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TANGO CLUB OF ALBUQUERQUE TANGO NEWS UPDATE



April 15, 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. 4/15 DJ: Garth Bawden. $3 members; $5 guests. FREE for first-time attendees. Refreshments served.
TCA 3rd Tuesday Chat, 7:30-8:00pm: "Why won't that person dance with me?" Free.

TCA's Saturday Afternoon Practica,
2:30-4:30pm at Lloyd Shaw. 4/19: Matt Kropp. $2 everyone. FREE for first-time attendees.


CURRENT & UPCOMING TCA EVENTS & NEWS

TCA Kellys Milonga, April 20, 2014, 7:30-10:30pm at Kellys Brew Pub, 3222 Central Ave SE, in the Nob Hill business district, Albuquerque. 4/20 DJ: Paul Akmajian. 1st and 3rd Sundays. Next dates: 5/4, 5/18, etc. Free event. Support our hosts & tip generously. Kellys website: kellysbrewpub.com

Daniel Trenner & Agape Pappas | May 9-11, 2014 | Click for info.

TCA Old Town Gazebo Milonga, "Tango por la Tarde,” Sunday, May 11, 6:30-9:30pm. 5/11 DJ: Paul Akmajian. Free outdoor event. Bring your own water, if desired. 2nd and 4th Sundays. Next dates: 5/25, 6/8, etc.

Old Town is in the NW quadrant of Albuquerque. & is bordered by Rio Grande Blvd on the west, Mountain Rd on the north, Central Ave. on the south. From Santa Fe/North: I-25 south to I-40 west; exit Rio Grande Blvd; south on Rio Grande (stay in your left lane) to Mountain Rd. Veer left onto Romero St. Parking is usually available around the Plaza or surrounding streets.


Click HERE for a chronological list of upcoming events.

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Click HERE for links to amazing places to visit while visiting New Mexico.



TCA Members’ Opportunity

Trade your volunteer time for one full TCA-sponsored Tango workshop by bringing refreshments for TCA Tuesday Nights Milongas.  (You are reimbursed each evening for the cost of the food.) Once requirements are met, you may use the scholarship towards a full pass workshop! Please see application for details.


Click HERE to read Daniel Boardman's "Ten Principles of Impeccable Floor Craft" 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

Andrés Alarcon, Classes and Privates, April 17-28, in Santa Fe and Albuquerque. alarconandres@gmail.com

Milonga Fridays at tangoXchange, Fri April 18, 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, Sat April 19, 8:00pm-Midnight at 1512 1st St NW (north of Mountain Rd.) in Albuquerque. In north-side room. 4/19 DJ: George Simmons. Tango class with Alp & Paula, 8:00-9:00pm. Milonga, 9:00pm-Midnight. Large floor, unique setting, great sound system, plus refreshments. A weekly milonga hosted by Lee Blaugrund. Class + Milonga, $15; Milonga only, $10.
laspuertasevents.com | Darcytango@gmail.com | (505)244-0290 | Map

SFT Milonga, "Tango Corazón," Sat April 19, 8:00pm-Midnight at Dance Station, 901 West Alameda Street (Solana Center, west side) in Santa Fe. 4/19 DJ: Fernando Robles. 7:30-8:30pm, Class with Andres Alarcon; 8:30-Midnight, Milonga. Class only: $5; Milonga + class, $10. Milonga only: $7/SFT members; $10/non-members. Held 1st Saturdays of the month. Traditional tango music. info@santafetango.org | santafetango.org

Friday Night Milonga, Fri April 25, 8:00-11:00pm at Double Time Dance Studio, 112 Morningside SE in Albuquerque. $5. Mix of tradional & alternative music. Last Friday of the month milonga. (505)268-1123 | doubletimedance@yahoo.com | doubletimedance.com

Two Moon Tango Milonga, Sat April 26, 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. Potluck: beverages, snacks, deserts. Traditional milonga structure & music. Please respect nearby neighbors by being relatively quiet arriving and leaving the studio. Liz Haight, lizhaight@earthlink.net | Directions

Alternative/Traditional Milonga, Mon April 28, 8:00-10:00pm at Lloyd Shaw Dance Center, 5506 Coal SE in Albuquerque. DJ: Paul Akmajian. $5. Light refreshments provided; feel free to bring your own snacks if so inclined. John Roy, up4tango@yahoo.com | (505) 226-8864. Last Monday of each month.

Old Martina's Hall Milonga, Sun May 4, 1:00-5:00pm in Taos. taostango@gmail.com | (575)613-0287

La Mariposa Milonga, Sun May 11, 5:30-9:30pm at Rio Chama Restaurant in the President's Room, 414 Old Santa Fe Trail in Santa Fe. DJ & Host: Shanetta Martin. $10 (cash only). Traditional music. Dance and cabeceo friendly table arrangement. Dessert. Parking in the rear of the restaurant & across the street at the Visitor Center parking lot. Next dates: 6/15, 7/13, 8/10, 9/14, 10/12, 11/9, 12/14. Shanetta Martin, (505)983-4006

Damian Lobato, May 16-18 at Double Time Dance Studio, 112 Morningside SE
in Albuquerque. (505)268-1123 | doubletimedance@yahoo.com | doubletimedance.com

2nd Annual Las Puertas Tango Marathon, July 4-6 at Las Puertas, 1512 1st St NW (north of Mountain Rd) in Albuquerque.
laspuertasevents.com | Darcytango@gmail.com | (505)244-0290 | Map

Daniela Puchi & Luis Bianchi, Labor Day Weekend, Aug 29-31 at Las Puertas in Albuquerque. laspuertasevents.com | Darcytango@gmail.com | (505)244-0290 | Map

Juan Manuel Suarez at Two Moon Tango, October 17-19 in La Cieneguilla just south of Santa Fe. Liz Haight, lizhaight@earthlink.net | 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. DJ: Regina Held. $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, 7:30-9:30pm. Hosted by Shanetta Martin. Rotating DJs. $5 cover.

Friday Night Milonga, Fridays, 8:00-11:00pm at Double Time Dance Studio, 112 Morningside SE in Albuquerque. $5. Mix of tradional & alternative music. Last Friday of the month milonga. (505)268-1123 | doubletimedance@yahoo.com | doubletimedance.com

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. Resumes in 2014. Liz Haight, lizhaight@earthlink.net | Directions

La Mariposa Milonga, 2nd Sundays every other month, 5:30-9:30pm at Rio Chama Restaurant in the President's Room, 414 Old Santa Fe Trail in Santa Fe. DJ & Host: Shanetta Martin. $10 (cash only). Traditional music. Dance and cabeceo friendly table
arrangement. Dessert. Parking in the rear of the restaurant & across the street at the Visitor Center parking lot. Next dates: 4/13, 5/11, 6/15, 7/13, 8/10, 9/14, 10/12, 11/9, 12/14. Shanetta Martin, (505)983-4006

 



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 her at paulnkaren@earthlink.net.

 

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