6201 the truth about the audience. Amaury de Siqueira (2)
Amaury, this is a brilliant observation!
The original question from Larry was:
"Why does the Argentine tango spawn such passionate controversies?"
If Amaury's answer is correct and that the...
6202 no religion -- Jack's observation. (1)
Now that makes for a veeeeeeery interesting conversation... off line of course and over a good glass of wine, beer, tea or whatever drink we fancy :-)))))
The original question...
6203 There is nothing nuevo under the sun. (3)
Defining the term "Nuevo tango" is essentially a meaningless exercise.
The only important thing to ask is, are they dancing tango well or not.
By dancing tango, I mean tango music. Of course, dancing...
6204 Close Embrace in ? (7)
Hello, Which tango schools in Paris teach close embrace Tango (chest
to chest - not? 'v')
The above quote has me wondering...since all Tango embraces are asymmetrical:
("..the asymmetrical nature...
6205 eng.tango.info/2008-12-31 - new year events (1)
wiki.tango.info allows organisers to announce one time tango events (repeated eventsare not supported yet)
I use this system for Berlin, where ca. 95% of the organisers announce special events...
6206 Tango in America Latina (5)
Next July I will be in Mexico City trying to qualify
as a permenant resident.? I plan to take some? classes
from this guy... it looks OK to me...of course...
6207 Your milonga secrets (28)
Looking back over the last couple dozen threads I see almost no mention
of milongas. Do you do them? Any secrets of how to do them, and well,
which you want to mention?
Here is an example of a performance...
6208 Milong secrets ...duh (3)
I think that this whole thread is a good example of why few here dance the milonga..and
this goes for the North American scene in general....COMPLICATE IT WHY DON"T YOU?
The brainiacs think that they...
6209 Milonga secrets..ugh (2)
Thanks for your always logical feedback Trini but most teachers
on this list will continue to miss my point.
Here's a reply that I just got from someone off list that 'gets it'.
"That is?right, Mario,?that...
6210 most popular songs at milongas (1)
I've begun dj-ing in a small town, and mostly use sets of songs from
tanda lists I've found on the web. What I wonder is what are some of
the songs you hear most often these days in the milongas...
6211 Happy Tango New Year (1)
This is a video of a seasoned dancer in Bs As.
He is using only the walk to the cross, giro with sacada, ocho atras?and ocho cortada.
THE important thing...
6212 intellectual skills vs motor skils (3)
Tango is something you do with your body and your heart. It is a motor skill.
Writing, talking, thinking, are all things you do with your head. They
are intellectual skills.
It is possible to dance very...
6213 Spoon time (9)
Yes, Huck, I'm sure that is Billy idol ...... ( isn't he talented!)
And David ..... Shouldn't we embrace that large shiny Spoon?
Thank you .... Mel (nz).
Tee hee! :-) He may well be a good...
"Well there's nothing to lose
And there's nothing to prove
I'll be dancing with myself"
6214 Tango-L] season greetings (1)
I wish a a Merry Christmas and a Happy New TangoYear!!
Patricia Muller florence/Italy
6215 trini thread, skipping the one (3)
Trini said: "I suppose you could skip the "1" but that's never made
sense to me. "
Why not? For example, dont you do that whenever you choose to dance a
piece on the weak beat ?
Also, here is an example...
6216 Skipping the 1 (1)
Well you can skip the 1 if you like but it's not going to go away, it's
still there in the music.
I don't see that you need to mark it if you don't feel like it - even
ignoring it and standing there...
6217 An accurate tango article (1)
Short, but sweet. By a man who lives in BsAs.
6218 Good Stuff (2)
OK..we don't want to say exactly what we like 'cause we could get criticized
but this pair's Tango is wow!
It's not the style that I would ever want to dance and it's 'performance' but still...I like...
6219 The real McCoy (1)
O.K. now let's get serious.
This is the only video I've been able to find of Jorge Gutman.
This is what I will be basing my own dance on.
I would appreciate...
6220 Link anyone? (2)
Hi, I lost my link to a tango site that listed just about
all of the possible named?sequences in the dance...ie: ochos, outside walk, etc.
I remember that it had the sequences for close embrace that...
6221 Cafe Hanson found.. (2)
Found this news report about Caf? Hanson being found by archaeologists in
Since I am not putting my time and energy into being...
6222 shared ride for san diego festival (1)
i'm looking for someone to share a cab from the airport to the hotel for the san diego festival. i arrive friday night at 7:30 pm.
6223 re Spanish (1)
<I am looking to purchase Rosetta Stone language course and I have a choice
It depends on how they differentiate between them. All Spanish speakers
understand each other but the original Spanish...
6224 was Spanish - now Lunfardo (1)
At 03:45 PM 12/31/2008, Edmundo wrote:
For those who want to dig deeper:
6225 Spanish - Argentine slang (1)
At 03:45 PM 12/31/2008, Edmundo wrote:
Last updated for Argentina on 8 Dec 08
The main site also contains links to pages of slang from almost all,
if not all, slang of Spanish speaking countries.