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Bulletin, Sept. 13, 2010

Modesto Tango Bulletin, Sept. 13, 2010

Classes Saturday at our NEW VENUE,  Sophia's Dance Journey,  711 10th Street, behind the Gallo Center. Visit the farmers market before or after class.  We open a new year with Peter's six-week series to get beginners going, ending with a car pool to a milonga or practilonga in Sacramento or the Bay Area.

Mark your calendars now for Wednesday, Jan. 12, as Tango Buenos Aires returns to the Gallo.  It will be preceded by a milonga in the beautiful lobby - We will get group tickets a little closer to the event.  It should be a wonderful evening


MONDAY - Tonight, Sept. 13 & 20.  Social dancing and practica at Jacobs Fine Dining, 2501 McHenry.  No fee, but you're encouraged to order food or drink off the menu. A good place to practice class material. Come early to eat off a new menu, the "Blue Sage Bistro".

SATURDAY - Sept. 18 - Classes  at Sophia's Dance Journey, 711 10th Street (between G & H), Peter Baldridge teaching.  Introductory classes for  beginners 11 a.m. - Intermediate  and advanced class at 12:30 p.m. $12 per person per class, drop in or  $75 for the six-week series plus car pool to a milonga after the series.

Keep track of events by checking our on line  Calendar

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MILONGAS Out of Town:
@>---- Saturday, Sept. 18 - Firehouse 5 Studio, 2014 9th Street (9th & T) 9-midnight. La AlterNATIVA Milonga. Traditional, non-traditional & alternative music.
Free parking! Sprung-wood Floor!  Doors open 9 p.m. - $10

@>---- Sunday, Sept. 19 - Capital City Hotel - Blue Room,  2600 Auburn Blvd.  Capital City Milonga    6-9:30 p.m.- $5 Cover
Large 20' X 27' Dance Floor
Professionally Edited Golden Age Tangos w' Cortinas
State of the Art Digital PA System!!

@>---- Saturday, Sept. 25 -- Tango By The River, 128 J Street, Old Sacramento Beginning lesson 8-9 p.m., dance  9-midnight. $15 per person lesson & milonga; $10 for milonga only. (Order on line to get lesson & milonga for $10!)

@>---- Sunday, Oct. 3 - Capital City Hotel - Blue Room,  2600 Auburn Blvd.  Capital City Milonga    6- :30 p.m.- $5 Cover
Large 20' X 27' Dance Floor
Professionally Edited Golden Age Tangos w' Cortinas
State of the Art Digital PA System!!
@>---- Friday, Sept. 17 : TANGO MAGDALENA Dance Studio 580 Grand Ave, Suite # 305   direct from Buenos Aires . . .JUDY & JON in the BAY AREA  
Classes are intended to improve your dance regardless of  level. Excellent dancing comes from good technique. Steps or figures shown in class are a platform from which we learn, refine, and polish basic techniques.
Pre Milonga Workshop  &  Performance at  Milonga
@>---- Milonga Argentina with Negracha & Diego.,  Lake Merritt Dance Center, 200 Grand Avenue  Lesson Int: 8-9 pm:   9-12 Milonga:  Performance by Negracha & Diego. Lesson: + Milonga: $20. Milonga only: $15
@>---- Saturdays
Lake Merritt Dance Center (Hall 1) 200 Grand Avenue:
Tango Universe Milonga 8:30 p.m.-midnight, $9 ($6 after 11 p.m.).

@>---- Saturday, Sep. 18, The Beat, 2560 9th St.  El Bailongo de Polo
Class 8-9 p.m., Assisted Practilonga: "La Milonguita" with Polo y Diana and guest teachers, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.
$10 class + práctica, $5 práctica only, 510-541-3135

@>---- Saturday, Oct. 2, The Beat, 2560 9th St.  El Bailongo de Polo
Class, 8-9 p.m.   Assisted Practilonga: "La Milonguita" with Polo y Diana and guest teachers 9 p.m.-1 a.m.
$10 class + práctica, $5 práctica only, 510-541-3135

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

Sacramento -
Tango by the River, 128 J Street, Old Sacramento
6:30-7:30 p.m. Level I - Beginning Tango: fundamentals of Argentine Tango
7:30-8:30 p.m. Level II - Intermediate - Applying steps into the social setting
8:30-9:30 p.m. Level III - Int/Adv Tango- changes monthly but takes everything into the close embrace.

Firehouse 5 Studio: 2014 9th Street (9th & T)
Tango Technique with Michelle Open to men & women!
6:30 p.m. to 7:45 p.m.   $35/month, $10/drop-in
Studio 65; 2965 North Maroa Ave.
8-9 p.m. Beyond Beginning Technique and Skills
$10 per person, in the Cube at Studio 65
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 Dancin". <www.marcelosolisargentinetango.com/payment.html> Price: $13.
<www.preciouslifewellness.com/Home_Page.html>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

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
6:30-7:30 Free Beginner lesson 7:30-8:30. Práctica taught by Luis Cáceres

Lake Merritt Dance Center, 200 Grand Ave, 
Argentine Tango Classes w/ Pampa Cortes Assisted by Warren & Gigi Jensen
Pampa teaching Wednesday night classes. 7:30-8:30 pm Beginning,   8:30-9:30 pm Intermediate/Advanced $12 drop in one class / $20 both classes

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 (FREE with Lesson!)
$35/month, $10/drop-in, $5/practica only

The Dance Corner - (2927 Fulton Ave. at Marconi). across from Town & Country Village, 8-9 p.m. Call Eleni (916) 719-3765 or Sergey (916) 342-6294 for prices. Luis (El Suave) Cáceres (916) 807-4210 luiselsuave@comcast.net

Tango by the River - 128 J Street, Old Sacramento
A place to practice and a great excuse for a party! Practice steps just learned in class,  Informal dress code.  8-11 p.m. (or until the DJ shuts it down). Cost $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 8-9 p.m. Fundamentals & technique class.  9-10 p.m. Intermediate class: "Rhythm".10 p.m.- Milonga,  $12 one class and milonga, $17 for classes and milonga, $7 milonga only.

Sunday, September 19th Firehouse 5 Dance, 2014B 9th St, 
Tango Workshops with Alex Allende & Luz Castineiras 
1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. . Colgadas and Frozen Turns: Inter/Advanced
2:45 p.m. to 4:15 p.m.. Enrosques y Sacadas: Inter/Advanced
4:30 p.m. TO 6:00 p.m. Tango Lab: Expanding Movements
 Cost:  $25=one class, $45=two classes, $60=three classes

Studio 65/Adornos. 2965 N.Maroa Avenue.
5 p.m. Beginners Lesson, 6 p.m. Guided practice Time
7 p.m. social dancing until 8:30 pm. $10 per person

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)

Oct. 2 - 8 p.m.  Finnish Hall, 1970 Chestnut St, Berkeley
Sean Dockery & Juliana Motta will wed on the morning of Oct. 2. They hope to spend the evening with friends from the tango community. They will  celebrate with a milonga from 8 p.m. to midnight with DJ Mike McCarrel.We are invited.

Friday and Saturday, Oct. 2, 8 p.m. Sierra 2 Center, 2791 24th St., Sacramento.
Ernesto Rassi's theater company "California A Todo Tango" presents second= California "Vibraciones del Alma" (Vibrations of the Soul), a lively tango musical, with dancing and singing and music of the Golden Age of Tango. Mostly local dancers from the Sacramento tango community (but also including Darren Lees & Facundo Posadas!), this  show offers a glimpse into this beautiful, sensuous and historical dance. Cost is $20 in advance or $25 at the door (ADVANCE REGISTRATION ENDS THURSDAY, SEPT 30, AT 5 P.M.)


From Diego & Negracha: Nov. 16-27.
From Marcelo Solis: Nov. 19-29 - CST#2085488