TANGO CLUB OF ALBUQUERQUE TANGO NEWS UPDATE
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ONGOING TCA EVENTS AT Lloyd Shaw Dance Center
CURRENT & UPCOMING TCA EVENTS & NEWS
TCA Old Town Gazebo Milonga, "Tango por la Tarde," Sunday, May 22, 2:00-4:00pm. Free event. 5/22 DJ: Elizabeth Auden. Usually 2nd & 4th Sunday of each month late Spring through early Fall. Free event. Next date: June 12, 2:00-4:00pm.
TCA Kellys Milonga, Sunday, June 5, 7:30-10:00pm at Kellys Brew Pub, 3222 Central Ave SE, in the Nob Hill business district, Albuquerque. 6/5 DJ: Paul Akmajian. Usually 1st and 3rd Sundays. Free event. Support our hosts & tip generously. Upcoming 6/19 DJ: Garth Bawwden. Kellys website: kellysbrewpub.com
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Milonga de las Puertas, Sat May 28, 8:00-Midnight at 1512 1st St NW (north of Mountain Rd) in Albuquerque. 5/28 DJ: George Simmons. Class with Pablo & Eva, 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 “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. email@example.com | santafetango.org
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.” firstname.lastname@example.org | santafetango.org | foliasmusic.com
Milonga & Pot Luck in honor of Maria and Tomás Alberto Garcia returning to Albuquerque, Fri June 17, 7:00-11:00pm at Julie Reichert and Bill Mohr’s, 1152 Tapia Blvd, SW in Albuquerque. DJ: George Simmons. Everyone welcome. Bring something delicious to eat. More info: (505)242-7176. Map
Two Moon Tango Milonga, Sat June 18, 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). 6/18 DJ: Michelle McRuiz. $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
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
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. firstname.lastname@example.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 | Facebook: ALLTangoAbq
"Leona" MIlonga at
El Meson, Tuesdays, 213 Washington Ave in Santa Fe, +/-7:30-11:00pm. $5 minimum consumption. Hosted by Shahin Medghalchi,
email@example.com 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 | Darcytango@gmail.com | (505)244-0290
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, firstname.lastname@example.org | 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. email@example.com | qtango.com
EVENTS IN OTHER STATES
Tango News Update is compiled & maintained by Karen Reck. Please send any additions/corrections to firstname.lastname@example.org.