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Want to know what is going on in the dance world around Orange County and Los Angeles County?   You have come to the right place.  Find out where to dance and/or take lessons every night of the week.  Join our mailing list.  See an example of our weekly newsletter for This Week in Dance

Want to learn to dance?  West Coast Swing, Country 2 Step, Nightclub 2 Step, Hustle, Cha Cha, Salsa, Tango, Rumba, Samba, Lindy, Waltz, and other Ballroom dances.  We have the best instructors in the country right here in Southern California.  With names like Phil Adams, Michele Adams, Carrie Lucas, Martin Parker, Skippy Blair, Tom HyattPatty StraightLisa Narita, Eric Myers, Jerry Dawson, Sonny Watson, Mike Miller, Bernard and Sonyo you will be sure to get the best instruction for every level of dance whether you have never danced before or if you are advanced. 


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  • Friday Nov 7 Press Box in Westminster, 6-6:50pm Nightclub 2 step lesson.   7 - 7:50, Intermediate West Coast Swing Lesson,  $30/mo for one class, $40 for both. . Open dance follows with Bob Brewer $5/members, $7/non-members (lessons and dance are separate costs)

  • Friday Nov 7 South Dance Club Fall Annual Black and White Ball at the Hacienda Crystal Ballroom

  • Friday Nov 7 Doreen's Ballroom Dance at Avant Garde in Newport Beach, chacha lesson at 8pm, open dance at 9pm, Costumes Optional

  • Saturday Nov 8 All Levels Salsa Dancing Workshop with Seaon Stylist-Bristol Atomic Ballroom in Irvine, noon to 4pm

  • Saturday Nov 8  To all friends of Jimmy Bontemple, please join us for a memorial dance for Jimmy at the Starting Gate in Los Alamitos. Time: 1 to 4:30pm, dancing to Jimmy’s favorites.  Don and Bill Parker will be playing Jimmy’s own special music. On behalf of Linda Bontemple and Gilda stone, for further info on this special memorial, contact: Don 760-641-1099 cell, Shirley 760-641-1074 cell.  Come to share your own special story about Jimmy and dance to his favorite music   donsdancindaze@verizon.net

  • Saturday Nov 8 Lisa Narita 2nd Saturday WCS dance.  Come and support Fred & Laura as they dance their US Open Swing Masters Competition routine for us! Lisa Narita is your hostess and Joshua Myers is our DJ for the evening. Party starts at 8:00 p.m. Cover is $12.00. Great music, hor d'oeuvres, desserts and FUN!

  • Saturday Nov 8 Swing Peedro at People's Palace in San Pedro, live band

  • Saturday Nov 8 — Your Passport to attend a SAFARI SINGLES ADVENTURE DANCE + FREE Hustle Dance Lesson Mixer 7-11pm. Come and join us for an evening on the "wild side" with a FREE Dance Lesson, Adventure Hunt Meet & Greet, Fun Dance Mixers, Dancing and the Company of over 100 Great Singles expected! • Doors Open 7pm • Adventure Hunt 7:15pm • FREE Hustle Dance Lesson 7:30pm. Dancing for everyone to a variety of music follows with DJ RIX MEGA MIX. We're excited to introduce a FREE HUSTLE Dance Lesson Mixer taught by new owner of Studio M, Marcin Mocarski. Marcin has been dancing since he was 8 years old and was trained Internationally in Ballroom and Latin. Bring an appetizer, party platter or food item, receive a raffle ticket to win a FREE dance. Wear optional Safari attire for fun- Safari hat, khakis, binoculars, animal/safari prints and accessories. Admission- $15 at the Door (cash/card) Refreshments included. Where- NEW! STUDIO M (formerly Studio 168) 13788 Roswell, Suite 168, Chino Hills 91710. SINGLE+PASSION hosts So Cal Christian Singles monthly dances where all singles (couples are welcome) are invited… Contact Laurie Jepsen more info, email onesinglepassion@aol.com or call 951-440-4201.

  • Satuday Nov 8 Lemondop Dance Elks Ballroom, 2nd floor in Newport Beach, 7-midnight, $15, mostly singles and freestyle

  • Sunday Nov 9 Zydeco at Golden Sails in Long Beach. Leroy Thomas & the Zydeco Roadrunners, $15, all ages

  • Sunday Nov 9 Dance Night Out with Lisa Narita - Time Change! Come join us for dancing and meet new people. Starting Dance at 6:30 pm.
    Thanks everyone who came last night and for your help. Light snacks.

  • Sunday Nov 9 OCWCSDC  at the Clubhouse in Placentia, lesson at 6:15, open dance at 7pm, DJ Jumpin Jack, monthly progressive J&J for intermediate and masters

  • Wednesdays in November West Coast Swing Wednesday's with Carrie Lucas at "The PressBox", Located in the "Westminster Lanes" , 405 North and Westminster, November's lesson is hustle from 7-8pm, Ongoing Adv. West Coast Swing 8-9pm

  • Wednesday Nov 12  Michele Adams Golden Sails in Long Beach.
    7pm - Int. WCS with Michele
    7:45 - Int. Hustle with Michele
    8:30 rotating classes
    9:15pm - open dancing with
    guest DJ on 11/12

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You can find the best places to dance like the Press Box, Hacienda, Avant Garde, Memories, Atomic Ballroom,  Golden Sails (PCH Club), DanceSport California,  Country Cowboy,  In Cahoots,  the Bea Hive


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