Mecca of Salsamore...
by BRIAN SEIBERT for the Village Voice
published: August 15, 2007
Twenty years ago, before Torres codified salsa technique, taking classes wouldn't have been much of an option. Now it's the norm. So is attending salsa "congresses," dance and music festivals that pack in a high concentration of workshops, performances, and concerts. Knight went from selling T-shirts at the annual New York Salsa Congress to taking over the directorship this year, following the death of the founder, David Melendez. His first turn at the helm begins August 30 and runs through September 2 at the New York Hilton.