Silent Auctions continue!

We still have Tango classes (5-week group class package for 2 people with Mila Salazar! (5 Mondays in SF – $150 value), Tango shoes, & Tango books up for auction!

Each item has been generously donated by our community members; 100% goes to Project Tango, the 501(c)3 non-profit org that brings you Live Music (without raising prices) & our weekly Classes & Milongas! Thanks for your support!

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9/21 Live Music + Silent Auctions!

In addition to live music with TRIO GARUFA + guest violinist Mayumi Urgino from BsAs (https://www.facebook.com/events/958421547603025/), we’ll have silent auctions of New and lightly used tango shoes, designer Poema clothing, book, & 5-wk series classes with Mila Salazar! 100% of proceeds go to  Project Tango, the 501(c)3 non-profit organization that puts on CELLspace Milonga. This is how we bring you great live music without raising prices! Huge thanks to our generous donors! (If you’d like to donate or help us raise funds to keep this great community going, please click on the Paypal link to the right, or let us know! Please contact Vanessa@project-tango.info or anyone else on the board. We can provide confirmation letters for the tax-deductible donations from you or/& your company.)

notable dates:

9/14-10/19 – Beginner’s progression classes! www.facebook.com/events/300576176972015/ (If you missed this series of classes, please stay tuned. We’ll have more!)

10/5 – milonga closed

10/19 – Live Music with La Orquesta Fusion Tango (LOFT)!

11/16 – Live Music with Cuarteto Puentes + Ville Hiltula!

11/23 – milonga closed for Thanksgiving eve

11/30 – Live Music – debut of CMC (Community Music Center) Tango Ensemble!

12/14 – Live Music with Tangonero!

12/28 – milonga closed

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New Beginner’s Progression Class

Project Tango is pleased to offer a five-week beginner’s progression series at the weekly CELLSpace Alternative Milonga on Wednesday nights!

The first course will run from September 14 through October 19 (no class on October 5).  You will learn the basic vocabulary, etiquette, and musicality of Argentine Tango.

Registration is $75 for five weeks, which covers the cost of all classes and the CELLSpace Alternative Milonga afterwards.  Register at the front desk beforehand or at the first class on September 14.  No partner or prior experience necessary, but dancers may find it helpful to attend a drop-in beginner class or two beforehand.

Our first progression series will be taught by Emily Webb.  Emily began her love affair with partner dancing in 1996. Starting out as a Lindy Hopper, through the years she transitioned through Tango, Salsa, Blues, and Fusion dance. Today, Emily teaches Tango and Fusion dancing across the U.S.; and she is the co-creator of Mission Fusion and Tango Atipico, monthly San Francisco dances.

Project Tango will continue to offer a beginner drop-in class for those who miss the start of this progression series.

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Upcoming Special Nights 2016

8/31 – Performance, Classes, & Boutique by Tango Con*Fusion! www.tangoconfusion.com/san-franciscos-4th-annual-ladys-tango-festival/

 
9/14-10/19 – Beginner’s progression classes! www.facebook.com/events/300576176972015/

9/21 – Live Music with Trio Garufa + violinist Mayumi Urgino

10/5 – milonga closed

10/19 – Live Music with La Orquesta Fusion Tango (LOFT)

11/16 – Live Music with Cuarteto Puentes + Ville Hiltula

11/23 – milonga closed for Thanksgiving eve

11/30 – possible live music TBA

12/14 – Live Music with Tangonero

12/28 – milonga closed

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8/10 Live Music + “Duo” Theme Night!

Live Music with Duo Fuertes Varnerin from Argentina! www.fuertesvarnerin.com

Theme: Dynamic Duo/Twins/”Seeing Double”

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7/20 milonga closed

See you 7/27!

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7/13 – 13th Anniversary of CELLspace w/ Live Music & Theme night!

Live Music with Cuarteto Puentes!

13th Anniversary Theme: Lace &/or Faux Fur

https://www.facebook.com/events/1720002294915930/

please note: 7/20 CELLspace Milonga will be closed

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6/8 “Sadie Meets CELLspace” – Reinforcing our Equal Opportunity in Tango Policy

*6/8 Main Event: Live Music with Quinta Tango, our first all-female group! www.quintatango.vpweb.com

*6/8 Theme: “Sadie Hawkins” Night CELLspace-Style! (also “Challenge your Comfort zone” night)

“Followers’ Choice” is just a starting point, for those followers who might not usually ask leaders to dance on usual nights. Of course, followers can cabeceo leaders on ANY night and vice versa on any night, including this night. Some self-described “traditionalist” followers in our community have asked for this theme. We strive to be an INclusive community, including traditionalists who want to challenge their usual comfort zones.

In addition to role reversals, we encourage you to challenge your own comfort zones  by cabeceo’ing

– someone at a different level of skill or musicality from yourself (e.g. beginners asking intermediate dancers; advanced asking beginners, etc.),

–  someone whom you haven’t danced with before,

– or asking someone to dance for just one song instead of a whole tanda.

These are just a few examples we’d like everyone to try on any night, but at this milonga we are giving overt encouragement to step out of your own “box.” What is/are your challenge(s), should you choose to accept it/them?

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6/1 Mr. Tango shoes raffles FREE shoes

Mr. Tango shoes will raffle a FREE pair of shoes at the milonga this Wed, 6/1! www.mrtangoshoes.com

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6/8 Quinta Tango live music & “Sadie Hawkins” Night CELLspace-Style!

Special dates:

6/8 – QUINTA TANGO live music; “Sadie Hawkins” Night CELLspace-Style! www.quintatango.vpweb.com

7/13 – CUARTETO PUENTES live music; 13TH ANNIVERSARY of CELLspace Milonga! special theme: Lace &/or Faux Fur

7/20 – milonga closed

8/10 – DUO FUERTES VARNERIN live music www.fuertesvarnerin.com

8/31 – Performance, Classes, & Boutique by Tango Con*Fusion! www.tangoconfusion.com

9/21 – TRIO GARUFA + violinist MAYUMI URGINO live music

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