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SALSAMANIA SATURDAYS

@ DANCESPORT STUDIOS


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DATE OF EVENT Usually held on the 2nd and 4th Saturdays of each month.  Occasionally held on other days.
TIME Usually 8:00 PM to 4:00 AM, but sometimes the hours are changed, so see our Main Calendar for the correct time for a particular date - click on Main Calendar Classes:  bachata 7:00 - 8:00 PM, salsa 8:00 - 9:00 PM.

LOCATION

DanceSport Studios, 22 West 34th Street (between 5th & 6th Avenues), 4th floor, midtown Manhattan, New York City.  East entrance.
VIEW LOCATION MAP Click Here For Map . (travel instructions below)
PRESENTED BY NYC On 2 mambo DJ El Maestro.
CONTACT INFO  DJ El Maestro. - Email - ElMaestro4U@hotmail.com, Phone - 347-522-6320.  Studio Phone - 212-307-1111.  Web Sites - www.SalsaManiaSaturdays.com and www.DJAlexElMaestro.com
TYPE OF EVENT & VENUE This is a salsa social held in a very large dance studio with excellent wooden dance floor, mirror walls, state of the art sound system  This recently renovated very attractive dance studio is fixed up like a club with an adjoining cafe.  Click Here to see promo video of this event.  There is also a separate room with bachata music.
 
MUSIC Salsa, guaguanco, guarachas, charanga, mambo, cha cha, boogaloo, pachangas.  DJ El Maestro will occasionally spin your favorite tunes from his personal vinyl collection.  There is also a separate room with bachata music.
DANCE PERFORMANCES Often.  They will be listed on our Main Calendar.
DJ DJ El Maestro plus occasional invited guest DJs.
BAND Usually not.  They would be listed on our Main Calendar.
DANCE FLOOR Large beautifully finished wooden ballroom dance floor which is "medium speed".
PRICES Prices often change depending on classes and performances, so prices below may not be correct.  See flyer above.  For special events, prices are usually higher.

Sometimes $10 from 7:00 - 8:00 PM.  Then $15 admission includes class, the social and free coat check.  Prices subject to change if there are many performers or other special features or events.

BEVERAGES AND FOOD

This event features an adjoining cafe with seating serving specialty platters, sandwiches, beverages, coffee, bottled water, soft drinks, smoothies and more.  Special Salsamania Double Happy Hour from 5pm to 7pm.  $5 Coronas, $6 Well Drinks, $6 Salsangria, $9 exclusive Salsamania  and Candela social drink "Pisco Sour".  Plus much more specials all night long!

DRESS CODE Casual.

DANCE TIMING

Almost entirely "New York On 2" timing and style.

DESCRIPTION Click Here to see promo video of this event.

Since his start, DJ El Maestro has quickly risen in popularity among New York salseros, DJing in local venues such as Mambo Fateegz, the Jimmy Anton Social, Club Cache, Club Iguana, the Santo Rico Social, Rumbamba Saturdays, the Brooklyn Salsa Congress in 2009 and 2010, the 10th Annual New York Salsa Congress, the Big Apple Salsa Festival and outside of NY in major venues like the Houston Salsa Congress, Connecticut Salsa Fest, the Peru Salsa Congress. 

Photography at the event by Franklin Liranzo - http://www.franklinliranzo.com/ .

SalsaMania Saturdays is a classic New York On 2 salsa social being held in a very attractive midtown dance studio with a professional wooden ballroom dance floor and an adjoining cafe for refreshments, relaxing and socializing.  There is also a separate room with bachata music.
 

HOW TO GET THERE This event is being held at DanceSport , 22 West 34th Street (between 5th and 6th Avenues), 4th floor, East Entrance, in the midtown area of Manhattan, New York City.  Studio phone 212-307-1111.  To see a map showing the exact location, Click Here For Map

Public transportation:  The closest subways would be the B, D, F, N, Q, R, V, W trains to the 34th Street-Penn Station subway station.  There are also busses across 34th Street and up and down 5th Avenue, 6th Avenue and Broadway.  For more information on public transportation, click on  NYC Subway-Bus-Train Maps , or NY-NJ PATH Train Maps or Long Island Railroad Maps or MetroNorth Railroad Maps .

There is street parking nearby but you will probably have to drive around looking for a while. 
 

OTHER INFORMATION

Age 18 to party and 21 to drink.  ID required at the bar.  No outside drinks or food.

Discount Parking Garage Available:  The studio is on 34th Street between 5th & 6th Avenues.  There is a parking garage available at GGMC Parking, 325 5th Avenue, 212-725-4102.  They give a discount to people who come to the DanceSport Studio.  The entrance to the parking garage is on 33rd Street between 5th & Madison Avenues, and 33rd Street is a one-way street heading west.  So when you come up Madison Avenue, turn left onto 33rd Street.  Parking fee is $10 after 5pm; $20 before 5pm.  Special price does not apply to oversized vehicles (cargo vans).  Remember to have your parking ticket stamped by the DanceSport staff so that you get this discount.
 


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Special thanks to salsero Amir Shimoni for design and technical help in the creation of these events pages.
See his web site www.MamboPics.com for photographs of the people, events and performers of the New York & New Jersey mambo scene.

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