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Bulletin, Feb. 16, 2009

Patrick worked us on more boleos while the beginners practiced their walk, perhaps the most important element in tango.  Thursday is our Art Walk milonga at Concetta's.  This is a nice, informal venue; let's all be there (poster below)



MONDAY - Tonight,  Feb.16 & 23, Social dancing and practica at Jacobs,
8 p.m., 2501 McHenry Avenue. A good place to practice class material.  ALL levels encouraged.  No fee, but you are urged to order food and/or drink off the menu.  Come early to eat.

THURSDAY -  FEB 19, Art Walk Milonga at  Concetta's, 1205 J Street.  7 to 9 p.m.  Come meet, socialize, have a glass of wine or something to eat, and dance.

SATURDAY -Feb. 21 - Ongoing classes at Modesto Fitness and Racquet Club , 200 Norwegian Avenue.  -
11 a.m. - noon Beginning Level, Newcomers encouraged.
Noon to 12:15 p.m.- supervised practica
12:15-1:15 p.m. Intermediate  level - 1:15 - 2 p.m. Another supervised practica.
$12 per class drop in.  Introductory package of 9 lessons $75 - one time offer and usable only at the beginner level.

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

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
Pricing is based on the length of time purchased so 12 week cards are more cost effective than four-week cards which are still very reasonable. 
Emeryville, Allegro Ballroom. 5855 Christie Ave., Nora Dinzelbacher teaching.
7:30 -8:30 p.m.: Beginner Level $12
8:30-9:30 p.m.: Intermediate Level $12
9:30-10:30 p.m.: Practica $6 (Free with class)

Berkeley:  At The Finnish Hall, 1970 Chestnut St., Sean & Charity teaching.
8-9:30 p.m. Feb 3 - Feb 24
Intermediate 4 week series: ganchos and leg wraps
limit 20 students: $35

At Spotlight Center for the Arts, 2534 Industrial Blvd., Suite 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" with Mike & Alisa.  This práctica is for ALL levels and beginners are always welcome.

Waldorf School ; 3750 Bannister Road, Fair Oaks 95628
Classes $50/month. drop-ins $10
6:30 7:30 p.m. Beginners lesson continued
Followed by Pràctica until 9 p.m. $3

At Tango By the River: 128 J Street, Old Sacramento>
Ed Loomis & Rebeca Basave teach "Tango: Outside the Box"
from 7-8:30p.m., then práctica 8:30-10:30 p.m. Details: http://www.rivertango.com

At Firehouse 5: 2014 9th St
Tango Explorations with Chris Peake & Michelle Gorre
6:30 p.m. - Beginning Tango
7:30 p.m. - Continuing Tango
8:30 p.m. - Open Practica
$35 Month / $10 Drop-in / $3 Practica (FREE with Class!)

Fresno -
Studio 65, 2965 N. Maroa Ave
7:30 p.m. Beginning Tango
Kathy and Guy

Roseville Dance
3992 Foothills Blvd., Suite 175, Roseville
6:30 - 7:30 Beginners  
Luis El Suave' Cáceres, 916.807.4210 luiselsuave@comcast.net

The Allegro Ballroom
5855 Christie Ave., Emeryville
Beginner's Lesson: 2-3 p.m., $12 , Int/Adv Lesson:  3-4 p.m., $12
Instructor: Julian  Ramil
Dance Practice: 4-6. pm., $6 (Free w/lesson)

Kathy and Guy - Studio 65, 2965 N. Maroa Ave
Regular Classes: 5 p.m. Vals style tango lesson
Sunday 6 p.m. Practica for all levels.

@>---- MILONGAS: -  Art Walk  milonga, This Thursday, February 19 at Concettas, 1205 J street.  Plan to come.
Our next milonga at Jacobs will be March 21.  Our guest artists will be Ney Melo & Jennifer Bratt.  Many of you have seen him dance on some of the videos on our website.

MILONGAS elsewhere:


@>---- Saturday, February 21, 8 p.m - La AlterNATIVA Milonga
Firehouse 5 , 2014 Ninth St, Sacramento - (916) 446-7522
La AlterNATIVA hosted by Chris, Dan & Michelle! 8 PM  Tango Lesson
 9 PM Milonga with DJ Chris or Michelle featuring Traditional, Non-Traditional & Alternative Music! Contact Michelle @ (916) 799-1952

@>---- February 28,- Tango by the River" 128 J Street,  Old  Sacramento.
Lesson at 8 p.m and dancing until midnight.
Contact Donna at donna@rivertango.com or 916-443-7008 for more information.


@>---- SATURDAY, MARCH 7 -   8 p.m.
Potluck appetizer or dessert  $10 with food, $15 without
Kathy and Guy - Studio 65, 2965 N. Maroa Ave

Tango Tour to Buenos Aires 2009
From Marcelo Solis:
September 24th to October 5th. CST#2085488
Certified travel agents, tango instructors and local people from Argentina,
who  know the culture and speak the language.
Cost: $2,190 until March 6th.
To  get this early bird price we need a $400 advance (non-refundable).
Cost  includes:
Air fare, double occupancy at Hotel Lyon  www.hotel-lyon.com.ar
24 hours assistance, City Tours (to all the characteristic places: Obelisco -
Downtown -Plaza de Mayo - Cafe Tortoni - San Telmo - Recoleta ...).
A Day in the Countryside. 4 Tango Classes with the best local teachers
Milongas almost every evening or afternoon. Transportation to all the  activities.
A DVD with memories of the trip.
We can also make arrangements for  visits to other destinations (Mendoza, Salta, Jujuy, Bariloche, Iguazu Falls, etc.)
Marcelo Solis     Phone: 415-412-1866
E-mail: marcelotango@gmail.com
See photos of our last trip at: