Javier Antar and Kara Wenham Workshops April 25 to 27

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Friday, April 25th,
8.00-9.00Pm – Social Tango: quality and cadence, whilst navigating on the dance floor;
11Pm – Demonstration dance by Kara and Javier , Tango Cielo milonga
 
Saturday, April 26th,
2.00-3.15Pm – Caminatas : varieties of different walks in cross and parallel systems
3.30-4.45Pm – Crusadas: Possibilities to and from the cross;
 
Sunday, April 27th,
2.00-3.15Pm – Giro: Putting the giro under the microscope: understanding all its details.
3.30-4.45Pm - Planeos: for Him and Her
 

Prices:
Friday Milonga – $10
Single lesson – $25
Five lessons – $ 100

All lessons are held at Tango Cielo, 3710 Main st, Houston Tx.
To reserve your spot, book a private or get more information contact Indre- indrerapal@gmail.com, 713 319 4330

www.houstonargentinetangoschool.com

 

 

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TangoFest Houston – May 15 to 18, 2014

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www.tangofesthouston.com

 

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Milonga Brasileña at Emporio Brazilian Café | Saturday May 2

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9pm – midnight
We are looking forward to another milonga at Emporio and hope you are too!  Music will be provided by Arturo Rappi.

On this day in tango history—Tango Pasion” premiered on Broadway in April 1993.  There were only five performances  before it closed on May 2 after horrible reviews.  They hoped to follow the success of “Tango Argentino” but failed.

Emporio Brazilian Café, 12288 Westheimer. Reservations are accepted and encouraged. (281) 293-7442
There is no charge for admission so please buy dinner or drinks to support the restaurant.
DJ Arturo Rappi

Hosts: Rick and Teresa, ricwms@swbell.net or terwms@swbell.net (281) 589-2644
www.milongabrasilena.net

 

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Carolina del Rivero and Donato Juarez Workshops | October 17 to 19

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More information soon from Fuad and Ozlem about these exciting weekend workshops!

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Milonga Abrazos in College Station | Saturday April 19

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Milonga Abrazos in College Station invites Houston tango community
to dance with us!

Please join us on April 19th, 8pm – 12midnight in College Station, at

Shelli Kruger’s School of Dance
809 University Dr. East ste 103-B
(plaza next to College Station Hilton, University Dr. exit off 6th)

DJ: Joe

8pm – 12midnight  Open dancing
10pm                        Birthday dance

Snacks served all night.

Cost $10  
Students $5
Guests  (non-dancer)  $5

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Facundo De La Cruz and Paola Sanz | 2012 Salon World Champions | in Houston April 3 to 8

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Facundo and Paola are talented representatives of a young generation of dancers who are dedicated to the art and tradition of tango salon. The provinces of Cordoba and Chubut were their dance home for 10 years, 6 of whom have danced together. Independent exploration of the essence of tango salon, elegance, connection and musicality has allowed them to create a product that is unique and traditional. After winning several titles in recognition of their talent in some competitions in Argentina, Facundo and Paola moved to Buenos Aires in 2011 to be an active element of the tango capitol that has the greatest influence on the world. In 2012 they scored the dream goal of every salon tango dancer and won the Championship of the year . Now they inspire tango communities around the world with the elegance and passion of the traditional tango. Let us celebrate masterful and harmonious dance of Facundo and Paola in Houston!

Friday April 4th
8-9.00 Pm -Musical interpretation phrases and pauses.

9Pm – Milonga with Glover Gill Piano Tangos
11Pm – Demonstration dance by the champions at Tango Cielo

Saturday April 5th
1.00-2.15 Pm – Elegance and technique of the Embrace. How to connect instantly, and have perfect control of basic movements.
2.30-3.45 Pm- Masterful turns in tight spaces. Ways to adjust intention and axis of the turn for women and men.
4.00- 5.15 Pm – Linear and circular sacadas y barridas fitted to the line of dance.

Sunday, April 6th
1.00-2.15 Pm – Milonga Lisa, cadence and rhythm. Functional steps, phrasing and pausing.
2.30-3.45 Pm – Milonga. Playing with feet and embellishments in contra tempo.
4.00- 5.15 Pm – Vals. Exploring the musically of vals rhythm using different dynamics and gyro.

Prices:
Friday Milonga – $10
Single lesson – $25
Three lessons – $65
All weekend – $ 120

All lessons held at Tango Cielo, 3710 Main st, Houston Tx.
To reserve your spot, book a private, get more information contact Indre- indrerapal@gmail.com, 713 319 4330

www.houstonargentinetangoschool.com

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Milonga Brasileña with DJ El Gringo Rick at Emporio Brazilian Café | Saturday April 5

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9 pm to midnight.

Come join us for another Argentine milonga with a Brazilian twist.  There no cover if you order food or drinks.  And to tell you the truth, no one has ever paid the cover even if nothing is ordered.  However, the restaurant appreciates any support since they stay open later just for us.  Music will be provided by Rick so we hope you can make it.  See you there.

Emporio Brazilian Café, 12288 Westheimer. Reservations are accepted and encouraged. (281) 293-7442
$10, free if you order dinner or drinks.
DJ Rick Williams

Hosts: Rick and Teresa, ricwms@swbell.net or terwms@swbell.net (281) 589-2644
www.milongabrasilena.net

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New cycle of lessons with Fuad and Ozlem starts Thursday March 27

A new cycle of lessons with Fuad and Ozlem at River Oaks Pilates Studio starts on Thursday March 27. 8:00 Intro and 9:00 Advanced. $20 per class or $60 for four classes. Please go to http://friendsoftango.wix.com/friendsoftango for more information.

Fuad and Ozlem Photo Credit Alejo Almanza

 

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Page of weekly events now includes lessons

 

The weekly events page now includes lesson information.

You may reach it from the menu or via this link.

 

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Milonga Abrazos in College Station | Saturday March 22

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Milonga Abrazos in College Station invites Houston tango community
to dance with us!
Please join us on March 22nd, 8pm – 12midnight in College Station, at

Shelli Kruger’s School of Dance
809 University Dr. East ste 103-B
(plaza next to College Station Hilton, University Dr. exit off 6th)

DJ: Joe

8pm – 12midnight  Open dancing
10pm                        Birthday dance

Snacks served all night.

Cost $10  
Students $5
Guests  (non-dancer)  $

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“Viva el Tango!” Concert at Cullen Theater | Sunday May 18

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Texas Medical Center Orchestra presents “Viva el Tango!”

Texas Medical Center Orchestra presents “Viva el Tango!”, a concert that features Argentinian tango in all of its expressions: through music, dance and song. The orchestra will be accompanied by tango dancers, singers and bandoneón Master and Grammy winner, Raúl Jaurena. The Texas Medical Center Orchestra invites you to be a part of this unique and memorable gala concert.

When: Sunday, May 18th at 5:00 PM

Where: Wortham Center / Cullen Theater

Tickets: $15, $25 and $35 at www.TMCOrchestra.org 

 Contact info: Carlos Guillermo Jung

Tel: 281-908-4660

Email: carlosguillermojung@tmcorchestra.org

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