Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Cuba Libre!!! Sat. Feb 21st

WHAT:  Come experience a night of Cuban Rhythms w/Drumming & Dance!  Featuring authentic sounds of Mambo, Cha-Cha-Chá, Son (which gave birth to Salsa), Rumba and Roots Afro-Cuban.  There will be informal line-dancing and some fun guided dances for anyone who wants to participate.  Tasty Cuban treats, including yucca & plantains and traditional Mojitos at the bar.  In Cuba, we call this type of party a "peña."  Juan Carlos Blanco is a Master Drummer & Dancer from Habana, Cuba with over 30 yrs. of professional & authentic experience.  This is a great opportunity for the community to experience a real Cuban Peña without leaving San Diego!


WHERE: The Brass Rail
3796 5th Ave.
SD, CA. 92103

$3 Mojitos & Cuba Libres / 21+

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

New Sunday Series: Merengue Haitiano!

Series taught by Juan Carlos Blanco

What: NEW Series! Merengue Haitiano
Cuban Percussion & Dance Classes
When: Sundays 
12pm - 1 pm Cuban Percussion, Cost: $7
1pm - 2pm Cuban Dance, Cost: $7
Where: WorldBeat Center, 2100 Park Blvd, SD 92101
*No previous experience necessary. Classes can be taken individually or both

Students will learn to play and/or dance Merengue Haitiano in a fun ensemble setting. Drums Available.
Come learn the roots of Merengue in this fun series!