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Bulletin, December 7, 2009 -

Teaching "milonguero style and cross system," Sean and Charity will work on that in both levels through their rotation.  Next week Charity will lead the class; the two will finish the year for us.

MONDAY - Tonight, Dec 7 & 14: 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. 12: Classes with 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 Charity.  

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

MILONGAS elsewhere:

Saturday, Dec. 12 - 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 (9th & T) WINTER WONDERLAND MILONGA!  Wear ALL WHITE & glow with holiday cheer! 8 p.m. Introduction to tango lesson,  9 p.m milonga with DJ Chris or Michelle- $10   info@tangoalternativa.com

Saturday, Dec. 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, December 12th, 2009,  "La Milonga de Nora" at the
ALLEGRO BALLROOM - 5855 Christie Ave - 
 with CRISTIAN CISNEROS & VIRGINIA PORRINO,   of "Forever Tango" as Guest Teachers and Performers
Class: 8-9:30 p.m, Show: 11:30 p.m
Milonga : 9:30 p.m - 2a.m  DJ: EMILIO "EL TUCU" FLORES
$20 Class + Milonga, $15 Milonga only,  $5 after 1:00 a.m

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

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 monthly - December focus on romantic tango and the music of Troilo. (no class Dec. 29).

Dec. 8  at Firehouse 5 Studio: 2014 9th Street (9th & T)  - FIREANTS!
 Live Tango Music at 8 p.m. - $5 to $10 donation at the door.
Normally: 5:30 to 6:45 p.m.- Guided Practica (Tango exchange)
6:45-8 p.m. - Open Practica   

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.


At Tango by the River, 128 J Street,  Old Sacramento:  Dec. 10 7-8:30 p.m. "Tango Technique with Oscar and Georgina" (all levels).  Included is a práctica hosted by Ed Loomis and Rebeca Basave 8:30-10:30 p.m. Practice your technique!

Fire house 5 Studio: 2014 9th Street (9th & T)  -12/3, 12/10 & 12/17 -
6:30 p.m Beginning Lesson / 7:30 p.m Continuing / 8:30 p.m Open Practica
$10 drop-in / $3 Practica only (Practica FREE with class)

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

Sacramento Dec. 12 at Tango By The River: 128 J Street, Old Sacramento
Oscar & Georgina teach
2:30-4 p.m. -- Milonga (All Levels)
4:30-6 p.m. -- "The beauty of Tango VI (Tango-Milonga-Vals)" (Advanced) --

The advanced classes will focus on different patterns and possible variations.
Analyze the quality of  movement, and   interpretation of the music.

Sacramento:  Dec. 13  at Tango By The River: 128 J Street, Old Sacramento.     Oscar & Georgina teach
2:30-4 p.m. -- How to do simple patterns elegantly (All Levels)
4:30-6 p.m. -- Density and elasticity (Intermediate)

Contact Donna at 916-443-7008 or <mailto:donna%40rivertango.com>donna@rivertango.com for more info.

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
Theme of the Month: "Cross System with Sacadas & Cadenas"
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

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

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