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Friday, October 23rd

Live Salsa with Orquesta Saboricua!
Friday October 23rd, Santa Cruz Vets Hall (venue info. below)
8-9pm On-2 Salsa Lesson;  9-12am Live music

*Special Deal- Come Before 8pm: $5
 After 8pm regular price is $10
more info:

orquesta saboricua


Sunday, October 25th

Salsa by the Sea - Near Boardwalk next to the Ideal Restaurant.
Free Salsa; 4pm-7pm Rotating DJs.

salsa by the sea



Monday, October 26th

Salsa Rueda Santa Cruz presents a special Intercambio Workshop with Ariel Oceguera Flores from Havana.

Due to popular demand, Ariel is coming back to Santa Cruz.
Ariel brings the pure heat & exotic flow of rhythm to the popular dances like Son, Rumba, Mambo, Salsa-Timba & Casino
Rueda infused with dynamic passion as found in his native Havana, Cuba.

Ariel will focus on Cuban Salsa dance Casino Rueda style.
The class is ideal for all Beginner Level 2 and Intermediate levels

8pm; Cayuga Vault (venue info. below)
Fee is just $8 (not $15 and not $10).

salsa rueda with Ariel



Tuesday, October 27th

Salsa Class & Dance Party!
Vets Hall (venue info. below)
Time: 7:15-8:00-Begginers; 8:00-8:45-intermedi ate

General Admission: One Class: $8.00; Both Classes: $12.00

Student Pricing: One Class: $4.00 Both Classes: $6.00
(Must show current school ID)

Dance Party w/o Class: $3.00
Class Price includes Dance Party

For more info contact: Jose (831) 295-0301



--- News & Upcoming Events! ---

- Every Tues. @ Vets Hall; Classes & Dance! See weekly regular events for more details

- Sat. Oct. 31 - Bailamos Salsa Rueda Celebrates Salsa Dance Party Halloween night; Portuguese Hall

- Sat. Nov. 14 - Bailethon 2009!;

- Fri. Nov. 20 - Esthers wedding at Playa del Carmen near Cancun

- 8th Annual SF Bay Area Salsa Congress - Coming Soon! November 19 - 22, 2009

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--- Venues & Contact Info.---

Venue: Vets Hall Type: Stage, Dance Address: 846 Front Street, Santa Cruz Tel: (831) 454-0478 Web:

Venue: Palomar Ballroom Type: Dance Address: 1344 Pacific Ave. Santa Cruz Tel: (831) 426-1221 Web:

Venue: Dance Synergy Type: Stage, Dance Address: 9055 Soquel Drive, Aptos, CA 95003 Tel: (831) 661-0235 Web:

Venue: Cypress Lounge Type: Bar, Dance Address: 120 Union Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060 Tel: (831) 459-9876 Web:

Venue: Crows Nest Type: Restaurant, Bar, Stage, Dance Address: 2218 E. Cliff Drive, Santa Cruz Tel: (831) 476-4560 Web:

Venue: Moes Alley Type: Stage, Bar, Dance Address: 1535 Commercial Way, Santa Cruz Tel: (831) 479-1854 Web:

Venue: Verve Lounge Type: Wine Bar, Dance Address: 7941 Soquel Drive, Aptos 95003 Tel: (831) 662-2247 Web:

Venue: Cayuga Vault Type: Stage, Dance Address: 1100 Soquel Ave., Santa Cruz Tel: (831) 421-9471 Web:

Venue: Portugese Hall Type: Stage, Dance Address: 216 Evergreen St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060 Tel: (831) 423-7753 Web:

Venue: Kuumbwaa Jazz Type: Food, Stage Address: 320-2 Cedar Street, Santa Cruz Tel: (831) 427-2227 Web:

Venue: Cocoanut Grove Type: Stage, Dance Address: 400 Beach Street, Santa Cruz Tel: (831) 423-2053 Web:

Venue: Santa Cruz Dance & Performing Type: Stage, Dance Address: 2800 Porter St. Soquel, CA 95073 Tel: (831) 479-4700 Web:

Venue: The Dance Spectrum Type: Classes, Dance, DJ Address: 1707d South Bascom Avenue, Campbell Tel: (408) 265 3774 Web:

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---------- REGULAR WEEKLY EVENTS --------

Featured Salsa Instructors:

Micheal Mpyangu: Micheal has over 20 years of global amateur and professional dance
experience and is offering regular weekly classes on Salsa techniques, moves and shines.
There are regular weekly classes on Tues. & Fri. He also provides private instruction,
workshops and other related services. He can be reached at;
tel: 831.295.3366; email:; web:

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
Mario at (831) 295 9555 or email: web:

--- Saturdays:

Check above venues for specialized events including salsa events, dances etc.

--- Sundays:

Salsa by the Sea (Every Sunday at the Santa Cruz Boardwalk next to the Ideal Restaurant)
Free open air dancing every Sunday by the Santa Cruz Boardwalk. Rotating DJs so there is
something for everyone! 4.00pm-7:00pm.

Special Sunday Classes at the Palomar see website for more info.

--- Mondays:

 Salsa Rueda Dance & Classes at Cayuga Vault (1100 Soquel Ave., Santa Cruz)

- 7pm Beginner level 3 & Intermediate Salsa Rueda
- 8pm Intercambio Workshops (With special guest teachers, check out our website for upcoming events and more information)
Cost: $7/$5 students (other discounts available)

Teaching Salsa Casino Rueda Style since 2001; Recepient of the 2004 Calabash Award
Contact: 831-457-7432;


Palomar Ballroom: Advanced Beginning Salsa Series with Jeremy 7:30-8:30pm Intermediate Salsa Series with Jeremy 8:30-9:30pm Salsa Rueda Mondays at the Cayuga Vault: 7-8pm Technique & Style (for Beginners 2/Intermediate 1 level) 8-9pm Beginners 2 to Intermediate 1 class. Cost $7/class and $5 with student (FT) ID.

---- Tuesdays:

Salsa class & party by Jose Resendiz (Vets Hall, 846 Front St. every Tuesday) Classes, dance party at the Vets Hall; 7:15 - 8:00pm Beginning Salsa lesson, 8:00pm-8.45pm Intermediate; 8:30pm - 10.30pm Dance party to DJs: Trace, Jose & Ferdouse; $8 ($4) per class, $12(6) for both classes (student rates with ID), $3 for party only. For more information; Jose (831) 295-0301; email:


Kirsten's New Fun Salsa Rueda Dance Classes!
Learn how to dance Salsa the friendly and easy way.
@ Portuguese Hall (venue info. above); located between Costco and Harvey West Park on the corner of Coral and Evergreen).

Beginner Class--Tuesday nights at 7:00 pm
First Class Complimentary * No experience * No partners necessary * Meet new people
More info: or Contact Kirsten at 831.818.1834

---- Wednesdays:

Salsa Rueda Dance & Classes at Cayuga Vault (1100 Soquel Ave., Santa Cruz)
  - 7pm Intro/Beginner 1 Salsa and Salsa Rueda  (Fun introduction to Salsa and Salsa Rueda, Drop-ins very welcome)
- 8pm Beginner level 2 and 3 Salsa Rueda
Cost: $7/$5 students (other discounts available)

Teaching Salsa Casino Rueda Style since 2001; Recepient of the 2004 Calabash Award
Contact: 831-457-7432;


Intermediate Salsa Rueda Dance Classes
@ Portuguese Hall (venue info. above)

Kirsten teaching Level 3 at 7:00
Gilberto teaching Level 4 at 8:00
Danny teaching Level 5 at 9:00
More info: or Contact Kirsten at 831.818.1834

---- Thursdays:

Advanced Salsa Rueda Dance Classes
@ Portuguese Hall (venue info. above)

Kirsten teaching Level 6 at 7:00
Kirsten teaching Level 7 at 8:00
Ten minutes of dancing between classes; $7 per class, $5 for students

---- Fridays:

Palomar Ballroom (venue info. at end) 7:30 Intermediate Salsa lesson, 8:15 Beginning lesson. 9:00-11:30 Salsa dance party. $10 for both classes and party, or come for just the party for $3.

Weekends: see above for more info.

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