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Learn to Dance the Argentine Tango with the Experts at the Tango Affair and Then … Hit the Dance Floor in Grand Style

Why not take your appreciation of Latin music to a whole new level with some tango lessons from the folks at the TangoAffair. What better way to increase your connection with the music than to move to it in a most authentic fashion. Rest assured that these experts will having you doing just that in no time! Their well constructed dance program, under the direction of well-seasoned and highly popular  instructor, performer, and choreographer Simonida Cekovic-Vuletic, provides students with not only lessons in the art of Argentine tango but also ample opportunity to enjoy their newly developed skills out on the dance floor at one of their regularly scheduled Milongas (traditional tango parties). Vida Mia takes place on the 4th Friday of the month  and often includes a mini-workshop given by a guest expert. This special lesson is specifically geared towards intermediate level dancers.  Then its party-time featuring a live dj hosting plenty of dance activity designed for tango enthusiasts of all levels. Additional Milongas are also regularly scheduled throughout the year.

Attention!!! I want to point out here that dance classes at the TangoAffair are at a hiatus right now but will be starting up again soon, featuring lesson series designed for both beginners and intermediate level dancers. Check their website for further details and updates. I wanted to give you a heads up here so you can sign up in plenty of time to participate fully in the upcoming sessions. Private lessons are also available by special request. This program, which originated on the campus of MIT, is fully open to the public at this time and is expanding to multiple locations around the Boston area. Obviously, tango fever seems to be spreading in and around Boston! Why not then, come and experience some of the excitement yourself at the TangoAffair.           

  

 

 

General Details

(Check back to the website for further details and updates on the upcoming lesson series) 

When: Classes are 1 hour and 15 minutes long

      Vida Mia – Workshop (8:00 – 9:00 p.m.) / Dance Party (9:00 p.m. -1:00 a.m.)

Where: Classes held in Cambridge, Arlington, Watertown, Boston

      Vida Mia takes place at the Dance Union in Somerville (16 Bow Street) (Directions)  

Admission: Fees specific to each event

                    Vida Mia (Milonga) – Workshop ($10.00) / Dance party ($12.00)

                         MIT students with ID ($5.00 discount)  

More Info: 617-497-5568 OR simonida@tangoaffair.com

March 28, 2012 at 1:57 am Leave a comment

Spend an Enchanted Evening at a Real Live Argentine Tango Cafe- Right Here In Boston’s Own South End: June 7th, Tuesday (8:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.)

Ever wonder what an evening out at an Argentine tango cafe would be like? Well, come discover the answer at the first ever Tango Cafe: a Night in Buenos Aires. For one special night the Beehive will be transformed into a real live tango cafe, complete with professional dance performances throughout the evening to the sounds of The Beehive Tango Orchestra.  These talented musicians and dancers from Boston’s Longy School of Music will make you feel as if you have actually traveled to Argentina for the evening! What fun indeed. 

 In addition to all of this fine ethnic music and dance, guests will also have an opportunity to sample some Argentinean inspired cuisine as well. Native offerings include empanadas (bread or pastry dough containing meat, vegetables, or fruit fillings) and gaucho steak accompanied by Chimichurri sauce (a mixture of parsley, garlic, vegetable or olive oil, white or red vinegar, and red pepper flakes). The Beehive will be serving their regular menu throughout the evening as well.  Drink specials, or “libations” as they are called in Argentina, will be offered all evening long, many of which will serve to highlight the Milagro tequilas, one of the regions finest labels. Reservations are highly recommended for this event, so I think it is indeed safe to say that this should prove to be a popular choice for a highly entertaining evening out on the town in “Buenos Aires, Massachusetts”. 

 

 

Event Details:

When: June 7th, Tuesday (8:00 p.m. – Midnight)

           Food will be served (5:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m.)

Where: The Beehive (South End)

Admission: No cover listed

More Info: 617-423-0069

June 2, 2011 at 1:00 am Leave a comment


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