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If you are traveling to SF bay area and staying close to SF airport, here there are some places for food / restaurants close by my studio.
Ben Tre El Camino Real, Millbrae, Vietnamese
Parisian Baguette Coffee and good pastries, plus sandwiches. It is almost next door to Trader Joe’s and Big Mouth Burgers.
Taste in – Mediterranean on 1199 broadway, 650 348 3097
Il Fornao – also has a bar and outside seating, downtown Burlingame
Leanns Cafe (all night cafes international) at red roof inn hotel, east of 101 freeway
Wholefoods – nearest is located at Hillsdale next to Hillsdale Mall
www.tangochelsea.com – Chelsea Eng teaches Argentine Tango in San Francisco.
David and Nancy Mendoza – Instructors in Argentine Tango and Salsa (San Mateo, Belmont, San Francisco). Available for hire for parties and events.
Ken and Natasha Delmar
Teaches in SF and east bay. Co-ordinates trips to Beunes Aires. Available for performances and private/large group lesssons. Runs weekely classes at Cheryl Burke studio oin SF (formally metronome) . Teaching DVDs available for sale.
Igor Polk teaches in Palo Alto and Redwood City. Articles on tango. Links to tango videos
www.tangoweek.com – a week + weekend of Tango workshops, parties and performance nights. Held in Emeryville, CA (north San Francisco)
www.tangoinlondon.com – the London Tango Festival. A week of Tango workshops and spectacular shows – also UK Tango links.
www.tangofantasy.com – Miami’s Tango Festival in may
www.valentango.us – Portland Valentango Festival Feb 7-12 2017
www.tangousachampionship.com– Argentine Tango USA April 13-16 2017
www.nolatangofestival.com – New Orleans Tango Festival June 8-11 2017
www.portlandtangofest.com – Portland Tango Festival October 12-16 2017
www.inscenes.com – Web magazine for dance info.
www.etango-central.com – eTango Central – The virtual tango postcard service.
The Tango Shop
Espiritulibre – Tango events in the south bay area. (San Francisco, CA )
Bay Area Argentine Tango Association
Tango in Sacramento
Tango by the River
Reno Dance Festival – West coast swing, lindy, salsa fest
Dance San Francisco
UK Salsa – UK salsa website
Teachers – Albertos Night Club – Mountain View Salsa Night Club
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|www.dancevision.com – Ballroom Instruction Videos. Dance Camps, Dance Association.WRD Worldwide Music Ltd. Online and offline retailer of Ballroom and Latin CDs books and DVDs.Ballroom competition eventsSan Francisco Open Dancesport Championships – Event information.Emerald Ball – Ballroom/Dancesport Championship Event in LA.Ballroom dance studiosCubberley Ballroom
Social dancing lessons in Palo Alto. Large group lessons Wed, Fri, Sat. Only $5 to $8
Great place to get started!Imperial Dance Club
The Imperial Dance Club is known in the San Francisco Bay Area for its top-quality instruction in International Style ballroom dancing. Metronome Ballroom
Ballroom, Argentine Tango, Salsa, Swing, Ballet, & more! Group classes that make it easy and entertaining to learn to dance while you make new friends. Whether you join us on your own or with a partner, come dance with us. Allegro Ballroom
Established dancers and teachers who are committed to providing excellent instruction. Three ballroom dance floors, regular parties, high-quality sound systems in all the floors, free parking. non-profit.
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|www.lindylist.com list of lindy hop dance events and venues|
|www.dancehelp.com – A journal of information and inspiration, to accompany the student, performer and the choreographer in their dance endeavors.ThisDance.com – Links to dance directory resources and information websites.|
|Emily and Linda’s Festival Page – Find all the best places to go to in the San Francisco Bay Area!San Francisco’s Red and White Ball
Exclusive parties for singles. Meet and mingle with some of the most outstanding singles in the Bay Area.Lines Ballet
Alonzo King’s LINES Ballet. The company has received international recognition for it’s choreographic innovation, unusual collaborations, and brilliant dancers. Art and Soul Festival
Celebration of art and music in the center of Oakland. Tango No. 9
Charismatic, young San Francisco-based quartet featuring tango music. Available for booking.Dance Films Association, Inc.
Promoting excellence in dance films and video and public awareness through festivals, screenings, publications, grants, and workshops. Kultur – Kultur brings you the world’s greatest performing arts and cultural programming on DVD and video. Select from over one thousand titles. Turner Classic Movies – Movie wallpaper downloads (free). DVDs of musicals.La Pena – Music Venue
Boom Boom Boom – Music Venue
San Jose Jazz Society – Music Venue
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|Period Events and Entertainment Re-Creation Society (PEERS)
The Period Events & Entertainments Re-Creation Society, Inc., is a Nonprofit Corporation dedicated to remembering, researching, and re-creating the performing arts of the past. Based in the San Francisco Bay Area, we endeavor to accomplish our noble goals by sponsoring events, giving classes, performing in various living history events, and just generally carrying on. Historic dance, drama, music, literature and costume are all a part of PEERS’ activities.The Art Deco Society of California
We are a not-for-profit membership organization that endeavors to increase public awareness of the Art Deco era, to preserve and promote its art, architecture, music, fashions, transportation, and other forms of its popular culture.The Exotic Erotic Ball
The world’s largest fetish hall-over 100,000 square feet-will feature B&D demos, fetish fashions, the healing arts, latex body painting, and many additional acts in themed rooms. It’s part Mardi Gras, part burlesque, and part rock concert, yet totally unique. The Exotic Erotic Ball is a celebration of human sexuality and freedom of expression.Bergdorf Goodman – New York store to visit.Fashion Net
A guide to all things chic. Fashion, luxe living, shopping, shopping, art, and work.Fashion Week
San Francisco Fashion Week™ will once again be held at The Palace of Fine Arts from August 24 to 28, 2005, and will showcase Spring 2006 Collections from up to twenty of the top emerging and established fashion designers from the Bay Area.The Fashion Company Rhinestones
A family-run wholesale business selling imported rhinestones to jewelry shops and manufacturers. Specializing not only in rhinestones, but also beads, fringe, feathers, sequins and just about anything else you can think of that can be put onto a costume or into craft work.Vintage clothes for sale
**if you order original vintage gowns, we can alter/custom fit for you**PetticoatsBridalpetticoat.com
Bridal petticoats, the most complete line of bridal slips on the web.Petticoat Junction
A fun dance store which offers a wide variety of dance petticoats and shoes with free shipping for orders $80 and above.
|Association for Wedding Professionals
AFWPI is an international organization dedicated to providing quality service and a central source of information and referrals – for those planning weddings and those who service weddings.
www.taratangoshoes.com – Shoes by Robin Tara – Even consignment shoes that I sell of Robins are in demand.
www.mrtangoshoes.com – Fun styles by Jorge in Miami – see him at Nora’s Tango week.
High Heel Shoe Museum
Jasmin Zorlu Millinery – “Sculptural Headwear for Earthlings”
www.auberginedesigns.com – Unique and Custom Designed Jewelry.
www.muybueno.net – Events and advertising for a diverse group of professionals and business owners in evenings – friendly, fun & comfortable environments.
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Fine Art- Nude
Quent Cordair Fine Art
Deby’s Tango B&B – Bed and breakfast for tango dancers in Buenos Aires. Beautiful rooms with AC and Heat with many extras included. Discount for BATango members with Deby Novitz, former President of the Bay Area Argentine Tango Association.Dandi Royal Hotel
San Francisco’s Top Temp Agency
Amberlee Chaussee – “Highly recommended” graphic designer for print and Web projects. Amberlee is very technical but explains things in non-tech language. A breeze to work with and she keeps your budget in mind all the time.Jeremy Tavin – Computer and network trouble shooting . Very patient and literate – Very good at step by step instructions. Independant, doesn’t over charge. Based out of Palo Alto, will come out on call. 408-202-6768
Rhino Network Solutions – Based in Redwood City, CA, Provides computing and network solutions and support to Individuals, Home-based Businesses, and Small to Medium-Sized Businesses in the San Francisco Bay Area. Services include software and hardware installation, traditional and wireless network installation, web server set-up and configuration, LANs, VPN and much more on ALL computer platforms (Mac, PC, UNIX, Linux)
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