Cuban Pete & Barbara Craddock to Appear At...

Craddock Management LLC/Cuban Pete Enterprises
1925 South Oak Haven Circle, North Miami Beach, FL 33179
Tel: 305-931-3336 Fax: 305-933-3357

For immediate release: February 25, 2002

Cuban Pete & Barbara Craddock to Appear At
4th Annual International Hustle and Salsa Competition

MIAMI… World-renowned Latin dance legend, Cuban Pete, and dance partner, Barbara Craddock, will be featured in many events at the 4th Annual International Hustle and Salsa Competition, taking place at the Radisson Deauville Hotel, 6701 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach, April 3rd - 6th.

On Friday evening, April 4th, Cuban Pete and Barbara will perform in the "Copacabana Night," and at 11:00 p.m., Pete will present the "Cuban Pete" Award to this year's recipient, Ramani Nicola, for lifetime achievement in Latin dance. Cuban Pete and Barbara will host a Mambo/Salsa "En Clave" workshop on Sunday, April 6, 2003, at noon. Additionally, Cuban Pete will be judging salsa competitions.

During the "Mambo/Salsa En Clave Workshop" participants will learn to identify, hear, apply and use clave to create original, distinctive dance steps and body moves. Cuban Pete and Barbara, who recently returned from the Chicago Salsa Congress, have been dubbed the "Best Classic Mambo Dancers" of today. Each is certified by the National Dance Teachers of America, National Dance Council of America and hold international licenses from the International Dance Organization.

The IHSC includes competitions in the following categories: Professional, Amateur, Pro-Am, Advanced, Intermediate, Novice, Rising Star, Jack and Jill, Hustle, Theater Arts Hustle, Salsa, Cha Cha, Merengue, Bolero, Rumba, West Coast Swing, East Coast Swing. Event directors, Katie Marlow, Billy Fajardo and Randy Atlas, also have many exciting events planned:
§ Friday evening: Copacabana Night, featuring Cuban Pete & Barbara Craddock, that includes Latin dancing with New York deejay, Henry Knowles and in a separate ballroom, hustle with New York's premier disco deejay, Bobby Morales.
§ Saturday evening: enjoy dinner and Dance Dimensions 2003, a Broadway-caliber show by Fajardo and Marlow, with the cast of Dancesation! and special featured performers. There will also be dancing to a mixed music format with deejays, Henry Knowles and Dave Lach, a hustle dance party with Bobby Morales and a swing dance party with a top swing deejay.
§ Sunday evening: The event culminates with the Awards Ceremony followed by a farewell party at a local South Florida nightclub.
§ There will be hustle and salsa dancing poolside every afternoon.

For additional event information, please contact: Randy Atlas, Billy Fajardo and Katie Marlow, c/o Dancesation Studios, 56 North Federal Highway, Dania, FL 33004 USA, Tel: 954-927-9010, Fax: 954-927-1995, email:, website: For additional information on Cuban Pete and Barbara Craddock, please contact 305-931-3336 or visit

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