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Tango's Violin - one chance only

There's a show on this Saturday night at the City Recital Hall, Angel Place (which has some of the best acoustics in town) called 'Tango's Violin'. Not your usual story about the history of tango, this show features tango stars, Fabio Robles and Ana Andre together with Melbourne tango orquesta, red dash black and violinist Sophie Kesoglidis in a story about thwarted love.
An opportunity to be entertained and enjoy tango before heading off to a milonga (as I am told the show finishes in time).
You can find out more and book on the CRH website.

What a night !!- Sydney's Milonga Para Los Ninos

Wow! Sydney turned out in force for the Milonga Para Los Ninos last night at the Marrickville Hard Court Tennis Club and the vibe was warm, friendly and fun! (For those new to this blog, or not following! this is a fundraising milonga held once a year in cities around Australia - and now north America! - to raise money for homeless children in Argentina).
I arrived early as I had volunteered my services as a member of the Tango Synergy Club, and even though it didn't start officially until 8pm there were already 2 or 3 tables of eager dancers and a few on the floor.
The room, which is normally a rather drab club room probably designed and built sometime between the 2 world wars, was brought to life with huge swathes of gold muslin hanging from the central mirror ball, gold table cloths and the most superb gold orchids in dangerously tall and beautiful glass vases which were a fantastic finishing touch. DJ Jean Weiner was already pumping out the music and had put a playlist on ever…