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TANGO CLUB OF ALBUQUERQUE TANGO NEWS UPDATE



June 19, 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. 6/19 DJ: Michelle McRuiz. Milonga, $3 members; $5 guests. Free for first-time attendees. Upcoming 6/26 DJ: Kipp Chynoweth.

TCA's Saturday Afternoon Practica, 2:30-4:30pm at Lloyd Shaw. 6/23 DJ: Leslie Jones. FREE for first-time attendees. Upcoming 6/30 DJ: Richard Womack.



CURRENT & UPCOMING TCA EVENTS & NEWS

TCA Old Town Gazebo Milonga, "Tango por la Tarde," Sunday, June 24, 7:00-9:30pm. 6/24 DJ: Garth Bawden. Free event. 2nd & 4th Sundays from late Spring through early Fall; may be adjusted for Kellys, workshop & holiday schedules. Check latest news to confirm dates/times.

Old Town is in the NW quadrant of Albuquerque. & is bordered by Rio Grande Blvd on the west, Mountain Rd on the north, Central Ave. on the south. From Santa Fe/North: I-25 south to I-40 west; exit Rio Grande Blvd; south on Rio Grande (stay in your left lane) to Mountain Rd. Veer left onto Romero St. Parking is usually available around the Plaza.

TCA Kellys Milonga, Sunday, July 1, 7:30-10:00pm at Kellys Brew Pub, 3222 Central Ave SE, in the Nob Hill business district, Albuquerque. 7/1 DJ: Michelle McRuiz. Upcoming 7/15 DJ: Garth Bawden. Usually 1st and 3rd Sundays. Support our hosts & tip generously. Next dates: 7/15, 8/5, etc. Kellys website

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OTHER UPCOMING EVENTS & NEWS

Susana Miller, June 22-24 in Albuquerque. Schedule and details. Discounted pricing before 6/20: Full weekend (5 classes + chat) $110/person; $180/couple.
Hosted by Eva & Pablo, Email | (505)313-5316 | Website

Milonga de las Puertas, Sat June 23, 8:00pm-Midnight at 1512 1st St NW (north of Mountain Rd.) in Albuquerque. 6/23 DJ: Kipp Chynoweth. 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

Tango Corazon at Rio Chama, Sun June 24, 6:00-10:00pm at 414 Old Santa Fe
Trail in Santa Fe. 6/24 DJ: Davin Quinn. Milonga, $7 SFT members; $12 non-members. All are welcome. Please support this venue with your purchases.
Upcoming: 7/29, 9/9, 10/14, 11/25. Rio Chama website | SFT: Email | Website

ALLTangoAbq (ATA) Mixed Music Milonga, Fri June 29, 8:00-10:30pm at Lloyd Shaw Dance Center, 5506 Coal SE in Albuquerque. 6/29 DJ: Jeff Wallace. $5. Alternative, nuevo, and traditional music. Theme: A White Night. Email | Facebook: ALLTangoAbq

SFT Second Street Brewing-Rufina TapRoom Milonga, Sun July 1, 1:00-5:00pm
at 2920 Rufina St. in Santa Fe. 7/1 DJ: Caroline Stoklosa. Class with Pablo & Eva, 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. Upcoming: 8/5, 9/25, 10/28, 11/1, 12/2. Email | Website

Milonga de las Puertas, Sat July 14, 8:00pm-Midnight at 1512 1st St NW (north of Mountain Rd.) in Albuquerque. 7/14 DJ: Fernando Robles. 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

Milonga de las Puertas, Sat July 28, 8:00pm-Midnight at 1512 1st St NW (north of Mountain Rd.) in Albuquerque. 7/28 DJ: Matt Mateo. 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 Milonga, Sat Aug 4, 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). 8/4 DJ: Michelle McRuiz. $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

Two Moon Tango Women Leaders' Workshop, Sat/Sun August 11-12 at 16 Camino Largo in La Cieneguilla, just south of Santa Fe (15 minutes south of Santa Fe proper; 45 minutes north of Albuquerque). Saturday, 12:30-2:00pm and 2:30-4:00pm, + evening practica. Sunday from 12:00-1:30pm and 2:00-3:30pm. $125/weekend. Liz Haight, (505)982-5833 | Email | Directions

Adapted Tango Teacher Training Fundamentals, Sat/Sun Auust 18-19 in Albuquerque. Training with founder Dr. Madeleine Hackney on Saturday, August
18, 8:00am-5:00pm and Sunday, August 19th, 12:30-5:30pm
(14 hours). This
teacher training is designed for dancers and dance instructors, physical therapists, occupational therapists, nurses, fitness instructors and personal trainers interested in sharing Argentine Tango with older adults and adults with Parkinson’s.
Early bird registration by June 25th: $350; full-time students $250.
After June 25: $400; full-time students $300.
Carrie Field, Email | Details

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. 6/19 DJ: Davin. 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: TBA. Email | Facebook: ALLTangoAbq



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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