October 2014 Events

Milonga at the Castle!

Thursday, October 23rd, from 7-9pm

It’s going to be a special evening of dancing and live music in Knoxville.  A wonderful musician, Marko Hatlak, is visiting from Slovenia and is going to play an evening of live tango music for our dancing and listening pleasure!  And we’ll be dancing at the Williamswood Castle, which is a magical venue. This is going to be a beautiful night – wonderful music, a gorgeous setting, and dancing with friends!   You are not going to want to miss it! 

When: Thursday, October 23rd, from 7-9pm (This is in addition to the regular monthly milonga which will be on October 26, 7-9pm at Absolute Ballroom.)

Where: Williamswood Castle in South Knoxville (near Ijams Nature Preserve)  Direction/parking details will follow

A donation of $10-15 is suggested


Tango Fundamentals Class!

The wonderful Pablo is offering a three class series for all levels on October 26, November 2 and November 9, at Absolute Ballroom.
5:00 – 6:30 pm: Class
6:30 – 7:00 pm: Guided Practica
7:00 – 8:00 pm: Regular Practica.
These classes come at a great price: $15 per session; $40 for all. Students: $10 per session; $25 for all.  And all proceeds from the classes will go to the brand new KATS Milonga Fund!  The Milonga Fund was created so that we can start to have our monthly milongas in different venues around Knoxville.  A huge THANK YOU to Pablo for his generosity!!  

KATS Regular Schedule:

12th, and 19th, 6:00 to 8:00 pmPRACTICA at Absolute Ballroom;
$5pp.

October 26th, 7:00 to 9:00 pmMILONGA at Absolute Ballroom;
Members/Students: $5pp; Others: 10pp.
Note: Members are asked to bring a beverage or dish to share.

Hola! Festival and Milonga

September 28, 2014

HOLA! FESTIVAL — Market Square, downtown Knoxville

KATS will be performing a demo on the Market Square stage to the music of the Asheville Tango Orchestra Quintet around 3:15 pm. After the demo, the floor is open to all to continue dancing tango till around 4:10 pm.

Also on Sept. 28,  6 – 8 pm, the monthly Milonga will be held at the Emporium at 100 S. Gay St. downtown Knoxville. KATS members are asked to please bring a dish to share. The Asheville Tango Orchestra Quintet members providing music for the Festival and the KATS Milonga are

Michael Luchtan: Piano, Vocal
Patrick Kukucka: Bandoneon
Lew Gelfond: Violin
Ryan Kijanka: Bass
Franklin Keele: Cello

Parking tips: Free parking on city streets on Saturdays and Sundays.  If you park on the bridge on Gay Street, just north of the Emporium, remember to back in or you may be ticketed. Recommendation: Consider parking one block north of the Emporium, on Depot Street either in the AT&T parking lot (on the left) or the old Regas Restaurant parking lot (on the right).

 

 

 

September 2014 Events

September 7, 6:00 to 8:00 pmPRACTICA at Absolute Ballroom;

$5pp.

September 14, 6:00 to 8:00 pmPRACTICA at Absolute Ballroom;
$5pp.
September 21, 6:00 to 8:00 pmPRACTICA at Absolute Ballroom;
$5pp.

September 28, 2014:  HOLA! FESTIVAL

The Festival will be held in Market Square, downtown Knoxville, this year. The Asheville Tango Quintet will play for the KATS Argentine tango demo scheduled from 3:25 through 4:10 pm.

September 28, 2014:  MILONGA

Four members of The Asheville Tango Quintet will play for our dancing pleasure at the Milonga on September 28th.  Location, time, and final details for the Milonga will  be announced later. Dancing to live Tango music is a not-to-be-missed treat, so mark your calendars!

September 2014 Events

September 7, 6:00 to 8:00 pm: PRACTICA at Absolute Ballroom;
$5pp. (9119 Executive Drive, Knoxville, TN)

September 28, HOLA! FESTIVAL

The Festival will be held in Market Square, downtown Knoxville, this year.  We have, once again, been invited to do a demo at the Hola! Festival.  (We are still waiting to receive final details from the organizers.)

September 28, MILONGA:

Four members of The Asheville Tango Orchestra will play for our dancing pleasure at our Milonga on September 28th.

Location, time, and final details to be announced.
Dancing to live Tango music is a not-to-be-missed treat, so mark your calendars!

July Events

HOT EVENTS scheduled for July 2014!

July 13 & 20, at Absolute Ballroom
6 to 7 pm — Beginner Lesson (taught by Juan Luis & Sodeya);

7 to 8 pm –  Practica

Members: free lesson; $5 floor fee.
Non-Members: $10 (for both lesson & floor fee).

 

July 27, at Absolute Ballroom

5:45pm –  Membership Meeting;
7 to 9 pm — Milonga
Members: $5 (please bring a dish or beverage to share);

Non-members: $10.

KATS Celebrates May Birthdays at Milonga on May 25, 2014

May 25: Milonga,  7:00 to 9:00 pm, Absolute Ballroom.

Members/students: $5pp; Others: $10pp

Members are invited to bring a dish or beverage to share.

During the Milonga, there will be a special dance for all who are celebrating their birthdays, and we’ll have cake for everyone to enjoy, so plan to attend.

May Birthdays

Dale:  May 4

Dwight:  May 7

Irina: May 9

Janine: May 9

Ed: May 19

Joy: May 21

Alice: May 29

Dzmitry: May 29