Wednesday, March 19, 2008

[Wadabo_updates] Afro-Cuban Music & Dance

Dear African Dance & Music community,
Afro-Cuban music & dance events & classes in the near future...

1 - Dance Classes: with Reynaldo Gonzalez - Spring schedule

2 - Music: Show with Larry Harlow & the Latin Legends - 3/28

3 - Dance Party: Cuban Salsa Night w/ LIVE music - 4/4

1 - Dance Classes:

Afro-Cuban Dance with Reynaldo Gonzalez
Every Sunday, 12noon-1:30pm with LIVE Bata drumming & singing| The Dance Complex - 536 Mass Ave. Cambridge
|$12 - NO CLASS ON 4/6, 5/11 & 6/22 |
Come celebrate Cuba's African heritage with Reynaldo Gonzalez, former member of the world renown dance company, AfroCuba de Matanzaz. The class teaches the dances of various Afro-Cuban ethnic traditions, including Yoruba (Lucumi), Arara, Conga, etc., accompanied by live drumming and singing. In addition to dances of the Orisha, Palo Monte, etc., secular dances such as rumba and comparsa (carnival) dances are also taught.

2 - Music:

Larry Harlow & the Latin Legends
Friday, March 28th| 2 shows 8pm & 10pm
| Scullers Jazz Club - DoubleTree Hotel, Storrow Drive & Mass Pike Exit |$25 tickets | 617.562.4111 or
Come see a living legend of Afro-Cuban music. Go and dance salsa all night after the show with Miami club featuring Javier Arroyo and his Salsa Night Band at Cambridge Hyatt's Presidential Ballroom. For information visit

3 - Dance Party:

Cuban Salsa Night w/ LIVE Cuban Salsa Music
Friday, April 4th| 9pm Dance Lessons
| 10pm-1:30am Dance Party & LIVE Performance|Jorge Hernandez Cultural Center -85 West Newton Street, Boston |$15 tickets
Despelote Dance presents an entire evening of dance & live music - party Cuban style. Come learn Cuban Salsa and Rueda de Casino, Cuba's hottest dances, at 9pm for FREE! Next party is Friday, June 6th, so mark you calendars.

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