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The Intense World of Flamenco in Southern Spain (Video)

Kate Thomas | Posted 12.08.2014 | Travel
Kate Thomas

It has been a dream of mine for years to go to Southern Spain to experience Flamenco. Growing up with the Gypsy Kings and hearing the music along my travels, there was something about the art form that called to my soul.

Sevilla: The Home of Flamenco Can Terrorize a Child

Rick Steves | Posted 08.20.2013 | Travel
Rick Steves

Updating the flamenco scene in Sevilla for my Spain guidebook, I had the occasion to pop into concerts in five different venues in town. Sevilla is th...

The Farruco Family: El Carpeta and La Farruca Bring Flamenco to NYU's Skirball Center

Eileen Clarke | Posted 12.15.2012 | Arts
Eileen Clarke

In his New York debut last week, the 15-year-old El Carpeta, grandson of the great late flamenco dancer El Farruco, carried the legacy of his family and laid it all out on the stage, right down to his white botas.

Soledad Barrio: Duende Is Hard Work

Andrew Blackmore-Dobbyn | Posted 11.26.2012 | Arts
Andrew Blackmore-Dobbyn

Onstage she bristles and crackles like a high tension wire carrying more voltage than it can safely hold. She continues to gather more and more energy with little crescendos that hint at what is to come.

Flamenco Comes to Los Angeles

Jay Weston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

I recently went to see an electrifying flamenco show at Hollywood's Barnsdall Park Gallery Theatre, Forever Flamenco, which is playing again on December 19.

Paco Pena Astonishes With Aplomb While The Afro Cuban All Stars Sizzle

Marissa Bronfman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marissa Bronfman

I cannot recall the last time I experienced such an incredibly ebullient performance of such vitality and vigor, such precision and beauty, as Paco Pena's A Compas (Primal Pulse).

Flamenco Dancer Liliana Morales' Career In NY

West Side Spirit | West Side Spirit | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

In 1965, Liliana Morales, a young aspiring dancer, showed up at a New York audition with the legendary Flamenco dancer Jose Greco. She was on her lunc...