Archive for August 29, 2013

This Weekend in Tango, August 29-September 1, 2013

As usual, we begin the weekend with the Beginner class at 6:30 PM. Tonight’s class is the last in the series, so we encourage you to sign up for the next cycle starting on Thursday, September 5th. Intermediate and Advanced students can join us at the weekly práctica at 7:30 PM ($5) to master those techniques we learned in class.

The new series Intermediate and Advanced classes start on Monday, September 9th. Intermediate students will explore the limits of close embrace and Advanced Students will focus on petite boleos.

If you need your tango fix over Labor Day weekend, join Cecil and Jae for the Tango Addicts Milonga on Saturday, August 31st at TDS back studio from 9PM to 1AM ($8). They will be dealing out some smooth tandas to help you reach your high and light refreshments will be provided to replenish your spent energy.

You may sign up for all classes and events at our Meetup site and like Tango Utopia on Facebook for the latest updates and photos.

See you on the dance floor!

This Weekend in Tango, August 22-25, 2013

As usual we kick off the weekend with the Beginner class TONIGHT at 6:30 PM. Jae is back from vacation and she will pick up where Cecil left off with the ocho. After class, stick around for the weekly Thursday night práctica ($5).

Tangophilia is hosting a weekend workshop with Tomás Howlin. Please visit their website for more information on classes and the Informal Milonga at TDS on Friday ($10). Saturday is the monthly Milonga Pichuqueando at Piazza Italia. This FREE milonga will feature Roberto Restucha as DJ  and  a performance by guest instructors, Tomás Howlin and Karen Jaffe from Tangogypsies in Asheville.

And as always on Sunday, we rest up for classes. This Monday is the last class in the series for Intermediate and Advanced students so come with your ideas and be ready to work! We’ll be announcing the new class schedule soon, so please stay tuned!

You may sign up for these events at our Meetup site and like TangoUtopia on Facebook for the latest updates and photos.

See you on the dance floor!

This Weekend in Tango, August 15-18, 2013

As usual we kick off the weekend with the Beginner class TONIGHT at 6:30 PM. Guest teacher Cecil Ho will lead the class into the ocho. After class, stick around for the weekly Thursday night práctica ($5).

Tomorrow the Third Friday Milonga at Open Eye Café in Carrboro ($5) will feature our friend, Tetsuo Nishihara, who will teach the FREE introductory class and DJ. For more information, visit the Triangle Tango website.

And as always on Sunday, we rest up for classes on Monday. Jae will be back to continue working on the ocho cortado with the Intermediate class. Students in the Advanced class will round out their volcadas.

You may sign up for these events at our Meetup site and like TangoUtopia on Facebook for the latest updates and photos.

See you on the dance floor!

This Weekend in Tango, August 8-11, 2013

This weekend is our favorite weekend in tango! We host the August Milonga Utopia on Saturday, August 10th from 9PM to 2AM at Triangle Dance Studios ($10). We are honored to have special guest DJ Lisa Jacobs, host of Catwalk Milonga in Asheville.  She is fresh from her guest DJ performance in Saltwater, ME and will bring her vintage mix of music to the Triangle.

As usual, tonight we begin the weekend with the Beginner class at 6:30 PM to continue work on the walk to the cross. Intermediate and Advanced students can join us at the weekly práctica at 7:30 PM ($5) to master those techniques we learned in class.

Speaking of Monday classes, Jae will be taking a much-needed vacation next week so all classes will be taught by guest teachers. Cecil Ho will lead Intermediate students in exploring the ocho cortado and John Singletary will teach Advanced students larger linear boleos and volcadas into the cross.

You may sign up for all classes and events at our Meetup site and like Tango Utopia on Facebook for the latest updates and photos.

See you on the dance floor!

This Weekend in Tango, August 1-4, 2013

As usual we start the weekend with the Beginner series TONIGHT at 6:30 PM. For the fourth class, we will build on what we learned last week by using the cross system to lead the cross.

After class, stick around for the weekly Thursday práctica from 7:30-10:00PM ($5).

Saturday, August 3rd is Triangle Tango’s First Saturday Milonga at TDS ($8), featuring our friend, Cecil Ho, as host and DJ. Please visit their website for more details.

As always on Sundays, we rest up for our Intermediate and Advanced classes on Mondays. Intermediate students will learn a classic tango move, the ocho cortado. Advanced students will begin a new monthly topic with guest teacher, John Singletary: Sweeping Her Off Her Feet with Off-Axis Moves.

Remember to sign up for these events at our Meetup site and like Tango Utopia on Facebook for the latest updates and photos.

See you on the dance floor!