Today at 8:30 PM – 12 AM
La Peña Cultural Center
3105 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, California 94705.
Door Cover: $8 in advance online / $12 at the door ($13 with credit card) / $10 at the door for students & seniors all night
DJ José Ruíz and SABOR are back at La Peña! Get ready to dance to a variety of rhythms from Latin America and around the globe every second Friday!
8:15pm-9pm: “Latin Rhythms Dance Class” for those that need a refresher, where you will learn the basic steps for multiple latin dance styles with dance instructor Juliana Mendonca, including Salsa! ALL LEVELS WELCOME! NO ADDITIONAL COST!
9pm-Midnight: DJ Jose Ruiz will be throwing down his eclectic mix of music from Latin America and beyond!
Los Cilantros will be open serving refreshing drinks: aguas mexicanas, sangria, micheladas, beer and wine!
ABOUT DJ JOSE RUIZ
DJ José Ruíz, aka MundoMuzik, is a DJ, radio host, promoter, and collector of world music, vinyl, art and all cultural and music ephemera. Jose’s taste in music is very eclectic, unafraid to mix traditional, experimental or folkloric elements in his sets. His confidence and impeccable taste in music is deeply rooted in the time and research he dedicates to learn about the genres he plays. His respect for the origin and tradition of music he loves can be heard in depth as a radio host and felt when he fills the dance floor.
ABOUT JULIANA MENDONCA
The class will be taught by Venezuelan dance instructor Juliana Mendonca! Juliana is a dance performer, choreographer and teacher. She graduated with a degree in dance from University Institute of Caracas, Venezuela in 2005, she also served as an instructor at the Performing Arts Department of the University of the Andes in Mérida, Venezuela (2012-2015). Juliana co-founded Raíz de Agua, a music and dance company. Juliana currently lives in Oakland, California with her husband and daughter, working as a dancer, choreographer and teacher.
NOS VEMOS!! INVITE YOUR FRIENDS!