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Bulletin, Oct. 4, 2010

Modesto Tango Bulletin, Oct. 4, 2010

The Friday, Oct. 15, milonga at Jacobs with Argentine Marcelo Molina is a go.  He danced in this August's world tango championship and in 2008 won for his home town of Cordova, qualifying for the semi-final world stage tango championship.                 
 This Week's Video is of Marcelo Molina at Mundial de Tango this year 

On Wednesdays I will teach tango beginners at the Bodem & Scenic Senior Center. No fee for the 3 p.m. class. Encourage anyone who may want to try tango to join, and to wear leather soled shoes with support at the heel.


MONDAY - Tonight, Oct. 4 & 11.  Social dancing and practica at Jacobs Fine Dining, 2501 McHenry.  No fee, but you could order food or drink off the  new menu, the "Blue Sage Bistro". A good place to practice class material.

WEDNESDAY - Oct. 6.  Beginner class at Modesto Senior Center, corner of Scenic and Bodem.  3 p.m.  No fee.

SATURDAY - Oct. 9 - Classes  at Sophia's Dance Journey, 711 10th Street (between G & H), Peter Baldridge teaching.  Introductory classes 11 a.m. - Intermediate  and advanced class at 12:30 p.m. $12 per person per class, drop in.

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@>---- MILONGAS - Our next milonga will be at Jacobs, 2501 McHenry Avenue, Oct. 15, with guest artist Marcelo Molina from Argentina. 

Milongas  Out of Town:


@>----  Saturday, Oct. 9,  Tango by the River, 128 J Street, Old Sacramento.  Beginning lesson 8-9 p.m., dance 9-midnight. $15 per person for lesson & milonga; $10 for milonga only.  DJ: Kenny Bell

@>---- Sunday, Oct. 10 - At Firehouse 5 Studio, 2014 9th Street, (9th & T)
Tea and Tango  - ALL Traditional Milonga with DJ Michelle. 2-5 p.m. - $5

@>---- Saturday, Oct. 16 - at Firehouse 5 Studio, 2014 9th Street, (9th & T)
La alterNATIVA   with traditional, non-traditional & alternative Tango Music
Plenty of free parking! Sprung-wood floor! Doors open 9 p.m. - $10

@>---- Sunday, Oct. 17 - Capital City Hotel - Blue Room,  2600 Auburn Blvd.  Capital City Milonga    6-9:30 p.m.- $5 Cover www.sactango.com

@>---- Saturday, Oct. 23  -- Tango by the River, 128 J Street, Old Sacramento   Halloween costume milonga! Prizes for the best costume!  Beginning lesson  8-9 p.m., dance 9-midnight. $15 per person for lesson & milonga; $10 for milonga only.  DJ: David Graybill

@>---- Saturday, Oct. 30 - at Firehouse 5 Studio, 2014 9th Street, (9th & T)
La alterNATIVA. Halloween bash  with traditional, non-traditional & alternative music. Dress in your most outrageous costume and dance the night away. 
Plenty of free parking! Sprung-wood floor! Doors open 9 p.m. - $10

@>---- Sunday, Oct. 31 - Capital City Hotel - Blue Room,  2600 Auburn Blvd.  Capital City Milonga    6-9:30 p.m.- $5 Cover www.sactango.com


@>---- -Fridays- Lake Merritt Dance Center, 200 Grand Ave
Milonga Argentina with Negracha & Diego in their "farewell month"
Topics for October:
10/8: Boleos & Contra Boleos
10/15: Enrosques and Barridas
10/22: Turn and Counter turns with Planeos.
10/29: Ganchos for Leader and follower.
Raffle for a private lesson during the Milonga!
8-9 p.m. Int. Lesson,  9-midnight Milonga
$20 Milonga + Lesson,  $15 Lesson only,  $15 Milonga only

Lake Merritt Dance Center (Hall 1) 200 Grand Avenue:
Tango Universe Milonga 8:30 p.m.-midnight, $9 ($6 after 11 p.m.).

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

Sacramento -
Tango by the River, 128 J Street, Old Sacramento
6:30-7:30 p.m. Level I - Beginning Tango: fundamentals of Argentine Tango
7:30-8:30 p.m. Level II - Intermediate - Applying steps into the social setting
8:30-9:30 p.m. Practica

Firehouse 5 Studio: 2014 9th Street (9th & T)  October 12th!
Special Guest Instructors ALISA and MIKE BOHAN 
Tango Technique.  Open to men & women!
6:30-7:45 p.m.   $35/month, $10/drop-in

Studio 65; 2965 North Maroa Ave.
8-9 p.m. Beyond Beginning Technique and Skills
$10 per person, in the Cube at Studio 65

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)
@ Brasarte /  Capoeira Arts, 1901 San Pablo Ave:  All levels
Musicality drop in class 8:15-9:45 p.m. Price: $15.  Marcelo Solis
Intensive work on posture, technique, musicality, lead and follow. Drills and exercises. Footwork, floor craft and etiquette.
Two Left Feet studio, 194 Diablo Road, Diego & Negracha teaching
7:30-8:30 Level one (fundamental elements)
8:30-9:30 Level two (combining the elements)
9:30-10:30 Practica (no charge)
Drop in rate is $15 for one class or $20 for both

WEDNESDAY Sacramento
Oct 13 through Nov 17)
Tango at the Capital Athletic Club (1515 8th St)  7:15  to 8:15 p.m.
Starting Wednesday, October 13th, Michelle Gorre will  teach a  6- week tango course at the Capital Athletic Club.  The class is FREE to all club members! If  you have a friend who's a member of the club and has always wanted to "try" Tango, now's the time  to do just that!

Step One, 1920 T Street (at the railroad tracks:), "La Práctica" for all levels with Mike & Alisa 9-10:30 p.m. Beginners always welcome.

Quarry Ponds - 5550 Douglas Blvd, Granite Bay
6:30-7:30 Free Beginner lesson 7:30-8:30. Práctica taught by Luis Cáceres

Lake Merritt Dance Center, 200 Grand Ave,
Argentine Tango Classes w/ Pampa Cortes Assisted by Warren & Gigi Jensen
7:30-8:30 pm Beginning,   8:30-9:30 pm Intermediate/Advanced $12 drop in one class / $20 both classes

Starting in October: at Tango by the River, 128 J Street (Old Sacramento)
Level III (Advanced) Tango.  7-8:30  followed by practice time. You need at least three months of tango to attend. Taught in close embrace, so you need the technique to  effectively dance in close embrace. You must be able to lead or follow the eight-count basic, ochos, and turns (giros or molinetes).

Firehouse 5 Studio: 2014 9th Street (9th & T) TANGO EXPLORATIONS
6:30 p.m. Beginning Tango
7:30 p.m. Continuing Tango
8:30 p.m. Open Practica (FREE with Lesson!)
$35/month, $10/drop-in, $5/practica only

The Dance Corner - (2927 Fulton Ave. at Marconi). across from Town & Country Village, 8-9 p.m. Call Eleni (916) 719-3765 or Sergey (916) 342-6294 for prices. Luis (El Suave) Cáceres (916) 807-4210

Tango by the River - 128 J Street, Old Sacramento
A practilonga is a combination of a milonga and a practica. Practice steps you've  learned in class,  or just dance the night away. The event is informal without a dress code.  8-11 p.m. (or until the DJ shuts it down). Cost is $5.
Roseville Dance - 3992 Foothills Blvd Suite 175, Roseville
6:30-7:30 Beginners' lesson, Call Roseville Dance for prices. Taught by Luis (El Suave' Cáceres) 916.807.4210

FRIDAY,  Lafayette Dance Center, 3369 Mt. Diablo Blvd. (Drop-in)
Fundamentals & technique class 8-9 pm. Intermediates 9-10 p.m. Milonga 10 p.m. $12 one class and milonga, $17 for both classes and milonga, $7 milonga only. Off street parking is available. Snacks and refreshments included

At Firehouse 5 Studio, 2014 9th Street (9th & T) Sun, October 17th
Tango workshops with Amy Lincoln & Santiago Croce!
Spending back-to-back weekends   in Sacramento   -  Details coming soon...

Studio 65/Adornos. 2965 N.Maroa Avenue.
5 p.m. Beginners Lesson, 6 p.m. Guided practice Time
7 p.m. social dancing until 8:30 pm. $10 per person

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
Instructor: Julian Ramil,  Dance Practice: 4-6 p.m. $6 (Free w/Lesson)


Oscar & Georgina Return Oct 22-24!  Tango by the River, 128 J. Street,
 Old Sacramento  - Workshops as follows:
Friday, Oct. 22,  6:30-7:45 p.m. -- Chacarera
Saturday, Oct. 23, 2:45-4 p.m. -- Tango Technique
                      4:30-5:45 p.m. -- Milonga
Sunday, Oct. 24    2:45-3 p.m. -- Romantic Tango
                           3:30 - 4:45 p.m. -- Vals
Cost is $35 per workshop / 2 for $60 / 3 for $75
4 for $90 / or All 5 for $100! The Best Deal!

Friday, November 12th, 2010
Tango workshops with  Mario Consiglieri & Anabella Diaz-Hojman at Firehouse 5 Studio 2014 T street (9th & T)

Wednesday, January 12, 2011 - Tango Buenos Aires  returns to the Gallo Center
With a pre-show milonga in the lobby - No cost for the milonga. Tickets at a group rate for the show will be available later


From Diego & Negracha: Nov. 16-27.

From Marcelo Solis: Nov. 19-29 - CST#2085488