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Modesto Tango Bulletin, September 3, 2012

Modesto Tango Bulletin, Sept. 3, 2012

Regular class resumes Saturday at VBoogie Studio, 711 10th St. Tonight, however,  Labor Day, Jacobs will be closed; there is no practica.

Friday, Sept. 14 - Tango Del Cielo at  Gallo Center with a free pre-show milonga. 
Tickets $20-30 from http://tickets.galloarts.org/single/SelectSeating.aspx?p=2751.
After the show, food and a mini post-show milonga at Jacobs Fine Dining. Some performers from the show are expected to attend. 

Saturday, Sept. 15 - After class, we take part in the studio's grand opening. Our
15 -minute time slot starts at 1:15 p.m.  Be there.

Saturday, Sept. 29 - Eduardo Saucedo, master teacher and dancer from Buenos Aires, will lead Modesto workshops at 2:30 and 4 p.m. maybe giving private lessons.  There will be a milonga that evening.  $30 a class, $50 for both.

USA champions Yumiko Krupenina & Ramada Salieri finished their competition in Buenos Aires.  They made it into the semifinals, an experience few competing in the Tango World Cup get.  Here some links to videos of the finals.(tango world cup 2012)
STAGE CATEGORY,  TOP 5 (top 5 stage FINAL and and the dancing of the champions)
SALON CATEGORY,  TOP 5(top 5 stage FINAL and and the dancing of the champions)


MONDAY - Tonight,  Sept. 3 - Jacobs closed.  No practica.

SATURDAY - Sept. 8, Basics class at VBoogie's Dance Journey, 711 10th St.
11 a.m.-noon.  $10.  Next week will see the studio's grand opening.

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@>---- Our next milonga will be at the Gallo Center for the Arts,  Friday, Sept. 14, from 6 to 6:45 p.m.  We will dance before and after the Tango Del Cielo show.

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

@>----  Saturdays, Sept. 15 & 29. Firehouse Five Milonga    2014 9th St,. 9 p.m. sometimes past 2 a.m. Cover $10 Beginning lesson at 8 p.m. if at least four people attend. Join hosts Chris Peake, Dan Printz for a casual, friendly alternative to the Traditional Milonga DJ featuring traditional, non-traditional & Alternative music.

@>----  Saturdays, Sept. 8, 22, and  Oct. 13  Tango by the River, 128 J St., Old Sacramento.    9 p.m.-midnight. Traditional, then Nuevo.  Hors d'oeuvres,BYOB $10.  DJ TBA 128 J Stret, Old Sacramento 916-443-7008 www.rivertango.com

@>---- Sundays, Sept. 23,  Oct. 29 and Nov. 25. New venue, new time!! Fourth Sunsday Milonga, 6:30-9 p.m.,  at Mezcal Taqueria, 1620 W. El Camino Ave, 95833 (SW corner Truxel and West El Camino)

@>---- 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. $15,  $10 after 1 a.m.

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

@>----  Sunday, Oct. 7, Sunday, Nov. 4, & Sunday, Dec. 2 Free milonga at Blackhawk Plaza, in the rotunda across from movie theatre. 2-3 p.m. Beginner class, Milonga  3-7 p.m. 3499 Blackhawk Plaza Circle. Music by Redwood Tango Ensemble
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.  Take 24th Street (past the theater), turn left onto 4th Ave., then an immediate left into the parking lot. <http://www.TangowithMichelle.com>, (916) 799-1952

Dianna's Studio of Dance, 826 N. Fulton, Tango champions Marcelo Molina and Carolina Vasquez teach social dance and group formation for showcase on Nov. 3 (Participation Optional). 7-8 p.m.

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.
Eduardo Saucedo will lead the class all month focusing on Sacadas, front & back.

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 Senior Center  4321 Salem St.
Golden Age Tango Academy, classes and practica. Classes by Ivan Shvarts,
415. 760. 9374: tangocuriosity@gmail.com goldenagetangoacademy@gmail; 
1-3:30 p.m. Free


Emeryville: The Allegro Ballroom,  5855 Christie Ave., Emeryville
Beginner's Class 2-3 p.m.,  Class Description:
1) Ear training for rhythm & phrase of tango music
2) Biomechanics of leading & following fundamental steps of the dance
3) Develop awareness & sensitivity to partner's motions
4) Improvise with simple dance sequences for the social dance floor
Intermediate/Advance Class 3-4 p.m,  Topic of the month:
1) Listen & dance to the unique musical dynamics of Argentine Tango music
2) Improvise with chain sequences (cadenas & displacements (sacadas)
Dance Practice 4-6 p.m., $6 (free w/class)
NEW PRICES!- One class for $10, Two for $15, $60 for the month

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.

Until later, Mary

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