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Bulletin, Nov. 24, 2008

Patrick finished his rotation and we will take a break on Thanksgiving weekend.
We resume on Dec. 6 as Roman Tabayoyon, one of our first instructors,  returns for one week.  It has been a while since we last saw him , so it will be fun to have him and his elegant styling again if only for a week.  He  will be available for private lessons and encourages them. (916) 425-2395 or e-mail zapata@surewest.net.


MONDAY - Tonight, Nov. 24 and Dec. 1, Social dancing and practica at Jacobs,
8 p.m., For many of us, this will be our only tango outlet for the week, so come take advantage.   2501 McHenry Avenue. A good place to practice class material.  No fee, but you are urged to order food and/or drink off the menu.  Some go early to eat.
SATURDAY - Nov. 29 Thanksgiving Day Weekend. NO Classes at Modesto Fitness and Racquet Club, 200 Norwegian Avenue.   Normally classes are at 11 a.m. Beginner level, noon intermediate level, 1-1:45 p.m. guided practica $12 per class.  Practica only $5. One time only introductory packages of nine beginner level lessons for $75 available.

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OUT OF TOWN:  Some have expressed interest in these. To carpool call 522-1571

Sacramento - At Tango by the River, 128 J Street, Old Sacramento
New Tuesday Classes for November!
Level I - Beginning Tango - Tuesdays 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Level II - Intermediate Tango - Tuesdays 7:30-8:30 p.m.
Level III - Intermediate/Advanced Tango - Tuesdays 8:30-9:30 p.m.
Tuesday night classes taught by Donna Williams and Mark Napier.
Cost is $50 per person/$90 per couple for each series.

Roseville Dance - 3992 Foothills Blvd. Ste 175, Roseville, 6:30-7:30 (intermediate),
7:31 to 8:31 (advanced)   Rita Yanson and Paul Wheeler teaching
Focusing on specific aspects of Tango, Valz, and Milonga
This month  working on barridas and colgadas in the advanced class.
The intermediate is focusing on various applications of the barrida.
The month concludes with applications in line of dance so that all will be better equipped to expand their creative capabilities in social dance.
there is limited space and  smaller classes to give more individual attention. 
Pricing is based on the length of time purchased so 12 week cards are more cost effective than 4 week cards which are still very reasonable. 
Emeryville, Allegro Ballroom. 5855 Christie Ave., Nora Dinzelbacher
7:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.: Beginner Level $12
8:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.: Intermediate Level $12
9:30 p.m.-10:30 p.m.: Practica $6 (Free with class)

At Waldorf School, 3750 Bannister Road, Fair Oaks
Luis "El Suave" Caceres teaches:  Beginner 6-7 pm, Practica 7-9 pm

At Spotlight Center for the Arts, 2534 Industrial Blvd., Ste 150, West  Sacramento. Emily Trites  teaches Introductory  Tango 6:30-7:15 p.m, Beginning/Intermediate Tango 7:15-8 p.m 

At Step One, 1920 T Street  8:30-10:15 p.m. "La Práctica" for all levels with Mike & Alisa.  This práctica is for ALL levels and beginners are always welcome. 

Ed & Rebeca at  Tango by the River, 128 J Street, Old Sacramento.
Every Thursday, Ed and Rebeca teach "Tango: Outside the Box": 7-8:30 p.m. (followed by a práctica 8:30-10 p.m.)
The cost  is $50 per person/$90 per couple for the month; the drop-in rate is $15. The practica alone is $5.
Students should  have first completed Levels I, II, and III of the Tuesday night or Saturday program, or have  clearance from Ed and Rebeca.
Tango Classes with Chris Peake & Michelle Loughlin, 
Firehouse 5 - 2014 B 9th St, Sacramento (between T & U)
No class this Thursday (the 27th)  - HAPPY THANKSGIVING!!
See you next week!
Tango Explorations with Chris & Michelle
6:30 PM Beginning Tango
7:30 PM Continuing Tango
8:30 to 11:30 PM Open Practica
$10 drop-in / $35 month / $3 Practica (FREE with class!)

Berkeley:  at the Beat,  2560 9th St,. Berkeley
8-9 pm Tango Foundations Class
9-10 pm Beginners Practica
9-10 pm tango Progressive Class
10 pm-Midnight Open Practica
Drop in Classes - 10 for one, 15 for both, $5 for practica only
Classes rotate between Sean & Charity and Daniel & Pier

At Roseville Dance  - 3992 Foothills Blvd. -  Suite 175   Roseville 
Luis "El Suave" Caceres teaches beginning Tango Argentino
6:30-7:30 pm Details: luiselsuave@comcast.net or 916-807-4210
The Allegro Ballroom, 5855 Christie Ave.,
Beginner : 2-3 p.m, $12           Int/Adv  :  3-4 pm, $12
Instructor: Julian  Ramil 
Dance Practice: 4-6 p.m, $6 (Free w/Lesson)

@>---- Our next milonga at Jacobs is Jan. 31, with Carolyn & Christopher as guest artists. Mark your calendar.
Milongas Elsewhere:


@>---- Friday, November 28th - A Day After Thanksgiving Party @ Lafayette.
8-9 pm: Fundamentals & technique class. 
 9-10 pm:  Intermediate class: SPECIAL CLASS ON TURNS
 10 pm to midnight: Milonga.
 Stay   after 10 pm to dance in a nice and friendly atmosphere!
 $12 one class and milonga,
 $17 for both classes and milonga,
 $7 milonga only. Snacks and refreshments included.
 At Lafayette Dance Center 3369 Mt. Diablo Blvd, Lafayette,
 Off street parking is available.

@>----  Saturday, NOVEMBER 29, 2008!  La alterNATIVA Milonga !
Firehouse 5 - 2014 B 9th St, Sacramento (between T & U)
(Work off that turkey dinner with us!)
8 PM Lesson / 9 PM Milonga
$15 Lesson & Milonga / $10 Milonga only

@>----  Sunday: November  30th, 2008  6:00 to 9:30 pm"Milonga Mirabelle"
7318 Winding Way (just west of San Juan), Fair Oaks, Calif. 95628, $5 cover.
Contact Luis at 916-807-4210 or luiselsuave@comcast.net for more info.

Then, in December....

 @>---- Saturday December 6, 2008  La alterNATIVA Milonga!

@>---- Saturday, December 20, 2008 
More info to come...!



Tango by the River & Infusions Travel proudly present this fabulous BUENOS AIRES TANGO IMMERSION!
* Roundtrip Airfare from Sacramento to Buenos Aires
* Airport Transfers & Welcome Lunch
* Hotel Accommodations with buffet breakfasts
* Tango City Tour
* Tango Show & Fancy Dinner
* Tango Shoe Shopping Tour
* Assistance of Bilingual Trip Host
AND ...

WITH OSCAR MANDAGARAN & GEORGINA VARGAS AND "EL INDIO" ... 10 Tango Workshops with 3 of the Best Master Tango Teachers Today!
ONLY $2,773 per person (with workshops)!
Spaces are limited and sold on a first-come, first-serve basis.

From Christy Cote & Chelsea Eng - 10th Annual Un-Tour to CITA 2009
March 12-29, 2009 
Group travel with discounts on airfare and CITA registration.
Options Include:
Round-Trip Air on American Airlines via Dallas (outbound) & Miami (inbound)
15 Nights/Double or Single Occupancy Deluxe Rooms at the Hotel Savoy
Daily Continental Breakfast
Roundtrip Airport Transfers

CITA Package A or B
Does not include: Ezeiza Airport departure tax  (approximately $20 USD)
Pricing Selections
a Full Package including Air, Hotel & CITA ~ or
any single item or combination of items below:
American Airlines     $1512
Hotel Savoy (Single)     $2610 
Hotel Savoy (Double)     $1365
Pre-Travel Meeting     $10
Bs.As. Group Dinner (3/13)     $30
CITA Package A     $600
CITA Package B     $525
CITA Package A  (after 12/31)      $675
CITA Package B (after 12/31)      $600
Un-Tour "Tag Along" Fee      $25
Now accepting $500 non-refundable deposits to secure reservations.
Make checks payable to Christy Cote and mail to:
701 Minnesota St. #110  San Francisco CA 94107
Final payment due: December 15, 2008.  10% Late Fee thereafter. 
Fuel surcharge is subject to increase prior to ticketing. 
Participants will be invoiced for any additional charges at that time.
Participants must secure their own roommate when booking a double. 
contact: Chelsea Eng:  tangochelsea@hotmail.com or (415) 584-2704