Tango Mercurio sponsors artists and teachers from all over the tango circuit to come to DC and give free public “Tango Talks”. These free lectures are typically sit-down events where the audience is treated to approximately one hour of fascinating education on all aspects of tango music, dance and culture.
Upcoming Tango Talk:
Gabriel El Huracán:
Lecture and demonstration on "Technique verses Musicality"
September 14th. 8pm.
Before Milonga de Luz at John Wesley A.M.E. Zion Church. 1615 14th St Washington, DC 20009 (intersection of Corcoran St and 14th St NW). The entrance is on Corcoran St (not 14th St).
Past Tango Talks:
Korey Ireland: Lecture on "Literal versus Selective Interpretations of Pugliese" (October 2017)
Alexandra Russell: Untangle the History of Argentine Tango (April 2016) - at MLK Library
Murat Erdemsel: How to listen to music (March 2015) - at Stroga Ballroom
Sharna Fabiano: Lecture: how performance & social dancing differ (May 2015) - at Milonga Zandunga