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This website has been created out of our love for Salsa music and dance, and to promote anything Salsa-related in the Tucson community.  If you are new to the Salsa world, learn about its origins here.

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History of Rueda de Casino

Thanks to the defined structure of Casino, appeared the popular Rueda de Casino, a type of choreography in circle form that is made by several pairs of dancers, guided by a leader who "sings" the movements.....

In order to speak of the antecedents of the Rueda de Casino it is necessary to go back to the reign of Luis XIV in France where the first ballets first appeared. As of that moment they instituted "ballets de corte". In order to have a good title it was necessary to know certain choreographies that were performed in the celebrations of the nobility. Clear examples: the Minuet and the Contradanzas.

RIP, Joe Cuba, The "Father of Boogaloo" (1931-2009)

The "Father of Boogaloo," Joe Cuba, passed away on Sunday, February 15, 2009 at 4 p.m. at Mt. Sinai Hospital in New York.  He was the most popular exponent of the boogaloo, a fused Latino and R&B rhythm that exploded onto the American top 40s charts during the turbulent 1960s & ‘70s.

Politics of Rhythm - "The Story of Salsa"

"Politics of Rhythm," a Feature Documentary, is a chronicle of the Salsa Movement, brought to life through the accounts of dozens of Salsa 'Players', whose knowledge, experiences and performances provide not only a rich tapestry of culture and politics, but a subtle telling of this modern American phenomenon.

Afro Cuban All Stars at Centennial Hall, March 2nd

Mar 2 2009 7:30 pm

All Stars leader Juan de Marcos Gonzalez is one of the most important figures in Cuban music today. The driving force behind the Buena Vista Social Club, Gonzalez has a mission to show the world the wealth, diversity and vitality of Cuban music. The All Stars pairs talented young musicians with established veterans. Their hard-driving big band sound covers the full spectrum of Latin music including danzon,

10 Tips To Improve Your Salsa Dancing

1. You're your own worst critic... Watch yourself in a mirror or videotape yourself; and see what you like or don't like about your salsa dancing and change it...
2. Whether you're just starting out or been dancing for a while, sign up for a class or take a workshop to learn some new moves or to help improve your technique...

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