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March 27, 2007

Interview with Maria Nieves

Revista La Milonga Argentina. Tango. Milonga. La Noche Portena. Buenos Aires.

"I learned by watching, girl, nobody taught me," she starts to tell, this living legend of the milonga and stage tango.

- So, what do you think of the schools?
- I'm against the schools. Absolutely! It's a con. Nobody's the owner of the truth in tango. I always tell them when I give a lesson: there's no better teacher than to go to the milonga! Wear out shoes, get kicked and have your feet stepped on, and do the same yourself. It's true, girl! Me, for example, I like dancing with a plié, but others like the legs stiff. I say "waist", and you go somewhere else and they say:"no, move the whole body". So, there isn't a truth to teach the youngsters.

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March 21, 2007

Animated Dance Lessons

AniDance: Animation & Dance - The Virtual Amateur Dancing School - Die Online-Tanzschule - L'�cole de Danse - La Scuola di Ballo - La Escuela de Baile

These animated dance models show you dance steps. Must be computer generated. I would like to know how they did it.

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March 11, 2007

Homer & Christina: the Jackie Wong interview

Interview with Homer and Christina Ladas

Homer and Christina talk about dance, music, personality, dress codes, etc.

Video 1 (alternative): YouTube - Homer & Christina Demo

Video 2 (tango): YouTube - Homer & Christina Workshop Demo

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March 08, 2007

Photos of Roberto Herrera and Tamara Bisceglia

This site has an interesting photo collection of Roberto Herrera and Tamara Bisceglia, from Tangoball in Wien - 2.12.2006, Parkhotel Schönbrunn

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March 05, 2007

Tango @ UCLA

The Daily Bruin - Two can tango, but more are welcome

Stephen Le said when he started the Tango Club three years ago at UCLA, there was little response among students, causing the club to die down. But thanks to a stream of dance movies including ''Take the Lead'' the club had a lively revival in 2006.

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