SPARC Gets their Groove on

Saturday June 16 2018 Marked the Kickoff To Summer Dance Party which included a DJ, dance demos with participation and a raffle.

PHOTO: Timothy Straw | SouthPasadenan.com | Members of SPARC ready to get their boogie on at the SPARC Kickoff to Summer

SPARC started the summer right at their Kickoff To The Summer Dance Party this weekend.  Food, drink and dance were on the menu; the latter supplied by DJ Black Rabbit, who not only kept the dance tunes moving, but had a video display as well, matching up the tone and the area of whatever music he was spinning.

PHOTO: Timothy Straw | SouthPasadenan.com | DJ Black Rabbit

A fundraiser for the non-profit South Pasadena Arts Council (SPARC), the event also featured Cuba Swift, the Los Angeles-based singer/songwriter known for her mix of authentic Cuba salsa with hip-hop and reggaeton.  Cuba had some demonstrations and also invited attendees to learn a few steps.

PHOTO: Timothy Straw | Southpasadenan.com | SPARC Kickoff to Summer Dance party

Kickoff to Summer Dance Party included food provided by Mamma’s Brick Oven Pizza & Pasta. Raffle prizes were supplied by Old Focals Eyeware, Dual Crossroads, Hotbox, and Jasleen’s, among others.

PHOTO: Timothy Straw | Southpasadenan.com | SPARC Kickoff to Summer Dance Party was catered by Mamas Pizza Kitchen

Proceeds from the event will benefit SPARC’s public art, arts events, and educational and outreach arts programs.

PHOTO: Timothy Straw | Southpasadenan.com | SPARC Kickoff to Summer Dance party
PHOTO: Timothy Straw | SouthPasadenan.com | Cupcakes almost too good looking to eat…almost!
PHOTO: Janey Presley | SouthPasadenan.com | SPARC Kickoff to Summer Dance Party
PHOTO: SPARC | SouthPasadenan.com | City Councilmember Michael Cacciotti with DJ Black Rabbit and Cuba Swift
PHOTO: SouthPasadenan.com | City Councilmember Diana Mahmud
PHOTO: SPARC | SouthPasadenan.com | SPARC board and committee members Delilah Rabina, Howard Spector, Claudia Bohn-Spector, and Sandy Kitto
PHOTO: SPARC | SouthPasadenan.com | SPARC member Karen Yung checks people in at the Kickoff To Summer Dance Party

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