TANGO CLUB OF ALBUQUERQUE TANGO NEWS UPDATE
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ONGOING TCA EVENTS AT Lloyd Shaw Dance Center
CURRENT & UPCOMING TCA EVENTS & NEWS
Kellys Milonga, Sunday, July 5, 7:30-10:30pm at Kellys Brew Pub, 3222 Central Ave SE, in the Nob Hill business
district, Albuquerque. 7/5 DJ: Leslie Jones. Usually 1st and 3rd Sundays. Free event. Support our hosts
& tip generously. Upcoming 7/19 DJ: Matt Kropp. Kellys website: kellysbrewpub.com
TCA Old Town Gazebo Milonga, "Tango por la Tarde,” Sunday, June 28, 6:30-9:30pm. 7/12 DJ: Michelle McRuiz. Free outdoor event. Usually 2nd and 4th Sundays. Upcoming 7/26 DJ: Paul Akmajian.
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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.
OTHER WORKSHOPS IN NM
Las Puertas Tango Marathon, July 2-5 in Albuquerque. Plus, Joaquín Amenábar 5-class tango musicality series. laspuertastangomarathon.com
2nd Thursday Milonga, Thu July 9, 8:00-10:30pm at Melinda & Mike’s in Albuquerque. 7/9 DJ: Richard Womack. Free. Mix of traditional, alternative and nuevo tango Music. Address/directions: Melinda, (505)818-7362.
Milonga de las Puertas, Sat July 11, 8:00-Midnight at 1512 1st St NW (north of Mountain Rd) in Albuquerque. 7/11 DJ: Matt Kropp (1512 side). 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 Milonga Tango Corazón, Sat July 11, 8:00pm-Midnight at Dance Station, 901 West Alameda St (Solana Center, west side) in Santa Fe. 7/11 DJ: Uma Pattabhiraman. $7/SFT members; $10/nonmembers. Traditional music. firstname.lastname@example.org | santafetango.org
SFT Summer Milonga at Quail Run, Sun July 19, 7:00-11:00pm at 3101 Old Pecos Trail (about 1/4 mi. north of the I-25 Old Pecos Trail exit) in Santa Fe. 7/19 DJ: Regina Held. $10/SFT members; $12/nonmembers. Guard gate code word is “Tango.” Cash bar; cake and coffee. email@example.com | santafetango.org
Argentine Tango Beginner’s Mini Workshop, Sat June 27, 10:00am-1:00pm at Lloyd Shaw Dance Center in Albuquerque. 3-hour workshop with John Roy. New to tango, refer a friend, or touch up on basics. The last 10 min. of each hour will be practice, review, snacks (bring your own snacks and water). $30, cash or check only.; $15 for John’s Monday group class pack holders. Workshop will be repeated 8/29, 9/26. The focus for July is musicality — milonga/vals/tango. Afterwards join Tango Club of Albuquerque's Saturday practica from 2:30-4:30pm ($2; the first time is free). John Roy, firstname.lastname@example.org | (505) 226-8864
Two Moon Tango Milonga, Sat July 25, 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). 7/25 DJ: Michelle McRuiz. $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 June 27, 8:00pm-Midnight at Dance Station, 901 West Alameda St (Solana Center, west side) in Santa Fe. 6/27 DJ: Richard Womack. $7/SFT members; $10/nonmembers. Mixed Music — traditional & alternative/nuevo. firstname.lastname@example.org | santafetango.org
Mixed music (traditional and alternative) Milonga, Thurs July 30, 8:15-10:15pm at Lloyd Shaw in Albuquerque. $5. 7/30 DJ: Elizabeth Auden. Hosted by John Roy. 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.
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
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.