More Queer Tango News

Queer Tango Teachers offering virtual classes, please support them. Consider taking the Tango Tuition Challenge: send what you would have spent on lessons and classes each week to a teacher of your choice.

Jurni Roco offers weekly virtual tango classes Monday and Thursdays + private lessons. Details: joanroco70@gmail.com

Mira Barakat offers weekly virtual tango classes Tuesdays and Thursdays + private socially distanced lessons in her studio. Details: mirab3@gmail.com.

Miranda Lindelow offers weekly virtual queer tango classes Tuesdays + private lessons. Details: karinmirand@gmail.com

Augusto LaMarshall offers weekly virtual tango classes for Escuela Mundial de Tango GE + private lessons. Details: augustotango@hotmail.com. +5491154583423

Carlos Blanco and Rey Flores offer weekly virtual classes (spanish) + private lessons. Details: https://www.facebook.com/tangoqueermx/ or reyreyfa@hotmail.com

Astrid Weiske offers virtual private lessons and small group classes. Details: info@queertango-berlin.de

Leo Sardella offers weekly virtual tango classes through the Astoria Tango Club: http://astoriatangoclub.com/?fbclid=IwAR16VAegMxma7kslGmtPSTXojaI5_WDnxDCwdScrdUByfCkPADU-WbS7Kc0

Jathan Rafael Sánchez of Queer Tango Mexico offers weekly virtual classes and private lessions. Details: jathanrafael@yahoo.fr

If you know of queer tango teachers offering virtual classes or who are in need of support, please send us an email with info, links and details.  

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Mariana Docampo founder of queer tango in Buenos Aires, among many other accomplishments, has a new book, Tango Queer Buenos Aires, that is available for purchase: https://abrazosbooks.com/en/catalog/tango-queer-buenos-aires/

The Queer Tango Project has been busy during the pandemic! They have a new free ebook out, Queer Tango Histories: Making a Start, by Ray Batchelor. They are also developing a new project and looking for submissions: Queer Tango Futures: What do you think queer tango should be like when we can dance together again? The Queer Tango project wants to know. I want to know too, and I’m looking forward to this new publication!

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Local Super Queer Friendly Tango classes, practicas, milongas and tango retreats:

Men’s tango class in SF on Wednesday nights brought to you by our very own Ken, Will, Georges and Jonathan: TangoFix SF-men’s tango.  Details HERE

Allegro Ballroom: A GREAT place to practice whenever you want. $10 bucks for the whole day (or $10 per hour with a teacher). Bring a partner, some music, pick a room and tango away! Lots of queer and same sex dancers go to the Allegro and it’s a cool space. 120121 San Pablo Ave. Richmond, CA.

Tuesday Night Tango in Palo Alto.  South Bay peeps are covered! Progressive monthly series with Leslie Gordon every Tuesday: www.tntango.com.In these classes, everyone learns both roles.  This class is assisted by a lovely queer tango dancer, Rich. All are welcome.

-Tuesday Intermediate class and Practica with David Orly-Thompson at Finnish Hall: 1970 Chestnut st. in Berkeley. 8-10 class. 10-11 practica. $15. A great deal for 3 hours of tango with a great teacher.

-TangoMujer:: Retreats for Women: “Be both a leader and a follower.” Two enormously talented women of tango, and founders of TangoMujer (the first all-women’s dance company in the world), Brigitta Winkler and Sharna Fabiano, offer week-long tango retreats for women to learn both roles in exquisite natural environments. Details HERE.

Local Queer Teachers Available for privates or small groups. Please do support our local queer tango teachers!

  1. Mira Barakat: mirab3@gmail.com
  2. Miranda Pez: karinmirand@gmail.com
  3. Mitch Richards: tangowithmitch@gmail.com
  4. Citabria & Andreas: Citabria@LightOnYourFeet.com
  5. Winter & Auriel: auriel1938@gmail.com

Queer Tango Communities in the US.

-Queer Tango in our sibling city of Seattle can be found  HERE and  HERE. ChicagoBostonNew York, NYCTwin Cities, Portland , Austin Queer Tango , Atlanta Queer Tango,  Philly Queer Tango and Queer Tango Los Angeles
World Wide Queer Tango!!  
-World Wide Queer Tango Festivals: From Buenos Aires to Montreal to Mexico to Berlin, Queer Tango Festivals are a wonderful way to meet and dance with queer tango enthusiasts from around the world. Check this great list over at The Queer Tango Project for a list of queer tango groups, festivals and milongas around the world.
 Life is short, go dance your heart with our kindred from far and wide!
-World wide queer tango communities abound. Check out these links to find our queer tango kindred around the globe!  Chile, ParisMontrealNorwayBerlin, Berlin Queer Tango Cooperative, Milonga Berlin QueerUruguayBrightonBrazil, St. PetersburgScotlandCordobaMadrid, Valencia, IstanbulBuenos Aires and Buenos Aires QT MarathonMexicoRomeItaly, Copenhagen (if you know of more cities with queer tango communities, please send links! World Wide Queer Tango!

-The Queer Tango Project has published a free online Queer Tango Book

Resources
Our Abrazo MEET UP page—check out info, connect with new dancers WITHOUT having to get on Facebook!
Abrazo Queer Tango on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/abrazoqueertango/

San Francisco Bay Area Queer Tango on facebook.

Abrazo Queer Tango on facebook.

Tango Mango lists all tango events and classes

Queer Partner Dancing Calendar

SF Loves Tango:  An Insiders Guide to Tango in San Francisco—features a nifty article on queer tango!

QueerTango SF: Yep, the group that started queer tango in the SF Bay Area. Big mad tango love to Amy Little, Winter Held and Auriel. Website is HERE, and you can find them on FB:  https://www.facebook.com/QTSanFrancisco

We Want YOUR listings: if you have cool place you like to dance, found a great teacher, had a good experience somewhere, shoot us an email and we can add it to the list!!

Want to add info or receive a monthly update on queer tango events? Email us at AbrazoQueerTango@gmail.com.