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Modesto Tango Bulletin, Oct. 15, 2012

Modesto Tango Bulletin, Oct.15, 2012

Our classes have been small; more people and more energy needed. Saturday classes deal with what Christy Cote calls "marketing steps": paradas, pasadas, barridas, etc.

TANGO - PASSION & JOY! plays at 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 19,  and Saturday, Oct. 20, 24th Street Theatre, 2791 24th St., Sacramento Created and directed by Eduardo Saucedo of Buenos Aires,  produced by Eduardo in association with Tango by the River COST: $40 at the door; $35 in advance. Tickets at www.rivertango.com  916 443-7008     rivertango.com


MONDAY - Tonight,  Oct. 15 & Oct. 22. Social dance and practica at Jacobs Fine Dining, 2501 McHenry - 7-9 p.m.  No fee, but you are encouraged to order food or drink from the menu.  Some come early for a meal.

WEDNESDAY - Oct. 17, Beginner lesson at the Modesto Senior Center 211 Bodem. 2:30 p.m.  No fee.

SATURDAY - Oct.20, 11 a.m.-noon.  Beginner classes at VBoogie's Dance Journey, 711 10th St., Behind the Gallo Center. $10 drop in.  

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@>---- 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

@>---- Every Wednesday, Bravo Restaurant, 1465 Eureka Rd in Roseville. Noches de Tango Dining and Dancing with El Suave  6:30-10 p.m. Bravos Noches de Tango menu will feature popular Argentine dishes, desserts, Argentine wines and beers. While you dine, tango music will play for dancing.  Luis  916-807-4210.

Saturdays, Oct. 20. Nov. 3 & 17,  Firehouse Five Milonga    2014 9th St,. 9 p.m. sometimes past 2 a.m. Cover $10 Beginning lesson at 8 p.m. if at least four people attend. Join hosts Chris Peake, Dan Printz for a casual, friendly alternative to the Traditional Milonga DJ featuring traditional, non-traditional & Alternative music.

@>----  Saturday,  Oct. 27, Nov. 10 Tango by the River, 128 J St., Old Sacramento.   
9 p.m.-midnight. Traditional, then Nuevo.  Hors d'oeuvres, BYOB $10.  DJ TBA 128 J Street, Old Sacramento 916-443-7008 www.rivertango.com

@>---- Sundays, Oct. 29, Nov. 4 & 25. New venue, new time! First and Fourth Sunday Milonga, 6:30-9 p.m., at Mezcal Taqueria, 1620 W. El Camino Ave, 95833 (SW corner Truxel and West El Camino)

@>---- 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, Nov. 4, & Sunday, Dec. 2. Free milonga at Blackhawk Plaza, in the rotunda across from the movie theatre. 2-3 p.m. Beginner class, Milonga  3-7 p.m. 3499 Blackhawk Plaza Circle. Music by Redwood Tango Ensemble

@>---- Saturday, Nov.10, La Milonga de Nora, Allegro Ballroom, 5855 Christie, 9 p.m.
Coming up:  Saturday, Dec 8th, Fabian Salas & Lola Dias
8-9:30 p.m. "Boleos with Fabian & Lola
9:30 p.m. - 2 a.m. Milonga.
11:30 p.m. Exhibition by Fabian & Lola
D.J. Emilio Flores.  $20 class & milonga.  $15 milonga only
pre-registration strongly recommended
Info: Nora: Misstango@hotmail.com(650)348-1140. Carol: carolhom@yahoo.com(415)203-8112. Checks payable to: CAROL HOM 548 35th Ave. S. F. Ca. 94121. CASH /CHECKS only for ADVANCE PAYMENT, RECEIVED before Nov. 23. CASH ONLY AT THE DOOR

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

Sacramento -
Tango by the River, 128 J St., Old Sacramento 
Starting in October 2012,   Advanced Tango class TAUGHT BY EDUARDO SAUCEDO  7-8:30 (a 90-minute class) followed by a practica from 8:30-9:30   The beginning and intermediate classes will now be held on Thursday nights taught by Donna Tielsch and assisted by Nicholas Washington.
Two New (and Separate) Programs for October: 
Eduardo Saucedo, master teacher and dancer from Buenos Aires, teaches a series of workshops on giros (turns) for the first four Tuesdays in October!  Each workshop is followed by a practica, included in the cost.
TUESDAY, OCT. 16, 7-8:30 p.m. --Turns with Sacadas and Boleos
TUESDAY, OCT. 23, 7-8:30 p.m. --Turns with Sacadas, Boleos and Hooks
Tuesday Practica -- Tuesdays, 8:30-9:30 p.m. (or later)
The cost of the advanced class is the same as regular workshop pricing:  $30 for one, $50 for two, $70 for three workshops.   Click here to sign up now!

Sierra 2 Center, Studio 1 (in back), 2791 24th St. Michelle Gore technique class. 6:30-7:45 p.m., Wear comfortable shoes & clothing.  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

Dianna's Studio of Dance, 826 N. Fulton, tango champions Marcelo Molina and Carolina Vasquez teach social dance and group formation for showcase on Nov. 3 (Participation Optional). 7-8 p.m.

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.


Sacramento -
Tango by the River, 128 J St.,  Old Sacramento
Beginning and intermediate classes taught by Donna Tielsch assisted by Nicholas Washington.
Beginning Tango -- Thursdays 6:30-7:30 p.m. (started Oct. 4)
Intermediate Tango -- Thursdays 7:30-8:30 p.m. (started Oct. 4)
Program includes two practicas (no class but a chance to practice each week:  The beginning & intermediate tango program costs $50 per person or $90 per couple and include both classes on Thursdays and  the Tuesday & Thursday practica.
Thursday Practica --  8:30-9:30 p.m. (or later)
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.  fresnotango@gmail.com     559-240-3200

At Firehouse 5 Studio, 2014 9th St.  7:30-9:30 p.m.
Tango Bravo - Traditional Tango - Michael Taillant
$40/month, $70/couple, $12/drop-in
Contact: 707-416-9680,: tangobravo2k@yahoo.com
New: Beginning Nov. 3: 24th Street Dance Studio, , 2724 24th St.,  Sacramento - 7-12 p.m.  Practilonga - combines the best of practica and milonga.  Kenny & Chooi's beginner class, followed by a practilonga to replace the YBTR practilonga.

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 Senior Center  4321 Salem St.
Golden Age Tango Academy, classes and practica. Classes by Ivan Shvarts,
415. 760. 9374: tangocuriosity@gmail.com, goldenagetangoacademy@gmail.com; 
1-3:30 p.m. Free



Emeryville: The Allegro Ballroom,  5855 Christie Ave., Emeryville
Beginner's Class 2-3 p.m., 
Intermediate/Advance Class 3-4 p.m,  Topic of the month:
1) Listen & dance to the unique musical dynamics of Argentine Tango music

2) Improvise with chain sequences (cadenas & displacements (sacadas)
Dance Practice 4-6 p.m., $6 (free w/class)
NEW PRICES!- One class for $10, Two for $15, $60 for the month

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. fresnotango@gmail.com    559-240-3200

Oakland: Tango Magdalena, 580 Grand Avenue:
BEGINNERS: 2:15 - 3:15 PM:, INTERMEDIATE/ ADVANCED: 3:30 - 4:30 PM:

From Marcelo Solis: Nov. 9-18. - 9 days of intensive workshops, practicas, presentations and milongas with Buenos Aires' best instructors and dancers:  Packages start at $600!!! for classes.
We can also arrange your accommodation at the best hotel in the best location, as well as your airport/hotel/airport transfers, and providing you with assistance  going to milongas, hiring taxi dancers and more·
9 Intensive Days: 16 workshops, 6 hours assisted practice, early bird price before October 6, 2012: $600 - $720 after.
9 nights at Hotel Lyon (walking distance to Escuela de Tango de Buenos Aires). Single room $945.-, double room $1062.-, triple room $1350.-
9 best milongas in Buenos Aires, includes transportation and personal assistance, early bird price before October 6: $310.- $380 after.
Other services : Transfers Airport/Hotel/Airport: Bus $45;
Taxi (up to three persons) $125.- | Additional nights at Hotel Lyon: $105 single, $118 double or $150 triple room. | Taxi dancer, $35 per hour. | Tours in the city, country side, Colonia, Montevideo, Mendoza, Iguazu Falls, Patagonia and more!!!. 
One day in the Countryside tour. Includes a day with empanadas, horse riding, asado, performances, gauchos. $83  , 3 hours city tour: $30 

From Christy Cote & Chelsea Eng:  CITA  Mar 10-16, 2013
Join Christy Cote & Chelsea Eng in Buenos Aires for CITA 2013,
the 15th Annual International Tango Congress. 
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Until later, Mary

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