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Great Gatsby Roaring Twenties Milonga Ideal
Jan 26, 2020 - Jan 26, 2020
 

We are bringing back the fashionable man and women of twenties. Need some inspiration? READ BELOW...

Dress up or not - it's your choice, but come, dance tango and alternative danceable cortinas of 1920, drink sophisticated, not necessarily alcoholic drinks (prohibition...) and try on Polish Specialty for Parties - KORECZKI (You can also volunteer to help us make them!)

WOMEN:

The 1920's is the decade in which fashion entered the modern era. It is the decade in which women stopped wearing clothes that were old and redistricted for the new comfortable and more modern cloth's such as: short skirts, trousers...
 
Clothing fashions change with woman's role in society. The most popular fashion trend in the roaring twenties was the “Flapper look”; the flapper dress was functional and flattened the bust line rather than accentuating it.
 
The straight-line chemise topped by the close-fitting cloch hat became the uniform of the day. Women bobbed, or cut, their hair short to fit under the popular hats, a radical move in the beginning, but standard by the end of the decade.
Low-waisted dresses with fullness at the hemline allowed women to literally kick up their heels in new dances like the Charleston.
 
In 1925, shift type dresses with no waistline emerged. At the end of the decade, dresses were being worn with straight bodices and collars. Tucks at the bottom of the bodices were popular, as well as knife-pleated skirts with a hem approximately one inch below the knee.
 
Undergarments began to transform after World War I to conform to the ideals of a flatter chest and more boyish figure. The women's right movement had a strong effect on women's fashions. Most importantly, the confining corset was discarded, replaced by a chemise or camisole and bloomers, later shortened to panties or knickers. During the mid-1920s, all-in-one lingerie became popular.
 
One of the first women to wear trousers, cut her hair and reject the corset was Coco Chanel. Probably the most influential woman in fashion of the 20th century, Coco Chanel did much to further the emancipation and freedom of women's fashion.
 
 
 
MEN:

1920s men’s fashion was the start of menswear as we know it today. It was a time of classic sophistication with a level of fun that has gone by the wayside in favor of more and more casual modern clothing.
 
The essential part of a 1920s man’s wardrobe was his suit. For day, evening, work, or parties, a man always wore a suit. The only exceptions were for blue-collar workers, sport players or young teen and college men who dressed more casually, but even they owned second-hand and often mismatched suits and wore them with pride.
 
What sets 1920s men’s suits apart from other decades are the materials and how they fit.
 
Suits were mostly made of thick wool, wool tweed, mohair, wool flannel and corduroy that made them heavier than today’s suit materials but lighter than the previous decades. Suit jackets were either single or double breasted and featured 3 or 4 buttons up the front. The top button came to the center of the heart, giving way to notch lapels that grew wider each year. The height of the suit lapels is what really sets 1920s suits apart from suits of other eras. When buttoned, jackets would completely cover vests exposing only the shirt collar and necktie.
 
Many 1920s men’s suits featured two sets of flap pockets, which is another characteristic missing from modern suits. The colors, on the other hand, were similar to previous decades: dark and light browns, medium blues, dark green and greys with the occasional pastel (pink!) as well as ivory or white linen and cotton seersucker for summer.
 
Patterns were distinctive, which could be big plaids, checks, windowpane, and thick shadow stripes or thin pinstripes. Wearing tweed suits was popular in Europe year-round and winters in America.
 
 
 
The 1920s was also the decade that marked the beginning of the modern music era
Prior to the creation of the recorded music industry, popular music was shared through sheet music, piano rolls, and live shows. The second influential technology that helped to create the modern music industry was commercial radio. The first radio was created by Guglielmo Marconi in 1894 and by the 1910s the first commercial public radio stations begin broadcasting in the United States. Once radio became widespread and popular, the worlds of radio and recorded music began to merge.
 
What we all know as the modern music industry began in the 1920s with all of these new technologies that were created and used to make and distribute music. The music world was wide open making way for the popularization of genres like Jazz, Blues, Broadway and Dance Bands.
 
  
Schedule
Date
Jan 26, 2020
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Days
Sun
Time
7:00 - 12:00am
$30.00
$35.00
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Valentine
Feb 16, 2020 - Feb 16, 2020
 
So far you most likely had experienced virtuosity of GRAMMY AWARD-WINNING PEDRO GIRAUDO and his musicians at least once. Most recent immersion had been brilliant concert at The Dante Alighieri Society where we had pleasure to perform to his music. The time before he had accompanied, with his own compositions, the show BLIND that we held here at Ultimate Tango.
 
The Valentine Milonga will allow you to encounter Pedro's Best Selection of The Danceables with his huge selection of tango music traditionally played at the Milongas. As you know as some of you might have a pleasure to partner him, he dances himself and quite well, so we can totally trust his musical choices.
 
So... this time you still get to admire his artistry but I strongly believe his selection of songs will not let you just sit and listen. You will have to dance and listen.
 
Tickets are only $30 ($35 at the door). Since we are assuming it will be pretty crowded we are taking table reservations:
 
$30 - Table for 6 - includes bottle of Malbec (10 available)
$25 - Table for 4 - includes bottle of Malbec (10 available)
$15 - Table for 2 - includes small bottle of Malbec (6 available)
  
Schedule
Date
Feb 16, 2020
Location
Days
Sun
Time
7:00 - 12:00am
$70.00
1 Session
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La Juan D'Arienzo back in Boston!
Mar 5, 2020 - Mar 5, 2020
 

SECOND time in Boston, SECOND time at Milonga Ideal - La Juan D’Arienzo Orchestra live at Ultimate Tango on Thursday, March 5, 2020 8pm - 12am

NOTE: FLAT PRICE TICKETS! FIRST PURCHASED - FIRST AND THE-BEST-LY SEATED

Original Orchestra of Juan D’Arienzo was by all means one of the greatest orchestra that had ever existed. La Juan D’Arienzo Orchestra (formed by 11 musicians: 4 bandoneones, 4 violins, bass, piano and singer) took a challenge of becoming Juan D’Arienzo most truthful and remarkable apparition. Their true achievement though is not playing ‘in style’ of D’Arienzo. Their true achievement is to play as though D’Arienzo at his best is conducting them, poking them and whispering to their ears. With all that energy exploding through their music you know King of the Rhythm is in the room.

Now, wait a second…. How do they know HOW to keep it ‘D’Arienzo’?
It’s all within family! Carlos Lazzari, the first bandoneónist and arranger for the original Juan D’Arienzo Orchestra from 1950 until 1976 (when D’Arienzo passed away), and then a leader of Los Solistas de D’Arienzo passed all the knowledge, arrangements and secrets onto his son Facundo Lazzari who is La Juan D’Arienzo Orchestra first bandoneónist, arranger and leader. TRUE APPARITION!

  
Schedule
Date
Mar 5, 2020
Location
Staff
Days
Thu
Time
8:00 - 12:00am
$2450.00
11 Sessions
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Buenos Aires Trip
Mar 14, 2020 - Mar 24, 2020
 
March 14-24 - fantastic weather of autumn in Argentina! This time we are inviting Tangueros and Tangueras of all levels.
 
This is a babies trip. Our Tango Babies - YOU!
Our idea is to show you places and show you how to function in Buenos Aires so next time you can just go all by yourself. We will show you where to take classes (taught most of the time all day every day in both Spanish and English), which Milongas to go, what means of transportations to use and how to move around without knowing any Spanish, where to shop and more!
 
Price: $2450/person (payment plan available) plus the cost of your flight. If you are a Follower or Leader that wish to have a personal TAXI DANCER for Milongas and/or classes - there will be additional cost to secure local dance partner.
 
What's included in the price: pick up from airport, hotel (double occupancy room with fully equipped kitchen, swimming pool in the hotel), classes, practicas, milongas, shows, CITA, tours, snacks/food and drinks at the Milongas, shopping guidance and great company!
 
MORE INFO on the website.
  
Schedule
Date
Mar 14, 2020 - Mar 24, 2020
Location
Days
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
Time
10:00 - 10:00pm