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February 2009

New Web Features!
We've been working to bring you fresh and updated content on for 2009:
  • If you missed SalsaMania's Latin Flavours on MAGIC 102.7, just go to the Media page to listen to the previous weeks' show. No special software necessary. Listen while you work, study, or dance in your living room! No special software or downloads necessary.
  • Who are we? Get to know Sabor's instructors, with brand-new photos and updated bios on the Instructors page.
  • Thought all we did was teach salsa? Check out the new Our Services page for a complete list of the products and services we offer.
  • Read informative, thought-provoking articles on dance and music on our new Extras page. Featuring Teacher's Tips and our Artist of the Month. As always, feel free to send us your comments on this month's topic.
  • See what the Group has been up to over the past few years. Our Print Archive features news items from 2006 to 2008.


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   SalsaMania Sundays
  Sunday, February 8th, 2009
Kick up your heels and spend a Sunday evening dancing to fresh Salsa tunes. Mix and mingle with friends, students and instructors of Sabor Dance School. All levels welcome!
When: Sunday, February 8th
Where: Sabor Dance School (Old Berkeley Institute)
Time: 6.00-10.00pm
Cover: $10.00 (proceeds towards facility development)
Dress: Casual & Comfy! 
Are you recieving both newsletters?
As of January 2009, Sabor Dance School will sends separate newsletters to its students, concerning schedule changes, new classes and workshops, and class-related announcements. We'll also feature tips just for Latin dance students of all levels. Don't miss important class information!
If you are already a registered student, you're already on the mailing list. Just reply to this email to be included.
Artist of the Month
Irmaos Verdades
Irmaos Verdades

Zouk (pronounced "zook")
is a style of rhythmic music originating from the islands of Guadeloupe, Martinique and the former French colony of Haiti.  Becoming popular in the 1980's, zouk means "party" or "festival" in the local creole of French with English influences. Its cultural orgins are shared with those of South America: (Brazil, etc.) and Africa: (Angola, Cape Verde, Réunion, Mozambique etc.) On the African islands of Cape Verde they have developed their own type of zouk. In Europe it is particularly popular in France, and in North America the Canadian province of Quebec.  Click for more...

The Brazilian music and dance group Irmaos Verdades formed in 1986, incorporating fourteen musicians and dancers in all, including members of the Duo Ouro Negro (Black Gold Duo). After years of hard work, the group was given their first opportunities to perform internationally in Paris, the U.S. and Canada...

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