GUSTAVO RIOS is a native of Buenos Aires. Born into a family of milongueros, he has been immersed in the music and dance of Tango for his entire life.Winner of the 2014 USA Tango Salon Championship; he teaches at the Astoria Tango School in Queens, NY, and at Tango Under the Tent in Sugar Loaf, NY. Gustavo is a Tango DJ and the creator of the masterful series, “Tango the Theory”, a Seminar on Tango Musicality and Orchestra Styles.MAGGIE GRIFFIN is adancer, performer and choreographer
. She has been dancing tango for over ten years and teaches with Gustavo at Tango Under the Tent. She also taught with Tango New Paltz and Tango Hudson.
Maggie and Ellen teach and host Milonga el Garaje in Red Hook.
CLASSES IN RED HOOK with Ellen Chrystal
June 26 6:30-7:30 – Class 1 – Fundamentals 7:30-9:00 – Class 2 – Intermediate technique, figures and combinations
Cost: $15 one class; $20 two classes Student s & Starving Artists:$10 or one class; $15 for two
NOTE: THERE WILL BE NO MILONGA el GARAJE IN JULY.
LOCATION for RED HOOK EVENTS
:The Rhinebeck Dance Centre – 7345 S. Broadway (Rt. 9), Red Hook (5 minutes from the Kingston/Rhinebeck Bridge; off street parking)Directions: When you exit the bridge, drive to the 2nd light (9G); turn right onto 9G; drive to the next intersection of Rt. 9 and 9G; Make a left and drive about 2 miles. Centre is on the left in a 2 story grey building — just past Duncan Donuts.
Coming from the North: Rt. 9G & turn left at intersection of 9 & 9G. From South: take Rt. 9 straight to the Centre.
LOCAL EVENTS!GRAND OPENING — RENAISSANCE MILONGA! Saturday, June 24 Hosts Viva and Joe at Renaissance Hall, 820 Eastern Avenue, Schenectady, NY 7- 8 — Class with Adriana Salgado & Sergio Martin Almiron 8 to midnight — Milonga & Performance Music w/ Members of the Astoria Tango Orchestra & Singers, Pablo Pereyra & Eduardo Parra
Tapas & drinks for purchase $5 for class; $15 for milonga – $20 for both
TANGO AT MOHONK PRESERVE – SUMMER SOLSTICEEvery Wednesday Evening in June, July, August, September!
6:30 Class for All with Nina
7:30 Practilonga! Dancing!$12
– BRING WATER — comfortable dance shoes , a flashlight and a towel!at Slingerland Pavilion at Mohonk Preserve
Spring Farm Trailhead
ADDRESS FOR GPS: 27
Upper 27 Knolls Road, High Falls, NY
JORGE TORRES & YAN YAN SATURDAY JULY 1st
GIOIA BARN – 457 MIDDLE ROAD, HUDSON NY 2:30 to 4 Workshops – technique men and women open to all $25
4:30 to 6 Workshop – Vals – open to all who feel ready $25 – 6 to 8 Pot luck Dinner – If you are participating in the pot luck dinner please bring food and drink to share
8pm Milonga $15 – BYOB
All day package $55
Privates available on Friday afternoon/Saturday
CONTACT INFORMATION FOR LOCAL TEACHERS & EVENTS
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Tango Hudson; Tango New Paltz; Upstate Tango; Capital Regions Tango Goings On; Tango Under the Tent; Albany Tango Society; Hudson Valley Tango; B&B Productions ;Woodstock Tango, Tango On The Hudson
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