Tango Buenos Aires will feature tango dancers with live band direct from Argentina

By David Wedekindt

Release Date: January 21, 2011 This content is archived.


BUFFALO, N.Y. -- The Center for the Arts at the University at Buffalo will present Tango Buenos Aires on Tuesday, Feb. 22 at 7:30 p.m. in the Mainstage Theatre, located at the Center for the Arts, North Campus. Tango lessons and demonstrations will also be offered in the lobby starting at 6:30 p.m. The performance is sponsored by M&T Bank.

Tango Buenos Aires has become one of Argentina's great cultural exports, known throughout the world as the most authentic and uncompromising representative of the tango. Tango Buenos Aires was created for the "Jazmines" festival at the famous Buenos Aires cabaret "Michelangelo" by renowned composer and tango director Osvaldo Requena. The company met with tremendous success. Since the company's U.S. premiere in 1986, they have toured extensively worldwide.

Tickets for Tango Buenos Aires are $26.50 general admission and $13 for students (any school). Tickets are available at the Center for the Arts Box Office (Monday through Friday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.) and all Ticketmaster locations including ticketmaster.com. To charge tickets call 1-800-745-3000; in Canada, call 416-870-8000. For group sales, call 716-645-6771. For more information, call 716-645-2787.