Friday, 9/27 – Saturday 9/28
Cubania: A celebration of Cuban dance heritage – workshops and party with performances at the 49th State Brewing Company with local artists and special guests from Cuba, Jorge Luis Fernandez & Indira Mora Cueto
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It is National Hispanic Heritage Month and your local Cuban dance school once again is celebrating with a dance weekend a lo Cubano! This event features workshops and performances with Anaya Latin Dance, other local dancers & instructors, and of course, our special guests from Cuba… Jorge Luis and Indira!
Jorge Luis Fernandez and Indira Mora Cueto are both graduates of Cuba’s National Arts Schools, specializing in Cuban dances, and they have danced in professional companies both in Cuba and abroad. Now they reside in Las Vegas where they are creating together, fusing styles with their Cuban dance roots, while also traveling as invited artists to events all over the world.
EVENT SCHEDULE SUMMARY:
Friday, September 27th – PRE-EVENT @ Anaya Latin Dance:
7-9 pm: Evening Afro-Cuban/Salsa con Afro dance workshop for advanced dancers with Jorge Luis & Indira held at Anaya Latin Dance (location TBC)
Saturday, September 28th – MAIN EVENT @ 49th State Brewing Company:
12:30 pm: Doors open and registration
1-6 pm: Dance workshops for all levels as follows…
– 1-2 pm: Casino/Timba (Cuban salsa) for beginners & intermediates with Anaya Latin Dance
– 2-3 pm: Pachanga for all levels with Kagan Ford
– 3-4 pm: Afro-Cuban Rumba for all levels with Jorge & Indira
– 4-5 pm: Cuban son for dancers with some Latin dance experience with Anaya Latin Dance
– 5-6 pm: Reggaeton for all levels with Jorge & Indira
6-7:30 pm: Dinner break, doors open for evening at 7:30 pm
8-11 pm: Show and social dance (drinks included, non-alcoholic options available)
After 11 pm: Official After-Party at LED Ultra Lounge and Grill (21+ only, entry included)
Sunday, September 29th: Possibility to schedule private lessons with Jorge Luis & Indira at Anaya Latin Dance between 3 pm and 8 pm
Select Saturdays starting in October
Join Anaya Latin Dance in the “Swing bar” at Chilkoot Charlie’s (Koot’s), one of the most famous night venues in Anchorage. We’ll be mixing salsa, timba, reggaeton and more once monthly on the second Saturday of the month for you to get your Latin groove on.
Dates: October 12, November 9, and December 14.
Time: 9 pm to 12 am (or later if the vibes are good)
Cover: $10 (which includes up to $8 1st drink value)
Latin Night is back at Spenard’s new favorite restaurant, Charlou (formerly La Potato)!
Anaya Latin Dance will be hosting this special evening of Latin dance music from all around the world, live conga, animations and entertainment once a month on Saturdays – October 19, November 16, and December 21. Grab a table for dinner and then enjoy the dancing from 9 pm to midnight. Cover is just $3!