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Bulletin, June 25, 2012

Our next milonga will be on July 6.  Invite friends who should catch the bug. 
Saturday some of us will be at Nora's Tango Week. Dennis will lead the class; his theme will be "turning basics."

The  owner of the studio we use plans a Sept. 15 grand opening and wants us to take  part. We'll keep you posted. That weekend - Friday, Sept. 14. - will also see a Gallo Center concert by Tango Del Cielo, a show you can't miss, and a pre-show milonga.


MONDAY - Tonight, June 25 & July 2.  Social dance and practica, Jacobs Fine Dining  7-9 p.m. No fee, but you're urged to order food or drink off the menu.

SATURDAY - June 30 - 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, at 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 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,  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.

@>---- 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 St., 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! 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 p.m. Beg. Tango/ 7:30 p.m. ContinuingTango/   Chris Peake
8:30 p.m. 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 early as these milongas are traditionally sold out.
Following is information on the Milongas
Thursday, June 28      6 pm - 12 am    WELCOME MILONGA                  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! )      $25
Sunday, July 1         9 pm - 2 am       LA MILONGA DEL DOMINGO          $30
Monday, July 2          9 pm - 1 am  RED ROSE MILONGA   $20
Tuesday, July 3         9 pm -  1 am  40's NIGHT  ( WEAR A HAT!) $20 Wednesday, July 4          9 pm -1 am   THE GOLDEN NIGHT $25   
Thursday, July 5    9 pm - 1 am   BLACK & WHITE NIGHT $25                      
Friday, July  6       9 pm - 2 am     THE COSTUME MILONGA $30        Saturday, July 7     9 pm - 2 am       "CELEBRATION TANGO"   $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 events at the ALLEGRO BALLROOM -
5855 Christie Ave - Emeryville.
Teachers :* NITO & ELBA  

        * LOS VELIZ (SABRINA & RUBEN VELIZ)  First time at NTW!
Registration for followers is now closed
For information: <http://www.tangoweek.com/>http://www.tangoweek.com/