TANGO CLUB OF ALBUQUERQUE TANGO NEWS UPDATE
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ONGOING TCA EVENTS AT Lloyd Shaw Dance Center
TCA's Saturday Afternoon Practica, 2:30-4:30pm at Lloyd Shaw. 7/1 DJ: Michelle McRuiz. FREE for first-time attendees. Upcoming 7/8 DJ: Matt Kropp.
TCA Kellys Milonga, Sunday, July 2, 7:30-10:00pm at Kellys Brew Pub, 3222 Central Ave SE, in the Nob Hill business district, Albuquerque. 7/2 DJ: Richard Womack. Usually 1st and 3rd Sundays. Support our hosts & tip generously. Next dates: 7/16, 8/6, 8/20, 9/3, 9/17, etc. Kellys website: kellysbrewpub.com
TCA Old Town Gazebo Milonga, "Tango por la Tarde,” Sunday, July 9, 7:00-9:30pm. 7/9 DJ: Elizabeth Auden. Free outdoor event. Usually 2nd and 4th Sundays, but 2nd & 3rd in May. Next dates: 7/9, 7/23, 8/13, 8/27, 9/10, 9/24.
Old Town is in the NW quadrant of Albuquerque, and is bordered by Rio Grande
Save the Date: TCA Members' Picnic, Sunday, October 1, 3:00-7:00pm. Free to members. Details TBA.
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ATA (All Tango Abq.) Mixed Music Milonga, Mon June 30, 8:00-10:30pm at Lloyd Shaw Dance Center, 5506 Coal SE in Albuquerque. 6/30 DJ: Fernando Robles. $5. Alt, nuevo, and traditional music. Theme: Polka Dots. Facebook
Milonga de las Puertas, Sat July 8, 8:00-Midnight at 1512 1st St NW (north of Mountain Rd) in Albuquerque. 7/8 DJ: Fernando Robles. 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
SFT Tango Corazón, Sun July 9, 6:00-9:30pm at Rio Chama Restaurant, Presdient’s Room, 414 Old Santa Fe Trail in Santa Fe. 7/9 DJ: Michelle McRuiz. $5 SFT members; $10/non-members. 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. firstname.lastname@example.org | santafetango.org
Two Moon Tango Milonga, Sat July 15, 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). 7/15 DJ: Matt Kropp. $10 milonga 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, 6:15-11:45pm; Milonga, 7:30-11:45pm. Liz Haight, email@example.com | Directions
Milonga de las Puertas, Sat July 22, 8:00-Midnight at 1512 1st St NW (north of Mountain Rd) in Albuquerque. 7/22 DJ: Shahin Medghachi. 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
SFT Noche de Bohemia Milonga, Sat July 22, 8:00pm-Midnight at Dance Station, 901 West Alameda St (Solano Center, west side) in Santa Fe. 7/22 DJ: Richard Womack. $5 SFT members; $10/non-members. Alternative and nuevo with an occasional traditional tanda. firstname.lastname@example.org | santafetango.org
Albuquerque Tango Festival, October 26-29, 2017. Details TBA.
"Leona" Milonga at
El Meson, Tuesdays, 213 Washington Ave in Santa Fe, +/-7:30-11:00pm. $5 minimum consumption. 6/27 DJ: Juan Cantone. 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.
Guided Practica, Wednesdays, 6:00-7:30pm at New Mexico School of Music, 136 Washington St SE in Albuquerque (on Washington one block South of Central). DJ: Svetlana Petkovic. $8. (505)506-1728 |
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
Two Moon Tango Milonga, 3rd Saturdays of the month (no milonga in April — resumes in May), 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.