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QCT Friday Practicas/Milongas at North End Studio
Our regular Friday night QCT activities take place at North End Studio, 294 North Winooski Ave., Burlington VT . Details below.

Please Note:
As always, if you are planning to attend any of the events listed here, please note the contact information for the event organizer and contact them directly with any questions about the event. Be sure to check for event cancellations – call or email the contact person for any event in these listings before traveling in bad weather.


UPCOMING EVENTS

Saturday, November 15
Alejandro Ziegler Quartet – concert and Milonga
North End Studios, Studio A
A riveting blend of tradition and innovation in Argentinean Tango. A special evening to dress up and dance! Non-dancers are warmly welcome to come and enjoy the evening with us.
Doors open 7:30pm
First set: Concert - Music for listening, 8pm
Second set: Music for dancing tango, 9:30pm
DJs Seyler and Lansky provide music for dancing between sets and 10:15-11pm
Entrada: $20 (students $10 with id), includes light refreshments
Limited seating – Reservations suggested. QCT2@queencitytango.org or Facebook.com/QueenCityTango

 
Saturday, December 6
QCT Holiday Milonga

Shelburne Town Hall, 8pm to midnight
Includes a set of live music by LoTango, Michel Lajeunesse on accordion and Darienne Oaks on violin and vocals.
Light refreshments, Fancy dress!
Entrada: $15
Location: 5376 Shelburne Road, on Route 7 just south of Harbor Road. Parking lot available behind the building (please do not block access to the Firehouse).
Winter weather strategy – if it becomes necessary to cancel due to severe weather, the information will be posted on the Queen City Tango Facebook page by 4pm.

ONGOING:

FRIDAYS - QCT Friday Practicas/Milongas at North End Studios
First Friday Practilonga - casual practice & dance, Studio B
Third Friday Milonga - dress up, Studio A

SATURDAYS, November 8, 15, and 22
Beginner & Intermediate Tango with Elizabeth Seyler
Champlain Club
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0:30-11:30 Molinete Mischief. Come twirl and spin in this twisty, sultry standard of the tango vocabulary. For adv beginners familiar with ochos. Students from the fall Beginner Immersions are welcome!
11:30-12 Open Dancing
12-1 Milonga Mania. We'll learn common patterns for richly rhythmic milonga experiences. For intermediate dancers working in close embrace.
$14/class includes open dancing.  RSVPs appreciated
For information visit Tango Wise or Tango Wise on Facebook or contact Elizabeth at 802-658-5225 or 802-399-9834 (cell) or elizabethmseyler@gmail.com

Mondays
Tao Practica ~ The Workings of Tango with Elizabeth Seyler
Tao Motion Studio, 180 Flynn Ave, Burlington Mondays ~ 7-9 pm   
$10 / Free for full-time students with ID 
A lights-up, casual-dress practica to help dancers improve technique, practice known patterns, and explore new material on your own.  Both roles and dancing with everyone welcome and encouraged. Bring your own water bottle.
 7-7:45 Optional Guided Drills for improving walking, pivoting, balance, strength, alignment, musicality, posture, etc.  (Participate in drills or do your own thing.)
7:45-9 Practica Continues -- Work alone or with a partner. I'll be available to answer specific questions.

IMPORTANT NOTES
Tao Practica is intended to serve dancers with tango experience, some of whom may wish to work on material with specific partners. It is for largely self-directed, collaborative practice among dancers with at least four focused months of tango experience. Some dancers are likely to rotate little or not at all.   Not for beginners. 
 For information: Visit Tango Wise or Facebook or contact Elizabeth at 802-658-5225 or 802-399-9834 or elizabethmseyler@gmail.com

 

 



SPECIAL WEDDING DANCE OFFER
Elizabeth Seyler invites you to make your wedding dance memorable with the intimacy and elegance of Argentine tango.  Through private lessons and/or group classes, she helps couples feel well prepared for their first dance as newlyweds, whether beginners or experienced dancers.  Couples of all orientations are warmly welcomed. 
For information contact Elizabeth elizabethmseyler@gmail.com  or 802-658-5225 or http://www.tangowise.com/community-classes/  or  facebook.com/tangowisevermont

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Friday Practilonga at North End Studio B

 


Dartmouth Argentine Tango Society (DATS):
For tango events at varying locations on the Dartmouth Campus, Hanover, NH, you may email dats@dartmouth.edu and join that mailing list.  You can also join the Dartmouth Argentine Tango Society Facebook Group to receive updates and participate in other ways. 


A great resource for information about tango events throughout the region is the Tri-State Tango Yahoo Group newsletter sent out by Judith Schwartz. Contact her at monadnocktango@gmail.com

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Tango Resources 

Many thanks to Victoria Moore, our long-time hostess, for making us welcome at Salsalina for so many years. We look forward to special tango events and workshops at Salsalina in the future. Salsalina Dance Studio is available for tango practice by appointment! $15 per hour. Contact Victoria info@salsalina.com or 802 598-1077.Interested in even more Tango opportunities? Contact these other Tango groups in the region:

Air de Tango, Mylene Pelletier (Montreal) www.airdetango.com
Alicia Cruzado ( Stowe , VT and NY City) Aliciatango@aol.com
Argentine Tango Association of New Hampshire (Primarily Manchester )
Buenos Aires Tango Practicas
Dartmouth Argentine Tango Society ( Hanover , NH ) - Dartmouth.Argentine.Tango.Society@Dartmouth.EDU
EmbraceTango - Beatrix Satzinger and Michael Young - www.embracetango.com
Elizabeth Seyler ( Burlington , VT ) elizabethmseyler@gmail.com  or 802-658-5225 or http://www.tangowise.com/burlington-classes/  or  facebook.com/tangowisevermont
Gerd Hirschmann - Tango Vt ( Norwich , Burlington , Brandon , and more) 
Ethan Plunkett, ( Norwich and the Pioneer Valley ) - ethan@plunkettworks.com.
Monadnock Tango Judith Schwartz (tango in SWNH & Buenos Aires , Argentina ) monadnocktango@gmail.com
Studio Bliss, (Rutland, VT) www.blissvt.com
Tango Pulse (Western Mass and beyond)
Time to Tango ( Lebanon , NH ) mipham@sover.net

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Here are some good sources for Ballroom and other partner dance opportunities:

USADance , Vermont ballroom dance -  http://www.dancevermont.org
E. Victoria Moore (Salsalina Studio, Burlington) info@salsalina.com
Kevin Laddison  (Ballroom dance, Burlington , St. Albans and vicinity)  www.FirstStepDance.com
Samir and Eleni Elabd ( Burlington area ballroom dance) http://users.adelphia.net/~elabd/ballroom3.html .
Shirley Mc Adam
(Burlington area Swing and Lindy Hop) - http://www.vermontswings.com
Vermont DanceSport Academy (Ballroom and Latin) (802) 878-1244
Faye Grearson (West Coast Swing, social dance, hustle, salsa) grearson@alum.dartmouth.org