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Clave con Cache Salsa Dance Fundraiser April 2, 2005 @ the Polish association Hall featuring: Dj La Clave, Dj Jose Rodriguez and Dj Sugar Ruiz plus so much more. email: djlaclave@comcast.com

 

2nd Annual Hispanic Choice Awards

aturday April 9th, 2005

featuring in concert:

Tito Nieves & Charlie Cruz

Zellerbach Theater/ 37th & Walnut Sts

Reception time: 6:30pm (open bar)

Showtime: 7:30pm

info: (215) 457-2101 or www.phillyhyp.om


March05

Stardust Reunion Dance 03/12/05

 StarDust Ballroom Rt 73/ Haddonfield  Rd

Pennsauken NJ / DJ Jose Rodriguez /9pm  till 3am/ www.salsaflava.com

 

Salseros Int. Salsa Party Saturday  03/19/05

polish association hall/ DJ Sugar Ruiz /proper attire/ 9pm-2am / www.salseros-int.com

 

DANCERS ALERT ! - Mark your calendars-
 

On Saturday, March 26th, a live performance by the legendary Jimmy Bosch & Orchestra at the Conduit, Trenton NJ ! 

for more info check  www.conduitmusic.com  or (609)656-1199.


 

feb05 

The Painted Bride presents:

NYC Latin Jazz Quintet
Featuring Arturo O’Farrill, Andy Gonzalez and Mario Rivera

February 5, 7pm & 9pm
Tickets: $30 Members: $15

PAINTED BRIDE ART CENTER
230 Vine Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Phone: 215.925.9914 ext 14
Fax: 215.925.7402
http://www.paintedbride.org/   
 
 
 
Yes, it's HAPPENING! Friday, February 18th, 7:30PM-2PM:  Cuban salsa fans--

It's the first LIVE HOT Cuban Salsa Extravaganza known as "Timba",  in beautiful, historic Philadelphia, PA:   Join Us at the new and posh World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut Street.  Featuring world class band, "La Timba Loca"  …And all the way from San Francisco--the fabulous  D. J. Walt Digz-- as our Special Guest WITH THE BEST OF TIMBA SALSA SOUNDS straight from Cuba....  Dance demonstrations by great rueda groups from Virginia, Boston, New York, P.A. and Washington DC; a fun "Despelote" contest (find out what that is!) Win a FREE timba CD! Join the 8:30PM casino salsa dance class. The night begins big with opening act, Philly's Latin Jazz band, "Ellas Y Amigos." Get your tickets now through worldcafelive.com. Tickets are $15 in advance (215-222-1400) and $18 at the door; and available at some local venues.  A great way to break your winter hybernation!!  Don't miss it!

 
 
 

  Jan05

 

  •  Salseros International  Salsa Social 01/08/05

Saturday January 8, 2005, 9:00 - 2:00 am with DJ "La Clave" & DJ "Sugar Ruiz" @ the Polish Home on Academy Road, Dress to impress, cash bar. Tickets $10.00 Info: 215- 535 4388

  • Gupo Fuego & Caliente   Fourth Annual Gala celebrating their 8th Year Anniversary.

The Portuguese Society Hermandade    190 W. Ashdale Street

7:00pm – 1:00am    

January 15th, 2005 – Saturday

Cost $15.00 including dinner and special dance performances.

BLACK & WHITE BALL

(Formal Attire is a must)

Over 500 people will be attending…  

2nd Annual Philadelphia All Stars Workshop

The 2nd Annual Philadelphia All-Stars Workshop is just around the corner. It will be held at La Luna on Saturday, January 29, 2005. Consisting of 17 dance workshops given by 14 of the best Philadelphia Salsa Instructors, this promises to be a great event!

We have added many new classes this year, including a Hip-Hop class, Jazz & Stretching for Salsa Dancing, Mambo on 2, Bachata/Merengue, Nite-Club Style Cha- Cha, Spin Technique, Body Movement, History of Salsa lecture and of course tons of Salsa classes.

Please support this event as our Philadelphia Instructors come together!
Check out the link below to our website for more details on how to register.

ALL DETAILS & REGISTRATION

La Luna Dance Studio
email: info@wildonsalsa.com
phone: 215 638-0418



 

 December 2004

  • TIMBA PARTY - the hottest NEW salsa music from Cuba

    NEVER BEFORE IN PHILADELPHIA

    free dance lesson
    (8:30pm-9:00pm)
    Friday, December 10th, 2004
    8:00pm – 2:00am
    Admission: $5.00
    Mokas Mediterranean Bar & Grill
    3505 Lancaster Avenue
    -one block north of 36th and Market Streets-
    INFO: 215.222.4410
    contact Denise at 215.718.9633 /
    lasabrosurisima@aol.com
      

  • Taller Puertorriqueño Gala

 

2004 marks 30 years in Taller Puertorriqueño's history.  Taller has  filled the need for cultural programming in a city increasingly impacted by the diversity of a multi-ethnic society. Taller is a venue for sampling some of the best local, regional and international Puerto Rican, Latino and Caribbean artists seen in Philadelphia. 

 

Join Taller at their

30th Anniversary Gala Celebration

Featuring Jimmy Bosch y Su Banda

Saturday, December 4, 2004

9:00 PM to 12:00 AM

The Pennsylvania Convention Center

12th & Arch Streets

$30 per ticket / Tickets can be purchased at Centro Musical

 

For more information call Taller Puertorriqueño at 215-426-3311


 

Check the Christian Salsa Events


October 2004

  • Friday, October 8th, 2004 Centro Pedro Claver 25th Anniversary Celebration 7:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m. Concilio Ballroom 705 N. Franklin St. (7th St. & Fairmount Ave.) Ismael Miranda. The purpose of the celebration is to both raise funds to continue building and revitalizing communities and recognize the many Puerto Rican/Latino men and women who have been part of “La Esquina”, 7th & Venango Streets.

  •  Friday, October 22, 2004 at the Walt Whitman Arts Center 2nd & Cooper Camden NJ
    DON ADOLFO AND HIS ORQUESTRA to perfrom sizzling hits off his hit CD "RITMO
    CALIENTE" This orquestra is a Big Band Latin Jazz group consisting of trumpets,
    sax, trombones, full rhythm section (bass, conga, drums, bongoes).
    7:30 doors - refreshments will be served, 8:00 show
    Admission : $10 /More Info: (856) 964-8300

     September 2004

Third annual Latin Grammy Awards recognizing the best in Latin recordings arts and sciences.  Awards are awarded in 41 categories from pop, rock, regional, jazz, classical, salsa, Merengue, and much more.  Sept. 3, 2003, from Miami, FA., and will be broadcast nationwide on CBS, 9 - 11 pm.  Philadelphia has a Latin Grammy chapter call 215 985 5411 for more information.

Philly:

  • September 3 – 19 Fringe Festival events all over the city, check the schedule www.pafringe.org

  • Friday, September 3, 2004, Latino Family Celebration at the Phillies, 7:05 p.m. Citizens Bank Park Pattison Ave. & 11th St. Teatro Callejero, Dominican Folkloric Dancers, Roaming Mariachi Group, Salsa, special food and music are all part of the Phillie's Second Annual Latino Family Celebration, against the New York Mets.  (215) 463-1000.

  • SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 4TH, 2004, S.A.L.E.A. SPANISH AMERICAN LAW ENFORCEMENT ASSOCIATION 4537 N. FRONT STREET PHILADELPHIA, PA 19120 215-455-3369 FAX: 215-455-1723 PRESENTS LATIN NIGHT 8PM TO 12AM AT THE F.O.P Lounge BROAD & SPRING GARDEN STREETS SALSA LESSONS (1ST HOUR) Cover Charge: FREE, FREE, FREE.... DID I MENTION IT'S FREE? Must be 21 and over.

  • September 11th & 12th, 2004, A Celebration of the Hispanic Cultural Heritage Festival Latino Americano 12 Noon to 9 PM each day Historic Gardner's Basin, 800 North New Hampshire Ave Atlantic City, New Jersey, $8 per day (Senior Citizens & Children Under 12 - $2) The hottest festival in Atlantic City and one of New Jersey’s outstanding cultural events, celebrate the rich Hispanic Cultural Heritage with live music, and Latino food. featuring: Zafra Negra, Andy Andy, Jenifer Pena, El Gran Combo

  • Sunday, September 12, 2004, 21st Annual Feria del Barrio 5th St. & Lehigh Ave. 12:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. (free and open to the public) An annual community-wide all afternoon Musical, Dance and Art Extravaganza presenting local and guest artistic talent. This event is a collaboration of the Asociación de Músicos Latino Americanos (AMLA), ASPIRA of Pennsylvania, Congreso, HACE and Taller Puertorriqueño, Inc.

  • Sunday, September 12, Rock Lobster's last Latin night.  This outdoor club will close for the season.  Until next year.

  • La Luna, September 13 and 27. Doors open at 8:30pm, intermediate & beginner salsa lesson 9:00 pm, General dancing 10:00 pm-2:00 am, DJ Miguel Lebron $12 (unless otherwise posted), Dress is fashionable, please no jeans, BYOB, free parking, Huge hardwood floor.

    • LUNA NEGRA Dance Co (formerly known as Wild On Salsa Dance Co) under the direction of Sonya Elmore & Joe Figueroa seeking trained male and female dancers for regular paid Latin dance performances on weekdays and weekends. Requirements: 5'6'' and above, Ages 16-30, Excellent physical condition, Trained dancers or gymnasts only with 2-5 years experience (Salsa, Jazz, Ballet, Hip-Hop, Modern, or Ballroom), Performance experience preferred, Travel around greater Philadelphia and New Jersey, Commitment to rehearsals and classes at least 4 times a week
  • Sunday, September 14, Mexican Independence Day Festival, at Penn's Landing Philly.  12 - 7:30 p.m.  Highlighted by the symbolic and potent "Cry for Independence" ceremony.  This festival has the finest in Mexican stage entertainment, cuisine and crafts.  An impressive list of local dignitaries pays tribute to this lively culture.  Performing:  Trio CRISOL Compañia de Danza Regional de Puebla, Grupo Tenochtli, Juventud Azteca, Soledad Flores, Abraham Gutti, Mariachi Flores, Banda Rebelde, Sonido Dimension Latina and a surprise group from Salon La Frontera.  Contact: The Mexican Cultural Center 215-592-0410.

  • Friday, September 18, 2004, Inter-Denominational Concert  (Location to be announced) (free admission) The Inter-Denominational Service brings together Latinos of different faiths in one spiritual reunion. Filled with enthusiasm and inspirational spiritual leaders from numerous churches and religious groups help make this event well recognized and attended.

  • Wednesday, September 23, 2004, Regional Hispanic Job Fair, CONCILIO 705 N. Franklin Street, (free admission – fee for employer tables) The Job Fair is popular with regional employers who are looking to recruit or diversity their work force. Government agencies, corporations, small businesses and organizations offer employment information and recruitment to the Latino community. Applicants have access to private and public sector employers, such as the School District, Fire and Police Departments, F.B.I., local banks, hotels and restaurants, and many health and community service organizations.

  • Manny Oquendo and Libre in concert at Painted Bride, 231 Vine St, Phila Pa, September 25th, Show times 7pm and 9pm, 215- 925-9914

  • Saturday, September 25, 2004, Puerto Rican Festival VIP Reception, Annual Banquet, Dance Gala Saturday, Wyndham Franklin Plaza Hotel, 17th & Race Streets Center City Philadelphia, Let’s Dance! Banquet guests join in with Latino community residents to listen and dance to the rhythms of some of the most accomplished salsa, bolero and merengue performers. Only the best artists are hired to entertain the guests. This dance kicks off and sets the tone of the P.R. Day Parade the following morning.

  • Sunday, September 26, 2004, PUERTO RICAN PARADE, J.F.K. Parkway - Center City Philadelphia's Puerto Rican Day Parade is the "Crown Jewel" of the Puerto Rican Festival. It was one of the first ethnic parades televised in Philadelphia by WPVI-TV Channel 6 (ABC affiliate). Youth groups, community organizations, schools, corporate sponsors and many others across the tri-state area participate in making this parade a showcase of Puerto Rican and Latino culture.

  • Sunday, September 26, 2004, After Parade Festival, American + Lehigh Ave, Phila, PA, inter-national live entertainment - schedule to be posted when received.

  • Every Wednesday it's Latin Night at North by North-West, 7165 Germantown Ave + Mt Airy, Philadelphia, PA, restaurant, bar, nightclub 215 248 1000 - DJ Jose Rodriguez (8th floor fame)  free Mambo lesson with ISABEL, 9PM, INFO : 215 248 -1000 / 856 931 3651. www.nxnwphl.com .

  • Lyric's Thursday’s Latin Dance Party, free dance lessons 9 – 10 pm 215 533 5888

  • Cuba Libre Friday's and Saturday's.

  • Silvy's Latin Raggaeton weekends.

Delaware:

New Jersey:

Atlantic City:

  • September 11th & 12th, 2004, A Celebration of the Hispanic Cultural Heritage Festival Latino Americano 12 Noon to 9 PM each day Historic Gardner's Basin, 800 North New Hampshire Ave Atlantic City, New Jersey, $8 per day (Senior Citizens & Children Under 12 - $2) The hottest festival in Atlantic City and one of New Jersey’s outstanding cultural events, celebrate the rich Hispanic Cultural Heritage with live music, and Latino food. featuring: Zafra Negra, Andy Andy, Jenifer Pena, El Gran Combo

  • Saturday, September 18, Gloria Estefan at Trump Taj Majah

  • Delaretto's - Egg Harbor, NJ, Friday's and Saturday's.

Reading:

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August 2004

Philly:

  • Party/Concert of the Month, Sunday August 1, Annual Plaza Americana Festival, American + Lehigh Ave, Philadelphia, PA, 12 pm to 8 pm, food, rides, live music with Elvis Crespo and more.

  • Caliente Concerts at Penn's Landing -  This new Latin Series features regional and local latin bands. Salsa and Merengue yourself down to the Great Plaza for hot latin sounds and lots of dancing. Chestnut Street and Columbus Blvd. Philadelphia, PA 19106 Every Thursday Night in August 7:00 – 9:00 Free dance lessons with Groupo Fuego beginning at 6:00 PM.

    • August 5, DJ Jose Rodriguez, Edgar Joel + Orchestra

    • August 12 Los Bohemoio de la Bachata, Foto Rodriguez Charanga la Unica,

    • August 19 Carmelito y la Banda Tipica, Orquesta Del Barrio,

    • August 26 DJ Jose Rodriguez, Los Brothers Band,

    • info@pennslandingcorp.com Phone:  215 922 2FUN

  • La Esmeralda every Friday, Saturday, and some Sunday's - newly renovated, UNDER NEW MANAGEMENT, the NEW place to be.
  • Wednesday, August 18, 5:30pm, National Conference of Puerto Rican Women (NACOPRW) Philadelphia Chapter presents "The Odessa Awards" Commemorating the 19th Amendment to the Constitution of the United States granting the woman the right to vote.  Independence Visitors Center, 6th & Market Street, Philadelphia, PA.
  • Friday, August 27th, 2004, Conjunto 23, Mokas Restaurant 3505 Lancaster Ave, West Philadelphia, PA One block north of Market and 35th. 215 222-4410. 8:00 PM Free dance lessons, 9:00 PM till 1:00AM Dancing, $10, $7 for students,

  • RAGGAETON - Sat, August 28, Daddy Yankee @ Felton.
  • Friday's, Saturday's, and Sunday's @ JALAPENO JOE’S Salsa, Merengue, Raggae, and Bachata, 4501 Castor Ave, Phila, PA, 215 288 8066.
  • Silvy's Latin Raggaeton weekends.

  • Sunday nights at Rock Lobster the best in live music Delaware Ave and the Ben Franklin Bridge (on the waterfront), Phila, PA, 215 627 ROCK (7625), free dance lesson 8 - 9 pm, live bands and DJ Cookie every Sunday, this outdoor venue is the place to be on those hot Sunday nights. 8/1, 8/8, 8/15, 8/22, 8/29, 9/5, 9/12 – last Sunday of the year. 221 North Columbus Avenue www.rocklobsterclub.com

  • LA LUNA  Satm Aug 14 + 28, 8:00 pm-9:00 pm-2 dance lessons 9 - 3 am Salsa dancing to DJ Miguel Salsa prizes, BYOB www.LaLunaDanceStudio.com or www.WildOnSalsa.com 4610 Bensalem Blvd, Bensalem, PA 215 638 0418 fax 215 638-0419

    • Saturday, August 14, 2004, Muevete Dancers FUNDRAISER DJ La Clave + DJ Miguel Lebron, Performances by: Muevete Dancers, Merecumbe, Tiffany Quiñones, Mocion Latina, at La Luna Dance Studio, 4610 Bensalem, Bensalem, PA 19020, Free Parking, BYOB, Dress to Impress, Time:9-2 am info 215 768 2435, $12 admission

  • Salseros "Coqui" Ballroom, has closed it's doors.

  • LYRICS, Northeast Philly every Thursday - the place to go on a Thursday.

  • Thursday's @ Fiso Lounge two floors and a roof deck DJ Jose Rodriguez free dance class by Art In Motion from 9pm - 10pm. its free to get in, 15th and South Philadelphia, PA,9 pm - 2 am www.Fisolounge.biz Salsa Contests begin in August. Winners win 2 tickets to Miami Beach all inclusive.
  • Brasil's Nite Club has 90% Salsa on Friday's now, lesson with WildOnSalsa Sonya Saamova Elmore from 9 pm to 10 pm, DJ Jay Rockwell spins the music, $5 admission.  Every Wednesday and Friday, ladies free before 10 pm, free parking across from Ritz movie theatre, DJ Jay Rockwell

  • CUBA LIBRE RESTAURANT, 2nd & Market, dance performances by WildOnSalsa Dance Co every Fri and Sat at 11:30 pm and 12:30 am, dancing till 2 am.
  • SALSA ON THE SQUARE - Howard and Diamond Streets, Philadelphia, PA, Mel and Dominic (and the gorgeous bar maids) host this new spot for dancing Salsa, open Monday thru Saturday with a DJ spinning the best in Salsa, Merengue, and more on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday

  • Friday's at SAMBA, 714 Girard Ave, Franklin + Girard Ave, Philadelphia, PA, 215 625 7900, Friday's various DJ's spins Salsa, Mambo, Cha Cha, Cumbia; Saturday's DJ Marcello spins the best in South American music;  www.sambanightclub.com

  • ADRENALIN, (Formerly Puente Blanco) club + restaurant, 2nd + Allegheny Ave, Phila, PA. 215 634 1502.  Every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday's - Salsa, Merengue, Bachata, raggeaton, admission varies depending on the event, free parking - Good DJ and sound system.

Allentown and Reading, PA:

  • Friday’s and Saturday’s Pachanga Latina Club + Restaurant, 170 Allen St, Allentown, PA, 610 437 5352, 610 432 8390, DJ Mati Salsa, Merengue, Bachata. Sports Bar and Club, club opens at 9 pm.

New Jersey:

  • RUMBARENGUE, 34th and River Road Camden, NJ, 9 - 4 am, newly renovated, nice place. Thursday's, Friday's, Saturday's, and Sunday's.

  • Friday, August 27, 2004, and every Friday, SALSA NIGHTS AT RUMBARENGUE NIGHT CLUB 3209 River Rd, Camden, NJ, The Best in Salsa with DJ TAY, $5, Free Off Street Parking, Dress to Impress, Fashionable Jeans permitted, NO BOOTS, NO HATS, NO SNEAKERS Sponsored by Mary Torres, 856-964-2040

  • Tuesday, August 17, Wiggins Waterfront Park, Camden Waterfront, Camden, NJ, 8 pm, LOS HOMBRES CALIENTE – free.

  • Tuesday, August 24, Wiggins Waterfront Park, Camden Waterfront, Camden, NJ, 8 pm, KEVIN EUBANKS – free.

  • Stardust - Pennsauken, NJ, Aug 14 and 28.

  • Atrium - Pennsauken, NJ, Aug 7 and 21.

  • Sunday, August 8, Atlantic City's Annual Puerto Rican Parade + Festival, 11 am - 8 pm,  on the Boardwalk in Atlantic City, N.J. 12 noon Albany Avenue to New Jersey Avenue.  in concert Oscar D’León, La Linea, Viti Ruiz, Victor Vega (Salsa) Alex Brocha (Reggaeton)

  • Delaretto's - Egg Harbor, NJ, Friday's and Saturday's.

  • La Frontera Friday's, Saturday's, and Sunday’s - the best in bachata and merengue.

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July 2004

Philly  Allentown/Reading  Jersey  Atlantic City  Delaware

Philly:

  • First Annual Philadelphia Salsa Congress @ Loews Hotel + Kimmel Center, June 29 - July 5, 2004 World Salsa Competition (Strictly Salsa!) Preliminary rounds June 29-30 Finale July5th.

    • Thursday, July 1, Opening Ceremony Of Philadelphia Salsa Congress

    • Saturday, July 3, Salsa on the Parkway Guiness World Record Salsa Assembly We will put Philadelphia on the Salsa map. See the best salsa shows! Listen to the best salsa artists! Dance the night away wtproductions@philasalsacongress.com www.philasalsacongress.com

    • Willie Colon, La India, Huey Dumbar, Jose Alberto "El Canario", Jimmy Bosch, Lebron Brothers, Local Artists, and a surprise artist,

  • Saturday, July 10 and Sunday, July 11 Annual Hispanic Festival at Penn's Landing Delaware + Spring Garden Ave, Philadelphia, PA., 12 pm - 8 pm, featuring food, music, and merchandise from all over the Latino world, live music.
  • Friday, July 9, 2004, Arturo Sandoval (Latin Jazz), at Three Little Bakers Theater and Supper Club, 3540 Three Little Bakers Blvd., Wilmington, Delaware, 302 368 1616, 6 pm - 2 am, dinner, show, and dance for one low price www.tlbinc.com  - phillysalseros.com will be there.  Sunday October 24, 2004, Eddie Palmieri
  • World Music Wednesdays! The party continues this year each Wednesday from June 30 through July 28. Bands from around the globe will take the stage in the Perelman, and traditional seating will be cleared away to transform the theater into a dance club. And Wednesday, June 30 is FREE!

    • Wednesday, June 30 |Plena Libre (Puerto Rico) Commonwealth Plaza FREE,  7pm dance lesson!

    • Wednesday, July 7 |Les Yeux Noirs (Paris) Perelman Theater

    • Wednesday, July 14 | Spanish Harlem Orchestra (New York City) Perelman Theater

    • Wednesday, July 21 | Ojos de Brujo (Barcelona)  Perelman Theater

    • Wednesday, July 28 | Jaojoby (Madagascar)  Perelman Theater

  • July 8 through August 8, Alegria Cirque du Soleil! The Philadelphia premiere of Alegria Cirque du Soleil's Alegria Under the Grand Chapiteau On the Avenue of the Arts, Washington Ave + Broad St, Phila, PA.

  • Welcome America Independence Festival June 27 – July 4 www.welcomeamerica.com fireworks, movies, THE ANNUAL INDEPENDENCE DAY CEREMONY  MULTICULTURAL FESTIVAL, 4TH OF JULY PARADE, CONCERT AND FIREWORKS

  • Trocodero Theatre, 1003 Arch St, Phila, PA, 215 922 LIVE, all ages welcome, featuring:

    • Thursday, July 1, CABAS,

    • Wednesday, July 7, OBIE BURMUDEZ.

  • Every Wednesday it's Latin Night at North by North-West, 7165 Germantown Ave + Mt Airy, Philadelphia, PA, restaurant, bar, nightclub 215 248 1000 - DJ Jose Rodriguez (8th floor fame) www.nxnwphl.com .

  • Sunday nights at Rock Lobster the best in live music always, food, and fun, Delaware Ave and the Ben Franklin Bridge (on the waterfront), Phila, PA, 215 627 ROCK (7625), free dance lesson 8 - 9 pm, live bands and DJ CooKie every Sunday.   This outdoor venue is the place to be on those hot Sunday nights..

  • LA LUNA  Sat July 10 and 24, 8:00 pm-9:00 pm-2 dance lessons 9 - 3 am Salsa dancing to DJ Miguel Salsa prizes, BYOB www.LaLunaDanceStudio.com or www.WildOnSalsa.com 4610 Bensalem Blvd, Bensalem, PA 215 638 0418 fax 215 638-0419

    Salseros "Coqui" Ballroom, Smylie Times Building, 8001 Roosevelt Blvd. (Rhawn Street) suite 307, Northeast Philadelphia, large new wood floor, ample parking lot, DJ's Sugar Ruiz or La Clave BYOB (Bring your own bottle), Must be 2  July are the 3rd, 17th & 31st, dress to impress" DJ's La-Clave or Sugar Ruiz.

    • Sunday Game Nights: Every Sunday 7:00 - 12:00 midnight (later on holidays), play dominoes, cards, chest, checkers, partner pool games and dance till you drop, $7.00 per person, dress casual (dance sneakers and dance shoes recommended), reserve a table for $5.00 till 8:00, BYOB.

  • LYRICS, Northeast Philly every Thursday - the place to go on a Thursday.

  • Jueves (Thursday's) de Sabrosura en Shampoo Grand Opening May 27, 2004  Ladies free till 11:pm, $3.00 you call it drink specials, Free Parking 215 922 7500 cmcevents@hotmail.com
  • Thursday's @ Fiso Lounge two floors and a roof deck DJ Jose Rodriguez free dance class by Art In Motion from 9pm - 10pm. its free to get in.
  • Brasil's Nite Club has 90% Salsa on Friday's now, lesson with WildOnSalsa Sonya Saamova Elmore from 9 pm to 10 pm, DJ Jay Rockwell spins the music, $5 admission.  Every Wednesday and Friday, ladies free before 10 pm, free parking across from Ritz movie theatre, DJ Jay Rockwell

  • CUBA LIBRE RESTAURANT, 2nd & Market, dance performances by WildOnSalsa Dance Co every Fri and Sat at 11:30 pm and 12:30 am, dancing till 2 am.
  • SALSA ON THE SQUARE - Howard and Diamond Streets, Philadelphia, PA, Mel and Dominic (and the gorgeous bar maids) host this new spot for dancing Salsa, open Monday thru Saturday with a DJ spinning the best in Salsa, Merengue, and more on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday

  • Friday's at SAMBA, 714 Girard Ave, Franklin + Girard Ave, Philadelphia, PA, 215 625 7900, Friday's various DJ's spins Salsa, Mambo, Cha Cha, Cumbia; Saturday's DJ Marcello spins the best in South American music;  www.sambanightclub.com

  • ADRENALIN, (Formerly Puente Blanco) club + restaurant, 2nd + Allegheny Ave, Phila, PA. 215 634 1502.  Every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday's - Salsa, Merengue, Bachata, raggeaton, admission varies depending on the event, free parking - Good DJ and sound system.

  • La Esmeralda every Friday, Saturday, and some Sunday's.

  • Allentown and Reading, PA:

    • Friday’s and Saturday’s Pachanga Latina Club + Restaurant, 170 Allen St, Allentown, PA, 610 437 5352, 610 432 8390, DJ Mati Salsa, Merengue, Bachata. Sports Bar and Club, club opens at 9 pm.

    New Jersey:

    • FRIDAY JULY 23RD,2004, SHARK SALSA LATIN PRODUCTIONS Salsa on the USS NEW JERSEY BATTLESHIP, 62 BATTLESHIP PLACE, CAMDEN NJ  (856) 966-1652, 9PM -2AM, $10.00, DJ PARRIS BRANCH PROPER ATTIRE IS REQUIRED:NO EXCEPTIONS FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL LYDIA OR ROCCO AT (856) 435-5405

    • Victor Manuel (el sonero de los jovenes)  Sandcastle Stadium July 11, 2004. Atlantic City, NJ, gates will open at 2:00 PM Krispi, Ivy Queen, Frank Reyes.  ticket information call The Sandcastle ticket office: (609) 344-7873.

    • July 15 - 18 - 4th Annual World Hustle Dance Championships, Latin, Hustle, Salsa, Swing, and more @ Hotel Parsippany, 1 Hilton Court, Parsippany, NJ, 973 267 7373 or 877 671 5744 $5,000 purse. July 18, 2004, Latino Music Festival Wiggins Park Camden, NJ, tribute to Frankie Ruiz featuring Willie Rosario with Lalo Rodriquez, Paquito Guzman, and much more
    • Saturday July 17 + Sunday, July 18, 2004 @ Atco Raceway Puerto Rico vs USA Nationals - live Salsa music, food, entertainment, and of course car racing. Jackson Road, Atco NJ, 856 768 2167 www.atcorace.com (only presentation in the US).
      • Sat July 17 PAN AMERICAN NATIONALS TIME TRIALS & QUALIFYING
      • Sun July 18 PAN AMERICAN NATL'S TEAM PUERTO RICO VS TEAM USA
    • Saturday, July 17, 2004, Carribean Festival at Wiggins Park in Camden, NJ, 12pm to 8pm, live Reggae, Calypso, Latin and & Soca Music, boat Racing, Masquerade Dancers, Mask Making, Face Painting, Steel Drum Bands and Latin dance performances, free admission.

      13th Annual SUNSET JAZZ SERIES Wiggins Waterfront Park All Shows are FREE and begin at 8:00 PM Tuesday,

      • July 6th  Down to the Bone

      • Tuesday, July 13th David "Fathead" Newman Quintet

      • Monday, July 19th Siora

      • Tuesday, July 27th Regina Carter

      • Monday, August 2nd Chuck Loeb & Jeff Kashiwa

      • Monday, August 9th Kevin Mahogany with Frank Tiberi, Bootsie Barnes & The Riverstage All Stars

      • Tuesday, August 17th Los Hombres Calientes

      • Tuesday, August 24th Kevin Eubanks

    • Cooper River Park, Pennsauken, NJ,
      • July 4 Pat Benatar concert + fireworks
      • July 8 Johnny Maestro & The Brooklyn Bridge
      • July 15 "The Return" Beatles Tribute Band
    • Stardust - Pennsauken, NJ, July 20 and 24,  856 755 1561.

    • Atrium - Pennsauken, NJ, July 3 and 17. Atrium Latin Party Fundraiser Hosted by Salseros Unidos will be held on Saturday July 17th 9:00pm-2:30am Great Games, Raffles & Prizes DJ will be Jose Rodriguez

    • Every Thursday @ Culture Club Princeton, The Westin at Forrestal Village, 210 Village Blvd, Princeton, NJ, 609 520 1988, happy hour @ 4:30, Salsa, Mambo, Merengue, Bachata, Club, Mambo class @ 8 pm.

    • Sabados Sabrosos (Saturday's) @ jimi's nightclub 2nd & Ocean Ave., Asbury Park, NJ, 732 897 1962 every Saturday, 18 for ladies 21 for gentlemen, DJ Jose (salsa, merengue, bachata, cumbia, vallenato, rock-n-spanish, reggaeton) Bands, comedians, Special Guest hosts, y mucho mas!!! drink specials in the champagne lounge for more info call royal ent: 212.545.5301

    • Jimi's Lounge 106 2nd & Ocean Ave. Asbury Park, NJ  732 897 1962 Sabados Con Cache Dj Chuito Dj Tony Tone Dj Royal Spinning the best in salsa, merengue, bachata, reggaeton, R&B, freestyle, classics, y mucho mas!!! Each and every Saturday Salsa classes by Pete Colon 9-10  212 545 5301

    • La Frontera Friday's, Saturday's, and Sunday’s - 3310 Westfield Ave, Camden, NJ. 9 - 3 am.  Live music on weekends - salsa, Merengue, and Bachata.

    • Sexxy Fridays @ Groove Lounge 100 Brighton Ave., West End Long Branch, NJ 732.263.002 Dj Chuito  Dj Tony Tone Dj Royal Spinning the best in salsa, merengue, bachata, reggaeton, R&B,  Hip Hop, freestyle, Each Friday  212.545.5301

    Atlantic City:

    • Victor Manuelle (el sonero de los jovenes) will be appearing at the Sandcastle Stadium on July 11, 2004. Atlantic City, NJ, gates will open at 2:00 PM with the first  Krispi, Ivy Queen, Frank Reyes.  ticket information call The Sandcastle ticket office: (609) 344-7873.

    • Delaretto's - 247 White Horse Pike (Rte 30) Absecon, NJ 609 577 7158 (close to Atlantic City, NJ).  Every Friday + Saturday with DJ.  Free parking.  Live music is provided on occasions 10 pm - 6 am.

    Delaware

    • Friday, July 9, 2004, Arturo Sandoval (Latin Jazz), at Three Little Bakers Theater and Supper Club, 3540 Three Little Bakers Blvd., Wilmington, Delaware, 302 368 1616, 6 pm - 2 am, dinner, show, and dance for one low price www.tlbinc.com  - phillysalseros.com will be there.  Sunday October 24, 2004, Eddie Palmieri

    • Island Summer Sundays Outside Deck at Kahunaville - 550 S. Madison Street, Wilmington, DE, Every Sunday May 2nd to September 12th For more information: 302-571-8401 or www.kahunaville.com 6pm-10pm Family Hour Caribbean Food and Drinks, Craft Vendors 10pm-2am DJ Dance Party 23 & over - Playing Hottest Latin, Soca, Reggae, African, Salsa, Calypso etc. If it rains we will move the party inside Cover: $10

    • Every Thursday 5PM until 1 AM - Salsa on the Riverfront! THE RED ROOM 550 Madison Street, Wilmington, DE,302-571-8440 $2 Domestic Beer and $3 Special Martinis until 9PM, live music sometimes. Never a Cover! Would you like a happy hour buffet? 571-8440 www.theredroomwilmington.com sponsored by Today's Latino Magazine www.todayslatino.com  DJ Bis www.djbis.com

      • Today's Latino Magazine 217 North Broad Street, Middletown DE 19709 302-981-5131

    • Caribbean Cafe, 218 Maryland Ave, Wilmington, DE, Friday's + Saturday's, live music.

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    June 2004

    Philly  Allentown/Reading  Jersey  Atlantic City  Delaware

    Philly and Pennsylvania: Annual Benefit for Global Arts & Culture Saturday, June 5, 2004 8pm Verizon Hall (Kimmel Center) $65, $55, $45, $35 Eddie Palmieri y La Perfecta II A benefit for the MMG Symphonic Youth Program. Seven-time Grammy Award Winner, Eddie Palmieri, is a piano maestro at the forefront of musical innovations that fuse genres, such as classical music, jazz, Latin Jazz, Salsa and mambo. This event is hosted by: MPI llc. MMG: Symphonic Youth Program 200 S Broad St, 8 pm $35 - $65, www.kimmelcenter.org

    • Friday, June 4, 2004, Asociación de Músicos Latino Americanos (AMLA) presents the Legendary Johnny Pacheco and Cuban pianist Elio Villafranca in a world premier of "A Night of Latin Classics" at the Keswick Theatre Easton Road and Keswick Avenue in Glenside, PA. AMLA (215) 223-3060

    • Beat Street 4401 Cresson St  (Manayunk Train Station) 215 508 3000 Hustle - Salsa - Swing starting Sunday May 23rd and every Sunday until June 27, Free Dance Lesson 7 pm, Party 730pm, For Additional Information Call Donna J Boyle 215 740 3472 www.discoamerica.com

    • June 8 – 9 Wachovia USPro Bike Race + Festival, the best bike race in the US.

    • June 11-13, 2004, Sixth Annual Disco America Dance Championships Hustle, Swing and Salsa Dance Championship, late-night dancing, top instructors in Hustle, Swing, and Salsa from both the East and West Coasts! DJ's Bobby Morales and Mike Walton, Smoke Free Ballrooms - Workshops - Competitions - Pro-Am Showcases - Hustle Room - Swing Room - Salsa Room - Sunday Farewell Party - Vendors - Restaurants, Gift Shop At the Clarion Hotel & Conference Center Route 70 & I-295, Cherry Hill, NJ Donnaboyledisco@aol.com info call 856 869 0010  www.discoamerica.com

    • Saturday, June 12, 9 am - 2 pm, $5, Merecumbe Car Wash, 2536 N 5th St, Phila, PA, 215 464 6428, this is a benefit car wash for this young group of dancers (ages 9 - 13), your support will allow them to purchase costumes for their performances.

    • Saturday, June 12, Gilberto Santa Rosa and an upcoming new Salsa band at the Felton Night Club Front + Rising Sun Ave, Phila, PA.,
    • LA LUNA 8:00 pm-9:00 pm-2 dance lessons 9 - 3 am Salsa dancing to DJ Miguel Salsa prizes, BYOB www.LaLunaDanceStudio.com or www.WildOnSalsa.com 4610 Bensalem Blvd, Bensalem, PA 215 638 0418 fax 215 638-0419

      • Sat, June 12, 2nd Annual HAWAIIAN LUAU at LA LUNA

      • Sat, June 26 - La Luna Summer Showcase

      Sunday June 6, Salseros Coqui Ballroom at the Palace Roller skating center, 11586 Roosevelt Blvd. (next to the Best Western Hotel), 5:30 - 7:30 pm, Raffle 2 tickets to the Gilberto Santa Rosa dance, and much more. advance tickets $5.00 - ($6.00 at the door), Bring all the kids and enjoy a family fun afternoon. All are invited! NO GAME NIGHT AT THE COQUI.

      Tuesday, June 15, 2004, Clifford Brown Jazz/Latin Jazz Festival featuring Hilton Ruiz, David Valentin, David Sanchez @ Rodney Square, Wilmington, DE, 6:30.

    • Saturday June 19, 2004, Salseros "Coqui" Ballroom, located in the Smylie Times Building, 8001 Roosevelt Blvd. (Rhawn Street) suite 307, Northeast Philadelphia, large new wood floor, ample parking lot, DJ's Sugar Ruiz or La Clave BYOB (Bring your own bottle), $12.00 ADVANCE TICKETS ONLY Must be 21

      • Saturday Socials: 1st & 3rd Saturday of every month, 9:30 - 2:30 am, $10.00 per person, dress to impress (no sneakers, jeans, or t-shirts), reserve a table for $5.00 till 10:30, BYOB, Must be 21!

      • Sunday Game Nights: Every Sunday 7:00 - 12:00 midnight (later on holidays), play dominoes, cards, chest, checkers, partner pool games and dance till you drop, $7.00 per person, dress casual (dance sneakers and dance shoes recommended), reserve a table for $5.00 till 8:00, BYOB

    • Third Annual Summer Solstice Celebration Saturday, June 26 - Sunday, June 27 3pm - Sunrise, @ Kimmel Center All venues Tickets: $10 in advance; $15 day of "15 straight hours of jamming" Featuring: The Philadelphia Orchestra, Cat's Pajamas, Ryan Irish Dancers (pictured), singer songwriter Phil Roy, Fred Vandenberg, Gray Eye Glances, Ben Dibble's cabaret, Phunky Man funk band, JaJa Matsimela, Animus, the Mark Sweetman Quartet, the Kimmel Center Youth Jazz Ensemble, a sunrise celebration, drum circle and so much more
      • Wednesday, June 30, Plena Libre (Puerto Rico) Commonwealth Plaza FREE, including a 7pm dance lesson!
    • Tuesday's at New College Building (Hahnemann University, 15th and Vine St) 3rd Floor, room #3506 6:30 pm until 9 pm. "Introduction to Salsa" class and party at Hahnemann University 5:30pm - 6:30 pm, The class will be taught by Buster Adams, after this class every Tuesday night at 6:30 pm, dance and practice combinations etc., with other salseros. It's free and open to the general public.

      Every Wednesday it's Latin Night at North by North-West, 7165 Germantown Ave + Mt Airy, Philadelphia, PA, restaurant, bar, nightclub 215 248 1000 - DJ Jose Rodriguez (8th floor fame) www.nxnwphl.com .

      Live Latin music first Thursday of each month @ Five Spot 5 South Bank St, Philadelphia, PA, 215 574 0070, free dance lesson 9 - 10 pm, till 2 am, dress code.

      LYRICS, Northeast Philly every Thursday - the place to go on a Thursday.

      Jueves (Thursday's) de Sabrosura en Shampoo Grand Opening May 27, 2004  Ladies free till 11:pm, $3.00 you call it drink specials, Free Parking for more information call Claudia M Correa @ 215 922 7500 cmcevents@hotmail.com Maria del Pilar + El Gintano of  Mega 1310 DJ David Alvarez ladies get in free till 11:00 pm. Free Parking. for more information Claudia M Correa @ (215) 922-7500 ext 122 Thursday's @ Fiso Lounge 15 two floors and a roof deck DJ Jose Rodriguez free dance class by Art In Motion from 9pm - 10pm. its free to get in.
    • Brasil's Nite Club has 90% Salsa on Friday's now, lesson with WildOnSalsa Sonya Saamova Elmore from 9 pm to 10 pm, DJ Jay Rockwell spins the music, $5 admission.  Every Wednesday and Friday, ladies free before 10 pm, free parking across from Ritz movie theatre, DJ Jay Rockwell

    • CUBA LIBRE RESTAURANT, 2nd & Market, dance performances by WildOnSalsa Dance Co every Fri and Sat at 11:30 pm and 12:30 am, dancing till 2 am.
    • SALSA ON THE SQUARE - Howard and Diamond Streets, Philadelphia, PA, Mel and Dominic (and the gorgeous bar maids) host this new spot for dancing Salsa, open Monday thru Saturday with a DJ spinning the best in Salsa, Merengue, and more on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday.

      Friday's at SAMBA, 714 Girard Ave, Franklin + Girard Ave, Philadelphia, PA, 215 625 7900, newest club in the area, specializing in Brazilian and Latin music. 8 - 3 am. Thursday's DJ Tay spins Merengue + Bachata; Friday's various DJ's spins Salsa, Mambo, Cha Cha, Cumbia; Saturday's DJ Marcello spins the best in South American music; Sunday's DJ David Ortiz 70's, 80's, + 90's Latin music 6 pm - 12 midnight www.sambanightclub.com

      SUNDAY'S @ ROCK LOBSTER, Ben Franklin Bridge + Delaware Ave (on the waterfront), Phila, PA, 215 627 ROCK (7625), free dance lesson 8 - 9 pm, live bands and DJ Coolie every Sunday.   This outdoor venue is the place to be on those hot Sunday nights.

      ADRENALIN, (Formerly Puente Blanco) club + restaurant, 2nd + Allegheny Ave, Phila, PA. 215 634 1502.  Every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday's - Salsa, Merengue, Bachata, raggeaton, admission varies depending on the event, free parking - Good DJ and sound system.

    • La Esmeralda every Friday, Saturday, and some Sunday's.

    Delaware

    Allentown and Reading, PA:

    • Friday’s and Saturday’s Pachanga Latina Club + Restaurant, 170 Allen St, Allentown, PA, 610 437 5352, 610 432 8390, DJ Mati Salsa, Merengue, Bachata. Sports Bar and Club, club opens at 9 pm.

    New Jersey:

    • Sixth Annual Disco America Dance Championships Clarion Hotel & Conference Center, Cherry Hill, NJ  June 11-13, 2004 Swing and Salsa Dance Championship workshops, competitions, Dinner/Show, late-night dancing and much more. instructors in Hustle, Swing, and Salsa from both the East and West Coasts! www.discoamerica.com 6,600 square feet dance floor Donnaboyledisco@aol.com   Call: 215-233-5507 Every Thursday @ Culture Club Princeton, The Westin at Forrestal Village, 210 Village Blvd, Princeton, NJ, 609 520 1988, happy hour @ 4:30, Salsa, Mambo, Merengue, Bachata, Club, Mambo class @ 8 pm. San Juan Bautista Inc present calendar of events for the annual festival:
      • Family and Cultural Day, Saturday June 5, - 10 am – 5 pm, Dudly Grange Park, Camden, NJ (free to the public).

        Saturday, June 19, Camden's Parada San Juan's Bautista Annual Banquet + Dinner Dance "Noche de Galá", Hilton Hotel, Rt 70 and Cuthbert Blvd, Cherry Hill, New Jersey, 6 pm - 1 am, $60 per person, 856 365 8888 or 856 963 3300.

      • Sunday, June 27, Camden's San Juan Bautista Annual Puerto Rican Parade, with live entertainment at Wiggin's Waterfront Park,  Camden NJ, waterfront (next to the Aquarium).  This events is becoming the festival to attend in the South Jersey area.  If it's Mega you know that the best live entertainment will be presented.  3 - 8:30 pm, appearing will be:

      Atrium, Route 130 S- 2 blocks South of Browning Road, Pennsauken, NJ (856) 661-9166 or (856) 858-6083 June 6 + 19, 9 - 3 am, DJ Paris Branch, BYOB (bring your own bottle), buffet, a nice place to party.

      Sabados Sabrosos (Saturday's) @ jimis nightclub 2nd & Ocean Ave., Asbury Park, NJ, 732 897 1962 every Saturday, 18 for ladies 21 for gentlemen, DJ Jose (salsa, merengue, bachata, cumbia, vallenato, rock-n-spanish, reggaeton) Bands, comedians, Special Guest hosts, y mucho mas!!! drink specials in the champagne lounge for more info call royal ent: 212.545.5301

    • EVERY THURSDAY NITE IS SALSA NITES @ SIL. E. WILLIE ENTERTAINMENT CENTER @ Woodbine Entertainment Complex 1444 Rt 73 North, Pennsauken, NJ, 08110, (ACROSS FROM THE WHITE CASTLE RESTAURANT) PENNSAUKEN NJ, 9PM TILL 2AM, CASUAL ATTIRE, GIANT DANCE FLOOR, GIANT SCREEN TV RESTAURANT ON PREMISES ADMISSION IS FREE  PARKING IN HUGH LOT free dance lesson Barbara Capladi 9 pm – 10 pm, free admission, 267 974 6218  856 317 1000, DJ David Alvarez.

    • Ipanema, 40 Black Horse Pike (between Vineland + Hammonton, NJ), every Friday.

      Friday's at Eden's Pub - Vineland, NJ.

      La Frontera Friday's, Saturday's, and Sunday’s -3310 Westfield Ave, Camden, NJ. 9 - 3 am.  Live music on weekends - salsa, Merengue, and Bachata.

      Eugenie's, 1628 S Delsea Drive, Vineland, NJ, every Thursday.

    • Friday's at Eden's Pub - Vineland, NJ.

    Atlantic City:

    • Saturday June 19, 2004 Ruben Blades with Spanish Harlem Orch at Trump Taj Mahaj 8pm

      Delaretto's - 247 White Horse Pike (Rte 30) Absecon, NJ 609 577 7158 (close to Atlantic City, NJ).  Every Friday + Saturday with DJ.  Free parking.  Live music is provided on occasions 10 pm - 6 am..

    • Christine's, Atlantic + Mississippi Ave, Atlantic City, NJ, every Thursday with the best in live music - every week a good band. 609 344 5531 or 609 345 0888.

    ______________________________ May 2004 Wash, DC  Philly  Allentown/Reading  Jersey  Atlantic City  Delaware

    Philly and Pennsylvania:

    • Saturday May 1, 15, and 29, 2004, Salseros "Coqui" Ballroom, located in the Smylie Times Building, 8001 Roosevelt Blvd. (Rhawn Street) suite 307, Northeast Philadelphia, large new wood floor, ample parking lot, DJ's Sugar Ruiz or La Clave BYOB (Bring your own bottle), $12.00 ADVANCE TICKETS ONLY Must be 21

      • Saturday Socials: 1st & 3rd Saturday of every month, 9:30 - 2:30 am, $10.00 per person, dress to impress (no sneakers, jeans, or t-shirts), reserve a table for $5.00 till 10:30, BYOB, Must be 21!

        Saturday, May 15, 9 :30 - 2:30 pm Festival of DJ's - David Ortiz, Jose Rodriguez, La Clave, Sugar Ruiz

        Saturday, May 29, appearing from NY, Pete "El Conde" Rodriguez's daughter Cita Rodriquez + Orch.

      • Sunday Game Nights: Every Sunday 7:00 - 12:00 midnight (later on holidays), play dominoes, cards, chest, checkers, partner pool games and dance till you drop, $7.00 per person, dress casual (dance sneakers and dance shoes recommended), reserve a table for $5.00 till 8:00, BYOB.

    • Thursday, May 6, Flamenco Dancers, Kimmel Center @ Kimmel Center's Verizon Hall, Broad + Spruce,  215 893 1999 www.kimmelcenter.org

      Saturday, May 8, 2004, David Sanchez, one of latin jazz's great stars Kimmel Center

      Thursday, May 13, 2004, 1st Annual Hispanic Yellow Pages Awards, Zellerbach Theater, 37th + Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA, 5pm, hosted by Alycia Lane (CBS TV Anchor) and Jessica Reyes MEGA 1310 am traffic reporter, live entertainment Ray Ruiz, open bar, complimentary Hors D'oeures, $35 purchased by May 7 215 457 2101 or www.phillyhyp.com semi-formal

      Friday, May 14, 2004, CONJUNTO 23 Celebrates the release of their first full-length CD @ MOKAS The CD will be available for sale at the event for only $10, and the first 30 people through the door will receive the CD for half-price! $10. 3505 Lancaster Ave. free dance lesson from 9-10pm, band starts at 10 pm. contact Sounds Abound Productions at 267 257 511

      Saturday, May 8 and 22 LA LUNA 8:00 pm-9:00 pm-2 dance lessons 9 - 3 am Salsa dancing to DJ Miguel Salsa prizes, BYOBwww.LaLunaDanceStudio.com or www.WildOnSalsa.com 4610 Bensalem Blvd, Bensalem, PA 215 638 0418 fax 215 638-0419

      Sunday May 23 (and every Sunday), Salsa night at McFadden's, 461 N 3rd St, Philadelphia Pa, 5 - 6 pm free dance lesson, 6 - 12 midnight open floor, $8 cover, $2 drink specials, 215 928 0630.

      Jueves de Sabrosura en Shampoo Grand Opening May 27, 2004 Register to win tickets to Marc Anthony Ladies free till 11:pm $3.00 you call it drink specials Free Parking for more information call Claudia M Correa @ 215 922 7500 cmcevents@hotmail.com Maria del Pilar and El Gintano de Mega 1310 DJ David Alvarez ladies get in free till 11:00 pm. Free Parking. for more information contact Claudia M Correa @ (215) 922-7500 ext 122

      CopaCabana Trip May 29th - limited seats available call or visit the website for details 856-661-9166 www.atriumdance.com

      Annual Philly Salsa Cruise on the Delaware, Monday, May 31, 2004, with Millie Quesada, tickets at Centro Musical, 5th + Lehigh Ave, Phila, PA.

      Jam on the River May 29 – 31 Penn's Landing

      Tuesday's at New College Building (Hahnemann University, 15th and Vine St) 3rd Floor, room #3506 6:30 pm until around 9 pm. "Introduction to Salsa" class and party at Hahnemann University 5:30pm - 6:30 pm, The class will be taught by Buster Adams, after this class every Tuesday night at 6:30 pm, dance and practice combinations etc., with other intermediate and advance salseros. It's free and open to the general public.

      Live Latin music first Thursday of each month @ Five Spot 5 South Bank St, Philadelphia, PA, 215 574 0070, free dance lesson 9 - 10 pm, till 2 am, dress code.

      LYRICS, formerly Shooter's, Northeast Philly every Thursday - the place to go on a Thursday.

      Thursday's @ Emerald City - DJ Drop Zone 10 pm – 3:30 am, Salsa, Merengue, Raeggeton, Bachata, 460 N 2nd St, Phila, PA, 215 413 2500 http://emeraldcity.com

      Brasil's Nite Club has 90% Salsa on Friday's now, lesson with WildOnSalsa Sonya Saamova Elmore from 9 pm to 10 pm, DJ Jay Rockwell spins the music, $5 admission.  Every Wednesday and Friday, ladies free before 10 pm, free parking across from Ritz movie theatre, DJ Jay Rockwell

    • Every Wednesday it's Latin Night at North by North-West, 7165 Germantown Ave + Mt Airy, Philadelphia, PA, restaurant, bar, nightclub 215 248 1000 - DJ Jose Rodriguez (8th floor fame) www.nxnwphl.com .

    • CUBA LIBRE RESTAURANT, 2nd & Market, dance performances by WildOnSalsa Dance Co every Fri and Sat at 11:30 pm and 12:30 am, dancing till 2 am.
    • SALSA ON THE SQUARE - Howard and Diamond Streets, Philadelphia, PA, Mel and Dominic (and the gorgeous bar maids) host this new spot for dancing Salsa, open Monday thru Saturday with a DJ spinning the best in Salsa, Merengue, and more on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday.

      Friday's at SAMBA, 714 Girard Ave, Franklin + Girard Ave, Philadelphia, PA, 215 625 7900, newest club in the area, specializing in Brazilian and Latin music. 8 - 3 am. Thursday's DJ Tay spins Merengue + Bachata; Friday's various DJ's spins Salsa, Mambo, Cha Cha, Cumbia; Saturday's DJ Marcello spins the best in South American music; Sunday's DJ David Ortiz 70's, 80's, + 90's Latin music 6 pm - 12 midnight www.sambanightclub.com

      Friday's South Beach Miami comes to Philadelphia Club Flow is located @ 700 North Delaware Avenue, Philadelphia, Pa, 19123 DJ Jonathan Rivas spinning the best in Spanish and English Hip Hop & Reggae and all the top Tropical Hits.  $10 after Party Starts @ 9 and runs till 2.  Absolutely no Jerseys, White Tees, Sweats, Hats 21 & Over Id a Must For more info, Free Birthday and Organization Parties or VIP reservations call: 267 784 1718, 18 to enter 21 to drink Id a Must.

      DENIM LOUNGE, 1712 Walnut St, Phila, PA. 215-735-6700 Wednesdays 9:00 – 2:00 am, no Cover charge, DJ Miguel Lebron, www.denimlounge.com Tables and bottles can be reserved in advance.

    • Sunday's at Studio 98, starting March 14, 2004, 9859 Bustleton Ave, Philadelphia, PA, 9 pm - 2 am

    • ADRENALIN, (Formerly Puente Blanco) club + restaurant, 2nd + Allegheny Ave, Phila, PA. 215 634 1502.  Every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday's - Salsa, Merengue, Bachata, raggeaton, admission varies depending on the event, free parking - Good DJ and sound system.
    • La Esmeralda every Friday, Saturday, and some Sunday's.

    Delaware

    • Island Summer Sundays Outside Deck at Kahunaville - 550 S. Madison Street, Wilmington, DE, Every Sunday May 2nd to September 12th For more information: 302-571-8401 or www.kahunaville.com 6pm-10pm Family Hour Caribbean Food and Drinks, Craft Vendors 10pm-2am DJ Dance Party 23 & over - Playing Hottest Latin, Soca, Reggae, African, Salsa, Calypso etc. If it rains we will move the party inside Cover: $10

    • Every Thursday 5PM until 1 AM - Salsa on the Riverfront! Come experience sophisticated night life Come experience THE RED ROOM 550 Madison Street, Wilmington, DE,302-571-8440 $2 Domestic Beer and $3 Special Martinis until 9PM, live music sometimes. Never a Cover! Always a good time! Would you like a happy hour buffet? Call us and tell us! 571-8440 www.theredroomwilmington.com sponsored by Today's Latino Magazine www.todayslatino.com  DJ Bis www.djbis.com

      • Today's Latino Magazine 217 North Broad Street, Middletown DE 19709 302-981-5131

    • Caribbean Cafe, 218 Maryland Ave, Wilmington, DE, Friday's + Saturday's, live music.

    Allentown and Reading, PA:

    • Friday’s and Saturday’s Pachanga Latina Club + Restaurant, 170 Allen St, Allentown, PA, 610 437 5352, 610 432 8390, DJ Mati Salsa, Merengue, Bachata. Sports Bar and Club, club opens at 9 pm.

    New Jersey:

    • Atrium, Route 130 S- 2 blocks South of Browning Road, Pennsauken, NJ (856) 661-9166 or (856) 858-6083 May 1 + 15, 9 - 3 am, DJ Paris Branch, BYOB (bring your own bottle), buffet, a nice place to party.
      • CopaCabana Trip May 29th - limited seats available call or visit the website for details 856-661-9166

      Friday, May, 15, CINTRON @ Coral Reef 317 Black Horse Pike, Bellmawr, NJ, 856 931 3434.

      Sabados Sabrosos @ jimi's nightclub 2nd & Ocean Ave., Asbury Park, NJ, 732 897 1962 every Saturday, 18 for ladies 21 for gentlemen, DJj Jose (salsa, merengue, bachata, cumbia, vallenato, rock-n-spanish, reggaeton) Bands, comedians, Special Guest hosts, y mucho mas!!! drink specials in the champagne lounge for more info call royal ent: 212.545.5301

      EVERY THURSDAY NITE IS SALSA NITES @ SIL. E. WILLIE ENTERTAINMENT CENTER @ Woodbine Entertainment Complex 1444 Rt 73 North, Pennsauken, NJ, 08110, (ACROSS FROM THE WHITE CASTLE RESTAURANT) PENNSAUKEN NJ, 9PM TILL 2AM, CASUAL ATTIRE, GIANT DANCE FLOOR, GIANT SCREEN TV RESTAURANT ON PREMISES ADMISSION IS FREE  PARKING IN HUGH LOT free dance lesson Barbara Capladi 9 pm – 10 pm, free admission, 267 974 6218  856 317 1000, DJ David Alvarez.

    • Kat Man Du Presents 2004 spring & summer salsa-mambo Sunday spectacular Monthly live latin music & Dancing! Once a month in Trenton - Katmandu will provide the hottest musical talent in the tri-state area, along with professional dancers performing the best in salsa-mambo. david Ortiz of “el viaje” 90.1 fm, bringing you salsa, mambo, classics, merengue, bachata, cha-cha, cumbia, reggaeton, Over 4000 sq ft dance floor

      • may 2nd Miguel Orlando y su orquesta

        june 6th

        july 4th

        august 1st

        September 5th

      • 609.393.7300 www.katmandutrenton.com 50 Riverview Rd @ rt. 29 & s. warren st. Trenton, new jersey 08611

    • Ipanema, 40 Black Horse Pike (between Vineland + Hammonton, NJ), every Friday.
    • Friday's at Eden's Pub - Vineland, NJ.

      Delaretto's - Egg Harbor, NJ, Friday's and Saturday's.

      La Frontera Friday's, Saturday's, and Sunday’s -3310 Westfield Ave, Camden, NJ. 9 - 3 am.  Live music on weekends - salsa, Merengue, and Bachata.

      Eugenie's, 1628 S Delsea Drive, Vineland, NJ, every Thursday.

    • Friday's at Eden's Pub - Vineland, NJ.

    Atlantic City:

    • Delaretto's - 247 Black Horse Pike (Rte 30) Absecon, NJ 609 577 7158 Egg Harbor, NJ, Friday's and Saturday's.

    • Christine's, Atlantic + Mississippi Ave, Atlantic City, NJ, every Thursday with the best in live music - every week a good band. 609 344 5531 or 609 345 0888.

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    April 2004

    Wash, DC  Philly  Allentown/Reading  Jersey  Atlantic City  Delaware

    Philly and Pennsylvania

    • Saturday April 3, 2004, Grand Opening of Salseros "Coqui" Ballroom, located in the Smylie Times Building, 8001 Roosevelt Blvd. (Rhawn Street) suite 307, Northeast Philadelphia, large new wood floor, ample parking lot, featuring the Salsa-In-Motion Dancewear boutique, Black Tie or Black and White Attire, gift to the first 100 people, Main Event 9:00 pm till 2:30 am, DJ's Sugar Ruiz & La Clave Performance by Salseros Clave y Cache Dancers, BYOB (Bring your own bottle), $12.00 ADVANCE TICKETS ONLY Must be 21, Private After Party breakfast buffet at Tiffany's Restaurant, Welsh Road & Roosevelt Blvd. at 2:45 am, information contact Salseros Dance Studio 2101 Orthodox Street, Philadelphia (215) 535-4388,

      • Classes at the Coqui Ballroom are FREE from April 5th to April 10th

      • Parties at this studio are the 1st and 2nd Saturday of the month.

      Saturday, April 10, 2004, Poncho Sanchez Latin Jazz Band (one of Latin Jazz's best) and dance party @ Annenberg Center, 3680 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA, 8 pm, $24 - $41, dance party tickets $5 to follow the concert, sponsored by Univ of Penn La Casa Latina, DJ Ren, food, dance performances by Salsabroso and Grupo Fuego.

      Saturday, April 17, Broadcast Pioneers of Philadelphia are holding a television career symposium for college-age students at WPVI-TV 6 abc   $20 per person For more information, click here Diego Castellano's  Puerto Rican Panorama WPVI-TV 6 abc, reminder that Puerto Rican Panorama airs Saturday's at 1:00 in the afternoon and it features Plena Libre. it will be rebroadcast on Sunday's at 6.

    • Saturday, April 17, 2004,At the Philadelphia Airport Marriott, Philadelphia, PA, Professional Ballroom/Latin Dance Contest, Professional Ballroom Championships, Amateur Latin Championships, Professional Rhythm Championships, Professional Smooth, Professional Latin, Dress is formal, $85 per person for the entire evening.

    • Friday, April 23rd, Latin piano legend Eddie Palmieri will be giving a free master class at Temple University, the one-hour presentation will begin at 3PM in Klein Recital of Presser Hall. Everyone is invited to attend, Palmieri's presentation will be oriented primarily around music, describing specific ways that his piano style has changed over the years, his innovations in salsa and latin jazz 2001 N. 13th St., Philadelphia PA  19122-6079 215 204-8301.
    • Saturday, April 24, LA LUNA'S 1ST ANNIVERSARY GALA, 8:00 pm-9:00 pm-2 dance lessons 9 - 3 am Salsa dancing to DJ Miguel Salsa show by Jai Catalano & Candy Mena from NY, Salsa Classic Amateur Competition, prizes, buffet & desserts, BYOB, Dress is semi-formal, Advanced ticket purchase only, $20 per person for La Luna members $25 per person for non-members, Free table reservations with a purchase of 8 tickets

      Once a month, Muevete Dancer's presents Latin Night at Aspira's/Hostos 4322 N 5th St, Philadelphia, PA, DJ La Clave, 8 - 1am, 8 - 9 dance class, $10, 215 768 2435 www.muevetedancers.com - this is a once a month party.

      Tuesday's at New College Building (Hahnemann University, 15th and Vine St) 3rd Floor, room #3506 6:30 pm until around 9 pm. "Introduction to Salsa" class and party at Hahnemann University 5:30pm - 6:30 pm, The class will be taught by Buster Adams, after this class every Tuesday night at 6:30 pm, dance and practice combinations etc., with other intermediate and advance salseros. It's free and open to the general public.

      Live Latin music first Thursday of each month @ Five Spot 5 South Bank St, Philadelphia, PA, 215 574 0070, free dance lesson 9 - 10 pm, till 2 am, dress code.

      LYRICS, formerly Shooter's, Northeast Philly every Thursday - the place to go on a Thursday.

      Thursday's @ Emerald City - DJ Drop Zone 10 pm – 3:30 am, Salsa, Merengue, Raeggeton, Bachata, 460 N 2nd St, Phila, PA, 215 413 2500 http://emeraldcity.com

      Brasil's Nite Club has 90% Salsa on Friday's now, lesson with WildOnSalsa Sonya Saamova Elmore from 9 pm to 10 pm, DJ Jay Rockwell spins the music, $5 admission.  Every Wednesday and Friday, ladies free before 10 pm, free parking across from Ritz movie theatre, DJ Jay Rockwell

    • Every Wednesday it's Latin Night at North by North-West, 7165 Germantown Ave + Mt Airy, Philadelphia, PA, restaurant, bar, nightclub 215 248 1000 - DJ Jose Rodriguez (8th floor fame) www.nxnwphl.com .

    • CUBA LIBRE RESTAURANT, 2nd & Market, dance performances by WildOnSalsa Dance Co every Fri and Sat at 11:30 pm and 12:30 am, dancing till 2 am.
    • SALSA ON THE SQUARE - Howard and Diamond Streets, Philadelphia, PA, Mel and Dominic (and the gorgeous bar maids) host this new spot for dancing Salsa, open Monday thru Saturday with a DJ spinning the best in Salsa, Merengue, and more on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday.

      Friday's at SAMBA, 714 Girard Ave, Franklin + Girard Ave, Philadelphia, PA, 215 625 7900, newest club in the area, specializing in Brazilian and Latin music. 8 - 3 am. Thursday's DJ Tay spins Merengue + Bachata; Friday's various DJ's spins Salsa, Mambo, Cha Cha, Cumbia; Saturday's DJ Marcello spins the best in South American music; Sunday's DJ David Ortiz 70's, 80's, + 90's Latin music 6 pm - 12 midnight www.sambanightclub.com

      Friday's South Beach Miami comes to Philadelphia Club Flow is located @ 700 North Delaware Avenue, Philadelphia, Pa, 19123 DJ Jonathan Rivas spinning the best in Spanish and English Hip Hop & Reggae and all the top Tropical Hits.  $10 after Party Starts @ 9 and runs till 2.  Absolutely no Jerseys, White Tees, Sweats, Hats 21 & Over Id a Must For more info, Free Birthday and Organization Parties or VIP reservations call: 267 784 1718, 18 to enter 21 to drink Id a Must.

      DENIM LOUNGE, 1712 Walnut St, Phila, PA. 215-735-6700 Wednesdays 9:00 – 2:00 am, no Cover charge, DJ Miguel Lebron, www.denimlounge.com Tables and bottles can be reserved in advance.

    • Sunday's at Studio 98, starting March 14, 2004, 9859 Bustleton Ave, Philadelphia, PA, 9 pm - 2 am

    • ADRENALIN, (Formerly Puente Blanco) club + restaurant, 2nd + Allegheny Ave, Phila, PA. 215 634 1502.  Every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday's - Salsa, Merengue, Bachata, raggeaton, admission varies depending on the event, free parking - Good DJ and sound system.
    • La Esmeralda every Friday, Saturday, and some Sunday's.

    Delaware:

    • Every Thursday 5PM until 1 AM - Salsa on the Riverfront! Come experience sophisticated night life Come experience THE RED ROOM 550 Madison Street, Wilmington, DE,302-571-8440 $2 Domestic Beer and $3 Special Martinis until 9PM, live music sometimes. Never a Cover! Always a good time! Would you like a happy hour buffet? Call us and tell us! 571-8440 www.theredroomwilmington.com sponsored by Today's Latino Magazine www.todayslatino.com  DJ Bis www.djbis.com

      • Today's Latino Magazine 217 North Broad Street, Middletown DE 19709 302-981-5131

    • Caribbean Cafe, 218 Maryland Ave, Wilmington, DE, Friday's + Saturday's, live music.

    Allentown and Reading, PA:

    • Friday’s and Saturday’s Pachanga Latina Club + Restaurant, 170 Allen St, Allentown, PA, 610 437 5352, 610 432 8390, DJ Mati Salsa, Merengue, Bachata. Sports Bar and Club, club opens at 9 pm.

    New Jersey:

    • Sunday, April 18, Celebracion Latina @ Harry's Roadhouse 662 Cookman Ave., Asbury Park, NJ, 732 897 1444 benefit for the Latino American Committee of Monmouth County Scholarship Fund, featuring NYC's Romance Tropical (salsa, merengue, bachata, cumbia) DJ Kose (salsa, merengue, bachata, cumbia, rock-n-spanish, reggaeton) 3pm-9pm $10 for adults $7, 18 and under for more info 212.545.5301

      Sabados Sabrosos @ jimi's nightclub 2nd & Ocean Ave., Asbury Park, NJ, 732 897 1962 every Saturday, 18 for ladies 21 for gentlemen, DJj Jose (salsa, merengue, bachata, cumbia, vallenato, rock-n-spanish, reggaeton) Bands, comedians, Special Guest hosts, y mucho mas!!! drink specials in the champagne lounge for more info call royal ent: 212.545.5301

      Saturday, April 24, 2004, Latin Dinner Concert Dance, Kennedy Arts Center, 429 JFK Way, Willingboro NJ, 6 - midnite, $15.00 all nite for the dinner, concert and dance, featuring: Alfredo De La Fe y su Estrellas de Charanga, Andrea Brachfield y Orquesta, Cintron Band, info: 609 871 5700

      EVERY THURSDAY NITE IS SALSA NITES @ SIL. E. WILLIE ENTERTAINMENT CENTER @ Woodbine Entertainment Complex 1444 Rt 73 North, Pennsauken, NJ, 08110, (ACROSS FROM THE WHITE CASTLE RESTAURANT) PENNSAUKEN NJ, 9PM TILL 2AM, CASUAL ATTIRE, GIANT DANCE FLOOR, GIANT SCREEN TV RESTAURANT ON PREMISES ADMISSION IS FREE  PARKING IN HUGH LOT free dance lesson Barbara Capladi 9 pm – 10 pm, free admission, 267 974 6218  856 317 1000, DJ David Alvarez.

    • Atrium, Route 130 S- 2 blocks South of Browning Road, Pennsauken, NJ (856) 661-9166 or (856) 858-6083 April 3 + 17, 9 - 4 am, DJ Paris Branch, BYOB (bring your own bottle), buffet, a nice place to party.
    • Sunday's at KATMANDU, 50 RIVERVIEW ROAD (westbound side of RT 29, 3 minutes from RT 1) TRENTON NJ, FREE MAMBO LESSON 8:30 TILL 10PM WITH JOSE "PAPO" DIAZ OF TRENTON MAMBO DANCERS, DJ DAVID ORTIZ PLAYING SALSA MAMBO AND MUCH MORE, CASUAL ATTIRE $5.00 COVER CHARGE, 20 MINUTES FROM NE PHILLY, INFO 609 396 1517, 609 393 7300, The night continues with DJ's spinning Mambo, Salsa, Merengue & Bachata until 2am.  No cover before 9pm except for live performances, $8 after 9pm.
    • Ipanema, 40 Black Horse Pike (between Vineland + Hammonton, NJ), every Friday.

      Friday's at Eden's Pub - Vineland, NJ.

      Delaretto's - Egg Harbor, NJ, Friday's and Saturday's.

      La Frontera Friday's, Saturday's, and Sunday’s -3310 Westfield Ave, Camden, NJ. 9 - 3 am.  Live music on weekends - salsa, Merengue, and Bachata.

      Eugenie's, 1628 S Delsea Drive, Vineland, NJ, every Thursday.

    • Friday's at Eden's Pub - Vineland, NJ.

    Atlantic City:

    • Delaretto's - Egg Harbor, NJ, Friday's and Saturday's.

    • Christine's, Atlantic + Mississippi Ave, Atlantic City, NJ, every Thursday with the best in live music - every week a good band. 609 344 5531 or 609 345 0888.

    Washington DC.

    • Saturday, April 10, 2004 StuckOnSalsa resents: A "Spring Is In the Air" Affair! No tricks, no gimmicks, no dance contests, no pre-detemined performances DJ Elvira from New York providing the music. Salsero's and Salsera's from New York, Philly, New Jersey, Delaware, Baltimore and Richmond are always in attendance representin LA TASCA Restaurant - 722 7th St NW, across from the MCI Center between H and G St NW in Washington, D.C. $10 ($8 in advance at stuckonsalsa.com). All our out of town guests (Baltimore Philly NJ NY Richmond) will receive 1/2 off admission with an out-of-state license. Hope to see you there!

    • PARTNERING AND STYLING WORKSHOP Rona LeBlanc ronaon2@yahoo.com  and Earl Rush (stuckonsalsa.com) Saturday, April 10, 2004! present Ismael Otero and Griselle Ponce from the Caribbean Soul Dance Company (NJ/NY) who will be teaching a 3-hr workshop involving partnerwork/shines, and ladies' styling. All levels and styles (On1, On2, etc.) are welcome. 12-3 pm and is $25 per class ($40 for both classes). Location in Washington, Dc to be announced. Please bring dance shoes. Stay tuned for more information. EARL RUSH

    _______________________________________ March 2004

    The Philadelphia Flower Show (always a nice event to take your mate and/or kids) From March 7 thru March 14, at the Penn Convention Center.

    Philly and Pennsylvania:

    • Wednesday, March 3, 2004 8pm | Verizon Hall. The world-renowned trumpet wizard, courageous Cuban dissident and protégé of Dizzy Gillespie (who called him "my first son") and this invigorating young band from New Orleans promise an evening of spicy, sinuous Afro-Cuban jazz.

    • Sunday, February 29, 2004, Kimmel Center Presents Paco de Lucia, Sunday, 7:30pm @ Kimmel Center's Verizon Hall, Broad + Spruce,  215 893 1999 www.kimmelcenter.org This self-taught musician is one of the greatest flamenco guitarists in history. Surrender to the irresistible rhythm, sensuality and power of flamenco at its best. "Explosive, percussive, perpetual motion concert" (Chicago Tribune).

    • SATURDAY MARCH 6, 2004,Two evenings of Buena Vista Social Club-era Cuban dance music with the Conjunto 23 in Abraccio's Restaurant 215 727-8247 820 S. 47th St. (a block south of Baltimore on 47th St.) Philadelphia, PA,  10:00 PM until 1:00 am Live music KITCHEN: Open until 12PM. Come for dinner, it’s great! COVER: $8.00 (includes a FREE DRINK)

    • La Luna, March 13 + 27. Salsa Dances 2nd & 4th Sat of every month. Joe Figueroa will teach an Interm Salsa class and Sonya will teach the Beginner Salsa class, both at 9 pm. Dancing with DJ Miguel Lebron from 10 pm to 3:00 pm. BYOB, hot buffet, free parking, complimentary coat check. Doors open at 8:30pm,  $12 (unless otherwise posted), Dress is fashionable, please no jeans, BYOB, free parking, Huge hardwood floor, www.LaLunaDanceStudio.com or www.WildOnSalsa.com 4610 Bensalem Blvd, Bensalem, PA 19020 215 638 0418 fax 215 638-0419

      • Sat, March 13-SALSA PARTY AT LA LUNA DANCE STUDIO, 3rd preliminary round of La Luna Salsa Classic Salsa Competition, 9:00 pm- 2 Salsa lessons (Beginner & Intermediate), dancing till 3:00

      • Sat, March 27-SALSA PARTY AT LA LUNA DANCE STUDIO, final preliminary round of La Luna Salsa Classic Salsa Competition, 9:00 pm- 2 Salsa lessons (Beginner & Intermediate)

    • Sunday's at Studio 98, starting March 14, 2004, 9859 Bustleton Ave, Philadelphia, PA, 9 pm - 2 am dress code enforced
    • FRIDAY MARCH 19, 2004, Mokas Restaurant, Tel. 215 222-4410, 3505 Lancaster Ave, West Philadelphia, PA One block north of Market and 35th. This event will feature special guests Orlando Fiol on keyboard and Tim Thompson on trumpet. 8:00 PM Free dance lessons 9:00 PM till 1:00AM Dancing Kitchen, open until 11PM Cover charge $10, $7 for students.
    • Friday, March 19, 2004, Muevete Dancer's presents Latin Night at Aspira's/Hostos 4322 N 5th St, Philadelphia, PA, DJ La Clave, 8 - 1am, 8 - 9 dance class, $10, 215 768 2435 www.muevetedancers.com - this is a once a month party.
    • Saturday March 20, 2004, Salsero's Monthly Dinner Dance at the Polish Homelocated at 9150 Academy Road Philadelphia, DJ "Sugar Ruiz", $25.00 in advance $30.00 at the door, Includes cover charge, fashion show, criolla dinner w/ wine bar 9:00 - 10:30, OPEN BAR from 10:30 - 2:00, Large wood dance floor, plenty of parking in two lots, great location, easy access from the I-95 (get off on Academy Road follow it straight to the address indicated above), Visa & MC accepted for advance tickets only at the studio.

    • Saturday, March 27, 2004, Associacion de Musicos Lationo Americano (AMLA) presents it's 1st Annual Benefit for the Ted "Panama" Dormoi Sr. Performing Arts Education Fund at La Luna Dance Studio 4610 Bensalem Blvd, Bensalem, PA. 7-8 pm wine + cheese reception 8-3 am live bands, dance contests, dance performances, raffles, prizes, 9-10 pm free dance lesson, $30 in advance, more at door BYOB (bring your own booze) Performers: Elio Villafranca, Asi es Panama, Elias y Amigos, Foto Rodriguez, Orchesta Panama, Ticket sales, information, reservations, 215 743 4995 or 215 223 3060 ext 10 or amla@amla.org For directions call 215 638 0416 or www.LaLunaDanceStudio.com

    • Saturday March 27, 2004, LARRY HARLOW, 7:30PM on on the campus of Hostos Community College/CUNY.  An incomparable pianist and pioneer of the New York salsa movement of the 1970s, 450 Grand Concourse @ 149th Street in the Bronx. Tickets are $25 and $20, purchased by calling the Hostos box office at 718.518.4455.

    • LYRICS, formerly Shooter's, Northeast Philly every Thursday.

    • Brasil's Nite Club has 90% Salsa on Friday's now, lesson with WildOnSalsa Sonya Saamova Elmore from 9 pm to 10 pm, DJ Jay Rockwell spins the music, $5 admission.  Every Wednesday and Friday, ladies free before 10 pm, free parking across from Ritz movie theatre, DJ Jay Rockwell

    • Every Wednesday it's Latin Night at North by North-West, 7165 Germantown Ave + Mt Airy, Philadelphia, PA, restaurant, bar, nightclub 215 248 1000 - DJ Jose Rodriguez (8th floor fame) www.nxnwphl.com .

    • CUBA LIBRE RESTAURANT, 2nd & Market, dance performances by WildOnSalsa Dance Co every Fri and Sat at 11:30 pm and 12:30 am, dancing till 2 am
    • SALSA ON THE SQUARE - Howard and Diamond Streets, Philadelphia, PA, Mel and Dominic (and the gorgeous bar maids) host this new spot for dancing Salsa, open Monday thru Saturday with a DJ spinning the best in Salsa, Merengue, and more on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday.

    • Brasil's has 90% Salsa on Friday's now, lesson with Sonya Saamova Elmore from 9 pm to 10 pm, DJ Jay Rockwell spins the music, $5 admission.  Every Friday.

    • Every Friday it's Salsa night at SAMBA, 714 Girard Ave, Franklin + Girard Ave, Philadelphia, PA, 215 625 7900, newest club in the area, specializing in Brazilian and Latin music. 8 - 3 am. Thursday's DJ Tay spins Merengue + Bachata; Friday's various DJ's spins Salsa, Mambo, Cha Cha, Cumbia; Saturday's DJ Marcello spins the best in South American music; Sunday's DJ David Ortiz 70's, 80's, + 90's Latin music 6 pm - 12 midnight www.sambanightclub.com

    • Friday's South Beach Miami comes to Philadelphia Club Flow is located @ 700 North Delaware Avenue, Philadelphia, Pa, 19123 DJ Jonathan Rivas spinning the best in Spanish and English Hip Hop & Reggae and all the top Tropical Hits.  $10 after Party Starts @ 9 and runs till 2.  Absolutely no Jerseys, White Tees, Sweats, Hats 21 & Over Id a Must For more info, Free Birthday and Organization Parties or VIP reservations call: 267 784 1718, 18 to enter 21 to drink Id a Must.

    • Every Wednesday it's Latin Night at North by North-West, 7165 Germantown Ave + Mt Airy, Philadelphia, PA, restaurant, bar, nightclub 215 248 1000 - DJ Jose Rodriguez (8th floor fame) www.nxnwphl.com .

    • DENIM LOUNGE, 1712 Walnut St, Phila, PA. 215-735-6700 Wednesdays 9:00 – 2:00 am, no Cover charge, DJ Miguel Lebron, www.denimlounge.com Tables and bottles can be reserved in advance.

    • Lyric's Thursday’s Latin Dance Party, free dance lessons 9 – 10 pm 215 533 5888

    • ADRENALIN, (Formerly Puente Blanco) club + restaurant, 2nd + Allegheny Ave, Phila, PA. 215 634 1502.  Every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday's - Salsa, Merengue, Bachata, raggeaton, admission varies depending on the event, free parking - Good DJ and sound system.

    • La Esmeralda every Friday, Saturday, and some Sunday's.

    Delaware:

    • Every Thursday 5PM until 1 AM - Salsa on the Riverfront! Come experience sophisticated night life Come experience THE RED ROOM 550 Madison Street, Wilmington, DE,302-571-8440 $2 Domestic Beer and $3 Special Martinis until 9PM, live music sometimes. Never a Cover! Always a good time! Would you like a happy hour buffet? Call us and tell us! 571-8440 www.theredroomwilmington.com sponsored by Today's Latino Magazine www.todayslatino.com  DJ Bis www.djbis.com

      • Today's Latino Magazine 217 North Broad Street, Middletown DE 19709 302-981-5131

    • Caribbean Cafe, 218 Maryland Ave, Wilmington, DE, Friday's + Saturday's, live music.

    Allentown and Reading, PA:

    • Friday’s and Saturday’s Pachanga Latina Club + Restaurant, 170 Allen St, Allentown, PA, 610 437 5352, 610 432 8390, DJ Mati Salsa, Merengue, Bachata. Sports Bar and Club, club opens at 9 pm.

    New Jersey:

    • FRIDAY MARCH 19, 2004 DIRECT FROM PUERTO RICO: PLENA LIBRE AT THE RUTGERS-CAMDEN CENTER FOR THE ARTS' THEATRE AT 311 NORTH 5TH STREET CAMDEN NJ, TICKETS ARE $15.00 AND $23.00 SHOW  8PM 856 342 6633 PLENA LIBRE IS THE PREMIER PERFORMANCE GROUP FOR BOMBA AND PLENA, THE TRADITIONAL FOLKLORIC MUSIC OF PUERTO RICO AND THE INFLUENCIAL RHYTHMS OF MODERN DAY SALSA

      EVERY THURSDAY NITE IS SALSA THURSDAY NITES @ SIL. E. WILLIE ENTERTAINMENT CENTER @ THE WOODBINE INN RT 73 & RUDDEROW AVE (ACROSS FROM THE WHITE CASTLE RESTAURANT) PENNSAUKEN NJ, 9PM TILL 2AM, LIVE SALSA WITH THE LATIN PLAYBOYS BAND DJ DAVID ORTIZ FROM WRTI 90.1 FM CASUAL ATTIRE, GIANT DANCE FLOOR, GIANT SCREEN TV RESTAURANT ON PREMISES ADMISSION IS FREE  PARKING IN HUGH LOT located on the westbound side of RT 73 - 4 minutes from the TACONY-PALMYRA BRIDGE INFO CALL: 215 739 3668 856 931 3651 what more info do you need.

      Saturday, March 20, 2004, Cabas to Lakewood, NJ, Joao Martinez 732.804.4582 royalatent@aol.com  joaozmanagement@aol.com
    • Atrium, Route 130 S- 2 blocks South of Browning Road - in Pennsauken, NJ (856) 661-9166 or (856) 858-6083 March 6 + 20.
    • Sunday's at KATMANDU, 50 RIVERVIEW ROAD (westbound side of RT 29, 3 minutes from RT 1) TRENTON NJ, FREE MAMBO LESSON 8:30 TILL 10PM WITH JOSE "PAPO" DIAZ OF TRENTON MAMBO DANCERS, DJ DAVID ORTIZ PLAYING SALSA MAMBO AND MUCH MORE, CASUAL ATTIRE $5.00 COVER CHARGE, 20 MINUTES FROM NE PHILLY, INFO 609 396 1517, 609 393 7300, The night continues with DJ's spinning Mambo, Salsa, Merengue & Bachata until 2am.  No cover before 9pm except for live performances, $8 after 9pm.
      • When: March 28th, 2004, MARCH MADNESS MAMBO STYL GRUPO LA CREACION www.grupolacreacion.com  Live Salsa, Merengue and Cumbia music WRTI 90.1 FM Radio David Ortiz of "El Viaje spinning the best in latin music including bachata and cha cha, Dance performance by New York's Piel Canela Dancers, 8:30 pm until 2 am

    • Ipanema, 40 Black Horse Pike (between Vineland + Hammonton, NJ), every Friday.

      Friday's at Eden's Pub - Vineland, NJ.

      Delaretto's - Egg Harbor, NJ, Friday's and Saturday's.

      La Frontera Friday's, Saturday's, and Sunday’s -3310 Westfield Ave, Camden, NJ. 9 - 3 am.  Live music on weekends - salsa, Merengue, and Bachata.

      Eugenie's, 1628 S Delsea Drive, Vineland, NJ, every Thursday.

    • Friday's at Eden's Pub - Vineland, NJ.

    Atlantic City:

    • Delaretto's - Egg Harbor, NJ, Friday's and Saturday's.

    • Christine's, Atlantic + Mississippi Ave, Atlantic City, NJ, every Thursday with the best in live music - every week a good band. 609 344 5531 or 609 345 0888.


    February 2004

    Philly and Pennsylvania:

    • Thursday, February, 5, 2004, MAMI Magazine and friends present BEAUTIFUL, 9 - 2am Showcase World Fusion, 123 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA.
    • Saturday, February 7, 2004, Aspira's 12th Annual Gala Phila, PA, VIP dinner starts at 6 pm, dancing starts at 9 pm. Featuring EL GRAN COMBO, ORQUESTA DEL BARRIO, DJ JOSE RODRIQUEZ 215 455 1300 for more info, Celebrating 35 Years @ Wyndham Franklin Plaza Hotel 17th & Race Streets, Philadelphia, Pa, for Table Reservations, VIP Tickets, Gala Tickets: 215 455 1300 VIP Reception 6:00-8:00 pm Gala Starts at 9:00.
      • Salsero's Internacional Dance Company is supporting the Aspira Gala.
    • Saturday, February 7, 2004, Latin Jazz concert with Hilton Ruiz and Dave Valentin, @ Painted Bride, 230 Vine St, Phila, PA, 9 pm. 215 925 9914.

      Friday February 13, 2004, Salsero's Internacional Traveler's Club trip to either to Washington DC's  the H2O Club or to New York City. Cost is for transportation only $25.00. Bring your own goodies, coolers must fit under the seat in front of you. Must be 21. If you know of another spot for us to explore, please let us know.  Reserved your tickets early limited seats, all are welcomed.

      Friday, February 13th, 2004, Live Cuban Music with the Quartet Conjunto 23, Mokas Restaurant, 3505 Lancaster Ave, West Philadelphia, PA, One block north of Market and 35th. Tel. (215) 222-4410, 8:00 PM Free dance lessons, 9:00 PM till 1:00AM Dancing $10, $7 for students

      La Luna, February 14 + 28. Salsa Dances 2nd & 4th Sat of every month. Joe Figueroa will teach an Interm Salsa class and Sonya will teach the Beginner Salsa class, both at 9 pm. Dancing with DJ Miguel Lebron from 10 pm to 3:00 pm. BYOB, hot buffet, free parking, complimentary coat check. Doors open at 8:30pm,  $12 (unless otherwise posted), Dress is fashionable, please no jeans, BYOB, free parking, Huge hardwood floor, www.LaLunaDanceStudio.com or www.WildOnSalsa.com 4610 Bensalem Blvd, Bensalem, PA 19020 215 638 0418 fax 215 638-0419

      • Sat, Feb 14 - St Valentine's Day Party

      • Sat, Feb 28 at 11:00 pm, 1st round of the dance competition.

      Saturday February 21st, 2004, Salsero's Monthly Dinner Dance at the Polish Homelocated at 9150 Academy Road Philadelphia, DJ "La Clave", Dance performance by Ms. Jessica Moya & Mr. Mike Andino, $25.00 in advance/$30.00 at the door, Includes cover charge, show, criolla dinner w/ wine bar 9:00 - 10:30, OPEN BAR from 10:30 - 2:00, Large wood dance floor, plenty of parking in two lots, great location, easy access from the I-95 (get off on Academy Road follow it straight to the address indicated above), Visa & MC accepted for advance tickets only at the studio.

      Sunday, February 29, 2004, Kimmel Center Presents Paco de Lucia, Sunday, 7:30pm @ Kimmel Center's Verizon Hall, Broad + Spruce,  215 893 1999 www.kimmelcenter.org This self-taught musician is one of the greatest flamenco guitarists in history. Surrender to the irresistible rhythm, sensuality and power of flamenco at its best. "Explosive, percussive, perpetual motion concert" (Chicago Tribune).

      SALSA ON THE SQUARE - Howard and Diamond Streets, Philadelphia, PA, Mel and Dominic (and the gorgeous bar maids) host this new spot for dancing Salsa, open Monday thru Saturday with a DJ spinning the best in Salsa, Merengue, and more on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday.

      Brasil's has 90% Salsa on Friday's now, lesson with Sonya Saamova Elmore from 9 pm to 10 pm, DJ Jay Rockwell spins the music, $5 admission.  Every Friday.

      Every Friday it's Salsa night at SAMBA , NIGHTCLUB + RESTAURANT, 714 Girard Ave, Franklin + Girard Ave, Philadelphia, PA, 215 625 7900, newest club in the area, specializing in Brazilian and Latin music. 8 - 3 am. Thursday's DJ Tay spins Merengue + Bachata; Friday's various DJ's spins Salsa, Mambo, Cha Cha, Cumbia; Saturday's DJ Marcello spins the best in South American music; Sunday's DJ David Ortiz 70's, 80's, + 90's Latin music 6 pm - 12 midnight www.sambanightclub.com

      Friday's South Beach Miami comes to Philadelphia Club Flow is located @ 700 North Delaware Avenue, Philadelphia, Pa, 19123 DJ Jonathan Rivas spinning the best in Spanish and English Hip Hop & Reggae and all the top Tropical Hits.  $10 after Party Starts @ 9 and runs till 2.  Absolutely no Jerseys, White Tees, Sweats, Hats 21 & Over Id a Must For more info, Free Birthday and Organization Parties or VIP reservations call: 267 784 1718, 18 to enter 21 to drink Id a Must.

      FLUID, AfroRican Vibe Nights, every Friday night, all kinds of music, 75% of music they play no one else has in the city, Dennis Perez + Rich Medina are your host - new concept to Philly 613 S 4th St 215 629 0565.

      Every Wednesday it's Latin Night at North by North-West, 7165 Germantown Ave + Mt Airy, Philadelphia, PA, restaurant, bar, nightclub 215 248 1000 - DJ Jose Rodriguez (8th floor fame) www.nxnwphl.com .

      DENIM LOUNGE, 1712 Walnut St, Phila, PA. 215-735-6700 Wednesdays 9:00 – 2:00 am, no Cover charge, DJ Miguel Lebron, www.denimlounge.com Tables and bottles can be reserved in advance.

      Lyric's Thursday’s Latin Dance Party, free dance lessons 9 – 10 pm 215 533 5888

    • ADRENALIN, (Formerly Puente Blanco) club + restaurant, 2nd + Allegheny Ave, Phila, PA. 215 634 1502.  Every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday's - Salsa, Merengue, Bachata, raggeaton, admission varies depending on the event, free parking - Good DJ and sound system.

    Delaware:

    • Every Thursday 5PM until 1 AM - Salsa on the Riverfront! Come experience sophisticated night life Come experience THE RED ROOM 550 Madison Street, Wilmington, DE, 302-571-8440 $2 Domestic Beer and $3 Special Martinis until 9PM, live music sometimes. Never a Cover! Always a good time! Would you like a happy hour buffet? Call us and tell us! 571-8440 www.theredroomwilmington.com sponsored by Today's Latino Magazine www.todayslatino.com  DJ Bis www.djbis.com

      • Today's Latino Magazine 217 North Broad Street, Middletown DE 19709 302-981-5131

    • Caribbean Cafe, 218 Maryland Ave, Wilmington, DE, Friday's + Saturday's, live music.

    Allentown and Reading, PA:

    • Friday’s and Saturday’s Pachanga Latina Club + Restaurant, 170 Allen St, Allentown, PA, 610 437 5352, 610 432 8390, DJ Mati Salsa, Merengue, Bachata. Sports Bar and Club, club opens at 9 pm.

    New Jersey:

    • EVERY THURSDAY NITE IS SALSA THURSDAY NITES @ SIL. E. WILLIE  ENTERTAINMENT CENTER @ THE WOODBINE INN RT73 & RUDDEROW AVE (ACROSS FROM THE WHITE CASTLE RESTAURANT) PENNSAUKEN NJ 9PM TILL 2AM LIVE SALSA WITH THE LATIN PLAYBOYS BAND DJ DAVID ORTIZ FROM WRTI 90.1 FM CASUAL ATTIRE GIANT DANCE FLOOR POOL TABLES, VIDEO GAMES, GIANT SCREEN TV RESTAURANT ON PREMISES ADMISSION IS ABSOLUTELY FREE ALL NIGHT OFF STREET PARKING IN HUGH LOT located on the westbound side of RT 73 - 4 minutes from the TACONY-PALMYRA BRIDGE INFO CALL: 215 739 3668 856 931 3651 what more info do you need?? ITS FREE TO GO IN AND DANCE SALSA ALL NIGHT

    • Atrium, Route 130 S- 2 blocks South of Browning Road - in Pennsauken, NJ (856) 661-9166 or (856) 858-6083 March 6 + 20.
    • Sunday's at KATMANDU, 50 RIVERVIEW ROAD (RT 29 ) TRENTON NJ, FREE MAMBO LESSON 8:30 TILL 10PM WITH JOSE "PAPO" DIAZ OF TRENTON MAMBO DANCERS, DJ DAVID ORTIZ PLAYING SALSA MAMBO AND MUCH MORE, CASUAL ATTIRE $5.00 COVER CHARGE, 20 MINUTES FROM NE PHILLY, INFO 609 396 1517, 609 393 7300, The night continues with DJ's spinning Mambo, Salsa, Merengue & Bachata until 2am.  No cover before 9pm except for live performances, $8 after 9pm.
      • Cindy Torruellas Trenton Mambos citorruellas@comcast.net 609.883.2295 February 15, KatManDu, Trenton, 609-393-7300 2nd Chance (to make your sweetie smile) St. Valentine's Day Dance with Live Salsa & Merengue by Ray Rodriguez & Swing Sabroso www.swingsabroso.com David Ortiz spinning the best in Latin music; Surprise guest dance troupe; Door prizes. Doors open 8:30pm til 2 am; $10 cover charge

      Ipanema, 40 Black Horse Pike (between Vineland + Hammonton, NJ), every Friday.
    • Friday's at Eden's Pub - Vineland, NJ.

      Delaretto's - Egg Harbor, NJ, Friday's and Saturday's.

      La Frontera Friday's, Saturday's, and Sunday’s - 3310 Westfield Ave, Camden, NJ. 9 - 3 am.  Live music on weekends - salsa, Merengue, and Bachata.

      Eugenie's, 1628 S Delsea Drive, Vineland, NJ, every Thursday.

    • Friday's at Eden's Pub - Vineland, NJ.

    Atlantic City:

    • Delaretto's - Egg Harbor, NJ, Friday's and Saturday's.

    • Christine's, Atlantic + Mississippi Ave, Atlantic City, NJ, every Thursday with the best in live music - every week a good band. 609 344 5531 or 609 345 0888.


    January 2004
    Wash, DC  Philly  Allentown/Reading  Jersey  Atlantic City  Delaware

    Philly:

    • Out With the Old, In With the New Saturday January 3, 2004, New Year – Dinner Dance (new monthly party at this location) Associated Polish Home 9150 Academy Rd, Phila, PA, Large wood dance floor 9:00 - 2:OO am,  DJ's Yamil Collazo & Sugar Ruiz, performances by AZHIA “Belly Dancer of the Universe 2003" Jose Emmanuelli "Director of Bombazo", Singles "fancy foot work" contest, $22.00 advance tickets -  $27.00 at the door, cover charge includes dinner and open bar, Parking in 2 lots & plenty of street parking, Proper attire no sneakers, jeans or t-shirts, Tickets may be purchased at Salsero’s studio or from any member of our dance group Visa & MasterCard accepted at the studio ONLY, www.salseros-int.com

      January 11, 7:30 Jerry Blavat's 2nd Annual Street Corner Harmony Spectacular, Verizon Hall Kimmel Center Broad and Locust St, Philadelphia, PA.

      Www.djjoserodriguez.com presents the inaugural Philly Salseros United Charity Spectacular, Sunday, January, 11, 2004, @ Concilio Ballroom 705-09 7th St, Philadelphia, PA, Philly's top DJ's playing the best in Salsa + Mambo, Salsa/Mambo workshops by the best instructors in the area, performances by local dance companies, admission $20, 5 – 12 pm, for tickets call 267 784 1711, all proceeds go to the Make A Wish Foundation.

      PHILADELPHIA ALL-STARS WORKSHOP The time has come for the Philadelphia Salsa instructors to start working TOGETHER.  Please support our efforts to create a new environment in our community and begin this year with a fresh start.  Join the superb staff of the best that Philly has to offer on Sat, January 17th at La Luna from 9:30 am to 5:30 pm.  Confirmed instructors are:  Barbara Capaldi from the Atrium, Evelyn Figueroa from Salseros International, Sonya Elmore from La Luna, Jessica Moya, Joe Figueroa, Mike Andino, Darlin Garcia and Eli Torres.  Registration forms can be picked up from the Atrium, La Luna, Salsero's or register on-line wildonsalsa.com/phillyallstars or 215 638 0418.

    • SALSA ON THE SQUARE - Howard and Diamond, Philadelphia, PA, Mel and Dominic (and the gorgeous bar maids) host this new spot for dancing Salsa, open Monday thru Saturday with a DJ spinning the best in Salsa, Merengue, and more on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday.

    • Juan Musa (formerly of LA MEGA) invites you to party Thursday's, Friday's, and Saturday's @ El Viejo San Juan Restaurant, Club, and Art Gallery, 3rd + Girard Ave, Philadelphia, PA, free admission to the club (upstairs), 9 – 2 am, Come and see the beautiful displayed art work, that's available for purchase – some of them are outstanding.
    • Saturday's @ Abbraccio Restaurant (47th and Warrington, one block south of Baltimore in West Philly) on Saturday, from 10pm - 1am!  $5, which includes a FREE DRINK!  This event will be the opening night of LIVE MUSIC EVERY SATURDAY!
    • Friday's South Beach Miami comes to Philadelphia Club Flow is located @ 700 North Delaware Avenue, Philadelphia, Pa, 19123 DJ Jonathan Rivas spinning the best in Spanish and English Hip Hop & Reggae and all the top Tropical Hits.  $10 after Party Starts @ 9 and runs till 2.  Absolutely no Jerseys, White Tees, Sweats, Hats 21 & Over Id a Must For more info, Free Birthday and Organization Parties or VIP reservations call: 267 784 1718, 18 to enter 21 to drink Id a Must.

      FLUID, AfroRican Vibe Nights, every Friday night, all kinds of music, 75% of music they play no one else has in the city, Dennis Perez + Rich Medina are your host - new concept to Philly 613 S 4th St 215 629 0565.

      Every Wednesday it's Latin Night at North by North-West, 7165 Germantown Ave + Mt Airy, Philadelphia, PA, restaurant, bar, nightclub 215 248 1000 - DJ Jose Rodriguez (8th floor fame) www.nxnwphl.com .

      DENIM LOUNGE, 1712 Walnut St, Phila, PA. 215-735-6700 Wednesdays 9:00 – 2:00 am, no Cover charge, DJ Miguel Lebron, www.denimlounge.com Tables and bottles can be reserved in advance.

      EL VIAJE GOES to TOP DOG EVERY SUNDAY NITE SALSA AND SO MUCH MORE SALSA, 3601 CHESTNUT STREET 8PM UNTIL YOUR FEET EXPLODE FEATURING  DJ DAVID ORTIZ FREE SALSA LESSON 267- 284 0315  /1- 856 931 3651 ADMISSION :$5.00 ALL NIGHT PARKING RIGHT OUTSIDE THE CLUB ATTIRE : CASUAL ATTIRE/ NO SNEAKERS OR WORKBOOTS NEED MORE INFO DAVIDORTIZ25@AOL.COM NEED EVEN MORE INFO WWW.PHILLYSALSEROS.COM  OR WWW.WILDONSALSA.COM/CLUB SCENE  WWW.TOPDOGSPORTSBAR.COM DIRECTIONS : GO TO 36TH STREET AND CHESTNUT STREETS...LOOK AROUND.....AND LO AND BEHOLD...THERE YOU ARE    :O)

      La Luna, January 10 + 24. Doors open at 8:30pm, intermediate & beginner salsa lesson 9:00 pm, General dancing 10:00 pm-3:00 am, Various Dj's, $12 (unless otherwise posted), Dress is fashionable, please no jeans, BYOB, free parking, Huge hardwood floor, www.LaLunaDanceStudio.com or www.WildOnSalsa.com 4610 Bensalem Blvd, Bensalem, PA 19020 215 638 0418 fax 215 638-0419

      Lyric's Thursday’s (and now Sunday's) Latin Dance Party, free dance lessons 9 – 10 pm 215 533 5888

      Evolution's every Friday.

      Sunday's @ Club 727, 727 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA, Salsa, Merengue, Bachata, Raggeton, and more, 8 pm - 2 am - new club.

      Cuba Libre Friday's and Saturday's.

    • Silvy's Latin Raggaeton weekends.

    Allentown and Reading, PA:

    • Friday’s and Saturday’s Pachanga Latina Club + Restaurant, 170 Allen St, Allentown, PA, 610 437 5352, 610 432 8390, DJ Mati Salsa, Merengue, Bachata. Sports Bar and Club, club opens at 9 pm.

    New Jersey:

    • Atrium, New Year's Eve, Jan 3, 10, + 17, Route 130 S- 2 blocks South of Browning Road - in Pennsauken, NJ (856) 661-9166 or (856) 858-6083.

    • Beginning Sunday, October 12, and every Sunday, José "Papo" Diaz of Trenton - FREE NEW YORK MAMBO ON 2 dance lessons from 8-10pm at KatManDu, Trenton, NJ. citorruellas@comcast.net 550 South Clinton Ave. Trenton, NJ, 08611, 609 396 1517, The night continues with DJ spinning Mambo, Salsa, Merengue & Bachata until 2am.  No cover before 9pm except for live performances, $8 after 9pm.

      • Papo co-owns Trenton Mambos Restaurant which specializes in authentic Puerto Rican Cuisine.  The restaurant has a dance studio on the premises. For additional info call Papo at 609 396 1517 or Cindy at citorruellas@comcast.net
    • Ipanema, 40 Black Horse Pike (between Vineland + Hammonton, NJ), every Friday.

      Friday's at Eden's Pub - Vineland, NJ.

      Delaretto's - Egg Harbor, NJ, Friday's and Saturday's.

      La Frontera Friday's, Saturday's, and Sunday’s - the best in bachata and merengue.

      Eugenie's, 1628 S Delsea Drive, Vineland, NJ, every Thursday.

    • Friday's at Eden's Pub - Vineland, NJ.

    Atlantic City:

    • Delaretto's - Egg Harbor, NJ, Friday's and Saturday's.

    • Christine's, Atlantic + Mississippi Ave, Atlantic City, NJ, every Thursday with the best in live music - every week a good band. 609 344 5531 or 609 345 0888.


    December 2003
    Wash, DC  Philly  Allentown/Reading  Jersey  Atlantic City  Delawar

    Washington DC:

    Philly:

    • Grupo Niche – Felton, Friday December 5.

    • Dance workshop with Pedro "Cuban Pete" Aguilar, the Maestro of Mambo! sponsored by the Dance Department of the University of the Arts and Kelly Ray (Salsa Instructor), teaching a special two-hour dance workshop: Mambo/Salsa "En Clave", ALL levels, Saturday, December 13, 2003 12 Noon to 2:10 pm, Terra Building 211 S. Broad Street (near Walnut Street) Philadelphia, PA, $15 per person, $12 full time students,  Cuban Pete, arguably the greatest dancer of the Mambo Mania of the 1950's, worked as a choreographer and consultant for many films including "The Mambo Kings", has performed in movies, on television, and on stage for many heads of state, and continues to teach and choreograph for new generations of dancers. Kelly Ray -> kray1@rcn.com 1315 Buttonwood Street Philadelphia PA 19123 www.dancephiladelphia.com

    • Sunday, December 21, 2003 X-Mas “Salsa on Skates" (fundraiser) for Salsero's Internacional Salsa Con Cache Dance Troupe @ Palace Roller Skating Rink 11536 Roosevelt Blvd. Phila, PA, 5:30 – 7:30 pm $5.00 per person,  Skate rentals are available,  You may bring your own skates Goodies will be raffled & sold You better watch out, Tickets must be purchased by December 14, 2003 Bowling Party is NEXT... Stay tune for more information

    • SALSA ON THE SQUARE - Howard and Diamond, Philadelphia, PA, Mel and Dominic (and the gorgeous bar maids) host this new spot for dancing Salsa, open Monday thru Saturday with a DJ spinning the best in Salsa, Merengue, and more on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday.

    • Friday's - EL VIAJE GOES to DAMANI'S Salsa, Salsa and More Salsa from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. $5.00 will get you a whole lot of salsa!  Open buffet Free salsa lesson w Mike Andino 9 p.m. to 10 p.m. DJ David Ortiz 66th and Media, between Haverford and Media, Morenacocoa (Dayna) 267- 258-3190 FREE OFF STREET PARKING RIGHT OUTSIDE THE CLUB, CASUAL ATTIRE/ NO SNEAKERS OR WORK BOOTS NEED davidortiz@phillysalseros.com BCAFESALSA@AOL.COM  make a left onto Haverford, (you would pass Studio 101) make a left onto 66th - the location will be behind Harambee Institute Charter.  There will be a sign that says  Salsa Nite by Morenacocoa

    • Juan Musa (formerly of LA MEGA) invites you to party Thursday's, Friday's, and Saturday's @ El Viejo San Juan Restaurant, Club, and Art Gallery, 3rd + Girard Ave, Philadelphia, PA, free admission to the club (upstairs), 9 – 2 am, Come and see the beautiful displayed art work, that's available for purchase – some of them are outstanding.
    • Saturday's @ Abbraccio Restaurant (47th andWarrington, one block south of Baltimore in West Philly) on Saturday, from 10pm - 1am!  $5, which includes a FREE DRINK!  This event will be the opening night of LIVE MUSIC EVERY SATURDAY!
    • Friday's South Beach Miami comes to Philadelphia Club Flow is located @ 700 North Delaware Avenue, Philadelphia, Pa, 19123 DJ Jonathan Rivas spinning the best in Spanish and English Hip Hop & Reggae and all the top Tropical Hits.  $10 after Party Starts @ 9 and runs till 2.  Absolutely no Jerseys, White Tees, Sweats, Hats 21 & Over Id a Must For more info, Free Birthday and Organization Parties or VIP reservations call: 267 784 1718, 18 to enter 21 to drink Id a Must.

    • FLUID, AfroRican Vibe Nights, every Friday night, all kinds of music, 75% of music they play no one else has in the city, Dennis Perez + Rich Medina are your host - new concept to Philly 613 S 4th St 215 629 0565.

    • Every Wednesday it's Latin Night at North by North-West, 7165 Germantown Ave + Mt Airy, Philadelphia, PA, restaurant, bar, nightclub 215 248 1000 - DJ Jose Rodriguez (8th floor fame) www.nxnwphl.com .

    • DENIM LOUNGE, 1712 Walnut St, Phila, PA. 215-735-6700 Wednesdays 9:00 – 2:00 am, no Cover charge, DJ Miguel Lebron, www.denimlounge.com Tables and bottles can be reserved in advance.

    • EL VIAJE GOES to TOP DOG EVERY SUNDAY NITE SALSA AND SO MUCH MORE SALSA, 3601 CHESTNUT STREET 8PM UNTIL YOUR FEET EXPLODE FEATURING  DJ DAVID ORTIZ FREE SALSA LESSON 267- 284 0315  /1- 856 931 3651 ADMISSION :$5.00 ALL NIGHT PARKING RIGHT OUTSIDE THE CLUB ATTIRE : CASUAL ATTIRE/ NO SNEAKERS OR WORKBOOTS NEED MORE INFO DAVIDORTIZ25@AOL.COM NEED EVEN MORE INFO WWW.PHILLYSALSEROS.COM  OR WWW.WILDONSALSA.COM/CLUB SCENE  WWW.TOPDOGSPORTSBAR.COM DIRECTIONS : GO TO 36TH STREET AND CHESTNUT STREETS...LOOK AROUND.....AND LO AND BEHOLD...THERE YOU ARE    :O)

    • La Luna, December 13 + 27. Doors open at 8:30pm, intermediate & beginner salsa lesson 9:00 pm, General dancing 10:00 pm-3:00 am, Various Dj's, $12 (unless otherwise posted), Dress is fashionable, please no jeans, BYOB, free parking, Huge hardwood floor, www.LaLunaDanceStudio.com or www.WildOnSalsa.com 4610 Bensalem Blvd, Bensalem, PA 19020 215 638 0418 fax 215 638-0419

      • Saturday, December 27,La Luna's Pre-New Year's Eve Party GRISELLE PONCE from NY will be teaching and performing. Her Ladies Styling class will take place at 9:00 pm before the party ($10 extra for the class). If you are planning to attend the class, please pay for it by December 24th.  You can purchase party tickets over the phone with any credit card.  Interm/Advanced Salsa class with Joe Figueroa (included), 10:00 pm-3:00 am, DJ Miguel Lebron Holiday Buffet, Hors d'ouvres and desserts BYOB, ice buckets, cups and ice provided $17 admission ($15 for La Luna members) in advance $20 for everyone at the door $10 additional for the Ladies Salsa class (must be purchased by December 24th) reserve a table for 8 people or more, 215 638-0418, tables are limited.  

    • Lyric's Thursday’s (and now Sunday's) Latin Dance Party, free dance lessons 9 – 10 pm 215 533 5888

    • Evolution's every Friday.

    • Sunday's @ Club 727, 727 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA, Salsa, Merengue, Bachata, Raggeton, and more, 8 pm - 2 am - new club.

    • Cuba Libre Friday's and Saturday's.

    • Silvy's Latin Raggaeton weekends.

    Allentown and Reading, PA:

    • Friday’s and Saturday’s Pachanga Latina Club + Restaurant, 170 Allen St, Allentown, PA, 610 437 5352, 610 432 8390, DJ Mati Salsa, Merengue, Bachata. Sports Bar and Club, club opens at 9 pm.

    New Jersey:

    • Atrium dates, Saturday December 6, 13 + 20. Route 130 S- 2 blocks South of Browning Road - in Pennsauken, NJ (856) 661-9166 or (856) 858-6083.

      Sunday, December 21, at KatManDu, 50 Riverview Rd (Route 29), Trenton, NJ, - Toys For Tots Holiday Salsa Dance - Two of Mercer County's Hottest Salsa Bands, Latin Flavor & Grupo Milenio - Guest DJ David Ortiz, the Master of "El Viaje" - 8:30 - 9:30 Mambo 0n 2 Dance lesson with Jose "Papo" Diaz - $15 admission OR a $10 admission with the donation of one unwrapped toy valued at $10 benefiting the Puerto Rican Day Care Center and Mercer County Hispanic Association citorruellas@comcast.net 609 883 2295

      Beginning Sunday, October 12, and every Sunday, José "Papo" Diaz of Trenton - FREE NEW YORK MAMBO ON 2 dance lessons from 8-10pm at KatManDu, Trenton, NJ. citorruellas@comcast.net 550 South Clinton Ave. Trenton, NJ, 08611, 609 396 1517, The night continues with DJ spinning Mambo, Salsa, Merengue & Bachata until 2am.  No cover before 9pm except for live performances, $8 after 9pm.

      Ipanema, 40 Black Horse Pike (between Vineland + Hammonton, NJ), every Friday.

      Friday's at Eden's Pub - Vineland, NJ.

      Delaretto's - Egg Harbor, NJ, Friday's and Saturday's.

      La Frontera Friday's, Saturday's, and Sunday’s - the best in bachata and merengue

      Eugenie's, 1628 S Delsea Drive, Vineland, NJ, every Thursday.

    • Friday's at Eden's Pub - Vineland, NJ.

    Atlantic City:

    • Delaretto's - Egg Harbor, NJ, Friday's and Saturday's.

    • Christine's, Atlantic + Mississippi Ave, Atlantic City, NJ, every Thursday with the best in live music - every week a good band. 609 344 5531 or 609 345 0888.

    Washington DC:


    November 2003
    Wash, DC  Philly  Allentown/Reading  Jersey  Atlantic City  Delaware

    Washington DC:

    Philly:

    • SALSA ON THE SQUARE - Howard and Diamond, Philadelphia, PA, Mel and Dominic (and the gorgeous bar maids) host this new spot for dancing Salsa, open Monday thru Saturday with a DJ spinning the best in Salsa, Merengue, and more on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday.

      Friday's - EL VIAJE GOES to DAMANI'S Salsa, Salsa and More Salsa from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. $5.00 will get you a whole lot of salsa!  Open buffet of Spanish rice, chicken and salad Free salsa lesson from the amazing Mike Andino 9p.m. to 10 p.m. Music by David Ortiz (what more do I need to say) 66th and Media, between Haverford and Media, Be there! Salsa always Morenacocoa (Dayna) 267- 258-3190 FREE OFF STREET PARKING RIGHT OUTSIDE THE CLUB, CASUAL ATTIRE/ NO SNEAKERS OR WORK BOOTS NEED davidortiz@phillysalseros.com BCAFESALSA@AOL.COM  make a left onto Haverford, (you would pass Studio 101) make a left onto 66th - the location will be behind Harambee Institute Charter.  There will be a sign that says  Salsa Nite by Morenacocoa

      Thursday, November 6th, free performance of Latin American traditional and popular music by the Temple Latin American Ensemble, a student group, 7:30 PM in Tomlinson Theater (13th and Norris Sts.), Temple University Main Campus, 215 204-8301,  Batucada/ Samba Percussion, directed by Daniel Ferreira @

      Friday November 7, Conjunto 23 @ The University of the Sciences Misher Concert Series, Wilson Student Center 42nd + Woodland Ave.  University City, PA 7:30 PM group dance lesson 8:30 PM Conjunto 23
    • Saturday November 8, @ Abbraccio Restaurant (47th andWarrington, one block south of Baltimore in West Philly) on Saturday, from 10pm - 1am!  $5, which includes a FREE DRINK!  This event will be the opening night of LIVE MUSIC EVERY SATURDAY!
    • The Penn State Ballroom Dance Club is proud to present a night of Salsa! With The Spanish Harlem Orchestra Friday, November 14th, 2003, HUB Alumni Hall 10pm-2am Doors open at 9:30pm Admission is Free!! Funded by UPAC
      For more information about the Ballroom Dance Club visit 
      www.clubs.psu.edu/up/ballroomdance Friday, November 14, Alo Brasil, 10:30 pm - 1 am, North by Northwest, 7165 Germantown Avenue in Mt. Airy (near the intersection of Germantown & Mt. Airy Aves.), Philadelphia, PA 19119,  dance to samba, batucada, maracatu, samba reggae, afoxe, samba funk, pagode, and other irresistible Brazilian grooves, $12, 215-248-1000, www.nxnwphl.com  www.alobrasil.net Free parking is available in a community lot across the street.
    • November 21st, Areito Latin Band Salsa, Merengue, Cha-Cha, Cumbia, Bolero, Bomba, Plena, Rumba, and more. Food and drinks will be available @ Council of Spanish-Speaking Organizations Of Philadelphia (El Concilio De Organizaciones Hispanas De Filadelfia) 705 - 09 N Franklin Street Philadelphia, PA 19123 Phone: (215) 627-3100 8:00 PM Free dance lessons 9:00 PM until 1:30am $10.00 general admission, $7.00 students
    • Friday, October 3 through Sunday, November 30, Indigo Arts Gallery, 151 N 3rd St, Philadelphia, PA, presents Cuban Visons/Visiones Cubanos, paintings and works on paper by Jose Fuster, Manuel Mendive, Jose Garcia Montebravo, Pelly, Luis Rodriguez, and many more Cuban artists www.indogoarts.com  and www.elfestivalcubano.com

      Friday's South Beach Miami comes to Philadelphia Club Flow is located @ 700 North Delaware Avenue, Philadelphia, Pa, 19123 Kick off The Only Latin College Night in the City. DJ Jonathan Rivas spinning the best in Spanish and English Hip Hop & Reggae and all the top Tropical Hits.  Discounted entrance every week with College ID. $10 after Party Starts @ 9 and runs till 2.  Absolutely no Jerseys, White Tees, Sweats, Hats 21 & Over Id a Must For more info, Free Birthday and Organization Parties or VIP reservations call: 267 784 1718, 18 to enter 21 to drink Id a Must.

      FLUID, AfroRican Vibe Nights, every Friday night, all kinds of music, 75% of music they play no one else has in the city, Dennis Perez + Rich Medina are your host - new concept to Philly 613 S 4th St 215 629 0565.

      Every Wednesday it's Latin Night at North by North-West, 7165 Germantown Ave + Mt Airy, Philadelphia, PA, restaurant, bar, nightclub 215 248 1000 - DJ Jose Rodriguez (8th floor fame) www.nxnwphl.com .

      EL VIAJE GOES to TOP DOG EVERY SUNDAY NITE SALSA AND SO MUCH MORE SALSA, 3601 CHESTNUT STREET 8PM UNTIL YOUR FEET EXPLODE FEATURING  DJ DAVID ORTIZ FREE SALSA LESSON 267- 284 0315  /1- 856 931 3651 ADMISSION :$5.00 ALL NIGHT PARKING RIGHT OUTSIDE THE CLUB ATTIRE : CASUAL ATTIRE/ NO SNEAKERS OR WORKBOOTS NEED MORE INFO DAVIDORTIZ25@AOL.COM NEED EVEN MORE INFO WWW.PHILLYSALSEROS.COM  OR WWW.WILDONSALSA.COM/CLUB SCENE  WWW.TOPDOGSPORTSBAR.COM DIRECTIONS : GO TO 36TH STREET AND CHESTNUT STREETS...LOOK AROUND.....AND LO AND BEHOLD...THERE YOU ARE    :O)

      La Luna, November 8 + 22. Doors open at 8:30pm, intermediate & beginner salsa lesson 9:00 pm, General dancing 10:00 pm-3:00 am, DJ Sugar Ruiz and occasionally Jose Rodriquez, $12 (unless otherwise posted), Dress is fashionable, please no jeans, BYOB, free parking, Huge hardwood floor.

      Lyric's Thursday’s (and now Sunday's) Latin Dance Party, free dance lessons 9 – 10 pm 215 533 5888

      Evolution's every Friday.

      Sunday's @ Club 727, 727 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA, Salsa, Merengue, Bachata, Raggeton, and more, 8 pm - 2 am - new club.

      Cuba Libre Friday's and Saturday's.

    • Silvy's Latin Raggaeton weekends.

    Allentown and Reading, PA:

    • Friday’s and Saturday’s Pachanga Latina Club + Restaurant, 170 Allen St, Allentown, PA, 610 437 5352, 610 432 8390, DJ Mati Salsa, Merengue, Bachata. Sports Bar and Club, club opens at 9 pm.

    New Jersey:

    • Saturday November 8, DJ Jose Rodriguez returns to the Stardust. Jose will be playing the best in Salsa and Latin dance music. Buster Adams will be teaching a free Salsa class at 9:15. Stardust also features: Bring your own Liquor Free Parking Table Seating Elegant Atmosphere 6,000 Sq. ft. wood dance floor Stardust is located in Pennsauken, NJ Just behind the Pennsauken Mart Route 73 & Haddonfield Road Visit www.salsaflava.com for more information Or call 856.755.1561

      • Stardust dates, Saturday November 8 and 22.

      Atrium dates, Saturday November 1 and 15. Route 130 S- 2 blocks South of Browning Road - in Pennsauken, NJ (856) 661-9166 or (856) 858-6083

      • Saturday, November 29 - bus trip to The Copa with El Gran Combo.

      • Wednesday, November 26, Special pre-Thanksgiving Day Party at the Atrium Dance Studio, 8:30 - 2:30 am.

      Puchi Colon & The Salsa Praise Band
      will be Ministering this coming Saturday Nov 8, 2003 at 7:00 pm & Sunday November 9, 2003 at : 7:30 am, 9:30 am, 11:30am & 7:30pm. The Love of Jesus Family Church/ Rev: Jason Alvarez 448 Highland Avenue Orange, NJ 07050 (973)676-4200.
      Beginning Sunday, October 12, and every Sunday, José "Papo" Diaz of Trenton - FREE NEW YORK MAMBO ON 2 dance lessons from 8-10pm at KatManDu, Trenton, NJ. citorruellas@comcast.net 550 South Clinton Ave. Trenton, NJ, 08611, 609 396 1517, The night continues with DJ spinning Mambo, Salsa, Merengue & Bachata until 2am.  No cover before 9pm except for live performances, $8 after 9pm.
      • Papo co-owns Trenton Mambos Restaurant which specializes in authentic Puerto Rican Cuisine.  The restaurant has a dance studio on the premises. For additional info call Papo at 609 396 1517 or Cindy at citorruellas@comcast.net

      Ipanema, 40 Black Horse Pike (between Vineland + Hammonton, NJ), every Friday.

      Friday's at Eden's Pub - Vineland, NJ.

      Delaretto's - Egg Harbor, NJ, Friday's and Saturday's.

      La Frontera Friday's, Saturday's, and Sunday’s - the best in bachata and merengue.

      Eugenie's, 1628 S Delsea Drive, Vineland, NJ, every Thursday.

    • Friday's at Eden's Pub - Vineland, NJ.

    Atlantic City:

    • Delaretto's - Egg Harbor, NJ, Friday's and Saturday's.

    • Christine's, Atlantic + Mississippi Ave, Atlantic City, NJ, every Thursday with the best in live music - every week a good band. 609 344 5531 or 609 345 0888.

    Delaware:

    • LA RUMBA and United Rhythms present After Festival Party @ Polidoro Italian Grill, 129 N Dupont Highway (Rt 13/Airport), New Castle, DE, 19720, 302 373 9073, Saturday, Sep 6 -> Dj Bis + DJ Jonathan Rivas, Sunday, Sep 7, DJ Jose Rodriguez, free salsa lessons, this place host a party EVERY 1st + 3rd Friday of each month a service of Today's Latino Magazine, 217 N Broad St, Middletown, DE 19709 302 376 1129. www.ritmosunidos.com


    October 2003
    Wash, DC  Philly  Allentown/Reading  Jersey  Atlantic City  Delaware

    Washington DC:

    • Wednesdays Zanzibar on the Waterfront 700 Water Street SW, Wash. DC 202 , (202) 554-9100, Dancing until 1:00am with various old-school salsa DJs,  Salsa on 2 + Cha cha lessons 7 - 8 pm.

    • Classic Salsa Fridays at VIP Club 932 F St NW Wash. DC (202) 347-7200, featuring the best in live Latin music, check out www.salsacentro.com for more info.

      • Friday October 17th Salsero's Internacional Dance Company Traveler's Club are off and running again.  Bus trip to the VIP Club in Washington DC. featuring: Willie Colon and his Orchestra, go to salseros-int.com for more information.

    Philly:

    • Friday October 3, Bachata Night @ Felton with Monchy y Alexandria + Luis Vargas.

      Friday, October 3 and 17, EL VIAJE GOES to DAMANI'S Salsa, Salsa and More Salsa from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. $5.00 will get you a whole lot of salsa! Open buffet of Spanish rice, chicken and salad Free salsa lesson from the amazing Mike Andino 9p.m. to 10 p.m. Music by David Ortiz (what more do I need to say) 66th and Media, between Haverford and Media, Be there! Salsa always Morenacocoa (Dayna) 267- 258-3190 FREE OFF STREET PARKING RIGHT OUTSIDE THE CLUB, CASUAL ATTIRE/ NO SNEAKERS OR WORK BOOTS NEED davidortiz@phillysalseros.com BCAFESALSA@AOL.COM  make a left onto Haverford, (you would pass Studio 101) make a left onto 66th - the location will be behind Harambee Institute Charter.  There will be a sign that says  Salsa Nite by Morenacocoa

      Friday, October 3 through Sunday, November 30, Indigo Arts Gallery, 151 N 3rd St, Philadelphia, PA, presents Cuban Visons/Visiones Cubanos, paintings and works on paper by Jose Fuster, Manuel Mendive, Jose Garcia Montebravo, Pelly, Luis Rodriguez, and many more Cuban artists www.indogoarts.com  and www.elfestivalcubano.com

      Sunday, October 5, Eternal Roots Culture and Research Center (CICRE) is coming to Philadelphia we will have the 1st Great Bombazo of Philadelphia at the LightHouse Center on Somerset St. in Philadelphia, PA , starting at 1:oopm with group CUNAD, the “Boricua Rap” of Azabache and “Danza Fiesta’ from New York.  Starting at 5:00pm the Bomba dance will begin with the masters of the Bombazo of Philadelphia.  This event is brought to Philadelphia by the Community of United Neighbors Against Drugs (CUNAD).  In this activity we will recreate the old celebrations or dances of Puerto Rican Bomba so that the audience can participate in the different disciplines of the dances that are involved in this form of popular expression.  The teachers or experts of the Bombazo will be showing the audience how the dances are done and will be in charge of letting them know when they will participate; there will be skirts for ladies to have an opportunity to dance.  And also for those who are interested in percussion there will be drums so you can participate in the playing of the Bomba.   Last but not least, we will have craftsmen/women showing/selling the work that is related to Puerto Rico as well as food.  Don’t forget your skirt so you can ask the drum for a beat. That the Bombazo has arrived!!!!!  For information you can call 215-291-2997 or 856-577-7522  Contacts: Jose E. Emmanuelli Nater/ Elizabeth Rivera González, 215-242-3101 or 856-577-7522

      Friday, October 17th Salsero's Internacional Dance Company Traveler's Club are off and running again.  Bus trip to the VIP Club in Washington DC. featuring: Willie Colon and his Orchestra, go to salseros-int.com for more information.

      Friday October 17th (and every Friday afterwards) South Beach Miami comes to Philadelphia Club Flow is located @ 700 North Delaware Avenue, Philadelphia, Pa, 19123 Kick off The Only Latin College Night in the City. DJ Jonathan Rivas spinning the best in Spanish and English Hip Hop & Reggae and all the top Tropical Hits. Discounted entrance every week with College ID. For the Grand opening everyone enters free till 11:00. Only $10 after Party Starts @ 9 and runs till 2.  Absolutely no Jerseys, White Tees, Sweats, Hats 21 & Over Id a Must For more info, Free Birthday and Organization Parties or VIP reservations call: 267.784.1718.

      Saturday, October 18, 2003, CRISOL will be performing at the "Hola! Mexican Art Teaching Posters" at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Join us for a festive celebration introducing the Museum's newest set of teaching posters. Food and a lively performance See examples of related art projects.  Visit the original works of art in the galleries as well as a special exhibition of photographs, Eye on Mexico: Photographs from the Collection.

      Saturday, October 25th, 2003, Muevete Dancers Present Muevete's Hollywood Gala, 705-709 N. Franklin St, Philadelphia, PA, 7pm, special presentations by: Muevete Dancers, Latin Fusion Pedro Luis y Los Hermanos Aracena and D.J Redz For table reservations & information call: Ada Rivera-Mitchell at (215) 464- 6428 Tickets sold at: Centro Musical, $20.00, PLEASE FORWARD TO FRIENDS AND FAMILY. THANK YOU!!!

      FLUID, AfroRican Vibe Nights, every Friday night, all kinds of music, 75% of music they play no one else has in the city, Dennis Perez + Rich Medina are your host - new concept to Philly 613 S 4th St 215 629 0565.

      Every Wednesday it's Latin Night at North by North-West, 7165 Germantown Ave + Mt Airy, Philadelphia, PA, restaurant, bar, nightclub 215 248 1000 - DJ Jose Rodriguez (8th floor fame) www.nxnwphl.com .

      EL VIAJE GOES to TOP DOG EVERY SUNDAY NITE SALSA AND SO MUCH MORE SALSA, 3601 CHESTNUT STREET 8PM UNTIL YOUR FEET EXPLODE FEATURING  DJ DAVID ORTIZ FREE SALSA LESSON 267- 284 0315  /1- 856 931 3651 ADMISSION :$5.00 ALL NIGHT PARKING RIGHT OUTSIDE THE CLUB ATTIRE : CASUAL ATTIRE/ NO SNEAKERS OR WORKBOOTS NEED MORE INFO DAVIDORTIZ25@AOL.COM NEED EVEN MORE INFO WWW.PHILLYSALSEROS.COM  OR WWW.WILDONSALSA.COM/CLUB SCENE  WWW.TOPDOGSPORTSBAR.COM DIRECTIONS : GO TO 36TH STREET AND CHESTNUT STREETS...LOOK AROUND.....AND LO AND BEHOLD...THERE YOU ARE    :O)

      La Luna, October 11 + 25. Doors open at 8:30pm, intermediate & beginner salsa lesson 9:00 pm, General dancing 10:00 pm-2:00 am, DJ Sugar Ruiz and occasionally Jose Rodriquez, $12 (unless otherwise posted), Dress is fashionable, please no jeans, BYOB, free parking, Huge hardwood floor.

      Lyric's Thursday’s (and now Sunday's) Latin Dance Party, free dance lessons 9 – 10 pm 215 533 5888

      Evolution's every Friday.

      Sunday's @ Club 727, 727 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA, Salsa, Merengue, Bachata, Raggeton, and more, 8 pm - 2 am - new club.

      Cuba Libre Friday's and Saturday's.

    • Silvy's Latin Raggaeton weekends.

    Allentown and Reading, PA:

    Pennsylvania Statewide Latino Coalition (PSLC), 8th Annual Conference, October 23 - 25, 2003  PSLC's Conference is the largest Latino state conference in the country and the largest Latino organizational conference originated on the East Coast!  This year's conference theme: Abriendo Caminos through Education, Community & Culture: Sí, Se Puede! promises to be educational, rewarding and enjoyable. Performing Andy Montañez  Domingo Quiñones and Kevin Ceballo  click here for more info.

    • Friday’s and Saturday’s Pachanga Latina Club + Restaurant, 170 Allen St, Allentown, PA, 610 437 5352, 610 432 8390, DJ Mati Salsa, Merengue, Bachata. Sports Bar and Club, club opens at 9 pm.

      Saturday, October 11, 2003, 12 noon, 6th Annual Hispana-Americana Parade of Reading, PA, 11th + Perkiomen Ave to Penn + 2nd Sts.

      Saturday, October 11, 2003, @ Allentown Fairgrounds HOT NIGHT Lehigh Valley Concert 202 N 17th St, Allentown PA, sponsored by MEGA (do not know who’s performing).

    • The 8th Annual Pennsylvania Statewide Latino Coalition Conference will be held at the Holiday Inn Conference Center Lehigh Valley, Thursday October 23 - Saturday 25, 2003,  Andy Montañez  Domingo Quiñones and Kevin Ceballo will be performing - click here for more info.

    New Jersey:

    • Saturday, October 25, 2003, Gordon Theater (Rutger's University), 3rd and Pearl Streets, Camden, NJ 08102,
      Puerto Rico native, Merian Soto tells dramatic stories that are vividly conveyed through brilliantly choreographed, highly charged dance performances, that The New York Times has described as “a rich synthesis of life and art.”  This award-winning choreographer creates exuberant works that fuse contemporary and Latin American dance, video and live music. 8 pm, Tickets are $15 and $12. Box office 856-225-6271 tickets@camden.rutgers.edu
      rcca.camden.rutgers.edu

    • Beginning Sunday, October.12, and every Sunday, José "Papo" Diaz of Trenton - FREE NEW YORK MAMBO ON 2 dance lessons from 8-10pm at KatManDu, Trenton, NJ. citorruellas@comcast.net 550 South Clinton Ave. Trenton, NJ, 08611, 609 396 1517, The night continues with DJ spinning Mambo, Salsa, Merengue & Bachata until 2am.  No cover before 9pm except for live performances, $8 after 9pm.
      • Sunday, October 12, Grammy nominated Cintrón Orchestra will be performing; $15 ticket price with no minimum for this event.  
      • Papo co-owns Trenton Mambos Restaurant which specializes in authentic Puerto Rican Cuisine.  The restaurant has a dance studio on the premises. For additional info call Papo at 609 396 1517 or Cindy at citorruellas@comcast.net
    • Ipanema, 40 Black Horse Pike (between Vineland + Hammonton, NJ), every Friday.

    • Friday's at Eden's Pub - Vineland, NJ.

    • Delaretto's - Egg Harbor, NJ, Friday's and Saturday's.

    • La Frontera Friday's, Saturday's, and Sunday’s - the best in bachata and merengue.

    • Stardust dates, Saturday October 11 and 25.

    • Atrium dates, Saturday October 4 and 18. Route 130 S- 2 blocks South of Browning Road - in Pennsauken, NJ (856) 661-9166 or (856) 858-6083

      • Saturday, October 11, Latin Party with DJ Jose Rodriguez Salsa Classica Mambo. Special Class at 9:00 pm. Come and join us for a special night. $10.00 per person *BYOB* Proper Dress Required NO JEANS, SNEAKERS, TANK TOPS< OR T-SHIRTS.

    • Eugenie's, 1628 S Delsea Drive, Vineland, NJ, every Thursday.

    • Ipanema, 40 Black Horse Pike (between Vineland + Hammonton, NJ), every Friday.

    • Friday's at Eden's Pub - Vineland, NJ.

    Atlantic City:

    • Delaretto's - Egg Harbor, NJ, Friday's and Saturday's.

    • Christine's, Atlantic + Mississippi Ave, Atlantic City, NJ, every Thursday with the best in live music - every week a good band. 609 344 5531 or 609 345 0888.

    Delaware:

    • LA RUMBA and United Rhythms present After Festival Party @ Polidoro Italian Grill, 129 N Dupont Highway (Rt 13/Airport), New Castle, DE, 19720, 302 373 9073, Saturday, Sep 6 -> Dj Bis + DJ Jonathan Rivas, Sunday, Sep 7, DJ Jose Rodriguez, free salsa lessons, this place host a party EVERY 1st + 3rd Friday of each month a service of Today's Latino Magazine, 217 N Broad St, Middletown, DE 19709 302 376 1129.

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