Category archives for: Dance

Danzón: The Secrets Of The Fan (Part 2)

DANCE DANZON

By Leonardo Rosen Ladies, how many of you have had a fan? Did you gesticulate with your arm trying to get the fan to open and close, without success? Did you give up and add it to your collection of forgotten exotica? What went wrong? There are two possibilities: Either it was poorly made or [...]

Dancers!

Helena Frigola Are youlooking for a place to dance? “Bembe Social Salsa” welcomes you this November 22 with the best music for dancers. DJ Zalzorro invites you to enjoy the night dancing salsa, bachata, cha cha, and cumbia salsa. The social will begin at 8pm at El Sindicato on calle Recreo 4, Centro, in San [...]

Secrets of the Fan

DANCE DANZON

By Leonardo Rosen One of the woman’s adornments very emblematic of the danzón is the fan (in Spanish, el abanico). In this, the danzón is different from other dances like the tango or salsa where the woman does not use a fan. When properly exhibited, it enhances the beauty and elegance of the danzonera (woman [...]

Secrets of the Fan

DANCE DANZON

By Leonardo Rosen One of the woman’s adornments very emblematic of the danzón is the fan (in Spanish, el abanico). In this, the danzón is different from other dances like the tango or salsa where the woman does not use a fan. When properly exhibited, it enhances the beauty and elegance of the danzonera (woman [...]

Minuit: Theater, Dance, Song

By Helena Frigola Danza Viral launches this new show for the San Miguel de Allende public, sharing with them a whole night of theater, dance, and singing. A stage where tights, lingerie, femininity and glamor are protagonists, inviting the viewer to live a history of cabaret. Dance and Cabaret Minuit Fri and Sat, Nov 7 [...]

Danzón: Last Moment Confirmation of Events

DANCE DANZON

By Leonardo Rosen By the time you read this, we will have presented “El Danzón y Otros Ritmos Bailables con el Club de Danzón Mercerina” on Sunday, October 19, with almost no announcement. This is because I submitted in writing my proposed calendar for the last quarter of 2014 on September 8, but the authorities [...]

Danzón: Sixth Anniversary in the Jardín

DANCE DANZON

By Leonardo Rosen I’ve written enough about our struggles to keep bringing you “El Danzón y Otros Ritmos Bailables con el Club de Danzón Mercerina,” so I won’t go into that now. It is enough to say that we have survived for six years and look forward to more. Danzón 6th anniversary of “El Danzón [...]

Danza Viral

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Por Helena Frigola Danza Viral es un Colectivo Escénico que nace en Mazatlán, Sinaloa en 2010. Integrado por alumnos egresados de la Escuela Profesional de Danza de Mazatlán, todos artistas de diferentes regiones del país: México D.F., Mazatlán, Mérida, Guasave, Sonora y Querétaro. Se autodefinen como un colectivo de artistas multidisciplinarios, porque tienen diferentes intereses [...]

Social dance: it’s in the shoes!

DANCE DANZON

By Leonardo Rosen Some time ago, I wrote a humorous article, “Tango in Dirty Sneakers.” At the last moment and not having dance shoes, or any decent shoes, I went to a milonga (social dance of Argentine tango). Yes, I danced in dirty sneakers. However, if the truth be known, I felt a bit ashamed [...]

Danzón: “God bless the child……”

DANCE DANZON

By Leonardo Rosen I’m borrowing the title of a Billie Holiday song, “God Bless the Child that’s Got his Own”. It is my privilege to present two beautiful children who have definitely got their own in the danzón. They are Ana Sofía Arteaga Muñoz, nine years old, and Joan Yaír Casiano Moreno, ten years old. [...]

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