Mission StatementTo promote tango as a social dance and evolving art form in our world culture while building & maintaining individual & community integrity, balance, & respect.
Alternative Milonga934 Brannan Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
every Wed night
The venue is called SOMArts
October 29: Trio Garufa – Halloween!
November 19: Tangonero
December 31: Redwood Tango (NEW YEAR’S EVE MASKED BALL!)
10/8: Performance by Mirabai’s team Tango Vida
10/22: Jorge Nel tango shoes & clothing
11/5: Performance by Oksana Chernikova & Guillermo Garcia
Happy holidays! We are taking a two week break, starting Dec 25. We’ll be back Jan 8. We hope you have a wonderful set of holidays!
On other great news: we raised $1415 for the Tango Nairobi project! Thank you everyone!
We are closed for December 25 (Christmas Day). Enjoy the holiday!
This week, December 11, Tango Nairobi fundraiser!
Beginner class with Michelle Gorre
Intermediate class with Luz Castineiras
Please come dressed this week as we celebrate Halloween. DJ Michelle will be in the house and serving up some extra treats.
Two more weeks until we have our 10 year anniversary party!
Milonga with live music from Trio Garufa and DJ’d by Homer: 9-12am!
Rocking another 10 years: priceless
Next week, Feb 6, we have:
Beginner class: D’Artagnan Horner
Intermediate class: Daniel Peters & Pier Voulkos
Music: Homer Ladas
We’re hosting a Halloween Alternative Milonga and costume contest!
DJs: Emily Pierce and Michelle Gorre
Prize for the Best Lead’s Costume: 1 private lesson from Cristina Ladas!
Prize for the Best Follow’s Costume: 1 private lesson from Homer Ladas!
Intermediate Class: “The Thigh Grab, Hip Check, Body Slam, and other Tango Oddities”
Instructors: Homer & Cristina
Beginner Class Instructor: Genevieve & Doruk
The theme for tonight will be Hawaiian/Tiki! Dan Peters and Emily Pierce will be DJing this event together. July birthday people (or people whose horoscope sign is Cancer) are welcome to join in! There will be cake and a birthday snowball dance at 10:30! Hope to see you there!
IDEAS: Hawaiian prints, tribal prints, linen clothing, sundresses, shorts, flip-flops, grass skirts, coconuts, leis (we’ll be providing some leis at the door), shell necklaces, kukui nut necklaces, people with flowers in their hair, etc.
Beginner Class Teacher: Michelle Gorre
Intermediate Class Teacher: Neeraj Korde
Celebrate Summer and July Birthdays!
We are pleased to have the opening night of the 2012 Queer Tango Festival happening at CELLSpace on June 27. Price is $30 for the performance and milonga, $5 for just the milonga.
Special dance performance and class. This June 20th, we are pleased to have Jaimes Freegan and Christa Rodriguez teach the intermediate class and perform at 10:30. Emily and Thomas will be DJ’ing the night away. Woo! Regular admission that night: $10 for class + milonga, $5 for milonga.