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TANGO CLUB OF ALBUQUERQUE TANGO NEWS UPDATE



April 28, 2016

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. 5/3 DJ: Garth Bawden. $3 members; $5 guests. FREE for first-time attendees. Refreshments served. Upcoming 5/10 DJ: Elizabeth Auden.

TCA's Saturday Afternoon Practica
, 2:30-4:30pm at Lloyd Shaw. $2 everyone. FREE for first-time attendees. No 4/30 Practica due to Homer & Cristina workshop. Upcoming 5/7 DJ: Kipp Chynoweth.


CURRENT & UPCOMING TCA EVENTS & NEWS

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
Onine registration | Flyer | Homer & Christina's website
Please note that Early Bird pricing is available only by cash or check; see the flyer for details.

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

TCA Old Town Gazebo Milonga, "Tango por la Tarde," Sunday, May 8, 3:00-5:00pm. Free event. Usually 2nd & 4th Sunday of each month late Spring through early Fall. Free event. Next date: May 22, 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.

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OTHER UPCOMING EVENTS & NEWS

Milonga de las Puertas, Sat April 30, 8:00-Midnight at 1512 1st St NW (north of Mountain Rd) in Albuquerque. 4/30 DJ: Garth Bawden. No class tonight; Milonga, 8:00pm-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 Practilonga at St. John’s Great Hall, Sun May 1, 2:00-5:00pm at St. John’s College, Santa Fe. 5/1 DJ: Anne Driscoll. Free. “Our whole tango community is invited to this special event. Please come and help to welcome the St. John’s participants into our world of Argentina tango." Light refreshments served. info@santafetango.org | santafetango.org

Monica Paz, May 6-8, 2016 in Albuquerque.
Monica Paz flyer | Discounts for Monica Paz & Susana Miller workshop registrants
laspuertasevents.com | Darcytango@gmail.com | (505)244-0290

Milonga, Fri May 6, 8:00-10:30pm at Chip Hindi's Enchantment Dancing, 337 San Pedro NE (north of Copper, west side of street, opposite State Fairgrounds) in Albuquerque. Hosted by Michael Walker & Tony Espinoza. 5/6 DJ: Tony Espinoza. $10. Mixed music — alternative, nuevo, traditional. Tony, (505)385-4718 | Taosboy@gmail.com | tangoconantonio.com

SFT Rio Chama Milonga, Sun May 8, 6:00-10:00pm at Rio Chama Restaurant, President’s Room, 414 Old Santa Fe Trail in Santa Fe. 5/8 DJ: Fernando Robles. $10 (cash only). Parking in the rear of the restaurant & in the lot across the street. Traditional music. All are welcome. info@santafetango.org | santafetango.org

Beginner/Fundamentals Workshop with John Roy, Sat May 21, 10:30am-1:30pm at Lloyd Shaw Dance Center, 5506 Coal SE in Albuquerque. $30; $15 for John's students with either Monday night 5-class pack or Wed night monthly. Topic: Navigating the Social Dance Floor. Workshops are standalone, not progressive. Alternate months, 3rd Saturdays. John Roy, up4tango@yahoo.com | (505) 226-8864

Two Moon Tango Milonga, Sat May 21, 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). 5/21 DJ: Matt Kropp. $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 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: Tony Espinoza. Alternative, nuevo, and traditional music. www.ALLTangoAbq.club | Facebook: ALLTangoAbq. Hosted by Chris Anderson, canderson3@allstate.com | (505)550-4148

Susana Miller, June 3-5, 2016 in Albuquerque.
Susana Miller flyer | Discounts for Monica Paz & Susana Miller workshop registrants
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

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. Hosted by Chris Anderson, canderson3@allstate.com | (505)550-4148

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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