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Message From: SalsaBoston [moderator123@salsaboston.com]
Sent: Wednesday, August 31, 2005 4:17 PM
Subject: [salsaupdate] #268: Boston Congress Heating up! Price increases Friday, plus Labor day cruise!

Hola Salseros!
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* The Congress is heating up, only 2 weeks away!  More below, but the workshop schedule and performances are being finalized.  I've been hearing from some, "I'm a beginner, the Congress is not for me."  NOT TRUE.  We have programming for all levels, and you WILL have an amazing experience, never mind making giant leaps forward in your Salsabilities!

Over 35 performances in the three days, 32 workshops, and an ongoing world class Salsa Party.  Keep checking the website for updates.
www.salsaboston.com/congress   We will be holding over the advance
discount until this Friday, so book now and save some bucks.

* HUGE LABOR DAY WEEKEND SALSA CRUISE!  We are sailing this Sunday, tickets are selling fast because of the Monday holiday.  Get your tickets now.  ALL AGES.  Lesson on the dock at 6:45, sailing from 8-10, plus a special FREE afterparty this week at MOJITOS! www.salsaboston.com/cruise

* Following the cruise, head on over to the Roxy for the El Gran Combo Concert! Tickets $40, www.latinspectrum.com

* Mojitos is open Friday and Sat. now for Latin Entertainment! www.salsaboston.com/mojitos  Discounts available on the website.  Salsa on Saturdays until Midnight in the club level.

* SalsaBoston will be launching Salsa Sundays at Mojoitos upstairs starting September 25 (the week after the Congress).  Same fabulous party, great new location.  Stay tuned!

See you on the dance floor.

In this issue:
>> Salsa Briefs:
- Congress

>> SalsaBoston Events:
- Salsa Night on Wednesdays at An Tua Nua
- Harbor Cruise Tickets now on sale (Every Sunday Evening, June 19 - Sept. 11)

>> This Week's Mailbag

*** 5th Annual Boston Salsa Congress! ***
Boston Salsa Congress

By now we hope you received in the mail / email / flyer /holla invitation
to the 5th Annual Boston Salsa Congress (TM), coming this September 16-18
at Springstep in Medford.  We are extremely excited about Boston's world

class event, and we hope you will join us!

If you weren't there last year, you may have heard that the congress
was hailed by some seasoned congress goers as, "One of the warmest and
best Congresses ever. "We certainly plan to outdo that rating this year"

If this is going to be your first congress... we will be offering:  30+ beginner, intermediate, & advanced/masters level workshops, for  both adults and youth  3 Nights of Social Parties  3 Nights of live performances from internationally renowned Salsa dancers.  Mambo Mall where you can have your fill of authentic Latin Cuisine  and Salsa Vendors selling everything from instructional videos to salsa gear.

And most of all a full weekend of friends, entertainment, and great exercise.

Even if you are a novice Salsero, the Congress is for you.  There is
plenty to choose from, is is undoubtedly a sure way to keep increasing
your Salsa skills, and it will be an experience you will never forget.

If you are returning again this year and haven't registered yet, we invite
you to please do so. Not only do you save yourself precious Salsa dollars,
but it helps us tremendously in improving the quality of the event for all.

Please click on the banner for the registration page.

http://www.salsaboston.com/congress   Or call us at 617-513-9841

Even if you do not plan to attend at this time, we would love to hear
from you as well, particularly if there are things we can improve that
would help bring you to this great weekend.

Yours truly,               The 5th Annual Boston Salsa CongressT Team
Olaf Bleck  -   Hernan Choque   -    Troy Anthony


Salsa Night at An Tua Nua with SalsaBoston
every Wednesday

Have you checked out our new home yet?!!  It's a great space and it's getting even better

835 Beacon St., 1 block outbound from Kenmore Square, near Fenway Park
SalsaBoston: (617) 513-9841
An Tua Nua: (617) 262-2121 (for directions only)
More details and directions: www.salsaboston.com/antuanua

7:45pm: Casino Rueda Lessons with Jam'Nastics, all levels
8:45pm: Salsa with Johnny and Kelly, beginner and intermediate NOTE!!! Classes start 15 minutes earlier now because we have to close at 1am.

10pm-1am: Salsa Dance with DJ Hernan and DJ D. Martinez

$10 cover, $2 per lesson additional, 21+ after 10pm
Call 617-513-9841 for details about Salsa Night
For a discount coupon, visit the website.

An Tua Nua is a great contemporary Irish bar & grill on Beacon Street just outside of Kenmore Square (only about 3 blocks from Sophia's).  In the back they have a dance club about the same size as the upstairs at Sophia's, with a sizable dance floor that holds about 150 people, a bar, and plenty of lounge seating. 

Close to the green line (St. Mary's on the C train), plenty of street and lot parking.

Irish/America/Bar food available until 10pm.  I have eaten there, it is tasty and modestly priced.

Note: they have Karaoke with my man Kev MacDaddy in the front portion of the bar when you walk in, but don't let that scare you... Salsa is in the back room!  Full Bar.  Please check your coat.

More info and directions: www.salsaboston.com/antuanua

Boston Harbor Salsa Cruises
Cruise Tickets on sale now!  Book your corporate and group parties now
Every Sunday!  $15 advance, $17 the week of (the Monday before), and $22 at the dock.  Lessons are $2 still.  The price of fuel has gone way up so we have to pay more for the ship this year, sorry.  But the party is fantastic!  Also, new this year we have a five-cruise discount pass for $60, good on any 5 cruises (non-transferrable).  The buffet will be $10 as always, and the afterparty is free.  Call for group rates for parties of 10 or more.  617-513-9841  www.salsaboston.com/cruise

 This Week's Mailbag

1) Palladium Night at El Bembe, Fri. Sept 2
2) Concerts with Latin Spectrum, Gran Combo, Son de Cali, more
3) Bohemian Night, Middle East Café, Sept. 2
4) Jam'Nastics Auditions
5) Mojitos, open Fridays and Saturdays  discounts online
6) Youth latin orchestra auditions
7) Salsa Fitness Jam in Cambridge

P A L L A D I U M    N I G H T
Featuring Eguie Castrillo-s 18-piece Mambo Orchestra
Celebrating 30 years of "Con Salsa"

Friday September 2nd
Jorge Hernández Cultural Center
85 West Newton Street, South End, Boston
Tickets: $25.00
Shuttle Service for Parking available

9:00 pm         Complimentary Dance Lesson
10:00 pm                Dance Party with DJ and live performances by
Eguie Castrillo and his 18-piece Mambo Orchestra

Information: www.claboston.org <http://www.claboston.org> and/or 617-927-1707
Tickets can be purchased in person from Monday through Friday from 9:00 to 5:00 pm at the offices of IBA, 405 Shawmut Avenue, Boston, MA  02118 or at the venue's Box Office on the night on the event.  Online and phone purchases can be done through TICKETWEB at www.ticketweb.com


Latinspectrum Entertainment Y Jim Parr International presentan El festival de salsa, merengue & bachata en celebracion del dia del trabajo. La universidad de la salsa El Gran Combo de Puerto Rico, Los hermanos Bomba Rosario junto al mas pegado  Kiko Rodriguez.  domingo 4 de septiembre, el lunes no se trabaja. En el roxy night club. desde $40.00
617-325-8900 o en latinspectrum.com.
taquillas a la ventas en lugares de costumbre y en ticketweb.com Y strawberries. Apresurese a comprar su taquilla para que no se afuera
Invita: Budlight y Gerardo Transportation la Pionera.

Latinspectrum Entertainment  presenta
Directamente desde Columbia
Los Chiches del vallenato Y  Son de Cali.
sabado 24 de septiembre el mejor dia para bailar
venga y admire las damas mas bellas de Boston
En el lido.
$30.00 por adelantado.
informacion 617-325-8900 o en latinspectrum.com.
Boletas a la ventas en lugares de costumbre y en ticketweb.com
Invita: Budlight y Gerardo Transportation la pionera.

Latinspectrum Entertainment  presenta.
Julian junto a Krisppy Y yoskar Sarante.
 Domingo 9 de Octubre.
el lunes no se trabaja
En el Roxy night club.
$30.00 por adelantado.
informacion 617-325-8900 o en latinspectrum.com.
Boletas a la ventas en lugares de costumbre y en ticketweb.com
Invita: Budlight y Gerardo Transportation la pionera.

Mexico en la Piel  Tour Luis Miguel Jueves, Octubre 20, 2005 @ Agganis Arena At Boston University. tickets on sale @ www.ticketmaster.com & 617-931-2000. Para mas info www.luismigueloficial.com Jeimy Valdez 617-325-8900 ext 10

Type of Event: Bohemian Night - A romantic night of boleros, balads and pop songs
Performing: Gustavo and Andres
Date: Friday, September 2nd
Time: 9 p.m.
Venue: Middle East Uptairs, 472-480 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02139 Phone #: (617) 864 3278 ext 221 Ticket Price: $10 Event is 18+


Hello Salseros and Salseras:
Salsa Encendida is Having.
Thursday September 8th 2005.
Do you want to impress your friends?
You will improve your Salsa Skills dramatically in just 3 months. Join one of the Best Salsa Programs in Boston! Auditions will be held at the
ISS: The Inner Space Studio located right in front of brooline village T stop. Inner Space Studio
17 Station Street

For more info:
(617)354-5780  or Visit www.Jamnastics.org

Saturdays at Mojitos 
SATURDAY: Mojitos Club Level opens at 9:00 with Salsa lessons by Roberto from Jamnastics. DJ D. Martinez spins Salsa from 10-2. DJ Guy takes over the turn tables and mixes the best of Latin until 2:00.

Mojitos Lounge features a Latin dance mix with DJ Edwin Matos (former DJ from Sophia's Club level). Dance performance by Jamnastics.

There is $7 parking with a Mojitos validation stamp and the MBTA Park Street and Downtown Crossing stations are just steps away.

This is your new destination for Latin entertainment and dancing.



2005-2006 Call for Auditions for IBA's
Boston Youth Pan-American Orchestra (BYPO)
The Boston Youth Pan-American Orchestra is auditioning music students of color ages 12-20 for its first season 2005-2006.


BYPO is a musical organization of excellence whose members are encouraged to enrich their quality of life and their identities through the study and performance of classical and contemporary works of Hispanic and African-American composers. We believe a musical education contributes to the physical and intellectual development of young people by providing a sense of creativity, a supportive community environment and a rewarding experience that can provide lifelong learning.

The BYPO will be under the direction of Gonzalo Grau and in residence at the Center for Latino Arts (CLA) /Jorge Hernandez Cultural Center (JHCC) at 85 West Newton St. in the South End, Boston, MA as part of IBA-ETC efforts for community outreach.

Auditions will be conducted for the following positions:

flutes /piccolo
oboes/ English Horn
clarinets/ bass clarinets
bassoons/contra bassoon
French horns
first violins
second violins
double bass

Audition requirements:
Applicants must
-bring their own instrument
-schedule a 15 minute audition slot for September 7,8 12 or 13 from 5:00pm – 8:00pm by contacting Frances Colon at 617-967-6464 or emailing frances@coralesentertainment.com
-plan to arrive 15 minutes before their scheduled time in order to fill out an application form
-be accompanied at the audition by a parent or guardian if applying for the junior division or under 18
-present the repertoire indicated below

1. One prepared solo of your choice demonstrating your technical abilities.
2. Two multiple octave scales and arpeggios of your choice demonstrating your range.
3. One sight reading excerpt demonstrating your music reading skills.


Salsa Fitness Jam Continues in Cambridge!

It's a dance fitness class with the emphasis on using your body in a
fun way, to great music, while you condition your heart, burn
calories, and learn lots of sexy salsa styling. The isolations are
great for developing flexibility and control in your shoulders and
core. Footwork combinations improve your balance while working your
lower body and your brain. And you can apply what you learn to
partner dancing!

Thursdays, ongoing
NEW TIME: 8:30-9:30 pm

At eXtreme Dance Sport
288 Norfolk St, 3rd  Fl (off Hampshire)
Cambridge, MA
10 min walk from Central Sq

5-class card only $50 (valid for 8 weeks from purchase)
Drop-in per class: $15

visit salsahappens.com for more info and FAQs

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