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Modesto Tango Bulletin, July 21, 20144

Modesto Tango Bulletin, July 21, 2014 

Looking forward to resumption of regular classes after a two week hiatus,   Kenny and Chooi   return on Saturday, July 26.  

MONDAY: July 21 & 28   - 7 to 9 pm
Social dance and practica at Jacobs' Fine Dining, 2501 McHenry Ave.  
No fee, but you are encouraged to order food or drink from the menu. Come early to dine!  
Beginning classes at the senior center,  211 Bodem.   2:45 p.m.  No fee.

Class  at  Studio V,  Pilates & Fitness,  4345 Spyres Ave., Off Bangs. with Kenny & Chooi at the helm.  They will teach two classes.  The first one for all levels (beginners encouraged at 11 a.m. and another one at 12:30 at a continuation level.  Cost of one class is $15 - for both classes $25.  Pay for one or both classes and it covers the cost of the following week's class.

Keep track with our on line calendar: 

Modesto Tango is a non-profit association of tango aficionados dedicated to sharing the artistic, cultural, and social aspects of Argentine tango. 

Our  next milonga will be Friday, August 8 at Jacobs Fine Dining 2501 McHenry Ave. 7:30 pm

Tango on Broadway, 2416 18th St. (just off Broadway) traditional milonga. 9 p.m. $10.  Kenny Bell hosting.

Saturday, July 12 at Tango by the River. 128 J St., Old Sacramento: Full Moon milonga, Wear white, BYOB, 9 p.m. $10

The Dance Corner, 2927 Fulton Ave (across from Town & Country Village) Moonlight Milonga.
6:30-9:30 p.m. plus a free half-hour class at 6. $5. Bring your favorite beverage. 

Sundays: DJ: Yuling Chen. Hosts: Count Glover and Melissa.
Close to 19th Street BART, free parking on Sundays. Leave no valuables in cars.  
Twilight Milonga, Studio 1924, 1924 Franklin St., third floor. (Enter 2419 on lower door handle.)

Lake Merritt Dance Center, 200 Grand Ave. 8 p.m.  Milonga, $15 

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

TUESDAY in Sacramento:
Tango by the River, 128 J St., Old Sacramento
6:30-7:30 p.m., Beginning Tango, 
7:30-8:30 p.m., Intermediate/Advanced Tango
Tango Practica: 8:30-9:30 p.m. 

Fontaine Dance, 1328 Blue Oaks Rd. Suite 150, Roseville with Morgan Heller, 5:30-6:30 p.m. 
Morgan danced professionally with ballet companies for 25 years. 
Tango Ballet, focusing on needs of tango dancers. 
Also: 7:30-8:30 Intermediate Tango

Firehouse 5 Dance, 2014B 9th St. Tango Technique:  
7-8:15 p.m.  Cost: $40 month, $12 drop-in
Class may include warm-up, isolations, drills,  floor work and cool-down! 
Learn great exercises to do on your own to be a better partner.  
Wear comfortable shoes and clothing and get ready to work out!  

Tango on Broadway, 2416 18th  St.
Special Ladies Leading class on  7-9 p.m. 
7-8 lesson, 8-9,  practice session $10.
Allegro Ballroom - 5855 Christie Ave. - Classes with Nora and Ed.
7:30-8:30 p.m.:  Beginners $12,  8:30-9:30 p.m., intermediates  $12
Extended hours! 9:30-11  p.m.:  Nora & Ed's Practica:  $5  

3499 Blackhawk Plaza.  6-6:30 p.m. 
Tango Chat, 6:30-7:15 Beginner - Foundation
7:15-8 Intermediate - Popular Steps, 8-9:30  Practica  $10

Step One, 1920 T St. (at railroad tracks:), "La Práctica" for all levels with Mike & Alisa 9-11 p.m. Beginners welcome.

Tango on Broadway, 2416 18th  St.   7-8 p.m.
Monthly:  $30   $10 drop-in; contact tangoonbroadway@gmail.com,  cegoh@aol.comor  now or call 1-916-390-0219 to reserve your spot.   Beginner Class 7-8 p.m. Instructors:  Kenny Bell and Chooi Goh 

The Ballroom of Sacramento, 6009 Folsom Blvd. with Paul Zimny 7 p.m. Argentine Tango 1 - Introductory class explores Argentine Tango basics- progressive class - refreshes by calendar month. 8 p.m. Argentine Tango 2 - you just need to know the basics for a class that further explores the many possibilities for both leaders and followers - progressive class with new theme each calendar month

Capital Dance Center, 11270 Sanders Drive, Suite A. Rancho Cordova. with Morgan Heller 
7 p.m. Beginning;  8 p.m. Intermediate

Tango by the River, 128 J St.,  Old Sacramento -   Intermediate/Advanced Tango - Thursdays, 7-8:30 p.m. -- 
Intermediate/Advanced Tango, followed by a Tango Practica, 8:30-9:30 pm.; included with class attendance; $5 without.
Firehouse Five Studio: 2014 9th St., Chris Peake and Yana Haralanova
6.30-7.30 p.m. Beginning Tango,  7:30-8.30 p.m. Continuing Tango Explorations 8.30 - 11-ish Open Practica - Cost $10 drop-in or $35/month or $5 for practica only.
Studio 65/ Adornos; 2965 North Maroa Ave.  Tango technique.  Group lessons,
8 p.m.  $10.  fresnotango@gmail.com     559-240-3200

Firehouse Five  Studio: 2014 9th St. Traditional Tango  7:30-9:30 p.m.Traditional Tango with Argentine native Michael Taillant
$40/month, $70/couple, $12/drop-in class  Contact: 707-416-9680, tangobravo2k@yahoo.com

Club One, 5860 W Las Positas Blvd. 
Classes and practica in large comfortable room with hardwood floor adjacent to and part of Club One boutique fitness center with clean, elegant, inviting atmosphere, minutes from highway 680 and 580 junction near W. Las Positas Blvd. and Hopyard Road.

6-6:30 p.m. Tango Chat 
6:30-7:15 Beginners Class. Basic fundamentals 
7:15-8 Intermediate Class. Popular steps for social dancing  8-9:30 p.m., practica
Cost: $12 – Free for Club One members, Includes light snacks and refreshments  www.blackhawktango.com

Lafayette Dance & Movement Center. 1018 C Almanor Lane, Lafayette 94549
John Pierre Sighe teaches - Beginers 2:30-3:30 p.m. and Intermediates from 3:30-4:30 p.m.
Emeryville :
Allegro Ballroom,  5855 Christie Ave.
Beginner Class 2-3 p.m,  Intermediate/Advanced Class 3-4 p.m  - Julian Ramil, instructor 
One class for $10, two for $15, dance practice 4-6 p.m., $6 (free w/class) 

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

Saturday, Oct.11!
The Redwood Tango Ensemble, fresh from the east.  Nothing beats dancing to live music. 
This wonderful ensemble, featuring one bandoneon, two violins, string bass, and keyboard make a wonderful sound.  

From Marcelo Solis: Oct. 17-26
The Escuela de Tango de Buenos Aires offers nine days of intensive workshops, practicas, presentations and milongas with some of the best instructors and dancers in Buenos Aires.  Packages start at only $590 for classes.

We can arrange  accommodation at the best hotel in the best location, as well as your airport/hotel/airport transfers, and provide you with assistance going to milongas, hiring taxi dancers and more.

9 intense days: 15 workshops, 4 hours assisted practice. 
• Nine nights at Hotel Lyon (walking distance to Escuela de Tango de Buenos Aires). Single room $585, double room $675, triple $810.
• Nine best milongas in Buenos Aires, includes transportation and personal assistance:.
• Professionally guided tours in the city: 
• Other services: Transfers Airport/Hotel/Airport: Taxi (up to three persons) $125 - both ways.  

Taxi dancer, $35 per hour. More tours in the city,  a countryside tour ($90), Colonia, Montevideo, Mendoza, Iguazu Falls, Patagonia and more!
• ONE DAY PASS: For those unable to take the whole tour: CLASSES: $90 for two workshops and/or practica (includes morning city tour). - MILONGA: $50, includes assistance and transportation. CLASSES AND MILONGA (includes morning city tour): $130.   
CST# 2085488-40

Until later,