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. Early bird registration EXTENDED through May 1!
WEST COAST SWING SERIES (ALL LEVELS) - Starts on Tuesday, April 25. Four weeks. Beginners and experienced WCS dancers welcome. 1.5 hour class, followed by a 1-hour dance. Taught by Gerry Morris. More details 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.
TWO-DAY ARGENTINE TANGO BEGINNER INTENSIVE - Saturday & Sunday, April 29 & 30. This intensive covers our entire 8-week beginner class curriculum in a single weekend, and prepares students to enter directly into our weekly Advanced Beginner classes (Thursdays at 8 pm). Please pre-register as the intensive often sells out!
MILONGA QILOMBO AT THE RUBA CLUB - Saturday, April 29. This month's Milonga Qilombo features guest DJ Elkin Guerra Najar of Colombia, who has DJed around the world, including in prestigious venues in Buenos Aires. Pre-milonga class (beginners welcome!) with Andres & Meredith. (Please note that this is the 5th Saturday of the month, not our regular 4th Saturday!) More details.
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.
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.