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Online Class Offerings

We are back to a full online schedule this week! 💪🏻

This Week’s Schedule

Tuesday, May 11
5:45-6:30 pm: Resilient Body - In shape through the pandemic (Diana Cruz)
7-8 pm: Tango Technique (Andres & Meredith)

Thursday, May 13
5:30-6:30 pm: All-levels (beginner-friendly) Hatha Flow Yoga for Tango Dancers (Carolyn Merritt)

Friday, May 14
6:30-7:30 pm: Int/Adv Tango - Partners class (Andres & Meredith)

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Wednesdays, May 12 & 19, 7:30 pm

The Gracenote and the Slur: A study of tango lyrics with Jake Spatz

This short lecture series by Jake Spatz is a study of how tango lyrics developed in Argentina during the early Golden Age. Beginning with the birth of the tango canción in the late 1910s, we’ll cover the first phase of major songwriters, to see how tangos borrow from each other and together form a kind of street opera chronicling the passions and anxieties of an era.

In these two lectures, Jake will cover the major songwriters of the 1920s and 1930s.

Lecture I. “Champagne Tango: The 1920s”
* Pascual Contursi, Celedonio Flores, Francisco García Jiménez

Lecture II. “Social Upheaval: The 1930s”
* E. S. Discépolo, Alfredo Le Pera, Enrique Cadícamo

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Interview with Cucuza Castiello

Tango Stories Episode 71

Episode 71 features Cucuza Castiello, one of the greatest living tango singers. Meredith Klein was joined by co-host Juan Villarreal for this episode. The episode is in Spanish. It will soon be transcribed and translated into English.

Cucuza will be the featured performer, along with his son Mateo on guitar, in the May 21 concert in the Tango en la Terraza series. Information & tickets at www.tangoenlaterraza.com.

Photo: Yael Szmulewicz

Listen to Tango Stories Episode 71

Tango en la Terraza: Online Concerts from Buenos Aires to the World

From a magical rooftop terrace in the Boedo neighborhood of Buenos Aires, join us for 12 concerts featuring some of the best tango musicians and dancers of today.

Each concert will be streamed on a Friday evening, and then available on-demand in every time zone throughout the following week, so that people all over the world can enjoy.

Program 3: May 21-28

Vocalist Hernan “Cucuza” Castiello & Guitarist Mateo Castiello
Dancers: “Los Totis”

With special guests:
Vocalist Mariana la Turca Mazu & Guitarist José Teixido

Watch the trailer!

More information & tickets: Tango en la Terraza website

Ways to Register

My Best Studio
The preferred way to register is to use our registration system, which is called My Best Studio. You can use My Best Studio through our website or download the mobile App:

Other Methods
We have set up additional payment methods for those who wish to take advantage of the sliding scale option, or who have any trouble paying through our registration system.

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Concerts & A Documentary Available On-Demand

Spend a night away from netflix, support tango artists, and feel some true tango inspiration by watching any of the following on-demand videos:

  • Tango in Three Centuries: A Documentary on Tango Music History, featuring Leandro Ragusa & Omar Garcia Brunelli
  • Concert by Juan Villarreal & Patricio Crom, celebrating International Tango Day
  • A Night with Lisandro Adrover: A Concert & Interview with Genius of the Bandoneon, Lisandro Adrover

Learn more and purchase.

WRTI 90.1 FM Performance & Interview

On September 30, 2019, WRTI 90.1 FM Philadelphia aired a beautiful show on Argentine tango, featuring performances and interviews by pianist Emiliano Messiez, bandoneonist Leandro Ragusa, and dancers Gustavo Rember and Meredith Klein. The show offers an up-to-the-minute view of the state of tango music today, and the ways that tango dance and tango music are influencing each other.

Please take a few moments to watch and listen!