SATURDAY, OCTOBER 22 - MILONGA QILOMBO featuring LIVE MUSIC by Theresia Thylin with the Trio de la Plata, at our favorite venue: the Ruba Club! Also featuring Marcelo "El Chino" Gutierrez as DJ, and teaching the pre-milonga class. Chef Rukiya Jamison will be offering Argentine treats for sale (empanadas and medialunas), as savored in milongas throughout New York City! Pre-orders are encouraged for empanadas and medialunas by the dozen (for in-milonga or at-home consumption!). Click here for info.

MARCELO "EL CHINO" GUTIERREZ in residence at the Philadelphia Argentine Tango School: September 7-October 28. Marcelo will be teaching our regular classes through Thursday, October 27, and giving his last day of workshops on Saturday, October 22. He has a few more private lesson slots available as well. Don't miss the chance to study with this amazing maestro, who will make you see the familiar in new ways every single time. Last chance for 2016!

**NEW** CLOSE EMBRACE TANGO CLASS, Saturdays, 12-1:30 pm, starting October 15. "A hug a day keeps the sads away!" We are excited to be adding a new intermediate-level class, focusing on Close Embrace, also called Salon Tango. The class will be taught by Barbara Kountouzi, and focus on the subtle intricacies that make close embrace dancing fun, comfortable and safe. More details here.

PHILLY InMOVEMENT is offering tumbling and gymnastics classes for small children at the Philadelphia Argentine Tango School on Monday mornings. Offerings include a parent-child class for kids ages 18 months to 3 years, and a kids class for ages 3-5. More info here.

WORK EXCHANGE POSITION - The Philadelphia Argentine Tango School is seeking one or more highly motivated individuals for various work exchange activities. If interested, please check out this job description and then submit a cover letter and resume by email.

** NOVEMBER 5 & 6, 2-4 pm: Taught by Rebecca Rorick Smith & Meredith Klein
** Alternately, beginners may also attend the Thursday night beginner classes.

Thanks to everyone who attended the 6th PHILADELPHIA INTERNATIONAL TANGO FESTIVAL. Photos are here. Videos are available at this link. The 7th Philadelphia International Tango Festival will take place from June 1-4, 2017. Mark your calendars now!

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.

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!


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.

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