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July 1 - 2008
This Weeks Highlights
July 24 - 27 - The World Hustle Dance Championships" Hustle/WCS/Salsa/Latin/Country Event Director Diane K Nardone
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June 30, Mon - NY - Dancesport - Legendary Hustle
Mondays at Paul Pellicoro's DanceSport, with DJ Nelson "paradise"
Roman, 9:30PM -$10 admission; DS registered students free. 22
West 34th St East Entrance 4th Fl between 5th & 6th avenues. http://www.dancesport.com
for more information.
July 1, Tue – FL – Hustle/Salsa Party every Tuesday with DJ Noel C at the Paladium Night Club in Margate, Florida. Dance from 9PM to 1AM to some of the best Hustle, Free Style, Club Classics and Salsa music. The Paladium is Located in the Pepper Tree Plaza on the SE corner of Sample Rd and 441. Admission is $5. for more info call: Noel (954) 868-7505
July 1, Tue - NY - IBBG, "The Original Tuesday Night Hustle Party" Spacious Dance Floor, DJ Chris playing the best of old & new Hustle with a dash of Latin & WCS, Lisa Paternoster will be out celebrating her birthday. Hosted by Doreen. 50/50 Raffle & door prizes. 1100 Stewart Ave. Garden City, Exit M3W off Meadowbrook 9 PM. Only $8
July 2, Wed - NY - "HUSTLEJAM" @ Stepping Out Studios, 37 W. 26th St.: Join your hosts Simone Assboeck & David Padilla for a WEEKLY Hustle & Latin party, 9:30pm til 12:45am, DJ Nelson "Paradise" Roman spinning the best in hustle & latin $9/PP; $5 for SO Students - Tonight's Special is "Lucky Draw" Everyone has a chance to win perks!
July 2, Wed - Pa - Michael's Cafe, celebrating Susan Hiser's birthday. Come out for the party, cake and dancing to DJ Mark. The best in hustle, swing and Latin in between. The best night out in the tri state area. No cover, free parking. Located on Street Road in Bensalem, near the Casino/Race Track.
July 3, Thurs - NY - LATIN, HUSTLE, WCS at MIRELLE'S, 170 Post Ave,
Westbury, Long Island, Presented by LOUIS DEL PRETE, 7:30PM to 11:30PM,
Great Show, Hot Buffet, 45 Min. WCS Dance Lesson at 7:30w/Louis. Lisa "Sparkles" Paternoster will be celebrating her birthday, Air Conditioned, Cash Bar, Admission $14, call Louis (516) 819 - 9016. THIS EVENT RUNS EVERY THURSDAY NIGHT!
July 5, Sat - NY - Independence Dance @ The Dance Zone -Enjoy an evening of Latin Ballroom - Hustle - WCS Dance music - with Mark James & Karen Lupo Mike Rodriguez Dancers Performing Beautiful Wantagh Jewish Center - 8:30 - 12:30 am - 3710 Woodbine Ave - Carpet has been removed Floor is 60% Larger - Long Island - (516) 835-9996 for directions - $14p/p - http://www.mjames.org/zone.html -
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July 4-6 Disco America Crown Plaza Valley Forge - 260- Mall Blvd., King of Prussia, PA Hosted by Donna J. Boyle & Joyce Szili. This is the 10th Anniversary of DiscoAmerica: Dance Workshops, Social Dancing, after Dinner Show, Exhibitions & Championships, Pros: Nino Torre, Brian Gallagher, Lori Brizzi, Steve Neeren, Raye Avery, Silvana Gallagher, Wingo Hom, Stephanie Risser, Irene Griffin, Diane Nardone, Wendy & Wajih Dalal, Bobby Morales, Ron Bess, Elizabeth Darchi, Joe Kerner, Louis Orlando, Arte Phillips, Angela McCabe, Roberto Pagan, LoriAnne Greenhouse, Jameson Kilburn, Billy Marti, DJ Mark, Danny McGee, Kelvin Roche, Hazel & Tybaldt Ulrich. contact Donna J. Boyle - Donnaboyledisco@aol.com, Joyce Szili - JoyceDancr@aol.com http://www.discoamerica.com/
July 5, Sat - NY - Ultimate Dance Zone hosted by Mark James and Karen Lupo, special Independence show featuring Mike Rodriguez Dancers - 8:30pm - 12:30AM, at the Wantagh Jewish Center - New Much Larger Floor - Only $14 http://www.UltimateDanceZone.com - 516-835-9996
July 6, Sun - NJ - 100% Pure Hustle with Johnny O, New Summer Hours! 9 pm - 1 am, Great music, great company on a great floor. $12 or $10 with pass or print out - Starlight Dance Center 7 High Street, Nutley, NJ 973-235-9835 http://www.starlightdanceusa.com
July 6, Sun - NJ - Liberty Weekend, Host by Marc Liebeskind, California - Latin Mix Dance Social with Beg – Adv. Beg. WCS Workshop with Brian Thompson, Workshop 4:30 to 6:00, Social 6:00 to 9:00, $15 for workshop & social/ $10 for students. $10 for Workshop or Social separately, IM Gallery, 233 Raritan Avenue, Highland Pk, http://hpds.webhop.org/events, 201-320-9176, firstname.lastname@example.org
July 10 - 13 Big Apple Country Dance Festival - Renaissance Newark, NJ Airport Hotel, Hosted by Anthony Lee, On line Registration. Country, Swing, Hustle, Jack & Jill and Ballroom competitions, 50 different classes taught by the very best instructors, Dinner Show extravaganza packed with fabulous high-energy entertainment by top dancers, Swing, Hustle, Country Couples and Line Dance social dancing bigapplecountrydance.com Hotel reservations at 908-436-4600, http://bigapplecountrydance.com/
July 11, Fri - NJ - Dancing at the Crossroads, Dancing at the Sheraton Mahwah Crossroad Hotel Grand Ballroom, 1 International Blvd, Rt. 17 North, Mahwah. Doors open 7:30 pm, open dancing from 9 PM - Midnight admission includes Hustle lesson from 8 – 9 PM with Diane “Queen Bee" Nardone. Music by DJ’s Johnny O & Tom R, Exhibition from 9:15 – 9:30, Cash Bar & light refreshments. Advance tickets $20.00 call 201 684 6792, at the door $22.00. Special overnight room rate ask when you call for tickets. Directions http://www.mapquest.com - http://www.sheraton.com/mahwah questions Email William.Adamo@ihrco.com or email@example.com
July 11, Fri - Pa - Ballroom Extravaganza Vai Dance Studio, 801 West Chester Pike, Havertown, http://www.vaidance.com. The best of Ballroom and Latin music from contemporary to classic; Foxtrot, Rumba, Cha Cha, Waltz, Samba, Tango, EC Swing, and more. 7:30 PM begins the free Lesson w/ Silvana and an 8:30 Dance Party. Refreshments are included. $12.00 at the door.
July 12, Sat - NJ - American DanceWheels Performance, Ocean County Library welcomes you to a free performance, demonstration and discussion of wheelchair ballroom dancing with a mini-lesson at 3:00 PM at Toms River South High School. Presented by the first & current United States Wheelchair Dancesport competition champions Melinda Kremer & Ray Leight. Free and open to the public. 55 Hyers Street in Toms River, NJ 08753, http://www.americandancewheels.org
July 12, Sat - NYC - Lori Brizzi's Millennium Hustle's "SATURDAY NIGHT SPECIAL". 3 DJ's, 3 Rooms for dancing. DJ JOHNNY O-Hustle, DJ JEFF-Latin, DJ NOAH-Ballroom (Tango,Swing) $15 includes free class either hustle, Latin or ballroom 8-9pm & Dancing 9PM-1AM.Cash Bar. CLUB 412, 412 8th Ave bet. W30/31,4th Fl. 516 728-6101 http://www.loribrizzi.com - firstname.lastname@example.org
July 20 - Sun - HUSTLE WORKSHOP - Mark James & Karen Lupo - 1 - 4:45 pm - INFINITY GYM with AC- 320 Smith St, Farmingdale - LI, NY
CLICK HERE TO GO TO WORKSHOP - * 1 to 2 Brand New You asked for it - You got it - Newbie/ First Timers Starter Course - Basic Hustle - * 2 to 3 Int Hustle - Core Basics to Spins - * 3 to 4 Int/Adv Hustle - Something New & Danceable for All - * 4 to 4:45 Practice Session General Dancing - Mark & Karen, the 2 Instructors - will walk around answer questions - You can even Video the Review - Making Sure You Got It !! - Cost $10 for Beginner Class - $12 per class - Best Deal 2 Classes for $20 - Sign in Starts @ 12:40 - Singles & Couples Welcome - Call about DVD for Sale - 30 moves for $35 - 516-835-9996
July 17 - 20 Miami Dance Magic - Miami Hyatt Regency Hosted by Debbie Lynn, first annual event. West Coast Swing, Hustle and Salsa. Triple- Threat competition, Showtime Contest, WCS & Hustle Strictly, Pro/Am and Jack & Jill's. Skippy Blair Summer Intensive. Workshops and continual social dancing. Two ballrooms. Debra Lynn (954) 270 - 0232 e mail - MiamiDanceMagic@aol.com http://www.CoastalDanceConnection.com
July 18, Fri - NJ - World Hustle Dance Championships Pre-Party, 8:00 to 9:00 Hustle Lesson with Diane K Nardone, 9:00 to 1:00 Social Mixer. (Hustle Swing Salsa Country Ballroom) with DJ Dave Muzii, Cash Bar, New Admission: Only $15.00 Jack n Jill Dance Competitions, Raffles, Coffee N lite refreshments, for info Diane at 201 666 6224 email@example.com or visit our website http://www.dkndance.com
July 18, Fri - NJ - Central Jersey Dance Society presents a Jersey Jumpers Swing Dance 5th Anniversary Celebration at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Princeton, 50 Cherry Hill Road, Princeton. Beg. ECS lesson with Mike Davis 7:30 PM. Swing dancing 8:30 PM – 11:30 PM. No partner needed. $11 or $8 students with ID. http://www.centraljerseydance.org 609-945-1883 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
July 18, Fri - NJ - Salsa / Hustle night, 9PM - 1AM, hosted by Eduardo Costa w/CostasMusicEntertainment with the Atomic Salsa band. Hustle music by DJ MC @ Mona Lisa Restaurant, 157 East Westfield Ave in Roselle Park, Info call Eduardo (908) 416-6184. Free admission before 9PM or with dinner. $10 after 9PM.
July 19, Sat - Pa - California Mix @ Vai Dance Studio, 801 West Chester Pike, Havertown, http://www.vaidance.com. It's the night for Hustle & WC Swing w/ a splash of Country 2-Step, Salsa, Cha Cha, and more. The most contemporary mix with a classic twist. Don't miss out on this one! 7:30 Free Lesson w/Silvana Gallagher and an 8:30 Dance Party. Refreshments are included. $12.00 at the door.
July 19, Sat - NYC - Lori Brizzi's Millennium Hustle's "SATURDAY NIGHT SPECIAL". 3 DJ's, 3 Rooms for dancing. DJ NELSON 'Paradise' ROMAN-Hustle, DJ FRANKLIN AYALA-Latin, DJ MARK-Ballroom (Tango,Swing) $15 includes free class either hustle, latin or ballroom 8-9pm & Dancing 9pm-1am.Cash Bar. CLUB 412, 412 8th Ave bet. W30/31,4th Fl. 516 728-6101 http://www.loribrizzi.com - email@example.com
July 20, Sun - NJ - 100% Pure Hustle with Johnny O, New Summer Hours! 9 pm - 1 am Great music, great company on a great floor. $12 or $10 with pass or print out - Starlight Dance Center 7 High Street, Nutley, NJ 07110 973-235-9835 http://www.starlightdanceusa.com
July 24 - 27 World Hustle Dance Championships The 8th Annual hustle competition returns to East Brunswick New Jersey. Host Diane Nardone brings hustle, Swing, Salsa, Ballroom and country to the Hilton East Brunswick, Three Tower Center Boulevard, East Brunswick. Lots of great workshops, competitions, a FABULOUS dinner/show and much more! Vendors will be available throughout the entire event! Visit http://www.hustledanceworld.com for regular updates and to register on-line!
July 26, Sat - Pa - NO Salsa Rendezvous , on Summer Break, Returns Sept 6th, @ Vai Dance Studio, 801 West Chester Pike, Havertown, http://www.vaidance.com Salsa Caliente w/ Merengue, Bachatta, Cha Cha mix in for an all out dance party. 7:30 free Salsa lesson w/Victor Colon and an 8:30 Dance Party. Refreshments are included. $12.00 at the door.
July 26, Sat - NJ - Highland Park, Hosted by Marc Liebeskind, Ballroom-Latin Dance Social with International Rumba Workshop with Brian Thompson, Workshop 5:00 to 7:10, Social 7:30 to 11:30 , $15 for Workshop and Social - $12 students, $10 for Workshop or Social separately., IM Gallery, 233 Raritan Avenue, Highland Park, NJ. http://hpds.webhop.org/events, 201-320-9176, firstname.lastname@example.org
Aug 8, 9 & 10 - Mario "Swing Daddy" visits the Del Val area! Rob and Sheila Dance bring Mario in for workshops and Got Swing? More info coming soon. Save the DATE!! Rob and Sheila Rob: 609-519-0793 or 856-858-6753 Sheila: email@example.com Rob: firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.robandsheiladance.com
AUG 14-18 Grand Pacific Dance Championships, San Jose California. A new dance event hosted by Billy Fajardo, Raul Ante and Debra Hampton. The Doubletree Hotel San Jose, 2050 Gateway Place, San Jose, Rooms will be available at the rate of $105.00 per night. Reservations will be accepted starting this May 18th. phone 408-453-4000, fax 408-437-2898 toll free 1-800-222-TREE http://www.doubletreesanjose.com http://grandpacificdance.com/
AUG 14-18 Grand Pacific Dance Championships, San Jose California. A new dance event hosted by Billy Fajardo, Raul Ante and Debra Hampton. The Doubletree Hotel San Jose, 2050 Gateway Place, San Jose, Rooms will be available at the rate of $105.00 per night. Reservations will be accepted starting this May 18th. phone 408-453-4000, fax 408-437-2898 toll free 1-800-222-TREE http://www.doubletreesanjose.com
August 28 - September 1 New York Hustle Congress The 4th Annual hustle event in New York City. Hosted by Lori Brizzi This is a Hustle weekend with more social dance time then any other event. Featuring Jack & Jill competitions and more at the Hilton. 1800Hilton, mention SAL before rooms sell out. (516) 728 - 6101 Loribrizzi@aol.com http://www.nyhustlecongress.com
August 29 - Sept 1 Hudson Swing Affair Hyatt Regency, Jersey City on the Hudson, presented by John Festa. West Coast Swing Social Dance Event with instructors Ramiro Gonzalez, John Lindo, Mary Ann Nunez, Sylvia Sykes, Charlie Womble & Jackie McGee. Visit call 212 779 - 2700 http://www.HudsonSwingAffair.com
Oct 10 - 16 International Dance Cruise on the Queen Mary 2, Six day cruise, enjoy a complete dance program for ballroom enthusiasts. The largest grand ballroom at sea, Live Big band and DJ, 3 cocktail parties, 3 formal balls, dance workshops with championship instructors and demonstrations. Rates start at $1,499pp for details call 754-246-2874 http://www.BallroomCruise.com
Oct 31 - Nov 2nd Swing City Chicago At the Westin Lombard Hotel in Chicago. The perfect spot for a Halloween weekend. Jack & Jill, Strictly Swing and DJ Challenge, plus a pro-show/Exhibition, Friday night Pizza Party and Saturday, late night buffet. Come join Maren, Jason Barnes, Erica Berg, Bill Cameron, Jason Miklic, Fred & Tina Price, Mario Robau Jr, Mike Topel for an incredible fun weekend of dancing. For more details and registration information visit: http://www.Swingcitychicago.com
November 17th - 29th Mediterranean Dance Cruise A once in a life time event, on the Queen Victoria for 12 wonderful days starting in Athens and stops in Volos, Greece – Dikili, Istanbul, & Kusadasi Turkey, Port Said & Alexandria Egypt - Valetta in Malta - Messina Naples and ending in Rome, Italy. From about $2200 for the cruise, prior Cunard guests may get better rates. Call for lowest rates. This cruise is selling out fast. 25% of cruise fare due at cabin assignment & final payment due Aug.12, 2008. All prices per person based on double occupancy & include special dance events open to our group only. Call 215-855-2711 - email@example.com for more information and a brochure.
January 25 - February 1, 2009 Stardust Dance Cruise III 7 nights on Costa Cruise Line’s 5-Star Costa Fortuna, now accepting reservations, Departing from Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Sunday: Fort Lauderdale, Mon. - Key West, Tues.- Cozumel, Mexico, Wed. - at Sea, Thurs. - Ocho Rios, Jamaica, Fri. - Grand Cayman Island, Saturday - At Sea, Sunday - back to Fort Lauderdale, http://www.stardustdancecruises.com/
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