Bookoo Rueda

Be spontaneous!  Join us in New Orleans Aug 26-27 for a special edition of La Noche Caliente.   This month take that one Last Fling of Summer.

It's a weekend of Cuban dance workshops with Carlos Ramirez, live music featuring Tito Puente Jr. with Muevelo, and drumming in Congo Square with the Congo Square Preservation Society.  

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Hotel Package Deal

Sign up for workshops a la carte or better yet, book an all-inclusive weekend at Ace Hotel New Orleans.  Be spontaneous and make it roadtrip or locals, make it a staycation!

Book Now for Aug 25-27 using promo code HOMETOWNER for a weekend that includes:

  • Discounted price on a Large or Corner Room
  • Free Parking
  • 2 Drink Tickets
  • 2 Concert Tickets for Tito Puente Jr. with Muevelo Sat Aug 26
  • 4 Cuban Dance Workshops with Carlos Ramirez  Cuba / Miami 
Min 1 night stay
Questions:  (504) 900-1180
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Cuban Dance Workshops

Choose from 4 Cuban dance workshops.  Learn and refine Son, Casino, and Rumba.  Break it all down with Cuban sueltas and complete the weekend with Sunday afternoon in Congo Square - drumming and dancing with Congo Square Preservation Society.

Tickets:  $10/Workshop or $30 for all 4 (package available through 8/18)
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La Noche Caliente - Tito Puente Jr. with Muevelo!

Heat up the dance floor Saturday night with Tito Puente Jr. and Muevelo in the Three Keys Lounge.  Doors open at 9 PM.  Dancers wanted!

Tickets:  $10 Advance  $15 Door
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Weekend Schedule

Saturday Aug 26, 2017
2 PM  Workshop: Cuban Son & Casino
3 PM   Happy Hour/Welcome
8 PM  Workshop:  Cuban Sueltas
9 PM  Doors Open - Dancers wanted!
10 PM  Tito Puente Jr. with Muevelo

Sunday Aug 27, 2017
1 PM  Workshop: Cuban Son
2 PM  Workshop: Cuban Rumba
4 PM  Rumba & Afro-Cuban Dance in Congo Square


Register for workshops and sign up for individual, couples or group lessons online!  Book at Ace Hotel using promo codes HOMETOWNER or VINYL and all 4 workshops are included with your hotel stay.  Or sign up for workshop a la carte:

Workshop Package:     $30 / 4 workshops, available online through Fri 8/18  Buy Here
Individual Workshop:  $10 / workshop   Register in workshops listed below

Individual Lesson:       $75 / hour
Couples Lesson:           $85 / hour
Group Lesson (3-4):    $120/ hour
Reserve a time for individual lessons below.

Workshops & Events

Indiv, Couple & Group Lessons

Presented to you and sponsored by Bookoo Rueda Cultural Association and Ace Hotel New Orleans. Special gratitude to Brent Rose and Margie Perez with Muevelo and to Congo Square Preservation Society.

(504) 621-0746
New Orleans, Louisiana

Bookoo Rueda was founded in 2014 on a dare.  That dare became a mission.  We are a 501(c)3 non-profit organization connecting people, communities, and cultures through dance.  We take dance out of the studio and into the community.

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