La Mariposa Milonga, co-produced by Greensgrow Farms and the Phila. Arg. Tango School: Live Music by the Messiez Trio, Food and Drink Trucks, Social Dancing, Class and More
August 24 @ 7:30 pm - August 25 @ 12:30 am
The Philadelphia Argentine Tango School is thrilled to be working with a nationally-recognized leader in urban farming, Greensgrow Farms, to create a magical outdoor dance experience on Saturday, August 24. For one night only, Milonga Qilombo is moving to Greensgrow, and transforming into La Mariposa Milonga. We’ll be dancing comfortably on the amazing BalletX portable floor, enjoying refreshments from various food truck and beer truck vendors, and rocking to gorgeous music by the Emiliano Messiez Tango Trio, featuring Javier Sanchez (bandoneon) and the return of Nastasja Vojnovic (violin), as well as Emiliano on piano. Everything is set for an unforgettable and magical night. 7 pm: Doors open; food, drinks and mingling. 7:30-8:30 pm: All-levels tango class. No experience or partner necessary! – Kristin Balmer & Amy Yang 8:30pm-12:30 am: La Mariposa Milonga – Argentine tango social dance with live music. DJ Manuk Colakyan. Pricing: In Advance: $25 At the door: $30 Please Note: * Participants should bring clean shoes to change into to wear on the dance floor. * In the event of severe weather, the event will be held at the Philadelphia Argentine Tango School, 2030 Frankford Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19125.