A monthly MILONGA LAX (Argentine Tango social event, much like those in Tango clubs of Buenos Aires) founded and hosted by Ilona & FRIENDS takes place on the 1st Sunday of each month.

Location:  Elks Lodge, 8025 W Manchester Blvd, Playa Del Rey (West of Lincoln Blvd).

Argonaut First Tango in Playa high res





Date: OCTOBER 5, 2014

Time: 6-7:30pm CHACARERA lesson with Gus Mendoza / 7pm-12:30am dancing

Music by DJ Dominic Bridge / special performance by Derek Tang & Rachelle Lin

Admission: $15 – milonga only/ $20 milonga + lesson / students with ID $10

FREE parking behind the Elk’s building and on the streets / FREE light refreshments provided / Cuban Tapas from Porto’s Cafe / Full bar

Pre-milonga Intro to Chacarera with Gus Mendoza and Anamaria Menedez

No partner or dance experience needed!

For more info on tango classes, please click HERE



Below are videos of selected classes and performances by some of our best dancers in Los Angeles:

Thank you so much for the amazing evening! I had a great time and went home with songs and happiness in my head, heart and soul! Looking forward to your next Milonga LAX! – Korinna Sehringer

Thanks for the amazing milonga LAX! It was my favorite ever. The combination of the passionate music, the spacious floor, and the wonderful dancers made it really wonderful. – Guillaume Chaslot

My very first Milonga: the performance & the dance class were FANTASTIC!!! Really liked the beer & food, too. Thank you Ilona. And now because of these great photos you take, I have the actual proof that I was really there. Can’t wait for the next one. – Gerry