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Registration now open!

Brigitta Winkler in Durham – September 30th – October 2nd

NOT TO BE MISSED!!

The wonderful, witty, playful, creative, unavoidable, and beautiful Brigitta Winkler will be coming to the Triangle area in NC for a 3 day workshop from September 30 to October 2nd (6 classes, 2 milongas, 2 guided practicas, on-demand private lessons).

 Register for the whole workshop with a partner and get the best deal

or

select what you want for couple or individual, for 1 class, 1 day, 2 days etc.

PayPal or check (even CC)

Possibilities for private lessons will be announced in September when all details will be finalized.

Register at: http://www.paintedlights.com/2016-Brigitta-Workshop/

Contact: Daniel Bossut dfb2k08@gmail.com

Need a lodge or a ride?

If you need a ride or someone to host you or if you are willing to drive or let someone sleep on your couch, please feel free to join this Facebook group:

Triangle Tango Ride Share & Hosting
(http://www.facebook.com/groups/275765855845562/).

This is a closed Facebook group, meaning those who are interested must send a request to join the group. Once you’re in, you may post your request to the group’s wall. Posts to the wall can only be seen by members of the group. Like other Facebook groups, members will receive notifications when others have posted to the wall.

Please spread the word about this new service for Triangle Tango members!

Talk A Tango – The Bandoneon – Part III,

Anibal Troilo “Pichuco”, also known as “El Gordo” (the fat man), was an icon of the greatest period of tango music and his name remains a symbol of both Tango and Buenos Aires. Troilo was a great bandoneón player, conductor, and composer. He inspired and continues inspiring generations of tango musicians around the world.

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Talk A Tango – The Bandoneon – Part I,

“Each 11 of July is celebrated as the National Day of the Bandoneón As homage to the birthday of anÍbal Troilo” …

Thus read a headline on a major Argentine newspaper last week. Neither Troilo’s name nor the instrument that contributed to his rising as one of the greatest tango personalities are foreign words to tango dancers around the world.  But not many tango lovers know the history of the “tango wind box”. So, let’s take advantage of the summer hiatus of our classic TALK A TANGO column to examine the major technical and historic features of the instrument considered the “soul” of tango music.

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