The Queer Tango Newsletter | Nov. 2015

Sharing insights, ideas and Queer Tango events

Dear Reader

We hope that you are well and enjoy your Queer Tangos. Next week lots of Queer Tango dancers are going to the festival in Buenos Aires. We wish all the teachers and dancers a very happy Queer Tango festival!

At the moment Olaya is busy editing Spanish translations of some of the essays and articles from The Queer Tango Book . This month we have published her translation: 'Entrevista Claudio González: experiencia y visión de un bailarín queer profesional de tango'  i.e. a Spanish version of ‘Interview with Claudio Gonzalez: the experiences and insights of a professional Queer Tango dancer’ by Olaya Aramo from chapter 4. Performance, The Queer Tango Book. Birthe has also been busy. She has focused her work on developing  the website. It is lots of technical stuff... and  we have now launched a redesigned version of the website. - Go to our website, browse the blog and enjoy the new format! Ray is also working on something... He is actually very secretive about what he is working on but we are sure that you'll love this new Queer Tango project, so stay tuned and make sure to read the next newsletter from The Queer Tango Project.

The Queer Tango Book - Entrevista Claudio González by Olaya Aramo

The Queer Tango Book – Ideas, Images and Inspiration in the 21st Century edited by Birthe Havmoeller, Ray Batchelor and Olaya Aramo was published in March 2015 by The Queer Tango Project as a free ebook in English. We are now sharing a Spanish version of 'Interview with Claudio Gonzalez: the experiences and insights of a professional Queer Tango dancer' … Read more.

We love this article

Martin y Maurizio: elevating revelations...

by Vio. I was thrilled by the opportunity to see Martin & Maurizio again. Their beautiful dancing has earned them a significant place in history. They are the first and only gay couple (and the first male-male couple) to be respected in the world class tango circuit. ... Read the full article Martin y Maurizio: elevating revelations... Read more.

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Coming Queer Tango events

Festival Internacional de Tango Queer en Buenos Aires 2015

IX Festival Internacional de Tango Queer is a 7 day long festival in Buenos Aires from November 16 - 22, 2015 with 18 workshops 6 milongas, tango performances and much more.  … Read more.

Queer Tango Retreat, Mexico 2016

Queer Tango Retreat in Tulum, Mexico 2016

Queer Tango Retreat in Tulum with Astrid Weiske, February 22, 2016 - February 29, 2016 at La Posta Tango (dance club), Tulum, Mexico. First Ever Open Role Tango Retreat in Tulum! Join us for an incredible 7 days of relaxation and rejuvenation  … Read more.

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Highlights From The Queer Tango Blog

Mariana Docampo amd Yuko Artak

Mariana Docampo and Yuko Artak

Video (3:31): Mariana Docampo and Yuko Artak performed at Milonga Tango Queer - Fiesta de Cumpleaños Septiembre 2015.

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Daniel Arroyo Juan Pablo Ramirez (2015)

Juan Pablo Ramírez and Daniel Arroyo (2015)

Video (2:21): Juan Pablo Ramírez and Daniel Arroyo Miranda performing at Festival De Tango De Barracas on August 27, 2015 in Bar Los Laureles.

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Ariadna Naveira and Fernando Sanchez 2010

Ariadna Naveira and Fernando Sanchez Changing Roles

Video (3:06): Ariadna Naveira and Fernando Sanchez performed this tango in Catania, Italy in 2010, giving the traditional tango 'Don Juan' a twist by changing roles.

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Cristina Lucio and Graciela Flores

The Counter Queer Tango LA

Video (2:34): A nice experiment between a talented Flamenco dancer Cristina Lucio and Tango dancer Graciela Flores. Cristina doesn't dance Tango but we did communicate thru the music. ...Read more.

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Get Free Copies of The Queer Tango Book For Your Friends

We hope that you will tell all your tango friends around the world that they are welcome to download a free copy of: The Queer Tango Book - Ideas, Images and Inspiration in the 21st Century, edited by Birthe Havmoeller, Ray Batchelor and Olaya Aramo -- at www.queertangobook.org.

Abrazos

 

Birthe Havmoeller, Ray Batchelor and Olaya Aramo

The Queer Tango Project / www.queertangoproject.org

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