Archive for the ‘Bloggin’ Along About Salsa’ Category

apr 17 2015 salsa party

YESSS this time our Salsa Party is on a FRIDAY night, and it’s time for another “Rumbon Salsero!” event!
Ritmos Latinos Canada‘s DJ Chamba will be playing the best dance music from Cuba, New York, Colombia, Puerto Rico & much more. Which has the best music?…come check it out and see if you just don’t love em all!
DJ Chamba will also play a selection of your other favorites, with a fast-paced mix of salsa, merengue, bachatta, reggaeton and more.
Beginners lesson early in the evening with Stacy Fowler of Bailamos ST JOHNS is included in your cost!

fb link: https://www.facebook.com/events/1053699971311280/
19+ event
$10 at the door
doors open at 9:30
The RockHouse, 8 George Street

video submission pic strut your salsa 2015

Salsa in St. John’s “Strut Your Salsa!” – call for video clips for a Dance Week Video National Dance Week is Apr 22-29th! So let’s have some fun and show the world how we Salsa in St. John’s! This is purely for fun, and is meant to showcase all of the wonderful dancers, instructors, event coordinators, dance schools, multicultural organizations, DJ’s, supporters etc. who’ve all helped to grow our vibrant Salsa in St. John’s community. PLUS – We’ll be choosing a name from all of your submissions, the lucky winner will receive a Salsa in St. John’s T-shirt!


Want to be a part of this?!
Send to judy.salsa”AT”gmail.com a short ~20-30sec clip of yourselves dancing to help us put together a video collage. Deadline to submit is Apr 19th but please start sending them ASAP so I can start editing them together – Judy D
Please include:
– your full name for video credits (or nickname if preferred)
– your dance company/group (if applicable)
– when you joined/heard about Salsa in St. John’s
– and a short description of your video i.e.: “This is me dancing in Cuba!” or “I’m from South America and learned to Salsa dance in St. John’s!” or “We met at a salsa dance and are now married with children.”

—> send to judy.salsa”AT”gmail.com <—

What we’d love to see:
– singles, couples, or groups dancing*
– any kind of Latin Dance: Salsa, Merengue, Bachatta, Reggaeton, Tango, etc. plus jazz, blues, & swing are welcome too
– old or brand new videos/pix
– all kinds of locations: dance events, house parties, weddings, living rooms, beaches, historic sites, festivals, cafes, dance studios etc
– dancing here in St. John’s OR anywhere else in the world
– past and present members of Salsa in St. John’s, and anyone who wants to join us!

If you’d like to participate but don’t have a camera or smart phone, please email me OR come to the April 17th Salsa party at RockHouse and we’ll do mini video shoots in a corner by the bar. FB event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1053699971311280/

* Please make sure anyone in your video/pix is aware and agreeable that this video will be posted in public! Also videos and pix may be used for other similar dance community promo projects in the future.

This idea was inspired by the recent Faces of Newfoundland videos, check em out if you haven’t already!

“AT” =@

dance invasion flyer Salsa in St. John’s* DANCE INVASION – Ultra World Club Dance Party – Sat. Mar 14th @ RockHouse
You asked for it, so we’re bringin’ it ALL! Club Dance Music From Around the World…**The UNOFFICIAL Afterparty for MUN ISC’s 29th Multicultural Show
Featuring DJ Chamba, DJ Prafull, & DJ Scrappy takin’ turns at the table…
-Bollywood – Bellydance – Soca – Zouk – Latin – Jazz – Reggaeton – Disco – Bboy – House – Electro – Funk – African – Asian – EuroPop –
you name it, we’ll play it, as long as it gets everyone to Move your Feet – Shimmy – Shake your Thang – Twerk it – Wiggle it – Spin – Gyrate – Busta Move – Get Down – Move Around – Feel Happily Homesick – Tell All Your Friends to Get Their Asses Down Here – And Dance the Night Away!

If you have World Club music/artist requests add them on our event wall and we’ll try to include something for everyone! fb event link: https://www.facebook.com/events/1551603065095797/

And here’s a YouTube playlist to get you in the mood! https://www.facebook.com/events/1546304578977242

*proceeds from this party will go towards expenses and future (bigger and better!) salsa/music events, so please invite all your friends to help grow our Salsa in St. John’s scene 🙂

Sat. Mar 14th @ Rockhouse Ongeorge
Doors open 9:30
$8 cover
19+ event

**MUN International Student Resource Center’s (ISC) 29th Multicultural Show

International Student Resource Center(ISC) is hosting our annual event: 2015 Multicultural Show which includes performances from different cultural background.
This year, we are having some amazing performers to showcase their unique cultures from all over the world. So please come out and celebrate an evening of fun and Multiculturalism. INVITE your friends. Everyone is welcome to join this blast!
When: 6pm March 14th,2015
Where: MUN Field House

29th multicultural show mun 2015

internatl food craft fair feb 2015–> Sunday Feb 8th SALSA DEMO @ 2nd Annual International Food and Craft Fair!

Bailamos ST JOHNS, Salsa in St. John’s, DJ Chumba, and dancer/coreographer Corie Harnett are joining together to bring an exciting performance for this event. We have 2 Ladies Styling coreographies by the talented Corie Harnett. A freestyle Salsa Routine with Del and Stacy and a Merengue with students Judy and Roman. We will be dancing from 1:00-1:20pm
It will be an exciting afternoon and we are pleased to be featured with some very talented dancers/performers. Not to mention all the great food and vendors!!! See you all there!!!!!!!

annexe valentine fiesta 2015–> Friday Feb 13th San Valentine Latino fiesta  with DJ Marcelo!

Annexe Latin Dance is back again with their first Latino fiesta of 2015! San Valentine Fiesta with great tunes, and this time including romantic music to celebrate love not just for our partners but also for our friends and family.
Doors open at 10pm until 2am – $7 at the door – 19+event
See you all on the dance floor!
“There is no remedy for love but to love more”
– Thoreau

red hot 2015–> Feb 27th* & 28th Red Hot Productions presents “Red Hot” 2015

Red Hot Productions is a local dance entertainment company that produces the annual “Red Hot” showcase. “Red Hot” is a community dance event that brings together some of the top performers in the city, and across the country. Join us on Friday, February 27th (*the 27th includes a sexy salsa performance by Bailamos St. John’s performers!)  and Saturday, February 28th 2015 at the CLB Armoury for an evening of incredible and sexy performances by some of the best choreographers,dancers, vocalists and performers from St.John’s, NL all the way to Toronto, Ontario. Don’t miss out on an evening of amazing entertainment, hosted by your very own Mark Day, with feature performances by the Red Hot Company Dancers, as well as, Kelly-Ann Evans., just to name a couple.
**A portion of the proceeds from this event will be donated to the Canadian Cancer Society, more specifically “Our Living Room”, helping to provide our local chapter of Cancer patients undergoing treatments with wigs, prosthetics, etc.. **
Ticket Information:
**Tickets will be available for purchase in December ( Date TBA)**
**Each ticket includes a complimentary drink upon arrival, as well as entry into an amazing door prize draw**
-Standing Admission : $25.00 -Sitting Admission : $30.00 -VIP Table of 8 : $350.00
-Online, by email money transfer to : redhot@redhotproductions.ca
– In Person (cash only) : The Mount Pearl School of Dance, The Hair Factory (Sheraton Hotel) and Our Pleasure (all locations)

–> NOT SALSA BUT ALSO SOUNDS FUN:

brazilian film fest 2015Invite your friends!

 

multicultural show auditions 2015Do you have any talents that you wanna share? WE WANT YOU!
Memorial ISC will have few auditions for the coming Multicultural Show! Everyone is welcome, and is encouraged to bring your/your group’s performances!
Know a friend or two with talents, huh? By all means, tell them Multicultural Show Committee wants to see his/her/their performances!
Thursday(Feb.5th), 6-11pm The Landing          https://www.facebook.com/events/402773719891527/
If you CAN NOT make it to this audition, you can either send the video of your performances to isc@munsu.ca  And hopefully the ISC team will conduct more auditions in future weeks. See you all there!

Next two Latin events in St. John’s:
-> Dec 13th – Red and White Parranda Holiday Tropical Party (12/13/14) hosted by Salvador Fernández III & Gustavo. Turkey Joe’s on George St.
https://www.facebook.com/events/515340018602974/

Red and White Parranda | Holiday Tropical Party (12/13/14)

Naughty or nice ?? hmmm …nice or naughty???? hmmmm Naughty? Nice ?
Can’t decide if you have been nice or naughty all year through ? ..Well here’s your chance at both …
On December 13th, come support our first Ritmo Latino 93.5 FM Annual Holiday Fundraiser Tropical Party at Turkey Joe’s Nightclub 7 George Street , since a portion of the proceeds of this will go towards the purchase of toys and treats to give out on Christmas day to underprivileged kids in the St. John’s area. It will be your nicest gesture yet !!!
Performing your favorite Authentic Latino Tropical Djs, Dj Chamba and Dj Gustavo, playing your favorite Tropical music: Merengue, Bachata, Cumbia, Reggaeton, Salsa and Latin dance….
Remember if you are naughty, wear RED, and if you are nice, wear WHITE …. You decide !!!!
Join us for a FREE! Salsa Lesson by Annita La Cubana – 10pm-1030pm
Doors open at 930 PM
Cover Charge : $10 at the door ( Tickets also available in advance)
This is all taking place in the HEART of George St.
Turkey Joe’s Nightclub – 7 George St.
There will also be drink specials which consist of $3 labatt products, $3 Hi-Balls, and $3 shooters.
http://www.turkeyjoes.com/
http://www.ritmolatino.ca/

-> Dec 19th – Christmas Latino Fiesta with DJ Marcelo!! 10 pm, Annexe 32 George Street https://www.facebook.com/events/884270801613519/

CHRISTMAS LATINO FIESTA WITH DJ MARCELO!

Christmas party with one of the best DJ’s in town!
It’s here again our last fiesta of the year; don’t miss this great chance to dance with your fave Latin tunes! Great drinks specials and more.
The first 5 people receive a free pass for the next 2015 party!!
$5 at the door
10pm-3am
19+event
See you all on the dance floor!

2014 halloween poster copyWear your Halloween costume and get ready to join us for an out-of-this-world Halloween dance experience!
Great dance floor, super salsa music – with a macabre mix of hot merengue, reggaeton, salsa and bachata!!! Hosted by Salsa in St. John’s* Judy D, beginners lesson shortly after 9pm with Stacy Fowler of Bailamos ST JOHNS. BONUS: Step into our freaky photo booth to capture your creepy moment for all eternity 😉

-> 3 Victoria St – LSPU Hall’s Cox & Palmer Second Space
-> Sat, Nov 1st, 9pm-1am (leaves you time to hop on over to the Mardi Gras too***)
-> $8 cover
-> Bar service available (19+ event, ID’s required)
-> fb link https://www.facebook.com/events/715125608571398/
*proceeds from this party will go towards expenses and future (bigger and better!) salsa/music events, so please invite all your friends to help grow our Salsa in St. John’s scene 🙂

***Please note: this event is NOT a part of the Mardi-Gras. Your $8 door cover is for access only to The LSPU Hall Spooky Salsa (people wanting access to George Street will have to enter at the Mardi Gras gates for $20)***

MUSIC:

Soooo, there were some logistical changes with RIAC’s Fourth Annual Summer Cultural Festival (read more here: https://www.facebook.com/riacscf/photos/gm.338872132934641/1457127664556007/ )…but THE SHOW MUST GO ON!!! They’re still having the World Music Night at The Ship on Sat Aug 23rd. fb event link: https://www.facebook.com/events/770383363000063/

World Music Night scf2014 posterJoin us at The Ship, 265 Duckworth Street, for an evening of tunes from around the world. Dancers bring your dance shoes, you won’t be able to resist…music will include Latin, jazz, blues, reggae, swing, and much more!

Featuring two of the top voted acts in The Overcast’s recent entertainment poll:
–> The Skylarks (Andrew McCarthy, sticks and skins Aneirin Thomas, the low notes Luke Power, keys keys keys) AND
–> The Brad Jefford Trio+ (https://www.facebook.com/bradjeffordtriomusic)

Door opens 10:30pm
Cost is $10 minimum donation…a steal for a show like this!

CLASSES:

Join instructor Stacy Fowler of Bailamos ST JOHNS for another semester of dance and fitness fun! For more info/to register send a private message to the Bailamos ST JOHNS page:
https://www.facebook.com/BailamosStJohns
OR e-mail bailamosstjohns”AT”gmail.com

Bailamos St. John's logoDETAILS:
Wednesday 8:45-9:45pm – Level 2 Salsa/Latin This class is for students of our previous level 2. New students are welcome but must be able to complete basic salsa turn patterns. Price: $110 for 8 weeks, $15 drop in.

Sunday 7-8pm – Level 1 Salsa/Latin This class is for complete beginners. No experience necessary, no partner necessary. Price: $110 for 8 weeks, $15 drop in.

Sunday 8-9pm – Zumba Fitness Ditch the workout and join the party as we have fun using music and dance to get into shape. This is not a dance class. No dance experience necessary! Price: $80 for 10 Zumba sessions, $10 drop in.

SALSA PARTIES:

FRI SEPTEMBER 5TH – First BIG SALSA PARTY of the semester @ The RockHouse! more details coming soooon 🙂

FRI SEPTEMBER 26TH – NEWFIBANA “International Music Festival” featuring Jamaican recording artist Wayne Wonder Plus Dj Scrappy playing the best Reggae, Hip Hop , DanceHall, Soca, Afrobeats. DJ Chamba will be Tearing Up the Dance Floor with a red-hot mix of the biggest hits of tropical, Reggaeton and a sprinkle of Salsa, & Merengue.

Get your dance shoes ready, there’s soooo much happening this weekend!

–> LINDY HOP: Friday May 9th is a CHANCE TO DANCE!

lindy pic spring session ad picThe Landing (MUN UC) from 7:30-9:30pm.
$2 suggested donation

Chance to Dance is a practice session, held every few weeks, where Hoppers can practice the moves that we’ve already learned. In other words: dancey playtime! We won’t be teaching you anything new, but we can answer any questions you have about what you’ve covered with us before, and we can certainly help you develop some flair or string familiar movements together in new and interesting ways.

Bring your smile and your dancin’ shoes!

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–> WEST COAST JIVE: Workshop this coming Saturday May 10!

wcjive flyer may 10 2014A popular and fun dance style on the west coast that has been gaining popularity here in St. John’s!

Workshop takes place at St. Matthew’s Elementary in Cowan Heights 2:00PM!

Learn the moves to dance to the blues, to Latin, or to whatever tune tickles your fancy to put a whole lotta sugar push into it!

Call DEE to reserve your spot at 728 – 1906!

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–> TANGO: Milonga Brava Hosted by Argentine Tango with Teri

teri tango milongaMilonga: a social tango event. If you’ve never danced tango before, there will be a foundations lesson from 7-8, with social dancing from 8-11. You don’t need to bring a partner, but may do so if you want.
Date: Saturday, May 10th
Time: 7-11pm
Place: MMap room of the Arts and Culture Centre
Bring: Yourself, a friend or two (if you like), dry shoes, and $5 to help pay for the venue.
A big thanks to Tango on the Edge for helping to organize these milongas! (tangoontheedge.ca).
DJ: Carrie Plester
Foundations Lesson: Christina Oates and Samantha Payne

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–> SALSA PARTY: FIESTA LATINA – Saturday MAY 10 hosted by DJ Marcelo & Annita

marcelo fiesta latina annexe flyer bAnnexe 32 George Street, 10pm – 3am, $5 cover, 19+event

Looking forward to a night of dance and laughter!

 

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–> COMPLETE BEGINNERS SALSA WORKSHOP

Beginner Workshops May 11, 2014

Beginner Workshops May 11, 2014

with Stacy Fowler of Bailamos St. John’s! 6-8:30pm Sunday May 11 @ The Dance Academy, 75 Airport Road. There are still spaces available.  No partner necessary. No experience necessary. Registration for full workshop $40 per person. Bring a friend $30 per person
More details/options at Facebook event link: https://www.facebook.com/events/225847740958797/
Pre-registration required. e-mail your payment to dancingqueen428@gmail.com

Don’t wait!!! These classes will fill up quickly!!!!

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And don’t forget that you can dance on into the weekdays too!

–> SUNDAYS – LATIN SOCIALS @ AnneXe Lounge 32 George Street with DJ Marcelo & Annita. NOTE: check fb page https://www.facebook.com/AnnexeLatinDance for updates or cancellations. Social may not happen on Fiesta Latina weekends.

–> MONDAYS – LATIN DANCE NIGHTS hosted by Deneen Connolly, The Masonic Temple, Cathedral Street.
8-9pm Latin dance class (Next six week course starting June 2nd!) Dance floor is open to everyone 9pm to close.
$5 cover

–> TUESDAY – LINDY HOP SWING DANCE CLASSES with Lindy Hop on The Rock at The Landing (MUN UC). NO PARTNER REQUIRED! **7-8pm – Swing I (beginner) and Swing II (intermediate), **8-8:30 – Social Dance, **8:30-9:30 – Advanced Class.
Full 6 week Session: $30
Drop-in fee $5 (ONLY for our first lesson, if you missed it on May 6th, a new session will start later in June!)

–> WEDNESDAYS – INTERMEDIATE SALSA with Bailamos St. John’s, currently in mid-session, for more info contact Stacy Fowler: bailamosstjohns”AT”gmail.com

–> THURSDAYS – TANGO ON THE EDGE (TOTE) hosts Tango Practica. Arts and Culture Centre 8:30 – 10:30 pm. Room changes sometimes, for more info see TOTE’s fb page https://www.facebook.com/pages/Tango-on-the-Edge/103966513017687 (They also have a Sunday Practica 7-9 pm. Mmap room, Arts and Culture Centre. Guided Practice at 7:15 – 7: 45.)

Salsa in St. John’s…happily helping keep St. John’s dancing!

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It’s NATIONAL DANCE WEEK!

Check out Dancenl.ca for all the news about this week’s events, and how YOU can get involved too! One event, Folk Dance Night at the Ship on Wednesday evening,  will include some Salsa and Tango performances with live music. Hosted by DanceNL 🙂 Facebook event link: https://www.facebook.com/events/652060031498600/

AND if you’d like to speak with me (Judy D) in person about our salsa scene, come check out our Salsa info booth at the “May We Have This Dance?” event. Happening 10am-4pm this Saturday May 3 at Gower Street United Church! Hosted by DanceNL it’s a day of family-friendly workshops and displays from the dance organizations in this town! Drop in for a workshop or linger all day: meet the dance schools and companies in town and enjoy a day of dance!
10:30-11:20: HoopDance with Cindy Butt
11:30-12:20: Highland Dance with Lisa Manouchehri
12:30-1:20: Bollywood with Sanchita Chakroborty
1:30-2:20: Scottish Country Dance with Kathy Simonsen
2:30-3:20: Shim Sham with Lindy Hop on the Rock
At $5/workshop or $20 for the day (cash only, sorry!), it’s a deal for the whole family! AND if you buy a day-pass, head over to First Look at 7pm, present your pass at the door and get in FREE!

May We Have This Dance? event link: https://www.facebook.com/events/297080603776473/
See you there  🙂 Judy

Look through today’s post for -> Salsa news -> Swing Dance news -> Tango News -> and Other Community events

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-> Salsa news:

Beginner Workshops May 11, 2014

Beginner Workshops May 11, 2014

Beginner Workshops Hosted by Bailamos ST JOHNS Facebook event link: https://www.facebook.com/events/225847740958797/

May 11, 2014
6:00-7:30pm AND 7:30-8:30pm

The Dance Academy, 75 Airport Road, St. John’s

The 6-7:30pm workshop is for complete beginners. No experience necessary. No partner necessary.

Cost: $25 per person Bring a friend and it will only be $20 per person

**If you enjoy this session you are welcome to stay for the next session as we move from the very basic steps to showing you how to do a simple turn pattern to begin to put the basics together.

7:30-8:30pm Beginners+

This workshop is for beginners who are comfortable with the basic steps of salsa and we will be learning a simple turn pattern, or two, in this session. No partner necessary.

Cost: $20 per person Bring a friend and it will be only $15 per person

Registration for both workshops $40 per person Bring a friend $30 per person

Pre-registration required. e-mail your payment to dancingqueen428@gmail.com

Don’t wait!!! These classes will fill up quickly!!!!

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-> Swing Dance news:

lindy pic spring session ad pic

A new session of swing dance classes with Lindy Hop On The Rock (LHOTR) starts Tuesday, May 6th in The Landing at MUN. Facebook event link: https://www.facebook.com/events/688289097883642/

Everyone is welcome to drop by our first lesson, and there is NO PARTNER REQUIRED!

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HEY! Have you been leading/following and want to try the opposite role? Try going to Swing I to learn the other side of dancing! All of our instructors have learned both roles and we highly recommend it. It will absolutely make you a better dancer! Plus, you can dance with *anybody*!

Not sure which level will fit you best? The instructors will be able to help you make that decision. Never tried swing before? Drop in for the first class of the session and we’ll show you the ropes! Please note that this session we will not be accepting drop-ins after our first lesson.
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WHAT IS IT?:

Don’t know what swing dancing is? Find out on the Lindy Hop on the Rock Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/munswingclub/
or our swanky website: http://www.lindyhopontherock.com/

WHEN IS IT?:

TUESDAYS at THE LANDING in the University Centre!
**7-8pm – Swing I and Swing II
**8-8:30 – Social Dance
**8:30-9:30 – Advanced Class
*Please note that we will only be accepting drop-ins at the first class of the session.

7-8pm will be for pure beginners and those with slightly more experience, 8-8.30 will be time for free-form social dancing, 8:30-9:30 will be a class for intermediate/advanced dancers.

We will be exploring more advanced moves during the last part which may be tough for beginners to pick up, but beginners may enjoy and benefit from just watching. We’d also very much like to encourage the advanced students to come out for the free-dancing–it’s all about mingling and having lots of people to dance with!

HOW MUCH WILL IT COST?:

– Full Session: $30
– Drop-in fee (for our first lesson): $5

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-> Tango News:

teri tango milonga mar 8 2014

Milonga Brava Hosted by Argentine Tango with Teri

Facebook event link: https://www.facebook.com/events/1472244269673778/

Milonga: a social tango event. If you’ve never danced tango before, there will be a foundations lesson from 7-8, with social dancing from 8-11. You don’t need to bring a partner, but may do so if you want.

Date: Saturday, May 10th
Time: 7-11pm
Place: MMap room of the Arts and Culture Centre
Bring: Yourself, a friend or two (if you like), dry shoes, and $5 to help pay for the venue.

A big thanks to Tango on the Edge for helping to organize these milongas! (tangoontheedge.ca).

DJ: Carrie Plester
Foundations Lesson: Christina Oates and Samantha Payne

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-> Other Community events:

Salsa in St. John’s members are invited to participate in Walk for Memories 2014! Kenny’s Pond on May 25, 2014 at 2:00pm

If any Salsa in St. John’s members (or anyone else) are interested in organizing or participating please email me judy.salsa”AT”gmail.com I’ll be putting a facebook event together for this soon too! Stay tuned 🙂

walk for memories banner ad May 25 2014message from Amelia White, Events Coordinator, Alzheimer Society of Newfoundland and Labrador, Inc. :

” Salsa in St. John’s is known for your very skilled and varying ways of getting people excited! From dancers to all sorts of exciting ways to have an event, you are sure to always dazzle spectators!  We would be most grateful for your consideration in joining our Walk for Memories fundraising event!  There is no monetary contribution necessary, as we invite you to simply join our Walk around Kenny’s Pond on 135 MacDonald Drive, St. John’s, NL, May 25th.

Our Walk for Memories takes place each May, and this will be our 25th year, which is very exciting! What better way to commemorate this occasion, then by having dances from the Salsa in St. John’s attend our Walk.  Our fundraiser is a family event and welcomes people of all ages to attend.

This event is in support of over 7,681 families and individuals living with Alzheimer’s disease in Newfoundland and Labrador, and all funds raised stays in the province to support those in need.  Your presence will help to generate excitement and participation for our fundraiser, which will help to make it a huge success!… the purpose of this event is to promote awareness and raise funds to support all the helpful programs and services provided by the Society.

Find more info on “Walk for Memories” at http://walkformemoriesatlantic.ca/

salsa at the ship poster april 19 2014Salsa in St. John’s Celebrates 700 Members!
Invite all your friends so we can make it 800!!

Oh yes! Salsa in St. John’s “Latin Lounge” Series is bringing you another Super Salsa Party, featuring DJ Chamba from The Ritmo Latino Radio Show this time in at The Ship 265 Duckworth St. Saturday April 19th 9:30pm-1:30am

Come early for a drop-in lesson in beginners salsa dancing with Stacy Fowler of Bailamos St. John’s*

Dance all night with Ritmo Latino’s DJ Chamba and his energetic mix of Latin dance music… Salsa, Merengue, Bachata, Reggaeton and Underground Tropical Beats.

$7 on the door
19+ event
The Ship Pub
265 Duckworth Street

* This Saturday’s party is just one of many Salsa in St. John’s events hosted by Judy D  coming up this spring and summer! If you want to get an early start practicing your salsa moves, join Stacy’s newest 8-week session of Salsa Intermediate starting THIS Wednesday, April 16th, 8:30-9:30pm. THERE’S STILL ROOM FOR YOU! Drop ins welcome ($10/session) – info: bailamosstjohns@gmail.com

 

–> April 19th is Our next BIG Party:

Salsa in St. John’s & Ritmo Latino 935FM
Presents Salsa Party at The Ship with DJ Chamba

salsa at the ship poster april 19 2014Salsa in St. John’s Celebrates 700 Members!
Invite all your friends so we can make it 800!!

Oh yes! Salsa in St. John’s “Latin Lounge” Series is bringing you another Super Salsa Party, featuring DJ Chamba from The Ritmo Latino Radio Show this time in at The Ship 265 Duckworth St. Saturday April 19th 9:30pm-1:30am

Come early for a drop-in lesson in beginners salsa dancing with Stacy Fowler of Bailamos St. John’s

Dance all night with Ritmo Latino’s DJ Chamba and his energetic mix of Latin dance music… Salsa, Merengue, Bachata, Reggaeton and Underground Tropical Beats.

$7 on the door
19+ event
The Ship Pub
265 Duckworth Street

–> Sunday Nite Salsa @ AnneXe is BACK, now hosted by DJ Marcelo and Annita!

What have you been waiting for?! Right here on the Rock, let’s have some fun while learning some BACHATA, MERENGUE AND REGGAETON STEPS!
EVERY SUNDAY  6-7PM at ANNEXE 2nd floor.
Then after you feel comfortable it’s time for you to enjoy and practice your moves 7-9pm. (Salsa and other Latin music will also be played!)
$10 AT THE DOOR BEFORE 7PM
FROM 7 TO 9PM $5 AT THE DOOR.
Instructors: Annita Esonosedice &  DJ Marcelo

fb event link (ignore the date, it happens every Sunday!): https://www.facebook.com/events/816094285091579/

–> NEW: Monday Nite Salsa @ Masonic Lodge, 8-11pm, hosted by Deneen Connolly Starting April 21st.

See more about this on Deneen’s fb page: https://www.facebook.com/deneenconnollydance

 

–> Latino Fiesta! hosted by DJ Marcelo, Sat Apr 12th @ AnneXe Lounge

Let’s melt the snow left with some sweat and heat! Its almost here – the next Latino Fiesta with DJ Marcelo! Come on out to enjoy with great music!
Salsa, Bachata, Regueton, Merengue and much more!
We cant wait to dance with you!
See you all on the dance floor
$5 at the door 19+event

 

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AND SOME OTHER GREAT DANCE NEWS…

–> LINDY HOP Workshop PLUS Social THIS Weekend! April 6th, Hosted by Lindy Hop On The Rock (LHOTR)

fb event link (SWING DANCE WORKSHOPS with Adrian Warnock-Graham from Montreal)

Message from LHOTR: If you’ve come to at least one Swing class with Lindy Hop on the Rock, we wanted to let you know about a fabulous workshop organized for Saturday April 5th and we’d love to see you at! We’re really excited to have a teacher from Montreal coming to help us tighten up our dancing and bring it to the next level! After the daytime workshops, we will cap things off with a swingin’ social in the evening. Hope to see you there! Here are the details:

Lindy Hop Workshop !

Join instructor Adrian Warnock-Graham and Lindy Hop on the Rock for a day of fun, intensive Lindy Hop workshops this coming Saturday, April 6 at The Landing (UC 3018):

10:30am – 12pm: Workshop #1: Back to Basics.We’ll start the weekend with a review of the fundamentals of Lindy, such as position and connection. Even the most advanced dancers will benefit from this review! We’ll quickly move on to more advanced material.

12pm-1pm: lunch break

1pm-2:30pm: Workshop #2: Intermediate Lindy Hop. Working on intermediate moves such as Swingout, Texas Tommy and Charleston variations.

2:30-2:45: 15 min break

2:45-4:15: Workshop #3: Intermediate Lindy Hop #2. A continuation of intermediate moves.

8pm – 11pm: Social! We’ll cap the day off with a social dance! (A lesson will be offered for absolute beginners at 8pm, but will be away from the main dance space)

Cost for all 3 workshops and social is only $20 !!! (or $10 for each workshop individually, $7 cover for the social).

No registration required, just show up ready to dance!

*please respect individuals with allergies and refrain from wearing strongly scented products*

Can’t wait to see you all there!!!

Swing salute,

LHOTR

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–> Tango MILONGA BRAVA, Sat Apr 5th, hosted by Argentine Tango with Teri

Milonga: a social tango event. If you’ve never danced tango before, there will be a foundations lesson from 7-8, with social dancing from 8-11. You don’t need to bring a partner, but may do so if you want.

Date: Saturday, April 5th
Time: 7-11pm
Place: MMap room of the Arts and Culture Centre
Bring: Yourself, a friend or two (if you like), dry shoes, and $5 to help pay for the venue.

fb event link: https://www.facebook.com/events/821536334540671/

A big thanks to Tango on the Edge for helping to organize these milongas! (tangoontheedge.ca). DJ to be announced, music requests welcome.

–> National Dance Week and International Dance Day are coming up in April…more news SOON!!!