Milonga Pasional October 25

by Administrator on August 7th, 2012
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Hola Tangueros!

Come and join Dave and me dancing cheek to cheek this, Friday, October 25th at our HALLOWEEN “MILONGA PASIONAL”!!!

Save the dates:

October 23rd Augusto Belizano Workshops*
October 25th Milonga Pasional Halloween Party
October 25th Workshop with Cristian Bravo & Yani Sar*

October 27th Milonga La Mariposa Halloween Party
NEW** - November 15th Carolina del Rivero Workshop –
November 16th-17th – Carolina del Rivero Workshops

There is a lesson for beginners and intermediates with Karen and Dave at Milonga Pasional from 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM in the back of the ballroom while Cristian and Yani are holding their workshop. So please come and join us this Friday!!!

The Milonga follows from 8:00 – 11:00 PM. Around 9:00 PM we will have a Halloween costume parade. Win a prize if you are voted “Most Original,” “Prettiest,” “Ugliest,” “Scariest,” or “Sexiest!” If you don’t come in costume, you may have to serve as one of the judges!

Cost: $10 (includes lesson with Karen and Dave)
Place:  Sara Dance Center, 5000 Fruitville Rd., Sarasota, FL

Refreshments including JET’S PIZZA, MALBEC WINE as well as other snacks and beverages will be available at no extra charge!

Any ladies who are interested in a taxi dancer, Zavio is offering his services.   Please contact him prior to the milonga at or 941-313-2444.

See the attached flyers for all the information!

We look forward to seeing you this Friday!!!

Karen & Dave Bridegam
941-661-9225 (Dave’s Cell)

Please note:

1. Cristian and Yani will hold a workshop before Milonga Pasional on Friday, October 25th from 7-8.  Karen and Dave will hold their lesson in the back of the ballroom at the same time.

2. Contact Anna Critchfield if you would like to attend the Augusto Belizano workshop at her condo by texting her at 941-730-2260

3. The Saturday October 26th workshops with Cristian and Yani will be held at the Art Gallery in the mall where Milonga El Arte is held.

4.  Carolina del Rivero will hold a workshop from 7-8 before Milonga Pasional 11/15/19.
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Hi Tangueras,
Yani Sar from Naples will be holding a one-hour workshop next Friday, April 20th from 6:00 – 7:00 PM for tangueras who would like to add a feminine touch to tango dancing through footwork and embellishments!
Cost will be $25.00 for the hour in the third ballroom at Sara Dance Center, 5000 Fruitville Rd., Sarasota.
We have only a few spots left, so if you would like to join us, please respond to this email or text me at 941-661-7330 immediately!
After her workshop will be the regular class with Karen and Dave for beginners and intermediates from 7:00 – 8:00 in the large ballroom.  Milonga Pasional follows from 8:00 – 11:00 with Pizza, Wine and Snacks.
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Hola Tangueros!


The longest running milonga in Sarasota!!!



Date: Sunday, September 22nd 2019


Milonga: 4 – 8 PM

After the summer break, Milonga La Mariposa returns! What a great way to start off the season, celebrating Mike’s 94th birthday. You can expect great music to dance to on a fantastic floating floor, cake and champagne, and best of all, lots of fun, camaraderie and warm friendships!  So, come out and enjoy a splendid afternoon and evening of Argentine Tango in a spacious and beautiful ballroom.  Angie´s fantastic sangría recipe will continue to be served; or BYOB! Light snacks will be available, or bring something to share.

PRICE: $10.00

PLACE: Gotta Dance Studio, 303 South Tamiami Trail, Nokomis, FL  34275

For a calendar of special events and milongas on the West Coast of Florida, visit, or call Karen and Dave, 941-661-9225, or 941-661-7330.



From the North: I-75 South to Exit 200. Use Venice, Nokomis south exit which puts you southbound on Tamiami Trail. Proceed approximately 2 miles (3 lights). Gotta Dance Studio is on the left-hand side, one block past the 3rd light at Albee Rd. Take the 2nd left at Anita’s Restaurant and left into the strip mall parking lot.
From the South: I-75 North to exit 195.  Left on Laurel Rd (heading West), proceed to 5th light, and turn left onto Tamiami Trail.  Continue through the light at Albee Rd.  Take the 2nd left at Anita’s Restaurant and left into the parking lot.

For more information please call Karen and Dave at the numbers above.  Hope to see you all there for another afternoon and evening of Tango and fun!!!!!!

Tango Hugs
Karen and Dave

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