Caltech milonga celebrates 7th anniversary with fundraiser

Ian and I have a special place in our hearts for Caltech. There’s where we met and where Ian proposed. This Friday, the Caltech milonga celebrates its seventh year with a benefit to raise money for Japan through special fundraiser for Doctors Without Borders, and their emergency response efforts in Japan and other places in need of medical humanitarian assistance. The celebration includes live music from Tangonero, a special guest DJ from San Diego and a performance by the affable Luis Bianchi and Daniela Pucci.

The Caltech tango club will donate $5 from every admission. While the milonga begins at 10 p.m. tomorrow, the fun with Bianchi and Pucci actually begins today with a workshop on colgadas.

Bianchi and Pucci will also be teaching a workshop prior to the Friday milonga for a separate fee.

Caltech All-Night Milonga

Special performance by
Luis Bianchi & Daniela Pucci

Featuring live music by
Tangonero
Special guest from San Diego
DJ Maz

When: 4th Friday, April 22, 2011
10:00 PM – 3:00 AM, performance at 12 Midnight
Where: Dabney Hall

Milonga Admission with $5 donated towards Doctors Without Borders
Caltech Students with ID: $5
Caltech Affiliates & other Full-Time Students with ID: $10
Regular: $15

WORKSHOP SCHEDULE
with LUIS & DANIELA

Thursday, April 21 at Winnett Lounge
9:00-10:30: Making Colgadas Effortless: All Secrets of Colgada Technique. Level: Int

Friday, April 22 at Dabney Hall

8:00-9:30: Linear, Circular and Continuous Colgadas for Open and Close Embrace. Level: Int-Adv

Sunday, April 24 at Winnett Lounge
8:00-9:30: Making Volcadas Light and Comfortable: All Secrets of Volcada Technique. Level: Int
9:30-11:00: Milonguero and Nuevo-Style Volcadas: Small, Big, Reverse and More. Level: Int-Adv

Workshop Admission with ID:
Caltech students: $5 each
Caltech affiliates, other full-time students: $10/1, $15/2, $20/3, $25/4
Regular: $20/1, $35/2, $45/3, $55/4

Directions:
http://www.tango.caltech.edu/directions
Caltech, 1200 E. California Blvd. Pasadena  91125
Enter Dabney Hall through the gardens on the North side of the building.
Enter Winnett Lounge through the stairs on the East side of the building.

Parking:
NO STREET PARKING in Pasadena after 2 am.

NOTE:  the California Blvd. parking structure is underground, please enter the driveway. Please park in the other campus parking lots. All campus parking areas are FREE and open to visitor parking on weekends and after 6 pm on weekdays.

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About Jana J. Monji

I've written for the Rafu Shimpo, LA Weekly, LA Times, Examiner.com and, more recently, the Pasadena Weekly and RogerEbert.com. I formerly worked for a dot-com more interested in yodeling than its customers.

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