[HouTango-L] Tango This Week (8/13/12)

A. Lester Buck III buck at compact.com
Fri Aug 17 15:24:08 UTC 2012

        Milonga “El Abrazo” with DJ Arturo at River Oaks
        Pilates Studio – Saturday August 18

        Forget the routine, weather and traffic; come and join us
        this coming Saturday August 18th, like every 3rd Saturday
        of the month. Dance all night long at your milonga El
        Abrazo;  socialize and enjoy part of the weekend among

        9:00 P.M. TO 1:00 A.M

        Complimentary snacks & refreshments. BYOB,  Also, let us
        know in advance and we will celebrate your Birthday.

        River Oaks Pilates Studio
        3425 S. Shepherd Dr at Colquitt, Suite 220

        Hosted by Ester & Arturo, DJ Arturo
        elabrazomilonga at hotmail.com

        Admission $10.00, Students (w/proper I.D.) $ 5.00


        Tango Crush - A Crash Course in Argentine Tango


        Delving into the essential Tango social figures, techniques
        and styling that makes Tango Tango. This workshop will
        give you a chance to really start to make the magic happen.

        Whether you want to join the Tango world or just dance
        Tango to a slow blues or lyrical song, this is the workshop
        for you.

        No Tango experience necessary. No Partner, no problem. We rotate
        (unless you really don't want to).

        Date: Saturday 18th August
        Time: 12:00-4:00pm
        Cost: $40 (Includes nibbles and water)

        Venue: Melody Club, 3027 Crossview, Houston 77063

        (Back room with french doors)

        Contact Amanda for further details:
        amanda at fundancehouston.com
        281 658 6699


        Glover Gill's solo Tango

        A quick reminder that every Monday evening Glover Gill
        plays at the Continental Club, 3700 Main st, he starts
        right after the beginner lesson(7-8.15pm)  at 8.15pm-
        9.30pm  milonga after. One of the most unique tango
        experiences that you can find in Texas!

        Dance live with live music!


        Baires Tango is on summer break and will resume group
        classes on Thursday, September 6th.


        Save the Date: October 19-21st for Mini Tango Fiesta
        with featured guest living tango legend, master
        of masters- Graciela Gonzalez.

        Stay tuned for more information.

        La Rubia


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        Glover Gill of Glovertango plays delicious solo tango
        piano at his Glover Gill Milonga.

        8:15 - 9:30 pm - Live Solo Tango on Piano by Glover Gill
        9:30 - 11:00 pm - Live DJ

        3700 Main at The Continental Club
        TIP JAR on the Piano

        Come to dance or just to hang out in the relaxed
        atmosphere. 3700 Main at Winburn. Plenty of room to dance.
        Please tip generously; Glover plays only for tips. FREE



        Begin Tango cycle

        Four week cycle starts every first Monday of the month.

        Cycle consists of four 75min classes 7.00-8.15pm. At the
        Continental Club 3700 Main @ Alabama

        $50 whole cycle, $15 single class. No partner necessary.

        In four weeks you will be introduced to the fundamentals
        of Argentine Tango. To mention few - tango walk, salida
        basica, front ad back ochos, ocho cortado and gyro. You
        will learn to use these steps comfortably within the line
        of dance staying connected with your partner and music.
        Perfect for those who are complete beginners, polishing
        their tango basics or wants to be challenged as a dancer
        with a new form of movement - Argentine Tango. All
        the steps are executed in milonguero- heart to heart
        embrace. After completing this cycle you are encouraged
        to repeat the cycle or move one step forward to 'Midway
        to Tango'


        Tasty Tango Tuesdays at MKT bar , Phoenicia downtown

        Appetizer 6.00-6.30pm - all level tango introduction class
        Argentine Tango lesson for a beginner short tango teaser
        class, free, no partner needed. You will be introduced
        to simple dance-floor friendly patterns. Also you can
        get answers of how to do a certain figure that you are
        working on and need some guidance.

        Main course 6.30-7.30pm - delicious dinner and wine.
        Argentinian-style steak dinner for $12* or your choice
        of several tasty menu items to pair with your favorite
        wine and beer.

        Desert - 7.30pm - a presentation dance or live tango
        music piece by local or visiting artists.

        Irresistible tango music 6.30- 9pm for you to dance to
        as you wish.

        MKT Bar - full bar and restaurant is located in Phoenicia
        food market downtown at 1001 Austin St, Houston, Texas.

        Indre ♫♪♫•*¨*•.¸¸


        Tango at Noon

        New early PM class for people with flexible time schedule

        Everyone is welcomed to help out and learn in an all level
        tango class, at the Cheryhurst community center. 12 noon,
        1700 Missouri St, every Tuesday. Practice 1.30-3.00pm
        afterwards. Take a tango lunch break away with tango.

        Now you don't have to be in Buenos Aires in order to
        dance Argentine Tango during the day ;)

        Indre ♫♪♫•*¨*•.¸¸


        The Edge Milonga
        brought to you by Irina Dralyuk

        Wednesdays 9:30pm-12:30am
        Bacchus Cafe & Wine Bar
        2502 Dunlavy, Houston TX 77006
        [Corner of Dunlavy & Missouri, 1 block North of Westheimer]

        Beginner class at 8:30-9:30pm, $10/person, no partner

        Bacchus offers a variety of wines from around the world,
        with wine specials on Tango night!

        No cover at the door. Complete sobriety highly discouraged
        however, so please feel free to take advantage of our
        wine special and imbibe!

        Dress Code: Ladies, let's push the line a little and hike
        up that skirt. Gents, bring out those fancy pants

        ... if you're not at the Edge, you're not living ...


        The Argentine Tango Club offers group and private lessons
        for all levels in Houston, Texas. Lessons are taught by
        Mauro Marcone and Elizabeth Wingfield.  Please check the
        website for full schedule and more details.

        info at argentinetangoclub.org
        Elizabeth 832-361-2327
        Mauro 281-797-0805

        Wednesdays at The Dance Place
        New Beginner and Intermediate classes starting January 4

        7-8pm, Argentine Tango for Beginners
        8-9pm, Argentine Tango for Intermediates
        Fees: $50 per 4-week series, $15 drop-in per lesson
        Location: The Dance Place, 3300 Chimney Rock, Suite 500,
        Houston, Texas 77056.


        Victor Collins teaches classes - beginner 8-9pm,
        intermediate/advanced from 9-10pm. $10/class, or $70 for
        a package of eight. Victor teaches at The Dance Place,
        3300 Chimney Rock, Suite 500 just south of Richmond.
        Victor is always happy to chat with new students over the
        phone before their first class.  Info: 281-443-3322(h)
        or 832-725-4380(cell).



        [On summer break until Sept 6th]
        Baires Tango - Argentine Tango by Argentines-  is a
        collective effort of  five Argentine Tango teachers (Oscar,
        Rafa, Meche, Roberto and Adriana). Group tango classes are
        held every Thursday from 8:00pm to 9:15pm at River Oaks
        Pilates Studio 3425 South Shepherd Dr, Ste. 220, Houston,
        TX 77098.  On Shepperd, one block north of Richmond,
        the studio is located above MW Cleaners. The price for
        a 4-class module is $48 per person. Walk-ins: $15.


        See BairesTango in Youtube:


        Also Meche, Rafa, Oscar (713-408-9065), Roberto and Adriana
        are available for private classes, contact us by e-mail at
        <baires.tango at yahoo.com> or by phone to schedule.



        Angel's Milonga

        Please grace us with your angelic smiles, white evening
        wear and celestial moves at the opening of Tango Cielo,
        Houston's new home for Friday Milongas.

        Fine French wine generously donated by Cafe Rabelais

        Fridays,  9pm-12pm
        3710 Main st (@ Alabama)
        (Between Tacos A Go Go and Big Top)
        $10 at the door upstairs, students pay $5
        Free street parking or $5 parking lot.  

        Tango Chose Me, 8pm- 9.00pm

        All level tango introduction class, tailored to people
        with no to little tango experience. 

        A different tango Maestro each Friday will introduce You to
        the basics of Argentine Tango such as tango walk, posture,
        the line of dance and etiquette.  No partner required. At
        Tango Cielo, 3710 Main st, Upstairs. Price: $15 at the
        door, includes Milonga Del Angel from 9.00pm-midnight,
        a social tango dance night.

        We are also looking for kind hearted people to join
        the volunteer "Charlie's Angels" team for a Milonga Del
        Angel, a social tango dance night on Fridays.  If you are
        interested in seeing what does "milonga" mean, this would
        be a great way to meet people, learn a little more about
        Houston's tango scene, music and dance itself. Please
        email indrerapal at gmail.com to find out more.

        Indre ♫♪♫•*¨*•.¸¸


        The Argentine Tango Club offers group and private lessons
        for all levels in Houston, Texas. Lessons are taught by
        Mauro Marcone and Elizabeth Wingfield.  Please check the
        website for full schedule and more details.

        info at argentinetangoclub.org
        Elizabeth 832-361-2327
        Mauro 281-797-0805

        Fridays at D'Amico Dance Studio
        New Beginner and Intermediate classes starting January 6

        7-8pm, Argentine Tango for Beginners
        8-9pm, Argentine Tango for Intermediates
        Fees: $48 per 4-week series, $15 drop-in per lesson
        Location: D'Amico Dance Studio, 11151 Westheimer,
        Houston 77042


        Victor Collins teaches group classes at Cypress Dance
        Studio, followed by group classes at Life Time Cafe.

        Cypress Dance Studio is located at the corner of 290 and
        Skinner Road, just southeast of the intersection of 290
        and Spring Cypress Rd, in northwest Houston.


        Argentine Tango Classes at Life Time Fitness of
        Willowbrook. Every Friday, 9:30pm. to 10:30pm, ages 12 and up.
        Victor will be teaching Argentine Tango, Waltz, Milonga
        and Chacarera, followed by a practica from 10:30pm to
        ? at Life Time Cafe.  Classes cover footwork, timing,
        technics, and patterns.  You do NOT need a partner to take
        these classes; Singles and or couples are welcome.  Don't
        wait, sign up NOW and step out in style and confidence.
        Life Time Fitness, 7717 Willowchase Blvd.  Willowbrook,
        TX. 77070 http://www.lifetimefitness.com,

        Private classes by appointment only; call at least three
        weeks in advance, 281-443-3322(h) or 832-725-4380(cell).



        Milonga Brasileña is the first Saturday of every month.

        Emporio Brazilian Cafe
        12288 Westheimer, #210A
        Houston, TX 77077

        9pm to 12am
        Cost: $10/person (free if you order dinner or drinks)

        Hosted by:
        Rick & Teresa


        Flor de Milonga - The Second Saturday of the Month

        The Second Saturday of the Month Milonga has adopted a new
        great name: ”Flor de Milonga”. This event continues
        to be held at the River Oaks Pilates Studio every Second
        Saturday of the Month, with Mario, Grace and other local
        tangueros as hosts. Come dance with us to the best DJ’s
        tunes, with wonderful people, in a great location, and
        colorful studio. Don’t miss it!  

        $10 admission, $5 w/student ID
        You’re welcome to BYOB
        Free Parking
        Doors will automatically close at 12:30 am

        Hosted by: Mario & Grace
        River Oaks Pilates Studio
        3425 S Shepherd Dr, Ste 200
        Houston, TX 77098

        Editor’s note: “Flor de milonga” can have two
        meanings. In regular Spanish it means “flower of the
        milonga”, while in Lunfardo it means “what a great

        -- El Ruso


        Houston's Newest Milonga -- "El Abrazo"

        Held the 3rd Saturday of every month

        Scrumptious snacks, drinks & sweets, BYOB

        Please, let us know in advance and we will celebrate
        your birthday

        From  9:00pm to 1:00am at River Oaks Pilates Studio

        3425 South Shepherd  Dr. @ Colquitt Suite 220
        (Entrance on Colquitt)
        Houston, Texas  77098

        Price $  10.00/person
        Students (w/proper I.D. only)  $5.00

        Hosted by Ester & Art

        elabrazomilonga at hotmail.com   Ph. 713-688-4433


        Sunday Lesson with Sue & Alex
        3:30 - 4:15 PM, $5
        All-Level, Tango, Vals and Milonga
        Every Sunday, a walking element for beginners and an
        advanced movement for intermediate and advanced dancers.

        Start anytime. Drop-ins welcome. No partner required.
        Info: http://www.cosasdeltango.com/lessons.html

        Sunday Práctica - La Práctica Dominguera
        4:30 - 7:00 pm, $5
        Every Sunday, dance, practice, share or just hang-out.
        A different DJ every Sunday.
        Info: http://www.cosasdeltango.com/practica.html

        The lesson and práctica are at:

        River Oaks Pilates Studio
        3425 South Shepherd Drive, Suite 220
        Houston, TX 77098

        The studio is located on the second floor above MW Cleaners
        at the corner of Shepherd and Colquitt. You just enter the
        building from Colquitt and go to the second floor. There is
        free parking in front of the building and in the parking
        garage on the 1st and 2nd levels.

        amamontoff at yahoo.com
        (713) 724-7281

Let's tango this week.

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