Encuentro San Francisco
Historic Verdi Club
2424 Mariposa St, San Francisco, CA 94110
Friday, January 25, 2019 1:00pm -- Sunday, January 27, 2019 11:00pm
Encuentro Organizers and Hosts: Jonathan Yamauchi and Olivia Levitt
Encuentro San Francisco 2019! -- Jonathan and Olivia's 6th Annual National Invitational Role-Balanced Encuentro for advanced level Tango Milonguero dancers, will take place at the Historic
Verdi Club in San Francisco.
Encuentro Milonguero SF 2019! is a
national invitational event organized and hosted by tango milonguero dancers for advance level tango milonguero dancers* who strive to mindfully maintain good navigational skills and practice
the codigos of tango. We welcome our invited attendees to enjoy three days of dancing, dining and bonding over traditional tango music from the
Golden Era, played by some of the best DJs in the nation.
When: Fri-Sun January 25th, 26th, and 27th, 2019.
What: Encuentro Milonguero SF 2019! featuring five milongas beginning with a
Friday Matinee Milonga followed by
a Meet & Greet with nigiri sushi ; Friday night empanada break during the evening milonga;
Saturday afternoon tea time
treats; Friday night empanada break during the evening milonga;
Supper featuring Southern Indian Dosas from Udupi Palace (back by popular
demand), desserts, coffee, tea, and Pelligrino; Lounge with light
snacks, coffee, tea, and water served throughout the weekend. Open bar during each evening milongas and Sunday Supper.
Where: Verdi Club 2424 Mariposa
Street San Francisco, CA 94110
Seating: Traditional seating - leaders
and followers on opposite sides, couples and 50/50 dancers seated on side(s).
Visually impaired: We will reserve seating in front row center for those with a medically documented visual impairment. For those to whom this applies, please email us with a request to
reserve visually impaired seating.
Tandas: DJ discretion 3 or 4 song tandas.
Andy Stein Virginia
Emilio Flores Buenos Aires
Jonathan Yamauchi San Francisco
Paul Akmajian Phoenix
Jessica Schilling Boston
While guests have the option to book and AirBnB or an airport hotel (Holiday Inn $125/night, Quality Inn $129/night, Gateway Inn $107, Ramada Wyndham $107,
Super 8 Wyndham $116), to add a delightful spice to your stay in San Francisco, we recommend the 143 room Boutique Hotel Accommodations in San Francisco's SoMa District, at Americania Hotel 121 7th St. San Francisco, CA 94103, just 1.4 miles from the
Verdi Club at $176/night from otel.com (currently reduced from $296/night). The Americania Hotel features sophisticated yet whimsical rooms blending a retro
mid-century design with bold bursts of color and playful ambiance. Highlights include high-speed Internet access, sleek flat screen televisions and iPod docking stations.
BEFORE MAILING YOUR REGISTRATION CHECK, YOU MUST OBTAIN PRIOR APPROVAL OF YOUR
PROPOSED REGISTRATION PARTNER (in accordance with the instructions contained above) by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Upon acceptance of your proposed
registration partner, please mail your check in the amount of $165 per person ($330 per couple) payable to “Olivia Levitt” and mailed to: Jonathan Yamauchi, 1753 Northshore Drive, Richmond,
CA 94804. If you pay as a couple, please include the names of both Attendees.
1:00 - 4:00pm
6:00 - 7:30pm
8:00 - 1:00am
Opening Matinee Milonga DJ: Andy Stein
Meet and greet w/sushi, tea.
Milonga DJ: Emilio Flores
1:00 - 5:00pm
8:00 - 1:00am
Matinee Milonga: DJ: Jonathan Yamauchi
Milonga, DJ: Jessica Shilling
4:00 - 5:30pm
6:00 - 11:00pm
Closing Milonga DJ: Paul Akmajian
Jonathan y Olivia, organizers and hosts to Encuentro SF 2019! seek to preserve and promote the culture, philosophy, and dance form of traditional social tango developed throughout the Golden Age of
Argentine Tango (1935-1952) that is still danced in the tango salons of Argentina today.
Refund policy: Weekend passes are non-transferable. Weekend passes are non-refundable after 11.1.18.
If anyone experiences an emergency or needs assistance during our Encuentroplease do not hesitate to call Olivia Levitt 650.834.558, or Jonathan Yamauchi 415.947.9458. While we will be very busy
during the Encuentro, we want to be supportive to any of our attendees who may need our help.