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      Last Updated April 15, 2014
 

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  calendar grid below, but in this column there's

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

April 20: No Milonga at the Atrium this date due to the holiday. Resumes in May.

May 10: Cyrena Drusine and Aljandro Zacco teach Milonga Old School (at 3pm) and Turns with Wings (at 5pm), followed by performances at Tango Hop! Private lessons available. More information at SanghaSpace.com.

April 2014: Teacher/Performer Jay Abling is in residence at the Philadelphia Argentine Tango School.

May 23-26, 2014: The 4th Annual Philadelphia International Tango Festival will take place May 23-26 and will feature numerous international and local instructors and performers, 30 workshops and 7 milongas & practicas. The Festival website is now online and registration is open with Super-Early-Bird Pricing available through April 1. The Festival takes place in two venues: the Ruba Club and Philadelphia Argentine Tango School, with all advanced-level workshops taking place at the Philadelphia Argentine Tango School. Advanced-level workshops will sell out as a result, and advanced dancers may wish to register early. Complete details & registration.


  April 2014 - Calendar of Regularly
  Repeating Milongas and Practicas

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

   

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March 30  

12 noon - 3:00pm
Atrium Tango Brunch

March 31

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

 

1

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

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

2

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

3

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

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

4

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

5

4 - 7pm Milonga La Matine'

9 - 1am Milonga La Pausa

6  

12 noon - 3:00pm
Atrium Tango Brunch

5pm - 9pm Milonga Arrabal (Pre-event all-level lesson 4-5pm) [CANCELED. SEE APR 13]

7

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

8    

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

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

9

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

10

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

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

11

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

12

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

13

Collegeville Milonga (preceded by beg. lesson at 4:00)

5pm - 9pm Milonga Arrabal (Pre-event film preview & beg. lesson at 4)

14

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

15

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

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

16

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

17

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

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

18

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

19

8:00pm-11:00pm (preceded by intermediate lesson] El Besito Milonga

20

12 to 3 pm
Atrium Tango Milonga Sentimental [Canceled for holiday]

7:30 - 11:45 Potluck Milonga en Casa

21

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

22    

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

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

23

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

24

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

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

25

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

26

9:30 - 2am: Milonga Qilombo

27

4:00 - 8pm Collegeville Milonga (preceded by beg. lesson at 4:00)

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

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

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

29  

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

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

30

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

May 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)

May 2

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

May 3

4 - 7pm Milonga La Matine'

9 - 1am Milonga La Pausa

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  Milonga & Practica Event Information

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.

2nd (& 4th) Saturdays Free Outdoor Milonga while the weather lasts: Rittenhouse Square, 18th & Walnut Sts. Phila., 5 to 8pm. tanguera@verizon.net.

Third Saturdays El Besito Milonga, a monthly milonga which features live music, guest instructors, performances, traditional (and some alternative) music for dancing. NEW LOCATION: Dance Time Studio of New Jersey, Suite C/D, 3003 Lincoln Drive West, Marlton, N.J., 08053, less than 2 miles from the old studio. All level class held 7 pm to 8 pm, then milonga from 8 pm to 11pm; finger food and beverages are served. Free ample parking right in front of the building is available. Contact: Vittoria Natale 856-751-2770 (office), 856-577-6145 (cell), studio 856-574-4018. more detailed information is available at www.argen-tango.com and www.dancetimeofnewjersey.com or email tangodancers@comcast.net. Google maps link

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 , Milonga Arrabal. Pierre Baston and Maria de Sousa (Tango South and North) host. All-level class from 4 to 5pm ($8), and milonga 5 to 9pm ($12). At April 10-12: Marcelo "El Chino" Gutierrez and Katherine Gorsuch @ Sangha Space Tango. El Chino is a strong influence and mentor for Adam and Ciko in NYC. Three Workshops: Thursday through Saturday and private lessons are available too. Performances at Tango Hop on Saturday night. Don't miss it. More at Sanghaspace.com.

For details: FB "Tango Southandnorth," tangosouthandnorth, (267) 320-5210, or tangosouthandnorth@hotmail.com.

1st and 3rd Sundays , 1st Sundays only: "Tango Brunch" milonga hosted by Vittoria and Guillermo. Third Sundays (Milonga Sentimental) will be lighter fare and hosted by Maria Aldrete and Steve Mason. There will be no fifth Sunday events. Atrium Dance Studio, 4721 N. Crescent Boulevard, Pennsauken, NJ 08110 (10 min. from Ctr Philly), 856-661-9166. Noon-3:00pm. Traditional and alternative tango music, $12 includes Brunch and milonga. Hosted by Steve Mason and Maria Aldrete. maria.aldrete@verizon.net).

2nd and 4th Sundays, Milonga - "Collegeville Tango" at Gateway Shopping Center125 E Swedesford Rd, Wayne, Pennsylvania, 4-8pm, includes lesson and light refreshments. $12. Call Marie @ 267-536-9623 or Afshin @ 267 984 9582 with questions or directions, or see JoyofTango.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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