TRANSFORMING LIVES @ The Continental Dance Club …. thank you all!

TRANSFORMING LIVES @ The Continental Dance Club …. thank you all!
THANK YOU all photographers, authors, friends and admirers who attended the OPENING NIGHT of #BackToTheRoots, the second consecutive year The Continental Dance Club is proud host to a Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival open call exhibition!  This year features #CubaLIBRE2019 a portfolio of 18 special limited edition signed  18×24 unframed prints currently displayed on the south and east walls plus CUBA LIBRE 2019, the accompanying photo book by PHOTOGRAPHER Angel Torres. Joseph Pepelnak www.cmwjp.com and Richard Fox www.richardfox.ca additionally provide an historical collage of our shared her- & his-stories of dance and more on the two giant monitors.

#BackToTheRoots includes several programme events and unique collaborations:
>April 26 6-10PM  OPENING NIGHT HIGHLIGHTS: www.thecontinentaldanceclub.com/blog
> Keren Brown’s #BackToTheRoots WOMEN AUTHORS INTERVIEW SERIES revealed OPENING NIGHT.
SPECIAL THANK YOUs: Elizabeth RUTH (MATADORA), Joie LAMAR (“G”), Pollyanna BLANCO (IN RHYTHM WITH YOUR SOUL) and Carolyn BOLL (A BOOK OF BALLROOM POETRY) for your participation and LIVE READINGS!
ALL INTERVIEWS will be released in their entirety in June.
>May 17th 6:30-8PM  FREE TALK  www.canadcuba.com
>May 26th 2-4PM BacktotheRoots Finissage Contact Photography
#Back ToTheRoots exhibition open to the public hours are
Mondays through Thursdays NOON to 4PM
& by special appointment only other times.
Exhibition duration April 26 – May 31.
Request a #BackToTheRoots PDF of available works and prices: [email protected]
The Continental Dance Club established in 1992 is transforming with YOU…
SNAP2019 Live Auction purchases including Thomas Brasch ORLANDO01 and Angel Torres’ ESPERANZA and VISION now grace TORNER & PARTNERS Public Accountancy foyer.
Implemented last month, there is a new voluntary sign in by the DJ area. Thank you John Loomis for the donation keyboard, new disco ball. All who use the space will recognize the vast improvements to sound with new speakers suspended in the corners, an amazing state-of-the-art interactive LED light system focused on the dance floor, the start of computerized archival music and video selections, the installation of fine art exhibition lighting, a renovated kitchen area with new toaster oven and microwave, new banquet table centre piece sculptures, reflecting The Divine Feminine, live hookup to a new GIANT SCREEN above the dance floor and more….
This year it gives me great pleasure to welcome back The Academy of Serbian Folk Dancing Thursday nights 7-10PM and Sundays 5-10PM for a staggering 14th season, Ballroom & Latin Lessons by Gordon Fong assisted by Ekaterina Konysheva passes the decade mark, and we welcome the return most of our excellent team.
THANK YOU Mr John Loomis for your kind nomination of our communities of unity. Earlier this month Toronto City Councillor and LGBTQ2 outspoken personality announced from the Mayor’s Office of Toronto City Hall, the 2019 Inspire Awards nominees, which include The Continental Dance Club for POSITIVE Business of the Year!