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Argentine Tango

Dancing With the Star

Miri Ben-Ari | Posted 05.24.2016 | Arts
Miri Ben-Ari

I asked Jevgeni Davidov, an award winning and critically acclaimed dancer, to share his experience of dancing, competing, teaching and touching people's lives with the art of dance.

Colombia - The Jewel of South America, Part 1

Joan Moran | Posted 01.04.2016 | Travel
Joan Moran

I considered that my travel dream came true when I experienced the natural beauty and the exquisite wild animal life in South Africa last year. I had saved 10 years for that trip, and the reality of my tour was better than the projections of my dream.

How Tango Lessons Changed This 91-Year-Old's Life

Phyllis Sues | Posted 10.28.2014 | Fifty
Phyllis Sues

Tango, salsa, samba, rumba, bolero. All the Latin dances, bring crowds to the dance floor. But one stands apart, with star quality. TANGO! Just the name alone has a sound different from all the rest.

Malbec World Day Is Coming!

Daniel Altman | Posted 06.04.2014 | Taste
Daniel Altman

April 17 is Malbec World Day, when people in more 50 countries will celebrate the flavor and finesse of Argentina's signature grape. At Argovino, we'l...

What Argentine Tango Taught Me About Relationships

Sasha Cagen | Posted 12.09.2014 | Weddings
Sasha Cagen

a celebrated traditional tango couple Osvaldo y Coco performing at a festival in Buenos Aires: notice the balance Tango is one of the most beauti...

7 Things Not to Miss in Buenos Aires

The GypsyNesters | Posted 12.25.2013 | Travel
The GypsyNesters

La Recoleta Cemetery should be considered a must-see by any visitor. The ornate monuments are more than fascinating enough to occupy an afternoon, and many of the city's most famous residents lie in rest here

Buenos Aires, Brothels & Bandoneons: Behind the Spectacle at New York's First Tango House

Meghan Feeks | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Meghan Feeks

While the stage favors boldness over the subtleties that define tango on the social dance floor, the nightly show downstairs at Tango House, which features some of the world's top tango dancers, also warrants a connoisseur's explanation.

Same-Sex Couples Wow In Argentina's Tango Competition

Agence France Presse | | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

The sexy, sensual world of tango is experiencing a shake-up, as same-sex couples compete for the first time in the world championships in Argentina, w...

Aisle View: Tango's Back in Town

Steven Suskin | Posted 09.14.2013 | Entertainment
Steven Suskin

Forever Tango is happily ensconced at the Walter Kerr, where it first landed in 1997 for an impressive 13-month run. The show returned in 2004 for four months at the Shubert, but this new edition seems to be packed with more peaks.

Finding The Right Question

Robin Amos Kahn | Posted 05.21.2013 | Fifty
Robin Amos Kahn

I've gotten an advanced degree in the school of hard knocks. I learned what you always hear, that it isn't up to anyone else to make me happy. It isn't up to a man, or my daughter, or my friends -- it's my responsibility alone. I never would have known it, really understood it, if I hadn't lived through these years of struggle.

Trio Garufa

Terence Clarke | Posted 12.08.2012 | Arts
Terence Clarke

Contemporary Argentine tango dance has become a worldwide phenomenon. The music that accompanies the dance, though, is still thought to be mostly a Buenos Aires/Montevideo event. However, just as the dance is flourishing with new names and stellar talents in far-flung capitals, so is the music of tango.

The Buenos Aires Tango Dance World Cup: What It Means, What It Takes

Terence Clarke | Posted 10.13.2012 | Arts
Terence Clarke

Tango is an impossibility if you don't understand the great traditions of its music, and Ramada's background as a musician had prepared him for the dance. "It's profound, what he knows," Ed says. "That ability alone really has helped him with his dancing."

Remembering John Buchanan

Terence Clarke | Posted 03.06.2012 | San Francisco
Terence Clarke

John Buchanan, who has been for six years the Director of The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, died last Friday. He was responsible for a grand resurgence of interest in the museums, especially with the new de Young Museum.

Gustavo Naveira And Giselle Anne: The New Tango

Terence Clarke | Posted 01.21.2012 | Arts
Terence Clarke

In the world-wide community of Argentine tango, there are a few maestros that are sought after everywhere. One of these maestros is Gustavo Naveira.

The Sweep of an Elegant Toe: Comme il faut, Buenos Aires

Terence Clarke | Posted 11.28.2011 | Style
Terence Clarke

Alicia Muñiz and Raquel Coltrinari are the owners of Comme il Faut, an eight year-old Buenos Aires company specializing in the design and manufacture of extremely elegant women's shoes, and they are defying the historical tide.

First the Walk. Then the Tango.

Terence Clarke | Posted 09.28.2011 | Arts
Terence Clarke

Nora Olivera stepped toward one of the chairs at the edge of the practice room, before a large mirror. She sat down and crossed her legs. I felt vulnerable before her, a laughable figure wet with sweat.

Piazzolla, Before and After

Terence Clarke | Posted 09.21.2011 | Arts
Terence Clarke

Astor Piazzolla revolutionized tango in ways that either electrified his numberless fans or infuriated his many detractors.

PHOTOS: DANCE: World Tango Championships In Buenos Aires

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

The Tango World Championships, an annual competition featuring 400 couples from 23 countries, came to a close this week. Chizuko Kuwamoto and Diego O...

So You Think You Can Dance Top 6

Tonya Plank | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tonya Plank

I am shocked. Will's Samba this week completely blew me away, as did his slow Hip Hop. As did his solo. He hasn't done a thing this season that hasn't been excellent.