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Forever Tango
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April 6

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16 dancers and an astounding 10-piece orchestra of Argentina's top Tango musicians: national treasures including musicians who played with Calo and Pugliese. Four bandoneons!

 The Tango Center
... in downtown Eugene, Oregon
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A non-profit community social dance center, dedicated to the music and dance of Argentine Tango 194 West Broadway, Eugene, Oregon, 97401 [ map ] (541) 349 - 8682

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Argentine Tango in Eugene
And a week-view of classes and events at the Tango Center
Non-Tango Center events in italics

Every Saturday
The Big Milonga
8pm - 9pm Introduction to Tango
8pm - 9pm Intermediate lesson
9pm-1am Milonga (tango social dance)
Prices vary: $7 to $10
Cash or local checks only, please.
All ages. No partner necessary.
The Tango Center, 194 W Broadway

12:00pm Greg Estes' Intermediate Class $5
Intermediate Drop-In Welcome
Studio B 189 W. 8th

Noon-2pm : Andrew McCollough's
Tango Radio show on Eugene's KWVA 88.1 FM.

1:00pm Greg Estes' Beginning Class $5
Beginners Drop-In Welcome
Studio B 189 W. 8th

2:00-4:00pm Practica $3
Studio B 189 W. 8th

Marisela Rizik
Tango Level One,
New series starts February 10, 2008
6 week series.
$55 pre-paid
$60 at the door
Drop-ins $12
call 485-6647 or e-mail
Mrizik [at] aol [dot] com
At the Tango Center
194 West Broadway
Click here for more info

5pm - 6pm
with Ev Marcel
Tango Training
Starts January 13
The Tango Center
194 W Broadway
9 weeks, development of strength and balance to improve your tango
Appropriate for all levels – beginning, intermediate, or advanced
Register with Ev First class - $5 per person per class or $40 for series paid at first class

6:00-7:30 pm
Argentine Tango for Absolute Beginners
with Ev Marcel
The Tango Center
194 W Broadway
9 weeks, Intro to Tango Basics.
through Lane Community College
LCC Registration - $47 per person

5:00-6:00 pm
Beginning Argentine Tango
With Charles and Liz
Staver Dance Studio
41 E 6th Ave
April 13th-May 6th
$12 drop in
$40 for series

6:00-7:00 pm
Tango 2
With Liz and Charles
Staver Dance Studio
41 E 6th Ave
April 13th-May 6th
$12 drop in
$40 for series

LA MILONGUITA ON SUNDAYS, starting on February 24 2008
A milonga-practica where everybody knows your name.
Every Sunday at the Tango Center.
194 West Broadway.
7:30-10:30pm $5.00 includes half an hour lesson.

6pm - 7:30:pm
March 31-June 14
Partner dancing
Ev Marcel
The Tango Center
194 West Broadway

"Las escalas de Tango"
Practica at the Tango Center
194 West Broadway
Every Monday
All levels welcome

7-8 PM, Mon & Wed
Elizabeth Wartluft
Tango I
350 Gerlinger Annex, UO
Starts January 7, 2008 (10 weeks)
$55/person ($45/person for UO students) No cash: check to "UO".

8-9 PM, Mon & Wed
Elizabeth Wartluft
Tango II
350 Gerlinger Annex, UO
Starts January 7, 2008 (10 weeks)
$55/person ($45/person for UO students) No cash: check to "UO".

Starts February 5, 2008

TANGO Level 2
Marisela Rizik
The Tango Center
194 W Broadway
Click here for more info
6 week series $55.00
($60 at the door)
drop-ins $12
call 485-6647
or e.mail
Mrizik [at] aol [dot] com

Partner Dancing For Absolute Beginners
Starts January 8
Ev Marcel
6:30-8:00 pm
The Tango Center
Click for more info
10 weeks, Tango and Swing mixed together to become SWANGO – Fun!
LCC Registration - $57 per person

8pm - 11pm
Argentine Tango to Live music
A Lizzy production
at The Tango Center
194 West Broadway
$4 - $7 sliding scale

10am - 11am
Private event
The Tango Center

Swing nights at the Tango Center
7pm All-levels drop-in Swing class
8pm-10pm Swing dance

Argentine Tango Milonga at The Buzz
downstairs in the ERB Memorial Student Union
(the bicycle breezeway)
13th & University
University of Oregon
8pm - 10pm+
(generally alternative & nuevo music)
A UOATC production

7-8 PM, Mon & Wed
Elizabeth Wartluft
Tango I
350 Gerlinger Annex, UO
Starts January 7, 2008 (10 weeks)
$55/person ($45/person for UO students) No cash: check to "UO".

8-9 PM, Mon & Wed
Elizabeth Wartluft
Tango II
350 Gerlinger Annex, UO
Starts January 7, 2008 (10 weeks)
$55/person ($45/person for UO students) No cash: check to "UO".

1pm - 2:15pm
The Tango Center
Looking Glass / Center Point

Studio B Practica
$3 (Students Free)
Studio B 189 W. 8th

6pm - 7pm
Beginning Salsa
Starting April 3
(skips April 10)
Tango Center
194 W Broadway

7pm - 8pm
Intermediate Salsa
Starting April 3
(skips April 10)
Herman and Barb
hotspicysalsadance [at] comcast [dot] net
Tango Center
194 W Broadway

UOATC Practica
~4pm to ~7pm
EMU Skylight (upstairs)
13th & University
Mostly Traditional, with some nuevo
Everyone welcom

WINESTYLES Tango Night -- Friday, April 4th from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. 2846 Willamette (near Market of Choice) Free, but Argentine wines and food available for purchase. Come dance, sip some fine wines in an intimate, charming atmosphere!

Traduza private practice at the Tango Center
5pm - 8pm
(Except April 11 & 18)

9pm - 1am
The Tango Center
(almost always -- see schedule to the right->)
NOT Friday May 23rd
NOT Friday July 4th

Projects associated with the Tango Center
(register to participate)
Tango Times
Eugene Tango announcement listserv
Tango Bombs
Eugene Film Festival Milonga
University of Oregon Argentine Tango Club
Tuesday Benefit Milonga
New Years Project 2007
Fundraising Auction
Tango - Cinco de Mayo - First Friday Artwalk
Music surveys
Alternative Milonga Internet Stream
Tanghetto 2006
Open-mike milonga
One-song tango theatre
investigation group
Fundraising, finance
Children's paintings

Volunteers and Donations
Suggestions, FAQ
The Facility
For visitors ...

Events at the Tango Center

Northwest Tango Events
Newport Afternoon Milonga
Saturday November 4, 2006 12:30pm

Saturday, Nov. 4, the Newport tango community is celebrating its first
birthday with a Birthday/tea milonga from 12:30-2:30 at The Ark, a new
dance floor in an old movie theater, in downtown Newport at 453 S
Coast Hwy. Jim Thurmond is DJ. The milonga is free...donation jar at
door for DJ.
Mood Area 52
Friday December 1, 2006 5pm

On Friday, Dec 1, from 5:00 to 7:00 PM, Mood Area 52 will perform acoustically at Cafe Perugino. Cafe Perugino is warm, dry, and the high rafters and rustic brickwork may trick you into thinking you are in a town with reasonable architectural standards. This monthly free show allows you to flaunt your erudition as you shop for locally made art at the downtown galleries, or purchase reasonably priced yet aesthetically breathtaking T-shirts and CD's from Rocketboy Arts.
Mood Area 52
Saturday December 30, 2006 9:30pm

9:30pm - 1:00am, at Lucky's Tavern, around the corner from the Tango Center, which has a milonga the same evening. Do both! Come to downtown Eugene!
Saturday January 6, 2007 8pm

There will be a milonga Jan 6th 8 - 11pm $10 (refreshments included)
at The ARK art gallery and event center, 453 S Coast Hwy, Newport

Rick's note: This is a converted 1930s era theater, filled with antiques.
It is an amazing dance venue that has to be seen to be believed.

Joe Powers, Rebecca Rorick Smith, Adam Hamilton
Friday January 26, 2007 8pm

This Friday, January 26, at 8pm, at Beall Concert Hall, on the University of Oregon campus (near 18th & Harris) ...

Harmonica champion and Conjunto Berretin Tango musician Joe Powers stars in a performance of World Music, with guitarist Lewis Childs, koto master Mitsuki Dazai ...

... and Tango interpretation by Rebecca Rorick Smith & Adam Hamilton!

Tickets at the door: $10 general; $8 for seniors & students.


Dino Saluzzi
Wednesday April 18, 2007 7:30pm

Dino Saluzzi, an Argentine national treasure, is the leading living composer and performer on Bandoneon. He wil be playing Tango Nuevo in concert with cellist Anja Lechner.

downtown Eugene, Oregon
Oregon Festival of American Music (OFAM)
at The Shedd (High St. & East Broadway)
Tickets & info
ˇViva Baile!
Friday May 11, 2007

525 SE Stark St., Portland, Portland
May 11 - 27, 2007
[with Alex Krebs & Rebecca Rorick Smith]
A Bellas Artes production.
Portland’s premier Latin dance masters charge the Milagro with the passionate moves and music of Tango and Flamenco! For one weekend
only, international teacher and musical director Alex Krebs will present his latest explorations in Argentine Tango. Krebs is the director of Portland’s
Tango Berretín and travels around the world sharing his passion for the Tango. During the second weekend, Award-winning Flamenco dancer Laurena Marrone, Director of the Flamenco Arts Academy, and the only Portland-based dancer extensively trained in the Flamenco style of Jerez de la Frontera (the birthplace of Spanish flamenco), will present her newest choreographies. For the third weekend, a unique performance is in store as both masters come together for the first time to explore the roots of their dances and investigate the fusion of the forms!
Tickets & more information
Mood Area 52 at the Shedd
Saturday May 26, 2007 7:30pm

Mood Area 52 presents "Cincinnatus 'Joaquin' Heine Miller's Century: 1850-1950 in the Oregon Country"
What: Original music and spoken vignettes about characters and stories in Oregon history and folklore. Performances, etc.
When: 7:30 p.m. Saturday
Where: The Shedd, 285 E. Broadway
Tickets: $15 and $20
Newport Thursdays
Wednesday August 8, 2007 7pm

Come join us every 4th Thursday of the month for a Milonga in the intimate setting of Twylite juice bar and glass blowing studio! 7pm - 9pm.

No cost - just support the host business. Twylite offers great desserts, teas, coffee, juice bar, beer, wine.

Twylite is next door to the Scoop at Coast and NW 3rd in Nye Beach area of Newport

map(the Scoop is #6):
UW Rave milonga -- Seattle
Saturday December 1, 2007 2pm

The Tango Club @ UW is throwing a RAVE Milonga

It's going to be an amazing dance with DJ Shorey Myers held at Parnasus Cafe on campus. We are selling tickets, $7 for all students. But space is limited so let us know if you want one! That Saturday there will be 2 workshops taught in the afternoon (priority registration for students) by Jaimes Friedgen. Topics will include Navigation and Close-embrace combinations w/ connection. Sunday, Dec. 2nd is a great Practica in the afternoon. All events will be in the University District of Seattle. We really hope you can come up to Seattle for the weekend and join us! Email uwtango at with any questions.
Alicia Pons in Eugene
Saturday April 5, 2008 12pm

Alicia Pons in Eugene, April 3-10.
Alicia will be giving privates at $80 / hour.
Dates / times are below for Eugene workshops
* Saturday, April 5, 12:00 - 1:30 P.M., Technique & Tea for Women: 1 1/2 hour technique for women only with an additional half hour conversation / tea session with Alicia. Limited enrollment.
* Saturday, April 5, 2:30 - 4:00 P.M., Couples Workshop: 1 1/2 hour couples workshop. Limited to 4 couples.

Those interested in privates or workshops should respond to amigosdeltango (at) gmail (dot) com ...
Alicia Pons in Newport
Sunday April 6, 2008 1:30pm

Please join the Newport tango community in our classes with Alicia Pons, Sunday, April 6, at South Beach Community Center.
Consider making it a weekend; dance Sat. night at The Ark, and be hosted overnight by Newport tango dancers. Classes are $15 each.
1:15 PM -Registration
1:30-3:00 PM Class I- Dancing the Music- Rhythm and Melody in Tango, Vals, and Milonga (all levels)
3:30-5:00 PM Class II- Tools for Creativity-Stops and Suspension (prerequisite is 25 hours tango floor time)
Some private lessons may be available. For more information, private lessons, or accommodation requests, email Nancy at
fencepost13 -at- yahoo -dot- com

Social dancing in Eugene
The Tango Center
Eugene Tango e-mail list (etango)
Rick Roman
Ev Marcel
Marisela Rizik
Marisela's Carpe Diem Tango E-mail Newsletter
Andrew McCollough
Eugene Folklore Society:
EFS swing list
eugene swing yahoo group
More Calendars:
Register Guard Ticket
Eugene Weekly
Social Dance Map
Contra dances:
University of Oregon Ballroom
Dance bands:
Mood Area 52
Eugene-based Backstage Dancewear and Shoes

Many thanks to McKenzie Mist for providing our water.

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  The following have associated themselves with this project:
   'Tango Bombs', 'University of Oregon Argentine Tango Club', 'Tuesday Benefit Milonga', 'Alternative Milonga Internet Stream', 'One-song tango theatre', 'Tango Times', 'TangoPrana', 'New Years Project 2007', 'investigation group', 'Fundraising Auction', 'Tango - Cinco de Mayo - First Friday Artwalk', 'Tanghetto 2006', 'Spotlight!', 'parquet children's paintings', 'Open-mike milonga', 'Welcoming committee', 'eugene', 'Bailonga', 'Adam Hamilton's classes at the Tango Center', '', 'Musicality Reality', 'Carpe Diem'

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