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TANGO CLUB OF ALBUQUERQUE TANGO NEWS UPDATE



December 11, 2017

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, Tuesday, November 12 at Lloyd Shaw Dance Center, 8:00-10:30pm. 12/12 DJ: Kipp Chynoweth. Milonga, $3 members; $5 guests. Free for first-time attendees. Upcoming 12/19 DJ: Elizabeth Auden.

TCA's Saturday Afternoon Practica, 2:30-4:30pm at Lloyd Shaw. 12/16 DJ: Michelle McRuiz. FREE for first-time attendees. Upcoming 12/23 DJ: Kipp Chynoweth.



CURRENT & UPCOMING TCA EVENTS & NEWS

TCA Kellys Milonga, Sunday, December 17, 7:30-10:00pm at Kellys Brew Pub, 3222 Central Ave SE, in the Nob Hill business district, Albuquerque. 12/17 DJ: Matt Kropp. Usually 1st and 3rd Sundays. Support our hosts & tip generously. Next dates: 1/7, 1/21, etc. Kellys website

Homer and Cristina Ladas, January 19-21, 2018. TCA is bringing back the talented and popular team of Homer and Cristina Ladas to teach a workshop in January. Workshop flyer | Payment page

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 Milonga, Sat Dec 16, 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). 12/16 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. Liz Haight, Email | Directions

Milonga de las Puertas, Sat Dec 23, 8:00pm-Midnight at 1512 1st St NW (north of Mountain Rd) in Albuquerque. 12/23 DJ: Paul Akmajian. Unique setting, great sound system, plus refreshments. 2nd & 4th Saturdays. Upcoming. Hosted by Lee Blaugrund. $7 ($5 w/ valid UNM I.D.) Website | (505)244-0290 | Map

SFT Noche de Bohemia Milonga, Sat Dec 23, 8:00-11:00pm at Dance Station, 901 West Alamenda St (Solano Center, west side) in Santa Fe. 12/23 DJ: Uma
Pattabhiraman
. $5 SFT members/$10 non-members. Alternative with occasional
traditional. Email | Website

ALLTangoAbq (ATA) Mixed Music Milonga, Fri Dec 29,  8:00-10:30pm at Lloyd Shaw Dance Center, 5506 Coal SE in Albuquerque. 12/29 DJ: Fernando Robles. FREE — ATA's gift! Alternative, nuevo, and traditional music. Theme: Silver & Gold. Email | Facebook: ALLTangoAbq

Las Puertas New Year’s Eve Milonga, Sat Dec 31 at 1512 1st St NW (north of
Mountain Rd.) in Albuquerque. 12/31 DJ: Kipp Chynoweth. Details and hours
TBA. Website | (505)244-0290 | Map

Damian Lobato & Sarah Chung Workshop, January 27-27 at Double Time Dance
Studio. 112 Morningside SE in Albuquerque (in Nob Hill just off Central, west of San Mateo, east of Carlisle). + Milonga: Fri 1/26. Privates available from January 24-31. Details TBA. (505)268-1123 | Website

A.B.QTANGO.FEST, Live Tango Music Festival in Albuquerque, March 16-18, 2018. Website | Erskine Maytorena, [email protected]





OTHER ONGOING EVENTS | Please confirm with organizers.

"Leona" Milonga at El Meson, Tuesdays, 213 Washington Ave in Santa Fe, +/-6:30-10:00pm. $5 minimum consumption. 12/12 DJ: Shahin. 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. (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. Host: Anne Manzler Driscoll. (505)577-5997

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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