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Month: June 2013

This Weekend in Tango, June 27-30th, 2013

This Weekend in Tango, June 27-30th, 2013

Thanks for coming out to the Student Milonga on Monday. We certainly enjoyed seeing you there and hope you feel more prepared to come out to a regular milonga. You may want to try out your skills at the Mid-Summer Fifth Saturday Fix on June 29th from 9 PM to 1 AM, an informal milonga hosted at a private home. Visit the Triangle Tango website for more details. TONIGHT’s weekly práctica at Triangle Dance Studios (7:00-9:30 PM, $5) is your…

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New Tango Classes Start July 8th & July 11th

New Tango Classes Start July 8th & July 11th

Beginners (8 weeks, July 11th to August 29th) Thursdays, 6:30 – 7:30 PM Fundamental/Intermediate (8 weeks, July 8th to August 26th) Mondays, 7:00 – 8:00 PM Intermediate/Advanced (4 weeks, July 8th to July 29th) Mondays, 9:00 – 10:00 PM Check out the Tango Utopia Classes page for more details!

Student Milonga

Student Milonga

TangoUtopia is hosting a Student Milonga give beginners a chance to learn what to do and what to expect at a milonga. The evening will cover the basics of etiquette and music (e.g., tandas and cortinas), and of course, give everyone an opportunity to dance. Experienced dancers are encouraged to attend this event to help new dancers develop the confidence to come to one of our Triangle-area milongas. Please dress to impress! Details: Monday, June 24, 7–10 PM Upstairs studio…

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This Weekend in Tango, June 20-23, 2013

This Weekend in Tango, June 20-23, 2013

The Third Friday Milonga at Open Eye (June 21st) is back, with the intro class and music provided by Cecil Ho. The lesson is FREE and the milonga costs a mere $5 (8 PM lesson; dancing from 9-11:30 PM). For more information, please visit the Triangle Tango website. Of course you can always come out TONIGHT to the weekly Thursday práctica at Triangle Dance Studios ($5, 7-9:30 PM). It’s a great place to meet new people and work on those ochos, giros, paradas, and pasadas we…

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This Weekend in Tango, June 13-16, 2013

This Weekend in Tango, June 13-16, 2013

There’s no milonga scheduled in our area this weekend, but there’s still time to join Jae for a one-day workshop and milonga in Wilmington on Saturday, June 15, 2013. Visit the Tango Utopia Events page for more details. Before you head to the beach, plan to come to the weekly práctica TONIGHT at Triangle Dance Studios (7-9:30 PM, $5) to work on those ochos and paradas we learned in class. Monday, June 17th is the last class of this series….

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This Weekend in Tango, June 6-9, 2013

This Weekend in Tango, June 6-9, 2013

This weekend in tango is our favorite weekend in tango! Saturday, June 8th is our monthly Milonga Utopia at Triangle Dance Studios (9 PM to 2 AM). As always, we host the Triangle’s tango community for an evening filled with great music, delicious refreshments, and yummy tandas. For June local DJ and tango dad, Cecil Ho, will bring his eclectic mix of music and milongeros, Alicia & Eduardo Lazarowski will teach us the chacarera, an Argentine folk dance. We will…

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Milonga Utopia – June. 8th

Milonga Utopia – June. 8th

Dear All, The June Tango Utopia Milonga promises to be fabulous night for all the hard-working dads out there. So put away your power tools and turn off those techie gadgets to join us this Saturday from 9 PM to 2 AM. This month the DJ will be tango dad, Cecil Ho, who will bring his eclectic mix of music to keep us dancing. As a special treat, Alicia and Eduardo Lazarowski will lead us in a demonstration of the Chacarera, an Argentine folk dance. Anyone who missed the “official”…

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Wilmington Workshop & Milonga, June 15, 2013

Wilmington Workshop & Milonga, June 15, 2013

Join us for a workshop in Wilmington, NC on Saturday, June 15, 2013. Jae will be teaching three classes–circular movement, tango moves for milonga, and her favorite milonga combinations ($15 per class)–and the milonga will feature DJ Thierry Olivry ($5). This event is hosted by Tango Wilmington and will be held at Ballroom Dance Sport (4523 Franklin Avenue, Wilmington, NC). Please visit the Events page for more information on how to register.