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I hope everyone survived the Halloween Weekend in good order! Certainly good times were reported. A few people are still due their costume contest prizes, so please contact us if you are one of them.

Caribe Halloween Photos on FaceBook »

If you haven't heard, EVERYONE has been at Caribe lately, and we're glad to see so many faces! Take advantage of the 2-for-1 Admission (i.e. just $5 each) before 9:30. We've also got our new bigger dance floor going for you. Hope to see you tonight. Read on below.

Also, there's a bunch of great stuff coming up for the holidays!

SalsaBoston and Havana Club are teaming up again to bring you another fabulous New Year's Eve Salsa Gala! This year we well be doing Two Floors at the Courtyard Marriott Hotel, home of Club Caribe. Stay tuned for more details and discount tickets.

Also, Issac Delgado next week, Orquesta Guayacan at Lido in Dec. plus a number of holiday/galas coming up. See the mailbag for more.

Club Caribe Thursdays is Hopping!
"THE Thursday Night Hotspot for Salsa, Mingling, Great Friends, and Great Times!"
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We are now offering two hours of lessons with MetaMovements at Club Caribe Plus, Boston's Hot Salsa Spot will be staying open generally until 1:30am if the crowd so demands.

8pm: Casino Rueda, Beginner and Intermediate Levels
9pm: Beginner and Intermediate Salsa
10pm-1:30am: Dancing!

- Cover charge is $10 ($8 with valid student ID)
- each lesson will be $5 additional
- beginner and intermediate levels with be concurrent. You can go back and forth if the level is too hard or easy.
- our 2-for-1 discount still applies to the cover charge (before 9:30 only) and the 9pm beginner lesson. So that means the cover charge would be $5 pp, and either $2.50 pp for the beginner lesson or $5 pp for the other lessons. See the website to RSVP for the discount.

Club Caribe at the Courtyard Marriott
777 Memorial Drive, Cambridge
Free Parking (hotel garage, or until 1:30am at Trader Joe's)
2 Hrs of Lesson with MetaMovements at 8pm
Dancing until 1am+
Cash Bar
$10 Cover ($2 off with student ID), $5 per lesson (see website for discounts)
All ages welcome

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The SalsaBoston Facebook groups continues to grow! If you're not familiar with Facebook, it's the premier internet way to keep up with your friends and what's going on--literally keep up with the Jones'...! With over 10,000 people on the SalsaUpdate list, I'm looking forward to seeing what happens. Click here to join.

Issue #464
Nov 5, 2009
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Club Caribé Thursdays

Every Thursday at the Courtyard Marriott, Cambridge

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Welcome to Club Caribé, Boston's newest upscale Salsa/Latin hotspot! Resident DJ's Hernan and D. Martinez are in the house spinning the best of Salsa, plus frequent special night and promotions. The party is hopping!

- $10 cover, but visit the website for promotions and discounts.
- 8pm: Beginner and Intermediate Casino Rueda lesson with MetaMovements (cover +$5)
- 9pm: Beginner and Intermediate Salsa lesson with MetaMovements (cover +$5)
- Dancing from 10pm-1:30am
- Free appetizers
- Coat check & Cash Bar
- Big space, so no line to get in.
- Free Parking: if the hotel lot is full, the hotel has an agreement with Trader Joe's, so there is plenty of additional parking there.

Club Caribé
at the Courtyard Marriott/Cambridge
777 Memorial Drive
overlooking the Charles River
(adjacent to the MicroCenter and Trader Joe's)
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Book a room for $109: The Courtyard is offering an unheard of $109 rate for Club Caribé attendees! Based on Availability. Call the hotel and mention SalsaBoston/Club Caribe.

Havana Fridays and Saturdays in Cambridge

Dear Salseros,

Join us for another great weekend of salsa at Havana! If you love live salsa and want it to continue, come on by and tell/bring your friends!

This week's parties:
. Friday Night Salsa - Great, Big, Fun Party w/ 250+ People
. Saturday Night Salsa - Live music with the "Rumba Na Ma", 250+ People

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



Friday Night Salsa
288 Green Street, Central Square, Cambridge .
. 9:00-10:00pm Beg & Int Salsa Lesson w/ Salsa y Control . 10:00pm-1am Salsa Dance Party w/ DJ Sonerito . $12 21+ Full Bar. Dress: Smart Casual to Fashionable.


Saturday Night Salsa
288 Green Street, Central Square, Cambridge .
. 9:00-10:00pm Beg & Int Salsa Lesson w/ Salsa y Control . 10:00pm-1am Salsa Dance Party w/ "Rumba Na Ma" Live. $15 21+ Full Bar. Dress: Smart Casual to Fashionable.

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"

Note: SalsaBoston does not explicity recommend or endorse events listed in the mailbag. We just print what we get that may be of interest. Some organizations buy advertising with us as well. Please exercise your own judgement, and be sure to let us know what you find. -ed.
Bachata Class with Johnny and Kelly

Starting Tuesday, November 3rd...
NEW BACHATA CLASS with Johnny & Kelly

BACHATA... feel the heat!

Whether it's slow & sensual or fast & pulsating, this Dominican rhythm is DEFINITELY captivating! Build on an intensive review of the basics, by adding more style with mas body movement, footwork, and partnering. Play with the music. Grab a partner and get in closed position!

* Body movement
* Turn patterns
* Freestyle footwork
* Individual men’s & ladies’ styling

DATES: 8 Tuesdays, Nov 3rd—Dec 22nd
TIME: 8:45pm—10:15pm
WHERE: Jose Mateo’s Ballet Theatre, Studio 3
400 Harvard St., in the Old Cambridge Baptist Church in Harvard Sq. (Studio entrance faces the Inn at Harvard.) Near the Harvard Square T stop on the Red Line Church parking lot pass ($5) or street parking available
COST: $15 drop-in OR $60/ 5-class package
CONTACT: Kelly 617-522-7443;
Johnny 617-312-6464;

Feel free to contact us with any questions.
We look forward to dancing with you!
Boston Rueda Schedule

For November and December, 2009,
a new schedule of free SALSA classes ...

Mondays and Thursdays:

7 – 7:45 p.m. Casino class
(couple dancing)

7:45 – 9 p.m. Rueda de Casino
(beginning circle + intermediate circle)

9 – 10 p.m. Rueda de Casino
(Performance group practice)

SATURDAY, Nov. 14:
Our monthly DINNER and free SALSA SOCIAL

6 to 7:45 p.m. = Picante Mexican Grill
735 Mass Ave (1 block from Central Square)

8 TO 11 P.M = YWCA
7 Temple Street (2 blocks from Central Square)

SUNDAY, Nov. 8:
Rueda de Casino Workshop and Social
12 noon to 3 p.m.
MIT Student Center ROOM 407
MetaMovements Winter Classes
Register for Winter 2010 Salsa Classes with MetaMovements - Limited time discounts!

Winter 2010 salsa classes with MetaMovements will run from Tuesday, January 26, through Wednesday, March 17. Register now online (contact: or at any MetaMovements class or event and take advantage of these special advanced registration discounts:

Advance Registration Period & Discounts:
October 20 – November 19 (for current MM members)
Current MM members who register by November 19 will be eligible for the following discounts (Note: the discounted price increases by $10/wk after Nov.1 until it reaches the normal full price or until the class is full)
• Session Classes: $20 off
• Training Group: $60 off
• Salsaholic Program: $75 off
October 27 – November 19 (for general public)
General public who register before November 19 will be eligible for the following discounts:
• Session Classes: 1 class:$10 off; 2 classes: $20 off; 3 classes: $30 off
View our class schedule for the classes which are currently being offered, and which will continue to be offered in the Winter of 2010.

Contact for the detailed information sheet on the Winter 2010 class offerings, or for any other questions about classes, registration, or online payments.
Class Schedule
Jazz Dance for Salseros with MetaMovements

New Jazz Dance Class for Salseros & Jazz/Cha Cha Cha Choreography - Monday nights, starting Nov. 30th!
MetaMovements is thrilled to offer you a special Jazz Dance Class and Jazz/Cha Cha Cha Choreography project to help you improve your dance and salsa skills, and even have the chance to perform! Contact to sign-up now for the full 7-week session (see class info below), or drop-in for the first class and try it out for just $25!
**Please note that the first class only (Monday, Nov 30th) will be a special 2-hour Jazz Dance class from 7-9pm at 119 Windsor St. in Cambridge, MA.The rest of the classes will follow the schedule below and will be held in Medford, MA**

7-8pm: Jazz Dance Class (for men and women)
Want to learn a new dance style that will help you become a better salsa dancer? Sign up for the Jazz dance class and experience how Jazz can help you improve your body control, coordination, flexibility, and musicality on the dance floor.

7-9pm: Jazz Dance Class + Jazz/Cha Cha Cha Choreography (for women)
Ladies who successfully learn the Jazz/Cha Cha Cha fusion piece will be invited to join MetaMovements Performance Team and to perform at public events, including salsa congresses and festivals throughout the year.
*Additional Friday night and Saturday morning rehearsals may be scheduled according to the availability of the majority of the class.

To register, or for more information please contact
(NH) November Paper Moon Salsa Social

Saturday, November 21 at 6:00pm.

Event: November Paper Moon Salsa Social
Start Time: Saturday, November 21 at 6:00pm End Time: Sunday, November 22 at 2:00am
Where: 515 Daniel Webster Highway Merrimack, NH 03054

To see more details and RSVP, follow the link below:
Fundraiser: El Salvadorian Special Needs Children


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Silent Auction
Music By Alex Deras

Contact Daniel Gutierrez 617-750-7793
Rock en Espanol III at Villa Victoria


ROCK EN ESPAŃOL proudly presents its third edition, featuring the Boston premiere of two internationally acclaimed bands: the edgy, rockin', melodic and dreamy sounds of ZIGMAT and the incendiary "Puerto Ricanized" beats of Brooklyn-based powerhouse ZEMOG el Gallo Bueno... MORE INFORMATION

TICKETS: $15 / $10 With a valid student ID / $8 per person for groups of 10 or more (groups must arrive together with a valid student ID on the night of the event)
BUY TICKETS ONLINE or at the doors
Orquesta Guayacan at Club Lido, Dec. 5


Orquesta Guayacan at Club Lido
Sat. Dec. 5
Club Lido, Lynn/Wonderlsnd
$30 (Ticketmaster or local stores)
Info: 781-289-3080

Issac Delgado at Berklee, Nov. 12

Issac Delgado Live in Boston 11/12
The Heart and Soul of Cuban Salsa
Berklee Performance Center

The 2009–2010 Music Series at Berklee continues with Issac Delgado: The Heart and Soul of Cuban Salsa. The Grammy-nominated vocalist is one of the most famous interpreters of Cuban salsa in the world. Delgado will be backed by his son, Issac Jr., on piano, and a group of more than 20 Berklee students, faculty, and alumni. Bass professor Oscar Stagnaro will direct the ensemble.

The performance takes place on Thursday, November 12, at 8:15 p.m. at the Berklee Performance Center, 136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston. General admission tickets are $20–$25 and are available at the Berklee Performance Center box office, at, or by calling 617 931-2000. For information, call 617 747-2261 or visit

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