Spring Milonga

Submitted by Alexis Jaramillo on Monday, 3/21/2011, at 2:04 PM

The Amherst College Tango Club Presents:


Now as a benefit Dance for Japan Relief Efforts

The Pablo Aslan Trio, from NYC

and dance classes and performances by

Rebecca R. Smith and Eric Lindgren, lately of Boston

with late night DJ Jackie Wong of Tango Pulse


Friday March 25th

Mixed Level Dance Class at 7 PM

Live Music w/ Dance Performance: 8:30 PM - 10:30 PM

DJ Jackie Wong from 10:30 till after midnight


& Saturday March 26, 12 Noon to 2 PM

Advanced Class with Eric and Rebecca

Open Practice until 3:30 w DJ Daniel Trenner

Friedmann Room

Campus Center, Amherst College


Price:  Free

Please donate to benefit

The International Rescue Committee

Suggested Donations:

Students and Seniors: $5 or more per class & concert

Non-Students, of $10 or more per class & concert.


Thank you Estudio Tango,

who cancelled their regular monthly Milonga to join us for this event,

and to Northampton Tango, and Tango Pulse for their support.


Hosted by the Amherst College Tango Club

with support from:


Association of Amherst Students

Amherst College Social Councils

Amherst College Program Board

Amherst College Center of Student Activities


see the following sites for performance bios:

http://www.avantango.com/  Pablo

 http://www.eratango.com/    Rebecca & Eric

New Executive Organization: Spring 2011 Officers!

Submitted by Alexis Jaramillo on Sunday, 2/20/2011, at 4:47 PM

Kevin Lutz, also Advertisement Manager
Alex Jaramillo, also Webmaster

Financial Matters:
Adaugo Ugocha – Co-Treasurer
Michelle Li – Co-Treasurer

Madelin Marucha – Director of External Communication
Jordan Young – Director of Internal Communication

Taina Jean-Louis – Social Events Coordinator
Alexa Russo – Event Planning Consultant

Honorary Officers:
David Chen - Ex President
Cheyenne Teng - Ex Treasurer

If you're interested in a leadership position whiting the club contact us at amherstcollegetango@gmail.com

February 11 lesson

Submitted by Alexis Jaramillo on Friday, 2/4/2011, at 3:00 PM

The lesson for February 11 will be held in the Friedmann Room in the Campus Center. Same time 6pm.

First Lesson of the Spring 2011 Semester!

Submitted by Alexis Jaramillo on Monday, 1/24/2011, at 9:59 AM

The first lesson of the semester will be on Friday January 28th 6-8pm at the Morris Pratt Dorm Ballroom. Come and have fun!

For complete calendar of events visit: https://www.amherst.edu/campuslife/studentgroups/argentine_tango/lessons

Welcome to Spring 2011

Submitted by Alexis Jaramillo on Sunday, 1/23/2011, at 8:45 PM

Welcome everyone to a new semester of college adventures and Tango dancing! This will be a great semester filled with fun lessons, special tango events, events and performances at other colleges, etc. If you would like to be added to the e-mail list, then send an e-mail to ajaramillo12@amherst.edu.

Leadership Positions Available

If you are interested in becoming a member of the prominent Argentine Tango Club, then please send us an e-mail indicating your interests!

WPI Milonga - February 12th

Submitted by Alexis Jaramillo on Sunday, 1/23/2011, at 8:43 PM

Mark your Calendars! In Friday Feb 12th, the Worcester Polytechnic Institute will hold their annual Valentine's Day Milonga. This will be a event with great live music and wonderful live performances. The Amherst College Argentine Tango Club will take a van for interested members to attend this event. If you are interested in coming let us know! 

Donations from the event will go towards Abby's House, an organization which provides support for homeless and battered women and children.

WPI Milonga

Fall 2010 Tango Event Poster

Argentine Tango Poster - Alex Jaramillo2

Note about upcoming events

Amherst Area Tangueros,

 On Friday December 10th the Amherst College Argentine Tango club will host its major event of the semester! We have invited accomplished NYC Tango band The Pablo Aslan Quartet (http://www.avantango.com/) and dancers Rebecca Rorrick Smith and Eric Lundgren (http://www.eratango.com/) to come and share their music and experience. Even if you have not danced before it’s a great way to “grease the heels” and kick off a great weekend of Tango. 

On Saturday December 11th, Mount Holyoke College will host a Global Milonga, which will broadcast live to over 15 cities all over the world including New York, Berlin and Prague! (http://www.globalmilonga.org/cities.html). The Pablo Aslan Quartet has generously donated its services and will perform from 6:30 to 7:30p, and Rebecca and Eric will also hold an exhibition. 

The Schedule: Friday (Dec. 10) Location: Friedman Room, Keefe Campus Center @ Amherst College

·         6:00PM - Fundamentals of Tango with Rebecca & Eric All Are welcome, no partner necessary.

·         7:30- 10:30PM Dancing time with live music from the Pablo Aslan Quartet! Performances by Rebecca & Eric

  10:30PM-2AM - Let the Tango Dancing continue!

Saturday (Dec. 11) Location: Friedman Room, Keefe Campus Center @ Amherst College

·         12 - 2PM  Advanced Class with Rebecca Rorrick Smith & Eric Lundgren


Saturday (Dec. 11) In the Chapin Hall Ballroom @ Mount Holyoke College

·         5:00-6:30PM   Fundamentals of Tango with Rebecca & Eric, Beginners welcome. All Are welcome, no partner necessary

·         6:30-7:30PM  Special Broadcast Concert with Pablo

·         7:30 - 10:00PM Live International DJ feed w Performances by Rebecca & Eric

Admission to all events is FREE; however donations to the Global Milonga Fund are encouraged! Proceeds benefit Trees for the Future (http://www.plant-trees.org/).

Additionally, on Sunday, Dec. 12, Eric & Rebecca will be available for Private Lessons. To schedule call Daniel Trenner at 413-522-2225. Price $75/hr.

And we may need your help!

Does anyone has or knows anyone who has video or audio experience who would like to donate their skills and or equipment to the events? (ie. Cameras-laptop to internet stream... audio recording microphones for web transmission... mixer and sound tech skills)

If you can help out, contact the club at AmherstCollegeTango@gmail.com or Daniel Trenner at 413-522-2225

Feel free to email us at AmherstCollegeTango@gmail.com for more information!

Hope to see you there!
Kevin Lutz and Alexis Jaramillo

Amherst College Argentine Tango Co-Chairs

None of this would have been possible without the support from the following organizations:

Association of Amherst StudentsAmherst College Social Councils, Amherst College Program Board, Amherst College Center of Student Activities, Northampton Tango, TangoPulse