posted Nov 10, 2010, 5:56 AM by Migdalia Romero
updated Mar 29, 2012, 7:40 AM
Shoe Stores - additions to Chapter 6, pp 150 - 153.
- Bertie, a tango shoe store, has opened a new location at Venezuela 1593. (www.bertiebsas.com.ar) This store has a nice line of lower heeled shoes for those dancers who are uncomfortable with the more popular thin heels. However, they also carry the classic heel.
- Darcos Shoes has added another store on Sarmiento 835. This is in addition to the one on Suipachi that is already mentioned in my book. www.darcosdanceshoes.com
- Mirtha Paulo Shoe Store, also mentioned in my book, has moved one door down to Esmeralda 473. It too has a nice line of lower heeled dance shoes.
Goods and Services - additions to Chapter 6
- Obelisco Norte Passage, locale 9 and 51 - Shoe Repair and color - under the obelisco are two underground crossovers with kiosks providing goods and services. The book lists two under the Obelisco Sur entrance. The ones in the obelisco North passage repairs shoes and changes soles to convert shoes for dancing.
- El Perseguidor (Corrientes 1718) - is an old book store full of stalls that carry a nice selection of posters, books, DVDs, CDs, and even LPs, many related to tango. For tango history buffs, there is a small book with text and many vintage photos documenting the history of tango in Buenos Aires from 1900-1940. It is entitled "Buenos Aires Antiguo - Tango" (Ask for the bilingual edition)
Specialized Clothing Stores - additions to Chapter 6, pp 146-147
- Asignatura Pendiente is a specialized tango clothing store that opened after the publication of my book. It is located on Av Corrientes 2176. Their signature clothing is also carried by the shoe store Tango Leike (Sarmiento 1947), and by Todo Tango (Suipacha 251) (www.asignaturatangovip.com.ar)
Tango Practice Studios - additons to Chapter 3
- Ensueno Espacio de Tango (Hipolito Yrugioyen 2341 in Barrio Balvanera) is a new studio run by Roxana Suarez and Sebastian Achaval, two beautiful dancers who are well known throughout Europe and Asia. Private and group classes are given here by the owners and by other well known dancers.
Teachers - additions to Chapter 3, pp 69-70.
- Ruben and Cherie, are well known for their dancing, and their teaching. They conduct classes in English and Spanish, as needed. They are also well known at the milongas and will accompany students to get them on the dance floor. Tel: 4932-5027 (English) http://tangocherie.blogspot.com/2007/01/tango-lessons-tango-tours-tango-taxi.html
Museums - changes to Chapter 5, pp 130-133.
- The Academia Nacional del Tango (aka World Tango Museum) has moved its entrance to Av de Mayo 833, 1st floor. This treasure of a museum and all of its services are described on page 131 of my book.