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Bulletin, Sept. 20, 2010

Modesto Tango Bulletin, Sept. 20, 2010

Saturday's class was a good workout on posture and connection,  tango basics.  A visit to the farmer's market before class is a fun way to begin the weekend.   Our NEW VENUE,  Sophia's Dance Journey, 711 10th Street, behind the Gallo Center is a block from the farmer's market.

Instructor Sean Dockery will marry Oct. 2. He invited us to his celebration milonga at 8 p.m. that evening at Finnish Hall, 1970 Chestnut St, Berkeley.  There will be a carpool, so let it be known if you wish to join.

Mark your calendars now for Wednesday, Jan. 12, when Tango Buenos Aires returns to the Gallo.  It will follow 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.  20 & 27.  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. 25 - Classes  at Sophia's Dance Journey, 711 10th Street (between G & H), Peter Baldridge teaching.  Introductory classes 11 a.m. - Intermediate  and advanced class at 12:30 p.m. $12 per person per class, drop in.

Keep track of events by checking our on line  Calendar

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MILONGAS - At this time we have no scheduled milonga. Unfortunately the Mario Parmisano live music milonga ran into difficulty getting into the country.

Milongas  Out of Town:

@>---- 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.     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!!

@>---- Sunday, Oct. 17 - Capital City Hotel - Blue Room,  2600 Auburn Blvd.  Capital City Milonga    6-9:30 p.m.- $5 Cover www.sactango.com

@>---- Sunday, Oct. 31 - Capital City Hotel - Blue Room,  2600 Auburn Blvd.  Capital City Milonga    6-9:30 p.m.- $5 Cover www.sactango.com

@>---- 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, 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.
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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

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

Thursday, Sep. 30,  Tango by the River, 128 J St, (Old Sacramento)
Workshops with Facundo Posadas
Facundo Posadas, an icon in the Argentine Tango world, is the only Afro-Argentine traveling the world to teach Milonga and Candombe. Since 1997 he has traveled extensively teaching and performing at festivals and tango communities.
Facundo will teach two workshops:
6:30-7:45 p.m. -- Musicality & Technique
8:00-9:30 p.m. -- Milonga!
$20 for one workshop; $30 for both!

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.

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)


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 TANGO ICON FACUNDO POSADAS, the only Afro-Argentine traveling the world teaching Milonga and Candombe. He has been dancing in Buenos Aires all his life, with many of the great orchestras of the Golden Age. Each night  a cast party will follow at Tango by the River. Your show ticket stub gets you free entrance! Tango by the River is at 128 J Street in Old Sacramento.


From Diego & Negracha: Nov. 16-27.

From Marcelo Solis: Nov. 19-29 - CST#2085488