TANGO CLUB OF ALBUQUERQUE TANGO NEWS UPDATE
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Dancers: Please contact individual organizers for information on their COVID-related requirements.
UPCOMING TCA EVENTS & NEWS
Our new 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: ASDC requires everyone who enters the building to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. TCA will require 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. Mask wearing is also currently required. * (Perhaps leave a copy in your shoe bag.)
TCA 2022 Calendar PDF (subject to revisions)
TCA Milongas on Fridays at ASDC (see schedule below), 7:00-10:00pm. $7 members; $10 non-members.
TCA Practicas on Saturdays at ASDC (see schedule below), 2:30-4:30pm.
TCA Pre-Milonga Chats on Fridays at ASDC, 6:30-7:00pm (prior to TCA Friday Night Milonga). Free.
2022 Chats (more TBA)
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Please note: Please check with organizers to confirm their schedules, and regarding vaccination or other safety measures required. The State of New Mexico currently mandates wearing masks while in indoor public spaces regardless of vaccination status, except while eating or drinking.
Valentine's Amilonga at Las Puertas, Friday, February 11, 8:00-11:30pm at 1500 1st St. NW 87102 in Albuquerque. DJ: Shahin Medghalchi. COVID-19 vaccination cards (paper or digital) checked at the door. Masks required. (If you attended Amilonga in 2021, your status is on record.) $10. Amilonga website | Facebook
OTHER ORGANIZERS' ONGOING & UPCOMING EVENTS
For more class information, visit the Classes page.
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. Please note: Proof of COVID-19 vaccination and mask wearing required. Facebook | Email
Albuquerque OpenTango, Wednesdays: Tango Beginner Social Class + Dance, 7:00-9:30pm at Juno Brewery + Cafe + Art, 1501 1st St. NW 87102 in Albuquerque. Hosts: Adam Reynolds & Simona Faro. Free, but please support the venue with food and beverage purchases. All are welcome. No partner necessary. Website | Facebook | Facebook Group | Instagram | Email
Milonga Volver, (usually) 1st Saturdays, 7:30-11:00pm at 2801 Eubank NE, Suite K 87108 in Albuquerque. Hosts: Cory Allison Leonard and Bentura Madrid. $10. Elegant dance space with a 3000 square-foot sprung wood floor. Please note: Proof of COVID-19 vaccination and mask wearing required.
Milonga del Corazon (4th Saturdays) will resume in January at a new venue in Albuquerque. Host: Lacie Forde. Email
Information on tango classes in New Mexico.
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.