08. February 2018 - 19:00
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Fiesta y Resistencia | ATB Financial Arts Barn | Thursday, 08. February 2018

This year CHINOOK SERIES also presents: FIESTA Y RESISTENCIA
We have three major events happening.

1) Theatrical Piece: BROKEN TAILBONE
Feb 8 @ 9pm
Feb 9 @ 7pm and 10:45pm
Last show is bi-lingual
In Broken Tailbone, Carmen Aguirre leads a Latinx dance lesson, weaving together hilarious and moving stories of her experiences in the hidden world of dance halls in Canada while DJ Don Pedro creates an irresistible musical environment to get even the most reluctant dancer up on her feet! Daring, sexy, and, above all, fun, Carmen's performance is an extended salsa lesson that flows into her remarkable stories of intimacy, politics, culture. Everyone in the audience dances as the evening becomes a visit to one of the dance halls Carmen vividly describes. Gather together to listen, move and be moved!
Warnings: You will be up on your feet during this show! Limited places to sit!
Duration: 75 minutes
PAY WHAT YOU CAN OR BUY TICKETS IN ADVANCE AT THE BOX OFFICE



2) Salon: MIND THE GAP: Encountering LatinXperience in Community
Saturday Feb 10 @ 5:30-6:30pm
Host: Lady Vanessa Cardona
Guest Artist: Yazmin Juarez Maldonado, Simone Alaine Polo and Victoria Guzman
This salon explores the different types of experiences Latinx people encounter in the West. We will discuss how we as a Latinx community can work toward holding space for each other, while celebrating and maneuvering around our differences and similarities.
FREE OF CHARGE

3) Dance Party: FIESTA Y RESISTENCIA: LatinX dance party
Feb 10 @ 9:30pm
A very interactive dance party
Line up:
Orlando From Fiestacubana
Kandela Fl@w Zumba Collective (20 minute zumba teaser class)
Patrick Cajina Cortez (Teaching a salsa, hip hop, Afro beats routine)
Dj La Mala playing Old School LatinX Music
FREE OF CHARGE

*Small traditional snacks will be provided for Free and Cultural drinks will be available for purchase.
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  • Patrick Xavier is going to be teaching us a small hip hop/afro beats salsa routine at our FIESTA Y RESISTENCIA FEB 10 9:30pm ATB finanacial arts barns Free traditional snacks provided and drinks available for purchase. Patrick Cajina Cortez is of Nicaraguan origins - his passion for dance came from his parents and was later nurtured by different influences when he moved to Edmonton. As a result, Patrick, with a strong base in salsa, bachata and merengue, Patrick branched off into Kizomba, Afrobeat and Hip Hop over the past few years. He is currently on Etown Salsa’s Sabor Divino team and teaches dance workshops in schools around Edmonton in various languages.
  • Orlando Martinez se va presentar en FIESTA Y RESISTENCIA Feb 10 @ 9:30pm FREE snacks. Drinks available for purchase! Nacido en Cuba Dirección de FiestaCubana Dance School. Escuela especializada en la enseñanza de bailes Folclóricos y populares Cubanos. Ganador del premio mejor artista en la ciudad. Premio otorgado por la organización Latin chamber of commerce en el 2012 Coreógrafo show man Dj Bailarin. Mas de 10 años de experiencia en la ciudad y en la enseñanza de la salsa Cubana *** excelentes resultados! Puedes encontrar a Orlando cada miércoles en el Funky Buddha, *** una noche auténtica latina y también los jueves en Richards pub donde puedes venir a bailar y aprender algunos pasos Para mas información chequear www.fiestacubana.c