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Bulletin, March 15, 2010

Sean & Charity's rotation began with milonga rhythms and will continue with them on Saturday.  The weekend also offers many out of town dance options with many of our instructors - Gato & Andrea, Polo & Diana,- plus Sacramento options.

MONDAY - Tonight,  Mar.15 & 22: 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 -  Mar. 20 - Classes at Juline School of Dance, 144 Woodrow (at McHenry), Sean & Charity continuing their work on milonga rhythm.  Introductory class for absolute beginners 10:15 - $5, credited to the 11 a.m. beginner class with Sean & Charity for those who stay. Intermediates at noon, $12.  1:15 -1:45 p.m. guided practica, Practica $5.

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MILONGAS: Next Jacobs milonga: Saturday, April 10, with Marcelo Solis.
MILONGAS elsewhere:
@>---- Saturday,   Mar. 20 - Firehouse 5 Dance,  2014 9th Street (9th & T) 9 p.m. until we drop! Cost $10
@>---- Saturday, Mar. 27  -- At Tango by the River, 128 J Street, Old Sacramento.    GUSTAVO & JESICA HORNOS perform Beginning lesson 8-9 p.m., dance 9-midnight. Gustavo & Jesica  perform at about 10:30.
$20 per person lesson & milonga; $15 milonga only.  DJ: GUSTAVO HORNOS!

@>---- Friday Mar. 19:  American Legion Post, 347 First St, Los Altos 
Special Milonga Night by Masters GATO & ANDREA
Intermediate Tango Class 8-9  p.m. $15 per person
Milonga 9-12:30 p.m. $15 per person
Class and Milonga: special deal $20 per person!!!
Performance at 11 p.m.  DJ Gato Valdez! CD raffles and more!
Complimentary snacks and soft drinks. Bring your own wine!

@>---- Saturday, Mar. 20:  The Beat,    2560 9th Street, El Bailongo de Polo. 
8:30 lesson on Giros & Enrosques,  9:30  - 2 milonga.  Hosted by Polo & Diana.  D.J. Polo, $13 includes lesson,  milonga  $8 until 10:30, $10 after.

SATURDAYS,  Lake Merrit Dance Center (Hall 1) Tango Universe Milonga
200 Grand Ave. Bay/Harrison Streets  8:30 p.m.-midnight, $9 ($6 after 11 p.m).

@>---- FRIDAY MAR 26    TANGO MAGDALENA   Dance Studio
580 Grand Ave, Suite # 305 Performance by Jon & Judy at the Milonga

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

Sacramento -
Tango by the River, 128 J Street, Old Sacramento
Classes March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30. Cost is $50 per person or $90 per couple for all five.
Level I covers fundamentals of Tango: walk, posture, leading and following, and interpreting the music.
Level II focuses on pivots, and how to apply steps learned  into the social setting.
Level III changes every month but always focuses on technique, musicality, and taking everything into the close embrace.
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
Firehouse 5 Studio: 2014 9th Street (9th & T) 
5:30 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. Guided Session
6:45 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Open Session

Sacramento Ballet: 1631 K Street. Embrace Step Pivot, a  four-week introduction to  Tango. Open to the public, Tuesdays 6-7 p.m.Instructor: Patrick Alessandri  Cost: Series Solo $45/ Couple $80 Single Class Solo $16/ Couple $30
Studio 65; 2965 North Maroa Ave. 8-9 p.m. Tango Starters Instruction from the very start, beginners, learn at your pace, individualized, slowly building your confidence, no pressure to move at a group pace. $10 per person

Allegro Ballroom. 5855 Christie Ave., Ed Neale teaching for Nora Dinzelbacher.
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)

Precious Life Wellness Village.  2116 Berkeley Way,  
7 to 8:30 p.m. (drop -in) All levels special class on "Posture + floor craft + musicality". <http://www.marcelosolisargentinetango.com/payment.html>Price: $13. Personalized attention to each student.
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.

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.
Quarry Ponds - 5550 Douglas Blvd, Granite Bay www.quarryponds.com
6:30-7:30 Beginner lesson 7:30-8:30 Práctica taught by Luis ('El Suave') Cáceres, (916) 807-4210 luiselsuave@comcast.net


Firehouse 5 Studio: 2014 9th Street (9th & T) TANGO EXPLORATIONS WITH CHRIS & MICHELLE!
6:30 p.m. Beginning Tango
7:30 p.m. Continuing Tango
8:30 p.m. Open Practica
Chris & Michelle  explore VOLCADAS & COLGADAS! 
$10 drop-in / $3 Practica only (Practica FREE with class)
The Dance Corner - (2927 Fulton Ave. at Marconi Sacramento). across from Town & Country Village, 7-8 p.m. Call Eleni (916) 719-3765 or Sergey (916) 342-6294 for prices. Taught by Luis (El Suave) Cáceres (916) 807-4210 luiselsuave@comcast.net

Firehouse 5 Studio: 2014 9th Street (9th & T)
Instructors this month:  Chris Peake & Michelle Gorre
7:30-8:45 p.m  $40/month, $70/couple, $12/drop-in. <mailto:tangobravo2k@yahoo.com>
Tango by the River - 128 J Street, Old Sacramento
PRACTILONGA with DJ KENNY BELL,  7-11 p.m. combines milonga and práctica. No dress code.  $5. 

Roseville Dance -  3992 Foothills Blvd Suite 175, Roseville  www.rosevilledancing.net. 6:30-7:30 Beginners' lesson, Call Roseville Dance  for prices. Taught by Luis (El Suave' Cáceres) 916.807.4210 luiselsuave@comcast.net

Lafayette Dance Center, 3369 Mt. Diablo Blvd.
(Drop-in) Fundamentals & technique class 8-9 p.m.  Intermediate class 9-10 p.m.
Milonga 10 p.m.-Midnight. $17, both classes and milonga,  $7, milonga only.
More info: <mailto:info@marcelosolisargentinetango.com?subject=Schedule>
Or call (415) 412 1866

Saturday, Mar. 27  at Tango by the River, 128 J Street, Old Sacramento:  Workshops with Gustavo & Jesica Hornos,  2:30-4p.m. -- Adorno's Bootcamp: Favorite embellishments to spice up the creativity for leaders and followers.
4:30-6 p.m. -- Paradas (Stops), Barridas (Sweeps) & Sacadas (Leg Displacements): Ways to combine these movements for your level of dancing. Cost is $25 for one workshop, two for $45, three for $65, or all four for $80 -- 

Saturday,  Mar.  27: TANGO MAGDALENA  Dance Studio
580 Grand Ave, Suite # 305  Jon & Judy for  Afternoon Workshops &  Practica 

Sunday, Mar. 28 at Tango by the River, 128 J Street, Old Sacramento:  Workshops with Gustavo & Jesica Hornos. Their Sunday schedule: 2:30-4 p.m. -- Vals Rhythm; 2:30-4 p.m. -- Interesting Ways to Combine Volcadas, Boleos & Ganchos
Cost is $25 for one workshop, two for $45, three for $65, or all four for$80 -- 
The Allegro Ballroom: 5855 Christie Ave.,
4 Week Progressive Beginner Lesson: 2-3 p.m, $12       
Int/Adv Lesson:  3-4 p.m., $12. Theme of the Month: Sacadas Y Barridas
Instructor: Julian  Ramil Dance Practice: 4-6 p.m, $6 (Free w/Lesson)

Fresno - Studio 65, 2977 N. Maroa Ave, Fresno, 93704
All classes held in the Cube - enter at Adornos Art
5-6 p.m.    Beginning  Tango   Start anytime, group setting, learn the walk, embrace, and the starting movements of this lovely dance. Practica is included. 6-7 p.m.    Intermediate Argentine Tango   Continue your study of technique, skills and musicality. Practica is included.
7-8:30 p.m.      Practica Practice time for all levels. Enjoy an unstructured group practice, ask  questions about any aspect.   Cell: 240-3200

         Tango Tours to Buenos Aires

From  Marcelo Solis: Nov.19-29.
- Air fare from San Francisco 
- Hotel   (double occupancy).
- 24 hours assistance 
- City Tours 
- Shopping tours where locals go for quality and price.
- A day in the country.
- Four tango classes with the best local teachers.
- Milongas almost every evening or afternoon.
- Transportation to all the mentioned activities.
Cost: $2,290. For this early bird price, send a $400 advance (non-refundable).
Phone: 415-412-1866   info@  <