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Modesto Tango Bulletin, Jan. 14, 2013

Modesto Tango Bulletin, Jan. 14, 2013

Saturday's lesson focused on basic walking and rhythm - a good place to start and review continuously. If you've had no chance to check out the article about us in Stanislaus magazine (page 34), look for a copy. We will try to put an electronic copy on our website.


MONDAY - Jan. 14 & 21. Social dancing and practica at Jacobs, 2501 McHenry. 7-9 p.m., an opportunity to practice what we learned in class. No fee, but you are encouraged to order food or drink from the menu.  Some come early to dine.

WEDNESDAY -  Jan. 16, Beginner class at Senior Center, 211 Bodem. 2:30 p.m.

SATURDAY - Jan 19, 11 a.m.  - Beginning basics,  VBoogie's Dance Journey,  711 10th St.   $10.

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@>---- Our next guest artist will be Marcelo Molina, 2011 Tango USA Stage division winner. Save March. 2.  Details later.



@>----  Wednesday's Bravo Restaurant 1465 Eureka Road Roseville, CA 95661 ,  Tango from 6:30 to 9:30 pm. Good food, good prices

@>---- Friday, Jan. 18,  Tango by The River, 128 J St., Old Sacramento , 6:30-8 pm. Wine & Tango. Taste exquisite wines, learn about wine making!

@>---- Fridays,  "La Milonguita"  24th St. Dance Studio, 2724 24th St.,  
All-Levels lesson: 7-8 p.m., milonga: 8 p.m.-midnight.
Class Only: $10,  milonga only: $10, class + milonga: $15
Hosts Chooi Goh & Kenny Bell, DJ Kenny Bell
@>---- Saturday, Jan.19 "La Alternativa" @ Firehouse 5 Dance, 2014 9th St. 
 Pink is the color of roses, of passion, of grace. Wear pink. 9 p.m.-1 a.m , $10

@>---- Sunday, Jan. 20:  MEXCAL TAQUERIA MILONGAS, 1620 W. El Camino (SW corner Truxel & El Camino) DJ Michelle  6:30-9 p.m.  Come early to eat!  (Don't forget to tip the DJ and Server!)

@>----  Saturday, Jan 26, Tango by The River, 128 J St, Old Sacramento ,   MILONGA WITH CARLOS & MAYTE with performance.

@>---- 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 

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

At Firehouse 5, 2014 9th St  7:30-9 p.m. Beginning Basics Tango
with Barbara Bauer &  Patrick Alessandri solid foundation for all further tango exploits  $40/month, $12/drop-in class.   email tanguera007@gmail.com

Tango by the River, 128 J St.,  Old Sacramento  Further Explorations in Tango 
Volcada. A new series  with Donna & Nicholas,  covering Volcadas-- beautiful off-axis movements that are elegant and graceful and oh-so-sexy. Tuesday classes are designed for those with some Argentine tango experience. 7-8:30 pm, practica 8:30-9:30 pm;  (tango experience required). Drop-in fee: $15

Sierra 2 Center - Studio 1, 2791 24th St.,   TANGO TECHNIQUE1
6:30-7:45p.m.   Learn exercises to do on your own to be a better partner. Wear comfortable shoes and  clothing!  Cost: $40/month, $12/drop-in.
Studio 1 is at the back-end of the center.  Take 24th Street (past the Theatre) to 4th Avenue.  Turn left onto 4th Avenue, then an immediate left into the parking lot.

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

24th Street Dance Studio, NEW  2724 24th St., "Puro Tango Salon"
New Class Series: "Beginner's Tango Level 2: Back to the Basics for Int/Adv Dancers!"
7:45-9 p.m.  $40/Four Lesson Month | $15 Drop-in
Location: 24th Street Dance Studio | 2724 24th Street, Sacramento, 95818
Instructors Chooi Goh & Kenny Bell.   visit www.kbelltango.com.


Sacramento -
Tango by the River, 128 J St.,  Old Sacramento
Beginning Tango - 6:30-7:30 pm -- Learn the fundamentals:   Drop-in fee $10
Intermediate Tango - 7:30-8:30 p.m. -- Builds on material from the beginning class,
Tango Practica, 8:30-9:30 p.m.; included with class attendance; $5 without.
Firehouse Five  Studio: 2014 9th St., Tango Explorations
6:30 p.m. Beginning Tango, 7:30 p.m. Continuing Tango,  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                         

The Dance Corner. 2990 Fulton Ave. Class  at 7 p.m., $10 includes practica from 8-10:30 p.m.  $5 for pr├íctica 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/Advanced Class 3-4 p.m  
One class for $10, Two for $15, 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., practica - 6-7 p.m.
Teachers available for questions. Social dancing, 7-9 p.m., fresnotango@gmail.com    559-240-3200

Oakland: Tango Magdalena, 580 Grand Ave.:
BEGINNERS: 2:15 - 3:15 PM:, INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED: 3:30-4:30 p.m.


Weekend of Jan. 26 & 27 @ Tango by the River, 128 J St., Old Sacramento;  Carlos Barrionuevo and Mayte Valdes return.
SATURDAY, Jan. 26,  2-3:30 p.m. -- Dynamics of the Movement -- Make every move powerful and smooth with projection and intention (all levels)
SATURDAY, Jan. 26,  4-5:30 p.m. -- Pauses & Embellishments   (Intermediate or all levels for those who took the previous class)
SUNDAY, Jan. 27, 2-3:30 p.m. -- Milonga, Sequences to Dance in Reduced Spaces (Intermediate or All Levels for those who took the previous classes)
SUNDAY, Jan. 27, 4-5:30 p.m. -- Enrosques and Dynamics of the Turn in the molinete, the most important aspects (Intermediate/Advanced)

Official branch of "Tango Buenos Aires Festival & Dance World Cup"
San Francisco Airport Marriot Hotel, CA.
to compete March 28-31 at the San Francisco Airport Marriott Hotel:
EARLY BIRD for all Festival and Competition passes until Feb. 24!
The four-day event includes the only official US championship  and a festival with great tango show, live music, "milongas" and exclusive workshops directed by professional Argentine tango masters. The  Salon and Stage winning couple  get the  official title of Argentine Tango USA Champions and will  the only USA authentic representatives to compete in Buenos Aires' 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).

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.
To join the mailing list of others interested in attending CITA 2013  click <http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=001Fo7gspCym-QGxD_LvZBRCu-XeMGzCGJRJ0g6CYvLYYFovGP59FK1FUWSVt6ZdX7RzGayba4Q0sTqsVuRAuk4Tdh7db1anyI83DoOyXPwWPUJtxpBokScPNhrlDnEKNrMxGGRxbLu2-5N92uSHKfQU_UlnotnGOaa>HERE

From Donna Tielsch (916 443-7008) of Tango by the River,  March 17- April 2, Fee includes:
  • Airfare from Sacramento to Buenos Aires & back
  • 14 nights in Buenos Aires, at Hotel Bisonte Palace (with modern conveniences like wireless internet, etc.) Price is per person, double occupancy. Private rooms are available at additional cost.
  • Tango Dinner Show &  at "Esquina Carlos Gardel"
  • City Tour in Buenos Aires
  • Recommendations & group outings to nightly milongas,
  • Tango clothes & shoe shopping.
  • Optional: Walking tour to the grave sites of Carlos Gardel and other greats.
  • Optional: Tour of Teatro Colon, one of the world's most beautiful theatres.
  • Optional: One day excursion to Colonia in Uruguay (via Buquebus ferry).
  • Optional: One day excursion to El Tigre.
  • Optional: Instruction with Oscar Mandagaran, Eduardo Saucedo, and others.
Dates: 16 nights (14 in Buenos Aires + 2 nights on the plane), leaving Sacramento on March 17 and returning to Sacramento on April 2.  $3,350.

From Marcelo Solis: The Escuela de Tango de Buenos Aires March 2013 Tango Tour: March 22-31.  Workshops, practicas, presentations and milongas with some of the best instructors and dancers from Buenos Aires:   CLICK http://escuelatangoba.com/marcelosolis/tour-to-buenos-aires-2013/payment-menu-2013/ if you want to go to the payment menu.
9 Intensive Days: 12 workshops, 4 hours assisted practice,- $720 
9 nights at Hotel Lyon  Single room $945., double  $1062., triple $1350.
9  milongas in Buenos Aires, includes transportation and personal assistance,  $380
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!!!
To go to the payment menu, please CLICK http://escuelatangoba.com/marcelosolis/tour-to-buenos-aires-2013/payment-menu-2013/

Until later, Mary

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