Yuri Sohn | 3 Oct 00:48 2006
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NEW SALSA CLASSES BEGIN NEXT WEEK & LATIN DANCE NIGHT ON TUESDAYS AT MCKINLEY CONTINUES TOMORROW!!!

Hi everyone,
Muge will be on maternity leave so Mariana and I will be teaching the next 
session of salsa classes that begin next week.  In addition, please come and 
join us this Tuesday for Latin Dance Night.  All details about salsa classes 
and Latin Dance Night are listed below.
Thanks,
Yuri :)

1)SALSA CLASSES
Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced Salsa!!!

Place: All classes are at the McKinley Foundation, upstairs in the
Westminster Hall (located on the corner of 5th and Daniel in Champaign)

Big Room with Air conditioning!

Free parking after 5pm in the university parking lot across the
street!!!

Beginner Salsa Class
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Fridays, 6:45 - 8:00 PM
October 13 - November 10

This class is for those of you who are new to the dance, or for those
who want a refresher course. This class will focus on the principles of
leading and following, basic steps and turns, and cross-body leads.
We will also teach Merengue & Bachata!

Intermediate Salsa Class
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Joe Grohens | 3 Oct 01:17 2006
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Cowboy Monkey Wednesdays

WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 4th
EARLY 7:00PM... TANGO DANCING (NO COVER!)

Although salsa at CM has been put on the shelf for the time being... DJ Joe
Grohens and company continue the tango portion of Wednesdays. Eat, dance,
drink, and watch... EVERY Wednesday from 7:00-10:30pm.

WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 4th
LATER 10:30PM... REGGAE DJ CHEF RA (NO COVER!)

Ra Ra Ra, Sis Boom Ba! It's a party every Wednesday in October... with the
legendary Chef Ra (High Times Magazine/WEFT 90.1) spinning reggae music. The
roots of Jamaican music is mixed with the modern sounds of Dub, Dancehall,
Reggaeton and more. $2.00 Rum Drinks and $2.50 Red Stripe Lager. NO cover
charge!

Central Illinois tango web page: http://tango.joegrohens.com 
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Ron Weigel | 4 Oct 12:48 2006
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Wed Oct 11 - Registration Deadline for Discount Passes for 3rd Annual Close Embrace Tango Fiesta is one week away!

The deadline for the discount passes for the 3rd Annual Close Embrace
Tango Fiesta is Wed Oct 11 - just one week away:
(1) Beginner Pass: 3 beginner level workshops (Fri & Sat) + 2 milongas
(Fri & Sat) + Sat evening tango film documentary
     $60 ($40 students)
(2) Saturday Pass: 2 intermediate level workshops + documentary film + milonga
     $60 ($40 students)
(3) Sunday Pass: 2 advanced workshops + noon practica + evening milonga
     $50 ($30 students)
(4) Weekend Pass: Friday workshop & milonga + Saturday & Sunday Pass events
     $100 ($60 students)
(5) Milonguero Pass: Weekend Pass + Monday Night Workshop
     $115 ($70 students)

Fiesta details & registration forms: http://www.centraltango.com

Instructors Robert Hauk (Portalnd OR), Barbara Durr (Atlanta GA) and
Yelena Sinelnikova & Avik Basu (Ann Arbor MI) are also available for
private lessons. If you interested, contact us immediately because
these spots are going fast.

Note that we will have some other interesting Fiesta events in
addition to dance workshops and milongas.

(1) Tango DJ Fundamentals Workshop with Robert Hauk - Sat 11:30 AM - 1
PM ($20, not included in Passes). Please register in advance; this
workshop is reaching capacity.

(2) Tango FIlm Documentary - Dancing in the Milongas of Buenos Aires -
with Barbara Durr - Sat 8 - 9:30 PM (included in Passes)
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Ron Weigel | 8 Oct 18:58 2006
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Tango Fiesta next Weekend - A few loose ends

REGISTRATION
- Advanced Registration for Fiesta Passes: due Wed Oct 11
If you haven't sent in your registration yet, do so immediately to
obtain valuable discounts for the highest quality tango. Weekend,
festival, and day passes will NOT be available at the Fiesta.

Registration is running much higher than in previous years, so you
will be joining a lot of other people who will enjoy this great tango
festival. Experience the 3rd Annual Close Embrace Tango Fiesta
firsthand instead of hearing about it from your friends and regret
missing it. If you mail in registration, our PO Box is in the downtown
Urbana post office off Lincoln Square, but you can also give us the
registration forms before or after our tango classes at Phillips
Monday and Wednesday (classes are 8:30-10 PM).

Complete Fiesta details and registration forms:

http://www.centraltango.com

DJ Fundamentals Workshop
- This is not part of any Fiesta Pass. If are already a tango DJ or
ever wanted to be one, take this workshop (Sat 11:30 AM - 1 PM, $20).
Robert Hauk is recognized as one of the best tango DJs in the US, so
this is a rare learning opportunity. We are reaching capacity on this
limited registration workshop, so register now before we close out
registration.

Sunday Milonga / Barbecue Dinner
- This is also not part of the Fiesta Pass, but you will be hungry
after the Sunday workshops and you will want to dance, so why not
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Ron Weigel | 9 Oct 18:04 2006
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Tango Fiesta Discount Pass Registration extended 1 Day

Because today (Oct 9) is a federal holiday and post offices are closed, we
have extended the deadline for Advance Registration for the 3rd Annual Close
Embrace Tango Fiesta 1 Day - to Thurs Oct 12. If you get your registration
in the mail by tomorrow (Tuesday), it should arrive on time. You can also
bring the regiostration to the Phillips Center before (before 8:30 PM) or
after (after 10 PM) class on either Monday or Wednesday.

Registration forms available at:

http://www.centraltango.com

and from us before and after our classes at the Phillips Center on Mon and
Wed.

Remember, weekend, festival, and day passes will NOT be available at the
Fiesta. (It's too time consuming.) Individual workshops ($25, $15 students)
or session (2 workshops for $45, $25 students) will be available at the
Fiesta. There is not only a time savings for us, but a substantial discount
for you if your register in advance.

See you at the Fiesta, if we can find you in the crowd!!

Ron & Susana

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Ron Weigel | 9 Oct 19:56 2006
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Tango Fiesta Online Registration Forms / Schedule

Several people reported a problem with accessing our website this morning.

If you can't access:

http://www.centraltango.com

to get Fiesta info and registration forms,

a summary version is available at:

http://groups.yahoo.com/group/cu-tango/files/

Ron

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Burak Ozkosem | 10 Oct 17:24 2006
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Chicago 10/13 Argentine Tango Contest this Friday at Wyndham Hotel O'Hare


  compete... have fun... improve
Argentine Tango Contest and showcase at Harvest Moon Ballroom Championship
  this friday night (Oct 13th)

  
Where:Wyndham Hotel O'Hare (6810 North Mannheim Road
Rosemont, Il)
  When 10/13/06  8pm ( if you are considering to enter the contest, you must be there at 7pm)

   10:30pm Argentine Tango Showcase by Burak & Maria (before the couple from "Dancing with Stars " perform)

  The competition will be held as ONLY  open dance championship, anyone attends the show will be eligible to
compete. It's going to be milonga format, the judges will eliminate couples regarding their quality of
dance. No jumps, leaps, pauses longer than 10 second. for more info about the guidelines call Burak at 312-810.0252

  The registations still OPEN, for guidelines visit www.tangoshusheta.com/harvestmoon.html and for the
forms visit http://www.ballroomchicago.com/harvest_moon.htm

  to enter: contact Ileene Sedlacek (Exec. Secy.)
(815) 723 4926
(815) 723 5127 (Fax)
email: Tangofor2@...

 		
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Joe Grohens | 11 Oct 09:38 2006
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Tonight - Wed - Tango Dance <at> Cowboy Monkey


Tango Dancing 

Wednesdays  <at>  Cowboy Monkey
7:30 FREE lesson (taught by Joe and Carlota)
8-10:30 Tango dance . NO cover charge . DJ: Joe Grohens

Followed by Chef Ra's Reggae Night.

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Ron Weigel | 12 Oct 07:48 2006
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Close Embrace Tango Fiesta - This Weekend!!

If you haven't already pre-registered, you can still come to the 3rd
Annual Close Embrace Tango Fiesta this weekend and experience tango as
it is danced in Buenos Aires - milonguero style. Advance Registation
has been excellent, with a variety of dancers coming from Illinois,
Indiana, Michigan, Missouri, Iowa, Minnesota, and California. We are
once again expecting over 100 people to attend the Fiesta.

The Annual Close Embrace Tango Fiesta in Urbana has gained a
reputation for high quality instruction and dancing at a reasonable
price. Don't miss it. Details at:

http://www.centraltango.com

All activities are at the Phillips Recreation Center, 505 W Stougton, Urbana IL.

At the Fiesta, we will still have the following special pricing available:

(1) Friday Evening of Tango ($20, $10 students)
- Registration begins at 7 PM
- Choice of workshop:
(a) 7:30 - 9:30 PM: "Introduction to Tango in Close Embrace"
    Instructors: Ron Weigel & Susana Vazquez Weigel (Urbana IL)
    - for newcomers to tango in close embrace (< 6 hrs close embrace
instruction)
(b) 8:00 - 9:30 PM: "Milonguero Technique"
    Instructors: Robert Hauk (Portland OR) & Barbara Durr
    - all levels above newcomer
+ 9:30 PM - 1:30 AM: Milonga [Avik Basu, Ann Arbor MI, DJ]

(2) Saturday or Sunday Afternoon Workshop Session
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Shaun | 16 Oct 02:56 2006
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St Louis Tango Festival Dec 7-10, 2006

Celebrate the winter holidays with hot tango in historic St Louis! 
This weekend will provide 4 days of not-to-be missed classes 
and dancing in a friendly and intimate environment.

This is a small festival with enrollment strictly limited to 
100 participants (including milongas) and gender balanced.
The atmosphere is informal and relaxed, with an emphasis on
dancing. 

The festival has developed a reputation as a "boutique festival" 
with a high quality of instruction and great dancing for a limited 
number of serious dancers from around the country. In addition, a 
special class by Jaimes Friedgen will be offered for teachers only. 

No beginner level classes will be offered.

Last year we had participants come from over 20 different states 
as well as from Canada and Germany, with 1/3 of the participants 
tango instructors. 

Pre-registration required. Registration will be closed when we reach
100 participants.

Cost: $130 festival pass (all milongas, all practicas, 6 classes, 
refreshments, pizza, beer and wine). 

Full-time students: $65!

Currently we have registrations from Ann Arbor, Atlanta, Baltimore, 
Chicago, Denver, Indianapolis, Champaign-Urbana, Cinncinnati,  
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