Wemilere.com / Oyu Oro's performance dates and sites:
When: Saturday, May 12, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
What: Wemilere.com grand opening at the Ailey Studios
Where: The Ailey Studios, 6th Floor, 405 W. 55th St., New York, NY 10019
Why: On the eve of Mother’s Day with a Cuban social event. Featuring dance and music performances by Oyu Oro
and local artists, as well as a display of Cuban arts and crafts. Light refreshments and wine will be served. Bring
your mother, sister, family and friends to celebrate this special weekend. Visit oyuoro-afrocuban.com/PARTY.html to
get a taste of this festive feast of dance and music.
Tickets: General - $15 (Admission only) Plus Mojito - $20 (Admission plus a glass of mojito)
Cash only At the Door - $20
When: Friday, May 18th, from 8 p.m.
What: Rumba en Teatro LATEA (Room 203) with Melvis Santa
Where: 107 Suffolk Street, New York, NY
When: Saturday, May 19 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
What: Noche Cubana
Why: Cuban social event. Celebration of the Cuban Popular music and dance. Join us to explore the latest Cuban
movements and styles on the dance floor. There will be a mini-class taught by Alexander La Rosa and Liethis
Hechavarria from Santiago de Cuba. Light refreshments and wine will be served.
Tickets: Will be available in May at oyuoro-afrocuban.com General: $15 Plus Mojito:$20
Cash only At the Door:$20
When: Thursday, May 24, at 9 p.m.
What: "Rumba" with Roman Diaz
Where: Zinc Bar, 82 W. 3rd St., New York
Why: This event is the most authentic Rumba performance in New York City led by the renowned Rumbero from
Havana, Cuba, Roman Diaz. Oyu Oro’s Cuban artists from Santiago de Cuba, including Danys “La Mora” Perez
(master dancer), Liethis Hechavarria (dancer), Alexander La Rosa (dancer and musician), Maikel Castellanos
(singer, dancer and musician), Elieser Mendoza (dancer and musician) and Elvis Ferrera (dancer) will be
When: Friday, June 1, at 7:30 p.m.
What: “Del Caribe Soy”
Where: Roulette, 509 Atlantic Ave., Brooklyn
Why: “Del Caribe Soy” is Oyu Oro's first Cuban popular dance presentation with a special solo performance by
Aruan Ortiz, pianist from Santiago de Cuba. The stage involves a majestic rainbow of movement, song and music
that recreates popular Caribbean dances, Cuban modern dance, Afro-Cuban culture and new choreography
directed by Danys “La Mora” Perez. Featured Cuban artists include Liethis Hechavarria (dancer), Alexander La
Rosa (dancer,musician and choreographer), Maikel Castellanos (singer, dancer and musician) and Elvis Ferrera
Tickets: General - $20 (Admission only) Plus Mojito - $25 (Admission plus a glass of mojito)
At the Door - $30 (CASH ONLY, No drink included)
Note: Afro Cuban Dance classes will be available the; 2, 9, 16, 23 May, The Ailey Studios
And: 3, 10, 17, 24, and 31 at Cumbe’s Restoration ART | 1368 Fulton St. Bedford Stuyvesant, Brooklyn
(Ask for 247 Herkimer St. building, within Restoration Plaza)
What: workshops and lecture demonstration on wide ranging Afro-Cuban culture as well as a dance theater
performance to celebrate Yemaya’s Day is being developed for September
This program is made possible in part with public funds from New York
State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M.
Cuomo and the New York State Legislature. Media Sponsor: Center
for Traditional Music and Dance