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Modesto Tango Bulletin, June 29, 2015

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Modesto Tango takes a 4th of July break Saturday.  We meet again on Saturday July 11 with Jean-Pierre Sighe  at the helm.


Nora's Tango Week takes place this weekend, and Kenny Bell will be DJing their opening night milonga.


Until later, Mary
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  CALENDAR FOR THE WEEK

 

TUESDAY:  Weekly practicas at Urbano are on hold until the restaurant gets its entertainment license.

 

WEDNESDAY: July 1, 2015,   Class in tango basics at  Modesto Senior Center,  211 Bodem Avenue.  

 

SATURDAY: July 4,  2015 -  No class at  Studio V,   Pilates and Fitness Studio.  Hope to see you all on July 11 when Jean-Pierre returns.  If you have not experienced his teaching, come and enjoy.  He has done a study on the African roots of tango and can do a lesson on musicality from that perspective.  That will be July 11, at 11 a.m. at  4345 Spyres.     $15 for one class, $25 for both.


   MILONGA



   COMING UP!


THIS WEEKEND. :

NORA'S TANGO WEEK 2015 :  July 2 - July 5, 2015, Marriot Hotel, San Francisco Airport Waterfront.   Classes, Seminars, Chamuyos & Milongas.

MILONGAS OUT OF TOWN:

 

SACRAMENTO

Fridays:

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

 

Saturdays:

Tango by the River, 128 J Street, 2nd & 4th Saturdays  - 2nd & 4th Saturdays.  $10 for the milonga 

 

Firehouse Five Studio: 2014 9th St. TANGO BRAVO MILONGA!!   hosted by Miguel Taillant:,  1st, 3rd and 5th Saturday.  This is a traditional milonga and   similar to  those  experienced in Buenos Aires.   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

Sunday, July 12, Tango on the Terrace.  Town and Country Shopping Center, Downtown.  5 - 8 pm.  Free outdoor milonga

Veterans Memorial Center.   115 E.  Prospect,  4 - 9 p.m.  $10    1st Sunday every month,

Sycamore Club: 3rd Saturday every month,


CLASSES 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

 

Tango by the River, 128 J Street, Old Sacramento:  Performance Tango Class  7:00-8:30 pm! Take your tango to another level. Focus on advanced tango sequences, tango poses, and learning parts of a choreographed routine.

Geared toward dancers with previous tango experience;   not for beginners. No partner necessary.  7:00-8:30 p.m.

$15 drop-in per class or $50 per person/$90 per couple for the Monthly Discount Program (entitles you to attend theThursday Advanced Tango Class as well!)

Berkeley:

Finnish Hall Cafe1970 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

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:  Intermediate

 

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.

 

Danville:    

Blackhawk Tango, Sycamore club 635 Old Orchard Drive, 6:30 - 8:00 pm Beginner & Intermediate.  8-10 p.m. practica.  $10

 

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: 707-416-9680tangobravo2k@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

 

SATURDAY

Sacramento:

Firehouse 5, 2014 9th Street. Santiago Croce is teaching regularly the 3rd Saturday of the month

These are 2hr class working  on technique, posture, embrace and navigation applied in a Sequence  $25, 

 

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




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Modesto Tango Bulletin, June 22, 2015

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Summer is officially upon us and many us are off on vacation.  Nora's Tango Week is coming soon as well as tango events all over Sacramento and the Bay Area.  Last week we covered walking in and out of  cross systems - and next week we will work on the giros that Mayumi covered. In July, we look forward to  Jean Pierre again. 

Until later, Mary

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  CALENDAR FOR THE WEEK

 

TUESDAY:  Weekly practicas at Urbano are on hold until the restaurant gets its entertainment license.

 

WEDNESDAY: June 24, 2015,   Class in tango basics at  Modesto Senior Center,  211 Bodem Avenue.  

 

SATURDAY: June 27,  2015 -  Class at  Studio V,   Pilates and Fitness Studio, 4345 Spyres to offer a couple of workshops .  11:00 a.m.  reviewing material brought by Mayumi.     $10 drop in, unless you attended Mayumi's class on June 13, in which case the class was paid for then.


   MILONGA



   COMING UP!


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,

MILONGAS OUT OF TOWN:

 

SACRAMENTO

Fridays:

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

 

Saturdays:

Tango by the River, 128 J Street, 2nd & 4th Saturdays  - 2nd & 4th Saturdays.  $10 for the milonga 

 

Firehouse Five Studio: 2014 9th St. TANGO BRAVO MILONGA!!   hosted by Miguel Taillant:,  1st, 3rd and 5th Saturday.  This is a traditional milonga and   similar to  those  experienced in Buenos Aires.   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

Sunday, July 12, Tango on the Terrace.  Town and Country Shopping Center, Downtown.  5 - 8 pm.  Free outdoor milonga

Veterans Memorial Center.   115 E.  Prospect,  4 - 9 p.m.  $10    1st Sunday every month,

Sycamore Club: 3rd Saturday every month

CLASSES 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

 

Tango by the River, 128 J Street, Old Sacramento:  Performance Tango Class  7:00-8:30 pm! Take your tango to another level. Focus on advanced tango sequences, tango poses, and learning parts of a choreographed routine.

Geared toward dancers with previous tango experience;   not for beginners. No partner necessary.  7:00-8:30 p.m.

$15 drop-in per class or $50 per person/$90 per couple for the Monthly Discount Program (entitles you to attend theThursday Advanced Tango Class as well!)

Berkeley:

Finnish Hall Cafe1970 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

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:  Intermediate

 

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.

 

Danville:    

Blackhawk Tango, Sycamore club 635 Old Orchard Drive, 6:30 - 8:00 pm Beginner & Intermediate.  8-10 p.m. practica.  $10

 

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: 707-416-9680tangobravo2k@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

 

SATURDAY

Sacramento:

Firehouse 5, 2014 9th Street. Santiago Croce is teaching regularly the 3rd Saturday of the month

These are 2hr class working  on technique, posture, embrace and navigation applied in a Sequence  $25, 

 

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




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