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VIDEO ARCHIVE

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2023

17TH ANNUAL FESTIVAL OF DANCE & MUSIC

2023 Festival Page

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Week 1 - Mouth of a Shark

Alayo Dance Company - Mouth of a Shark (video coming soon)

Week 2 - Reunión/Gathering

Agua Doce Dance - Uma Flecha So

Cuicacalli Ballet Folklórico - Son Jarocho Contemporáneo "Emprendiendo El Vuelo"

Embodiment Project - There's a Lemon Tree Growing Inside Her Belly

Batey Tambó - Bambula! De Borinquen a la Bahia, La Bomba es Vida

Alafia Dance Ensemble - Forças da Natureza

La Union Matancera - Odde Niwe Tafá Tafá

Los Lupeños de San José - Boda de Pueblo en Sinaloa

 

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2023

20TH ANNIVERSARY GALA

2023 Gala Page

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20th Anniversary Gala - Highlight Reel

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2022

NOCHE CARIBEÑA GALA

2022 Gala Page

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Noche Caribeña Gala - Highlight Reel

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2022

WE STILL HERE FILM SCREENING

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We Still Here (no video)

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2022

16TH ANNUAL FESTIVAL OF DANCE & MUSIC

2022 Festival Page

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Ada Ara / She Who is Queen

Arenas Dance Company - She Who is Queen

Eggun

Yemaya Universal Mother

Salsa for Yemayá

Ola the Warrior

Revolutionary Women

Ochun and Women Artists

Manos de Mujeres a la Obra / Women's Hands at Work

Adá Ará: Cuban Women Demand Respect

¡Mujeres!

 

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2021

MOUTH OF A SHARK (WORK IN PROGRESS)
Online Premiere and Discussion

Mouth of a Shark Video

Alayo Dance Company - Mouth of a Shark (work in progress)

 

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2021

DANCE ALL DAY
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Dance All Day - Highlight Reel

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2020

POWER OF RESILIENCY ONLINE SERIES

2020 The Power of Resiliency Page

The Power of Resiliency Videos

Week 1: Bobi Céspedes - Song Class (no video)

Week 2: Eli Jacobs-Fantauzzi - Artist Talk (no video)

Week 3: Elio Villafranca - Artist Talk (no video)

Week 4: Adia Whitaker - Artist Talk (no video)

Week 5: Interview Shorts (no video)

Week 6: In Depth Interviews (no video)

Week 7: Virtual Performance Videos (no video)

Week 8: Live Collaborations (no video)

 

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2019

15TH ANNUAL FESTIVAL OF DANCE & MUSIC

2019 Festival Page

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Tradiciones Cubanas

Arenas Dance Company - Baila mi Son

Las Alturas de Simpson - Tradiciones

Vission Latina

Arenas Dance Company - Que Rico ChaChaCha

Los Lupenos de San Jose - Salon Mexico

Arenas Dance Company - Ahora Que La Habana es Mia

Ara Irawo and Theater Flamenco of San Francisco - Del Flamenco a la Rumba

CubaCaribe Carnaval Contigent - Conga Santiaguera

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2019

NOCHE CARIBEÑA GALA

2019 Gala Page

Noche Caribeña Gala (no video)

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2018

14TH ANNUAL FESTIVAL OF DANCE & MUSIC

Movements of Migration

2018 Festival Page

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Week 1 - Alayo Dance Company

Alayo Dance Company - Calle

Alayo Dance Company - Manos y Vida Cotidiana de Una Mujer Cubana

Alayo Dance Company - Quality of Movement

Alayo Dance Company - Goodbye

Alayo Dance Company - What is Happening Here?

Mixed Program

Dimensions Dance Theater - Ain't No Turning Back

The Cali Dance Company - Fiesta Cubana

El Wah Movement Dance Theater - Maafa - Revealing the Story

Hijos Del Maiz - Nicaragua Multiétnica: Cultura Garífunas

Dandha da Hora & Yabas Dance Company - Our Roots

Alafia Dance Ensemble - Supplication

Águas Dance Company with Filhas das Águas - Yansa

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2018

2018 BOUND together

Aguas Dance Company and Alayo Dance Company

2018 BOUND together Page

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Alayo Dance Company - Grief

Aguas Dance Company (no video)

Flor de Café Dance Company - Adentro Cojutepeque, Las Cortadoras, Las Salvadoreñas (no video)

Ramon's Salsa Ensemble - Ya No Hace Falta (no video)

Audaz Dance Company - La Lupe (no video)

Audaz Dance Company - Oriente (no video)

Alayo Dance Company - What is Happening Here? (no video)

Aguas Dance Company - Yansã Oya (no video)

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2017

13TH ANNUAL FESTIVAL OF DANCE & MUSIC

2017 Festival Page

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Week 1 - Manos de Mujeres

Los Lupeños de San José - Comala

Almazônica Dance Collective - Floresta Feminina

Arenas Dance Company - Manos de Mujer a la Obra

Cunamacué - Mis Manos

Dimensions Extensions Performance Ensemble and Batala San Francisco - Mulheres Livres

Amor Do Samba - Under Pressure: Asi Hicieron Las Mujeres Diamantes

Sunday Matinee

Quenepas - Inspirados: de Boriken a la Bahia

Maracatu Pacífico - Mulheres no Maracatu: Do Terreno ao Sagrado

Cuicacalli Dance Company - Raices Sin Limites

Bolivia Corazón de América - Death of Slavery

Dimensions Extensions Performance Ensemble and Batala SF - Mulheres Livres

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2016

12TH ANNUAL FESTIVAL OF DANCE & MUSIC

Cuba on My Mind

2016 Festival Page

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Week 1 - Cuba on my Mind

Teatro Brasileiro de Dança: the Bahia in Oakland Collective - CUBAHIA meu Amor! (no video)

Tika Morgan Dance - Transformations

Ballet Folklorico Odduara - AfreYemaya (no video)

Cuicacalli Dance Company - Veracruz "Son Jarocho" (no video)

Aguas Dance Company - Fé (no video)

Week 2 - Cuba on my Mind

Alayo Dance Company - Where the Butterflies Go

Embodiment Project - Chalk Outlines (excerpts)

Kissy Keefer - Gracias a La Vida

Alayo Dance Company - 24/7

Alayo Dance Company - Goodbye

Week 3 - Cuba on my Mind

Alafia Dance Ensemble - Reine Kongo (no video)

Los Lupeños de San José - Pasión Jarocha (no video)

ABADÁ-Capoeira San Francisco Company - Tradições Afro-Brasileiras (no video)

Duniya Dance and Drum Company - Badala & Liberté (no video)

Gafierira Brasil Dance Group - A Night in Rio (no video)

Aguacero - Barriles Cantan Cuentos (no video)

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2016

ALAYO DANCE COMPANY AND BAN RARRÁ 2016

2016 Event Page

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Alayo Dance Company and Ban Rarrá
Alayo Dance Company
- 24/7

Alayo Dance Company - Piece of White Cloth

Ban Rarrá - Dos Bandos - Gagá

Ban Rarrá - El Solar - Rumba

Ban Rarrá - Papa Guede

Ban Rarrá - PoutPourri De Bailes Populares

Ban Rarrá - PoutPourri De Bailes Populares 2

Ban Rarrá - Tajoneros - Tajona

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2015

11TH ANNUAL FESTIVAL OF DANCE & MUSIC

In Search of Soul

2015 Festival Page

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Week 1 - African Souls: Cuba & Brasil

Arenas Dance Company - Rumba y Candela (no video)

Teatro Brasileiro de Dança - The Bahia in Oakland - De Corpo e Alma (no video)

Alayo Dance Company - Love Me or Hate Me (no video)

Arenas Dance Company - Oya: La Mujer Guerrera / Oya: The Female Warrior (no video)

Aguas Dance Company - Amor ao Mar

Alayo Dance Company - Quality of Movement (no video)

ABADA-Capoeira San Francisco Company - Maculelê and Capoeira (no video)

Week 2 - Soul Caribe

Colombian Soul - Ritual and Profane (no video)

Bravissimo Youth Ensemble - A Blessing (no video)
Dimensions Dance Theater - The Town on Notice (no video)

Aguacero - Mi Alma Habla Bomba

Grupo Experimental Nago - Guateque Campesino (no video)
Cunamacué - Cantando y Bailando

La Mezcla - Convivencia

Alafia Dance Ensemble - Soley (no video)

Week 3 - Alma

Alayo Dance Company - Where the Butterflies Go

Krissy Keefer Dance Mission Company - Defective Deflection Devotion

Duniya Dance and Drum Company - Yamama

Krissy Keefer Dance Mission Company - Witness

Alayo Dance Company - House of Water

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2015

EXPLOSIÓN CUBANA 2015

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Explosión Cubana - Una Noche Tropical

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2014

10TH ANNUAL FESTIVAL OF DANCE & MUSIC

2014 Festival Page

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Week 1 - Moving Forward

Las Puras - Riki Bum (no video)

Las Que Son Son - Anhelo

Cuñamacue - Intertwined Dreams / Sueños Entrelazados

Alafia Dance Ensemble - 1952 Saga, 3 Movements 1) Free in Africa 2) The Trade 3) Slave Time (no video)

Alayo Dance Company - Siempre Corriendo / Always Running (no video)

Embodiment Project - Dare to Love

Duniya Dance & Drum Company - Badala and Tiriba (no video)

Week 1 - Moving Forward (matinee)
Boroboletas Dance Troupe​

Muriel Johnson - The Clever Woman and The Pumpkin 

Conceicao Damasceno’s Borboletas Dance Troupe - Hoje e Dia de Nossa Senhora / Keni Je & Samba Da Roda

Swing Kids - Acrobatic Rock & Roll

Faces SF - Passages

Dimensions Extensions - Suite Solo 

Loco Bloco’s Pocos Locos - Loco en el Coco

Latin Jazz Youth Ensemble of San Francisco - Let’s Dance

Week 2 - Alayo, Aguas and Arenas

Aguas de Bahía - Movendo com Capoeira

Alayo Dance Company - Quality of Movement

Arenas Dance Company - Olomidara

Alayo Dance Company - On Top of the Beat / Sobre El Tiempo

Alayo Dance Company - House of Water

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2014

EXPLOSIÓN CUBANA 2014
2014 Explosión Cubana Page

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Explosión Cubana - Una Noche Tropical

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2014

CUBA CAMP
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Cuba Camp - Highlight Reel

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2013

9TH ANNUAL FESTIVAL OF DANCE & MUSIC

Tributes to Our Teachers

2013 Festival Page

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Week 1 - Our Teachers

Las Que Son Son - Underneath It All

Arenas Dance Company - Las Dos Aguas

Aguacero - Huellas

Ritmo y Movimiento - Tren Bala

Las Puras - El Cuarto de Tula

Rompe y Raja - Amador

Sambaxe - Spirit of Carnaval

Week 2 - El Maestro

Teatro de la Danza del Caribe - El Maestro

Week 3 - El Discípulo
 

Alayo Dance Company - Siempre Corriendo

Alayo Dance Company - What About Love?

Alayo Dance Company - A Piece Of White Cloth Excerpt

Danza Del Caribe - Sulkary

Alayo Dance Company - On Top of the Beat

Family Matinee

Conceição Damasceno's Butterflies - Fanfarra

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2013

QUALITY OF MOVEMENT

2013 Quality of Movement Page

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Alayo Dance Company - Qué Pasa Con El Amor? / What about Love?

Alayo Dance Company - Te Quedarás / You Will Stay

Alayo Dance Company - Siempre Corriendo / Always Running

Alayo Dance Company - Grief: Depression

Alayo Dance Company - Grief: Acceptance

Alayo Dance Company - Quality of Movement

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2012

8TH ANNUAL FESTIVAL OF DANCE & MUSIC

2012 Festival Page

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Week 1 - Poder Popular

Cunamacué - Zamacaueca

Las Que Son Son - Valoma's Tango

Las Puras Dance Company - Mambo Cha

Las Que Son Son - Valoma's Tango

Alafia Dance Ensemble - Aguas de Oxalá

Aguacero - Goze mi Bomba

Star Studded Entertainment

Rueda con Ritmo - El Pillo

Grupo Experimental Nago - Masun y Petro

Arenas Dance Company - Ciclo Palo Makuta

Week 1 - Poder Popular Matinee
Star Studded Entertainment (no video)

Rueda Con Ritmo (no video)

Muriel Johnson (no video)

Quenepas (no video)

Cunamacue (no video)

Dimensions Dance Theater (no video)

Week 2 - Oil and Water

Alayo Dance Company - Grace Notes

Alayo Dance Company - Layers of Love

Alayo Dance Company - Oil & Water

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2011

7TH ANNUAL FESTIVAL OF DANCE & MUSIC

La Tierra de Arara

2011 Festival Page

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Week 1 - La Tierra: Descendents of the Dahomey

Colette Eloi and El Wah Movement

Oyu Oro Afro Cuban Experimental Dance Ensemble - Identidad

Week 2 - El Agua: Transatlantic Tongues

Yagbe Awolowo Onilu - Opening Prayer

Heritage - The Vision Continues

Marc Bamuthi Joseph - Chicago, Sudan

Liberation Dance Theater - Guerra

Cunamacué - Libera Tu Danza

Aguas Da Bahia - Movendo con Capoeira

Afoutayi Dance Company - Damballah

Grupo Experimental Nago - Merengue del Cafetal
Muriel Johnson - How Goat Got Out of Trouble (no video)
Yosvany Terry - Arará Music from Cuba and its fusion with Jazz: The Concept of Ye-de-gbe & Afro-Caribbean Legacy (no video)

Week 3 - La Orilla: Loss & Acceptance

Alayo Dance Company - La Madre

Alayo Dance Company - Grief

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2010

6TH ANNUAL FESTIVAL OF DANCE & MUSIC

From Katrina to Port-au-Prince

2010 Festival Page

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Week 1 - Perseverance of Spirit

ASE Dance Theater Collective (NYC) - Libation

Afoutayi - O Chan Neg Nago

ASE Dance Theater Collective (NYC) - Uncle Freddie

Kumbuka African Drum & Dance Collective - The Spirit of New Orleans

Week 2 - Legacies & Liberation

Alafia Dance Ensemble

Liberation Dance Theater

Los Que Son Son

Los Lupenos de San Jose

Poco Gomes Dancers

Tata Kaya Art

Muriel Johnson *matinee

Week 3 - Migrations

Alayo Dance Company - Migrations

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2010

2010 BOUND together

Afoutayi Dance Company and Alayo Dance Company

2010 BOUND together Page

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Afoutayi Dance Company - Ayiti Pap Mouri! (no video)
Alayo Dance Company - Adonde Vas Amor (no video)

Alayo Dance Company - Momento (no video)

Alayo Dance Company Metamorphosis (no video)

Alayo Dance Company - Traces (no video)

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2009

5TH ANNUAL FESTIVAL OF DANCE & MUSIC

2009 Festival Page

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Week 1 - 50 Years of Performance Since the Cuban Revolution

Jeff Chambers & Ramón Ramos Alayo - Grace Notes

Juan Carlos Blanco & Omo Ache

Chancleteros

Las Que Son Son

Napoles Ballet Theater

Las Que Son Son

Alayo Dance Company - Wrong Way

Week 2 - 500 Years of Cultural Continuity and Revitalization in the Americas

Nsamina Kongo - Nkanda Nvoula

Alafia Dance Ensemble - Libetè

Rica Salsa Dance Company

Aquarela Dance Group - Colors of Brazil

Jaranón y Bochinche Performance Company - Expression Negra: Recordando nuestra historia

Mind Over Matter - Untamable

Pasión Habanera

Week 3 - 5 Years of Supporting the Arts at CubaCaribe Festival of Dance & Music

Alayo Dance Company - Three Leaders, One Idea

In the Hands of Spirit (no video)

Embracing the Fire (no video)

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2009

2009 BOUND together

BOUND together Page

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Alayo Dance Company and Aguas de Bahia

Alayo Dance Company - A Piece of White Cloth

Aguas de Bahia

Alayo Dance Company - Layers of Love

 

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2008

4TH ANNUAL FESTIVAL OF DANCE & MUSIC

2008 Festival Page

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Week 1 - Spring Begins to Move

Urban Jazz Dance Company

Nsamina Kongo (Light of the Congo) - Makela ha Mbongi

Alayo Dance Company - Wrong Way

Tou Limen Youth Ensemble - Being the Change

Napoles Ballet Theatre - Retazos (Pieces)

Aguas da Bahia - Jomada (Journey)

Loco Bloco’s Las Locas y Los Locos por Samba - Soul To Sole

Las Que Son Son (no video)

Week 2 - Haiti!

Konpayi - Nanchon Nago

Oyu Oro - Cubaila

Week 3 - Blood + Sugar

Alayo Dance Company - Grace Notes

Alayo Dance Company - Blood + Sugar

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2007

3RD ANNUAL FESTIVAL OF DANCE & MUSIC

2007 Festival Page

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Week 1 - Shaking off the Dust

Konpayi - Muzik Gede

Konpayi - Papa Legba, Ouvre bare pou nou (…we begin)

Konpayi - Banbouche! (…we continue)

Bateria Bay-Lleza de San Francisco y Grupo los Locos por Samba - Bay-Lleza

Las Que Son Son - Banda Gagá

Rara Tou Limen - Manbo Ayizan

Rara Tou Limen - Nachons: An Ancestral Link (Old World to the NEW) - Suite 1 - Neg Daome

Rara Tou Limen - Nachons: An Ancestral Link (Old World to the NEW) - Suite 2 - Evolution

Rara Tou Limen - Viv Rara!

Las Que Son Son - Return to Orient (no video)

Week 2 - 3 Threes & Traces

Alayo Dance Company - 3 Threes

Alayo Dance Company - Traces

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2006

2ND ANNUAL FESTIVAL OF DANCE & MUSIC

2006 Festival Page

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Week 1 - Yo Soy Cuba (no video)

Week 2 - Africa Here

Alayo Dance Company - Everything Comes From the Earth

GRRRL Brigade - We are the Daughters

GRRRL Brigade - A Praise to These Young Dancers

Michelle Martin & Konpayi - Kombit Zaka

Timbea! - Rueda de Casino

Week 3 - After Rain

Alayo Dance Company - After Rain

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2006

CUBA CAMP IN HAWAII

Cuba Camp Page

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Cuba Camp - Video

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2005

1ST ANNUAL FESTIVAL OF DANCE & MUSIC

2005 Festival Page

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Week 1 - Vamos Andar (no video)

Dear Fidel (no video)

Week 2 - Yo Soy Cuba (no video)

Week 3 - A Piece of White Cloth (no video)

Week 4 - La Madre

Alayo Dance Company - La Madre

 

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2005

CUBA CAMP

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2004

PIECE OF WHITE CLOTH

Piece of White Cloth Page

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Alayo Dance Company - Piece of White Cloth

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2004

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2004

CUBA CAMP

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2003

CUBA CAMP

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Cuba Camp - Classes

Cuba Camp - Lecture

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2003

CubaCaribe is founded by Jamaica Itule Simmons (Executive Director) and Ramón Ramos Alayo (Artistic Director).

MIS SUENOS, MIS IDEAS

2003 Mis Suenos, Mis Ideas video

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