"La Vida es un Tango" from last year's Beirut International Tango Festival. Photos courtesy of Mazen Kiwan
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April will end in a tangle of tangoFor the sixth year in a row, the city's tango dancers and aficionados will be celebrating their favorite dance next week. Founded by dancer, choreographer and "Dancing with the Stars" jury member Mazen Kiwan, the weeklong Beirut International Tango Festival will start strutting its stuff Tuesday.Kiwan, The dance doyen says the number of tango aficionados has grown over the past several years, so it was only logical to stage BITF again, despite the country's wobbly security situation. BITF's dance festivities will sidle across the main stage of Wadi Abu Jameel's Music Hall with "La Vida es un Tango" (Life is a Tango), a two-night spectacular featuring a slate of tango talent that Kiwan describes as the best in the world.
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