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Bulletin, November 23, 2009 -

Still no classes this week in Modesto, but much happening in Sacr Modesto amento (see below). classes resume Dec. 5. with Sean and Charity. Monday night practica at Jacobs continues uninterrupted, now start at 6:30 p.m.


MONDAY - Tonight,  Nov. 23 & 30: Social dancing and practica at Jacobs Fine Dining,  6:30 p.m., 2501 McHenry. Practice class material. ALL levels encouraged.  No fee, but you're urged to buy food and/or drink. Come early to eat.

SATURDAY: Nov. 28  No Classes.  Classes resume Dec. 5 with Sean & Charity.

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Our next Jacobs milonga is not scheduled. Many out of town milongas to enjoy.

MILONGAS elsewhere:

@>---- Saturday, Nov. 28 -- Tango by the River 128 J Street, Old Sacramento - MILONGA with  maestros OSCAR MANDAGARAN and GEORGINA VARGAS! Beginning  lesson 8-9 p.m. Dance 9 -midnight.   $15 for lesson and dance; $10 dance only. Refreshments and hors d'oeuvres. DJ: Peter Baldridge
@>---- Sunday, Nov. 29 -- The Capital City Milonga in The Blue Room of the Capital City Hotel, corner of Fulton Avenue & Auburn Boulevard.  2:30-5:30 pm. Dertails: David, Mary Ann and Chooi davidgraybill@earthlink.net.

@>---- Sunday, Nov. 29  "Milonga Mirabelle" 7318 Winding Way (west of San Juan), Fair Oaks, 6-9:30 pm. $5 cover. Luis, (916\) 807-4210 or luiselsuave@comcast.net.

Sundays:  Studio 65; 2965 North Maroa Ave.  5-6:30 p.m Beginning  Tango. Learn the walk, embrace, and starting movements. Milonga is included.$10

6:30-8 p.m Milonga only. $5


@>---- Thursdays: The Verdi Club Milonga,  2424 Mariposa St., San Francisco,
This Thursday 11/26 - Thanksgiving Milonga!
No classes
7 p.m - Turkey Dinner Buffet
Bring wine, other drinks, and desserts to share!
Milonga 7 p.m - 1 a.m
Hosted by Adolfo    DJ: Emilio Flores
$10 includes Turkey Dinner!

Some have expressed interest in these. To carpool call 522-1571


Sacramento -

Tango by the River, 128 J Street, Old Sacramento, 
November  focus is on rhythmic tango and the music of Donato.
Level I covers fundamentals of Argentine Tango. Level II  pivots and turns.
Level III changes every month taking everything into close embrace.
Cost is $50 per person or $90 per couple for the month.
6:30-7:30 p.m. Level I - Beginning Tango
7:30-8:30 p.m. Level II - Intermediate Tango

8:30-9:30 p.m. Level III - Intermediate/Advanced Tango

Fresno - Studio 65; 2965 North Maroa Ave.  8-9 p.m.  Tango Starters  for those who have never had instruction in social dance or are just starting with only a few lessons. Learn at your own pace. $10 per person

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)


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

Step One, 1920 T Street (at the railroad tracks:), "La Práctica" for all levels with Mike & Alisa    9-10:30 p.m.  ALL levels and beginners are always welcome.


FRIDAY, November 27 - At Tango By The River, 128 J Street, Old Sacramento
8:00-9:30 p.m. --
"Tango Technique with Oscar and Georgina" (All levels) Be
prepared to challenge yourself and find better and fun ways to improve your

tango technique to wow any leader/follower. Covers the fundamental building blocks on which all the other classes build. 

Firehouse 5  Studio:   2014 9th St  (9th & T) Miguel Taillant teaches "Tango Buenos Aires" 7:30 p.m. $40 per month: Sessions runs 75 minutes.  Drop-ins $12

For info: tangomichey@yahoo.com or 916-799-1952. www.tangoalternativa.com 

Danville:  at Two Left Feet.
194 Diablo Rd, Danville. David & Mariana teaching
6:30-7:30 p.m.: Beginners series
7:30-8:30 p.m.: Drop in Intermediate class.
8:30-10.30 p.m: Practica.

Fresno Studio 65; 2965 North Maroa Ave.  In the Cube  5-6:30 p.m Beginning  Tango      Start anytime, group setting, learn the walk, embrace, and the starting movements of this lovely dance. Milonga follows and  is included. $10

The Allegro Ballroom : 5855 Christie Ave.,
4 Week Progressive Beginner's Lesson: 2-3 p.m, $12
Int/Adv Lesson:  3-4 p.m, $12
Theme of the Month: "Improvising in Cross System with Sacadas & Cadenas"
Instructor: Julian  Ramil
Dance Practice: 4-6 p.m, $6 (Free w/Lesson)

November 28 At Tango By The River, 128 J Street, Old Sacramento:
Oscar & Georgina teach
2:45-4 p.m. -- Rhythmic Tango
4:30 - 5:45 p.m. -- Milonga

November 29 at Tango by the River 128 J Street, Old Sacramento:
Oscar & Georgina teach
2:45 - 4:00 p.m. -- Romantic Tango
4:30 - 5:45 p.m. -- Vals
Oscar & Georgina Classes : Cost is $35 per workshop or   2 for $60
3 for $85,  4 for $100
OR ALL 5, Friday through Sunday,  for $115 -- the best deal!!!

Oscar and Georgina are recognized as one of the foremost dance couples in
Buenos Aires today. For the past two years they have been featured as a solo
dance couple at the Esquina Carlos Gardel, the largest and most famous tango
theater in Buenos Aires. Oscar and Georgina's style personifies all of the

elegance, grace and romance we associate with the tango.
         Tango Tours to Buenos Aires for 2009 & 2010

From Negracha & Diego Mar. 6-17 includes:
1) Transport  from Airport- to Hotel, and back
2) Hotel selected with the best location for 10 nights.- includes breakfast.
3) Neighborhood walking tour, visits to Noted Coffee shops and  museums.
4) Spanish interpreter
5) Milongas  the best Milongas in Buenos Aires,
7) Shopping guide: Personal assistance in Shoes, Cd's gifts and much more!!!.
8) Special   Welcome Dinner.
9) Show & Folkloric Peña.
10)  3 Workshops: 3 Workshops with Negracha & Diego
11) One CD with the trip
Before February 1 : U$D 1.350

After February 1  : U$D : 1.500

The deadline and payment.- Does not include airfare

Reservation:  300 guarantees your spot. <http://ar.mc546.mail.yahoo.com/mc/compose?to=negrachatango@yahoo.com.ar> negrachatango@yahoo.com.ar
Tel SF: (925)956-9965  (925)337-3423   BUE:15-6542-6909 .

From   Christy Cote & Chelsea Eng- 11th Annual Un-Tour to CITA 2010 - March 12-28, 2010
        3 Options:
        * Complete Package
                Roundtrip Air on American Airlines (via Dallas)
                14 Nights/Double or Single Occupancy at the Hotel Savoy
                Daily Continental Breakfast
                Roundtrip Airport Transfers
                All of the features listed below in the "Tag Along" Experience
        **CITA Registration through us ~ discounted + with perks!
        Garner a 5% discount* and  association with the longest-running and largest international group attending CITA. 
For more details on CITA class specifics: www.cosmotango.com
CITA Package                                Price                     after Dec 31
A                                                      $379.05*              $451.25*
B                                                      $284.05*              $356.25*
Beginning Package                       $279                    $355
        *The Un-Tour "Tag Along" Experience   $175 per person
Stay connected with our group!  Includes:
                Pre-Travel Orientation Meeting in San Francisco
                Welcome Dinner in Buenos Aires
                Daily  e-mail bulletins offering suggestions for activities;  meeting times for taxi shares, dinners & outings; 
                Exclusive showings of tango clothing & shoes from some of the leading Buenos Aires designers, with  discounts
Pricing  is subject to change. Package does not include Airport departure tax (approx. $20 USD), or   possible entry fee imposed by the Argentine government. Airline fuel surcharge is subject to increase prior to ticketing. Participants will be invoiced for any additional charges at that time. Participants are responsible for securing their own roommate.
Late Fee of $250 after December 15, 2009
The Un-Tour to CITA 2010 will be limited to just 20 participants.
$500 non-refundable deposit secures your spot!
Earliest bookings receive the highest priority for CITA class registration.
For more information contact:  Chelsea Eng
TangoChelsea@hotmail.com   415.584.2704