September 29 Update
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ANNOUNCEMENTS, CANCELLATIONS AND CHANGES
Milonga de los Santos Call for Volunteers: Milonga de los Santos is holding its 2010-2011 call for volunteers to Milonga de los Santos. If you are interested in tango dancing and would like to volunteer at their Milonga, drop Alan a line at tangosanto1@... for an appointment and interview. In exchange for 1-hour work, your admission to the Milonga is free.
New Beginner Argentine tango classes at: Audrey Moore RECenter , 8110 Braddock Rd., Annandale, VA 22003, 703-321-7081. Ten classes Thursdays at 8:00 pm from 9/23 to 11/11 and 12/2&9. Cost $90 to Fairfax County residents and $105 to non-residents.
Instructor: John Hounsell. Details: Contact John at work at 703-605-6184 or at home at 202-244-2949, or e-mail at jhounsell@....
Milonga a la Libertad ended on September 26th for this year. Thanks go out to Shashin and all of his helpers for a wonderful season!
1st and 3rd Thursdays 8:30-10 pm, Tango Lesson and Practica, McLean Sport & Health, 1800 Old Meadow Road, McLean, VA (plenty of parking, safe area, large dance floor, no metro). Price: $15. Level: 2 groups- Beginner and Beginner II/Intermediate. Check www.dancesportendurance.com (click classes and scroll to Thursdays) for important announcements such as cancellations.
SPECIAL EVENTS BEYOND THIS MONTH
Oct. 2-3, TangoZen Workshops with Chan & Eugenia Park. Location: Colvin Run Dance Hall 10201 Colvin Run Road Great Falls, Va. www.colvinrun.org
Cost: $70 per person & $130 per couple for all 4 classes (6 hours)
For more information, please call (301) 346-5079 or write to tangozen@.... Pre-registration required. To register, please visit www.TangoZen.com/workshop_dc.htm. Private lessons available, visit www.TangoZen.com
Oct. 2, Sat. The Art of the Embrace: 1:30-3:00 pm. This class explores tango milonguero as an art of embrace through a number of exercises, to help open one’s mind and body to a new discovery of “feeling” tango with partner.
MILONGA with TRASPIE: 3:30 – 5:00 pm. This class will help participants develop body and mind discipline to interpret music and to enjoy dancing milonga, fast, precisely, and with great pleasure.
Oct 3, Sun. 3. Subtlety and Precision in Tango Moves: 1:30-3:00 pm Buenos Aires dancers move precisely and fluidly, lead and follow with subtlety. This class will help leap into another dimension of tango, invisible yet powerful, to maximize your tango pleasure.
Infinite Tango: 3:30 – 5:00 pm Tango is a positive energy exchange between partners, inspired by MUSIC and shared through EMBRACE while MOVING in UNISON. This class will help integrate all involved elements to experience new possibilities of dancing tango.
Oct.-Nov., Mondays at McGinty’s. 9-10pm. Guest instructors Oct. 11 Juan Cantone & Sol Orzoco; Oct. 18 (TBC) & Nov. 1 Korey Ireland & Adeline Schieferstein (TBC); Oct. 25 & Nov. 8 Felipe Martinez & Karina Colmeiro. McGinty's Public House, 3650 South Glebe Rd, Suite 170, Arlington, VA 22202. Details Ramu rpyreddy@...
Oct. 9, Sat. 8 pm. Hispanic Heritage Celebration Performance featuring Uruguayan tango singers, Eva Rey and Nelson Pino with dancers Constantino Bastidas and Susan Reynolds. Yorktown Bistro, 5171 Lee Highway, Arlington, VA 22207. $35.00 per person, including dinner.
Reservations: 703-208-9129 or 703-532-6060
Oct. 16, Sat. 8 pm. Todo Tango Performance by Pan American Symphony Orchestra of symphonic tangos, including traditional and the melodic and dark-toned nuevo tangos by Astor Piazzolla. Joining the orchestra is the New York-based Urban Tango Trio. Dancers Natalia Hill and Gabriel Nisse complement the show with their interpretations of Argentine tango. Center for the Arts, Montgomery College (Takoma Park Campus). Tickets $30 & $25. To order tickets with Visa or MasterCard call (240) 242-8032
Oct. 22-24: TangoSutra DC tango festival. Teachers: Karina Colmeiro & Felipe Martinez, Mariana Galassi with Juan Cruz Masotta, Maria Olivera & Gustavo Benzecry Saba, Silvina Valz & Oliver Kolker, Sergio Alessandro Busjle, Joaquin Canay, Maximiliano Gluzman, and Alex Krebs. Djs: Aleric Soans, Ramu Pyreddy, and Lampis Zalavras. The Tangosutra Pass, which includes 7 dance lessons and 3 milongas, is $130. Full-time student pass is $65. (Early Registration Deadline: Sept 30th. Please register early to guarantee your place in the classes, which may fill up). For the first time, a track of classes for musicians has been added to the festival, if you are interested please contact at tangobarrio@.... Details: http://tangosutra.com
Oct. 30, Sat. 5th Annual All-Night Halloween MILONGA co-hosted by Hitomi Hayashi and Terry Chasteen. DJ Mark Sakowski. 7:30pm Beg & Int Social Ballroom (Waltz or Foxtrot). 8:00pm Beg Argentine Tango. 8:30pm-9:30pm Beg and Int/adv Latin dances. 9:00pm-5am milonga. No dance partner or previous dance experience required. Open to all ages and levels, incl. singles, couples, same gender couples, seeing and hearing impaired (ASL available). $15 for workshops and milongas/ $12 milonga only. Details hayashi_hitomi@...; http://www.TangoDanceSport.com; TerryChasteen@...
Oct. 30, Sat. Colvin Run Halloween MILONGA with live music. 9pm-1am. $13 ($3 will be donated to Tango Mercurio). Costumes optional. Tango Mercurio's Community Tango Orchestra directed by Korey Ireland will play 30-45 min around 10:30pm. DJ Tom White. Neo-tango and alternative music (no cortinas) from 1-1:30 am. Stay and dance during clean-up. Colvin Run Dance Hall, 10201 Colvin Run Rd, Great Falls, Virginia. Details Tom tom.white@... www.colvinrun.org
Oct. 31, Sun., Black Cat Halloween MILONGA. 5pm-10pm. Come in costume or all black attire. Prizes for best costumes. $10 for those bringing food or drink/$15 for all others. La Casa de Baile, 1250 New Jersey Ave., NW, WDC, 20001. Details Leon (202) 638-3589
Nov. 6 & 7, Sat.-Sun. Felipe Martinez & Karina Colmeiro Workshops @ Eastern Market’s North Hall.
Sat. 2:30-4pm, #1 “Qualities of Movement Linked to Music.” 4:15-5:45, #2 “Rebounds in Lineal & Circular Structure.”
Sun. 2:30-4:00pm, #1 “Musicality Rhythm & Phrasing: Syncopations & Subdividing the Tempo.” 4:15-5:45pm, #2 “Milonga w/ Traspie.”
Pricing: Before Oct. 25: Sat. $40, Sun. $40, Sat. & Sun $70. Oct. 25-Nov. 1: Sat. $45, Sun. $45, Sat. & Sun. $80. $30 per workshop at the door. Checks made out to Bill Griffiths. Send to 834 Sligo Av, Silver Spring, MD 20910. Or see Bill Thursday nights at Eastern Market Tango. Please specify which workshops you are (pre)-registering for. Space is Limited! Workshops will be closed out when they reach that limit.
Nov 19, Fri., Free Thanksgiving Milonga. Last year, Manuel and Alan introduced this special Thank You Milonga at Milonga de los Santos. As tango organizers in DC, they wanted to express their thanks and honor all the DC tango dancers and supporters of tango by offering this free Milonga and class. Hundreds of you turned out last year for this free event. They expect that many of the local organizers will join them in expressing their thanks to you, as well. Stay tuned for more details.
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1. Date & day of week [format is: Sep DD, Mon/Tue/etc.]
2. Time [ex: 8-9:30pm]
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Sept. 29, Thur. 9:30pm-12:30am. Almagro milonga’s very last MILONGA. $10. Int./Adv. 8:30-9:30pm with Constantino Bastidas & Susan Reynolds. $10. Hosted by Hitomi Hayashi with DJ Mark Sakowski.9:30-11pm traditional tango, vals & milonga; 11pm-12:30am mix of traditional, nuevo & alternative rhythms. DuShor Dance Studio.7800 Wisconsin Ave.,Bethesda, MD. Details: Mark tel. 443.850.6786 or TangoDaddy1@...
Oct. 2, Sun. Results Gym-Capitol Hill, class with Jake & Danarae canceled . Details: 503-277-8515
Oct. 2 & 9, Sun. Tango Brillante at Glen Echo is cancelled. Details: Debbie Ciardo 302-588-9053 ciardo8130@...
SPECIAL EVENTS THIS MONTH
Sept. 30, Fri. 7:30-9pm "Fundamentals of Tango Lead & Follow" for all levels with guest instructors Gabriel Misse & Analia Centurion. $30. Short practilonga afterwards. Dance Studio, 5801 Duke St. Suite E 200, Alexandria, VA (2nd floor of Landmark Mall). Details: Carina Losano caritango@...
SPECIAL EVENTS BEYOND THIS MONTH
Oct. 1, Sat., Advanced Workshops with guest instructors Gabriel Misse & Analia Centurion. 3-4:30pm "Enrosques variables"; 5-6:30pm "Tango Waltz." 1 workshop $35/$60 per couple; 2 workshops $60/$110 per couple. Gala Theatre, 3333 14th Street, Washington DC 20010. Details: Carina Losano caritango@...
Oct. 1-2, Sat/Sun Murat & Michelle Workshop. Murat will also be presenting a special "Lecture with projector Slide Show" at 7 pm on Sat, followed by Beg class 8-9pm; Int/Adv Class 9-10 pm. Details: https://sites.google.com/site/dctangocalendar/eastern-market
Oct. 1-Oct. 15, Saturdays. 4-5:30pm (5 weeks). Progressive tango workshop for raw beginners. $90 per person and $75 per couple. 1 practica and final MILONGA included: TBA. Student and senior citizen discount 10% with valid student ID. Latin Dancer Studio, 1057 West Broad St., Falls Church, VA 22046. Details: Patricio Lizarraga plizarraga1@... or 703-485-5412 or Mercedes 571-244-1996; www.latindancerinc.com
Oct. 2, Sun. 8-11pm. MILONGA with live music by Tango Mercurio’s Community Tango Orchestra. $15 includes lesson. 7-8pm beg. with Ramu Pyreddy and Yulia Kriskovets. Glen Echo Spanish Ballroom, 300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo, MD 20812. Details: http://www.flyingfeet.org/.
Oct. 3, Mon. 7:30-9pm "Figures of the Famous Milongueros" $25. 9-12 MILONGA $10 (includes 2 drinks). Cococabana, 2031 A University Blvd. Hyattsville, MD 20783. Details: Carina Losano: caritango@... .
Oct. 5, Wed. 7:30-9pm, A Night of Argentine Tango Stars Concert Show with Claudio Villagra & Romina Levin, Gabriel Misse & Analia Centurion, J.P. Jofre Tango Trio from NYC with vocalist Claudia Gargiulo, Sergio Segura & Medianoche, Strictly Tango Dance Company. 9-11pm MILONGA. Tickets: $32 in advance, $42 at the door general admission Olney Theatre Center Historic Stage, 2001 Olney Sandy Spring Rd. Olney, MD. Details: www.caminitoamigo.com or tel. 301-585-3147.
Oct. 7. Fri. 9:30pm-1am. Last Streetlight MILONGA of the season. 800 S. Broadway, Baltimore, MD. Details: Sam 410-963-2006
Oct. 9, Sun. 1:30-5pm. Close Embrace Bootcamp with Mark Longerbeam and Christina Simpson. All levels. $25. Location: Load of Fun, 120 W. North Ave., Baltimore, MD. Preregister with Mark at mark@....
Oct.21-23. Tangosutra tango festival, with instructors Mariana Galassi, Joaquin Canay and Felipe Martinez. Tangosutra Pass (7 dance lessons and 3 milongas) $140/$70 for full-time students . Early registration deadline Sept. 30. This year's festival will more streamlined and intimate, with classes limited to two tracks. Details: http://www.tangobarrio.com/tangosutra.html
Oct. 23, Sun. 4-7 pm. QuinTango Cabaret: Carlos Gardel & the French Connection, with bandoneonist Emmanuel Trifilio (from Buenos Aires) and singer/actor Chris Vasquez (a Carlos Gardel specialist from New York). Tickets include cabaret show, open wine bar with munchies, MILONGA with DJ Mark Sakowski, and dance instruction. Reservations required. Tickets www.instantseats.com (go to Carlyle Club listing), starting at $35. Dinner is not included in the ticket price, but may be reserved at time of ticket purchase. The Carlyle Club, 411 John Carlyle Street, Alexandria, VA (walking distance from King Street Metro on the Blue/Yellow Lines).
Oct. 29, Sat. Blue Moon Halloween MILONGA. 9pm-1am. $13 ($3 donated to Tango Mercurio). Live music w. Tango Mercurio’s Community Tango Orchestra. DJ Tom White. 10201 Colvin Run Road, Great Falls, VA. Contact: Tom & Susan tom.white@... www.colvinrun.orgwww.facebook.com/ColvinRunTango
Nov. 11, Friday. 9pm-1am MILONGA. 7:30-8:30pm, Beg with Jake Spatz, . Atrium of the Adele H. Stamp Student Union, located on the campus of the University of Maryland in College Park, MD 20742. $10 class, $10 milonga, $15 both. Free for UMD students, $5 (for the whole night). For non-UMD students and UMD faculty: $5 class, $7 milonga, or $10 both (instead of $5 the whole night). Details: www.studentorg.umd.edu/atc or Rachel Zhang, attango.at.maryland@... .
Nov. 18, Fri. 9-12pm Free Thanksgiving Milonga de la Iglesia. 8-9pm free class by Pablo Fontana. Includes free glass of wine . Voluntary cash donations for Wesley Church's program for the Homeless will be taken at the door as you pick up your wine ticket. Wesley United Methodist Church, 5312 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Washington, DC. Details: Alan, tangosanto1@...
Jan. 21-22, 2012. Sat/Sun. Workshop weekend and Milonga Zandunga with Felipe Martinez from Madrid/San Francisco. Details: Ramu Pyreddyrpyreddy@...
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