Posts tagged "tango"

Chicanísima cultural calendar

Chicanísima cultural calendar
Here are some upcoming cultural events that may interest Chicanísima followers in Chicago: Diego El Cigala Flamenco artist Diego El Cigala is performing Sunday, Nov. 6, 2011 at the Harris Theater. His latest CD is called Cigala & Tango, and is from a concert he gave in Argentina that fused flamenco and tango performers. Una... Read more »

Tango dancing in Buenos Aires

I know how to salsa, merengue, cha cha cha, bachata, and more. But the tango, ah, is the most beautiful and the most difficult dance of all. I learned this first hand in a tango class I took in Buenos Aires last night. They say it takes two to tango. I went to the class... Read more »

San Telmo is like Buenos Aires' Wicker Park

I’ve arrived in Buenos Aires and I’m staying in a neighborhood called San Telmo.Imagine cobble stone streets with run-down art nouveau buildings filled with cafes, shops and parillas (where you can eat grilled meat). Some locals consider the neighborhood kind of edgy and it’s a bohemian hipster zone, which is under going a gentrification sort of... Read more »