milonga Andina

Milonga Andina

Organizers: Jim Labbe

Join us for a night of celebration at Milonga Andina!


This is an happening you won’t want to miss

Mark your calendars, spread the word, and get ready to experience the passion and excitement of Milonga Andina!

Friday, March 1st, 2024 starting at 7:30PM

Live music with CIAO FELICIA

DJ Rebecca Smith

Get ready to immerse yourself in the vibrant world of Argentine tango, as we dance the night away to the mesmerizing melodies of live music with Ciao Felicia!

At 7:30 pm the fantastic tanguera and teacher Rebecca Smith with teach a beginning tango lesson for those new to tango or for those who simply need a refresher. No partner is necessary.

A bar will be open throughout the night, and you can start the evening off with a delicious meal from the Andina restaurant.

With its lively atmosphere and friendly community, Milonga Andina is the perfect place to meet new people, connect with fellow tango enthusiasts, and showcase your dance moves. Whether you’re a seasoned dancer or just starting out, this event welcomes everyone with open arms.

Make sure to come dressed in your most stylish tango attire, and don’t forget your dancing shoes! 

More information here: 


WHEN: Friday, March 1st, 2024

WHERE: Andina, 1314 NW Glisan St, Portland, OR 97209-2717

Argentine Tango Lesson: 7:00-8:00pm

MILONGA: 8:00pm-11:30am

DJ & Tango Teacher: Rebecca Smith

ENTRADA: $15, advanced purchase; $20 at the door.

Purchase your advanced ticket here:

Milonga Andina

  • Live music with Ciao Felicia 

  • DJ Rebecca Smith



Andina Restaurant

1314, NW Glisan St.
Portland, OR 97209

The Thing

The thing!

Portland, OR - April 5-8, 2024

Organizer: Alex Krebs

Join us for four days of dancing tango with friends in an intimate and friendly environment!

Registration is currently open for leaders, followers and switch tango dancers

The dances will all be held at Tango Berretin.

For updated information visit


Friday, April  5th

  • 2:00-5:00 pm: Dj Alex Krebs.

  • 9:00 pm-2:00 am: Dj Dan Boccia.

Saturday, April  6th

  • 3:00-6:00 pm: Dj Melina Mistral.

  • 9:00 pm-2:00 am: Dj Georges Nassan.

𝐒𝐮𝐧𝐝𝐚𝐲, April  7th

  • 3:00-6:00 pm DJ Rebecca Rorick-Smith
  • 9:00 pm-2:00 am: : DJ Jun Yi.

Monday, April  8th

  • 1:00-4:00 pm: Dj Alex Krebs.

Pricing & Registration:

  • Cost $160-person
  • Pre-registration is required by e-mailing Alex ( first to see if there is still space available. If there is space available, payment must be made within 2 weeks (via Venmo to alex-krebs-6). The Thing is (and has always been) open to all dancers of any level on a first-registered basis. The event will be limited to 150 people and will be role-balanced.
  • Changes this year: There is no brunch on Saturday. In an effort to make the event more sustainable over time for the crew, there will be no meal-like food options during each dance, but there will be a variety of snacks to keep us dancing for hours. The new schedule this year reflects ample time to sleep in and eat meals with friends new and old (Portland has really, really great food!).
  • Refund schedule: $120 refunded before Dec. 31st, $90 refunded between Jan. 1st and Feb. 29th, no refunds after March 1st. Transfers of passes is not allowed.
  • Refund schedule: $120 refunded before Dec. 31st, $90 refunded between Jan. 1st and Feb. 29th, no refunds after March 1st. Transfers of passes is not allowed.
  • Housing: We do not provide housing advice for the event. There are many great AirBnB locations near the studio, as well as hotels/motels.
  • Other: We do not post or share the participant list. The Thing has been hosted annually by Alex Krebs since 2002. The goal is great DJ’s and dancing in an intimate setting, with a little smattering of live music and surprises.

 Safety: TBD

Questions: contact Alex: here


The event takes place at TANGO Berretin, 6305 SE Foster Rd.




Tango Berretin

6305 SE Foster Rd.
Portland, OR 97206

Portland TangoFest 2024

Portland TangoFest
is taking a break in 2024

Stay tuned for 2025 plans

We’re working hard on re-defining the Festival, recruiting help, and raising funds in order to bring you the best Portland Tango Festival we can!

We have decided to take a break in 2024 to allow time for this process, so stay tuned for news about the 2025 Festival plans. 

Other folks in Portland will probably organize other events this fall, so join the Portland Tango Google Group  mailing list and keep an eye on the Portland Tango Calendar to hear about other tango opportunities in Portland this year.

For updated information  check the festival website: