign up and spread the word familia!

11:00 am - 12:00pm
FUNDAMENTALS of CASINO (Cuban style salsa) with KATI. COST $18

12:00pm - 1:00pm
CASINO INTERMEDIO (Cuban style Salsa) with KATI & ROYLAND. COST $18 pre-pay or $20 at the door

1:00 pm -2:00 pm
AFRO-CUBAN (Changó/Shangó/Xangó) WITH LIVE TRADITIONAL PERCUSSION. COST: $18 pre-pay or $20 at the door.

COST: Two Workshops:
$30 PRE-PAID $35@ the door
Three Workshops:
$ 45 PRE-PAID $50 @ the door
Venmo @kati-hernandez and please make sure your description is only (Dance with Kati) Thank you!
If you already pre- paid for the Casino Series please show your receipt at the door. And only pay for the last workshop.

Agua!! Pay only $15 for Oricha Therapy Sunday when you take Royland’s workshop on Saturday.
This will be a great treat for you familia! See you on the dance floor!

Kati Hernandez

Casinero Meet-Up atHavana Nights at Hillcrest - Manny Cepeda Orchestra - Sat. Nov. 17th

Havana Nights proudly presents The Manny Cepeda Orchestra Trio for the "Hottest Night" in Hillcrest! Come out and check out Manny and his friends now going on it's 5th year performing for what has become the hottest Salsa, Cumbia, Merengue, Bachata and Cuban Music in Hillcrest!
Here are the details:
WHAT: Casinero dance meet-up at Manny Cepeda's Orchestra salsa, Cumbia, Merengue & Cuban music event 
WHEN: Saturday, November 17, 2018, 8pm-12 midnight
WHERE: Number One Fifth Ave.:  3845 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92103
COST: FREE but buys some drinks please!  Must be 21+ to attend!!!

Casino on Concrete at Imperial Beach - Sat. Dec 1st

Greetings Casineros,
Let's dance outside on concrete and grass near the Imperial Beach Pier. We haven't been here in a while but you remember how beautiful it was out there. So bring your beach supplies and concrete dancing shoes because this is going to be a lot of fun. Come enjoy some dancing to timba music with friends and make new friends, 

Here are the details:
WHAT: Casino on Concrete (Cuban salsa dancing on concrete by the beach)
WHEN: Saturday, Dec 1, 2018 2:00pm to 5:00pm
        2:00pm beginner lesson for beginners
        2:45pm New rueda moves by Maritza
        3:00pm -5:00pm social dancing and social ruedas

WHERE: Imperial Beach Pier Plaza:  10 Evergreen Avenue, Imperial Beach, CA 91932

Look for us nearest the corner of Seacoast and Elder street and listen for the music and people dancing on the concrete or grass.

HOW TO PREPARE: Bring beach chairs, sunscreen, walking/dancing shoes, This is a snack-luck so bring snacks and drinks to share! 

Una bulla!

Rumba Descarga at La Bodega Gallery in Barrio Logan - Tues. Nov 6th

Here are the details:
WHAT:  RUMBA DESCARGA JAM - Join us for an evening of Live Music
Hosted by: Paul M Lopez

This month's Descarga will feature the amazing San Diego Latin Jazz Collective

* Now serving soft drinks, snacks and beer
(Id required to purchase beer)

Tuesday November 6, 2018
Jam starts at 8:00pm, doors open at 7:30pm
Free admission / Open to all ages

La Bodega Gallery
2196 Logan Ave.
San Diego, CA 92113
Instagram: labodegagallery

Havana Jam at Prohibition San Diego - Nov 6th

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 Nights beginning November 6, 2018 at 8pm
WHERE: Prohibition San Diego - 548 Fifth Ave, San Diego, CA 92101
COST: Grab dinner at Havana 1920 then head on over to Prohibition Lounge.