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TANGO CLUB OF ALBUQUERQUE TANGO NEWS UPDATE



December 18, 2014

Click HERE if you prefer a chronological list of TCA & other upcoming events.

ONGOING TCA EVENTS AT Lloyd Shaw Dance Center

Lloyd Shaw Dance Center [Map], 5506 Coal SE (not the one-way Coal), Albuquerque, New Mexico. Located two blocks south of Central; 2nd block east of San Mateo, between Central & Zuni. Please no street shoes or shoes that leave marks on the dance floor, per venue manager's request/signage.

TCA's Tuesday Night Milonga, 8:00-10:30pm. 12/23 DJ: Leslie Jones. $3 members; $5 guests. FREE for first-time attendees. Refreshments served. Upcoming 12/30 DJ: Michelle McRuiz.

TCA's Saturday Afternoon Practica
, 2:30-4:30pm* at Lloyd Shaw. 12/20 DJ: Matt Kropp. $2 everyone. FREE for first-time attendees. Upcoming 12/37 DJs: Sam & Risa.

* Please ignore typo (1:30-3:30) on weekend announcements.


CURRENT & UPCOMING TCA EVENTS & NEWS

TCA Kellys Milonga, Sunday, December 21, 7:30-10:30pm at Kellys Brew Pub, 3222 Central Ave SE, in the Nob Hill business district, Albuquerque. 12/21 DJ: Garth Bawden. Usually 1st and 3rd Sundays. Free event. Support our hosts & tip generously. Kellys website: kellysbrewpub.com

Save the date: TCA presents Mike Malixi & Carrie Field, One-Day Milonga Intensive Bootcamp, Saturday, February 7, 2015 at Las Puertas. Details TBA.

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TCA Members’ Opportunity

Workshop Scholarship Policy and Procedures


Click HERE to read:
Daniel Boardman's "Ten Principles of Impeccable Floor Craft" and
TCA Chat 4/15/2014 Summary: Why won't that person dance with me?
by Gail Womack & Michelle McRuiz on TCA's Members' Forum.



TANGO ON THE RADIO

Corazón Tanguero airs on 1st & 3rd Saturdays on KUNM (89.9 FM), 4:15-4:45pm. Hosted by Cristina Baccin, corazontanguero@aol.com
Corazón Tanguero is on Facebook (type Corazón Tanguero in search)




OTHER WORKSHOPS IN NM

Currently scheduled tango workshops in New Mexico



OTHER UPCOMING EVENTS & NEWS

tangoXchange Holiday Milonga, Fri Dec 12, 8:00-12:00am at 302 Central Ave SE at Broadway in Albuquerque. 7:00-8:00pm pre-milonga class, $10 (free if attending milonga); Milonga, 8:00-Midnight. 12/19 Guest DJ: Fernando Robles. Weekly event.
(505)506-1728 | info@tangoxchange.com | tangoxchange.com

Pablo Rodriguez & Eva Garlez will be in Albuquerque and available for private lessons, December 16-January 3. Email or call Darcy to schedule: Darcytango@gmail.com | (505)244-0290

Milonga de las Puertas, Sat Dec 20, 8:00-Midnight at 1512 1st St NW (north of Mountain Rd) in Albuquerque. 12/20 DJ: Michelle McRuiz. Class w/ Pablo & Eva (also on 1/3), 8:00-9:00pm; Milonga, 9:00pm-Midnight. Unique setting, great sound system, plus refreshments. A weekly milonga hosted by Lee Blaugrund. Milonga only $10 ($5 w/ valid UNM I.D.); Class (when held) + Milonga, $15 ($10 w/ valid UNM I.D.)
laspuertasevents.com | Darcytango@gmail.com | (505)244-0290 | Map

SFT Holiday Milonga at Quail Run, Sat Dec 27, 7:30-11:00pm at 3101 Old Pecos Trail in Santa Fe (approx. ¼ mile north of the I-25/Old Pecos Trail exit). DJ: Michelle McRuiz. $10. Hors d’oeuvres & cake. Cash bar. Code word at the guard gate is “Tango.” info@santafetango.org | santafetango.org

Milonga de las Puertas New Year’s Eve Milonga, Wed Dec 31, 8:00pm-? at 1512 1st St NW (north of Mountain Rd.) in Albuquerque. 12/31 DJ: Paul Akmajian. Details TBA. laspuertasevents.com | Darcytango@gmail.com | (505)244-0290 | Map

SFT Milonga, "Tango Corazón," Sat Jan 3, 8:00pm-Midnight at Dance Station, 901 West Alameda Street (Solana Center, west side) in Santa Fe. 1/3 DJ: TBA. $7/SFT members; $10/non-members. Held 1st Saturdays of the month. Traditional tango music. info@santafetango.org | santafetango.org

Damian Lobato Tango workshop, January 9-11 at Double Time Dance Studio 112
Morningside SE in Nob Hill (just off Central, west of San Mateo, east of
Carlisle) in Albuquerque.
Fri Jan 9: 7:00-8:00pm, Class with Damian. 8:00-11:00pm, Milonga. DJ: TBA. $10. Drinks and snacks provided.
Sat Jan 10 & Sun Jan 11: Workshop classes, 11:00am-2:00pm both days.
Private lessons available with Damian through January 13.
For more information on workshop and class prices: doubletimedance.com

SFT Milonga, "Noche de Bohemia," Sat Jan 17, 8:00-Midnight at Dance Station, 901 West Alameda Street (Solana Center, west side) in Santa Fe. 1/17 DJ: TBA. $7/SFT members; $10/non-members. Alternative, Nuevo, and Traditional music. info@santafetango.org | santafetango.org

Save the Dates: Two Moon Encuentros with Alicia Pons in 2015
Advanced Encuentro, March 20-22
Advanced-Intermediate Encuentro, March 27-28
Followers’ Technique, April 4
twomoontango.com




OTHER ONGOING EVENTS | Please confirm with organizers.

Alternative/Traditional Milonga, last Monday of the month, 8:00-10:00pm at Lloyd Shaw Dance Center, 5506 Coal SE in Albuquerque. Various DJs. $5. John Roy, up4tango@yahoo.com | (505)226-8864

Ongoing Tuesday Night Milongas at El Meson, 213 Washington Ave in Santa Fe, +/-7:30-11:00pm. $5 minimum consumption. Hosted by Shahin Medghalchi, ellatidodeltango@earthlink.net or (505)983-9650.
El Meson website: elmeson-santafe.com

Practica in Dixon, Tuesdays, 6:00-7:00pm at Carnelian Center in Scott and Lluvia’s home in Dixon, NM. Please bring a snack. $2-5 donation. Fun, informal, well-attended. The Center is in a beautiful adobe house with nice wood floor  between the Dixon COOP market and the Post Office. More info: (505)689-2641. Feel free to call the night before and confirm it is on if you are traveling from some distance.

Practica at The Studio, 332 Camino Del Monte Sol in Santa Fe, Fridays, 7:30-10:00pm. Rotating DJs. $5 cover.

Milonga Fridays, Fridays at tangoXchange, 8:00-12:00am at 302 Central Ave SE at Broadway in Albuquerque. 7:00-8:00pm pre-milonga class, $10 (free if attending milonga); Milonga, 8:00-Midnight. Live music starts at 8:30pm. QTANGO plays live; DJ before and after sets. Beautiful dance space and lounge, excellent sound system, espresso. Weekly event.
(505)506-1728 | info@tangoxchange.com | tangoxchange.com

Milonga de las Puertas, Saturdays, 8:
00pm-Midnight at 1512 1st St NW (north of Mountain Rd.) in Albuquerque. Large floor, unique setting, great sound system, plus refreshments. $10. Weekly milonga. Hosted by Lee Blaugrund.
laspuertasevents.com | Darcytango@gmail.com | (505)244-0290 | Map

SFT Milonga, "Tango Corazón," 1st Saturdays of the month, 8:00pm-Midnight at Dance Station, 901 West Alameda Street (Solana Center, west side) in Santa Fe. $7/SFT members; $10/non-members. Held 1st Saturdays of the month. Traditional tango music. info@santafetango.org | santafetango.org

SFT Milonga, "Noche de Bohemia," 3rd Saturdays of the month, 8:00-Midnight at Dance Station, 901 West Alameda Street (Solana Center, west side) in Santa Fe. $7/SFT members; $10/non-members. Alternative, Nuevo, and Traditional music. info@santafetango.org | santafetango.org

Two Moon Tango Milonga, 4th Saturdays of the month, 7:30-11:45pm at 16 Camino Largo in La Cieneguilla, just south of Santa Fe (15 minutes south of Santa Fe proper; 45 minutes north of Albuquerque). $10 cover. Traditional milonga structure & music. Potluck: BYOBeverages, snacks, desserts. Please respect nearby neighbors by being relatively quiet arriving and leaving the studio. Liz Haight, lizhaight@earthlink.net | Directions

 



OTHER ORGANIZATIONS/GROUPS

Santa Fe Tango, a tango association in Santa Fe presents milongas, lectures & more. Visit santafetango.org

QTANGO in Albuquerque. QTango performs traditional Argentine tango led by Erskine Maytorena, a second-generation tango singer, with Olga Tikhovidova on first violin, Anthony Chau on second violin, Jeremy Sment on Double Bass. info@qtango.com | qtango.com



CLASSES

Information on tango classes in New Mexico.



EVENTS IN OTHER STATES

Click HERE for an extensive list of current Tango Festivals (U.S. & International)



Tango News Update is compiled & maintained by Karen Reck. Please send any additions/corrections to karen.abqnm@gmail.com.

 

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