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From:	SalsaBoston [sbc_moderator@salsaboston.com]
Sent:	Wednesday, July 09, 2008 2:18 PM
To:	'salsaupdate@salsaboston.com'
Subject:	401:  ATN Tonight, Salsa for Grin_gos workshop Sat. July 19, Salsa by the 
River July 26

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- ATN tonight
- Thursday: Tito Puente Series in the Park, live band, free
- Friday: Mojitos White Party
- Saturday: Salsa for Grin_gos workshop, noon-4pm at ATN
- Saturday: Havana Club at JHCC
- Sunday: Salsa Cruise
- Monday: Salsa in the Park with Anara and crew, Boston Parks


- HOT!! HOT!! HOT!! Sat. July 26, "Salsa on the River" returns, featuring 
renowned recording artists, "Bio Ritmo", live, on tour from Richmond, VA.

GET TICKETS:  http://salsaboston.com/store

** See you tonight at An Tua Nua as usual!
Last week we had another great crowd, ATN is hopping!  Come on down to _THE_ 
  http://salsaboston.com/antuanua or scroll down.

** Special Note to beginners:  Level 0 "Salsa for Grin_gos* Workshop" will be 
held Saturday, July 19 at An Tua Nua, 12-4pm
(this is the rescheduled date)
"For people with 2 left feet, and up."
      * we have to spell it that way because some spam filters.  Go figure.

** This summer SalsaBoston in conjunction with Havana Club, Community Boating, 
and DJ D. Martinez presents its second annual MEGA outdoor Salsa Parties!

"Candela con Vela:  Salsa by the River Series!"
Saturday, July 26th and Sept. 6 
Featuring dancing on the docks of Community Boating, on the Charles River
- benefitting CBI's youth programs
- all ages welcome
- July 26: "Bio Ritmo" Live!  Sept. 6 TBA
- DJ D.Martinez, performances, lessons, cash bar (beer and wine), and more!
- there will be dance floors set up (yes, this will be nothing less than a SBC 
high quality event)
- expecting 600+ in attendance throughout the evening
- hosted by Community Boating
- beer and wine with valid ID

All ages, tickets are $20 advance, $25 at the event.

Tickets go on sale next week.

We are looking for event sponsors, such as beverage promotions (liquor and 
non-alcoholic), food, etc.  If interested please contact olaf@salsaboston.com

SALSA CRUISES!  Friday, this week
Join SalsaBoston, Mojitos, Avive Productions, and Havana Club each weekend 
this summer

Cruise tickets are on sale:  http://salsaboston.com/catalog

General Cruise info: http://salsaboston.com/cruise

Group info: http://salsaboston.com/cruise/groups

or call 617-513-9841

Sunday Schedule
6:00-7:45 Preparty at "The Landing"
6:30-7:45 Salsa Lesson with Johnny and Kelly (dockside or on the boat, 
depending on circumstances)
7:45: Boarding, party starts, buffet served 8:00-10:30 CRUISE!  2 Decks of 
dancing: Latin Mix on the lower deck, Salsa on the mid-deck. Observation on 
the top deck.

All ages welcome on the cruises.  Must have valid 21+ ID to drink.

BOOK A CORPORATE SALSA CRUISE GROUP!  We typically have 1-2 bigger groups with 
us each week and is a fantastic group outing.  
Wedding receptions, birthdays, and bachelorette parties are very popular too. 
Call Olaf at 617-513-9841 or email olaf@salsaboston.com for more details.

Cruises are alternating Fridays and Sundays this year, out 8th season.

See you on the dance floor!


Salsa Night at An Tua Nua with SalsaBoston
every Wednesday

Boston's original "All Salsa by Salseros for Salseros" party, over 7.5 years 

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-
   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 

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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1) Havana Club Update
2) Latino Professional Network Summer Soiree
3) Tito Puente Latin Music Series, free outdoors, Thursdays (O'Day park next 
to JHCC)
4) Salsa in the Park, Mondays, South End, Free
5) LA Style lessons with Matei

Havana Club news:

Havana Saturdays Live in Boston
85 West Newton Street, South End, Boston
.  9:30-10:30 Beginner Salsa Lesson w/ Ivan
.  10:30-2am Salsa Dance Party with La Timbistica, DJ Cuban Jeff
.  $15 Ages: 21+ Full Cash Bar. Dress: Smart Casual to Fashionable

Also, don't forget that we now have Tequila Tuesdays at the 
Intercontinental Hotel on Atlantic
Ave in Boston's Financial District. Join us for complimentary tequila 
tasting from 6-8 and
outdoor dancing from 6-9:30.

Photos and Videos from last week's party can be seen online at 



Latino Professional Network Events 

A Summer Soiree at the Boston Park Plaza Hotel & Towers
When:  Thursday, July 24, 2008  
Time:   6pm - 8:30 pm
Where: Boston Park Plaza Hotel & Towers 
The Boston Park Plaza Hotel & Towers is one of the oldest hotels in Boston.  
Its rich history, majestic splendor and elegance make it one of the city's 
best known properties, and its also the venue of our last summer networking 
Join us on July 24th for a spectacular Summer Soiree.   Enjoy distinctive 
foods, cool beverages and an assortment of desserts from a variety of food 
carts.  Ice sculptures, raffles, music and the ambiance created from mingling 
with good friends, associates and colleagues will make for a fun event. 
Don't miss this summer soiree which is sure to be a enjoyable and relaxing 
Mark your calendars and RSVP today to info@lpn.org 


Latin Music Concert Series and Dance Party
Outside in the South End
Returns for Fourth Year on Four Thursdays in July
Free Music from Berklee College, La Casa de La Cultura,
and ParkARTS

Boston, MA, June 16, 2008 - Summer afternoons in Boston can sizzle, but 
evening respites in a neighborhood park listening and dancing to tropical 
sounds and syncopated beats can be even hotter.  The fourth-annual Tito Puente 
Latin Music Series - presented by Berklee College of Music; La Casa de La
Cultura /Center for Latino Arts, IBA; and ParkARTS - combines the Latin 
rhythms of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and Costa Rica, with influences from far-
corners of the world, reflecting Berklee’s sonic melting pot.

The FREE music series takes place over four Thursday evenings - July 10, 17, 
24, and 31 - outdoors at O’ Day Park, next door to the Jorge Hernandez 
Cultural Center, 85 West Newton St., in Boston’s South End.  Concerts are from 
7:00 – 9:00 p.m.
For more information call 617-927-1707, e-mail info@claboston.org, or click 
berklee.edu/events.  The park is wheelchair accessible.
This year’s program:

July 17 - The Berklee Latin Jazz All-Stars is six top scholarship students 
from Puerto Rico, Israel, and the United States.  Members coalesced around 
their love for the polyrhythm and joyful precision of Latin jazz.  The group 
was named this year's Best College Jazz Band by Down Beat magazine, under the 
name La Timbistica, and recently performed in the Monterey Jazz Festival's 
Next Generation Festival in Monterey, California.  The All-Stars are led by 
conguero Paulo Stagnaro, and include trumpeter Niv Toar, flutist Enrique 
Trinidad, pianist Abraham Olivo, bassist Juan Maldonado, and timbalero Marcos 
Lopez.  This summer, the group will also perform at the Duke Ellington Jazz 
Festival in Washington, D.C.

July 24 – Manolo Mairena is a sonero (salsa singer) and percussionist from 
Costa Rica who has fused Afro-Caribbean and Latin music with an array of 
styles he learned since moving to the U.S. at 16.  He began his career 
stateside performing traditional Puerto Rican music.  His playing drew 
attention from some of the major Latin bands in New England, and he played or 
recorded with Tropical Sound, Mango Blue, Manguito, Obini Tumbao, and Combo 
Sabroso, among many others.  He started his own band called Curubandé, which 
he still performs with today.  Mairena has toured Spain and Mexico and has 
also performed in Australia, Cuba, India, and Puerto Rico.  Currently, he is 
working on Mi Oportunidad, an album of original music featuring a cast of top 
performers including Alex Alvear, Angel Subero, and Gonzalo Grau, among 

July 31 – Eguie Castrillo, who will perform with his orchestra, is a native of 
San Juan and an authority on the rhythms of Cuba, the Dominican Republic, 
Puerto Rico, and Trinidad and Tobago.  The timbale and conga player has 
performed or recorded with such Latin luminaries as Arturo Sandoval, Ruben 
Blades, and Michel Camilo, and American pop and jazz stars including Michael 
Brecker, Steve Winwood, and Jennifer Lopez.  Among his greatest influences is 
Tito Puente, whose spirit lives in Castrillo’s orchestra performances that 
salute the 1950s Palladium Ballroom scene in New York City, where dancers went 
wild for Puente’s mambo music.  The 18-piece orchestra includes a large horn 
section, congas, bongos, and lots of energy.  He has been teaching in 
Berklee's percussion department since 1999. 

About the presenters:
Now in its 12th year, ParkARTS began as Mayor Thomas M. Menino’s initiative to 
present a yearlong program of arts and culture related programs and events in 
Boston's park system. ParkARTS, the Boston Parks and Recreation Department's 
multi faceted arts program incorporates the visual, performing, and 
participatory arts.  The 2008 ParkARTS performing arts program will present 
concerts in Boston neighborhood parks that range from jazz to symphonic music. 
The Center for Latino Arts/La Casa de la Cultura is a cutting-edge, multi-
functional community arts complex that conveys to both Latinos and non-Latinos 
from all over New England, the vitality of contemporary and traditional Latino 
cultural expressions, including folk dance and music, Latin jazz, film, 
poetry, and theater.  The Center joins our Jorge Hernandez performance space 
(converted into a 450-seat venue from a historic church in 1986) with a new 
community arts center (renovated from the adjacent parish house in 2003) that 
includes a gallery, dance studio and visual arts studio.  Inquilinos Boricuas 
en Acción (IBA) is a dynamic community building agency dedicated to increasing 
the social and economic power of individuals and families through education, 
economic development, technology and arts programming that build safe, vibrant 
and culturally diverse affordable housing communities.
Berklee College of Music was founded on the revolutionary principle that the 
best way to prepare students for careers in music was through the study and 
practice of contemporary music. For over half a century, the college has 
evolved constantly to reflect the state of the art of music and the music 
business. With over a dozen performance and nonperformance majors, a diverse 
and talented student body representing over 70 countries, and a music industry 
"who's who" of alumni, Berklee is the world's premier learning lab for the 
music of today — and tomorrow.

What: Salsa in the Park--tonight and every Monday in July!

When: Mondays, 2008 6:30 PM

Blackstone School Park
Washington St & W Brookline St
Boston, MA 02118 

These fun outdoor events are sponsored by the Mayor's Office and are FREE and 
open to everyone...so, bring the whole family if you'd like! Whether you've 
been dancing salsa for years or you'd like to learn how?or if you'd just like 
to relax after work to the sounds of salsa music, join us in the park on 
Monday nights!

Each night will feature live performances, dance instruction for all levels 
(beginner to advanced), and lots of time to dance and socialize. There will be 
food and drinks for sale, as well as other items.

Please note: If it rains, the party will be inside the Community Center

Sponsors include: SalsaBoston.com, El Show de Fernandito, Teddy's Shoes, 
BostonSalsero.com, Harry O's Pizza, MetaMovements and Boston ROCKS!

At Blackstone Park in the South End; 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
SPECIAL KICK-OFF PARTY with DJ Hernan: Monday, June 30th!

Location: Corner of W. Brookline & Washington Streets, in the South End

Parking: On-Street parking available

Public Transportation:a) Orange line to Back Bay, exit Dartmouth
Street side. Take a left on Dartmouth and walk about 10 minutes
down, till you pass Tremont Street and cross onto W.Dedham Street,
take left on Washington St., walk down and park is on right. b)
Silver Line bus leaving from Dudley Station to W. Newton stop, park
is on left.

For more information: www.metamovements.com
Telephone: 617 983-1418

Learn more here:


Matei Livianu
Email: salsamatei@gmail.com
LA-Style Salsa group classes and private lessons in Central Square with Matei. 

Friendly and fun. No partner needed.

See www.salsamatei.com for schedule and more information.

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