Browsed by
Month: May 2013

This Weekend in Tango, May 30 – June 2, 2013

This Weekend in Tango, May 30 – June 2, 2013

This weekend features a special Farewell Milonga for Cecilia Pagani, a beloved member of the tango community in the Triangle, on Saturday, June 1st at Piazza Italia in Brightleaf Square (Durham) from 9 PM to 1 AM. This FREE event is co-hosted by the Lazarowskis, the Restuchas, and Tangophilia and will also feature live music by Duo Milonguero and DJing by Jason Laughlin. Also, plan to come out TONIGHT to the weekly Thursday practica ($5, from 7 PM to 9:30…

Read More Read More

This Weekend in Tango, May 23-26, 2013

This Weekend in Tango, May 23-26, 2013

It will be a quiet weekend for tango as we celebrate Memorial Day. However, you can join us for tonight’s práctica at 7PM at Triangle Dance Studios ($5) where we will use the techniques we learned in class. Speaking of Monday (5/27), we WILL have class at the usual times ($10 for drop-ins). Beginners will learn the walk to the cross and Intermediates will continue with volcadas. You can RSVP for any of these events at our Meetup site. And…

Read More Read More

This Weekend in Tango, May 16-19, 2013

This Weekend in Tango, May 16-19, 2013

Greetings Utopians! It’s going to be a tango-filled weekend, starting with the weekly Thursday night práctica at 7PM ($5) at TDS. This event is a great opportunity to practice what we learned in class in a fun and friendly environment. You have a choice of workshops as well. Tangophilia has invited Nick Jones and Diana Cruz for a weekend full of workshops on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday at TDS. These classes are recommended for individuals with some tango experience. Visit…

Read More Read More

Two Special Tango Workshops

Two Special Tango Workshops

Though not sponsored by Tango Utopia, we thought you’d want to know about  two special tango workshops this weekend. Tango Basics Workshop with Gülden Özen (Saturday, May 18, 2013): This beginning-level workshop will introduce you to the basic elements of this improvisational style of tango, such as embrace and walking. Then try out your new skills at a local milonga! Come with or without a partner. To sign up, visit the Ninth Street Dance website. Nick Jones and Diana Cruz hosted…

Read More Read More

Another Great Milonga Utopia!

Another Great Milonga Utopia!

What a great Mother’s Day milonga! Turn out was spectacular with over 50 energetic dancers. Once again our DJ Katia Singletary provided music that kept our energy flowing and our feet moving. A big thanks to all the tango moms that made this Mother’s Day milonga one to remember. Thanks to our tango family for your continued support. It can’t be done without you! Check out the photos from the event on our Facebook page!

This Weekend in Tango, May 9-12, 2013

This Weekend in Tango, May 9-12, 2013

We’ve been looking forward to this weekend all month…the May Milonga Utopia on Saturday, May 11th from 9 PM to 2 AM ($10) at Triangle Dance Studios. This event will honor all the tango moms for their hard work on and off the dance floor. All moms and moms-to-be will get TWO raffle tickets—one for the champagne door prize and another for a special prize. The DJ for Saturday night will be super-mom Katia Singletary, so we hope you will…

Read More Read More

This Weekend in Tango, May 2-5, 2013

This Weekend in Tango, May 2-5, 2013

Greetings Utopians! We had a great turnout on Monday for the first class in the 8-week series. We hope you come to Thursday night’s weekly práctica at Triangle Dance Studios ($5) to continue working on the techniques we learned in class. Jae will be around to help you, so be sure to say hello. On Saturday night, the ladies of TangoUtopia will be taking their tango on the road to Asheville. For those of you staying in town, be sure to…

Read More Read More