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TANGO CLUB OF ALBUQUERQUE TANGO NEWS UPDATE



February 6, 2017

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. 2/7 DJ: Kipp Chynoweth. $3 members; $5 guests. FREE for first-time attendees. Refreshments served. Upcoming 2/14 DJ: Michelle McRuiz.

TCA's Saturday Afternoon Practica, 2:30-4:30pm at Lloyd Shaw. 2/18 DJ: Michelle McRuiz. FREE for first-time attendees. No practica on 2/11 due to TCA/SFT Valentine's Milonga.


CURRENT & UPCOMING TCA EVENTS & NEWS

TCA Kellys Milonga, Sunday, February 5, 7:30-10:00pm at Kellys Brew Pub, 3222 Central Ave SE, in the Nob Hill business district, Albuquerque. 2/5 DJ: Garth Bawden. Usually 1st and 3rd Sundays. Support our hosts & tip generously. Kellys website: kellysbrewpub.com

TCA & SFT Valentine's Milonga, Saturday, February 11, 8:00pm-Midnight at Las Puertas Events Center, 1512 1st St NW (north of Mountain Rd) in Albuquerque.
2/11 DJ: Elizabeth Auden. $10/members; $15/non-members. More information

Three to Tango Musicality Class, Tuesday, March 28, 7:00-7:50pm at Lloyd Shaw Dance Center (prior to TCA’s Tuesday Night Milonga). Moshe Shulman is a Russian-born Israeli composer, violinist, and bandoneon player. Shulman holds a PhD in composition from NY State University/Buffalo, and has lived in Argentina studying bandoneon and tango music. Students are invited to discover and practice the ways music behaves. Join us for a fun, informative class that will improve your dance. $10.

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OTHER UPCOMING EVENTS & NEWS

ALLTangoAbq (ATA) Mixed Music Milonga, Mon Feb 17, 8:00-10:30pm Bianca
Lily Ballet, 222 Truman St NE (near San Mateo and Copper) in Albuquerque. 2/17 DJ: Elizabeth Auden. $5. Alternative, nuevo, and traditional music. Theme: Mardi Gras (think purple and green). Please note location change. ALLTangoAbq.club | info@AllTangoAbq.club | Facebook: ALLTangoAbq

Two Moon Tango Milonga, Sat Feb 18, 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). 2/18 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, lizhaight@earthlink.net | Directions

Milonga de las Puertas, Sat Feb 25, 8:00-Midnight at 1512 1st St NW (north of Mountain Rd) in Albuquerque. 2/25 DJ: Michelle McRuiz. Unique setting, great sound system, plus refreshments. 2nd & 4th Saturdays. Upcoming. Hosted by Lee Blaugrund. $7 ($5 w/ valid UNM I.D.) laspuertasevents.com | (505)244-0290 | Map

SFT Milonga and Class with Mike Malixi & Carrie Field, Sat Feb 25span> at Dance Station, 901 West Alameda Street (Solana Center, west side) in Santa Fe. Class, 8:00-9:00pm; Milonga, 9:00pm-Midnight. 2/25 DJ: Mike Malixi. Class, $5. Milonga, $5/members; $10/non-members. info@santafetango.org | santafetango.org

The Austin Pizzolla Quintet Fri Apr 14, 7:30-9:30pm at the Outpost
Performance Space, 210 Yale SE in Albuquerque. APQ specializes in the music
of Astor Piazzolla as well as original nuevo tango compositions. $15-20.
Tickets on sale now here or at the box office, (505)268-0044 Monday-Friday.

Monica Paz workshop, June 2-4, 2017 at Las Puertas workshop, 1512 1st St NW
(north of Mountain Rd.) in Albuquerque. laspuertasevents.com | (505)244-0290 | Map





OTHER ONGOING EVENTS | Please confirm with organizers.

"Leona" MIlonga at El Meson, Tuesdays, 213 Washington Ave in Santa Fe, +/-7:30-11:00pm. $5 minimum consumption. 2/7 DJs: Sam & Risa. Hosted by Shahin Medghalchi, ellatidodeltango@artsfe.com 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.

Guided Practica, Wednesdays, 6:30-7:30pm at New Mexico School of Music, 136 Washington St SE in Albuquerque (on Washington one block South of Central). DJ: Svetlana Petkovic. $5. (505)506-1728 |
tangoxchange.com | info@tangoxchange.com

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. laspuertasevents.com | (505)244-0290 | Map

Practica at The Studio, 332 Camino Del Monte Sol in Santa Fe, Fridays, 7:30-10:00pm. $5. Rotating DJs. Host: Anne Manzler Driscoll. (505)577-5997.

Milonga de las Puertas, 2nd & 4th Saturdays, 8:
00pm-Midnight at 1512 1st St NW (north of Mountain Rd.) in Albuquerque. Large floor, unique setting, great sound system, plus refreshments. $7. Hosted by Lee Blaugrund.
laspuertasevents.com | (505)244-0290 | Map

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, lizhaight@earthlink.net | Directions

SFT Milongas, generally 1st, 2nd, or 4th weekends of the month in Santa Fe. For schedule: info@santafetango.org | santafetango.org



CLASSES

Information on tango classes in New Mexico.


READING

Daniel Boardman's "Ten Principles of Impeccable Floor Craft" and the TCA Chat 4/15/2014 Summary: "Why won't that person dance with me?" by Gail Womack & Michelle McRuiz 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)

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.

iTunes or Mobilerider or Radio Tango Angeles



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



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 karen.abqnm@gmail.com.

 

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