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TANGO CLUB OF ALBUQUERQUE TANGO NEWS UPDATE



January 12, 2017

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. 1/17 DJ: Garth Bawden. $3 members; $5 guests. FREE for first-time attendees. Refreshments served. Upcoming 1/24 DJ: Richard Womack.

TCA's Saturday Afternoon Practica, 2:30-4:30pm at Lloyd Shaw. 1/14 DJ: Elizabeth Auden. FREE for first-time attendees. Upcoming 1/21 DJ: Kipp Chynoweth.


CURRENT & UPCOMING TCA EVENTS & NEWS

TCA Kellys Milonga, Sunday, January 15, 7:30-10:00pm at Kellys Brew Pub, 3222 Central Ave SE, in the Nob Hill business district, Albuquerque. 1/15 DJ: Leslie Jones. Usually 1st and 3rd Sundays. Support our hosts & tip generously. Kellys website: kellysbrewpub.com

Ney Melo, January 27-29, 2017, a TCA weekend workshop at Las Puertas Events Center, 1512 1st St NW (north of Mountain Rd) in Albuquerque. Details & registration

TCA & SFT Valentine's Milonga, Saturday, February 11, 8:00pm-Midnight at Las Puertas Events Center, 1512 1st St NW (north of Mountain Rd) in Albuquerque.
2/11 DJ: Elizabeth Auden. $10/members; $15/non-members. More information

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OTHER UPCOMING EVENTS & NEWS

Milonga de las Puertas, Sat Jan 14, 8:00-Midnight at 1512 1st St NW (north of Mountain Rd) in Albuquerque. 12/14 DJ: Matt Kropp. Unique setting, great sound system, plus refreshments. 2nd & 4th Saturdays. Upcoming. Hosted by Lee Blaugrund. $7 ($5 w/ valid UNM I.D.) laspuertasevents.com | (505)244-0290 | Map

Two Moon Tango Milonga, Sat Jan 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). 1/21 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. Liz Haight, lizhaight@earthlink.net | Directions

SFT Rio Chama Milonga, Sun Jan 22, 6:00-10:00pm at President’s Room, 414 Old Santa Fe Trail in Santa Fe. 1/22 DJ: Michelle McRuiz. $5 members; $10 non-members. Traditional music. Parking in the rear of the restaurant & in the lot across the street. Please keep our hosts happy and order drinks and/or dinner. info@santafetango.org | santafetango.org

ALLTangoAbq (ATA) Mixed Music Milonga, Mon Jan 30, 8:00-10:30pm at Lloyd Shaw Dance Center, 5506 Coal SE in Albuquerque. 1/30 DJ: Richard Womack. $5. Alternative, nuevo, and traditional music. Theme: Red & Green. ALLTangoAbq.club | info@AllTangoAbq.club | Facebook: ALLTangoAbq

Monica Paz workshop, June 2-4, 2017 at Las Puertas workshop, 1512 1st St NW
(north of Mountain Rd.) in Albuquerque. laspuertasevents.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. 1/10 DJ: Paul Akmajian. 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.

Guided Practica, Wednesdays, 6:30-7:30pm at New Mexico School of Music, 136 Washington St SE in Albuquerque (on Washington one block South of Central). DJ: Svetlana Petkovic. $5. (505)506-1728 |
tangoxchange.com | info@tangoxchange.com

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. laspuertasevents.com | (505)244-0290 | Map

Practica at The Studio, 332 Camino Del Monte Sol in Santa Fe, Fridays, 7:30-10:00pm. $5. Rotating DJs. Host: Anne Manzler Driscoll. (505)577-5997.

Milonga de las Puertas, 2nd & 4th Saturdays, 8:
00pm-Midnight at 1512 1st St NW (north of Mountain Rd.) in Albuquerque. Large floor, unique setting, great sound system, plus refreshments. $7. Hosted by Lee Blaugrund.
laspuertasevents.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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