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Pure Country Update

by Rona Kaye
December 28, 2006
New York, NY
Dear friends,

Happy New Year, Everyone!!!

PLEASE NOTE:

"Country Tuesdays" & "Line Dance Mania"
will resume at Connolly's on
TUESDAY, JANUARY 9th, 2007!

I repeat….

"Country Tuesdays" & "Line Dance Mania"
will resume at Connolly's on
Tuesday, January 9th, 2007!!!

Alan and I are most pleased to inform you that
Christopher Petre will be our
guest instructor on this night!!!
He will be teaching his new dance, "Want 2"!!!
Visit Christopher's website:

www.mutinyonthedancefloor.com

to see how very talented he is!!!

"Country Tuesdays" & "Line Dance Mania"
Upstairs at Connolly's
121 West 45th Street

A nice mix of Line Dancing AND Partner dancing…we are most happy to play your favorite Two Step, Waltz, Cha-Cha, East Coast Swing, West Coast Swing, Salsa and Patterned Partner Dances!!!!
Just write down your requests and get ready to dance!!!

121 West 45th Street, Third Floor
(between Broadway and Sixth Avenue) 

Doors open at 6:30 PM, right after work!
Full service bar and a great reasonable food menu!!

"BRING YOUR FRIENDS!!!
and
"BRING SOMEONE NEW!!!!

If you have been with us at least once before, and you
"BRING SOMEONE NEW",
that means someone who has NEVER attended
a "Pure Country" dance event,
you get in for $7!!!
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Tomorrow night!!!!!
Friday Night, December 29th: 

"FREE" Beginner Line Dance Workshop 7:30-9:00 PM
Come and get an idea of what you will be making the commitment
to do for yourselves in January & February!!!
(Small donations will be accepted to cover event costs — thank you!).

BEGINNER LINE DANCE WORKSHOPS
resume in January, 2007!!!

Fridays, January 12 and 26, February 2 and 9: 
Series of four Beginner Workshops…pay for three ($60) and get one FREE! 
ONE workshop with me will be "comped" if you make
the commitment to attend all FOUR! 7:30-9:00 PM

When you are ready, please e mail me with your commitment to attend
these workshops. I do need a minimum of ten students to hold these classes.
(Yes, you can only take one if you want, it is not mandatory to take the series.)
When you make the commitment to attend, you are expected to come to class…
"No Shows" will be charged accordingly.
Thank you…

All December workshops are at
West Side Studios, 131 West 72nd Street, in Studio 3 R. 
The studio is between Columbus & Amsterdam Avenues on the
North side of the street.

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Worlds XV is this weekend!!!
I'm off to Nashville!!!
I will hope to see you at Opryland, USA in fabulous
"Music City"…Nashville Tennessee!!!
December 31-January 7th!!!

I will send out "Pure Country" reminders when I return to New York
on January 7th…take care, everyone and have a very safe New Year.

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I am pleased to have been invited to teach
and have confirmed bookings for the following dance events:

*****
UCWDC Dance World Championships
Worlds XV
at Opryland in Nashville, TN!!!!
December 31, 2006-January 7, 2007
www.UCWDC.com

*****
Kevin Richards' Country Cruise
***More updated info regarding this cruise is listed below…
February 25-March 4th, 2007
1-888-403-0071
www.kevinrichards.com

*****
Northeast Ladies Of Line
for The Arthritis Foundation MA Chapter
June 22-23 2007
at The Hayloft Barn, Sturbridge, MA
www.fortyarroyo.com

Alan Kohn's Summer, 2007, Dance Weekend
July 27-29, 2007
alanamkdj@aol.com
www.premiereentertainment.org

Thanks so much to all of the dance weekend promoters
for continuing to include me on their teaching rosters!!!

AND…
No matter where you choose to dance,
just feel the music and the choreography
and dance from the heart…enjoy every moment
on the dance floor with your dancing friends…
that's why we dance…we are so fortunate to have
this great sport in our lives…

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EIGHT YEAR ANNIVERSARY PARTY!!!!!
TUESDAY, JANUARY 16th!!!!
Upstairs at Connolly's!!!

It was EXACTLY eight years ago on this date that
Denim & Diamonds closed its doors to all of us…that was when "Pure Country NYC" was born…help us celebrate
this momentous occasion…can you believe it???
Eight years…..

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For more information regarding line dancing:

Subscribe to Carol Cravens' daily newsletter:
TKANDR@aol.com
(just e mail her and ask to be added to her mailing list)

Visit: www.youtube.com
(Search for line dancing…)

Visit:  www.countryedge.com
This is Mark Cosenza's (event promoter for Windy City) website.
There are so many great dance videos from which to choose…learn & have fun!!

Visit:     http://countrymusic.meetup.com/63/

This is Candace's new site…she LOVES new country music
and everything related to it. 
She just started a group that will be devoted
to new country music & dancing too!
It is completely FREE to join.

www.kickit.to  for dance step sheet descriptions

www.stepsheetinmotion.com  for dance step sheet descriptions

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Make your reservations by January 10th, 2007!!!

KEVIN RICHARDS' COUNTRY CRUISE WITH SUZY BOGUSS,
COLIN RAYE, BELLAMY BROTHERS,
MEL TILLIS, SCOOTER LEE, RICK HENRY AND MORE…

Kevin Richards, National CMA Nominee
for radio personality of the year,
is hosting and producing the 2007 Costa Country Cruise
from Fort Lauderdale, Florida February 24-March 5, 2007.
This is the ultimate Country Music Getaway for anyone who really loves Country Music! Enjoy nightly Country Karoake,
Country Dance Parties, Country Cocktail Party
hosted by the Bellamys, Country Trivia hosted by Mel Tillis,
Meet and Greet the Stars, Question and Answer Session,
theater musicals, and more!
THE STARS WILL BE ON THE SHIP ALL WEEK!
Plus, Kevin Richards will welcome the
"World's Largest Floating Dance Party"
hosted by Scooter Lee!
Plus, Country Dance Instruction with:
Pam Boyer and the Country Style Dancers-Richmond VA
Ellie Halterman-Las Vegas NV
Rona Kaye-New York City
Eddy Mine-Cudjoe Key West
Jo Miller-Richmond VA
Mike and Elaine Eannuzzo-Worcester MA
Dave Serfling of the Rockin' Horse Saloon-Seattle WA
Shelia DiNardo-New Port Richey FL
Vickie Jones-Lafayette GA
Jackie Lincoln-Virginia Beach VA
Paula Frohn-Southington CT
Arline Harleni-Zephryhills FL
Please note that this is NOT a workshop or line dance exclusive event.
Kevin Richards' Country Cruise is a fun vacation
for Country Music fans
with lots of Country Dancing to COUNTRY Music!
The ship will offer lots of other "non-country" entertainment all week!
Entertainers and Instructors subject to change without notice.
Book Now www.kevinrichards.com or call 1-888-403-0071
$100 discount and FREE cabin upgrade before October 21!
SHUTTLE BUS FOR SELECT CITIES IN FLORIDA NOW AVAILABLE FOR JUST $45 ROUND TRIP! E-mail patricia@kevinrichards.com
Kevin Richards Entertainment and Travel is the exclusive promoter
and travel agent for the annual Country Cruise.
You must book through Kevin Richards Entertainment to gain access
to any Country Music Event on the ship.
If you book through an unauthorized source,
or directly through Costa,
you will be placed on a public cruise
with no access to the Country Entertainment.

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When he is not with us at Connolly's, Alan is all over
NY, NJ & CT promoting Country Music
and Country & Progressive Line Dancing
in addition to his ballroom dance
work…consequently, he is a very busy guy! 
If you would like to be added to Alan's e mail list,
please contact him at alanamkdj@aol.com
and ask him to add you to his main mailing list so that you
can receive notices of all of his current and upcoming events!!!
You can see what he is up to if you visit his website:
www.premiereentertainment.org

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We will hope to see you sometime, somewhere
on our dance floor very, very soon!!!

Warmest regards and best wishes for a happy, healthy, loving
and safe New Year,
Rona Kaye
"Pure Country NYC"
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