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Bulletin, June 17, 2013

On June 22 we host Eva Garlez and Pablo Rodriguez of Buenos Aires (pictured below) to lead afternoon workshops and perform briefly at our evening milonga.  Eva and Pablo are part of the new younger generation of tangueros intent on preserving traditions, dancing and teaching the dance as done in Buenos Aires milongas.
Pablo and Eva offer private lessons on Sunday at  $80 for the hour.  NEW:  20 minute privates, $40 each.  Time subject to arrangement with coordinator. If interested contact me @ marymenz44@gmail.com, or call 209 522-1571.

CALENDAR FOR THE WEEK

MONDAY -  Today, June 17 & 24. Practica and social dancing at Jacobs Fine Dining, 2501 McHenry Ave. a good time to put into practice what was learned in class.  No fee, but you are encouraged to order food or drink from the menu.  Some come early to eat.

WEDNESDAY - June 19,    Beginner class at the Senior Center, 211 Bodem. 2:30 p.m.. free  

SATURDAY - June 22, Workshops with Eva Garlez & Pablo Rodriguez. Jacobs Fine Dining, 2501 McHenry Ave.
2 p.m. - Beginners - Chest Lead,   3:30 - Continuing _ Freedom within the close embrace.
$25 for one class, $40 for both.  
That evening, a milonga
7:30 - Pre-milonga Introductory class. 8:30 Milonga.  10:15 Short Performance by Eva & Pablo
$10 includes the lesson.  Food and drink to order off the menu, available throughout the evening. This makes for a lovely evening out. 

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MILONGAS
Saturday, June 22,  Jacobs Fine Dining, 2501 McHenry.  Eva Garlez & Pablo Rodriguez of Buenos Aires will conduct an introductory lesson at 7:30 p.m. , and perform later, at 10:15 at that evening's milonga. They have been regular contributors to the annual Buenos Aires Milongueando festival.  Their focus: Dance as you would on the dance floor, not on the stage. $10 includes the lesson.  Food and drink to order off the menu, available throughout the evening. This makes for a lovely evening out. 

MILONGAS OUT OF TOWN:

SACRAMENTO
Tuesday,  Quarry Ponds Plaza, 5550 Douglas Blvd., Granite Bay. 6:30 p.m, into October.  Tango under the stars. a milonga with a lake background! The chef from Source Restaurant will make specials and provide special prices for beer and wine.  

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

Sunday, June 30th, NATOMAS ROSE GARDEN, 2921 Truxel Road, Sacramento,  OUTDOOR MILONGA 
The milonga takes place at 6:30 p.m. after the Dedication of the new Rose Garden Fountain.   Michelle Gorre will be your DJ for the evening. Bring snacks or drinks to share. The milonga is FREE - A "Thank you" to the Tango Community for its support during the Garden's February fundraiser.
OAKLAND
Saturday, Lake Merritt Dance Center, 200 Grand Ave.  Milonga, $15 OAKLAND

DANVILLE
Sunday, July 7, In the Blackhawk Plaza rotunda.  Blackhawk milonga, 3 - 8 p.m. 



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

TUESDAY
Sacramento: Tango by the River, 128 J St., Old Sacramento   Further Explorations in Tango - 7-8:30 p.m., 
followed by a practica 8:30-9:30 p.m.; (some tango experience required) Cost $50 per person, $90 per couple for the month includes 3 CLASSES AND 2 PRACTICAS EVERY WEEK! Drop-in fees are $15 

Fontaine Dance, 1328 Blue Oaks Rd. Suite 150, Roseville with Morgan Heller 5-6:30 p.m.
Tango Ballet, a   class designed for Tango dancers. Morgan danced professionally with ballet companies for over 25 years.    6:30-7:30 Tango Intro, 7:30-8:30 Intermediate Tango

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

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

Danville, 
3499 Blackhawk Plaza.  6:00 - 6:30 Technique, 6:30 - 7:15 Beginner's Warm ups and Basic.
7:15 - 8:00 Intermediate - Popular Steps, 8:00 - 9:30  Practica   Cost $10

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

Tango on Broadway, 2416 18th  St
New class:  Milonga Series - 4 classes - June 5th, 12th, 19th & 26th, Time:  6 - 7 pm
Instructors:  Ed Loomis & Chooi Goh
Monthly:  $50/Single; $90/Couple; Includes all  Wednesday lessons  and Monday  pr├íctica.
Drop-in: $15  includes both lessons  
Class size is limited  to 10 followers and 10 leaders, so contact   tangoonbroadway@gmail.comcegoh@aol.comor  immediately or ext/call 1-916-390-0219 to reserve your spot.
Beginner Class 7- 8 pm
Instructors:  Kenny Bell and Chooi Goh 

The Ballroom of Sacramento, 6009 Folsom Blvd: with Paul Zimny 7:00 Argentine Tango 1 - an introductory class that explores the basics of Argentine Tango - progressive class - refreshes by calendar month
8:00 Argentine Tango 2 - just need to know the basics for this class that further explores the many possibilities for both leaders and followers - progressive class with new theme each calendar month

Capital Dance Center , 11270 Sanders Drive, Suite A. Rancho Cordova. with Morgan Heller 
7:00 Beginning   8:00 Intermediate

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!)
  
Fresno:
Studio 65/ Adornos; 2965 North Maroa Ave.  Tango technique.  Group lessons,
8 p.m.  $10.  fresnotango@gmail.com     559-240-3200

FRIDAY 
Sacramento: 
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


SUNDAY 
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.


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)
$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

Forever Tango comes to the Gallo Center on Jan. 10.  More on that later

TANGO TOURS TO BUENOS AIRES: 

From Gato & Andrea: Trip date: August 17 -30, 2013!
TANGO WORLD CUP TOUR to accompany and support the SALON TANGO USA CHAMPIONS
at the Tango World Cup, and experience Buenos Aires through an amazing Tango Tour Program!
Get the early bird price by making a deposit of USD 600 before June 10!
See   details at out web! http://tangotourtravel.com/home1.html