Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Yo La Tango Mini-Fest in Austin! Nov 29-Dec 03

It's not too late to figger out a way to get yer tail here and dance it off...

Teachers are Murat & Michelle Erdemsel and Felipe Martinez & Maria Elena Ybarra...

6 milongas! 7 cool and funky Austin venues! And a bunch of other cool stuff! You know you've been wanting to come check out Austin - now is your chance.

Come see me! I miss y'all...(grin)

On a serious note...Murat & Michelle were one of my early tango influences - even if only in a virtual sense. Here's why:

I honestly don't know a thing about Felipe & Maria...except that he looks strikingly like GOP VP candidate Paul Ryan...(grin)

Austin Tango

Here's a great little short/news story from KUT (radio) about the Austin Tango community - as it revolves around Monica & Gustavo's wonderful venue aka cultural center "Esquina Tango"...

Just A Mushroom

sin titulo...

Friday, October 5, 2012

Rattlesnake Shake

Hustlin' across the desert, leaving El Ghettoeste, vuelvo al cradle of love, doing the Rattlesnake Shake, Looking For Madge, Then Play On, and long, drawn out Loan Me Dime, ponderin' on all the beauty in the world, as it passes by, obscure in the desert fog, at 130kmh...

Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Tango Libre

"The latest film from Belgian director Frederic Fonteyne ('Une Liaison Pornographique') mirrors the sultry, shifting rhythms of the dance in mapping a complicated web of relationships."

Review by David Rooney of The Hollywood Reporter...from The Venice International Film Festival...here

Review by BOYD VAN HOEIJ of Variety...here

Mariano "Chicho" Frumboli has a starring role.