Big Thanks -Hoping to reach £100, 000 goal soon

8 08 2018

Many thanks to everyone who has supported and continues to support Latin Quarter classes and events.  Hoping we can reach the £100, 000 mark soon for the Azul Wasi home in Peru.  Thanks to The Courier too in Dundee for their interest.

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Latin Quarter 15th Anniversary Celebration with Live Salsa band – 29th Sept @ The Friary

8 08 2018
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15th Anniversary party with the groovy live SON al SON on Saturday 29th Sept, 2018
@ The Friary, Tullideph Rd, Dundee, DD2 2PN,  8pm- 1am.  Free Salsa beginners class at 8.15pm, tickets £13 on door or £10 in advance from Grouchos record shop, Dundee or LQ salsa classes/ email.  Come and spice up your life !  Contact LQsalsadundee@gmail.com for more information. Will be a raffle and bar on the night. Raffle prize donations greatly appreciated. Tables can be reserved via same email for 8 minimum for prepaid ticket holders. Details also  on www.salsadundee.com.  Anyone welcome.   All money raised for the Azul Wasi project in Peru near Cusco, home for former street children.

 

Information about Son al Son.

The band Son al Son was formed in 2008. Its line-up is made up of musicians from Latin America and Scotland.  As the name suggests, Son al Son play son, a style of music made popular in 1920’s Havana and more recently in the film “Buena Vista Social Club”. To this day, songs like Chan Chan, El Cuarto De Tula and Dos Gardenias are played in cafes and bars across Cuba.

Son al Son have added songs from La Excelencia, Cubanismo along with original compositions,Juanito,Cimarron and Morena bring  a more‘salsa dura’ (hard salsa!) feel to their set. Along with the ‘traditional’ songs (with a salsa twist!) and the modern salsa songs,we’re sure Son al Son will get your feet tapping and out of your seat in no time, Gozar! Enjoy!

mini documentary of band –

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H5HE06ULa0E

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Son-al-Son/489778144443159

 





NEW Beginners Salsa classes – 11th Sept

3 08 2018
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NEW Beginners Cross Body Style Salsa, classes start tues 11th sept, 6.15-7.05pm, at The Deaf Hub, Old Mill, 23, Brown St, Dundee. 10 week block pass £35, or £5 per class weekly. Can join first 2 weeks only. Please come 10 min early to register & pay. Classes are progressive, no partner necessary, anyone welcome. Email – LQsalsadundee@gmail.com for places or more info. https://www.facebook.com/events/379538969116479/
Please pass the word. All money raised for Azul Wasi project in Peru. Directions on www.salsadundee.com on class page.
Please note : there is no car parking outside the deaf hub (may get a parking ticket), best to park on Brown street.  See classes tab for more details & directions.
Other classes also start back on the 11th sept too.




Sol y Sombra latin social- 7 August

10 07 2018

Latin Social @ Sol y Sombra bar, Broughty ferry, 7th August, music from 8pm.  Anyone welcome.





Thanks

27 06 2018

Many thanks to everyone who came to the social at the Deaf Hub last night, we raised £55 (after room hire) for the Azul Wasi project in Peru. I’ll keep the raffle prizes until the next social which is likely to be the LIVE BAND ( SON al SON) 15th Anniversary party on the 29th Sept at The Friary in Dundee. More details to follow soon. Save the date & pass the word if you can please.





Latin Quarter Social Tues 26th June

21 06 2018

 

Latin Quarter Social with Bachata Moderna workshops
Tuesday 26th June @ the Deaf Hub, Dundee.

6.15pm The usual Beginners Cuban Salsa class
7pm – Bachata Moderna workshop- Improver/ Intermediate level ( no beginners) – £5,  Combo with social £6
8.pm-10pm – latin music for dancing (Salsa, bachata & a little kizomba) – Social £3
Pay on the door.
There will be a raffle too. All money raised from the event goes to the Azul Wasi Project near Cusco, Peru. See  https://www.facebook.com/events/179493539567295/ for more details. Please pass the word ! everyone welcome.





Thanks

3 06 2018

We raised a fantastic £527 last friday at the Blackwatch club for the Azul Wasi project in Peru for former street children.  It was a great turn out, big thanks to everyone who supported the event and who donated raffle prizes.

I’ll have the lovely art cards From Liz with me this tuesday at Deaf Hub classes, £2 a card for the marine conservatoin society.  If anyone wants a peek at Liz’s art see www.lizmyhill.com