NEW Salsa Classes @ The Deaf Hub – September

25 07 2014

Poster_classesDHsept14 copyNEW Cuban Salsa beginners classes starting Tues Sept 2nd , 6.15-7.10pm, at The Deaf Hub, Old Mill, 23, Brown St, Dundee.  10 week block pass £35, or £5 per class weekly. Class will include partner dancing leading onto learning the Rueda, the Cuban wheel dance.  No partner necessary,  anyone welcome.  Can join class first 2 weeks only. email sarahbrox@gmail.com for places or more info.   Please pass the word. All money raised for Azul Wasi project in Peru. Directions on this site on class page.

Please note slight time changes to other classes. Improvers/Intermediate Cross body 7.10-8.05pm, Improv/ Intermediate Cuban Rueda 8.05-9pm.

 





LQ Christmas party- Tues 10th Dec

2 12 2013
Christmas latin social on tues 10th Dec, 8 till 10.30pm at The Deaf Hub, £3, bar open for drinks.  Bachata workshop 7.15-8pm before the social, £4 for workshop only, or £5 for workshop & social.  Workshop for beginners and something for those with some bachata experience already. Anyone welcome, bring friends along.  All money raised for Azul Wasi project in Peru.
Continuing beginners cross body salsa class as usual, 6.30-7.15pm.




BIG THANKS !

3 06 2013

10thannparty&news 063Thanks to everyone who made last Friday’s 10th Anniversary party such a success, we raised £ 1837       for the Azul Wasi  project in Peru which is fantastic.  There was a short clip about Azul Wasi & LQ on stv news last friday (31 may) which can be seen on stv player after clip about puffins.

Thank again to SON al SON,  Mark & guys for the PA Sound, Tom Jolly from Global Ed, Tribal Storm, Arsh  & LQ salseros for performances, & the Sponsors – Martin Alan civil engineering, Stephen builders & GT Diamond drilling.   Also Grouchos, SAS advertising, Mary -Kate for sourcing most of the fantastic raffle prizes & all those who donated raffle & auction prizes, Ashley & Monojit for the door, Susan, Hamish & Mary -Kate for helping with raffle & those who helped with photocopying & posters etc.





Not long till Latin Quarter 10th Anniversary Extravaganza !

16 05 2013

Don’t forget to get tickets in advance for a discount & book tables for parties of 8 or more.  Additions to programme are Tribal belly dance & Indian dance performances !

Poster_Bandcopy10thann copyLatin Quarter 10th Anniversary Charity Extravaganza ! Friday 31 May @ The Marryat Hall, City Square, Dundee to celebrate 10 years of Latin Quarter and the Azul Wasi project for former street children in Peru. Live Latin band – SON AL SON with performances too. Doors open at 7.30pm with a taster salsa beginners class and evening finishes at midnight. Tickets, £12 on the door or £10 in advance from Grouchos (cash only), or via email sarahbrox@gmail.com. Tables reserved via sarah brox@gmail.com for groups of 8 or more prepaid ticket holders. Please start passing the word, pop a poster up in a local shop, library or email to family, friends & work colleagues if you can.  Any raffle or auction donations would be gratefully appreciated, please send info for these to email above. Come and enjoy a little ‘latin spirit’ and help raise money for Azul Wasi. To date over £70, 000 has been raised since 2002 by Latin Quarter.

The band Son al Son was formed in 2008. Its line-up is made up of musicians from Cuba, Ricardo Fernandes Pompa,(Lead Vocals and Congas), Eric Alfonso (Timbales) from Venezuela, Lino Rocha (lead vocals and hand percussion) from Scotland, Bob Thomson (Bass), Simon Gall (Piano and Vocals) and Lorne Cowieson (Trumpet).

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 Del Tula and Dos Gardenias are played in cafes and bars across Cuba.

Son al Son have added songs from La Excelencia, Cubanismo and original songs to 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!

http://www.facebook.com/sonalsonband





Latin Quarter 10th Anniversary Extravaganza !

28 03 2013

Ok guys it’s here, the biggest LQ event yet ! in a beautiful large ballroom with large wooden sprung dance floor !

Poster_Bandcopy10thann copyLatin Quarter 10th Anniversary Charity Extravaganza ! Friday 31 May @ The Marryat Hall, City Square, Dundee to celebrate 10 years of Latin Quarter and the Azul Wasi project for former street children in Peru. Live Latin band – SON AL SON with performances too. Doors open at 7.30pm with a salsa beginners class and evening finishes at midnight. Tickets, £12 on the door or £10 in advance from Grouchos (cash only), or via email sarahbrox@gmail.com. Tables reserved via sarah brox@gmail.com for groups of 10 or more prepaid ticket holders. Please start passing the word, pop a poster up in a local shop, library or email to family, friends & work colleagues if you can.  Any raffle or auction donations would be gratefully appreciated, please send info for these to email above. Come and enjoy a little ‘latin spirit’ and help raise money for Azul Wasi. To date over £70, 000 has been raised since 2002 by Latin Quarter.

The band Son al Son was formed in 2008. Its line-up is made up of musicians from Cuba, Ricardo Fernandes Pompa,(Lead Vocals and Congas), Eric Alfonso (Timbales) from Venezuela, Lino Rocha (lead vocals and hand percussion) from Scotland, Bob Thomson (Bass), Simon Gall (Piano and Vocals) and Lorne Cowieson (Trumpet).

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 Del Tula and Dos Gardenias are played in cafes and bars across Cuba.

Son al Son have added songs from La Excelencia, Cubanismo and original songs to 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!

http://www.facebook.com/sonalsonband





NEW LQ Salsa classes starting in Jan 2013

13 01 2013

Poster_classesDHjan13 newDeaf Hub classes will restart on  Tues Jan 15th.  NEW Salsa beginners cuban style – 10 week block, 6.30pm-7.15pm, £30 for block or £4 per week, anyone welcome, no partner or experience necessary.    Can join beginners first 2 weeks only.  However, anyone wishing to repeat a beginners block or join part way through if completed some beginners and want a refresher can also do so, perhaps email sarahbrox@gmail.com to determine which week to join.  Please arrive 10 mins early for joining class so can register & pay.  Other 2 classes : Improvers/ Intermediate cross body style salsa continues- 7.15-8.10pm.  Cuban Rueda (Improvers/ Intermediate level)- 8.10-9.10pm.  Latter 2 classes, each class you can purchase a 6 week pass for £20 or pay£4 per class.  Latter 2 classes are not for beginners, entry requirements- need to be confident beyond cross body lead with inside turn, titantic & copas to join 7.15pm class and ideally have Rueda experience beyond basic moves or at least know quite a few moves in Cuban partner dancing to join 8.10pm class.  All money from classes goes to the Azul Wasi project in Peru after room hire costs deducted.

salsa_A3_postermono13 copyDundee University MONO classes – NEW Salsa beginners, cross body style starts on Thursday 24th Jan in MONO 6 till 7pm, room downstairs in Dundee Uni union building.  No experience or partner necessary.  10 week block £30 ( students), £35 otherwise, can only join first 2 weeks only.  Please arrive 10 mins early for joining class so can register & pay.  All money raised goes to Indian’s society project for former street children in Peru.

Email sarahbrox@gmail.com if want to reserve spaces for either class or have queries.  See class page for directions to venues for classes.  Please pop a poster up or email details to friends & colleagues if you can.





Merry Christmas & Thanks

19 12 2012

A BIG thanks to all who came last night, we raised £130 for Azul Wasi after room hire deducted.  Also a BIG thanks to everyone for supporting the classes and social events all year, have raised well over £5, 000 this year and over £67, 000 in total since 2002.  See you in January 2013 !