HUSTLE DANCE CLUB NEWS LETTER December 1997 BITS AND PIECES: Those of you who missed our last workshop with Maria Torres, what can I say? Well, it was rainy and cold outside, but in side we were Hot! It was a hot pattern with some hot ladies styling. Maria will make her return in the Spring 1998. I would like again to thank the following people, Robin Rebello, Stephanie Elkin, Jay Larrick, Dennis Mc Affee, Steve Ahl, Les Robinson, Carolyn Jones and Bobby Concepcion, for their super efforts, before, during and after Maria's workshop. Here's some news, that's hot off the press. Cesar Ricaurte will have a new night for Hustle dancing in the Los Angeles area. Every Monday night at Memories, 1074 N. Tustin Ave, Anaheim, CA. Great location with lunch, dinner and dancing, lots of parking, huge dance floor, awesome sound system, great music, plus hustle classes in both Beginning and Intermediate levels. Those of you who travel to the southland for business or pleasure, check it out! (for more info see Dancing in L.A.) Here are the dates for the next Hustle USA Dance Championships, September 25th, 26th & 27th, 1998 in New York City N.Y. There will be some NEW divisions for 1998, such as a rising star teen division plus many more so stay tuned to this new letter for more information. Well, this is a first, a very short news letter. I have to shop till I drop for Christmas and re-charge my brain cells for the new year, so Happy Holidays to you all and have a very Happy New Year! 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". Group lesson 8-9pm, Beg. lessons with Earl Ante, Int./Adv. lessons with Raul Ante and Bobby Concepcion. Dancing 9-12am, $6.00 Cover, MUSIC MIX: Hustle, WC Swing, Salsa, Nite Club 2 step. 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: 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 @ Memories, 1074 N. Tustin Ave., Anaheim, CA (714) 630-9233, $7.00 cover charge (goes toward your purchase of food and beverage), Hustle Dance Classes by Cesar & Patricia, Beg. class 7-8pm $10.00 per person, Int. class 8-9pm $10.00 per person, dancing 9-1am with D. J. Ceasar (AKA Mr. Hustle), Great location, lots of parking, huge dance floor, awesome sound system, MUSIC MIX: Hustle, WC Swing, Latin, NC 2 Step. 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. SUNDAYS @ The Club House, 733 Dunn Way (Orangethorpe Ave. & The 57 Freeway), Placentia, CA. Beg. Hustle Lesson 6pm., Int. Hustle Lesson 7pm. with Tom Mattox, Dancing at 8pm w/ Jack-N-Jill Swing contest. $6.00 admission, Sundance Club Members $4.00. D.J. Jumpin' Jack Smith. MUSIC MIX: Swing, Hustle *starts January 4th 1998, for more info call (562) 92-DANCE 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 DANCING IN PHOENIX, AZ.: WEDNESDAYS @ Moondoggies in The Arizona Center, N.W. corner 5th St. & Van Bueren, 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., 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. Drop in 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 9:00pm-10:00pm, 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: Saturday January 17th, Hustle Workshop with Ava Apple & Raul Ante, 1:30-4:30pm @ Club Xenon Ballroom, 2055 Gellert Blvd Suite #2, Daly City, CA. Int/Adv for more info call 415-754-1744 Saturday & Sunday, Jan. 31st. Feb 1st 1998, Hustle and West Coast Swing Workshops with Mario Robau Jr. @ The Finnish Brotherhood Hall, 1970 Chestnut (off University Ave.), Berkeley, CA. for more info please call Nick Lawrence at 510- 524-5372 or Red Donnely at 650-234-8468 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, Cesar 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. $30.00 each, Beginning, Intermediate and Advance (Hot moves) Hustle with Atlas Griffith, for more info or to order call 602-413-1517. $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: Wednesday Dec. 31st. New Years Eve HUSTLE DANCE at The Press Box, 6471 Westminster Blvd., Westminster, CA. $30.00 per person in advance or $40.00 at the door, admission price includes Hustle lessons with Debra Hampton and David Sarul from 8-9pm, Buffet, Party Favors and Champagne toast. Dance the night away with D.J. Cesar Ricaurte from 9pm till 1am, Hustle, Swing and Latin. This IS the only pure Hustle Dance party in the town so plan to be there or be square! NEW YEARS DANCE CAMP, January 1, 2, 3 & 4th, 1998, Great dances, Workshops, Jack- N-Jill contests and lots of great fun! At the Double Tree Hotel (AKA The Red Lion) call 805-323-7111 for reservations. Four day tickets only $65.00 make checks payable to: People Who Dance, 553 Spring Rd #38, Moorpark, CA 93021. For class schedule call Jay Byam @ 805-529-8241 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 USA DANCE CHAMPIONSHIPS, HUSTLE Away at HUSTLE USA in New York City, N.Y. September 25th, 26th & 27th, 1998. Stay tuned for more info!! 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: #302, Robert Curtis Hendrickson, San Mateo, CA #303, Rhemy Madriaga, S.F., CA #304, Alvin Louie, S.F., CA #305, Sean Bajon, Baton Rouge, LA #306, Lori Schilder, San Jose, CA #307, Michael Swarm, San Jose, CA #308, DL, Sunnyvale, CA #309, Suzie Jackson, Oakland CA #310, Josephine Tripepi, Burlingame, CA #311, Ron Quezon, San Jose, CA #312, Joe Milinkovich, Modesto, CA #313, Brian Wong, Oakland, CA 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.