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Bulletin, April 15, 2013

We had a lovely First Friday milonga with out-of-towners and classes with Patrick - full of useful materials on which we will continue to work.

Marcelo Molina has posted a video of the championship performance with Carolina Vazquez.  
To watch their lovely performance, go to:   This Week's Video
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Saturday's class again will be back at VBoogie's Dance Journey, 711 10th St.  

CALENDAR FOR THE WEEK

MONDAY -  April 15 & 22. 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 - April 17,    Beginner class at the Senior Center, 211 Bodem. 2:30 p.m.. free  

SATURDAY - April 20,  Classes  at VBoogie's Dance Journey, 711 10th St.,   11 a.m-noon.  Cost $10  

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MILONGAS OUT OF TOWN:

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

Friday, April 19, Tango on Broadway,. 2416 18th St. Third place World Salon Champions Brian Nguyen and Yuliana Basmajyan, will perform at around 9:30.  This performance will not be suitable for the stage; only for the dance floor.  They will demonstrate how you can dance beautifully on the social dance floor without kicking, lifting or other showy stuff.    8-midnight, $10


Saturday,  April 20, Firehouse 5, 2014 9th St. Springtime at the Moulin Rouge - Break out cute summer dresses - colorful or sparkling. Gentlemen, grab your top hats and tails and bring a taste of Paris to Sacramento!  DJ Chris  $10 

Sunday, April 28: Mexcal Taqueria Milongas  1620 W. El Camino (SW corner Truxel & El Camino)
The Milonga starts at 6:30 but come early to eat! The food is fabulous, the dancing free.
DJ Michelle  First Beer is FREE for Tangueros!  6:30-9 p.m. Milonga



OAKLAND

 Saturday, Lake Merritt Dance Center, 200 Grand Ave.  Milonga, $15 OAKLAND
DANVILLE
Sunday, May 5, Blackhawk plaza, 3-8 p.m. Redwood Tango Ensemble

CLASSES AND PRACTICAS OUT OF TOWN:
Some have expressed interest in these. To carpool call 522-1571

TUESDAY
Sacramento:
At Firehouse 5 Dance, 2014B 9th St..  Tango Technique:  Class may include warm-up, isolations, drills, floor work and cool-down! Learn great exercises to do on your own to start becoming a better partner.  Wear comfortable shoes and clothing and get ready to work out!
7-8:15 p.m.  Cost: $40 month, $12 drop-in
Tango by the River, 128 J St,  Old Sacramento.  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

Tango on Broadway, 2416 18th  St.,: Special Ladies Leading class on  7-9 p.m. (7-8 lesson, 8-9,  practice session) $10 only.

Emeryville,
Allegro Ballroom - 5855 Christie Ave -  - Classes with Nora & Ed.
7:30pm - 8:30pm:  BEG Lev  $12,  8:30-9:30 p.m.:  INT  Lev  $12
Extended hours! 9:30pm - 11:00pm:  Nora & Ed's Practica:  $5 (FREE with class)


WEDNESDAY
Sacramento
Step One, 1920 T St. (at railroad tracks:), "La Práctica" for all levels with Mike & Alisa 9-11 p.m. Beginners always welcome.

Tango on Broadway, 2416 18th  St.  6:30-7:30 p.m.Intermediate Tango
6:30-7:30 p.m..:  Argentine Tango Fundamentals (Beginners/All Levels)
7:30-8:30 p.m.: Intermediate  Tango 
Monthly:  $50/Single; $90/Couple; Includes all   Wednesday lessons  and Monday  pr├íctica.
Drop-in: $15  includes both lessons  
Instructors Chooi Goh & Kenny Bell.   visit www.kbelltango.com.

THURSDAY
Sacramento -
Tango by the River, 128 J St.,  Old Sacramento
Beginning Tango - 6:30-7:30 p.m. -- 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!)


The Tango Explorations theme for March is Volcadas - explore your dance with us!
  
Fresno:
Studio 65/ Adornos; 2965 North Maroa Ave.  Tango technique.  Group lessons,
8 p.m.  $10.  fresnotango@gmail.com     559-240-3200

FRIDAY 
Firehouse Five  Studio: 2014 9th St. Traditional Tango
7:30-9:30 p.m.Traditional Tango/Michael Taillant
$40/month, $70/couple, $12/drop-in class
Contact: 707-416-9680, tangobravo2k@yahoo.com


Emeryville: Allegro Ballroom,  5855 Christie Ave., Emeryville
Beginner 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.
 

COMING UP!

Boot Camp with Christy & Eduardo Saucedo   May 4-5  Linden Street Dance, Oakland

NORA'S TANGO WEEK  2013 - 16th Anniversary: Thu. JULY 4-Sun. JULY 7
A shorter version of Tango Week, but still intense and lots of fun!
• Location: SAN MATEO MARRIOTT HOTEL - 1770 South Amphlet Blvd, San Mateo
 (go to www.tangoweek.com to link with the hotel for the discount rate)
• Teachers: CAROLINA DEL RIVERO & DONATO JUAREZ- GRACIELA GONZALEZ -NITO & ELBA - 

MIRIAM LARICI & LEONARDO BARRIONUEVO -  ARIADNA NAVEIRA & FERNANDO SANCHEZ
• Live Music:  Seth Azarnow y su Sexteto Tipico (on select evenings) • DJ Music:  Emilio Flores and guest DJ's TBA
• Nightly Milongas
• 12 classes a day to choose from. 10 a.m.-7:30 p.m.
• NEW! A daily evening workshop open to the public from 6pm to 7:30pm
• Daily "Chamuyos" with the Masters (a NTW original)
• Show by all Masters participants on Sat July 6th!
Fees: The weekend (full 4 days)
$455 per person if paid in full by April 30
$495 per person if paid after April 30
Cash, checks and Visa and MasterCard credit cards accepted. Send check
payable to Nora Olivera, to: 2841 Hillside Dr - Burlingame, CA 94010
Please visit www.tangoweek.com for Hotel Reservations, Milongas schedule and
prices, refund policy, etc etc.
SCHOLARSHIP
NORA'S TANGO WEEK and TANGO CALIFIA (Beatrice Bowles & Terence Clarke) give 2 scholarships each (a total of 4) to a woman and a man, every year. To apply, send an essay on what tango is for you, why you want the scholarship, why you think you deserve it. etc. No limits for words, as short or as long as you want. Send it 
to misstango@hotmail.com• Nito & Elba, Graciela Gonzalez, Roxana Suarez & Sebastian Achaval, Carolina Del Rivero & Donato Juarez, Ariadna Naveira & Fernando  Sanchez

DJ: EMILIO FLORES. More DJ's TBA
SETH AZARNOW Y SU SEXTETO TIPICO (on select evenings)
 
Boot Camp with Joaquin Amenabar, author of "Tango: Let's Dance to the Music!" Aug 3-4   Linden Street Dance, Oakland