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From: SalsaBoston [moderator123@salsaboston.com]
Sent: Thursday, November 17, 2005 4:47 PM
To: 'salsaupdate@salsaboston.com'
Subject: #274: Salsa this weekend, Fall Gala and more

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Okay, Salseros!  Advance Tickets are "flying off the shelf" for this Saturday's Fall Salsa Gala #2 at the Hyatt Regency Cambridge!  Looks like much better weather than last month's *deluge*, and certainly everyone likes the idea of a classy party at in the hotel's Presedential Ballroom.  If you haven't heard about it yet, check out all the details at www.salsaboston.com/fallgala, or read about it in the mailbag.  Dress to impress! 
Tickets: www.salsaboston.com/store or in person if you see me around b4 then.  Save $5 adv.

Also this weekend, the monthly Salsa Cubana at Ryles this Friday.  I stopped by there last month, and it was a great party!  A little different style than we're all used to.  Check it out.  More in the mailbag.

Saturday as well, Havana Club is opening a Latin night at Hoffa's.  I'm told it's more of a mixed genre lounging scene than hard core dance, but should be fun. http://havanaclubsalsa.com/havana_saturdays.shtml

Finally, next Wednesday is SalsaBoston's Wednesday Salsa Night 5th Anniversary Party at An Tua Nua!  Proud to be the second oldest Salsa night in the area, I invite you to come celebrate with us!  It's also the Thanksgiving holiday eve for you otherwise early-to-work folks.  www.salsaboston.com/antuanua

Don't forget to join us on Sundays as well at Mojitos, www.salsaboston.com/mojitosundays

Lots mo' stuff in the mailbag.

See you Saturday!
-Olaf


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In this issue:
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>> Salsa Briefs:
- For the casual: salsa at Masa, Thursdays
- Congress DVD's for sale
- Sat. Nov. 19, Fall Salsa Bash #1 with "Dile", hot live music!

>> SalsaBoston Events:
- Salsa Sundays at Mojitos
- Salsa Night on Wednesdays at An Tua Nua
- Salsa Cruises--book your 2006 groups now

>> This Week's Mailbag (see below)


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Salsa Briefs:
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* Have you checked out Masa?  If you're up for a casual night and some dining and an upscale bar, this place is cool on Thursdays.  Casual lesson around 10pm, a mix of music, no cover.  439 Trement St, South End, Boston

* If you missed the Congress or if you enjoyed it but didn't make it to the congress shop, the DVD will be out by mid November at the latest and probably sooner, and also Congress embroidered shirts (mens and ladies), caps, and hand towels are available.  We still have a lot of things to pay for this year, so every purchase helps out.  Shirts and the video are $20 each, and the caps and towels $10.  Buy any two and you get $5 off, so the video and a shirt would be $35. www.salsaboston.com/congress/shop  We'll also have everything for sale at An Tua Nua tonight.


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SALSABOSTON EVENTS
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Salsa Sundays at Mojitos with SalsaBoston
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Salsa Upstairs at Mojitos Lounge
Featuring DJ D Martinez and DJ Hernan
All salsa all night.
Beginner and intermediate lesson at 8:30
19+, ladies and guys
$10 cover, +$2 for lessons
Opening Sept. 25
www.salsaboston.com/mojitosundays
RSVP for discounts


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Salsa Night at An Tua Nua with SalsaBoston
every Wednesday
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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

8:00pm: Casino Rueda Lessons with Jam'Nastics, all levels
9:00pm: Salsa with Johnny and Kelly, beginner and intermediate

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

$10 cover, $2 per lesson additional, 21+
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-Mac Daddy 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



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Boston Harbor Salsa Cruises, each summer
Book your corporate and group parties now
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Interested in a fun corporate outing?  Inquire now about 2006 groups and private charters.  Learn more about what Boston's best kept secret is about at the 2005 season website: www.salsaboston.com/cruise


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 This Week's Mailbag
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1) Fall Salsa Gala #2, Hyatt Regency, Cambridge, Sat. Nov. 19
2) Salsa Cubana at Ryles, Fri.
3) Curabande, Fri. Dec. 9 live in Marlborough, MA

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Fall Salsa Gala #2, Saturday, November 19

"An elegant night of Salsa with class and style"
Featuring Live Music by "Dile", Boston's HOT new Salsa Orquesta Brought to you by SalsaBoston, DJ D. Martinez, and DJ Hernan

At the beautiful Presidential Ballroom, Hyatt Regency, Cambridge (on Memorial Drive between MIT and the BU Bridge)

www.salsaboston.com/fallgala

All ages • MBTA Accessible • Free Salsa lesson at 9pm • Cash Bar • Hor'Deurves • Extra Surprises

Tickets are $15 advance, $20 at the door.  $5 discount with Under 18 or with Student/College ID

Limited free street parking, and $8 validated hotel garage parking

Buy tickets online directly at
http://www.salsaboston.com/store/agora.cgi?product=Fall_Salsa_Gala


Ladies and Gentlemen!

You've been asking for Saturday Salsa for a long time, and here is another great opportunity.  SalsaBoston with DJ D. Martinez and DJ Hernan bring you "Dile", Boston's hot new Aftro-Cuban Band, featured recently at the 5th Annual Boston Salsa Congress and the wonderful time at the Fall Salsa Gala #1.  To put it mildly, these guys Rock!  Featuring 10+ talented musicians directed by Juan Chavez, with a repertoire of superbly dancable music.

We cordially invite you to join us for this Fall Salsa Gala #2.  This will be an elegant evening, plenty of dance space, some good eats, excellent music, great atmosphere, at the Cambridge Hyatt Regency's Grand Ballroom decorated SalsaBoston-style!  We expect about 400 salseros and live music lovers, there to dance and enjoy the musical performance.

Please reserve your tickets online early!  Not only do you save some precious salsa dollars, but the more people we know are coming early, the better we can make the party for you.  Please invite your beginner dance friends, and even family/friends who may not want to dance but would enjoy the fabulous live music.

Print a Poster to hang up in the office, gym, or favorite cafe! 
725kb adobe .pdf http://salsaboston.com/fallgala/fallgala2.pdf

There will be a free "Salsa for Gringos" beginner lesson at 9pm when the doors open.  Dancing and music starts at 10pm, until 1am.

Tickets are available online, or you can buy them at An Tua Nua tonight and next week and a few places TBA.

We look forward to having you join us for this gala celebration!

-Olaf Bleck
SalsaBoston
on behalf of D. Martinez and DJ Hernan and all the guys from "Dile"

For more details, press information, and promotional opportunities, please call me at 617-513-9841

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Tomorrow is the monthly party! dj adrian has LOTS of NEW MUSIC! come listen, dance, watch videos directo from cuba and have a good time...

SALSA CUBANA AT RYLES!
Boston's only regular Cuban dance party...

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 18
Cuban style salsa and rueda classes start at 9pm
DJ Adrian spins until 2am!

From classic son to today's Cuban salsa and timba, come listen and dance to the BEST OF CUBAN MUSIC with DJ ADRIAN!

SALSA CLASSES
Beginner Cuban style salsa class at 9pm
Advanced casino and rueda class at 10pm

RUEDA DANCE PERFORMANCE
by the MIT Casino Rueda Group

FREE CDS
Free Cuban salsa compilations for the first 30 people who arrive!

AAAAAAAAAND WATCH CUBAN MUSIC AND DANCE VIDEOS PROJECTED ALL NIGHT!

Ryles Jazz Club
212 Hampshire St.
Inman Square
Cambridge, MA
617-876-9330

Admission is $10 and includes classes.
Email Linda@timba.com for more information.
Pictures from the last party: www.tinyurl.com/8re44


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Dear Friends and Salseros,

Immerse yourself in the sounds of a lively Son Montuno, a Guajira, a Bolero and of course Salsa, Salsa, Salsa.  The caliente sounds of Curubande will play their hearts away, lighting up the room and bringing a night of endless dancing and music for the soul...

..Join us Dec 9th for a sober Salsa Social.  Don't forget to invite your friends.  Tickets are going FAST, call to pick yours up.

Presenting the
Sounds of
Curubande
A Latin International Band
Friday, December 9, 2005
8pm - 11pm
at Assabet Valley Center for Cont. Ed.
~~ 215 Fitchburg Street, Marlborough ~~


Tickets $10 in advance                                          Sponsored by:
      $15 at the door                                           Salsa Storm

For advance tickets call 508-854-8489 ask for Annette or Ray Gonzalez

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