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Bulletin, November 30, 2009 -

After a long Thanksgiving break, classes resume Saturday, Sean & Charity leading.

MONDAY - Tonight,  Nov. 30 & Dec 7: 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:  Dec. 5 Classes with Sean & Charity. Juline School of Dance, 144 Woodrow (at McHenry)   11 a.m. Beginner level, Noon intermediate level, 1-1:45 p.m. guided practica $12 per class.  Practica only $5. Introductory class for absolute beginners 10:15 - $5, credited to class with Patrick.  One time introductory packages of nine beginner level lessons for $75.

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Our next Jacobs  milonga in Modesto is not scheduled. There are many nearby.

MILONGAS elsewhere:

@>---- Saturday Dec. 5, - Fire house 5 Studio: 2014 9th Street (9th & T)
 La alterNATIVA Milonga 

@>---- Sunday Dec. 6, - AT THE STATION - 1100 Orlanda Ave. Roseville 
Annual Holiday Tango Party. 
2:30 p.m. Cocktails and appetizers, no host bar.  Milonga until 6 p.m. 6 p.m. - full course dinner  served.  $25 per person  for dinner (club's cost). Choose among prime rib, salmon and vegetarian. Checks to Cathi Hayter, 4220 Silvercrest Ave., Sacramento, Ca 95821

@>---- Saturday, Dec. 12  & 26 -- Tango by the River 128 J Street, Old Sacramento Beginning lesson 8-9 p.m., dance 9- midnight. $15 per person   DJ: Peter Baldridge

@>---- -Saturday, Dec. 19 - Fire house 5 Studio: 2014 9th Street

@>---- Thursday Dec. 31  -Fire house 5 Studio: 2014 9th Street (9th & T)   - NEW YEAR'S EVE ALL-NIGHT PRACTILONGA!!!

@>---- Thursday, Dec. 31 --Tango by the River 128 J Street, Old Sacramento    NEW YEAR'S EVE MILONGA!  Dressy affair, so  get out your tango finest ...
This year's theme,  red and black.  Introductory lesson will be on ocho cortado   8-9 p.m.  Dance 9- midnight. $15 per person  DJ: Peter Baldridge
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

@>---- THURSDAY, Dec. 31. New Year's Eve Party. Details later.

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


Sacramento -
Tango by the River, 128 J Street, Old Sacramento, 
Cost is $50 per person or $90 per couple for the month.
6:30-7:30 p.m. Level I - Beginning Tango learn the fundamentals of  Tango
7:30-8:30 p.m. Level II - Intermediate Tango-focuses on pivots and turns .
8:30-9:30 p.m. Level III - Intermediate/Advanced Tango changes every month - December focus is  on romantic tango and the  music of Troilo. We will  film part of the Level III class. This  chance to see yourself dance lets you  review your technique  to see where you need improvement.  (no class on Dec. 29).

Firehouse 5 Studio: 2014 9th Street (9th & T) Guided Practica  at 5:30 p.m.

Fresno - Studio 65; 2965 North Maroa Ave.  8-9 p.m.  Tango Starters  for those who are just starting . $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)

Berkeley,  @ Precious Life Wellness Village. 2116 Berkeley Way,
 7 to 8:30 pm All levels special class on "Economy of the space". $13
 Personalized attention to each student. Marcelo Solis teaching.


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.


At Tango by the River, 128 J Street,  Old Sacramento: 
7-8:30, Vals   with Ed and Rebeca!  Followed by a práctica - means three hours of tango.  The  drop-in rate is $15 (for class and practica). Practica alone $5.

Fire house 5 Studio: 2014 9th Street (9th & T)  - Tango Explorations starting at 6:30 P.M   Thur 12/24/09 - No Class (CHRISTMAS EVE!)

Walnut Creek: December 3rd @ Social Hall,  Community Center, 1375 Civic Dr,
6:30 to 7:30 pm Latin Rhythms for tango dancers.
7:30 to 8:30 pm Beginner tango class on "The circular shape of Tango".
8:30 to 9:30 pm Intermediate tango class.
$36 four weeks session. Register on line at www.WalnutCreekRec.org.


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.

Lafayette:  December 4th @ Lafayette Dance Center. 3369 Mt. Diablo Blvd.,  
8-9 p.m. Fundamentals & technique class. 
9-10 p.m. Intermediate class on "Economy of the space".
10 to midnight: Milonga (dance party)
Join us after 10 p.m to dance!
$12 one class and milonga, $17 for both classes and milonga,  $7 milonga only.


The Allegro Ballroom: 5855 Christie Ave.,
Four-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)

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

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  with Christy Cote & Chelsea Eng- 11th Annual
Un-Tour to CITA 2010 - March 12-28, 2010
        3 Options:
        * Complete Package
                Roundtrip Air on American Airlines
                14 Nights/Double  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!
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 Bulletins sent via e-mail offering suggestions for activities;  meeting times for taxi shares, dinners & various outings
                Exclusive showings of tango clothing & shoes with discounts
Package does not include  Airport departure tax (approx. $20 USD), or possibly 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.
SINGLE OCCUPANCY = $3660  Late Fee of $250 after December 15, 2009
$500 non-refundable deposit secures your spot!
For more information contact:  Chelsea Eng
TangoChelsea@hotmail.com / 415.584.2704