Lee “El Gringuito” Smith & Kat “La Gata” Aguilar: Partners in life + bachata
Aug09

Lee “El Gringuito” Smith & Kat “La Gata” Aguilar: Partners in life + bachata

“It’s really not about what you’re selling, but why you’re selling it … what you are creating is a place for people to come and celebrate diversity, Latin music and Latin culture, and their own culture.” Bachata power couple, Lee “El Gringuito” Smith and Kat “La Gata” Aguilar dominate the bachata music scene in the Washington area. They’ve traveled the world performing and teaching bachata dance moves, and brought the bachata world to...

Read More
The New Home of DCBX
Apr29

The New Home of DCBX

The Global Impact Film Festival has a new home!  THE RENAISSANCE HOTEL DC! “LIVE LIFE TO DISCOVER” The entire DCBX & GIFF team is thrilled to find a new partner for the next four years of DCBX & DC Bachata. The Renaissance will be the home of the DC Bachata Congress DCBX festival through 2019! Our new dates are August 25-29th! This year we will bring you the best DC Bachata DCBX event we have ever produced. Our new location...

Read More
Celebrating the Best of Latin Dance and Culture
Oct20

Celebrating the Best of Latin Dance and Culture

What better place to put on your dancing shoes than at the world’s largest Bachata festival in Washington DC? This past August, more than 4,500 music and dance enthusiasts did just that at the 7th Annual DC Bachata, Kizomba, and World Latin Music Festival — to date the biggest yet. The exhilarating four-day event kicked off with a Latin remix Bachata concert featuring DJ Willain Edits and DJ Soltrix, who spun their magic live on...

Read More
DC Ultimate New Year’s 2016
Sep03

DC Ultimate New Year’s 2016

Celebrate the New Year with Friends, Fun and Dance, Dance,...

Read More
Jaws Cinematographer Bill Butler at DCBX Film
Aug06

Jaws Cinematographer Bill Butler at DCBX Film

DCBX defied the odds once again, reaching out to an entire new market; filled with lights, cameras and lots of action! The 1st Annual DCV Film Festival, Produced by Lee and Katherine Smith and organized by Emily Aguilar with Sean Blue took place on the weekend of Friday August 7th, 2015 in DC. It was a weekend to be remembered with filmmakers from all over the Country, including Iceland and Puerto Rico. Over 15 short films were...

Read More
Latin Dancing For Better Fitness
Aug05

Latin Dancing For Better Fitness

So everyone wants to be Healthy. And we all know that to be Healthy we’re supposed to eat healthy, reduce stress and exercise. So what if one of best ways to exercise AND reduce stress happens to be Latin dancing? Can it be true that the “healthy lifestyle” everyone is seeking can be achieved by a few nights a week of moving and grooving on the dance floor to the sounds of Salsa, Bachata, and other Latin rhythms? While each has their...

Read More