Milonga del Este at Mayo St Arts
Third Fridays in 2013, 8:00pm – midnight
($12 for entire evening/$10 for those “from away”)
Pre-milonga lesson: 8:15pm – 9:00 pm (some knowledge of Argentine Tango is assumed), Then dancing until 9:00pm – midnight with local and visiting DJs.
FOR BEGINNER CLASS INFO, SCROLL DOWN!
Welcoming all social tango dancers! – try out your new shoes, ask someone you’ve never danced with before, meet great people, hear lovely music, refreshments provided.
Golden Age and Contemporary Tangos, Milongas and Valses with a few surprises thrown in! Birthday Valses, Chacareras, yummy refreshments provided along with alt-bev (non-alcoholic).
Please bring indoor shoes, observe line of dance, try out your cabaceo, and clear the floor and find a new partner on the cortina
Hosted and organized by DJ Adira (and probably a lot of help from tango friends). Feel free to call with questions: 207 415 7204, or email:Adira@emmaholder.com
If you need a place to stay, please contact Emma, and one of our wonderful welcoming local dancers will gladly house you!
Tango Basics 2013: No partner or experience needed! Just yourself!
Register through Portland Adult Education 207 775 0432
Mondays 6:45 – 8:15 pm,
Session 1: Jan 7,14,28 Feb 4,11
Session 2: Mar 4,11,18,25, Apr 1
Cost per session: $65 per dancer, $110 for 2 registered together.
Lincoln Middle School Cafeteria 522 Stevens Ave (enter at back of school, go downstairs)
Non-beginners may also drop in for review of basics for $15 cash per class. Basics and ongoing techniques in Argentine Tango, Milonga and Tango Vals. We will introduce the fundamental concepts in the magic of Argentine Tango. Walking, connection, giros (turns) moving to the cross (cruzada), and the molinete (moving around the partner).
This class is specifically designed for entry level dancers with NO EXPERIENCE AT ALL, though ongoing tangueros are welcome to review the basics. Please bring wool socks, or shoes with soles that slide (heels not necessary). Instructors Emma Holder and Laura Balladur.
FMI, call Emma at 207 415 7204