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SalsaCruz.com Newsletter Sep 16, 2011 - Newsletter ( 16th September, 2011 )
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Featured Events

Sunday, Sept 18
 
Salsa by the Sea. FREE 4-7 pm by boardwalk next to the IDEAL restaurant. Please note new time change.
 
Announcement: After a great run for 10 years, Salsa Rueda Santa Cruz has ended. Chris and Jessica are going to pursue a new era of Salsa with SalsaGente. Join them in their vision for bringing in a broader range of  Cuban Salsa to dedicated Salseros and Salseras. SalsaGente will be offering classes in Salsa Suelta, Salsa Casino and Salsa Rueda. Classes will be held at the Louden Nelson Community Center. Each class is $8. Students pay $4. 10 class pack costs $60. For the month of October, full-time students dance for FREE. Bring in your valid college ID and start dancing!  November 2011 watch  this space for more details on 5 week Salsa Crash Course for Beginners to be tentatively offered on Wednesdays. For more information on dances and the classes offered, visit www.salsagente.com or call  Chris or Jessica at 831-457-7432
 
Monday, Sept 19,
 
Bailamos Salsa Rueda is at the SpaFitness at 8pm. Gilberto teaches salsa moves. Kirsten or Bob assist depending on their availability. Spa members dance for fee. Non-members can take advantage of BSR's membership and join the class for $7 only. Otherwise, non-members pay $10. Call Kirsten at (831) 818-1834 for more info. 
 
 7pm Intermediate/Advanced Salsa class offered by Chris & Jessica at SalsaGente
Classes are $8. Students with valid ID pay $4. 10 class pack is $60. 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.salsagente.com or call 831-457-7432
 
The Palomar Ballroom also offers the Advanced Beginning Salsa Series with Jeremy and Darci for 7:30-9:30 pm. $48 adv/$56 at the door.  www.palomarballroom.com
 
The Argentine Tango Milonga/Dance Party is still on from 9:30-11pm. The party is preceded  by a half hour Tango/Swango lesson beginning at 9:30. $5 for both the class & party. $3 for the party only. College students with valid ID pay $3. www.palomarballroom.com
 
Tuesday, Sept 20,
 
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. 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

Intermediate Bachata Series with Mario at the Palomar. Classes are held every Tuesday from 8:30 - 9:30pm. The series has already begun. $48 adv/ $56 at the door.www.palomarballroom.com 
 
Join Jose Resendiz, every Tuesday, for classes and a party at the Rock of the Sea.
Beginners start off at 7pm. Intermediate students have a class at 8. The party begins at 9 and ends at 1am!$5 per class. The party is $3. For more information, call Jose at 831.295.030, email him at jose_resendiz0930@yahoo.com  Rock of the Sea is located at 3910 Portola Drive, Live Oak 95062. Tel 831.464.1104

Wednesday, Sept 21

Bailamos Salsa Rueda offers

Intermediate Level 3 at 7pm. Develop a quick response to calls.

Intermediate Level 4 at 8 pm. Learn longer moves.

$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 with SalsaGente
Learn to dance salsa the friendly and easy way with Chris and Jessica! Two for One Special Whenever You Come 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.
Classes are $8. Students with valid ID pay $4. 10 class pack is $60.For more info visit www.salsagente.com or call 831-457-7432
 
8pm Beginner 2 Salsa along with the new Bridge Class!
Students with out of beginner 1 can build on their skills with hot music, moves of the month and intricate patterns.  
If you are not sure about your skill level, ask Chris or Jessica at class or contact them via email or better yet drop in!
This class takes you beyond the beginner level as you:
- Learn to combine basic moves into longer moves
- Learn group moves, the most fun part of the Rueda style
- Practice reacting quickly to calls
- Build your Rueda vocabulary by reviewing moves from the previous week.
 
Classes are $8. Students with valid ID pay $4. 10 class pack is $60. 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.salsagente.com or call 831-457-7432
 
Bridge Class offered by SalsaGente  For students who want to move beyond Beginner 2 On Wednesdays, Chris & Jessica are offering a Bridge Class from 8 to 9pm. The Bridge Class is open to students who have taken a beginner class for at least four weeks, or has taken one of the Beginner Series classes offered throughout the year or knows how to dance linear salsa, or knows the Beginner 2 moves.
If you are not sure, talk to Chris or Jessica to see if you are ready for the Bridge Class.
A reminder that the Two for One Whenever You Come special applies every Wednesdays Beginner class from 7-8pm offers . Bring a friend and one of you dances for free every Wednesday from 7-8pm$7 per class. Students with a valid ID pay $4. 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.salsagente.com or call 831-457-7432

 

Thursday, Sep 22,
 
Bailamos Salsa Rueda offers
Level 5 class at 7 pm. Challenge your recall and responsiveness. 
Level 6 class at 8 pm. 
 
$7/$5 for students with valid ID. Classes and the party 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

Beginning Salsa Series at the Palomar. The series run for 4 weeks with an hour long class every Thursday. Registration is required. $48 in advance, $56 at the door. College students with valid ID pay $8 less. Classes begin at 8:30pm. For more info, visit www.palomarballroom.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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