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Evening of Tango to Benefit
Puertas Events Center is bringing to Albuquerque, direct from Buenos Aires, the
Tango Zone Dance Company in a benefit performance on Friday, March 22, and
Saturday, March 23. All proceeds will go to New Mexico VA programs that help
homeless veterans transition to stable homes.
are today as many as 1,200 homeless vets in New Mexico,” says Daniel Mintie, a
VA social worker. “Each day, VA programs help these men and women and
their children come in from the streets and forests and mesas and finally
return home. We are very grateful to Las Puertas for opening their doors
and hearts to these veterans and very excited to be bringing to Albuquerque
some of the best dancers in the world.”
Performances begin at 7:30 p.m. and will be held at Las Puertas Event Center,
1512 First Street NW in downtown Albuquerque. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. for
hors d’oeuvres and a silent auction. Following the performances, Las
Puertas will host social dancing from 9 p.m. to midnight.
you’ve never tried Argentine tango, this is your chance!” said Mintie, himself
a dancer. “Local dancers will be on hand to help all brave souls take
their first steps down the wonderful road that is Argentine tango.”
Tickets for the entire evening
cost $25 and are available at www.holdmyticket.com. Additional
event information is available at www.laspuertasevents.com.