Salsa Saturdays At Therapy Cafe [PHOTOS]

Salsa Saturdays with DJ Danny D isn't a spectator sport.  It requires full participatory ass-shakin' and hip-swayin'. Every weekend, DJ Danny D (Danny Diaz) brings a little Miami to the Miami Valley with his Latin-laden dance mixes that keep mamis' and papis' hearts racing and pulses pounding.  Last Saturday's edition featured a Valentine's Day Bachata dance contest that transformed downtown Dayton's Therapy Cafe into a Cuban-style dance hall. Bodies slick with sweat dipped, rolled and spun across the floor.  There were no wallflowers in this urban oasis.  Even the lights danced - … [Read more...]

The Dayton Tap Project

Performing artists from Dayton and beyond will head up a tap dance performance and workshop on Saturday, Nov. 20, at Stivers School for the Arts, 1313 E. Fifth St. The event will begin with workshops starting at 9 a.m. and culminate in a 7:30 p.m. performance. Guests can attend all or part of the event. The Dayton Tap Project will be presented by two local organizations: Sole Purpose — a nonprofit tap company founded by Dayton’s own Kandee Thacker-Mann, who’s performed in Savion Glover’s Footnotes, won Showtime at the Apollo and volunteers to teach tap at Ruskin Elementary — and The Tap … [Read more...]

Soul’D Out at c{space

On Wednesday July 28, 2010, some more awesomeness will be happening at c{space... welcome to Soul'D Out! The event is presented by The Tap Factor ― a new local professional company that offers free dance lessons and community outreach ― in collaboration with The Dayton Playhouse. It will kick off with a pre-show at 7 p.m., featuring live interactive poetry by Robert Paschell, a puppet show, photography by Sarah Babcock, massages by April Kline and other massage therapists, face painting by Jenny Allen Popp, a silent auction, and food and drinks donated by local vendors. The main show will … [Read more...]

Rev. Cool Arkestra & Dance Ensemble * True Nature/FilmDayton After-Party

RUCKUS ROBOTICUS, SCORPIUS MAX & THE REV. COOL ARKESTRA & DANCE ENSEMBLE provide a night of high energy dance music in a benefit for FILMDAYTON and an after-party for the film TRUE NATURE. Although the Arkestra event begins at 10 PM there is an entire evening of dance party entertainment at Gillys as a part of the FilmDayton Festival. A Red Carpet reception takes place from 8PM to 10 PM with the famed Scorpius Max providing the beats. Following the Neon showing of True Nature the after party goes into full blast with the internationally acclaimed Ruckus Roboticus.The boy … [Read more...]

Winter Art Show at Club Vex

Club Vex presents "Winter Wonderland", an art show featuring work from several local artists this Thursday night at 9 p.m.  Thursday nights at Vex showcases art and music from regional artisans and DJ's.  Cover charge is only $5. Peep the lineup below: What better way to cure cabin fever than a little art gawkin' and ass shakin'?  And as always, tell em' sent ya! Club Vex 101 South Saint Clair Street Dayton, OH 45402-2422 (937) 222-7620 … [Read more...]