Wednesdays, September 3-24, 7:30-9 pm: GET YOUR MILONGA ON with Krissy & Meredith. Join us for four weeks of PURE FUN as we explore milonga lisa, milonga con traspie, adornments for the follower in milonga, and musicality training in milonga. Use your class card, or buy a special 4-week series class card for $70. Stay after the class for the Palermo Fishtown Practica with guest DJs, refreshments and good times. Hasta pronto!
Friday, September 5 - FIRST FRIDAY FRACAS: Join us this Friday for an amplified version of Fishtown's regular First Friday event. This time, we are adding a two-hour FREE POP-UP MILONGA with guest DJ Jola Rafinska, which will be held outside on the street on Frankford Ave. The event starts with a free class in our studio (7-8 pm), and continues two blocks north on Frankford Ave for the milonga (8:30-10:30 pm) in front of Little Baby's Ice Cream & Pizza Brain. Pizza Brain is creating a special pizza for the event, the "Carlos Gardel." Complete details here.
OPPORTUNITIES FOR BEGINNERS:
Next Free Friday Tango Class: Friday, September 5, 7-8 pm, followed by a POP-UP MILONGA as part of the First Friday Fracas. All details here.
** Monday Night Classes through the end of September are open to ALL LEVELS: 7-8 pm: Tango Technique and
8-9:30 pm: All Levels Tango.
** Next Argentine Tango Beginner Intensive takes place Saturday & Sunday, September 13 & 14. Registration is now open.
PHOTOS from the Weekend with Nito & Elba are now available. Click here to go to flickr.
"TANGO REUNION" - A wonderful article about the 4th Philadelphia International Tango Festival by anthropologist and local tanguera Carolyn Merritt.
Almost every month, we host a "Stir" Event for Match.Com where singles can spend the evening sipping wine, chatting, and breaking the ice by learning a bit of tango. Check out the great video that Match.Com produced about our Stir events. And sign up with Match.Com to be notified when registration opens for the next event!
USEFUL LINKS TO LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR SCHOOL:
** An Overview of the Philadelphia Argentine Tango School CURRICULUM
Class & Event SCHEDULE
** View PHOTOS from our classes & events
** View VIDEOS of our instructors performing
Read COMMENTS about the school from our students
** Read PRESS COVERAGE about our school
** Listen to a RADIO INTERVIEW on WRTI Philadelphia with Meredith Klein, Director of the Philadelphia Argentine Tango School
** See Info about BIG EVENTS that we've organized over the past five years
** Access our SECURE REGISTRATION SITE to register for upcoming workshops or to buy a class card
** NEW TO TANGO? CLICK to learn about this fascinating, addicting dance!
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.