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TANGO CLUB OF ALBUQUERQUE TANGO NEWS UPDATE



January 26, 2015

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.1/27 DJ: Matt Kropp. $3 members; $5 guests. FREE for first-time attendees. Refreshments served. Upcoming 2/3 DJ: Garth Bawden.

TCA's Saturday Afternoon Practica
, 2:30-4:30pm at Lloyd Shaw. 1/31 DJs: Sam & Risa. $2 everyone. FREE for first-time attendees. (No Practica on 2/7 due to Mike & Carrie workshop.)



CURRENT & UPCOMING TCA EVENTS & NEWS

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

TCA presents Mike Malixi & Carrie Field, One-Day Milonga Intensive, Saturday, February 7, 2015 at Las Puertas, 1512 1st St NW, Albuquerque. Map
Workshop schedule | Payment Page | Workshop flyer | Workshop scholarship policy

TCA & Santa Fe Tango Valentine’s Milonga, 8:00-11:30pm at Las Puertas, 1512 1st St NW (north of Mountain Rd) in Albuquerque. 2/14 DJ: Matt Kropp. $10 for TCA/SFT members; $15 for non-members. Pay with cash or check at the door; no advance tickets. Wine, coffee, appetizers, and cake will be served. Map

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TCA Members’ Opportunity

Workshop Scholarship Policy and Procedures


Click HERE to read:
Daniel Boardman's "Ten Principles of Impeccable Floor Craft" and
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)




OTHER WORKSHOPS IN NM

Currently scheduled tango workshops in New Mexico



OTHER UPCOMING EVENTS & NEWS

tangoXchange Milonga, Fri Jan 30, 8:00-12:00am at 302 Central Ave SE at Broadway in Albuquerque. 7:00-8:00pm pre-milonga class, $10 (free if attending milonga); Milonga, 8:00-Midnight. When in town, QTANGO plays live; DJ before and after sets. Great sound system, espresso. Weekly event. (505)506-1728 | info@tangoxchange.com | tangoxchange.com

Milonga de las Puertas, Sat Jan 31, 8:00-Midnight at 1512 1st St NW (north of Mountain Rd) in Albuquerque. 1/31 DJ: Elizabeth Auden (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 Tango at the Palace, a Traditional Milonga, Sun Feb 8, 8:00-Midnight at Dance Station, 901 West Alameda Street (Solana Center, west side) in Santa Fe. 2/8 DJ: Fernando Robles. No admission charge. Come and have dinner to inspire our Palace hosts to welcome us back often. Appropriate milonga attire suggested. The dining room is reserved for Tango on Sunday. Reservations are recommended; be sure to say you are with the Tango group: (505)428-0690 | reservations
info@santafetango.org | santafetango.org

2nd Thursday Milonga, Thu Feb 12, 8:00-10:30pm at Matrix Fine Art, 3812 Central Ave SE in Albuquerque. 2/12 DJ: Regina Held. The February milonga has a Valentine's theme. 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. Every 2nd Thursday of the month. (505)268-8952

Alternative/Traditional Milonga, Mon Feb 23, 8:00-10:00pm at Lloyd Shaw Dance Center, 5506 Coal SE in Albuquerque. 1/23 DJ: TBA. Light refreshments provided. Feel free to bring your own snacks if so inclined. Music will be in tandas, and John will present a figure from 8:00-8:10 and from 9:00-9:10 for those who are interested, if not, just keep dancing. $5. John Roy, up4tango@yahoo.com | (505)226-8864

Two Moon Tango Milonga, Sat Feb 28, 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). 1/28 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. Liz Haight, lizhaight@earthlink.net | Directions

Eva Garlez & Pablo Rodriguez, March 6-8 in Albuquerque. Registration flyer
laspuertasevents.com | Darcytango@gmail.com | (505)244-0290

"The Milonguero Experience," Alicia Pons, March 14-15 at Two Moon Tango Studio in La Cieneguilla, just south of Santa Fe. For those wanting to work on fundamentals and those in their first years of close embrace study. Flyer | twomoontango.com

"Follower's Technique," Alicia Pons, Sat April 4 at Two Moon Tango Studio in La Cieneguilla, just south of Santa Fe. All levels intensive workshop. Flyer | twomoontango.com

Folias, Fri May 29 at tangoXchange, 302 Central Ave SE in Albuquerque. 7:00-8:00pm, musicality class; 8:00pm-Midnight, Milonga with Folias playing live music. Class only, $10; Milonga only, $10; Class + Milonga, $15. (505)506-1728 | info@tangoxchange.com | tangoxchange.com




OTHER ONGOING EVENTS | Please confirm with organizers.

Alternative/Traditional Milonga, last Monday of the month, 8:00-10:00pm at Lloyd Shaw Dance Center, 5506 Coal SE in Albuquerque. Various DJs. Light refreshments provided. Feel free to bring your own snacks if so inclined. Music will be in tandas, and John will present a figure from 8:00-8:10 and from 9:00-9:10 for those who are interested, if not, just keep dancing. $5. John Roy, up4tango@yahoo.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, ellatidodeltango@earthlink.net 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

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

Milonga Fridays at tangoXchange, 8:00-12:00am at 302 Central Ave SE at Broadway in Albuquerque. 7:00-8:00pm pre-milonga class, $10 (free if attending milonga); Milonga, 8:00-Midnight. Live music starts at 8:30pm. QTANGO plays live; DJ before and after sets. Beautiful dance space and lounge, excellent sound system, espresso. Weekly event.
(505)506-1728 | info@tangoxchange.com | tangoxchange.com

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

SFT Milonga, "Noche de Bohemia," 3rd Saturdays of the month, 8:00-Midnight at Dance Station, 901 West Alameda Street (Solana Center, west side) in Santa Fe. $7/SFT members; $10/non-members. Alternative, Nuevo, and Traditional music. info@santafetango.org | santafetango.org

Two Moon Tango Milonga, 4th 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

 



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



CLASSES

Information on tango classes in New Mexico.



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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