FAQs and Resources

www.tangomango.org Tango Mango Calendar for all Bay Area (and other cities) tango activity
cita.dance The International Tango Congress in Buenos Aires, Argentina
www.tajeastango.com Tajeas Tango Website full of tango info
www.todotango.com Todo Tango – all about tango music, musicians and singers

The Tao of Tango by Johanna Siegmann

Tango!: The Dance, the Song, the Story by Artemis Cooper, Maria Susana Azzi, Richard Martin, and
Simon Collier

The Temptation to Tango: Journeys of Intimacy and Desire by Larry M. Sawyer and Irene D. Thomas

Paper Tangos by J. M. Taylor

Tango by Evelyne Pieiller

The Argentine Tango As Social History by Donald S. Castro

Tango: The Structure of the Dance by Mauricio Castro and Daniel Truco

Le Grand Tango: The Life and Music of Astor Piazzolla by Maria Susana Azzi and Simon Collier

Tango: A History of Obsession by Virginia Gift

Tango: The Art History of Love by Robert Farris Thompson

In Town –
San Francisco Dancewear

Varios brands / Jennifer Olsen
Call (971) 219-7075
San Francisco
You can catch Jennifer at a Tango Festival or Contact her to make an personal appointment in San Francisco.

On-line –
Tango Splash / Yolanda Rossi

Mr. Tango Shoes / Jorge Nel Designs


Axis Shoes

For practice shoes Christy recommends jazz flats (lace up or slip on), pedinis or dance sneaker (suede sole).  Here are some good websites for these shoes:

Discount Dance Supply


The Tango Lesson by filmaker Sally Potter
Tango Bar, 1988 film starring Raul Julia
Tango The Obsession by Adam Boucher
Tango, A film by Carlos Saura