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Sent:                                           Wednesday, September 26, 2007 12:04 PM

Subject:                                     361: An Tua Nua tonight, Havana Saturdays opens this weekend


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It's an exciting weekend coming up with the reopening of Havana Saturdays in the South End.  I'm told it will be full, so get there early!  Read on below.  There are also a zillion other parties Saturday as it turns out, so get ready for some party hopping.  See mailbag for more.



Join us WEDNESDAYS WEEKLY at An Tua Nua for meeting great people, classes, and fabulous dancing!

   WED SEPT. 26:

7pm – "How'd They Do That" Workshop: Tonight:- class focus on FOOTWORK this week– all levels

8pm - Rueda de Casino Lesson, all levels. FEATURED ADVANCED MOVES THIS WEEK: Sabrosura

9pm - Salsa (on1) Lesson with Johnny, Kelly, and Andres

10pm-1am - non-stop dancing!

21+, 7pm onwards $20, 8pm on $14, 9pm on $12 (7pm class works out to just $6!)

835 Beacon St. Kenmore Square/Fenway 617-513-9841 for questions

http://salsaboston.com/antuanua   for more info and discounted admission.






Havana Saturdays, 18+ w. Live Bands Every Week

85 West Newton Street, Boston


* 8-9 Beginner Rueda Lessons MIT Rueda Group

* 9-10 Beginner Salsa Lesson w/ Guest Instructor, Andres of Salsa y Control

* 10-2am Salsa/Merengue/Cumbia Dance Party w/ Javier Arroyo's Salsa Night Band

* Age: 21+ (18+ w. College ID) Admission is $15 ($12 w. College ID) Cash Bar.

* Park at 560 Harrison Ave and take Shuttle Service a half mile to/from the Party, just $5

Dress: Smart Casual to Fashionable.

See mailbag for more details or visit http://www.HavanaClubSalsa.com




Keep dancing!











Salsa Night at An Tua Nua with SalsaBoston

every Wednesday



Boston's original "All Salsa by Salseros for Salseros" party, over 6.5 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


** 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


      7pm Personalized Salsa Instruction (AKA "How'd They Do That?!")

      8pm Casino Rueda Lesson (w/ Anara and the Gang, beginner through advanced levels)

      9pm Salsa Lesson (w/ Johnny and Kelly, beginner and intermediate levels)

      10:15pm-1am Salsa!

   http://salsaboston.com/antuanua  for discounts and info or call 617-513-9841

   An Tua Nua

   835 Beacon St. Kenmore Sq/Fenway, Boston


$10 cover, $2 per lesson additional, 21+

**Note: $6 for 7pm class

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




 This Week's Mailbag


   (SalsaBoston is not affiliated with nor endorses these listings except

    where noted.  This information is just passed along as we receive it.  If

    you have a good or bad experience, please let others know on the

    SalsaBoston message board.)



1) Havana Club Update, Saturdays Opens at Villa Victoria (JHCC) Sept. 29, Fridays rocks on

2) "Global Beat" LIVE MUSIC Series Saturday, October 6, 2007 starting at 8pm (Columbus Day weekend), New Bedford

3) Seeking dancers for Global Beat

4) Jose Alberto, "El Canario" in Providence, Oct. 13

5) Festival Latino of the Berkshires is Saturday, September 29

6) Ferndando's Hideaway, fundraising appeal, plus Party coming up October 20 at Tabu

7) SOL Y CANTO celebrates its 13th Anniversary at the Regattabar! Saturday, September 29th

8) La Alianza of Harvard Law School presents: The Semiannual SALSA PARTY Saturday, September 29th

9) Salsa/Latin dance lessons with Harvard Ballroom Dance Team

10) Fiesta Musical at Springstep featuring Manguito, Saturday, Sept 29

11) October Workshop with Johnny and Kelly

12) Salsa Classes at Wheelock College with MetaMovements





Hey Folks,


This is the week that Havana Saturday's officially re-opens at our new home in Boston's historic South End. Kicking off the party will be Javier Arroyo's Salsa Night Band. Please join us and help launch this new party at its beautiful new home!


And, of course, Friday Night Salsa in Central Square rocks on. Please come early to avoid the line.


For more information, please visit: http://www.HavanaClubSalsa.com


All the best,





    Havana Saturdays, 18+ w. Live Bands Every Week

    85 West Newton Street, Boston


* 8-9 Beginner Rueda Lessons MIT Rueda Group

* 9-10 Beginner Salsa Lesson w/ Guest Instructor, Andres of Salsa y Control

* 10-2am Salsa/Merengue/Cumbia Dance Party w/ Javier Arroyo's Salsa Night Band

* Age: 21+ (18+ w. College ID) Admission is $15 ($12 w. College ID) Cash Bar.

* Park at 560 Harrison Ave and take Shuttle Service a half mile to/from the Party, just $5

Dress: Smart Casual to Fashionable.


*Havana Saturdays has found a new home and re-opens this Saturday, September 29th at the Villa Victoria's Jorge Hernandez Cultural Center!* Built as a Lutheran Church in 1898 and converted into a 450 person capacity performance venue, the JHCC is one of Boston's most beautiful spaces. Located in the historic South End, near the corner of Mass Ave and Tremont St.

(at 85 West Newton St.), our new venue has it all, including: a live performance stage, club lighting and sound, a balcony overlooking the main dancefloor, and so much more.


Havana Saturdays will feature rueda lessons from 8-9, salsa lessons from 9-10, and dancing to live music from 10-2am. Javier Arroyo's Salsa Night Band, Grupo Sazon and Cinco Son will be play the first three weeks. The party will be 18+ (w. college ID) and will be a cool, classy cultural event that brings people together in a healthy way that reflects not only the beautiful look and feel of the space, but also its original intention.





    Friday Night Salsa w. Havana Club

    288 Green Street, Central Square, Cambridge


* 8:30-9:30 Beg, Int, & Adv Rueda Lessons w/ Anara, 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: 21+.  Full Bar.

Dress: Smart Casual to Fashionable.



Friday Night Salsa is Boston's salsa hot spot! Friday Night Salsa brings together 250+ 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 party is held in 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.





ONE night, under ONE roof, THREE phenomenal bands, ONE massive party!


"Global Beat" LIVE MUSIC Series

Saturday, October 6, 2007 starting at 8pm (Columbus Day weekend)


8pm – Infusion Experience; Afro-Cuban Jazz & fiery Flamenco rhythms.

Passionate. Intense. + Flamenco/Gypsy dancers ww.infusionExperience.com


9pm – THE Carlos de Leon Latin jazz master & his band; Salsa and other Latin dance music + a Salsa dance exhibition by some of the best dancers in the region.  www.myspace.com/CarlosdeLeonLatinJazzBand


11pm – Santa Mamba; the funky and highly energetic Latin Rock band—their music seduces your body into their beat until you find yourself unexpectedly lost rhythms dancing to the groove. www.SantaMamba.com


Full cash bar available. Fantastic venue! HUGE dance floor. Free parking.


LOCATION: Top floor of the Howland Place, 651 Orchard Street, New Bedford, MA.


MORE INFO: www.myspace.com/trizstudio


TICKETS ON SALE NOW! Get yours before they sell out!


Contact: Tri-Z Studio at 508-991-8749 / tickets@trizstudio.com $20 in advance / $25 at the door.  Organize and bring all your friends, GROUP discounts available.

Beatriz Oliveira







Salsa Dancers WANTED for Salsa Dance Expo at Global Beat event on October 6, 2007!  Show off your best moves to a captive audience. Free admission ($50 value) and publicity provided to those that sign up for Expo in advance and names will be put into raffle for a cash prize - sing-ups accepted through Friday, 9/28/07.


Contact: Tri-Z Studio at info@trizstudio.com for more information



Beatriz Oliveira

Email: be@trizstudio.com




Jose Alberto, "El Canario"

Salsa Legends at the Rhodes

Rhodes on the Pawtuxet

60 Rhodes Pl. Cranston, RI

$25 admission

Sat. Oct. 13


Presented by Strictly Salsa Productions





Festival Latino of the Berkshires is Saturday, September 29, 2007, 4:00 to 9:00 PM, Lee, MA.

As in past years, Berkshire residents and visitors at the park experience Latino culture through dance, music, and food, representing a variety of Latino countries. Estampas Folklóricas Mexicanas will perform four times throughout the evening presentations. Other acclaimed dance troupes and ballets will perform at the park as well, including the Ballet Folklórico Perú, the most beloved Peruvian folkloric group from New York City; “El Hornero”, Uruguayan folkloric dance group from New Jersey; “Ensueño Latino”, a renowned Latin-American folkloric ballet from Connecticut; Venedance, Venezue-lan folk dance group; Xtravaganza Latin Dance Co, from Springfield; Rumba Kids~Springfield Dance Studio, from Springfield; Multicultural Youth Dancers from the Berkshires; and other Berkshire Latino artists, such as Mighty Mouse and the Stray Cats, a Latin pop band.


Festival Latino concludes with a dance after 9:30 PM at Bogie’s, 935 S. Main St., Great Barrington, MA. (ID required!). Live dance music will be provided by Pablito y su Avalancha, an energetic and versatile Latin band from NYC, ready to deliver the most exciting tunes of Salsa, Cumbia, Merengue, Bachata and Regeton.  $20.00 cover charge will help defray the expenses of producing the Festival.


People from all ethnic backgrounds come together to enjoy this unique cultural commemoration, which is unlike any in New England. Each year the Festival continues to stand out as the consummate For information please contact Liliana Ortiz-Bermúdez at 413-243-3961, or Ruth Boorady Bloom at 413-232-0223.


The event is free and open to the public, but donations are gladly accepted! Alcoholic beverages are not permitted. A variety of ethnic dishes will be for sale, such as lechona, tacos, chorizos, tamales, empana-das, and pupusa



For a list of our sponsors, please visit our website www.festivallatino.org





September 5, 2007

To Whom It May Concern:


This is on behalf of Fernando’s Hideaway, El Show de Fernandito, the bi-lingual multi-cultural entertainment show seen live on BNN (Boston Neighborhood Network), and then seen in Cambridge, Somerville, Revere, Malden, Lynn, Wakefield and Nashua, NH.


Hollywood Party!

On October 20th, the show is holding its second Hollywood Party fundraiser at Tabu Lounge in Saugus, MA with an after-party at the Mojitos nightclub in Boston! The proceeds from this not-to-be missed event, will go towards equipment and compensation for those who help keep the show going and growing.


Support the arts and education!

Your tax-deductible contribution will help Fernando’s Hideaway in our ongoing mission to expose local talent and provide free training for the young reporters we feature in our on-location segments.


How you can help!

It’s easy to contribute, and you can do so for under $1,000. You may contribute for any amount different than the ticket price. We will be glad to discuss any contribution that you and your business care to make!


Checks may be made out to Groom-Humphreys Street Neighborhood Association.

                          65 East Cottage

                          Boston, MA 02125

We are a 501C-3 non-profit organization. Our tax ID # is 16-1624555.


Also, a note to sponsors, if you want your company name or logo to appear in our sponsor booklet which will be distributed the night of the party, you must make your donations by September 18th!


If you need more information, please contact Asha Sham, Promotional Marketing Boutique, at 787-640-9368 or you can send an e-mail at creativesolutionsmktg@gmail.com


Thank you for supporting Fernando’s Hideaway, el Show de Fernandito!



H. Fernando Bossa



Mailing Address....

H. Fernando Bossa

594 Columbia Road, Suite 302

Boston, MA 02125

617-816-1232 (M)




Performance Address....

BNN Television Studio

8 Park Plaza, Suite 2240

Boston, MA 02116





SOL Y CANTO celebrates its 13th Anniversary at the Regattabar!


*Saturday, September 29th at 7:30 & 10:00 pm 


at the Regattabar,  1 Bennett Street at the Charles Hotel, Harvard Square


Tickets $ 18 for 7:30 show/$20 for 10:00pm show        


617.395.7757    http://www.regattabarjazz.com






La Alianza of Harvard Law School presents:

 The Semiannual



Saturday, September 29th, 2007

9pm – 1am


Harvard Law School

Pound Hall

1563 Mass Ave

Ropes-Gray Room


$10 cover non-Harvard ($5 with Harvard ID) 


Music by DJ Hernan, Delicious Latin Specialties, Sangria and cold beer with valid ID, and free salsa lessons during the first hour of the party!


Come shake your booty, or watch other people shake theirs!


If you have any questions, please contact Lauren Schreiber at lschreiber@law.harvard.edu, or Lello Fiumara at rfiumara@law.harvard.edu






Learn to Dance!!!


I am proud to announce our most popular program, Social Dance Lessons.  We love to dance and want you to find out why.  Our classes are perfect for getting a taste of ballroom or just preparing for social events.  


All classes are geared towards having fun and meeting new people while learning the basics of social dancing. 


Our program is open to EVERYONE regardless of affiliation or age.  A partner is never required . 


SCHEDULE:  (classes start the week of Sept 24th)


Mondays - 8PM - Salsa / Merengue  (74 Mt Auburn St)

Mondays - 9PM - Nightclub Medley  (74 Mt Auburn St)


Wednesdays - 7PM - Waltz / Tango  (Lowell JCR)

Wednesdays - 8PM - Latin Medley  (Lowell JCR)

Wednesdays - 9PM - Swing  (Lowell JCR)


Thursdays - 8PM - Salsa / Merengue  (Adams Dining Hall)

Thursdays - 9PM - Ballroom Intro  (Adams Dining Hall)


*NEW* - Season Passes are now available!






Don't forget: 

Ballroom Dancing, it's part of the Harvard Experience





Fiesta Musical

featuring Manguito

Saturday, Sept 29, 8 p.m.

Tickets: $19 general, $16 student/senior


Join Manguito (Little Mango) as they heat up the stage with the irresistible rhythms of Cuba, Puerto Rico, and the Dominican Republic. Hear old-school Latin standards—Salsa, Merengue, Cumbia, Bolero, Cha-Cha-Cha, etc.—and hip-swaying Afro-Latin beats played with an unforgettable Manguito sound. These accomplished musicians have earned their reputations as some of the hottest talent in the Boston/New York Latin scene with appearances at Symphony Hall’s World Music Series, the Beantown Jazz Festival, and a WGBH TV special, among many others. Area dancers will join this incomparable band throughout the night to demonstrate the sizzling steps that accompany these diverse musical styles.


Listen to Manguito and order tickets online at:


or call 781.395.0402






with Johnny & Kelly




Footwork & Partnering with Style


* Ladies:  learn individual styling? combining footwork, body, and arm movement

* Ladies:  incorporate this styling into partnering

* Men:  learn freestyle footwork with body movement

* Men:  learn to lead patterns while adding style


Designed for advanced beginner and intermediate level dancers.



When:     Sunday, October 7th, 3:30- 5:00pm

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 the door

Contact:  Kelly 617-522-7443; kelly@salsaboston.com

       Johnny 617-312-6464; salsumba1@aol.com





MetaMovements is now offering a beginner Salsa class (on 1) with Carlos and Louise at Wheelock College! The class is open to the public and meets Wednesdays, 5:30-6:30pm at Wheelock College, near Fenway, just a few minutes walk from An Tua Nua! The class is affordable and fun--just $80 for 10 weeks of class. Come Join Us for the class and if we haven't tired you out yet (and you're over 21), then come enjoy Salsa and Rueda lessons and dancing at An Tua Nua afterward. For further information about the class Contact Us at anara@metamovements.com or 617-983-0488! To register: please email recreation@wheelock.edu


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