JULY 5-AUGUST 17: OCTAVIO FERNANDEZ & CARLA MARANO IN PHILLY! Please check out the MINI-WEBSITE about their residency for complete details on classes, special workshops, private lessons and more. And check out the newly-added one-day seminar scheduled for Sunday, July 30!

TANGO BARRE - Semi-Private technique class, limited to 4 participants. Each participant uses her own barre. Tuesdays & Wednesdays, 6:15-7:15 pm, starting on April 25. $25 or use your class card. Reserve your space now. Classes resume July 25 & 26.

** Friday, July 28: Women's Practica (7:30-9:30 pm) and then we head to DancePhiladelphia's Friday Night Milonga (DJ Octavio!)
** Saturday, July 29: MILONGA QILOMBO at the Ruba Club with DJ Octavio Fernandez. Class & peformance by Carla Marano & Octavio Fernandez.
** Sunday, July 30: Musicality in Tango & Milonga, A One-Day Seminar with Octavio Fernandez & Carla Marano. Pre-register by Saturday night for the best pricing.

TANGO NIGHT AT OLE TAPAS LOUNGE: Dinner, Class & Milonga: Sunday, August 6. Newark, Delaware. Join us for an amazing dinner, followed by a tango class (beginners welcome!) and then a milonga with DJ Carla Marano. This will be part of our goodbye for Octavio & Carla, who leave Philly not longer after. DETAILS HERE.

2017 Philly Tango Fest (June 1-4, 2017):
Helio's Photos
Matt's Photos

HATHA FLOW WITH CAROLYN MERRITT - Weekly yoga classes return to the Philadelphia Argentine Tango School, taught by Carolyn Merritt. Saturdays, 10-11:30 am, starting July 15. Drop-ins welcome! More info

IN THE NEW YORK TIMES - Alastair Macaulay, the Dance Critic of the New York Times, attended the Philadelphia International Tango Festival, and gave it a beautifully positive review. Check it out here.

FESTIVAL SURVEY - If you attended our 2017 festival, please take a moment to fill out the post-festival survey.

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.

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.

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!


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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.

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