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Yossi’s 41st Birthday Party

Yossi’s 41st Birthday Party

Joseph Conde, aka Yossi, is one of my favorite instructors here in Los Angeles. He specializes in Cuban salsa and his classes are always entertaining, you are almost guaranteed to have a good time. While I am sad to no longer see him at Zabumba, he is doing well teaching classes at La [...]

Christina Haggerty’s Birthday Party 2008

Christina Haggerty’s Birthday Party 2008

Today is the birthday of one the sweetest, nicest and most genuine persons I know in the salsa community. Christina Haggerty is one of the more well-known and well-loved salsa instructors in the LA area. Christina and her partner/instructor, Mike Ticas, are also longtime members of Rueda in the Park. Last night, Christina celebrated her [...]

Rueda in the Park - 4th Anniversary Beach Party

Rueda in the Park - 4th Anniversary Beach Party

On Sunday Rueda in the Park (RITP) celebrated its fourth anniversary by having a potluck and party at the Santa Monica beach. While the actual anniversary date is actually this coming Sunday, it was held a week early so as not to conflict with the Oxnard Salsa festival. The party had good food, a lot [...]

ISG: Iranian Student Group Culture Show

ISG: Iranian Student Group Culture Show

“Hoviate Man” (My Identity) was the title of The UCLA Iranian Student Group’s (ISG) Sixth Annual Culture Show. The show was held at the Freud Playhouse at UCLA. The show featured a comedic skit interspersed with dance and musical numbers. The skit followed the journey of an Iranian-American youth who wanders the streets of Iran [...]

Aavaa: Middle Eastern Performance Group Showcase pt. 2

Aavaa: Middle Eastern Performance Group Showcase pt. 2

The final two videos from the Aavaa: Middle Eastern Performance Group Showcase performance.
The rest are here.
“Sayyajna Libnan”
Choreographers: Deema Saad & Amanda Rizkallah
Dancers: Leena Ameripour, Faisal Attrache, Walid Ismail, Elias Massoud, Amanda Rizkallah, Deema Saad Maher Abdel-Sattar
From the program: “Dabke is a traditional Lebanese group dance with historical roots in the villages of Lebanon. It is [...]