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TANGO CLUB OF ALBUQUERQUE TANGO NEWS UPDATE



April 18, 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, 8:00-10:30pm. 4/24 DJ: Michelle McRuiz. Milonga, $3 members; $5 guests. Free for first-time attendees. Upcoming 5/1 DJ: Garth Bawden.

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.



CURRENT & UPCOMING TCA EVENTS & NEWS

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



OTHER UPCOMING EVENTS & NEWS

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.
Hosted by Lee Blaugrund. More info, Email | (505)244-0290 | Website | Flyer
Info also on TCA website under Other Upcoming Workshops in New Mexico

Guillermo Cerneaz & Gaby Mataloni, May 12-13, 2018 in Taos.
Hosted by Joshlyn and Richard. More info, Email | (505)205-6154 (phone or text)
Info on TCA website under Other Upcoming Workshops in New Mexico

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
(not posted) Info on TCA website under Other Upcoming Workshops in New Mexico

ALLTangoAbq (ATA) Mixed Music Milonga, Sun May 27, 8:00-11:00pm at Lloyd
Shaw Dance Center, 5506 Coal SE in Albuquerque. A special ATA event in conjunction with workshop & practica on 5/27 with Marcos Questas & Ruta
Maria, who will perform at milonga. 5/27 DJ: John Roy. $10.
Alternative, nuevo, and traditional music. Email | Facebook: ALLTangoAbq

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

Susana Miller, June 21-28, 2018 in Albuquerque. Details TBA.
Hosted by Eva & Pablo, Email | (505)313-5316 | Website

Julio Balmaceda & Virginia Vasconi, August 31-Sept 2, 2018 in Santa Fe.
Hosted by Michael Walker. More info, Masako, Email

Buenos Aires Trip with Eva & Pablo, September 14-24, 2018. Eva d & Pablo invite you to join them in Buenos Aires this September. Email




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. 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

Practica at The Studio, 332 Camino Del Monte Sol in Santa Fe, Fridays, 7:30-9:30pm. $5. Rotating DJs. 4/27 DJ: TBA. 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



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
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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