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TANGO CLUB OF ALBUQUERQUE TANGO NEWS UPDATE



February 11, 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. 2/16 DJ: Elizabeth Auden. $3 members; $5 guests. FREE for first-time attendees. Refreshments served. Upcoming 2/23 DJ: Michelle McRuiz.

No TCA Practica on 2/13 due to TCA/SFT Valentine's Milonga.

TCA's Saturday Afternoon Practica
, 2:30-4:30pm at Lloyd Shaw. 2/20 DJ: Richard Womack. $2 everyone. FREE for first-time attendees. 2/27 DJ: Garth Bawden.


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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OTHER UPCOMING EVENTS & NEWS

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.
(505)506-1728 | info@tangoxchange.com | tangoxchange.com

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 | ananda.m.sundari@fastmail.com | Map

Two Moon Tango Milonga, Sat Feb 20, 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). 2/20 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. Tango I & II class will be from 6:15- 7:15pm right before the Milonga. Liz Haight, lizhaight@earthlink.net | Directions

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

Monica Paz, May 6-8, 2016 in Albuquerque.
laspuertasevents.com | Darcytango@gmail.com | (505)244-0290

Susana Miller, June 3-5, 2016 in Albuquerque.
laspuertasevents.com | Darcytango@gmail.com | (505)244-0290





OTHER ONGOING EVENTS | Please confirm with organizers.

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@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

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. $5 cover. Rotating DJs. 1/8 DJ: Rosalia Galassi.

tangoXchange Milonga, Fridays, 9:00pm-Midnight at Sheraton Uptown, 2600 Louisiana Blvd NE in Albuquerque. $5 donation appreciated. Weekly milonga. QTANGO plays live at the last Friday of the month milonga. (505)506-1728 |  
(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

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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