TANGO CLUB OF ALBUQUERQUE TANGO NEWS UPDATE
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ONGOING TCA EVENTS AT Lloyd Shaw Dance Center
TCA's Saturday Afternoon Practica, 2:30-4:30pm at Lloyd Shaw. 8/5 DJ: Michele McRuiz. FREE for first-time attendees. Upcoming 8/12 DJ: Elizabeth Auden.
TCA Kellys Milonga, Sunday, August 6, 7:30-10:00pm at Kellys Brew Pub, 3222 Central Ave SE, in the Nob Hill business district, Albuquerque. 8/6 DJ: Richard Womack. Usually 1st and 3rd Sundays. Support our hosts & tip generously. Next dates: 8/20, 9/3, 9/17, etc. Kellys website: kellysbrewpub.com
TCA Old Town Gazebo Milonga, "Tango por la Tarde,” Sunday, August 13, 7:00-9:30pm. 8/13 DJ: Matt Kropp. Free outdoor event. Usually 2nd and 4th Sundays, but 2nd & 3rd in May. Next dates: 8/27, 9/10, 9/24.
Old Town is in the NW quadrant of Albuquerque, and is bordered by Rio Grande
Save the Date: TCA Members' Picnic, Sunday, October 1, 3:00-7:00pm. Free to members. Details TBA.
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Albuquerque Tango Festival 24-hour half-price festival pass sale, Sun Aug 6. Sign up for day-of-sale reminder email. The Festival is October 26-29, 2017. Website
Milonga de las Puertas, Sat Aug 12, 8:00-Midnight at 1512 1st St NW (north of Mountain Rd) in Albuquerque. 8/12 DJ: Michelle McRuiz. 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 Tango Corazón at The Palace, Sun Aug 13, 1:00-4:00pm at The Palace
Two Moon Tango Milonga, Sat Aug 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). 8/19 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 protected] | Directions
Milonga de las Puertas, Sat Aug 26, 8:00-Midnight at 1512 1st St NW (north of Mountain Rd) in Albuquerque. 8/26 DJ: Matt Kropp. 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 Noche de Bohemia, Sat Aug 26, 8:00-11:00pm at Dance Station, 901 West
ATA (All Tango Abq.) Mixed Music Milonga, Wed Aug 30, 7:30-10:00pm at Lloyd Shaw Dance Center, 5506 Coal SE in Albuquerque. 8/30 DJ: Elizabeth Auden. $5. Alt, nuevo, and traditional music. Theme: "It’s Not Easy Being Green." [email protected] | www.alltangoabq.club | Facebook
Albuquerque Tango Festival, October 26-29, 2017. Website
"Leona" Milonga at
El Meson, Tuesdays, 213 Washington Ave in Santa Fe, +/-7:30-11:00pm. $5 minimum consumption. 8/1 DJ: Matt Kropp. Hosted by Shahin Medghalchi,
[email protected] or (505)983-9650.
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 |
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
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
Information on tango classes in New Mexico.
TANGO ON THE RADIO
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.
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. [email protected] | qtango.com
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Tango News Update is compiled & maintained by Karen Reck. Please send any additions/corrections to [email protected].