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Bulletin, December 28, 2009 -

Hoping your Christmas was pleasant, we anticipate the new year. Modesto  lessons suspended until Jan. 9, there are opportunities out of town. Watch for changes in 2010.  Patrick will start lessons Jan. 9 & 16.  There will be a milonga at Jacobs Jan. 22, workshops with Polo Talnir & Diane Kaftan Jan. 23.  Jan. 30 will be a practica after an introductory class for absolute beginners, all for the usual drop-in fee, $12 a lesson, $25 for the workshop, $5 for the milonga, $10 with the lesson before the milonga, $5 for the practica. But for $30, paid as the month starts, you can get both lessons and the practica, $10 off one workshop. We hope to do this each month. 

MONDAY - Tonight, Dec. 28 & Jan. 4: Social dancing and practica at Jacobs Fine Dining,  6:30 p.m., 2501 McHenry. Practice class material. All levels encouraged.  No fee, but you're urged to buy food and/or drink. Come early to eat.

SATURDAY - No class.  Classes resume Jan. 9 at Juline School of Dance, 144 Woodrow (at McHenry)   11 a.m. beginner level, noon intermediate level, 1-1:45 p.m. guided practica, $12 per class.  Practica only $5. Introductory class for absolute beginners 10:15 - $5, credited to class with Patrick, January teacher.

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Our next Jacobs  milonga is Friday, Jan. 22, with Bay Area fixture Polo Talnir and wife Diane. Workshops follow Saturday. Jan. 23.

MILONGAS elsewhere:

Thursday, Dec. 31 --Tango by the River 128 J Street, Old Sacramento.  ANNUAL NEW YEAR'S EVE TANGO BALL with GUEST SINGER ERNESTO RASSI! Our dressiest affair. The theme is red and black. Introductory lesson on the ocho cortado 8-9 p.m. with a milonga 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. The cost $15 per person for lesson & milonga; $10 for milonga only. Champagne and DJ Peter Baldridge.

Thursday Dec. 31  -Fire house 5 Studio: 2014 9th Street (9th & T)   - NEW YEAR'S EVE ALL-NIGHT PRACTILONGA!!!

Saturday, Jan. 9 -- Tango by the River 128 J Street, Old Sacramento. GUEST PERFORMANCE BY CARLOS BARRIONUEVO AND MAYTE! Beginning lesson from 8:00-9:00 p.m. followed by a dance from 9 to midnight. $15 per person  DJ: Peter Baldridge

Saturday, Jan. 23 -- Tango by the River 128 J Street, Old Sacramento.  LIVE MUSIC BY PARLOR TANGO! Beginning lesson 8-9 p.m., dance 9- midnight. $15 per person.

Sundays:  Studio 65; 2965 North Maroa Ave.  5-6:30 p.m Beginning  Tango. Learn the walk, embrace, and starting movements. Milonga is included.$10
6:30-8 p.m Milonga only. $5

Some have expressed interest in these. To carpool call 522-1571


Sacramento - Firehouse 5 Studio: 2014 9th Street (9th & T) 
5:30-6:45 p.m.- Guided Practica (Tango exchange)
6:45-8 p.m. - Open Practica    tangomichey@yahoo.com

Fresno - Studio 65; 2965 North Maroa Ave.  8-9 p.m.  Tango Starters for those  just starting. $10 per person

Emeryville, Allegro Ballroom. 5855 Christie Ave., Nora Dinzelbacher teaching.
7:30-8:30 p.m.: Beginner Level $12
8:30-9:30 p.m.: Intermediate Level $12

9:30-10:30 p.m.: Practica $6 (Free with class)


Spotlight Center for the Arts, 2534 Industrial Blvd., Suite 150, West  Sacramento.
Emily Trites teaches introductory tango 6:30-7:15 p.m., Beginning/Intermediate   Tango 7:15-8 p.m.
Step One, 1920 T Street (at the railroad tracks:), "La Pr√°ctica" for all levels with Mike & Alisa  9-10:30 p.m.  ALL levels and beginners are always welcome.


Fire house 5 Studio: 2014 9th Street (9th & T)  -
7:30 p.m-8:45 p.m Special Tango Exploration Workshop with Chris & Michelle
9 p.m-6 a.m ALL-NIGHT Practilonga!  Champagne toast at midnight!  Come to practice, stay to dance and socialize. Stay for breakfast.  $15 Workshop / $10 Milonga only / $20 Workshop & Milonga!

The Allegro Ballroom: 5855 Christie Ave.,
Four-Week Progressive Beginner's Lesson: 2-3 p.m, $12 
Int/Adv Lesson:  3-4 p.m, $12
Theme of the Month: "Improvising in Cross System with Sacadas & Cadenas"
Instructor: Julian  Ramil
Dance Practice: 4-6 p.m, $6 (Free w/Lesson)

Fresno Studio 65; 2965 North Maroa Ave.  In the Cube  5-6:30 p.m Beginning  Tango. Start any time, group setting, learn the walk, embrace, and the starting movements of this lovely dance. Milonga follows and is included. $10

         Tango Tours to Buenos Aires

From  with Christy Cote & Chelsea Eng- 11th Annual
Un-Tour to CITA 2010 - March 12-28, 2010
        3 Options:
                A. * Complete Package 3 seats remaining .
 Will waive the late fee for  anyone who signs up before Dec 31.
                        Roundtrip Air on American Airlines
                        14 Nights/Double  Occupancy at the Hotel Savoy
                        Daily Continental Breakfast
                        Roundtrip Airport Transfers
                        All   features listed below in the "Tag Along" 
                B. **CITA Registration through us ~ discounted + with perks!
 CITA registration ONLY is also still available at lowest pricing until Dec. 31.
For more details on CITA class specifics: www.cosmotango.com
                CITA Package    Price                     after Dec 31
                A                       $379.05*              $451.25*
                B                       $284.05*              $356.25*
                Beginning Package       $279                    $355
        C. *The Un-Tour "Tag Along" Experience   $175 per person
        Stay connected with our group!  Includes:
                Pre-Travel Orientation Meeting in San Francisco
                Welcome Dinner in Buenos Aires
                Daily Bulletins sent via e-mail offering suggestions for  activities;  meeting times for taxi shares, dinners & various outings
                Exclusive showings of tango clothing & shoes with discounts
Package does not include  Airport departure tax (approx. $20 USD), or possibly entry fee imposed by the Argentine government. Airline fuel surcharge is subject to increase prior to ticketing. Participants will be invoiced for any additional charges at that time. Participants are responsible for securing their own roommate.
SINGLE OCCUPANCY = $3660  Late Fee of $250 after December 15, 2009
$500 non-refundable deposit secures your spot!
For more information contact:  Chelsea Eng
TangoChelsea@hotmail.com / 415.584.2704