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Bulletin, Sept. 6, 2010

Modesto Tango Bulletin, Sept. 6, 2010

Classes resume Saturday (Sept. 11) 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.

NO PRACTICA tonight; Jacobs closes for Labor Day. See you at Sophia's Saturday.

Meanwhile Buenos Aires' world tango championship is over. Our Andrea Monti was a judge.  Winners in the Salon Category can be seen in today's  Video of the Week


MONDAY - 7 tonight, Sept. 6, NO PRACTICA. Enjoy Labor Day.  Normally there is 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. 11 - Classes resume 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. You may pay $30 for the rest of the month, or  $75 for the six-week series plus milonga.

Keep track of events by checking our on line  Calendar

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MILONGAS Out of Town:
@>---- -Saturday, Sept. 11, Tango By The River, 128 J Street, Old Sacramento  PERFORMANCE BY OSCAR MANDAGARAN & GEORGINA VARGAS! Beginning lesson from 8-9 p.m. Dance 9-midnight. $20 per person lesson & milonga; $15 for milonga only.
@>---- Sunday, Sept. 12, Firehouse 5 Studio, 2014 9th Street (9th & T)  Tea and Tango  ALL Traditional Milonga with DJ Michelle, 2-5 p.m. - $5

@>---- Saturday, Sept. 18--Firehouse 5 Studio, 2014 9th Street (9th & T) 9-midnight. La AlterNATIVA Milonga. Traditional, non-traditional & alternative  Music.
Plenty of FREE Parking! Sprung-wood Floor!  Doors open 9 p.m. - $10

@>---- Saturday, September 25, 2010 -- At 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!)

@>---- TANGO MAGDALENA Dance Studio 580 Grand Ave, Suite # 305
@>---- 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, September 11th, Allegro Ballroom - 5855 Christie Ave -
"LA MILONGA DE NORA" with guests Carlos Barrionuevo & Mayte Valdes
8 p.m.-  Class by Carlos & Mayte, 9:30 p.m -Milonga 11:30 p.m:  Exhibition by Carlos & Mayte,   DJ: Emilio Flores. Class + Milonga: $20.   Milonga only: $15. 

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 to 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.

SEPT. 11-12   Tango By The River, 128 J Street, Old Sacramento:
OSCAR MANDAGARAN AND GEORGINA VARGAS, fabulous dancers AND  teachers, give from the heart, whether performing, dancing socially, or teaching. They teach the underlying movements and technique, that makes any movement elegant and connected. Their schedule:
Saturday, Sept. 11, 2:45-4 p.m. -- Tango Technique,  4:30 - 5:45 p.m. -- Milonga
Cost $35 per workshop,  2 for $60,  3 for $70 or ALL 4 for $75! The Best Deal!

Sacramento: Sunday, Sept. 12,;Oscar & Georgina workshops
2:45-4 p.m. -- Romantic Tango 4:30-5:45 p.m. -- Vals
Cost $35 per workshop,  2 for $60,  3 for $70  or ALL 4 for $75! The Best Deal!

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