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TANGO CLUB OF ALBUQUERQUE TANGO NEWS UPDATE



October 10, 2018

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 Tuesday Night Milonga, Tuesdays at Lloyd Shaw Dance Center, 8:00-10:30pm. 10/16 DJ: Richard Womack. Milonga, $3 members; $5 guests. Free for first-time attendees. Upcoming 10/23 DJ: Kipp Chynoweth.

TCA's Saturday Afternoon Practica, 2:30-4:30pm at Lloyd Shaw. 10/13 DJ: Kipp Chynoweth. FREE for first-time attendees. No Practica on 10/20 due to Albuquerque Tango Festival. Upcoming 10/27 DJ: Richard Womack.



CURRENT & UPCOMING TCA EVENTS & NEWS

TCA Kellys Milonga, Sunday, November 4, 7:30-10:00pm at Kellys Brew Pub, 3222 Central Ave SE, in the Nob Hill business district, Albuquerque. 11/4 DJ: Matt Mateo. Usually 1st and 3rd Sundays. Support our hosts & tip generously. Next dates: (10/21 cancelled due to ABQ Tango Festival), 11/4, 11/18, etc. Kellys website

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Click HERE for links to amazing places to visit while visiting New Mexico.



OTHER UPCOMING EVENTS & NEWS

TangoXchange Afternoon Milonga, Sat October 13, 4:00-8:00pm at the First
United Methodists Church Hall, 315 Coal SW in Albuquerque. 10/13 All-Vinyl DJ: DK
Quinn
. $10 at the door. (505)506-1728 | Email | Facebook

Two Moon Tango Milonga, Sat October 13, 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). 10/13 DJ: Matt Mateo. $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 class, 6:15-7:15pm. Class, $10; Milonga, $10. Liz Haight, (505)699-0106 | Email | Directions

Milonga de las Puertas, Sat October 13, 8:00pm-Midnight at 1512 1st St NW (north of Mountain Rd.) in Albuquerque. 10/13 DJ: Michelle McRuiz. Unique setting, great sound system, refreshments. 2nd & 4th Saturdays. Hosted by Lee Blaugrund. $7 ($4 w/ valid UNM I.D.) Website | (505)244-0290 | Map

Two Moon Tango Vals/Milonga Traspie Workshop, Sun October 14, 2:00-5:30pm at 16 Camino Largo in La Cieneguilla, just south of Santa Fe (15 minutes south of Santa Fe proper; 45 minutes north of Albuquerque). $50/day. Email to register/role balance. More info: Liz Haight, (505)699-0106 | Email | Directions

Tango Corazon at Rio Chama, Sun October 14, 6:00-10:00pm at 414 Old Santa Fe Trail in Santa Fe. 10/14 DJ: Regina Held. Milonga, $7 SFT members; $12 non-members. All are welcome. Please support this venue with your purchases. Upcoming: 11/25. Rio Chama website | SFT: Email | Website

Albuquerque Tango Festival, October 18-21, 2018. Website

Alejandro Ziegler Cuarteto at Milonga de las Puertas, Sat October 27, 8:00pm-Midnight at 1512 1st St NW (north of Mountain Rd.) in Albuquerque. Live music milonga. 8/11 DJ: Garth Bawden (between/after live music sets). Unique setting, great sound system, refreshments. 2nd & 4th Saturdays. Hosted by Lee Blaugrund. $15 at the door. Website | (505)244-0290 | Map

SFT Second Street Brewing-Rufina TapRoom Milonga, Sun October 28, 1:00-5:00pm at 2920 Rufina St. in Santa Fe. 10/28 DJ: Bert Rushford. Class w/ Pablo & Eva, 1:00-2:00pm; Milonga, 2:00-5:00pm. Class only, $10. Class + Milonga, $13 SFT members; $15 non-members. Milonga only, $4 Members; $7 non-members; free to students. SFT members; $7 non-members. Join us for an afternoon of relaxed dancing on a spacious, smooth dance floor. Great food and drinks too. Upcoming: 11/1, 12/2. Email | Website

ALLTangoAbq (ATA) Mixed Music Milonga, Wed October 31, 8:00-10:30pm at Lloyd Shaw Dance Center, 5506 Coal SE in Albuquerque. 10/31 DJ: Richard Womack. $5. Alternative, nuevo, and traditional music. Theme: Halloween. Email | Facebook: ALLTangoAbq



OTHER ONGOING EVENTS | Please confirm with organizers.

"Leona" Milonga at El Meson, Tuesdays, 213 Washington Ave in Santa Fe, +/-7:00-10:30pm. $5 minimum consumption. 10/16 DJ: Shahin. Please make a contribution to the “DJ Appreciation” vase on the piano to compensate DJs. Hosted by Shahin Medghalchi, Email or (505)983-9650 | El Meson website

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. Resumes 10/18. Website | (505)244-0290 | Map

Practica at The Studio, 332 Camino Del Monte Sol in Santa Fe, Fridays, 7:30-9:30pm. $5. Rotating DJs. Host: Jaimes Friedgen.

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.
Website | (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, Email | Directions

SFT Milongas, generally 1st, 2nd, or 4th weekends of the month in Santa Fe. For schedule: Email | Website

ALLTangoAbq (ATA) Mixed Music Milonga, monthly at Lloyd Shaw Dance Center, 5506 Coal SE in Albuquerque. DJ: TBA. $5. Alternative, nuevo, and traditional music. Theme: TBA. Email | Facebook: ALLTangoAbq



CLASSES

Information on tango classes in New Mexico.


READING

Find "Ten Principles of Impeccable Floor Craft" By Daniel Boardman, and
"Why won't that person dance with me?" by Gail Womack & Michelle McRuiz,
+ more topics of tango-interest at 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, Email
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.

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.
Erskine Maytorena, Email



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 email any additions/corrections .

 

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