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Modesto Tango Bulletin, Nov. 5, 2012

Modesto Tango Bulletin, Nov. 5, 2012

Visiting instructor Peter Baldridge was well received.  His technical and historical expertise kept us involved, with much to work on. Saturday we resume regular classes as VBoogie's Dance Journey. The focus for both classes will be molinetes. 


MONDAY - Tonight, Nov. 5 & 12. 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 - Nov. 7, Beginner lesson at the Modesto Senior Center 211 Bodem. 2:30 p.m.  No fee.

SATURDAY - Nov. 10,  11 a.m.  Beginner Class at VBoogie's Dance Journey , 711 10th Street. $10 -

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@>---- Every Wednesday, Bravo Restaurant, 1465 Eureka Rd., 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.

@>---- Saturday, Nov. 10, Tango by the River, 128 J St., Old Sacramento.  9 p.m. $15

@>---- Saturday, Nov. 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.

@>---- Sunday,  Nov. 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 

@>---- 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 November:  WORKSHOPS by MARCELO MOLINA, USA champion in the stage tango category in the 1911 World Cup.
-Tuesday Nov. 6, 7-8:30 p.m Elegant Turn & contra Turn with Sacadas.
- Nov. 13, 7-8:30 p.m - In to the Turn from the Sacadas.
- Nov. 20, 7-8:30 p.m  Turns & Contra Turns with Lapis & Guardadas.
- Nov. 27, 7-8:30 p.m - Turns & Contra Turns with Enrrosque.

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: 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 Ave.:
BEGINNERS: 2:15 - 3:15 PM:, INTERMEDIATE/ ADVANCED: 3:30 - 4:30 PM:

to compete at the next event March 28-31, 2013 
at the San Francisco Airport Marriott Hotel:
   ARGENTINE TANGO USA Festival and USA Championship honors the s social and cultural aspects of tango. It is a unique four-day cultural event including both the only official championship in the US and a festival with great tango show performances, live music, "milongas" and exclusive workshops directed by professional Argentine Tango masters.
   ARGENTINE TANGO USA Championship is a sanctioned official branch in The United States to the "Tango Buenos Aires Festival y Mundial de Baile (Tango Buenos Aires Festival & Dance World Cup) by the Office of Festivals and Central Events of the Ministry of Culture of the Government of Buenos Aires.
   Because it is official, the potential Salon and Stage winning couples will get the       official title of Argentine Tango USA Champions and will become the only USA authentic representatives to be sent to Buenos Aires to compete at the main international event Tango Buenos Aires Festival & Dance World Cup, having the right and advantage of entering directly at the Semifinal round (avoiding almost 500 competing couples from around the world that are registered every year for the classifying rounds).
    On the  first edition in April 2011, BrianNguyen and Yuliana Basmajyan from Los Angeles were crowned as USA Official Salon Tango Champions 2011  and sent to compete at Tango World Cup in BuenosAires where they won the 3rd place in the World Cup Finals for the first time in the American tango history!
    Due to this extraordinary success and at the request of the audience, the second edition was successfully produced last Easter weekend 2012, where Yumiko Krupenina and Ramada Salieri got the Salon Tango Official Champions Title and went on to compete at the World Cup in Buenos Aires.
    It is time to look for a partner and start preparing for the 3rd Argentine Tango Official Championship next March 28-31 ,2013  (Salon Tango and/or Stage Tango categories) . Registration to  competition and festival starts in November!!!


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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