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Shouts and big THANK YOUs to everyone who tuned in and joined last weekend’s SALA event on Zoom! Our featured visual, literary, and musical artists were all fantastic once again! Loads of gratitude to Wendell Wiggins, Katia Moraes, Noel Alumit, Norma Liliana Valdez, and Elvia Susana Rubalcava for lending their talents to our audience for the evening.
Extra special thanks to everyone who stuck around to dance to the deejays sets by DJ Reyes and yours truly. I had some people asking about songs from my set, so here they are in order below. Happy hunting and we’ll see you all again on Saturday March 13th!
ARTIST / Tracklist
- LAS CAFETERAS ft. QVLN & SERGIO MENDOZA / “Georgia On My Mind”
- PETRONA MARTINEZ / “Un Niña Que Llora En Los Montes De Maria [King Coya Remix]”
- CUMBIASOUND ft. LIS FLORES VARELA & BOOGIE CASTILLO / “Maz Paz”
- RAMIRO BELTRAN / “Agonizada Magdalena”
- POIRIER & RED FOX / “Pull Up Dat”
- TANYA STEPHENS / “Goggle [Busta Beat Riddim Remix]”
- OREKU / “Slow Ya Boobook”
- BOMBA ESTEREO / “Fuego [Maga Bo Remix]”
- THE DUHKS / “Magalenha [Newlife Edit]”
- SOKHAR ft. CANTOR RONALD / “Les Appels De So ∙1”
- GRUPO BONGAR / “Tuninha”
- BAIANAS DE IPIOCA / “Boa Noite [Tahira Remix]”
- KABUS KERIM / “Seker Oglan”
- BALKAN BEAT BOX ft. VICTORIA HENNA / “Adir Adirim”
- THE TEMPTATIONS / “I Can’t Get Next To You [Whiskey Barons Edit]”
- ARETHA FRANKLIN / “Rock Steady”
- BOBBY BYRD / “I Know You Got Soul”
- VILLAGE CUTS ft. LUIS TOWERS & MAHON SOUNDS / “Vengo Ganao”
- TURNER, MACHEL MONTANO & FLAVOUR / “She Bad [Remix]”
- REMA / “Dumebi [J Boogie Edit]”
- THE SPANISH HARLEM ORCHESTRA / “Mama Guela”
- CELIA CRUZ / “La Negra Tiene Tumbao”
- MANCHA E PLÁTANO / “Remigio Tombé”
- NOVALIMA / “Macaco [Jeremy Sole Remix]”
- CUMBIA LOS GALLEROS / “Soledad [Sono Rhizmo Remix]”
- SON ROMPE PERA ft. MACHA / “Los Chucos Suaves”
- SOWETO GOSPEL CHOIR / “Pride (In The Name Of Love)”
- VILLAGE CUTS ft. MAHON SOUNDS / “Cheza”
- MOSEH DRUMMIST / “Ndakhuchama [Village Cuts Dub]”
SALA Cultura & Dance Party returns online this Saturday, December 12th at 9pm PST with another stellar lineup to help you stay safe and stay up during lockdown. With the event falling on Lady of Guadalupe day our featured guests will visit themes associated with the celebration of her significance:
theme discussion by
poetry & prose by
visual art by
DENISE CORTES (Pearmama)
live music by
deejay sets by
It’s a FREE event. Find the Zoom link on our Facebook Event Page, rearrange the furniture and turn up the volume!
These hot days remind us that summer is here! And we can still come together in new ways to connect while doing good.
That is why we have partnered with La Junta Sound System to ‘Move the Movement’! A benefit party benefiting immigrant rights. Get your people and log on to Facebook on July 25 from 4-6pm for a virtual dance party featuring your favorite Cumbias, Salsa, Afro-Latin, and Global Rhythms. All proceeds from this event will benefit CHIRLA.
We know the richness our cultures bring to this country. Yet sadly, millions of immigrants who are deemed essential, work and risk their lives daily to care for this nation without being equally included or protected. La Junta wants to help us change that. And you can too!
The dance party is free so invite your whole tribe – all funds raised that day will
benefit our direct services and advocacy work.
Here’s how to Move the Movement:
RSVP at OnSameSide and receive a CHIRLA toolkit with resources
Share with your friends on social media!
Tune in to CHIRLA’s Facebook on July 25th
So get your moves together, figure out what you are wearing, and tell all your friends
to join you at this can’t-miss summer jam!