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Bulletin, June 28, 2010

Modesto tangueros were in Sacramento this weekend for NarcoTango.  Next is Nora's Tango Week.  Single men can probably still sign up for workshops. Nightly milongas are not yet closed but if you plan to drive to Millbrae, check the website to insure that your milonga of choice is not sold out.

MONDAY - 7 p.m. Tonight, June  28 & July 5,   Social dancing and practica at  Jacobs Fine Dining, 2501 McHenry. Currently Modesto's only tango outlet. No fee, but you are encouraged to order food or drink from the menu. A good place to practice class material.  Come early to eat.

SATURDAY -  No class. Watch for announcements of classes resuming in fall.

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MILONGAS out of town:

@>---- ----Saturday, July 10, Tango By The River, 128 J Street, Old Sacramento  SPECIAL EVENT -- LIVE MUSIC WITH TANGONERO! Introductory lesson from 8-9 p.m. followed by a 9-midnight dance. $20 per person for milonga (includes lesson). DJ: Peter Baldridge (during the band's breaks)

@>---- Saturday, July 24,  --Tango By The River, 128 J Street, Old Sacramento Beginning lesson from 8-9 p.m. followed by 9-midnight dance. $15 per person for lesson & milonga; $10 milonga only.


@>---- Fridays   TANGO MAGDALENA Dance Studio 580 Grand Ave, Suite # 305

Saturdays  Lake Merritt Dance Center (Hall 1) 200 Grand Avenue:
Tango Universe Milonga   8:30 p.m.-midnight, $9 ($6 after 11 p.m.).
July 3, 7:30-8:30 p.m. Advanced Intermediate class with Marcelo Solis., $12: Class + Milonga $9, milonga only, $6 After 11 p.m. Refreshments provided; but bring anything you'd like to share, including your favorite wines.

@>---- Every Second Saturday: ALLEGRO BALLROOM - 5855 Christie Ave -
 "La Milonga de Nora"  8-9:30 p.m. class; 9:30 p.m -2 a.m:  milonga,  "Buenos Aires Style" - "Tandas" (sets) of Tango - Milonga - Vals and "Tropical" (salsa, swing, rock) separated by musical cortinas. Class + Milonga: $15.   Milonga only: $12.   $6 after 1 a.m.Wine and light snacks. Beautiful, huge wooden floor, friendly, romantic atmosphere and free parking.

Some have expressed interest in these. To carpool call 522-1571
Sacramento -
Tango by the River, 128 J Street, Old Sacramento
FREE INTRODUCTORY  CLASS (for those new to tango) from 6:30-7:30 p.m.,
followed by a FREE TANGO PRACTICA (for everyone!) from 7:30-9:30 p.m.
There is a 5th Tuesday, this month,  so if you have friends whom you've been telling about tango, here's a good opportunity to  try a little tango -- for free!!!
After the class, a FREE PRACTICA. Come down and meet the new people. 

  Firehouse 5 Studio: 2014 9th Street (9th & T
5:30-6:45 p.m. Guided Session, 6:45-8 p.m. Open Session, $5/both sessions
Studio 65; 2965 North Maroa Ave. 8-9 p.m. Tango Starters. Learn at your pace,  building your confidence, no pressure to move at a group 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)

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

Two left feet studio, 194 Diablo Road,   Diego & Negracha teaching
7:30-8:30 Level one (fundamental elements)
8:30-9:30 Level two (combining the elements)
9:30-10:30 Practica (no charge)
Drop in rate is $15 for one class or $20 for both
Both class combination is set up like a continuous workshop.
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.  Beginners 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,

Oakland:   Lake Merritt Dance Center, 200 Grand Ave (VFW Hall),
July Musicality Series w/ Pampa Cortes sharing the music of one of his favorite orchestras and movements that fit well with it. Different musical styles ask for different dance vocabularies. Pampa's repertoire is extensive. In this small group study opportunity, he shares how he makes his artistic choices depending on the music. For intermediate & advanced students only.
July 7: Di Sarli
July 14: D'Arienzo
July 21: Miguel Calo
July 28: Pugliese
8:30-10:00 pm Inter/Adv Class w/ practica - $15 drop in or $48 for the series
Pre-registration for complete series w/ credit card available ($2 additional charge.)
7:30-8:30 pm Beg Class will still be taught by Warren & Gigi Jensen
$10 drop in or 4 classes for $36
(510) 326-6415 English / (713) 894-9435 Spanish

Firehouse 5 Studio: 2014 9th Street (9th & T) TANGO EXPLORATIONS
6:30 p.m. Beginning Tango, 7:30 p.m. Continuing Tango
8:30 p.m. Open Practica
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. Luis (El Suave) Cáceres (916) 807-4210 luiselsuave@comcast.net

Walnut Creek:    New series start   At Social Hall, Civic Community Center 
1375 Civic Dr,.  City of Walnut Creek Recreation Department. CA 94596.
6:30-7:30 p.m. Latin Rhythms.
7:30-8:30 p.m. Beginner tango class.
8:30-9:30 p.m. Intermediate tango class on "Posture and dynamics of dancing".
Cost: $45 Five weeks session. Register on line at www.WalnutCreekRec.org or call (925) 943-5858.

Tango by the River - 128 J Street, Old Sacramento
 Practilonga with Kenny Bell- 8 p.m.
                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 
8-9 p.m. Fundamentals & technique class. 
9-10 p.m. Intermediate class on: "Rhythm".
10 p.m.-midnight Milonga, Stay after class to practice or after 10 p.m. to dance .
$12 one class and milonga, $17 for both classes and milonga, $7 milonga only. Snacks and refreshments included.

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: Cadenas (chain sequences) & Giros  Instructor: Julian  Ramil
Dance Practice: 4-6 p.m, $6 (Free w/lesson)

Emeryville: 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
Instructor: Julian  Ramil
Dance Practice: 4-6 p.m. $6 (Free w/Lesson)


At the Airport Clarion in Millbrae: NORA'S TANGO WEEK 2010 -
Weekend: July 2-4,  Week: July 5 -9
Due to the high volume of registration by followers, registration for single women is closed.  Nightly milongas still open to all. Buy early; tickets are in high demand. Details:t tangoweek@hotmail.com or misstango@hotmail.com

From Marcelo Solis:
Nov. 19th-29 - CST#2085488
Taking you to the heart of tango; to see the places where the locals go.
The trip includes:
- Airfare from San Francisco (one stop from S.F).
- Hotel  (double occupancy) at Hotel Lyon: www.hotel-lyon.com.ar
- 24 hours assistance (we know the city and speak the language!).
- City Tours (Obelisco - Downtown - Plaza de Mayo - Cafe Tortoni - San Telmo - Recoleta and more).
- Shopping tours to where locals go looking for quality and price.
- A Day in the countryside.
- 4 Tango classes with the best local teachers.
- Milongas almost every evening or afternoon.
- Transportation to all the mentioned activities.
- A DVD with memories of the trip.
Cost: $2,490     Phone: 415-412-1866