PHILADELPHIA INTERNATIONAL TANGO FESTIVAL - JUNE 1 - 4 - Our seventh festival features an all-star, all-Argentine cast of teachers & performers, including Nito Garcia & Elba Sottile, Adrian Veredice & Alejandro Hobert, Octavio Fernandez & Carla Marano, and Marcelo Gutierrez. It will take place at a spectacular new venue - the German Society - a huge & gorgeous historic building. Please check out the website, and register early for best pricing. Online registration extended through Sunday, May 21 at midnight. TODAY IS THE LAST DAY!!!
FESTIVAL PREP WORKSHOP - Tips, Tricks & Tools for Newer Dancers. Thursday, May 25, 7-9 pm, in place of our regular beginner classes. A workshop to help you get ready to have an AWESOME time during the Philadelphia International Tango Festival. Taught by Kristin Balmer & Barbara Kountouzi. Loads more info here.
TANGO BARRE - Semi-Private technique class, limited to 3 participants. Each participant uses her own barre. Tuesdays & Wednesdays, 6:15-7:15 pm, starting on April 25. $25 or use your class card. More details and a video here.
WEEKLY BEGINNER CLASS - The Philadelphia Argentine Tango School offers a drop-in beginner class, which takes place every Thursday from 7-8 pm. No experience is required and you may join any week. $10. More details here.
CLOSE EMBRACE TANGO CLASS - Sundays from 6-7:30 pm, with an extra hour of practice for class participants until 8:30 pm. More details here. Last class until the fall: Sunday, May 7.
WHYY-TV's ARTICULATE WITH JIM COTTER - Episode on Argentine Tango - featuring interviews with Gustavo Naveira & Giselle Anne, Carolyn Merritt, and Meredith Klein, as well as footage from the 5th Philadelphia International Tango Festival. Watch it online now!
VIDEO: PHILADELPHIA TANGUEROS PERFORM TO WELCOME POPE FRANCIS TO PHILADELPHIA - Click here for videos and description.
FIRST DANCE PREPARATION: We can help you get ready to amaze your friends and family on your wedding day, even if you have never danced before in your life! Details (including videos) here.
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Interested in reading about tango? We HIGHLY RECOMMEND local author, dancer & anthropologist Carolyn Merritt's Tango Nuevo, published by the University Press of Florida. Copies are available at the school or at this amazon link. Also, click here for a review of the book in Dance Magazine.