Archive for August, 2013


Saturday Aug 24th: Salsa and Merengue Workshop with Bailamos St. John’s
Arts and Culture Center
4th Floor Rehearsal Room
Bailamos St. John's logo
Session 1: 6-7pm – Salsa Workshop Salsa Turn Patterns – Must have a good knowledge of all the basic salsa steps and beginner partner signals.
**This session will work on technicalities and beginner turn patterns.
**This session requires knowledge of the basic steps and is for the students of the beginner 2 salsa class. Anyone who is comfortable with all the basic salsa steps and dancing with a partner are also welcome to join. No partner required.
Session 2: 7-8pm – Meringue
**This workshop will introduce the dance Merengue.
**Anyone can join this class. No partner or experience required.Dress: Comfortable clothing, dance shoes or socks
Cost $20 per session
To register send a message to or e-mail –


Salsa Party @ AnneXe 32 George Street
Saturday Aug 24th, 10pm-3am – The evening part of RIAC’s Summer Cultural Festival!
riac summer cultural fest 2013
YES there’s a salsa party this Saturday!!! It’s hosted by Refugee-Immigrant Advisory-Council as the conclusion to their all-day Summer Cultural Festival.*
Featuring guest DJ Guille Zambrano, with his hot list of Latin hits: salsa, merengue, reggaeton and more! World dance music will also be played from Judy D’s collection, with music available by request from DanceHall and Bollywood to Middle Eastern.
So get your dance feet on…it’s gonna be a PARTY!
Cover is by donation – $5 minimum suggested 🙂
19+ eventCheck out the links for the Summer Cultural Festival all-day events here:*Day time events are happening in Victoria Park this year, which is between West end of Water Street and Hamilton Avenue. Entrance by donation.
NOTE:  Due to the weather, the afternoon portion of RIAC’s Summer Cultural Festival has been rescheduled to Sunday Aug 25. The Salsa party @ AnnneXe is still tonight (Sat Aug 24).


Sunday Salsa @ Turkey Joe’s, 7 George Street

Sunday Aug 25th 7pm-10pm
turkey joes bar front

Come join us Sunday, Aug 25th at Turkey Joe’s on George Street. $5 cover includes:
Mini salsa lesson at 7pm then social dancing until 10pm.
We’ll play all your Latin favorites…salsa, merengue, bachatta, reggaeton and more!
There’s even great drink specials, complementary nachos n salsa, and a rooftop deck if the weather’s nice…join us next Sunday for a friendly salsa social. Spread the word and invite your friends to help make this a regular salsa location 🙂

turkey joes sunday salsa copy

Something different this Sunday! Salsa Social @ Turkey Joe’s, 7 George Street! Come on down and check it out…mini beginner’s lesson at 7pm, then social dancing til around 10pm. $5 cover. There’s even a deck upstairs…if the weather’s great we can dance up there under the stars 🙂

I’ll have a few Salsa in St. John’s T-shirts with me too for anyone who reserved them, or wants to buy the rest! $25 each

Salsa ONE TWO THREE times this weekend!!!
–>Saturday Aug 10th at AnneXe, 32 George Street “Salsa Fiesta Mix” with DJ Marcelo & Annia La Cubana ($7, or 2for$10)  9pm-3am,  fb event:
–> Sunday Salsa Social Aug 11th at Coffee & Company, 204 Water Street, with Judy D, beginners mini-lesson 7:30pm, social dance 8-9:30pm (FREE)
–> PLUS a workshop Saturday before the fiesta, fb event: (Details below)
Need more info, come see us at the St. John’s Farmers Market Sat Aug 10th ~1030am – 1:30pm, where you can also buy/order our new Salsa in St. John’s T-Shirts!
So no excuses…see you on a dance floor, or three!

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Workshop details: Intermediate Salsa Shines and Bachata Workshop, Sat Aug 10th 6:00pm until 8:00pm

· By Bailamos ST JOHNS

This workshop will include:

Session 1
Salsa Shines 6-7pm
**This session will cover some shine patterns to take your salsa dancing to the next level. Shines are an important part of making your dancing more fun for you and entertaining for others to watch.

Session 2
Bachata 7-8pm
**Lets review our Bachata basics and add some new moves for you to use in your dancing. We need to get everyone dancing at the socials so that you don’t have to feel like sitting out when a Bachata song comes on.

Cost – $20 per session
4th Floor Rehearsal Space – Arts and Culture Centre

To register please send a private message to the Bailamos St. John’s fb page:

coffee company salsa flyer

Judy D will be your host this evening, absolute beginners lesson 7-7:30pm, then social dancing til 9:30pm. FB event link:

AND there’s another hot salsa party at the AnneXe on Saturday Aug 10th: “Salsa Mix Fiesta” hosted by DJ Marcelo and Annia La Cubana. fb event link

salsa mix fiesta aug 10 2013