An evening of tango and salsa

Dance teachers Maria Castello and Jacques Saint-Cyr will host a dance to welcome spring from 7 to 11 p.m., Friday, April 16, at the Rockford Woman’s Club, 323 Park Ave.

Don’t know how to dance? Castello and Saint-Cyr will demonstrate different styles of Tango Argentino and will help everyone.

Castello is the school director of the Rockford Dance Company, where she and Saint-Cyr teach tango and salsa. They have collaborated since 1994, presenting peformances in contemporary dance and tango. They performed at the International Folklore Festival, Drumondville; Espace Tangente, Montreal; Acadian Festival, Caraquet; Lanaudiere Festival; Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington and “Tango Locura,” international tango festival in Montreal. In 1997, they created “It Takes Three to Tango,” a stage production with dance and live music based on the history of the Argentine Tango.

Cost of the dance is $7 per person, and there will be a cash bar.

Info: call Maria Castello at (815) 972-2925.

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