[b]Tango First Century Saturday, May 9, 2009 – 8:00 p.m.[/b]
The sensuality of tango comes alive as this Quebec-based troupe explores the evolution of this mesmerizing art form. [i]Tango 1st Century[/i] highlights Paris in the Roaring Twenties, the unforgettable vocal contributions of Carlos Gardel, the golden age of tango in the 1940s and the contemporary tango of composer Astor Piazzola.
The cast of 14 includes three tango dancing couples, live music from Ensemble Romulo Larrea and Verónica Larc singing the sounds of tango’s glory. The show offers a colorful tribute to the tango, a salute in music, song and dance to its rich history – and its future.
Tickets: $27-$42 for adults; $24-$39 for seniors Purchase tickets by calling (800) 988-4253 or online at http://www.artcenter.org