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      Last Updated December 9, 2014
 

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New Tango News
(See Calendar of regularly scheduled events below)

December 24: Free Open House at Sangha Space at 8pm. Dancing and mistletoe, holly and humming of holiday tunes. ! Bring something to share. More information at www.sanghaspace.com.

December 27: The Philadelphia Argentine Tango School will not hold Milonga Qilombo on this date. Instead, they will hold a New Year's Eve Milonga at the Ruba Club on Wednesday, December 31.

December 31: New Year's Eve Milonga (8 pm- 3 am) at the Ruba Club (414 Green St., Philadelphia, PA 19123), hosted by the Philadelphia Argentine Tango School. The event features: Live Cortinas in two styles - jazz and electronic soundscapes; Desserts catered by Dancing Chef Desserts, a Champagne Toast at midnight, and more! A beginner lesson starts off the night. Complete details & registration (with discounts until 12/27).

February 20-25, 2015. A trip to elegant and historic Havana… guided tours, cultural events and time to explore as well as meeting and dancing in the tango community of Havana. Registration deadline is December 8, 2014. Sponsored by Sangha Space Tango. More information at: http://www.havanapassage.com/tango/.


  December 2014 - Calendar of Regularly
  Repeating Milongas and Practicas

       ("Non-regular" events appear under New Tango News above,
      Schedule of Classes appears in the box below this Calendar)

   

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November 30  

4:00 - 7pm Tango Cafe (pre-event lesson at 3:15)

1

9:30 pm-midnight: Palermo Fishtown Practica (preceded by classes at 7 pm and 8 pm)

 

2

8:30 - 11pm Buttonwood Practica (pre-event lessons 6:30 & 7:30pm)

9 to ? Conshohocken Practica (preceded by lesson at 8)

3

9:30 - midnight Palermo Fishtown Practica (preceded by classes at 7 and 8pm)

4

9 - 12:30 El Ocho Loco Practica in Media (preceded by lessons)

10:00pm - 12:30am Zero Hour Practica (Preceded by Int. Class at 8:30-10pm)

5

9:00pm-2:00am. Milonga at Buttonwood (preceded by beg./all-levels lesson 8:30)

6

4 - 7pm Milonga La Matine'

9 - 1am Milonga La Pausa

7  

12 noon - 3:00pm
Atrium Tango Brunch

8

9:30 pm-midnight: Palermo Fishtown Practica (preceded by classes at 7 pm and 8 pm)

9     

8:30 - 11pm Buttonwood Practica (pre-event lessons 6:30 & 7:30pm)

9 to ? Conshohocken Practica (preceded by lesson at 8)

10

9:30 - midnight Palermo Fishtown Practica (preceded by classes at 7 and 8pm)

11

9 - 12 El Ocho Loco Practica in Media (preceded by lessons)

9:30pm - 12:00am Zero Hour Practica (Preceded by Int. Class at 8pm)

12

9:00on-2:00am. Milonga at Buttonwood (preceded by beg./all-levels lesson 8:30)

13

9:30pm - very late Tango Hop (preceded by musicians' tango jam 7-9 & mini-lesson at 9)

14

5pm - 9pm Milonga Arrabal (Pre-event all-level lesson 4-5pm)

15

9:30 pm-midnight: Palermo Fishtown Practica (preceded by classes at 7 pm and 8 pm)

16

8:30 - 11pm Buttonwood Practica (pre-event lessons 6:30 & 7:30pm)

9 to ? Conshohocken Practica (preceded by lesson at 8)

17

9:30 - midnight Palermo Fishtown Practica (preceded by classes at 7 and 8pm)

18

9 - 12 El Ocho Loco Practica in Media (preceded by lessons)

9:30pm - 12:00am Zero Hour Practica (Preceded by Int. Class at 8pm)

19

9:00on-2:00am. Milonga at Buttonwood (preceded by beg./all-levels lesson 8:30)

20

9:00pm-1:00am (preceded by intermediate lesson 8-9pm) El Besito Milonga

21

7:30 - 11:45 Potluck Milonga en Casa

22

9:30 pm-midnight: Palermo Fishtown Practica (preceded by classes at 7 pm and 8 pm)

23    

8:30 - 11pm Buttonwood Practica (preceded by lessons at 6:30 & 7:30)

9 to ? Conshohocken Practica (preceded by lesson at 8)

24

9:30 - midnight Palermo Fishtown Practica (preceded by classes at 7 and 8pm)

25

9 - 12 El Ocho Loco Practica in Media (preceded by lessons)

9:30pm - 12:00am Zero Hour Practica (Preceded by Int. Class at 8pm)

26

9:00on-2:00am. Milonga at Buttonwood (preceded by beg./all-levels lesson 8:30)

27

9:30 - 3am: Milonga Qilombo (preceded by all-levels class at 8:30) CANCELLED. SEE 12/31 above

28

2:00 - 5:00 Tango Playground (pre-event lesson at 4:20)

4:00 - 7pm Tango Cafe (pre-event lesson at 3:15)

29

9:30 pm-midnight: Palermo Fishtown Practica (preceded by classes at 7 pm and 8 pm)

30  

8:30 - 11pm Buttonwood Practica (preceded by lessons at 6:30 & 7:30)

9 to ? Conshohocken Practica (preceded by lesson at 8)

31

9:30 - midnight Palermo Fishtown Practica
(preceded by classes at 7 and 8pm)

Jan. 1

9 - 12 El Ocho Loco Practica in Media (preceded by lessons)

9:30pm - 12:00am Zero Hour Practica (Preceded by Int. Class at 8pm)

Jan. 2

9:00on-2:00am. Milonga at Buttonwood (preceded by beg./all-levels lesson 8:30)

Jan. 3

4 - 7pm Milonga La Matine'

9 - 1am Milonga La Pausa

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  Milonga & Practica Event Information (schedule of lessons appears in the grid immediately above

Fridays

Every Friday - Milonga at Buttonwood Studio , 1315 Buttonwood Street, Philadelphia, Pa., 9:00pm - 2:00am. $12 ($10 for fulltime students), refreshments included (non-alcoholic). 2 pre-milonga classes at 8:30. Beginners free, Intermediate/Adv $10, or $5 with Milonga admission. Hosted by Kelly Ray, 215-574-9555 or tanguero@verizon.net, and Lesley Mitchell, 215-629-2344 or tanguera@verizon.net. www.dancephiladelphia.com

 

Saturdays

First Saturdays - Milonga La Pausa, 9pm-1am, $15, Take The Lead studio, 4701 Pine street, Philadelphia.For information, see www.milongalapausa.com.

First Saturdays Milonga La Matine' , to be held the first Saturday of each month starting . 4 - 7 pm at Buttonwood Studio. Lesley: 215 629-2344, tanguera@verizon,:Kelly 215 574-9555, tanguero@verizon.net, DancePhiladelphia,com.

2nd Saturdays Tango Hop: A monthly milonga featuring live music, performances, guest instructors and a mix of the best tango music to dance to all in a turn of the century ballroom (Sangha Space), $12. Free introductory lesson at 9pm followed by dancing until very late (usually 3am). Tango Hop is preceded by Tango Jam, a FREE musical event from 7pm-9pm. Check our calendar for up to date details! For more information email info@tangohop or visit tangohop.com or call 610-565-0300.

Third Saturdays El Besito Milonga, hosted by Damian Lobato and Sarah Chung. Great music, refreshments and lots of dancing. Class 8-9pm and milonga 9pm-1am at Dance Time Studio (3003 Lincoln Dr West, Suite C/D, Marlton, NJ 08053.) More information at www.sarahchungtango.com or www.tangoinphilly.com.

4th Saturdays --- Milonga Qilombo at the Philadelphia Argentine Tango School. Guest DJs from NYC, DC and beyond each month, performances by guest artists, and live jazz cortinas. 2030 Frankford Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19125. Details at philadelphiatangoschool.com.

5th Saturdays --- Fishtown Fifth Milonga at the Philadelphia Argentine Tango School. 9:30 pm - 2 am (sometimes later). Guest DJs from NYC, DC and beyond and performances by guest artists. 2030 Frankford Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19125. Details at philadelphiatangoschool.com/fishtownfifth.html.

Sundays

1st Sundays Tango Brunch at the Atrium, 12:00pm-3:00pm. Hosted by Kerry Kay , Danelle Knapp and brunch provided by Barbara Capaldi. Great floor, music, food and dancing. $15 Atrium Dance Studio, 4721 N. Crescent Boulevard, Pennsauken, NJ 08110 (10 min. from Ctr Philly) (609) 273-1378. atrium.tango.brunch@gmail.com.

2nd Sundays Milonga Arrabal, hosted by Pierre Baston and Maria de Sousa (Tango South and North). All-level lesson, 4 to 5pm ($8). Milonga, with fresh music by dj Maria, 5 to 9pm ($12). Light refreshments, BYOB (and a dish to share, if you like). At Main Line Ballroom, 49 E. Lancaster Ave., Ardmore, PA 19003. Just 18 minutes from C.C., 1 block from Ardmore Station (SEPTA). Ample free parking. For more info: tangosouthandnorth.com/milonga-arrabal, 267.320.5210, or tangosouthandnorth@hotmail.com.

Third Sundays, La Milonga en Casa, 1315 Buttonwood Street, Philadelphia, Pa. $10 + potluck offering ($8 + potluck offering for fulltime students). Dine and Dance: potluck at 7:30pm; dancing at 8:30pm. The food theme (which is a suggestion only,some follow it & some don't, everything welcome) changes every month. Hosted by Kelly Ray, 215-574-9555 or tanguero@verizon.net, and Lesley Mitchell, 215-629-2344 or tanguera@verizon.net. www.dancephiladelphia.com

Fourth Sundays, Society Hill Dance Academy presents "Tango Cafe", a Milonga - 4 to 7pm with a free lesson at 3:30, at 409 South 2nd Street (2nd and Pine Streets), Philadelphia, Pa. $12 includes light refreshments. Hosted by David Walter & Michele Berríos, 215-382-6116 or david.a.walter@worldnet.att.net - or - micheleberrios@aol.com - or - Website (Society Hill Dance Academy)

Fourth Sundays Tango Playground at Sangha Space, from 2 to 5pm, $10. A free lesson at 4:20. For more information email info@tangohop, visit www.sanghaspace.com or call 610-565-0300.

Mondays

Every Monday - Practica (with 2 classes): Palermo Fishtown Practica from 9:30 to midnight with both the instructor and advanced students available to answer questions and help practice. Preceded by 7-8 pm Tango Technique Class and 8-9:30 pm Intermediate/Advanced Tango Class (half the class on milonga). Practica alone $5 (free with purchase of either class). Philadelphia Argentine Tango School, 2030 Frankford Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19125. Meredith Klein, 617-291-3798 or meredithklein@gmail.com. Website

Tuesdays

Every Tuesday Practica (with class): Open Practica from 8:30 to 11:00 ("with help available from us if you want it"). Preceded by 6:30 Tango Fundamentals Class. and 7:30 Tango Variations Class. Classes are drop in, but discounts are available for multiple classes. Practica alone $7. Practica & class $15. Practica & both classes $20. One Class alone $10, both classes $17. Buttonwood Studio, 1315 Buttonwood Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 6:30-8 pm. Kelly Ray, 215-574-9555 or tanguero@verizon.net, and Lesley Mitchell, 215-629-2344 or tanguera@verizon.net. Website

Every Tuesday (starting August 9, 2011): Free Practica open to all levels at Isabella Restuarant (upstairs) of Conshohocken from 9-11pm. Come for just the practica, or try out a class before (adv. beginner 7-8pm, and beginner 8-9pm. Each class, $15) For more info, contact Urban Tango at info@urban-tango.com or 215.919.9010. www.urban-tango.com

Wednesdays

Every Wednesday Palermo Fishtown Practica at the Philadelphia Argentine Tango School Philadelphia at 2030 Frankford Avenue, Philadelphia. Hosted by Andres and Meredith. Open practica, $5. 9:30 to midnight, preceded by classes at 7 and 8pm. Light refreshments. For information, email meredithKlein@gmail.com or call 617-291-3798 or see http://philadelphiatangoschool.com.

Thursdays

  Every Thursday -- Practicas, upstairs and downstairs at SanghaSpace. Beginners Practica Upstairs 9-10, and the usual Thursday Practica downstairs from 9 until at least midnight., usually later. All for $8. For more information email info@tangohop, visit www.sanghaspace.com or call 610-565-0300.

El Ocho Loco Practica 9pm to 12am, $8. Practica follows a weekly Tango Clinic from 7:30pm to 9:00pm, $15 (includes practica.) Class cards available. Tango Clinics often feature guest instructors, check our calendar for details.

Every Thursday Zero Hour Practica, 10pm-12:30am (Preceded by Intermediate Class at 8:30), Major Moment Studio, 1624 South Street, Philadelphia, PA. Hosted by Damian Lobato and Sarah Chung. Details at tangoinphilly.com.

 

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Philadelphia Area
Tango Instructors
Maria Aldrete and Steve Mason, 610-937-4631, maria.aldrete@verizon.net, tangomason@yahoo.com
Pierre Baston and Maria de Sousa, 267-320-5210, tangosouthandnorth@hotmail.com, tangosouthandnorth.com
Sarah Chung, sskchung@gmail.com; 253.226.8331; sarahchungtango.com
Andrew Conway & Linda Chase, 215-681-6265, andrew@amoretango.com, - www.amoretango.com
Charles Costello, [215] 805-1250. argentinetangous@aol.com

Lori Coyle-Magen, lori@tangohop.com, 610-565-0300, www.tang411.com, www.tangohop.com
Guillermo Elkouss, guillelko@hotmail.com, www.argen-tango.com
Juan Carlos & Teresa Figueroa, 302-475-5446, www.tangoindelaware.com, tangotuyo@gmail.com
Marc Hussner, 215.919.9010, info@urban-tango.com, urban-tango.com
Meredith Klein, meredithklein@gmail.com, 617-291-3798, www.philadelphiatangoschool.com

Damian Lobato, 503-729-2362, tangoinphilly.com

Kristina McFadden, 484-868-0621, info@urban-tango.com, urban-tango.com
Lesley Mitchell, 215-629-2344, tanguera@verizon.net, - www.dancephiladelphia.com
Vittoria Natale, vnatale@comcast.net, www.argentangodancers.com
Kelly Ray, 215-574-9555, tanguero@verizon.net, - www.dancephiladelphia.com
David Walter and Michele Berríos, 215-382-6116, David.A.Walter@worldnet.att.net, micheleberrios@aol.com
Shana Vitoff, 215-574-3574, shana@societyhilldance.com, - www.societyhilldance.com


Philadelphia Area
Tango Musicians & Bands

Oscuro Quintet
Nick Franco on the Accordion
Nick Franco and Tri-City Tango Trio

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Near-Neighbor Tango

Enchanted Moon Tango (Allentown/Bethlehem, Pa.)
Claro del un Milonga (Stroudsburg, Pa.)
New York's Tango Events Calendar
Washington DC's Tango Events Calendar
Princeton I (Princeton University)
Princeton II (Central Jersey Dance)
Princeton III (Viva Tango)
Newark, Delaware (DelTango, Univ. of Del.)
Baltimore's Main Page (?)

If going to Buenos Aires
Philadelphia tanguero is renting his apartment in Buenos Aires. http://mysite.verizon.net/elbulin/, 215-724-8054 or 267-231-9583, elbulin@verizon.net. Gerardo.

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