TODAY, THURSDAY, November 20th, Have a break from the cold @ Viva Tango Inc. with the US Champ;
BEFORE The Thanksgiving break (no event on 11/27).
Today, Thursday, November 20th:
9–10 Intermediate class. Cyrena will be teaching Possibilities in the changing embrace: Transitions between open and close embrace.
10 – midnight, practica, food, and socializing. No partner necessary.
@ Suzanne Patterson Building @ 45 Stockton St, Princeton. Large and beautiful dance floor, in a night club setting, off-street parking at the entrance and great heating system. $10.
Cyrena Drusine Bio:
A native New Yorker and former ballet dancer began dancing tango in Buenos Aires in 2006 and has lived there for the past 7 years. While there, she performed in some of the most important tango shows in Buenos Aires such as Tango Porteño, La Esquina de Carlos Gardel and El Querandi. She also toured Europe with the internationally renowned tango show, Tango Passion. In 2007 she won the first US Tango Championship in tango salon. Please see her blog for more information:
Viva Tango Inc. had a very successful, live Music milonga on November 13th, which which now looks like a rehearsal to our next milonga.
MARK YOUR CALENDAR, OMG December Is Around The Corner.
Viva Tango Holiday Party
Live Tango Music – Thursday December 18th
Fabulous Food and Dancing in Social Milonga Club Setting
Amazing Tango Trio of international musicians – Read their bios below.
Thursday December 18th
from 8 – 11:30 PM. Cost $20, $10 for students.
$15 for Non-dancers to listen to live music, watch dancing and refreshments
Special Offer: Bring a guest new to Viva Tango and guest is free
Location is Suzanne Patterson Building at 45 Stockton St, Princeton.
Large and beautiful dance floor with off-street parking at the entrance.
Partner is not necessary – non dancers are welcome.
Details and Directions at www.VivaTango.org
Piano, is a graduate of the Conservatorio Nacional de Música in Buenos Aires. He played an important role as a tango pianist in the New York tango scene, performing with “Amigos del Tango”, and the New York Tango Trio; Forever Tango Orchestra (Luis Bravo’s Tony winning production); Lincoln Center Plaza, Alice Tully Hall, Winter Garden, El Museo del Barrio in NYC, as well as the Argentine Embassy in DC and Tokyo. He composed the soundtrack for the acclaimed off-Broadway musical, “Don Quixote” which was nominated for an “ACE” award and the original music for “A Tango for Tita”. Mr. Najt is the Ballet Pianist for the Astoria Fine Arts Center and the Frank Sinatra School. He performed in 2013 with the Forever Tango Show on Broadway.
Flute, is originally from Montreal, and performs frequently at Grounds for Sculpture, Princeton University Events, The Governor’s Mansion, and numerous hotels, and clubs, in the New Jersey/New York/Philadelphia metropolitan areas. Ms. Zoffer has worked with notable jazz musicians such as Richie Cole, Gerry Hemingway, and Gary Mazzaroppi. She recently performed Tango with Maurizio Najt at Why Not Café on Orchard Street (Manhattan). As the Founder/Director of the respected company, Princeton Music Connection, she books the best live bands, DJs, classical, jazz and tango for weddings, parties, and corporate events in the New York Metropolitan Area and nationally. Her CD, Bird of Beauty, jazz standards, Latin, and swing, and Children’s CD Sing Me a Day are available at The Princeton Record Exchange.
Bass, A longtime professional musician, He initially studied with the great bassist/ composer/ arranger, Pablo Aslan. John DeCesare has performed Argentine Tango at many milongas, concerts and cultural events in and around the tristate area. John has performed with many tango contemporaries on the scene now like Hector del Curto, Fernando Otero and Tito Castro. In early January John, along with producer Meg Farrell, began his own milonga in New York City. Longtime New York City musician, John performs a myriad of styles on bass, guitar, keyboard and vocals; he fell in love with Argentine tango when he first saw “Forever Tango” in New York.