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Bulletin, June 11, 2012

Our next milonga will be on the first Friday of July.  Plan to attend; invite friends who need to catch the bug. We worked on back ochos Saturday.  Coming up next Saturday will be front ochos. Stay tuned.  The studio owner plans a Sept. 15 grand opening and wants us to be  part. We'll keep you posted.


MONDAY - Tonight, June 11 & 18.  Social dance and practica, Jacobs Fine Dining  7-9 p.m. No fee, but you are encouraged to order food or drink off the menu.

 SATURDAY - June 16  - 11 a.m.-noon. Class at VBoogie's Dance Journey, 711 10th St. $10.  Summer classes free to leaders (usually men) willing to dance with followers.  When fees for all resume, free participants will be grand-fathered and continue free. If you know anyone  to get in on this, encourage them to join now. 

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@>---- Our next milonga is scheduled for Friday, July 6 (First Friday milonga) -
Jacobs Fine Dining,  2501 McHenry - 7:30 p.m..  $5 entry. Mark your calendars and  come for an evening of dining, dancing and socializing.


Milongas Out of Town:


@>---- Every Tuesday, @ Quarry Ponds, 5550 Douglas Blvd, Granite Bay: Milonga El Suave,  Free class 6-7 p.m. Free milonga 7-9:30 p.m. Dance overlooking a pond, moon and stars. Source restaurant cooks great tapas with wine and beer available. You are encouraged to patronize Source.  916-807-4210,luiselsuave@comcast.net

@>---- Saturday,June 16 & June 30 @ Firehouse 5, 2014 9th St., Sacramento     
Traditional, non-traditional & alternative music! 8 p.m. free beginning lesson, 9 p.m. milonga  $10 entry

@>---- Sunday,  June 17 & July 1 Dinner and tango at the Station, 1100 Orlando Ave, Roseville. Dancing 6-9 p.m.  David will be DJ with golden age classics. $5 cover.
 The Station is at the Auburn Blvd./Riverside exit (just south of the Douglas Blvd exit) on I-80 in Roseville. Look for the box cars!

@>---- Saturday ,  June 23 At Tango By The River, 128 J Street, Old Sacramento.  Darren Lees  returns to    for a weekend of workshops!
There will be  a potluck Asado (Argentine BBQ) for Darren before the milonga from 6:00 pm to ???  The milonga starts at 9:00 p.m., and Darren is DJing,   
Come for the workshops, stay for the asado and the milonga! 

@>---- Tuesday:  All levels musicality class, 9:30 p.m. milonga @ Brasarte, 1901 San Pablo Ave. $15 class & milonga, $10 milonga only. Traditional milonga. Empanadas and botanas for purchase. Bring your own beverage. 


@>---- Friday, Tango Magdalena Dance & Art Studio, live music! 580 Grand Ave, Suite #305, 9 p.m. Pre Milonga Class- 8-9  p.m. $15 class only, $20 class & milonga, $15 milonga only, $10 after 1 a.m.

@>---- Saturday,@ Lake Merritt Dance Center 200 Grand Ave.  Milonga, $15 

@>---- Sunday  July 1, August 5 (every first Sunday): Blackhawk Plaza, in the center court rotunda, open to an outdoor plaza, falls and ponds. 
3499 Plaza Circle,  Opposite theater
2-3 p.m.  beginner class,    3-7+ p.m. milonga
Live Music: Redwood Tango Ensemble
DJ Music: Emilio Flores
Free parking, dining, wine bar and shopping. 3499 Plaza Circle, Danville

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


Sacramento -
Tango by the River, 128 J Street, Old Sacramento 
Level I (Beginning) 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Level II (Intermediate) 7:30-8:30 p.m.

SIERRA 2 Center, Studio 1 (in back), 2791 24th St. Michelle Gore technique class. 6:30-7:45 p.m., Wear comfortable shoes & clothing & get ready to work! Studio 1 is at the back of the center.  Take 24th Street (past the theater), turn left onto 4th Ave., then an immediate left into the parking lot. <http://www.TangowithMichelle.com>www.TangowithMichelle.com, (916) 799-1952

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., 7:45-9 p.m. classes by Luis Caceres


Sacramento -
Tango by the River, 128 J St.,  Old Sacramento
Level III (Advanced) Tango. 7-8:30 p.m.  followed by practice time.

Firehouse Five  Studio: 2014 9th St.   - Tango Explorations
6:30 pm Beg. Tango/ 7:30 p.m. ContinuingTango/   Chris Peake
8:30 pm Open Practica $35/ month, $10/drop-in  $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 St.  7:30-9:30 p.m.
Traditional Tango - Michael Taillant
$40/month, $70/couple, $12/drop-in
Contact: 707-416-9680,: tangobravo2k@yahoo.com
Tango By The River, 128 J St,, Old Sacramento - 8-11 p.m.  Practilonga - combines the best of practica and milonga.  From 8 to 8:15 p.m, Kenny & Chooi's  "Tango Tip"  might range from refining technique in an embellishment, a step useful for navigating the floor, a stretch particularly good for dancers, etc. $5 entry.

The Dance Corner. 2927 Fulton Ave.- Class  at 7 p.m., cost $10 includes practica.
Práctica from 8 to 10:30 p.m. Cost  $5 for práctica only,   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. 

Emeryville: The Allegro Ballroom,  5855 Christie Ave., Emeryville
Beginner class 2-3 p.m., $12, Intermediate/Advanced class 3-4 p.m., $12
Dance Practice 4-6 p.m., $6 (free w/class)

Fresno:  Studio 65/ Adornos; 2965 North Maroa Ave.
Introduction to Tango - 5-6 p.m.  Basic skill demonstrated, discussed and practiced.
Tango practica - 6-7 p.m. an atmosphere of practice and learning.  Teachers available for questions. Social dancing, 7-9 p.m., food and drink available.

NORA'S TANGO WEEK 2012: Friday, JUNE 29 - Saturday JULY 7.
If you are registered for Tango Week the milongas are included in your program..For others,  Milonga tickets are now available from Jerry Jew through <mailto:jewtango@yahoo.com>jewtango@yahoo.com or  at the local Bay Area milongas..Tickets can also be purchased from Nora at tangoweek@hotmail.com..Buy them early as these milongas are traditionally sold out events...
Following is information on the Milongas and   performers for the evening:
 Thu, June 28      6 pm - 12 am    WELCOME MILONGA   w/DJ Emilio Flores- OPEN TO THE  PUBLIC -                  FREE 
Friday, June 29     9 pm - 2 am       THE OPENING MILONGA   $25
Saturday, June 30    9 pm - 2 am      40's  Night  ( Wear a hat! )
 Prizes for best hat as judged by the teachers
 Live Music:  Seth Asarnow & su Sexteto Tipico  DJ: Emilio Flores        $25
Sunday, July 1         9 pm - 2 am       LA MILONGA DEL DOMINGO         
Live Music:  Seth Asarnow & su Sexteto Tipico, DJ: Emilio Flores           $30
Monday, July 2   9 pm - 1 am  RED ROSE MILONGA (bring it! wear it! give it!)   DJ: Glenn Corteza        $20
Tuesday, July 3       9 pm -  1 am      40's NIGHT  ( WEAR A HAT! )
Prizes for best hat as judged by the teacher  DJ: Emilio Flores             $20                     
Wednesday, July 4   9 pm -1 am      THE GOLDEN NIGHT
 Performance by:   Laila & Leandro Oliver  
Live Music: TRIO GARUFA    DJ: Emilio Flores         $25                                Thursday, July 5    9 pm - 1 am      BLACK & WHITE MILONGA
Performance by: Gloria & Eduardo Arquimbau  DJ: Emilio Flores $25                      
Friday, July  6       9 pm - 2 am     THE COSTUME MILONGA (Be creative! be unique! ) Prizes for the best costume as judged by the teachers
Live Music:  Seth Asarnow & su Sexteto Tipico   DJ: Emilio Flores                    Saturday, July 7     9 pm - 2 am       "CELEBRATION TANGO"  
Live Music    Seth Asarnow & su Sexteto Tipico  DJ: Emilio Flores               $35
Milonga Packages include:
The Tango Weekend Milongas- June 29, 30 July 1...         $ 70
The Tango Week Milongas -     July  2, 3, 4, 5, & 6 ....      $120

Celebration Tango ( with any Milonga Package)                $ 30
All classes, workshops and milongas, including Celebration Tango, the Gala Milonga celebrating the 15th Anniversary at the ALLEGRO BALLROOM -
5855 Christie Ave - Emeryville.
Teachers :* NITO & ELBA  

        * LOS VELIZ (SABRINA & RUBEN VELIZ)  First time at NTW!

For information: <http://www.tangoweek.com/>http://www.tangoweek.com/