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Bulletin, March 30, 2009

Sean & Charity introduced beginners to "ochos" and intermediates to "molinetes" with a "lapiz" and "parada".  Patrick will fill in for them this Saturday.  They will return after Easter. On the first Saturday of the month the option of paying for the month at $10 a week will be available. No class Easter week, so  the month will be $30.
In May, a "Tango, First Century"performance will follow a free outdoor milonga, Friday & Saturday, May 15 & 16.
We will try for group tickets for both evenings.


MONDAY - Tonight, March 30 & April 6, 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're urged to buy food and/or drink.  Come early to eat.

SATURDAY -April 4, regular ongoing classes at Modesto Fitness & Racquet Club, 200 Norwegian -   Patrick teaching.
Beginner level 11 a.m. - noon,  Supervised practica till 12:15
Intermediate level: 12:15 - 1:15 p.m. - Supervised practica till 2 p.m.
$12 a lesson, intermediate students encouraged to attend both lessons at no additional fee,  to work on technique and be there for the beginners.  Practica only $5 - included in lesson.  Pay $30 for the month of April ($10 a week).  Introductory packages available  on a one time only basis for $75, include 9 lessons, only usable at the beginner level.

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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
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.
In April we focus on dancing to Miguel Caló.
 Cost is $50 per person/$90 per couple for the 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
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)


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.  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 and Rebeca  teach "Tango: Outside the Box." This  1 1/2 hour class followed by a  práctica means three hours of tango.
7 to 8:30 p.m. (followed by a práctica at 8:30.   The cost for the series is $50 per person/$90 per couple for the month; the drop-in rate is $15 .  The practica alone is $5. Recommended that students have  completed Levels I, II, and III of the Tuesday  or Saturday program, or have  clearance from Ed and Rebeca.

At Firehouse 5: 2014 9th St
Tango Explorations with Chris Peake & Michelle Gorre
6:30 p.m. - Beginning , 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-8:30 p.m
$15 drop in / $60 a month per couple, IF paid on first Thursday
$40 a month single, IF paid on first Thursday
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
4 Week Progressive Beginner's Lesson: 2-3 p.m, $12
Int/Adv Lesson: 3-4 p.m, $12
Instructor: Julian Ramil
Dance Practice: 4-6 p.m, $6 (Free w/lesson)

Kathy and Guy - Studio 65, 2965 N. Maroa Ave
Beginning Argentine Tango Group
$5    1 hour class  5-6 p.m
$5    2 hour Practica; 6-8 p.m ...Practice what you have learned in your classes.

Sacramento - Coming up:
April 11 - 12, 2009
Tango by the River 128 J Street Old Sacramento
 Workshops Sat & Sunday

AND IN JULY:  Nora's Tango Week 2009 - The 12th Year!
 CLARION HOTEL @ San Francisco Airport
The Weekend" program: July 3rd - July 5th
The Week" program:  July 6th - July 10th
Celebration Tango Ball": July 11th (the traditional closing milonga and show)
All classes, Milongas  are held at the  Clarion Hotel at the San Francisco Airport
Call  1-800-252-7466 or Mon thru Fri (650) 777-7771 and mention  "NORA'S TANGO WEEK,"to reserve a room for the reduced rate  of $95 (plus taxes)
For  further details,  visit : www.tangoweek.com or call/fax  NTW Director (650) 348-1140;  email: tangoweek@hotmail.com.
Sign up before April 30 and receive the   price of $320 for the Weekend,
 $505 for the Week, or $725 for both.
A deposit of $200 per person secures your registration for any   program.
Make check payable to Nora Olivera and send it to: 2841 Hillside Drive,
Burlingame, CA 94010.

@>---- Thursday, April 16, 3rd Thursday, Art Walk milonga at Concettas, 13205 J St.
@>---- There will be free outdoor milongas preceding both performances for "Tango, First Century" at the Gallo Center, May 15 & 16.

MILONGAS elsewhere:

@>---- Sunday, April 5, 2009:  Mirabelle European Pastry Café
7318 Winding Way, Fair Oaks 95628
1st, 3rd and 5th Sunday. 6-9:30 p.m. Milonga ~ $5 cover

@>---- SATURDAY, APRIL 11 – At Tango by the River, 128 J Street, Old Sacramento.   WITH SPECIAL GUESTS NEY MELLO & JENNIFER! Introductor lesson 8-9 p.m., dance  9 to midnight! Ney and Jennifer   perform around 10:15 p.m.    $15  includes lesson, performance,  refreshments, and dance. 

@>---- Sunday, April 19, 2009:  Mirabelle European Pastry Café
7318 Winding Way, Fair Oaks 95628 6:00 – 9:30 Milonga ~ $5 cover

@>---- SATURDAY, APRIL 25 – At Tango by the River, 128 J Street, Old Sacramento  Introductory tango lesson from 8:00-9:00 p.m. dance 9 -midnight!   $15 for lesson & dance; $10 for dance only. Includes   refreshments, and dance.

@>---- Saturday, APRIL 11  in the Cube at Studio 65: 2965 N. Maroa Ave,  Milonga.
 7:30p.m Beginner lesson   8 p.m. dance begins
 $10 if you bring a finger food appetizer or dessert
 $15 if you do not bring food to share

@>---- Saturday, May 9 in the Cube at Studio 65: 2965 N. Maroa Ave,    7:30 p.m. Lesson, 8 p.m. Dance

@>---- Saturday, April 11th - Allegro Ballroom -5855 Christie Ave  Emeryville.
Federico Naveira & Ines Muzzopappa!!!!
Special presentation @ "LA MILONGA DE NORA"

Tango Tour to Buenos Aires 2009
From Gato & Andrea who are scheduling trips  in July & November: 
JulyTrip: Arrival,  July 11. Departure,  July 24
November Trip Arrival, November 7. Departure,  November 20
The accommodation for the November trip will be at the tango guest house 
Accommodation in a 4 stars  Hotel                    $1800 per person 
Accommodation in a Tango Guest House           $1600 per person
*Special promotion for people who already came to Buenos Aires with us:   
 $1500 in hotel or $1300 in tango guest house                                                                                                                                                  *Does not include city tour, Ranch excursion, Recoleta excursion,  Colon/Barolo or museum visit or guided shopping days.
To book,  make a deposit of $500 per person.
July trip: make the deposit before April 30
November trip: make the deposit before June 15
The tour includes:
Accommodation, double occupancy  with breakfast.
(Single occupancy   on request. The cost difference is not included in a hotel)
Welcome dinner,  private group workshops with   internationally  known teachers.
Dance assistants (taxi dancers)  for single ladies for the classes.
12 dance nights at the best milongas,   Farewell Dinner,  24 hour assistance . Excursions to :
Downtown and Plaza San Martin(walking) , City Tour Sunday in San Telmo
 Tango Dinner Show A day in the country, Teatro Colon and Cafe Tortoni,  Recoleta Cemetery and Del Pilar Church shopping  for tango souvenirs,  shoes. and clothes
More details at www.tour-tango.com.ar  

From Marcelo Solis: September 24th to October 5th  CST#2085488
Cost: $2,190 - Until April 24th 2009.  For this early bird price send a $400.00.- advance (non-refundable). Trip includes
Airfare from and to San Francisco , hotel , 24 hours assistance , City Tours 
A Day in the Countryside., 4 Tango Classes with the best local teachers
Milongas almost every evening or afternoon., Transportation 
A DVD with memories of the trip.
In addition, we can  make arrangements to  other destinations in Argentina
Marcelo Solis      Phone: 415-412-1866                                      e-mail: