We envision La Nuestra Tango Festival as a new wave that ushers in awakened consciousness, values and sensibilities that are relevant to all the spaces we occupy and reflect a cultural and artistic landscape that everyone has the power to create. It is conceived as an inspired act of resistance to traditional notions of Tango.
As a culture we have far outgrown the gender inequality and oppressive norms that are still alive and well in Tango. We will take our inspiration from female Tango musicians, spotlighting the first and only all-women, diversity-affirming tango orchestra based in North America - “Orchestra Solidaridad Tango.” These women are pushing against the boundaries of traditional Tango music.
In this festival, we will follow their lead as the impetus to modernize and transform the arts and culture of Tango towards a more humanistic, embodied form which reflects gender equality and women’s empowerment.
As teachers, performers and organizers, we shape a multi-sensory, embodied experience for participants that investigates the social embedding of the Tango,
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West 68th Street & Riverside Boulevard, New York, NY, 10069, US
Come and dance, Tango music with Tandas & Cortinas. Free event, only donations for DJ. From 68th Street & Riverside Drive, walk down the stairs towards the ...
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