TANGO CLUB OF ALBUQUERQUE TANGO NEWS UPDATE
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Please note: Contact individual organizers/teachers for information on their COVID-related requirements before showing up at their events, even if none are noted in our listings.
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: TCA currently requires 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.
TCA 2022 Calendar PDF (subject to revisions)
TCA Milongas on Fridays at ASDC (see schedule below), 7:00-10:00pm.
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 Practicas on Saturdays at ASDC (see schedule below), 2:30-4:30pm.
TCA Old Town Gazebo Milongas, "Tango por la Tarde" usually on 2nd & 4th Sundays (May-September). Returning next year!
TCA Holiday Party on Sunday, December 11
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Please note: Please check with organizers to confirm their schedules, and regarding vaccination or other safety measures required.
Santa Fe Tango Holiday Milonga, Saturday, December 3, 7:00-10:00pm at Dance Station, 947 W Alameda St. Suite B 87501 in Santa Fe. DJ: Shahin Medghalchi. $10 SFT members; $15 non-members. Light refreshments served; BYOB. Vax event. Website
Tango as a Spiritual Path: An Afternoon Workshop, Sunday, December 4, 1:00-4:30pm at 16 Camino Largo 87507 in Santa Fe. Two 1.5 hr classes with a tea break between. We are a small group, planning to explore the qualities of deep connection, presence and open-heartedness and how they enrich the shared experience of our dance and our lives. $65. Please RSVP if you would like to attend: Liz Haight, (505)699-0106. Ask Liz about her COVID policy for this class.
Practilonga @ Aldea, Wednesday, December 7, 6:30-8:30pm at Aldea Community Center, 3 Nuevo Milenio 87507 in Santa Fe. Hosted by Stephanie. $2 suggested donation. Vax event. Next practilonga dates: December 14; January 4 & 18. Email | Directions from Albuquerque (scroll down)
TCA Holiday Party, Sunday, December 11, 2:00-6:00pm at Albuquerque Square Dance Center (ASDC), 4909 Hawkins St. 87109 in Albuquerque. DJ: George Simmons. Free for TCA members. Non-members: $25 or pay $25 annual membership and get in free! Delicious snacks by Gourmet to Go! Please RSVP by November 30, 2022; we need a headcount for the caterer. Email RSVP
Milonga Aldea Holiday Milonga, Sunday, December 11, 7:00-10:00pm at Aldea Community Center, 3 Nuevo Milenio 87507 in Santa Fe. Hosted by Stephanie & Fer. DJ: Carolyn Stoklosa. $10 cover includes snacks and beverages. Vax event.
Two Moon Tango Milonga, Saturday, December 17, 7:30-10:30pm or 11:00pm at 16 Camino Largo 87507 in Santa Fe (on the south side of Santa Fe, 5 miles past the airport). DJ: Michelle McRuiz. Limited parking; please carpool. Vax cards and masks optional. $15 cover. Next dates: 1/21/23 (DJ Paul); 3/18 (DJ Sohrab); 4/15 (DJ Marcelo). Website | Directions
Milonga Aldea, Sunday, January 15, 6:30-9:00pm at Aldea Community Center, 3 Nuevo Milenio 87507 in Santa Fe. Hosted by Stephanie & Fer. DJ: Elizabeth Auden. $10 cover includes snacks and beverages. BYOB. Vax event. Email | Directions from Albuquerque
Puerta al Tango on Tuesdays & Thursdays in January 2023 at Las Puertas, 1500 1st St. NW 87102 in Albuquerque. Puerta al Tango is a team of Monica Paz (Buenos Aires) & Graham Stanford (soon to be in Albuquerque). In January, Graham will present his Monica Paz-approved Milonguero Style curricula in three workshop courses of 8 classes each. Graham will be visiting Albuquerque later this month, October 26-November 3. Puerta al Tango website | Las Puertas events
Milonga Leona in Santa Fe will resume at a new venue in January 2023. Details TBA.
OTHER ORGANIZERS' ONGOING & UPCOMING EVENTS
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Tango in Bloom/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. Private lessons also available. No class 11/28. Email | Facebook
Albuquerque OpenTango, Wednesdays: Tango Beginner Social Class + Dance, 7:00-9:30pm at Juno Brewery + Cafe + Art, 1501 1st St. NW 87102 in Albuquerque. Host: Simona Faro. Chacarera class this Wednesday with Guest instructor Paul Akmajian. Free, but please support the venue with food and beverage purchases. All are welcome. No partner necessary. Website | Facebook | Facebook Group | Instagram | Email
Two Moon Tango Milonga. Monthly on Saturdays, 6:30am-11:00pm at 16 Camino Largo 87507 in Santa Fe (on the south side of Santa Fe five miles past the airport). Check Upcoming events above for details. Website | Directions
Milonga Aldea. Monthly on Sundays, usually 6:30-9:00pm* at Aldea Community Center, 3 Nuevo Milenio 87507 in Santa Fe. Hosted by Stephanie & Fer. $10 cover includes snacks and beverages. BYOB. Vax event. *Check Upcoming Events above for dates/times. Email |Directions from Albuquerque
Information on tango classes in New Mexico.
Tango: Assemblage of Impossible Loves by Magdalena Lily McCarson, a book of poetry and photographs, is available 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.