Documentary Film 'La Salsa Cubana" - Location Change

Greetings Casineros,
There is a location change for the film viewing of "La Salsa Cubana." It is no longer at Queen Bees. It is now moved to the Eveoke Theatre. Here is the address: 2811 #A University Avenue  San Diego, CA 92104

Same time and same date still applies!
It is still Saturday at July 28th from 7:30pm to 9:30pm.
$10 admission
Please do not miss this film viewing as it may be the only time it is here in San Diego. Let's support this film our very own Eric Johnson and Sarita Streng created for our viewing pleasure! You will be so inspired by this film.


Rueda En La Playa at Moonlight Beach - Sun. July 15th

Greetings Casineros!
It's summer time and Tim Snedeker, from EnRuedameMas is taking his rueda class outside for this Summer instalment of Rueda En LA Playa.  He usually meets at Dance North County Studios from 5pm-7:30pm. For this Sunday, he will be taking his class outside. Here are the details:

When: Sunday, July 15th
6:00pm - 6:30pm - Maritza's Cuban Core-Strengthening and Footwork Warm Up
6:30pm - Tim's beginners class
7:30pm - Tim's intermediate class
8:30pm+ dancing; rueda and salsa suelta lines! 

Where: Encinitas at Moonlight Beach at the bottom the parking lot near the bathrooms.

What to bring: Bring a sweater, blankets, beach chairs, snacks and drinking. This is totally casual. We will be dancing on concrete so where comfy shoes.

La Salsa Cubana Documentary Film, Party & Workshops

This will probably be the ONLY film screening in San Diego for this documentary so please come support this amazing film,  La Salsa Cubana; Click here to see the trailer. You don't want to miss this!

Film screening at Queen Bee’s, July 28, 7:30 – 9:30pm
including Q&A with director Eric Joseph Johnson, $10
Cuban salsa party after the film, July 28, 9:30pm - midnight
with DJ playing the latest music from Cuba, $8
Casino and rueda de casino dance workshops, July 29, 1-5pm
all workshops taught by Eric Joseph Johnson, $35
intermediate/adv moves from the film La Salsa Cubana, 
1. One man dancing with two women
2. One woman dancing with 2 men
3. "Floreo" styling for casino dancing
Queen Bee’s Art and Culture Center
3925 Ohio Street
San Diego, CA 92104
(619) 255-5147 

Un Bulla!

Save The Date! - Noche Cubana on Friday, July 27th

Just wanted to give you a heads up that the next Noche Cubana is coming July 27th! Please make a note of it. More details to come.

Casino on Concrete - July 21st in Solana Beach

Oye, Casineros!
It's that time to get ready for Casino on Concrete! (Yes, the cardboard will be taking a July break). We are meeting at Fletcher Cove Park in Solana Beach next to the water for dancing, sunset picture-taking and hanging out with our casino family. We will be there from 6pm to 8pm.

If you are helping out for the Flash Mob in Carlsbad in August, come learn some of the moves we plan to call.

Here are the details: 
When: Saturday, July 21st, 6pm-8pm
Where: Solana Beach at Fletcher Cove Park
111 South Sierra Avenue
Solana Beach, CA 92075
Corner of Plaza Street and South Sierra Avenue

What to bring: snacks, beach chairs, a sweater, a camera and more importantly, bring yourself! Free event and family friendly.

Chuchito Valdes, Sunday, July 8, 7pm @ Anthology

Chuchito Valdez is recognized as a master of Cuban music including Son, Danzon, Cuban Timba and Guaguanco. If you like Cuban jazz, this is your chance to see an increadible artist. Son of Chucho Valdes and grandson of Bebo Valdez. This guy just burns the keys on the piano. Amazing! Check out the video link below. This link also has more information on Chuchito Valdez (his bio) and the details regarding ticket prices, click here.

Save the Date! Rueda Flash Mob at Carlsbad TGIF Jazz in the Park

Greetings Casineros!
The schedule is out now for the Carlsbad TGIF Jazz at the Park. On August 24th at Calavera Hills Park, Johnny Polanco Orchestra will be playing live. This is our chance to do a flash mob rueda at the park! If you are interested in being part of the flash mob contact me at I'll be calling the seasoned beginners/intermediate rueda and the following moves will be called;
Paso Basico
Enchufla pero no (same as arriba tiempo Espana but begins w/ enchufla)
Caminamos pa'rriba
Adios con la hermana (prima con la hermana)
Un tarro pero no la deje
Otro tarro pero no la deje
Pa'bajo (same as guapiando)
Enchlfa pal' medio con dos
La flor
Dame loco
kentucky  - exhibela - setenta uno
Enchufla con Manolin
Un beso
Sobrero con exhibela
Una con una
una con dos
dos con dos
enchulfa pa'rriba
Dame dos
candado - con tren
La policia and ends with dame pa'rriba
enchufla y paseala
Enchulfa pero no
Pa'bajo - exhibila dos con una
Una bulla!  (response: Eyyyyyyy!)
Dos Bullas! (response: Ey Eyyyy!)
Celia Cruz (response: Azucar!)
Ui Yui yui! (Response: Te Veooooo!)
Tu madre! (Response: La Tuya!)

If you know most of this stuff, then come join us. I will  be going over these moves in my class in Vista (Yoga Munkey - Tuesday nights 7:15pm to 8:15pm).

For more details on the concerts, click here for the concert schedule. For the flash mob, we just need at least 3 couples. More couples would be great, so let me know I will post who is going to be there for confirmation of pairs of casineros attending!

Una Bulla!