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New Meetup: Cuba AyUUda Fundraiser w/ LIVE Salsa Band AFINCANDO + Dance Shows

From: George
Sent on: Wednesday, May 19, 2010 8:27 AM
Announcing a new Meetup for Portland Salsa Meetup!

What: Cuba AyUUda Fundraiser w/ LIVE Salsa Band AFINCANDO + Dance Shows

When: Friday, May 21,[masked]:00 PM

Fuller Hall
1011 SW 12th St
Portland, OR 97205

Hello Portland Salsa Members! We apologize for the late notice on this upcoming event on Friday but we would love to see you guys join us for a SUPER FUN EVENT.

Cuba AyUUda is proud to present Cuba Nights, a fundraiser for our projects in Cuba.

This will be a spectacular event including dinner, bar, salsa lessons, live music by one of Portland's hottest salsa bands, Afincando, and the grooves of DJ Armando! There will also be dance performances by Rueda Pa' Gozar, Jason & Lynn, Sabor Latino Bachateros, and the Viscount Studios Performance Class.

UPDATE: Rumbanana will also be joining us! Rumbanana won the Rueda de Casino competition at the Cuba Baila in Vancouver, B.C. in 2007, and took second place at the Rueda de Casino Congress in Miami, November 2007.

  • Doors open at 6pm.
  • There will be a Beginners Salsa Lesson @ 7:30pm followed by a Beginners Rueda de Casino Lesson (Cuban Salsa in a circle) @ 8pm.
  • Dance Shows will take place @ 9pm & 10:45pm
  • AFINCANDO will be playing @ 11pm
  • In between all this, DJ Armando will be playing some amazing music to keep us dancing throughout the night.

Tickets are two-tiered, and are available at

~Luminary tickets include VIP reserved table seating with full dinner served to you while you relax and bask in the hot Cuban ambiance. Dance lessons, a raffle ticket, and two beverages of choice per person are included. $25 in advance only.

~General Admission tickets include a dance lesson, full night of dancing to a live salsa band, and later in the evening the latin grooves of our house dj. Hot food and bar will be available all night. $12 in advance, $15 at the door.

Get your tickets online now! -or- call the 24/7 Ticket Hotline:[masked]

Get a sneak preview of the band here:

About Cuba AyUUda : Cuba AyUUda enables US travelers to become citizen diplomats and goodwill ambassadors in Cuba by experiencing its rich culture, supporting established social service projects and developing lasting friendships with Cuban people. We are guided by, and act in accordance with, the principles of the Unitarian Universalist Association. Promoting peace through travel and friendship.

Hope to see you on Friday!

Your Meetup Organizers!
George, Marisa & Vida

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