Mike Malixi and Carrie Field, Taos' Top Tango Teachers:-D May 31st - June 2nd, 2013
" ....Since its availability in 2005, and particularly in the last few years, YouTube has become a popular source of visual information, including information about tango as a dance. Prior to taking tango lessons or observing tango danced live in a social setting, many people interested in learning about tango consult YouTube in an attempt to gain a visual gestalt of the characteristics of tango as a dance. The goal of this post is to examine the information available on YouTube as a representation of tango as a dance, and whether this is an unbiased portrayal of tango as it is danced in the social environment of the milongas of Buenos Aires, the gold standard of authenticity for tango social dancing. YouTube will also be examined as a potential source of accurate information about tango as a social dance....... "
STEVE LEWIS/Durango Herald
An Argentine tango workshop for beginning and intermediate students is now being held every third Sunday of the month at Durango Dance, said instructor Les Linton. The workshop is from 1 to 4 p.m. and the cost is $20. For more information, call Linton at 731-2628. Lee-Ann Hill and Dave Sessions of Mancos, shown here, enjoy a lesson Sunday.