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Bulletin, July 9, 2012

A nice turnout at our milonga Friday, We were pleasantly surprised Saturday with mirrors on the studio walls. We worked on molinetes,. Next week we will touch on cross system again. 

The 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.

Coming up on the first Saturday of August (the 4th), special guest teacher from Sacramento.  Michelle Gore often referred to as "pretty feet."  She will likely do a more intermediate class.  More information on that latter.


MONDAY - Tonight, July 9 & 16.  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 14,  30 - 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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 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, July 14,  Saturday July 28, Saturday August 11 @ Tango By The River, 128 J St., Old Sacramento. 9 p.m.-1 a.m. $10

@>---- Sunday, July 15, 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.

@>----  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

@>---- 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 the movie theatre. 2 - 3 p.m. Beginner's class, Milonga  3-7 p.m..  3499 Blackhawk Plaza Circle.
Live Music by the 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 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 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)

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.