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April 25, 2007

Tango Concluder

They witty and self-deprecating blogger known only as "Pablo" had announced the end to his "Tango Beginner" online journal. Tango: my life as a not-so-good leader

I will miss Pablo's dry humor, although I admit that I was starting to feel somewhat impatient with his "still not getting it" persona.

As he says:

Well it had to end one day...One reason is a technical one: blogger.com tm forces me to "upgrade" if I want to keep posting.But the main reason is simpler: after four years I don't qualify any more as a beginner. Today I'm just another leader, rather worse than the average.

I hope he starts another blog - one that gives more anecdotes from classes at Naveira's or Zotto's. My favorite story was the one where, on being asked by Lorena "who taught you this boleo," Pablo's dance partner, an assistant at the studio, outs him as "taking classes from Naveira". [read the entertaining outcome here]

Posted by joegrohens at 07:11 PM

April 09, 2007

Tango Night at the Cowboy Monkey

Jason Croft featured Champaign-Urbana's Cowboy Monkey Tango Night on his monthly radio program "Sidetrack." You can listen to it here, under the archive for April. Tango is the second piece, starting around 11:15.

Sidetrack on WILL-AM


Posted by joegrohens at 06:15 PM | Comments (0)