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The Sensuous Embrace of Angola: Kizomba Nightz

Doors at 7:30 pm; Intro to Kizomba Dance Lesson with Markinson Johnson at 8 pm; Open Level Semba Yasert Ortega at 8:45 pm; Open Practica at 9:30 pm

Tickets are $10 Advance / $12 Students
$15 at the Door

Learn the slow, romantic, sensual Angolan social dance with instructors Aziza and Fleur, then dance to Kizomba and Semba music inspired by African rhythms and Haitian compas.

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Kizomba is a popular genre of music and partnered dance from Angola. Its is known to be smooth and slow, with grounded movements, danced in a close partner connection. The origin of Kizomba dance comes from Semba, a traditional type of dance and music from Angola known for its energetic movements.

For any questions please contact Kathy Reyes at
kathyreyesdance@yahoo.com

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Yasert Ortega, originally from Mexico City, now resides in San Rafael. Yasert has danced to various types of music like merengue and cumbia, and his favorite; Dominican bachata and kizomba and semba. He has learned from several world masters. 

Earlier Event: June 20
Stu Allen and Mars Hotel
Later Event: June 22
Rahan Boxley Band