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This Week in Salsa

pre-Thanksgiving Dance this Sat. with Rumbanama, plus Fantagious tonight
Here an "early edition" of Salsa Update for you on account of all the happenings this week. Most notably, the preThanksgiving Party is this Saturday at the City Club, featuring "Rumbanama," live, and hosted by DJ Hernan, MetaMovements, and SalsaBoston. Should be a great time! Get your discount advance tickets and RSVP on Facebook.

Also, tonight is the "Fantagious" concert performance at Scullers, presented by Masacote. More about both events below.

City Club Salsa Thursdays is hopping!
Be sure to check out the Salsa Party every Thursday at City Club, Boston area's new Salsa hot-spot with all the amenities such as great AC, awesome HUGE dance floor, easy to get to, massive free parking lot, great vibe. Come meet all your Salsa friends there, and make new ones!
Note: we are tentatively planning to be open for Thanksgiving for you to dance that turkey off!

...and so is An Tua Nua's Salsa Wednesdays!
We'll be at An Tua Nua this Wednesday as usual, for Boston's original "By Salseros for Salseros" all Salsa night, a great "clubby" ambiance, lessons by Salsa Y Control and MetaMovements, your favorite DJ's, and lots of cool fun people.
Save the Date: Ninth Anniversary Party next Wed, Nov. 26

See you on the Dance Floor!

Issue #418
November 18, 2008
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City Club Salsa Thursdays

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About 170 people made it out the the grand opening on Oct. 9, and we've been having great fun ever since!

What a great place! The floor is AMAZING!"
--many satisfied patrons
We're excited to host a new Thursday night dance, in the vicinity of Sullivan Square in Somerville. It's at the "Somerville City Club", which features:

-ice cold air conditioning
-2900sf dance floor
-3 blocks from the Orange Line (Green line to Haymarket and you're there)
-easy bus access from Harvard Square and Cambridge/Somerville areas
-huge, adjacent, free parking lot
-full bar (21+ with proper ID to drink)
-all ages admitted
-lessons and all
-all your favorite Salsa entertainers
-coming in from out of town? Affordable hotel rooms across the street

Open weekly, except closed on the first Thur. of the month due to a union meeting unfortunately.

Somerville City Club
20 Innerbelt Rd.
Somerville, MA 02143
(directly across from the Holiday Inn)

More details, website, and flyers

Salsa Wednesdays at An Tua Nua

Boston's original "All Salsa by Salseros for Salseros" party, for nine years running!

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

  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!

$10 cover, $2 per lesson additional, 21+
**Note: +$6 for 7pm class (i.e $20 for the whole night) 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.
preThanksgiving Party at City Club, Sat. Nov. 22

Featuring RumbaNaMa! and DJ Hernan

While cold outside...inside we will keep it sweet & toasty for you.

Live music with Gilberto Rivera y RumbaNaMa!
@ Boston's New Salsa hot spot, City Club

Cocktail attire recommended
Georgeous dance floor - Free parking - Full bar
$15 cover - $12 in advance

just off I-93 at exit 28 @ Sullivan Square
Across from the Somerville Holiday Inn

This event will SELL OUT! - Get your tickets today!

An elegant affair presented by:
DJ Hernan - SalsaBoston and Metamovements

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Swing Dance at Swing City Fridays

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Boston's Swing Dancing scene since 1994! New England's best swing and blues bands and orchestras every Friday night at the Swing City Ballroom at the Somerville City Club. All ages welcome. Free lessons from 7:30-8:45, and dancing until 1am. Full bar, 21+ to drink.

Somerville City Club
20 InnerBelt Rd. (across from the Holiday Inn)
Sullivan Square/Somerville, MA 02143
617-513-9841 or visit"


Havana Club News

Hey Salseros!

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,
DJ Cuban Jeff . $15 Ages: 21+ Full Cash Bar. Dress: Smart Casual to

* Havana Saturdays - in Boston's South End*

Photos and Videos from recent parties party can be seen online at Sincerely,


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 DJ Cuban Jeff and/or live music .
$15 Ages: 21+ Full Cash Bar. Dress: Smart Casual to Fashionable
Masacote's "Fantagious" at Scullers Tonight

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Nov 18, 2008: Ritmo Masacote presents Fantagious @ Sculler's Jazz Club!

The FULL 10 piece band in concert, including Chino Nuñez & Panagiotis Andreou from NY! Join us for a very special night of music on the same stage that's been graced by legends such as Eddie Palmieri and Larry Harlow. Tickets are now available online! $25 for the show alone, or $70 for dinner and a show. Capacity is limited to 150. Let's pack the place!
Three Giants of Cuban Piano at Berkelee Nov. 18
Tuesday, November 18, 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02115

A dedication to classic Cuban music from the 1940's and 1950's

A concert dedicated to the three giants of Cuban piano: Rubén González, Lilí Martínez Griñán, and Pedro "Peruchín" Justíz. These three gentlemen established standards of virtuosity and style in the 1940s and 1950s that still challenge and inspire musicians today. A quartet led by faculty member/pianist Rebecca Cline will perform classic pieces associated with these legends of Cuban music.


Manolo Mairena--lead vocals, congas
Alex Alvear--lead vocals, baby bass
Rebecca Cline--piano, backing vocals
Anita Quinto--timbales, backing vocals

Special Guests on trumpet:
Yaure Muñiz Little John Replogle Brian Lewis

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