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TANGO CLUB OF ALBUQUERQUE TANGO NEWS UPDATE



May 24, 2016

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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. 5/24 DJ: Michelle McRuiz. $3 members; $5 guests. FREE for first-time attendees. Refreshments served. Upcoming 5/31 DJ: Garth Bawden.

TCA's Saturday Afternoon Practica
, 2:30-4:30pm at Lloyd Shaw.5/28 DJ: Elizabeth Auden.$2 everyone. FREE for first-time attendees. Upcoming 6/4 DJ: Richard Womack.


CURRENT & UPCOMING TCA EVENTS & NEWS

TCA Old Town Gazebo Milonga, "Tango por la Tarde," Sunday, May 22, 2:00-4:00pm. Free event. 5/22 DJ: Elizabeth Auden. Usually 2nd & 4th Sunday of each month late Spring through early Fall. Free event. Next date: June 12, 2:00-4:00pm.

Old Town is in the NW quadrant of Albuquerque, bordered by Rio Grande Blvd on the west, Mountain Rd on the north, Central Ave. on the south. From Santa Fe/North: I-25 south to I-40 west; exit Rio Grande Blvd; south on Rio Grande (stay in your left lane) to Mountain Rd. Veer left onto Romero St. Parking is usually available around the Plaza.

TCA Kellys Milonga, Sunday, June 5, 7:30-10:00pm at Kellys Brew Pub, 3222 Central Ave SE, in the Nob Hill business district, Albuquerque. 6/5 DJ: Paul Akmajian. Usually 1st and 3rd Sundays. Free event. Support our hosts & tip generously. Upcoming 6/19 DJ: Garth Bawwden. Kellys website: kellysbrewpub.com

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OTHER UPCOMING EVENTS & NEWS

Milonga de las Puertas, Sat May 28, 8:00-Midnight at 1512 1st St NW (north of Mountain Rd) in Albuquerque. 5/28 DJ: George Simmons. Class with Pablo & Eva, 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.) Also, drop-in Beginner’s Class, 7:00-8:00pm. laspuertasevents.com | Darcytango@gmail.com | (505)244-0290 | Map

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. info@santafetango.org | santafetango.org

ALLTangoAbq Mixed Music Aloha Milonga, Mon May 30 (Memorial Day), 8:00-10:30pm, at Lloyd Shaw Dance Center, 5506 Coal SE in Albuquerque. $5. Kickoff milonga for ALLTangoAbq. Hawaiian theme. 5/30 DJ: Richard Womack. Alternative, nuevo, and traditional music. www.ALLTangoAbq.club | Facebook: ALLTangoAbq

Susana Miller, June 3-5, 2016 in Albuquerque.
Susana Miller flyer | laspuertasevents.com | Darcytango@gmail.com | (505)244-0290

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.” info@santafetango.org | santafetango.org | foliasmusic.com

Milonga & Pot Luck in honor of Maria and Tomás Alberto Garcia returning to Albuquerque, Fri June 17, 7:00-11:00pm at Julie Reichert and Bill Mohr’s, 1152 Tapia Blvd, SW in Albuquerque. DJ: George Simmons. Everyone welcome. Bring something delicious to eat. More info: (505)242-7176. Map

Two Moon Tango Milonga, Sat June 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). 6/18 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

Tango Movies at the Guild Cinema, June 24-27, 3405 Central Ave NE in Albuquerque. Carlos Saura’s Argentina at 4:00pm and 8:00pm. German Kral’s Our Last Tango (the life and love story of tango dancers Maria Nieves Rego and Juan Carlos Copes) at 6:00pm. More info (scroll down): guildcinema.com/comingsoon/ | (505)255-1848

SFT Milonga and Class with Peter Roche, Sat June 25 at Dance Station, 901 West Alameda (Solano Center, west side) in Santa Fe. 6/25 DJ: Peter Roche. Class, 8:00-9:00pm; Milonga, 9:00pm-Midnight. Traditional music. Class/$5. Milonga $5/SFT members; $10/non-members. info@santafetango.org | santafetango.org

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

Las Puertas Tango Marathon, July 1-4, 2016 in Albuquerque.
laspuertasevents.com | Darcytango@gmail.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. 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.

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

Practica at The Studio, 332 Camino Del Monte Sol in Santa Fe, Fridays, 7:30-10:00pm. $5 cover. Rotating DJs.

Milonga de las Puertas, Saturdays, 8:
00pm-Midnight at 1512 1st St NW (north of Mountain Rd.) in Albuquerque. Large floor, unique setting, great sound system, plus refreshments. $10. Weekly milonga. Hosted by Lee Blaugrund.
laspuertasevents.com | Darcytango@gmail.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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