Posted: 21:56, Friday 10 May 2013 by Andrew Gibki
Updated: 21:28, Friday 10 May 2013 by Andrew Gibki
Have you ever dreamed of dancing that most beautiful and elegant of partner dances… the Argentine tango? Have you heard that incredibly captivating music and thought: “I’d LOVE to be able to move well to that haunting sound…”?
If you think you fit the profile or know of someone who is interested we’d love to meet you! Or….if you started learning Argentine Tango in the past but had a break from lessons, now is the perfect time to start again.
At Siempre Tango we have experienced teachers to guide you through basic tango technique in classes especially designed for beginners. Our new four week block begins Sunday May 19th 4-5pm at the Eastwood Community Centre, 95 Glen Osmond Road, Eastwood. It’s $50.00 for four classes or you can pay casually if you prefer at $15.00 per class.
(Photo: Sara H.)
Posted: 15:38, Thursday 18 April 2013 by Mark Stojani
Updated: 15:39, Thursday 18 April 2013 by Andrew Gibki
From New York City: CARLOS CAÑEDO in Adelaide 26th April
One Night Only!
SHADOW POSITION WORKSHOP
Friday 26th April, 8:30-10PM
Learn how to lead and follow patterns in a beautiful and distinct embrace known as “Shadow Position” (leader in back of follower). Learn 3 exciting figures that will add dynamic and elegance to any Tango repertoire, as well as the tools to create your own. This 90-minute workshop is for All Levels.
St Theodore’s Church Hall
Corner of Swaine Ave and Precott Terrace
Partnered couples recommended
Posted: 18:17, Thursday 14 March 2013 by Andrew Gibki
Updated: 17:47, Thursday 14 March 2013 by Andrew Gibki
This week’s Siempre Practica — 14th March — will be held at the Mitcham Village Institute Hall, 103 Princes Rd Mitcham 8:15pm – 10:00 pm. Here is a map.
Also a reminder that lesson block 2 for Wednesday classes will begin on Wednesday 20th of March.
Posted: 18:02, Thursday 14 February 2013 by Andrew Gibki
We are extending our regular Thursday practica to 2 hours in honour of St Valentine’s Day this week. No matter what your relationship status, come along this Thursday 14/2/2013 from 8pm-10pm at North Adelaide Community Centre, Tynte Street.
You get to practise your dancing in a supportive and social environment in addition to a three-minute long tango hug to help celebrate St Valentine’s Day :)
To mark this special occassion, we will be holding a raffle with some great prizes to share (or keep to yourself). Hope to see you there.
Posted: 07:02, Monday 21 January 2013 by Mark Stojani
Updated: 18:32, Monday 21 January 2013 by Mark Stojani
Please join us with our traditional kick off to the year at the beautiful CORIOLE winery this Saturday January 26th, 7-11.30pm.
There will be LIVE and recorded music, stunning views and a great atmosphere.
Mike Bevan – Classical and Brazilian guitar
Dylan Woolcock – Guitar and leader of Golonka (performing at Womad)
Emma Woolcock – A member of the Fiddle Chicks
Please bring a plate of food to share. Drinks are included.
So car pool with some tango buddies and perhaps even come early on Sat or stay for Sunday lunch and experience the regional platter on offer in the delightful surroundings.
See you there!
Have you been interested in learning the Argentine Tango? Why not try it now? The next 4-week beginners introduction course starts on Sunday 10th Feb 2013, at 4pm.
This course is designed for students with no previous dance experience and it aims to introduce students to the basics of authentic Argentine social tango. Couples and singles welcome!
Classes are $50 per person for this four-week introduction, but if you enrol as a new beginner you also have the opportunity to bring your partner for free (ie a two for one price of only $50 per couple).
If you have always wanted to learn to dance the Argentine Tango in Adelaide or have had a long break from classes, why not register your interest today with Ellie? All skill levels welcome.
Continuing blocks TBC
Dates for intermediate and advanced classes 2013
Block 1 30th Jan – 6th March, week’s break 13th March
Block 2 20th Mar – 24th Apr, week’s break 1st May
Block 3 8th May – 12th June, week’s break 19th June
Block 4 26th June – 31st July, week’s break 7th Aug
Block 5 14th Aug – 18th Sep, week’s break 25th Sep
Block 6 2nd Oct – 6th Nov, week’s break 13th Nov
Block 7 20th Nov – 11th Dec.
Practicas will resume 31 January 2013
Practicas are from 8pm to 9.30pm on Thursday nights at North Adelaide Community Centre, Tynte Street (map)
SUPERTHURSDAY Christmas Show is on 12th Dec 2013
Other SUPERTHURSDAY dates throughout the year TBC
Posted: 01:39, Sunday 19 August 2012 by Janett Jackson
Updated: 01:13, Sunday 19 August 2012 by Janett Jackson
‘In 1913, Madame Lucile of Hanover Square, London, presented gowns designed especially for tango dancing…The aigrette headdress…became particularly associated with the dance.’
ref: Collier, Simon, Artemis Cooper, Maria Susana Azzi, and Richard Martin. 1995. Tango: the dance, the song, the story. London: Thames and Hudson. p183.
Posted: 19:55, Saturday 14 April 2012 by Janett Jackson
Updated: 19:36, Saturday 14 April 2012 by Janett Jackson
‘Troilo is considered to be the greatest bandoneonist of all time. … The Buenos Aires restaurant Pichuco is named after Troilo and its walls are covered with pictures showing him at every stage of his career. At the Pichuco a pianist plays tangoes every night.’
Ref: Collier, Simon, Artemis Cooper, Maria Susana Azzi, and Richard Martin. 1995. Tango: the dance, the song, the story. London: Thames and Hudson. p. 148
Posted: 17:33, Saturday 11 February 2012 by Janett Jackson
Anibal Carmelo Troilo (1914-1975) was known as ‘Pichuco, el Gordo’ (The Fat Man). Hs staus in tango music is second only to Carlos Gardel’s.
Ref: Collier, Simon, Artemis Cooper, Maria Susana Azzi, and Richard Martin. 1995. Tango: the dance, the song, the story. London: Thames and Hudson. p.148