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TANGO CLUB OF ALBUQUERQUE TANGO NEWS UPDATE



June 24, 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. 6/28 DJ: Elizabeth Auden. $3 members; $5 guests. FREE for first-time attendees. Refreshments served. Upcoming 7/5 DJ: Michelle McRuiz.

TCA's Saturday Afternoon Practica
, 2:30-4:30pm at Lloyd Shaw. 6/25 DJ: Matt Kropp. $2 everyone. FREE for first-time attendees. No practica on 7/2 due to Albuquerque Tango Marathon. Upcoming 7/9 DJ: Leslie Jones.


CURRENT & UPCOMING TCA EVENTS & NEWS

TCA Old Town Gazebo Milonga, "Tango por la Tarde," Sunday, June 26, 7:00-9:30pm. Free event. 6/26 DJ: Michelle McRuiz. Usually 2nd & 4th Sunday of each month late Spring through early Fall. Free event. Next date: 7/10, 7:00-9:30pm. Upcoming 7/10 DJ: Garth Bawden.

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, July 17, 7:30-10:30pm at Kellys Brew Pub, 3222 Central Ave SE, in the Nob Hill business district, Albuquerque. 7/17 DJ: Elizabeth Auden. Usually 1st and 3rd Sundays. Free event. Support our hosts & tip generously. No Kellys on 7/3 due to Albuquerque Tango Marathon. Upcoming 8/7 DJ: Leslie Jones. Kellys website: kellysbrewpub.com

TCA Tango Tag Sale, Saturday, July 23, 2:00-4:00pm at Lloyd Shaw Dance Center.
It’s time to spruce up your wardrobe! Selling times are 2:00-4:00pm overlapping Practica (2:30-4:30pm). See flyer for details for sellers and buyers.

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OTHER UPCOMING EVENTS & NEWS

Raquel Makow Workshop, June 24-25 at the dance studio at Casa Gallina, 613 Callejon in Taos. Raquel Makow is the newest member of the "Clan Copello" and the current partner of Maxi Copello (5-time Tango Salon finalist of the Mundial de Tango).
Fri June 24
5:45-7:00pm, Adding Volume and Amplitude to your Movements and Embrace
7:15-8:30pm, Secrets to the Perfect Giro
Sat June 25
Milonga at the studio, 8:00pm-?
toni3210@hotmail.com | Facebook (Antonia Brunnert) | (516)507-9378

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

Milonga de las Puertas, Sat June 25, 8:00-Midnight at 1512 1st St NW (north of Mountain Rd) in Albuquerque. 6/25 DJ: Michelle McRuiz. Class with 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

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 | info@AllTangoAbq.club | Facebook: ALLTangoAbq

Las Puertas Tango Marathon, July 1-4, 2016 in Albuquerque.
Friday, July 1
9:00pm-2:00am, Opening Milonga
Saturday, July 2
3:00-6:00pm, Afternoon Milonga
9:00pm-2:00am, Evening Milonga
Sunday, July 3
3:00-6:00pm, Afternoon Milonga
9:00pm-2:00am, Evening Milonga
Monday, July 4
11:00am-3:00pm, Closing Brunch Milonga (Continental Brunch Provided)
Registration & details
laspuertasevents.com | Darcytango@gmail.com | (505)244-0290 | Map

Close Embrace Tango Immersion Workshop, July 1-4 with Eva Garlez & Pablo
Rodriguez
at Las Puertas, 1512 1st St NW (north of Mountain Rd.) in Albuquerque. A five-class workshop during the Las Puertas Tango Marathon.
Registration & details
Friday, July 1
6:00-7:00pm, Reception — Pre-intensive orientation, complimentary espresso drinks
7:00-8:15pm, Milonga class — Let's play with turns.
Saturday, July 2
11:00am-12:15pm, Vals: Leaders, make the followers look fantastic in these full of motion sequences.
Lunch Break — Boxed lunch provided
12:45-2:00pm, Tango: Tight space? Crowded dance floor? No worries, let's dance on a tile! Tips for managing small spaces.
Sunday, July 3
11:00am-12:15pm, Milonga lisa and traspié
Lunch Break — Boxed lunch provided
12:45-2:00pm, Dance the spicy orchestras in a full of rhythm circular movement.
laspuertasevents.com | Darcytango@gmail.com | (505)244-0290 | Map

SFT Noche de Bohemia, Sat July 9, 8:00pm-Midnight at Dance Station, 901 West Alameda (Solano Center, west side) in Santa Fe. 7/9 DJ: Richard Womack. Alternative and nuevo with an occasional traditional tanda. $5/SFT members; $10/non-members. info@santafetango.org | santafetango.org

Two Moon Tango Milonga, Sat July 22, 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). 7/22 DJ: Leslie Jones. $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 Rio Chama Milonga, Sun July 31, 6:00-10:00pm at Rio Chama Restaurant, President’s Room, 414 Old Santa Fe Trail in Santa Fe. 7/31 DJ: Matt Kropp. Parking in the rear of the restaurant & in the lot across the street. Please keep our hosts happy and order drinks and/or dinner. Traditional music. All are welcome. $5/SFT members; $10/non-members. info@santafetango.org | santafetango.org

ALLTangoAbq (ATA) Mixed Music Milonga, Fri July 22, 8:00-10:30pm, at Double Time Dance Studio, 112 Morningside SE in Albuquerque. 7/22 DJ: Kipp Chynoweth. $5. Alternative, nuevo, and traditional music. www.ALLTangoAbq.club | info@AllTangoAbq.club | Facebook: ALLTangoAbq




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
El Meson will be closed May 29-June 15 for their annual vacation. Resumes June 21.

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. Includes a half-hour of beginning/intermediate class with James Friegden & Christa Rodriguez. $10/mini-class and practica; $5/practica only. Rotating DJs. Host: Anne Manzler Driscoll. (505)577-5997.

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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