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, August 2, 7:30-10:30pm at Kellys Brew Pub, 3222 Central Ave SE, in the Nob Hill business
district, Albuquerque. 8/2 DJ: Garth Bawden. Usually 1st and 3rd Sundays. Free event. Support our hosts
& tip generously. Upcoming 8/16 DJ: Matt Kropp. Kellys website: kellysbrewpub.com
TCA Old Town Gazebo Milonga, "Tango por la Tarde,” Sunday, July 26, 6:30-9:30pm. 8/9 DJ: Leslie Jones. Free outdoor event. Usually 2nd and 4th Sundays. Upcoming 8/23 DJ: Michelle McRuiz.
Save the Date — TCA Asado Picnic, Sunday, September 20, 3:00-7:00pm at the Womacks, 10709 Santa Monica Dr NE, Albuquerque 87122. Details TBA. Free to TCA members.
Save the Date — TCA Holiday Milonga, Saturday, December 12 at the Canyon Club (formerly the Four Hills Country Club), 911 Four Hills Rd SE in Albuquerque. Details
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OTHER WORKSHOPS IN NM
tangoXchange Milonga, Fri July 31 at 1020 Coal Ave SE in Albuquerque. 7:00-8:00pm pre-milonga class, $10 (free if attending milonga); Milonga, 8:00-Midnight. 8/31 DJ: Garth Bawden. DJ only tonight; QTANGO will be on tour until early Sept. When in town, QTANGO plays live; DJ before and after sets. $15 when QTANGO plays; $10 DJ only. Weekly event. (505)506-1728 | email@example.com | tangoxchange.com
Milonga de las Puertas, Sat Aug 1, 8:00-Midnight at 1512 1st St NW (north of Mountain Rd) in Albuquerque. 8/1 DJ: George Simmons. 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
6th Annual Albuquerque Tango Festival 24-hour pass sale, Sun Aug 2. Purchase any pass during this one-day sale and save 57% off of individual event admission prices. All passes — the full pass, the milonga-only pass, and the classes-only pass — will all be offered at the same discount. Festival 24-hour sale info: albuquerquetangofesitval.com
SFT Milonga Noche de Bohemia, Sat Aug 8, 8:00pm-Midnight at Dance Station, 901 West Alameda St (Solana Center, west side) in Santa Fe. 8/8 DJ: Peter Roche. $7/SFT members; $10/nonmembers. Alternative and nuevo with an occasional traditional tanda. firstname.lastname@example.org | santafetango.org
Foundations Immersion Seminar with Daniela Pucci & Luis Bianchi, Aug 12-16 at Las Puertas, 1512 1st St NW (north of Mountain Rd.) in Albuquerque. More info & registration: email@example.com | Flyer
2nd Thursday Milonga, Thu Aug 13, 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. (505)268-8952
Two Moon Tango Milonga, Sat Aug 15, 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). 8/15 DJ: Fernando Robles. $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
Argentine Tango Beginner’s Mini Workshop, Sat Aug 29, 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 9/26. John Roy, email@example.com | (505) 226-8864
SFT Rio Chama Milonga, Sun Aug 30, 6:00-10:00pm at Rio Chama Restaurant, President’s Room, 414 Old Santa Fe Trail in Santa Fe. 8/30 DJ: Matt Kropp. $10 (cash only). Dance and cabeceo friendly table arrangement. Traditional music. “We invite you to order food and drink to inspire our hosts to welcome us back often.” Parking in the rear of the restaurant & across the street at the Visitor Center Lot. firstname.lastname@example.org | santafetango.org
Ongoing Tuesday Night Milongas at El Meson, 213 Washington Ave in Santa Fe, +/-7:30-11:00pm. $5 minimum consumption. Hosted by Shahin Medghalchi, email@example.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, 7:30-9:00pm at CSP Dance Studios, 5505 Osuna
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, 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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.