TANGO CLUB OF ALBUQUERQUE TANGO NEWS UPDATE
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ONGOING TCA EVENTS AT Lloyd Shaw Dance Center
CURRENT & UPCOMING TCA EVENTS & NEWS
TCA Presents Homer & Cristina Ladas, April 29-May 1 at Las Puertas Event Center, 1512 1st St NW (north of Mountain Rd.) in Albuquerque. Details
TCA Kellys Milonga, Sunday, May 1, 7:30-10:00pm at Kellys Brew Pub, 3222 Central Ave SE, in the Nob Hill business district, Albuquerque. 5/1 DJ: Leslie Jones. Usually 1st and 3rd Sundays. Free event. Support our hosts & tip generously. Kellys website: kellysbrewpub.com
TCA Old Town Gazebo Milonga, "Tango por la Tarde," Sunday, May 8, 3:00-5:00pm. Free event. Usually 2nd & 4th Sunday of each month late Spring through early Fall. Free event. Next date: May 22, 2:00-4:00pm.
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Milonga de las Puertas, Sat April 30, 8:00-Midnight at 1512 1st St NW (north of Mountain Rd) in Albuquerque. 4/30 DJ: Garth Bawden. No class tonight; Milonga, 8:00pm-Midnight. Unique setting, great sound system, plus refreshments. A weekly milonga hosted by Lee Blaugrund. Milonga only $7 ($5 w/ valid UNM I.D.); Class (when held) + Milonga, $15 ($10 w/ valid UNM I.D.) Also, drop-in Beginner’s Class, 7:00-8:00pm. laspuertasevents.com | Darcytango@gmail.com | (505)244-0290 | Map
SFT Practilonga at St. John’s Great Hall, Sun May 1, 2:00-5:00pm at St. John’s College, Santa Fe. 5/1 DJ: Anne Driscoll. Free. “Our whole tango community is invited to this special event. Please come and help to welcome the St. John’s participants into our world of Argentina tango." Light refreshments served. firstname.lastname@example.org | santafetango.org
Monica Paz, May 6-8, 2016 in Albuquerque.
Milonga, Fri May 6, 8:00-10:30pm at Chip Hindi's Enchantment Dancing, 337 San Pedro NE (north of Copper, west side of street, opposite State Fairgrounds) in Albuquerque. Hosted by Michael Walker & Tony Espinoza. 5/6 DJ: Tony Espinoza. $10. Mixed music — alternative, nuevo, traditional. Tony, (505)385-4718 | Taosboy@gmail.com | tangoconantonio.com
SFT Rio Chama Milonga, Sun May 8, 6:00-10:00pm at Rio Chama Restaurant, President’s Room, 414 Old Santa Fe Trail in Santa Fe. 5/8 DJ: Fernando Robles. $10 (cash only). Parking in the rear of the restaurant & in the lot across the street. Traditional music. All are welcome. email@example.com | santafetango.org
Beginner/Fundamentals Workshop with John Roy, Sat May 21, 10:30am-1:30pm at Lloyd Shaw Dance Center, 5506 Coal SE in Albuquerque. $30; $15 for John's students with either Monday night 5-class pack or Wed night monthly. Topic: Navigating the Social Dance Floor. Workshops are standalone, not progressive. Alternate months, 3rd Saturdays. John Roy, firstname.lastname@example.org | (505) 226-8864
Two Moon Tango Milonga, Sat May 21, 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). 5/21 DJ: Matt Kropp. $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, email@example.com | Directions
SFT Milonga “Noche de Bohemia,” Sat May 28, 8:00pm-Midnight at Dance Station, 901 West Alameda Street (Solana Center, west side) in Santa Fe. 5/28 DJ: Uma Pattabhiraman. Alternative and nuevo with an occasional traditional tanda. $5 SFT members; $10 non-members. firstname.lastname@example.org | santafetango.org
Susana Miller, June 3-5, 2016 in Albuquerque.
SFT Milonga at Quail Run featuring Las Folias Flute and Guitar Duo, Sun June 5, 7:00-11:00pm at 3101 Old Pecos Trail (approximately ¼ mile north of the I-25/Old Pecos Trail exit) in Santa Fe. 6/5 DJ: Fernando Robles. Cash bar available. Cake and coffee served. A balanced mix of traditional, alternative, and nuevo music. Code word at the guard gate is “Tango.” email@example.com | santafetango.org | .foliasmusic.com
ALLTangoAbq Mixed Music Red, White, & Blue Milonga, Wed June 29, 7:30-10:00pm at Lloyd Shaw Dance Center, 5506 Coal SE in Albuquerque. 6/29 DJ: Elizabeth Auden. $5. Alternative, nuevo, and traditional music. www.ALLTangoAbq.club | Facebook: ALLTangoAbq. Hosted by Chris Anderson, firstname.lastname@example.org | (505)550-4148
"Leona" MIlonga at
El Meson, Tuesdays, 213 Washington Ave in Santa Fe, +/-7:30-11:00pm. $5 minimum consumption. Hosted by Shahin Medghalchi,
email@example.com or (505)983-9650.
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.
Roadrunner Practica (with Eva & Pablo), Thursdays, 8:30-10:30pm at Las Puertas, 1512 1st St NW (north of Mountain Rd.) in Albuquerque. $5 per person, $3 for Bien Milonguero students. Map | Darcytango@gmail.com | (505)244-0290
Two Moon Tango Milonga, 3rd 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, firstname.lastname@example.org | Directions
Information on tango classes in New Mexico.
TANGO ON THE RADIO
The Radio Tango Angeles broadcast (4/29/15) of “Destination Tango: New Mexico," featuring recorded interviews with Paul Akmajian and Liz Haight, and live interviews with Daniel Boardman and Karen Reck is available to download or listen to online.
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. email@example.com | qtango.com
EVENTS IN OTHER STATES
Tango News Update is compiled & maintained by Karen Reck. Please send any additions/corrections to firstname.lastname@example.org.