Special Events

RMG Friday: Salsa Night!

Jul 5, 2024, 07:00 PM - Jul 5, 2024, 10:00 PM

Part of the RMG Fridays Transcending to Convergence Series.

It’s Salsa Night at Robert McLaughlin Gallery! Join us in the Backyard for free salsa lessons, good eats and a lively party under the night sky.

RMG’s Salsa Night will start off with two 25 minute lessons led by Kurt and Maria from The Love of Salsa. Learn the basics and then bring your moves to the dance floor where the live band, Farrucas Duo, will serenade our steps into the night.

Participants can register for a maximum of 2 people. Lesson 1 will be from 7:30-7:55pm and Lesson 2 will be from 7:55-8:20pm. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to the start of your lesson.

In the lobby, Anabella Cabrera Janer will be performing.

Enjoy food from local restaurant, Bollywood Tacos.

Canadian Blood Services will be on-site for those interested in blood donation.

Order of Events:

7PM: Doors Open

7:30PM: Dance lessons begin

8:20PM: Dance lessons end + Short performance by Instructors 

8:40PM: Band starts 

9:40PM: Band ends

Farrucas Duo draws its unique repertoire from many classic songs written over the past century, but is also influenced by modern musical styles such as Salsa, Rumba Flamenco, Bolero, Cha Cha Cha, Cuban, South American, Arabic and more! Farrucas Duo combines entertainment, musicality, professionalism, creativity and tradition in every concert for almost 20 years; a must see!

Teaching & dancing Salsa in Durham Region since 2007, The Love of Salsa offers weekly group and private classes. Our Mission: To enhance dancing by helping Durham residents embrace their Latin side. Come join us on the floor.

Let the music and moves inspire you! In the lower level of the Backyard, we’ll be decorating wooden maracas using acrylic paint.

While supplies lasts.

A scholarship recipient of Classic Piano at Universidad del Norte in Barranquilla, Colombia, Anabella Cabrera Janer is a musician with experience performing classic piano in various formats, as well as guitar, percussion and voice in a wide range of genres such as tropical, popular and Caribbean folk.

Learn more about the Convergence music and art festival.

This event has been financially assisted by the Ontario Cultural Attractions Fund a program of the Government of Ontario through the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport, administered by the Ontario Cultural Attractions Fund Corporation.

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