Kizomba Weekend with Kwenda – First Time in the United States!
Date(s) – Sat, Jul 28, 2012 – Sun, Jul 29, 2012
Cityline Event Center
TO LEARN MORE ABOUT KIZOMBA, CLICK HERE:
Please be familiar with the basics before taking these workshops. If you need preparation, contact us about our classes and/or private lessons.
Saturday July 28
Saturday Night Kizomba Social: 8p to 11:30p
Social will be held @ CityLine
Sunday July 29
2:00-4:00p Kaizan Dance
Full pass: $75 (Tickets are non-refundable), +$20 at the door.
Social included with pass, $15 without.
Kizomba fans are coming from all around the US, and a few local folk might also want to stay near the venue:
Extended Stay America Oakland – Emeryville
3650 Mandela Pkwy, Oakland, CA, 94608
Rates: about $105 and up
5800 Shellmound Av Emeryville, CA 94608
Rates: about $150 per room (with various rates depending on single, double, triple, or quadruple occupancy
Four Points by Sheraton San Francisco Bay Bridge
1603 Powell St, Emeryville, CA, 94608
Rates: $120 and up
Courtyard by Marriott Emeryville
5555 Shellmound Street, Emeryville, CA, 94608
Rates: $150 and up
ABOUT THE VENUE:
This historically significant building, built in 1906, has been lovingly restored from the ground up to produce an incredibly spacious, sophisticated experience for parties and events. The venue is right on the border of Oakland and Emeryville. In fact the city line runs through the middle of it.
ABOUT THE ARTST:
Excerpted from http://afrolatin.lt/en/120-kwenda-lima-cape-verde-portugal.html…
…an accomplished dancer and choreographer. He was born in Cape Verde, an island country west of Africa, with strong Portuguese influence. He is an accomplished dancer and choreographer. He has worked on various choreographic projects, and has more than 10 years of experience in teaching Kizomba and Cape Verde traditional dances. He is currently the most sought after Kizomba teacher in the world due to his amazing style and musicality. His project Kaizen dance, touches people heart and soul; and he also focus on African-Contemporory dance. His charisma and generosity in teaching is an inspiration for those who get a chance to learn from him.
Bookings are closed for this event.