Saturday, August 27: MILONGA QILOMBO at the beautiful RUBA CLUB. Preceded by a match.com singles & tango event. Featuring a pre-milonga class taught by Gerardo Romani & Nico Mazza. And then great music by DJ Gerardo Romani all night long. Click here for details!
MARCELO "EL CHINO" GUTIERREZ returns for a second residency: September 7-October 28. One of our most popular teachers will be returning for all most two full months this fall! Check out our mini-site on Marcelo's residency.
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 September 1. Thanks!
BEGINNER WEST COAST SWING SERIES - TUESDAYS, AUGUST 9-30. Try something new this summer! Popular tanguero & swing dancer Gerry Morris will teach a four-week BEGINNER SWING class (no experience or partner necessary!). It's going to be tons of fun! 8-9 pm Beginner Class. 9-10 pm Guided Practice.
More details & registration.
We maintain our full class & event schedule during the summer. Teachers include:
** Monday night classes: Andres Amarilla & Meredith Klein. Theme in the intermediate class: Sequences with fascinating musicality.
Wednesday night advanced class: Hernan Robledo & Meredith Klein. Theme: Nine-week seminar in Salon-Style Tango.
** Thursday night classes: Hernan Robledo & Kristin Balmer.
** Full class schedule HERE.
FALL BEGINNER TANGO INTENSIVES SCHEDULED: Many of you have been inquiring about the dates of our upcoming two-day weekend Beginner Intensives. We will offer two of these intensives this fall:
** SEPTEMBER 11 & 12, 2-4 pm: Taught by Marcelo Gutierrez & Meredith Klein
** 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!
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.