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TANGO CLUB OF ALBUQUERQUE TANGO NEWS UPDATE



December 8, 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, 7:30-10:00pm. 12/11 DJ: Kipp Chynoweth. Milonga, $3 members; $5 guests. Free for first-time attendees. Upcoming 12/18 DJ: Richard Womack.

TCA's Saturday Afternoon Practica, 2:30-4:30pm at Lloyd Shaw. 12/8 DJ: Matt Mateo. FREE for first-time attendees. No 12/15 Practica due to Holiday Milonga. Upcoming 12/22 DJ: Michelle McRuiz.



CURRENT & UPCOMING TCA EVENTS & NEWS

TCA Kellys Milonga, Sunday, December 2, 7:30-10:00pm at Kellys Brew Pub, 3222 Central Ave SE, in the Nob Hill business district, Albuquerque. 12/16 DJ: Kipp Chynoweth. Usually 1st and 3rd Sundays. Support our hosts & tip generously. Next dates: 1/6, 1/20, etc. Kellys website

TCA Holiday Milonga, Saturday, December 15, 8:00pm-Midnight at the Canyon Club of Four Hills in Albuquerque. 12/15 DJ: Michelle McRuiz. Registration is closed. We have reached our 100 dancer capacity.

Fabian Salas & Lola Díaz, January 18-20, 2019, a TCA Workshop at Lloyd
Shaw Dance Center. Registration begins in November.
More info
| Registration | Flyer
Fabian’s website
| YouTube

Click HERE for a chronological list of upcoming events.

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



OTHER UPCOMING EVENTS & NEWS

Two Moon Tango Essentials of Close Embrace Workshop, Sat December 8, 1:30-4:30pm at 16 Camino Largo in La Cieneguilla, just south of Santa Fe (15 minutes south of Santa Fe proper; 45 minutes north of Albuquerque). $40/session. Email to register/role balance. More info: Liz Haight, (505)699-0106 | Email | Directions

Physio-Tango Workshop for Leaders and Followers with Carolyn Stoklosa,
Saturdays December 8,
4:00-5:00pm at The Aspen Santa Fe Ballet Studio, 550 St. Michael's Drive (SW corner of Galisteo & St. Michael's) in Santa Fe. Each one-hour class covers a different topic. Carolyn is a Licensed Physical Therapist and Member of the International Association of Dance Medicine and Science. $10/class (cash only). More info/Class topics (Facebook) | Email

Milonga de las Puertas, Sat December 8, 8:00pm-Midnight at 1512 1st St NW (north of Mountain Rd.) in Albuquerque. 12/8 DJ: Davin Quinn. Vinyl! 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 December 9, 1:30-4:30pm at 16 Camino Largo in La Cieneguilla, just south of Santa Fe (15 minutes south of Santa Fe proper; 45 minutes north of Albuquerque). $50/day. Email to register/role balance. More info: Liz Haight, (505)699-0106 | Email | Directions

Two Moon Tango Holiday Milonga, Sat December 22, 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). 12/22 DJ: Paul Akmajian. $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 New Year's Eve Milonga, Mon December 31 at 1512 1st St NW (north of Mountain Rd.) in Albuquerque. 12/31 DJ: Kipp Chynoweth. Details TBA. Hosted by Lee Blaugrund. $7 ($4 w/ valid UNM I.D.) Website | (505)244-0290 | Map

ALLTangoAbq (ATA) Mixed Music Milonga, Mon December 31, 7:30-10:00pm at Lloyd Shaw Dance Center, 5506 Coal SE in Albuquerque. DJ: Richard Womack. $5. Alternative, nuevo, and traditional music. Theme: NYE. Email | Facebook: ALLTangoAbq

Marcos Questas & Ruta Maria Tango Workshops, February 8 and 9 in Santa Fe on 2/9 hosted by SFT, and in Albuquerque on 2/9 hosted by ALLTangoAbq (ATA).
More info about Marcos & Ruta

Zero Hour Tango Trio Milonga and Concert, Sat February 23, 8:00-11:00pm at Dance Station, 947 W Alameda St in Santa Fe. Alan Kapulski on guitar, Hillary Schact on violin and Justin Bransford on double bass will play two 45-minute sets of live tango music including traditional and nuevo tango songs. DJ betwee songs: Elizabeth Auden. Refreshments served. SFT members $9; nonmembers $12. Email | Website



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. 12/11 DJ: Fernando Robles. 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. 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: various. Email | Facebook: ALLTangoAbq



CLASSES

Information on tango classes in New Mexico.



NEWS OF SPECIAL INTEREST

Ricardo Vidort lived in Santa Fe with Ewa Kielczewska during the last year of his life. Ewa has worked for seven years to create a comprehensive website about this unforgettable milonguero. The project may be viewed here.


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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