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Tango performance for two in Beaver Creek

Daily Staff Report
Vail, CO, Colorado
Special to the Daily

BEAVER CREEK ” How many Monday evenings have you sat in front of your television and lamented, “I could do that!” as the celebrities on Dancing With The Stars shake and slither around the stage?

You’ll have a chance to prove your point on Feb. 25, as Argentina’s fiery dance spectacular “Tango Fire” ignites the Vilar Performing Arts Center. In conjunction with the show, the Vail Valley Foundation is offering a chance to win a free Tango lesson for two from the stars of “Tango Fire,” along with dinner for two at Saddleridge, prior to the performance at the Vilar Center at 7:30 p.m. All you have to do to be entered to win is register for the VPAC’s e-mail list, which entitles you to special offers, first alert on added shows, dine-and-theatre discount pricing and more.

To enter, just visit http://www.vilarpac.org/email and fill out the form. New members must enter the word TANGO in the comments field, while current e-mail members have already been automatically entered to win. The winner will be notified on Friday. The Vilar Center will never spam you with e-mails, nor share your information with anyone else. We’ll email you no more than twice per month with special offers an insider information, and keep you posted on exciting news about the year-round theatre’s lineup and coming seasons.

For the lucky winner, the special evening kicks off at 5 p.m. on Feb. 25 with a private tango lesson for you and your date, courtesy of one of the “Tango Fire” performing couples. Following the lesson, you will experience Chef Daniel Spurlock’s mountain cuisine at Saddleridge.

The evening will come to a fiery conclusion with the sultry 7:30 p.m. performance of “Tango Fire” at the Vilar Performing Arts Center. Direct from Buenos Aires, “Tango Fire” features five Argentinean couples dancing to the rhythm of music provided by a live band. The show offers a spicy journey from the red light district of the Argentine capitol to the glamour of the Roaring ’20s, ending in the world of contemporary ballroom dance.

Tango Fire tickets are priced at $60 each and are available online at vilarpac.org, by phone at 888-920-ARTS(2787) or in person at the Vilar Center box office in Beaver Creek.

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