This Thursday will have a Triple feature. First there will be a Tango Shoe and Clothing Swap; then second Pablo and Iwona have prepared a lesson titled “Everything Sequence: Combining Multiple Elements in a Circular Flow”; And third, the milonga will follow with the DJ Kerry Kay. Come and enjoy all these activities, and remember to bring your no longer needed shoes and clothing.
Read on for more details and to see our entire programming for October. You will also find information about Helen Wang Fashions and photos from last week’s performance.
Thanks to all of you who signed the get-well cards for Warren Wilson last week. He has been discharged from the Lawrence Rehabilitation Facility to his home to continue his recovery.
Thursday October 6th When you arrive (Door opens for Swap at 6:45) there will be racks to hang clothing on and a table to display shoes. You can mark your things for sale or for give away on tags that will be provided. Then check out the items to see if you find something new that you want to take home.
Thursday October 6th Pablo and Iwona will teach a lesson titled “Everything Sequence: Combining multiple elements for a circular flow”. Lesson starts at 7 PM followed by the milonga at 8:15. Kerry Kay will DJ for the milonga that begins at 8:15. Lesson $15, Milonga $15 or Both $20. Facemasks are encouraged but optional. Dancers must be vaccinated. EVENT LINK
Thursday October 13th Eleonora Kalganova will host the milonga and teach a lesson at 7:00. DimOn, the TangoDJ will play great tandas for the milonga that starts at 8:15. Lesson $15, Milonga $15 or Both $20. Dancers must be vaccinated. Facemasks are encouraged but optional. EVENT LINK
Thursday October 20th Meredith Klein and Andres Amarilla will host the milonga preceded by a lesson at 7 PM and followed by the milonga at 8:15. Meredith andAndres organize the many Tango events offered by the Philadelphia Argentine Tango School, and are internationally known tango dancers. Lesson $15, Milonga $15 or Both $20. Dancers must be vaccinated. Facemasks are encouraged but optional. EVENT LINK
Thursday October 27th Milonga with Live Music. Milonga starts at 7 PM. Live music starts at 8:30 PM. Cost $20. Dancers must be vaccinated. Masks are encouraged, but optional.EVENT LINK
Thursday November 3rd Los Ocampo. Tango legends Mónica Romero and Omar Ocampo will teach and perform at VivaTango. Their motto is “dancing around the world”, which they have done for two decades as the lead dancers of their own traveling Tango Dance Company, Tango Bravo and as part of other international shows, including The Carlos Copes Tango Show, and Tango Pasión. They divide their time between teaching at their schools around the world, touring widely and performing at prestigious international venues. They are also official judges at the annual International Tango Championships in Argentina and other international competitions. Their charismatic stage presence and personalities, combined with their elegant style, creativity and extensive knowledge make them hugely popular with audiences and students alike. MayOk (aka Urszula), our international traveling DJ, has arranged to bring these Tango legends to VivaTango, and she will complete the event by playing her popular tandas for the milonga. EVENT LINK
ARGENTINE TANGO BASICS CLASS
This is a six-week class for beginners and dancers who want to improve their basic skills and dancers who want to learn the opposite role. It will be taught by Pablo Garcia Gomez and Iwona Ionescu on the same dance floor VivaTango uses. The classes are sponsored by the Princeton Adult School on Tuesdays. Click Here for details of dates, times and cost.
REIMAGINING TANGO MUSICALITY!
“Reimagining Tango Musicality” is a four-hour, partners-only workshop that you cannot miss led by Iwona and Pablo. In this workshop, you will:
- Learn how to use the rich features that tango music has to offer to dancers
- Apply new musicality ideas to your favorite steps or sequences, whether they are simple or more sophisticated
- Create your personalized plans to experience musicality beyond the workshop
Date: Saturday, November 12
Time: From 2:00 to 6:00 p.m.
Place: Suzanne Patterson Center, 45 Stockton St. Princeton
Workshop, Guided Musicality Practice, and Workshop Materials: $35 per dancer. Partners can save their spot in the workshop by e-mailing Iwona and Pablo at: email@example.com
HELEN WANG FASHIONS
Helen’s first career was fashion design. Having graduated from Cornell in this area, she was a fashion consultant to some well-known persons in NYC. After finding her true passion for Tango, she has also designed and sold Tango clothing. She is currently in the process of launching her 2022 fall line of Tango dresses. Helen makes one sample for display and then takes orders to tailor that design to your measurements. Only 3 dresses of any design are sold, and then that design is retired. VivaTango was lucky to have the first two designs of her fall line shown last Thursday. If you want more information, message HELEN. Any dancer who purchases a Helen Wang design will be given a 20% discount if they will later wear their dress at a VivaTango Fashion Show event to be held later. The photo shows the two dress styles, and Helen and Cristian in performance.
Our events require showing proof of vaccination. You only have to show proof on your first visit. We also remind dancers that they should not come if they have any symptoms or have been exposed to people who have Covid. Masks are recommended, but optional. For dancers who are not able to be vaccinated, they will be admitted if they have had a negative result from a PCR test in the past 72 hours or an antigen quick test in the past 24 hours.
We urge dancers to bring their water bottle from home to cut down on single use bottles. There is also a chilled water fountain next to the bathroom to refill your water bottles with chilled water.
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Thanks for dancing at VivaTango. If you have any comments, questions or suggestions please email me at Dennis