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Message From: SalsaBoston [moderator123@salsaboston.com]
Sent: Wednesday, February 14, 2007 11:23 AM
Subject: #337: Happy Valentine's Day, Party at An Tua Nua, Salsa Contest

Hola Salseros!
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Wishing you all a cozy and "heart-melting" Valentine's Day!!  Tonight, after you take your sweetie or sweatheart to dinner, join us for the Valentine's Day Salsa Party at An Tua Nua!  Featuring DJ D.Martinez who will be playing no doubt sappy Salsa tracks all evening, and our very first...

 Jack and Jill Salsa Contest!  $100 Cash Prize!

This is a fun little contest where you get paired up at random with one of your dance friends and maybe win something!  Register when you come in.
Check out the details and rules on the SalsaBoston home page: http://salsaboston.com

NOTE:  Tonight is a $15 cover, including party favors and eats.  BUT!!!!  Get $5 off the cover if you wear Valentine's Colors!  That's red, pink, with white.  Yes, we want the party guests to be in the theme.  (Consider it a bribe....)

Also: ignore any media hype about the "Storm".  Storms sell.  Here's the offical forecast:
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
1017 AM EST WED FEB 14 2007
..THE SNOW AND MIXED PRECIPITATION WILL TAPER OFF EARLY THIS EVENING...THEN END AROUND MIDNIGHT.


So, stay warm, stay cozy, and see you tonight!
http://salsaboston.com/antuanua

835 Beacon St.
Boston/Kenmore Square
8pm Casino Rueda Lesson
9pm Salsa Lesson with Johnny and Kelly
10:15pm-1 SALSA!!!!
Contest around 11:30

... and see you at Cabana Mondays at FELT as well!  http://salsaboston.com/felt

Keep dancing!
-Olaf


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In this issue:
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>>> Featured news: <<<
 - Salsa Wednesdays at AN TUA NUA

 - Cabana Mondays is sizzlin' at FELT!

 - For the casual: Salsa at Masa, Thursdays

>>> SalsaBoston Events: <<<
 - Salsa Night on Wednesdays at An Tua Nua
 - Cabana Mondays at FELT

>>> Rueda de Casino in Boston <<<

>>> This Week's Mailbag <<<


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 Featured News
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WEEKLY!

    SALSA WEDNESDAYS AT AN TUA NUA!
      7pm Casino Rueda Workshop
      8pm Casino Rueda Lesson*
      9pm Salsa Lesson w/ Johnny and Kelly*
      10pm-1am Salsa!
        *Beginner and Intermediate., no partner needed
   http://salsaboston.com/antuanua for discounts and info or call 617-513-9841
   An Tua Nua
   835 Beacon St. Kenmore Sq/Fenway, Boston


** Cabana Mondays is HEATING UP!

The new hotspot!  Cabana Mondays at Felt!  Salseros, come check it out.  It's a classy, fabulous place, no cover, charming staff (big shoutout to Farah and Vanessa of Felt!), and of course Boston's finest Salsa as always from D.Martinez and Hernan.  Salsa for Gringos lesson at 7pm for the newbies--send your non-dancing friends over in advance.  Come help make this party happen!  Lots of special nights coming up over there as well.
   http://salsaboston.com/felt

Photos:
   http://www.salsaboston.com/gallery/arcadia/gallery.cgi?Category=100053



** 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 Tremont St, South End, Boston



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SALSABOSTON EVENTS
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Salsa Night at An Tua Nua with SalsaBoston
every Wednesday
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Boston's original "All Salsa by Salseros for Salseros" party, over 5 years running!

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

7:00: Intermediate Casino Rueda Workship
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, please 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, Fenway on the D, Kenmore on the B), plenty of street and lot parking.

Irish/America/Bar food available until 10pm.  I have eaten there regularly, it is very 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, discounts, and directions: http://www.salsaboston.com/antuanua


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Cabana Mondays at FELT
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"A Casual Salsa Night at a Classy Place"

Salseros, come check it out.  It's a classy, fabulous place, no cover, charming staff, and of course Boston's finest Salsa as always from D.Martinez and Hernan.

Salsa for Gringos lesson at 7pm for the newbies--send your non-dancing friends over in advance.

$10 for the class, no cover for dancing.

Lots of special nights as well.

http://salsaboston.com/felt

Club FELT
533 Washington St, Boston, MA
(617) 350-5555
Between Downtown Crossing and Chinatown

Photos:
   http://www.salsaboston.com/gallery/arcadia/gallery.cgi?Category=100053


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Rueda de Casino ... SALSA !
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You've seen salsa danced "in a circle", changing partners, performing a variety of fast-paced moves.

Learn this fun way to dance Salsa by joining one of the many FREE practices offered almost every day of the week around Boston.  Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced circles!

Lots of opportunities this month to learn Rueda de Casino Salsa! Visit this site to find out about workshops: http://bostonrueda.wikispaces.com


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 This Week's Mailbag
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1) Havana Club Update
2) Feb. Workshop w/ Johnny and Kelly, MERENGUE & BACHATA
3) Cha Cha Cha classes w/ Johnny and Kelly
4) Salsa dance contest in Providence in Feb, $500 in prizes
5) Obbini Tumbao at Ryles Jazz Club, March 7th,
6) Job Opening in Boston's Latin music scene

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1)

Dear Friends,

Havana Saturdays at the Havana Club Ballroom in Central Square is a hit.
And, of course, Friday Night Salsa rocks on!
Photos and Videos from last week's parties can be seen online at
http://HavanaClubSalsa.com

Sincerely,
Jeff

Friday Night Salsa @ Havana Club
Havana Club, 288 Green Street, Central Square, Cambridge
* 8:30-9:30 Beg, Int, & Adv Rueda Lessons w/ Ivan, Lino, & MIT Rueda Group
* 9:30-10:30pm Beginner & Intermediate Salsa Lesson w/ Salsa y Control
* 10:30pm-2am Salsa Dance Party w/ DJ Cuban Jeff
* Admission is $12 Ages: 18+ w/ college ID.  Full Bar.
Dress: Smart Casual to Fashionable.

Friday Night Salsa is Boston's salsa hot spot! Friday Night Salsa brings together 300-400 cool, classy people of all skills levels. Beginners are very welcome and the party is a safe environment where everyone dances with - and respects - everyone else.

The Havana Club Ballroom is a stunning space with a spacious 5400 sq. ft. smooth wood dance floor, raised performance stage, club lighting, excellent sound system, and full cash bar. There is a Parking Garage next door ($1/hr), and the party is one block from Public Transport on Mass Ave.


Havana Saturdays @ Havana Club
Havana Club, 288 Green Street, Central Square, Cambridge
* 8:30-9:30pm Beginner Latin Lessons w/ Ivan
* 9:30-10:30pm Beginner & Intermediate Salsa Lessons w/ Jeff & Ivan
* 10:30pm-2am Dance Party w/ Rumba Na Ma
* Admission is $12 Ages: 18+ w/ college ID.  Full Bar.
Dress: Smart Casual to Fashionable.

The perfect follow-up to Friday Night Salsa,
Havana Saturdays features the beautiful Havana Club
ballroom, 250+ cool people and live music every
week!  Beginners are very welcome and the party
is a safe environment where everyone dances with -
and respects - everyone else.


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2)

FEBRUARY WORKSHOP
with Johnny and Kelly

MERENGUE & BACHATA
.. feel the Dominican attitude!


Learn the seductive allure of these Dominican rhythms. 
They are played in all the clubs, so get ready to relax your
hips, grab a partner, and get in closed position! 
Designed for dancers of all levels.

*  Body movement
*  Basic steps and turns
*  Turn patterns & styling


WHEN:             Saturday, February 17th, 12:00- 1:30pm
WHERE:           Dance Complex, Studio 5
536 Massachusetts Ave., in Cambridge
Near the Central Square T stop on the Red Line
Public parking lots or street parking available
COST:              $15 in advance; $20 at door
CONTACT:        Kelly 617-522-7443 kelly@salsaboston.com
                        Johnny 617-312-6464 salsumba1@aol.com

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3)

CHA-CHA-CHA
 with Johnny and Kelly


Club-style Cha-Cha can be funky and playful or elegant.
The slower speed allows for lots of styling and
individual interpretation.  Learn interesting turn patterns,
freestyle footwork and styling.  Starting with the basics,
the level will increase each class.  For those of you who
took Cha-Cha in the Fall, we will be teaching different
material this session.


DATES:            5 Tuesdays—2/13- 3/13
TIME:                8:45pm- 10:15pm
WHERE:           Jose Mateo’s Ballet Theatre
400 Harvard St. in Cambridge, Studio 3
(Entrance off Mass Ave, facing the Inn at Harvard.)
Near the Harvard Square T stop on the Red Line
Street parking or parking lot passes ($3)
available from Kelly.
COST:              $15 drop-in or 5 classes/$60
CONTACT:        Kelly 617-522-7443 kelly@salsaboston.com
                        Johnny 617-312-6464 salsumba1@aol.com


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4)
                         DANCE CONTEST
                             AT
                     STRICTLY SALSA SUNDAYS
                        " PLATFORMS "
                       165 Poe Street
                        Providence, R.I.

CASH PRIZES OF $500.00

PRELIMINARIES: FEB. 18TH SUNDAY AT 10;30 PM
FINALS:        FEB. 25TH SUNDAY AT 10;30 PM


MUST BE PRE-REGISTERED TO ENTER

CALL JEANNIE OKI AT 401-345-5189 OR EMAIL okisalsa@netzero.com
  on before January 26 at 401-941-8008

                     EVERYONE IS INVITED!!!


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5)

Boston’s hottest salsa band, Obbini Tumbao, returns to Ryles Jazz Club, located at 212 Cambridge St., Cambridge, MA on March 7th, 2006. Internationally acclaimed percussion duo, Pedro “Pedrito” Martinez and Mauricio Herrera, will join Obbini Tumbao for a night of Cuban dance music. Tickets are $10, show starts at 9:00 pm.

Winner of the 2006 Phoenix Best Music Poll, as "Best World Music Act," the group's blend of Afro-Cuban music and North American jazz creates a body of work whose infectious rhythms will make you want to get up and dance! Rebecca Cline, jazz pianist from Athens, GA, and Ana Norgaard, also known as Anita Quinto, percussionist from Caracas, Venezuela, joins forces to produce a compelling new sound with the wide range of music influences they share. Obbini Tumbao's repertoire includes a broad selection of beloved classics, as well as the band's own compositions.

Obbini Tumbao
Anita Quinto and Rebecca Cline
email: contact@obbinitumbao.com
617-852-9269 or 617-966-7386



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6)
Job Opening: MusicAmador Latin music agency/Sol y Canto Latin band

Position Available:  Part-time Office Assistant

Work hours:  8 – 12 hours/week - flexible, Monday - Thursday between 9:00am-5:00pm

Where: North Cambridge comfortable home office

Pay: $12/hr

Starting: sometime between March-April 2007

Agency Description:

MusicAmador is a dynamic booking agency that celebrates Latin culture through music.  We book recognized, high quality, seasoned national touring acts into concert halls, festivals and universities nationwide.  Sol y Canto is a nationally touring Latin music ensemble.   Rosi Amador is both founder and Director for MusicAmador. She is also company director and lead singer of Sol y Canto. We are in a comfortable home office in North Cambridge; 12 minutes walk from the Davis Square Red line T or 15 minutes away from Porter Square.

Job Description:

The Office Assistant is responsible for day-to-day operations including responding to phone, fax and email messages, maintaining adequate office supplies, and CD supplies.  The assistant also focuses on Sol y Canto’s activities including updating the band’s Internal Calendar, preparing Tour Itineraries for the band, contacting presenters and mailing any publicity materials requested.  It also requires assisting the Booking Agent with any contract preparations, as well as assisting director Rosi Amador with her personal business.

REQUIREMENTS:

Excellent communication skills and pleasant phone manner a must. High level of comfort with Apple computer software preferable. Bilingual (English/Spanish) candidates preferred, however, candidate must have complete fluency in oral and written English.

For more information please visit www.solycanto.com <http://www.solycanto.com>  or www.musicamador.com <http://www.musicamador.com>

TO APPLY:
Please email your resume and 3 references to eunice@musicamador.com <unice@musicamador.com">mailto:Eunice@musicamador.com> - Eunice Depena . No phone calls please. Eunice will be making calls within the month of February as appropriate applications are received to set up interview.

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