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Subject: SalsaUpdate150-1

Sent: Tuesday, July 02, 2002 3:40 PM
Subject: Salsa Update #150: Escape the heat at "Mojitoville!" Plus lots
more this weekend!

Hola Salseros!

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Two emails coming at you this week, the first one (this one) is about what SalsaBoston is bringing you this weekend.  A lot of stuff going on!

Later today we'll be sending out the regular weekly "Salsa Update".


- Wednesday: "Mojitoville" Opens on Sophia's Roofdeck!  6:30 Happy Hour with Mojitos and reduced price tapas
- Saturday: "Miami Club" Grand Re-Opening at Ekco Lounge!  Brought to you by SalsaBoston.com
- Sunday: SalsaBoston Salsa Harbor Cruise!  7pm preparty, Cruise from 8-11!
- Competition notes
- check us out in the Globe Calendar this Thursday!

Detailed descriptions:

This Wednesday

  "Mojitoville" opens on Sophia's Roofdeck, happy hour
  starting at 6:30 with Boston's best Mojitos and reduced
  price tapas until 8pm.

     ESCAPE the heatwave!

  Don't know what a Mojito is? Click here:

  Salsa Night to follow, gonna be hopping since the next day is a holiday!.  More info below.

This Saturday!


"Miami Night" returns to Boston!
All Salsa All Night at the "Ekco Lounge", Chinatown!

We finally found a nice place for a Sat. night.  It's not huge, but it's beautiful, great dance floor, new sound system, lighting, nice lounge areas and sofas, nice bar!  Parking lot next door, pretty good price  for the area.

Ekco Lounge
41 Essex St., Chinatown
Call 617-513-9841 for details

with DJ D Martinez, and lessons at 9pm

Get all the details at http://salsaboston.com/miamiclub

  *** Please support the bar because the bar supports you! ***

(note: there was a broken link in the site since yesterday, sorry!)

This Sunday!  (July 7)

SalsaBoston's 2002 Inaugural...

             Salsa Harbor Cruise!

- Sails at 8:15 from Long Warf, Boston Harbor Cruises
- 3 decks of dancing, 2 DJ's, Salsa and Latin Mix
- Preparty at "The Landing" on the dock, with a Salsa lesson by Johnny and Kelly, from 7-8
- 8pm boarding, on the water to catch sunset!
- Cruise until about 11 pm, in time to hit another club or early enough for the early risers on Monday.

$15 advance or 4/$55.  Order online or order in person: call Comedy Theater Prod. at 781-793-9700

Details, discounts, and directions


Cruise Sails RAIN OR SHINE!

Cruise are every other Sunday this summer.

Competition Dates:

2nd Annual New England Salsa Competition
   Sponsored by Supershag Productions

$2000 in Cash Prizes, plus more!

Preliminary Rounds (audience vote, so come cheer for your friends!)

Wed. July 10, Sophia's
Thur. July 11, Ryles
Sunday, July 14, Choices
Wed. July 17, Last Chance round at Sophia's

We're still nailing down these dates too:
TBA "El Caney", Lynn
TBA Providence

SemiFinals, Sat. July 20, Supershag Mega Dance Complex

Finals, K of C Hall, Charlestown, Aug. 3 (might be moved to the 10th, TBA)

Congrats to the 5 amateur couples and 2 pro couple who have advanced in the preliminaries so far!

Enter now and don't wait until the end.  Free cover charge for preregistration.

More at http://salsaboston.com/competition

Also, this Thursday (4th of July)

Note: Ryles will be closed.

Check out SalsaBoston in the Globe Calendar!  Should be a writeup about the new "Salsa for Gringos" class at Sophia's on Thursdays, so I hear...


This and every Wednesday...

      SalsaBoston.com Presents
      Salsa Night at Sophia's

 "Boston's original all Salsa, 'by Salseros for Salseros' hotspot!"
 1270 Boylston St., Boston (near Kenmore Sq. and Fenway Park)
 Lessons with Johnny and Kelly at 9:15,
 beginnner and intermediate, no partner necessary!
 Salsa until 2am!  Featuring
    DJ Luis Arroyo
    DJ Antonio Ortiz
    DJ Nik
 21+ Proper ID and Dress
 $10 Cover, $2 extra for lesson

 SalsaBoston T-Shirts are in!

T-shirts are going fast!  Thanks to all who have made purchases!

Just in time for the spring weather, SalsaBoston.com T-shirts are in, and
they look great!  Check them out at http://salsaboston.com/shirt  For a
limited time pick up 2 or more for $17.50 each, $2.50 off the $20 price.
Show off your SalsaBoston colors wherever you dance this summer!  Also, why
not pick up some extra's to trade or give as gifts?

Anyway, 2 styles, regular T's and Girly-T's, standard sizes, 100% cotton.
These are high quality shirts.  Proceeds help support salsaboston.com.  You
can even order online!


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