Salsa! A Night In The Caribbean!

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Salsa! A Night In The Caribbean!
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Salsa! A Night In The Caribbean! says
Come learn the history of this music and learn the dance in a very exciting group class !
Join us for cocktails, hors d'oeuvres and dancing...all inspired by the cultures that brought us SALSA!

Suggested Attire: Carribean Chic with leather soled shoes. Ladies should wear shoes with an ankle strap.
Couples and Singles Welcomed!

6:30 Cocktails and Meet & Greet
7:00 Performance
7:15 Dance Lesson
8:15 Open Dance Floor
8:30 Afterparty Dinner

Salsa is one of the most dynamic and important musical phenomena of the 1900’s. In many Hispanic communities, it remains today the most popular style of dance music. Salsa represents a mix of Latin musical genres, but its primary component is Cuban dance music. In Cuba, Spanish and Afro-Cuban musical elements were combined both in terms of rhythm and the instruments used. American jazz and popular music were absorbed as influences. By the end of the 1950’s , many Cuban and Puerto Rican people including musicians had settled in the U.S. especially in New York. When diplomatic relations fell apart between Cuba and the U.S., Puerto Rican and NuYorican musicians took on the Big Apple. This created the environment where salsa music completed its development. “El Barrio” (Spanish Harlem,) was the main place where this occurred . Since then, many musicians and record labels from all over the world have influenced the music and the dance today !
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By: Tower Club of Dallas