TANGO CLUB OF ALBUQUERQUE TANGO NEWS UPDATE
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Dancers: Please contact individual organizers for information on their COVID-related requirements.
UPCOMING TCA EVENTS & NEWS
Our home for milongas and practicas is the Albuquerque Square Dance Center (ASDC), 4909 Hawkins St. in Albuquerque 87109. ASDC is near I-25 and San Antonio/Ellison. ASDC Website
Please note: ASDC requires everyone who enters the building to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. TCA will require that all attendees show proof of vaccination for every event. Proof can be in the form of the original COVID-19 vaccination record card, a photocopy of the card*, or a picture of the card on the attendee's cell phone. Mask wearing is supported, but not currently required (as of 2/17/2022).
TCA 2022 Calendar PDF (subject to revisions)
TCA Milongas on Fridays at ASDC (see schedule below), 7:00-10:00pm.
TCA Practicas on Saturdays at ASDC (see schedule below), 2:30-4:30pm.
TCA Pre-Milonga Chats on Fridays at ASDC, 6:30-7:00pm (prior to the TCA Friday Night Milonga scheduled the evening of the Chat). Free.
2022 Chats (more TBA)
TCA Old Town Gazebo Milongas, "Tango por la Tarde" usually on 2nd & 4th Sundays (May-September), 7:00-9:30pm. Free outdoor event at the Albuquerque Old Town Plaza Gazebo. Please leave a tip in the tip jar to help us offset DJ and other costs.
TCA Weekend Workshop | Paloma Berrios & Maximiliano Alvarado, August 5-7
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Please note: Please check with organizers to confirm their schedules, and regarding vaccination or other safety measures required.
Milonga Aldea, Saturday, May 21, 6:30-9:30pm at Aldea Community Center, 3 Nuevo Milenio 87501 in Santa Fe. Hosted by Stephanie & Fer. DJ: Fer. $10 cover includes snacks and non-alcoholic drinks. BYOB. Vax event. Next dates: Sunday, June 26, 5:00-7:30pm; Sunday, July 17, 5:00-7:30pm; Sunday, August 21, 5:00-7:30pm. More info
Inés Muzzopappa & Gaby Mataloni, Saturday/Sunday May 28-29 at Casa Gallina in Taos. Memorial Day Weekend workshop hosted by Joshlyn Marino, Richard Spera, and Tango in Taos. 3 workshop classes + Saturday Night Milonga with performance. Schedule and details: Facebook
Inés Muzzopappa & Gaby Mataloni Workshop, Tuesday May 31, 7:00-8:30pm at Maple Street Dance Studio, 3215 Central Ave NE 87106 in Albuquerque. Hosted by 8th Style Dance, Albuquerque OpenTango, Simona Faro. "Two active roles: enhancing the communication & connection in the couple." All levels. $30. Register here | Facebook
Milonga: An Illustrated Audio Play. Two free screenings — Sunday June 5, 1:00pm & Sunday June 12, 1:00pm — at Guild Cinema, 3405 Cntral Ave. NE 87106 in Albuquerque. Written & Directed by Julie Reichert. Produced by Julie Reichert, Kathleen Edwards & Tor Kingdon. "A homeless woman with a guilty past heals herself through tango."
Milonga Aldea, Saturday, June 25, 6:30-9:30pm at Aldea Community Center, 3 Nuevo Milenio 87501 in Santa Fe. Hosted by Stephanie & Fer.$10 cover includes snacks and non-alcoholic drinks. BYOB. Vax event. Next dates: Sunday, July 17, 5:00-7:30pm; Sunday, August 21, 5:00-7:30pm. Email for more info
Amilonga at Canteen Brewhouse, Saturday, June 25, 7:00-9:30pm at 2381 Aztec Rd NE 87107 in Albuquerque. DJ: TBA. An honor system $5 donation in the tip jar is requested to support the DJ, cost of the dance floor, and the venue. Amilonga website
Albuquerque Tango Festival 2022 registration opens on Sunday, August 7, 2022 with their 24-hour, ½-price pass sale. Website
Albuquerque Tango Festival 2022, October 27-30 at the Albuquerque Convention Center, 401 2nd St NW in Albuquerque, a new venue with more lodging options. This event is limited to those fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Website
OTHER ORGANIZERS' ONGOING & UPCOMING EVENTS
For more class information, visit the Classes page.
Resumes in June: Lacie Forde | Milonga Amor Que Se Baila and Tango Class, Mondays at Black Cat Cultural Center, 3011 Monte Vista Blvd. NE 87106 in Albuquerque. Class, 7:00-8:00pm; Milonga, 8:00-11:00pm. $10 Class + Milonga; $5 Milonga only. Please note: Proof of COVID-19 vaccination required. Check with organizer regarding mask wearing policy. Facebook | Email
Albuquerque OpenTango, Wednesdays: Tango Beginner Social Class + Dance, 7:00-9:30pm at Juno Brewery + Cafe + Art, 1501 1st St. NW 87102 in Albuquerque. Hosts: Adam Reynolds & Simona Faro. Free, but please support the venue with food and beverage purchases. All are welcome. No partner necessary. Website | Facebook | Facebook Group | Instagram | Email
Information on tango classes in New Mexico.
Tango: Assemblage of Impossible Loves by Magdalena Lily McCarson, a book of poetry and photographs, is available for pre-order from Casa Urraca Press in Abiquiu, NM. Website
READING | LISTENING
TANGO ON THE RADIO
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) and events.
EVENTS IN OTHER STATES
Tango News Update is compiled & maintained by Karen Reck. Please email any additions/corrections.