We will break down the pattern of Kenny's lesson, with paradas (stops) and pasadas. Again: This Week's Video summarizing their class remains relevant. .
Eduardo Saucedo comes to Modesto on Sept. 7 to teach a couple of workshops and DJ our milonga. Consider a Sunday private lesson. $100 for the hour.
Until later, Mary
CALENDAR FOR THE WEEK
MONDAY - Today, August 19 & 26. Practica and social dancing at Jacobs Fine Dining, 2501 McHenry Ave. a good time and place to practice class material. No fee, but you are encouraged to order food or drink from the menu. Some come early to eat.
WEDNESDAY - August 21, Beginner class at the Senior Center, 211 Bodem. 2:30 p.m., free.
SATURDAY - August 24 at Studio V, 4345 Spyres, just off Bangs, near McHenry. Class in basics, building on Kenny's lrsson. 11 a.m., $10 drop in .
MILONGAS OUT OF TOWN:SACRAMENTO
Fridays, Tango on Broadway, 2416 18th St. (Just off Broadway) Traditional milonga - 9 p.m. $10
Saturday, August 24, Oscar Mandagaran will DJ the traditional music for the milonga from 9 p.m. until midnight; Vika & Donna will DJ the alternative/nuevo tango from midnight until 1 a.m.or so. Cost is $10.
Saturday, Lake Merritt Dance Center, 200 Grand Ave. 8 p.m. Milonga, $15
CLASSES AND PRACTICAS OUT OF TOWN:
Some have expressed interest in these. To carpool call 522-1571.
Sacramento: Tango by the River, 128 J St., Old Sacramento Paradas & Barridas with Donna & Nicholas
In August, Donna & Nicholas focus on paradas (stops) and barridas (sweeps). These beautiful and elegant movements are useful in both social and stage tango. Every Tuesday, 7-8:30 p.m, followed by a practica from 8:30-9:30 or so. (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 Tango dancers. Morgan danced professionally with ballet companies for 25+ years. 6:30-7:30 Tango Intro, 7:30-8:30 Intermediate Tango
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 be 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.
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
Club One, 5860 W Las Positas Blvd. Classes and practica in a large and comfortable room with hardwood floor adjacent to and part of Club One boutique fitness center with clean, elegant, and inviting atmosphere.
Only minutes from highway 680 and 580 junction near W. Las Positas Blvd. and Hopyard Road.
6-6:30 Tango Chat
6:30 - 7:15 Beginners Class. Basic fundamentals
7:15 - 8 Intermediate Class. Popular steps for social dancing 8-9:30 p.m., practica
From Marcelo Solis: Oct. 25-Nov. 3, ETBA 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 arrange accommodation at the best hotel in the best location, airport/hotel/airport transfers, and providing assistance in going to milongas, hiring taxi dancers and more. 2 workshops, 4 hours assisted practice, 9 best milongas in Buenos Aires: Nine 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.Other services: 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 of the city, country side, Colonia, Montevideo, Mendoza, Iguazu Falls, Patagonia and more!!!
Mar 10-16, 2014 CITA 2014
Join Christy Cote & Chelsea Eng in Buenos Aires for CITA 2014. Directed by renowned dancer Fabian Salas, CITA 2014 is the International Tango Congress in Buenos Aires, CITA is THE premiere tango festival on the worldwide circuit.
Our next milonga is Saturday, Sept. 7, with Eduardo Saucedo, who will DJ and do workshops at 2 p.m. and 3:30 at Jacobs Fine Dining.
In Sacramento at 24th Street Theatre, 2791 24th Street - October 18 & 19, Tango show - Tango-Fusion D' Amor, directed by Eduardo Saucedo and featuring Marcelo Molina and Carolina Vazquez, USA stage tango champions 2011 & 2013, and the Alejandro Ziegler Quartet from Buenos Aires. For tickets go to: www.rivertango.com
Forever Tango comes to the Gallo Center on Jan. 10. with a pre-show free milonga in the lobby of the Gallo Center. $50 tickets available for $45 - Covers facility and other fees, so it is a bargain. If interested, contact me at email@example.com