Salsa in the news – May 2018




Chicago SummerDance kicks off June 28 in Grant Park — here’s the full schedule

Saturday, July 21 – SALSA / Juan Pablo Díaz y su Orquesta (Salsa) / Latin Rhythms (Salsa). Sunday, July 22 – ROMANIAN FOLK MUSIC and DANCES / Lorenzo Feraru and his Gypsy Band (Romanian Folk Music) / Ethnic Dance Chicago (Eastern European and Balkan Folk Dances). Thursday, July 26 …

Aguanilé; the musical about Cali’s salsa revolution

Salsa‘ means sauce in Spanish, and what better way to describe the musical than saucy, with a heavily-sexualised script accompanied by raunchy outfits. Yet focusing on the show’s risque nature would unfairly overshadow the flawless singing, superb musical backing and skill of the dancers, the …

Bailando on a budget: 22 ways to get your Latin dance fix in Philly

Latin American music has exploded in popularity in the United States recently, so much so that movement has been given a name. Coined the “Despacito” effect, its heart is thumping, rhythmically and sensually, all across the nation. Its heart is also beating fiercely in Philly. The bam-bam of hands …

Here’s the complete Chicago SummerDance schedule

Highlights of this year’s lineup include Bollywood dancing (August 16), a Chicago house music throwdown (August 10) and an Afrobeat night with Barcelona’s Alma Afrobeat Ensemble (July 19). As in years past, SummerDance … Son Veteranos (Salsa) + Dance Academy of Salsa (Salsa). Sunday, July 1 …

Dancing The Night Away: Tango, Salsa Nights At Hartford Ballroom

Every Friday night is a different kind of adventure at Hartford Ballroom. The second Friday of every month, the sexy music of Argentina accompanies couples doing close-embrace tango. On the third Friday, anything goes: waltz, foxtrot, rumba, cha-cha. Fourth Fridays have a Latin flavor, as dancers …

Photo gallery: Natchez Festival of Music takes salsa dancing one step at a time

News. The Dart: Cooking up a career. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. PrevNext. Start. Stop. John De Latour practices his salsa dancing during the Natchez Festival of Music salsa lessons taught by Alexandra Camargo and Dr. Miguel Figueroa at Rolling River Bistro. (Nicole Hester /The Natchez Democrat) …

Salsa Music Coming to LA Plaza This Summer

Subsequent acts include Latin Sol, La Verdad and The Arsenio Rodriguez Project; though all are salsa acts, each has a unique spin, from big-band ensembles to performances rooted in Cuban sounds. There will be a dance floor set up. The Summer of Salsa wraps on Sept. 7 with a show from Conjunto …

London returns to the O2 for the city’s biggest Latin American celebration

This summer,london will once again welcome the leading names in latin music as they take over the o2 for a celebratory day of music, dancing and …

Conga Kids Learn Salsa and Social Skills

“Over the next few years, I learned how to dance and I was very methodical about my approach, taking lessons and … Paul Rodriguez, Sheila E. and others to open the Conga Room, a world-class Latin music venue and nightclub.

Global Melodies: Afro-Cuban Ensemble inspires audience interaction with lively tunes

The ensemble, which meets for rehearsals Monday nights in Schoenberg Hall, practices and performs several genres of Latin-American dance music.





That’s a First: Wherein I try to salsa

According to Aponte, salsa is the name of both the dance and the music. Salsa was developed in New York City in the mid-20th Century and mixes a …

I Mambo Margate dance project to inspire communities and celebrate isle landmarks

The music is really fun and we have devised a very special track – It’s going to be a fabulous surprise! “Mambo was born in the 1950s and it’s very easy to dance. – it’s what they do in … ECE Salsa – Dreamland. Monday, May 21 – …

Annual Cuban American Music Festival Delivers the Salsa on Sunday

Annual Cuban American Music Festival Delivers the Salsa on Sunday … event that promises to deliver Cuban food, music, cigars, dancing and drinks.

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Cultural education can be fun for kids

In mid-June, part of Ueno Park will give way to the Salsa Street Festival. This is a great place to try a little salsa dancing and hear the music of Latin …

PHOTOS: Havana Nights fundraiser hosted by the Cross Timbers Family Services

The event was well attended and those that were fortunate enough to be present were treated to great eats, music, and salsa dancing. There was even …

BWW Review: ON YOUR FEET! at Starlight Theatre

“On Your Feet” is a fairly standard “juke box” musical with a salsa twist. … Emilio is a little older and ran a local Latin dance band until he met young …

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Good Day NWA: Turnbow Tunes Salsa Dancing

Turnbow Tunes will feature live music, along with games and other … and partner Rachel Pieper give Jason and Jaclyn a salsa dancing lesson.

Salsa dancing coming to Ellesmere

Most of us love to watch Strictly Come Dancing and many of us love to dance … SOSA (Solo Salsa) Dance Fitness Classes are coming to Ellesmere and … “We run through the steps together before putting the music on and no-one is …

Julio Montero Brings The Joy of Salsa to Vancouver

Julio Montero, a Cuban-born dance instructor of Salsa and Dominican …. the “everlasting system of joy”—this refers to the music and the dances that …

It takes two to Kizomba

But more than the form, it was the music that attracted me. … Like most Latin dance forms, Kizomba also follows leader–follower pattern, where one …

Singer Brynn Stanley, Salsa Under the Stars, free movies: MPAC introduces summer entertainment …

Morristown – Imagine salsa dancing under the stars. Or joining … The Vail Lawn will provide evening music from diverse artists for diverse audiences.

Osher Marin JCC 2018 Summer Nights Outdoor Music Series Opens Sat. July 7

The portable dance floor will be on the turf and a pre-concert Salsa Class gets the evening started … Sat 8/4 – Latin Big Band: Pacific Mambo Orchestra
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