Catedral de Buenos Aires
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Argentinian Milonga
Milonga references a style of dance intrinsic to the Argentine tango and Afro-influenced in style, known to be less formal and more rustic. This particular evening in Buenos Aires at La Catedral was serendipitous. I sat in awe watching couples dancing tango, spiralling by sexily, while I day dreamed to do as they did. The setting was dark, the atmosphere, artistic and the evening, late. After many bottles of wine and nearly dawn, we experienced a most organic moment of sound and song with the few remaining locals. They surprised us with acoustic guitar, drumming and singing that had us in a trance. It was a beautiful moment of unspoken camaraderie translated rhythmically. Come to find out, this is a typical evening at La Catedral, locals mastering the dance of love to a live band. Lessons are offered as well. Visit their website for details: http://www.lacatedralclub.com/
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Calle Rivadavia s/n, 1004 CABA, Argentina
+54 11 4331-2845
Sat, Sun 9am - 7pm
Mon - Fri 7:30am - 6:45pm
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