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Bulletin, Nov. 17, 2008

Patrick continued his rotation by introducing the beginners to "ochos" - front and back. Saturday will end his rotation. No classes on Thanksgiving weekend. They resume Dec. 6 as Roman returns.  He will be available for private lessons. Phone him at (916) 425-2395 or e-mail: zapata@surewest.net.

Thursday, will see our monthly Art Walk milonga at Concettas. Let's all be there:  


MONDAY - Tonight, Nov.17 & 24, Social dancing and practica at Jacobs, 8 p.m., 2501 McHenry Avenue. A good place to practice class material.  No fee, but you are urged to order food and/or drink off the menu.  Some go early to eat.

THURSDAY - Art Walk Milonga at Concetta's, 1205 J Street, 7-9 p.m..  Sociallze, eat, drink and dance. This venue gives passersby on their way from one art gallery to another a chance to see us dance and become intrigued by Argentine Tango.
SATURDAY - Nov. 15 - Classes with Patrick Alessandri at Modesto Fitness and Racquet Club, 200 Norwegian Avenue.  11 a.m. Beginner level, noon intermediate level, 1-1:45 p.m. guided practica $12 per class.  Practica only $5. One time only introductory packages of nine beginner level lessons for $75 available.

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OUT OF TOWN:  Some have expressed interest in these. To carpool call 522-1571

Sacramento - At Tango by the River, 128 J Street, Old Sacramento
New Tuesday Classes for November!
Level I - Beginning Tango - Tuesdays 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Level II - Intermediate Tango - Tuesdays 7:30-8:30 p.m.
Level III - Intermediate/Advanced Tango - Tuesdays 8:30-9:30 p.m.
Tuesday night classes taught by Donna Williams and Mark Napier.
Cost is $50 per person/$90 per couple for each series.

Roseville Dance - 3992 Foothills Blvd. Ste 175, Roseville, 6:30-7:30 (intermediate),
7:31 to 8:31 (advanced)   Rita Yanson and Paul Wheeler teaching
Focusing on specific aspects of Tango, Valz, and Milonga
This month  working on barridas and colgadas in the advanced class.
The intermediate is focusing on various applications of the barrida.
The month concludes with applications in line of dance so that all will be better equipped to expand their creative capabilities in social dance.
there is limited space and  smaller classes to give more individual attention. 
Pricing is based on the length of time purchased so 12 week cards are more cost effective than 4 week cards which are still very reasonable. 

Emeryville, Allegro Ballroom. 5855 Christie Ave., Nora Dinzelbacher
7:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.: Beginner Level $12
8:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.: Intermediate Level $12
9:30 p.m.-10:30 p.m.: Practica $6 (Free with class)

At Waldorf School, 3750 Bannister Road, Fair Oaks
Luis "El Suave" Caceres teaches:  Beginner 6-7 pm, Practica 7-9 pm

At Spotlight Center for the Arts, 2534 Industrial Blvd., Ste 150, West  Sacramento. Emily Trites  teaches Introductory  Tango 6:30-7:15 p.m, Beginning/Intermediate Tango 7:15-8 p.m 

At Step One, 1920 T Street  8:30-10:15 p.m. "La Práctica" for all levels with Mike & Alisa.  This práctica is for ALL levels and beginners are always welcome. 

Ed & Rebeca at  Tango by the River, 128 J Street, Old Sacramento.
Every Thursday, Ed and Rebeca teach "Tango: Outside the Box": 7-8:30 p.m. (followed by a práctica 8:30-10 p.m.)
The cost  is $50 per person/$90 per couple for the month; the drop-in rate is $15. The practica alone is $5.
Students should  have first completed Levels I, II, and III of the Tuesday night or Saturday program, or have  clearance from Ed and Rebeca.
Tango Classes with Chris Peake & Michelle Loughlin, 
Firehouse 5 - 2014 B 9th St, Sacramento (between T & U)
6:30 Beginning Tango / 7:30 Continuing Tango / 8:30 Practica
$35 month - $10 drop-in - $3 Practica

Berkeley:  at the Beat,  2560 9th St,. Berkeley
8-9 pm Tango Foundations Class
9-10 pm Beginners Practica
9-10 pm tango Progressive Class
10 pm-Midnight Open Practica
Drop in Classes - 10 for one, 15 for both, $5 for practica only
Classes rotate between Sean & Charity and Daniel & Pier

At Roseville Dance  - 3992 Foothills Blvd. -  Suite 175   Roseville, CA 
Luis "El Suave" Caceres teaches beginning Tango Argentino
6:30-7:30 pm Details: luiselsuave@comcast.net or 916-807-4210
The Allegro Ballroom, 5855 Christie Ave.,
Beginner : 2-3 p.m, $12           Int/Adv  :  3-4 pm, $12
Instructor: Julian  Ramil 
Dance Practice: 4-6 p.m, $6 (Free w/Lesson)



@>----  MODESTO - 
Art Walk Milonga at Concetta's  1205 J Street,  7-9 p.m.

@>---- Our next milonga at Jacobs is Jan. 31, with Carolyn & Christopher as guest artists. Mark your calendar.
Milongas Elsewhere:
@>---- Saturday, November 22 -- At Tango by the River, 128 J. Street, Old Sacramento.  SPECIAL GUEST PERFORMANCE BY DANIELA AND LUIS! Introductory Tango lesson from 8:00-9:00 p.m. taught by Daniela and Luis. Dance 9 - midnight. PERFORMANCE AROUND 10:30 P.M.! Cost is $15 for lesson, dance, performance, appetizers and refreshments. All events held at Tango by the River, 128 J Street in Old Sacramento.

@>----  Sunday: November 23rd, 2008  7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Dancing at "It's a Grind" coffee house,  2741 Del Paso Road
in Natomas Town Center (Del Paso Rd exit from I-5)

@>----  Sunday: November  30th, 2008  6:00 to 9:30 pm"Milonga Mirabelle"
7318 Winding Way (just west of San Juan), Fair Oaks, Calif. 95628, $5 cover.
Contact Luis at 916-807-4210 or luiselsuave@comcast.net for more info.



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* Airport Transfers & Welcome Lunch
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* Tango City Tour
* Tango Show & Fancy Dinner
* Tango Shoe Shopping Tour
* Assistance of Bilingual Trip Host
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From Christy Cote & Chelsea Eng - 10th Annual Un-Tour to CITA 2009
March 12-29, 2009 
Group travel with discounts on airfare and CITA registration.
Options Include:
Round-Trip Air on American Airlines via Dallas (outbound) & Miami (inbound)
15 Nights/Double or Single Occupancy Deluxe Rooms at the Hotel Savoy
Daily Continental Breakfast
Roundtrip Airport Transfers

CITA Package A or B
Does not include: Ezeiza Airport departure tax  (approximately $20 USD)
Pricing Selections
a Full Package including Air, Hotel & CITA ~ or
any single item or combination of items below:
American Airlines     $1512
Hotel Savoy (Single)     $2610 
Hotel Savoy (Double)     $1365
Pre-Travel Meeting     $10
Bs.As. Group Dinner (3/13)     $30
CITA Package A     $600
CITA Package B     $525
CITA Package A  (after 12/31)      $675
CITA Package B (after 12/31)      $600
Un-Tour "Tag Along" Fee      $25
Now accepting $500 non-refundable deposits to secure reservations.
Make checks payable to Christy Cote and mail to:
701 Minnesota St. #110  San Francisco CA 94107
Final payment due: December 15, 2008.  10% Late Fee thereafter. 
Fuel surcharge is subject to increase prior to ticketing. 
Participants will be invoiced for any additional charges at that time.
Participants must secure their own roommate when booking a double. 
contact: Chelsea Eng:  tangochelsea@hotmail.com or (415) 584-2704