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SalsaCruz.com Newsletter Feb 16, 2011 - Newsletter ( 16th February, 2011 )
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Featured Events:
 
Saturday, Feb 19

Cha-Cha with Mario at the Palomar. 7:30pm
 
Sunday, Feb 20
 
Salsa by the Sea. 2pm
 
Ongoing
 
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Specials for the month (and a few that extend for a couple of months)
 
Every Wednesday at 8pm. Dance  to the latest tunes from Cuba! Only with Chris & Jessica at Salsa Rueda Santa Cruz.
 
Every Wednesday Special Two for One at 7 pm: Bring a friend and one of you dances for FREE! You do not have to be dance partners. Applies to the Wed 7pm Intro/Beginner class offered by Salsa Rueda Santa Cruz
 
Palomar Ballroom offers special package rates for beginners and regulars.
 
Moe's Alley has live music and a full bar 6 nights of the week from Tuesday-Sunday. 4pm-2am. For more info check www.moesalley.com
 
Bailamos Salsa Rueda is still offering a complimentary class for first-timers in Beginners every Tuesday and Wednesday. Other package offers are also available. For more info on offers call Kirsten at (831) 818-1834 or visit www.bailamossalsarueda.com
 
Wednesday, Feb 16
 
Bailasmos Salsa Rueda offers
Intermediate Level 3 at 7pm. Develop a quick response to calls.
Intermediate Level 4 at 8 pm. Learn longer moves.
Beginner Level at 8 pm. Complimentary class for first time students.
$7/$5 for students with valid ID.
Classes are held at the Portuguese Hall 216 Evergreen St, Santa Cruz Ca. Located Between Costco and Harvey West park on the corner of Coral and Evergreen. Call Kirsten at (831) 818-1834 or visit www.bailamossalsarueda.com
 
 
7pm Fun Intro/Beginner Salsa and Salsa Rueda
Learn to dance salsa the friendly and easy way with Chris and Jessica! Two for One Special applies. No partner required! Every Wednesday Special Two for One at 7 pm: Bring a friend and one of you dances for FREE! You do not have to be dance partners.
 
8pm Beginner 2 & up Salsa Rueda
When you have learned the basics, move up to a nice mix of partner and group moves. Chris & Jessica keep you moving this month with Besito. Learn this move to prepare for a dance with your valentine on Feb 14.
 
Classes are $7. Students with valid ID pay $5.All classes are offered at the Louden Nelson Community Center at 301 Centre Street in Downtown Santa Cruz. Safe and convenient parking across the street at the police station. For more info visit www.salsaruedasantacruz.com or call 831-457-7432
 
Thursday, Feb 17,
 
Bailamos Salsa Rueda offers
Level 5 Advanced at 7 pm. Challenge your recall and responsiveness.
Level 6 Advanced at 8pm. Practice a cumulative combination of moves learned in all the levels.
$7/$5 for students with valid ID.
Classes are held at the Portuguese Hall 216 Evergreen St, Santa Cruz Ca. Located Between Costco and Harvey West park on the corner of Coral and Evergreen. Call Kirsten at (831) 818-1834 or visit www.bailamossalsarueda.com
 
Zak at the Palomar Ballroom is teaching a 4 week Beginners Salsa Series every Thursday from 8:30-9:30 pm. $48 adv/$56 at the door. $8 off for students with valid ID. Registration required. www.palomarballroom.com
 
Friday, Feb 18,
 
Drop in a Salsa class with Jeremy and stay to party. DJ Omambo spins the best tunes around. All the fun happens at the Palomar Ballroom beginning at 7:30 pm with an Intermediate Salsa class. At 8:15 Beginners learn the moves. The party begins at 9:00 and lasts till 11:30. $10 for classes and party. $5 for party only. www.palomarballroom.com
 
Saturday, Feb 19,
 
Cha-Cha with Mario at the Palomar. 7:30-10:30pm
7:30 Beginning Cha-Cha.
8:15 Intermediate Lesson
9:30-10:30pm Dance Party. $10 for both classes & party. College students pay $7. $3 for the party only.
Visit www.palomarballroom.com for more info.
 
Sunday, Feb 20,
 
Salsa by the Sea. FREE 2-5 pm weather permitting at the Santa Cruz Boardwalk next to the Ideal Restaurant. 
 
Monday, Feb 21

Advanced Beginning Salsa  Series and Intermediate Salsa Series at the Palomar. Both series run for 4 weeks with an hour long class every Monday. Registration is required. $48 in advance, $56 at the door. College students with valid ID pay $8 less. The Advanced Beginning Salsa series begins at 7:30pm. The Intermediate Series begins at 8:30pm. For more info, visit www.palomarballroom.com
 
Bailamos Salsa Rueda is at the SpaFitness at 8pm. Gilberto teaches salsa moves. Kirsten or Bob assist depending on their availability. $5 for members. $10 for non-members. Call Kirsten at (831) 818-1834.
 
The 6 week Series Class for Intro/Beginner level offered through Santa Cruz Park and Rec and taught by Chris & Jessica. Monday nights at 8 pm from January 24 thru March 7. We hope budding Salseros and Salseras are rocking the floor!
This is a progressive class and is NOT open to drop ins.
Since the series is offered through Santa Cruz Park and Rec, registration rules differ from that of Salsa Rueda Santa Cruz.
 
For information about this series and other programs offered through Santa Cruz Park and Rec, check out the Activity Guide in PDF at http://www.cityofsantacruz.com/index.aspx?page=540
 
7 pm Intermediate/Advanced Salsa Rueda: Salsa Rueda Santa Cruz introduces two new moves of the month: La Momia and El Viaje. Chris and Jessica will also review moves taught earlier.
Classes are $7. Students with valid ID pay $5.All classes are offered at the Louden Nelson Community Center at 301 Centre Street in Downtown Santa Cruz. Safe and convenient parking across the street at the police station. For more info visit www.salsaruedasantacruz.com or call 831-457-7432
 
Drop in a Argentine Tango/Swango Class followed by a party at the Palomar Ballroom.
Start with a class from 9:30- 10. Party runs from 10-11pm. $5 for class & party. $3 for party only! www.palomarballroom.com
 
Tuesday, Feb 22,
 
Beginning Rumba Series with Mario at the Palomar Ballroom. A 4 week series every Tuesday at 8:30-9:30pm
Pre-registration required. $48 adv/$56 at the door; $8 off for college students with valid ID. www.palomarballroom.com
 
Bailamos Salsa Rueda offers
Level 1 Beginner at 7pm. Learn rueda and basic moves.
Level 2 Beginners at 8pm. Build a knowledge base of beginner moves. Complimentary class for first time students. Ask about special offers featured on www.bailamossalsarueda.com
$7/$5 for students with valid ID.
Classes are held at the Portuguese Hall 216 Evergreen St, Santa Cruz Ca. Located Between Costco and Harvey West park on the corner of Coral and Evergreen. Call Kirsten at (831) 818-1834 or visit www.bailamossalsarueda.com
 
 
- Interested in flamenco visit: www.flamencoromantico.com
- Support the Peru Project visit..
   http://www.buildingforgenerations.com/index.html
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---------- ADDITIONAL VENUE INFORMATION --------

--- Venues & Contact Info.---
Venue: Vets Hall Type: Stage, Dance Address: 846 Front Street, Santa Cruz Tel: (831) 454-0478 CLOSED TILL FURTHER NOTICE
Web: http://www.vetshall.org/events.htm 
 
Venue: Palomar Ballroom Type: Dance Address: 1344 Pacific Ave. Santa Cruz Tel: (831) 426-1221 
Web: http://www.palomarballroom.com/ 
 
Venue: Dance Synergy Type: Stage, Dance Address: 9055 Soquel Drive, Aptos, CA 95003 Tel: (831) 661-0235 
Web: http://www.dance-synergy.com/about.html 
 
Venue: Cypress Lounge Type: Bar, Dance Address: 120 Union Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060 Tel: (831) 459-9876 
Web: http://www.yelp.com/biz/cypress-lounge-santa-cruz 
 
Venue: Crows Nest Type: Restaurant, Bar, Stage, Dance Address: 2218 E. Cliff Drive, Santa Cruz Tel: (831) 476-4560 
Web: http://www.crowsnest-santacruz.com 
 
Venue: Moes Alley Type: Stage, Bar, Dance Address: 1535 Commercial Way, Santa Cruz Tel: (831) 479-1854 
Web: http://www.moesalley.com/ 
 
Venue: Verve Lounge Type: Wine Bar, Dance Address: 7941 Soquel Drive, Aptos 95003 Tel: (831) 662-2247 
Web: http://www.verveloungeaptos.com/ 
 
Venue: Portugese Hall Type: Stage, Dance Address: 216 Evergreen St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060 Tel: (831) 423-7753 ( bet Costco and Harvey West Park on the corner of Coral and Evergreen)
Web: www.santacruzportuguesehall.com
 
Venue: Kuumbwaa Jazz Type: Food, Stage Address: 320-2 Cedar Street, Santa Cruz Tel: (831) 427-2227 
Web: http://www.kuumbwajazz.org/ 
 
Venue: Louden Nelson Community Center Type: N/A Address: 301 Center St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
 
Venue: Cocoanut Grove Type: Stage, Dance Address: 400 Beach Street, Santa Cruz Tel: (831) 423-2053 Web: http://www.cocoanutgrovesantacruz.com/events.html

Venue: Santa Cruz Dance & Performing Type: Stage, Dance Address: 2800 Porter St. Soquel, CA 95073 Tel: (831) 479-4700 
Web: http://www.shallwedancepg.com/
 
Venue: Shall We Dance Type: Stage, Dance, Events Address: 205 17th St., Pacific Grove, CA 93950 Tel: (831) 373-5678

Venue: The Dance Spectrum Type: Classes, Dance, DJ Address: 1707d South Bascom Avenue, Campbell Tel: (408) 265 3774 
Web: http://www.ricardoandmichelle.com/classes/fridays.html
 
Venue: Blue Fin Café & Billiards Type: Restaurant, Bar, Pool Hall, Dance Address:685 Cannery Row, Monterey, CA 93940 Tel: (831) 717- 4280
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----------  Featured Salsa Instructors ----------
Mario Avila You probably have seen Mario in some salsa dance events with his slick dance moves. He has been teaching, dancing, competing many years in various dance genres such as swing, salsa, tango, foxtrot and more. For more info. on his classes contact;
Mario at (831) 295 9555 or email: sc.mario@yahoo.com. web: www.dancesantacruz.com
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