Dance Party Friday: Tango

2014-05-23T07:30:00Z Dance Party Friday: TangoArizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star
May 23, 2014 7:30 am  • 

Sultry, sexy is a passionate partner dance from South America, originating in the 1890s along the Río de la Plata, between Uruguay and Argentina.

There are several popular styles and forms of tango (from the Latin to “touch”).

The complex history of the tango is told at and we posted the a lesson to get you started. We also found a some steps of the Americanized tango at

We couldn't resist — we've included the scene from "Scent of a Woman" when Al Pacino teaches Gabrielle Anwar how to dance the tango.

Sources: Arizona Daily Star archives

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