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Happy birthday wishes to Mona Walker,  Ginny Carey, Tina Labriola,  Harris Sulken,  Mike Tanner, J.J. Pearson  and Arthur Beck.

We ask you to keep the Becker family in your thoughts and prayers as they grieve the loss of their two year old daughter Jenna E. Becker. She had her first dance, with her father, at this past years Chicago Classic. A tragic loss.  RIP  April 26, 2007 - June 2, 2009
 
Don't miss him before he retires - forever, DJ Nicky Siano spinning under the stars at the South Street Seaport in NY. Every Saturday night this summer from 10PM. In 1972 he was the house DJ at the Gallery in Soho then was recruited by Steve Rubell to be a resident DJ at Studio 54.
 
Over the last three years he has had multiple surgical procedures to remove four life threatening aneurysms. Teddy Dormoi is back. Beating the odds,  he is a walking, dancing miracle. We invite everyone out to Michael's Cafe this coming Wednesday night, June 10th to toast Teddy. Located on Street Road in Bensalem, Pa. Please join us to celebrate his miraculous recovery.
 
Cerrone's classic dance song "Paradise" now remixed by Joey Negro. Caution, the video is strictly  for adults - sexual nature, it may be considered offensive.   http://www.dailymotion.com/cerroneofficial/video/15905212
 
Dance Exhibitions and Jack & Jill contests at the Atrium on Friday night June 12th.  Brian Gallagher and Rob & Sheila host the hustle explosion and "Got Swing?"  from 9 -1 AM.  Brian & Danielle will perform their new Hustle routine. The Hustle J&J winners will each receive a full weekend pass to Disco America.
 
Hot off the press, photos from "Dance At the Ranch". It was a wonderful night of fun at Wendy Lipincott's Spinning W Ranch house party. Enjoy the photos courtesy of Fred   http://whatsnew.fredf.fotki.com/
 
This week the guest dance teacher at Michael's Cafe is Joey Commentucci. Don't miss the beginner lesson at 8:30PM. DJ Mark plays hot new music every Wednesday night, Street Road in Bensalem near the Casino/Race Track. No cover, free parking. Next week, the guest teacher is Wingo Hom.  
 
The spotlight is directed on a dancer that is considered to be one of the greatest hustle dancers of all time.  Don't miss next weeks issue.
 
This weeks issue of DanceTalk is sponsored by Disco America. Read all the details below. www.discoamerica.com 

Make it a great week,
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Rest of Article -
 - Disco America 2009 -
- Editorial -  The Growth of The Hustle -
- A Must Read from "Edie, the Salsa Freak" -

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A Rambling Thought in the Zone ....
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"When it comes to believing in themselves,
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June 10-  Wed --- DANCE - Matty T's Commack Road, Commack every Wed for West Coast Swing. Open dancing at 7PM - 631 979-0713 by Ellen

June 11, Thurs --- DANCE - NY - LATIN, HUSTLE, WCS at MIRELLE'S - ! 170 Post Ave, Westbury, Long Island, 11590. Presented by LOUIS DEL PRETE, 7:30PM to 11:30PM, Great Hot Buffet, 45 Min. Hustle Dance Lesson starting at 7:30 w/Louis. State of the art sound system, Air Conditioned, Door Prizes, Cash Bar Available, Admission $14, call Louis (516) 819 - 9016. THIS EVENT RUNS EVERY THURSDAY NIGHT!


June 13 - Sat - DANCE- McDance - Wantagh Jewish Center - 8:30 pm - 12:30 am - 3710 Woodbine Ave Long Island - (631) 592-1358 for directions  & Reservations- $15p/p

June 13- Sat---Madhotdancing w/George Maderski - Workshop - International QuickStep - Call to confirm dance - from 12:30 till 3:30 p.m.$35 for all three or $15 per lesson. Rhythms and Soul Dance Studio, 16 Wolcott Road, Levittown, N.Y. 11756

June 14 - Sun---Different Groups Every Wk -by John Casale - NEW TIMES - 516-708-3280 @ The all new and spacious Ballroom of Huntington 586 New York Ave --- Les # 4 -Noon - 4:45 - Tango - Bronze Social Vari --- Les # 4:45 pm - 5:30 - Samba - Bronze Social Var--- Les # 3 - 5:30 - 6:15 - Swing  - Bronze Social Vari--- Learn many new Steps & Positions W/ Technique in each Lesson - $15 p/ Lesson p/p All 3 Lessons - $40  p/p JohnCasale@aol.com

June15 - Mon -  June's Groupsdancewk 3 of 5 - Mark James Instructor - $40 for month/class - now upstairs - 20+ people in each class last week - COME ON DOWN
 
$11 per class 102 E Main St, Bay Shore, LI, NY - Mon - Group Classes
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June 16, Tues - NY --- DANCE -- @ Sambuca on Post Ave in Westbury. LI -  They will be celebrating - Admission $5 Call to confirm - Hustle Anyone who needs detailed directions, contact Robin at DanceRVC@aol.com

June 16, Tues --- DANCE -- NY - HOT SALSA, WCS & HUSTLE TUESDAYS at CLUB 56 (56th Fighter Group Restaurant/Lounge), Rt. 110 at Republic Airport, Farmingdale, 7:00 to 11:00 PM, $15 includes SALSA Lesson by KELLY FICARRA, Hot & Cold Buffet Dinner, FREE water, door prizes & dancing to a Salsa, Latin, WC Swing & Hustle Dance Mix by DJ Cody. (631) 744-7777  Click here

 

June 20, Sat --- DANCE Presented by - NY - LATIN, HUSTLE, WCS at Surburban Temple - Wantagh - LOUIS DEL PRETE, 8:30 PM to 12:30,  Dance Lesson 8:30 w/Louis - State of the art sound system, Air Conditioned, Door Prizes, Cash Bar Available, Admission $15, call Louis (516) 819 - 9016 - for Singles & Couples

danceJune 21 - Sun - Karen's Sexy Latin Styling - Karen Lupo - 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
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Disco America 2009
It's officially summer when the temperature hits 80 degrees, schools are closed, music fills the air, and  Disco America returns.  Its time to vacation and welcome back summer at this years Disco America Dance Championships. Please note,  June 11th (this Thursday)  the hotel room block ends. You must act now.
To make a room reservation call  610-265-7500 to receive the low room rates.  
This is the premier summer hustle event. Plan to stay for the week and take in all the historical sights that Valley Forge has to offer. Your hosts Donna Boyle and Joyce Szili are whipping together one incredible weekend of dancing. The focus is on you....as there will be more social dance time then ever before.
Disco America began eleven years ago in Valley Forge, Pennsylvania. Donna's intentions were to bring folks together to celebrate the hustle. As the dance has gained momentum and a new level of interest, Disco American has grown in popularity. You'll see dancers from all over the country that attend to see old and new friends while developing new skills in hustle, swing and Latin dancing. For those that want to put their skills to the test there are various categories for competing as well. But for those that want to just dance dance dance dance, there will be hours of social fun. The music will be captivating. The line up of Disc Jockeys brings together some of the best talent you'll find anywhere.  Combining classic dance with contemporary music. Steve Neeren, DJ Mark Routzahn, Bobby Morales and Mark Sakowsk.
The Saturday night show will not disappoint as you'll see a variety of dance performances including a Tribute to the late great Arte Philips. Last year, Arte was presented with the prestigious Disco America Life Time Achievement award.  He has always choreographed the dinner show for Disco America. Recognized for his creativity and humor, he has always given his heart and soul to presenting an entertaining evening for all. This year, this one is for you Arte.
Join the talented staff as they come from all over the country to share their dance skills.  
Brian Gallagher, Stephanie Risser, Joe Kerner, Elizabeth Darchi, Louie Orlando, George Garcia,
Diane Nardone, Barry Durand, Silvana Gallagher,  Ken Roesel, Ginny Carey, Billy Fajardo, Katie Marlow, Chris & Lisa Schaupp, Billy Marti, Kim Vanaman,  Wingo Hom, Tony & Shawn Nguyen, Kelvin Roche, Lori Ann Greenhouse, Carlo DeJesus, Irene Griffin,  Roberto Pagan, Tybaldt & Hazel Urlich, Raye Avery, Ron Bess.....
Buy don't delay , get your room situated now, before time runs out, the deadline is this Thursday, June 11th.
Reservations number 610-265-7500   For all the details go to  www.discoamerica.com 

  Editorial -  The Growth of The Hustle
When we describe the current state of affairs, when it comes to the growth of the hustle, we tend to avoid words that are not encouraging:  "crisis",  "aging",  "downward spiral",  "questionable future".  But, there is a time for euphemisms and a time for direct Talk.  Today is a good time to start thinking about taking forward steps.  It feels right.  Whether we think - retooling, retrenchment, reinventing, exposing the hustle to the next generation..... we must take action.
How do we make things better?
It is our role, the first generation of dancers,  to preserve the hustle for the next generation. We all have a personal responsibility to give back,  as much of the joy and pleasure that the hustle brought to us.
Whether we are prepared or not, the future is coming.  Will the hustle be a part of it?
As journalists, it is our obligation to expose and share with readers all the dance news.  It will require the teachers, studios and organizers to passionately embrace these ideas, taking the reigns to drive the hustle in the right direction.  We are committed to keeping our readers informed. We have been sharing letters on the advancement of the hustle on "TheHustleLounge".  Dozens of insightful ideas have been shared. (You can view them at  http://thehustlelounge.com/point-of-view-ron-bess-dance-talk/comment-page-2/#comment-1320 ) But newsletters are simply that, they present you with information. It is incumbent upon the professionals and amateurs alike,  to implement ideas to strengthen the hustle and accelerate its growth by inviting  new faces to learn. Our dance needs exposure.  We hope that the creative ideas discussed are not forgotten.  It will take everyone to help make a difference. If you truly love the hustle then we must make a concerted effort to spread this dance.
It feels right.  
 A Must Read from "Edie, the Salsa Freak" 
Attention Performers, Competitors, Significant Others, Partners, Dating, Marriages...
This simple tip from Edie will save your Partnership and a life of absolute misery. Ok.  You just got done performing, competing, dancing a single social song... or whatever.  One of you, your partner, or something went wrong.  "Someone" messed up a tad - on accident.  Your dance or performance wasn't perfect.  You bow, bid your farewell to the audience, get backstage, and glare at your partner straight in their eyes.  
 Ladies and gentlemen, coming from literally YEARS of performing,experience, I want you to heed my advice, and listen loud and very clear...   
There are FOUR words you never EVER want to come from your mouth.  
 These four words will devastate, destroy, cripple, and possibly END your relationship.  
 These four words could closely resemble a four-letter word if put in the wrong combination, or are said once too many times, or even said or uttered softly only a SINGLE time.  
 These words were designed to destroy.  They were designed to devastate.  They were designed to kill the joy you once shared together.  
 These four words should be completely ELIMINATED from your vocabulary altogether - especially the moments, hours, days, and weeks after you perform
 Those four words are...
"You..."
"Should have..."
"Could have..."
"Would have..."
The first is the most important.  "You".
Placing blame on your partner is the worst thing you can do.  When you point your finger at someone with accusation with your hands, and/or your words, remember there are three of your own fingers pointing back at you.  
 Gently and kindly replace the word "You" with "We", or better yet, "I".  Blame yourself for everything, especially if things went wrong. Your partner will let down their guard, melt, and get all soft, warm, and fuzzy inside. They may even realize that it truly was "their fault", and apologize, and start blaming themselves.  Both of you will feel better that there are no harsh feelings, and you can do better "next time"... which brings me to the remaining three words.  And THEN... after you've eliminated the word "YOU"... Gently and kindly replace
"Should have..."
"Could have..."
"Would have..."
    ... with the words "Next time..."  If you stop placing "regret" words in your vocabulary with hopeful words like "Next time", your partnership will be light-hearted, fun, hopefully, fun, uand last forever.   
I can't tell you enough how much simple words can destroy.  Be very aware of whatever comes from your lips.  The tongue can be more powerful than any two-edged sword
 Happy Dancing!
Edie, The Salsa FREAK!!!



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June 8, Mon - NY - Dancesport - Paul Pellicoro’s Legendary Hustle Mondays at DanceSport, featuring  Nelson "Paradise" Roman spinning every Monday night, the best in hot dance music from 9:30PM - $10 admission; DS registered students free. 22 West 34th St. East Entrance 4th Fl between 5th & 6th avenues. www.dancesport.com
 
June 8, Mon - NY - Monthly West Coast Swing Party at the beautiful GOSSIP BAR & RESTAURANT hosted by Steve Neeren. Guest instructor John Lindo. Pre register for the class.  Located at 733 Ninth Ave. (bet 49th & 50th st ) The party starts at  8-11:30PM with a lesson (from 7:15- 8PM).  Steve is your host & DJ every second Monday of the month. Admission is $12 at the door or $10 if you pre-register at the Strictly Westie website.  http://www.strictlywestie.com/dances/event.php?id=6594.
 
June 9, Tues - NY - HOT SALSA, HUSTLE & WC SWING DANCE PARTY -  Weekly at CLUB 56 (56th Fighter Group Restaurant), Rt. 110 at Republic Airport, Farmingdale, Long Island, 7-11:30 pm, $15 Includes a Complimentary 1 hr SALSA Dance Lesson by PEGGY ANN HEENEY, a Delicious HOT Buffet Dinner & dancing to the Hottest Latin, Hustle & WC Swing Dance Mix on LI by DJ CODY. For Info contact 631-744-7777 or  www.LIDance.org
 
Jun 10, Wed - NY - "HUSTLEJAM" @ Stepping Out Studios, 37 W. 26th St.: Join your hostess Simone Assboeck 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 "Munchie Night": Snax Galore!!! hustlejam@hotmail.com or 917 459-3990
 
June 10,  Wed - Pa - Michael's Cafe, the hot spot for hustle, swing and Latin dancing. Guest instructor, Joey Commentucci teachers the free beginner hustle lesson at 8:30 till 9:00PM. Pass the word.  DJ Mark keeps the music new and hot. No cover charge, free parking. Located on Street Road, Bensalem near the Race Track/Casino. Next week, the guest teacher is Wingo Hom.  
 
June 11, 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 Hot Buffet, 45 Min. WCS Dance Lesson starting at 7:30w/Louis. State of the art sound system, Air Conditioned, Door Prizes, Cash Bar Available, Admission $14, call Louis (516) 819 - 9016. THIS EVENT RUNS EVERY THURSDAY NIGHT!
 
June 12, Fri - NJ - Atrium  Double Shot Friday Night Blast. Brian Gallagher's Hustle  Explosion & Rob & Sheila's Got Swing. Open Buffet. 2 deejays, 2 dance rooms, 2 lessons, 2 dance parties.  All This for a $12.00 Donation. 8-9 PM- Hustle lesson with Brian G.  8-9 PM- WCS Workshop w/ Rob and Sheila.   9 -1 AM- Dance Party in both rooms, Exhibitions and dance contests. Hustle contest winners will both receive a Full Weekend Pass to Donna Boyles Disco America Dance Competition. 
 
JUNE 13, Sat - NY - MILLENNIUM DANCE PARTY presented by Lori Brizzi @ Club 412.3 separate rooms with 3 different DJs. DJ JOHNNY O- Hustle Room, DJ LOU on 2-Salsa Room, DJ PETER-Ballroom, Swing, Tango Room. Admission $15 includes choice of free class from 8-9. Dancing 9pm-1:00am/2am hustle 412 8th Ave bet 30/31 Str, 4th fl. http://loribrizzi.blogspot.com More info contact: loribrizzi@aol.com 
 
June 13, Sat - NJ - Highland Park, Ballroom- Latin Dance Social with 2 Hustle Workshops Taught by Donna Boyle. Hosted by Marc Liebeskind. Beg/Adv Workshop 5:30 to 6:30pm, Inter/Adv Workshop 6:35 to 7:35pm, Ballroom-Latin Dance Social from 7:45 to 11:30pm. Admission: 1 workshop $12, Students $10, 2  Workshops or 1 Workshop & Social: $15, Students $12, 2 Workshops & Social $17, Students $15, Social only $12, Students $10. Light refreshments served. IM Gallery, 233 Raritan Ave, Highland Park, http://hpds.webhop.org. mplieb@yahoo.com. 201-320-9176
 
June 13, Sat - NJ -  Central Jersey Dance Society presents an intermediate Waltz workshop with Diane Weinberg 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Bonus workshop on lead and follow with Diane 7 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. $12 for workshop. Followed by beginner WCS lesson 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. and open dancing 8:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. to the best of WCS, ECS, Cha Cha, Fox Trot, Hustle, Latin, Night Club 2 Step, Waltz with DJ Mike Davis at the Universalist Unitarian Congregation of Princeton, 50 Cherry Hill Rd, Princeton. $12, $8 student with ID. Both workshops, lesson & dance admission $20.  www.centraljerseydance.org,  609-945-1883
 
June 13, Sat - Va - 3rd annual  Moonlight Salsa Boat Ride - 9:00 to 12:00AM on board the elegant EAGLE of the James River, with two levels for dancing and socializing to the best Salsa-Latin music mix. Address: 3101 Wharf Street, Richmond VA 23223. Advance tickets only $30 per person before June 1st, $40 after... Dress code: Hawaiian/Tropical. Tickets include live entertainment, snacks, noisemakers, & a free after Party... Music by DJ’s Nino Torre & Jimmy Castro. Call (718) 926-3704 for tickets or more information or visit us on our website at http://www.NiteMix.ws/SalsaBoatride.
 
June 16, Tues - NY - HOT SALSA, HUSTLE & WC SWING DANCE PARTY -  Weekly at CLUB 56 (56th Fighter Group Restaurant), Rt. 110 at Republic Airport, Farmingdale, Long Island, 7-11:30 pm, $15 Includes a Complimentary 1 hr RUMBA Dance Lesson by PEGGY ANN HEENEY, a SHOWCASE Performance, a Delicious HOT Buffet Dinner & dancing to the Hottest Latin, Hustle & WC Swing Dance Mix on LI by DJ CODY. For Info contact 631-744-7777 or  www.LIDance.org
 
Jun 17, Wed - NY - "HUSTLEJAM" @ Stepping Out Studios, 37 W. 26th St.: Join your hostess Simone Assboeck 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 "Dancers Request Hour": 60 minutes of your requested songs. hustlejam@hotmail.com or 917 459-3990
 
June 19, Fri - NJ - Hawaiian Luau Bash at Roberto's Dance Studio, Price: $15 The dance social starts at 8:00 pm with a free group class. It also includes a professional show by Roberto & Rosa, Sammy & Ricky, and special performance by Susane Plotquin high school salsa students. Dance hosts, DJ Dennis, light buffet, cash bar, door prizes & more! Wear a Luau costume and receive a discount coupon for your group 201.600.3152 & 201.288.1422  robertohustle@yahoo.com
 
June 19, Fri - NJ - Jersey Jumpers Swing Dance with Live - Rick Fink and the Gas House Gorillas. Beg. Lindy lesson with Donna Reinhart 7:30 p.m. – 8 p.m. Inter. Lindy Hop lesson with Donna at 8 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Open dancing at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Princeton, 50 Cherry Hill Rd, Princeton. Everyone welcome. No partner needed. $15 admision, $11 students with ID. For additional information visit www.centraljerseydance.org, or call 609-945-1883.
 
JUNE 19, Fri - NY - MILLENNIUM FRIDAYS presented by Lori Brizzi at Back Stage Night Club, 948 Broadway, Woodmere (southern Long Island/Queens). DJ NELSON 'Paradise' ROMAN will be playing hustle & a latin/swing mix from 9pm-2am. Come early for light menu but kitchen open until 2am. Comfortable wooden dance floor, beautiful cash bar, there are even pool tables & a bowling alley (Parking on street and lots behind & across street opposite CVS) Admission only $10! For directions, email loribrizzi@aol.com or call 516 728-6101. http://loribrizzi.blogspot.com
 
Liberty Swing Dance Championships  June 19 - 21 Hyatt Regency New Brunswick Two Albany Street, New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA 08901  hosted by John Lindo www.libertyswing.com
 
June 20, Sat - NY - BALLROOM, LATIN, HUSTLE, WCS at TEMPLE B'NAI TORAH (Formerly The Surburban Temple) 2900 Jerusalem Ave. Wantagh, Long Island, Presented by LOUIS DEL PRETE!!! 8:30PM to 12:30AM, Coffee, Tea, Cake, Veg.Platter & Bagels! 30 Min. Dance Lesson W/Louis starting 8:30pm. State of the art sound system, AC, Door Prizes, Admission $15, call Louis at (516) 819 - 9016.
 
JUNE 20, Sat - NY - MILLENNIUM DANCE PARTY presented by Lori Brizzi @ Club 412.3 separate rooms with 3 different DJs. DJ NELSON ROMAN-Hustle Room, DJ FRANKLIN AYALA-Salsa Room, DJ PETER-Ballroom, Swing, Tango Room. Admission $15 includes choice of free class from 8-9. Dancing 9pm-1:00am/2am hustle 412 8th Ave bet 30/31 Str, 4th fl. http://loribrizzi.blogspot.com More info contact: loribrizzi@aol.com

dance June 21 - Sun - Karen's Sexy Latin Styling - Karen Lupo - 11:30 am - 1:00 pm - 320 Smith St - Infinity Fitness - Farmingdale - CLICK HERE FOR MORE
Learn AWESOME moves and TECHNIQUES that will DISPLAY yourself with CLASS AND STYLE!!
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- Sign in Starts @ 11:15 - Call about Hustle DVD for Sale - 30 moves for $35

June 21, Sun - NY - BALLROOM, LATIN, HUSTLE, WCS, at DEER PARK V.F.W. 588 Long Island Ave. Deer Park, LI, 11729. Presented by LOUIS DEL PRETE, 7:00PM to 11:00PM, Coffee, Tea, Cake, Fruit & Veg.Platter! 40 Min. Dance Lesson at 7:00w/Louis. State of the art sound system, Air Conditioned, Door Prizes, 50/50 Raffle,Cash Bar Available, $13, for info (516) 819 - 9016.
 
June 21 Sun - NJ -  "YOUR TIME TO DANCE"!   Exciting New Format! 8-9 pm West Coast Swing only
9-10:30 pm WCS Hustle and Latin 10:30-midnight Hustle only Hustle, Salsa and West Coast Swing  8 pm-midnight  Johnny "O" spinning great Hustle, West Coast & Salsa music - Only $8 before 10pm/$10 after  3rd Sunday of every month. Great dance floor, friendly crowd. Come check it out!   Starlight Dance Center, 7 High Street, Nutley, NJ  07110  973-235-9835  http:/www.starlightdanceusa.com
 
June 23, Tues - NY - NINTH ANNIVERSARY at CLUB 56 PARTY -  At CLUB 56 (56th Fighter Group Restaurant), Rt. 110 at Republic Airport, Farmingdale, Long Island, 7-11:30 pm, $15 Includes a Complimentary 1 hr RUMBA Dance Lesson by PEGGY ANN HEENEY, a SHOWCASE Performance, a Delicious HOT Buffet Dinner & dancing to the Hottest Latin, Hustle & WC Swing Dance Mix on LI by DJ CODY. For Info contact 631-744-7777 or  www.LIDance.org
 
June 26 - 28 Discoamerica Dance Championships 11th annual Dance Championships, King Of Prussia Pa. Donna Boyle and Joyce Szilli invite you to join them at the Crown Plaza, Hustle, Swing, workshops, social dancing, competitions all weekend long.  This years staff includes: DJ Mark, Silvana Gallagher,  Bobby Morales, Elizabeth Darchi,  Louie Orlando,  Joe Kerner,  Steve Neeren, Stephanie Risser, Brian Gallagher, Billy Fajardo, Katie Marlow, George Garcia, Billy Marti, Carlo DeJesus, Tony & Shawn Nguyen, Roberto Pagan, Tybaldt & Hazel Urlich, Kim Vanaman, Mark Sakowsk, Raye Avery, Irene Griffin, Ron Bess  www.discoamerica.com  
 
June 27, Sat - NY - BALLROOM, LATIN, HUSTLE, WCS, at DEER PARK V.F.W. 588 Long Island Ave. Deer Park, LI, 11729. Presented by LOUIS DEL PRETE, 8:00PM to 12:00AM, Coffee, Tea, Cake, Fruit & Veg.Platter! 40 Min. Dance Lesson at 8:00w/Louis. State of the art sound system, Air Conditioned, Door Prizes, 50/50 Raffle,Cash Bar Available, $14, for info (516) 819 - 9016.
 
June 27, Sat - NY - Ballroom & Hustle: DancXchange Lounge, at Paul Pellicoro's DANCESPORT..22 west 34th St (5th & 6th) NY, Hosted & lessons by Donna DeSimone 7:30pm Beg Hustle 8:30pm Inter/Adv Hustle, classes: $8.00  2 Dancing Rooms, 3 DJ's. Ballroom DJ's: Bob & Michelle Friedman Hustle DJ's: Nelson "Paradise" Roman - Guest spot DJ Johnny "O"  $10.00 Discount Parking at Impark located on 33rd & 5th with stamped ticket from DanceSport Dance $15.00  9:30pm-2:00am For more information call DanceSport: 212 307-1111 or Donna 516-375-8498  www.dancesport.com   

dance June 28 - 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

June 28, SUN - NY - Bailamos Dance, presents a Sunday afternoon Hustle/Calif mix dance party from 2- 5PM. Where: The New Age Ctr, One South Broadway, Nyack , NY . Only 30 minutes from northern Jersey and lots of free parking.  $10.00 for the party hosted by Bob Blank and Lisa Freeman.  11-12noon Samba class, 12-1pm Beg/Int Hustle, 1-2pm Advance Hustle. For more info, visit our website: http://bailamosdance.com   Or email us at:  Bob@bailamosdance.com or Lisag1281@msn.com  
 
June 30, Tues - NY - HOT SALSA, HUSTLE & WC SWING DANCE PARTY -  Weekly at CLUB 56 (56th Fighter Group Restaurant), Rt. 110 at Republic Airport, Farmingdale, Long Island, 7-11:30 pm, $15 Includes a Complimentary 1 hr RUMBA Dance Lesson by PEGGY ANN HEENEY, a Delicious HOT Buffet Dinner & dancing to the Hottest Latin, Hustle & WC Swing Dance Mix on LI by DJ CODY. For Info contact 631-744-7777 or  www.LIDance.org
 
July 4, Sat - NJ   3 Amigos Hustle & Mix Dance Party  9pm-2am   - Fourth of July Dance Party at Starlight! - 3 Great DJs Bobby Morales, Nelson "Paradise" Roman and Johnny "O" spinning  great dance music! Come and celebrate the holiday ! First Saturday of every month $15 at Starlight Dance Center, 7 High Street, Nutley, NJ  07110 973-235-9835  http:/www.starlightdanceusa.com
June 26 - 28 Discoamerica Dance Championships  - 11th annual Dance Championships, King Of Prussia Pa. Donna Boyle and Joyce Szilli invite you to join them at the Crown Plaza, Hustle, Swing, workshops, social dancing, competitions all weekend long.  This years staff includes: Elizabeth Darchi,  Louie Orlando,  Joe Kerner,  Stephanie Risser, Brian Gallagher, George Garcia, Billy Marti, Carlo DeJesus,  Tony & Shawn Nguyen,  Ron Bess......more details coming soon.   www.discoamerica.com  



danceJuly 11 Sat - NY - Ultimate Dance Zone - p with Mark James & Karen Lupo, 8:30pm -12:30AM, Dance - At the beautiful Wantagh Jewish Center - - $15
More info @ http://www.mjames.org/zone.html

July 9, 10, 11 & 12  Big Apple Dance Country Festival  16th Anniversary Celebration, competitions in Line Dance, Honky Tonk, Swing and Hustle. At the Renaissance Newark Airport Hotel. Located at Newark Airport (5 Minutes from New York City) 1000 Spring Street, Elizabeth, New Jersey, United States 07201 Tel: +1-908-436-4600  Fax: +1-908-436-4610  Reserve by June 10,  and Ask for the Exclusive $109 Big Apple Room Rate http://www.bigapplecountrydance.com/
 
July 16 - 19 Miami Dance Magic at the Miami Hyatt Regency, A magical 2nd year dance vacation hosted by Debra Lynn. Dance competitions, workshops, social dancing in beautiful Miami. Staff includes: Skippy Blair * Robert Cordoba & Deborah Szekely * Angel Figueroa Jordan Frisbee & Tatiana Mollmann * Parker Dearborn & Jessica Cox, Michael Kielbasa & Jennifer DeLuca * Christopher Hussey & Katrina Branson, Billy Fajardo & Katie Marlow * Keith & Celeste Gussoni * Jameson Kilburn & Daniel McGee, Eddie "Salsa Freak" Kelly Faust, Bobby Gerrard, Vicki Kay, David Koppelman, Victor Loveira  Make reservations now for early bird prices (305) 358-1234 9   Visit www.miamidancemagic.com
 
Sept 3rd - 7 New York Hustle Congress at the NYC Hilton, join Lori Brizzi for the biggest end of the summer party of the year. Workshops, competitions, exhibitions and the best dancing on the east coast.  Two Feet- One Event - NY Hustle Congress.  More details coming soon www.nyhustlecongress.com  LoriBrizzi @aol.com 516 - 728 - 6101 
 
Sept 11 - 13 Desert City Swing   2009 Phoenix Arizona, at the Pointe Hilton Squaw Peak Resort. WSDC registry event, free workshops, all competition finals are Jams, 2 beginner Boot Camps, strictly Swing A & B, Jack & Jills plus more. $99/night double occupancy rates, reserve at 800- 947 - 9784 Staff includes: Kyle Redd, Sarah Vann Drake, Parker Dearborn, Jessica Cox, Ben Morris, Melina Rameriz, Arjay Centeno, Melissa Rutz, John Lindo, Benji Schwimmer, Torri Smith - www.desertcityswing.com  Mike Gadberry 480 - 570 - 5122   
 
October 18 - 25 Bermuda Dance Cruise   -  7 Night Round-trip from New York (Laguardia) on the Norwegian Dawn Freestyle Cruising. May 15th is the deadline to register. Ports of call: New York City; King's Wharf BERMUDA, Dance under the stars with Laurence Miller, Chad Stall.....Dance activities included: at least 12 workshops with classes in at least two levels. Intermediate in Swing, Salsa, Rumba, Cha Cha, Waltz & Foxtrot. http://www.sundancercruises.net/
 
October 30 - Nov 1, Philadelphia Salsa Festival  The great northeast will experience a brand new dance competition this fall. La Luna Dance presents the first annual at the Ramada Airport Philadelphia. A three day Salsa Congress hosted by Sonya Elmore. Featuring a spectacular show and the top teachers from Portugal, Canada and New York, Philadelphia, California, Massachusetes http://www.philadelphiasalsafest.com  

Sundancer 7 Night Mexican Rivera Dance Cruise, Puerto Vallarta, Mazatlan & Cabo San Lucas  Round trip from Los Angeles.  Instructors:  Maggie Francucci of Colorado & Paul Zimny of California. Prices start at $629 inside cabin, $729 ocean view & $879 balcony Plus port charges, taxes, fuel surcharge and gratuities. Deposit of $375 due by Aug 15, 2009  Final Payment Deadline: Nov 1, 2009  Dance Activities include Dance Workshops in beginner & intermediate levels PLUS private social dances with our DJ music – mixture of Ballroom, Swing & Latin, mixers & fun dance games and at least two dance hosts for the single ladies - All included in our price. Contact:  Cathy & Brent Paxton at 1-866-409-SAIL (7245)  info@Sundancercruises.net Fax: 303-284-0983 Website:  www.SundancerCruises.net
 



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