Milonga Brasileña – December 2, 8-11 p.m.

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Come on out to the west side of town for dining and dancing.  Experience the international wine selection and tasty dishes from Brazil.
Emporio Brazilian Grill, 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 Rick Williams

 

Hosts: Rick and Teresa, ricwms@swbell.net or terwms@swbell.net  (281) 589-2644
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Milonga Mil Alturas Returns Saturday, Dec 9!

Milonga Mil Alturas welcomes you to our Holiday Edition. After the short hiatus due to Hurricane Harvey, we are anxious to see everyone! DJ Helios Milonga will keep the beats going for those festive feet and lite bites are provided to keep your energy level boosted. And, for those who make it through to the end of the night, the “tasty little treats” happily return.

***Spacious wooden dance floor which has recently been refinished due to Hurricane Harvey. As such, we ask that you please make sure all street shoes, and dance shoes, are wiped clean at the door and that all heels and soles are checked for any sharp edges (rocks in shoe treads) that could damage these lovely new floors. We treasure the opportunity to dance at this beautiful venue and want to ensure the floors remain in excellent condition for the dancing pleasure of all.***

Feel free to bring your beverage of choice. Large/free lighted parking lot, additional street parking nearby. Doorway entrance is located in the center of the shopping center; look for “Dauntless Dance” on the awning. $12 cash, only. 9p – 1a. 3221 Houston Avenue, Houston, TX 77009 (near Main St and IH-45)

 

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Milonga Ay Lolita!

Saturday, November 11,  9 PM – 1 AM

Russian Cultural Center “Our Texas”

2337 Bissonnet St, Houston, Texas 77005

Traditional milonga at the Russian Cultural Center.
Organizer – Lola Vayner. DJ Kal Singh!!!
Great place, amazing music, warm atmosphere, raffle in the middle of the milonga and more!
BYOB
Entrada: $10 at the door

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Practica Dominguera

Our traditional Practica Dominguera is on TODAY. @ Restaurant Tango Malbec 5-7pm.La-Dominguera_4

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Milonga Brasileña – November 4, 8-11 p.m

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It’s not often that there are two milongas in Houston on the same night. But you don’t have to choose. You can easily to go to both! Come eat dinner at Emporio, dance as long as you like, and then head over to the milonga for Jorge Torres. Adriano will be providing the music for your dining and dancing pleasure.

Emporio Brazilian Grill, 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 Adriano Quintana
Hosts: Rick and Teresa, ricwms@swbell.net or terwms@swbell.net  (281) 589-2644
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Milonga Mil Alturas – October 21 – Cancelled

Regretfully, the October 21 Milonga Mil Alturas is cancelled due to continued Harvey renovations at our lovely venue, Dauntless Dance. The next Milonga Mil Alturas edition is the Holiday Edition, December 9, with DJ Helios Milonga. In the meantime, looking forward to seeing you at many of the upcoming scheduled events. Abrazos y besitos!

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Milonga Brasileña – October 7, 8-11 p.m.

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Harvey disrupted our milonga schedule and so many lives.  Our hearts go out to those devastated by this horrific storm. We are back on schedule and hope you can come to the next milonga.
Emporio Brazilian Grill, 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 Rick Williams

 

Hosts: Rick and Teresa
(281) 589-2644
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Eva y Pablo October 7-8, 2017 Tango Workshops

Eva and Pablo are among the leading young couples specializing in Tango Milonguero in the world. They are based in Albuquerque, NM and Buenos Aires, Argentina. They have taught and participated at the Albuquerque Tango Festival since 2014. They previously have taught in the Mini Chicago Tango Festival 2017 & 2013, San Diego TAngo Festival 2016, Encuentro Milonguero Albuquerque 2016-2017,San Miguel de Allende 2015, Burning Tango Festival 2013, New Zealand Tango Festival 2009, Festival of Ferrara 2011-2013, USA, Oceania and European tours. Also they will be at the Encuentro Milonguero San Francisco 2018. They combine more than 20 year of experience teaching Tango in a social way with extraordinary ability to explain the basic mechanics of danceable tango and from there to build a very personal dance. In their classes, they increase the confidence of their students by giving them the tools they need at all times.

Eva Garlez after starting to learn Tango, was quick develop considerable knowledge and understanding of both roles. Eva’s love of dancing is transmitted as she teaches and performs. She has become an outstanding milonguera, having taught and performed with great milongueros. In class she provides all her knowledge and experience as a dancer, optimizing the learning process of the students to help them quickly achieve a high technical quality. She focuses mainly on posture, balance and elegance to develop an intuitive and personal dance, which enhances the beauty of the dance.

Pablo Rodriguez discover Tango more than 10 years and fell in love of the dance and the music instantly. Because of his infatuation with the dance, Pablo began to seek expertise in recognized milongueros, developing his own personal style of dance and teaching.
He focuses on leadership: clear and precise lead, posture, music and the comfort of women. He also focuses on the good management of the line of dance and how to optimize the tools one has on the dance floor. The fundamental principles are stepping, elegance, balance, interpretation of music and comfort of women, all with a high technical quality. And all this without forgetting that Tango is a social dance. More at www.evaypablo.com

 
Saturday October 7 2017

Class A 1:00 PM – 2:15 PM: Everybody’s Workshop (all levels):
Posture, weight transfer, chest awareness. Shared axis, energy projection, basic figures.

Class B 2:45 PM – 4:00 PM: Levels I and II All in only one tile

Discover different possibilities to feel free in close embrace. Full of rhythmic sequences to dance in a small space

Class C 4:30 PM – 5:45 PM: Level lI Tango Vals.

How to dance to TangoVals. Giros and contragiros. Changing directions using basic steps

Sunday October 8 2017

Class D: 1:00 PM -2:15 PM: Sacadas Level II

How to dance sacadas. Sequences full of different sacadas in a circular space.

Class E 2:45 PM – 4:00 PM: Follower’s and Leader’s technique, Level I & II

Importance of Leader & Follower roles. Partner feedback, complementary opposites.

Class F 4:30 PM -5:45 PM: Milonga Lisa y traspié Level I & II)
Introduction to milonga lisa, going grounded and with rhythm. Understanding traspié and its rhythm and how to communicate to your partner.

All Classes will take place at Claire School of Dance 2nd Floor Lambert Hall 1703 Heights Blvd. Houston TX 77008. For more information or questions: s_bhotla@yahoo.com or bhotla@gmail.com, (832)282-6894

All 6 classes….…………………………….$150.00
Any 3 classes:……………………………..$ 80.00
Individual class……….……………………$ 30.00

Register by mailing a check payable to: Srinivas Vishnubhotla, 1813 W Main Houston TX 77098 or by paypal to bhotla@gmail.com.

Eva & Pablo will be available One Hour Private Lessons, first come first served. All individuals for privates must come with a partner, though instruction will be dedicated to person taking the class. Lessons are $100.0/single or $120.0/couple (plus floor fee, if it applies).

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Milonga Ay Lolita! September 23 9.00 PM – 1.00 AM

Saturday, September 23, 9 PM – 1 AM

2337 Bissonnet St, Houston, Texas 77005

Traditional milonda at the Russian Cultural Center.
Organizer – Lola Vayner. DJ – “Helios” Mercy Chen!
Great venue, amazing music, warm atmosphere, raffle in the middle of the milonga and more!
BYOB
Entrada: $10 at the door
Free parking around the building
For questions, please call Lola at 617.953.0292
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Milonga Brasileña – CANCELLED

Because of the current weather disaster in Houston, we are cancelling the milonga that was scheduled for September 2.   See you in October.  Stay safe.

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

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