4 cultural events around Glendale this week

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Looking to spice up your to-do list this week?

Easy. A handful of cultural events are coming to venues across Glendale.

From an Armenian political art show to a Filipino food fest, here's where to find fresh cultural experiences this week.

Sharpen your tango steps

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Twist and turn the night away with two world-premiere tango dancers. Every Wednesday night, intermediate and advance tango students join Carlos Barrionuevo and Mayte Valdes to sharpen their skills.

The date: Every Wednesday, 8:45-10 p.m.

The location: Bella Fitness, 329 N. Brand Blvd.

The price: $18 per drop-in, discounted class packages available

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Explore Armenian activism

A postcard by the Armenian political activist Hagop Hagopian. | Photo: Seta A./Yelp

All are invited to Tufenkian Fine Arts to view the new exhibition Graphic Movement: Armenian Political Activism. The exhibit explores posters, logos and iconography developed between 1975 and the present to shed light on and condemn the injustices Armenians experienced at the beginning of the 20th Century.

The date: Exhibition opens Thursday 5/10, 7 p.m.; show runs from 5/10-5/17

The location: Tufenkian Fine Arts, 216 S. Louise St.

The price: Free

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Enjoy Aztec dance and Cuban beats

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The monthly 222 EAST Performance Series returns to the Glendale Library, Arts & Culture Center. This month, catch dance performances from the Aztec dance group Yankuititl and Cuban music from Orquesta Charangoa.

The date: Saturday 5/12, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

The location: Glendale Library, Arts & Culture, 218 S. Brand Blvd. (next to the Museum of Neon Art)
The price: Free

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Sip beer, eat Filipino food

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Saturday afternoon, help Brewyard Beer Company mark its second anniversary. The celebration features your favorite Filipino snacks, a video game tournament and fresh pints. Stick around after for a performance from local musical collective The Tens.

The date: Saturday 5/12; party runs from 1-6 p.m., The Tens perform at 7 p.m.

The location: Brewyard Beer Company, 906 Western Ave.

The price: $12

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