TANGO CLUB OF ALBUQUERQUE TANGO NEWS UPDATE
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ONGOING TCA EVENTS AT Lloyd Shaw Dance Center
No TCA Practica on 2/13 due to TCA/SFT Valentine's Milonga.
CURRENT & UPCOMING TCA EVENTS & NEWS
TCA/SFT Valentine Milonga, Sat Feb 13, 7:30-11:30pm at Las Puertas venue, 1512 1st St NW (north of Mountain Rd) in Albuquerque. 2/13 DJ: Leslie Jones. Light hors d'oeuvres & beverages. $10/TCA and SFT members; $15/non-members.
TCA Kellys Milonga, Sunday, February 21, 7:30-10:00pm (Winter hours) at Kellys Brew Pub, 3222 Central Ave SE, in the Nob Hill business district, Albuquerque. 2/21 DJ: Leslie Jones. Usually 1st and 3rd Sundays. Free event. Support our hosts & tip generously. Kellys website: kellysbrewpub.com
SAVE THE DATE: TCA Presents Homer & Cristina Ladas, April 29-May 1 at Las Puertas Event Center, 1512 1st St NW (north of Mountain Rd.) in Albuquerque. Details TBA.
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2nd Thursday Milonga, Thurs Feb 11, 8:00-10:30pm at Matrix Fine Art, 3812 Central Ave SE in Albuquerque. Valentine’s Theme & First Anniversary of the 2nd Thursday Milonga. 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
tangoXchange Milonga, Fri Feb 12, 9:00pm-Midnight at Sheraton Uptown, 2600 Louisiana Blvd NE in Albuquerque. $5 donation appreciated. Weekly milonga. QTANGO plays live the last Friday of the month milonga.
Milonga, Sat Feb 20, 6:00-10:00pm at Sundari Studio in Arroyo Seco. DJs: Fred & Doug. $5. Bring finger food to share. More info: Ananda, (575)779-5785 | email@example.com | Map
Milonga de las Puertas, Sat Feb 20, 8:00-Midnight at 1512 1st St NW (north of Mountain Rd) in Albuquerque. 2/20 DJ: Michelle McRuiz. Class w/ Eva & Pablo 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
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.
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
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
Information on tango classes in New Mexico.
TANGO ON THE RADIO
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.
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
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