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August 10, 2007

Practicas in BA

In this month’s issue of El Tangauta, some notable practicas in Buenos Aires have been mentioned:

  1. Tangocool
    • Music: mostly classics from 1930s, perhaps 1 electronic tango, no cortinas;
    • Time/place: every Wednesday at Club Villa Malcolm.
  2. Practicas en Cochabamba
    • Music: mostly from Tangos of 40s and earlier, no electronic tango;
    • Place: Belgrando Club in San Telmo(?), no admission charges.
    • Some of the people who had run this practica in the past include the mythical Pepito Avellaneda, Gustavo Naveira and Mingo and Esther Pugliese.
  3. Practica X
    • Music: Tango nuevo;
    • Time: every Tuesday.
    • Attended mainly by professional dancers and advanced students.

See here for the online article (scroll down for the English version). For more information about events in Buenos Aires, another useful resource is the Tango portal of the City of Buenos Aires.

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