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Tango takes a step forward in new show

Tango takes a step forward in new show

Think of Argentine tango, and the image of a couple sensually dancing may come to mind. But local singer and producer Humberto Fortuna wants to show South Floridians that tango goes beyond tight dresses, red roses and provocative steps.

His new production, "TANGObsession," debuting this weekend at the Aventura Arts and Cultural Center, will feature tango through poetry, visual arts and music.

"Tango didn't begin with the dance," says Fortuna, the show's director and producer. "Tango begins with the music. And then, after the music, they put the lyrics. And then, after the lyrics, came the dancing."

In the show, Fortuna, who's from Argentina,...

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