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Feria de Sevilla in Philadelphia 2004

Feria de Sevilla in Philadelphia 2004

Raíces Culturales Latinoamericanas (Raíces) and International House brought the color and flavor of the Feria de Sevilla to Philadelphia. This April Feria is one of the most typical and traditional national festivities in Spain. The patios and lobby of International House will be adorned in an authentic Spanish style; in the casetas, people will dance the traditional “Sevillanas” and “Rumbas”. Presentations by four...

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Flamenco Ole Dance Studio

Flamenco Ole Dance Studio

 Julia Lopez 1720 Mount Vernon Street Philadelphia, PA, 19130 215-232-5713 Intermediate Tuesday  4:45 to 6:15 Saturday  12:00 to 2:00 Advanced Beginners Saturday  10:30 to 12:00 Beginners Sunday  11:00 to 12:30 Guitar classes with Carlos Rubio – call for more...

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Flamenco del Encuentro

Flamenco del Encuentro

Flamenco classes taught by Anna Rubio FLAMENCO TECHNIQUE (Intermediate level) Thursdays at 6:30 at the beautiful CHI MOVEMENT ARTS CENTER 1316 South 9th St Philadelphia, PA 19147 The class will continue at an Intermediate level, lots of heavy technique drills and compas/palmas with LIVE professional accompaniment in every class! Contact Anna: 267-738-6451...

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Got Compas?

Got Compas?

It’s all about the compás, folks. Whether you are an aspiring dancer, flamenco guitarist, singer or just plain aficionado, you gotta have compás. When Farruquito dances, his breath slips into the compás the musicians are creating – or maybe they’re following him. Who’s to say? In any event – our payo ears were not conditioned to hear the intricacies of the compás from our childhoods, so we have to make up for...

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Penas Flamencas

Penas Flamencas

Contributed by Alfonso Cid   After eleven years living away from Spain I can’t help thinking about Peñas flamencas with nostalgia. When I first started going to a peña flamenca, I was twenty years younger than I am now and falling in love with that pristine and innocent love that is the first one.  If you add to this picture the dazzling streets and parks of Sevilla where my friends and I used to hang out, then you have right there...

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