The Tango Group at Washington University will launch its spring season with a tango/swing/salsa dance from 7 p.m. to 1 a.m. Friday, Jan. 21.
WHO: Tango Group at Washington University
WHAT: Tango dance featuring Farshid Etniko
WHEN: 7 p.m. to 1 a.m. Friday, Jan. 21
WHERE: Karl Umrath Lounge, Umrath Hall
COST: $5 donation
INFORMATION: (314) 935-6098
The event will begin with a half-hour introduction to salsa dancing, followed at 9 p.m. with a performance by the band Farshid Etniko. Music includes original compositions as well as jazz standards and songs featuring a Latin flavor and Persian touch.
The dance willl take place in Karl Umrath Lounge, located in Umrath Hall, immediately north of the Mallinckrodt Student Center, 6445 Forsyth Blvd. A $5 donation for the band is requested. For more information, call Shaun Sellers at (314) 935-6098 or visit http://cec.wustl.edu/~hs3/.
Subsequent spring events will include a dance and tango workshop Feb. 25-27 hosted by the renowned Argentine dancer Alicia Ponds from Buenos Aires.