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Bulletin, Feb. 4, 2013

March will see another guest artist, Marcelo Molina; in 2011 he won the Stage Tango championship for the USA in the competition for the tango world cup.  He will conduct a couple of workshops during the day and perform that night at our milonga, - so mark your calendars.


MONDAY - Feb. 4 & 11. Social dancing and practica, Jacobs, 2501 McHenry. 7-9 p.m., an opportunity to practice what we learned in class. No fee, but you are encouraged to order food or drink from the menu.  Some come early to dine.

WEDNESDAY -  Feb. 6,  Beginner class, Senior Center, 211 Bodem. 2:30 p.m.

SATURDAY - Feb. 9, 11 a.m.  - Beginning basics,  VBoogie's Dance Journey,  711 10th St.   $10.

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@>---- First weekend milonga March  2,  at Jacobs, 2501 McHenry Ave. 
7:30 p.m. Introductory lesson. (See above)



@>----  Wednesday's Bravo Restaurant 1465 Eureka Road, Roseville,  Tango 6:30-9:30 p.m. Good food, good prices

@>---- Saturday, Feb. 16. At Firehouse 5, 2014 9th St.   Firehouse Five Milonga  9 p.m.  Cover $10 Beginning lesson at 8 p.m. (at least four required for lesson.) Join hosts Chris Peake, Dan Printz for a casual, friendly alternative to the Traditional Milonga DJ featuring Traditional, Non-Traditional & Alternative Tango Music.

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

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

At Firehouse 5, 2014 9th St  7:30-9 p.m. Beginning Basics Tango
with Barbara Bauer &  Patrick Alessandri solid foundation for all further tango exploits  $40/month, $12/drop-in class.   email tanguera007@gmail.com

Tango by the River, 128 J St.,  Old Sacramento.  Further Explorations in Tango 
Volcada. A new series  with Donna & Nicholas,  covering Volcadas -- beautiful off-axis movements - elegant and graceful and oh-so-sexy. Tuesday classes  designed for those with some Argentine tango experience. 7-8:30 p.m, practica 8:30-9:30 p.m;  (tango experience required). Drop-in fee: $15

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

24th Street Dance Studio, NEW  2724 24th St., "Puro Tango Salon" - New Class Series: "Beginner's Tango Level 2: Back to the Basics for Int/Adv Dancers!"
7:45-9 p.m.  $40/Four Lesson Month | $15 Drop-in;
Instructors Chooi Goh & Kenny Bell.   visit www.kbelltango.com.


Sacramento -
Tango by the River, 128 J St.,  Old Sacramento
Beginning Tango - 6:30-7:30 pm -- Learn the fundamentals:   Drop-in fee $10
Intermediate Tango - 7:30-8:30 p.m. -- Builds on material from the beginning class,
Tango Practica, 8:30-9:30 p.m.; included with class attendance; $5 without.
Firehouse Five  Studio: 2014 9th St., Tango Explorations
6:30 p.m. Beginning Tango, 7:30 p.m. Continuing Tango,  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.  fresnotango@gmail.com     559-240-3200
Emeryville: The Allegro Ballroom,  5855 Christie Ave., Emeryville
Beginner's Class 2-3 p.m,  Intermediate/Advanced Class 3-4 p.m  
One class for $10, Two for $15, 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., practica - 6-7 p.m.
Teachers available for questions. Social dancing, 7-9 p.m., fresnotango@gmail.com    559-240-3200

Oakland: Tango Magdalena, 580 Grand Ave.:
BEGINNERS: 2:15 - 3:15 p.m., INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED: 3:30-4:30 p.m.


Official branch of "Tango Buenos Aires Festival & Dance World Cup"
San Francisco Airport Marriot Hotel, CA.
to compete March 28-31 at the San Francisco Airport Marriott Hotel:
GET 15% off.  EARLY BIRD for all Festival and Competition passes until Feb. 24!
The four-day event includes the only official US championship  and a festival with great tango show, live music, "milongas" and exclusive workshops directed by professional Argentine tango masters. The  Salon and Stage winning couple  get the  official title of Argentine Tango USA Champions and will  the only USA authentic representatives to compete in Buenos Aires' main international event Tango Buenos Aires Festival & Dance World Cup, having the right and advantage of entering directly at the Semifinal round (avoiding almost 500 competing couples from around the world that are registered every year for the classifying rounds).

Alicia Pons teaches a workshop: at Cafe Florida. 710 Florida St., San Francisco,  on Wednesday, March 20, 7:30-9 p.m. $25 (includes milonga).
Boot Camp with Christy & Eduardo Saucedo   May 4-5
Linden Street Dance, Oakland

Boot Camp with Joaquin Amenabar, author of "Tango: Let's Dance to the Music!" Aug 3-4   Linden Street Dance, Oakland

From Christy Cote & Chelsea Eng:  CITA  Mar 10-16, 2013
Join Christy Cote & Chelsea Eng in Buenos Aires for CITA 2013,
the 15th Annual International Tango Congress.
To join the mailing list of others interested in attending CITA 2013  click <http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=001Fo7gspCym-QGxD_LvZBRCu-XeMGzCGJRJ0g6CYvLYYFovGP59FK1FUWSVt6ZdX7RzGayba4Q0sTqsVuRAuk4Tdh7db1anyI83DoOyXPwWPUJtxpBokScPNhrlDnEKNrMxGGRxbLu2-5N92uSHKfQU_UlnotnGOaa>HERE

From Donna Tielsch (916 443-7008) of Tango by the River,  March 17- April 2, Fee includes:
  • Airfare from Sacramento to Buenos Aires & back
  • 14 nights in Buenos Aires, at Hotel Bisonte Palace (with modern conveniences like wireless internet, etc.) Price is per person, double occupancy. Private rooms are available at additional cost.
  • Tango Dinner Show &  at "Esquina Carlos Gardel"
  • City Tour in Buenos Aires
  • Recommendations & group outings to nightly milongas,
  • Tango clothes & shoe shopping.
  • Optional: Walking tour to the grave sites of Carlos Gardel and other greats.
  • Optional: Tour of Teatro Colon, one of the world's most beautiful theatres.
  • Optional: One day excursion to Colonia in Uruguay (via Buquebus ferry).
  • Optional: One day excursion to El Tigre.
  • Optional: Instruction with Oscar Mandagaran, Eduardo Saucedo, and others.
Dates: 16 nights (14 in Buenos Aires + 2 nights on the plane), leaving Sacramento on March 17 and returning to Sacramento on April 2.  $3,350.

From Marcelo Solis: The Escuela de Tango de Buenos Aires March 2013 Tango Tour: March 22-31.  Workshops, practicas, presentations and milongas with some of the best instructors and dancers from Buenos Aires:   CLICK http://escuelatangoba.com/marcelosolis/tour-to-buenos-aires-2013/payment-menu-2013/ if you want to go to the payment menu.
9 Intensive Days: 12 workshops, 4 hours assisted practice - $720 
9 nights at Hotel Lyon  Single room $945, double $1062, triple $1350.
9  milongas in Buenos Aires, includes transportation and personal assistance,  $380
Airport/Hotel/Airport: Bus $45; Taxi (up to three persons) $125.- | Additional nights at Hotel Lyon: $105 single, $118 double or $150 triple room. | Taxi dancer, $35 per hour. | Tours in the city, country side, Colonia, Montevideo, Mendoza, Iguazu Falls, Patagonia and more!!!
To go to the payment menu, please CLICK http://escuelatangoba.com/marcelosolis/tour-to-buenos-aires-2013/payment-menu-2013/

Until later, Mary

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