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- Miami resident Elberto Manjarres hangs Christmas lights around Pablo Repun's tango studio in preparation for the weekly milonga on Feb. 16, in Naples.

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David Albers/Staff - Miami resident Elberto Manjarres hangs Christmas lights around Pablo Repun's tango studio in preparation for the weekly milonga on Feb. 16, in Naples.

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- Tango instructor Pablo Repun dances with student Carmela Bolock, of Palm Desert, Calif., during a one-on-one lesson at Repun's Naples tango studio on Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013.
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- Tango instructor Pablo Repun dances with student Carmela Bolock, of Palm Desert, Calif., during a one-on-one lesson at Repun's Naples tango studio on Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013.
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- During the annual Halloween Spooktacular on Fifth event, the crowd clears a space in the middle of Fifth Avenue South around Tango instructor Pablo Repun as he dances with Naples resident Yanis Sardina on Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012, in Naples. Repun brought his students to dance at the event in the spirit of the way tango is danced in the streets of Buenos Aires.
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- Tango instructor Pablo Repun visits with a student at the conclusion of a one-on-one lesson at his Naples tango studio on Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013.
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- Pablo Repun and Elberto Manjarres, of Miami, setup tables in Repun's tango studio in preparation for his weekly milonga on Feb. 16, in Naples.
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- Heart-shaped balloons and tango art decorate Pablo Repun's tango studio in preparation for his weekly tango milonga on Feb. 16, in Naples.
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- A table is reserved for one of Pablo Repun's dedicated patrons before his weekly tango milonga on Feb. 16, in Naples.
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- Miami resident Elberto Manjarres hangs Christmas lights around Pablo Repun's tango studio in preparation for the weekly milonga on Feb. 16, in Naples.
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- A mural adorns the front window of Pablo Repun's Argentine tango studio hand-painted by his wife and business partner, Alicia Repun.
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- Miami resident Elberto Manjarres helps decorate Pablo Repun's tango studio in preparation for the weekly milonga on Feb. 16, in Naples.
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- Naples resident Dee Bennett visits with tango instructor Pablo Repun after delivering flower centerpieces for the tables in preparation for his weekly tango milonga on Feb. 16, in Naples.
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-Bonita Springs resident Ginny Markowski, center, works with other local tango enthusiasts to transform Pablo Repun's tango dance studio into a weekly milonga on Dec. 15, 2012, in Naples.
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- A hand-painted mural depicting Pablo and Alicia Repun adorns the front window of his Argentine tango studio in Naples.
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- Patrons file into Pablo Repun's tango studio for the weekly milonga on Feb. 16, in Naples.
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- Alicia Repun gives a lesson to beginners before a weekly tango milonga on Feb. 16, in Naples.
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- Pablo and Alicia Repun go over the basics of tango dancing during a beginner's lesson before a weekly tango milonga on Feb. 16, in Naples.
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- Patrons dance tango at Pablo Repun's weekly tango milonga on Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012.
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- Milonga regular Elberto Manjarres, of Miami, greets patrons of the weekly tango milonga as they file through the door of the dance studio on Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012.
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- Patrons of the weekly milonga watch Pablo and Alicia Repun dance together on Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012.
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- Patrons dance tango at Pablo Repun's weekly tango milonga on Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012.
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- Tango enthusiasts film world-renowned Fabian Salas and Lola Diaz as they dance during a workshop at Pablo Repun's tango studio on Dec. 15, 2012, in Naples. Repun often hosts instructors from whom he learned tango and Argentine tango musicians from outside the area.
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- Local Tango enthusiasts attend a workshop with world-renowned tango dancers Fabian Salas and Lola Diaz hosted by local tango instructor Pablo Repun at his Naples studio on Dec. 15, 2012, in Naples. Repun often hosts instructors from whom he learned tango and Argentine tango musicians from outside the area.
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- Local Tango enthusiasts attend a workshop with world-renowned tango dancers Fabian Salas and Lola Diaz hosted by local tango instructor Pablo Repun, third from left, at his Naples studio on Dec. 15, 2012, in Naples.
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- Local Tango enthusiasts practice tango at a workshop with world-renowned tango dancers Fabian Salas and Lola Diaz hosted by local tango instructor Pablo Repun at his Naples studio on Dec. 15, 2012, in Naples.
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- DVDs and accessories sit out for patrons at a workshop with world-renowned tango dancers Fabian Salas and Lola Diaz at Pablo Repun's studio on Dec. 15, 2012, in Naples.  Repun often hosts instructors from whom he learned tango and Argentine tango musicians from outside the area.
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-World-renowned tango dancers Fabian Salas and Lola Diaz teach a workshop hosted by local tango instructor Pablo Repun at his Naples studio on Dec. 15, 2012, in Naples. Repun often hosts instructors from whom he learned tango and Argentine tango musicians from outside the area.
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- Tango instructor Pablo Repun high-fives student Sheena Sims, of McLean Va., during a one-on-one lesson at Repun's Naples tango studio on Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013.
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- Tango instructor Pablo Repun dances with student Sheena Sims, of McLean Va., during a one-on-one lesson at Repun's Naples tango studio on Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013.
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- Tango instructor Pablo Repun bows to student Sheena Sims, of McLean Va., at the end of a dance during a one-on-one lesson at Repun's Naples tango studio on Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013.

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