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Bulletin, July 16, 2012

We worked on cross system Saturday, and expect to continue with ochos.  The VBoogie's studio owner plans a Sept. 15 grand opening and wants us in. 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, July 16 & 23.  Social dance and practica, Jacobs Fine Dining  7-9 p.m. No fee, but you're urged to order food or drink off the menu.

SATURDAY - July 21,  - 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. Encourage them to join now. 

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@>---- - Our next milonga will be Friday, August 3. No guest artist, no introductory lesson, just a chance to socialize, dance, dine and enjoy a drink.  7:30 at Jacobs Fine Dining, 2501 McHenry Ave. Mark your calendars

Milongas Out of Town:
@>----  Saturday, July 21. and August 4 @ Firehouse 5, 2014 9th St., Sacramento, Traditional, non-traditional & alternative music! 8 p.m. free beginning lesson, 9 p.m. milonga $10 entry

@>---- 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 July 28, Saturday August 11 @ Tango By The River, 128 J St., Old Sacramento. 9 p.m.-1 a.m. $10

@>----  Sunday July 29 and Sunday August 5, Capital City Milonga.  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.   $15   $10 after 1 a.m.

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

@>---- Sunday August 5, Sunday Sept. 2, and Sunday Oct. 7, Free milonga at Blackhawk Plaza, in the rotunda across from movie theatre. 2-3 p.m. Beginner class, Milonga  3-7 p.m. 3499 Blackhawk Plaza Circle. Music by Redwood Tango Ensemble

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


Sacramento -
Tango by the River, 128 J St., 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! Studio 1 is at the back.  Take 24th Street (past the theater), turn left onto 4th Ave., then an immediate left into the parking lot. <http://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 p.m. Beg. Tango/ 7:30 p.m. ContinuingTango/   Chris Peake
8:30 p.m. 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)
Theme for the month: Giros and Sacadas

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.