Mambo Fridays - Philly Meets DC - 1.12 Guestlist! @ Mambo Fridays DC, Washington [12 January]

Mambo Fridays - Philly Meets DC - 1.12 Guestlist!


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12
January
21:30 - 02:30

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Mambo Fridays DC
425 ISt NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20001
Philly meets DC in our Nation's Capital! We have the East Coast connection going on this week in the heart of downtown DC! Headlining this week, we feature Roland Simmons aka DJ PHILLYBOY, straight from the City of Brotherly Love! And debuting for the first time at Mambo Fridays is world class performer and dance instructor, long time friend Watson Saintsulne to share with us a Philly style classic mambo workshop! A unique taste of Philadelphia in the heart of the Nation's Capital! The East Coast's famous Gogo Earl Rush and Cleve R. Wootson Jr. hosts this weeks Mambo Fridays, *the* Mambo dance social of the Nation's Capital, only blocks away from the White House and the United States Capitol building!

18+ to dance, 21+ to drink, DRESS TO BE STUNNING, DRESS TO IMPRESS! A night of mambo, in downtown DC!!!

* WE ARE GOING TILL 3AM!!! This is a real dance party!!!
* $15 for classic mambo workshop and entrance!
* $10 for entrance only, before 11pm with RSVP (press going)!
* $13 after 11pm.

* DETAILS *
* Classic mambo lesson by world class dance teacher Watson Saintsulne from 9:30-10:30pm!
* Roland Simmons aka DJ PHILLYBOY will be giving us the flavor of Philly right in the heart of Washington DC! An old school jam — 95% classic mambo, guaguanco, salsa all nighdt in the main dance hall!

* 1 main dance hall and 4 smaller, more intimate dance spaces for a serious mambo voyage!!! Dance party madness!!!
* $15 for one workshop and entrance!
* $10 entrance (with check-in) BEFORE 11PM (DOES NOT INCLUDE CLASS)
* $13 Entrance after 11pm
* 18+ to dance, 21+ to drink!
* Dress to impress!
* Drink specials all night
* Happy hour prices till midnight! Kitchen closes at 1am!

MAMBO:
«The word mambo was likely being used in the New World as soon as the Bakongo people arrived in the sixteenth century… basically, mambo means a complex of things involving communication — all of which, in traditional Bantu culture, involved singing.

Arsenio Rodriguez, who claimed to have invented the modern musical style called mambo, and whose grandfather was Congo, told Cuban musicologist Odilio Urfe: „The word mambo is African, of the Congo dialect. One singer says to the other: abre cuto güiri mambo, that is: 'open your ear and listen to what I'm going to tell you.'“ Or, in the argot of the 1980s: word up.» — Ned Sublette, Cuba and its Music.

See you this Friday, KEEP ON DANCING!!!
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