Bossa Bistro in DC has a Latin Night on Fridays with a live band. DIT's Barb Bernstein 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. Check out the drinks; the bartenders are cool! 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....
a. An Intermediate Level Cuban Salsa Bootcamp will be taught by Barb Bernstein on Wed. Jan 31 at ECAC (733 Euclid St NW; DC) upstairs 6:30-9:30 pm. This is for experienced Salsa Rueda dancers who already know Dame & Dame Dos, High 5, Pelota con Dos, Enchufla & Enchufla Doble, Enchfula con Mambo, Uno, and Adios. The bootcamp will focus on Intermediate moves such as Sombrero, Enchufla con Exhibe, Siete/Siete con Coca Cola, Balsero y Beso, Puente, Abrazala, Abanico, Setenta Nuevo, Paseala, Sombrero Doble, etc. To register, email BarbBtalks@aol.com stating full name, email, & phone number. Cost is $25 till Jan. 27. $30 after that. Payment Methods: Check, cash or paypal to account:
b. On Jan 25, there will be a Food Tasting (of authentic Lain foods), Salsa Class, and Social Dancing. This will be held at Caliente Grill (907 Bay Ridge Rd; Annapolis MD). The food tasting starts at 6 pm. To participate, call and reserve a spot (410.626.1444). The Salsa class begins at 8 pm. Social dancing starts at 9 pm. Note that the Salsa class and/or social dancing is $10. The food tasting is $18. But the cost for both is just $25.
c. Coming on Friday April 13: Party 8-10 pm at the University of Maryland's Student Union, free and open to the public.
Are you or someone you know planning to propose? Want to make it super original and memorable? We have packages to suit different budgets. Check out our "Dancing Proposals" for something really thrilling (dancingproposals.com)! Likewise, if you are interested in a dance show of any kind (for cultural enrichment, entertainment etc.), we do programs in and out of town. Contact Barb@DanceInTime.com for more info.
a. At the Veterans Plaza, an outdoor pavilion in Silver Spring, DIT ran a FREE Salsa Night. Highlights are here: youtube.com/watch?v=b1cWkBv9pu0. (This program was sponsored by Silver Spring Town Center Inc.)
b. DIT did a number of shows for Hispanic Heritage Month. This short video shows clips from those programs: youtube.com/watch?v=U8PCIvmXH6Y
If you go to this link, you can buy your very own DanceInTime T shirt! (DIT gets no profit from this sale FYI.) https://shop.spreadshirt.com/DanceInTimeTShirts/
A friend, Meredith Kaunitz, produced an innovative CD of original songs designed to help. It’s very nice for children but also useful for adults. The CD is available on iTunes, Amazon, Spotify etc. There are free lyrics on her website: meree8.wixsite.com/activelearning/canta-songs-to-learn-spanish. You can buy the CD here: itunes.apple.com/us/album/canta-songs-to-learn-spanish/1318506531, or search for her name on Amazon.com. Gracias!
See the video on the right with clips from a great variety of DIT shows, events, and classes:
See you on the dance floor!!