What's Happening at Philadelphia Argentine Tango School

Live Music Milonga Qilombo | Co-DJs Ignacio Ondartz & Meredith Klein

July 27, 2024

This month's Milonga Qilombo features:

* Live Music by Pianist Emiliano Messiez & Violinist Sergio Reyes
* A Pre-Milonga Class (All Levels) taught by Andres Amarilla & Meredith Klein
* Co-DJs Ignacio Ondartz & Meredith Klein

Please join us!

8:30-9:30 pm: Pre-Milonga Class (All levels welcome!)
9:30 pm-1 am: Milonga Qilombo with LIVE MUSIC and Co-DJs Ignacio & Meredith

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Three Incredible Days with Perialta + 4 More Musicians

July 29, 2024

MONDAY, JULY 29
Musicality Workshops for Dancers & Active Listeners

7-8:15 pm: Part 1. The Essence of Tango: A Lecture & Conversation Perialta’s insights on what makes tango, tango from the past until now. Perialta will talk about music and cultural history, focusing on the 4-5 major orchestras of the past, and "Tango Hoy". Participants is encouraged to come with a "blank mind", with zero assumptions about what tango should be before this workshop. We hope for active listening, and active questioning and discussing for this session.

8:30-9:45 pm: Part 2. Applying the concepts above to movement: A Workshop. Partnering with Meredith & Andres, we interpret these concepts with our bodies. Since the concepts are fundamental; we believe they are applicable to all levels of dancers.

TUESDAY, JULY 30

7-9:30 pm: Dinner, Movie and Q & A. Movie Presentation about Perialta and his work, his contributions to the international tango scene since 1990s; with Q & A discussion after movie. We’ll order pizza. Please bring something to drink. (Please pre-register so we calculate the order right.)

WEDNESDAY, JULY 31

7:30-8:45 pm: Concert Presentation of Julian Perialta’s music with a live Quintet

  • Julian Perialto, piano
  • Winnie Cheung, bandoneon
  • Clint Popetz, bandoneon
  • Janice Lee, violin
  • Laura Camacho, double bass

9 pm-midnight: Palermo Fishtown Milonga featuring LIVE MUSIC (danceable repertoire) and DJ Andres Amarilla

Pre-registration highly recommended.

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Tango de Hoy (Today's Tango) Intensive

July 29, 2024

MONDAY, JULY 29
Musicality Workshops for Dancers & Active Listeners

7-8:15 pm: Part 1. The Essence of Tango: A Lecture & Conversation Perialta’s insights on what makes tango, tango from the past until now. Perialta will talk about music and cultural history, focusing on the 4-5 major orchestras of the past, and "Tango Hoy". Participants is encouraged to come with a "blank mind", with zero assumptions about what tango should be before this workshop. We hope for active listening, and active questioning and discussing for this session.

8:30-9:45 pm: Part 2. Applying the concepts above to movement: A Workshop. Partnering with Meredith & Andres, we interpret these concepts with our bodies. Since the concepts are fundamental; we believe they are applicable to all levels of dancers.

TUESDAY, JULY 30

7-9:30 pm: Dinner, Movie and Q & A. Movie Presentation about Perialta and his work, his contributions to the international tango scene since 1990s; with Q & A discussion after movie. We’ll order pizza. Please bring something to drink. (Please pre-register so we calculate the order right.)

WEDNESDAY, JULY 31

7:30-8:45 pm: Concert Presentation of Julian Perialta’s music with a live Quintet

  • Julian Perialto, piano
  • Winnie Cheung, bandoneon
  • Clint Popetz, bandoneon
  • Janice Lee, violin
  • Laura Camacho, double bass

9 pm-midnight: Palermo Fishtown Milonga featuring LIVE MUSIC (danceable repertoire) and DJ Andres Amarilla

Pre-registration highly recommended.

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