DJ Ashvin Iyer

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Ashvin Iyer deejays primarily in the rhythmic style of Golden Age tango music. He believes in keeping the mood generally happy, and that tango flow for dancers happens from song to song as much … Read More

Momo Smitt

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Momo will be supplying the energy for the all-nighter for the 2016 festival. Over the past six plus years, Momo from Portland, OR has been traveling nonstop, teaching, performing, djing, and rapping at tango … Read More

Homer and Cristina

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Homer and Cristina both started their tango obsession in 1997, though they didn’t meet each other until they both attended an all-night milonga in Berkeley in 2001. After signing-up as dance partners at a … Read More

New Website

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Check out our new responsive website for the Tucson Tango Festival. We’ve redesigned it so that the format adjusts automatically to display properly on SmartPhones as well as tablets, laptops and desktops.

Paul Akmajian

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Paul Akmajian has been dancing tango since the late 90s and has been a steady DJ in Albuquerque and Santa Fe for more than 10 years. In the last six years, he has DJ’d … Read More

Jay Abling

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Beyond his teaching, J. is also a nationally sought-after DJ, who is known to keep a good party going with an astute awareness of a dance floor’s changing energies and hand-picked choices of music … Read More

Derrick Del Pilar

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When he is at the DJ station, Derrick selects the best traditional tangos, valses, and milongas with rhythm, romance, energy, playfulness, drama…whatever the dancers seem to be craving at the moment. Besides being a … Read More

Homer Ladas

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Homer’s first major dj act was to put 50 cd’s (including assorted classic tangos, alternative songs and the ‘Last of the Mohicans’ sound track) into a player and press the random button. People loved … Read More

Homer and Christina

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Homer and Cristina both started their tango obsession in 1997, though they didn’t meet each other until they both attended an all-night milonga in Berkeley in 2001. After signing-up as dance partners at a … Read More

Brian and Yuliana

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Brian Nguyen and Yuliana Basmajyan came from different dance backgrounds but eventually found their calling in tango. They are talented representatives of a generation of young dancers dedicated to the exploration of tango in … Read More

Ney and Jennifer

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Jennifer Bratt started dancing tango in 2000, in New York City, captivated by the old music, the beautiful movements, the intense connection, and the dimly-lit ambience of the milonga. She soon quit her job … Read More

Carrie Field

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Carrie Field holds a bachelors degree in Dance/Arts and Social Change, she performed and toured professionally as a modern dancer for many years. Carrie began dancing Tango in 2005. She has taught Pilates, Yoga … Read More

Jay Abling

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J.’s highly energetic classes and workshops blend hands-on practical technique, musical morsels, and flavorful figures with a touch of quirky humor. He approaches both tango and teaching with critical analysis in an organic and … Read More

Santiago and Fernanda

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Santiago is a true “Milonguero” Tango dancer. He is known not only for his elegance, precision and musicality in his dance style, but also for his methodology and pedagogical skills, constantly endeavoring to study … Read More

TangoLeva

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Tangoleva … dressing tangueras worldwide since 1998 Designed and produced by tango dancers, we have our finger on the pulse of tango fashion. Tangoleva knows what works, what feels good, what looks great. Preserving … Read More

Adorno by Holly

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Your body is hugged in satin and silk, feet clad in artisanal stilettos. Add a touch of hand crafted gemstone sparkle to your ears or neckline, and you are ready for the milonga. Tango … Read More

Mr Tango Shoes

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The owner Jorge Nel Giraldo has been a Tango Dancer for more than 30 years. He started the Tango shoes business 12 years ago. As a dancer he knows what is the best for … Read More

Tareos

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A tareo™ – created by fusing tango + pareo – is a simple wrap that enables you to be ‘tango-ready’ anytime! Tareos™ are versatile, comfortable, travel well, are handmade in the US and every … Read More

Ney and Jennifer

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Jennifer Bratt started dancing tango in 2000, in New York City, captivated by the old music, the beautiful movements, the intense connection, and the dimly-lit ambience of the milonga. She soon quit her job … Read More

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