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Modesto Tango Bulletin, April 13, 2015

Modesto Tango Bulletin, April 13, 2015
The videos and results from the USA Tango Championship are coming out on the website, and you can listen to to an audio recap of the event on: http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/tango-angeles/e/37600094?autoplay=true
Mayumi's class was excellent - Attached is a video where she revisits all the different moves covered in her second class as well as the manner which they flow from one to another:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6v9nUb3Qdaw. We will continue to work on those elements in the next couple of weeks.
Wednesday class at the Senior Center resumes April 15. Hope to see you all there
   
CALENDAR FOR THE WEEK
NEW : TUESDAY:  April  14 & 21,  we meet at Urbanos, 1016 H Street, behind Gallo Center for the Arts for our weekly practica.
No fee, but you are encouraged to order food or drink from the menu. Come early to dine!  This is the time to practice what you learn in class. 
 
WEDNESDAY: April 15, 2015,  Tax Day, Class at  Modesto Senior Center,  211 Bodem Avenue.  Class in tango basics. 

SATURDAY: April 18,  2015 -   we continue the work of  Mayumi Fujio   at 11:00 a.m. beginner level tango,       $10 unless you were actually at the class.


Keep track with our on line calendar: 
http://sites.google.com/site/modestotango/home/argentinetangoacti
Modesto Tango is a non-profit association of tango aficionados dedicated to sharing the artistic, cultural, and social aspects of Argentine tango. 

MILONGAS:    
All milongas in Modesto are suspended until we get a better handle on venues.   
 
MILONGAS OUT OF TOWN:

 SACRAMENTO
Fridays:
Tango on Broadway, 2416 18th St. (just off Broadway)  Milonga: 8 pm - midnight,  $10

Saturdays: 
 2nd & 4th Saturdays at   Tango by the River, 128 J Street, old Sacramento.   
 
Firehouse Five Studio: 2014 9th St. TANGO BRAVO MILONGA!!   milonga hosted by Miguel Taillant:, on the 1st, 3rd and 5th Saturday at FH5.  This is a traditional milonga and   similar to  those  experienced in Buenos Aires.  Miguel is  from Argentina,  grew up in Buenos Aires and has been dancing tango most of  his life.   It will be like having a little bit of Buenos Aires in Sacramento.   8 pm - 9 pm:  Tango lesson with Miguel Taillant,  9pm  - 12:30-01-00 am:  Milonga,  $10:00


OAKLAND
Sundays:
Twilight Milonga, Studio 1924, 1924 Franklin St., third floor. (Enter 2419 on lower door handle.)
 DJ: Yuling Chen. Hosts: Count Glover and Melissa.
Close to 19th Street BART, free parking on Sundays. Leave no valuables in cars.  
  
Saturdays:
Lake Merritt Dance Center, 200 Grand Ave. 8 p.m.   

DANVILLE
Sycamore Club,  635 Old Orchard Road.  1st Sunday every month,
Sycamore Club: 3rd Saturday every month, 
 
   
CLASSES AND PRACTICAS OUT OF TOWN:
Some have expressed interest in these. To carpool call 522-1571.

MONDAY    in Sacramento
Tango On Broadway, 2416 18th Street,
class w/ Kenny & Chooi     Int/Adv Class  
7:00 - 8:00  $40/mth, $12 drop-in, free practica with class

Berkeley: 
Finnish Hall Cafe, 1970 Chestnut Street
La Practica Positiva w/ Nicholas & Stephanie ×
7:00 - 7:45   Initiate Class (No experience necessary) - 7:45 - 8:00   Drills For All
8:00 - 9:00   Intermediate Class - 9:00 - 10:00   Practica
$12 for Community  $10 for Students
Join Nicholas and Stephanie  for La Practica Positiva! , The focus is on positive learning and exploration.
Initiate Class welcomes people to tango and helps others grow with vital form and function.
Intermediate class expands a concept or step and polishes it with drills for both men and women.
Afterwards, enjoy practicing with Nicholas and Stephanie, eat dinner at the cafe and make new friends!

Orange Practica @ The Beat  2560 9th St. Between Dwight and Parker
8:15 - 9:15   Intermediate Tango class  9:15 - 12:45   Practica
$12 Class + Practica*  $7 Practica only*
Join Felipe Martinez, Homer Ladas, and other local and visiting instructors/DJs for this weekly event. 
DJed music varies from all traditional to mixed (some alternative)


TUESDAY 
 Sacramento:
Tango by the River, 128 J St., Old Sacramento
6:30-7:30 p.m., Beginning Tango, 
7:30-8:30 p.m., Intermediate/Advanced Tango
Tango Practica: 8:30-9:30 p.m.  -  $12 per class + $5 per practica.

Fresno:
Tuesday,  8pm 
Studio 65/Adornos, 2965 North Maroa Ave.  

Emeryville:
Allegro Ballroom - 5855 Christie Ave. - Classes with Nora and Ed.
7:30-8:30 p.m.:  Beginners $12,  8:30-9:30 p.m., intermediates  $12
Extended hours! 9:30-11  p.m.:  Nora & Ed's Practica:  $5  


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

Tango on Broadway, 2416 18th  St.   
Monthly:  $30   $10 drop-in; contact tangoonbroadway@gmail.com,  cegoh@aol.comor  now or call 1-916-390-0219 .
 6 - 7 pm:  Basic Beginner Class  (Working on posture, embrace, basic walk, salida, cruzada,  and ochos)
7 - 8 pm:  Topic for March: Vals 

The Ballroom of Sacramento, 6009 Folsom Blvd. with Paul Zimny 7 p.m. Argentine Tango 1 - Introductory class explores Argentine Tango basics- progressive class - refreshes by calendar month. 8 p.m. Argentine Tango 2 - you just need to know the basics for a class that further explores the many possibilities for both leaders and followers - progressive class with new theme each calendar month

THURSDAY -  
Sacramento:
Tango by the River, 128 J St.,  Old Sacramento -    - Intermediate/Advanced Tango -   7-8:30 p.m. 
$50 per person,  $15 drop-in, followed by a Tango Practica, 8:30-9:30 pm.; included with class attendance; $5 without.

Firehouse Five Studio: 2014 9th St., Chris Peake  
6.30-7.30 p.m. Beginning Tango,  7:30-8.30 p.m. Continuing Tango Explorations 8.30 - 11-ish Open Practica - Cost $10 drop-in or $35/month or $5 for practica only.


FRIDAY 
Sacramento: 
Firehouse Five  Studio: 2014 9th St. Traditional Tango  7:30-9:30 p.m.Traditional Tango with Argentine native Michael Taillant
$40/month, $70/couple, $12/drop-in class  Contact: 707-416-9680, tangobravo2k@yahoo.com


Pleasanton: 
Club One, 5860 W Las Positas Blvd. 
Classes and practica in large comfortable room with hardwood floor adjacent to and part of Club One boutique fitness center with clean, elegant, inviting atmosphere, minutes from highway 680 and 580 junction near W. Las Positas Blvd. and Hopyard Road.
6-6:30 p.m. 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

  
SUNDAY
 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.
Tango all levels.  - 5-6 p.m., practica - 6-7 p.m.  $10
 
COMING UP:

Two Day Boot Camp for Experienced Dancers with Christy Cote & Eduardo Saucedo, May 2 & 3
Trilliant Studio, 130 Linden St, Oakland, CA 94607, 
To reserve your space, go to: christycote@gmail.com

NORA'S TANGO WEEK 2015 :  July 2 - July 5, 2015, Marriot Hotel, San Francisco Airport Waterfront. S Includes all Classes, Seminars, Chamuyos & Milongas, except for the July 4 Gala Milonga…  Win a scholarship to Nora's Tango Week.  Applications at   the website  www.tangoweek.com  for more detailed information, 

 

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