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. 4/21 DJ: Kipp Chynoweth. FREE for first-time attendees. Upcoming 4/28 DJ: Richard Womack.
Kellys Milonga, Sunday, April 15, 7:30-10:00pm at Kellys Brew Pub, 3222 Central Ave SE, in the Nob Hill business
district, Albuquerque. 5/6 DJ: Michelle McRuiz. Usually 1st and 3rd Sundays. Support our hosts
& tip generously. Next endates: 5/6, 5/20, etc. Kellys website
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Alicia Pons in New Mexico at Two Moon Tango, 16 Camino Largo in La Cieneguilla, just south of Santa Fe. Group classes for experienced close embrace dancers, Thu 4/19 & Thu 4/26, 7:00-8:30pm. $30/class. Alicia is available for private classes 3/29-4/5 and 4/19-5/2. Reserve now with Liz Haight, Email | Directions
SFT Second Street Brewing-Rufina TapRoom Milonga, Sun April 22, 1:00-5:00pm at 2920 Rufina St. in Santa Fe. 4/22 DJ: Carlos D. Class with Jaimes Friedgen, 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. Minimum consumption $5. Email | SFT website
ALLTangoAbq (ATA) Mixed Music Milonga, Mon Apr 30, 7:30-10:00 pm at Lloyd Shaw Dance Center, 5506 Coal SE in Albuquerque. 4/30 DJ: Uma Pattabhiraman. $5. Alternative, nuevo, and traditional music. Theme: Mellow Yellow. Email | Facebook: ALLTangoAbq
Milonga de las Puertas, Sat April 14, 8:00pm-Midnight at 1512 1st St NW (north of Mountain Rd.) in Albuquerque. 4/14 DJ: Michelle McRuiz. Unique setting, great sound system, refreshments. 2nd & 4th Saturdays. Hosted by Lee Blaugrund. $7 ($5 w/ valid UNM I.D.) Website | (505)244-0290 | Map
Monica Paz, May 11-13, 2018 at Studio Roma, 1508 Roma NW in Albuquerque.
Guillermo Cerneaz & Gaby Mataloni, May 12-13, 2018 in Taos.
Two Moon Tango Milonga, Sat May 19, 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). 5/19 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. Liz Haight, Email | Directions
Marcos Questas & Ruta Maria, Sunday, May 27, 2018 at Lloyd Shaw Dance Center, 5506 Coal SE in Albuquerque. Workshop, Practica, and Alternative Milonga. Hosted by ATA. Cynthia, Email
ALLTangoAbq (ATA) Mixed Music Milonga, Sun May 27, 8:00-11:00pm at Lloyd
ALLTangoAbq (ATA) Mixed Music Milonga, Wed May 30, 7:30-10:00pm at Lloyd Shaw Dance Center, 5506 Coal SE in Albuquerque. 5/30 DJ: Jeff Wallace. $5. Alternative, nuevo, and traditional music. Theme: I've Got the Blues. Email | Facebook: ALLTangoAbq
Julio Balmaceda & Virginia Vasconi, August 31-Sept 2, 2018 in Santa Fe.
Buenos Aires Trip with Eva & Pablo, September 14-24, 2018. Eva d & Pablo invite you to join them in Buenos Aires this September. Email
"Leona" Milonga at
El Meson, Tuesdays, 213 Washington Ave in Santa Fe, +/-7:00-10:30pm. $5 minimum consumption. 4/24 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.
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. Hosted by students in March (except on 3/14). $5. (505)506-1728 | Email
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. 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
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.
EVENTS IN OTHER STATES
Tango News Update is compiled & maintained by Karen Reck. Please email any additions/corrections .