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Z's Dance Forecast

Zachariah Cassady, the force behind Seattle's Waltz etcetera, has created a curated list of dances in the Seattle area.  It's not comprehensive, but these dances are consistently high quality.  Updates every few days...

Los Pinguos at the Upstage July 19th

Location: 
The Upstage Restaurant
932 Washington Street
Port Townsend, WA 98368

From the Upstage web site:

Latin Night with Robin Bessier at the Upstage July 13th

Location: 
The Upstage Restaurant
932 Washington Street
Port Townsend, WA 98368

From the Upstage web site:

Latin Night w/ Robin Bessier, vocals; Skip Morris, guitar and vocals; John MacElwee, bass; Bill Kiely, percussion; Tom Svornich, drums. The best of Latin Music from the Americas!

$??? cover.

Electric Blue Sun at 7 Cedars Casino July 8th

Location: 
7 Cedars Casino and Resort
270756 Highway 101
Sequim, WA 98382

Original music with a contemporary jazz sound.

No cover.  21 & over.

Salsa at the Upstage July 8th

Location: 
The Upstage Restaurant
932 Washingto Street
Port Townsend, WA 98368

This is the monthly second Sunday salsa dance, celebrated with socializing and great dancing. 

Solenne Walter will teach a lesson at 5:30pm: "Musicality, How to listen to a Latin beat."

At 6:15pm there will be a beginning salsa lesson taught by Paul Kelly and Claire Puntenny.  A DJ'd dance runs from 7:00pm to 9:00pm.  Experienced dancers are encouraged to come for the lessons to help the beginners.

Admission for the classes and DJ\'d dance is only $5 - admission for non-dancers is free.

Salsa at the Upstage June 10th

Location: 
The Upstage Restaurant
932 Washingto Street
Port Townsend, WA 98368

This is the monthly second Sunday salsa dance, celebrated with socializing and great dancing. 

Louie Price and Judy Rudolph will teach a Cha Char lesson from 5:30 to 6:15pm.

At 6:15pm there will be a beginning salsa lesson.  A DJ\'d dance runs from 7:00pm to 9:00pm.  Experienced dancers are encouraged to come for the lessons to help the beginners.

Admission for the classes and DJ\'d dance is only $5 - admission for non-dancers is free.

Please patronize Mark and the Upstage during this twelfth year of salsa at the Upstage!

An Elegant Evening of Waltz, Tango, Swing, Etc. in Port Angeles May 19th

Location: 
Port Angeles Masonic Lodge
622 S. Lincoln Street
Port Angeles, WA 98362

The Port Angeles High School Orchestra will be performing at Carnegie Hall (yes, THE Carnegie Hall in NYC) in 2013.  This is a chance to dance to their music and help raise funds for the trip.

At 7:00pm local dance instructors Steve Johnson and Carol Hathaway will teach an introduction to waltz class.  From 8:00pm until 10:00pm, the orchestra will play ballroom music.

There will be a silent auction during the event, and light refreshments served throughout the evening.  Elegant attire is encouraged.

Salsa at the Upstage May 13th

Location: 
The Upstage Restaurant
932 Washingto Street
Port Townsend, WA 98368

This is the monthly second Sunday salsa dance, celebrated with socializing and great dancing. 

Jesse Olson and Judy Rudolph will teach an intermediate salsa lesson from 5:30 to 6:15pm.

At 6:15pm there will be a beginning salsa lesson.  A DJ\'d dance runs from 7:00pm to 9:00pm.  Experienced dancers are encouraged to come for the lessons to help the beginners.

Admission for the classes and DJ\'d dance is only $5 - admission for non-dancers is free.

Please patronize Mark and the Upstage during this twelfth year of salsa at the Upstage!

Spring Dance at the Mt. Pleasant Grange May 5th

Location: 
Mt. Pleasant Grange
2432 Mount Pleasant Road
Port Angeles, WA 98362

It’s time to mark your calendars and join us for the first (in a long time) community dance at the Mt. Pleasant Grange hall on May 5th.

Sonja Hickey, one of the local area’s best known dance instructors, will be giving a one hour class in East Coast Swing starting at 6:30 pm, and then the dance portion starts at 7:30 pm. Sonja will also DJ for us from a large collection of music. There will be a bunch of oldies, with some newer music mixed in.

Sequim Dance Scene Spring Welcome Dance Party in Gardiner April 30th

Location: 
Gardiner Community Center
980 Old Gardiner Road
Sequim, WA 98382

From Sonya:

The April 30 welcome party and is an opportunity to get to know Roberto and Kookie and to sample that various dances that they will be teaching during the Spring session.  Read further for details of the Spring class schedule.   Monday\'s schedule is:

  • 5:45 welcome, chat and finger food
  • 6:45 dance with music from Sonja

From Roberto Villamarin:

Dear Friends and dancers,

Upcoming Dances

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