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SalsaCruz.com Newsletter July 29, 2011 - Newsletter ( 29th July, 2011 )
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Featured Events

Sunday, July 31

Salsa by the Sea. 5-8pm at the Santa Cruz boardwalk next to the IDEAL Restaurant

Thursday, Aug 4,

First Thursday of the Month Party hosted by Bailamos Salsa Rueda. 8pm. $5 
 
Today, Friday, July 29,
 
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
 
Sunday, July 31,
 
Salsa by the Sea. FREE 5-8 pm weather permitting at the Santa Cruz Boardwalk next to the Ideal Restaurant.
 
 
Monday, Aug 1,
 
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 Rueda class offered by Chris & Jessica at Salsa Rueda Santa Cruz.
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
 
8 pm. Chris and Jessica at Salsa Rueda Santa Cruz are going strong with the popular series class sponsored by the City of Santa Cruz Parks and Recreation. Registration is closed.  The series runs from July 11 to Aug 15.  For more info, contact Chris or Jesscia at 831.457.7432 or visit the following websites www.salsaruedasantacruz.com  orhttp://www.cityofsantacruz.com/index.aspx?page=540 

The Palomar Ballroom is offering an Intermediate Salsa Routine Class, a new series class that focuses on teaching dancers routines that will be performed at the Hawaiin Luau Party on August 20th. Jeremy and Darci are the instructors and the class runs from 8:30- 9:30 pm. $99 in adv/ $109 at the door. $10 off for college students with valid ID. College students can also pre-register at the discounted rate here . This class would be an interesting challege for salsa dancers who would like to test their mettle at low-pressure event. Visit www.palomarballroom.com for more information. 
 
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, Aug 2,
 
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

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, Aug 3,

Bailamos 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.
Classes are $7. Students with valid ID pay $5.
 
8pm Beginner 2 Salsa 
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.
 
Five weeks for only $35. Otherwise $7 per class. Students with a 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, Aug 4,
 
Bailamos Salsa Rueda hosts its first Thursday of the month party at 8 pm with an intro class at 7pm. Admission is $5. Drinks are $5 each. Feel free to bring in your refreshments. The Level 5 class is still on and students with a monthly membership attend the party for free. Drop in students have to pay for the party. 
 
Bailamos Salsa Rueda offers
Level 5 class at 7 pm. Challenge your recall and responsiveness. 
Level 6 class at 8 pm. Cancelled due to party.
 
$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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