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TANGO CLUB OF ALBUQUERQUE TANGO NEWS UPDATE



October 10, 2017

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's Tuesday Night Milonga, 8:00-10:30pm. 10/10 DJ: Elizabeth Auden. $3 members; $5 guests. FREE for first-time attendees. Refreshments served. Upcoming 10/17 DJ: Kipp Chynoweth.

TCA Tuesday Chat 10/17, 7:30-8:00pm. Daniel Boardman & Michelle McRuiz: How to Use the Cabeceo Effectively.

TCA's Saturday Afternoon Practica
, 2:30-4:30pm at Lloyd Shaw. 10/21 DJ: Richard Womack. FREE for first-time attendees. No Practica on 10/14 due to Jonathan & Olivia workshop.


CURRENT & UPCOMING TCA EVENTS & NEWS

Jonathan Yamauchi and Olivia Levitt one-day workshop, Saturday, October 14, TCA is replacing our 10/14 Practica with two 1.5 hour classes at Lloyd Shaw. Register at Lloyd Shaw the day of the workshop.
1:30-3:00pm, Lapiz with Molinete
3:15-4:45pm, Strictly Gavito (The Spiral Cross & Exit into Carpa)
TCA Members, $20 per class; Non-members, $25 per class.
Private lessons available. Email to schedule. $100; $80 for workshop attendees.
Flyer/details 

TCA Kellys Milonga, Sunday, October 15, 7:30-10:00pm at Kellys Brew Pub, 3222 Central Ave SE, in the Nob Hill business district, Albuquerque. 10/15 DJ: Michelle McRuiz. Usually 1st and 3rd Sundays. Support our hosts & tip generously. Next dates: 11/5. 11/19, etc. Kellys website: kellysbrewpub.com

TCA Halloween Milonga & Dance Class taught by Ney Melo, Tuesday, October 31 at Lloyd Shaw Dance Center. Pre-Milonga tango class with Ney Melo, 7:00-8:00pm; Halloween Milonga & Costume Contest, 8:00-10:30pm. 10/31 DJ: Richard Womack. Class $20 (pay at the door); Milonga, $3 members; $5 guests. Flyer/more info

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OTHER UPCOMING EVENTS & NEWS

Milonga de las Puertas, Sat Oct 14, 8:00-Midnight at 1512 1st St NW (north of Mountain Rd) in Albuquerque. 10/14 DJ: Jonathan Yamauchi. 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 Traditional Milonga & Class, Sat Oct 14 at Dance Station, 901 West
Alameda Street (Solana Center, west side) in Santa Fe. 10/13 DJ: Matt Mateo. 7:00-8:00pm class with Liz Haight & Bob Bern; Milonga, 8:00-11:00pm. Class: $5. Milonga: $5/SFT members; $10/non-members. [email protected] | santafetango.org

Leaders’ Workshop for Women, October 20-22 at Two Moon Tango, 16 Camino
Largo in La Cieneguilla, just south of Santa Fe (15 minutes south of Santa
Fe proper; 45 minutes north of Albuquerque). Liz Haight, [email protected]

Two Moon Tango Milonga, Sat Oct 21, 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). 10/21 DJ: Leslie Jones. $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 protected] | Directions

Albuquerque Tango Festival, October 26-29, 2017. Website

ALLTangoAbq (ATA) Mixed Music Milonga, Mon Oct 30, 8:00-10:30pm at Lloyd
Shaw Dance Center, 5506 Coal SE in Albuquerque. 10/30 DJ: Richard Womack. $5.
Alternative, nuevo, and traditional music. Theme: It’s Halloween!
[email protected] | Facebook: ALLTangoAbq

Live Tango Music Festival, March 16-18, 2018 in Albuquerque. Erskine Maytorena, [email protected]





OTHER ONGOING EVENTS | Please confirm with organizers.

"Leona" Milonga at El Meson, Tuesdays, 213 Washington Ave in Santa Fe, +/-7:30-11:00pm. $5 minimum consumption. 10/10: Fernando. Hosted by Shahin Medghalchi, [email protected] or (505)983-9650.
El Meson website: elmeson-santafe.com

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 | [email protected]

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

Practica at The Studio, 332 Camino Del Monte Sol in Santa Fe, Fridays, 7:30-9:30pm. $5. Rotating DJs. Host: Anne Manzler Driscoll. (505)577-5997
Special hours & class with Jonathan Yamauchi & Olivia Levitt on Friday, 10/13.
Class, 7:00-8:00pm; Practica, 8:00-10:00pm. Class, $10; Practica $5.

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.
laspuertasevents.com | (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 protected] | Directions

SFT Milongas, generally 1st, 2nd, or 4th weekends of the month in Santa Fe. For schedule: [email protected] | santafetango.org



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 protected]
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 protected]



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 send any additions/corrections to [email protected].

 

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