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A sensual type of dance and music that originated in Montevideo and Buenos Aires (Rio de la Plata) which has spread to the rest of the world
Health benefits Effects of dancing with a partner—increased testosterone; with music—decreased cortisol (ergo decreased stress)
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Two years ago, they launched an annual Havana tango marathon and festival, in addition to staging regular classes and milongas, or tango dance events.
Tango has the reputation of being a vitamin for the sensually deficient.
Through Tango music, this story tells us how a man can fall in love with a woman who doesn't love him back.
For the second, "lamentable," category of tangos, Borges first used temporal adjectives such as "actuales," "contemporaneos," and "nuevos." After decades of perceived decay, however, these terms lost their currency.
Popular music became part of her act when she performed tangos in musical comedy movies.
What is less well known is the role tango and its forebear the milonga played in his imaginary landscape.
Shall We Tango NYC will also celebrate the Argentine tango composer and bandoneon player, Anibal Troilo as part of the worldwide centennial celebration of Troilo on July 11, 2014.
Uncritical listings of popular and more learned etymologies for tango abound on the Internet.
The show, which tells the history of tango using an all-Argentine cast of 14 dancers and a 12-piece orchestra, started in San Francisco and enjoyed a successful run on Broadway.