BingoTangoInfo

References of interest for Argentine tango in the region of Binghamton and the southern tier of New York. Not up-to-date ? -- additions ? -- let me know ! -- gmckee@binghamton.edu


Events


Classes.

Practices and milongas (i.e., social events where dancing is for FUN rather than simply for practice).

Various Links


Dance communities.

  • Ithaca Tangueros. For all events in Ithaca and also Western New York.. Join its email-list for announcements of routine and special events, as well as general information about tango <http://www.rso.cornell.edu/tango/>.
  • Syracuse Tango.  Regular classes, occasional events, very nice people.
  • Woodstock Tango. A very active community in the Hudson valley.
  • Scranton & Northeast Pensylvannia. Several communities not far from the Souther Tier of New York.

Events and studios in New York City: Richard Lipkin's Guide to Argentine Tango in NYC.

One of several international guides to tango festivals.

Tango listervs at MIT. Two distributions of (a) announcements and (b) discussions, with international contributions and scope -- subscription for daily digests is suggested.

General information about tango, music, performers and dance, with audio repertoires and English translation: TodoTango.

Internet Radio (a selection !) : La 2x4 Tango | Batanga Radio ; two sites at Live365 (with lots of ads): Tango Evolution | Radio Criolla.

Music cd's -- TangoStore (Zivals). Direct from B.A., an immense selection with samples, all genres of tango, great prices with expensive shipping (so minimze your shipments).

Shoes (!) --BodyGear , on the State St. Commons in downtown Ithaca.

A wonderfully lucid account of the most under-rated skill in all of dancing: the technique of following in tango.

Examples


Contemporaries.

A Selection of Pre-1970's Dancers.

Several Interpretations of "La Tupingatina" : Fabian y Virgina | Damian Y Nancy | Facundo Posadas (2008) | Raúl Aballay

Milongas in Buenos Aires : Nio Bien | Club Gricel | Porteno y Bailarin

 

 

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June 2010
GDM