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For Immediate Release
November 23, 2016LMD Productions along with Sandia Resort & Casino presents: The New Mexico Salsa Congress Fire & Ice Winter Ball Saturday, January 14, from 8:00 pm to 1:30 am in the Grand Ballroom at Sandia Resort & Casino.(Albuquerque, NM) – This community based one-day festival will draw dancers from Greater Albuquerque and surrounding states for a day of dance workshops and an evening of live performances by professional instructors, teams, DJ’s and our very special musical guests–direct from Los Angeles—11 members of the band, Boogaloo Assassins–will keep everybody twirling all evening long atop 2,500 square feet of new dance floor, in the cool elegance of the Sandia Resort & Casino Grand Ballroom!

Dance Workshops will be available Saturday from 12:00-5:00 pm for those interested in taking dance classes taught by local and visiting professional Latin dance instructors like Edie The Salsa Freak,CO, & Lawrence Garcia w/ Mambo Exquisite Dance Company of Phoenix, AZ.  Curriculum includes (but not limited to) Salsa On 1 & 2 Partner Turn Patterns, Cha, Cha, Cha, Boogaloo, Bachata—Urban and Traditional styles.  The dance workshop schedule and updates will be available at:

Our visiting dancers and locals can also enjoy the convenience of “taking the elevator home” at Sandia Resort & Casino.  Half-Priced Guest Rooms are available exclusively for this event, February 13 and/ or 14. Use Promo Code:  ­­­­­­­­­­­FIRE AND ICE  to book. Rooms go on sale 11/28–12/25.

Tickets for the Fire & Ice Winter Ball evening of January 14, 2017, 8:00 pm – 1:30 am, may be purchased in advance through Ticket Master, or at Duty-free tickets available in person at Sandia Resort & Casino Box Office and

Advanced Ticket Prices Through Christmas:

General Admission: $20.00.  VIP Reserved Seating: $30.00.

Dance Workshops: Individual Class: 10.00 (a la carte).  5 Class Bundle: 25.00 or Saturday Evening Main Event General Admission + Workshops: 50.00 Ticket prices good through Christmas.

WHO:  New Mexico Salsa Congress Winter Ball w/ Boogaloo Assassins

WHAT:  Dance Workshops by Day & Evening Performances and Salsa

WHEN:  Saturday January 14, 2017 8:00 pm – 1:30 am

WHERE:  Sandia Resort & Casino, 30 Rainbow Rd, Albuquerque, NM
87113 Phone: 505-796-7500. Pre-party Friday the 13th at Salsa

                  en La Bodega, 700 1st St. NW, Albuquerque, 87102

James Foley: 505-577-6457
Shawn Claude Muller: 505-615-9729 and your NMSC Board of Directors.

For Volunteer Opportunities please write:
NMSCFor Dance Performance Inquiries:

**LMD Productions/ NMSC is a charitable nonprofit 501(c)(3) tax exempt org.**

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