Tag Archives: Dancing

My evening with Osvaldo and Coca

Two dancers we can  easily find in the milongas of Buenos Aires today. Thank you Osvaldo for the initiative of posing with me when I Read More

Street dancer, Recoleta

Porteñita dancing her first tango with street dancer in Recoleta.

Ushuaia: There is tango at the end of the world

During my visit to Ushuaia I was pleasantly surprised by posters announcing tango instruction and milongas.

Gay Milonga. Buenos Aires.

There are several gay milongas in Buenos Aires. This one happens on Fridays at El Beso, the same location of the regular milongas Monday- Sunday. Read More

Milonga: A dancer who can hardly walk

I am sitting elbow-to-elbow at an all female rectangular table. I feel the eyes of an “elderly-elderly” man in his 90s fixed on my neck. Read More

Galan’s electronic nod continues:

Initial sounds: Yum…Ba – Yum…Ba – Energetic Pugliese’s “La Yumba” sends vibes across the room. It never fails. I receive a real life “nod” from Read More

A different type of cabeceo

The “nod” works only in Buenos Aires. In this city man and woman seal dance agreements though invisible telegrams (nods) – sent from across dance Read More

Porteñitos Tango early in life

This photograph, taken at a street milonga in Avenida de Mayo, shows how a little proteña is soaking tango in her parent’s arms. Likewise, the Read More

Each milonga is its own story

“Sueño Porteño” at 7 PM on Wednesdays has enjoyed great success since opening a few months ago. About four hundred dancers are gathered here. It is Read More

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