|DATE OF EVENT
||Doors open 5:00 PM Social dancing 8:00 PM to
1:00 AM or later. Dance lesson at 7:00 PM.
Lounge, 48 West 21st Street (between 5th & 6th Avenues), downtown
Manhattan, NYC. Phone 212-620-3033
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Talia Castro-Pozo and
Mike Pena .
Castro-Pozo - Email
Talia@TaliaCastro-Pozo.com . Phone 917-620-3109. Web Site
Mike Pena - Email
VIPSalsa@gmail.com . Phone
646-404-0198. Web Site
|TYPE OF EVENT & VENUE
Held in a very attractive nightclub with full bar and late kitchen.
See Pictures Of The Club.
Medium size dance floor and seating for socializing at lounges, booths and
at the bar.
||Classic salsa along with other Latin and American
||Rotating house DJs:
||There is usually a band.
||Medium size wooden dance floor which is "medium speed".
||Prices subject to change. As of this writing
(7/15), admission is $8 before 8:00 PM and $12 after 8:00 PM. Get on the guest list
by contacting Talia Castro-Pozo
|BEVERAGES AND FOOD
||Full bar plus kitchen open late for appetizers, bar
food and full meals. Restaurant open until 11:00 PM.
There are drink specials.
||Dressy casual. Dress shoes required.
Dress sharp, folks, it's a nightclub. The better you look, the more
people will dance with you.
A mix of "New York On 2" timing and style and other timings as
||Long time salsa promoter and fellow On 2
mambo dancer Mike
Pena, along with instructor and performer
Talia Castro-Pozo, present this
Monday night salsa & other music event held in the very attractive Taj Lounge in
downtown Manhattan. The club has a full bar and late night kitchen
serving gourmet specialties -
See Menu .
With a wooden dance floor and professional DJ sound system, a mixed group
of dancers come here regularly for dancing and socializing. Many
weeks feature a dance performance and often there is a live band as well.
The very experienced group of rotating DJs play a classic selection of
salsa music typical of New York salsa clubs and events, along with other
Latin & occasionally American music.
|HOW TO GET THERE
This weekly event is held at
Taj Lounge, 48 West 21st Street (between 5th & 6th Avenues), downtown
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The closest subways would be the F, M, N and R trains to the 23rd Street
Station. A few blocks away would be the # 1 and # 6 trains to the 23rd
Street Station. NYC buses travel nearby along Broadway, 5th and 6th
Avenues, as well as crosstown on 23rd Street.
It should be possible to find street parking within a few minutes of driving
around looking. Warning: Some of the streets near the club have
night time parking regulations, for example no parking after 11:00 PM or
12:00 midnight. So check the parking signs VERY CAREFULLY.
For more information on public transportation, click on
NYC Subway-Bus-Train Maps
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||Age 21 with ID required
to enter the club.
Please Note: Commercial clubs are
established to please their customers & make a profit. If they get enough
complaints or suggestions, they will often make changes. As mambo dancers,
you should make every effort to let the management & DJ know what type of music
you want to hear, what volume & lighting conditions you want, how the dance
floor should be, etc. If enough salsa lovers give their opinions to
management & DJs, they will hopefully listen.
Also, since commercial clubs have high expenses and need to
make a profit in order to stay open and continue playing lots of salsa, they
will therefore cater to the customers who spend the most money. Mambo
dancers can help get what they want by spending more money at the bar, even if
it's sodas, fruit juices, virgin cocktails, water, sports drinks. You may
think you're smart by not buying anything at a club, or sneaking in a bottle of
water or liquor, but actually you are pushing them to play more of other kinds
of music, because customers who prefer that music spend more money at the bar. If you want commercial
clubs to feature more salsa nights, you have to pay for it by purchasing
beverages at the bar. This is just simple economics.
www.SalsaNewYork.com is not affiliated
with any events or clubs; we are just being realistic.