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Bulletin, July 8, 2013

Normal Saturday classes resume on July 13.  We feature a video of Eva & Pablo dancing at our June 22 milonga.  Enjoy: http://modestotango.blogspot.com/2013/06/eva-garlez-and-pablo-rodriguez-dance-to.html
We look at another first weekend milonga on August 2; the following day Kenny Bell of Sacramento will conduct classes.
On September 7 Eduardo Saucedo will return to Modesto to conduct workshops and dance with us at our milonga.

MONDAY -  Today, July 8 & 15. Practica and social dancing at Jacobs Fine Dining, 2501 McHenry Ave. a good time to practice class material.  No fee, but you are encouraged to order food or drink from the menu.  Some come early to eat.

WEDNESDAY - July 10,    Beginner class at the Senior Center, 211 Bodem. 2:30 p.m.. free  

SATURDAY - July 13, No class at Studio V.  Hope to see you all again on July 13.

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Our next milonga will be on Friday, August 2, at Jacobs.  No guest artist, no introductory lesson, just a chance to dance, socialize, eat and drink.  $5 entry



Saturday July 6, Firehouse 5 Studio, 2014B 9th St. Milonga, 9 p.m.-2 a.m.

Saturday, Lake Merritt Dance Center, 200 Grand Ave. 8 p.m.  Milonga, $15 

Sunday, August 4, In the Blackhawk Plaza rotunda.  Blackhawk milonga, 3-8 p.m. 

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

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 5:30-6:30 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.

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)

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

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.  Time:  6-7 p.m.
Monthly:  $50/Single; $90/Couple; Includes all  Wednesday lessons  and Monday  práctica.
Drop-in: $15  includes both lessons  
Class size is limited  to 10 followers and 10 leaders, so contact   tangoonbroadway@gmail.com,  cegoh@aol.comor  immediately or ext/call 1-916-390-0219 to reserve your spot.
Beginner Class 7-8 p.m
Instructors:  Kenny Bell and Chooi Goh 

The Ballroom of Sacramento, 6009 Folsom Blvd: with Paul Zimny 7 p.m. Argentine Tango 1 - an introductory class that explores the basics of Argentine Tango - progressive class - refreshes by calendar month
8 p.m. 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 p.m. Beginning   8 p.m. Intermediate

Sacramento -
Tango by the River, 128 J St.,  Old Sacramento - Class cancelled this week.
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 - class cancelled this week
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

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

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)

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

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


Lessons in Modesto with Kenny Bell of Sacramento.  He will teach a beginner class at 11 a.m. and another at 12:30 p.m.
Studio V fitness & Pilates, 4345 Spyres.

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


From Gato & Andrea: Trip date: August 17 -30, 2013!
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

From Marcelo Solis:  Oct. 25-Nov. 3, ETBA offers 9 days of intensive workshops, practicas, presentations and milongas with some of the best instructors and dancers from Buenos Aires: Nestor La Vitola, Blas Catrenau, Jorge Kero, Olga Besio, Diego Converti & Graciela Gamba, Andrea Uchitel, Gabriela Navarro, Enriqueta Kleinman, Carlos and Rosa Perez, Osvaldo and Coca Cartery, Alicia Pons, Osvaldo Natucci, Monica Paz, Myriam Pincen, Elina Roldan, Nestor Pellicciaro, Marcelo Solis and more. Packages start at only $620!!! for classes. We can also arrange your accommodation at the best hotel in the best location, as well as your airport/hotel/airport transfers, and providing you with assistance in going to milongas, hiring taxi dancers and more…
9 Intensive Days: 12 workshops, 4 hours assisted practice, 9 Best milongas in Buenos Aires: $620 early bird price if PAID BEFORE AUGUST 3, 2013
9 nights at Hotel Lyon (walking distance to Escuela de Tango de Buenos Aires). Single room $945, double room $1062,- triple room $1350.-
, includes transportation and personal assistance:$320, early bird price if PAID BEFORE AUGUST 3, 2013.
Other services you may be interested: Transfers Airport/Hotel/Airport::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 og the city, country side, Colonia, Montevideo, Mendoza, Iguazu Falls, Patagonia and more!!!