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Caribe continues to rage each week, with a full house week after week. Friends, exercise, great music and dancing, lessons, & easy everything-else: what more can you ask for?! See you tonight! Scroll down for more on Club Caribe.
B&W Salsa Ball with Masacote, this Sat. Dec. 5,
Black Tie Salsa at the Holiday Inn, Brookline. Dancing starts at 9:30 after the banquet (which is sold out unfortunately). Click through or scroll down to the mailbag:
New Year's Eve Gala!
SalsaBoston and Havana Club are collaborating again on the gala of the season, this time with two floors/three DJ's at the Courtyard Marriott! Check out all the details on the event home page
El Jolgorio Navideño Gala, Dec. 12
supporting Latino culture through education, art and civic leadership. Check out this enormous
annual event with thousands of people, dancing, music, and food, at the Boston Convention Center. More details in the mailbag below.
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
- 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+
$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.
||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.
at the Courtyard Marriott/Cambridge
777 Memorial Drive
overlooking the Charles River
(adjacent to the MicroCenter and Trader Joe's)
ALL AGES WELCOME
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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
This weekend Live Music returns to Havana Club as Rumba Na Ma, who always play a very danceable mix of salsa, merengue, and cha cha (short!) songs, takes the stage for Saturday Night Salsa. If you love live music, you know what to do: tell/bring your friends and get ready for an amazing evening of dancing to live music!
Friday Night Salsa, of course, is just an incredible force of nature, a wonderful crush of salsa humanity, that will rock on this Friday. Come on by!
So there's something for everyone this weekend: if you love the buzz of a packed party - and dancing to DJ'd music - with 300+ people, come Friday; if you like a little more space in which to dance - and the vibe of live music - with 250+ people, we'll see you Saturday!
This week's parties:
• November 20th: Friday Night Salsa in Central Sq - Big fun w. 300+ people
• November 21st: Saturday Night Salsa in Central Square - w. the Rumba Na Ma Band!- and 250+ people
Photos and Videos from last week's parties can be seen online at http://HavanaClubSalsa.com
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
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 http://swingcityboston.com"
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||Black and White Gala with Masacote, Dec. 5
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This December 5, 2009, the beautiful Whitney Ballroom in Boston [Brookline Holiday Inn] will be home to Masacote's Black and White Salsa Ball, an exhilarating evening of salsa shows, dinner, live music, networking, photo ops, and dancing. Bring your most elegant dress and pick out your best tux to Boston's First Black Tie Salsa Affair.
Become infused with the intoxicating energy that has made salsa a worldwide craze by world renowned music and dance artists invited directly to Boston. Get ready to experience an Unforgettable Night of Networking, Mingling, and Festivities...
* Salsa Shows by International and National Artists
* A Specialty 3 Course Dinner
* Live Concert by Critically Acclaimed Ritmo Masacote
* Salsa Dancing to the Live Band, DJ Rob Suave, and Guest DJ Renzo from DC
* Door Prizes Raffled throughout evening! (must be present to win)
* Professional Photography Services & Red Carpet Photos
* Special Photo Ops Available for Purchase during the night!
Evening Pass -- Salsa Shows, Photo Ops, Live Band, Dancing
Saturday, December 5, 2009
Advance Ticket Price: $39.00(Door Price: $49.00)
o Red Carpet Photo Ops (Available for purchase during event)
o Admission to performances
o Evening Concert - Music by Ritmo Masacote
o Dance to DJ Rob Suave, Guest DJ Renzo from DC, and our Live Band
o Photo Ops with Black or White Backdrops (Available for purchase during event)
Whitney Ballroom, lower level, Holiday Inn Brookline Hotel
* Doors Open for General Public 8:00pm. Showtime 8:30pm. Concert 10:30pm. Social Dancing starts at 10:30pm. All ages event.
||Sol y Canto's 15th Birthday Concert
NEXT Sunday, December 6th, 3pm
at the NEW green Cambridge Public Libray
Sol y Canto's 15th Birthday Concert &
Rosi & Brian Amador's
25th Musical Anniversary
featuring Sol y Canto sextet
3-4:30pm FREE CONCERT - Open Seating
NEW SPECIAL GUEST FERNANDO DANGOND CASTRO, Colombian vallenato composer will play accordion on one of HIS hits, recorded in 1994 by Sol y Canto, with the band!
Plus Violinist Mayrení Morel and Twin Singers Alisa & Sonia Amador
5-6pm - PRIVATE AFTER-PARTY
Latin Music & Food Feast
+ NEW MUSIC PREVIEW BY RESERVATION ONLY
Our Latin Food Feast Menu & All About the Concert
Catered by La Casa de Pedro
Guarantee Reserved Seating: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/88149
for Sol y Canto Fans ONLINE or
CHARGE BY PHONE: 1-800-838-8006
Come to Concert AND Party!
-This Concert Expected to Fill to Capacity-
Sorry, No Tickets On Sale
at the Door for the 5pm After-Party
(Only Advanced Reservations Will be Honored)
MetaMovements Sunday Social! - December 6th
MetaMovements invites you to our afternoon Salsa Social on Sun, 12/6 with special workshops by Anderson Mendes, Anderson is famous in his native Brazil for his ability to dance many styles, but he is best known for his powerful performances of Samba de Gafieira & Salsa. He is currently on his second major European Tour and was the winner of the 3rd Annual Rey Castro Championships and the Brasil Salsa Open in 2008. Join Metamovements and Anderson for three workshops followed by social dancing.
for more information plus early bird DISCOUNTS!!
2:30-3:30 pm - Fancy Footwork - "Anderson Style" (Anderson & Anara)
3:30-4:30 pm - Salsa Partnering - with a Samba Twist (Anderson & Anara)
3:30-4:30 pm - Intro to Salsa Workshop (MM Staff)
4:30-7:30 pm - Social Dancing with Anderson & MM
Anderson will be available for private, semi-private and small group lessons from 11/30-12/6. Please contact Metamovementsdance@gmail.com
with your availability.
||El Jolgorio Navideno Gala, Dec. 12
This year’s Jolgorio Navideño will be celebrated on Saturday, December 12, 2009 at the Boston Convention and Exhibition in South Boston, from 8:00 pm to 1:00 am. This event brings together over 3,500 guests yearly.
Tickets are $45 and include a full buffet and entertainment.
“El Jolgorio” is a volunteer-led non-profit organization that advances leadership and educational attainment among Latino children by supporting educational programs as well as Latino-based cultural events that strive to preserve and promote traditional Latino culture.
||Meet the Stars from Dancing with the Stars
Save $5! Use SalsaBoston Discount Code "GROUP" at Checkout.
Passion for dancing, exciting allure and sensuality come to Boston this holiday season with a spectacular performance by our special guests
Edyta Sliwinska and Alec Mazo
of “Dancing with the Stars”
For the past 8 seasons of ABC best show Dancing with the stars as elite level dancers they have been turning untrained celebrities into refined, graceful competitors. Now they are coming to Boston to socialize with our guests, share their techniques during amazing dance workshops and gracefully perform for the first time in Boston.
Please bring your celebrity self to the most spectacular event of this holiday season:
“Meet the stars”
12.12.2009 8 p.m.
Westin Copley Hotel
10 Huntington Ave, Boston MA
* Walk the red carpet, filmed by Boston’s best photographers and television coverage
* Watch world class dance performances and LaPerla sexy lingerie fashion show * Enjoy exotic car show
* Mingle with an energetic crowd, international and local
* Dance to live Latin music by Marcus Santo Group and admire best Samba Dancers
* Flirt, meet new people, make friends, and help us make Boston one of the world’s most entertaining cities!
Tickets : $45 till December 1st and $55 after that date, $60.00 at the door.
To buy tickets go to: http://www.eventbrite.com/event/489180151
We welcome sponsors and offer discounted tickets for sponsors and a private section for corporate Holiday parties.
Please contact organizers: Natasha Kapij at firstname.lastname@example.org
Sylvia Rozwadowska at email@example.com
Octavian Boca at firstname.lastname@example.org
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||Salsa Y Control Special Workshop
Salsa Y Control Dance Company
Special Workshop With Andres & Leah
Come join us for a special workshop- we will be dedicating an hour for just the ladies to work on their salsa styling and hour for the men to improve their lead and technique . Have fun with us while you learn its always a good time with salsa y control!
Tuesday December 15th 2009
Ladies Styling With Leah
Body Movement, Arm Styling, Footwork, & More
8:00pm - 9:00pm
Mens Leading Technique With Andres
Leading Exercises, Timing, Turn Patterns & Etiquette
9:00pm - 10:00
Ladies can stay for FREE for the 2nd class, You'll be able to practice your styling while guys practice their lead.
We will raffle a free club pass for Havana Club Friday & Saturday and a Salsa Music CD by Andres
Dance Republic Dance Studio
20 Linden St. 3rd Floor, Allston/Brighton, MA 02134
Close to BU, Brighton and the Mass Pike
Free Parking Lot.
For more info e-mail or call Sonerito@aol.com
(617) 755 - 6920
||Worcester: Salsa Storm Toy Drive Social
COME DANCE FOR A GREAT CAUSE!
2nd Annual Toy Drive and Winter Wonderland Salsa Social
Please show your support for children that are less fortunate this holiday season. We are running a Toy Drive for Centro las Americas a non profit organization dedicated to helping those in the Greater Worcester Community. All you need to do is bring in an unwrapped toy the day of our Saturday, December 19th Social of a $10 value or greater. You can also just give a donation at the door of $10 or more. Tickets are going FAST, pick up yours today at the studio. Ticket sale ends Dec 11th.
Winter Wonderland Salsa Social and Toy Drive
SATURDAY, DEC 19th
Manolo Mirena and his salsa band
Beginner and Intermediate salsa lesson by Ray and Annette Gonzalez
Toy Drive for Centro las America in Worcester, MA
$15 in advance / $20 at the door
Ticket sale ends Dec 11th
Ray or Annette Gonzalez at 508-854-8489
W.H.C.C. 19 Temple Street, Worcester, MA 01604
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