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Malo Combo Play for OPD at the Port Townsend Elks December 13th sticky icon

Location: 
Elks Lodge #317
555 Otto Street
Port Townsend, WA 98368

Olympic Peninsula Dance presents the Kitsap band Malo Combo, playing acoustic latin and swing music on Friday, December 13 at the Port Townsend Elks Lodge.

The Malo Combo keeps hips swiveling on the Kitsap peninsula and in the South Puget Sound area with the intimate sounds of acoustic guitar and latin percussion.Malo Combo Friday night, December 13, Malo Castro will bring his congas, timbales and bongos north for a rare visit to Port Townsend adding rhythmic spice to the quintet's passionate music from Cuba and Puerto Rico. Malo's natural feel for rhythm and knowledge of dance translates directly to the dance floor and gets people moving.

There will be a free (with admission) dance lesson by Malo Castro in Salsa, Merengue, and Bachata at 7:00 pm.  Experienced dancers are encouraged to come help beginners. No partner or registration is necessary.

This is a smoke-free dance open to all ages.

Admission: Adults $15; disabled or student with school ID $10; age 12 and under $7.

For more information, call (360) 385-5327.

Stickshift Annie with Kimball and the Fugitives Play for Olympic Peninsula Dance November 19th sticky icon

Location: 
Elks Lodge #317
555 Otto Street
Port Townsend, WA 98368

Red-hot blues and swing dancing come to the Port Townsend Elks on Friday, November 19 from 8 to 11 p.m. with a visit from the Seattle powerhouse band, Stickshift Annie with Kimball and the Fugitives.  The dance, which is open to all, is sponsored by Olympic Penninsula Dance.

Centrum's Jazz in the Clubs

Location: 
Various Venues Port Townsend, WA 98368

After-hours shows at venues around downtown Port Townsend with the incredible artists teaching and showcasing at Centrum's Jazz program.  With purchase of a $25 wristband, you can travel from venue to venue, sampling all of the incredible music for an evening.

From Centrum's web site:

THURSDAY, JULY 23, 8PM

 Public House

Eduardo Mendonca at the Fort Worden Commons July 10th

Location: 
The Commons
Battery Way
Port Townsend, WA 98368

From the Centrum website:

Centrum’s popular lunchtime concert and reading series takes place on the lawn of the Nora Porter Commons at Fort Worden State Park.

Performances begin at 12pm and last until 1pm, and are free. In the rare event of inclement weather, alternative plans will be posted on the Centrum website.

Sponsored by Steve and Cheryl Rafoth, First Federal, KPTZ, and the Peninsula Daily News.

Free!

 

 

LGBT June Pride Dance Party at the Rosewind Common House June 20th

Location: 
Rosewind Common House
3131 Haines Street
Port Townsend, WA 98368

From James Lindquist on behalf of Gudlife community outreach programs:

Celebrate June Pride month with a fun dance party! This Sat., June 20, 7pm-10pm at Rose Wind Common House, Umatilla Ave. at Haines St., Port Townsend. DJ Ellen B plays all your fav' dance tunes from Motown to Gaga.

Please bring your own beverages (alcohol okay), and a finger food appetizer or dessert item to share. RoseWind house is fragrance-free and shoe-free space. Please bring slippers if you wish. Shoe covers will be available.

Robin Bessier and Sollatí Play for the Olympic Peninsula Dance Club at the Port Townsend Elks April 17th

Location: 
Elks Lodge #317
555 Otto Street
Port Townsend, WA 98368

The Olympic Peninsula Dance Club is thrilled to welcome Robin Bessier and Sollatí (pronounced Soul La TEA) back to the Port Townsend Elks on April 17th.  The dance starts at 8:00pm.

Bessier and Sollatí play a mix of the best dance music from the 1920's to today - swing, R&B, SollatíLatin, pop, and perhaps a few surprises.  The songbook includes Duke Ellington, Bill Withers, Ray Charles, Cole Porter, Lerner & Lowe, Benny Goodman, Tina Turner, The Isley Brothers, Marvin Gaye, Earth Wind & Fire, Johnny Mandel, Burt Bacharach, and Nat King Cole.  Sollatí's debut at the November 2014 OPD dance kept dancers on the floor from opening to close.  Look forward to East Coast Swing. Night Club 2-Step, Foxtrot, Cha-Cha, Waltz, Salsa, an occasional Tango and Bossa thrown into the mix.

Sollatí is composed of professional musicians Robin Bessier on vocals, Kurt Festinger on saxophone, clarinet & flute, George Radebaugh on piano, Ted Enderle on bass, and Tom Svornich on drums.  All have played in bands across the Northwest and the country including Porto Allegre, Redshift, the "Other Side of Forever Band" backing Bessier on her CD of the same name, Pies on the Run, the Chuck Easton Quartet, Impulse, and Opus Fluke.  Enderle was principal bassist with the Philadelphia Orchestra.

A free (with admission) workshop on the "other" Nightclub 2-Step will be offered by Janice Ekland at 7:00 p.m.  Experienced dancers are encouraged to come help beginners. Couples and singles are welcome. No partner or registration is necessary.

This is a smoke-free dance open to all ages.

Admission: $10.

Second Sunday Salsa at Manresa Castle

Date: 
Sun, 9-Aug-2015, 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location: 
Manresa Castle Hotel
651 Cleveland Street
Port Townsend, WA 98368

Second Sunday Salsa Night happens every second Sunday of the month at the Manresa Castle, 651 Cleveland Street, Pt. Townsend.  The Banquet Room has a beautiful dance floor; use the Hotel entrance at the south end farthest from the hospital.

Salsa at Manresa Castle March 8th

Location: 
Manresa Castle Hotel
651 Cleveland Street
Port Townsend, WA 98368

From Judy Rudolph:

Hola, Salseros y Salseras!

Second Sunday Salsa Night March 8th will be at the Manresa Castle, 651 Cleveland Street, Pt. Townsend. The Banquet Room has a beautiful dance floor; use the Hotel entrance at the south end farthest from the hospital.

Salsa at Manresa Castle February 8th

Location: 
Manresa Castle Hotel
651 Cleveland Street
Port Townsend, WA 98368

From Judy Rudolph:

Second Sunday Salsa Night February 8th will be at the Manresa Castle, 651 Cleveland Street, Pt. Townsend. The Banquet Room has a beautiful dance floor; use the Hotel entrance at the south end farthest from the hospital.

Salsa at Manresa Castle January 11th

Location: 
Manresa Castle Hotel
651 Cleveland Street
Port Townsend, WA 98368

From Judy Rudolph:

Second Sunday Salsa Night January 11th will be at the Manresa Castle, 651 Cleveland Street, Pt. Townsend. The Banquet Room has a beautiful dance floor; use the Hotel entrance at the south end farthest from the hospital.

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