then please see me dance at Alayo dance company may 1 to 5th -
(( all in SF))
this is a message for all deaf can dance with anyone and have their own dance company as well- this week Washington DC- look out for my blog
The Fourth Annual CubaCaribe Festival of Dance & Music
The Festival is three consecutive weekends of thought provoking performances,
Music/Arts - Performance
Time and Place
Friday, April 18, 2008 at 8:00pm
Sunday, May 4, 2008 at 7:00pm
Dance Mission Theater
3316 24th Street (@Mission)
San Francisco, CA
Weekend One: Spring Begins To Move
A mixed program of Cuban, Haitian, Brazilian, and Congolese folkloric & popular dance
Dates: Friday April 18 & Saturday April 19 at 8 PM and Sunday April 20 at 2 PM & 7 PM
Featuring: Napoles Ballet Theatre, directed by Luis Napoles (Afro-Cuban modern); Las Que Son Son (Cuban popular); Tou Limen Youth Ensemble, directed by Portsha Jefferson (Haitian folkloric); Aguas da Bahia, directed by Tânia
Santiago (Brazilian folkloric); Loco Bloco’s Bay-Lleza Dance Company (Brazilian popular); Urban JAzz Dance Company,
directed by Antoine-Devinci Hunter; and Nsamina Kongo (Congolese).
Weekend Two: Haiti!
A program juxtaposing traditional Haitian & Cuban-Haitian folkloric dance
Dates: Thursday April 24, Friday April 25 & Saturday April 26 at 8 PM
Featuring: Michelle Martin directing Konpayi (Haitian folkloric) and Danis “La Mora” Pérez directing Oyu Oro (Cuban-Haitian folkloric). Currently based in New York City, Oyu Oro will be making its SF debut.
Weekend Three: BLOOD + SUGAR
The 2008 home season of the Afro-Cuban modern dance ensemble, Alayo Dance Company
Dates: Thursday May 1, Friday May 2, Saturday May 3 at 8 PM and Sunday May 4 at 2 pm & 7pm
Featuring: Ramón Ramos Alayo and the Alayo Dance Company, Eloise Burrel, Jeff Chambers, Colin Douglas, Alex Kelly, Rogelio Kindelán Nordet.
$20 reserved; $22 at the door;
$12 children 12 & under; $18 seniors 65 & over
Buy online: www.brownpapertickets.com keyword: cubacaribe (one word)
Dance & Drum workshops taught by Alfie Macias, Danis “La Mora” Pérez; Yismari Ramos and more.
Lecture by Pierre Labossiere analyzing the history and current socio-political climate of Haiti;
Spoken word by Haitian poet Boadiba from her volume Under the Burning White Sky; and Captivating narrative
by African-American story-teller Muriel Johnson.
Find more details at www.cubacaribe.org or www.dancemission.com