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Bulletin, June 18, 2012

Our next milonga will be on July 6.  Iinvite friends who need to catch the bug. We worked on front ochos Saturday.  Next Saturday will be molinetes revisited.

The  owner of the studio we use plans a Sept. 15 grand opening and wants us to be  part. We'll keep you posted. That weekend - Friday, Sept. 14. - will also see a Gallo Center concert by Tango Del Cielo, a show you can't miss, and a pre-show milonga.


MONDAY - Tonight, June 18 & 25.  Social dance and practica, Jacobs Fine Dining  7-9 p.m. No fee, but you are encouraged to order food or drink off the menu.

SATURDAY - June 23 - 11 a.m.-noon. Class at VBoogie's Dance Journey, 711 10th St. $10.  Summer classes free to leaders (usually men) willing to dance with followers.  When fees for all resume, free participants will be grand-fathered and continue free. If you know anyone  to get in on this, encourage them to join now. 

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@>---- Our next milonga is scheduled for Friday, July 6  (First Friday milonga) -
Jacobs Fine Dining,  2501 McHenry - 7:30 p.m..  $5 entry. Mark your calendars and  come for an evening of dining, dancing and socializing.


Milongas Out of Town:

@>---- Every Tuesday, at Quarry Ponds, 5550 Douglas Blvd, Granite Bay: Milonga El Suave,  Free class 6-7 p.m. Free milonga 7-9:30 p.m. Dance overlooking a pond, moon and stars. Source restaurant cooks great tapas with wine and beer available. You are encouraged to patronize Source.  916-807-4210,luiselsuave@comcast.net

@>---- Saturday ,  June 23, at Tango By The River, 128 J St., Old Sacramento.  Darren Lees returns for a weekend of workshops! Potluck Asado (Argentine BBQ)  before the milonga from 6 p.m. to ???  The milonga starts at 9 p.m., Darren is DJing,   

@>---- Saturday,  June 30 @ Firehouse 5, 2014 9th St., Sacramento, Traditional, non-traditional & alternative music! 8 p.m. free beginning lesson, 9 p.m. milonga  $10 entry

@>---- Sunday,  July 1  Dinner and tango at the Station, 1100 Orlando Ave, Roseville. Dancing 6-9 p.m.  David will be DJ with golden age classics. $5 cover. The Station is at the Auburn Blvd./Riverside exit (just south of the Douglas Blvd exit) on I-80.

@>---- Tuesday:  All levels musicality class, 9:30 p.m. milonga @ Brasarte, 1901 San Pablo Ave. $15 class & milonga, $10 milonga only. Traditional milonga. Empanadas and botanas for purchase. Bring your own beverage. 


@>---- Friday, Tango Magdalena Dance & Art Studio, live music! 580 Grand Ave, Suite #305, 9 p.m. Pre Milonga Class- 8-9  p.m. $15 class only, $20 class & milonga, $15 milonga only, $10 after 1 a.m.

@>---- Saturday,@ Lake Merritt Dance Center 200 Grand Ave.  Milonga, $15 

@>---- Sunday  July 1, August 5 (every first Sunday): Blackhawk Plaza, in the center court rotunda, open to an outdoor plaza, falls and ponds. 
3499 Plaza Circle,  Opposite theater
2-3 p.m.  beginner class,    3-7+ p.m. milonga
Live Music: Redwood Tango Ensemble
DJ Music: Emilio Flores
Free parking, dining, wine bar and shopping. 3499 Plaza Circle, Danville

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


Sacramento -
Tango by the River, 128 J Street, Old Sacramento 
Level I (Beginning) 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Level II (Intermediate) 7:30-8:30 p.m.

SIERRA 2 Center, Studio 1 (in back), 2791 24th St. Michelle Gore technique class. 6:30-7:45 p.m., Wear comfortable shoes & clothing & get ready to work! Studio 1 is at the back of the center.  Take 24th Street (past the theater), turn left onto 4th Ave., then an immediate left into the parking lot. <http://www.TangowithMichelle.com>www.TangowithMichelle.com, (916) 799-1952

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)


Brasarte/Capoeira Arts, 1901 San Pablo Ave: All levels
Musicality drop in class 8:15-9:45 p.m. Price: $15. Marcelo Solis
Intensive work on posture, technique, musicality, lead and follow.


Step One, 1920 T St. (at railroad tracks:), "La Práctica" for all levels with Mike & Alisa 9-10:30 p.m. Beginners always welcome.

The Dance Corner  2927 Fulton Ave., 7:45-9 p.m. classes by Luis Caceres


Sacramento -
Tango by the River, 128 J St.,  Old Sacramento
Level III (Advanced) Tango. 7-8:30 p.m.  followed by practice time.

Firehouse Five  Studio: 2014 9th St.   - Tango Explorations
6:30 pm Beg. Tango/ 7:30 p.m. ContinuingTango/   Chris Peake
8:30 pm Open Practica $35/ month, $10/drop-in  $5/practica  (FREE with Class!)
Studio 65/ Adornos; 2965 North Maroa Ave.  Tango technique.  Group lessons,
8 p.m.  $10.
At Firehouse 5 Studio, 2014 9th St.  7:30-9:30 p.m.
Traditional Tango - Michael Taillant
$40/month, $70/couple, $12/drop-in
Contact: 707-416-9680,: tangobravo2k@yahoo.com
Tango By The River, 128 J St,, Old Sacramento - 8-11 p.m.  Practilonga - combines the best of practica and milonga.  From 8 to 8:15 p.m, Kenny & Chooi's  "Tango Tip"  might range from refining technique in an embellishment, a step useful for navigating the floor, a stretch particularly good for dancers, etc. $5 entry.

The Dance Corner. 2927 Fulton Ave.- Class  at 7 p.m., cost $10 includes practica.
Práctica from 8 to 10:30 p.m. Cost  $5 for práctica only,   Taught by Luis Caceres.


Lafayette Dance Center, 3369 Mt. Diablo Blvd. (Drop-in)
Fundamentals & technique class 8-9 p.m. Intermediates 9-10 p.m. Milonga 10 p.m. $12 one class and milonga, $17 for both classes and milonga, $7 milonga only. 

Emeryville: The Allegro Ballroom,  5855 Christie Ave., Emeryville
Beginner class 2-3 p.m., $12, Intermediate/Advanced class 3-4 p.m., $12
Dance Practice 4-6 p.m., $6 (free w/class)

Fresno:  Studio 65/ Adornos; 2965 North Maroa Ave.
Introduction to Tango - 5-6 p.m.  Basic skill demonstrated, discussed and practiced.
Tango practica - 6-7 p.m. an atmosphere of practice and learning.  Teachers available for questions. Social dancing, 7-9 p.m., food and drink available.

 June 23 & 24!  Tango By The River, 128 J St., Old Sacramento
Darren Lees Returns to Sacramento. A fabulous teacher and dancer of the tango,  he's excellent at breaking down difficult concepts, focusing on technique and dancing for the social milonga.
Saturday, June 23
2:30-3:45 p.m. -- Elegant Cross System Turns (All Levels)
4:15-5:30 p.m. -- Fabulous Milonga! (All Levels)
Sunday, June 24
2:30-3:45 p.m. -- Soft Colgadas for the Social Dance Floor (Inter/Advanced)
4:15-5:30 p.m. -- Volcadas Variations -- Includes side and back Volcadas. ** (Inter/Advanced or All Levels for those who took the previous classes)
Cost is $30 each or, 2 for $50, 3 for $70, or all 4 for $80! The Best Deal!
SPECIAL! POTLUCK ASADO (Argentine BBQ) for Darren at the studio on Saturday, June 23, from 6:00 pm till ??? (The milonga starts at 9 p.m.) Bring a dish to share and  enjoy great food, great company, great tango! Darren DJs the milonga that night too ... so come for the workshops ... stay for the meal and the milonga!!!
NORA'S TANGO WEEK 2012: Friday, JUNE 29 - Saturday JULY 7.
If you are registered for Tango Week the milongas are included in your program..For others,  Milonga tickets are now available from Jerry Jew through <mailto:jewtango@yahoo.com>jewtango@yahoo.com or  at the local Bay Area milongas..Tickets can also be purchased from Nora at tangoweek@hotmail.com..Buy early as these milongas are traditionally sold out.
Following is information on the Milongas and   performers for the evening:
Thursday, June 28      6 pm - 12 am    WELCOME MILONGA   w/DJ Emilio Flores- OPEN TO THE  PUBLIC -              FREE 
Friday, June 29     9 pm - 2 am       THE OPENING MILONGA   $25
Saturday, June 30    9 pm - 2 am      40's  Night  ( Wear a hat! )
 Prizes for best hat as judged by the teachers
 Live Music:  Seth Asarnow & su Sexteto Tipico  DJ: Emilio Flores        $25
Sunday, July 1         9 pm - 2 am       LA MILONGA DEL DOMINGO         
Live Music:  Seth Asarnow & su Sexteto Tipico, DJ: Emilio Flores           $30
Monday, July 2   9 pm - 1 am  RED ROSE MILONGA (bring it! wear it! give it!)   DJ: Glenn Corteza        $20
Tuesday, July 3       9 pm -  1 am      40's NIGHT  ( WEAR A HAT! )
Prizes for best hat as judged by the teacher  DJ: Emilio Flores $20                     
Wednesday, July 4   9 pm -1 am      THE GOLDEN NIGHT
 Performance by:   Laila & Leandro Oliver  
Live Music: TRIO GARUFA    DJ: Emilio Flores         $25                                Thursday, July 5    9 pm - 1 am      BLACK & WHITE MILONGA
Performance by: Gloria & Eduardo Arquimbau  DJ: Emilio Flores $25                      
Friday, July  6       9 pm - 2 am     THE COSTUME MILONGA (Be creative! be unique! ) Prizes for the best costume as judged by the teachers
Live Music:  Seth Asarnow & su Sexteto Tipico   DJ: Emilio Flores                    Saturday, July 7     9 pm - 2 am       "CELEBRATION TANGO"  
Live Music    Seth Asarnow & su Sexteto Tipico  DJ: Emilio Flores               $35
Milonga Packages include:
The Tango Weekend Milongas- June 29, 30 July 1...         $ 70
The Tango Week Milongas -     July  2, 3, 4, 5, & 6 ....      $120
Celebration Tango ( with any Milonga Package)                $ 30
All classes, workshops and milongas, including Celebration Tango, the Gala Milonga celebrating the 15th Anniversary at the ALLEGRO BALLROOM -
5855 Christie Ave - Emeryville.
Teachers :* NITO & ELBA  

        * LOS VELIZ (SABRINA & RUBEN VELIZ)  First time at NTW!
For information: <http://www.tangoweek.com/>http://www.tangoweek.com/