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Weekly events include free practica on Thursday evenings and a Sunday night milonga. The Thursday practica is usually at the Baker Portico of the Physical Sciences Building on Cornell campus. Please double check the calendar for changes. The Sunday milonga is at the Oasis Dance Club.

Beginner series: The next four-week beginner tango series begins August 27th, and will be taught by Juan Brache. Lessons are from 7:30-9PM at Lifelong  {New location}, located at 119 West Court Street in Ithaca.  Learn from scratch or come polish up the fundamentals! $75 per person, $55 for students, $25 per drop-in lesson. Please arrive 15 minutes early to register.

Intermediate classes are on Monday nights from 7:30-10:30pm at The Chapel (1296 Trumansburg Rd. in Ithaca). These classes taught by Joaquín Canay include a lesson from 7:30-9pm, followed by a guided practica from 9-10:30pm. $20/person per class, $70 for four consecutive classes. Last class with Joaquín will be August 18th. Classes will resume with Juan Brache in September.

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Beginner Series:

Next beginner lesson series with Juan Brache begins August 27th at Lifelong, 119 W. Court St. in Ithaca from 7:30-9pm.

Intermediate Tango

Lessons on revolving topics followed by guided practica with JoaquĆ­n Canay Mondays 7:30-10:30pm at The Chapel, 1296 Trumansburg Rd. in Ithaca.