Posts Tagged ‘El Flaco Dany García’

Argentina: Buenos Aires closes Sunderland

Tuesday, June 30th, 2015

Apparently the city of Buenos Aires has solved all its problems and is now closing tango venues lacking fire sprinkler systems:

El gobierno porteño clausuró una de las milongas más famosas del mundo
La milonga conocida como Sunderland, y que ahora lleva el nombre de Malena, no pudo abrir sus puertas como lo hace desde principios del siglo pasado debido a una disposición del gobierno de Mauricio Macri.
[My translation:] Buenos Aires’s government shut down one of the world’s most famous milongas
The Sunderland milonga, now named Malena, could not open its doors as it had for nearly a century due to Mauricio Macri’s government ruling.
The restaurant and bar operations are not closed.

The venue also hosts basketball, soccer, rollerskating and martial arts activities. They won’t be able to resume until the fire sprinkler system is fully operative.

Last month the city also shut down the Sin Rumbo milonga.

I was at Sunderland on a Saturday night, where hundreds of older local couples dressed up to dance great tango. Here are Flaco Dany and Silvina showing how it’s done:

Tuesday night tango: Flaco Dany in Siberia

Tuesday, September 10th, 2013

and the singing gynecologist,

Saturday night tango: Flaco Dany interview

Saturday, April 27th, 2013

Monica Paz interviews the fabulous milonguero Flaco Dany. For English captions, click on “CC”

More tango!

Thursday, December 13th, 2012

Thursday night tango: Flaco Dany’s milonga lesson, part 3

Thursday, March 22nd, 2012

and some Turkish history, too,

For parts 1 & 2, click here.

Tuesday night tango: Flaco Dany’s lesson & interview

Tuesday, December 13th, 2011

Flaco Dany, one of the best dancers of all time, shares lessons of tango and life. He’ll be in Israel this week,

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Tuesday night #tango: El Flaco Dany & Ekaterina Koptelova

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2011

dancing to Francisco Canaro’s La milonga de mis perros (My dogs’ milonga) at the Moscow Tango Festival,

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Saturday night tango: Milongueando

Saturday, January 15th, 2011

El Flaco Dany and Maria Plazaola, in 2008,

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Thursday evening tango: El flaco Danny Garcia

Thursday, September 16th, 2010

I’m under the weather, so here’s a nice tango to cheer us all,

El Flaco Dany & Natalia Yost

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Saturday night tango: Gracias

Saturday, April 24th, 2010

The most beautiful lyrics of all, danced by El Flaco Dany and Luna Palacios,