A Taste of Tango - presented by Global Harmony and Tango Mendocino
Global Harmony & Tango Mendocino present
A two-part Day of Tango
Featuring the international ensemble Trio Garufa in
an Evening of Dance
Saturday, June 18
Coleman Hall and Redwood Grove
Ticket prices: see below
An Evening of Dance: $25 advance, $5 more day of event
The Introductory Class: $20 advance, $5 more day of event
A Taste of Tango
Have you ever wanted to explore the drama and passion of Tango? Come imagine you're in Buenos Aires for just one day. Learn about this mesmerizing art form both its music and dance.
This three part event culminates with an Evening of Dance for Tango enthusiasts from all levels. Participants all have the option of attending any one of the three Argentine experience options being offered. In addition to listening and dancing to the music of Trio Garufa, you can enjoy a meal with friends, Argentine style in Gualala Arts remodeled Redwood Grove, and even participate in an Argentine Tango Introductory Class for those wishing to learn about the dance and music.
Tickets can be purchased by individual event, or save money by purchasing the three-part combination.
An Evening of Dance
$25 advance, $5 more day of event
Milonga (Tango Dance Party) with Trio Garufa, an international ensemble dedicated to performing authentic Argentine music. Based in San Francisco, they have performed across Argentina, Canada, Colombia and the United States since their 2001 debut. Trio Garufa performs traditional Argentine tango as well as modern tango from Astor Piazzolla, Argentine folk music, original compositions and electrotango. They are the only tango ensemble based in the USA to have performed extensively at the Buenos Aires milongas. The trio includes Guillermo García from Argentina (guitar), Adrian Jost from Switzerland (bandoneon) and Sascha Jacobsen from California (string bass).
The Introductory Class
3 - 5 p.m.
$20 advance, $5 more day of event
Attend the two-hour introduction to Argentine Tango Introductory Class taught by Albions Larry M. Sawyer, co-author of The Temptation to Tango. Learn about Tangos origins, evolution and varied music styles.
Explore basic dance techniques and the unique culture of the Tango dance floor. You may not leave moving like Juan Carlos Copes or Maria Nieves, but youll have a solid foundation to work from and the ability to attend any future class or Milonga with confidence.
To purchase in person, visit the Gualala Arts Center or Dolphin Gallery in Gualala.
Gualala Arts Center (View)
46501 Old State Hwy
Gualala, CA 95445
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