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Bulletin, Nov. 7, 2011

Modesto Tango Bulletin, Nov. 7, 2011

Gato & Andrea report that registration for the Argentine Tango Festival and official Competition next April 2012 has  begun. They offer a SUPER EARLY BIRD SPECIAL until Nov. 10 for both festival and competition (please note that only some passes apply and the payment must be with cash or check). For more details: http://www.argentinetangousa.com/registration-prices

Our next event will be at the Gallo Center, as Duo Riverado performs: Tuesday, Nov. 29,  7:30 p.m., Mary Stuart Rogers Theater. Duo Revirado combines a versatile, accomplished violinist and conservatory of music educated guitarist to create an incomparable chamber ensemble.  Their distinctive melding of guitar and violin produces beautiful and creative Latin, tango, jazz, and folk arrangements.  As tangos are one of their specialties, we are invited to dance in the lobby before the performance, between 6:15 and 7:15 p.m.. Single concert tickets are on sale!  Box seats $30, orchestra $25, parterre and balcony $20,  youth through high school $15. 

MONDAY - Monday,  Tonight, Nov.7 & 14. Jacobs fine dining, 2501 McHenry.  tango practica and social dancing.  7-9 p.m.  Come early to enjoy a meal. No fee, but you are encouraged to order food or drink off the menu.

WEDNESDAY - 3-4 p.m. Beginner classes  at Senior Center: 211 Bodem (at Scenic). Enter through the front door and sign in.  No fee.

SATURDAY -Oct. 12  -  11 a.m.-noon at Sophia's Dance Journey,  711 10th St.,  classes in basics, followed by noon practica. $10 drop-in for the class. $5 practica only. (practica free with lesson) Free for men willing to dance with extra followers.

To keep track of events with our on line calendar <http://sites.google.com/site/modestotango/home/argentinetangoactivities>Calendar.

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@>---- Tuesday, Nov. 29 - Gallo Center Lobby, 1000 I Street. Duo Riverado perform.

Milongas Out of Town:
@>---- Saturday, Nov. 19 - FIREHOUSE 5 DANCE, 2014B 9th Street -
Theme :Bollywood, guest artist, Jay Abling.
 La alterNATIVA!  9 p.m. Milonga   www.thefirehouse5.com 916-705-2157

@>---- Sunday, Nov. 20 - 2724 24th Street. The Sacramento Tango Club Milonga
7-10 p.m.  Cover charge Sunday is $5,  Mike Bohan is guest DJ. Free parking in the lot just past the studio on the right, courtesy Society of the Blind. BYOB.

@>---- Saturday, Dec. 3 - FIREHOUSE 5 DANCE, 2014B 9th Street
 La alterNATIVA!  9 p.m. Milonga   www.thefirehouse5.com 916-705-2157

@>---- Sunday, Dec . 4 - 2724 24th Street. The Sacramento Tango Club Milonga
7-10 p.m.  Cover charge Sunday is $5. Free parking in the lot just past the studio on the right, courtesy Society of the Blind. BYOB.

@>---- Sunday, Dec . 19 - 2724 24th Street. The Sacramento Tango Club Milonga
7-10 p.m.  Cover charge Sunday is $5, Free parking in the lot just past the studio on the right, courtesy Society of the Blind. BYOB.

@>---- TUESDAYS   All levels musicality class, 9:30 milonga @ Brasarte, 1901 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley. $15 class & milonga, $10 milonga only. Traditional milonga. Empanadas and botanas for purchase. You may bring your own beverage. 

@>---- Friday,   Tango Magdalena Dance & Art Studio,  -With  Live music!
 580 Grand Ave, Suite #305,   9 p.m.-3 a.m

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

@>---- Sundays, Tango Magdalena Dance & Art Studio,  - With Live Music!!
580 Grand Ave, Suite #305, 4:30-9:30 p.m.

@>---- Saturday, Nov. 12. "La Milonga de Nora" @ Allegro.  5855 Christie Ave. Exhibition and class by   FABIAN SALAS & LOLA DIAZ. Plus Intensive Weekend, 10 hours (Sat. and Sun). w/ Fabian & Lola. Details soon.

@>---- Saturday, Dec. 10 "La Milonga de Nora" @ Allegro. 5855 Christie Ave.

@>---- Sat. Dec 31: NEW YEAR'S EVE SPECIAL @ Allegro Grand Ballroom - 5855 Christie Ave - Emeryville. Reserve your table. Details soon.
Some have expressed interest in these. To carpool call 522-1571

Sacramento -
Tango by the River, 128 J Street, Old Sacramento  - Tango with Donna & Steve
Level I (Beginning) 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Level II (Intermediate) 7:30-8:30 p.m.
Firehouse 5 Studio, 2014 9th Street (9th & T).
Tango Technique w/Michelle Gorre, men & women, beginner or advanced!
6:30-7:45 p.m. -  Open to ALL levels!
Wear comfortable clothes and be ready to workout!
$10/drop-in, $35/month
Contact Michelle at: tangomichey@yahoo.com  

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.

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

The Dance Corner 
2927 Fulton Ave, Sacramento 95821
7:45-9 p.m. classes by Luis Caceres

Sacramento -
Tango by the River, 128 J Street,  Old Sacramento
Level III (Advanced) Tango. 7-8:30 p.m.  followed by practice time.
Firehouse 5 Studio, 2014 9th Street (9th & T)  Tango explorations!
6:30 pm Beginning Argentine Tango,  7:30 pm Continuing Tango
8:30 pm Practica  $10/drop-in, $35/month, $5/practica (FREE with class)

Studio 65/ Adornos; 2965 North Maroa Ave.  Tango technique.  Group lessons,
8 p.m.  $10.

At Firehouse 5 Studio, 2014 9th Street.  Tango Buenos Aires  at 7:30 p.m.
Michael Taillant!  $40/month, $70/couple, $12/drop-in contact
phone 707-416-9680,  email  tangobravo2k@yahoo.com

Tango By The River, 128 J Street, Old Sacramento -- "Class To Floor"! 7-8 p.m.,
 Cost $10 drop-in (includes practica to follow) or $40 for the monthly series.

Practilonga at Tango by the River, 128 J Street, Old Sacramento,  8 p.m.  $5 entry.

The Dance Corner. 2927 Fulton Ave, Sacramento -7:30-8:30 p.m. Taught by Luis Caceres.

Lafayette Dance Center, 3369 Mt. Diablo Blvd. (Drop-in)
Fundamentals & technique class 8-9 p.m. Intermediates 9-10 p.m. Milonga 10 p.m. $12 one class and milonga, $17 for both classes and milonga, $7 milonga only. 

Fresno: In the Cube, Studio 65, 2965 N. Maroa Ave.
5-8 p.m. $10 per person with hosts Kathy and Guy;

The Allegro Ballroom. 5855 Christie Ave.,
Class 2-3 p.m., $12;  Intermediate/Advance Class 3-4 pm, $12
Instructor: Julian Ramil, Dance Practice: 4-6 p.m. $6 (Free w/lesson)
Theme of the month: 1) Turns for the crowded dance floor
2) Improvisng with cadenas & sacadas for leaders and followers

Magdalena tango - 580 Grant Avenue
2:15-3:15 p.m.: Beginners
3:30-4:30p.m.: Intermediate / Advanced,  John Pierre Singhe
Followed immediately with the Milonga from 4:30-9 p.m.

From Christy Cote & Chelsea Eng
March 11-18, 2012 , CITA 2012  get a discount* and the benefit of association with the longest-running  international group attending CITA. Earliest bookings receive the highest priority for CITA class registration. Location to be confirmed. Classes likely held at the NH City & Tower Hotel. Seminars likely held at   Mansión Dandi Royal. Milongas likely held at 'Niño Bien'.
2 OPTIONS - 2012 Pricing to be announced
CITA Registration Only 
for less than you would pay on your own & with additional  perks! 
Package   includes:   * 15 non-seminar classes
                        * 2 theater shows
                      * 3 milongas with exhibitions
                * Priority Seating at CITA Events(reserved seats for the CITA milongas & prime seats for the CITA Theater Shows) 
CITA Registration   +  CITA Enhancement -
Package includes:
      * (Classes, shows & milongas + priority seating) package as detailed above
        * Assistance with CITA Class Selection
        * Pre-Travel Consultation  (tips on air, lodging, etc.)
* Pre-Travel Orientation Meeting in San Francisco   
        (Packets  sent  to those not in the Bay Area with  a follow-up phone call) 
        * Welcome dinner in Buenos Aires on Saturday night, March 10
        * E-mailed bulletins in Buenos Aires with suggestions for activities;             meeting times for taxi shares & dinners;  restaurant recommendations. All pricing is subject to change. You must register for CITA through contact below, and you must have e-mail access both before & during CITA. Full payment must be received at the time of registration. Refund Policy: The CITA portion of the package is subject to CITA's terms & conditions regarding refunds. For the remainder of the package: a  $35 cancellation fee applies.  Purpose: To provide an enjoyable way to experience Buenos Aires in conjunction with the International Tango Congress. CITA Enhancement participants arrange their own air and hotel for maximum flexibility,  benefiting from group networking and exclusive perks.  TangoChelsea@hotmail.com