Writing/Essay/Journal
Members of Mandrágora Tango didn’t grow up listening to tango music. They are trained instead in classical or jazz music. They say that means they’ll always be foreigners to tango music. Do you have to be brought up listening to something to have it be a part of you? What types of music feel like they are part of you? What types of music feel foreign?

Activity
Bob Barnes says that tango is “…a sad thought that can be danced.” Choose a sad thought and create a dance that expresses that thought.