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Bulletin, Nov. 4, 2013.


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Kenny Bell's class did a good job of breaking down the technique for the eight count basic, followed by a challenging pattern that will give us much to work on.
We will do so at the next class, which will NOT be in the studio - same address, but look for us in the back as the studio will be hosting a personal trainer certification class all weekend. Kenny will be back for another couple of classes on Nov. 16.  See Kenny's summary in This Weeks Video

Until later, Mary

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  CALENDAR FOR THE WEEK
MONDAY -  Today,  Nov. 4. 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, but you are encouraged to order food or drink off the menu.  Some come early to dine.

WEDNESDAY - Oct. 30 & Nov. 6,  Senior center classes cancelled until Nov. 13to refurbish the floor, 211 Bodem. 2:30 p.m., 

SATURDAY - Nov. 9 - Classes  at Studio V Fitness & Pilates,  4345 Spyres, off Bangs.   11 a.m. $10, unless you paid for the class with Kenny.



 MILONGA

 UPCOMING

Forever Tango at the Gallo Center Jan. 10. with a free pre-show milonga DJ'd by Emilio Flores, the Bay Area's most popular DJ,  in the lobby. Tickets: Purchase

Argentine Tango Official Championship & Festival in San Francisco, CA, 
April 17-20 2014 at SF Airport Marriott Hotel  Save the dates!
Registration opens with a super earlybird special with 20% off on November 16!!  
Directed by Andrea Monti and Gato Valdez



MILONGAS OUT OF TOWN:
SACRAMENTO
Fridays, Tango on Broadway, 2416 18th St. (Just off Broadway) Traditional milonga - 9 p.m.$10 - Hosted by Kenny Bell.
Saturday, Nov. 9, Tango by the River, 128 J St., Old Sacramento .


OAKLAND

Friday, Nov 15 & 29, Tango Magdalena, 580 Grand Ave., third floor.  Liz & Yannick Vanhove teach a pre-milonga class and perform.

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







CLASSES OUT OF TOWN:
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   Class followed by an hour practica.   Cost is $15

Fontaine Dance, 1328 Blue Oaks Rd. Suite 150, Roseville with Morgan Heller, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Tango Ballet, a ballet class designed focusing on needs of tango dancers. Morgan danced professionally with ballet companies 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 p.m.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 allWednesday lessons and Monday pr├íctica. Drop-in: $15  includes both lessons  Class limited to 10 followers and 10 leaders; contact tangoonbroadway@gmail.com,  cegoh@aol.comor  now or call1-916-390-0219 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 - introductory class 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

Tango by the River: 128 J St., Old Sacramento:  Nov. 8,  7-8:30 p.m. –Liz and Yannick Vanhove, European champions of Tango Salon 2012, European vice-champions of Tango Escenario 2012, and finalists of the Mundial in Buenos Aires 2012  on their first U.S. tour! Steps of the old maestros followed by a guided practica (8:30-9:30) and chamuyo (tango chat) (9:30-10 p.m.) open only to class attendees (all levels)

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, 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

Oakland:
Tango Magdalena, 850 Grand Ave. 3rd floor,Friday, November 15, Liz & Yannick VanHove teach: Steps and figures for a crowded dance floor
Nov. 29 Embellishments for men and women at a busy milonga  8 - 9 p.m. $15

SATURDAY

Sacramento:
At Tango by The River, 128 J Street, Old Sacramento: Liz and Yannick Vanhove, the European champions of Tango Salon 2012, the European vice-champions of Tango Escenario 2012, and Finalists of the Mundial in Buenos Aires 2012  on their first U.S. tour!
SATURDAY, Nov. 9, 2:30-4 p.m. – The Art of Walking + Technique: Details and Refinement for Leaders and Followers (All Levels)
SATURDAY, Nov. 9,  4:30-6 p.m. -- Playful Tango Vals (Intermediate or All Levels for those who took the previous class)
$30 for 1 class,  $50 for 2 classes,  $70 for 3 classes,  $85 for 4 classes, or $100 for 5 classes -- the best deal!!!
Limited times are available for private lessons at $100 per hour ... please call the studio at 916 443-7008 or email donna@rivertango.com to schedule.
Oakland:
Saturday, Nov. 16 & 30, Tango Magdalena, 850 Grand Ave.  third floor, Liz & Yannick Vanhove, Workshops 3:45 - 4:45, & 5:15 - 6:45. $25 per session.

SUNDAY
Sacramento:
Tango by the River, 128 J St., Old Sacramento: Liz and Yannick Vanhove, the European champions of Tango Salon 2012, the European vice-champions of Tango Escenario 2012, and Finalists of the Mundial in Buenos Aires 2012  on their first U.S. tour!
SUNDAY, Nov. 10,  2:30-4 p.m. – Musicality (Intermediate or All Levels for those who took the previous class)
SUNDAY, Nov. 10, 4:30-6 p.m. -- Rulos & Enrosques (Intermediate & Advanced)
$30 for 1 class,  $50 for 2 classes,  $70 for 3 classes, $85 for 4 classes, or $100 for 5 classes -- the best deal!!!
Limited times are available for private lessons at $100 per hour ... please call the studio at 916 443-7008 or email donna@rivertango.com to schedule.
Emeryville
Allegro Ballroom,  5855 Christie Ave.
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: 
  
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 premier tango festival on the worldwide circuit.

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