Featured Events, Jan 29th – Feb 14th

The 2016 Chicago International Salsa Congress is only a few weeks away and Wisconsin dance teams are throwing socials and performing their latest choreographies in anticipation of the big event! 

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Friday, Jan. 29th – Combining Cultures CISC Fundraiser

Cheer on local talent and help send Wisconsin’s only high school Latin dance team to the Chicago International Salsa congress! Under the direction of high school Spanish teacher and boogalero extraordinaire, David Davila, Combining Cultures hails from Badger High School in Lake Geneva. This dance showcase will feature dance teams from Milwaukee as well as the Combining Cultures student team. If you’re in the area, be sure to check it out!
Date and Time: January 29th, 7:30PM
Location: Badger High School, 220 E South St, Lake Geneva, Wisconsin 53147[map]
Cost: $10
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Friday, Jan 29th – Milwaukee Touch 3 Year Anniversary

Celebrate three years of Milwaukee Touch at the Wherehouse nightclub! Start things off with a special Kizomba lesson at 9pm, followed by dance performances and social dancing; tunes by DJ Jo-Z and DJ Flexx. There will passes to the Chicago International Salsa Congress and Chicago Salsa & Bachata Festival raffled off at this event, so don’t miss your opportunity to score some sweet passes!
Date and Time: Friday, January 29th, 9PM
Location: Wherehouse (AKA Hotwater), 818 S Water St, Milwaukee, WI 53204 [map]
Cost: $10
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Sunday, Jan. 31st – Betsy’s Birthday at Buddha Lounge

Heat things up every Salsa Sunday at Buddha Lounge! This week celebrate with local salsa diva, Betsy Guerrero, of Mezclando Milwaukee. Enjoy a dance lesson with Betsy at 9PM, followed by cake and dancing to the best in Latin music with DJ Mateo! As always, the kitchen is open until midnight so bring your appetite! No cover.
Date and Time: Sunday, January 31st, 9PM
Location: Buddha Lounge, 1504 E North Ave, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53202 [map]
Cost: Free
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Friday, Feb. 5th – First Fridays Winter Showcase

Dance to the best in Latin music at Milwaukee’s longest-running salsa social every first Friday of the month at the beautiful Delaware House studio in Bay View! First Friday Salsa Socials welcome dancers of all levels; no partner or experience required! Enjoy a dance lesson at 8PM followed by open dancing, refreshments, and performance showcase featuring local dance teams from 9PM until midnight. $10 at the door. Hosted by Mezclando Milwaukee.
Date and Time:
Friday, Feb. 5th, 8PM
Delaware House, 2499 S Delaware Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53207 [map]
Cost: $10 at the door
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Saturday, Feb. 6th – CISC Pre-Party at the Wherehouse

Dance the night away at Milwaukee’s most popular Latin night at the Wherehouse nightclub. Enjoy a dance lesson at 9PM, followed by social dancing, dance performances and a Jack & Jill salsa/bachata contest; 1st prize is 2 night passes for the CISC! 
Date and Time: Saturday, Feb. 6th, doors open at 8PM, lesson at 9PM
Location: Wherehouse (AKA Hotwater), 818 S Water St, Milwaukee, WI 53204 [map]
Cost: $5 after 10PM


Feb. 11th thru 14th – Chicago International Salsa Congress

Growing bigger and better in this, it’s 15 year, the Chicago International Salsa Congress provides everything wrapped up in one fabulous winter weekend! Experience a dizzying array of programming from breathtaking performances by the world’s best Latin dancers who perform and instruct at the CISC, to fantastic live Latin bands, and nightly social dancing in 3 ballrooms. With over 70 workshops, CISC gives you the opportunity to be introduced to Latin dance for the first time, improve your dancing skills or develop new ones. Making new friends and sharing amazing dances has never been this easy. Enjoy the captivating professional dance showcases, the sensational live Salsa orchestras and dance the nights away with over 1500 attendees each day!
Date and Time: Thursday, Feb. 11th thru Sunday, Feb. 14th
The Westin O’hare Rosemont, IL 60666 [map]
Cost: $10 at the door
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