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Tanguera

Standing in a century-old bar and accompanied by an acoustic guitar, this stunning woman sang classic tangos into the quiet night of the Barracas neighborhood, a working-class neighborhood on the south side of Buenos Aires. This Bodegón has become a vital hub in the revitalization of tango as a participatory neighborhood practice, bringing together multiple generations of tango enthusiasts to dance, sing, and play together in the warm glow of this old tavern.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 11.2014
Date Uploaded: 11.2014
Photo Location: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Camera: Canon EOS 7D
Copyright: © Jennie Gubner