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 Kellys Milonga, Sunday, December 5, 7:30-10:30pm at Kellys Brew Pub, 3222 Central Ave SE, in the Nob Hill business district, Albuquerque. 12/6 DJ: Garth Bawden. Usually 1st and 3rd Sundays. Free event. Support our hosts & tip generously. Kellys website: kellysbrewpub.com
TCA Holiday Milonga, Saturday, December 12, 8:00pm-Midnight at the Canyon Club (formerly the Four Hills Country Club), 911 Four Hills Rd SE in Albuquerque. DJ: Michelle McRuiz. Cash bar and refreshments. RSVP by December 8 either at any TCA Tuesday Milonga or online HERE.
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TANGO ON THE RADIO
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OTHER WORKSHOPS IN NM
tangoXchange Milonga, Fri Nov 27 at 1020 Coal Ave SE in Albuquerque. Class, 7:00-8:00pm ; Milonga, 8:00-Midnight. Qtango is in town. When in town, QTANGO plays live; DJ before and after sets. $15 when QTANGO plays; $10 DJ only. Weekly event. (505)506-1728 | firstname.lastname@example.org | tangoxchange.com
Milonga de las Puertas, Sat Nov 28, 8:00-Midnight at 1512 1st St NW (north of Mountain Rd) in Albuquerque. 11/28 DJ: Pablo Rodriguez. Class w/ 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 $7 ($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 Weekend Milonga, Saturday, November 28, 7:00-11:00pm at Quail Run, 3101 Old Pecos Trail in Santa Fe (approx. ¼ mile north of the I-25/Old Pecos Trail exit). 11/28 DJ: Fernando Robles. $10 for SFT members; $15 for non-members. As the kickoff for SFT’s 2016 membership drive join/renew tonight for 2016 and enter milonga for $5 Cash bar available. Cake and coffee will be served. Traditional with an occasional alternative Code word at the guard gate is "Tango." email@example.com | santafetango.org
Mike Malixi & Carrie Field, Dec 4-5 at tangoXchange, 1020 Coal Ave SE in Albuquerque
SFT Milonga Noche de Bohemia, Saturday, December 5, 8:00pm-Midnight at Dance Station, 901 West Alameda Street (Solana Center, west side) in Santa Fe. 12/5 DJ: Peter Roche. Alternative and nuevo with an occasional traditional tanda. $7 SFT members; $10 non-members. As part of SFT’s 2016 membership drive incentive join/renew tonight for 2016 and enter free. firstname.lastname@example.org | santafetango.org
2nd Thursday Milonga, Thu Dec 10, 8:00-10:30pm at Matrix Fine Art, 3812 Central Ave SE in Albuquerque. 12/10 DJ: Regina Held. 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. (505)268-8952
Damian Lobato & Sarah Chung Tango Extravaganza, December 12-January 10 at Double Time Dance Studio, 112 Morningside SE in Nob Hill in Albuquerque.
Two Moon Tango Milonga, Sat Dec 19, 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). 12/19 DJ: TBA. $10 cover. Traditional milonga structure & music. Potluck: BYOBeverages, snacks, desserts. Please respect nearby neighbors by being relatively quiet arriving and leaving the studio. Tango I & II class will be from 6:15- 7:15pm right before the Milonga. Liz Haight, email@example.com | Directions
SFT Milonga at Scottish Rite, Sunday, December 27, 7:00-11:00pm at Scottish Rite, 463 Paseo de Peralta in Santa Fe. 12/27 DJ: TBA. $10 for SFT members; $15 for non-members. In between Christmas and New Years – a perfect time to celebrate. Elegant attire suggested. Traditional music. firstname.lastname@example.org | santafetango.org
New Years Eve Milonga de las Puertas, Thurs Dec 31 at 1512 1st St NW (north of Mountain Rd) in Albuquerque. 12/31 DJ: George Simmons. Details TBA.laspuertasevents.com | Darcytango@gmail.com | (505)244-0290 | Map
Traditional/Alternative (mixed music) Milonga, Thurs Dec 31, 8:00-10:00pm at Lloyd Shaw Dance Center, 5506 Coal SE in Albuquerque. DJ and host: John Roy. $5. Light refreshments. "Have fun and be home well before midnight on NYE." John Roy, email@example.com | (505) 226-8864
Beginner/Fundamentals Workshop with John Roy, Sat Jan 16, 10:30am-1:30pm at Lloyd Shaw Dance Center, 5506 Coal SE in Albuquerque. $30, or $15 for John's student with Monday night 5-class pack. Topics TBD. Workshops are standalone, not progressive. Alternate months, 3rd Saturdays. John Roy, firstname.lastname@example.org | (505) 226-8864
Traditional/Alternative (mixed music) Milonga, Thurs Jan 28, 8:00-10:00pm at Lloyd Shaw Dance Center, 5506 Coal SE in Albuquerque. DJ: Elizabeth Auden. $5. Light refreshments. John Roy, email@example.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, 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.
The Taos Community Tango Club Practica, Tuesdays, 6:30-8:300pm at Taos Satva
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
Resumes in December. 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
No November Milonga. 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, email@example.com | 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. firstname.lastname@example.org | qtango.com
Information on tango classes in New Mexico.
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Tango News Update is compiled & maintained by Karen Reck. Please send any additions/corrections to email@example.com.