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Tango Activities List is compiled by
Polo Talnir. A paper edition is distributed occasionally at various Northern
California Tango parties and classes.
Tango Activities List can be reached online at the
Supply Web page. A different Tango activities list is mailed by
the Bay Area Argentine Tango Association to its members. The BAATA version
can be found online at the BAATA
Website. FMI about the BAATA call 877-574-7236.
Listings and small ads about Tango activities anywhere in the Bay Area
are listed free of charge as a service to the Tango community. Feel free
(and make sure) to make additional copies for wide distribution. Should
you quote from this list, please mention: "La Milonguita
Tango Activities List of Northern California". Please send me your updates by email:
Disclaimers: while I make an effort to be accurate and current, typos do occur and changes are more frequent than my updates. Call the event leader for current admission fees, programs
and schedules. The information herein has been collected from personal
communication, flyers and ads. However, an explicit request is required to
ensure that an event is listed. Additions, deletions and corrections are
always welcome. I make no attempt to distinguish qualitatively between
a "practice" vs. a "milonga". When dancing time is 2.5 hours or longer,
or by request of the event organizer, the event
is listed under "Tango Parties". Overlapping events are listed in the order
of their first appearance in the Bay Area scene and in La
Milonguita Tango Activities List.
The sign "$" preceding the information identifies an event offering a $1
discount for BAATA members. A "P" indicates a class followed by a practice
of at least one hour, and a "C" indicates a class before a milonga
For entries not containing an address, you can
locate alphabetically the address
in the Location Directory at the end of the list.
Abbreviations: "beg", "B": beginning, level 1/A, fundamentals; "int", "I": intermediates, fundamentals II, level 2/B; "adv", "A": advanced, level 3/C; "AL": all levels; "IA": in-advance; "ATD": at the door/drop-in; "C": class/lesson; "P": party/milonga or practice; "W", "w": with; "O": Only (e.g. PO: party only); "&": and; "-": through.
TANGO NEWS and WHO IS IN TOWN
For more information about events related to the news, consult the body of the listing.
is a New York-founded 501(c)(3) non-profit organization headquartered in Buenos Aires, whose mission is to promote Argentine social development, acting as a project advancement and philantropic clearinghouse. Visit the website at
http://www.helpargentina.org for more information about their activities and how you can also contribute.
New, Changed and Cancelled Events and News *
New "Trio" Bistro and Cafe Milonga on Wednesdays in Oakland - BarrioTango. There will be
on Thursday, June 29th at the
and Friday, June 30th at the
St. Aidan's Episcopal Church.
Nora's Tango Week
Fernanda Ghi & Guillermo Merlo will replace Gabriel Misse & Alejandra Martinan
Other Tango-related events -
such as shows, tours, etc: look at the end of the listing.
SPECIAL ARGENTINE TANGO LOCAL
(Note: see info about concerts, tours, out-of-town and other Tango-releted special events at the bottom of the list)
Nora's Tango Weekend and Tango Week 2006 * Weekend: June 30-July 2, Week: July 3-July 7
, culminating with the traditional
. Tango Weekend teachers lineup: Jorge Firpo, Nito & Elba, Miriam Larici and Hugo Patyn, Nora & Ed Neale. For TW they are joined by Diego DiFalco & Carolina Zokalski, Claudio Villagra & Guillermina Quiroga and Fernanda Ghi & Guillermo Merlo. At the
San Francisco Airport
, Milbrae. Daily milongas with live music by the
Notable Tango Trio
Hombres de Tango
, and "primo" Bay Area DJs Roberto Riobó and Polo Talnir (other DJs TBA) filling-in between the live music sets. TWE: $355, TW: $555, both: $800. The milongas are open to the public. $25 on 6/30, 7/1 & 7/3-7/6; $30 on 7/2 & 7/7; $35 for Celebration Tango on 7/8. FMI: Nora: 650-348-1140, Carol: 415-203-8112.
SUNDAY at the Embarcadero * 2-5pm: Justin Hermann Plaza (at the Embarcadero) in
, until October. Next to the fountain in the area where the Kristi Yamaguchi ice skating rink is every winter. 2-3pm: free Class, 3-5pm: dancing. Roberto Riobó and BarrioTango teach and host.
Last FRI: BarrioTango Milonga * 8-9pm: C w/Roberto, 9-12: P. St. Aidan's Episcopal Church, 101 Gold Mine Dr. (at Diamond Heights Blvd.),
. $15 C&P, $10 PO.
Next event: July 28th - June event cancelled for Nora's Tango Week.
FRI: Marcelo Solís Party * 8-10pm:B&I. 10-midnight: P.
Dance Center. $10. $5 PO. 925-299-6945
Milonga * 8-9:C,9-12:P w/Roberto Riobó. $10,$15W/C. Episcopal Church, 555 Waverly.
SAT: Golden Gate Milonga * 8-9pm:C w/Glenn. 9-1am:P 1st Sat; DJ Glenn Corteza. 2nd & 4th Sat: DJs Kathy & Dale, 3rd Sat: DJ Julian Ramil. Golden Gate Yacht Club,
. $10, WC: $15.
2nd SAT: Lake Merritt Milonga * LM Dance Center,
. 8-9pm:C w/Yanina and Gennaro, 9-12:P. DJ: Emilio Flores. $12. $15WC. Jeanne Hill: 925-283-0191.
Next event: July 8th
2nd SAT: Tango Monterey Bay * 8-9pm:C, 9pm:P. House of the Four Winds, 540 Calle Principal,
. $6 C, $12 PO. 831-373-7872, 831-649-8821.
Next event: July 8th
3rd SAT: Metro Milonga * 9-10pm:C, 10-2am. DJ Greg Olsen.
$16 C&P, $12PO. Metronome.
Next: July 15th
2nd & 4th SAT: Tango By The River * 8-9: class, 9-12: party, 128 J Street,
, $12/C&P, $10/PO.
3rd SAT: Milonga
* 8-9:C, 9-12am:P: Teacher and DJ Roberto Riobó, Hostess: Iris Mayo. C&P: $18, PO:$12. Dance Synergy, 8035 Soquel Drive,
Next Event: July 15th
. Iris: 831-476-9186.
all-night milonga. 9:15-10:30pm:C, 10:30-dawn:P. $15. The Beat,
Next event: July 22nd
4th SAT: Milonga @ the Masonic * Becky & Dale. 7:30-9pm:C, 9-1am:P. Masonic Lodge, 890 Church St.,
. $12, $14 WC. 650-368-3144.
Next event: July 22nd
Together for the Tango *
Unidos por el Tango
. 8-9pm:C, 9pm-12:30am:P. Good Shepherd Episcopal Church @ 1300 5th Ave.,
. $15w/C, $10PO. Hosts rotate: 1st Sat:
Nancy & David Mendoza,
Marcelo Solís & Romina Hahn
OTHER ARGENTINE TANGO (and related) INFORMATION OF INTEREST