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(Salsa dancing events for Wednesday, November 25, 2015)

El Valenciano

Event Type:  Lessons,Social Dancing
Cost:  $12
Location:  San Francisco
Description:  El Valenciano Latin Wednesdays is a weekly salsa social hosted by the Mambo Romero Dance Company in San Francisco, featuring salsa lessons On2 and dancing until 2 in the morning.
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Bissap Baobab

Event Type:  Salsa/Timba Dancing
Cost:  $5
Location:  San Francisco
Description:  A Wednesday night Timba salsa party at Bissap Baobab in San Francisco. $5 cover, and dancing until 1:45am.
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Salsa Rueda Class

Event Type:  Salsa Rueda Class
Cost:  $12
Location:  San Francisco
Description:  Salsa Rueda (aka Rueda de Casino) lessons at the Dance Mission Theater in SF taught by veteran instructor Ramon Ramos Alayo. Salsa Rueda is a dance where couples dance in a circle, and was developed in Havana, Cuba. Everyone dances together in a circle, dancing simultaneously to the caller's commands. Experience with Cuban salsa dancing required.
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Latin Symbolics Salsa On 1 Wednesdays

Event Type:  Beginning & Intermediate Salsa Lessons On 1
Cost:  $14 one class or $20 both classes
Location:  San Francisco
Description:  Beginner and Intermediate level salsa lessons taught "On 1" with Ava Apple & Rodolfo Guzman, the directors of the Latin Symbolics. Beginner lessons at 7:30pm, intermediate at 8:30pm.
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Wednesday Latin Night

Event Type:  Salsa Dancing Lesson, Salsa Dancing Social
Cost:  $5 ( and Varies on Live band)
Location:  Salinas
Description:  Salsa dancing lessons and social every Wednesday night at Giorgios Restaurant in downtown Salinas. Salsa lessons by Wilfredo Prudencio from 8-9pm followed by an evening of dancing. Please dress to impress: no ball caps, sportswear or sneakers/tennisS shoes. 21 and over only.
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Cuban Salsa at Studio 1924

Event Type:  Cuban Salsa Lessons
Cost:  $12 for one class, $17 for back-to-back classes
Location:  Oakland
Description:  Cuban salsa lessons every Monday and Wednesday night at Studio 1924 in downtown Oakland with Miguel Vazquez. Beginners lessons are from 7:30-8:30pm, followed by intermediate lessons at 8:30-9:30pm. Studio 1924 is a dance studio by day and a dance venue by night, and designed to feel like a friend’s really big living room. There is a casual environment and no partner is necessary. The studio is close to 19th Street BART and there is plenty of free street parking. There is a code to get inside the building. If you do not know the code, please call 510-832-1702. Studio is on the third floor.
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Tomaj Salsa Wednesdays

Event Type:  Salsa Dancing Lesson, Salsa Dancing Social
Cost:  $15 for class, $5 for just social
Location:  San Francisco
Description:  Salsa lessons and dancing every Wednesday night at the Orinda Masonic Hall in Orinda. Beginning salsa dancing technique lesson from 7pm-8:30pm followed by social dancing until midnight. Free parking and all ages welcome.
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Event Type:  Bachata Dancing Lessons, Bachata Dancing Social
Cost:  $10 Lessons and Social
$5 Social only (after lessons)
Location:  San Francisco
Description:  A weekly Bachata social with a hint of Salsa held at Fort One SF (formerly The Parlor SF) in North Beach - near Fisherman's Wharf - in San Francisco. Bachata Fundamentals Lessons at 8pm, Int/Advanced Bachata Lessons at 8:30pm, and dancing until the early hours of the morning.
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Agenda Lounge

Event Type:  Beginner Lesson, Intermediate Lesson, Dance Party
Cost:  $10
Location:  San Jose
Description:  A Wednesday night salsa dancing spot in downtown San Jose, featuring salsa lessons, dancing until 2 in the morning, and a full bar. Some nights feature a live band and/or performances.
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Bailamos Salsa Rueda Wednesdays

Event Type:  Salsa Rueda Lesson
Cost:  $7 General, $5 for Students
Location:  Santa Cruz
Description:  Salsa rueda lessons taught every Wednesday night at the Santa Cruz Portuguese Hall by Bailamos Salsa Rueda, followed by social dancing. Salsa lessons are for beginner, intermediate, and advanced rueda dancers.
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ShBoom Nightclub

Event Type:  Salsa & Bachata Lessons, Dancing
Cost:  $10
Location:  San Ramon
Description:  Latin Nights every Wednesday at the ShBoom Nightclub in San Ramon, featuring salsa and bachata lessons starting at 7pm with weekly guest instructors. Lounge setting, hardwood dance floor & full bar with DJs playing Salsa, Cha Cha, Merengue, Bachata, Cumbia & Reggaton.
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Cuban Salsa Lessons in SF

Event Type:  Cuban Salsa Lessons
Cost:  $12
Location:  San Francisco
Description:  Cuban salsa lessons taught at the Dance Mission Theater in San Francisco every Monday and Wednesday by Ramon Ramos Alayo. In his class, Ramon teaches basic Cuban footwork, style, and musicality as well as complex turn patterns. No partner necessary, wear comfortable clothes.
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Tonight! Join the Bay Area in celebrating the 15-year anniversary of Salsamania dance company, one of the top salsa teams in the Bay Area!

The party will be held at Space 550 in San Francisco, with lessons from World Champions John and Liz at 8:30pm, followed by dancing until 2:30am. Special dance production by Salsamania dance company at 11pm. Don’t miss it!

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San Jose Jazz Summer Fest This Weekend!

Posted August 6, 2015 by Takeshi

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The annual San Jose Jazz Summer Fest is coming this weekend! The San Jose Jazz Summer Fest (formerly the San Jose Jazz Festival) is one of the largest music events in San Jose. The event takes over multiple city blocks in downtown San Jose, and features 6 separate stages of music, including a salsa stage!

The event kicks off on Friday afternoon, and continues for the rest of the weekend, with music and dancing all-day on Saturday and Sunday. This is one of the top outdoor dancing events of the year, and is not to be missed!

Also, if that’s not enough dancing, be sure to check out the Salsa After Party hosted at the Agenda Lounge in downtown San Jose, with dancing every night (Friday to Sunday) after 9pm.

SF Bachata Festival Coming This Weekend!

Posted July 14, 2015 by Takeshi


Are you ready for the biggest Bachata event of the year? The annual SF Bachata Festival is coming this weekend! The party kicks off on Wednesday and Thursday night with pre-parties at Caribbean Gardens in Burlingame, followed by a weekend of non-stop dance workshops, performances, live music and dancing until 6am every morning.

This event isn’t just for bachata-lovers either, the SF Bachata Festival also features rooms for dancing kizomba, zouk, and salsa as well. This is one of the best dance festivals of the summer, and one event you don’t want to miss!

More info on the SF Bachata Festival website.

‘Más Bhangraton’: A New Indian/Fusion Single

Posted July 13, 2015 by Takeshi

Check out the new Indian/Latin fusion release ‘Más Bhangraton’ by local Bay Area dancer and musician, Giju John. The new single, featuring Mixman Shawn, combines the upbeat sounds of Bhangra with the hard hitting rhythms of reggaeton.

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