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Month: February 2014

This Weekend in Tango, February 27-March 2, 2014

This Weekend in Tango, February 27-March 2, 2014

TONIGHT is the last Beginner class of the series at 6:30 PM, followed by the weekly Thursday práctica at 7:30 PM ($5). On Saturday, March 1st, Triangle Tango will host the First Saturday Milonga at Triangle Dance Studios from 9:00 PM to 1:00 AM ($10). For more information, please visit their website. Before we take a month-long hiatus, Jae will teach a special class on milonga technique on Monday, March 3rd from 7:00-8:30 PM ($10). This is a great opportunity to become more comfortable and confident on the dance floor…

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This Weekend in Tango, February 20-23, 2014

This Weekend in Tango, February 20-23, 2014

After the snow days, we’re back for our regularly scheduled Beginner class (6:30 PM), followed by the weekly Thursday práctica (7:30 PM) tonight. This weekend the Triangle area welcomes Alicia Pons who will teach workshops starting on Friday night. Tangophilia will be hosting this fabulous instructor as well as milongas at Triangle Dance Studios on Friday and Saturday evening. For more information on this special workshop and the surrounding events, visit the Tangophilia website. On Sunday we rest up for…

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This Weekend in Tango, February 13-16, 2014

This Weekend in Tango, February 13-16, 2014

We hope you’re staying warm today. As a reminder, TONIGHT’S BEGINNER CLASS AND PRACTICA ARE CANCELLED due to the weather and road conditions. On Saturday evening (2/15), you’ll be ready to escape from cabin fever and join us at the Valentine’s Milonga from 9 PM to 2 PM ($10) at Triangle Dance Studios. Our DJ for the evening is the amazing Katia Singletary whose melodious tandas are sure to rekindle the passion in your embrace. We will have our usual assortment of yummy munchies and…

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Save the date – Nick and Diana May 30-June.1st

Save the date – Nick and Diana May 30-June.1st

Nick Jones and Diana Cruz are coming to visit Durham, NC again late May this year. If you haven’t seen them dancing, you should check out this video. Nick & Diana share, unreservedly, their technique and structure so that each individual student can ultimately reach their own expression in the dance. They believe that the goal of a teacher is to give everything away to the student, while the goal of the performer is to hide their secrets so they can…

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Valentine Milonga – Feb. 15th

Valentine Milonga – Feb. 15th

Regular Milonga Utopia is moving to the third Saturday for February. Our DJ for the evening is the amazing Katia Singletary whose melodious tandas are sure to rekindle the passion in your embrace. We will have our usual assortment of yummy munchies and refreshments, and of course, the sparkling champagne door prize. Cost: $10 ($8 for Tango Utopia students) Location: Triangle Dance Studio (2603 S. Miami Blvd, Durham (near RTP), NC 27703) Time : 9pm-2am

This Weekend in Tango, February 6-9, 2014

This Weekend in Tango, February 6-9, 2014

We begin the weekend in our usual fashion with the Beginner class at 6:30 PM, followed by the weekly Thursday práctica from 7:30-10:00 PM ($5) for dancers at all levels. On Saturday, February 8th, we’re excited to support the Dancing in the Gardens event at Sarah B. Duke Gardens. Jae will teach the introductory tango lesson at 7 PM, and she and Alicia Rico-Lazarowski will share DJ duty for the milonga from 8-11 PM. There’s still time to purchase advanced…

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February Advanced Class Starts 2/3

February Advanced Class Starts 2/3

Tango Utopia is pleased to announce a new series of classes for Advanced students. February’s topic is “It’s Still Cold, Come Even Closer.” In this series, students will continue to refine their close embrace techniques. Guest teacher Cecil Ho will join Jae once again this month. Class starts at 8:30 PM after the FREE práctica from 8:00-8:30. Individuals: $15 per class/$45 for the series Couples: $25 per class/$80 for the series All classes take place in the upstairs studio at Triangle…

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