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Paco De Lucia

Paco De Lucia

World-renowned Spanish guitarist Paco de Lucia has died aged 66 in Mexico, reportedly of a heart attack while playing with his children on a beach. The death of one of the most celebrated flamenco guitarists was announced by the mayor’s office in Algeciras, southern Spain, where he was born. He is said to have died in the Mexican resort of Cancun. Famous for a series of flamenco albums in the 1970s, he also crossed over into...

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Paco de Lucia in Philly

Paco de Lucia in Philly

  Contributed by Kelli Moore  It may have seemed like your ordinary Tuesday night in Center City, but on April 10th, some very lucky Philadelphians were transported to the heart of Spain. On this very special night, Paco de Lucia, arguably the greatest flamenco guitarist of all time performed at the Kimmel Center. This was the first time in over five years that De Lucia was touring the U.S., which made this performance anything less...

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Video of the Month: Monica Herrera

Video of the Month: Monica Herrera

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Al Dia Interview to Monica Herrera

Al Dia Interview to Monica Herrera

Al Dia: Part-time Dancer Won’t Turn Her Back on Love for Flamenco MARCH 13, 2012 By Christie Francis and Stephanie Klock Monica Herrera’s class stretched at the beginning of the Wednesday night class. When Monica Herrera traveled to Spain when she was 12, she saw flamenco for the first time in a restaurant with her grandparents. Herrera said: “I couldn’t even believe what I was looking at. I’d never seen anything like it before and I...

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Video of the Month: Tito Rubio

Video of the Month: Tito Rubio

Who’s Tito Rubio? Read about him on this Philly Flamenco post.    Contact info...

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SOLO DUET

SOLO DUET

Destiny will find you no matter how hard you try to escape it it. OUR STORY SOLO DUET is a short film by director, MARISA LLOREDA SAEZ. It is the follow-up to her award winning feature documentary, “Streets of Flamenco”— the inspirational telling of the story of Maria Bermúdez, a Chicana from East L.A., who after her flamenco dancer brother dies makes his dream her own by traveling to the birthplace of flamenco in the deepest south of , to...

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