What's Happening


What's Happening

Stuff Going On

1.  ONGOING Latin Nights and classes

Bossa Bistro in DC has a Latin Night on Fridays with a live band.  DIT teaches Salsa there on the second floor from 9 to 10 pm on the 1st and 3rd Fridays of each month.  Class members don't have to pay the cover for the open dancing afterwards.  Every Friday night there is a live Latin band and open dancing.   Address:  2463---18th St. NW; Washington DC 20009.  

And check out the "Classes" page for an up to date schedule of all classes.  Our Saturday class is great fun; and your first one is free with a coupon printed from the website....  
Note that Glen, a guest teacher, will be in town and teach in the Saturday September 22 class.   Glen has taught Cuban Salsa at many Salsa schools over the years and his classes are always fun!

2.   special upcoming events

On Wed. Sept 26, from 7 to 9 pm, DanceInTime and AM Salsa will team up to bring one last outdoor Salsa/Latin Dance Program to the Veterans Plaza.  Come and enjoy the lively Latin vibes and the friendly crowd.  There will be lessons, performances and social dancing.   This event is held in any weather other than severe storms, as it's under a covered pavillion.  We acknowledge the Silver Spring Town Center Inc. which sponsors the event.   Address: One Veterans Place; Silver Spring, MD 20910 (corner of Ellsworth & Fenton).

The Septeto Santiaguero band from Cuba is performing at the Tropicalia in DC.  it is happening Sunday, October 7, with a lesson taught by DanceInTime teachers at 8 pm and the concert starting at 8:30 pm.   You can see them playing a popular song here:   Facebook event link:   Ticket link: Address: 2001--14th St. NW; Washington, DC 20009

Barb will teach a Salsa Bootcamp open to the public for all levels of dancers.   It is Tues. Oct. 16 from 6:45 to 10 pm and is sponsored by Montgomery College.  Bootcamp costs $45 ($13.86/hour).   Register, through the college by calling 240.567.5188 or visiting:  Location: Montgomery College Silver Spring/Takoma Park Campus; 7995 Georgia Ave; Silver Spring, MD in the Cultural Arts Center, Room 205.

3.  Danceintime's hispanic heritage month programs 

Hispanic Heritage Month runs from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15.   DIT is doing shows at local libraries and community centers that are free, for all ages, and open to the public unless otherwise noted.  Below are the scheduled programs which will include dance instruction and more.

Surratts Clinton Library.   7:30-8:30 pm on Tuesday September 25.  This program will be just a dance lesson held for all ages in the Children's Section.   Address:  9400 Piscataway Rd; Clinton MD 20735

The Indian Head Library.   5-7 pm on Friday September 28.  This library services the Indian Head Naval Facility.  It is open just to people with any military ID, and anyone coming in a car with someone who has a military ID.   Address:  4307 Kings Court; Indian Head, MD  (in Charles County)
The Oxon Hill Library.   7:30-8:30 pm on Tuesday October 2.   Address:  6200 Oxon Hill Rd; Oxon Hill, MD 20745

The Spauldings Library.  7:30-8:30 pm on Wednesday October 3.   Address:  5811 Old Silver Hill Rd; District Heights, MD 20747

The New Carrollton Library.    7:30-8:30 pm on Tuesday October 9.  (Note this library is now closed for renovations. If not re-opened in time, the new program location will be listed here.)  New Carrollton address:  7414 Riverdale Rd; New Carrollton, MD 20784

The Laurel Library.   7:30-8:30 pm on Monday, October 15.    Address:  507--7th Street; Laurel, MD 20707

4.  want to arrange a Special Proposal, show, or program?

Are you or someone you know planning to propose?  Want to make it super original and memorable?  Check out:!  And contact about programs for special events or Hispanic Heritage Month entertainment.   We work with any budget!

5.  Instructional Videos

DIT recently completed instructional videos on basic steps in two styles of Salsa.  
Here is an explanation of basic Cuban style moves:  
a. This is Instructional Cuban Salsa Video Part 1.  It explains Basic, Dame, Fly, Besitos, and Enchufla.
b.  This is Instructional Cuban Salsa Video Part 2.  It explains Enchufla Doble, Enchufla con Mambo, Festival de Enchufla, Pelota Con Dos, Pelota Con Quatro, Foto, Adios, and Uno.
c.  This is Instructional Cuban Salsa Video Part 3.  It covers Pa Ti Pa Mi, Adios con Hermana, Kentucky, Adios Arriba, Enchufla Arriba, Pelota Loca, Enchufla con Exhibe, and Candado.
d.   This is Instructional Cuban Salsa Video Part 4.  It covers Uno y Dos, Sombrero, Vacila, Beso, Balsero, Balsero y Beso, Dedo, Montana, Dedo Extended, Siete, Siete Moderno, Siete con Coca Cola, Abanico, Setenta, and Sombrero de Manny.

And here is an explanation of basic one on one L. A. Style moves:


Last of all, here is a playlist of videos of advanced Salsa moves:

6.  Out of town program

In case you are in the Lakeland FL area (near Tampa and Orlando), DIT will run a Hispanic Heritage Month show with free dance instruction at Florida Southern College at 6:30 pm on Sept 18, 2018.  It may be outdoors. College address:  111 Lake Hollingsworth Drive; Lakeland, FL  33801.  You don't have to be a student to attend.

7.  Buy a danceintime t-shirt

If you go to this link, you can buy your very own DanceInTime T shirt!  (DIT gets no profit from this sale FYI.)

8.  recent shows

DanceInTime collaborated with Sinclair Dance, and recently produced a show that has some beautiful contemporary dancing.  Check it out:
And DanceInTime performed at a private party with a “Great Gatsby” theme. Complete with fringe dresses and beads, DIT chose costumes to match the period, and provided shows and brief instruction:

9. Video with a variety of shows

Also, see the video on the right with clips from a great variety of DIT shows, events, and classes:


See you on the dance floor!!