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Dance Events Summer 2004

New York Salsa Congress Thur-Sun Aug 19-22
Outing for Salsa-Nightclub students Fri Aug 13
Toronto Island Picnic Sun Aug 8
Outing for Salsa-Nightclub students Fri Aug 6
Outing for Latin-Ballroom students Sat Jul 24
Outing for Salsa-Nightclub students Fri Jul 23
Outing for Salsa-Nightclub students Fri Jul 9
Watch a Latin-Ballroom competition Thu-Sat Jul 8-10
Outing for Salsa-Nightclub students Tue Jul 6
Watch a Latin-Ballroom competition Sun Jun 27
Outing to a Salsa boat cruise Fri Jun 25
Annual Dance Shoe Sale Sat Jun 19
Outing for Latin-Ballroom students Sat Jun 12
Outing for Salsa-Nightclub students Fri Jun 11

New York Salsa Congress Thur-Sun 2004-08-19/22

There is a huge Salsa Congress in New York City Thursday to Sunday Aug 19 to 22. Click here for detailed information.

Congress Costs: There are separate event/workshop costs totalling US$300. However, you may purchase a full congress pass for US$245 before July 1. You may purchase it via credit card, PayPal, cheque, or money order. Check the above link for details.

Hotels: The congress is held at the Hilton New York (6th Ave and West 53rd St). There is a special rate of US$149/night but you must reserve before Aug 1.

If any Toronto Dance student is interested in going, please contact us since we could plan to go together.

Outing for Salsa-Nightclub students Fri 2004-08-13

There is an unofficial outing Fri Aug 13 to Acrobat Lounge for students at all levels. Please check your emails for details. This is based on Bruno's social outings list of people.

Toronto Island Picnic Sun 2004-08-08

Toronto Dance is hosting a picnic on Toronto Island for Toronto Dance students in Salsa, Latin-Ballroom, and Swing. It is on Sunday Aug 8 10am to 5pm.

There will be games and prizes. You may also bring your own food to BBQ. Toronto Dance will be providing some essentials such as BBQ utensils, BBQ sauce, condiments, paper plates, napkins, etc.

Please click here for a map and ferry schedule/location.

Outing for Salsa-Nightclub students Fri 2004-08-06

There is an unofficial outing Fri Aug 6 to Acrobat Lounge for students at all levels. Please check your emails for details. It is to celebrate one of our instructor's, Sharon Galor's, birthday. It also coincides with Acrobat's one-year anniversary party so there will be snacks included in the entrance fee. The cost is $7/person before 11:00pm and $10/person after 11:00pm for Toronto Dance students and their guests - you must be on a list to get in for that price. The regular cost is $10/p. There is a beginner and an intermediate lesson 9:00-10:00pm for included in the price.

Outing report:

Outing for Latin-Ballroom students Sat 2004-07-24

There is an official outing to Anna's Dance Centre for Latin-Ballroom students at all levels. It is located at 622 Bloor St. West, just west of Bathurst. The cover charge is $5 which includes a (high-level) lesson 8-9pm, a pasta dinner 9:00-10:00pm, and dancing 9pm-midnight. Click here for a map.

Outing report: We had 18 Toronto Dance members and 2 guests for a total of 20 people.

Outing for Salsa-Nightclub students Fri 2004-07-23

There is an official outing Fri Jul 23 to Acrobat Lounge for students at all levels. Please check your emails for details. The cost is $5/person before 10:00pm and $8/person after 10:00pm for Toronto Dance students and their guests (arrive around 8:45pm) - you must be on a list to get in for that price. The regular cost is $10/p. There is a beginner and an intermediate lesson 8:45-9:45pm included in the $5 price.

Outing Report: This is our biggest outing to date! We had 94 Toronto Dance students and 52 guests for a total of 146 people!

Outing for Salsa-Nightclub students Fri 2004-07-09

There is an unofficial outing Fri Jul 9 to Lula Lounge for students at all levels. Please check your emails for details. The cost is $5/person for Toronto Dance students and their guests (arrive around 9:00pm) - you must be on a list to get in for that price. The regular cost is $10/p. There is a beginner lesson 9:00-10:00pm included in the price. Some students are going for dinner together prior to 9:00pm.

Outing Report: There were approximately 30 Toronto Dance students attending this unofficial outing.

Watch a Latin-Ballroom competition Thu/Sat 2004-07-08/10

Come out and watch local latin-ballroom competitors. The competition is held in Montreal, at the Place Bonaventure Hotel. Contact us if you are interested in going. Click here for details.

Event Report: This was one fantastic competition with very talented dancers. Chuan took hundreds of photos and they will be available for viewing online soon.

Outing for Salsa-Nightclub students Tue 2004-07-06

There is an official outing Tue Jul 6 to Acrobat Lounge for students at all levels. Please check your emails for details. The cost is $0/person plus $2 coat check for Toronto Dance students and their guests (arrive around 9:15pm) - you must be on a list to get in for that price. The regular cost is $5/p + $2. There is an advance lesson 8:30-9:30pm for $10.

Outing Report: For a Tue night, this outing was extremely well-attended. There were 67 Toronto Dance members and 12 guests for a total of 79 people.

Watch a Latin-Ballroom competition Sun 2004-06-27

Come out and watch local latin-ballroom competitors. The "2004 Niagara DanceSport" competition is held in Niagara Falls, at Club Italia, 2525 Montrose Rd. Contact us if you are interested in going.

Tentative Schedule:

  • 9:00am: Pro-Am American-style events
  • 11:00am: All Juvenile & Junior Amateur events
  • 1:00pm: Pro-Am International-style events
  • 4:00pm: All Youth & Adult Amateur events
Tickets (all-day) includes a pasta dinner with salad & dessert:
  • 1st row table: $45
  • 2nd, 3rd, 4th row table: $40
  • Juvenile, Junior, Youth: $25

Click here for a map.

Outing to a Salsa boat cruise Fri 2004-06-25

There is an outing Fri Jun 25 to Toronto Harbour Salsa boat cruise. Boarding starts 7:30pm at Pier 27, Yonge St and Queens Quay. The cruise is 8:00pm-midnight. Arrive early! Don't miss the boat! The boat is called "The River Gambler". Click here for a map.

There are live performances, dance competitions, limbo games, ticket draws, and much more!

The regular ticket price is $25 or $28 at the pier. Check your emails to see how to get tickets cheaper (for Toronto Dance students and their guests only). Tickets must be purchased ahead from Toronto Dance at your regular dance classes or at the downtown office.

Outing Report: We had 103 Toronto Dance students and guests out of approximately 350 people on the cruise! It was a little cool but once you danced you were warm enough.

Annual Dance Shoe Sale Sat 2004-06-19

Dance Plus dance shoe sale: Latin, Ballroom, Salsa, Merengue, Cha Cha, Rumba, Jive, Swing, Waltz, Foxtrot, Tango Now is your chance to buy proper dance shoes at 50% to 75% off regular prices which are typically around $150. Hundreds of shoes from $69.95. All CD's and videos 10-50% off. It is held at the south-west end of Toronto on Sat Jun 19, 1-4 pm. All sales are final.

The sale is held at The 30 Up Club, 22 Dorchester Ave, Etobicoke, ON. It is at the south-west end of Toronto, just west of Islington Ave and just south of Queensway Ave. Due to popular demand, you must get there early and line up. Click here for a map.

Toronto Dance students, please email if you are interested in going. There are strategies for being able to get the shoes before they run out.

Outing for Latin-Ballroom students Sat 2004-06-12

There is an official outing to Anna's Dance Centre for Latin-Ballroom students at all levels. It is located at 622 Bloor St. West, just west of Bathurst. The cover charge is $5 which includes a (high-level) lesson 8-9pm, a pasta dinner 9:30-10:30pm, and dancing 9pm-midnight. Click here for a map.

Outing report: We had 25 Toronto Dance members and 5 guests for a total of 30 people. We had more men than women! Women, now's your chance to dance with men, so do come out!

Outing for Salsa-Nightclub students Fri 2004-06-11

There is an outing Fri Jun 11 to El Rancho. Arrive 9:30-10:00pm. There is a (very) beginner dance lesson (not by Toronto Dance) on the upstairs floor at approximately 8:45-9:45pm. If you go for the lesson, it will cost you $10. Women only pay $1 between 9:30pm and 10:30pm. Men have to pay $10 at any time on Fri. However, if you click and print the coupon, you could try using the coupon between 9:30pm and 10:30pm to get in for $1 (it usually works but it depends on who is collecting the money). If you want the lesson at 8:45pm, you have to pay $10.

El Rancho is at 430 College St (north-east corner of College and Bathurst). Public parking is available at the south-west corner of College and Bathurst. Click here for a map.

Toronto Dance students are invited to dance on the lower floor (fewer people, less intimidating). As of June 1, all nightclubs are non-smoking. Chuan and Jean will be there to help you. It gets crowded after 10:30pm. Please check in with Chuan or Jean.

Outing report: There were 67 Toronto Dance members and 19 guests for a total of 86 people.


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