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Agua y Fuego / Salsa Dura Weekender Event

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Mambo Dinamico and Somos Mambo Dance Company combine to give the Triangle the HOTTEST weekend event!  Join us for a weekend packed SLAM FULL of parties, workshops, and performances. Friday Night (Carmens Cuban Cafe):  Agua y Fuego Party featuring TWO separate rooms for your dancing pleasure and LIVE performance by Selene Tovar and Arieh Alexander. Saturday Afternoon (Carmens Cuban Cafe):  Workshops All workshops will be "on 2" Salsa. 12:00pm -Selene Tovar and Arieh Alexander - "Shine and Style" Salsa footwork with an emphasis on body movement and styling guaranteed to have you shining like a star on the dance floor. 1:00pm - Selene Tovar and Arieh Alexander - "Partnerwork with Pizazz" Change up your boring old turn patterns and add some pizazz to your dance repertoire in a one of a kind Partnerwork immersion.  2:00pm - Robert Alexsander Rosario Suero y Jariel La Salsa - "Afro Mambo Footwork"  Challenge yourself and connect to the roots of salsa with The Mambo Twins in this Afro Cuban inspired footwork session. 3:00pm - Robert Alexsander Rosario Suero - "Dynamic Turn Patterns" Classic NY style Partnerwork merges with unique new style to bring this one of a kind salsa Partnerwork intensive.  Saturday Night (The Big Easy Cary and BallroomU):  Salsa Dura Summer Edition featuring guest DJ James Cobo and  LIVE performances by Somos Mambo Dance, Selene Tovar and Arieh Alexander, and The Mambo Twins.  About The Artists: Selene Tovar - Selene Tovar is currently one of the most popular female dance figures in the international world of Salsa.  In 2004 she began her studies there in Latin percussion, and in 2008 she made the decision to leave the music side and pursue her passion for dance. Selene went on to perform with Rodrigo Cortozar for many years in countries  such as the US, Canada, Guatemala, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Croatia, China, Singapore, Germany, London (UK) Bangkok (Thailand) Turkey, Italy, Switzerland, China, and Japan. Selene Tovar has been a judge in several top international competitions, including the World Salsa Festival in Cali, Colombia. Arieh Alexander - Arieh Alexander is your newest world salsa dance sensation and is very excited to be making his presence in North Carolina.  Across so many international destinations, he has performed and taught his unique flavor and expression.  His dancing has most notably earned him World Latin Dance Cup Salsa Solo 2nd place 2012, 2013, Top 17 males SYTYCD s3, has danced and performed live on stage with countless bands such as Isaac Delgado, Victor Manuelle, Cachao, and more.  He also has professionally shared the stage performing with or alongside many famous aritsts such as Franklin Diaz, Selene Tovar, Eddie and Maria Torres, Eddie Jr., Charlie Garcia, Liz Lira, Jayson Molina, Beto Rojas, and more. Robert Alexsander Rosario Bueno - Robert is a longtime NC favorite, having partnered with NC's own  Isabel Freiberger and winning several competitive titles.  His salsa resume is extensive and unparalleled.  He( performed with Yamulee for several years, prior to going on his own.  Robert recently created NYC's competitive salsa team alongside Fausto Felix, Isabel Freiberger, Delia Madera and more, winning 1st place at the 2017 World Salsa Summit.  Although his list of accomplishments is long, Robert is incredibly humble and easy to approach.  His teaching is clear and concise, and he has many exciting projects he will be directing in the future. Jariel La Salsa -  Growing up in Washington Heights, NY, in a Dominican family full of music lovers, salsa music always surrounded the young Jariel Garcia.  At the tender age of 17, Jariel began learning salsa and went on to perform with both Salsa Heat as well as Island Touch.  He proceeded to teach both salsa and bachata for the following 4 years.  After that, he went on to share his understanding of Latin movement and musicality in a fun, non threatening environment in NYC.  He performed with the world renoun Zafire Dance Company.  Jariel now teaches in San Antonio, Texas.

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Fri, Aug 25 at 10pm
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