HUSTLE DANCE CLUB NEWS LETTER November 1997 BITS AND PIECES: The Hustle USA dance championships in New York!..., Wow! Speaking for myself this was the best one so far. The competition, had just about everything you could imagine, some stiff competition, a bit of controversy, tons of complements, some complaints, the joy of winning, the agony of losing, new faces and old friends, a newly renovated hotel and a dance floor that was torn apart by all the dancer's. Over four hundred dancers from all over the U.S. and as far away as Germany were on hand and it was jumping! Bobby Morales and Nelson Roman kept the music rolling, non stop Hustle! The master of ceremony, Ron Best was at his best keeping the event running on time, the ballroom was packed for both Friday and Saturday night's general dancing and Sunday afternoon was equally intense and it was HOT! For those of you who were able to attend, you definitely received and education for those of you who were unable to attend .... well, your loss our gain. Now for some results. Pro-Am Novice Hustle, 1st. Tony Pace and Galdys Torres (Houston, Texas), 2nd. Ylva Wintzell (HDC) and Alik Eliasberg (HDC) (S.F., CA), 3rd. Tony Pace and Dee Scott (Houston, Texas) Pro-Am Advance Hustle, 1st Silvana Gallagher and Stanley Smolanowicz (Pennsylvania), 2nd. Kim Vanaman and Tom Robertson (HDC) (Boston, Mass), 3rd. Lawrence Rush and Diane Webber (N.Y) Bookends Hustle, 1st. Walter Levy and Cedric Freedom (N.Y.), 2nd. Ava Apple (HDC) and Audrianna Correa, (S.F., CA), 3rd. Ylva Wintzell (HDC) and Yuko Saito (HDC) (S.F., CA) Just Hustle Amateur, 1st. Stephen Ward (HDC) and Betty Waldron (HDC) (S.J. & Sac., CA), 2nd Alex Seguritan and Casey Lloyd (San Diego, CA), 3rd Stanley Smolanowicz and Karen Ponager (Pennsylvania) Just Hustle Professional, 1st Brian and Silvana Gallagher (Pennsylvania), 2nd Louis Orlando and Elizabeth Darchi (New Jersey), 3rd Luis Rosa (HDC) and Ava Apple (HDC)( N.Y. & S.F.) 4th. Bobby Concepcion (HDC) and Ylva Wintzell (HDC) (S.F., CA) Jack-N-Jill Amateur 1st. Steven Borth and Dee Scott, 2nd. Wingo Hom and Sherry Druary, 3rd. Avery Melzner and Janette Miller. Jack-N-Jill Professional, 1st Archie Dawson (San Diego, CA) and Silvana Gallagher (Pennsylvania), 2nd. Brian Gallagher (Pennsylvania) and Ylva Wintzell (HDC)(S,F., CA), 3rd. Bobby Concepcion (HDC) (S,J., CA) and Judith Rahilly. Classic Hustle Amateur, 1st Bruno Bernardo and Georgetta Frigorescu (N.J.), 2nd. Ralph Corey and Diane Masiello (N.Y.), 3rd. Richard Bruno and Mindy Axelrod. Amateur Theater Arts Hustle, 1st. Ralph Corey and Diane Masiello (N.Y.), 2nd Fito Garcia and Patricia Fortier (N.O. LA.), 3rd. Errol Vega and Nan Bohrar (N.Y.). Open Cabaret, 1st Archie Dawson (San Diego, CA) and Melonie Roberts (L.A., CA), 2nd. Brian and Silvana Gallagher (Pennsylvania), 3rd. Lucus Jaime and Marianne Hettinger, (New Jersey) Classic Hustle Professional, 1st Brian and Silvana Gallagher (Pennsylvania), 2nd. Roberto Pagan and Loriann Greenhouse, (N.J.), 3rd. Tony Pace and Sheryl Forrester-Guidry (Houston, Texas) Night Club Salsa, 1st. Israel Martinez and Kelly Ficcara, 2nd. Avery Meizner and Lucy Colon. Professional Theater Arts, 1st Roberto Pagan and Loriann Greenhouse (N.J.), 2nd Brian and Silvana Gallagher (Pennsylvania), 3rd. Lucas Jamie and Marianne Hettinger (New Jersey). The Eddie (Show Biz) Vega Award for Excellence: Kenny Gonzales (HDC)(Bronx, N.Y.) My congratulations to ALL the competitors, you made the whole event entertaining and exciting. To all the dancers who attended, thank you for supporting Hustle USA. Also, a job well done, to the organizers of Hustle USA, Maria Torres, Debra Hampton and David Sarul, and all their staff. And a special thank you to all the judges and teachers, Angel Figueroa, Randy Clements, Lisa Vinyard, Lourdes Juers, Esther Dom, Beata Howe, Jimmy Anton, Maria Torres, Debra Hampton, David Sarul, Ramiro Gonzales and John Festa, for all their hard work. Plus Kim Vanaman and her Hustle Performance team and David Melendez and his Salsa Performance team. Thank you for making this old Hustle Dancers dream come true. I am looking forward to Hustle USA 1998. I would like to take this time to recognize some of the Bay Area Hustle Dance Club members who participated in this event and did and excellent job, I know a lot of hard work went into some of the routines and it showed. Congratulations to Steven Ward, of San Jose, CA. and Betty Waldron, of Sacramento, CA. who teamed up and won first place in the Just Dance Amateur Hustle Division, and to Ava Apple from San Francisco, CA. and Audrianna Correa, from Fremont, CA., they received a second place in the Bookends Hustle Division, third place going to, Ylva Wintzell, from San Bruno, CA. and Yuko Saito from San Francisco, CA. Ylva and her amateur partner Alik Eliasberg (Mt. View, CA.) received a second place in the Pro-Am Novice Hustle, Ylva also placed second in the Professional Jack- N-Jill Hustle and Bobby Concepcion (San Jose, CA.) received a third place in the Professional Jack-N-Jill. Plus Bobby and Ylva placed fourth in the Just Dance Professional Hustle, also Ava Apple and her partner Luis Rosa, placed third in the Just Dance Professional Hustle. Other West Coast entries include Archie Dawson from San Diego, who won First place in the Professional Jack-N-Jill and Archie and his partner Melonie Roberts won first place in the Open Cabaret, others were Alex Seguitan and Casey Lloyd from San Diego who received second place in the Just Dance Amateur Hustle. And a special recognition should go to Margarete LeClerc, Marc McGovern, Randi Cohen and Gary Ulander for having the GUTS to strut their stuff on the dance floor, and I was very please to see all of them dance well and in my heart they were all winners..! In the previous news letter I wrote about The Hustle Dance Club of Sacramento being organized, well it is now officially in business, thanks to the efforts of Brian Colbert. I would like to welcome all their members into the wonderful world of Hustle, Ray & Eve Baishiki, Bob Cherrie, Brian Colbert, Ted Colbert, Dave Sharrock, Jerry Wolf, David & Linda Infante, Maureen Henderson, Yu Weber, Lynne Campanale, Theresa McGarry, Karen Klinger, Christine Luman, Kathy Fuller, Lora Ishimura, Beth McKillop, Linda Alford, Lisa Simonson, Bonnie Stewart, Royal Winchester, Bill Bowie, Casey O'Neal, Joanna Harris, Ed Lendl, Julie Holliday, Michael Straight and Angie Whetstone. I would like to thank all of you who were able to attend our last workshop with Atlas Griffith and Phyllis Harasta. And a special thank you to Steve Ahl, Susan Douglas, Bobby Concepcion, Robin Rebello, Jay Larrick, Dennis McAffee and James Relega for all their help. Friday December 12th, Maria Torres will be doing a Hustle Exhibition at the Friday Night Hustle Party at The Metronome's Block Party, 300 De Haro, S.F., CA. Come on by and check it out should be one HOT number! We will also have a Hustle Workshop on Sunday, December 14th., Int. workshop 1-2:30pm, Int/Adv. 3- 4:30pm at the Cubberley Community Center, Gym "B", 4000 middlefield Road, Palo Alto, CA. Anyone wishing to book privates with Maria please call 415-467-8830. The November 22nd workshop with Luis Rosa and Ava Apple @ The Allegro Ballroom has been cancelled due to vacations, we will keep you posted on the new date, (see workshop schedule). Luis will be available for private lessons November 2nd thru Nov. 16th, call Ava @ 415-681-8140 for bookings. Well I'm exhuasted, and the Turkey's in the oven, have a Happy Thanksgiving, and keep Dancing and Prancing! And I'll see you on the dance floor! Regards, Raul Ante President HUSTLE DANCING SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA: MONDAY thru SATURDAYS @ Rick's Rendezvous Ballroom Dancing, 32130 Alvarado Blvd., Union City, CA., PH# 510-489-5447. Mon-Thur, 7-8pm lessons, 8-11pm dancing. Fri-Sat. Lessons 8-9pm, dancing 9-1am. MUSIC MIX: Hustle, Tango, Boogie, Cha Cha. Monday night Hustle lessons 7-8pm with Earl Ante, $8.00 per person. TUESDAYS @ Grand Palace Restaurant, 711 Town & Country Village (corner of Washington & Mathilda), Sunnyvale, CA., PH# 408-733-7466 with D.J. John Schlicht "Sir Dancealot". Beg. lessons with Rosanna Mendoza & Earl Ante, Int./Adv. lessons 8-9pm with Raul Ante. Dancing 9-12am, $6.00 Cover, MUSIC MIX: Hustle, WC Swing, Salsa, Nite Club 2 step. TUESDAYS to THURSDAYS @ Solita's Night Club, 120 Hazelwood St. South San Francisco, CA., lessons 8-9pm with Niko Garcia. Dancing 9-??. MUSIC MIX: Hustle 2ND FRIDAY OF THE MONTH @ Metronome Ballroom's "Block Party", 300 DeHaro, between 16th and 17th street, San Francisco, CA., PH# 415-252-9000, Beg. Hustle lesson 7:30pm-8:15pm, Int. Hustle lesson, 8:15pm-9pm, with Raul Ante. Dancing 9-12am, $10.00 lesson & dancing, $8.00 dancing only. Hustle Club Members $1.00 off with membership card, MUSIC MIX: Hustle, Salsa and West Coast Swing. FRIDAYS @ Pavilion (Cubberley Community Center) 4000 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto, CA., PH# 415-856-9930, Dance lesson 8-9pm (call for schedule of dances), Dancing 9-12am, $5.00 Cover, Host: Robin Rebello, MUSIC MIX: Ballroom, Swing, Hustle, Latin. FRIDAYS @ Club Xenon Ballroom, 2055 Gellert Blvd, Suite #2, Daly City, CA. PH# 415-754-1744. Dancing 9pm-1am, Host & D.J., Mario Rulloda, MUSIC MIX: Latin, E.C. Swing, Hustle SATURDAYS @ Starlite Ballroom (Rhythm Street Ballroom), 1160 N. Fair Oaks Ave. Sunnyvale, CA., PH#408-745-7827. Beg. Hustle lessons 8:15pm-8:45pm, Int. Hustle lessons 8:45pm-9:15pm with either Bill Carr or Raul Ante (Alternating Saturdays). Dancing 9:15-12am. $7.00 Cover, Hustle Dance Club Members $1.00 off with membership card. MUSIC MIX: Hustle, Swing, Latin. 2ND SUNDAY OF THE MONTH @ Imperial Dance Studio, 822 Cassia St. Redwood City, CA., PH# 415-585-6282, Dancing 6-10pm, $7.00 Cover, Host: Michelle Kinkaid, MUSIC MIX: WC Swing, NC 2 Step, Hustle. DANCING IN SACRAMENTO: TUESDAYS @ " The Dance Ranch" 6015 Pacific St.(Taylor Road), in Rocklin with D.J. Linda "I" playing a mix of C/W, Hustle & WC Swing. Beg/Int Hustle lesson with Rob & Gina Brown from 7-8pm dancing 8-11pm. THURSDAYS @ The Ballroom, 6009 Folsom Blvd, with D.J., Linda "I" WCS or HUSTLE lesson 7-8pm, dancing 8-11pm. *For more info and locations please call Brian Colbert 916-348-0430 of The Hustle Dance Club of Sacramento or his "Dance Hot line" @ 916-348-3116 DANCING IN LOS ANGELES: MONDAYS @ Moose's Cafe & Pub in Marina Del Rey, lessons with Leba Shana 7:30- 8:30pm Hustle & West Coast Swing, Dancing 8:30pm 1am. D.J. Ceasar Ricaurte, (AKA: Mr. Hustle) MUSIC MIX: Hustle, WC Swing. THURSDAYS @ The Press Box (inside Westminster Lanes), 6471 Westminster Blvd., Westminster, CA., Every 2nd Thursday of the month, Hustle Class with Debra Hampton, $10.00 per person plus $5.00 for dance party. Every, 1st, 3rd, 4th (5th) Thursdays, Hustle classes with Caesar Ricaurte and Patricia Reeves, $7.00 per person (includes dance party) $5.00 cover for dance only, D.J., Ceasar Ricaurte "Mr. Hustle", MUSIC MIX: Hustle, NC2 Step, WC Swing. DANCING IN SAN DIEGO: EVERY 2ND SATURDAY @ Starlight Dance Studio, 6506 El Cajon Blvd., Suite "H", San Diego, CA., PH# 619-287-9036, MUSIC MIX: WC Swing, Hustle. Friday night group classes, Beg. Hustle 6-7pm, Int./Adv. 7-8pm, $10.00 per class. DANCING IN NEW YORK: WEDNESDAYS @ Stepping Out Ballroom & Latin Dance Studio, 1780 Broadway @ 57th St., New York, N.Y., PH# 212-245-5200, Lessons with Maria Torres, 9-9:30pm Dancing 9:30pm-12:15am, $5.00 Cover (except for special events) D.J's Bobby Morales & Nelson Roman, MUSIC MIX: Hustle, Latin. DANCING IN NEW JERSEY: Universal Dance center, Rt. 130 & Haddon Ave.(near Cooper River), Collinswood, N.J., PH# 609-869-0010, lessons start 8:30 with Donna Boyle, Dancing 9:30-?? MUSIC MIX: Hustle, Latin. For more info call "Disco America" @ 215-233-5507 DANCING IN THE WASHINGTON D.C. METRO AREA: MONDAYS @ The Vienna Grill, 146 Maple Ave., Vienna, Virginia, Ph# 703-255-0800 Beg. & Int. Hustle Lessons 7-8:30pm with Joyce Szili, Hustle dancing 8:30-11:00pm with D.J. Doug "The Gator", $10.00 lesson and dancing, $7.00 dancing only. MUSIC MIX: Hustle, W.C. Swing SATURDAYS @ The Junction, 1330 E. Gude Dr., Rockville, M.D., PH# 301-217-5820, Group Hustle lessons 7-8pm Int. level $6.00, 8-9pm Beg. level FREE!. Dancing 9pm- 1am, D.J.'s, Annette DiLascio, Joyce Szili and Doug "The Gator" MUSIC MIX: Hustle, WC Swing. DANCING IN PHOENIX, AZ.: WEDNESDAYS @ Empire Lounge, South West corner of 24th St. & Camel Back, Phoenix, Dancing 7-9pm. MUSIC MIX: D.J.'s choice. for more info call John MacMullin @ 602- 943-5240 DANCING IN MIAMI FL AREA: FRIDAYS @ Club Boca, 7000 Palmetto Rd. Boca Raton, dancing 9-midnight. MUSIC MIX: Disco-Hustle. SATURDAYS @ Alacazaba, in Coral Gables Hyatt Hotel, 50 Alhambra Way, Coral Gables, FL., in West Palm Beach. MUSIC MIX: Disco-Hustle, Salsa. HUSTLE GROUP CLASSES: The Allegro Ballroom, 5855 Christie Ave. Emeryville, CA., Mondays & Thursdays, 7:30-8:30pm Beg. Hustle, 8:30-9:30pm Int. Hustle. For More info call 510-655- 2888 California Dance Center, 938 The Alameda, San Jose, CA., call 408-297-9772 for schedule and additional info, Drop in $8.00, group series $6.00 x # of classes. Dance Spectrum, 1707-d S. Bascom Ave. Campbell, CA., Group classes $7.00, call for schedule and info 408-371-9722. Del Monte Ballroom, 100 S. Murphy, Sunnyvale, CA., for info on groups & privates call 408-732-9354 Web site info: http://bdsweb.ballroom.com/jimmort.htm Metronome Ballroom, 1830 17th St. @ DeHaro, S.F., CA., for schedule and info call 415-252-9000. Monte Cristo Club, 136 Missouri St. S.F., CA. 1st & 2nd Mondays of the month. 7:30pm Beginning Hustle, 8:30pm Intermediate Hustle, Beginning Series (two hours) $16.00, Intermediate series (two hours) $16.00, All four classes $24.00. Drop in, $10.00 per class. To register send check payable to: Michelle Kinkaid, 671 Athens St. S.F., CA 94112-3530 or call 415-585-6282 for more info. Premier Ballroom, 4181 Cushing Parkway, Fremont, CA. for more information concerning group classes & workshops call 510-770-1178. Rick's Rendezvous Ballroom Dancing, 32130, Alvarado Blvd., Union City, CA., for info call 510-489-5447, Mondays, Hustle group lessons 6-7pm, $8.00 per person. Starlite Ballroom, 1160 N. Fair Oaks Ave., Sunnyvale, CA. Group classes are Tuesdays-Thursdays, call 408-745-7827 for class schedules. Group Hustle lessons on Saturdays 8:15-8:45 beg., 8:45-9:15 int. Club Xenon Ballroom, 2055 Gellert Blvd. Suite #2, Daly City, CA., Wednesdays Hustle group classes 8:45pm-9:45pm, Call 415-754-1744 for more info. Cowboy Country Club, 3550 Bernal Ave (Vintage Hill Shopping Center), Pleasanton, CA., for schedule call 510-417-1117 HUSTLE WORKSHOPS: Sunday November 2, Beginning and Intermediate/Adv. Hustle Workshop with Raul Ante, sponsored by The Chico Swing Club, Workshop and dance at Chico State University in P.E. 204, Int/Adv Workshop 2:30pm with a Beginning Workshop immediately following int. class dancing from 6-10pm, for more info call Vicki Williams at 916-898-1353. Saturday, November 8th, Hustle Workshop with Ava Apple and Luis Rosa @ Club Xenon Ballroom, 2055 Gellert Blvd, suite #2, Daly City, CA. Int/Adv 1:30-4:30pm, $24.00 per person, call 415-754-1744 for more info. Sunday, November 16th, Intermediate Hustle Workshop with Ava Apple and Luis Rosa @ Jon Sims Center, 1519 Mission St., S.F., CA, 12 noon to 2pm, $20.00 in advance or $25.00 at the door, HDC members $18.00 in advance. To pre register send check payable to Ava Apple, 683 Haight St. S.F., CA 94117 or call 415-681-8140 for more info. Saturday, Dec. 13th @ Swing Time Dance Studio, 16542 Bellflower Blvd, Bellflower, CA. All day Hustle Workshops by: Phil Adams, Martin Parker, Debra Hampton and David Sarul. Plus X-Mas Dance to follow featuring two ballrooms, one for country the other for Swing & Hustle. Hustle away with D.J. Ceasar Ricaurte in the Swing/Hustle Ballroom for more info call 562-867-2928 Saturday, Dec. 13th., Hustle Workshop with Ava Apple, @ The Allegro Ballroom, 5855 Christie Ave., Emeryville, CA. Call 510-655-2888 for more info. Sunday, Dec. 14th Hustle Workshop with Maria Torres @ Cubberley Community Center, Gym "B", 4000 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto, CA. 1-2:30pm Int. Hustle, 3-4:30pm Int/Adv Hustle. Advance registration price, $30.00 per workshop or $55.00 for both, HDC members, $25.00 per workshop or $45.00 for both. Day of workshop, $35.00 per workshop or $65.00 for both, NO EXCEPTIONS! Call 415-467-8830 for more info or to reserve your spot. (Don't forget Friday, December 12th., Hustle Exhibition at Metronome's Block Party) Saturday, February 21st 1998, WCS & Hustle Workshop with Toby Monroe and Lorrie Bradshaw @ Jazzercise, 4400 San Juan (at Winding Way) in Carmichael, CA. Sponsored by The Hustle Dance Club of Sacramento, $10.00 for three hours of workshops, HDC members receive $2.00 off. 3-4:30pm Int. WCS, 5-6:30pm Int. Hustle, Dancing 8-11:30pm. For more info call 916-348-3116 or send check or money order payable to "Brian Colbert", mail to, The Hustle Dance Club (of Sacramento) P.O. Box 398, Rancho Cordova, CA 95741-0398. PROFESSIONAL INSTRUCTORS, BAY AREA: Ava Apple 415-681-8140, Arthur Calandrelli 415-567-3421, Michelle Kinkaid 415- 585-6282, Jim Morton 408-732-9354, Adele Poenisch 408-293-0679, Robin Rebello 650-856-9930, Les Robinson 408-313-8447, Robert Royston 510-417-1117, Ylva Wintzell 415-583-6507. OUT OF TOWN? NEED A LESSON?: Debra Hampton & David Sarul (Los Angeles) 213-653-7088, Ceasar Ricaurte (Los Angeles) 714-837-0440, Michael & Mari Kiehm (San Diego) 619-287-9036, OUT OF STATE? CHECK OUT THIS BUNCH. Maria Torres (New York) 718-802-1999, Angel Figueroa (New York) 212-245-5200, Kenny Gonzales (New York) Aerials only 718-518-0210, Donna Boyle (Philadelphia) 215-233-5507, Barry Douglas (Detroit) 810-457-3110, Atlas Griffith (Tempe, AZ) 602-413-1517, Randy Atlas (Miami) 305-756-5027, Bill Washabough (Boca Raton) 407- 393-0741, Joyce Szili (Washington D.C.) 301-598-2215, Diane Nardone (New Jersey) 201-666-6224 DANCE SUPPLIES (Dance shoes, dancewear & Accessories) NEW LOCATION!, Ballroom Dance Supply (BDS) is 4X bigger! With permanent costume exchange area. Leave/Display your costumes for sale, also dancers lounge, a mini-dance floor for those who just can't keep still, "Starbucks-like" drop in atmosphere! Distributor of: Supadance, International, Werner Kern, Diamant, John March, also stocking, Freed & Gamba, plus BDS brand. Ballroom Dance Supply ("BDS"), 46 E. Campbell Ave. & Winchester Blvd, Campbell, CA., 408-871-1895, Bill Rowe, Internet: http://bdsweb.ballroom.com A Keen Dance Shoe Supplier, Metronome Ballroom, 1830 17th St. S.F., CA 415-547- 8483, pager 510-355-4443, Ann Keen Ballroom Connection, 1111 W. El Camino Real Suite #219, Sunnyvale, CA., 408-773- 8833 (shoes, music, dancewear, videos & accessories), Steve Rebello & Stephanie Au, internet: firstname.lastname@example.org Jodee Adair Design Emporium, Specializing in practice & social dance wear, P.O. Box 10440, Santa Ana, CA., 92711, 1-800-70-JODEE Ria's Ballroom Dance Supply @ Club Xenon Ballroom, 2055 Gellert Ste. #2, Daly City, CA. Ph#: 415-584-3865 pgr# 415-764-5244. Hrs Tue 7-9pm, Fri 8-9pm or by apt. Ria Garrison Specializing in "Evenin' Star" Dance Boots call Rosemary McNally @ 510-769-1845 McKinney Custom Design, P.O. Box 262, Fairview Village, PA 19406, featuring "Smooth Silhouettes" for Latin, Swing, Hustle and Country, call 610-631-5369 or 215-233-5507 for Brochures. 70's Disco D.J. (mobile D.J. parties & weddings, special events), Sir Dancealot, John Schlicht 408-249-3123 HUSTLE DANCE VIDEO TAPES: Ballroom Connection, 1111 W. El Camino Real Suite #219, Sunnyvale, CA., Please call, 408-773-8833 for selection or catalog. $45.00 each, $120 per set, #1 Beg Hustle, #2 Intermediate Hustle, #3 Advance Hustle with Michael & Mari Kiehm. Call 619-287-9036 $29.95 each plus $2.00 shipping & handling, Four videos from Barry Douglas and Joyce Stoughton (1995 Hustle USA Classic Champions), Beginner 1, Intermediate 1, Advanced 1, Wraps & Turns, Call 1-810-694-7625 to order. $33.00 each, Beginning & Intermediate Street Hustle with Tom Mattox and Julie Weiskircher, for more info or to order contact, Sundance Dance Club, P.O. Box 1287, Norwalk, CA 90651, or call (562) 92-DANCE. $34.95 each, Int/Adv Hustle with Robert Royston & Laureen Baldovi, call 1-888- 272-7772 to order. $35.00 each, Hustle Dance Video tapes with Debra Hampton & David Sarul, to order or for more information call 213-653-7088. 80.00 per set, 1997 HUSTLE USA Dance Championships, Videos cover three days of competitions and general dancing. To order send check or money order payable to: Hustle USA, mail to, Maria Torres, 85 Livingston St. #2C, Brooklyn, N.Y., 11201 FUTURE EVENTS: COUNTRY BOOGIE DANCE FESTIVAL, February 13th-15th, 1998 at the Buena Park Hotel, 7675 Crescent Ave. Buena Park, CA. 1-4 persons $65.00 per night, for reservation call 1-800-422-4444. This event will have "Just Dance", "Pro/Am Just Dance" and Jack-N-Jill competitions in Hustle (Novice, Int., Adv., Juniors & Champions Divisions). For Ticket info call, Sundance Dance Club @ (562) 92-DANCE. SWING INTO SPRING, March 12-15, 1998, at the Ramada Resort Deauville Hotel, Miami Beach, Florida. Workshop instructors include Jackie and Charlie Womble, Ramiro Gonzalez and Robert Cordoba plus many more, teaching Shag, WC Swing, Latin & Hustle. Raffle drawings, Hospitality Room with FREE pours, FREE & paid dance workshops, dancing pool side with two other ballrooms for Swing, the other for Hustle and Latin dancing, 4000 sq. ft. of dance floor overlooking the ocean. DJ's Judy Collins, Jerry Munson, Doug "Gator" Levitas and Randy Atlas. Weekend tickets before January 31st 1998, $40.00, after February 1st $50.00 per person, one day tickets $30.00. Make Checks payable to: SFSDS Swing into Spring. Mail to: SFSDS, P.O. Box 52-7723, Miami FL. 33152-7723. Travel and hotel information will be sent with ticket conformation. For registration info call (954)-424-4499 or check out their web site at HTTP://www.dynasite.com/swing/ RISING STAR DISCO WEEKEND II, March 20th-22nd 1998, Holiday Inn, Fullerton, CA. Hotel accommodations $65.00, 1-4 persons, 714-992-1700. For more info call Sundance Dance Club, 562-92-DANCE, (923-2623). CALIFORNIA SWING DANCE CHAMPIONSHIPS, April 24th-26th 1998, Buena Park Hotel, Buena Park, CA. Hotel accommodations $65.00, 1-4 persons (800)-422-4444. For more info call Sundance Dance Club, 562-92 DANCE, (923-2623) HUSTLE Away at HUSTLE USA in New York City, N.Y. in 1998 more info to follow. Back Issues of the Hustle News can be accessed on the Hustle Dance Web server: http://www.rahul.net/dhesi/hustle/ For internet services contact; Rahul Dhesi 408-293-8078 Also check out Ava's web page at: http://bdsweb.ballroom.com/avaapple.htm HUSTLE DANCE CLUB WELCOMES NEW MEMBERS: #297, Lance Yee, Hercules, CA #298, Carl Forsythe III, Greenwich, CT #299, Keith Gussoni, Destrahan, LA #300, Michael Colburn, S.S.F., CA #301, Paula Tieney, S.J., CA And all The Hustle Dance Club members of Sacramento!!! HUSTLE DANCE CLUB STAFF: President & Sec/Tres: Raul Ante, Vice President & Guest Services: Bobby Concepcion, News Letter: Raul Ante, Ava Apple, Carolyn Jones, Les Robinson, Internet Services: Michael Cohen, Rahul Dhesi, Event Coordinators: Jay Larrick, Robin Rebello, Event Volunteers: Stefanie Elkin, Dennis McAffee, Marc McGovern, Sound Equipment: Robin Rebello, Photography: Michael Cohen, Jay Larrick For new memberships or renewals send check or money order payable to: Hustle Dance Club, P.O. Box 945, Brisbane, CA., 94005-0945 or call 415-467-8830, Membership fees are $15.00 per person or $20.00 per couple, per year.