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Sunday, April 23 2023

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Sunday, February 12 2023

De'Jon Polanski

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💯There are great dancers, great social dancers, great social performers, great demo performers, great solo dancers, great teachers, great students, great showcase performers, great competitors, great choreographers, great social media content creators, great brand builders and people who are great at partying in the organized latin dance scene/circuit. All of which are separate individual journeys that require lots of hours of intentional learning, application, reflection and growth in order to truly understand each one of these skills.

For example, my favorite social dancer in the world in the world does not teach and understands the he does not have the patience or skill set to do so because he has focused all of his energy into learning social and applying what he has learned in social dance environments around the world for more than a decade. But has never set out to learn how to teach. I have also come across some of the best teachers in the world who are not good at performing or choreography at all. We have all experienced amazing performers who lack the ability to connect to music, themselves and a partner simultaneously in an improvisation social dance setting……..

I am not saying that anyone has to possess all of these skills in order to be a complete dancer. I’m not saying that anything is wrong with being one and not the other. I’m saying that as a scene we must start to asses the strengths and weaknesses of the dancers/artists that we hire in order to put them in position to execute at the highest level based on their strengths and the intention of the event if there is any (usually there isn’t). And stop forcing puzzle pieces that do not match based on branding alone. We cannot continue to keep throwing a bunch of headliners on a fliers with zero intentionality and hoping magic will happen. We cannot keep telling students that they will become better social dancers by joining performance teams as absolute beginners with zero fundamentals and creating choreography robots who do not truly understand the cultural art form that they aim to showcase onstage. The list does not stop there….

True growth in the scene begins with placing the “right asses in the right seats” as my old college business/marketing professors would say.

Hope that we read this post as organizers, dancers, artists and students and reflect on our intentional growth as a community. — thinking about tomorrow.

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Tuesday, March 02 2021

Straight Up Talk with Earl Rush celebrates Women's History Month Series starts tonight March 2, 2021 The Straight Up Talk with Earl Rush Women's History month series Kicks off tomorrow with an interview with Nora Suzuki lead siger of Japan’s Orquesta De La Luz NOTE SPECIAL TIME 9:30 pm est You can view the live stream here I have exciting news about the March lineup for Straight Up Talk with Earl Rush. March is Women’s History Month. To commemorate this occasion women will be the focus in March. Here’s a sneak peek into the women that will be highlighted. Nora, the lead singer for Japan’s Orquesta De La Luz will be the first guest on Tuesday, March 2 at a special time 9:30 PM to accommodate the time difference in Japan. The following week March 9 2021 at 7:30 pm , Cita Rodriguez vocalist with the Mambo Legends Orchestra will be joining us for an insightful chat. Cita is the daughter of Fania legend Pete “El Conde“ Rodriguez. March 16 20201 at 7:30 pm The fabulous Choco Orta will be our special guest March 23, 2021 The dynamic Lucy Grau will be our special guest March 30,2021 All female dj forum My friend and one of my metors Eileen Torres will be co-hosting these shows He WILL pull through! He’ll just require a little help along the way 🙏❤️ WAYS TO HELP: ———————— 1. Donate and/or share the Go Fund Me. This the official recovery fund for Sami: 2. Purchase a “Shirt for Selo.” 100% of the proceeds go towards the official recovery fund for Sami: Coming to DC 2021 Post Covid- The DC Salsa Marathon Halloween Weekend October 29-31, 2021! Stay Tuned for More Details! 3 Nights/2 Days Salsa Marathon 100% Social Dance Event 16hrs of Dance each day All Inclusive Food/Water No Performances No Workshops When Covid started GoGo Earl created a Sports Talk show Join us every Wednesay night live on fb at 8 pm as the Fellas talk the hottest Sports topics CLICK Bannner to purchase on demand virtual classs from top instructors from around the world Check out these awesome Hot Sauce and marinade products.

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All Interviews can be viewed on our fb page Straight Up Talk with Earl Rush` THIS TUESDAY DECEMBER 8, 2020 at 730 pm Interview with Eileen Torres

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