Tango fest stars world masters
MILFORD >> Tango Sueño Academy and the Milford Arts Council will present the ninth Connecticut Tango Festival with world champion Argentine Tango Masters Manuela Rossi and Juan Malizia, of Buenos Aires, at the Milford Center for the Arts, 40 Railroad Ave. S.
Local events will include a boot camp, Tango Passion Show and tango workshops. Events are:
• Saturday, July 23: Tango Boot Camp with Dale Ellison and Gem Duras, of the Tango Sueño Academy, 2:30-5:30 p.m., $50.
• Friday, July 29: Tango Passion Show, 8 p.m., $38, $42. Musicians: Raul Jaurena, bandoneon, Marga Mitchell, voice, Maurizio Najt, piano. Dancers: Manuela Rossi and Juan Malizia, Grupo Folklorico Rio de la Plata, Tango Sueño Performance Group.
• Saturday, July 30: Workshops with Manuela Rossi and Juan Malizia, 1-5:30 p.m, $75.
Other events will be held in Middletown, Danbury and Norwalk. For tickets and information: 203-584-4480, www.CTTangoFest