The History of Tango

Dancers from Argentina compete in the Tango World Championship in Buenos Aires.

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See dazzling performances and learn about the birth of tango during the 19th century at this event hosted by the Fort Worth Opera.

Ethnomusicology student Jose R. Torres-Ramos of the University of North Texas will lecture on the evolution of tango, exploring its origins in the brothels and cafes of Buenos Aires.

Then, watch as tango afficionados George and Jairelbhi Furlong, acclaimed dance partners and tango instructors at Studio 22 Dallas, demonstrate the seductive dance.

Admission is free, pre-registration is requested.

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