Event Recaps

Pura Vintage Salsa Festival 2014

Recap.  Pura Vintage Salsa Festival in Richmond, VA NEVER FAILS TO SATISFY! Even though I had the wrong time for the shows and therefore me and Tommy Smith hit the road late, we still made the majority of the shows and that was WORTH IT! Loyal & Ryan (Pittsburgh) had Mad Flava, Latin Vintage Pro Team Dazzled as the Home ...

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Recap of Mr. Mambo’s

Half a Happy Meal Sized Recap. I’ve racked my brain but I just can’t figure out WHY over 300 people converged on Mr. Mambo’s last night?! Not that I’m not ecstatic about this but I really NEED to know why so we can REPLICATE THIS SCENARIO! Was it the fact that DJ Renzo aka Lorenzo Haire played his last stand ...

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Baila Duro Salsa Social 8 Year Anniversary

Review/Recap.  With its stellar reputation for awesome music, quality salsa pros, and welcoming vibe, I don’t know HOW IN THE HECK I’ve only just made a visit to the Baila Dura Social in Cleveland for the first time since it has been on my radar for a good little while but I made up for lost time yesterday and had ...

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Last Mr. Mambo’s at The DC Dance Collective

Recap – Mr. Mambo’s Last Stand at The DC Dance Collective.  SOOOOO MANY People from Near and Far Away Lands came to pay their Last Respects to The DC Dance Collective one last time as Mr. Mambo’s Home for 8 years May 25, 2014. And from all reports, and not just my biased observations as the Head Cheerleader in Charge, ...

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Black and Red Party at The Salsa Room

Observations and Thoughts.  Dancing at the Black and Red Party May 30, 2014 was the most activity I’ve had in 4 days after being laid up in bed most of the week nursing debilitating tooth pain because I don’t like to take pain medicine (I’m such a hard-headed dummy). I got joy from every dance and it felt good until ...

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