|DATE OF EVENT
||Usually held every 1st, 3rd & 5th Sunday of each month except for special events.
See our Main Calendar for details.
||Salsa goes from approximately 9:30 PM to 2:00 AM in the
main front room. The period from 9:00 - 9:30 PM is somewhat of a mix
of bachata & salsa. After 9:30 PM, it's mostly salsa. On
occasional dates around holidays, there are extended hours, usually to
4:00 AM. See our Main Calendar for details.
Before this salsa social, from 5:00 - 9:00 PM, there is a mostly
bachata social. The period from 9:00 - 9:30 PM is somewhat of
a mix of bachata & salsa. Time is
different during special events. See our
Main Calendar for details. There are also separate rooms in the
different kinds of dancing depending on the night, for example there could
west coast swing, zouk, kizomba and hip hop going on in several
different rooms simultaneously.
Studios, 22 West 34th Street (between 5th & 6th Avenues), 4th floor,
midtown Manhattan, New York City. East entrance. Studio
phone - 212-307-1111.
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|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 with full bar and assorted snacks.
||Classic and some contemporary "pop" salsa
plus a little cha cha, bachata & merengue.
||Sometimes. The would be listed on our Main Calendar.
Bouza plays wide range of salsa music.
||Large beautifully finished wooden
ballroom dance floor which is "medium speed".
||Before 5:15 PM, it's usually $7 admission. After 5:15
PM, it's usually $13.
On special nights, such as with many performances or a band or
"performance challenge", higher pricing may apply, such as $15 before
10:00 PM, $20 before 11:00 PM and $25 after. Check with promoter for
exact pricing for a particular night.
|BEVERAGES AND FOOD
night specials on various beverages.
There will be wraps
and empanadas at 9:00 PM while supplies last.
After 9:00 PM, the party will be mainly salsa and most of the dancers
will be On 2. Before 9:00 PM is mainly a bachata social.
||This event was originally started by
Bouza and held at the Four Points Sheraton a while ago. Now it
is at DanceSport
Studios in a nicely equipped dance studio with a good wooden
ballroom floor. There is usually a good size crowd of On 2 dancers
at different levels after around 9:30 PM, so there would be partners to dance with.
As it gets later, especially after the performances, more advanced dancers
come. And it is a
very friendly crowd which is welcoming to newcomers. Drink prices
for the "specials" are reasonable. This is where the salseros
go to continue dancing after the usual Sunday evening socials. There
are also separate rooms for tango, west coast swing, zouk and kizomba
going on at the same time.
|HOW TO GET THERE
||This event is being held at
DanceSport , 22 West 34th Street (between 5th and 6th Avenues), 4th floor,
in the midtown area of Manhattan, New York City. Studio phone 212-307-1111. To see a map
showing the exact location,
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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.
There is a mostly bachata social from 6:00 - 9:00 PM.