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SABOR: Latin Dance Party with DJ Jose Ruiz // Berkeley

DJ Jose Ruiz @ La Peña for a night of Salsa, Cumbia, Bachata, Cha Cha Cha and much more!

The first Friday of every month! $3-$5 Sliding Scale at the Door.

Este viernes! Vengan a bailar con DJ José Ruiz – the people’s DJ! Cumbia, bachata, salsa, timba, son y todo lo que el público quiere!

 

OUR DATES: SEPTEMBER 13, OCTOBER 11, NOVEMBER 8, DECEMBER 13
Door Cover: $4.44 in advance online / $8 at the door ($9 with credit card)

DJ José Ruíz is back at La Peña! Get ready to dance to a variety of rhythms from Latin America and around the globe!

Thanks to the generosity of DJ José Ruíz, proceeds from this event will go towards getting a new sound system for the lounge! If you can’t attend but want to donate, you can do so at the ticket link!

 

Schedule:

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.

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Biography:

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.

Jose has been able to stay connected with the pulse of his community, his contagious energy has earned him new followers, he sees music as a way to bring together our diverse backgrounds or as he puts it “to explore and celebrate the diversity of human expression in an increasingly inter-connected world or connecting the dots”.

Follow him on Facebook to keep up with his radio shows and upcoming events throughout the Bay Area!

October 11 2019

Details

Date: 10/11/2019
Time: 8:00 pm - 11:55 pm
Cost: $5 – $10
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Venue

La Pena

3105 Shattuck
Berkeley, CA United States

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