Tursday, September 29th at Viva Tango – workshop and performance by Dragan Ranitovic and Olga McGuire

Thursday,  September 29th from 8 – 11:45 PM

at Viva Tango

Dragan Ranitovic and Olga McGuire

workshop and performance

Milonga Dragan is DJing

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Dragon’s teaching brings together the music, passion, elegance, natural embrace, freedom of movement and expression of the dance. He teaches weekly classes, monthly workshops and daily private lessons at the New York City studio YSBD. He often performs. He is a frequent guest DJ especially known for animating the Alternative Tango Rooms at leading milongas in the city, including the All Night Milonga and the Tango Café. Dragan also conducts monthly tango workshops for the tango community of northeastern Pennsylvania in Stroudsburg. He also teaches ongoing monthly Workshops and DJs at several places in NJ. He teaches ongoing weekly workshops & DJs at Westchester Ballroom in Mount Kisco.

Olga McGuire discovered the Argentine Tango in 2005 and instantly fell in love with its beauty, movement and sensibility. She immersed herself extensively, studying with tango masters in Argentina and US. After some years of study and student performances, Olga is involved in organizing workshops and Milongas. Her understanding of tango, its technique, and the precision of her teaching makes her a favorite among her students.

SPECIAL THANK YOU !! 

I can no other answer make, but, thanks, and thanks.”  ~William Shakespeare

Viva Tango wants to express our deep gratitude to people who contributed their time and effort and helped to make a Septemeber 22nd Viva Tango event special:

Karl for bringing flowers, Betty and Julia helping with the food,  the anonymous volunteer who contributed sushi , Jacklyn and Roberto for bringing to Viva the Adorno Danceware Boutique!!

Special appreciation to people who post pictures and events from the Viva Tango events on ourhttps://www.facebook.com/viva.princeton  Facebook Page!!

ATTENTION!!

There might be a slight disturbances with the parking on September 29th due to the Morven Museum event, however additional FREE parking is available and Viva will keep you posted.

UPCOMING EVENTS AT VIVA TANGO


10/6 Pablo Garcia Gomez and Iwona Ionescu

10/13 Michael Nadtochi & Eleonora Kalganova

10/20 Meredith Klein and Marcelo “El Chino” Gutierrez – Lesson and Performance

10/27 Live Music by Maurizio Najt

10/30 Sunday – HALLOWEEN MILONGA. Costume Party!! Performance by Olga Pisano. 

 

Thursday, September 22d Viva Tango Presents Live Tango Music

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Thursday,  September 22d from 8 – 11:45 PM

Viva Tango Invites you  to enjoy

Evening of Live Tango Music

with Maurizio Najt, piano and Javier Sanchez – Bandoneón

 

Cost $15 and $5 for students

Location: Suzanne Patterson Building                           

45 Stockton St, Princeton

Large  dance floor with off-street parking

Socialize around our great Food and Beverage table Partner is not necessary – non dancers are welcome.


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Maurizio Najt, Piano, is a graduate of the Conservatorio Nacional de Música in Buenos Aires. He performed with “Amigos del Tango”; Forever Tango Orchestra; New York Tango Trio and other groups. Maurizio has performed in Lincoln Center Alice Tully Hall, Winter Garden, Philadelphia Kimmel Center, and the Argentine Embassy in Washington DC and Tokyo. He co-produced and directed the show “Crónicas de Buenos Aires”, a multimedia and educational review of the history of argentine tango in music and dance.

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Javier Sanchez – Bandoneón, has toured the world with Orquesta Típica, Tango Pasión, Tango Viaje al Sentimiento, Pedro Chemes Group, Tango Emotión, Tanguera and Quinteto Típico Buenos Aires. Javier has performed in Buenos Aires tango shows including Café Tortoni, Chiquin Buenos Aires, Pigmalión Tango, El Viejo Almacén, Esquina de Carlos Gardel, Tango Porteño, Piazzolla Tango. Javier has numerous recordings.

Viva Tango Inc.‘s events are EVERY THURSDAY at the Suzanne Patterson Building, 45 Stockton St, Princeton. Dance on one of the best & large wooden dancing floor. Mingle with other Tangueras & Tangueros and enjoy tasty foods at our food table. Off-street parking at the entrance and great AC system. No partner necessary. Cost $15 (Students $5).


UPCOMING EVENTS AT VIVA TANGO


9/29 Dragan Ranitovic and Olga McGuire – Lesson and Performance

10/6 Pablo Garcia Gomez and Iwona Ionescu

10/13 Michael Nadtochi & Eleonora Kalganova

10/20 Meredith Klein and Marcelo “El Chino” Gutierrez – Lesson and Performance

10/27 Live Music by Maurizio Najt

10/30 Sunday – HALLOWEEN MILONGA. Costume Party!! Performance by Olga Pisano. 

Thursday, September 15th Viva Tango hosting an evening with Maria Elena Ybarra and Facundo Barrionuevo – Lesson and Performance , Maria Elena DJing

8:00pm          – Doors Open

8:15pm          – Lesson

9:15 – 12pm – Practica, Performance, Socializing around Food table

Class and Milonga only $15

Maria Elena Ybarra is a Professional Tango dancer from Argentina who studied with the famous maestros in Buenos Aires; among them are: Carlos and Maria Rivarola, Carlos and Rosa Perez and Natalia Games and Gabriel Angio. Maria Elena has been teaching tango in Buenos Aires and throughout the US, participating in Festivals including: The Boston Tango Festival, Valentango in Portland- Oregon, Denver Labor Day Tango Festival, Princeton Tango Festival, Ann Arbor Fire & Ice Tango Festival, Portland October Fest, Tango Sutra DC, Albuquerque Tango Festival, San Diego Tango Festival and Tango Element. She has also taught workshops at CU Tango-Illinois, University of Texas at Austin and Vanderbilt University, in addition to regular classes at Yale University. Princeton University and Columbia University. She also performs at various venues in New York City and Buenos Aires. Maria Elena’s classes are clear, dynamic and fun providing her students with a solid but versatile technique. Her dance is elegant yet earthy and playful.
Facundo Barrionuevo learned Tango from the most reputable Argentine Masters; such as, Gabriel Angio and Natalia Games, Fernando Santillan and Andrea Metz, Cristian Marquez and Virginia Gomez. Facundo’s Tango combines elegance and finesse. He currently teaches classes at different milongas and studios in Buenos Aires. Facundo has performed at numerous Tango shows including: Cafe Homero, Casa de Tango Pigmalion, Centro Cultural Konex, Teatro del Viejo Mercado, Aroma a Tango and Salta y Resto.  He has taught and performed in Japan, Qatar, Dubai, India and Armenia is now visiting us in Princeton.

Viva Tango Inc.‘s events are EVERY THURSDAY at the Suzanne Patterson Building, 45 Stockton St, Princeton. Dance on one of the best & large wooden dancing floor. Mingle with other Tangueras & Tangueros and enjoy tasty foods at our food table. Off-street parking at the entrance and great AC system. No partner necessary. Cost $15 (Students $5).


SPECIAL EVENTS

Sept 17, Philadelphia, PAUnity Milonga with Live music of Oscuro Orquesta Tipica .  Many friends of Viva Tango support this event !!!  Check it out : http://www.unitymilonga.com or  share it on Facebook:  Unity Milonga at Philadelphia <- PLEASE COME TO THIS GRAND EVENT !!


OPPORTUNITIES AT VIVATANGO IN FALL 2016
Friends of VivaTango, we are looking for volunteers to help us with food table!!!
Volunteers enjoy FREE admission.

VivaTango strives to layout the best food and beverage tables for all its events.       We are looking for people to be our food persons!!!  This team would jointly buy AND/OR cook the food each week and set up the table.    Exercise your organizational skills or perfect your favorite recipes (no garlic please🙂 ) – we would greatly appreciate your help!!

The team needs to have space to store serving dishes between events. If you want to know more please send email to Dennis Matthies at PrincetonTiger74@gmail.com


SOMETHING TO THINK ABOUT – TANGO – article by Veronica Toumanova

https://www.facebook.com/notes/veronica-toumanova/why-tango-dancers-loose-interest-in-improving-their-skill/10151876920837499


Evenings at Viva Tango

9/22 Live Music with Maurizio Najt and Bandoneonist

9/29 Dragan Ranitovic and Olga McGuire – Lesson and Performance

10/6 Pablo Garcia Gomez and Iwona Ionescu

10/13 Michael Nadtochi & Eleonora Kalganova

10/20 Meredith Klein and Marcelo “El Chino” Gutierrez – Lesson and Performance

10/27 Live Music by Maurizio Najt

Thursday, September 8th Viva Tango hosting an evening with Michael Nadtochi and Eleonora Kalganova

Michael Nadtochi and Eleonora Kalganova

8:00pm          – Doors Open

8:15pm          – Workshop

9:15 – 12pm – Practica, Socializing around Food table

Class and Milonga only $15

Viva Tango Inc.‘s events are EVERY THURSDAY at the Suzanne Patterson Building, 45 Stockton St, Princeton. Dance on one of the best & large wooden dancing floor. Mingle with other Tangueras & Tangueros and enjoy tasty foods at our food table. Off-street parking at the entrance and great AC system. No partner necessary. Cost $15 (Students $5).

COMING EVENTS

Sept 17, Philadelphia, PAUnity Milonga with Live music of Oscuro Orquesta Tipica .  Check it out : http://www.unitymilonga.com or  share it on Facebook:  Unity Milonga at Philadelphia

Workshops at the Neighborhood:

September 10. Philadelphia – Robin Thomas: Movement and Musicality Intensive Workshop http://www.philadelphiadance.org/tango/index.php?eID=2769

Evenings at Viva Tango

9/15 Maria Elena Ybarra and Facundo Barrionuevo

9/22 Live Music with Maurizio Najt and Bandoneonist

9/29 Dragan Ranitovic and Olga McGuire – Lesson and Performance

10/6 Pablo Garcia Gomez and Iwona Ionescu

10/13 Michael Nadtochi & Eleonora Kalganova

10/20 Meredith Klein and Marcelo “El Chino” Gutierrez – Lesson and Performance

10/27 Live Music by Maurizio Najt

Thursday, September 1st – Pablo Garcia Gomez and Iwona Ionescu with Guest DJ Maria Aldrete

Thanks everyone for coming to our celebratory evening on August 25th!

It was our pleasure to have you here.  Please come again!!

Please like our Facebook page and see photos!!  https://www.facebook.com/search/top/?q=Viva%20tango

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Thursday, September 1st – Pablo Garcia Gomez and Iwona Ionescu with Guest DJ  Maria Aldrete

Doors open at 8 pm.  Cost $15 and $5 for students  pablo

8:15 pm – 9:30 pm   Class by Pablo and Iwona

9:30pm – 11:30pm  – Milonga, Guest DJ  Maria Aldrete

Address: Suzanne Patterson Building at 45   Stockton St, Princeton
 NJ

Large hard-wood dance floor with off-street parking at the entrance.

Socialize around VivaTango’s Food and Beverage table
Dress to match your Tango Passion
!                                                                     Partner is not necessary
Non dancers are welcome to listen, watch dancers, enjoy food and socialize

COMING EVENTS

Sept 3, East Brunswick NJ – Milonga Fernet with ANGELES CHANAHA https://www.facebook.com/events/1097670896992553/
BEGINNER CLASSES

Beginner Tango Series with Pablo Garcia Gomez and Iwona Ionescu:
This is an 8 week series. Classes will be held on Tuesday evenings beginning in November. Contact Pablo and Iwona at: connectiontango.princeton@gmail.com

Beginner Tango Series with Robin Thomas
This is a 10 week series beginning September. Please see the news onhttps://www.facebook.com/search/top/?q=princeton%20tango%20club

Evenings at Viva Tango
9/8 Michael Nadtochi & Eleonora Kalganova

9/15 Maria Elena Ybarra and Facundo Barrionuevo

9/22 Live Music with Maurizio Najt and Bandoneonist

9/29 Dragan Ranitovic and Olga McGuire – Lesson and Performance

10/6 Pablo Garcia Gomez and Iwona Ionescu

10/13 Michael Nadtochi & Eleonora Kalganova

10/20 Meredith Klein and Marcelo “El Chino” Gutierrez – Lesson and Performance

10/27 Live Music by Maurizio Najt

 

Thursday, August 25th – VivaTango’s 5th Anniversary Milonga ! Please come and celebrate with us

VivaTango’s 5th Anniversary Milonga

8 PM Thursday August 25th
45 Stockton Street Princeton NJ
Live Music

Tango Ware Boutique

Come to dance or just to watch and listen and socialize
Our famous food and beverage tables await you
Cost just $20 ($5 for students)
No partner necessary

PRINCE TANGO TRIO

   emilio_sollaEmilio Solla is a Grammy Nominated Argentina born and NY based pianist & composer. Frequent performer at the Zink Bar in NYC and has performed at Lincoln Center. His first band, Apertura, was praised by Astor Piazzolla himself as one of the most interesting new sounds in the Buenos Aires scene in 1986.

Pablo Lanouguere is an Argentina born Electric and Double Bass performer. He has Pablo Lanouguere (2)toured the USA performing with Alejandro Ziegler Quartet and has played in New York City with musicians such as Frank Perowsky, Raul Jaurena, Emilio Solla, Kayo Hiraki, among others.

Wendy Zoffer is a versatile flautist. She is the Founder/Director of the respected WendyStanding2company, Princeton Music Connection, which provides live bands for events in the New York Metropolitan Area and nationally.  Prince Tango will be featuring songs from her CD Bird of Beauty, (on sale at the Princeton Record Exchange and Amazon and CDbaby.com) adapted for the Tango.

JACKLYN SHAPIRO

Jacklyn along together with Roberto Peña were Third Place Champions in the 2016 USA Tango Chanpionships in the Stage Tango category. Jacklyn is also the owner of the Adorno Dancewear Boutique. She will entertain us with two of her songs. Sample her singing on this video: https://www.facebook.com/soulcontract/videos/vb.557161091004150/1042065452513709/?type=2&theater

Adorno Dancewear Boutique

This Boutique will be at VivaTango for our 5th anniversary event. See Jacklyn’s image010hand-made Tango dance ware clothing line and the latest in tango shoes on display. For more photos of the wares check out this link: https://www.facebook.com/adornodancewear/photos

 

 

Plus more Surprises, Gifts, and Prizes!!!

Thursday, August 18th – Antón and Jody at VivaTango . Kerry Kay DJing Milonga

 

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8:00pm – Doors Open

8:15pm – Workshop

9:15 – 12pm – Milonga, Kerry Key DJing

Socializing around Food table

Workshop and Milonga only $15, students $10

Antón Gazenbeek – Tango instructor, performer, choreographer and historian. Anton has taught, performed and choreographed on five continents He is one of the leading experts in Argentine Tango and has lectured at Stanford University, Harvard, MIT, Juilliard School, the Argentine Embassy in Washington, D.C. and across North and South America, Asia and Europe. He has published the first two books in a series of four on the history of Tango. In addition to his dance career he is a fashion model for Hermès, Louis Vuitton, Chanel, Gucci, Calvin Klein, AX – Armani Exchange, Abercrombie & Fitch, Andrew Christian Swimwear.

Jody P. Gazenbeek- has thrilled audiences with his tango performances from Paris to Berlin, and from Trinidad to NYC.  Jody often performs with the world renowned Anton Person-Gazenbeek.  They have performed together at The Goldcoast Ballroom, The Black and White Ball, All Night Milonga, The Ball NY, and major dance studios in NY and NJ.  With his female partner Svetlana Keselman, Jody performed at the Broadway Theatre of Pitman, NJ in Vaudeville at the Broadway.  On March 21, 2015 he performed at The National Museum of Dance in Saratoga Springs, NY for the opening exhibition of the 125 Years of Tango, A Walk Through the History of the Dance.

Thursday, August 11th Viva Tango hosting an evening with Michael Nadtochi and Eleonora Kalganova

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8:00pm – Doors Open

8:15pm – Lesson

9:15 – 12pm – Practica, Socializing around Food table

Class and Milonga only $15

Viva Tango Inc.‘s events are EVERY THURSDAY at the Suzanne Patterson Building, 45 Stockton St, Princeton. Dance on one of the best & large wooden dancing floor. Mingle with other Tangueras & Tangueros and enjoy tasty foods at our food table. Off-street parking at the entrance and great AC system. No partner necessary. Cost $15 (Students $5).

Announcement !!!!

Mark the date!  Thursday, August 25th – Special Milonga celebrating 5th anniversary of VivaTango !! Volunteers needed for festive food donations and room setup. Any suggestions for making this evening very special are welcome!! Please contact : princeton.vivatango@gmail.com

Friends of VivaTango,

VivaTango strives to layout the best food and beverage tables for all its events. We have had several great chefs who did this for us in the past. David and Dennis have done this now for the past few years. Our average number of dancers have doubled during this time, and we now want to go to a two person team to do the food each week. So we looking for two Tango Heros to be our food persons.  This team would jointly buy the food each week and set it up at the Suzanne Paterson Building. The team needs to have space to store serving dishes between events. If you want to know more please send email to Dennis Matthies at PrincetonTiger74@gmail.com

Thursday, August 4th – Viva Tango : Class with Pablo and Iwona, Milonga -DJ by Peace

Doors open at 8 pm.  Cost $15 and $5 for students  pablo

8:15 pm – 9:30 pm   Class by Pablo and Iwona

9:30pm – 11:30pm  – Milonga, Peace  is DJing

Address: Suzanne Patterson Building at 45   Stockton St, Princeton
 NJ

Large hard-wood dance floor with off-street parking at the entrance.

Socialize around VivaTango’s Food and Beverage table
Dress to match your Tango Passion
!                                                                     Partner is not necessary
Non dancers are welcome to listen, watch dancers, enjoy food and socialize
Restroom renovations are complete – COOL Air Conditioning


Announcement !!!!

Mark the date!  Thursday, August 25th – Special Milonga celebrating 5th anniversary of VivaTango !! Volunteers needed for festive food donations and room setup. Any suggestions for making this evening very special are welcome!! Please contact : princeton.vivatango@gmail.com

Thursday, July 28th Viva Tango presents Live Music – Argentine Nights in Princeton

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Doors open at 8 pm.  Cost $15 and $5 for students  

Address: Suzanne Patterson Building at 45 Stockton St, Princeton
 NJ

Large hard-wood dance floor with off-street parking at the entrance.

Socialize around VivaTango’s Food and Beverage table
Dress to match your Tango Passion
Partner is not necessary –
Non dancers are welcome to listen, watch dancers, enjoy food and socialize
Restroom renovations are complete – COOL Air Conditioning
Details at http://www.VivaTango.org

Argentine pianist EMILIO TEUBAL has lived in New York since 1999. He has played with renowned artists John Benitez, Bob Mover, Daniel Binelli, Héctor del Curto, Yosvany Terry, Lucia Pulido, and Raul Jaurena, among others. He performed in the LA tango show “Al Corazon del Tango” with the Lisandro Adrover quintet. He was awarded the prestigious Van Lier Fellowship in 2007 from Meet the Composers. He has also been a member of many NYC based groups including the Marta Gomez Quintet, and Sebastian Cruz’s Coba.
Bandoneonist DAVID HODGES has appeared at numerous tango festivals around the U.S. He performed at Lincoln Center Midsummer Night Swing; at the Chicago SummerDance Festival; with Argentine tenor Gaston Rivero at Weill Recital Hall in Carnegie Hall; with Los Acustilocos at Merkin Concert Hall and with vocalist Jeff Chang at the Hong Kong Coliseum. He has appeared as a guest soloist with the Manhattan School of Music Jazz Philharmonic and performed with the Eternal Tango Orchestra; the Vermont Symphony Orchestra; the Michigan Symphony Orchestra and the Festival Orchestra of Hartford, CT.


Friday, July 29th – Freehold, NJ

A Milonga workshop will take place at Daniel’s Ballroom; Friday July 29; 8-10 PM. Daniel is a fantastic teacher and his workshops are a nice challenge. You may want to explore beautiful downtown Freehold which is few steps away. 18 Spring St., Freehold, NJ 2nd floor above the EMT unit. Entrance is to the left of the building, up the stairs to 2nd floor (http://www.danielsballroom.com/)