TANGO CLUB OF ALBUQUERQUE TANGO NEWS UPDATE
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We assume most tango events are cancelled or postponed for the time being.
Ongoing Tango Club of Albuquerque Events at Lloyd Shaw Dance Center
TCA Saturday Practicas are cancelled through until further notice.
TCA Saturday Afternoon Practicas, 3:15-5:15pm at Lloyd Shaw Dance Center. 4/5 DJ: Michelle McRuiz. $2 everyone.
Cancelled until further notice: TCA Kellys Milonga, Sundays, 6:30-9:00pm at Kellys Brew Pub, 3222 Central Ave SE, in the Nob Hill business district, Albuquerque. Usually 1st and 3rd Sundays. Support our hosts & tip generously. Kellys website
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Contact teacher: Follower's Technique Workshop with Eva Garlez, Friday, March 27, 6:00-7:30pm at Las Puertas, 1512 1st St NW (north of Mountain Rd) in Albuquerque. $25/class drop-in. More info/registration: Email | (505)313-5316 | Map
Cancelled: Vanessie's Milonga, Thursday, March 26 at Vanessie's Piano Bar, 434 W. San Francisco St in Santa Fe. Hosted by Los Amigos del Tango.
Cancelled: Milonga de las Puertas, Saturday, March 28, 8:00pm-Midnight at 1512 1st St NW (north of Mountain Rd) in Albuquerque. 3/28 DJ: Garth Bawden. 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
Cancelled until further notice: Two Moon Tango Women Leaders' Workshop, Sunday, March 29, 1:00-4:30pm at 16 Camino Largo in La Cieneguilla, just south of Santa Fe (15 minutes south of Santa Fe proper; 45 minutes north of Albuquerque). Two classes with 1/2 hour tea time between. $50. Contact for details. Email or text to register. Liz Haight, Email | Website | (505)669-0106 | Directions
Cancelled: Virginia Vasconi, April 1-5, 2020 at Dance Station, 947 W. Alameda St. #B in Santa Fe. Michael Walker. (505)795-6798 | Email
Cancelled/Postponed until Fall: Gaby Mataloni & Ines Muzzopappa Workshops in Albuquerque, Santa Fe & Taos, April 9-13, 2020.
QTango Fusion Fest, May 7-10, 2020 in Albuquerque. Four live music milongas featuring 7 bands and orchestras. Blues, gypsy jazz, world music, electronica, and traditional Argentine Tango. Website
Adam and Ciko Workshop + Milonga Norteña, May 16-17, 2020 at Casa Gallina, 613 Callejon in Taos. Los Amigos del Tango. James Friedgen, Email
Monica Paz Weekend Workshop, May 28-31 in Albuquerque (here 5/27-6/5). Details TBA. Website | (505)244-0290
Two Moon Tango Vals/Milonga Workshop, May 29-31 at 16 Camino Largo in La Cieneguilla, just south of Santa Fe (15 minutes south of Santa Fe proper; 45 minutes north of Albuquerque). Fri 7:00-8:30pm. Sat & Sun, 1:00-4:30pm. $125. Details TBA. Liz Haight, Email | Website | (505)669-0106 | Directions
Marcos Questas & Ruta Maria Workshops in Taos, Santa Fe, and Albuquerque, June 4-7, 2020. Taos, Thurs 6/4 and Santa Fe, Fri 6/5, hosted by Los Amigos del Tango. Fer Robles, Email.
OTHER ONGOING EVENTS | Please confirm with organizers.
Please assume that these ongoing events are cancelled until furher notice; contact organizers of private or small events to confirm. We will be updating news regarding event cancellations as we receive notification.
Contact organizer: Practica, Mondays, 6:00-7:00pm at the Betty Ehart Senior Center in Los Alamos. Enter through the lower level. Free to all. DJ: Joseph Cowan. No Practica on national holidays. Joseph Cowan, Email
Cancelled until March 31: "Leona" Milonga at
El Meson, Tuesdays, 213 Washington Ave in Santa Fe, +/-7:00-10:30pm. $5 minimum consumption. 3/31 DJ: Sam Jacobs. 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
Contact organizer: 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/call to confirm: (505)689-2641.
Contact organizer: Tango in Taos Practica, Wednesdays at The Studio at Casa Gallina in Taos. Drills, 4:30-5:30pm; Practica, 5:30-6:30pm. Richard, (575)613-2868 | Email
Cancelled until further notice: 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. Las Puertas website | (505)244-0290 | Map
Cancelled until further notice: 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.
Cancelled until further notice: Two Moon Tango Milonga, 3rd Saturdays of the month, 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
Cancelled until further notice: Santa Fe Tango (SFT) Noches de Bohemia, some Saturdays, 7:00-10:00pm at Dance Station, 947 W. Alameda, Suite B in Santa Fe. Alternative Music Milonga. $7/SFT members; $12/non-members. Email | Website
Cancelled until further notice: Milonga Mimosa, some Saturdays, 6:00-10:00pm at Café Mimosa, 513C Camino de los Marquez (entrance through Marquez Place) in Santa Fe. DJ: varies. Host: Los Amigos del Tango. $10. Menu and site info | (505)365-2112
Cancelled until further notice: ALLTangoAbq (ATA) Mixed Music Milonga, monthly at Lloyd Shaw Dance Center, 5506 Coal SE in Albuquerque. DJ: varies. $5. Alternative, nuevo, and traditional music. Theme: various. Email | Facebook: ALLTangoAbq
Cancelled until further notice: Amilonga Milongas, generally monthly in Albuquerque. Amilonga website
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 listen to on Apple Podcasts.
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.
505 Tango, Website (links to various organizations' event listings, etc. on social media platforms)
EVENTS IN OTHER STATES
Tango News Update is compiled & maintained by Karen Reck. Please email any additions/corrections.