May 2011 - Queer Tango

5 May 2011 by Pure Radio

Dancing is a great way to exercise and socialise, at the same time. Tonight, Under the Rainbow finds out about Queer Tango dance lessons starting next week in Wilmslow for lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people. Organiser Paul Fairweather started by explaining that the moves they use differ from those in Ballroom Tango.

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Susan Sides Tangos With Local Dance Instructor Paul Burton

27 March 2011 by Pure Radio

Here is another chance to hear Susan being showed a few new steps by local dance instructor Paul Burton on New Horizons.

Not only do you get to hear Susan trying the tango but Paul also tells how romance blossomed at one of his classes with the first weddings from one of his groups.

Paul runs classes at Woodford Community Centre on Chester Road and at Higher Poynton.

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You Know When You've Been Tangoed!

26 June 2010 by Pure Radio

Australian born Ruth Roshan began playing mandolin aged 5. After discovering tango aged 23, she was hooked.

She writes her own material as well as covering Astor Piazzolla and Leonard Cohen with her new group, Tango Noir.

After a concert in St. Petersburg, Ruth dropped in to see Rick Stuart in the Roots n Fusion studio for a chat.

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