NEWS

7th 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, which we will have full use of for the four days of the festival. Please check out the website, and register early for best pricing. Super early-bird registration ends on March 15.

Saturday, Febuary 25 - MILONGA QILOMBO featuring Sridhar Hannenhalli. A beloved DJ, teacher and dancer who deserves great credit for building the Philadelphia tango community, returns for this month's Milonga Qilombo at the Ruba Club. It's going to be a particularly special Milonga Qilombo. More info 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.
**This class is cancelled on Sunday, March 5 only due to instructor travel.

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.

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.

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