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Kellys Milonga, Sunday, March 15, 7:30-10:30pm at Kellys Brew Pub, 3222 Central Ave SE, in the Nob Hill business
district, Albuquerque. 3/15 DJ: Michelle McRuiz. Usually 1st and 3rd Sundays. Free event. Support our hosts
& tip generously. Kellys website: kellysbrewpub.com
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Milonga de las Puertas, Sat March 21, 8:00-Midnight at 1512 1st St NW (north of Mountain Rd) in Albuquerque. 3/21 DJ: Pablo Rodriguez. Pre-milonga class with Eva & Pablo, 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.)
Milonga at Iconik, Sat March 21 at Iconik Coffee House, 1600 Lena Street in Santa Fe. Class with David Cohen, 7:30-8:25pm; Milonga, 8:30pm-Midnight. 3/21 DJ: Davin Quinn. $12 class & milonga; $8 milonga only. David Cohen, (505)988-2275 | email@example.com
tangoXchange Milonga, Fri March 27 at tangoXchange, 302 Central Ave SE in Albuquerque. 7:00-8:00pm pre-milonga class, $10 (free if attending milonga);
SFT Spring Milonga, Sun March 29, 7:00-11:00pm at Quail Run, 3101 Old Pecos Trail (approx. ¼ mi. north of I-25/Old Pecos Trail exit) in Santa Fe. DJ: Fernando Robles. $10, 2015 SFT Members; $15, non-members. Hors d’oeuvres & cake. Cash bar. Code word at the guard gate: Tango. “This is a special opportunity for everyone to get to know and hopefully dance with the Encuentro participants. The dance floor is parquet and there
2nd Thursday Milonga, Thu April 9, 8:00-10:30pm at Matrix Fine Art, 3812 Central Ave SE in Albuquerque. Balanced mix of traditional, alternative and nuevo tango music by Regina Held and occasional guest DJs. Great floor and sound system, snacks. $5. Ample parking behind the gallery on Solano and Silver. Every 2nd Thursday of the month. (505)268-8952
La Gallina Tango Retreat, with Ney Melo (New York) & Melina Mistral (Montreal), May 1-3 at the Casa Gallina Inn in Taos. Six-class workshop with Ney and Melina, two Milongas, morning Yoga classes, and outdoor Sunday brunch. Early-bird price (until April 5): $130/workshop (for all 6 classes + Saturday evening Milonga); + $25 for Sunday brunch. After April 5: $145/workshop. A la carte classes: $25/class. Workshop schedule,
Ongoing Tuesday Night Milongas at El Meson, 213 Washington Ave in Santa Fe, +/-7:30-11:00pm. $5 minimum consumption. Hosted by Shahin Medghalchi, firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
2nd Thursday Milonga, 8:00-10:30pm at Matrix Fine Art, 3812 Central Ave SE in Albuquerque. Balanced mix of traditional, alternative and nuevo tango music by Regina Held and occasional guest DJs. Great floor and sound system, snacks. $5. Ample parking behind the gallery on Solano and Silver. 2nd Thursdays of the month. (505)268-8952
SFT Milongas, usually 1st and 4th 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. email@example.com | santafetango.org
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
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
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Tango News Update is compiled & maintained by Karen Reck. Please send any additions/corrections to firstname.lastname@example.org.