Last Dance at the Confiteria Ideal

by Kevin Carrel Footer For 20 years, Diego Alvaro Zoraida Fontclara have hosted the Friday afternoon milonga at the Confiteria Ideal, one of the sacred places of tango. Like me, many people learned to dance or took their first tentative steps in a real milonga on...
Workin’ it

Workin’ it

Down the street from my old apartment in Palermo, by the hot pillow motels, was the Red Light District where you could have your pick of transvestites. I passed them every night on my way back from the newspaper. They were a lovely bunch of girls.

Milongueras

Milongueras

I wouldn’t have spent all those hours, all those years in the milongas of Buenos Aires if I weren’t fascinated by milongueras. I am.

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