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Bulletin, September 9, 2013.



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Modesto was the area's tango capital this last weekend, with Jacobs Fine Dining the capitol.  Eduardo Saucedo led workshops on musicality and milonga.  Both topics will continue to be covered during the rest of this month.
Until later, Mary

Modesto Tango is a non-profit association of tango aficionados dedicated to sharing artistic, cultural and social aspects of Argentine tango. 



 CALENDAR FOR THE WEEKMONDAY -  MONDAY -  Today, Sept. 9 & 16. Practica and social dancing at Jacobs  7-9 p.m.  A good place to work on class material and socialize with fellow tangueros.  No fee, though you are encouraged to order food or drink off the menu.  Some come early to eat.

WEDNESDAY - Sept. 11,    Beginner class at the Senior Center, 211 Bodem. 2:30 p.m., free. 

SATURDAY - Sept. 14 - Class  at Studio V Fitness & Pilates , 4345 Spyres, off Bangs.  11 a.m. with practica to follow.
$10 drop in.

MILONGAS OUT OF TOWN:SACRAMENTO
Fridays, Tango on Broadway, 2416 18th St. (Just off Broadway) Traditional milonga - 9 p.m. $10

OAKLAND
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.

TUESDAY
Sacramento: Tango by the River, 128 J St., Old Sacramento  Eduardo Saucedo teaches in September, focusing on milonga/
Sept. 10, 7-8:30 p.m. -- Milonga Lisa: Musicality, Steps and Sequences  
Sept. 17, 7-8:30 p.m. -- Milonga con Traspie: The Technique of Syncopated Movements   
Sept/ 24, 7-8:30 p.m. -- Milonga: Combining Sequences and Styles on the Dance Floor/ $30 for one class, $50 for two, $70 for all three.


Fontaine Dance, 1328 Blue Oaks Rd. Suite 150, Roseville with Morgan Heller 
5:30-6:30. Tango Ballet, a ballet class designed with the needs of tango dancers specifically in mind. Morgan danced professionally with ballet companies for over 25 years. 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.

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.  6-6:30 Technique, 6:30-7:15 Beginner warm ups and basics.
7:15-8 Intermediate - Popular Steps, 8-9:30  Practica  $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.  6-7 p.m.
Monthly:  $50/Single; $90/Couple; Includes all Wednesday lessons and Mondaypr├íctica. Drop-in: $15  includes both lessons  Class limited to 10 followers and 10 leaders; contact tangoonbroadway@gmail.com,  
cegoh@aol.com or 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

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

Pleasanton:
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
Cost: $12 – Free for Club One members, Includes light snacks and refreshments  www.blackhawktango.com

Emeryville
Allegro Ballroom,  5855 Christie Ave., Emeryville
Beginner Class 2-3 p.m,  Intermediate/Advanced Class 3-4 p.m  - Julian Ramil instructor
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.


TANGO TOURS TO BUENOS AIRES: 
From Marcelo Solis:  Oct. 25-Nov. 3, ETBA  nine days of intensive workshops, practicas, presentations and milongas with some of the best instructors and dancers in 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.Twelve workshops, four hours assisted practice, nine 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.




MILONGAS
COMING UP!

In Sacramento at 24th Street Theatre, 2791 24th Street - Oct. 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. Contact me at modestotango@gmail.com
  
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