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June 2022

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Wednesday June 1
Thursday June 2
Friday June 3
Saturday June 4
Sunday June 5
Monday June 6
Tuesday June 7
Wednesday June 8
Thursday June 9
Friday June 10
Saturday June 11
  • 9:00 pm Logic Presents: loRgANic
    Logic Presents: loRgANic
    Saturday June 11 – Sunday June 12
    9:00 pm

    Logic is a monthly salsa/bachata/kizomba event in the Portland metro area. We have rotating instructors & resident as well as guest DJs every month to offer a variety of different artists for the dancers to enjoy with each event. Each month we have the pleasure of having different instructors every month and you will be able to hear the music of a variety of DJs throughout the night.

    This month our theme is 'Organic' in reference to the natural development of our social and our dance community. We will have Bryant Ayala teaching a fantastic bachata class to start the night at 9 p.m. He is one of the principal instructors of Lines Dance Academy. We will also have Jenna Lee Graham teaching a Kizomba lesson. Her classes are very popular so don't miss it!

    We will also have Diva Style Dance Company in the building for a performance. In addition to that we will have for the very first time, the Gemini Angels (Salem, OR) doing a special performance for us. Javier Solis is their director and he is the organizer of the Portland Salsa Congress. There will be one final drawing for a night pass to the Portland Salsa Congress. To be entered to win, you must click 'Going' on this event and be present.

    In addition, we will have DJ Lady Dee from Seattle, as well as DJ Reni & DJ El Güero del Sabor spinning salsa & bachata all night long upstairs. In the kizomba room, DJ Panaflex will be holding it down. Come and enjoy everything!

    Cover is $10. All are welcome! See you on the dance floor! We look forward to seeing you June 11th! Come. Dance. Feel the music. Logic – loRgANic

    https://www.facebook.com/events/339641478192438/

Sunday June 12
  • Logic Presents: loRgANic Ends 2:00 am
    Logic Presents: loRgANic
    Saturday June 11 – Sunday June 12

    Logic is a monthly salsa/bachata/kizomba event in the Portland metro area. We have rotating instructors & resident as well as guest DJs every month to offer a variety of different artists for the dancers to enjoy with each event. Each month we have the pleasure of having different instructors every month and you will be able to hear the music of a variety of DJs throughout the night.

    This month our theme is 'Organic' in reference to the natural development of our social and our dance community. We will have Bryant Ayala teaching a fantastic bachata class to start the night at 9 p.m. He is one of the principal instructors of Lines Dance Academy. We will also have Jenna Lee Graham teaching a Kizomba lesson. Her classes are very popular so don't miss it!

    We will also have Diva Style Dance Company in the building for a performance. In addition to that we will have for the very first time, the Gemini Angels (Salem, OR) doing a special performance for us. Javier Solis is their director and he is the organizer of the Portland Salsa Congress. There will be one final drawing for a night pass to the Portland Salsa Congress. To be entered to win, you must click 'Going' on this event and be present.

    In addition, we will have DJ Lady Dee from Seattle, as well as DJ Reni & DJ El Güero del Sabor spinning salsa & bachata all night long upstairs. In the kizomba room, DJ Panaflex will be holding it down. Come and enjoy everything!

    Cover is $10. All are welcome! See you on the dance floor! We look forward to seeing you June 11th! Come. Dance. Feel the music. Logic – loRgANic

    https://www.facebook.com/events/339641478192438/

Monday June 13
Tuesday June 14
Wednesday June 15
Thursday June 16
Friday June 17
  • 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm Urban Kiz class and social
    Urban Kiz class and social
    Friday June 17
    7:30 pm – 10:30 pm

    Shabu Studio Urban Kiz pop up class and social. Class will focus on some spicy saida variations to add to your social dance 🙂

    https://www.facebook.com/events/1135010084022734/

Saturday June 18
Sunday June 19
Monday June 20
Tuesday June 21
  • 9:00 pm Kizomba Night
    Kizomba Night
    Tuesday June 21 – Wednesday June 22
    9:00 pm

    We are pleased to bring you Portland’s latest spot for kizomba nightlife!
     
    Location:
    Akadi
    1001 SE Division St
    Portland, OR 97202
     
    $5 admission
    21 and up
     
    Food and drink are available for purchase.
    Akadi serves delicious West African food!
     
    ::: WHAT IS KIZOMBA? :::
    #Kizomba is a refined and sophisticated style of music and dance from #Angola, #Africa. Enjoyed throughout the world, this unique dance has been gaining attention and popularity among dancers of all kinds. Recent years have even seen the emergence of kizomba rooms at events catering to salsa and bachata.
     
    Example videos:
    https://youtu.be/qSL0ZSXwfSE
    https://youtu.be/kUQSOuKmHFg
     
    ::: WHAT MUSIC WILL YOU HEAR AT KIZOMBA NIGHT? :::
    In addition to kizomba music, Kizomba Night also features music from Cape Verde, Haiti, and the French West Indies such as #zouk and #kompa
     
    At Kizomba Night, you will regularly hear music by artists such as Eddy Tussa, Enposib, Eduardo Paim, Puto Português, DJ Dias Rodrigues, DJ Paparazzi, Harmonik, Anselmo Ralph, Yola Semedo, C4 Pedro, Nelson Freitas, Djodje, Tabou Combo, Johnny Ramos, Zouk Machine, Patrick Saint Eloi, Kassav’, Yudi Fox, Tanya St Val, Gerilson Insrael, Kaysha, Caló Pascoal, Jim Rama, Paulo Flores, Badoxa, Yuri da Cunha, Nu-Look, Bruna Tatiana, Alan Cavé, J Beatz, Carimi, Jean Philippe Marthely, Matias Damásio, Mika Mendes, Ivan Alekxei, Livongh, and many more…
     
    Example music:
    https://soundcloud.com/dj-panaflex/kizomba-autentica
    https://soundcloud.com/rucundin/trio-nights
     
    ::: WHO IS DJ PANAFLEX? :::
    Charlie Thompson (DJ Panaflex) has been delighting listeners and dancers with his Latin and Afro-Diasporic sets since 2013, playing #dancehall, #bachata, #kuduro, #dembow, and everything in-between. In 2016 he started his kizomba night series at Trio Club. The same year he partnered with Nathalia Carbajal to form the successful KiZouk Connection monthly dance party, which went on for years and was host to many nationally and internationally touring performers and instructors of Brazilian zouk.
     
    In 2021 he assumed a part-time role as programmer and presenter on Portland’s 90.7 KBOO FM radio station:
    https://www.kboo.fm/profiles/dj-panaflex
     
    Other event highlights include:
    * Angola Independence Day
    * Haitian Flag Day
    * Tropitaal
    * Portland Winter Light Fest
    * Global Based Day Party
    * Noche de Cumbia a Holocene
    * Tropical Night at Vertical Room
    * PDX Bachata Cruise on the Portland Spirit
    * LambaFest
    * Rip City Bachata & Salsa Fest
    * The Way Up
    * Rum & Reggae at Yaad Style Jamaican Cuisine
    * Bollywood Night at Fuego

Wednesday June 22
  • Kizomba Night Ends 1:00 am
    Kizomba Night
    Tuesday June 21 – Wednesday June 22

    We are pleased to bring you Portland’s latest spot for kizomba nightlife!
     
    Location:
    Akadi
    1001 SE Division St
    Portland, OR 97202
     
    $5 admission
    21 and up
     
    Food and drink are available for purchase.
    Akadi serves delicious West African food!
     
    ::: WHAT IS KIZOMBA? :::
    #Kizomba is a refined and sophisticated style of music and dance from #Angola, #Africa. Enjoyed throughout the world, this unique dance has been gaining attention and popularity among dancers of all kinds. Recent years have even seen the emergence of kizomba rooms at events catering to salsa and bachata.
     
    Example videos:
    https://youtu.be/qSL0ZSXwfSE
    https://youtu.be/kUQSOuKmHFg
     
    ::: WHAT MUSIC WILL YOU HEAR AT KIZOMBA NIGHT? :::
    In addition to kizomba music, Kizomba Night also features music from Cape Verde, Haiti, and the French West Indies such as #zouk and #kompa
     
    At Kizomba Night, you will regularly hear music by artists such as Eddy Tussa, Enposib, Eduardo Paim, Puto Português, DJ Dias Rodrigues, DJ Paparazzi, Harmonik, Anselmo Ralph, Yola Semedo, C4 Pedro, Nelson Freitas, Djodje, Tabou Combo, Johnny Ramos, Zouk Machine, Patrick Saint Eloi, Kassav’, Yudi Fox, Tanya St Val, Gerilson Insrael, Kaysha, Caló Pascoal, Jim Rama, Paulo Flores, Badoxa, Yuri da Cunha, Nu-Look, Bruna Tatiana, Alan Cavé, J Beatz, Carimi, Jean Philippe Marthely, Matias Damásio, Mika Mendes, Ivan Alekxei, Livongh, and many more…
     
    Example music:
    https://soundcloud.com/dj-panaflex/kizomba-autentica
    https://soundcloud.com/rucundin/trio-nights
     
    ::: WHO IS DJ PANAFLEX? :::
    Charlie Thompson (DJ Panaflex) has been delighting listeners and dancers with his Latin and Afro-Diasporic sets since 2013, playing #dancehall, #bachata, #kuduro, #dembow, and everything in-between. In 2016 he started his kizomba night series at Trio Club. The same year he partnered with Nathalia Carbajal to form the successful KiZouk Connection monthly dance party, which went on for years and was host to many nationally and internationally touring performers and instructors of Brazilian zouk.
     
    In 2021 he assumed a part-time role as programmer and presenter on Portland’s 90.7 KBOO FM radio station:
    https://www.kboo.fm/profiles/dj-panaflex
     
    Other event highlights include:
    * Angola Independence Day
    * Haitian Flag Day
    * Tropitaal
    * Portland Winter Light Fest
    * Global Based Day Party
    * Noche de Cumbia a Holocene
    * Tropical Night at Vertical Room
    * PDX Bachata Cruise on the Portland Spirit
    * LambaFest
    * Rip City Bachata & Salsa Fest
    * The Way Up
    * Rum & Reggae at Yaad Style Jamaican Cuisine
    * Bollywood Night at Fuego

Thursday June 23
Friday June 24
Saturday June 25
Sunday June 26
  • 5:00 pm – 9:30 pm Bachata & Urban Kiz Social
    Bachata & Urban Kiz Social
    Sunday June 26
    5:00 pm – 9:30 pm

    2 classes followed by 2 hours of social dancing
    5-6:15pm Bachata with Adrian & Julia.
    A beyond beginner/intermediate bachata class that will focus on developing better connection with your partner, styling and learning fun new social movements and patterns to step up your bachata game on the dance floor!
    6:15-7:30pm Urban Kiz with Colleen. Focus will be on building a strong foundation with basics in order to get out on the social dance floor
    7:30-9:30pm 2 hours of social dancing!

    $35 for 2 classes plus social
    $20 for 1 class plus social
    $10 for the social

    Register by emailing AdrianandJulia7789@gmail.com
    payment can be made by cash, check or card on the day or sent via Venmo (@Julia-Ostrovskaia) or PayPal (@juliaostrovskaia)

    https://www.facebook.com/events/735957190860634/

Monday June 27
Tuesday June 28
  • 9:00 pm – 12:00 am Kizomba Night
    Kizomba Night
    Tuesday June 28
    9:00 pm – 12:00 am

    We are pleased to bring you Portland’s latest spot for kizomba nightlife!

    Location:
    Akadi
    1001 SE Division St
    Portland, OR 97202

    $5 admission
    21 and up

    Food and drink are available for purchase.
    Akadi serves delicious West African food!

    ::: WHAT IS KIZOMBA? :::
    #Kizomba is a refined and sophisticated style of music and dance from #Angola, #Africa. Enjoyed throughout the world, this unique dance has been gaining attention and popularity among dancers of all kinds. Recent years have even seen the emergence of kizomba rooms at events catering to salsa and bachata.

    Example videos:
    https://youtu.be/qSL0ZSXwfSE
    https://youtu.be/kUQSOuKmHFg

    ::: WHAT MUSIC WILL YOU HEAR AT KIZOMBA NIGHT? :::
    In addition to kizomba music, Kizomba Night also features music from Cape Verde, Haiti, and the French West Indies such as #zouk and #kompa

    At Kizomba Night, you will regularly hear music by artists such as Eddy Tussa, Enposib, Eduardo Paim, Puto Português, DJ Dias Rodrigues, DJ Paparazzi, Harmonik, Anselmo Ralph, Yola Semedo, C4 Pedro, Nelson Freitas, Djodje, Tabou Combo, Johnny Ramos, Zouk Machine, Patrick Saint Eloi, Kassav’, Yudi Fox, Tanya St Val, Gerilson Insrael, Kaysha, Caló Pascoal, Jim Rama, Paulo Flores, Badoxa, Yuri da Cunha, Nu-Look, Bruna Tatiana, Alan Cavé, J Beatz, Carimi, Jean Philippe Marthely, Matias Damásio, Mika Mendes, Ivan Alekxei, Livongh, and many more…

    Example music:
    https://soundcloud.com/dj-panaflex/kizomba-autentica
    https://soundcloud.com/rucundin/trio-nights

    ::: WHO IS DJ PANAFLEX? :::
    Charlie Thompson (DJ Panaflex) has been delighting listeners and dancers with his Latin and Afro-Diasporic sets since 2013, playing #dancehall, #bachata, #kuduro, #dembow, and everything in-between. In 2016 he started his kizomba night series at Trio Club. The same year he partnered with Nathalia Carbajal to form the successful KiZouk Connection monthly dance party, which went on for years and was host to many nationally and internationally touring performers and instructors of Brazilian zouk.

    In 2021 he assumed a part-time role as programmer and presenter on Portland’s 90.7 KBOO FM radio station:
    https://www.kboo.fm/profiles/dj-panaflex

    Other event highlights include:

    * Angola Independence Day
    * Haitian Flag Day
    * Tropitaal
    * Portland Winter Light Fest
    * Global Based Day Party
    * Noche de Cumbia at Holocene
    * Tropical Night at Vertical Room
    * PDX Bachata Cruise on the Portland Spirit
    * LambaFest
    * Rip City Bachata & Salsa Fest
    * The Way Up
    * Rum & Reggae at Yaad Style Jamaican Cuisine
    * Bollywood Night at Fuego

    https://www.facebook.com/events/710359896932889/

Wednesday June 29
Thursday June 30

No additional events this month.

July 2022

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Friday July 1
Saturday July 2
Sunday July 3
Monday July 4
Tuesday July 5
  • 9:00 pm – 12:00 am Kizomba Night III
    Kizomba Night III
    Tuesday July 5
    9:00 pm – 12:00 am

    We are pleased to bring you Portland’s latest spot for kizomba nightlife!

    Location:
    Akadi
    1001 SE Division St
    Portland, OR 97202

    $5 admission
    21 and up

    Food and drink are available for purchase.
    Akadi serves delicious West African food!

    ::: WHAT IS KIZOMBA? :::
    #Kizomba is a refined and sophisticated style of music and dance from #Angola, #Africa. Enjoyed throughout the world, this unique dance has been gaining attention and popularity among dancers of all kinds. Recent years have even seen the emergence of kizomba rooms at events catering to salsa and bachata.

    Example videos:
    https://youtu.be/qSL0ZSXwfSE
    https://youtu.be/kUQSOuKmHFg

    ::: WHAT MUSIC WILL YOU HEAR AT KIZOMBA NIGHT? :::
    In addition to kizomba music, Kizomba Night also features music from Cape Verde, Haiti, and the French West Indies such as #zouk and #kompa

    At Kizomba Night, you will regularly hear music by artists such as Eddy Tussa, Enposib, Eduardo Paim, Puto Português, DJ Dias Rodrigues, DJ Paparazzi, Harmonik, Anselmo Ralph, Yola Semedo, C4 Pedro, Nelson Freitas, Djodje, Tabou Combo, Johnny Ramos, Zouk Machine, Patrick Saint Eloi, Kassav’, Yudi Fox, Tanya St Val, Gerilson Insrael, Kaysha, Caló Pascoal, Jim Rama, Paulo Flores, Badoxa, Yuri da Cunha, Nu-Look, Bruna Tatiana, Alan Cavé, J Beatz, Carimi, Jean Philippe Marthely, Matias Damásio, Mika Mendes, Ivan Alekxei, Livongh, and many more…

    Example music:
    https://soundcloud.com/dj-panaflex/kizomba-autentica
    https://soundcloud.com/rucundin/trio-nights

    ::: WHO IS DJ PANAFLEX? :::
    Charlie Thompson (DJ Panaflex) has been delighting listeners and dancers with his Latin and Afro-Diasporic sets since 2013, playing #dancehall, #bachata, #kuduro, #dembow, and everything in-between. In 2016 he started his kizomba night series at Trio Club. The same year he partnered with Nathalia Carbajal to form the successful KiZouk Connection monthly dance party, which went on for years and was host to many nationally and internationally touring performers and instructors of Brazilian zouk.

    In 2021 he assumed a part-time role as programmer and presenter on Portland’s 90.7 KBOO FM radio station:
    https://www.kboo.fm/profiles/dj-panaflex

    Other event highlights include:

    * Angola Independence Day
    * Haitian Flag Day
    * Tropitaal
    * Portland Winter Light Fest
    * Global Based Day Party
    * Noche de Cumbia at Holocene
    * Tropical Night at Vertical Room
    * PDX Bachata Cruise on the Portland Spirit
    * LambaFest
    * Rip City Bachata & Salsa Fest
    * The Way Up
    * Rum & Reggae at Yaad Style Jamaican Cuisine
    * Bollywood Night at Fuego

    https://www.facebook.com/events/830088331302735/

Wednesday July 6
Thursday July 7
Friday July 8
Saturday July 9
  • 9:00 pm Logic Presents: GLOW
    Logic Presents: GLOW
    Saturday July 9 – Sunday July 10
    9:00 pm

    Logic is a monthly salsa/bachata/kizomba event in the Portland metro area. We have rotating instructors & resident as well as guest DJs every month to offer a variety of different artists for the dancers to enjoy with each event. Each month we have the pleasure of having different instructors every month and you will be able to hear the music of a variety of DJs throughout the night.

    This social is called ‘GLOW’ so let’s glow to great music and dancing all night long! We will have Raj More from Baltimore teaching a fantastic musicality class to start the night at 9 p.m. He is the organizer of the Baltimore Salsa/Bachata Congress and he is now residing in Seattle. This month there will not be a Kizomba lesson, but the Kizomba room will be open for business to the music of DJ Panaflex.

    Raj will also be DJing alongside DJ El Güero del Sabor, spinning salsa & bachata all night long for your listening & dancing pleasure.

    In addition, we will have photos by Noe Valladares Photography! Get your picture taken by one of the best in the PNW. Performances are TBA.

    Don’t forget that we have the Logic 1 YR Anniversary Social coming in August! Pre-sale tickets are available for purchase for $15. Full passes (workshops + social) are $75. All are welcome! See you on the dance floor! We look forward to seeing you at the Logic 1 year Anniversary! Come. Dance. Feel the music. Logic.

    https://www.facebook.com/events/330659375926626/

Sunday July 10
  • Logic Presents: GLOW Ends 2:00 am
    Logic Presents: GLOW
    Saturday July 9 – Sunday July 10

    Logic is a monthly salsa/bachata/kizomba event in the Portland metro area. We have rotating instructors & resident as well as guest DJs every month to offer a variety of different artists for the dancers to enjoy with each event. Each month we have the pleasure of having different instructors every month and you will be able to hear the music of a variety of DJs throughout the night.

    This social is called ‘GLOW’ so let’s glow to great music and dancing all night long! We will have Raj More from Baltimore teaching a fantastic musicality class to start the night at 9 p.m. He is the organizer of the Baltimore Salsa/Bachata Congress and he is now residing in Seattle. This month there will not be a Kizomba lesson, but the Kizomba room will be open for business to the music of DJ Panaflex.

    Raj will also be DJing alongside DJ El Güero del Sabor, spinning salsa & bachata all night long for your listening & dancing pleasure.

    In addition, we will have photos by Noe Valladares Photography! Get your picture taken by one of the best in the PNW. Performances are TBA.

    Don’t forget that we have the Logic 1 YR Anniversary Social coming in August! Pre-sale tickets are available for purchase for $15. Full passes (workshops + social) are $75. All are welcome! See you on the dance floor! We look forward to seeing you at the Logic 1 year Anniversary! Come. Dance. Feel the music. Logic.

    https://www.facebook.com/events/330659375926626/

Monday July 11
Tuesday July 12
  • 9:00 pm Kizomba Night
    Kizomba Night
    Tuesday July 12 – Wednesday July 13
    9:00 pm

    We are pleased to bring you Portland’s latest spot for kizomba nightlife!
     
    Location:
    Akadi
    1001 SE Division St
    Portland, OR 97202
     
    $5 admission
    21 and up
     
    Food and drink are available for purchase.
    Akadi serves delicious West African food!
     
    ::: WHAT IS KIZOMBA? :::
    #Kizomba is a refined and sophisticated style of music and dance from #Angola, #Africa. Enjoyed throughout the world, this unique dance has been gaining attention and popularity among dancers of all kinds. Recent years have even seen the emergence of kizomba rooms at events catering to salsa and bachata.
     
    Example videos:
    https://youtu.be/qSL0ZSXwfSE
    https://youtu.be/kUQSOuKmHFg
     
    ::: WHAT MUSIC WILL YOU HEAR AT KIZOMBA NIGHT? :::
    In addition to kizomba music, Kizomba Night also features music from Cape Verde, Haiti, and the French West Indies such as #zouk and #kompa
     
    At Kizomba Night, you will regularly hear music by artists such as Eddy Tussa, Enposib, Eduardo Paim, Puto Português, DJ Dias Rodrigues, DJ Paparazzi, Harmonik, Anselmo Ralph, Yola Semedo, C4 Pedro, Nelson Freitas, Djodje, Tabou Combo, Johnny Ramos, Zouk Machine, Patrick Saint Eloi, Kassav’, Yudi Fox, Tanya St Val, Gerilson Insrael, Kaysha, Caló Pascoal, Jim Rama, Paulo Flores, Badoxa, Yuri da Cunha, Nu-Look, Bruna Tatiana, Alan Cavé, J Beatz, Carimi, Jean Philippe Marthely, Matias Damásio, Mika Mendes, Ivan Alekxei, Livongh, and many more…
     
    Example music:
    https://soundcloud.com/dj-panaflex/kizomba-autentica
    https://soundcloud.com/rucundin/trio-nights
     
    ::: WHO IS DJ PANAFLEX? :::
    Charlie Thompson (DJ Panaflex) has been delighting listeners and dancers with his Latin and Afro-Diasporic sets since 2013, playing #dancehall, #bachata, #kuduro, #dembow, and everything in-between. In 2016 he started his kizomba night series at Trio Club. The same year he partnered with Nathalia Carbajal to form the successful KiZouk Connection monthly dance party, which went on for years and was host to many nationally and internationally touring performers and instructors of Brazilian zouk.
     
    In 2021 he assumed a part-time role as programmer and presenter on Portland’s 90.7 KBOO FM radio station:
    https://www.kboo.fm/profiles/dj-panaflex
     
    Other event highlights include:
    * Angola Independence Day
    * Haitian Flag Day
    * Tropitaal
    * Portland Winter Light Fest
    * Global Based Day Party
    * Noche de Cumbia a Holocene
    * Tropical Night at Vertical Room
    * PDX Bachata Cruise on the Portland Spirit
    * LambaFest
    * Rip City Bachata & Salsa Fest
    * The Way Up
    * Rum & Reggae at Yaad Style Jamaican Cuisine
    * Bollywood Night at Fuego

Wednesday July 13
  • Kizomba Night Ends 1:00 am
    Kizomba Night
    Tuesday July 12 – Wednesday July 13

    We are pleased to bring you Portland’s latest spot for kizomba nightlife!
     
    Location:
    Akadi
    1001 SE Division St
    Portland, OR 97202
     
    $5 admission
    21 and up
     
    Food and drink are available for purchase.
    Akadi serves delicious West African food!
     
    ::: WHAT IS KIZOMBA? :::
    #Kizomba is a refined and sophisticated style of music and dance from #Angola, #Africa. Enjoyed throughout the world, this unique dance has been gaining attention and popularity among dancers of all kinds. Recent years have even seen the emergence of kizomba rooms at events catering to salsa and bachata.
     
    Example videos:
    https://youtu.be/qSL0ZSXwfSE
    https://youtu.be/kUQSOuKmHFg
     
    ::: WHAT MUSIC WILL YOU HEAR AT KIZOMBA NIGHT? :::
    In addition to kizomba music, Kizomba Night also features music from Cape Verde, Haiti, and the French West Indies such as #zouk and #kompa
     
    At Kizomba Night, you will regularly hear music by artists such as Eddy Tussa, Enposib, Eduardo Paim, Puto Português, DJ Dias Rodrigues, DJ Paparazzi, Harmonik, Anselmo Ralph, Yola Semedo, C4 Pedro, Nelson Freitas, Djodje, Tabou Combo, Johnny Ramos, Zouk Machine, Patrick Saint Eloi, Kassav’, Yudi Fox, Tanya St Val, Gerilson Insrael, Kaysha, Caló Pascoal, Jim Rama, Paulo Flores, Badoxa, Yuri da Cunha, Nu-Look, Bruna Tatiana, Alan Cavé, J Beatz, Carimi, Jean Philippe Marthely, Matias Damásio, Mika Mendes, Ivan Alekxei, Livongh, and many more…
     
    Example music:
    https://soundcloud.com/dj-panaflex/kizomba-autentica
    https://soundcloud.com/rucundin/trio-nights
     
    ::: WHO IS DJ PANAFLEX? :::
    Charlie Thompson (DJ Panaflex) has been delighting listeners and dancers with his Latin and Afro-Diasporic sets since 2013, playing #dancehall, #bachata, #kuduro, #dembow, and everything in-between. In 2016 he started his kizomba night series at Trio Club. The same year he partnered with Nathalia Carbajal to form the successful KiZouk Connection monthly dance party, which went on for years and was host to many nationally and internationally touring performers and instructors of Brazilian zouk.
     
    In 2021 he assumed a part-time role as programmer and presenter on Portland’s 90.7 KBOO FM radio station:
    https://www.kboo.fm/profiles/dj-panaflex
     
    Other event highlights include:
    * Angola Independence Day
    * Haitian Flag Day
    * Tropitaal
    * Portland Winter Light Fest
    * Global Based Day Party
    * Noche de Cumbia a Holocene
    * Tropical Night at Vertical Room
    * PDX Bachata Cruise on the Portland Spirit
    * LambaFest
    * Rip City Bachata & Salsa Fest
    * The Way Up
    * Rum & Reggae at Yaad Style Jamaican Cuisine
    * Bollywood Night at Fuego

Thursday July 14
  • 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm Urban Kiz class and social
    Urban Kiz class and social
    Thursday July 14
    7:30 pm – 10:30 pm

    Shabu Studio Urban Kiz pop up class and social
     
    https://www.shabustudios.com/

Friday July 15
Saturday July 16
Sunday July 17
Monday July 18
Tuesday July 19
  • 9:00 pm Kizomba Night
    Kizomba Night
    Tuesday July 19 – Wednesday July 20
    9:00 pm

    We are pleased to bring you Portland’s latest spot for kizomba nightlife!
     
    Location:
    Akadi
    1001 SE Division St
    Portland, OR 97202
     
    $5 admission
    21 and up
     
    Food and drink are available for purchase.
    Akadi serves delicious West African food!
     
    ::: WHAT IS KIZOMBA? :::
    #Kizomba is a refined and sophisticated style of music and dance from #Angola, #Africa. Enjoyed throughout the world, this unique dance has been gaining attention and popularity among dancers of all kinds. Recent years have even seen the emergence of kizomba rooms at events catering to salsa and bachata.
     
    Example videos:
    https://youtu.be/qSL0ZSXwfSE
    https://youtu.be/kUQSOuKmHFg
     
    ::: WHAT MUSIC WILL YOU HEAR AT KIZOMBA NIGHT? :::
    In addition to kizomba music, Kizomba Night also features music from Cape Verde, Haiti, and the French West Indies such as #zouk and #kompa
     
    At Kizomba Night, you will regularly hear music by artists such as Eddy Tussa, Enposib, Eduardo Paim, Puto Português, DJ Dias Rodrigues, DJ Paparazzi, Harmonik, Anselmo Ralph, Yola Semedo, C4 Pedro, Nelson Freitas, Djodje, Tabou Combo, Johnny Ramos, Zouk Machine, Patrick Saint Eloi, Kassav’, Yudi Fox, Tanya St Val, Gerilson Insrael, Kaysha, Caló Pascoal, Jim Rama, Paulo Flores, Badoxa, Yuri da Cunha, Nu-Look, Bruna Tatiana, Alan Cavé, J Beatz, Carimi, Jean Philippe Marthely, Matias Damásio, Mika Mendes, Ivan Alekxei, Livongh, and many more…
     
    Example music:
    https://soundcloud.com/dj-panaflex/kizomba-autentica
    https://soundcloud.com/rucundin/trio-nights
     
    ::: WHO IS DJ PANAFLEX? :::
    Charlie Thompson (DJ Panaflex) has been delighting listeners and dancers with his Latin and Afro-Diasporic sets since 2013, playing #dancehall, #bachata, #kuduro, #dembow, and everything in-between. In 2016 he started his kizomba night series at Trio Club. The same year he partnered with Nathalia Carbajal to form the successful KiZouk Connection monthly dance party, which went on for years and was host to many nationally and internationally touring performers and instructors of Brazilian zouk.
     
    In 2021 he assumed a part-time role as programmer and presenter on Portland’s 90.7 KBOO FM radio station:
    https://www.kboo.fm/profiles/dj-panaflex
     
    Other event highlights include:
    * Angola Independence Day
    * Haitian Flag Day
    * Tropitaal
    * Portland Winter Light Fest
    * Global Based Day Party
    * Noche de Cumbia a Holocene
    * Tropical Night at Vertical Room
    * PDX Bachata Cruise on the Portland Spirit
    * LambaFest
    * Rip City Bachata & Salsa Fest
    * The Way Up
    * Rum & Reggae at Yaad Style Jamaican Cuisine
    * Bollywood Night at Fuego

Wednesday July 20
  • Kizomba Night Ends 1:00 am
    Kizomba Night
    Tuesday July 19 – Wednesday July 20

    We are pleased to bring you Portland’s latest spot for kizomba nightlife!
     
    Location:
    Akadi
    1001 SE Division St
    Portland, OR 97202
     
    $5 admission
    21 and up
     
    Food and drink are available for purchase.
    Akadi serves delicious West African food!
     
    ::: WHAT IS KIZOMBA? :::
    #Kizomba is a refined and sophisticated style of music and dance from #Angola, #Africa. Enjoyed throughout the world, this unique dance has been gaining attention and popularity among dancers of all kinds. Recent years have even seen the emergence of kizomba rooms at events catering to salsa and bachata.
     
    Example videos:
    https://youtu.be/qSL0ZSXwfSE
    https://youtu.be/kUQSOuKmHFg
     
    ::: WHAT MUSIC WILL YOU HEAR AT KIZOMBA NIGHT? :::
    In addition to kizomba music, Kizomba Night also features music from Cape Verde, Haiti, and the French West Indies such as #zouk and #kompa
     
    At Kizomba Night, you will regularly hear music by artists such as Eddy Tussa, Enposib, Eduardo Paim, Puto Português, DJ Dias Rodrigues, DJ Paparazzi, Harmonik, Anselmo Ralph, Yola Semedo, C4 Pedro, Nelson Freitas, Djodje, Tabou Combo, Johnny Ramos, Zouk Machine, Patrick Saint Eloi, Kassav’, Yudi Fox, Tanya St Val, Gerilson Insrael, Kaysha, Caló Pascoal, Jim Rama, Paulo Flores, Badoxa, Yuri da Cunha, Nu-Look, Bruna Tatiana, Alan Cavé, J Beatz, Carimi, Jean Philippe Marthely, Matias Damásio, Mika Mendes, Ivan Alekxei, Livongh, and many more…
     
    Example music:
    https://soundcloud.com/dj-panaflex/kizomba-autentica
    https://soundcloud.com/rucundin/trio-nights
     
    ::: WHO IS DJ PANAFLEX? :::
    Charlie Thompson (DJ Panaflex) has been delighting listeners and dancers with his Latin and Afro-Diasporic sets since 2013, playing #dancehall, #bachata, #kuduro, #dembow, and everything in-between. In 2016 he started his kizomba night series at Trio Club. The same year he partnered with Nathalia Carbajal to form the successful KiZouk Connection monthly dance party, which went on for years and was host to many nationally and internationally touring performers and instructors of Brazilian zouk.
     
    In 2021 he assumed a part-time role as programmer and presenter on Portland’s 90.7 KBOO FM radio station:
    https://www.kboo.fm/profiles/dj-panaflex
     
    Other event highlights include:
    * Angola Independence Day
    * Haitian Flag Day
    * Tropitaal
    * Portland Winter Light Fest
    * Global Based Day Party
    * Noche de Cumbia a Holocene
    * Tropical Night at Vertical Room
    * PDX Bachata Cruise on the Portland Spirit
    * LambaFest
    * Rip City Bachata & Salsa Fest
    * The Way Up
    * Rum & Reggae at Yaad Style Jamaican Cuisine
    * Bollywood Night at Fuego

Thursday July 21
Friday July 22
Saturday July 23
Sunday July 24
  • 5:00 pm – 9:30 pm Bachata & Urban Kiz Social
    Bachata & Urban Kiz Social
    Sunday July 24
    5:00 pm – 9:30 pm

    2 classes followed by 2 hours of social dancing

    $35 for 2 classes plus social
    $20 for 1 class plus social
    $10 for the social

Monday July 25
Tuesday July 26
  • 9:00 pm Kizomba Night
    Kizomba Night
    Tuesday July 26 – Wednesday July 27
    9:00 pm

    We are pleased to bring you Portland’s latest spot for kizomba nightlife!
     
    Location:
    Akadi
    1001 SE Division St
    Portland, OR 97202
     
    $5 admission
    21 and up
     
    Food and drink are available for purchase.
    Akadi serves delicious West African food!
     
    ::: WHAT IS KIZOMBA? :::
    #Kizomba is a refined and sophisticated style of music and dance from #Angola, #Africa. Enjoyed throughout the world, this unique dance has been gaining attention and popularity among dancers of all kinds. Recent years have even seen the emergence of kizomba rooms at events catering to salsa and bachata.
     
    Example videos:
    https://youtu.be/qSL0ZSXwfSE
    https://youtu.be/kUQSOuKmHFg
     
    ::: WHAT MUSIC WILL YOU HEAR AT KIZOMBA NIGHT? :::
    In addition to kizomba music, Kizomba Night also features music from Cape Verde, Haiti, and the French West Indies such as #zouk and #kompa
     
    At Kizomba Night, you will regularly hear music by artists such as Eddy Tussa, Enposib, Eduardo Paim, Puto Português, DJ Dias Rodrigues, DJ Paparazzi, Harmonik, Anselmo Ralph, Yola Semedo, C4 Pedro, Nelson Freitas, Djodje, Tabou Combo, Johnny Ramos, Zouk Machine, Patrick Saint Eloi, Kassav’, Yudi Fox, Tanya St Val, Gerilson Insrael, Kaysha, Caló Pascoal, Jim Rama, Paulo Flores, Badoxa, Yuri da Cunha, Nu-Look, Bruna Tatiana, Alan Cavé, J Beatz, Carimi, Jean Philippe Marthely, Matias Damásio, Mika Mendes, Ivan Alekxei, Livongh, and many more…
     
    Example music:
    https://soundcloud.com/dj-panaflex/kizomba-autentica
    https://soundcloud.com/rucundin/trio-nights
     
    ::: WHO IS DJ PANAFLEX? :::
    Charlie Thompson (DJ Panaflex) has been delighting listeners and dancers with his Latin and Afro-Diasporic sets since 2013, playing #dancehall, #bachata, #kuduro, #dembow, and everything in-between. In 2016 he started his kizomba night series at Trio Club. The same year he partnered with Nathalia Carbajal to form the successful KiZouk Connection monthly dance party, which went on for years and was host to many nationally and internationally touring performers and instructors of Brazilian zouk.
     
    In 2021 he assumed a part-time role as programmer and presenter on Portland’s 90.7 KBOO FM radio station:
    https://www.kboo.fm/profiles/dj-panaflex
     
    Other event highlights include:
    * Angola Independence Day
    * Haitian Flag Day
    * Tropitaal
    * Portland Winter Light Fest
    * Global Based Day Party
    * Noche de Cumbia a Holocene
    * Tropical Night at Vertical Room
    * PDX Bachata Cruise on the Portland Spirit
    * LambaFest
    * Rip City Bachata & Salsa Fest
    * The Way Up
    * Rum & Reggae at Yaad Style Jamaican Cuisine
    * Bollywood Night at Fuego

Wednesday July 27
  • Kizomba Night Ends 1:00 am
    Kizomba Night
    Tuesday July 26 – Wednesday July 27

    We are pleased to bring you Portland’s latest spot for kizomba nightlife!
     
    Location:
    Akadi
    1001 SE Division St
    Portland, OR 97202
     
    $5 admission
    21 and up
     
    Food and drink are available for purchase.
    Akadi serves delicious West African food!
     
    ::: WHAT IS KIZOMBA? :::
    #Kizomba is a refined and sophisticated style of music and dance from #Angola, #Africa. Enjoyed throughout the world, this unique dance has been gaining attention and popularity among dancers of all kinds. Recent years have even seen the emergence of kizomba rooms at events catering to salsa and bachata.
     
    Example videos:
    https://youtu.be/qSL0ZSXwfSE
    https://youtu.be/kUQSOuKmHFg
     
    ::: WHAT MUSIC WILL YOU HEAR AT KIZOMBA NIGHT? :::
    In addition to kizomba music, Kizomba Night also features music from Cape Verde, Haiti, and the French West Indies such as #zouk and #kompa
     
    At Kizomba Night, you will regularly hear music by artists such as Eddy Tussa, Enposib, Eduardo Paim, Puto Português, DJ Dias Rodrigues, DJ Paparazzi, Harmonik, Anselmo Ralph, Yola Semedo, C4 Pedro, Nelson Freitas, Djodje, Tabou Combo, Johnny Ramos, Zouk Machine, Patrick Saint Eloi, Kassav’, Yudi Fox, Tanya St Val, Gerilson Insrael, Kaysha, Caló Pascoal, Jim Rama, Paulo Flores, Badoxa, Yuri da Cunha, Nu-Look, Bruna Tatiana, Alan Cavé, J Beatz, Carimi, Jean Philippe Marthely, Matias Damásio, Mika Mendes, Ivan Alekxei, Livongh, and many more…
     
    Example music:
    https://soundcloud.com/dj-panaflex/kizomba-autentica
    https://soundcloud.com/rucundin/trio-nights
     
    ::: WHO IS DJ PANAFLEX? :::
    Charlie Thompson (DJ Panaflex) has been delighting listeners and dancers with his Latin and Afro-Diasporic sets since 2013, playing #dancehall, #bachata, #kuduro, #dembow, and everything in-between. In 2016 he started his kizomba night series at Trio Club. The same year he partnered with Nathalia Carbajal to form the successful KiZouk Connection monthly dance party, which went on for years and was host to many nationally and internationally touring performers and instructors of Brazilian zouk.
     
    In 2021 he assumed a part-time role as programmer and presenter on Portland’s 90.7 KBOO FM radio station:
    https://www.kboo.fm/profiles/dj-panaflex
     
    Other event highlights include:
    * Angola Independence Day
    * Haitian Flag Day
    * Tropitaal
    * Portland Winter Light Fest
    * Global Based Day Party
    * Noche de Cumbia a Holocene
    * Tropical Night at Vertical Room
    * PDX Bachata Cruise on the Portland Spirit
    * LambaFest
    * Rip City Bachata & Salsa Fest
    * The Way Up
    * Rum & Reggae at Yaad Style Jamaican Cuisine
    * Bollywood Night at Fuego

Thursday July 28
Friday July 29
Saturday July 30
Sunday July 31

August 2022

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Monday August 1
Tuesday August 2
  • 9:00 pm Kizomba Night
    Kizomba Night
    Tuesday August 2 – Wednesday August 3
    9:00 pm

    We are pleased to bring you Portland’s latest spot for kizomba nightlife!
     
    Location:
    Akadi
    1001 SE Division St
    Portland, OR 97202
     
    $5 admission
    21 and up
     
    Food and drink are available for purchase.
    Akadi serves delicious West African food!
     
    ::: WHAT IS KIZOMBA? :::
    #Kizomba is a refined and sophisticated style of music and dance from #Angola, #Africa. Enjoyed throughout the world, this unique dance has been gaining attention and popularity among dancers of all kinds. Recent years have even seen the emergence of kizomba rooms at events catering to salsa and bachata.
     
    Example videos:
    https://youtu.be/qSL0ZSXwfSE
    https://youtu.be/kUQSOuKmHFg
     
    ::: WHAT MUSIC WILL YOU HEAR AT KIZOMBA NIGHT? :::
    In addition to kizomba music, Kizomba Night also features music from Cape Verde, Haiti, and the French West Indies such as #zouk and #kompa
     
    At Kizomba Night, you will regularly hear music by artists such as Eddy Tussa, Enposib, Eduardo Paim, Puto Português, DJ Dias Rodrigues, DJ Paparazzi, Harmonik, Anselmo Ralph, Yola Semedo, C4 Pedro, Nelson Freitas, Djodje, Tabou Combo, Johnny Ramos, Zouk Machine, Patrick Saint Eloi, Kassav’, Yudi Fox, Tanya St Val, Gerilson Insrael, Kaysha, Caló Pascoal, Jim Rama, Paulo Flores, Badoxa, Yuri da Cunha, Nu-Look, Bruna Tatiana, Alan Cavé, J Beatz, Carimi, Jean Philippe Marthely, Matias Damásio, Mika Mendes, Ivan Alekxei, Livongh, and many more…
     
    Example music:
    https://soundcloud.com/dj-panaflex/kizomba-autentica
    https://soundcloud.com/rucundin/trio-nights
     
    ::: WHO IS DJ PANAFLEX? :::
    Charlie Thompson (DJ Panaflex) has been delighting listeners and dancers with his Latin and Afro-Diasporic sets since 2013, playing #dancehall, #bachata, #kuduro, #dembow, and everything in-between. In 2016 he started his kizomba night series at Trio Club. The same year he partnered with Nathalia Carbajal to form the successful KiZouk Connection monthly dance party, which went on for years and was host to many nationally and internationally touring performers and instructors of Brazilian zouk.
     
    In 2021 he assumed a part-time role as programmer and presenter on Portland’s 90.7 KBOO FM radio station:
    https://www.kboo.fm/profiles/dj-panaflex
     
    Other event highlights include:
    * Angola Independence Day
    * Haitian Flag Day
    * Tropitaal
    * Portland Winter Light Fest
    * Global Based Day Party
    * Noche de Cumbia a Holocene
    * Tropical Night at Vertical Room
    * PDX Bachata Cruise on the Portland Spirit
    * LambaFest
    * Rip City Bachata & Salsa Fest
    * The Way Up
    * Rum & Reggae at Yaad Style Jamaican Cuisine
    * Bollywood Night at Fuego

Wednesday August 3
  • Kizomba Night Ends 1:00 am
    Kizomba Night
    Tuesday August 2 – Wednesday August 3

    We are pleased to bring you Portland’s latest spot for kizomba nightlife!
     
    Location:
    Akadi
    1001 SE Division St
    Portland, OR 97202
     
    $5 admission
    21 and up
     
    Food and drink are available for purchase.
    Akadi serves delicious West African food!
     
    ::: WHAT IS KIZOMBA? :::
    #Kizomba is a refined and sophisticated style of music and dance from #Angola, #Africa. Enjoyed throughout the world, this unique dance has been gaining attention and popularity among dancers of all kinds. Recent years have even seen the emergence of kizomba rooms at events catering to salsa and bachata.
     
    Example videos:
    https://youtu.be/qSL0ZSXwfSE
    https://youtu.be/kUQSOuKmHFg
     
    ::: WHAT MUSIC WILL YOU HEAR AT KIZOMBA NIGHT? :::
    In addition to kizomba music, Kizomba Night also features music from Cape Verde, Haiti, and the French West Indies such as #zouk and #kompa
     
    At Kizomba Night, you will regularly hear music by artists such as Eddy Tussa, Enposib, Eduardo Paim, Puto Português, DJ Dias Rodrigues, DJ Paparazzi, Harmonik, Anselmo Ralph, Yola Semedo, C4 Pedro, Nelson Freitas, Djodje, Tabou Combo, Johnny Ramos, Zouk Machine, Patrick Saint Eloi, Kassav’, Yudi Fox, Tanya St Val, Gerilson Insrael, Kaysha, Caló Pascoal, Jim Rama, Paulo Flores, Badoxa, Yuri da Cunha, Nu-Look, Bruna Tatiana, Alan Cavé, J Beatz, Carimi, Jean Philippe Marthely, Matias Damásio, Mika Mendes, Ivan Alekxei, Livongh, and many more…
     
    Example music:
    https://soundcloud.com/dj-panaflex/kizomba-autentica
    https://soundcloud.com/rucundin/trio-nights
     
    ::: WHO IS DJ PANAFLEX? :::
    Charlie Thompson (DJ Panaflex) has been delighting listeners and dancers with his Latin and Afro-Diasporic sets since 2013, playing #dancehall, #bachata, #kuduro, #dembow, and everything in-between. In 2016 he started his kizomba night series at Trio Club. The same year he partnered with Nathalia Carbajal to form the successful KiZouk Connection monthly dance party, which went on for years and was host to many nationally and internationally touring performers and instructors of Brazilian zouk.
     
    In 2021 he assumed a part-time role as programmer and presenter on Portland’s 90.7 KBOO FM radio station:
    https://www.kboo.fm/profiles/dj-panaflex
     
    Other event highlights include:
    * Angola Independence Day
    * Haitian Flag Day
    * Tropitaal
    * Portland Winter Light Fest
    * Global Based Day Party
    * Noche de Cumbia a Holocene
    * Tropical Night at Vertical Room
    * PDX Bachata Cruise on the Portland Spirit
    * LambaFest
    * Rip City Bachata & Salsa Fest
    * The Way Up
    * Rum & Reggae at Yaad Style Jamaican Cuisine
    * Bollywood Night at Fuego

Thursday August 4
Friday August 5
Saturday August 6
Sunday August 7
Monday August 8
Tuesday August 9
  • 9:00 pm Kizomba Night
    Kizomba Night
    Tuesday August 9 – Wednesday August 10
    9:00 pm

    We are pleased to bring you Portland’s latest spot for kizomba nightlife!
     
    Location:
    Akadi
    1001 SE Division St
    Portland, OR 97202
     
    $5 admission
    21 and up
     
    Food and drink are available for purchase.
    Akadi serves delicious West African food!
     
    ::: WHAT IS KIZOMBA? :::
    #Kizomba is a refined and sophisticated style of music and dance from #Angola, #Africa. Enjoyed throughout the world, this unique dance has been gaining attention and popularity among dancers of all kinds. Recent years have even seen the emergence of kizomba rooms at events catering to salsa and bachata.
     
    Example videos:
    https://youtu.be/qSL0ZSXwfSE
    https://youtu.be/kUQSOuKmHFg
     
    ::: WHAT MUSIC WILL YOU HEAR AT KIZOMBA NIGHT? :::
    In addition to kizomba music, Kizomba Night also features music from Cape Verde, Haiti, and the French West Indies such as #zouk and #kompa
     
    At Kizomba Night, you will regularly hear music by artists such as Eddy Tussa, Enposib, Eduardo Paim, Puto Português, DJ Dias Rodrigues, DJ Paparazzi, Harmonik, Anselmo Ralph, Yola Semedo, C4 Pedro, Nelson Freitas, Djodje, Tabou Combo, Johnny Ramos, Zouk Machine, Patrick Saint Eloi, Kassav’, Yudi Fox, Tanya St Val, Gerilson Insrael, Kaysha, Caló Pascoal, Jim Rama, Paulo Flores, Badoxa, Yuri da Cunha, Nu-Look, Bruna Tatiana, Alan Cavé, J Beatz, Carimi, Jean Philippe Marthely, Matias Damásio, Mika Mendes, Ivan Alekxei, Livongh, and many more…
     
    Example music:
    https://soundcloud.com/dj-panaflex/kizomba-autentica
    https://soundcloud.com/rucundin/trio-nights
     
    ::: WHO IS DJ PANAFLEX? :::
    Charlie Thompson (DJ Panaflex) has been delighting listeners and dancers with his Latin and Afro-Diasporic sets since 2013, playing #dancehall, #bachata, #kuduro, #dembow, and everything in-between. In 2016 he started his kizomba night series at Trio Club. The same year he partnered with Nathalia Carbajal to form the successful KiZouk Connection monthly dance party, which went on for years and was host to many nationally and internationally touring performers and instructors of Brazilian zouk.
     
    In 2021 he assumed a part-time role as programmer and presenter on Portland’s 90.7 KBOO FM radio station:
    https://www.kboo.fm/profiles/dj-panaflex
     
    Other event highlights include:
    * Angola Independence Day
    * Haitian Flag Day
    * Tropitaal
    * Portland Winter Light Fest
    * Global Based Day Party
    * Noche de Cumbia a Holocene
    * Tropical Night at Vertical Room
    * PDX Bachata Cruise on the Portland Spirit
    * LambaFest
    * Rip City Bachata & Salsa Fest
    * The Way Up
    * Rum & Reggae at Yaad Style Jamaican Cuisine
    * Bollywood Night at Fuego

Wednesday August 10
  • Kizomba Night Ends 1:00 am
    Kizomba Night
    Tuesday August 9 – Wednesday August 10

    We are pleased to bring you Portland’s latest spot for kizomba nightlife!
     
    Location:
    Akadi
    1001 SE Division St
    Portland, OR 97202
     
    $5 admission
    21 and up
     
    Food and drink are available for purchase.
    Akadi serves delicious West African food!
     
    ::: WHAT IS KIZOMBA? :::
    #Kizomba is a refined and sophisticated style of music and dance from #Angola, #Africa. Enjoyed throughout the world, this unique dance has been gaining attention and popularity among dancers of all kinds. Recent years have even seen the emergence of kizomba rooms at events catering to salsa and bachata.
     
    Example videos:
    https://youtu.be/qSL0ZSXwfSE
    https://youtu.be/kUQSOuKmHFg
     
    ::: WHAT MUSIC WILL YOU HEAR AT KIZOMBA NIGHT? :::
    In addition to kizomba music, Kizomba Night also features music from Cape Verde, Haiti, and the French West Indies such as #zouk and #kompa
     
    At Kizomba Night, you will regularly hear music by artists such as Eddy Tussa, Enposib, Eduardo Paim, Puto Português, DJ Dias Rodrigues, DJ Paparazzi, Harmonik, Anselmo Ralph, Yola Semedo, C4 Pedro, Nelson Freitas, Djodje, Tabou Combo, Johnny Ramos, Zouk Machine, Patrick Saint Eloi, Kassav’, Yudi Fox, Tanya St Val, Gerilson Insrael, Kaysha, Caló Pascoal, Jim Rama, Paulo Flores, Badoxa, Yuri da Cunha, Nu-Look, Bruna Tatiana, Alan Cavé, J Beatz, Carimi, Jean Philippe Marthely, Matias Damásio, Mika Mendes, Ivan Alekxei, Livongh, and many more…
     
    Example music:
    https://soundcloud.com/dj-panaflex/kizomba-autentica
    https://soundcloud.com/rucundin/trio-nights
     
    ::: WHO IS DJ PANAFLEX? :::
    Charlie Thompson (DJ Panaflex) has been delighting listeners and dancers with his Latin and Afro-Diasporic sets since 2013, playing #dancehall, #bachata, #kuduro, #dembow, and everything in-between. In 2016 he started his kizomba night series at Trio Club. The same year he partnered with Nathalia Carbajal to form the successful KiZouk Connection monthly dance party, which went on for years and was host to many nationally and internationally touring performers and instructors of Brazilian zouk.
     
    In 2021 he assumed a part-time role as programmer and presenter on Portland’s 90.7 KBOO FM radio station:
    https://www.kboo.fm/profiles/dj-panaflex
     
    Other event highlights include:
    * Angola Independence Day
    * Haitian Flag Day
    * Tropitaal
    * Portland Winter Light Fest
    * Global Based Day Party
    * Noche de Cumbia a Holocene
    * Tropical Night at Vertical Room
    * PDX Bachata Cruise on the Portland Spirit
    * LambaFest
    * Rip City Bachata & Salsa Fest
    * The Way Up
    * Rum & Reggae at Yaad Style Jamaican Cuisine
    * Bollywood Night at Fuego

Thursday August 11
Friday August 12
Saturday August 13
  • 1:00 pm Logic: Elements - 1 Yr Anniversary Social
    Logic: Elements - 1 Yr Anniversary Social
    Saturday August 13 – Sunday August 14
    1:00 pm

    Logic is a monthly salsa/bachata/kizomba event in the Portland metro area. We have rotating instructors & resident as well as guest DJs every month to offer a variety of different artists for the dancers to enjoy with each event. Each month we have the pleasure of having different instructors every month and you will be able to hear the music of a variety of DJs throughout the night.

    This social is a celebration of our 1 year anniversary. 'Elements' is the name of our anniversary; consisting of the ingredients that have made this social successful over the first year. We will have Sarah Oxley teaching a fantastic salsa class to start the night at 9 p.m. She is an incredible instructor who has taught in all corners of the world. We will also have Jenna Lee Graham teaching a Kizomba lesson. Her classes are very popular so don't miss it!

    Our special guests for this first year anniversary are Natasha Tia, director of Miraqui Dance Company (San Diego) and DJ Mayimbe of Los Angeles. Natasha will be teaching workshops from 1 – 4 pm during the day and performing a special solo number in the evening. DJ Mayimbe will be dropping a set for the dancers during the social. Both of these individuals are incredible talent. Don't miss them!

    In addition, we will have performances, music by DJ El Güero del Sabor and a great vibe as well as photos by Noe Valladares Photography!

    Pre-sale tickets are available for purchase for $15. Full passes (workshops + social) are $75. All are welcome! See you on the dance floor! We look forward to seeing you at the Logic 1 year Anniversary! Come. Dance. Feel the music. Logic.

    https://www.facebook.com/events/2122542061242813/

Sunday August 14
  • Logic: Elements - 1 Yr Anniversary Social Ends 3:00 am
    Logic: Elements - 1 Yr Anniversary Social
    Saturday August 13 – Sunday August 14

    Logic is a monthly salsa/bachata/kizomba event in the Portland metro area. We have rotating instructors & resident as well as guest DJs every month to offer a variety of different artists for the dancers to enjoy with each event. Each month we have the pleasure of having different instructors every month and you will be able to hear the music of a variety of DJs throughout the night.

    This social is a celebration of our 1 year anniversary. 'Elements' is the name of our anniversary; consisting of the ingredients that have made this social successful over the first year. We will have Sarah Oxley teaching a fantastic salsa class to start the night at 9 p.m. She is an incredible instructor who has taught in all corners of the world. We will also have Jenna Lee Graham teaching a Kizomba lesson. Her classes are very popular so don't miss it!

    Our special guests for this first year anniversary are Natasha Tia, director of Miraqui Dance Company (San Diego) and DJ Mayimbe of Los Angeles. Natasha will be teaching workshops from 1 – 4 pm during the day and performing a special solo number in the evening. DJ Mayimbe will be dropping a set for the dancers during the social. Both of these individuals are incredible talent. Don't miss them!

    In addition, we will have performances, music by DJ El Güero del Sabor and a great vibe as well as photos by Noe Valladares Photography!

    Pre-sale tickets are available for purchase for $15. Full passes (workshops + social) are $75. All are welcome! See you on the dance floor! We look forward to seeing you at the Logic 1 year Anniversary! Come. Dance. Feel the music. Logic.

    https://www.facebook.com/events/2122542061242813/

Monday August 15
Tuesday August 16
  • 9:00 pm Kizomba Night
    Kizomba Night
    Tuesday August 16 – Wednesday August 17
    9:00 pm

    We are pleased to bring you Portland’s latest spot for kizomba nightlife!
     
    Location:
    Akadi
    1001 SE Division St
    Portland, OR 97202
     
    $5 admission
    21 and up
     
    Food and drink are available for purchase.
    Akadi serves delicious West African food!
     
    ::: WHAT IS KIZOMBA? :::
    #Kizomba is a refined and sophisticated style of music and dance from #Angola, #Africa. Enjoyed throughout the world, this unique dance has been gaining attention and popularity among dancers of all kinds. Recent years have even seen the emergence of kizomba rooms at events catering to salsa and bachata.
     
    Example videos:
    https://youtu.be/qSL0ZSXwfSE
    https://youtu.be/kUQSOuKmHFg
     
    ::: WHAT MUSIC WILL YOU HEAR AT KIZOMBA NIGHT? :::
    In addition to kizomba music, Kizomba Night also features music from Cape Verde, Haiti, and the French West Indies such as #zouk and #kompa
     
    At Kizomba Night, you will regularly hear music by artists such as Eddy Tussa, Enposib, Eduardo Paim, Puto Português, DJ Dias Rodrigues, DJ Paparazzi, Harmonik, Anselmo Ralph, Yola Semedo, C4 Pedro, Nelson Freitas, Djodje, Tabou Combo, Johnny Ramos, Zouk Machine, Patrick Saint Eloi, Kassav’, Yudi Fox, Tanya St Val, Gerilson Insrael, Kaysha, Caló Pascoal, Jim Rama, Paulo Flores, Badoxa, Yuri da Cunha, Nu-Look, Bruna Tatiana, Alan Cavé, J Beatz, Carimi, Jean Philippe Marthely, Matias Damásio, Mika Mendes, Ivan Alekxei, Livongh, and many more…
     
    Example music:
    https://soundcloud.com/dj-panaflex/kizomba-autentica
    https://soundcloud.com/rucundin/trio-nights
     
    ::: WHO IS DJ PANAFLEX? :::
    Charlie Thompson (DJ Panaflex) has been delighting listeners and dancers with his Latin and Afro-Diasporic sets since 2013, playing #dancehall, #bachata, #kuduro, #dembow, and everything in-between. In 2016 he started his kizomba night series at Trio Club. The same year he partnered with Nathalia Carbajal to form the successful KiZouk Connection monthly dance party, which went on for years and was host to many nationally and internationally touring performers and instructors of Brazilian zouk.
     
    In 2021 he assumed a part-time role as programmer and presenter on Portland’s 90.7 KBOO FM radio station:
    https://www.kboo.fm/profiles/dj-panaflex
     
    Other event highlights include:
    * Angola Independence Day
    * Haitian Flag Day
    * Tropitaal
    * Portland Winter Light Fest
    * Global Based Day Party
    * Noche de Cumbia a Holocene
    * Tropical Night at Vertical Room
    * PDX Bachata Cruise on the Portland Spirit
    * LambaFest
    * Rip City Bachata & Salsa Fest
    * The Way Up
    * Rum & Reggae at Yaad Style Jamaican Cuisine
    * Bollywood Night at Fuego

Wednesday August 17
  • Kizomba Night Ends 1:00 am
    Kizomba Night
    Tuesday August 16 – Wednesday August 17

    We are pleased to bring you Portland’s latest spot for kizomba nightlife!
     
    Location:
    Akadi
    1001 SE Division St
    Portland, OR 97202
     
    $5 admission
    21 and up
     
    Food and drink are available for purchase.
    Akadi serves delicious West African food!
     
    ::: WHAT IS KIZOMBA? :::
    #Kizomba is a refined and sophisticated style of music and dance from #Angola, #Africa. Enjoyed throughout the world, this unique dance has been gaining attention and popularity among dancers of all kinds. Recent years have even seen the emergence of kizomba rooms at events catering to salsa and bachata.
     
    Example videos:
    https://youtu.be/qSL0ZSXwfSE
    https://youtu.be/kUQSOuKmHFg
     
    ::: WHAT MUSIC WILL YOU HEAR AT KIZOMBA NIGHT? :::
    In addition to kizomba music, Kizomba Night also features music from Cape Verde, Haiti, and the French West Indies such as #zouk and #kompa
     
    At Kizomba Night, you will regularly hear music by artists such as Eddy Tussa, Enposib, Eduardo Paim, Puto Português, DJ Dias Rodrigues, DJ Paparazzi, Harmonik, Anselmo Ralph, Yola Semedo, C4 Pedro, Nelson Freitas, Djodje, Tabou Combo, Johnny Ramos, Zouk Machine, Patrick Saint Eloi, Kassav’, Yudi Fox, Tanya St Val, Gerilson Insrael, Kaysha, Caló Pascoal, Jim Rama, Paulo Flores, Badoxa, Yuri da Cunha, Nu-Look, Bruna Tatiana, Alan Cavé, J Beatz, Carimi, Jean Philippe Marthely, Matias Damásio, Mika Mendes, Ivan Alekxei, Livongh, and many more…
     
    Example music:
    https://soundcloud.com/dj-panaflex/kizomba-autentica
    https://soundcloud.com/rucundin/trio-nights
     
    ::: WHO IS DJ PANAFLEX? :::
    Charlie Thompson (DJ Panaflex) has been delighting listeners and dancers with his Latin and Afro-Diasporic sets since 2013, playing #dancehall, #bachata, #kuduro, #dembow, and everything in-between. In 2016 he started his kizomba night series at Trio Club. The same year he partnered with Nathalia Carbajal to form the successful KiZouk Connection monthly dance party, which went on for years and was host to many nationally and internationally touring performers and instructors of Brazilian zouk.
     
    In 2021 he assumed a part-time role as programmer and presenter on Portland’s 90.7 KBOO FM radio station:
    https://www.kboo.fm/profiles/dj-panaflex
     
    Other event highlights include:
    * Angola Independence Day
    * Haitian Flag Day
    * Tropitaal
    * Portland Winter Light Fest
    * Global Based Day Party
    * Noche de Cumbia a Holocene
    * Tropical Night at Vertical Room
    * PDX Bachata Cruise on the Portland Spirit
    * LambaFest
    * Rip City Bachata & Salsa Fest
    * The Way Up
    * Rum & Reggae at Yaad Style Jamaican Cuisine
    * Bollywood Night at Fuego

Thursday August 18
  • 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm Urban Kiz class and social
    Urban Kiz class and social
    Thursday August 18
    7:30 pm – 10:30 pm

    Shabu Studio Urban Kiz pop up class and social
     
    https://www.shabustudios.com/

Friday August 19
Saturday August 20
Sunday August 21
Monday August 22
Tuesday August 23
  • 9:00 pm Kizomba Night
    Kizomba Night
    Tuesday August 23 – Wednesday August 24
    9:00 pm

    We are pleased to bring you Portland’s latest spot for kizomba nightlife!
     
    Location:
    Akadi
    1001 SE Division St
    Portland, OR 97202
     
    $5 admission
    21 and up
     
    Food and drink are available for purchase.
    Akadi serves delicious West African food!
     
    ::: WHAT IS KIZOMBA? :::
    #Kizomba is a refined and sophisticated style of music and dance from #Angola, #Africa. Enjoyed throughout the world, this unique dance has been gaining attention and popularity among dancers of all kinds. Recent years have even seen the emergence of kizomba rooms at events catering to salsa and bachata.
     
    Example videos:
    https://youtu.be/qSL0ZSXwfSE
    https://youtu.be/kUQSOuKmHFg
     
    ::: WHAT MUSIC WILL YOU HEAR AT KIZOMBA NIGHT? :::
    In addition to kizomba music, Kizomba Night also features music from Cape Verde, Haiti, and the French West Indies such as #zouk and #kompa
     
    At Kizomba Night, you will regularly hear music by artists such as Eddy Tussa, Enposib, Eduardo Paim, Puto Português, DJ Dias Rodrigues, DJ Paparazzi, Harmonik, Anselmo Ralph, Yola Semedo, C4 Pedro, Nelson Freitas, Djodje, Tabou Combo, Johnny Ramos, Zouk Machine, Patrick Saint Eloi, Kassav’, Yudi Fox, Tanya St Val, Gerilson Insrael, Kaysha, Caló Pascoal, Jim Rama, Paulo Flores, Badoxa, Yuri da Cunha, Nu-Look, Bruna Tatiana, Alan Cavé, J Beatz, Carimi, Jean Philippe Marthely, Matias Damásio, Mika Mendes, Ivan Alekxei, Livongh, and many more…
     
    Example music:
    https://soundcloud.com/dj-panaflex/kizomba-autentica
    https://soundcloud.com/rucundin/trio-nights
     
    ::: WHO IS DJ PANAFLEX? :::
    Charlie Thompson (DJ Panaflex) has been delighting listeners and dancers with his Latin and Afro-Diasporic sets since 2013, playing #dancehall, #bachata, #kuduro, #dembow, and everything in-between. In 2016 he started his kizomba night series at Trio Club. The same year he partnered with Nathalia Carbajal to form the successful KiZouk Connection monthly dance party, which went on for years and was host to many nationally and internationally touring performers and instructors of Brazilian zouk.
     
    In 2021 he assumed a part-time role as programmer and presenter on Portland’s 90.7 KBOO FM radio station:
    https://www.kboo.fm/profiles/dj-panaflex
     
    Other event highlights include:
    * Angola Independence Day
    * Haitian Flag Day
    * Tropitaal
    * Portland Winter Light Fest
    * Global Based Day Party
    * Noche de Cumbia a Holocene
    * Tropical Night at Vertical Room
    * PDX Bachata Cruise on the Portland Spirit
    * LambaFest
    * Rip City Bachata & Salsa Fest
    * The Way Up
    * Rum & Reggae at Yaad Style Jamaican Cuisine
    * Bollywood Night at Fuego

Wednesday August 24
  • Kizomba Night Ends 1:00 am
    Kizomba Night
    Tuesday August 23 – Wednesday August 24

    We are pleased to bring you Portland’s latest spot for kizomba nightlife!
     
    Location:
    Akadi
    1001 SE Division St
    Portland, OR 97202
     
    $5 admission
    21 and up
     
    Food and drink are available for purchase.
    Akadi serves delicious West African food!
     
    ::: WHAT IS KIZOMBA? :::
    #Kizomba is a refined and sophisticated style of music and dance from #Angola, #Africa. Enjoyed throughout the world, this unique dance has been gaining attention and popularity among dancers of all kinds. Recent years have even seen the emergence of kizomba rooms at events catering to salsa and bachata.
     
    Example videos:
    https://youtu.be/qSL0ZSXwfSE
    https://youtu.be/kUQSOuKmHFg
     
    ::: WHAT MUSIC WILL YOU HEAR AT KIZOMBA NIGHT? :::
    In addition to kizomba music, Kizomba Night also features music from Cape Verde, Haiti, and the French West Indies such as #zouk and #kompa
     
    At Kizomba Night, you will regularly hear music by artists such as Eddy Tussa, Enposib, Eduardo Paim, Puto Português, DJ Dias Rodrigues, DJ Paparazzi, Harmonik, Anselmo Ralph, Yola Semedo, C4 Pedro, Nelson Freitas, Djodje, Tabou Combo, Johnny Ramos, Zouk Machine, Patrick Saint Eloi, Kassav’, Yudi Fox, Tanya St Val, Gerilson Insrael, Kaysha, Caló Pascoal, Jim Rama, Paulo Flores, Badoxa, Yuri da Cunha, Nu-Look, Bruna Tatiana, Alan Cavé, J Beatz, Carimi, Jean Philippe Marthely, Matias Damásio, Mika Mendes, Ivan Alekxei, Livongh, and many more…
     
    Example music:
    https://soundcloud.com/dj-panaflex/kizomba-autentica
    https://soundcloud.com/rucundin/trio-nights
     
    ::: WHO IS DJ PANAFLEX? :::
    Charlie Thompson (DJ Panaflex) has been delighting listeners and dancers with his Latin and Afro-Diasporic sets since 2013, playing #dancehall, #bachata, #kuduro, #dembow, and everything in-between. In 2016 he started his kizomba night series at Trio Club. The same year he partnered with Nathalia Carbajal to form the successful KiZouk Connection monthly dance party, which went on for years and was host to many nationally and internationally touring performers and instructors of Brazilian zouk.
     
    In 2021 he assumed a part-time role as programmer and presenter on Portland’s 90.7 KBOO FM radio station:
    https://www.kboo.fm/profiles/dj-panaflex
     
    Other event highlights include:
    * Angola Independence Day
    * Haitian Flag Day
    * Tropitaal
    * Portland Winter Light Fest
    * Global Based Day Party
    * Noche de Cumbia a Holocene
    * Tropical Night at Vertical Room
    * PDX Bachata Cruise on the Portland Spirit
    * LambaFest
    * Rip City Bachata & Salsa Fest
    * The Way Up
    * Rum & Reggae at Yaad Style Jamaican Cuisine
    * Bollywood Night at Fuego

Thursday August 25
Friday August 26
Saturday August 27
Sunday August 28
Monday August 29
Tuesday August 30
  • 9:00 pm Kizomba Night
    Kizomba Night
    Tuesday August 30 – Wednesday August 31
    9:00 pm

    We are pleased to bring you Portland’s latest spot for kizomba nightlife!
     
    Location:
    Akadi
    1001 SE Division St
    Portland, OR 97202
     
    $5 admission
    21 and up
     
    Food and drink are available for purchase.
    Akadi serves delicious West African food!
     
    ::: WHAT IS KIZOMBA? :::
    #Kizomba is a refined and sophisticated style of music and dance from #Angola, #Africa. Enjoyed throughout the world, this unique dance has been gaining attention and popularity among dancers of all kinds. Recent years have even seen the emergence of kizomba rooms at events catering to salsa and bachata.
     
    Example videos:
    https://youtu.be/qSL0ZSXwfSE
    https://youtu.be/kUQSOuKmHFg
     
    ::: WHAT MUSIC WILL YOU HEAR AT KIZOMBA NIGHT? :::
    In addition to kizomba music, Kizomba Night also features music from Cape Verde, Haiti, and the French West Indies such as #zouk and #kompa
     
    At Kizomba Night, you will regularly hear music by artists such as Eddy Tussa, Enposib, Eduardo Paim, Puto Português, DJ Dias Rodrigues, DJ Paparazzi, Harmonik, Anselmo Ralph, Yola Semedo, C4 Pedro, Nelson Freitas, Djodje, Tabou Combo, Johnny Ramos, Zouk Machine, Patrick Saint Eloi, Kassav’, Yudi Fox, Tanya St Val, Gerilson Insrael, Kaysha, Caló Pascoal, Jim Rama, Paulo Flores, Badoxa, Yuri da Cunha, Nu-Look, Bruna Tatiana, Alan Cavé, J Beatz, Carimi, Jean Philippe Marthely, Matias Damásio, Mika Mendes, Ivan Alekxei, Livongh, and many more…
     
    Example music:
    https://soundcloud.com/dj-panaflex/kizomba-autentica
    https://soundcloud.com/rucundin/trio-nights
     
    ::: WHO IS DJ PANAFLEX? :::
    Charlie Thompson (DJ Panaflex) has been delighting listeners and dancers with his Latin and Afro-Diasporic sets since 2013, playing #dancehall, #bachata, #kuduro, #dembow, and everything in-between. In 2016 he started his kizomba night series at Trio Club. The same year he partnered with Nathalia Carbajal to form the successful KiZouk Connection monthly dance party, which went on for years and was host to many nationally and internationally touring performers and instructors of Brazilian zouk.
     
    In 2021 he assumed a part-time role as programmer and presenter on Portland’s 90.7 KBOO FM radio station:
    https://www.kboo.fm/profiles/dj-panaflex
     
    Other event highlights include:
    * Angola Independence Day
    * Haitian Flag Day
    * Tropitaal
    * Portland Winter Light Fest
    * Global Based Day Party
    * Noche de Cumbia a Holocene
    * Tropical Night at Vertical Room
    * PDX Bachata Cruise on the Portland Spirit
    * LambaFest
    * Rip City Bachata & Salsa Fest
    * The Way Up
    * Rum & Reggae at Yaad Style Jamaican Cuisine
    * Bollywood Night at Fuego

Wednesday August 31
  • Kizomba Night Ends 1:00 am
    Kizomba Night
    Tuesday August 30 – Wednesday August 31

    We are pleased to bring you Portland’s latest spot for kizomba nightlife!
     
    Location:
    Akadi
    1001 SE Division St
    Portland, OR 97202
     
    $5 admission
    21 and up
     
    Food and drink are available for purchase.
    Akadi serves delicious West African food!
     
    ::: WHAT IS KIZOMBA? :::
    #Kizomba is a refined and sophisticated style of music and dance from #Angola, #Africa. Enjoyed throughout the world, this unique dance has been gaining attention and popularity among dancers of all kinds. Recent years have even seen the emergence of kizomba rooms at events catering to salsa and bachata.
     
    Example videos:
    https://youtu.be/qSL0ZSXwfSE
    https://youtu.be/kUQSOuKmHFg
     
    ::: WHAT MUSIC WILL YOU HEAR AT KIZOMBA NIGHT? :::
    In addition to kizomba music, Kizomba Night also features music from Cape Verde, Haiti, and the French West Indies such as #zouk and #kompa
     
    At Kizomba Night, you will regularly hear music by artists such as Eddy Tussa, Enposib, Eduardo Paim, Puto Português, DJ Dias Rodrigues, DJ Paparazzi, Harmonik, Anselmo Ralph, Yola Semedo, C4 Pedro, Nelson Freitas, Djodje, Tabou Combo, Johnny Ramos, Zouk Machine, Patrick Saint Eloi, Kassav’, Yudi Fox, Tanya St Val, Gerilson Insrael, Kaysha, Caló Pascoal, Jim Rama, Paulo Flores, Badoxa, Yuri da Cunha, Nu-Look, Bruna Tatiana, Alan Cavé, J Beatz, Carimi, Jean Philippe Marthely, Matias Damásio, Mika Mendes, Ivan Alekxei, Livongh, and many more…
     
    Example music:
    https://soundcloud.com/dj-panaflex/kizomba-autentica
    https://soundcloud.com/rucundin/trio-nights
     
    ::: WHO IS DJ PANAFLEX? :::
    Charlie Thompson (DJ Panaflex) has been delighting listeners and dancers with his Latin and Afro-Diasporic sets since 2013, playing #dancehall, #bachata, #kuduro, #dembow, and everything in-between. In 2016 he started his kizomba night series at Trio Club. The same year he partnered with Nathalia Carbajal to form the successful KiZouk Connection monthly dance party, which went on for years and was host to many nationally and internationally touring performers and instructors of Brazilian zouk.
     
    In 2021 he assumed a part-time role as programmer and presenter on Portland’s 90.7 KBOO FM radio station:
    https://www.kboo.fm/profiles/dj-panaflex
     
    Other event highlights include:
    * Angola Independence Day
    * Haitian Flag Day
    * Tropitaal
    * Portland Winter Light Fest
    * Global Based Day Party
    * Noche de Cumbia a Holocene
    * Tropical Night at Vertical Room
    * PDX Bachata Cruise on the Portland Spirit
    * LambaFest
    * Rip City Bachata & Salsa Fest
    * The Way Up
    * Rum & Reggae at Yaad Style Jamaican Cuisine
    * Bollywood Night at Fuego

September 2022

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Thursday September 1
Friday September 2
Saturday September 3
Sunday September 4
Monday September 5
Tuesday September 6
  • 9:00 pm Kizomba Night
    Kizomba Night
    Tuesday September 6 – Wednesday September 7
    9:00 pm

    We are pleased to bring you Portland’s latest spot for kizomba nightlife!
     
    Location:
    Akadi
    1001 SE Division St
    Portland, OR 97202
     
    $5 admission
    21 and up
     
    Food and drink are available for purchase.
    Akadi serves delicious West African food!
     
    ::: WHAT IS KIZOMBA? :::
    #Kizomba is a refined and sophisticated style of music and dance from #Angola, #Africa. Enjoyed throughout the world, this unique dance has been gaining attention and popularity among dancers of all kinds. Recent years have even seen the emergence of kizomba rooms at events catering to salsa and bachata.
     
    Example videos:
    https://youtu.be/qSL0ZSXwfSE
    https://youtu.be/kUQSOuKmHFg
     
    ::: WHAT MUSIC WILL YOU HEAR AT KIZOMBA NIGHT? :::
    In addition to kizomba music, Kizomba Night also features music from Cape Verde, Haiti, and the French West Indies such as #zouk and #kompa
     
    At Kizomba Night, you will regularly hear music by artists such as Eddy Tussa, Enposib, Eduardo Paim, Puto Português, DJ Dias Rodrigues, DJ Paparazzi, Harmonik, Anselmo Ralph, Yola Semedo, C4 Pedro, Nelson Freitas, Djodje, Tabou Combo, Johnny Ramos, Zouk Machine, Patrick Saint Eloi, Kassav’, Yudi Fox, Tanya St Val, Gerilson Insrael, Kaysha, Caló Pascoal, Jim Rama, Paulo Flores, Badoxa, Yuri da Cunha, Nu-Look, Bruna Tatiana, Alan Cavé, J Beatz, Carimi, Jean Philippe Marthely, Matias Damásio, Mika Mendes, Ivan Alekxei, Livongh, and many more…
     
    Example music:
    https://soundcloud.com/dj-panaflex/kizomba-autentica
    https://soundcloud.com/rucundin/trio-nights
     
    ::: WHO IS DJ PANAFLEX? :::
    Charlie Thompson (DJ Panaflex) has been delighting listeners and dancers with his Latin and Afro-Diasporic sets since 2013, playing #dancehall, #bachata, #kuduro, #dembow, and everything in-between. In 2016 he started his kizomba night series at Trio Club. The same year he partnered with Nathalia Carbajal to form the successful KiZouk Connection monthly dance party, which went on for years and was host to many nationally and internationally touring performers and instructors of Brazilian zouk.
     
    In 2021 he assumed a part-time role as programmer and presenter on Portland’s 90.7 KBOO FM radio station:
    https://www.kboo.fm/profiles/dj-panaflex
     
    Other event highlights include:
    * Angola Independence Day
    * Haitian Flag Day
    * Tropitaal
    * Portland Winter Light Fest
    * Global Based Day Party
    * Noche de Cumbia a Holocene
    * Tropical Night at Vertical Room
    * PDX Bachata Cruise on the Portland Spirit
    * LambaFest
    * Rip City Bachata & Salsa Fest
    * The Way Up
    * Rum & Reggae at Yaad Style Jamaican Cuisine
    * Bollywood Night at Fuego

Wednesday September 7
  • Kizomba Night Ends 1:00 am
    Kizomba Night
    Tuesday September 6 – Wednesday September 7

    We are pleased to bring you Portland’s latest spot for kizomba nightlife!
     
    Location:
    Akadi
    1001 SE Division St
    Portland, OR 97202
     
    $5 admission
    21 and up
     
    Food and drink are available for purchase.
    Akadi serves delicious West African food!
     
    ::: WHAT IS KIZOMBA? :::
    #Kizomba is a refined and sophisticated style of music and dance from #Angola, #Africa. Enjoyed throughout the world, this unique dance has been gaining attention and popularity among dancers of all kinds. Recent years have even seen the emergence of kizomba rooms at events catering to salsa and bachata.
     
    Example videos:
    https://youtu.be/qSL0ZSXwfSE
    https://youtu.be/kUQSOuKmHFg
     
    ::: WHAT MUSIC WILL YOU HEAR AT KIZOMBA NIGHT? :::
    In addition to kizomba music, Kizomba Night also features music from Cape Verde, Haiti, and the French West Indies such as #zouk and #kompa
     
    At Kizomba Night, you will regularly hear music by artists such as Eddy Tussa, Enposib, Eduardo Paim, Puto Português, DJ Dias Rodrigues, DJ Paparazzi, Harmonik, Anselmo Ralph, Yola Semedo, C4 Pedro, Nelson Freitas, Djodje, Tabou Combo, Johnny Ramos, Zouk Machine, Patrick Saint Eloi, Kassav’, Yudi Fox, Tanya St Val, Gerilson Insrael, Kaysha, Caló Pascoal, Jim Rama, Paulo Flores, Badoxa, Yuri da Cunha, Nu-Look, Bruna Tatiana, Alan Cavé, J Beatz, Carimi, Jean Philippe Marthely, Matias Damásio, Mika Mendes, Ivan Alekxei, Livongh, and many more…
     
    Example music:
    https://soundcloud.com/dj-panaflex/kizomba-autentica
    https://soundcloud.com/rucundin/trio-nights
     
    ::: WHO IS DJ PANAFLEX? :::
    Charlie Thompson (DJ Panaflex) has been delighting listeners and dancers with his Latin and Afro-Diasporic sets since 2013, playing #dancehall, #bachata, #kuduro, #dembow, and everything in-between. In 2016 he started his kizomba night series at Trio Club. The same year he partnered with Nathalia Carbajal to form the successful KiZouk Connection monthly dance party, which went on for years and was host to many nationally and internationally touring performers and instructors of Brazilian zouk.
     
    In 2021 he assumed a part-time role as programmer and presenter on Portland’s 90.7 KBOO FM radio station:
    https://www.kboo.fm/profiles/dj-panaflex
     
    Other event highlights include:
    * Angola Independence Day
    * Haitian Flag Day
    * Tropitaal
    * Portland Winter Light Fest
    * Global Based Day Party
    * Noche de Cumbia a Holocene
    * Tropical Night at Vertical Room
    * PDX Bachata Cruise on the Portland Spirit
    * LambaFest
    * Rip City Bachata & Salsa Fest
    * The Way Up
    * Rum & Reggae at Yaad Style Jamaican Cuisine
    * Bollywood Night at Fuego

Thursday September 8
Friday September 9
Saturday September 10
  • 9:00 pm Logic
    Logic
    Saturday September 10 – Sunday September 11
    9:00 pm

    Logic is a monthly salsa/bachata/kizomba event in the Portland metro area. We have rotating instructors & resident as well as guest DJs every month to offer a variety of different artists for the dancers to enjoy with each event. Each month we have the pleasure of having different instructors every month and you will be able to hear the music of a variety of DJs throughout the night.

Sunday September 11
  • Logic Ends 2:00 am
    Logic
    Saturday September 10 – Sunday September 11

    Logic is a monthly salsa/bachata/kizomba event in the Portland metro area. We have rotating instructors & resident as well as guest DJs every month to offer a variety of different artists for the dancers to enjoy with each event. Each month we have the pleasure of having different instructors every month and you will be able to hear the music of a variety of DJs throughout the night.

Monday September 12
Tuesday September 13
  • 9:00 pm Kizomba Night
    Kizomba Night
    Tuesday September 13 – Wednesday September 14
    9:00 pm

    We are pleased to bring you Portland’s latest spot for kizomba nightlife!
     
    Location:
    Akadi
    1001 SE Division St
    Portland, OR 97202
     
    $5 admission
    21 and up
     
    Food and drink are available for purchase.
    Akadi serves delicious West African food!
     
    ::: WHAT IS KIZOMBA? :::
    #Kizomba is a refined and sophisticated style of music and dance from #Angola, #Africa. Enjoyed throughout the world, this unique dance has been gaining attention and popularity among dancers of all kinds. Recent years have even seen the emergence of kizomba rooms at events catering to salsa and bachata.
     
    Example videos:
    https://youtu.be/qSL0ZSXwfSE
    https://youtu.be/kUQSOuKmHFg
     
    ::: WHAT MUSIC WILL YOU HEAR AT KIZOMBA NIGHT? :::
    In addition to kizomba music, Kizomba Night also features music from Cape Verde, Haiti, and the French West Indies such as #zouk and #kompa
     
    At Kizomba Night, you will regularly hear music by artists such as Eddy Tussa, Enposib, Eduardo Paim, Puto Português, DJ Dias Rodrigues, DJ Paparazzi, Harmonik, Anselmo Ralph, Yola Semedo, C4 Pedro, Nelson Freitas, Djodje, Tabou Combo, Johnny Ramos, Zouk Machine, Patrick Saint Eloi, Kassav’, Yudi Fox, Tanya St Val, Gerilson Insrael, Kaysha, Caló Pascoal, Jim Rama, Paulo Flores, Badoxa, Yuri da Cunha, Nu-Look, Bruna Tatiana, Alan Cavé, J Beatz, Carimi, Jean Philippe Marthely, Matias Damásio, Mika Mendes, Ivan Alekxei, Livongh, and many more…
     
    Example music:
    https://soundcloud.com/dj-panaflex/kizomba-autentica
    https://soundcloud.com/rucundin/trio-nights
     
    ::: WHO IS DJ PANAFLEX? :::
    Charlie Thompson (DJ Panaflex) has been delighting listeners and dancers with his Latin and Afro-Diasporic sets since 2013, playing #dancehall, #bachata, #kuduro, #dembow, and everything in-between. In 2016 he started his kizomba night series at Trio Club. The same year he partnered with Nathalia Carbajal to form the successful KiZouk Connection monthly dance party, which went on for years and was host to many nationally and internationally touring performers and instructors of Brazilian zouk.
     
    In 2021 he assumed a part-time role as programmer and presenter on Portland’s 90.7 KBOO FM radio station:
    https://www.kboo.fm/profiles/dj-panaflex
     
    Other event highlights include:
    * Angola Independence Day
    * Haitian Flag Day
    * Tropitaal
    * Portland Winter Light Fest
    * Global Based Day Party
    * Noche de Cumbia a Holocene
    * Tropical Night at Vertical Room
    * PDX Bachata Cruise on the Portland Spirit
    * LambaFest
    * Rip City Bachata & Salsa Fest
    * The Way Up
    * Rum & Reggae at Yaad Style Jamaican Cuisine
    * Bollywood Night at Fuego

Wednesday September 14
  • Kizomba Night Ends 1:00 am
    Kizomba Night
    Tuesday September 13 – Wednesday September 14

    We are pleased to bring you Portland’s latest spot for kizomba nightlife!
     
    Location:
    Akadi
    1001 SE Division St
    Portland, OR 97202
     
    $5 admission
    21 and up
     
    Food and drink are available for purchase.
    Akadi serves delicious West African food!
     
    ::: WHAT IS KIZOMBA? :::
    #Kizomba is a refined and sophisticated style of music and dance from #Angola, #Africa. Enjoyed throughout the world, this unique dance has been gaining attention and popularity among dancers of all kinds. Recent years have even seen the emergence of kizomba rooms at events catering to salsa and bachata.
     
    Example videos:
    https://youtu.be/qSL0ZSXwfSE
    https://youtu.be/kUQSOuKmHFg
     
    ::: WHAT MUSIC WILL YOU HEAR AT KIZOMBA NIGHT? :::
    In addition to kizomba music, Kizomba Night also features music from Cape Verde, Haiti, and the French West Indies such as #zouk and #kompa
     
    At Kizomba Night, you will regularly hear music by artists such as Eddy Tussa, Enposib, Eduardo Paim, Puto Português, DJ Dias Rodrigues, DJ Paparazzi, Harmonik, Anselmo Ralph, Yola Semedo, C4 Pedro, Nelson Freitas, Djodje, Tabou Combo, Johnny Ramos, Zouk Machine, Patrick Saint Eloi, Kassav’, Yudi Fox, Tanya St Val, Gerilson Insrael, Kaysha, Caló Pascoal, Jim Rama, Paulo Flores, Badoxa, Yuri da Cunha, Nu-Look, Bruna Tatiana, Alan Cavé, J Beatz, Carimi, Jean Philippe Marthely, Matias Damásio, Mika Mendes, Ivan Alekxei, Livongh, and many more…
     
    Example music:
    https://soundcloud.com/dj-panaflex/kizomba-autentica
    https://soundcloud.com/rucundin/trio-nights
     
    ::: WHO IS DJ PANAFLEX? :::
    Charlie Thompson (DJ Panaflex) has been delighting listeners and dancers with his Latin and Afro-Diasporic sets since 2013, playing #dancehall, #bachata, #kuduro, #dembow, and everything in-between. In 2016 he started his kizomba night series at Trio Club. The same year he partnered with Nathalia Carbajal to form the successful KiZouk Connection monthly dance party, which went on for years and was host to many nationally and internationally touring performers and instructors of Brazilian zouk.
     
    In 2021 he assumed a part-time role as programmer and presenter on Portland’s 90.7 KBOO FM radio station:
    https://www.kboo.fm/profiles/dj-panaflex
     
    Other event highlights include:
    * Angola Independence Day
    * Haitian Flag Day
    * Tropitaal
    * Portland Winter Light Fest
    * Global Based Day Party
    * Noche de Cumbia a Holocene
    * Tropical Night at Vertical Room
    * PDX Bachata Cruise on the Portland Spirit
    * LambaFest
    * Rip City Bachata & Salsa Fest
    * The Way Up
    * Rum & Reggae at Yaad Style Jamaican Cuisine
    * Bollywood Night at Fuego

Thursday September 15
  • 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm Urban Kiz class and social
    Urban Kiz class and social
    Thursday September 15
    7:30 pm – 10:30 pm

    Shabu Studio Urban Kiz pop up class and social
     
    https://www.shabustudios.com/

Friday September 16
Saturday September 17
Sunday September 18
Monday September 19
Tuesday September 20
  • 9:00 pm Kizomba Night
    Kizomba Night
    Tuesday September 20 – Wednesday September 21
    9:00 pm

    We are pleased to bring you Portland’s latest spot for kizomba nightlife!
     
    Location:
    Akadi
    1001 SE Division St
    Portland, OR 97202
     
    $5 admission
    21 and up
     
    Food and drink are available for purchase.
    Akadi serves delicious West African food!
     
    ::: WHAT IS KIZOMBA? :::
    #Kizomba is a refined and sophisticated style of music and dance from #Angola, #Africa. Enjoyed throughout the world, this unique dance has been gaining attention and popularity among dancers of all kinds. Recent years have even seen the emergence of kizomba rooms at events catering to salsa and bachata.
     
    Example videos:
    https://youtu.be/qSL0ZSXwfSE
    https://youtu.be/kUQSOuKmHFg
     
    ::: WHAT MUSIC WILL YOU HEAR AT KIZOMBA NIGHT? :::
    In addition to kizomba music, Kizomba Night also features music from Cape Verde, Haiti, and the French West Indies such as #zouk and #kompa
     
    At Kizomba Night, you will regularly hear music by artists such as Eddy Tussa, Enposib, Eduardo Paim, Puto Português, DJ Dias Rodrigues, DJ Paparazzi, Harmonik, Anselmo Ralph, Yola Semedo, C4 Pedro, Nelson Freitas, Djodje, Tabou Combo, Johnny Ramos, Zouk Machine, Patrick Saint Eloi, Kassav’, Yudi Fox, Tanya St Val, Gerilson Insrael, Kaysha, Caló Pascoal, Jim Rama, Paulo Flores, Badoxa, Yuri da Cunha, Nu-Look, Bruna Tatiana, Alan Cavé, J Beatz, Carimi, Jean Philippe Marthely, Matias Damásio, Mika Mendes, Ivan Alekxei, Livongh, and many more…
     
    Example music:
    https://soundcloud.com/dj-panaflex/kizomba-autentica
    https://soundcloud.com/rucundin/trio-nights
     
    ::: WHO IS DJ PANAFLEX? :::
    Charlie Thompson (DJ Panaflex) has been delighting listeners and dancers with his Latin and Afro-Diasporic sets since 2013, playing #dancehall, #bachata, #kuduro, #dembow, and everything in-between. In 2016 he started his kizomba night series at Trio Club. The same year he partnered with Nathalia Carbajal to form the successful KiZouk Connection monthly dance party, which went on for years and was host to many nationally and internationally touring performers and instructors of Brazilian zouk.
     
    In 2021 he assumed a part-time role as programmer and presenter on Portland’s 90.7 KBOO FM radio station:
    https://www.kboo.fm/profiles/dj-panaflex
     
    Other event highlights include:
    * Angola Independence Day
    * Haitian Flag Day
    * Tropitaal
    * Portland Winter Light Fest
    * Global Based Day Party
    * Noche de Cumbia a Holocene
    * Tropical Night at Vertical Room
    * PDX Bachata Cruise on the Portland Spirit
    * LambaFest
    * Rip City Bachata & Salsa Fest
    * The Way Up
    * Rum & Reggae at Yaad Style Jamaican Cuisine
    * Bollywood Night at Fuego

Wednesday September 21
  • Kizomba Night Ends 1:00 am
    Kizomba Night
    Tuesday September 20 – Wednesday September 21

    We are pleased to bring you Portland’s latest spot for kizomba nightlife!
     
    Location:
    Akadi
    1001 SE Division St
    Portland, OR 97202
     
    $5 admission
    21 and up
     
    Food and drink are available for purchase.
    Akadi serves delicious West African food!
     
    ::: WHAT IS KIZOMBA? :::
    #Kizomba is a refined and sophisticated style of music and dance from #Angola, #Africa. Enjoyed throughout the world, this unique dance has been gaining attention and popularity among dancers of all kinds. Recent years have even seen the emergence of kizomba rooms at events catering to salsa and bachata.
     
    Example videos:
    https://youtu.be/qSL0ZSXwfSE
    https://youtu.be/kUQSOuKmHFg
     
    ::: WHAT MUSIC WILL YOU HEAR AT KIZOMBA NIGHT? :::
    In addition to kizomba music, Kizomba Night also features music from Cape Verde, Haiti, and the French West Indies such as #zouk and #kompa
     
    At Kizomba Night, you will regularly hear music by artists such as Eddy Tussa, Enposib, Eduardo Paim, Puto Português, DJ Dias Rodrigues, DJ Paparazzi, Harmonik, Anselmo Ralph, Yola Semedo, C4 Pedro, Nelson Freitas, Djodje, Tabou Combo, Johnny Ramos, Zouk Machine, Patrick Saint Eloi, Kassav’, Yudi Fox, Tanya St Val, Gerilson Insrael, Kaysha, Caló Pascoal, Jim Rama, Paulo Flores, Badoxa, Yuri da Cunha, Nu-Look, Bruna Tatiana, Alan Cavé, J Beatz, Carimi, Jean Philippe Marthely, Matias Damásio, Mika Mendes, Ivan Alekxei, Livongh, and many more…
     
    Example music:
    https://soundcloud.com/dj-panaflex/kizomba-autentica
    https://soundcloud.com/rucundin/trio-nights
     
    ::: WHO IS DJ PANAFLEX? :::
    Charlie Thompson (DJ Panaflex) has been delighting listeners and dancers with his Latin and Afro-Diasporic sets since 2013, playing #dancehall, #bachata, #kuduro, #dembow, and everything in-between. In 2016 he started his kizomba night series at Trio Club. The same year he partnered with Nathalia Carbajal to form the successful KiZouk Connection monthly dance party, which went on for years and was host to many nationally and internationally touring performers and instructors of Brazilian zouk.
     
    In 2021 he assumed a part-time role as programmer and presenter on Portland’s 90.7 KBOO FM radio station:
    https://www.kboo.fm/profiles/dj-panaflex
     
    Other event highlights include:
    * Angola Independence Day
    * Haitian Flag Day
    * Tropitaal
    * Portland Winter Light Fest
    * Global Based Day Party
    * Noche de Cumbia a Holocene
    * Tropical Night at Vertical Room
    * PDX Bachata Cruise on the Portland Spirit
    * LambaFest
    * Rip City Bachata & Salsa Fest
    * The Way Up
    * Rum & Reggae at Yaad Style Jamaican Cuisine
    * Bollywood Night at Fuego

Thursday September 22
Friday September 23
Saturday September 24
Sunday September 25
  • 5:00 pm – 9:30 pm Bachata & Urban Kiz Social
    Bachata & Urban Kiz Social
    Sunday September 25
    5:00 pm – 9:30 pm

    2 classes followed by 2 hours of social dancing

    $35 for 2 classes plus social
    $20 for 1 class plus social
    $10 for the social

Monday September 26
Tuesday September 27
  • 9:00 pm Kizomba Night
    Kizomba Night
    Tuesday September 27 – Wednesday September 28
    9:00 pm

    We are pleased to bring you Portland’s latest spot for kizomba nightlife!
     
    Location:
    Akadi
    1001 SE Division St
    Portland, OR 97202
     
    $5 admission
    21 and up
     
    Food and drink are available for purchase.
    Akadi serves delicious West African food!
     
    ::: WHAT IS KIZOMBA? :::
    #Kizomba is a refined and sophisticated style of music and dance from #Angola, #Africa. Enjoyed throughout the world, this unique dance has been gaining attention and popularity among dancers of all kinds. Recent years have even seen the emergence of kizomba rooms at events catering to salsa and bachata.
     
    Example videos:
    https://youtu.be/qSL0ZSXwfSE
    https://youtu.be/kUQSOuKmHFg
     
    ::: WHAT MUSIC WILL YOU HEAR AT KIZOMBA NIGHT? :::
    In addition to kizomba music, Kizomba Night also features music from Cape Verde, Haiti, and the French West Indies such as #zouk and #kompa
     
    At Kizomba Night, you will regularly hear music by artists such as Eddy Tussa, Enposib, Eduardo Paim, Puto Português, DJ Dias Rodrigues, DJ Paparazzi, Harmonik, Anselmo Ralph, Yola Semedo, C4 Pedro, Nelson Freitas, Djodje, Tabou Combo, Johnny Ramos, Zouk Machine, Patrick Saint Eloi, Kassav’, Yudi Fox, Tanya St Val, Gerilson Insrael, Kaysha, Caló Pascoal, Jim Rama, Paulo Flores, Badoxa, Yuri da Cunha, Nu-Look, Bruna Tatiana, Alan Cavé, J Beatz, Carimi, Jean Philippe Marthely, Matias Damásio, Mika Mendes, Ivan Alekxei, Livongh, and many more…
     
    Example music:
    https://soundcloud.com/dj-panaflex/kizomba-autentica
    https://soundcloud.com/rucundin/trio-nights
     
    ::: WHO IS DJ PANAFLEX? :::
    Charlie Thompson (DJ Panaflex) has been delighting listeners and dancers with his Latin and Afro-Diasporic sets since 2013, playing #dancehall, #bachata, #kuduro, #dembow, and everything in-between. In 2016 he started his kizomba night series at Trio Club. The same year he partnered with Nathalia Carbajal to form the successful KiZouk Connection monthly dance party, which went on for years and was host to many nationally and internationally touring performers and instructors of Brazilian zouk.
     
    In 2021 he assumed a part-time role as programmer and presenter on Portland’s 90.7 KBOO FM radio station:
    https://www.kboo.fm/profiles/dj-panaflex
     
    Other event highlights include:
    * Angola Independence Day
    * Haitian Flag Day
    * Tropitaal
    * Portland Winter Light Fest
    * Global Based Day Party
    * Noche de Cumbia a Holocene
    * Tropical Night at Vertical Room
    * PDX Bachata Cruise on the Portland Spirit
    * LambaFest
    * Rip City Bachata & Salsa Fest
    * The Way Up
    * Rum & Reggae at Yaad Style Jamaican Cuisine
    * Bollywood Night at Fuego

Wednesday September 28
  • Kizomba Night Ends 1:00 am
    Kizomba Night
    Tuesday September 27 – Wednesday September 28

    We are pleased to bring you Portland’s latest spot for kizomba nightlife!
     
    Location:
    Akadi
    1001 SE Division St
    Portland, OR 97202
     
    $5 admission
    21 and up
     
    Food and drink are available for purchase.
    Akadi serves delicious West African food!
     
    ::: WHAT IS KIZOMBA? :::
    #Kizomba is a refined and sophisticated style of music and dance from #Angola, #Africa. Enjoyed throughout the world, this unique dance has been gaining attention and popularity among dancers of all kinds. Recent years have even seen the emergence of kizomba rooms at events catering to salsa and bachata.
     
    Example videos:
    https://youtu.be/qSL0ZSXwfSE
    https://youtu.be/kUQSOuKmHFg
     
    ::: WHAT MUSIC WILL YOU HEAR AT KIZOMBA NIGHT? :::
    In addition to kizomba music, Kizomba Night also features music from Cape Verde, Haiti, and the French West Indies such as #zouk and #kompa
     
    At Kizomba Night, you will regularly hear music by artists such as Eddy Tussa, Enposib, Eduardo Paim, Puto Português, DJ Dias Rodrigues, DJ Paparazzi, Harmonik, Anselmo Ralph, Yola Semedo, C4 Pedro, Nelson Freitas, Djodje, Tabou Combo, Johnny Ramos, Zouk Machine, Patrick Saint Eloi, Kassav’, Yudi Fox, Tanya St Val, Gerilson Insrael, Kaysha, Caló Pascoal, Jim Rama, Paulo Flores, Badoxa, Yuri da Cunha, Nu-Look, Bruna Tatiana, Alan Cavé, J Beatz, Carimi, Jean Philippe Marthely, Matias Damásio, Mika Mendes, Ivan Alekxei, Livongh, and many more…
     
    Example music:
    https://soundcloud.com/dj-panaflex/kizomba-autentica
    https://soundcloud.com/rucundin/trio-nights
     
    ::: WHO IS DJ PANAFLEX? :::
    Charlie Thompson (DJ Panaflex) has been delighting listeners and dancers with his Latin and Afro-Diasporic sets since 2013, playing #dancehall, #bachata, #kuduro, #dembow, and everything in-between. In 2016 he started his kizomba night series at Trio Club. The same year he partnered with Nathalia Carbajal to form the successful KiZouk Connection monthly dance party, which went on for years and was host to many nationally and internationally touring performers and instructors of Brazilian zouk.
     
    In 2021 he assumed a part-time role as programmer and presenter on Portland’s 90.7 KBOO FM radio station:
    https://www.kboo.fm/profiles/dj-panaflex
     
    Other event highlights include:
    * Angola Independence Day
    * Haitian Flag Day
    * Tropitaal
    * Portland Winter Light Fest
    * Global Based Day Party
    * Noche de Cumbia a Holocene
    * Tropical Night at Vertical Room
    * PDX Bachata Cruise on the Portland Spirit
    * LambaFest
    * Rip City Bachata & Salsa Fest
    * The Way Up
    * Rum & Reggae at Yaad Style Jamaican Cuisine
    * Bollywood Night at Fuego

Thursday September 29
Friday September 30

October 2022

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Saturday October 1
Sunday October 2
Monday October 3
Tuesday October 4
  • 9:00 pm Kizomba Night
    Kizomba Night
    Tuesday October 4 – Wednesday October 5
    9:00 pm

    We are pleased to bring you Portland’s latest spot for kizomba nightlife!
     
    Location:
    Akadi
    1001 SE Division St
    Portland, OR 97202
     
    $5 admission
    21 and up
     
    Food and drink are available for purchase.
    Akadi serves delicious West African food!
     
    ::: WHAT IS KIZOMBA? :::
    #Kizomba is a refined and sophisticated style of music and dance from #Angola, #Africa. Enjoyed throughout the world, this unique dance has been gaining attention and popularity among dancers of all kinds. Recent years have even seen the emergence of kizomba rooms at events catering to salsa and bachata.
     
    Example videos:
    https://youtu.be/qSL0ZSXwfSE
    https://youtu.be/kUQSOuKmHFg
     
    ::: WHAT MUSIC WILL YOU HEAR AT KIZOMBA NIGHT? :::
    In addition to kizomba music, Kizomba Night also features music from Cape Verde, Haiti, and the French West Indies such as #zouk and #kompa
     
    At Kizomba Night, you will regularly hear music by artists such as Eddy Tussa, Enposib, Eduardo Paim, Puto Português, DJ Dias Rodrigues, DJ Paparazzi, Harmonik, Anselmo Ralph, Yola Semedo, C4 Pedro, Nelson Freitas, Djodje, Tabou Combo, Johnny Ramos, Zouk Machine, Patrick Saint Eloi, Kassav’, Yudi Fox, Tanya St Val, Gerilson Insrael, Kaysha, Caló Pascoal, Jim Rama, Paulo Flores, Badoxa, Yuri da Cunha, Nu-Look, Bruna Tatiana, Alan Cavé, J Beatz, Carimi, Jean Philippe Marthely, Matias Damásio, Mika Mendes, Ivan Alekxei, Livongh, and many more…
     
    Example music:
    https://soundcloud.com/dj-panaflex/kizomba-autentica
    https://soundcloud.com/rucundin/trio-nights
     
    ::: WHO IS DJ PANAFLEX? :::
    Charlie Thompson (DJ Panaflex) has been delighting listeners and dancers with his Latin and Afro-Diasporic sets since 2013, playing #dancehall, #bachata, #kuduro, #dembow, and everything in-between. In 2016 he started his kizomba night series at Trio Club. The same year he partnered with Nathalia Carbajal to form the successful KiZouk Connection monthly dance party, which went on for years and was host to many nationally and internationally touring performers and instructors of Brazilian zouk.
     
    In 2021 he assumed a part-time role as programmer and presenter on Portland’s 90.7 KBOO FM radio station:
    https://www.kboo.fm/profiles/dj-panaflex
     
    Other event highlights include:
    * Angola Independence Day
    * Haitian Flag Day
    * Tropitaal
    * Portland Winter Light Fest
    * Global Based Day Party
    * Noche de Cumbia a Holocene
    * Tropical Night at Vertical Room
    * PDX Bachata Cruise on the Portland Spirit
    * LambaFest
    * Rip City Bachata & Salsa Fest
    * The Way Up
    * Rum & Reggae at Yaad Style Jamaican Cuisine
    * Bollywood Night at Fuego

Wednesday October 5
  • Kizomba Night Ends 1:00 am
    Kizomba Night
    Tuesday October 4 – Wednesday October 5

    We are pleased to bring you Portland’s latest spot for kizomba nightlife!
     
    Location:
    Akadi
    1001 SE Division St
    Portland, OR 97202
     
    $5 admission
    21 and up
     
    Food and drink are available for purchase.
    Akadi serves delicious West African food!
     
    ::: WHAT IS KIZOMBA? :::
    #Kizomba is a refined and sophisticated style of music and dance from #Angola, #Africa. Enjoyed throughout the world, this unique dance has been gaining attention and popularity among dancers of all kinds. Recent years have even seen the emergence of kizomba rooms at events catering to salsa and bachata.
     
    Example videos:
    https://youtu.be/qSL0ZSXwfSE
    https://youtu.be/kUQSOuKmHFg
     
    ::: WHAT MUSIC WILL YOU HEAR AT KIZOMBA NIGHT? :::
    In addition to kizomba music, Kizomba Night also features music from Cape Verde, Haiti, and the French West Indies such as #zouk and #kompa
     
    At Kizomba Night, you will regularly hear music by artists such as Eddy Tussa, Enposib, Eduardo Paim, Puto Português, DJ Dias Rodrigues, DJ Paparazzi, Harmonik, Anselmo Ralph, Yola Semedo, C4 Pedro, Nelson Freitas, Djodje, Tabou Combo, Johnny Ramos, Zouk Machine, Patrick Saint Eloi, Kassav’, Yudi Fox, Tanya St Val, Gerilson Insrael, Kaysha, Caló Pascoal, Jim Rama, Paulo Flores, Badoxa, Yuri da Cunha, Nu-Look, Bruna Tatiana, Alan Cavé, J Beatz, Carimi, Jean Philippe Marthely, Matias Damásio, Mika Mendes, Ivan Alekxei, Livongh, and many more…
     
    Example music:
    https://soundcloud.com/dj-panaflex/kizomba-autentica
    https://soundcloud.com/rucundin/trio-nights
     
    ::: WHO IS DJ PANAFLEX? :::
    Charlie Thompson (DJ Panaflex) has been delighting listeners and dancers with his Latin and Afro-Diasporic sets since 2013, playing #dancehall, #bachata, #kuduro, #dembow, and everything in-between. In 2016 he started his kizomba night series at Trio Club. The same year he partnered with Nathalia Carbajal to form the successful KiZouk Connection monthly dance party, which went on for years and was host to many nationally and internationally touring performers and instructors of Brazilian zouk.
     
    In 2021 he assumed a part-time role as programmer and presenter on Portland’s 90.7 KBOO FM radio station:
    https://www.kboo.fm/profiles/dj-panaflex
     
    Other event highlights include:
    * Angola Independence Day
    * Haitian Flag Day
    * Tropitaal
    * Portland Winter Light Fest
    * Global Based Day Party
    * Noche de Cumbia a Holocene
    * Tropical Night at Vertical Room
    * PDX Bachata Cruise on the Portland Spirit
    * LambaFest
    * Rip City Bachata & Salsa Fest
    * The Way Up
    * Rum & Reggae at Yaad Style Jamaican Cuisine
    * Bollywood Night at Fuego

Thursday October 6
Friday October 7
Saturday October 8
  • 9:00 pm Logic
    Logic
    Saturday October 8 – Sunday October 9
    9:00 pm

    Logic is a monthly salsa/bachata/kizomba event in the Portland metro area. We have rotating instructors & resident as well as guest DJs every month to offer a variety of different artists for the dancers to enjoy with each event. Each month we have the pleasure of having different instructors every month and you will be able to hear the music of a variety of DJs throughout the night.

Sunday October 9
  • Logic Ends 2:00 am
    Logic
    Saturday October 8 – Sunday October 9

    Logic is a monthly salsa/bachata/kizomba event in the Portland metro area. We have rotating instructors & resident as well as guest DJs every month to offer a variety of different artists for the dancers to enjoy with each event. Each month we have the pleasure of having different instructors every month and you will be able to hear the music of a variety of DJs throughout the night.

Monday October 10
Tuesday October 11
  • 9:00 pm Kizomba Night
    Kizomba Night
    Tuesday October 11 – Wednesday October 12
    9:00 pm

    We are pleased to bring you Portland’s latest spot for kizomba nightlife!
     
    Location:
    Akadi
    1001 SE Division St
    Portland, OR 97202
     
    $5 admission
    21 and up
     
    Food and drink are available for purchase.
    Akadi serves delicious West African food!
     
    ::: WHAT IS KIZOMBA? :::
    #Kizomba is a refined and sophisticated style of music and dance from #Angola, #Africa. Enjoyed throughout the world, this unique dance has been gaining attention and popularity among dancers of all kinds. Recent years have even seen the emergence of kizomba rooms at events catering to salsa and bachata.
     
    Example videos:
    https://youtu.be/qSL0ZSXwfSE
    https://youtu.be/kUQSOuKmHFg
     
    ::: WHAT MUSIC WILL YOU HEAR AT KIZOMBA NIGHT? :::
    In addition to kizomba music, Kizomba Night also features music from Cape Verde, Haiti, and the French West Indies such as #zouk and #kompa
     
    At Kizomba Night, you will regularly hear music by artists such as Eddy Tussa, Enposib, Eduardo Paim, Puto Português, DJ Dias Rodrigues, DJ Paparazzi, Harmonik, Anselmo Ralph, Yola Semedo, C4 Pedro, Nelson Freitas, Djodje, Tabou Combo, Johnny Ramos, Zouk Machine, Patrick Saint Eloi, Kassav’, Yudi Fox, Tanya St Val, Gerilson Insrael, Kaysha, Caló Pascoal, Jim Rama, Paulo Flores, Badoxa, Yuri da Cunha, Nu-Look, Bruna Tatiana, Alan Cavé, J Beatz, Carimi, Jean Philippe Marthely, Matias Damásio, Mika Mendes, Ivan Alekxei, Livongh, and many more…
     
    Example music:
    https://soundcloud.com/dj-panaflex/kizomba-autentica
    https://soundcloud.com/rucundin/trio-nights
     
    ::: WHO IS DJ PANAFLEX? :::
    Charlie Thompson (DJ Panaflex) has been delighting listeners and dancers with his Latin and Afro-Diasporic sets since 2013, playing #dancehall, #bachata, #kuduro, #dembow, and everything in-between. In 2016 he started his kizomba night series at Trio Club. The same year he partnered with Nathalia Carbajal to form the successful KiZouk Connection monthly dance party, which went on for years and was host to many nationally and internationally touring performers and instructors of Brazilian zouk.
     
    In 2021 he assumed a part-time role as programmer and presenter on Portland’s 90.7 KBOO FM radio station:
    https://www.kboo.fm/profiles/dj-panaflex
     
    Other event highlights include:
    * Angola Independence Day
    * Haitian Flag Day
    * Tropitaal
    * Portland Winter Light Fest
    * Global Based Day Party
    * Noche de Cumbia a Holocene
    * Tropical Night at Vertical Room
    * PDX Bachata Cruise on the Portland Spirit
    * LambaFest
    * Rip City Bachata & Salsa Fest
    * The Way Up
    * Rum & Reggae at Yaad Style Jamaican Cuisine
    * Bollywood Night at Fuego

Wednesday October 12
  • Kizomba Night Ends 1:00 am
    Kizomba Night
    Tuesday October 11 – Wednesday October 12

    We are pleased to bring you Portland’s latest spot for kizomba nightlife!
     
    Location:
    Akadi
    1001 SE Division St
    Portland, OR 97202
     
    $5 admission
    21 and up
     
    Food and drink are available for purchase.
    Akadi serves delicious West African food!
     
    ::: WHAT IS KIZOMBA? :::
    #Kizomba is a refined and sophisticated style of music and dance from #Angola, #Africa. Enjoyed throughout the world, this unique dance has been gaining attention and popularity among dancers of all kinds. Recent years have even seen the emergence of kizomba rooms at events catering to salsa and bachata.
     
    Example videos:
    https://youtu.be/qSL0ZSXwfSE
    https://youtu.be/kUQSOuKmHFg
     
    ::: WHAT MUSIC WILL YOU HEAR AT KIZOMBA NIGHT? :::
    In addition to kizomba music, Kizomba Night also features music from Cape Verde, Haiti, and the French West Indies such as #zouk and #kompa
     
    At Kizomba Night, you will regularly hear music by artists such as Eddy Tussa, Enposib, Eduardo Paim, Puto Português, DJ Dias Rodrigues, DJ Paparazzi, Harmonik, Anselmo Ralph, Yola Semedo, C4 Pedro, Nelson Freitas, Djodje, Tabou Combo, Johnny Ramos, Zouk Machine, Patrick Saint Eloi, Kassav’, Yudi Fox, Tanya St Val, Gerilson Insrael, Kaysha, Caló Pascoal, Jim Rama, Paulo Flores, Badoxa, Yuri da Cunha, Nu-Look, Bruna Tatiana, Alan Cavé, J Beatz, Carimi, Jean Philippe Marthely, Matias Damásio, Mika Mendes, Ivan Alekxei, Livongh, and many more…
     
    Example music:
    https://soundcloud.com/dj-panaflex/kizomba-autentica
    https://soundcloud.com/rucundin/trio-nights
     
    ::: WHO IS DJ PANAFLEX? :::
    Charlie Thompson (DJ Panaflex) has been delighting listeners and dancers with his Latin and Afro-Diasporic sets since 2013, playing #dancehall, #bachata, #kuduro, #dembow, and everything in-between. In 2016 he started his kizomba night series at Trio Club. The same year he partnered with Nathalia Carbajal to form the successful KiZouk Connection monthly dance party, which went on for years and was host to many nationally and internationally touring performers and instructors of Brazilian zouk.
     
    In 2021 he assumed a part-time role as programmer and presenter on Portland’s 90.7 KBOO FM radio station:
    https://www.kboo.fm/profiles/dj-panaflex
     
    Other event highlights include:
    * Angola Independence Day
    * Haitian Flag Day
    * Tropitaal
    * Portland Winter Light Fest
    * Global Based Day Party
    * Noche de Cumbia a Holocene
    * Tropical Night at Vertical Room
    * PDX Bachata Cruise on the Portland Spirit
    * LambaFest
    * Rip City Bachata & Salsa Fest
    * The Way Up
    * Rum & Reggae at Yaad Style Jamaican Cuisine
    * Bollywood Night at Fuego

Thursday October 13
Friday October 14
Saturday October 15
Sunday October 16
Monday October 17
Tuesday October 18
  • 9:00 pm Kizomba Night
    Kizomba Night
    Tuesday October 18 – Wednesday October 19
    9:00 pm

    We are pleased to bring you Portland’s latest spot for kizomba nightlife!
     
    Location:
    Akadi
    1001 SE Division St
    Portland, OR 97202
     
    $5 admission
    21 and up
     
    Food and drink are available for purchase.
    Akadi serves delicious West African food!
     
    ::: WHAT IS KIZOMBA? :::
    #Kizomba is a refined and sophisticated style of music and dance from #Angola, #Africa. Enjoyed throughout the world, this unique dance has been gaining attention and popularity among dancers of all kinds. Recent years have even seen the emergence of kizomba rooms at events catering to salsa and bachata.
     
    Example videos:
    https://youtu.be/qSL0ZSXwfSE
    https://youtu.be/kUQSOuKmHFg
     
    ::: WHAT MUSIC WILL YOU HEAR AT KIZOMBA NIGHT? :::
    In addition to kizomba music, Kizomba Night also features music from Cape Verde, Haiti, and the French West Indies such as #zouk and #kompa
     
    At Kizomba Night, you will regularly hear music by artists such as Eddy Tussa, Enposib, Eduardo Paim, Puto Português, DJ Dias Rodrigues, DJ Paparazzi, Harmonik, Anselmo Ralph, Yola Semedo, C4 Pedro, Nelson Freitas, Djodje, Tabou Combo, Johnny Ramos, Zouk Machine, Patrick Saint Eloi, Kassav’, Yudi Fox, Tanya St Val, Gerilson Insrael, Kaysha, Caló Pascoal, Jim Rama, Paulo Flores, Badoxa, Yuri da Cunha, Nu-Look, Bruna Tatiana, Alan Cavé, J Beatz, Carimi, Jean Philippe Marthely, Matias Damásio, Mika Mendes, Ivan Alekxei, Livongh, and many more…
     
    Example music:
    https://soundcloud.com/dj-panaflex/kizomba-autentica
    https://soundcloud.com/rucundin/trio-nights
     
    ::: WHO IS DJ PANAFLEX? :::
    Charlie Thompson (DJ Panaflex) has been delighting listeners and dancers with his Latin and Afro-Diasporic sets since 2013, playing #dancehall, #bachata, #kuduro, #dembow, and everything in-between. In 2016 he started his kizomba night series at Trio Club. The same year he partnered with Nathalia Carbajal to form the successful KiZouk Connection monthly dance party, which went on for years and was host to many nationally and internationally touring performers and instructors of Brazilian zouk.
     
    In 2021 he assumed a part-time role as programmer and presenter on Portland’s 90.7 KBOO FM radio station:
    https://www.kboo.fm/profiles/dj-panaflex
     
    Other event highlights include:
    * Angola Independence Day
    * Haitian Flag Day
    * Tropitaal
    * Portland Winter Light Fest
    * Global Based Day Party
    * Noche de Cumbia a Holocene
    * Tropical Night at Vertical Room
    * PDX Bachata Cruise on the Portland Spirit
    * LambaFest
    * Rip City Bachata & Salsa Fest
    * The Way Up
    * Rum & Reggae at Yaad Style Jamaican Cuisine
    * Bollywood Night at Fuego

Wednesday October 19
  • Kizomba Night Ends 1:00 am
    Kizomba Night
    Tuesday October 18 – Wednesday October 19

    We are pleased to bring you Portland’s latest spot for kizomba nightlife!
     
    Location:
    Akadi
    1001 SE Division St
    Portland, OR 97202
     
    $5 admission
    21 and up
     
    Food and drink are available for purchase.
    Akadi serves delicious West African food!
     
    ::: WHAT IS KIZOMBA? :::
    #Kizomba is a refined and sophisticated style of music and dance from #Angola, #Africa. Enjoyed throughout the world, this unique dance has been gaining attention and popularity among dancers of all kinds. Recent years have even seen the emergence of kizomba rooms at events catering to salsa and bachata.
     
    Example videos:
    https://youtu.be/qSL0ZSXwfSE
    https://youtu.be/kUQSOuKmHFg
     
    ::: WHAT MUSIC WILL YOU HEAR AT KIZOMBA NIGHT? :::
    In addition to kizomba music, Kizomba Night also features music from Cape Verde, Haiti, and the French West Indies such as #zouk and #kompa
     
    At Kizomba Night, you will regularly hear music by artists such as Eddy Tussa, Enposib, Eduardo Paim, Puto Português, DJ Dias Rodrigues, DJ Paparazzi, Harmonik, Anselmo Ralph, Yola Semedo, C4 Pedro, Nelson Freitas, Djodje, Tabou Combo, Johnny Ramos, Zouk Machine, Patrick Saint Eloi, Kassav’, Yudi Fox, Tanya St Val, Gerilson Insrael, Kaysha, Caló Pascoal, Jim Rama, Paulo Flores, Badoxa, Yuri da Cunha, Nu-Look, Bruna Tatiana, Alan Cavé, J Beatz, Carimi, Jean Philippe Marthely, Matias Damásio, Mika Mendes, Ivan Alekxei, Livongh, and many more…
     
    Example music:
    https://soundcloud.com/dj-panaflex/kizomba-autentica
    https://soundcloud.com/rucundin/trio-nights
     
    ::: WHO IS DJ PANAFLEX? :::
    Charlie Thompson (DJ Panaflex) has been delighting listeners and dancers with his Latin and Afro-Diasporic sets since 2013, playing #dancehall, #bachata, #kuduro, #dembow, and everything in-between. In 2016 he started his kizomba night series at Trio Club. The same year he partnered with Nathalia Carbajal to form the successful KiZouk Connection monthly dance party, which went on for years and was host to many nationally and internationally touring performers and instructors of Brazilian zouk.
     
    In 2021 he assumed a part-time role as programmer and presenter on Portland’s 90.7 KBOO FM radio station:
    https://www.kboo.fm/profiles/dj-panaflex
     
    Other event highlights include:
    * Angola Independence Day
    * Haitian Flag Day
    * Tropitaal
    * Portland Winter Light Fest
    * Global Based Day Party
    * Noche de Cumbia a Holocene
    * Tropical Night at Vertical Room
    * PDX Bachata Cruise on the Portland Spirit
    * LambaFest
    * Rip City Bachata & Salsa Fest
    * The Way Up
    * Rum & Reggae at Yaad Style Jamaican Cuisine
    * Bollywood Night at Fuego

Thursday October 20
  • 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm Urban Kiz class and social
    Urban Kiz class and social
    Thursday October 20
    7:30 pm – 10:30 pm

    Shabu Studio Urban Kiz pop up class and social
     
    https://www.shabustudios.com/

Friday October 21
Saturday October 22
Sunday October 23
  • 5:00 pm – 9:30 pm Bachata & Urban Kiz Social
    Bachata & Urban Kiz Social
    Sunday October 23
    5:00 pm – 9:30 pm

    2 classes followed by 2 hours of social dancing

    $35 for 2 classes plus social
    $20 for 1 class plus social
    $10 for the social

Monday October 24
Tuesday October 25
  • 9:00 pm Kizomba Night
    Kizomba Night
    Tuesday October 25 – Wednesday October 26
    9:00 pm

    We are pleased to bring you Portland’s latest spot for kizomba nightlife!
     
    Location:
    Akadi
    1001 SE Division St
    Portland, OR 97202
     
    $5 admission
    21 and up
     
    Food and drink are available for purchase.
    Akadi serves delicious West African food!
     
    ::: WHAT IS KIZOMBA? :::
    #Kizomba is a refined and sophisticated style of music and dance from #Angola, #Africa. Enjoyed throughout the world, this unique dance has been gaining attention and popularity among dancers of all kinds. Recent years have even seen the emergence of kizomba rooms at events catering to salsa and bachata.
     
    Example videos:
    https://youtu.be/qSL0ZSXwfSE
    https://youtu.be/kUQSOuKmHFg
     
    ::: WHAT MUSIC WILL YOU HEAR AT KIZOMBA NIGHT? :::
    In addition to kizomba music, Kizomba Night also features music from Cape Verde, Haiti, and the French West Indies such as #zouk and #kompa
     
    At Kizomba Night, you will regularly hear music by artists such as Eddy Tussa, Enposib, Eduardo Paim, Puto Português, DJ Dias Rodrigues, DJ Paparazzi, Harmonik, Anselmo Ralph, Yola Semedo, C4 Pedro, Nelson Freitas, Djodje, Tabou Combo, Johnny Ramos, Zouk Machine, Patrick Saint Eloi, Kassav’, Yudi Fox, Tanya St Val, Gerilson Insrael, Kaysha, Caló Pascoal, Jim Rama, Paulo Flores, Badoxa, Yuri da Cunha, Nu-Look, Bruna Tatiana, Alan Cavé, J Beatz, Carimi, Jean Philippe Marthely, Matias Damásio, Mika Mendes, Ivan Alekxei, Livongh, and many more…
     
    Example music:
    https://soundcloud.com/dj-panaflex/kizomba-autentica
    https://soundcloud.com/rucundin/trio-nights
     
    ::: WHO IS DJ PANAFLEX? :::
    Charlie Thompson (DJ Panaflex) has been delighting listeners and dancers with his Latin and Afro-Diasporic sets since 2013, playing #dancehall, #bachata, #kuduro, #dembow, and everything in-between. In 2016 he started his kizomba night series at Trio Club. The same year he partnered with Nathalia Carbajal to form the successful KiZouk Connection monthly dance party, which went on for years and was host to many nationally and internationally touring performers and instructors of Brazilian zouk.
     
    In 2021 he assumed a part-time role as programmer and presenter on Portland’s 90.7 KBOO FM radio station:
    https://www.kboo.fm/profiles/dj-panaflex
     
    Other event highlights include:
    * Angola Independence Day
    * Haitian Flag Day
    * Tropitaal
    * Portland Winter Light Fest
    * Global Based Day Party
    * Noche de Cumbia a Holocene
    * Tropical Night at Vertical Room
    * PDX Bachata Cruise on the Portland Spirit
    * LambaFest
    * Rip City Bachata & Salsa Fest
    * The Way Up
    * Rum & Reggae at Yaad Style Jamaican Cuisine
    * Bollywood Night at Fuego

Wednesday October 26
  • Kizomba Night Ends 1:00 am
    Kizomba Night
    Tuesday October 25 – Wednesday October 26

    We are pleased to bring you Portland’s latest spot for kizomba nightlife!
     
    Location:
    Akadi
    1001 SE Division St
    Portland, OR 97202
     
    $5 admission
    21 and up
     
    Food and drink are available for purchase.
    Akadi serves delicious West African food!
     
    ::: WHAT IS KIZOMBA? :::
    #Kizomba is a refined and sophisticated style of music and dance from #Angola, #Africa. Enjoyed throughout the world, this unique dance has been gaining attention and popularity among dancers of all kinds. Recent years have even seen the emergence of kizomba rooms at events catering to salsa and bachata.
     
    Example videos:
    https://youtu.be/qSL0ZSXwfSE
    https://youtu.be/kUQSOuKmHFg
     
    ::: WHAT MUSIC WILL YOU HEAR AT KIZOMBA NIGHT? :::
    In addition to kizomba music, Kizomba Night also features music from Cape Verde, Haiti, and the French West Indies such as #zouk and #kompa
     
    At Kizomba Night, you will regularly hear music by artists such as Eddy Tussa, Enposib, Eduardo Paim, Puto Português, DJ Dias Rodrigues, DJ Paparazzi, Harmonik, Anselmo Ralph, Yola Semedo, C4 Pedro, Nelson Freitas, Djodje, Tabou Combo, Johnny Ramos, Zouk Machine, Patrick Saint Eloi, Kassav’, Yudi Fox, Tanya St Val, Gerilson Insrael, Kaysha, Caló Pascoal, Jim Rama, Paulo Flores, Badoxa, Yuri da Cunha, Nu-Look, Bruna Tatiana, Alan Cavé, J Beatz, Carimi, Jean Philippe Marthely, Matias Damásio, Mika Mendes, Ivan Alekxei, Livongh, and many more…
     
    Example music:
    https://soundcloud.com/dj-panaflex/kizomba-autentica
    https://soundcloud.com/rucundin/trio-nights
     
    ::: WHO IS DJ PANAFLEX? :::
    Charlie Thompson (DJ Panaflex) has been delighting listeners and dancers with his Latin and Afro-Diasporic sets since 2013, playing #dancehall, #bachata, #kuduro, #dembow, and everything in-between. In 2016 he started his kizomba night series at Trio Club. The same year he partnered with Nathalia Carbajal to form the successful KiZouk Connection monthly dance party, which went on for years and was host to many nationally and internationally touring performers and instructors of Brazilian zouk.
     
    In 2021 he assumed a part-time role as programmer and presenter on Portland’s 90.7 KBOO FM radio station:
    https://www.kboo.fm/profiles/dj-panaflex
     
    Other event highlights include:
    * Angola Independence Day
    * Haitian Flag Day
    * Tropitaal
    * Portland Winter Light Fest
    * Global Based Day Party
    * Noche de Cumbia a Holocene
    * Tropical Night at Vertical Room
    * PDX Bachata Cruise on the Portland Spirit
    * LambaFest
    * Rip City Bachata & Salsa Fest
    * The Way Up
    * Rum & Reggae at Yaad Style Jamaican Cuisine
    * Bollywood Night at Fuego

Thursday October 27
Friday October 28
Saturday October 29
Sunday October 30
Monday October 31

November 2022

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Tuesday November 1
  • 9:00 pm Kizomba Night
    Kizomba Night
    Tuesday November 1 – Wednesday November 2
    9:00 pm

    We are pleased to bring you Portland’s latest spot for kizomba nightlife!
     
    Location:
    Akadi
    1001 SE Division St
    Portland, OR 97202
     
    $5 admission
    21 and up
     
    Food and drink are available for purchase.
    Akadi serves delicious West African food!
     
    ::: WHAT IS KIZOMBA? :::
    #Kizomba is a refined and sophisticated style of music and dance from #Angola, #Africa. Enjoyed throughout the world, this unique dance has been gaining attention and popularity among dancers of all kinds. Recent years have even seen the emergence of kizomba rooms at events catering to salsa and bachata.
     
    Example videos:
    https://youtu.be/qSL0ZSXwfSE
    https://youtu.be/kUQSOuKmHFg
     
    ::: WHAT MUSIC WILL YOU HEAR AT KIZOMBA NIGHT? :::
    In addition to kizomba music, Kizomba Night also features music from Cape Verde, Haiti, and the French West Indies such as #zouk and #kompa
     
    At Kizomba Night, you will regularly hear music by artists such as Eddy Tussa, Enposib, Eduardo Paim, Puto Português, DJ Dias Rodrigues, DJ Paparazzi, Harmonik, Anselmo Ralph, Yola Semedo, C4 Pedro, Nelson Freitas, Djodje, Tabou Combo, Johnny Ramos, Zouk Machine, Patrick Saint Eloi, Kassav’, Yudi Fox, Tanya St Val, Gerilson Insrael, Kaysha, Caló Pascoal, Jim Rama, Paulo Flores, Badoxa, Yuri da Cunha, Nu-Look, Bruna Tatiana, Alan Cavé, J Beatz, Carimi, Jean Philippe Marthely, Matias Damásio, Mika Mendes, Ivan Alekxei, Livongh, and many more…
     
    Example music:
    https://soundcloud.com/dj-panaflex/kizomba-autentica
    https://soundcloud.com/rucundin/trio-nights
     
    ::: WHO IS DJ PANAFLEX? :::
    Charlie Thompson (DJ Panaflex) has been delighting listeners and dancers with his Latin and Afro-Diasporic sets since 2013, playing #dancehall, #bachata, #kuduro, #dembow, and everything in-between. In 2016 he started his kizomba night series at Trio Club. The same year he partnered with Nathalia Carbajal to form the successful KiZouk Connection monthly dance party, which went on for years and was host to many nationally and internationally touring performers and instructors of Brazilian zouk.
     
    In 2021 he assumed a part-time role as programmer and presenter on Portland’s 90.7 KBOO FM radio station:
    https://www.kboo.fm/profiles/dj-panaflex
     
    Other event highlights include:
    * Angola Independence Day
    * Haitian Flag Day
    * Tropitaal
    * Portland Winter Light Fest
    * Global Based Day Party
    * Noche de Cumbia a Holocene
    * Tropical Night at Vertical Room
    * PDX Bachata Cruise on the Portland Spirit
    * LambaFest
    * Rip City Bachata & Salsa Fest
    * The Way Up
    * Rum & Reggae at Yaad Style Jamaican Cuisine
    * Bollywood Night at Fuego

Wednesday November 2
  • Kizomba Night Ends 1:00 am
    Kizomba Night
    Tuesday November 1 – Wednesday November 2

    We are pleased to bring you Portland’s latest spot for kizomba nightlife!
     
    Location:
    Akadi
    1001 SE Division St
    Portland, OR 97202
     
    $5 admission
    21 and up
     
    Food and drink are available for purchase.
    Akadi serves delicious West African food!
     
    ::: WHAT IS KIZOMBA? :::
    #Kizomba is a refined and sophisticated style of music and dance from #Angola, #Africa. Enjoyed throughout the world, this unique dance has been gaining attention and popularity among dancers of all kinds. Recent years have even seen the emergence of kizomba rooms at events catering to salsa and bachata.
     
    Example videos:
    https://youtu.be/qSL0ZSXwfSE
    https://youtu.be/kUQSOuKmHFg
     
    ::: WHAT MUSIC WILL YOU HEAR AT KIZOMBA NIGHT? :::
    In addition to kizomba music, Kizomba Night also features music from Cape Verde, Haiti, and the French West Indies such as #zouk and #kompa
     
    At Kizomba Night, you will regularly hear music by artists such as Eddy Tussa, Enposib, Eduardo Paim, Puto Português, DJ Dias Rodrigues, DJ Paparazzi, Harmonik, Anselmo Ralph, Yola Semedo, C4 Pedro, Nelson Freitas, Djodje, Tabou Combo, Johnny Ramos, Zouk Machine, Patrick Saint Eloi, Kassav’, Yudi Fox, Tanya St Val, Gerilson Insrael, Kaysha, Caló Pascoal, Jim Rama, Paulo Flores, Badoxa, Yuri da Cunha, Nu-Look, Bruna Tatiana, Alan Cavé, J Beatz, Carimi, Jean Philippe Marthely, Matias Damásio, Mika Mendes, Ivan Alekxei, Livongh, and many more…
     
    Example music:
    https://soundcloud.com/dj-panaflex/kizomba-autentica
    https://soundcloud.com/rucundin/trio-nights
     
    ::: WHO IS DJ PANAFLEX? :::
    Charlie Thompson (DJ Panaflex) has been delighting listeners and dancers with his Latin and Afro-Diasporic sets since 2013, playing #dancehall, #bachata, #kuduro, #dembow, and everything in-between. In 2016 he started his kizomba night series at Trio Club. The same year he partnered with Nathalia Carbajal to form the successful KiZouk Connection monthly dance party, which went on for years and was host to many nationally and internationally touring performers and instructors of Brazilian zouk.
     
    In 2021 he assumed a part-time role as programmer and presenter on Portland’s 90.7 KBOO FM radio station:
    https://www.kboo.fm/profiles/dj-panaflex
     
    Other event highlights include:
    * Angola Independence Day
    * Haitian Flag Day
    * Tropitaal
    * Portland Winter Light Fest
    * Global Based Day Party
    * Noche de Cumbia a Holocene
    * Tropical Night at Vertical Room
    * PDX Bachata Cruise on the Portland Spirit
    * LambaFest
    * Rip City Bachata & Salsa Fest
    * The Way Up
    * Rum & Reggae at Yaad Style Jamaican Cuisine
    * Bollywood Night at Fuego

Thursday November 3
Friday November 4
Saturday November 5
Sunday November 6
Monday November 7
Tuesday November 8
  • 9:00 pm Kizomba Night
    Kizomba Night
    Tuesday November 8 – Wednesday November 9
    9:00 pm

    We are pleased to bring you Portland’s latest spot for kizomba nightlife!
     
    Location:
    Akadi
    1001 SE Division St
    Portland, OR 97202
     
    $5 admission
    21 and up
     
    Food and drink are available for purchase.
    Akadi serves delicious West African food!
     
    ::: WHAT IS KIZOMBA? :::
    #Kizomba is a refined and sophisticated style of music and dance from #Angola, #Africa. Enjoyed throughout the world, this unique dance has been gaining attention and popularity among dancers of all kinds. Recent years have even seen the emergence of kizomba rooms at events catering to salsa and bachata.
     
    Example videos:
    https://youtu.be/qSL0ZSXwfSE
    https://youtu.be/kUQSOuKmHFg
     
    ::: WHAT MUSIC WILL YOU HEAR AT KIZOMBA NIGHT? :::
    In addition to kizomba music, Kizomba Night also features music from Cape Verde, Haiti, and the French West Indies such as #zouk and #kompa
     
    At Kizomba Night, you will regularly hear music by artists such as Eddy Tussa, Enposib, Eduardo Paim, Puto Português, DJ Dias Rodrigues, DJ Paparazzi, Harmonik, Anselmo Ralph, Yola Semedo, C4 Pedro, Nelson Freitas, Djodje, Tabou Combo, Johnny Ramos, Zouk Machine, Patrick Saint Eloi, Kassav’, Yudi Fox, Tanya St Val, Gerilson Insrael, Kaysha, Caló Pascoal, Jim Rama, Paulo Flores, Badoxa, Yuri da Cunha, Nu-Look, Bruna Tatiana, Alan Cavé, J Beatz, Carimi, Jean Philippe Marthely, Matias Damásio, Mika Mendes, Ivan Alekxei, Livongh, and many more…
     
    Example music:
    https://soundcloud.com/dj-panaflex/kizomba-autentica
    https://soundcloud.com/rucundin/trio-nights
     
    ::: WHO IS DJ PANAFLEX? :::
    Charlie Thompson (DJ Panaflex) has been delighting listeners and dancers with his Latin and Afro-Diasporic sets since 2013, playing #dancehall, #bachata, #kuduro, #dembow, and everything in-between. In 2016 he started his kizomba night series at Trio Club. The same year he partnered with Nathalia Carbajal to form the successful KiZouk Connection monthly dance party, which went on for years and was host to many nationally and internationally touring performers and instructors of Brazilian zouk.
     
    In 2021 he assumed a part-time role as programmer and presenter on Portland’s 90.7 KBOO FM radio station:
    https://www.kboo.fm/profiles/dj-panaflex
     
    Other event highlights include:
    * Angola Independence Day
    * Haitian Flag Day
    * Tropitaal
    * Portland Winter Light Fest
    * Global Based Day Party
    * Noche de Cumbia a Holocene
    * Tropical Night at Vertical Room
    * PDX Bachata Cruise on the Portland Spirit
    * LambaFest
    * Rip City Bachata & Salsa Fest
    * The Way Up
    * Rum & Reggae at Yaad Style Jamaican Cuisine
    * Bollywood Night at Fuego

Wednesday November 9
  • Kizomba Night Ends 1:00 am
    Kizomba Night
    Tuesday November 8 – Wednesday November 9

    We are pleased to bring you Portland’s latest spot for kizomba nightlife!
     
    Location:
    Akadi
    1001 SE Division St
    Portland, OR 97202
     
    $5 admission
    21 and up
     
    Food and drink are available for purchase.
    Akadi serves delicious West African food!
     
    ::: WHAT IS KIZOMBA? :::
    #Kizomba is a refined and sophisticated style of music and dance from #Angola, #Africa. Enjoyed throughout the world, this unique dance has been gaining attention and popularity among dancers of all kinds. Recent years have even seen the emergence of kizomba rooms at events catering to salsa and bachata.
     
    Example videos:
    https://youtu.be/qSL0ZSXwfSE
    https://youtu.be/kUQSOuKmHFg
     
    ::: WHAT MUSIC WILL YOU HEAR AT KIZOMBA NIGHT? :::
    In addition to kizomba music, Kizomba Night also features music from Cape Verde, Haiti, and the French West Indies such as #zouk and #kompa
     
    At Kizomba Night, you will regularly hear music by artists such as Eddy Tussa, Enposib, Eduardo Paim, Puto Português, DJ Dias Rodrigues, DJ Paparazzi, Harmonik, Anselmo Ralph, Yola Semedo, C4 Pedro, Nelson Freitas, Djodje, Tabou Combo, Johnny Ramos, Zouk Machine, Patrick Saint Eloi, Kassav’, Yudi Fox, Tanya St Val, Gerilson Insrael, Kaysha, Caló Pascoal, Jim Rama, Paulo Flores, Badoxa, Yuri da Cunha, Nu-Look, Bruna Tatiana, Alan Cavé, J Beatz, Carimi, Jean Philippe Marthely, Matias Damásio, Mika Mendes, Ivan Alekxei, Livongh, and many more…
     
    Example music:
    https://soundcloud.com/dj-panaflex/kizomba-autentica
    https://soundcloud.com/rucundin/trio-nights
     
    ::: WHO IS DJ PANAFLEX? :::
    Charlie Thompson (DJ Panaflex) has been delighting listeners and dancers with his Latin and Afro-Diasporic sets since 2013, playing #dancehall, #bachata, #kuduro, #dembow, and everything in-between. In 2016 he started his kizomba night series at Trio Club. The same year he partnered with Nathalia Carbajal to form the successful KiZouk Connection monthly dance party, which went on for years and was host to many nationally and internationally touring performers and instructors of Brazilian zouk.
     
    In 2021 he assumed a part-time role as programmer and presenter on Portland’s 90.7 KBOO FM radio station:
    https://www.kboo.fm/profiles/dj-panaflex
     
    Other event highlights include:
    * Angola Independence Day
    * Haitian Flag Day
    * Tropitaal
    * Portland Winter Light Fest
    * Global Based Day Party
    * Noche de Cumbia a Holocene
    * Tropical Night at Vertical Room
    * PDX Bachata Cruise on the Portland Spirit
    * LambaFest
    * Rip City Bachata & Salsa Fest
    * The Way Up
    * Rum & Reggae at Yaad Style Jamaican Cuisine
    * Bollywood Night at Fuego

Thursday November 10
Friday November 11
Saturday November 12
  • 9:00 pm Logic
    Logic
    Saturday November 12 – Sunday November 13
    9:00 pm

    Logic is a monthly salsa/bachata/kizomba event in the Portland metro area. We have rotating instructors & resident as well as guest DJs every month to offer a variety of different artists for the dancers to enjoy with each event. Each month we have the pleasure of having different instructors every month and you will be able to hear the music of a variety of DJs throughout the night.

Sunday November 13
  • Logic Ends 2:00 am
    Logic
    Saturday November 12 – Sunday November 13

    Logic is a monthly salsa/bachata/kizomba event in the Portland metro area. We have rotating instructors & resident as well as guest DJs every month to offer a variety of different artists for the dancers to enjoy with each event. Each month we have the pleasure of having different instructors every month and you will be able to hear the music of a variety of DJs throughout the night.

Monday November 14
Tuesday November 15
  • 9:00 pm Kizomba Night
    Kizomba Night
    Tuesday November 15 – Wednesday November 16
    9:00 pm

    We are pleased to bring you Portland’s latest spot for kizomba nightlife!
     
    Location:
    Akadi
    1001 SE Division St
    Portland, OR 97202
     
    $5 admission
    21 and up
     
    Food and drink are available for purchase.
    Akadi serves delicious West African food!
     
    ::: WHAT IS KIZOMBA? :::
    #Kizomba is a refined and sophisticated style of music and dance from #Angola, #Africa. Enjoyed throughout the world, this unique dance has been gaining attention and popularity among dancers of all kinds. Recent years have even seen the emergence of kizomba rooms at events catering to salsa and bachata.
     
    Example videos:
    https://youtu.be/qSL0ZSXwfSE
    https://youtu.be/kUQSOuKmHFg
     
    ::: WHAT MUSIC WILL YOU HEAR AT KIZOMBA NIGHT? :::
    In addition to kizomba music, Kizomba Night also features music from Cape Verde, Haiti, and the French West Indies such as #zouk and #kompa
     
    At Kizomba Night, you will regularly hear music by artists such as Eddy Tussa, Enposib, Eduardo Paim, Puto Português, DJ Dias Rodrigues, DJ Paparazzi, Harmonik, Anselmo Ralph, Yola Semedo, C4 Pedro, Nelson Freitas, Djodje, Tabou Combo, Johnny Ramos, Zouk Machine, Patrick Saint Eloi, Kassav’, Yudi Fox, Tanya St Val, Gerilson Insrael, Kaysha, Caló Pascoal, Jim Rama, Paulo Flores, Badoxa, Yuri da Cunha, Nu-Look, Bruna Tatiana, Alan Cavé, J Beatz, Carimi, Jean Philippe Marthely, Matias Damásio, Mika Mendes, Ivan Alekxei, Livongh, and many more…
     
    Example music:
    https://soundcloud.com/dj-panaflex/kizomba-autentica
    https://soundcloud.com/rucundin/trio-nights
     
    ::: WHO IS DJ PANAFLEX? :::
    Charlie Thompson (DJ Panaflex) has been delighting listeners and dancers with his Latin and Afro-Diasporic sets since 2013, playing #dancehall, #bachata, #kuduro, #dembow, and everything in-between. In 2016 he started his kizomba night series at Trio Club. The same year he partnered with Nathalia Carbajal to form the successful KiZouk Connection monthly dance party, which went on for years and was host to many nationally and internationally touring performers and instructors of Brazilian zouk.
     
    In 2021 he assumed a part-time role as programmer and presenter on Portland’s 90.7 KBOO FM radio station:
    https://www.kboo.fm/profiles/dj-panaflex
     
    Other event highlights include:
    * Angola Independence Day
    * Haitian Flag Day
    * Tropitaal
    * Portland Winter Light Fest
    * Global Based Day Party
    * Noche de Cumbia a Holocene
    * Tropical Night at Vertical Room
    * PDX Bachata Cruise on the Portland Spirit
    * LambaFest
    * Rip City Bachata & Salsa Fest
    * The Way Up
    * Rum & Reggae at Yaad Style Jamaican Cuisine
    * Bollywood Night at Fuego

Wednesday November 16
  • Kizomba Night Ends 1:00 am
    Kizomba Night
    Tuesday November 15 – Wednesday November 16

    We are pleased to bring you Portland’s latest spot for kizomba nightlife!
     
    Location:
    Akadi
    1001 SE Division St
    Portland, OR 97202
     
    $5 admission
    21 and up
     
    Food and drink are available for purchase.
    Akadi serves delicious West African food!
     
    ::: WHAT IS KIZOMBA? :::
    #Kizomba is a refined and sophisticated style of music and dance from #Angola, #Africa. Enjoyed throughout the world, this unique dance has been gaining attention and popularity among dancers of all kinds. Recent years have even seen the emergence of kizomba rooms at events catering to salsa and bachata.
     
    Example videos:
    https://youtu.be/qSL0ZSXwfSE
    https://youtu.be/kUQSOuKmHFg
     
    ::: WHAT MUSIC WILL YOU HEAR AT KIZOMBA NIGHT? :::
    In addition to kizomba music, Kizomba Night also features music from Cape Verde, Haiti, and the French West Indies such as #zouk and #kompa
     
    At Kizomba Night, you will regularly hear music by artists such as Eddy Tussa, Enposib, Eduardo Paim, Puto Português, DJ Dias Rodrigues, DJ Paparazzi, Harmonik, Anselmo Ralph, Yola Semedo, C4 Pedro, Nelson Freitas, Djodje, Tabou Combo, Johnny Ramos, Zouk Machine, Patrick Saint Eloi, Kassav’, Yudi Fox, Tanya St Val, Gerilson Insrael, Kaysha, Caló Pascoal, Jim Rama, Paulo Flores, Badoxa, Yuri da Cunha, Nu-Look, Bruna Tatiana, Alan Cavé, J Beatz, Carimi, Jean Philippe Marthely, Matias Damásio, Mika Mendes, Ivan Alekxei, Livongh, and many more…
     
    Example music:
    https://soundcloud.com/dj-panaflex/kizomba-autentica
    https://soundcloud.com/rucundin/trio-nights
     
    ::: WHO IS DJ PANAFLEX? :::
    Charlie Thompson (DJ Panaflex) has been delighting listeners and dancers with his Latin and Afro-Diasporic sets since 2013, playing #dancehall, #bachata, #kuduro, #dembow, and everything in-between. In 2016 he started his kizomba night series at Trio Club. The same year he partnered with Nathalia Carbajal to form the successful KiZouk Connection monthly dance party, which went on for years and was host to many nationally and internationally touring performers and instructors of Brazilian zouk.
     
    In 2021 he assumed a part-time role as programmer and presenter on Portland’s 90.7 KBOO FM radio station:
    https://www.kboo.fm/profiles/dj-panaflex
     
    Other event highlights include:
    * Angola Independence Day
    * Haitian Flag Day
    * Tropitaal
    * Portland Winter Light Fest
    * Global Based Day Party
    * Noche de Cumbia a Holocene
    * Tropical Night at Vertical Room
    * PDX Bachata Cruise on the Portland Spirit
    * LambaFest
    * Rip City Bachata & Salsa Fest
    * The Way Up
    * Rum & Reggae at Yaad Style Jamaican Cuisine
    * Bollywood Night at Fuego

Thursday November 17
  • 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm Urban Kiz class and social
    Urban Kiz class and social
    Thursday November 17
    6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

    Shabu Studio Urban Kiz pop up class and social
     
    https://www.shabustudios.com/

Friday November 18
Saturday November 19
Sunday November 20
Monday November 21
Tuesday November 22
  • 9:00 pm Kizomba Night
    Kizomba Night
    Tuesday November 22 – Wednesday November 23
    9:00 pm

    We are pleased to bring you Portland’s latest spot for kizomba nightlife!
     
    Location:
    Akadi
    1001 SE Division St
    Portland, OR 97202
     
    $5 admission
    21 and up
     
    Food and drink are available for purchase.
    Akadi serves delicious West African food!
     
    ::: WHAT IS KIZOMBA? :::
    #Kizomba is a refined and sophisticated style of music and dance from #Angola, #Africa. Enjoyed throughout the world, this unique dance has been gaining attention and popularity among dancers of all kinds. Recent years have even seen the emergence of kizomba rooms at events catering to salsa and bachata.
     
    Example videos:
    https://youtu.be/qSL0ZSXwfSE
    https://youtu.be/kUQSOuKmHFg
     
    ::: WHAT MUSIC WILL YOU HEAR AT KIZOMBA NIGHT? :::
    In addition to kizomba music, Kizomba Night also features music from Cape Verde, Haiti, and the French West Indies such as #zouk and #kompa
     
    At Kizomba Night, you will regularly hear music by artists such as Eddy Tussa, Enposib, Eduardo Paim, Puto Português, DJ Dias Rodrigues, DJ Paparazzi, Harmonik, Anselmo Ralph, Yola Semedo, C4 Pedro, Nelson Freitas, Djodje, Tabou Combo, Johnny Ramos, Zouk Machine, Patrick Saint Eloi, Kassav’, Yudi Fox, Tanya St Val, Gerilson Insrael, Kaysha, Caló Pascoal, Jim Rama, Paulo Flores, Badoxa, Yuri da Cunha, Nu-Look, Bruna Tatiana, Alan Cavé, J Beatz, Carimi, Jean Philippe Marthely, Matias Damásio, Mika Mendes, Ivan Alekxei, Livongh, and many more…
     
    Example music:
    https://soundcloud.com/dj-panaflex/kizomba-autentica
    https://soundcloud.com/rucundin/trio-nights
     
    ::: WHO IS DJ PANAFLEX? :::
    Charlie Thompson (DJ Panaflex) has been delighting listeners and dancers with his Latin and Afro-Diasporic sets since 2013, playing #dancehall, #bachata, #kuduro, #dembow, and everything in-between. In 2016 he started his kizomba night series at Trio Club. The same year he partnered with Nathalia Carbajal to form the successful KiZouk Connection monthly dance party, which went on for years and was host to many nationally and internationally touring performers and instructors of Brazilian zouk.
     
    In 2021 he assumed a part-time role as programmer and presenter on Portland’s 90.7 KBOO FM radio station:
    https://www.kboo.fm/profiles/dj-panaflex
     
    Other event highlights include:
    * Angola Independence Day
    * Haitian Flag Day
    * Tropitaal
    * Portland Winter Light Fest
    * Global Based Day Party
    * Noche de Cumbia a Holocene
    * Tropical Night at Vertical Room
    * PDX Bachata Cruise on the Portland Spirit
    * LambaFest
    * Rip City Bachata & Salsa Fest
    * The Way Up
    * Rum & Reggae at Yaad Style Jamaican Cuisine
    * Bollywood Night at Fuego

Wednesday November 23
  • Kizomba Night Ends 1:00 am
    Kizomba Night
    Tuesday November 22 – Wednesday November 23

    We are pleased to bring you Portland’s latest spot for kizomba nightlife!
     
    Location:
    Akadi
    1001 SE Division St
    Portland, OR 97202
     
    $5 admission
    21 and up
     
    Food and drink are available for purchase.
    Akadi serves delicious West African food!
     
    ::: WHAT IS KIZOMBA? :::
    #Kizomba is a refined and sophisticated style of music and dance from #Angola, #Africa. Enjoyed throughout the world, this unique dance has been gaining attention and popularity among dancers of all kinds. Recent years have even seen the emergence of kizomba rooms at events catering to salsa and bachata.
     
    Example videos:
    https://youtu.be/qSL0ZSXwfSE
    https://youtu.be/kUQSOuKmHFg
     
    ::: WHAT MUSIC WILL YOU HEAR AT KIZOMBA NIGHT? :::
    In addition to kizomba music, Kizomba Night also features music from Cape Verde, Haiti, and the French West Indies such as #zouk and #kompa
     
    At Kizomba Night, you will regularly hear music by artists such as Eddy Tussa, Enposib, Eduardo Paim, Puto Português, DJ Dias Rodrigues, DJ Paparazzi, Harmonik, Anselmo Ralph, Yola Semedo, C4 Pedro, Nelson Freitas, Djodje, Tabou Combo, Johnny Ramos, Zouk Machine, Patrick Saint Eloi, Kassav’, Yudi Fox, Tanya St Val, Gerilson Insrael, Kaysha, Caló Pascoal, Jim Rama, Paulo Flores, Badoxa, Yuri da Cunha, Nu-Look, Bruna Tatiana, Alan Cavé, J Beatz, Carimi, Jean Philippe Marthely, Matias Damásio, Mika Mendes, Ivan Alekxei, Livongh, and many more…
     
    Example music:
    https://soundcloud.com/dj-panaflex/kizomba-autentica
    https://soundcloud.com/rucundin/trio-nights
     
    ::: WHO IS DJ PANAFLEX? :::
    Charlie Thompson (DJ Panaflex) has been delighting listeners and dancers with his Latin and Afro-Diasporic sets since 2013, playing #dancehall, #bachata, #kuduro, #dembow, and everything in-between. In 2016 he started his kizomba night series at Trio Club. The same year he partnered with Nathalia Carbajal to form the successful KiZouk Connection monthly dance party, which went on for years and was host to many nationally and internationally touring performers and instructors of Brazilian zouk.
     
    In 2021 he assumed a part-time role as programmer and presenter on Portland’s 90.7 KBOO FM radio station:
    https://www.kboo.fm/profiles/dj-panaflex
     
    Other event highlights include:
    * Angola Independence Day
    * Haitian Flag Day
    * Tropitaal
    * Portland Winter Light Fest
    * Global Based Day Party
    * Noche de Cumbia a Holocene
    * Tropical Night at Vertical Room
    * PDX Bachata Cruise on the Portland Spirit
    * LambaFest
    * Rip City Bachata & Salsa Fest
    * The Way Up
    * Rum & Reggae at Yaad Style Jamaican Cuisine
    * Bollywood Night at Fuego

Thursday November 24
Friday November 25
Saturday November 26
Sunday November 27
  • 4:00 pm – 8:30 pm Bachata & Urban Kiz Social
    Bachata & Urban Kiz Social
    Sunday November 27
    4:00 pm – 8:30 pm

    2 classes followed by 2 hours of social dancing

    $35 for 2 classes plus social
    $20 for 1 class plus social
    $10 for the social

Monday November 28
Tuesday November 29
  • 9:00 pm Kizomba Night
    Kizomba Night
    Tuesday November 29 – Wednesday November 30
    9:00 pm

    We are pleased to bring you Portland’s latest spot for kizomba nightlife!
     
    Location:
    Akadi
    1001 SE Division St
    Portland, OR 97202
     
    $5 admission
    21 and up
     
    Food and drink are available for purchase.
    Akadi serves delicious West African food!
     
    ::: WHAT IS KIZOMBA? :::
    #Kizomba is a refined and sophisticated style of music and dance from #Angola, #Africa. Enjoyed throughout the world, this unique dance has been gaining attention and popularity among dancers of all kinds. Recent years have even seen the emergence of kizomba rooms at events catering to salsa and bachata.
     
    Example videos:
    https://youtu.be/qSL0ZSXwfSE
    https://youtu.be/kUQSOuKmHFg
     
    ::: WHAT MUSIC WILL YOU HEAR AT KIZOMBA NIGHT? :::
    In addition to kizomba music, Kizomba Night also features music from Cape Verde, Haiti, and the French West Indies such as #zouk and #kompa
     
    At Kizomba Night, you will regularly hear music by artists such as Eddy Tussa, Enposib, Eduardo Paim, Puto Português, DJ Dias Rodrigues, DJ Paparazzi, Harmonik, Anselmo Ralph, Yola Semedo, C4 Pedro, Nelson Freitas, Djodje, Tabou Combo, Johnny Ramos, Zouk Machine, Patrick Saint Eloi, Kassav’, Yudi Fox, Tanya St Val, Gerilson Insrael, Kaysha, Caló Pascoal, Jim Rama, Paulo Flores, Badoxa, Yuri da Cunha, Nu-Look, Bruna Tatiana, Alan Cavé, J Beatz, Carimi, Jean Philippe Marthely, Matias Damásio, Mika Mendes, Ivan Alekxei, Livongh, and many more…
     
    Example music:
    https://soundcloud.com/dj-panaflex/kizomba-autentica
    https://soundcloud.com/rucundin/trio-nights
     
    ::: WHO IS DJ PANAFLEX? :::
    Charlie Thompson (DJ Panaflex) has been delighting listeners and dancers with his Latin and Afro-Diasporic sets since 2013, playing #dancehall, #bachata, #kuduro, #dembow, and everything in-between. In 2016 he started his kizomba night series at Trio Club. The same year he partnered with Nathalia Carbajal to form the successful KiZouk Connection monthly dance party, which went on for years and was host to many nationally and internationally touring performers and instructors of Brazilian zouk.
     
    In 2021 he assumed a part-time role as programmer and presenter on Portland’s 90.7 KBOO FM radio station:
    https://www.kboo.fm/profiles/dj-panaflex
     
    Other event highlights include:
    * Angola Independence Day
    * Haitian Flag Day
    * Tropitaal
    * Portland Winter Light Fest
    * Global Based Day Party
    * Noche de Cumbia a Holocene
    * Tropical Night at Vertical Room
    * PDX Bachata Cruise on the Portland Spirit
    * LambaFest
    * Rip City Bachata & Salsa Fest
    * The Way Up
    * Rum & Reggae at Yaad Style Jamaican Cuisine
    * Bollywood Night at Fuego

Wednesday November 30
  • Kizomba Night Ends 1:00 am
    Kizomba Night
    Tuesday November 29 – Wednesday November 30

    We are pleased to bring you Portland’s latest spot for kizomba nightlife!
     
    Location:
    Akadi
    1001 SE Division St
    Portland, OR 97202
     
    $5 admission
    21 and up
     
    Food and drink are available for purchase.
    Akadi serves delicious West African food!
     
    ::: WHAT IS KIZOMBA? :::
    #Kizomba is a refined and sophisticated style of music and dance from #Angola, #Africa. Enjoyed throughout the world, this unique dance has been gaining attention and popularity among dancers of all kinds. Recent years have even seen the emergence of kizomba rooms at events catering to salsa and bachata.
     
    Example videos:
    https://youtu.be/qSL0ZSXwfSE
    https://youtu.be/kUQSOuKmHFg
     
    ::: WHAT MUSIC WILL YOU HEAR AT KIZOMBA NIGHT? :::
    In addition to kizomba music, Kizomba Night also features music from Cape Verde, Haiti, and the French West Indies such as #zouk and #kompa
     
    At Kizomba Night, you will regularly hear music by artists such as Eddy Tussa, Enposib, Eduardo Paim, Puto Português, DJ Dias Rodrigues, DJ Paparazzi, Harmonik, Anselmo Ralph, Yola Semedo, C4 Pedro, Nelson Freitas, Djodje, Tabou Combo, Johnny Ramos, Zouk Machine, Patrick Saint Eloi, Kassav’, Yudi Fox, Tanya St Val, Gerilson Insrael, Kaysha, Caló Pascoal, Jim Rama, Paulo Flores, Badoxa, Yuri da Cunha, Nu-Look, Bruna Tatiana, Alan Cavé, J Beatz, Carimi, Jean Philippe Marthely, Matias Damásio, Mika Mendes, Ivan Alekxei, Livongh, and many more…
     
    Example music:
    https://soundcloud.com/dj-panaflex/kizomba-autentica
    https://soundcloud.com/rucundin/trio-nights
     
    ::: WHO IS DJ PANAFLEX? :::
    Charlie Thompson (DJ Panaflex) has been delighting listeners and dancers with his Latin and Afro-Diasporic sets since 2013, playing #dancehall, #bachata, #kuduro, #dembow, and everything in-between. In 2016 he started his kizomba night series at Trio Club. The same year he partnered with Nathalia Carbajal to form the successful KiZouk Connection monthly dance party, which went on for years and was host to many nationally and internationally touring performers and instructors of Brazilian zouk.
     
    In 2021 he assumed a part-time role as programmer and presenter on Portland’s 90.7 KBOO FM radio station:
    https://www.kboo.fm/profiles/dj-panaflex
     
    Other event highlights include:
    * Angola Independence Day
    * Haitian Flag Day
    * Tropitaal
    * Portland Winter Light Fest
    * Global Based Day Party
    * Noche de Cumbia a Holocene
    * Tropical Night at Vertical Room
    * PDX Bachata Cruise on the Portland Spirit
    * LambaFest
    * Rip City Bachata & Salsa Fest
    * The Way Up
    * Rum & Reggae at Yaad Style Jamaican Cuisine
    * Bollywood Night at Fuego

December 2022

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Thursday December 1
Friday December 2
Saturday December 3
Sunday December 4
Monday December 5
Tuesday December 6
  • 9:00 pm Kizomba Night
    Kizomba Night
    Tuesday December 6 – Wednesday December 7
    9:00 pm

    We are pleased to bring you Portland’s latest spot for kizomba nightlife!
     
    Location:
    Akadi
    1001 SE Division St
    Portland, OR 97202
     
    $5 admission
    21 and up
     
    Food and drink are available for purchase.
    Akadi serves delicious West African food!
     
    ::: WHAT IS KIZOMBA? :::
    #Kizomba is a refined and sophisticated style of music and dance from #Angola, #Africa. Enjoyed throughout the world, this unique dance has been gaining attention and popularity among dancers of all kinds. Recent years have even seen the emergence of kizomba rooms at events catering to salsa and bachata.
     
    Example videos:
    https://youtu.be/qSL0ZSXwfSE
    https://youtu.be/kUQSOuKmHFg
     
    ::: WHAT MUSIC WILL YOU HEAR AT KIZOMBA NIGHT? :::
    In addition to kizomba music, Kizomba Night also features music from Cape Verde, Haiti, and the French West Indies such as #zouk and #kompa
     
    At Kizomba Night, you will regularly hear music by artists such as Eddy Tussa, Enposib, Eduardo Paim, Puto Português, DJ Dias Rodrigues, DJ Paparazzi, Harmonik, Anselmo Ralph, Yola Semedo, C4 Pedro, Nelson Freitas, Djodje, Tabou Combo, Johnny Ramos, Zouk Machine, Patrick Saint Eloi, Kassav’, Yudi Fox, Tanya St Val, Gerilson Insrael, Kaysha, Caló Pascoal, Jim Rama, Paulo Flores, Badoxa, Yuri da Cunha, Nu-Look, Bruna Tatiana, Alan Cavé, J Beatz, Carimi, Jean Philippe Marthely, Matias Damásio, Mika Mendes, Ivan Alekxei, Livongh, and many more…
     
    Example music:
    https://soundcloud.com/dj-panaflex/kizomba-autentica
    https://soundcloud.com/rucundin/trio-nights
     
    ::: WHO IS DJ PANAFLEX? :::
    Charlie Thompson (DJ Panaflex) has been delighting listeners and dancers with his Latin and Afro-Diasporic sets since 2013, playing #dancehall, #bachata, #kuduro, #dembow, and everything in-between. In 2016 he started his kizomba night series at Trio Club. The same year he partnered with Nathalia Carbajal to form the successful KiZouk Connection monthly dance party, which went on for years and was host to many nationally and internationally touring performers and instructors of Brazilian zouk.
     
    In 2021 he assumed a part-time role as programmer and presenter on Portland’s 90.7 KBOO FM radio station:
    https://www.kboo.fm/profiles/dj-panaflex
     
    Other event highlights include:
    * Angola Independence Day
    * Haitian Flag Day
    * Tropitaal
    * Portland Winter Light Fest
    * Global Based Day Party
    * Noche de Cumbia a Holocene
    * Tropical Night at Vertical Room
    * PDX Bachata Cruise on the Portland Spirit
    * LambaFest
    * Rip City Bachata & Salsa Fest
    * The Way Up
    * Rum & Reggae at Yaad Style Jamaican Cuisine
    * Bollywood Night at Fuego

Wednesday December 7
  • Kizomba Night Ends 1:00 am
    Kizomba Night
    Tuesday December 6 – Wednesday December 7

    We are pleased to bring you Portland’s latest spot for kizomba nightlife!
     
    Location:
    Akadi
    1001 SE Division St
    Portland, OR 97202
     
    $5 admission
    21 and up
     
    Food and drink are available for purchase.
    Akadi serves delicious West African food!
     
    ::: WHAT IS KIZOMBA? :::
    #Kizomba is a refined and sophisticated style of music and dance from #Angola, #Africa. Enjoyed throughout the world, this unique dance has been gaining attention and popularity among dancers of all kinds. Recent years have even seen the emergence of kizomba rooms at events catering to salsa and bachata.
     
    Example videos:
    https://youtu.be/qSL0ZSXwfSE
    https://youtu.be/kUQSOuKmHFg
     
    ::: WHAT MUSIC WILL YOU HEAR AT KIZOMBA NIGHT? :::
    In addition to kizomba music, Kizomba Night also features music from Cape Verde, Haiti, and the French West Indies such as #zouk and #kompa
     
    At Kizomba Night, you will regularly hear music by artists such as Eddy Tussa, Enposib, Eduardo Paim, Puto Português, DJ Dias Rodrigues, DJ Paparazzi, Harmonik, Anselmo Ralph, Yola Semedo, C4 Pedro, Nelson Freitas, Djodje, Tabou Combo, Johnny Ramos, Zouk Machine, Patrick Saint Eloi, Kassav’, Yudi Fox, Tanya St Val, Gerilson Insrael, Kaysha, Caló Pascoal, Jim Rama, Paulo Flores, Badoxa, Yuri da Cunha, Nu-Look, Bruna Tatiana, Alan Cavé, J Beatz, Carimi, Jean Philippe Marthely, Matias Damásio, Mika Mendes, Ivan Alekxei, Livongh, and many more…
     
    Example music:
    https://soundcloud.com/dj-panaflex/kizomba-autentica
    https://soundcloud.com/rucundin/trio-nights
     
    ::: WHO IS DJ PANAFLEX? :::
    Charlie Thompson (DJ Panaflex) has been delighting listeners and dancers with his Latin and Afro-Diasporic sets since 2013, playing #dancehall, #bachata, #kuduro, #dembow, and everything in-between. In 2016 he started his kizomba night series at Trio Club. The same year he partnered with Nathalia Carbajal to form the successful KiZouk Connection monthly dance party, which went on for years and was host to many nationally and internationally touring performers and instructors of Brazilian zouk.
     
    In 2021 he assumed a part-time role as programmer and presenter on Portland’s 90.7 KBOO FM radio station:
    https://www.kboo.fm/profiles/dj-panaflex
     
    Other event highlights include:
    * Angola Independence Day
    * Haitian Flag Day
    * Tropitaal
    * Portland Winter Light Fest
    * Global Based Day Party
    * Noche de Cumbia a Holocene
    * Tropical Night at Vertical Room
    * PDX Bachata Cruise on the Portland Spirit
    * LambaFest
    * Rip City Bachata & Salsa Fest
    * The Way Up
    * Rum & Reggae at Yaad Style Jamaican Cuisine
    * Bollywood Night at Fuego

Thursday December 8
Friday December 9
Saturday December 10
  • 9:00 pm Logic
    Logic
    Saturday December 10 – Sunday December 11
    9:00 pm

    Logic is a monthly salsa/bachata/kizomba event in the Portland metro area. We have rotating instructors & resident as well as guest DJs every month to offer a variety of different artists for the dancers to enjoy with each event. Each month we have the pleasure of having different instructors every month and you will be able to hear the music of a variety of DJs throughout the night.

Sunday December 11
  • Logic Ends 2:00 am
    Logic
    Saturday December 10 – Sunday December 11

    Logic is a monthly salsa/bachata/kizomba event in the Portland metro area. We have rotating instructors & resident as well as guest DJs every month to offer a variety of different artists for the dancers to enjoy with each event. Each month we have the pleasure of having different instructors every month and you will be able to hear the music of a variety of DJs throughout the night.

Monday December 12
Tuesday December 13
  • 9:00 pm Kizomba Night
    Kizomba Night
    Tuesday December 13 – Wednesday December 14
    9:00 pm

    We are pleased to bring you Portland’s latest spot for kizomba nightlife!
     
    Location:
    Akadi
    1001 SE Division St
    Portland, OR 97202
     
    $5 admission
    21 and up
     
    Food and drink are available for purchase.
    Akadi serves delicious West African food!
     
    ::: WHAT IS KIZOMBA? :::
    #Kizomba is a refined and sophisticated style of music and dance from #Angola, #Africa. Enjoyed throughout the world, this unique dance has been gaining attention and popularity among dancers of all kinds. Recent years have even seen the emergence of kizomba rooms at events catering to salsa and bachata.
     
    Example videos:
    https://youtu.be/qSL0ZSXwfSE
    https://youtu.be/kUQSOuKmHFg
     
    ::: WHAT MUSIC WILL YOU HEAR AT KIZOMBA NIGHT? :::
    In addition to kizomba music, Kizomba Night also features music from Cape Verde, Haiti, and the French West Indies such as #zouk and #kompa
     
    At Kizomba Night, you will regularly hear music by artists such as Eddy Tussa, Enposib, Eduardo Paim, Puto Português, DJ Dias Rodrigues, DJ Paparazzi, Harmonik, Anselmo Ralph, Yola Semedo, C4 Pedro, Nelson Freitas, Djodje, Tabou Combo, Johnny Ramos, Zouk Machine, Patrick Saint Eloi, Kassav’, Yudi Fox, Tanya St Val, Gerilson Insrael, Kaysha, Caló Pascoal, Jim Rama, Paulo Flores, Badoxa, Yuri da Cunha, Nu-Look, Bruna Tatiana, Alan Cavé, J Beatz, Carimi, Jean Philippe Marthely, Matias Damásio, Mika Mendes, Ivan Alekxei, Livongh, and many more…
     
    Example music:
    https://soundcloud.com/dj-panaflex/kizomba-autentica
    https://soundcloud.com/rucundin/trio-nights
     
    ::: WHO IS DJ PANAFLEX? :::
    Charlie Thompson (DJ Panaflex) has been delighting listeners and dancers with his Latin and Afro-Diasporic sets since 2013, playing #dancehall, #bachata, #kuduro, #dembow, and everything in-between. In 2016 he started his kizomba night series at Trio Club. The same year he partnered with Nathalia Carbajal to form the successful KiZouk Connection monthly dance party, which went on for years and was host to many nationally and internationally touring performers and instructors of Brazilian zouk.
     
    In 2021 he assumed a part-time role as programmer and presenter on Portland’s 90.7 KBOO FM radio station:
    https://www.kboo.fm/profiles/dj-panaflex
     
    Other event highlights include:
    * Angola Independence Day
    * Haitian Flag Day
    * Tropitaal
    * Portland Winter Light Fest
    * Global Based Day Party
    * Noche de Cumbia a Holocene
    * Tropical Night at Vertical Room
    * PDX Bachata Cruise on the Portland Spirit
    * LambaFest
    * Rip City Bachata & Salsa Fest
    * The Way Up
    * Rum & Reggae at Yaad Style Jamaican Cuisine
    * Bollywood Night at Fuego

Wednesday December 14
  • Kizomba Night Ends 1:00 am
    Kizomba Night
    Tuesday December 13 – Wednesday December 14

    We are pleased to bring you Portland’s latest spot for kizomba nightlife!
     
    Location:
    Akadi
    1001 SE Division St
    Portland, OR 97202
     
    $5 admission
    21 and up
     
    Food and drink are available for purchase.
    Akadi serves delicious West African food!
     
    ::: WHAT IS KIZOMBA? :::
    #Kizomba is a refined and sophisticated style of music and dance from #Angola, #Africa. Enjoyed throughout the world, this unique dance has been gaining attention and popularity among dancers of all kinds. Recent years have even seen the emergence of kizomba rooms at events catering to salsa and bachata.
     
    Example videos:
    https://youtu.be/qSL0ZSXwfSE
    https://youtu.be/kUQSOuKmHFg
     
    ::: WHAT MUSIC WILL YOU HEAR AT KIZOMBA NIGHT? :::
    In addition to kizomba music, Kizomba Night also features music from Cape Verde, Haiti, and the French West Indies such as #zouk and #kompa
     
    At Kizomba Night, you will regularly hear music by artists such as Eddy Tussa, Enposib, Eduardo Paim, Puto Português, DJ Dias Rodrigues, DJ Paparazzi, Harmonik, Anselmo Ralph, Yola Semedo, C4 Pedro, Nelson Freitas, Djodje, Tabou Combo, Johnny Ramos, Zouk Machine, Patrick Saint Eloi, Kassav’, Yudi Fox, Tanya St Val, Gerilson Insrael, Kaysha, Caló Pascoal, Jim Rama, Paulo Flores, Badoxa, Yuri da Cunha, Nu-Look, Bruna Tatiana, Alan Cavé, J Beatz, Carimi, Jean Philippe Marthely, Matias Damásio, Mika Mendes, Ivan Alekxei, Livongh, and many more…
     
    Example music:
    https://soundcloud.com/dj-panaflex/kizomba-autentica
    https://soundcloud.com/rucundin/trio-nights
     
    ::: WHO IS DJ PANAFLEX? :::
    Charlie Thompson (DJ Panaflex) has been delighting listeners and dancers with his Latin and Afro-Diasporic sets since 2013, playing #dancehall, #bachata, #kuduro, #dembow, and everything in-between. In 2016 he started his kizomba night series at Trio Club. The same year he partnered with Nathalia Carbajal to form the successful KiZouk Connection monthly dance party, which went on for years and was host to many nationally and internationally touring performers and instructors of Brazilian zouk.
     
    In 2021 he assumed a part-time role as programmer and presenter on Portland’s 90.7 KBOO FM radio station:
    https://www.kboo.fm/profiles/dj-panaflex
     
    Other event highlights include:
    * Angola Independence Day
    * Haitian Flag Day
    * Tropitaal
    * Portland Winter Light Fest
    * Global Based Day Party
    * Noche de Cumbia a Holocene
    * Tropical Night at Vertical Room
    * PDX Bachata Cruise on the Portland Spirit
    * LambaFest
    * Rip City Bachata & Salsa Fest
    * The Way Up
    * Rum & Reggae at Yaad Style Jamaican Cuisine
    * Bollywood Night at Fuego

Thursday December 15
  • 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm Urban Kiz class and social
    Urban Kiz class and social
    Thursday December 15
    6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

    Shabu Studio Urban Kiz pop up class and social
     
    https://www.shabustudios.com/

Friday December 16
Saturday December 17
Sunday December 18
Monday December 19
Tuesday December 20
  • 9:00 pm Kizomba Night
    Kizomba Night
    Tuesday December 20 – Wednesday December 21
    9:00 pm

    We are pleased to bring you Portland’s latest spot for kizomba nightlife!
     
    Location:
    Akadi
    1001 SE Division St
    Portland, OR 97202
     
    $5 admission
    21 and up
     
    Food and drink are available for purchase.
    Akadi serves delicious West African food!
     
    ::: WHAT IS KIZOMBA? :::
    #Kizomba is a refined and sophisticated style of music and dance from #Angola, #Africa. Enjoyed throughout the world, this unique dance has been gaining attention and popularity among dancers of all kinds. Recent years have even seen the emergence of kizomba rooms at events catering to salsa and bachata.
     
    Example videos:
    https://youtu.be/qSL0ZSXwfSE
    https://youtu.be/kUQSOuKmHFg
     
    ::: WHAT MUSIC WILL YOU HEAR AT KIZOMBA NIGHT? :::
    In addition to kizomba music, Kizomba Night also features music from Cape Verde, Haiti, and the French West Indies such as #zouk and #kompa
     
    At Kizomba Night, you will regularly hear music by artists such as Eddy Tussa, Enposib, Eduardo Paim, Puto Português, DJ Dias Rodrigues, DJ Paparazzi, Harmonik, Anselmo Ralph, Yola Semedo, C4 Pedro, Nelson Freitas, Djodje, Tabou Combo, Johnny Ramos, Zouk Machine, Patrick Saint Eloi, Kassav’, Yudi Fox, Tanya St Val, Gerilson Insrael, Kaysha, Caló Pascoal, Jim Rama, Paulo Flores, Badoxa, Yuri da Cunha, Nu-Look, Bruna Tatiana, Alan Cavé, J Beatz, Carimi, Jean Philippe Marthely, Matias Damásio, Mika Mendes, Ivan Alekxei, Livongh, and many more…
     
    Example music:
    https://soundcloud.com/dj-panaflex/kizomba-autentica
    https://soundcloud.com/rucundin/trio-nights
     
    ::: WHO IS DJ PANAFLEX? :::
    Charlie Thompson (DJ Panaflex) has been delighting listeners and dancers with his Latin and Afro-Diasporic sets since 2013, playing #dancehall, #bachata, #kuduro, #dembow, and everything in-between. In 2016 he started his kizomba night series at Trio Club. The same year he partnered with Nathalia Carbajal to form the successful KiZouk Connection monthly dance party, which went on for years and was host to many nationally and internationally touring performers and instructors of Brazilian zouk.
     
    In 2021 he assumed a part-time role as programmer and presenter on Portland’s 90.7 KBOO FM radio station:
    https://www.kboo.fm/profiles/dj-panaflex
     
    Other event highlights include:
    * Angola Independence Day
    * Haitian Flag Day
    * Tropitaal
    * Portland Winter Light Fest
    * Global Based Day Party
    * Noche de Cumbia a Holocene
    * Tropical Night at Vertical Room
    * PDX Bachata Cruise on the Portland Spirit
    * LambaFest
    * Rip City Bachata & Salsa Fest
    * The Way Up
    * Rum & Reggae at Yaad Style Jamaican Cuisine
    * Bollywood Night at Fuego

Wednesday December 21
  • Kizomba Night Ends 1:00 am
    Kizomba Night
    Tuesday December 20 – Wednesday December 21

    We are pleased to bring you Portland’s latest spot for kizomba nightlife!
     
    Location:
    Akadi
    1001 SE Division St
    Portland, OR 97202
     
    $5 admission
    21 and up
     
    Food and drink are available for purchase.
    Akadi serves delicious West African food!
     
    ::: WHAT IS KIZOMBA? :::
    #Kizomba is a refined and sophisticated style of music and dance from #Angola, #Africa. Enjoyed throughout the world, this unique dance has been gaining attention and popularity among dancers of all kinds. Recent years have even seen the emergence of kizomba rooms at events catering to salsa and bachata.
     
    Example videos:
    https://youtu.be/qSL0ZSXwfSE
    https://youtu.be/kUQSOuKmHFg
     
    ::: WHAT MUSIC WILL YOU HEAR AT KIZOMBA NIGHT? :::
    In addition to kizomba music, Kizomba Night also features music from Cape Verde, Haiti, and the French West Indies such as #zouk and #kompa
     
    At Kizomba Night, you will regularly hear music by artists such as Eddy Tussa, Enposib, Eduardo Paim, Puto Português, DJ Dias Rodrigues, DJ Paparazzi, Harmonik, Anselmo Ralph, Yola Semedo, C4 Pedro, Nelson Freitas, Djodje, Tabou Combo, Johnny Ramos, Zouk Machine, Patrick Saint Eloi, Kassav’, Yudi Fox, Tanya St Val, Gerilson Insrael, Kaysha, Caló Pascoal, Jim Rama, Paulo Flores, Badoxa, Yuri da Cunha, Nu-Look, Bruna Tatiana, Alan Cavé, J Beatz, Carimi, Jean Philippe Marthely, Matias Damásio, Mika Mendes, Ivan Alekxei, Livongh, and many more…
     
    Example music:
    https://soundcloud.com/dj-panaflex/kizomba-autentica
    https://soundcloud.com/rucundin/trio-nights
     
    ::: WHO IS DJ PANAFLEX? :::
    Charlie Thompson (DJ Panaflex) has been delighting listeners and dancers with his Latin and Afro-Diasporic sets since 2013, playing #dancehall, #bachata, #kuduro, #dembow, and everything in-between. In 2016 he started his kizomba night series at Trio Club. The same year he partnered with Nathalia Carbajal to form the successful KiZouk Connection monthly dance party, which went on for years and was host to many nationally and internationally touring performers and instructors of Brazilian zouk.
     
    In 2021 he assumed a part-time role as programmer and presenter on Portland’s 90.7 KBOO FM radio station:
    https://www.kboo.fm/profiles/dj-panaflex
     
    Other event highlights include:
    * Angola Independence Day
    * Haitian Flag Day
    * Tropitaal
    * Portland Winter Light Fest
    * Global Based Day Party
    * Noche de Cumbia a Holocene
    * Tropical Night at Vertical Room
    * PDX Bachata Cruise on the Portland Spirit
    * LambaFest
    * Rip City Bachata & Salsa Fest
    * The Way Up
    * Rum & Reggae at Yaad Style Jamaican Cuisine
    * Bollywood Night at Fuego

Thursday December 22
Friday December 23
Saturday December 24
Sunday December 25
  • 4:00 pm – 8:30 pm Bachata & Urban Kiz Social
    Bachata & Urban Kiz Social
    Sunday December 25
    4:00 pm – 8:30 pm

    2 classes followed by 2 hours of social dancing

    $35 for 2 classes plus social
    $20 for 1 class plus social
    $10 for the social

Monday December 26
Tuesday December 27
  • 9:00 pm Kizomba Night
    Kizomba Night
    Tuesday December 27 – Wednesday December 28
    9:00 pm

    We are pleased to bring you Portland’s latest spot for kizomba nightlife!
     
    Location:
    Akadi
    1001 SE Division St
    Portland, OR 97202
     
    $5 admission
    21 and up
     
    Food and drink are available for purchase.
    Akadi serves delicious West African food!
     
    ::: WHAT IS KIZOMBA? :::
    #Kizomba is a refined and sophisticated style of music and dance from #Angola, #Africa. Enjoyed throughout the world, this unique dance has been gaining attention and popularity among dancers of all kinds. Recent years have even seen the emergence of kizomba rooms at events catering to salsa and bachata.
     
    Example videos:
    https://youtu.be/qSL0ZSXwfSE
    https://youtu.be/kUQSOuKmHFg
     
    ::: WHAT MUSIC WILL YOU HEAR AT KIZOMBA NIGHT? :::
    In addition to kizomba music, Kizomba Night also features music from Cape Verde, Haiti, and the French West Indies such as #zouk and #kompa
     
    At Kizomba Night, you will regularly hear music by artists such as Eddy Tussa, Enposib, Eduardo Paim, Puto Português, DJ Dias Rodrigues, DJ Paparazzi, Harmonik, Anselmo Ralph, Yola Semedo, C4 Pedro, Nelson Freitas, Djodje, Tabou Combo, Johnny Ramos, Zouk Machine, Patrick Saint Eloi, Kassav’, Yudi Fox, Tanya St Val, Gerilson Insrael, Kaysha, Caló Pascoal, Jim Rama, Paulo Flores, Badoxa, Yuri da Cunha, Nu-Look, Bruna Tatiana, Alan Cavé, J Beatz, Carimi, Jean Philippe Marthely, Matias Damásio, Mika Mendes, Ivan Alekxei, Livongh, and many more…
     
    Example music:
    https://soundcloud.com/dj-panaflex/kizomba-autentica
    https://soundcloud.com/rucundin/trio-nights
     
    ::: WHO IS DJ PANAFLEX? :::
    Charlie Thompson (DJ Panaflex) has been delighting listeners and dancers with his Latin and Afro-Diasporic sets since 2013, playing #dancehall, #bachata, #kuduro, #dembow, and everything in-between. In 2016 he started his kizomba night series at Trio Club. The same year he partnered with Nathalia Carbajal to form the successful KiZouk Connection monthly dance party, which went on for years and was host to many nationally and internationally touring performers and instructors of Brazilian zouk.
     
    In 2021 he assumed a part-time role as programmer and presenter on Portland’s 90.7 KBOO FM radio station:
    https://www.kboo.fm/profiles/dj-panaflex
     
    Other event highlights include:
    * Angola Independence Day
    * Haitian Flag Day
    * Tropitaal
    * Portland Winter Light Fest
    * Global Based Day Party
    * Noche de Cumbia a Holocene
    * Tropical Night at Vertical Room
    * PDX Bachata Cruise on the Portland Spirit
    * LambaFest
    * Rip City Bachata & Salsa Fest
    * The Way Up
    * Rum & Reggae at Yaad Style Jamaican Cuisine
    * Bollywood Night at Fuego

Wednesday December 28
  • Kizomba Night Ends 1:00 am
    Kizomba Night
    Tuesday December 27 – Wednesday December 28

    We are pleased to bring you Portland’s latest spot for kizomba nightlife!
     
    Location:
    Akadi
    1001 SE Division St
    Portland, OR 97202
     
    $5 admission
    21 and up
     
    Food and drink are available for purchase.
    Akadi serves delicious West African food!
     
    ::: WHAT IS KIZOMBA? :::
    #Kizomba is a refined and sophisticated style of music and dance from #Angola, #Africa. Enjoyed throughout the world, this unique dance has been gaining attention and popularity among dancers of all kinds. Recent years have even seen the emergence of kizomba rooms at events catering to salsa and bachata.
     
    Example videos:
    https://youtu.be/qSL0ZSXwfSE
    https://youtu.be/kUQSOuKmHFg
     
    ::: WHAT MUSIC WILL YOU HEAR AT KIZOMBA NIGHT? :::
    In addition to kizomba music, Kizomba Night also features music from Cape Verde, Haiti, and the French West Indies such as #zouk and #kompa
     
    At Kizomba Night, you will regularly hear music by artists such as Eddy Tussa, Enposib, Eduardo Paim, Puto Português, DJ Dias Rodrigues, DJ Paparazzi, Harmonik, Anselmo Ralph, Yola Semedo, C4 Pedro, Nelson Freitas, Djodje, Tabou Combo, Johnny Ramos, Zouk Machine, Patrick Saint Eloi, Kassav’, Yudi Fox, Tanya St Val, Gerilson Insrael, Kaysha, Caló Pascoal, Jim Rama, Paulo Flores, Badoxa, Yuri da Cunha, Nu-Look, Bruna Tatiana, Alan Cavé, J Beatz, Carimi, Jean Philippe Marthely, Matias Damásio, Mika Mendes, Ivan Alekxei, Livongh, and many more…
     
    Example music:
    https://soundcloud.com/dj-panaflex/kizomba-autentica
    https://soundcloud.com/rucundin/trio-nights
     
    ::: WHO IS DJ PANAFLEX? :::
    Charlie Thompson (DJ Panaflex) has been delighting listeners and dancers with his Latin and Afro-Diasporic sets since 2013, playing #dancehall, #bachata, #kuduro, #dembow, and everything in-between. In 2016 he started his kizomba night series at Trio Club. The same year he partnered with Nathalia Carbajal to form the successful KiZouk Connection monthly dance party, which went on for years and was host to many nationally and internationally touring performers and instructors of Brazilian zouk.
     
    In 2021 he assumed a part-time role as programmer and presenter on Portland’s 90.7 KBOO FM radio station:
    https://www.kboo.fm/profiles/dj-panaflex
     
    Other event highlights include:
    * Angola Independence Day
    * Haitian Flag Day
    * Tropitaal
    * Portland Winter Light Fest
    * Global Based Day Party
    * Noche de Cumbia a Holocene
    * Tropical Night at Vertical Room
    * PDX Bachata Cruise on the Portland Spirit
    * LambaFest
    * Rip City Bachata & Salsa Fest
    * The Way Up
    * Rum & Reggae at Yaad Style Jamaican Cuisine
    * Bollywood Night at Fuego

Thursday December 29
Friday December 30
Saturday December 31

January 2023

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Sunday January 1
Monday January 2
Tuesday January 3
  • 9:00 pm Kizomba Night
    Kizomba Night
    Tuesday January 3 – Wednesday January 4
    9:00 pm

    We are pleased to bring you Portland’s latest spot for kizomba nightlife!
     
    Location:
    Akadi
    1001 SE Division St
    Portland, OR 97202
     
    $5 admission
    21 and up
     
    Food and drink are available for purchase.
    Akadi serves delicious West African food!
     
    ::: WHAT IS KIZOMBA? :::
    #Kizomba is a refined and sophisticated style of music and dance from #Angola, #Africa. Enjoyed throughout the world, this unique dance has been gaining attention and popularity among dancers of all kinds. Recent years have even seen the emergence of kizomba rooms at events catering to salsa and bachata.
     
    Example videos:
    https://youtu.be/qSL0ZSXwfSE
    https://youtu.be/kUQSOuKmHFg
     
    ::: WHAT MUSIC WILL YOU HEAR AT KIZOMBA NIGHT? :::
    In addition to kizomba music, Kizomba Night also features music from Cape Verde, Haiti, and the French West Indies such as #zouk and #kompa
     
    At Kizomba Night, you will regularly hear music by artists such as Eddy Tussa, Enposib, Eduardo Paim, Puto Português, DJ Dias Rodrigues, DJ Paparazzi, Harmonik, Anselmo Ralph, Yola Semedo, C4 Pedro, Nelson Freitas, Djodje, Tabou Combo, Johnny Ramos, Zouk Machine, Patrick Saint Eloi, Kassav’, Yudi Fox, Tanya St Val, Gerilson Insrael, Kaysha, Caló Pascoal, Jim Rama, Paulo Flores, Badoxa, Yuri da Cunha, Nu-Look, Bruna Tatiana, Alan Cavé, J Beatz, Carimi, Jean Philippe Marthely, Matias Damásio, Mika Mendes, Ivan Alekxei, Livongh, and many more…
     
    Example music:
    https://soundcloud.com/dj-panaflex/kizomba-autentica
    https://soundcloud.com/rucundin/trio-nights
     
    ::: WHO IS DJ PANAFLEX? :::
    Charlie Thompson (DJ Panaflex) has been delighting listeners and dancers with his Latin and Afro-Diasporic sets since 2013, playing #dancehall, #bachata, #kuduro, #dembow, and everything in-between. In 2016 he started his kizomba night series at Trio Club. The same year he partnered with Nathalia Carbajal to form the successful KiZouk Connection monthly dance party, which went on for years and was host to many nationally and internationally touring performers and instructors of Brazilian zouk.
     
    In 2021 he assumed a part-time role as programmer and presenter on Portland’s 90.7 KBOO FM radio station:
    https://www.kboo.fm/profiles/dj-panaflex
     
    Other event highlights include:
    * Angola Independence Day
    * Haitian Flag Day
    * Tropitaal
    * Portland Winter Light Fest
    * Global Based Day Party
    * Noche de Cumbia a Holocene
    * Tropical Night at Vertical Room
    * PDX Bachata Cruise on the Portland Spirit
    * LambaFest
    * Rip City Bachata & Salsa Fest
    * The Way Up
    * Rum & Reggae at Yaad Style Jamaican Cuisine
    * Bollywood Night at Fuego

Wednesday January 4
  • Kizomba Night Ends 1:00 am
    Kizomba Night
    Tuesday January 3 – Wednesday January 4

    We are pleased to bring you Portland’s latest spot for kizomba nightlife!
     
    Location:
    Akadi
    1001 SE Division St
    Portland, OR 97202
     
    $5 admission
    21 and up
     
    Food and drink are available for purchase.
    Akadi serves delicious West African food!
     
    ::: WHAT IS KIZOMBA? :::
    #Kizomba is a refined and sophisticated style of music and dance from #Angola, #Africa. Enjoyed throughout the world, this unique dance has been gaining attention and popularity among dancers of all kinds. Recent years have even seen the emergence of kizomba rooms at events catering to salsa and bachata.
     
    Example videos:
    https://youtu.be/qSL0ZSXwfSE
    https://youtu.be/kUQSOuKmHFg
     
    ::: WHAT MUSIC WILL YOU HEAR AT KIZOMBA NIGHT? :::
    In addition to kizomba music, Kizomba Night also features music from Cape Verde, Haiti, and the French West Indies such as #zouk and #kompa
     
    At Kizomba Night, you will regularly hear music by artists such as Eddy Tussa, Enposib, Eduardo Paim, Puto Português, DJ Dias Rodrigues, DJ Paparazzi, Harmonik, Anselmo Ralph, Yola Semedo, C4 Pedro, Nelson Freitas, Djodje, Tabou Combo, Johnny Ramos, Zouk Machine, Patrick Saint Eloi, Kassav’, Yudi Fox, Tanya St Val, Gerilson Insrael, Kaysha, Caló Pascoal, Jim Rama, Paulo Flores, Badoxa, Yuri da Cunha, Nu-Look, Bruna Tatiana, Alan Cavé, J Beatz, Carimi, Jean Philippe Marthely, Matias Damásio, Mika Mendes, Ivan Alekxei, Livongh, and many more…
     
    Example music:
    https://soundcloud.com/dj-panaflex/kizomba-autentica
    https://soundcloud.com/rucundin/trio-nights
     
    ::: WHO IS DJ PANAFLEX? :::
    Charlie Thompson (DJ Panaflex) has been delighting listeners and dancers with his Latin and Afro-Diasporic sets since 2013, playing #dancehall, #bachata, #kuduro, #dembow, and everything in-between. In 2016 he started his kizomba night series at Trio Club. The same year he partnered with Nathalia Carbajal to form the successful KiZouk Connection monthly dance party, which went on for years and was host to many nationally and internationally touring performers and instructors of Brazilian zouk.
     
    In 2021 he assumed a part-time role as programmer and presenter on Portland’s 90.7 KBOO FM radio station:
    https://www.kboo.fm/profiles/dj-panaflex
     
    Other event highlights include:
    * Angola Independence Day
    * Haitian Flag Day
    * Tropitaal
    * Portland Winter Light Fest
    * Global Based Day Party
    * Noche de Cumbia a Holocene
    * Tropical Night at Vertical Room
    * PDX Bachata Cruise on the Portland Spirit
    * LambaFest
    * Rip City Bachata & Salsa Fest
    * The Way Up
    * Rum & Reggae at Yaad Style Jamaican Cuisine
    * Bollywood Night at Fuego

Thursday January 5
Friday January 6
Saturday January 7
Sunday January 8
Monday January 9
Tuesday January 10
  • 9:00 pm Kizomba Night
    Kizomba Night
    Tuesday January 10 – Wednesday January 11
    9:00 pm

    We are pleased to bring you Portland’s latest spot for kizomba nightlife!
     
    Location:
    Akadi
    1001 SE Division St
    Portland, OR 97202
     
    $5 admission
    21 and up
     
    Food and drink are available for purchase.
    Akadi serves delicious West African food!
     
    ::: WHAT IS KIZOMBA? :::
    #Kizomba is a refined and sophisticated style of music and dance from #Angola, #Africa. Enjoyed throughout the world, this unique dance has been gaining attention and popularity among dancers of all kinds. Recent years have even seen the emergence of kizomba rooms at events catering to salsa and bachata.
     
    Example videos:
    https://youtu.be/qSL0ZSXwfSE
    https://youtu.be/kUQSOuKmHFg
     
    ::: WHAT MUSIC WILL YOU HEAR AT KIZOMBA NIGHT? :::
    In addition to kizomba music, Kizomba Night also features music from Cape Verde, Haiti, and the French West Indies such as #zouk and #kompa
     
    At Kizomba Night, you will regularly hear music by artists such as Eddy Tussa, Enposib, Eduardo Paim, Puto Português, DJ Dias Rodrigues, DJ Paparazzi, Harmonik, Anselmo Ralph, Yola Semedo, C4 Pedro, Nelson Freitas, Djodje, Tabou Combo, Johnny Ramos, Zouk Machine, Patrick Saint Eloi, Kassav’, Yudi Fox, Tanya St Val, Gerilson Insrael, Kaysha, Caló Pascoal, Jim Rama, Paulo Flores, Badoxa, Yuri da Cunha, Nu-Look, Bruna Tatiana, Alan Cavé, J Beatz, Carimi, Jean Philippe Marthely, Matias Damásio, Mika Mendes, Ivan Alekxei, Livongh, and many more…
     
    Example music:
    https://soundcloud.com/dj-panaflex/kizomba-autentica
    https://soundcloud.com/rucundin/trio-nights
     
    ::: WHO IS DJ PANAFLEX? :::
    Charlie Thompson (DJ Panaflex) has been delighting listeners and dancers with his Latin and Afro-Diasporic sets since 2013, playing #dancehall, #bachata, #kuduro, #dembow, and everything in-between. In 2016 he started his kizomba night series at Trio Club. The same year he partnered with Nathalia Carbajal to form the successful KiZouk Connection monthly dance party, which went on for years and was host to many nationally and internationally touring performers and instructors of Brazilian zouk.
     
    In 2021 he assumed a part-time role as programmer and presenter on Portland’s 90.7 KBOO FM radio station:
    https://www.kboo.fm/profiles/dj-panaflex
     
    Other event highlights include:
    * Angola Independence Day
    * Haitian Flag Day
    * Tropitaal
    * Portland Winter Light Fest
    * Global Based Day Party
    * Noche de Cumbia a Holocene
    * Tropical Night at Vertical Room
    * PDX Bachata Cruise on the Portland Spirit
    * LambaFest
    * Rip City Bachata & Salsa Fest
    * The Way Up
    * Rum & Reggae at Yaad Style Jamaican Cuisine
    * Bollywood Night at Fuego

Wednesday January 11
  • Kizomba Night Ends 1:00 am
    Kizomba Night
    Tuesday January 10 – Wednesday January 11

    We are pleased to bring you Portland’s latest spot for kizomba nightlife!
     
    Location:
    Akadi
    1001 SE Division St
    Portland, OR 97202
     
    $5 admission
    21 and up
     
    Food and drink are available for purchase.
    Akadi serves delicious West African food!
     
    ::: WHAT IS KIZOMBA? :::
    #Kizomba is a refined and sophisticated style of music and dance from #Angola, #Africa. Enjoyed throughout the world, this unique dance has been gaining attention and popularity among dancers of all kinds. Recent years have even seen the emergence of kizomba rooms at events catering to salsa and bachata.
     
    Example videos:
    https://youtu.be/qSL0ZSXwfSE
    https://youtu.be/kUQSOuKmHFg
     
    ::: WHAT MUSIC WILL YOU HEAR AT KIZOMBA NIGHT? :::
    In addition to kizomba music, Kizomba Night also features music from Cape Verde, Haiti, and the French West Indies such as #zouk and #kompa
     
    At Kizomba Night, you will regularly hear music by artists such as Eddy Tussa, Enposib, Eduardo Paim, Puto Português, DJ Dias Rodrigues, DJ Paparazzi, Harmonik, Anselmo Ralph, Yola Semedo, C4 Pedro, Nelson Freitas, Djodje, Tabou Combo, Johnny Ramos, Zouk Machine, Patrick Saint Eloi, Kassav’, Yudi Fox, Tanya St Val, Gerilson Insrael, Kaysha, Caló Pascoal, Jim Rama, Paulo Flores, Badoxa, Yuri da Cunha, Nu-Look, Bruna Tatiana, Alan Cavé, J Beatz, Carimi, Jean Philippe Marthely, Matias Damásio, Mika Mendes, Ivan Alekxei, Livongh, and many more…
     
    Example music:
    https://soundcloud.com/dj-panaflex/kizomba-autentica
    https://soundcloud.com/rucundin/trio-nights
     
    ::: WHO IS DJ PANAFLEX? :::
    Charlie Thompson (DJ Panaflex) has been delighting listeners and dancers with his Latin and Afro-Diasporic sets since 2013, playing #dancehall, #bachata, #kuduro, #dembow, and everything in-between. In 2016 he started his kizomba night series at Trio Club. The same year he partnered with Nathalia Carbajal to form the successful KiZouk Connection monthly dance party, which went on for years and was host to many nationally and internationally touring performers and instructors of Brazilian zouk.
     
    In 2021 he assumed a part-time role as programmer and presenter on Portland’s 90.7 KBOO FM radio station:
    https://www.kboo.fm/profiles/dj-panaflex
     
    Other event highlights include:
    * Angola Independence Day
    * Haitian Flag Day
    * Tropitaal
    * Portland Winter Light Fest
    * Global Based Day Party
    * Noche de Cumbia a Holocene
    * Tropical Night at Vertical Room
    * PDX Bachata Cruise on the Portland Spirit
    * LambaFest
    * Rip City Bachata & Salsa Fest
    * The Way Up
    * Rum & Reggae at Yaad Style Jamaican Cuisine
    * Bollywood Night at Fuego

Thursday January 12
Friday January 13
Saturday January 14
  • 9:00 pm Logic
    Logic
    Saturday January 14 – Sunday January 15
    9:00 pm

    Logic is a monthly salsa/bachata/kizomba event in the Portland metro area. We have rotating instructors & resident as well as guest DJs every month to offer a variety of different artists for the dancers to enjoy with each event. Each month we have the pleasure of having different instructors every month and you will be able to hear the music of a variety of DJs throughout the night.

Sunday January 15
  • Logic Ends 2:00 am
    Logic
    Saturday January 14 – Sunday January 15

    Logic is a monthly salsa/bachata/kizomba event in the Portland metro area. We have rotating instructors & resident as well as guest DJs every month to offer a variety of different artists for the dancers to enjoy with each event. Each month we have the pleasure of having different instructors every month and you will be able to hear the music of a variety of DJs throughout the night.

Monday January 16
Tuesday January 17
  • 9:00 pm Kizomba Night
    Kizomba Night
    Tuesday January 17 – Wednesday January 18
    9:00 pm

    We are pleased to bring you Portland’s latest spot for kizomba nightlife!
     
    Location:
    Akadi
    1001 SE Division St
    Portland, OR 97202
     
    $5 admission
    21 and up
     
    Food and drink are available for purchase.
    Akadi serves delicious West African food!
     
    ::: WHAT IS KIZOMBA? :::
    #Kizomba is a refined and sophisticated style of music and dance from #Angola, #Africa. Enjoyed throughout the world, this unique dance has been gaining attention and popularity among dancers of all kinds. Recent years have even seen the emergence of kizomba rooms at events catering to salsa and bachata.
     
    Example videos:
    https://youtu.be/qSL0ZSXwfSE
    https://youtu.be/kUQSOuKmHFg
     
    ::: WHAT MUSIC WILL YOU HEAR AT KIZOMBA NIGHT? :::
    In addition to kizomba music, Kizomba Night also features music from Cape Verde, Haiti, and the French West Indies such as #zouk and #kompa
     
    At Kizomba Night, you will regularly hear music by artists such as Eddy Tussa, Enposib, Eduardo Paim, Puto Português, DJ Dias Rodrigues, DJ Paparazzi, Harmonik, Anselmo Ralph, Yola Semedo, C4 Pedro, Nelson Freitas, Djodje, Tabou Combo, Johnny Ramos, Zouk Machine, Patrick Saint Eloi, Kassav’, Yudi Fox, Tanya St Val, Gerilson Insrael, Kaysha, Caló Pascoal, Jim Rama, Paulo Flores, Badoxa, Yuri da Cunha, Nu-Look, Bruna Tatiana, Alan Cavé, J Beatz, Carimi, Jean Philippe Marthely, Matias Damásio, Mika Mendes, Ivan Alekxei, Livongh, and many more…
     
    Example music:
    https://soundcloud.com/dj-panaflex/kizomba-autentica
    https://soundcloud.com/rucundin/trio-nights
     
    ::: WHO IS DJ PANAFLEX? :::
    Charlie Thompson (DJ Panaflex) has been delighting listeners and dancers with his Latin and Afro-Diasporic sets since 2013, playing #dancehall, #bachata, #kuduro, #dembow, and everything in-between. In 2016 he started his kizomba night series at Trio Club. The same year he partnered with Nathalia Carbajal to form the successful KiZouk Connection monthly dance party, which went on for years and was host to many nationally and internationally touring performers and instructors of Brazilian zouk.
     
    In 2021 he assumed a part-time role as programmer and presenter on Portland’s 90.7 KBOO FM radio station:
    https://www.kboo.fm/profiles/dj-panaflex
     
    Other event highlights include:
    * Angola Independence Day
    * Haitian Flag Day
    * Tropitaal
    * Portland Winter Light Fest
    * Global Based Day Party
    * Noche de Cumbia a Holocene
    * Tropical Night at Vertical Room
    * PDX Bachata Cruise on the Portland Spirit
    * LambaFest
    * Rip City Bachata & Salsa Fest
    * The Way Up
    * Rum & Reggae at Yaad Style Jamaican Cuisine
    * Bollywood Night at Fuego

Wednesday January 18
  • Kizomba Night Ends 1:00 am
    Kizomba Night
    Tuesday January 17 – Wednesday January 18

    We are pleased to bring you Portland’s latest spot for kizomba nightlife!
     
    Location:
    Akadi
    1001 SE Division St
    Portland, OR 97202
     
    $5 admission
    21 and up
     
    Food and drink are available for purchase.
    Akadi serves delicious West African food!
     
    ::: WHAT IS KIZOMBA? :::
    #Kizomba is a refined and sophisticated style of music and dance from #Angola, #Africa. Enjoyed throughout the world, this unique dance has been gaining attention and popularity among dancers of all kinds. Recent years have even seen the emergence of kizomba rooms at events catering to salsa and bachata.
     
    Example videos:
    https://youtu.be/qSL0ZSXwfSE
    https://youtu.be/kUQSOuKmHFg
     
    ::: WHAT MUSIC WILL YOU HEAR AT KIZOMBA NIGHT? :::
    In addition to kizomba music, Kizomba Night also features music from Cape Verde, Haiti, and the French West Indies such as #zouk and #kompa
     
    At Kizomba Night, you will regularly hear music by artists such as Eddy Tussa, Enposib, Eduardo Paim, Puto Português, DJ Dias Rodrigues, DJ Paparazzi, Harmonik, Anselmo Ralph, Yola Semedo, C4 Pedro, Nelson Freitas, Djodje, Tabou Combo, Johnny Ramos, Zouk Machine, Patrick Saint Eloi, Kassav’, Yudi Fox, Tanya St Val, Gerilson Insrael, Kaysha, Caló Pascoal, Jim Rama, Paulo Flores, Badoxa, Yuri da Cunha, Nu-Look, Bruna Tatiana, Alan Cavé, J Beatz, Carimi, Jean Philippe Marthely, Matias Damásio, Mika Mendes, Ivan Alekxei, Livongh, and many more…
     
    Example music:
    https://soundcloud.com/dj-panaflex/kizomba-autentica
    https://soundcloud.com/rucundin/trio-nights
     
    ::: WHO IS DJ PANAFLEX? :::
    Charlie Thompson (DJ Panaflex) has been delighting listeners and dancers with his Latin and Afro-Diasporic sets since 2013, playing #dancehall, #bachata, #kuduro, #dembow, and everything in-between. In 2016 he started his kizomba night series at Trio Club. The same year he partnered with Nathalia Carbajal to form the successful KiZouk Connection monthly dance party, which went on for years and was host to many nationally and internationally touring performers and instructors of Brazilian zouk.
     
    In 2021 he assumed a part-time role as programmer and presenter on Portland’s 90.7 KBOO FM radio station:
    https://www.kboo.fm/profiles/dj-panaflex
     
    Other event highlights include:
    * Angola Independence Day
    * Haitian Flag Day
    * Tropitaal
    * Portland Winter Light Fest
    * Global Based Day Party
    * Noche de Cumbia a Holocene
    * Tropical Night at Vertical Room
    * PDX Bachata Cruise on the Portland Spirit
    * LambaFest
    * Rip City Bachata & Salsa Fest
    * The Way Up
    * Rum & Reggae at Yaad Style Jamaican Cuisine
    * Bollywood Night at Fuego

Thursday January 19
  • 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm Urban Kiz class and social
    Urban Kiz class and social
    Thursday January 19
    6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

    Shabu Studio Urban Kiz pop up class and social
     
    https://www.shabustudios.com/

Friday January 20
Saturday January 21
Sunday January 22
  • 4:00 pm – 8:30 pm Bachata & Urban Kiz Social
    Bachata & Urban Kiz Social
    Sunday January 22
    4:00 pm – 8:30 pm

    2 classes followed by 2 hours of social dancing

    $35 for 2 classes plus social
    $20 for 1 class plus social
    $10 for the social

Monday January 23
Tuesday January 24
  • 9:00 pm Kizomba Night
    Kizomba Night
    Tuesday January 24 – Wednesday January 25
    9:00 pm

    We are pleased to bring you Portland’s latest spot for kizomba nightlife!
     
    Location:
    Akadi
    1001 SE Division St
    Portland, OR 97202
     
    $5 admission
    21 and up
     
    Food and drink are available for purchase.
    Akadi serves delicious West African food!
     
    ::: WHAT IS KIZOMBA? :::
    #Kizomba is a refined and sophisticated style of music and dance from #Angola, #Africa. Enjoyed throughout the world, this unique dance has been gaining attention and popularity among dancers of all kinds. Recent years have even seen the emergence of kizomba rooms at events catering to salsa and bachata.
     
    Example videos:
    https://youtu.be/qSL0ZSXwfSE
    https://youtu.be/kUQSOuKmHFg
     
    ::: WHAT MUSIC WILL YOU HEAR AT KIZOMBA NIGHT? :::
    In addition to kizomba music, Kizomba Night also features music from Cape Verde, Haiti, and the French West Indies such as #zouk and #kompa
     
    At Kizomba Night, you will regularly hear music by artists such as Eddy Tussa, Enposib, Eduardo Paim, Puto Português, DJ Dias Rodrigues, DJ Paparazzi, Harmonik, Anselmo Ralph, Yola Semedo, C4 Pedro, Nelson Freitas, Djodje, Tabou Combo, Johnny Ramos, Zouk Machine, Patrick Saint Eloi, Kassav’, Yudi Fox, Tanya St Val, Gerilson Insrael, Kaysha, Caló Pascoal, Jim Rama, Paulo Flores, Badoxa, Yuri da Cunha, Nu-Look, Bruna Tatiana, Alan Cavé, J Beatz, Carimi, Jean Philippe Marthely, Matias Damásio, Mika Mendes, Ivan Alekxei, Livongh, and many more…
     
    Example music:
    https://soundcloud.com/dj-panaflex/kizomba-autentica
    https://soundcloud.com/rucundin/trio-nights
     
    ::: WHO IS DJ PANAFLEX? :::
    Charlie Thompson (DJ Panaflex) has been delighting listeners and dancers with his Latin and Afro-Diasporic sets since 2013, playing #dancehall, #bachata, #kuduro, #dembow, and everything in-between. In 2016 he started his kizomba night series at Trio Club. The same year he partnered with Nathalia Carbajal to form the successful KiZouk Connection monthly dance party, which went on for years and was host to many nationally and internationally touring performers and instructors of Brazilian zouk.
     
    In 2021 he assumed a part-time role as programmer and presenter on Portland’s 90.7 KBOO FM radio station:
    https://www.kboo.fm/profiles/dj-panaflex
     
    Other event highlights include:
    * Angola Independence Day
    * Haitian Flag Day
    * Tropitaal
    * Portland Winter Light Fest
    * Global Based Day Party
    * Noche de Cumbia a Holocene
    * Tropical Night at Vertical Room
    * PDX Bachata Cruise on the Portland Spirit
    * LambaFest
    * Rip City Bachata & Salsa Fest
    * The Way Up
    * Rum & Reggae at Yaad Style Jamaican Cuisine
    * Bollywood Night at Fuego

Wednesday January 25
  • Kizomba Night Ends 1:00 am
    Kizomba Night
    Tuesday January 24 – Wednesday January 25

    We are pleased to bring you Portland’s latest spot for kizomba nightlife!
     
    Location:
    Akadi
    1001 SE Division St
    Portland, OR 97202
     
    $5 admission
    21 and up
     
    Food and drink are available for purchase.
    Akadi serves delicious West African food!
     
    ::: WHAT IS KIZOMBA? :::
    #Kizomba is a refined and sophisticated style of music and dance from #Angola, #Africa. Enjoyed throughout the world, this unique dance has been gaining attention and popularity among dancers of all kinds. Recent years have even seen the emergence of kizomba rooms at events catering to salsa and bachata.
     
    Example videos:
    https://youtu.be/qSL0ZSXwfSE
    https://youtu.be/kUQSOuKmHFg
     
    ::: WHAT MUSIC WILL YOU HEAR AT KIZOMBA NIGHT? :::
    In addition to kizomba music, Kizomba Night also features music from Cape Verde, Haiti, and the French West Indies such as #zouk and #kompa
     
    At Kizomba Night, you will regularly hear music by artists such as Eddy Tussa, Enposib, Eduardo Paim, Puto Português, DJ Dias Rodrigues, DJ Paparazzi, Harmonik, Anselmo Ralph, Yola Semedo, C4 Pedro, Nelson Freitas, Djodje, Tabou Combo, Johnny Ramos, Zouk Machine, Patrick Saint Eloi, Kassav’, Yudi Fox, Tanya St Val, Gerilson Insrael, Kaysha, Caló Pascoal, Jim Rama, Paulo Flores, Badoxa, Yuri da Cunha, Nu-Look, Bruna Tatiana, Alan Cavé, J Beatz, Carimi, Jean Philippe Marthely, Matias Damásio, Mika Mendes, Ivan Alekxei, Livongh, and many more…
     
    Example music:
    https://soundcloud.com/dj-panaflex/kizomba-autentica
    https://soundcloud.com/rucundin/trio-nights
     
    ::: WHO IS DJ PANAFLEX? :::
    Charlie Thompson (DJ Panaflex) has been delighting listeners and dancers with his Latin and Afro-Diasporic sets since 2013, playing #dancehall, #bachata, #kuduro, #dembow, and everything in-between. In 2016 he started his kizomba night series at Trio Club. The same year he partnered with Nathalia Carbajal to form the successful KiZouk Connection monthly dance party, which went on for years and was host to many nationally and internationally touring performers and instructors of Brazilian zouk.
     
    In 2021 he assumed a part-time role as programmer and presenter on Portland’s 90.7 KBOO FM radio station:
    https://www.kboo.fm/profiles/dj-panaflex
     
    Other event highlights include:
    * Angola Independence Day
    * Haitian Flag Day
    * Tropitaal
    * Portland Winter Light Fest
    * Global Based Day Party
    * Noche de Cumbia a Holocene
    * Tropical Night at Vertical Room
    * PDX Bachata Cruise on the Portland Spirit
    * LambaFest
    * Rip City Bachata & Salsa Fest
    * The Way Up
    * Rum & Reggae at Yaad Style Jamaican Cuisine
    * Bollywood Night at Fuego

Thursday January 26
Friday January 27
Saturday January 28
Sunday January 29
Monday January 30
Tuesday January 31
  • 9:00 pm Kizomba Night
    Kizomba Night
    Tuesday January 31 – Wednesday February 1
    9:00 pm

    We are pleased to bring you Portland’s latest spot for kizomba nightlife!
     
    Location:
    Akadi
    1001 SE Division St
    Portland, OR 97202
     
    $5 admission
    21 and up
     
    Food and drink are available for purchase.
    Akadi serves delicious West African food!
     
    ::: WHAT IS KIZOMBA? :::
    #Kizomba is a refined and sophisticated style of music and dance from #Angola, #Africa. Enjoyed throughout the world, this unique dance has been gaining attention and popularity among dancers of all kinds. Recent years have even seen the emergence of kizomba rooms at events catering to salsa and bachata.
     
    Example videos:
    https://youtu.be/qSL0ZSXwfSE
    https://youtu.be/kUQSOuKmHFg
     
    ::: WHAT MUSIC WILL YOU HEAR AT KIZOMBA NIGHT? :::
    In addition to kizomba music, Kizomba Night also features music from Cape Verde, Haiti, and the French West Indies such as #zouk and #kompa
     
    At Kizomba Night, you will regularly hear music by artists such as Eddy Tussa, Enposib, Eduardo Paim, Puto Português, DJ Dias Rodrigues, DJ Paparazzi, Harmonik, Anselmo Ralph, Yola Semedo, C4 Pedro, Nelson Freitas, Djodje, Tabou Combo, Johnny Ramos, Zouk Machine, Patrick Saint Eloi, Kassav’, Yudi Fox, Tanya St Val, Gerilson Insrael, Kaysha, Caló Pascoal, Jim Rama, Paulo Flores, Badoxa, Yuri da Cunha, Nu-Look, Bruna Tatiana, Alan Cavé, J Beatz, Carimi, Jean Philippe Marthely, Matias Damásio, Mika Mendes, Ivan Alekxei, Livongh, and many more…
     
    Example music:
    https://soundcloud.com/dj-panaflex/kizomba-autentica
    https://soundcloud.com/rucundin/trio-nights
     
    ::: WHO IS DJ PANAFLEX? :::
    Charlie Thompson (DJ Panaflex) has been delighting listeners and dancers with his Latin and Afro-Diasporic sets since 2013, playing #dancehall, #bachata, #kuduro, #dembow, and everything in-between. In 2016 he started his kizomba night series at Trio Club. The same year he partnered with Nathalia Carbajal to form the successful KiZouk Connection monthly dance party, which went on for years and was host to many nationally and internationally touring performers and instructors of Brazilian zouk.
     
    In 2021 he assumed a part-time role as programmer and presenter on Portland’s 90.7 KBOO FM radio station:
    https://www.kboo.fm/profiles/dj-panaflex
     
    Other event highlights include:
    * Angola Independence Day
    * Haitian Flag Day
    * Tropitaal
    * Portland Winter Light Fest
    * Global Based Day Party
    * Noche de Cumbia a Holocene
    * Tropical Night at Vertical Room
    * PDX Bachata Cruise on the Portland Spirit
    * LambaFest
    * Rip City Bachata & Salsa Fest
    * The Way Up
    * Rum & Reggae at Yaad Style Jamaican Cuisine
    * Bollywood Night at Fuego

February 2023

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Wednesday February 1
  • Kizomba Night Ends 1:00 am
    Kizomba Night
    Tuesday January 31 – Wednesday February 1

    We are pleased to bring you Portland’s latest spot for kizomba nightlife!
     
    Location:
    Akadi
    1001 SE Division St
    Portland, OR 97202
     
    $5 admission
    21 and up
     
    Food and drink are available for purchase.
    Akadi serves delicious West African food!
     
    ::: WHAT IS KIZOMBA? :::
    #Kizomba is a refined and sophisticated style of music and dance from #Angola, #Africa. Enjoyed throughout the world, this unique dance has been gaining attention and popularity among dancers of all kinds. Recent years have even seen the emergence of kizomba rooms at events catering to salsa and bachata.
     
    Example videos:
    https://youtu.be/qSL0ZSXwfSE
    https://youtu.be/kUQSOuKmHFg
     
    ::: WHAT MUSIC WILL YOU HEAR AT KIZOMBA NIGHT? :::
    In addition to kizomba music, Kizomba Night also features music from Cape Verde, Haiti, and the French West Indies such as #zouk and #kompa
     
    At Kizomba Night, you will regularly hear music by artists such as Eddy Tussa, Enposib, Eduardo Paim, Puto Português, DJ Dias Rodrigues, DJ Paparazzi, Harmonik, Anselmo Ralph, Yola Semedo, C4 Pedro, Nelson Freitas, Djodje, Tabou Combo, Johnny Ramos, Zouk Machine, Patrick Saint Eloi, Kassav’, Yudi Fox, Tanya St Val, Gerilson Insrael, Kaysha, Caló Pascoal, Jim Rama, Paulo Flores, Badoxa, Yuri da Cunha, Nu-Look, Bruna Tatiana, Alan Cavé, J Beatz, Carimi, Jean Philippe Marthely, Matias Damásio, Mika Mendes, Ivan Alekxei, Livongh, and many more…
     
    Example music:
    https://soundcloud.com/dj-panaflex/kizomba-autentica
    https://soundcloud.com/rucundin/trio-nights
     
    ::: WHO IS DJ PANAFLEX? :::
    Charlie Thompson (DJ Panaflex) has been delighting listeners and dancers with his Latin and Afro-Diasporic sets since 2013, playing #dancehall, #bachata, #kuduro, #dembow, and everything in-between. In 2016 he started his kizomba night series at Trio Club. The same year he partnered with Nathalia Carbajal to form the successful KiZouk Connection monthly dance party, which went on for years and was host to many nationally and internationally touring performers and instructors of Brazilian zouk.
     
    In 2021 he assumed a part-time role as programmer and presenter on Portland’s 90.7 KBOO FM radio station:
    https://www.kboo.fm/profiles/dj-panaflex
     
    Other event highlights include:
    * Angola Independence Day
    * Haitian Flag Day
    * Tropitaal
    * Portland Winter Light Fest
    * Global Based Day Party
    * Noche de Cumbia a Holocene
    * Tropical Night at Vertical Room
    * PDX Bachata Cruise on the Portland Spirit
    * LambaFest
    * Rip City Bachata & Salsa Fest
    * The Way Up
    * Rum & Reggae at Yaad Style Jamaican Cuisine
    * Bollywood Night at Fuego

Thursday February 2
Friday February 3
Saturday February 4
Sunday February 5
Monday February 6
Tuesday February 7
  • 9:00 pm Kizomba Night
    Kizomba Night
    Tuesday February 7 – Wednesday February 8
    9:00 pm

    We are pleased to bring you Portland’s latest spot for kizomba nightlife!
     
    Location:
    Akadi
    1001 SE Division St
    Portland, OR 97202
     
    $5 admission
    21 and up
     
    Food and drink are available for purchase.
    Akadi serves delicious West African food!
     
    ::: WHAT IS KIZOMBA? :::
    #Kizomba is a refined and sophisticated style of music and dance from #Angola, #Africa. Enjoyed throughout the world, this unique dance has been gaining attention and popularity among dancers of all kinds. Recent years have even seen the emergence of kizomba rooms at events catering to salsa and bachata.
     
    Example videos:
    https://youtu.be/qSL0ZSXwfSE
    https://youtu.be/kUQSOuKmHFg
     
    ::: WHAT MUSIC WILL YOU HEAR AT KIZOMBA NIGHT? :::
    In addition to kizomba music, Kizomba Night also features music from Cape Verde, Haiti, and the French West Indies such as #zouk and #kompa
     
    At Kizomba Night, you will regularly hear music by artists such as Eddy Tussa, Enposib, Eduardo Paim, Puto Português, DJ Dias Rodrigues, DJ Paparazzi, Harmonik, Anselmo Ralph, Yola Semedo, C4 Pedro, Nelson Freitas, Djodje, Tabou Combo, Johnny Ramos, Zouk Machine, Patrick Saint Eloi, Kassav’, Yudi Fox, Tanya St Val, Gerilson Insrael, Kaysha, Caló Pascoal, Jim Rama, Paulo Flores, Badoxa, Yuri da Cunha, Nu-Look, Bruna Tatiana, Alan Cavé, J Beatz, Carimi, Jean Philippe Marthely, Matias Damásio, Mika Mendes, Ivan Alekxei, Livongh, and many more…
     
    Example music:
    https://soundcloud.com/dj-panaflex/kizomba-autentica
    https://soundcloud.com/rucundin/trio-nights
     
    ::: WHO IS DJ PANAFLEX? :::
    Charlie Thompson (DJ Panaflex) has been delighting listeners and dancers with his Latin and Afro-Diasporic sets since 2013, playing #dancehall, #bachata, #kuduro, #dembow, and everything in-between. In 2016 he started his kizomba night series at Trio Club. The same year he partnered with Nathalia Carbajal to form the successful KiZouk Connection monthly dance party, which went on for years and was host to many nationally and internationally touring performers and instructors of Brazilian zouk.
     
    In 2021 he assumed a part-time role as programmer and presenter on Portland’s 90.7 KBOO FM radio station:
    https://www.kboo.fm/profiles/dj-panaflex
     
    Other event highlights include:
    * Angola Independence Day
    * Haitian Flag Day
    * Tropitaal
    * Portland Winter Light Fest
    * Global Based Day Party
    * Noche de Cumbia a Holocene
    * Tropical Night at Vertical Room
    * PDX Bachata Cruise on the Portland Spirit
    * LambaFest
    * Rip City Bachata & Salsa Fest
    * The Way Up
    * Rum & Reggae at Yaad Style Jamaican Cuisine
    * Bollywood Night at Fuego

Wednesday February 8
  • Kizomba Night Ends 1:00 am
    Kizomba Night
    Tuesday February 7 – Wednesday February 8

    We are pleased to bring you Portland’s latest spot for kizomba nightlife!
     
    Location:
    Akadi
    1001 SE Division St
    Portland, OR 97202
     
    $5 admission
    21 and up
     
    Food and drink are available for purchase.
    Akadi serves delicious West African food!
     
    ::: WHAT IS KIZOMBA? :::
    #Kizomba is a refined and sophisticated style of music and dance from #Angola, #Africa. Enjoyed throughout the world, this unique dance has been gaining attention and popularity among dancers of all kinds. Recent years have even seen the emergence of kizomba rooms at events catering to salsa and bachata.
     
    Example videos:
    https://youtu.be/qSL0ZSXwfSE
    https://youtu.be/kUQSOuKmHFg
     
    ::: WHAT MUSIC WILL YOU HEAR AT KIZOMBA NIGHT? :::
    In addition to kizomba music, Kizomba Night also features music from Cape Verde, Haiti, and the French West Indies such as #zouk and #kompa
     
    At Kizomba Night, you will regularly hear music by artists such as Eddy Tussa, Enposib, Eduardo Paim, Puto Português, DJ Dias Rodrigues, DJ Paparazzi, Harmonik, Anselmo Ralph, Yola Semedo, C4 Pedro, Nelson Freitas, Djodje, Tabou Combo, Johnny Ramos, Zouk Machine, Patrick Saint Eloi, Kassav’, Yudi Fox, Tanya St Val, Gerilson Insrael, Kaysha, Caló Pascoal, Jim Rama, Paulo Flores, Badoxa, Yuri da Cunha, Nu-Look, Bruna Tatiana, Alan Cavé, J Beatz, Carimi, Jean Philippe Marthely, Matias Damásio, Mika Mendes, Ivan Alekxei, Livongh, and many more…
     
    Example music:
    https://soundcloud.com/dj-panaflex/kizomba-autentica
    https://soundcloud.com/rucundin/trio-nights
     
    ::: WHO IS DJ PANAFLEX? :::
    Charlie Thompson (DJ Panaflex) has been delighting listeners and dancers with his Latin and Afro-Diasporic sets since 2013, playing #dancehall, #bachata, #kuduro, #dembow, and everything in-between. In 2016 he started his kizomba night series at Trio Club. The same year he partnered with Nathalia Carbajal to form the successful KiZouk Connection monthly dance party, which went on for years and was host to many nationally and internationally touring performers and instructors of Brazilian zouk.
     
    In 2021 he assumed a part-time role as programmer and presenter on Portland’s 90.7 KBOO FM radio station:
    https://www.kboo.fm/profiles/dj-panaflex
     
    Other event highlights include:
    * Angola Independence Day
    * Haitian Flag Day
    * Tropitaal
    * Portland Winter Light Fest
    * Global Based Day Party
    * Noche de Cumbia a Holocene
    * Tropical Night at Vertical Room
    * PDX Bachata Cruise on the Portland Spirit
    * LambaFest
    * Rip City Bachata & Salsa Fest
    * The Way Up
    * Rum & Reggae at Yaad Style Jamaican Cuisine
    * Bollywood Night at Fuego

Thursday February 9
Friday February 10
Saturday February 11
  • 9:00 pm Logic
    Logic
    Saturday February 11 – Sunday February 12
    9:00 pm

    Logic is a monthly salsa/bachata/kizomba event in the Portland metro area. We have rotating instructors & resident as well as guest DJs every month to offer a variety of different artists for the dancers to enjoy with each event. Each month we have the pleasure of having different instructors every month and you will be able to hear the music of a variety of DJs throughout the night.

Sunday February 12
  • Logic Ends 2:00 am
    Logic
    Saturday February 11 – Sunday February 12

    Logic is a monthly salsa/bachata/kizomba event in the Portland metro area. We have rotating instructors & resident as well as guest DJs every month to offer a variety of different artists for the dancers to enjoy with each event. Each month we have the pleasure of having different instructors every month and you will be able to hear the music of a variety of DJs throughout the night.

Monday February 13
Tuesday February 14
  • 9:00 pm Kizomba Night
    Kizomba Night
    Tuesday February 14 – Wednesday February 15
    9:00 pm

    We are pleased to bring you Portland’s latest spot for kizomba nightlife!
     
    Location:
    Akadi
    1001 SE Division St
    Portland, OR 97202
     
    $5 admission
    21 and up
     
    Food and drink are available for purchase.
    Akadi serves delicious West African food!
     
    ::: WHAT IS KIZOMBA? :::
    #Kizomba is a refined and sophisticated style of music and dance from #Angola, #Africa. Enjoyed throughout the world, this unique dance has been gaining attention and popularity among dancers of all kinds. Recent years have even seen the emergence of kizomba rooms at events catering to salsa and bachata.
     
    Example videos:
    https://youtu.be/qSL0ZSXwfSE
    https://youtu.be/kUQSOuKmHFg
     
    ::: WHAT MUSIC WILL YOU HEAR AT KIZOMBA NIGHT? :::
    In addition to kizomba music, Kizomba Night also features music from Cape Verde, Haiti, and the French West Indies such as #zouk and #kompa
     
    At Kizomba Night, you will regularly hear music by artists such as Eddy Tussa, Enposib, Eduardo Paim, Puto Português, DJ Dias Rodrigues, DJ Paparazzi, Harmonik, Anselmo Ralph, Yola Semedo, C4 Pedro, Nelson Freitas, Djodje, Tabou Combo, Johnny Ramos, Zouk Machine, Patrick Saint Eloi, Kassav’, Yudi Fox, Tanya St Val, Gerilson Insrael, Kaysha, Caló Pascoal, Jim Rama, Paulo Flores, Badoxa, Yuri da Cunha, Nu-Look, Bruna Tatiana, Alan Cavé, J Beatz, Carimi, Jean Philippe Marthely, Matias Damásio, Mika Mendes, Ivan Alekxei, Livongh, and many more…
     
    Example music:
    https://soundcloud.com/dj-panaflex/kizomba-autentica
    https://soundcloud.com/rucundin/trio-nights
     
    ::: WHO IS DJ PANAFLEX? :::
    Charlie Thompson (DJ Panaflex) has been delighting listeners and dancers with his Latin and Afro-Diasporic sets since 2013, playing #dancehall, #bachata, #kuduro, #dembow, and everything in-between. In 2016 he started his kizomba night series at Trio Club. The same year he partnered with Nathalia Carbajal to form the successful KiZouk Connection monthly dance party, which went on for years and was host to many nationally and internationally touring performers and instructors of Brazilian zouk.
     
    In 2021 he assumed a part-time role as programmer and presenter on Portland’s 90.7 KBOO FM radio station:
    https://www.kboo.fm/profiles/dj-panaflex
     
    Other event highlights include:
    * Angola Independence Day
    * Haitian Flag Day
    * Tropitaal
    * Portland Winter Light Fest
    * Global Based Day Party
    * Noche de Cumbia a Holocene
    * Tropical Night at Vertical Room
    * PDX Bachata Cruise on the Portland Spirit
    * LambaFest
    * Rip City Bachata & Salsa Fest
    * The Way Up
    * Rum & Reggae at Yaad Style Jamaican Cuisine
    * Bollywood Night at Fuego

Wednesday February 15
  • Kizomba Night Ends 1:00 am
    Kizomba Night
    Tuesday February 14 – Wednesday February 15

    We are pleased to bring you Portland’s latest spot for kizomba nightlife!
     
    Location:
    Akadi
    1001 SE Division St
    Portland, OR 97202
     
    $5 admission
    21 and up
     
    Food and drink are available for purchase.
    Akadi serves delicious West African food!
     
    ::: WHAT IS KIZOMBA? :::
    #Kizomba is a refined and sophisticated style of music and dance from #Angola, #Africa. Enjoyed throughout the world, this unique dance has been gaining attention and popularity among dancers of all kinds. Recent years have even seen the emergence of kizomba rooms at events catering to salsa and bachata.
     
    Example videos:
    https://youtu.be/qSL0ZSXwfSE
    https://youtu.be/kUQSOuKmHFg
     
    ::: WHAT MUSIC WILL YOU HEAR AT KIZOMBA NIGHT? :::
    In addition to kizomba music, Kizomba Night also features music from Cape Verde, Haiti, and the French West Indies such as #zouk and #kompa
     
    At Kizomba Night, you will regularly hear music by artists such as Eddy Tussa, Enposib, Eduardo Paim, Puto Português, DJ Dias Rodrigues, DJ Paparazzi, Harmonik, Anselmo Ralph, Yola Semedo, C4 Pedro, Nelson Freitas, Djodje, Tabou Combo, Johnny Ramos, Zouk Machine, Patrick Saint Eloi, Kassav’, Yudi Fox, Tanya St Val, Gerilson Insrael, Kaysha, Caló Pascoal, Jim Rama, Paulo Flores, Badoxa, Yuri da Cunha, Nu-Look, Bruna Tatiana, Alan Cavé, J Beatz, Carimi, Jean Philippe Marthely, Matias Damásio, Mika Mendes, Ivan Alekxei, Livongh, and many more…
     
    Example music:
    https://soundcloud.com/dj-panaflex/kizomba-autentica
    https://soundcloud.com/rucundin/trio-nights
     
    ::: WHO IS DJ PANAFLEX? :::
    Charlie Thompson (DJ Panaflex) has been delighting listeners and dancers with his Latin and Afro-Diasporic sets since 2013, playing #dancehall, #bachata, #kuduro, #dembow, and everything in-between. In 2016 he started his kizomba night series at Trio Club. The same year he partnered with Nathalia Carbajal to form the successful KiZouk Connection monthly dance party, which went on for years and was host to many nationally and internationally touring performers and instructors of Brazilian zouk.
     
    In 2021 he assumed a part-time role as programmer and presenter on Portland’s 90.7 KBOO FM radio station:
    https://www.kboo.fm/profiles/dj-panaflex
     
    Other event highlights include:
    * Angola Independence Day
    * Haitian Flag Day
    * Tropitaal
    * Portland Winter Light Fest
    * Global Based Day Party
    * Noche de Cumbia a Holocene
    * Tropical Night at Vertical Room
    * PDX Bachata Cruise on the Portland Spirit
    * LambaFest
    * Rip City Bachata & Salsa Fest
    * The Way Up
    * Rum & Reggae at Yaad Style Jamaican Cuisine
    * Bollywood Night at Fuego

Thursday February 16
  • 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm Urban Kiz class and social
    Urban Kiz class and social
    Thursday February 16
    6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

    Shabu Studio Urban Kiz pop up class and social
     
    https://www.shabustudios.com/

Friday February 17
Saturday February 18
Sunday February 19
Monday February 20
Tuesday February 21
  • 9:00 pm Kizomba Night
    Kizomba Night
    Tuesday February 21 – Wednesday February 22
    9:00 pm

    We are pleased to bring you Portland’s latest spot for kizomba nightlife!
     
    Location:
    Akadi
    1001 SE Division St
    Portland, OR 97202
     
    $5 admission
    21 and up
     
    Food and drink are available for purchase.
    Akadi serves delicious West African food!
     
    ::: WHAT IS KIZOMBA? :::
    #Kizomba is a refined and sophisticated style of music and dance from #Angola, #Africa. Enjoyed throughout the world, this unique dance has been gaining attention and popularity among dancers of all kinds. Recent years have even seen the emergence of kizomba rooms at events catering to salsa and bachata.
     
    Example videos:
    https://youtu.be/qSL0ZSXwfSE
    https://youtu.be/kUQSOuKmHFg
     
    ::: WHAT MUSIC WILL YOU HEAR AT KIZOMBA NIGHT? :::
    In addition to kizomba music, Kizomba Night also features music from Cape Verde, Haiti, and the French West Indies such as #zouk and #kompa
     
    At Kizomba Night, you will regularly hear music by artists such as Eddy Tussa, Enposib, Eduardo Paim, Puto Português, DJ Dias Rodrigues, DJ Paparazzi, Harmonik, Anselmo Ralph, Yola Semedo, C4 Pedro, Nelson Freitas, Djodje, Tabou Combo, Johnny Ramos, Zouk Machine, Patrick Saint Eloi, Kassav’, Yudi Fox, Tanya St Val, Gerilson Insrael, Kaysha, Caló Pascoal, Jim Rama, Paulo Flores, Badoxa, Yuri da Cunha, Nu-Look, Bruna Tatiana, Alan Cavé, J Beatz, Carimi, Jean Philippe Marthely, Matias Damásio, Mika Mendes, Ivan Alekxei, Livongh, and many more…
     
    Example music:
    https://soundcloud.com/dj-panaflex/kizomba-autentica
    https://soundcloud.com/rucundin/trio-nights
     
    ::: WHO IS DJ PANAFLEX? :::
    Charlie Thompson (DJ Panaflex) has been delighting listeners and dancers with his Latin and Afro-Diasporic sets since 2013, playing #dancehall, #bachata, #kuduro, #dembow, and everything in-between. In 2016 he started his kizomba night series at Trio Club. The same year he partnered with Nathalia Carbajal to form the successful KiZouk Connection monthly dance party, which went on for years and was host to many nationally and internationally touring performers and instructors of Brazilian zouk.
     
    In 2021 he assumed a part-time role as programmer and presenter on Portland’s 90.7 KBOO FM radio station:
    https://www.kboo.fm/profiles/dj-panaflex
     
    Other event highlights include:
    * Angola Independence Day
    * Haitian Flag Day
    * Tropitaal
    * Portland Winter Light Fest
    * Global Based Day Party
    * Noche de Cumbia a Holocene
    * Tropical Night at Vertical Room
    * PDX Bachata Cruise on the Portland Spirit
    * LambaFest
    * Rip City Bachata & Salsa Fest
    * The Way Up
    * Rum & Reggae at Yaad Style Jamaican Cuisine
    * Bollywood Night at Fuego

Wednesday February 22
  • Kizomba Night Ends 1:00 am
    Kizomba Night
    Tuesday February 21 – Wednesday February 22

    We are pleased to bring you Portland’s latest spot for kizomba nightlife!
     
    Location:
    Akadi
    1001 SE Division St
    Portland, OR 97202
     
    $5 admission
    21 and up
     
    Food and drink are available for purchase.
    Akadi serves delicious West African food!
     
    ::: WHAT IS KIZOMBA? :::
    #Kizomba is a refined and sophisticated style of music and dance from #Angola, #Africa. Enjoyed throughout the world, this unique dance has been gaining attention and popularity among dancers of all kinds. Recent years have even seen the emergence of kizomba rooms at events catering to salsa and bachata.
     
    Example videos:
    https://youtu.be/qSL0ZSXwfSE
    https://youtu.be/kUQSOuKmHFg
     
    ::: WHAT MUSIC WILL YOU HEAR AT KIZOMBA NIGHT? :::
    In addition to kizomba music, Kizomba Night also features music from Cape Verde, Haiti, and the French West Indies such as #zouk and #kompa
     
    At Kizomba Night, you will regularly hear music by artists such as Eddy Tussa, Enposib, Eduardo Paim, Puto Português, DJ Dias Rodrigues, DJ Paparazzi, Harmonik, Anselmo Ralph, Yola Semedo, C4 Pedro, Nelson Freitas, Djodje, Tabou Combo, Johnny Ramos, Zouk Machine, Patrick Saint Eloi, Kassav’, Yudi Fox, Tanya St Val, Gerilson Insrael, Kaysha, Caló Pascoal, Jim Rama, Paulo Flores, Badoxa, Yuri da Cunha, Nu-Look, Bruna Tatiana, Alan Cavé, J Beatz, Carimi, Jean Philippe Marthely, Matias Damásio, Mika Mendes, Ivan Alekxei, Livongh, and many more…
     
    Example music:
    https://soundcloud.com/dj-panaflex/kizomba-autentica
    https://soundcloud.com/rucundin/trio-nights
     
    ::: WHO IS DJ PANAFLEX? :::
    Charlie Thompson (DJ Panaflex) has been delighting listeners and dancers with his Latin and Afro-Diasporic sets since 2013, playing #dancehall, #bachata, #kuduro, #dembow, and everything in-between. In 2016 he started his kizomba night series at Trio Club. The same year he partnered with Nathalia Carbajal to form the successful KiZouk Connection monthly dance party, which went on for years and was host to many nationally and internationally touring performers and instructors of Brazilian zouk.
     
    In 2021 he assumed a part-time role as programmer and presenter on Portland’s 90.7 KBOO FM radio station:
    https://www.kboo.fm/profiles/dj-panaflex
     
    Other event highlights include:
    * Angola Independence Day
    * Haitian Flag Day
    * Tropitaal
    * Portland Winter Light Fest
    * Global Based Day Party
    * Noche de Cumbia a Holocene
    * Tropical Night at Vertical Room
    * PDX Bachata Cruise on the Portland Spirit
    * LambaFest
    * Rip City Bachata & Salsa Fest
    * The Way Up
    * Rum & Reggae at Yaad Style Jamaican Cuisine
    * Bollywood Night at Fuego

Thursday February 23
Friday February 24
Saturday February 25
Sunday February 26
  • 4:00 pm – 8:30 pm Bachata & Urban Kiz Social
    Bachata & Urban Kiz Social
    Sunday February 26
    4:00 pm – 8:30 pm

    2 classes followed by 2 hours of social dancing

    $35 for 2 classes plus social
    $20 for 1 class plus social
    $10 for the social

Monday February 27
Tuesday February 28
  • 9:00 pm Kizomba Night
    Kizomba Night
    Tuesday February 28 – Wednesday March 1
    9:00 pm

    We are pleased to bring you Portland’s latest spot for kizomba nightlife!
     
    Location:
    Akadi
    1001 SE Division St
    Portland, OR 97202
     
    $5 admission
    21 and up
     
    Food and drink are available for purchase.
    Akadi serves delicious West African food!
     
    ::: WHAT IS KIZOMBA? :::
    #Kizomba is a refined and sophisticated style of music and dance from #Angola, #Africa. Enjoyed throughout the world, this unique dance has been gaining attention and popularity among dancers of all kinds. Recent years have even seen the emergence of kizomba rooms at events catering to salsa and bachata.
     
    Example videos:
    https://youtu.be/qSL0ZSXwfSE
    https://youtu.be/kUQSOuKmHFg
     
    ::: WHAT MUSIC WILL YOU HEAR AT KIZOMBA NIGHT? :::
    In addition to kizomba music, Kizomba Night also features music from Cape Verde, Haiti, and the French West Indies such as #zouk and #kompa
     
    At Kizomba Night, you will regularly hear music by artists such as Eddy Tussa, Enposib, Eduardo Paim, Puto Português, DJ Dias Rodrigues, DJ Paparazzi, Harmonik, Anselmo Ralph, Yola Semedo, C4 Pedro, Nelson Freitas, Djodje, Tabou Combo, Johnny Ramos, Zouk Machine, Patrick Saint Eloi, Kassav’, Yudi Fox, Tanya St Val, Gerilson Insrael, Kaysha, Caló Pascoal, Jim Rama, Paulo Flores, Badoxa, Yuri da Cunha, Nu-Look, Bruna Tatiana, Alan Cavé, J Beatz, Carimi, Jean Philippe Marthely, Matias Damásio, Mika Mendes, Ivan Alekxei, Livongh, and many more…
     
    Example music:
    https://soundcloud.com/dj-panaflex/kizomba-autentica
    https://soundcloud.com/rucundin/trio-nights
     
    ::: WHO IS DJ PANAFLEX? :::
    Charlie Thompson (DJ Panaflex) has been delighting listeners and dancers with his Latin and Afro-Diasporic sets since 2013, playing #dancehall, #bachata, #kuduro, #dembow, and everything in-between. In 2016 he started his kizomba night series at Trio Club. The same year he partnered with Nathalia Carbajal to form the successful KiZouk Connection monthly dance party, which went on for years and was host to many nationally and internationally touring performers and instructors of Brazilian zouk.
     
    In 2021 he assumed a part-time role as programmer and presenter on Portland’s 90.7 KBOO FM radio station:
    https://www.kboo.fm/profiles/dj-panaflex
     
    Other event highlights include:
    * Angola Independence Day
    * Haitian Flag Day
    * Tropitaal
    * Portland Winter Light Fest
    * Global Based Day Party
    * Noche de Cumbia a Holocene
    * Tropical Night at Vertical Room
    * PDX Bachata Cruise on the Portland Spirit
    * LambaFest
    * Rip City Bachata & Salsa Fest
    * The Way Up
    * Rum & Reggae at Yaad Style Jamaican Cuisine
    * Bollywood Night at Fuego

March 2023

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Wednesday March 1
  • Kizomba Night Ends 1:00 am
    Kizomba Night
    Tuesday February 28 – Wednesday March 1

    We are pleased to bring you Portland’s latest spot for kizomba nightlife!
     
    Location:
    Akadi
    1001 SE Division St
    Portland, OR 97202
     
    $5 admission
    21 and up
     
    Food and drink are available for purchase.
    Akadi serves delicious West African food!
     
    ::: WHAT IS KIZOMBA? :::
    #Kizomba is a refined and sophisticated style of music and dance from #Angola, #Africa. Enjoyed throughout the world, this unique dance has been gaining attention and popularity among dancers of all kinds. Recent years have even seen the emergence of kizomba rooms at events catering to salsa and bachata.
     
    Example videos:
    https://youtu.be/qSL0ZSXwfSE
    https://youtu.be/kUQSOuKmHFg
     
    ::: WHAT MUSIC WILL YOU HEAR AT KIZOMBA NIGHT? :::
    In addition to kizomba music, Kizomba Night also features music from Cape Verde, Haiti, and the French West Indies such as #zouk and #kompa
     
    At Kizomba Night, you will regularly hear music by artists such as Eddy Tussa, Enposib, Eduardo Paim, Puto Português, DJ Dias Rodrigues, DJ Paparazzi, Harmonik, Anselmo Ralph, Yola Semedo, C4 Pedro, Nelson Freitas, Djodje, Tabou Combo, Johnny Ramos, Zouk Machine, Patrick Saint Eloi, Kassav’, Yudi Fox, Tanya St Val, Gerilson Insrael, Kaysha, Caló Pascoal, Jim Rama, Paulo Flores, Badoxa, Yuri da Cunha, Nu-Look, Bruna Tatiana, Alan Cavé, J Beatz, Carimi, Jean Philippe Marthely, Matias Damásio, Mika Mendes, Ivan Alekxei, Livongh, and many more…
     
    Example music:
    https://soundcloud.com/dj-panaflex/kizomba-autentica
    https://soundcloud.com/rucundin/trio-nights
     
    ::: WHO IS DJ PANAFLEX? :::
    Charlie Thompson (DJ Panaflex) has been delighting listeners and dancers with his Latin and Afro-Diasporic sets since 2013, playing #dancehall, #bachata, #kuduro, #dembow, and everything in-between. In 2016 he started his kizomba night series at Trio Club. The same year he partnered with Nathalia Carbajal to form the successful KiZouk Connection monthly dance party, which went on for years and was host to many nationally and internationally touring performers and instructors of Brazilian zouk.
     
    In 2021 he assumed a part-time role as programmer and presenter on Portland’s 90.7 KBOO FM radio station:
    https://www.kboo.fm/profiles/dj-panaflex
     
    Other event highlights include:
    * Angola Independence Day
    * Haitian Flag Day
    * Tropitaal
    * Portland Winter Light Fest
    * Global Based Day Party
    * Noche de Cumbia a Holocene
    * Tropical Night at Vertical Room
    * PDX Bachata Cruise on the Portland Spirit
    * LambaFest
    * Rip City Bachata & Salsa Fest
    * The Way Up
    * Rum & Reggae at Yaad Style Jamaican Cuisine
    * Bollywood Night at Fuego

Thursday March 2
Friday March 3
Saturday March 4
Sunday March 5
Monday March 6
Tuesday March 7
  • 9:00 pm Kizomba Night
    Kizomba Night
    Tuesday March 7 – Wednesday March 8
    9:00 pm

    We are pleased to bring you Portland’s latest spot for kizomba nightlife!
     
    Location:
    Akadi
    1001 SE Division St
    Portland, OR 97202
     
    $5 admission
    21 and up
     
    Food and drink are available for purchase.
    Akadi serves delicious West African food!
     
    ::: WHAT IS KIZOMBA? :::
    #Kizomba is a refined and sophisticated style of music and dance from #Angola, #Africa. Enjoyed throughout the world, this unique dance has been gaining attention and popularity among dancers of all kinds. Recent years have even seen the emergence of kizomba rooms at events catering to salsa and bachata.
     
    Example videos:
    https://youtu.be/qSL0ZSXwfSE
    https://youtu.be/kUQSOuKmHFg
     
    ::: WHAT MUSIC WILL YOU HEAR AT KIZOMBA NIGHT? :::
    In addition to kizomba music, Kizomba Night also features music from Cape Verde, Haiti, and the French West Indies such as #zouk and #kompa
     
    At Kizomba Night, you will regularly hear music by artists such as Eddy Tussa, Enposib, Eduardo Paim, Puto Português, DJ Dias Rodrigues, DJ Paparazzi, Harmonik, Anselmo Ralph, Yola Semedo, C4 Pedro, Nelson Freitas, Djodje, Tabou Combo, Johnny Ramos, Zouk Machine, Patrick Saint Eloi, Kassav’, Yudi Fox, Tanya St Val, Gerilson Insrael, Kaysha, Caló Pascoal, Jim Rama, Paulo Flores, Badoxa, Yuri da Cunha, Nu-Look, Bruna Tatiana, Alan Cavé, J Beatz, Carimi, Jean Philippe Marthely, Matias Damásio, Mika Mendes, Ivan Alekxei, Livongh, and many more…
     
    Example music:
    https://soundcloud.com/dj-panaflex/kizomba-autentica
    https://soundcloud.com/rucundin/trio-nights
     
    ::: WHO IS DJ PANAFLEX? :::
    Charlie Thompson (DJ Panaflex) has been delighting listeners and dancers with his Latin and Afro-Diasporic sets since 2013, playing #dancehall, #bachata, #kuduro, #dembow, and everything in-between. In 2016 he started his kizomba night series at Trio Club. The same year he partnered with Nathalia Carbajal to form the successful KiZouk Connection monthly dance party, which went on for years and was host to many nationally and internationally touring performers and instructors of Brazilian zouk.
     
    In 2021 he assumed a part-time role as programmer and presenter on Portland’s 90.7 KBOO FM radio station:
    https://www.kboo.fm/profiles/dj-panaflex
     
    Other event highlights include:
    * Angola Independence Day
    * Haitian Flag Day
    * Tropitaal
    * Portland Winter Light Fest
    * Global Based Day Party
    * Noche de Cumbia a Holocene
    * Tropical Night at Vertical Room
    * PDX Bachata Cruise on the Portland Spirit
    * LambaFest
    * Rip City Bachata & Salsa Fest
    * The Way Up
    * Rum & Reggae at Yaad Style Jamaican Cuisine
    * Bollywood Night at Fuego

Wednesday March 8
  • Kizomba Night Ends 1:00 am
    Kizomba Night
    Tuesday March 7 – Wednesday March 8

    We are pleased to bring you Portland’s latest spot for kizomba nightlife!
     
    Location:
    Akadi
    1001 SE Division St
    Portland, OR 97202
     
    $5 admission
    21 and up
     
    Food and drink are available for purchase.
    Akadi serves delicious West African food!
     
    ::: WHAT IS KIZOMBA? :::
    #Kizomba is a refined and sophisticated style of music and dance from #Angola, #Africa. Enjoyed throughout the world, this unique dance has been gaining attention and popularity among dancers of all kinds. Recent years have even seen the emergence of kizomba rooms at events catering to salsa and bachata.
     
    Example videos:
    https://youtu.be/qSL0ZSXwfSE
    https://youtu.be/kUQSOuKmHFg
     
    ::: WHAT MUSIC WILL YOU HEAR AT KIZOMBA NIGHT? :::
    In addition to kizomba music, Kizomba Night also features music from Cape Verde, Haiti, and the French West Indies such as #zouk and #kompa
     
    At Kizomba Night, you will regularly hear music by artists such as Eddy Tussa, Enposib, Eduardo Paim, Puto Português, DJ Dias Rodrigues, DJ Paparazzi, Harmonik, Anselmo Ralph, Yola Semedo, C4 Pedro, Nelson Freitas, Djodje, Tabou Combo, Johnny Ramos, Zouk Machine, Patrick Saint Eloi, Kassav’, Yudi Fox, Tanya St Val, Gerilson Insrael, Kaysha, Caló Pascoal, Jim Rama, Paulo Flores, Badoxa, Yuri da Cunha, Nu-Look, Bruna Tatiana, Alan Cavé, J Beatz, Carimi, Jean Philippe Marthely, Matias Damásio, Mika Mendes, Ivan Alekxei, Livongh, and many more…
     
    Example music:
    https://soundcloud.com/dj-panaflex/kizomba-autentica
    https://soundcloud.com/rucundin/trio-nights
     
    ::: WHO IS DJ PANAFLEX? :::
    Charlie Thompson (DJ Panaflex) has been delighting listeners and dancers with his Latin and Afro-Diasporic sets since 2013, playing #dancehall, #bachata, #kuduro, #dembow, and everything in-between. In 2016 he started his kizomba night series at Trio Club. The same year he partnered with Nathalia Carbajal to form the successful KiZouk Connection monthly dance party, which went on for years and was host to many nationally and internationally touring performers and instructors of Brazilian zouk.
     
    In 2021 he assumed a part-time role as programmer and presenter on Portland’s 90.7 KBOO FM radio station:
    https://www.kboo.fm/profiles/dj-panaflex
     
    Other event highlights include:
    * Angola Independence Day
    * Haitian Flag Day
    * Tropitaal
    * Portland Winter Light Fest
    * Global Based Day Party
    * Noche de Cumbia a Holocene
    * Tropical Night at Vertical Room
    * PDX Bachata Cruise on the Portland Spirit
    * LambaFest
    * Rip City Bachata & Salsa Fest
    * The Way Up
    * Rum & Reggae at Yaad Style Jamaican Cuisine
    * Bollywood Night at Fuego

Thursday March 9
Friday March 10
Saturday March 11
  • 9:00 pm Logic
    Logic
    Saturday March 11 – Sunday March 12
    9:00 pm

    Logic is a monthly salsa/bachata/kizomba event in the Portland metro area. We have rotating instructors & resident as well as guest DJs every month to offer a variety of different artists for the dancers to enjoy with each event. Each month we have the pleasure of having different instructors every month and you will be able to hear the music of a variety of DJs throughout the night.

Sunday March 12
  • Logic Ends 3:00 am
    Logic
    Saturday March 11 – Sunday March 12

    Logic is a monthly salsa/bachata/kizomba event in the Portland metro area. We have rotating instructors & resident as well as guest DJs every month to offer a variety of different artists for the dancers to enjoy with each event. Each month we have the pleasure of having different instructors every month and you will be able to hear the music of a variety of DJs throughout the night.

Monday March 13
Tuesday March 14
  • 9:00 pm Kizomba Night
    Kizomba Night
    Tuesday March 14 – Wednesday March 15
    9:00 pm

    We are pleased to bring you Portland’s latest spot for kizomba nightlife!
     
    Location:
    Akadi
    1001 SE Division St
    Portland, OR 97202
     
    $5 admission
    21 and up
     
    Food and drink are available for purchase.
    Akadi serves delicious West African food!
     
    ::: WHAT IS KIZOMBA? :::
    #Kizomba is a refined and sophisticated style of music and dance from #Angola, #Africa. Enjoyed throughout the world, this unique dance has been gaining attention and popularity among dancers of all kinds. Recent years have even seen the emergence of kizomba rooms at events catering to salsa and bachata.
     
    Example videos:
    https://youtu.be/qSL0ZSXwfSE
    https://youtu.be/kUQSOuKmHFg
     
    ::: WHAT MUSIC WILL YOU HEAR AT KIZOMBA NIGHT? :::
    In addition to kizomba music, Kizomba Night also features music from Cape Verde, Haiti, and the French West Indies such as #zouk and #kompa
     
    At Kizomba Night, you will regularly hear music by artists such as Eddy Tussa, Enposib, Eduardo Paim, Puto Português, DJ Dias Rodrigues, DJ Paparazzi, Harmonik, Anselmo Ralph, Yola Semedo, C4 Pedro, Nelson Freitas, Djodje, Tabou Combo, Johnny Ramos, Zouk Machine, Patrick Saint Eloi, Kassav’, Yudi Fox, Tanya St Val, Gerilson Insrael, Kaysha, Caló Pascoal, Jim Rama, Paulo Flores, Badoxa, Yuri da Cunha, Nu-Look, Bruna Tatiana, Alan Cavé, J Beatz, Carimi, Jean Philippe Marthely, Matias Damásio, Mika Mendes, Ivan Alekxei, Livongh, and many more…
     
    Example music:
    https://soundcloud.com/dj-panaflex/kizomba-autentica
    https://soundcloud.com/rucundin/trio-nights
     
    ::: WHO IS DJ PANAFLEX? :::
    Charlie Thompson (DJ Panaflex) has been delighting listeners and dancers with his Latin and Afro-Diasporic sets since 2013, playing #dancehall, #bachata, #kuduro, #dembow, and everything in-between. In 2016 he started his kizomba night series at Trio Club. The same year he partnered with Nathalia Carbajal to form the successful KiZouk Connection monthly dance party, which went on for years and was host to many nationally and internationally touring performers and instructors of Brazilian zouk.
     
    In 2021 he assumed a part-time role as programmer and presenter on Portland’s 90.7 KBOO FM radio station:
    https://www.kboo.fm/profiles/dj-panaflex
     
    Other event highlights include:
    * Angola Independence Day
    * Haitian Flag Day
    * Tropitaal
    * Portland Winter Light Fest
    * Global Based Day Party
    * Noche de Cumbia a Holocene
    * Tropical Night at Vertical Room
    * PDX Bachata Cruise on the Portland Spirit
    * LambaFest
    * Rip City Bachata & Salsa Fest
    * The Way Up
    * Rum & Reggae at Yaad Style Jamaican Cuisine
    * Bollywood Night at Fuego

Wednesday March 15
  • Kizomba Night Ends 1:00 am
    Kizomba Night
    Tuesday March 14 – Wednesday March 15

    We are pleased to bring you Portland’s latest spot for kizomba nightlife!
     
    Location:
    Akadi
    1001 SE Division St
    Portland, OR 97202
     
    $5 admission
    21 and up
     
    Food and drink are available for purchase.
    Akadi serves delicious West African food!
     
    ::: WHAT IS KIZOMBA? :::
    #Kizomba is a refined and sophisticated style of music and dance from #Angola, #Africa. Enjoyed throughout the world, this unique dance has been gaining attention and popularity among dancers of all kinds. Recent years have even seen the emergence of kizomba rooms at events catering to salsa and bachata.
     
    Example videos:
    https://youtu.be/qSL0ZSXwfSE
    https://youtu.be/kUQSOuKmHFg
     
    ::: WHAT MUSIC WILL YOU HEAR AT KIZOMBA NIGHT? :::
    In addition to kizomba music, Kizomba Night also features music from Cape Verde, Haiti, and the French West Indies such as #zouk and #kompa
     
    At Kizomba Night, you will regularly hear music by artists such as Eddy Tussa, Enposib, Eduardo Paim, Puto Português, DJ Dias Rodrigues, DJ Paparazzi, Harmonik, Anselmo Ralph, Yola Semedo, C4 Pedro, Nelson Freitas, Djodje, Tabou Combo, Johnny Ramos, Zouk Machine, Patrick Saint Eloi, Kassav’, Yudi Fox, Tanya St Val, Gerilson Insrael, Kaysha, Caló Pascoal, Jim Rama, Paulo Flores, Badoxa, Yuri da Cunha, Nu-Look, Bruna Tatiana, Alan Cavé, J Beatz, Carimi, Jean Philippe Marthely, Matias Damásio, Mika Mendes, Ivan Alekxei, Livongh, and many more…
     
    Example music:
    https://soundcloud.com/dj-panaflex/kizomba-autentica
    https://soundcloud.com/rucundin/trio-nights
     
    ::: WHO IS DJ PANAFLEX? :::
    Charlie Thompson (DJ Panaflex) has been delighting listeners and dancers with his Latin and Afro-Diasporic sets since 2013, playing #dancehall, #bachata, #kuduro, #dembow, and everything in-between. In 2016 he started his kizomba night series at Trio Club. The same year he partnered with Nathalia Carbajal to form the successful KiZouk Connection monthly dance party, which went on for years and was host to many nationally and internationally touring performers and instructors of Brazilian zouk.
     
    In 2021 he assumed a part-time role as programmer and presenter on Portland’s 90.7 KBOO FM radio station:
    https://www.kboo.fm/profiles/dj-panaflex
     
    Other event highlights include:
    * Angola Independence Day
    * Haitian Flag Day
    * Tropitaal
    * Portland Winter Light Fest
    * Global Based Day Party
    * Noche de Cumbia a Holocene
    * Tropical Night at Vertical Room
    * PDX Bachata Cruise on the Portland Spirit
    * LambaFest
    * Rip City Bachata & Salsa Fest
    * The Way Up
    * Rum & Reggae at Yaad Style Jamaican Cuisine
    * Bollywood Night at Fuego

Thursday March 16
  • 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm Urban Kiz class and social
    Urban Kiz class and social
    Thursday March 16
    7:30 pm – 10:30 pm

    Shabu Studio Urban Kiz pop up class and social
     
    https://www.shabustudios.com/

Friday March 17
Saturday March 18
Sunday March 19
Monday March 20
Tuesday March 21
  • 9:00 pm Kizomba Night
    Kizomba Night
    Tuesday March 21 – Wednesday March 22
    9:00 pm

    We are pleased to bring you Portland’s latest spot for kizomba nightlife!
     
    Location:
    Akadi
    1001 SE Division St
    Portland, OR 97202
     
    $5 admission
    21 and up
     
    Food and drink are available for purchase.
    Akadi serves delicious West African food!
     
    ::: WHAT IS KIZOMBA? :::
    #Kizomba is a refined and sophisticated style of music and dance from #Angola, #Africa. Enjoyed throughout the world, this unique dance has been gaining attention and popularity among dancers of all kinds. Recent years have even seen the emergence of kizomba rooms at events catering to salsa and bachata.
     
    Example videos:
    https://youtu.be/qSL0ZSXwfSE
    https://youtu.be/kUQSOuKmHFg
     
    ::: WHAT MUSIC WILL YOU HEAR AT KIZOMBA NIGHT? :::
    In addition to kizomba music, Kizomba Night also features music from Cape Verde, Haiti, and the French West Indies such as #zouk and #kompa
     
    At Kizomba Night, you will regularly hear music by artists such as Eddy Tussa, Enposib, Eduardo Paim, Puto Português, DJ Dias Rodrigues, DJ Paparazzi, Harmonik, Anselmo Ralph, Yola Semedo, C4 Pedro, Nelson Freitas, Djodje, Tabou Combo, Johnny Ramos, Zouk Machine, Patrick Saint Eloi, Kassav’, Yudi Fox, Tanya St Val, Gerilson Insrael, Kaysha, Caló Pascoal, Jim Rama, Paulo Flores, Badoxa, Yuri da Cunha, Nu-Look, Bruna Tatiana, Alan Cavé, J Beatz, Carimi, Jean Philippe Marthely, Matias Damásio, Mika Mendes, Ivan Alekxei, Livongh, and many more…
     
    Example music:
    https://soundcloud.com/dj-panaflex/kizomba-autentica
    https://soundcloud.com/rucundin/trio-nights
     
    ::: WHO IS DJ PANAFLEX? :::
    Charlie Thompson (DJ Panaflex) has been delighting listeners and dancers with his Latin and Afro-Diasporic sets since 2013, playing #dancehall, #bachata, #kuduro, #dembow, and everything in-between. In 2016 he started his kizomba night series at Trio Club. The same year he partnered with Nathalia Carbajal to form the successful KiZouk Connection monthly dance party, which went on for years and was host to many nationally and internationally touring performers and instructors of Brazilian zouk.
     
    In 2021 he assumed a part-time role as programmer and presenter on Portland’s 90.7 KBOO FM radio station:
    https://www.kboo.fm/profiles/dj-panaflex
     
    Other event highlights include:
    * Angola Independence Day
    * Haitian Flag Day
    * Tropitaal
    * Portland Winter Light Fest
    * Global Based Day Party
    * Noche de Cumbia a Holocene
    * Tropical Night at Vertical Room
    * PDX Bachata Cruise on the Portland Spirit
    * LambaFest
    * Rip City Bachata & Salsa Fest
    * The Way Up
    * Rum & Reggae at Yaad Style Jamaican Cuisine
    * Bollywood Night at Fuego

Wednesday March 22
  • Kizomba Night Ends 1:00 am
    Kizomba Night
    Tuesday March 21 – Wednesday March 22

    We are pleased to bring you Portland’s latest spot for kizomba nightlife!
     
    Location:
    Akadi
    1001 SE Division St
    Portland, OR 97202
     
    $5 admission
    21 and up
     
    Food and drink are available for purchase.
    Akadi serves delicious West African food!
     
    ::: WHAT IS KIZOMBA? :::
    #Kizomba is a refined and sophisticated style of music and dance from #Angola, #Africa. Enjoyed throughout the world, this unique dance has been gaining attention and popularity among dancers of all kinds. Recent years have even seen the emergence of kizomba rooms at events catering to salsa and bachata.
     
    Example videos:
    https://youtu.be/qSL0ZSXwfSE
    https://youtu.be/kUQSOuKmHFg
     
    ::: WHAT MUSIC WILL YOU HEAR AT KIZOMBA NIGHT? :::
    In addition to kizomba music, Kizomba Night also features music from Cape Verde, Haiti, and the French West Indies such as #zouk and #kompa
     
    At Kizomba Night, you will regularly hear music by artists such as Eddy Tussa, Enposib, Eduardo Paim, Puto Português, DJ Dias Rodrigues, DJ Paparazzi, Harmonik, Anselmo Ralph, Yola Semedo, C4 Pedro, Nelson Freitas, Djodje, Tabou Combo, Johnny Ramos, Zouk Machine, Patrick Saint Eloi, Kassav’, Yudi Fox, Tanya St Val, Gerilson Insrael, Kaysha, Caló Pascoal, Jim Rama, Paulo Flores, Badoxa, Yuri da Cunha, Nu-Look, Bruna Tatiana, Alan Cavé, J Beatz, Carimi, Jean Philippe Marthely, Matias Damásio, Mika Mendes, Ivan Alekxei, Livongh, and many more…
     
    Example music:
    https://soundcloud.com/dj-panaflex/kizomba-autentica
    https://soundcloud.com/rucundin/trio-nights
     
    ::: WHO IS DJ PANAFLEX? :::
    Charlie Thompson (DJ Panaflex) has been delighting listeners and dancers with his Latin and Afro-Diasporic sets since 2013, playing #dancehall, #bachata, #kuduro, #dembow, and everything in-between. In 2016 he started his kizomba night series at Trio Club. The same year he partnered with Nathalia Carbajal to form the successful KiZouk Connection monthly dance party, which went on for years and was host to many nationally and internationally touring performers and instructors of Brazilian zouk.
     
    In 2021 he assumed a part-time role as programmer and presenter on Portland’s 90.7 KBOO FM radio station:
    https://www.kboo.fm/profiles/dj-panaflex
     
    Other event highlights include:
    * Angola Independence Day
    * Haitian Flag Day
    * Tropitaal
    * Portland Winter Light Fest
    * Global Based Day Party
    * Noche de Cumbia a Holocene
    * Tropical Night at Vertical Room
    * PDX Bachata Cruise on the Portland Spirit
    * LambaFest
    * Rip City Bachata & Salsa Fest
    * The Way Up
    * Rum & Reggae at Yaad Style Jamaican Cuisine
    * Bollywood Night at Fuego

Thursday March 23
Friday March 24
Saturday March 25
Sunday March 26
  • 5:00 pm – 9:30 pm Bachata & Urban Kiz Social
    Bachata & Urban Kiz Social
    Sunday March 26
    5:00 pm – 9:30 pm

    2 classes followed by 2 hours of social dancing

    $35 for 2 classes plus social
    $20 for 1 class plus social
    $10 for the social

Monday March 27
Tuesday March 28
  • 9:00 pm Kizomba Night
    Kizomba Night
    Tuesday March 28 – Wednesday March 29
    9:00 pm

    We are pleased to bring you Portland’s latest spot for kizomba nightlife!
     
    Location:
    Akadi
    1001 SE Division St
    Portland, OR 97202
     
    $5 admission
    21 and up
     
    Food and drink are available for purchase.
    Akadi serves delicious West African food!
     
    ::: WHAT IS KIZOMBA? :::
    #Kizomba is a refined and sophisticated style of music and dance from #Angola, #Africa. Enjoyed throughout the world, this unique dance has been gaining attention and popularity among dancers of all kinds. Recent years have even seen the emergence of kizomba rooms at events catering to salsa and bachata.
     
    Example videos:
    https://youtu.be/qSL0ZSXwfSE
    https://youtu.be/kUQSOuKmHFg
     
    ::: WHAT MUSIC WILL YOU HEAR AT KIZOMBA NIGHT? :::
    In addition to kizomba music, Kizomba Night also features music from Cape Verde, Haiti, and the French West Indies such as #zouk and #kompa
     
    At Kizomba Night, you will regularly hear music by artists such as Eddy Tussa, Enposib, Eduardo Paim, Puto Português, DJ Dias Rodrigues, DJ Paparazzi, Harmonik, Anselmo Ralph, Yola Semedo, C4 Pedro, Nelson Freitas, Djodje, Tabou Combo, Johnny Ramos, Zouk Machine, Patrick Saint Eloi, Kassav’, Yudi Fox, Tanya St Val, Gerilson Insrael, Kaysha, Caló Pascoal, Jim Rama, Paulo Flores, Badoxa, Yuri da Cunha, Nu-Look, Bruna Tatiana, Alan Cavé, J Beatz, Carimi, Jean Philippe Marthely, Matias Damásio, Mika Mendes, Ivan Alekxei, Livongh, and many more…
     
    Example music:
    https://soundcloud.com/dj-panaflex/kizomba-autentica
    https://soundcloud.com/rucundin/trio-nights
     
    ::: WHO IS DJ PANAFLEX? :::
    Charlie Thompson (DJ Panaflex) has been delighting listeners and dancers with his Latin and Afro-Diasporic sets since 2013, playing #dancehall, #bachata, #kuduro, #dembow, and everything in-between. In 2016 he started his kizomba night series at Trio Club. The same year he partnered with Nathalia Carbajal to form the successful KiZouk Connection monthly dance party, which went on for years and was host to many nationally and internationally touring performers and instructors of Brazilian zouk.
     
    In 2021 he assumed a part-time role as programmer and presenter on Portland’s 90.7 KBOO FM radio station:
    https://www.kboo.fm/profiles/dj-panaflex
     
    Other event highlights include:
    * Angola Independence Day
    * Haitian Flag Day
    * Tropitaal
    * Portland Winter Light Fest
    * Global Based Day Party
    * Noche de Cumbia a Holocene
    * Tropical Night at Vertical Room
    * PDX Bachata Cruise on the Portland Spirit
    * LambaFest
    * Rip City Bachata & Salsa Fest
    * The Way Up
    * Rum & Reggae at Yaad Style Jamaican Cuisine
    * Bollywood Night at Fuego

Wednesday March 29
  • Kizomba Night Ends 1:00 am
    Kizomba Night
    Tuesday March 28 – Wednesday March 29

    We are pleased to bring you Portland’s latest spot for kizomba nightlife!
     
    Location:
    Akadi
    1001 SE Division St
    Portland, OR 97202
     
    $5 admission
    21 and up
     
    Food and drink are available for purchase.
    Akadi serves delicious West African food!
     
    ::: WHAT IS KIZOMBA? :::
    #Kizomba is a refined and sophisticated style of music and dance from #Angola, #Africa. Enjoyed throughout the world, this unique dance has been gaining attention and popularity among dancers of all kinds. Recent years have even seen the emergence of kizomba rooms at events catering to salsa and bachata.
     
    Example videos:
    https://youtu.be/qSL0ZSXwfSE
    https://youtu.be/kUQSOuKmHFg
     
    ::: WHAT MUSIC WILL YOU HEAR AT KIZOMBA NIGHT? :::
    In addition to kizomba music, Kizomba Night also features music from Cape Verde, Haiti, and the French West Indies such as #zouk and #kompa
     
    At Kizomba Night, you will regularly hear music by artists such as Eddy Tussa, Enposib, Eduardo Paim, Puto Português, DJ Dias Rodrigues, DJ Paparazzi, Harmonik, Anselmo Ralph, Yola Semedo, C4 Pedro, Nelson Freitas, Djodje, Tabou Combo, Johnny Ramos, Zouk Machine, Patrick Saint Eloi, Kassav’, Yudi Fox, Tanya St Val, Gerilson Insrael, Kaysha, Caló Pascoal, Jim Rama, Paulo Flores, Badoxa, Yuri da Cunha, Nu-Look, Bruna Tatiana, Alan Cavé, J Beatz, Carimi, Jean Philippe Marthely, Matias Damásio, Mika Mendes, Ivan Alekxei, Livongh, and many more…
     
    Example music:
    https://soundcloud.com/dj-panaflex/kizomba-autentica
    https://soundcloud.com/rucundin/trio-nights
     
    ::: WHO IS DJ PANAFLEX? :::
    Charlie Thompson (DJ Panaflex) has been delighting listeners and dancers with his Latin and Afro-Diasporic sets since 2013, playing #dancehall, #bachata, #kuduro, #dembow, and everything in-between. In 2016 he started his kizomba night series at Trio Club. The same year he partnered with Nathalia Carbajal to form the successful KiZouk Connection monthly dance party, which went on for years and was host to many nationally and internationally touring performers and instructors of Brazilian zouk.
     
    In 2021 he assumed a part-time role as programmer and presenter on Portland’s 90.7 KBOO FM radio station:
    https://www.kboo.fm/profiles/dj-panaflex
     
    Other event highlights include:
    * Angola Independence Day
    * Haitian Flag Day
    * Tropitaal
    * Portland Winter Light Fest
    * Global Based Day Party
    * Noche de Cumbia a Holocene
    * Tropical Night at Vertical Room
    * PDX Bachata Cruise on the Portland Spirit
    * LambaFest
    * Rip City Bachata & Salsa Fest
    * The Way Up
    * Rum & Reggae at Yaad Style Jamaican Cuisine
    * Bollywood Night at Fuego

Thursday March 30
Friday March 31

April 2023

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Saturday April 1
Sunday April 2
Monday April 3
Tuesday April 4
  • 9:00 pm Kizomba Night
    Kizomba Night
    Tuesday April 4 – Wednesday April 5
    9:00 pm

    We are pleased to bring you Portland’s latest spot for kizomba nightlife!
     
    Location:
    Akadi
    1001 SE Division St
    Portland, OR 97202
     
    $5 admission
    21 and up
     
    Food and drink are available for purchase.
    Akadi serves delicious West African food!
     
    ::: WHAT IS KIZOMBA? :::
    #Kizomba is a refined and sophisticated style of music and dance from #Angola, #Africa. Enjoyed throughout the world, this unique dance has been gaining attention and popularity among dancers of all kinds. Recent years have even seen the emergence of kizomba rooms at events catering to salsa and bachata.
     
    Example videos:
    https://youtu.be/qSL0ZSXwfSE
    https://youtu.be/kUQSOuKmHFg
     
    ::: WHAT MUSIC WILL YOU HEAR AT KIZOMBA NIGHT? :::
    In addition to kizomba music, Kizomba Night also features music from Cape Verde, Haiti, and the French West Indies such as #zouk and #kompa
     
    At Kizomba Night, you will regularly hear music by artists such as Eddy Tussa, Enposib, Eduardo Paim, Puto Português, DJ Dias Rodrigues, DJ Paparazzi, Harmonik, Anselmo Ralph, Yola Semedo, C4 Pedro, Nelson Freitas, Djodje, Tabou Combo, Johnny Ramos, Zouk Machine, Patrick Saint Eloi, Kassav’, Yudi Fox, Tanya St Val, Gerilson Insrael, Kaysha, Caló Pascoal, Jim Rama, Paulo Flores, Badoxa, Yuri da Cunha, Nu-Look, Bruna Tatiana, Alan Cavé, J Beatz, Carimi, Jean Philippe Marthely, Matias Damásio, Mika Mendes, Ivan Alekxei, Livongh, and many more…
     
    Example music:
    https://soundcloud.com/dj-panaflex/kizomba-autentica
    https://soundcloud.com/rucundin/trio-nights
     
    ::: WHO IS DJ PANAFLEX? :::
    Charlie Thompson (DJ Panaflex) has been delighting listeners and dancers with his Latin and Afro-Diasporic sets since 2013, playing #dancehall, #bachata, #kuduro, #dembow, and everything in-between. In 2016 he started his kizomba night series at Trio Club. The same year he partnered with Nathalia Carbajal to form the successful KiZouk Connection monthly dance party, which went on for years and was host to many nationally and internationally touring performers and instructors of Brazilian zouk.
     
    In 2021 he assumed a part-time role as programmer and presenter on Portland’s 90.7 KBOO FM radio station:
    https://www.kboo.fm/profiles/dj-panaflex
     
    Other event highlights include:
    * Angola Independence Day
    * Haitian Flag Day
    * Tropitaal
    * Portland Winter Light Fest
    * Global Based Day Party
    * Noche de Cumbia a Holocene
    * Tropical Night at Vertical Room
    * PDX Bachata Cruise on the Portland Spirit
    * LambaFest
    * Rip City Bachata & Salsa Fest
    * The Way Up
    * Rum & Reggae at Yaad Style Jamaican Cuisine
    * Bollywood Night at Fuego

Wednesday April 5
  • Kizomba Night Ends 1:00 am
    Kizomba Night
    Tuesday April 4 – Wednesday April 5

    We are pleased to bring you Portland’s latest spot for kizomba nightlife!
     
    Location:
    Akadi
    1001 SE Division St
    Portland, OR 97202
     
    $5 admission
    21 and up
     
    Food and drink are available for purchase.
    Akadi serves delicious West African food!
     
    ::: WHAT IS KIZOMBA? :::
    #Kizomba is a refined and sophisticated style of music and dance from #Angola, #Africa. Enjoyed throughout the world, this unique dance has been gaining attention and popularity among dancers of all kinds. Recent years have even seen the emergence of kizomba rooms at events catering to salsa and bachata.
     
    Example videos:
    https://youtu.be/qSL0ZSXwfSE
    https://youtu.be/kUQSOuKmHFg
     
    ::: WHAT MUSIC WILL YOU HEAR AT KIZOMBA NIGHT? :::
    In addition to kizomba music, Kizomba Night also features music from Cape Verde, Haiti, and the French West Indies such as #zouk and #kompa
     
    At Kizomba Night, you will regularly hear music by artists such as Eddy Tussa, Enposib, Eduardo Paim, Puto Português, DJ Dias Rodrigues, DJ Paparazzi, Harmonik, Anselmo Ralph, Yola Semedo, C4 Pedro, Nelson Freitas, Djodje, Tabou Combo, Johnny Ramos, Zouk Machine, Patrick Saint Eloi, Kassav’, Yudi Fox, Tanya St Val, Gerilson Insrael, Kaysha, Caló Pascoal, Jim Rama, Paulo Flores, Badoxa, Yuri da Cunha, Nu-Look, Bruna Tatiana, Alan Cavé, J Beatz, Carimi, Jean Philippe Marthely, Matias Damásio, Mika Mendes, Ivan Alekxei, Livongh, and many more…
     
    Example music:
    https://soundcloud.com/dj-panaflex/kizomba-autentica
    https://soundcloud.com/rucundin/trio-nights
     
    ::: WHO IS DJ PANAFLEX? :::
    Charlie Thompson (DJ Panaflex) has been delighting listeners and dancers with his Latin and Afro-Diasporic sets since 2013, playing #dancehall, #bachata, #kuduro, #dembow, and everything in-between. In 2016 he started his kizomba night series at Trio Club. The same year he partnered with Nathalia Carbajal to form the successful KiZouk Connection monthly dance party, which went on for years and was host to many nationally and internationally touring performers and instructors of Brazilian zouk.
     
    In 2021 he assumed a part-time role as programmer and presenter on Portland’s 90.7 KBOO FM radio station:
    https://www.kboo.fm/profiles/dj-panaflex
     
    Other event highlights include:
    * Angola Independence Day
    * Haitian Flag Day
    * Tropitaal
    * Portland Winter Light Fest
    * Global Based Day Party
    * Noche de Cumbia a Holocene
    * Tropical Night at Vertical Room
    * PDX Bachata Cruise on the Portland Spirit
    * LambaFest
    * Rip City Bachata & Salsa Fest
    * The Way Up
    * Rum & Reggae at Yaad Style Jamaican Cuisine
    * Bollywood Night at Fuego

Thursday April 6
Friday April 7
Saturday April 8
  • 9:00 pm Logic
    Logic
    Saturday April 8 – Sunday April 9
    9:00 pm

    Logic is a monthly salsa/bachata/kizomba event in the Portland metro area. We have rotating instructors & resident as well as guest DJs every month to offer a variety of different artists for the dancers to enjoy with each event. Each month we have the pleasure of having different instructors every month and you will be able to hear the music of a variety of DJs throughout the night.

Sunday April 9
  • Logic Ends 2:00 am
    Logic
    Saturday April 8 – Sunday April 9

    Logic is a monthly salsa/bachata/kizomba event in the Portland metro area. We have rotating instructors & resident as well as guest DJs every month to offer a variety of different artists for the dancers to enjoy with each event. Each month we have the pleasure of having different instructors every month and you will be able to hear the music of a variety of DJs throughout the night.

Monday April 10
Tuesday April 11
  • 9:00 pm Kizomba Night
    Kizomba Night
    Tuesday April 11 – Wednesday April 12
    9:00 pm

    We are pleased to bring you Portland’s latest spot for kizomba nightlife!
     
    Location:
    Akadi
    1001 SE Division St
    Portland, OR 97202
     
    $5 admission
    21 and up
     
    Food and drink are available for purchase.
    Akadi serves delicious West African food!
     
    ::: WHAT IS KIZOMBA? :::
    #Kizomba is a refined and sophisticated style of music and dance from #Angola, #Africa. Enjoyed throughout the world, this unique dance has been gaining attention and popularity among dancers of all kinds. Recent years have even seen the emergence of kizomba rooms at events catering to salsa and bachata.
     
    Example videos:
    https://youtu.be/qSL0ZSXwfSE
    https://youtu.be/kUQSOuKmHFg
     
    ::: WHAT MUSIC WILL YOU HEAR AT KIZOMBA NIGHT? :::
    In addition to kizomba music, Kizomba Night also features music from Cape Verde, Haiti, and the French West Indies such as #zouk and #kompa
     
    At Kizomba Night, you will regularly hear music by artists such as Eddy Tussa, Enposib, Eduardo Paim, Puto Português, DJ Dias Rodrigues, DJ Paparazzi, Harmonik, Anselmo Ralph, Yola Semedo, C4 Pedro, Nelson Freitas, Djodje, Tabou Combo, Johnny Ramos, Zouk Machine, Patrick Saint Eloi, Kassav’, Yudi Fox, Tanya St Val, Gerilson Insrael, Kaysha, Caló Pascoal, Jim Rama, Paulo Flores, Badoxa, Yuri da Cunha, Nu-Look, Bruna Tatiana, Alan Cavé, J Beatz, Carimi, Jean Philippe Marthely, Matias Damásio, Mika Mendes, Ivan Alekxei, Livongh, and many more…
     
    Example music:
    https://soundcloud.com/dj-panaflex/kizomba-autentica
    https://soundcloud.com/rucundin/trio-nights
     
    ::: WHO IS DJ PANAFLEX? :::
    Charlie Thompson (DJ Panaflex) has been delighting listeners and dancers with his Latin and Afro-Diasporic sets since 2013, playing #dancehall, #bachata, #kuduro, #dembow, and everything in-between. In 2016 he started his kizomba night series at Trio Club. The same year he partnered with Nathalia Carbajal to form the successful KiZouk Connection monthly dance party, which went on for years and was host to many nationally and internationally touring performers and instructors of Brazilian zouk.
     
    In 2021 he assumed a part-time role as programmer and presenter on Portland’s 90.7 KBOO FM radio station:
    https://www.kboo.fm/profiles/dj-panaflex
     
    Other event highlights include:
    * Angola Independence Day
    * Haitian Flag Day
    * Tropitaal
    * Portland Winter Light Fest
    * Global Based Day Party
    * Noche de Cumbia a Holocene
    * Tropical Night at Vertical Room
    * PDX Bachata Cruise on the Portland Spirit
    * LambaFest
    * Rip City Bachata & Salsa Fest
    * The Way Up
    * Rum & Reggae at Yaad Style Jamaican Cuisine
    * Bollywood Night at Fuego

Wednesday April 12
  • Kizomba Night Ends 1:00 am
    Kizomba Night
    Tuesday April 11 – Wednesday April 12

    We are pleased to bring you Portland’s latest spot for kizomba nightlife!
     
    Location:
    Akadi
    1001 SE Division St
    Portland, OR 97202
     
    $5 admission
    21 and up
     
    Food and drink are available for purchase.
    Akadi serves delicious West African food!
     
    ::: WHAT IS KIZOMBA? :::
    #Kizomba is a refined and sophisticated style of music and dance from #Angola, #Africa. Enjoyed throughout the world, this unique dance has been gaining attention and popularity among dancers of all kinds. Recent years have even seen the emergence of kizomba rooms at events catering to salsa and bachata.
     
    Example videos:
    https://youtu.be/qSL0ZSXwfSE
    https://youtu.be/kUQSOuKmHFg
     
    ::: WHAT MUSIC WILL YOU HEAR AT KIZOMBA NIGHT? :::
    In addition to kizomba music, Kizomba Night also features music from Cape Verde, Haiti, and the French West Indies such as #zouk and #kompa
     
    At Kizomba Night, you will regularly hear music by artists such as Eddy Tussa, Enposib, Eduardo Paim, Puto Português, DJ Dias Rodrigues, DJ Paparazzi, Harmonik, Anselmo Ralph, Yola Semedo, C4 Pedro, Nelson Freitas, Djodje, Tabou Combo, Johnny Ramos, Zouk Machine, Patrick Saint Eloi, Kassav’, Yudi Fox, Tanya St Val, Gerilson Insrael, Kaysha, Caló Pascoal, Jim Rama, Paulo Flores, Badoxa, Yuri da Cunha, Nu-Look, Bruna Tatiana, Alan Cavé, J Beatz, Carimi, Jean Philippe Marthely, Matias Damásio, Mika Mendes, Ivan Alekxei, Livongh, and many more…
     
    Example music:
    https://soundcloud.com/dj-panaflex/kizomba-autentica
    https://soundcloud.com/rucundin/trio-nights
     
    ::: WHO IS DJ PANAFLEX? :::
    Charlie Thompson (DJ Panaflex) has been delighting listeners and dancers with his Latin and Afro-Diasporic sets since 2013, playing #dancehall, #bachata, #kuduro, #dembow, and everything in-between. In 2016 he started his kizomba night series at Trio Club. The same year he partnered with Nathalia Carbajal to form the successful KiZouk Connection monthly dance party, which went on for years and was host to many nationally and internationally touring performers and instructors of Brazilian zouk.
     
    In 2021 he assumed a part-time role as programmer and presenter on Portland’s 90.7 KBOO FM radio station:
    https://www.kboo.fm/profiles/dj-panaflex
     
    Other event highlights include:
    * Angola Independence Day
    * Haitian Flag Day
    * Tropitaal
    * Portland Winter Light Fest
    * Global Based Day Party
    * Noche de Cumbia a Holocene
    * Tropical Night at Vertical Room
    * PDX Bachata Cruise on the Portland Spirit
    * LambaFest
    * Rip City Bachata & Salsa Fest
    * The Way Up
    * Rum & Reggae at Yaad Style Jamaican Cuisine
    * Bollywood Night at Fuego

Thursday April 13
Friday April 14
Saturday April 15
Sunday April 16
Monday April 17
Tuesday April 18
  • 9:00 pm Kizomba Night
    Kizomba Night
    Tuesday April 18 – Wednesday April 19
    9:00 pm

    We are pleased to bring you Portland’s latest spot for kizomba nightlife!
     
    Location:
    Akadi
    1001 SE Division St
    Portland, OR 97202
     
    $5 admission
    21 and up
     
    Food and drink are available for purchase.
    Akadi serves delicious West African food!
     
    ::: WHAT IS KIZOMBA? :::
    #Kizomba is a refined and sophisticated style of music and dance from #Angola, #Africa. Enjoyed throughout the world, this unique dance has been gaining attention and popularity among dancers of all kinds. Recent years have even seen the emergence of kizomba rooms at events catering to salsa and bachata.
     
    Example videos:
    https://youtu.be/qSL0ZSXwfSE
    https://youtu.be/kUQSOuKmHFg
     
    ::: WHAT MUSIC WILL YOU HEAR AT KIZOMBA NIGHT? :::
    In addition to kizomba music, Kizomba Night also features music from Cape Verde, Haiti, and the French West Indies such as #zouk and #kompa
     
    At Kizomba Night, you will regularly hear music by artists such as Eddy Tussa, Enposib, Eduardo Paim, Puto Português, DJ Dias Rodrigues, DJ Paparazzi, Harmonik, Anselmo Ralph, Yola Semedo, C4 Pedro, Nelson Freitas, Djodje, Tabou Combo, Johnny Ramos, Zouk Machine, Patrick Saint Eloi, Kassav’, Yudi Fox, Tanya St Val, Gerilson Insrael, Kaysha, Caló Pascoal, Jim Rama, Paulo Flores, Badoxa, Yuri da Cunha, Nu-Look, Bruna Tatiana, Alan Cavé, J Beatz, Carimi, Jean Philippe Marthely, Matias Damásio, Mika Mendes, Ivan Alekxei, Livongh, and many more…
     
    Example music:
    https://soundcloud.com/dj-panaflex/kizomba-autentica
    https://soundcloud.com/rucundin/trio-nights
     
    ::: WHO IS DJ PANAFLEX? :::
    Charlie Thompson (DJ Panaflex) has been delighting listeners and dancers with his Latin and Afro-Diasporic sets since 2013, playing #dancehall, #bachata, #kuduro, #dembow, and everything in-between. In 2016 he started his kizomba night series at Trio Club. The same year he partnered with Nathalia Carbajal to form the successful KiZouk Connection monthly dance party, which went on for years and was host to many nationally and internationally touring performers and instructors of Brazilian zouk.
     
    In 2021 he assumed a part-time role as programmer and presenter on Portland’s 90.7 KBOO FM radio station:
    https://www.kboo.fm/profiles/dj-panaflex
     
    Other event highlights include:
    * Angola Independence Day
    * Haitian Flag Day
    * Tropitaal
    * Portland Winter Light Fest
    * Global Based Day Party
    * Noche de Cumbia a Holocene
    * Tropical Night at Vertical Room
    * PDX Bachata Cruise on the Portland Spirit
    * LambaFest
    * Rip City Bachata & Salsa Fest
    * The Way Up
    * Rum & Reggae at Yaad Style Jamaican Cuisine
    * Bollywood Night at Fuego

Wednesday April 19
  • Kizomba Night Ends 1:00 am
    Kizomba Night
    Tuesday April 18 – Wednesday April 19

    We are pleased to bring you Portland’s latest spot for kizomba nightlife!
     
    Location:
    Akadi
    1001 SE Division St
    Portland, OR 97202
     
    $5 admission
    21 and up
     
    Food and drink are available for purchase.
    Akadi serves delicious West African food!
     
    ::: WHAT IS KIZOMBA? :::
    #Kizomba is a refined and sophisticated style of music and dance from #Angola, #Africa. Enjoyed throughout the world, this unique dance has been gaining attention and popularity among dancers of all kinds. Recent years have even seen the emergence of kizomba rooms at events catering to salsa and bachata.
     
    Example videos:
    https://youtu.be/qSL0ZSXwfSE
    https://youtu.be/kUQSOuKmHFg
     
    ::: WHAT MUSIC WILL YOU HEAR AT KIZOMBA NIGHT? :::
    In addition to kizomba music, Kizomba Night also features music from Cape Verde, Haiti, and the French West Indies such as #zouk and #kompa
     
    At Kizomba Night, you will regularly hear music by artists such as Eddy Tussa, Enposib, Eduardo Paim, Puto Português, DJ Dias Rodrigues, DJ Paparazzi, Harmonik, Anselmo Ralph, Yola Semedo, C4 Pedro, Nelson Freitas, Djodje, Tabou Combo, Johnny Ramos, Zouk Machine, Patrick Saint Eloi, Kassav’, Yudi Fox, Tanya St Val, Gerilson Insrael, Kaysha, Caló Pascoal, Jim Rama, Paulo Flores, Badoxa, Yuri da Cunha, Nu-Look, Bruna Tatiana, Alan Cavé, J Beatz, Carimi, Jean Philippe Marthely, Matias Damásio, Mika Mendes, Ivan Alekxei, Livongh, and many more…
     
    Example music:
    https://soundcloud.com/dj-panaflex/kizomba-autentica
    https://soundcloud.com/rucundin/trio-nights
     
    ::: WHO IS DJ PANAFLEX? :::
    Charlie Thompson (DJ Panaflex) has been delighting listeners and dancers with his Latin and Afro-Diasporic sets since 2013, playing #dancehall, #bachata, #kuduro, #dembow, and everything in-between. In 2016 he started his kizomba night series at Trio Club. The same year he partnered with Nathalia Carbajal to form the successful KiZouk Connection monthly dance party, which went on for years and was host to many nationally and internationally touring performers and instructors of Brazilian zouk.
     
    In 2021 he assumed a part-time role as programmer and presenter on Portland’s 90.7 KBOO FM radio station:
    https://www.kboo.fm/profiles/dj-panaflex
     
    Other event highlights include:
    * Angola Independence Day
    * Haitian Flag Day
    * Tropitaal
    * Portland Winter Light Fest
    * Global Based Day Party
    * Noche de Cumbia a Holocene
    * Tropical Night at Vertical Room
    * PDX Bachata Cruise on the Portland Spirit
    * LambaFest
    * Rip City Bachata & Salsa Fest
    * The Way Up
    * Rum & Reggae at Yaad Style Jamaican Cuisine
    * Bollywood Night at Fuego

Thursday April 20
  • 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm Urban Kiz class and social
    Urban Kiz class and social
    Thursday April 20
    7:30 pm – 10:30 pm

    Shabu Studio Urban Kiz pop up class and social
     
    https://www.shabustudios.com/

Friday April 21
Saturday April 22
Sunday April 23
  • 5:00 pm – 9:30 pm Bachata & Urban Kiz Social
    Bachata & Urban Kiz Social
    Sunday April 23
    5:00 pm – 9:30 pm

    2 classes followed by 2 hours of social dancing

    $35 for 2 classes plus social
    $20 for 1 class plus social
    $10 for the social

Monday April 24
Tuesday April 25
  • 9:00 pm Kizomba Night
    Kizomba Night
    Tuesday April 25 – Wednesday April 26
    9:00 pm

    We are pleased to bring you Portland’s latest spot for kizomba nightlife!
     
    Location:
    Akadi
    1001 SE Division St
    Portland, OR 97202
     
    $5 admission
    21 and up
     
    Food and drink are available for purchase.
    Akadi serves delicious West African food!
     
    ::: WHAT IS KIZOMBA? :::
    #Kizomba is a refined and sophisticated style of music and dance from #Angola, #Africa. Enjoyed throughout the world, this unique dance has been gaining attention and popularity among dancers of all kinds. Recent years have even seen the emergence of kizomba rooms at events catering to salsa and bachata.
     
    Example videos:
    https://youtu.be/qSL0ZSXwfSE
    https://youtu.be/kUQSOuKmHFg
     
    ::: WHAT MUSIC WILL YOU HEAR AT KIZOMBA NIGHT? :::
    In addition to kizomba music, Kizomba Night also features music from Cape Verde, Haiti, and the French West Indies such as #zouk and #kompa
     
    At Kizomba Night, you will regularly hear music by artists such as Eddy Tussa, Enposib, Eduardo Paim, Puto Português, DJ Dias Rodrigues, DJ Paparazzi, Harmonik, Anselmo Ralph, Yola Semedo, C4 Pedro, Nelson Freitas, Djodje, Tabou Combo, Johnny Ramos, Zouk Machine, Patrick Saint Eloi, Kassav’, Yudi Fox, Tanya St Val, Gerilson Insrael, Kaysha, Caló Pascoal, Jim Rama, Paulo Flores, Badoxa, Yuri da Cunha, Nu-Look, Bruna Tatiana, Alan Cavé, J Beatz, Carimi, Jean Philippe Marthely, Matias Damásio, Mika Mendes, Ivan Alekxei, Livongh, and many more…
     
    Example music:
    https://soundcloud.com/dj-panaflex/kizomba-autentica
    https://soundcloud.com/rucundin/trio-nights
     
    ::: WHO IS DJ PANAFLEX? :::
    Charlie Thompson (DJ Panaflex) has been delighting listeners and dancers with his Latin and Afro-Diasporic sets since 2013, playing #dancehall, #bachata, #kuduro, #dembow, and everything in-between. In 2016 he started his kizomba night series at Trio Club. The same year he partnered with Nathalia Carbajal to form the successful KiZouk Connection monthly dance party, which went on for years and was host to many nationally and internationally touring performers and instructors of Brazilian zouk.
     
    In 2021 he assumed a part-time role as programmer and presenter on Portland’s 90.7 KBOO FM radio station:
    https://www.kboo.fm/profiles/dj-panaflex
     
    Other event highlights include:
    * Angola Independence Day
    * Haitian Flag Day
    * Tropitaal
    * Portland Winter Light Fest
    * Global Based Day Party
    * Noche de Cumbia a Holocene
    * Tropical Night at Vertical Room
    * PDX Bachata Cruise on the Portland Spirit
    * LambaFest
    * Rip City Bachata & Salsa Fest
    * The Way Up
    * Rum & Reggae at Yaad Style Jamaican Cuisine
    * Bollywood Night at Fuego

Wednesday April 26
  • Kizomba Night Ends 1:00 am
    Kizomba Night
    Tuesday April 25 – Wednesday April 26

    We are pleased to bring you Portland’s latest spot for kizomba nightlife!
     
    Location:
    Akadi
    1001 SE Division St
    Portland, OR 97202
     
    $5 admission
    21 and up
     
    Food and drink are available for purchase.
    Akadi serves delicious West African food!
     
    ::: WHAT IS KIZOMBA? :::
    #Kizomba is a refined and sophisticated style of music and dance from #Angola, #Africa. Enjoyed throughout the world, this unique dance has been gaining attention and popularity among dancers of all kinds. Recent years have even seen the emergence of kizomba rooms at events catering to salsa and bachata.
     
    Example videos:
    https://youtu.be/qSL0ZSXwfSE
    https://youtu.be/kUQSOuKmHFg
     
    ::: WHAT MUSIC WILL YOU HEAR AT KIZOMBA NIGHT? :::
    In addition to kizomba music, Kizomba Night also features music from Cape Verde, Haiti, and the French West Indies such as #zouk and #kompa
     
    At Kizomba Night, you will regularly hear music by artists such as Eddy Tussa, Enposib, Eduardo Paim, Puto Português, DJ Dias Rodrigues, DJ Paparazzi, Harmonik, Anselmo Ralph, Yola Semedo, C4 Pedro, Nelson Freitas, Djodje, Tabou Combo, Johnny Ramos, Zouk Machine, Patrick Saint Eloi, Kassav’, Yudi Fox, Tanya St Val, Gerilson Insrael, Kaysha, Caló Pascoal, Jim Rama, Paulo Flores, Badoxa, Yuri da Cunha, Nu-Look, Bruna Tatiana, Alan Cavé, J Beatz, Carimi, Jean Philippe Marthely, Matias Damásio, Mika Mendes, Ivan Alekxei, Livongh, and many more…
     
    Example music:
    https://soundcloud.com/dj-panaflex/kizomba-autentica
    https://soundcloud.com/rucundin/trio-nights
     
    ::: WHO IS DJ PANAFLEX? :::
    Charlie Thompson (DJ Panaflex) has been delighting listeners and dancers with his Latin and Afro-Diasporic sets since 2013, playing #dancehall, #bachata, #kuduro, #dembow, and everything in-between. In 2016 he started his kizomba night series at Trio Club. The same year he partnered with Nathalia Carbajal to form the successful KiZouk Connection monthly dance party, which went on for years and was host to many nationally and internationally touring performers and instructors of Brazilian zouk.
     
    In 2021 he assumed a part-time role as programmer and presenter on Portland’s 90.7 KBOO FM radio station:
    https://www.kboo.fm/profiles/dj-panaflex
     
    Other event highlights include:
    * Angola Independence Day
    * Haitian Flag Day
    * Tropitaal
    * Portland Winter Light Fest
    * Global Based Day Party
    * Noche de Cumbia a Holocene
    * Tropical Night at Vertical Room
    * PDX Bachata Cruise on the Portland Spirit
    * LambaFest
    * Rip City Bachata & Salsa Fest
    * The Way Up
    * Rum & Reggae at Yaad Style Jamaican Cuisine
    * Bollywood Night at Fuego

Thursday April 27
Friday April 28
Saturday April 29
Sunday April 30

May 2023

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Monday May 1
Tuesday May 2
  • 9:00 pm Kizomba Night
    Kizomba Night
    Tuesday May 2 – Wednesday May 3
    9:00 pm

    We are pleased to bring you Portland’s latest spot for kizomba nightlife!
     
    Location:
    Akadi
    1001 SE Division St
    Portland, OR 97202
     
    $5 admission
    21 and up
     
    Food and drink are available for purchase.
    Akadi serves delicious West African food!
     
    ::: WHAT IS KIZOMBA? :::
    #Kizomba is a refined and sophisticated style of music and dance from #Angola, #Africa. Enjoyed throughout the world, this unique dance has been gaining attention and popularity among dancers of all kinds. Recent years have even seen the emergence of kizomba rooms at events catering to salsa and bachata.
     
    Example videos:
    https://youtu.be/qSL0ZSXwfSE
    https://youtu.be/kUQSOuKmHFg
     
    ::: WHAT MUSIC WILL YOU HEAR AT KIZOMBA NIGHT? :::
    In addition to kizomba music, Kizomba Night also features music from Cape Verde, Haiti, and the French West Indies such as #zouk and #kompa
     
    At Kizomba Night, you will regularly hear music by artists such as Eddy Tussa, Enposib, Eduardo Paim, Puto Português, DJ Dias Rodrigues, DJ Paparazzi, Harmonik, Anselmo Ralph, Yola Semedo, C4 Pedro, Nelson Freitas, Djodje, Tabou Combo, Johnny Ramos, Zouk Machine, Patrick Saint Eloi, Kassav’, Yudi Fox, Tanya St Val, Gerilson Insrael, Kaysha, Caló Pascoal, Jim Rama, Paulo Flores, Badoxa, Yuri da Cunha, Nu-Look, Bruna Tatiana, Alan Cavé, J Beatz, Carimi, Jean Philippe Marthely, Matias Damásio, Mika Mendes, Ivan Alekxei, Livongh, and many more…
     
    Example music:
    https://soundcloud.com/dj-panaflex/kizomba-autentica
    https://soundcloud.com/rucundin/trio-nights
     
    ::: WHO IS DJ PANAFLEX? :::
    Charlie Thompson (DJ Panaflex) has been delighting listeners and dancers with his Latin and Afro-Diasporic sets since 2013, playing #dancehall, #bachata, #kuduro, #dembow, and everything in-between. In 2016 he started his kizomba night series at Trio Club. The same year he partnered with Nathalia Carbajal to form the successful KiZouk Connection monthly dance party, which went on for years and was host to many nationally and internationally touring performers and instructors of Brazilian zouk.
     
    In 2021 he assumed a part-time role as programmer and presenter on Portland’s 90.7 KBOO FM radio station:
    https://www.kboo.fm/profiles/dj-panaflex
     
    Other event highlights include:
    * Angola Independence Day
    * Haitian Flag Day
    * Tropitaal
    * Portland Winter Light Fest
    * Global Based Day Party
    * Noche de Cumbia a Holocene
    * Tropical Night at Vertical Room
    * PDX Bachata Cruise on the Portland Spirit
    * LambaFest
    * Rip City Bachata & Salsa Fest
    * The Way Up
    * Rum & Reggae at Yaad Style Jamaican Cuisine
    * Bollywood Night at Fuego

Wednesday May 3
  • Kizomba Night Ends 1:00 am
    Kizomba Night
    Tuesday May 2 – Wednesday May 3

    We are pleased to bring you Portland’s latest spot for kizomba nightlife!
     
    Location:
    Akadi
    1001 SE Division St
    Portland, OR 97202
     
    $5 admission
    21 and up
     
    Food and drink are available for purchase.
    Akadi serves delicious West African food!
     
    ::: WHAT IS KIZOMBA? :::
    #Kizomba is a refined and sophisticated style of music and dance from #Angola, #Africa. Enjoyed throughout the world, this unique dance has been gaining attention and popularity among dancers of all kinds. Recent years have even seen the emergence of kizomba rooms at events catering to salsa and bachata.
     
    Example videos:
    https://youtu.be/qSL0ZSXwfSE
    https://youtu.be/kUQSOuKmHFg
     
    ::: WHAT MUSIC WILL YOU HEAR AT KIZOMBA NIGHT? :::
    In addition to kizomba music, Kizomba Night also features music from Cape Verde, Haiti, and the French West Indies such as #zouk and #kompa
     
    At Kizomba Night, you will regularly hear music by artists such as Eddy Tussa, Enposib, Eduardo Paim, Puto Português, DJ Dias Rodrigues, DJ Paparazzi, Harmonik, Anselmo Ralph, Yola Semedo, C4 Pedro, Nelson Freitas, Djodje, Tabou Combo, Johnny Ramos, Zouk Machine, Patrick Saint Eloi, Kassav’, Yudi Fox, Tanya St Val, Gerilson Insrael, Kaysha, Caló Pascoal, Jim Rama, Paulo Flores, Badoxa, Yuri da Cunha, Nu-Look, Bruna Tatiana, Alan Cavé, J Beatz, Carimi, Jean Philippe Marthely, Matias Damásio, Mika Mendes, Ivan Alekxei, Livongh, and many more…
     
    Example music:
    https://soundcloud.com/dj-panaflex/kizomba-autentica
    https://soundcloud.com/rucundin/trio-nights
     
    ::: WHO IS DJ PANAFLEX? :::
    Charlie Thompson (DJ Panaflex) has been delighting listeners and dancers with his Latin and Afro-Diasporic sets since 2013, playing #dancehall, #bachata, #kuduro, #dembow, and everything in-between. In 2016 he started his kizomba night series at Trio Club. The same year he partnered with Nathalia Carbajal to form the successful KiZouk Connection monthly dance party, which went on for years and was host to many nationally and internationally touring performers and instructors of Brazilian zouk.
     
    In 2021 he assumed a part-time role as programmer and presenter on Portland’s 90.7 KBOO FM radio station:
    https://www.kboo.fm/profiles/dj-panaflex
     
    Other event highlights include:
    * Angola Independence Day
    * Haitian Flag Day
    * Tropitaal
    * Portland Winter Light Fest
    * Global Based Day Party
    * Noche de Cumbia a Holocene
    * Tropical Night at Vertical Room
    * PDX Bachata Cruise on the Portland Spirit
    * LambaFest
    * Rip City Bachata & Salsa Fest
    * The Way Up
    * Rum & Reggae at Yaad Style Jamaican Cuisine
    * Bollywood Night at Fuego

Thursday May 4
Friday May 5
Saturday May 6
Sunday May 7
Monday May 8
Tuesday May 9
  • 9:00 pm Kizomba Night
    Kizomba Night
    Tuesday May 9 – Wednesday May 10
    9:00 pm

    We are pleased to bring you Portland’s latest spot for kizomba nightlife!
     
    Location:
    Akadi
    1001 SE Division St
    Portland, OR 97202
     
    $5 admission
    21 and up
     
    Food and drink are available for purchase.
    Akadi serves delicious West African food!
     
    ::: WHAT IS KIZOMBA? :::
    #Kizomba is a refined and sophisticated style of music and dance from #Angola, #Africa. Enjoyed throughout the world, this unique dance has been gaining attention and popularity among dancers of all kinds. Recent years have even seen the emergence of kizomba rooms at events catering to salsa and bachata.
     
    Example videos:
    https://youtu.be/qSL0ZSXwfSE
    https://youtu.be/kUQSOuKmHFg
     
    ::: WHAT MUSIC WILL YOU HEAR AT KIZOMBA NIGHT? :::
    In addition to kizomba music, Kizomba Night also features music from Cape Verde, Haiti, and the French West Indies such as #zouk and #kompa
     
    At Kizomba Night, you will regularly hear music by artists such as Eddy Tussa, Enposib, Eduardo Paim, Puto Português, DJ Dias Rodrigues, DJ Paparazzi, Harmonik, Anselmo Ralph, Yola Semedo, C4 Pedro, Nelson Freitas, Djodje, Tabou Combo, Johnny Ramos, Zouk Machine, Patrick Saint Eloi, Kassav’, Yudi Fox, Tanya St Val, Gerilson Insrael, Kaysha, Caló Pascoal, Jim Rama, Paulo Flores, Badoxa, Yuri da Cunha, Nu-Look, Bruna Tatiana, Alan Cavé, J Beatz, Carimi, Jean Philippe Marthely, Matias Damásio, Mika Mendes, Ivan Alekxei, Livongh, and many more…
     
    Example music:
    https://soundcloud.com/dj-panaflex/kizomba-autentica
    https://soundcloud.com/rucundin/trio-nights
     
    ::: WHO IS DJ PANAFLEX? :::
    Charlie Thompson (DJ Panaflex) has been delighting listeners and dancers with his Latin and Afro-Diasporic sets since 2013, playing #dancehall, #bachata, #kuduro, #dembow, and everything in-between. In 2016 he started his kizomba night series at Trio Club. The same year he partnered with Nathalia Carbajal to form the successful KiZouk Connection monthly dance party, which went on for years and was host to many nationally and internationally touring performers and instructors of Brazilian zouk.
     
    In 2021 he assumed a part-time role as programmer and presenter on Portland’s 90.7 KBOO FM radio station:
    https://www.kboo.fm/profiles/dj-panaflex
     
    Other event highlights include:
    * Angola Independence Day
    * Haitian Flag Day
    * Tropitaal
    * Portland Winter Light Fest
    * Global Based Day Party
    * Noche de Cumbia a Holocene
    * Tropical Night at Vertical Room
    * PDX Bachata Cruise on the Portland Spirit
    * LambaFest
    * Rip City Bachata & Salsa Fest
    * The Way Up
    * Rum & Reggae at Yaad Style Jamaican Cuisine
    * Bollywood Night at Fuego

Wednesday May 10
  • Kizomba Night Ends 1:00 am
    Kizomba Night
    Tuesday May 9 – Wednesday May 10

    We are pleased to bring you Portland’s latest spot for kizomba nightlife!
     
    Location:
    Akadi
    1001 SE Division St
    Portland, OR 97202
     
    $5 admission
    21 and up
     
    Food and drink are available for purchase.
    Akadi serves delicious West African food!
     
    ::: WHAT IS KIZOMBA? :::
    #Kizomba is a refined and sophisticated style of music and dance from #Angola, #Africa. Enjoyed throughout the world, this unique dance has been gaining attention and popularity among dancers of all kinds. Recent years have even seen the emergence of kizomba rooms at events catering to salsa and bachata.
     
    Example videos:
    https://youtu.be/qSL0ZSXwfSE
    https://youtu.be/kUQSOuKmHFg
     
    ::: WHAT MUSIC WILL YOU HEAR AT KIZOMBA NIGHT? :::
    In addition to kizomba music, Kizomba Night also features music from Cape Verde, Haiti, and the French West Indies such as #zouk and #kompa
     
    At Kizomba Night, you will regularly hear music by artists such as Eddy Tussa, Enposib, Eduardo Paim, Puto Português, DJ Dias Rodrigues, DJ Paparazzi, Harmonik, Anselmo Ralph, Yola Semedo, C4 Pedro, Nelson Freitas, Djodje, Tabou Combo, Johnny Ramos, Zouk Machine, Patrick Saint Eloi, Kassav’, Yudi Fox, Tanya St Val, Gerilson Insrael, Kaysha, Caló Pascoal, Jim Rama, Paulo Flores, Badoxa, Yuri da Cunha, Nu-Look, Bruna Tatiana, Alan Cavé, J Beatz, Carimi, Jean Philippe Marthely, Matias Damásio, Mika Mendes, Ivan Alekxei, Livongh, and many more…
     
    Example music:
    https://soundcloud.com/dj-panaflex/kizomba-autentica
    https://soundcloud.com/rucundin/trio-nights
     
    ::: WHO IS DJ PANAFLEX? :::
    Charlie Thompson (DJ Panaflex) has been delighting listeners and dancers with his Latin and Afro-Diasporic sets since 2013, playing #dancehall, #bachata, #kuduro, #dembow, and everything in-between. In 2016 he started his kizomba night series at Trio Club. The same year he partnered with Nathalia Carbajal to form the successful KiZouk Connection monthly dance party, which went on for years and was host to many nationally and internationally touring performers and instructors of Brazilian zouk.
     
    In 2021 he assumed a part-time role as programmer and presenter on Portland’s 90.7 KBOO FM radio station:
    https://www.kboo.fm/profiles/dj-panaflex
     
    Other event highlights include:
    * Angola Independence Day
    * Haitian Flag Day
    * Tropitaal
    * Portland Winter Light Fest
    * Global Based Day Party
    * Noche de Cumbia a Holocene
    * Tropical Night at Vertical Room
    * PDX Bachata Cruise on the Portland Spirit
    * LambaFest
    * Rip City Bachata & Salsa Fest
    * The Way Up
    * Rum & Reggae at Yaad Style Jamaican Cuisine
    * Bollywood Night at Fuego

Thursday May 11
Friday May 12
Saturday May 13
  • 9:00 pm Logic
    Logic
    Saturday May 13 – Sunday May 14
    9:00 pm

    Logic is a monthly salsa/bachata/kizomba event in the Portland metro area. We have rotating instructors & resident as well as guest DJs every month to offer a variety of different artists for the dancers to enjoy with each event. Each month we have the pleasure of having different instructors every month and you will be able to hear the music of a variety of DJs throughout the night.

Sunday May 14
  • Logic Ends 2:00 am
    Logic
    Saturday May 13 – Sunday May 14

    Logic is a monthly salsa/bachata/kizomba event in the Portland metro area. We have rotating instructors & resident as well as guest DJs every month to offer a variety of different artists for the dancers to enjoy with each event. Each month we have the pleasure of having different instructors every month and you will be able to hear the music of a variety of DJs throughout the night.

Monday May 15
Tuesday May 16
  • 9:00 pm Kizomba Night
    Kizomba Night
    Tuesday May 16 – Wednesday May 17
    9:00 pm

    We are pleased to bring you Portland’s latest spot for kizomba nightlife!
     
    Location:
    Akadi
    1001 SE Division St
    Portland, OR 97202
     
    $5 admission
    21 and up
     
    Food and drink are available for purchase.
    Akadi serves delicious West African food!
     
    ::: WHAT IS KIZOMBA? :::
    #Kizomba is a refined and sophisticated style of music and dance from #Angola, #Africa. Enjoyed throughout the world, this unique dance has been gaining attention and popularity among dancers of all kinds. Recent years have even seen the emergence of kizomba rooms at events catering to salsa and bachata.
     
    Example videos:
    https://youtu.be/qSL0ZSXwfSE
    https://youtu.be/kUQSOuKmHFg
     
    ::: WHAT MUSIC WILL YOU HEAR AT KIZOMBA NIGHT? :::
    In addition to kizomba music, Kizomba Night also features music from Cape Verde, Haiti, and the French West Indies such as #zouk and #kompa
     
    At Kizomba Night, you will regularly hear music by artists such as Eddy Tussa, Enposib, Eduardo Paim, Puto Português, DJ Dias Rodrigues, DJ Paparazzi, Harmonik, Anselmo Ralph, Yola Semedo, C4 Pedro, Nelson Freitas, Djodje, Tabou Combo, Johnny Ramos, Zouk Machine, Patrick Saint Eloi, Kassav’, Yudi Fox, Tanya St Val, Gerilson Insrael, Kaysha, Caló Pascoal, Jim Rama, Paulo Flores, Badoxa, Yuri da Cunha, Nu-Look, Bruna Tatiana, Alan Cavé, J Beatz, Carimi, Jean Philippe Marthely, Matias Damásio, Mika Mendes, Ivan Alekxei, Livongh, and many more…
     
    Example music:
    https://soundcloud.com/dj-panaflex/kizomba-autentica
    https://soundcloud.com/rucundin/trio-nights
     
    ::: WHO IS DJ PANAFLEX? :::
    Charlie Thompson (DJ Panaflex) has been delighting listeners and dancers with his Latin and Afro-Diasporic sets since 2013, playing #dancehall, #bachata, #kuduro, #dembow, and everything in-between. In 2016 he started his kizomba night series at Trio Club. The same year he partnered with Nathalia Carbajal to form the successful KiZouk Connection monthly dance party, which went on for years and was host to many nationally and internationally touring performers and instructors of Brazilian zouk.
     
    In 2021 he assumed a part-time role as programmer and presenter on Portland’s 90.7 KBOO FM radio station:
    https://www.kboo.fm/profiles/dj-panaflex
     
    Other event highlights include:
    * Angola Independence Day
    * Haitian Flag Day
    * Tropitaal
    * Portland Winter Light Fest
    * Global Based Day Party
    * Noche de Cumbia a Holocene
    * Tropical Night at Vertical Room
    * PDX Bachata Cruise on the Portland Spirit
    * LambaFest
    * Rip City Bachata & Salsa Fest
    * The Way Up
    * Rum & Reggae at Yaad Style Jamaican Cuisine
    * Bollywood Night at Fuego

Wednesday May 17
  • Kizomba Night Ends 1:00 am
    Kizomba Night
    Tuesday May 16 – Wednesday May 17

    We are pleased to bring you Portland’s latest spot for kizomba nightlife!
     
    Location:
    Akadi
    1001 SE Division St
    Portland, OR 97202
     
    $5 admission
    21 and up
     
    Food and drink are available for purchase.
    Akadi serves delicious West African food!
     
    ::: WHAT IS KIZOMBA? :::
    #Kizomba is a refined and sophisticated style of music and dance from #Angola, #Africa. Enjoyed throughout the world, this unique dance has been gaining attention and popularity among dancers of all kinds. Recent years have even seen the emergence of kizomba rooms at events catering to salsa and bachata.
     
    Example videos:
    https://youtu.be/qSL0ZSXwfSE
    https://youtu.be/kUQSOuKmHFg
     
    ::: WHAT MUSIC WILL YOU HEAR AT KIZOMBA NIGHT? :::
    In addition to kizomba music, Kizomba Night also features music from Cape Verde, Haiti, and the French West Indies such as #zouk and #kompa
     
    At Kizomba Night, you will regularly hear music by artists such as Eddy Tussa, Enposib, Eduardo Paim, Puto Português, DJ Dias Rodrigues, DJ Paparazzi, Harmonik, Anselmo Ralph, Yola Semedo, C4 Pedro, Nelson Freitas, Djodje, Tabou Combo, Johnny Ramos, Zouk Machine, Patrick Saint Eloi, Kassav’, Yudi Fox, Tanya St Val, Gerilson Insrael, Kaysha, Caló Pascoal, Jim Rama, Paulo Flores, Badoxa, Yuri da Cunha, Nu-Look, Bruna Tatiana, Alan Cavé, J Beatz, Carimi, Jean Philippe Marthely, Matias Damásio, Mika Mendes, Ivan Alekxei, Livongh, and many more…
     
    Example music:
    https://soundcloud.com/dj-panaflex/kizomba-autentica
    https://soundcloud.com/rucundin/trio-nights
     
    ::: WHO IS DJ PANAFLEX? :::
    Charlie Thompson (DJ Panaflex) has been delighting listeners and dancers with his Latin and Afro-Diasporic sets since 2013, playing #dancehall, #bachata, #kuduro, #dembow, and everything in-between. In 2016 he started his kizomba night series at Trio Club. The same year he partnered with Nathalia Carbajal to form the successful KiZouk Connection monthly dance party, which went on for years and was host to many nationally and internationally touring performers and instructors of Brazilian zouk.
     
    In 2021 he assumed a part-time role as programmer and presenter on Portland’s 90.7 KBOO FM radio station:
    https://www.kboo.fm/profiles/dj-panaflex
     
    Other event highlights include:
    * Angola Independence Day
    * Haitian Flag Day
    * Tropitaal
    * Portland Winter Light Fest
    * Global Based Day Party
    * Noche de Cumbia a Holocene
    * Tropical Night at Vertical Room
    * PDX Bachata Cruise on the Portland Spirit
    * LambaFest
    * Rip City Bachata & Salsa Fest
    * The Way Up
    * Rum & Reggae at Yaad Style Jamaican Cuisine
    * Bollywood Night at Fuego

Thursday May 18
  • 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm Urban Kiz class and social
    Urban Kiz class and social
    Thursday May 18
    7:30 pm – 10:30 pm

    Shabu Studio Urban Kiz pop up class and social
     
    https://www.shabustudios.com/

Friday May 19
Saturday May 20
Sunday May 21
  • 5:00 pm – 9:30 pm Bachata & Urban Kiz Social
    Bachata & Urban Kiz Social
    Sunday May 21
    5:00 pm – 9:30 pm

    2 classes followed by 2 hours of social dancing

    $35 for 2 classes plus social
    $20 for 1 class plus social
    $10 for the social

Monday May 22
Tuesday May 23
  • 9:00 pm Kizomba Night
    Kizomba Night
    Tuesday May 23 – Wednesday May 24
    9:00 pm

    We are pleased to bring you Portland’s latest spot for kizomba nightlife!
     
    Location:
    Akadi
    1001 SE Division St
    Portland, OR 97202
     
    $5 admission
    21 and up
     
    Food and drink are available for purchase.
    Akadi serves delicious West African food!
     
    ::: WHAT IS KIZOMBA? :::
    #Kizomba is a refined and sophisticated style of music and dance from #Angola, #Africa. Enjoyed throughout the world, this unique dance has been gaining attention and popularity among dancers of all kinds. Recent years have even seen the emergence of kizomba rooms at events catering to salsa and bachata.
     
    Example videos:
    https://youtu.be/qSL0ZSXwfSE
    https://youtu.be/kUQSOuKmHFg
     
    ::: WHAT MUSIC WILL YOU HEAR AT KIZOMBA NIGHT? :::
    In addition to kizomba music, Kizomba Night also features music from Cape Verde, Haiti, and the French West Indies such as #zouk and #kompa
     
    At Kizomba Night, you will regularly hear music by artists such as Eddy Tussa, Enposib, Eduardo Paim, Puto Português, DJ Dias Rodrigues, DJ Paparazzi, Harmonik, Anselmo Ralph, Yola Semedo, C4 Pedro, Nelson Freitas, Djodje, Tabou Combo, Johnny Ramos, Zouk Machine, Patrick Saint Eloi, Kassav’, Yudi Fox, Tanya St Val, Gerilson Insrael, Kaysha, Caló Pascoal, Jim Rama, Paulo Flores, Badoxa, Yuri da Cunha, Nu-Look, Bruna Tatiana, Alan Cavé, J Beatz, Carimi, Jean Philippe Marthely, Matias Damásio, Mika Mendes, Ivan Alekxei, Livongh, and many more…
     
    Example music:
    https://soundcloud.com/dj-panaflex/kizomba-autentica
    https://soundcloud.com/rucundin/trio-nights
     
    ::: WHO IS DJ PANAFLEX? :::
    Charlie Thompson (DJ Panaflex) has been delighting listeners and dancers with his Latin and Afro-Diasporic sets since 2013, playing #dancehall, #bachata, #kuduro, #dembow, and everything in-between. In 2016 he started his kizomba night series at Trio Club. The same year he partnered with Nathalia Carbajal to form the successful KiZouk Connection monthly dance party, which went on for years and was host to many nationally and internationally touring performers and instructors of Brazilian zouk.
     
    In 2021 he assumed a part-time role as programmer and presenter on Portland’s 90.7 KBOO FM radio station:
    https://www.kboo.fm/profiles/dj-panaflex
     
    Other event highlights include:
    * Angola Independence Day
    * Haitian Flag Day
    * Tropitaal
    * Portland Winter Light Fest
    * Global Based Day Party
    * Noche de Cumbia a Holocene
    * Tropical Night at Vertical Room
    * PDX Bachata Cruise on the Portland Spirit
    * LambaFest
    * Rip City Bachata & Salsa Fest
    * The Way Up
    * Rum & Reggae at Yaad Style Jamaican Cuisine
    * Bollywood Night at Fuego

Wednesday May 24
  • Kizomba Night Ends 1:00 am
    Kizomba Night
    Tuesday May 23 – Wednesday May 24

    We are pleased to bring you Portland’s latest spot for kizomba nightlife!
     
    Location:
    Akadi
    1001 SE Division St
    Portland, OR 97202
     
    $5 admission
    21 and up
     
    Food and drink are available for purchase.
    Akadi serves delicious West African food!
     
    ::: WHAT IS KIZOMBA? :::
    #Kizomba is a refined and sophisticated style of music and dance from #Angola, #Africa. Enjoyed throughout the world, this unique dance has been gaining attention and popularity among dancers of all kinds. Recent years have even seen the emergence of kizomba rooms at events catering to salsa and bachata.
     
    Example videos:
    https://youtu.be/qSL0ZSXwfSE
    https://youtu.be/kUQSOuKmHFg
     
    ::: WHAT MUSIC WILL YOU HEAR AT KIZOMBA NIGHT? :::
    In addition to kizomba music, Kizomba Night also features music from Cape Verde, Haiti, and the French West Indies such as #zouk and #kompa
     
    At Kizomba Night, you will regularly hear music by artists such as Eddy Tussa, Enposib, Eduardo Paim, Puto Português, DJ Dias Rodrigues, DJ Paparazzi, Harmonik, Anselmo Ralph, Yola Semedo, C4 Pedro, Nelson Freitas, Djodje, Tabou Combo, Johnny Ramos, Zouk Machine, Patrick Saint Eloi, Kassav’, Yudi Fox, Tanya St Val, Gerilson Insrael, Kaysha, Caló Pascoal, Jim Rama, Paulo Flores, Badoxa, Yuri da Cunha, Nu-Look, Bruna Tatiana, Alan Cavé, J Beatz, Carimi, Jean Philippe Marthely, Matias Damásio, Mika Mendes, Ivan Alekxei, Livongh, and many more…
     
    Example music:
    https://soundcloud.com/dj-panaflex/kizomba-autentica
    https://soundcloud.com/rucundin/trio-nights
     
    ::: WHO IS DJ PANAFLEX? :::
    Charlie Thompson (DJ Panaflex) has been delighting listeners and dancers with his Latin and Afro-Diasporic sets since 2013, playing #dancehall, #bachata, #kuduro, #dembow, and everything in-between. In 2016 he started his kizomba night series at Trio Club. The same year he partnered with Nathalia Carbajal to form the successful KiZouk Connection monthly dance party, which went on for years and was host to many nationally and internationally touring performers and instructors of Brazilian zouk.
     
    In 2021 he assumed a part-time role as programmer and presenter on Portland’s 90.7 KBOO FM radio station:
    https://www.kboo.fm/profiles/dj-panaflex
     
    Other event highlights include:
    * Angola Independence Day
    * Haitian Flag Day
    * Tropitaal
    * Portland Winter Light Fest
    * Global Based Day Party
    * Noche de Cumbia a Holocene
    * Tropical Night at Vertical Room
    * PDX Bachata Cruise on the Portland Spirit
    * LambaFest
    * Rip City Bachata & Salsa Fest
    * The Way Up
    * Rum & Reggae at Yaad Style Jamaican Cuisine
    * Bollywood Night at Fuego

Thursday May 25
Friday May 26
Saturday May 27
Sunday May 28
Monday May 29
Tuesday May 30
  • 9:00 pm Kizomba Night
    Kizomba Night
    Tuesday May 30 – Wednesday May 31
    9:00 pm

    We are pleased to bring you Portland’s latest spot for kizomba nightlife!
     
    Location:
    Akadi
    1001 SE Division St
    Portland, OR 97202
     
    $5 admission
    21 and up
     
    Food and drink are available for purchase.
    Akadi serves delicious West African food!
     
    ::: WHAT IS KIZOMBA? :::
    #Kizomba is a refined and sophisticated style of music and dance from #Angola, #Africa. Enjoyed throughout the world, this unique dance has been gaining attention and popularity among dancers of all kinds. Recent years have even seen the emergence of kizomba rooms at events catering to salsa and bachata.
     
    Example videos:
    https://youtu.be/qSL0ZSXwfSE
    https://youtu.be/kUQSOuKmHFg
     
    ::: WHAT MUSIC WILL YOU HEAR AT KIZOMBA NIGHT? :::
    In addition to kizomba music, Kizomba Night also features music from Cape Verde, Haiti, and the French West Indies such as #zouk and #kompa
     
    At Kizomba Night, you will regularly hear music by artists such as Eddy Tussa, Enposib, Eduardo Paim, Puto Português, DJ Dias Rodrigues, DJ Paparazzi, Harmonik, Anselmo Ralph, Yola Semedo, C4 Pedro, Nelson Freitas, Djodje, Tabou Combo, Johnny Ramos, Zouk Machine, Patrick Saint Eloi, Kassav’, Yudi Fox, Tanya St Val, Gerilson Insrael, Kaysha, Caló Pascoal, Jim Rama, Paulo Flores, Badoxa, Yuri da Cunha, Nu-Look, Bruna Tatiana, Alan Cavé, J Beatz, Carimi, Jean Philippe Marthely, Matias Damásio, Mika Mendes, Ivan Alekxei, Livongh, and many more…
     
    Example music:
    https://soundcloud.com/dj-panaflex/kizomba-autentica
    https://soundcloud.com/rucundin/trio-nights
     
    ::: WHO IS DJ PANAFLEX? :::
    Charlie Thompson (DJ Panaflex) has been delighting listeners and dancers with his Latin and Afro-Diasporic sets since 2013, playing #dancehall, #bachata, #kuduro, #dembow, and everything in-between. In 2016 he started his kizomba night series at Trio Club. The same year he partnered with Nathalia Carbajal to form the successful KiZouk Connection monthly dance party, which went on for years and was host to many nationally and internationally touring performers and instructors of Brazilian zouk.
     
    In 2021 he assumed a part-time role as programmer and presenter on Portland’s 90.7 KBOO FM radio station:
    https://www.kboo.fm/profiles/dj-panaflex
     
    Other event highlights include:
    * Angola Independence Day
    * Haitian Flag Day
    * Tropitaal
    * Portland Winter Light Fest
    * Global Based Day Party
    * Noche de Cumbia a Holocene
    * Tropical Night at Vertical Room
    * PDX Bachata Cruise on the Portland Spirit
    * LambaFest
    * Rip City Bachata & Salsa Fest
    * The Way Up
    * Rum & Reggae at Yaad Style Jamaican Cuisine
    * Bollywood Night at Fuego

Wednesday May 31
  • Kizomba Night Ends 1:00 am
    Kizomba Night
    Tuesday May 30 – Wednesday May 31

    We are pleased to bring you Portland’s latest spot for kizomba nightlife!
     
    Location:
    Akadi
    1001 SE Division St
    Portland, OR 97202
     
    $5 admission
    21 and up
     
    Food and drink are available for purchase.
    Akadi serves delicious West African food!
     
    ::: WHAT IS KIZOMBA? :::
    #Kizomba is a refined and sophisticated style of music and dance from #Angola, #Africa. Enjoyed throughout the world, this unique dance has been gaining attention and popularity among dancers of all kinds. Recent years have even seen the emergence of kizomba rooms at events catering to salsa and bachata.
     
    Example videos:
    https://youtu.be/qSL0ZSXwfSE
    https://youtu.be/kUQSOuKmHFg
     
    ::: WHAT MUSIC WILL YOU HEAR AT KIZOMBA NIGHT? :::
    In addition to kizomba music, Kizomba Night also features music from Cape Verde, Haiti, and the French West Indies such as #zouk and #kompa
     
    At Kizomba Night, you will regularly hear music by artists such as Eddy Tussa, Enposib, Eduardo Paim, Puto Português, DJ Dias Rodrigues, DJ Paparazzi, Harmonik, Anselmo Ralph, Yola Semedo, C4 Pedro, Nelson Freitas, Djodje, Tabou Combo, Johnny Ramos, Zouk Machine, Patrick Saint Eloi, Kassav’, Yudi Fox, Tanya St Val, Gerilson Insrael, Kaysha, Caló Pascoal, Jim Rama, Paulo Flores, Badoxa, Yuri da Cunha, Nu-Look, Bruna Tatiana, Alan Cavé, J Beatz, Carimi, Jean Philippe Marthely, Matias Damásio, Mika Mendes, Ivan Alekxei, Livongh, and many more…
     
    Example music:
    https://soundcloud.com/dj-panaflex/kizomba-autentica
    https://soundcloud.com/rucundin/trio-nights
     
    ::: WHO IS DJ PANAFLEX? :::
    Charlie Thompson (DJ Panaflex) has been delighting listeners and dancers with his Latin and Afro-Diasporic sets since 2013, playing #dancehall, #bachata, #kuduro, #dembow, and everything in-between. In 2016 he started his kizomba night series at Trio Club. The same year he partnered with Nathalia Carbajal to form the successful KiZouk Connection monthly dance party, which went on for years and was host to many nationally and internationally touring performers and instructors of Brazilian zouk.
     
    In 2021 he assumed a part-time role as programmer and presenter on Portland’s 90.7 KBOO FM radio station:
    https://www.kboo.fm/profiles/dj-panaflex
     
    Other event highlights include:
    * Angola Independence Day
    * Haitian Flag Day
    * Tropitaal
    * Portland Winter Light Fest
    * Global Based Day Party
    * Noche de Cumbia a Holocene
    * Tropical Night at Vertical Room
    * PDX Bachata Cruise on the Portland Spirit
    * LambaFest
    * Rip City Bachata & Salsa Fest
    * The Way Up
    * Rum & Reggae at Yaad Style Jamaican Cuisine
    * Bollywood Night at Fuego