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Flamenco Dance Forms

Flamenco Dance Forms

by Allison Millard Alegrias: A lively dance that originates in the jotas of Cadiz–traditional folk music of Aragon, brought to the Andalusian town by soldiers during the War of Independence in the early 19th century. This style is characterized by its rich guitar accompaniment, the intricate dancing, demanding rhythms, and lively sound. Bulerías: This developed, like soleares, from a simple style. However, unlike soleares, it has a fast...

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Monica Herrera

Monica Herrera

Monica Herrera was born in Philadelphia to Cuban parents who migrated to the US in 1961. Her dance training began at an early age in classical ballet, tap and jazz. During her first trip to Spain at the age of 12, she became interested in Flamenco and began her training in Philadelphia with Julia Lopez. She went on to become a company member and soloist with Flamenco Ole dance company. She later co-founded the Philadelphia-based Flamenco...

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Feria de Sevilla in Philadelphia 2005

Feria de Sevilla in Philadelphia 2005

PHILADELPHIA, PA, April, 2005- After sold out success with its debut in Philadelphia last year, Raíces Culturales Latinoamericanas and International House Philadelphia will bring the colors, sounds and flavors of the Feria de Sevilla en Philadelphia to the Delaware Valley for the second time, this year extended to two days, encouraging revelers to “make it a weekend!” Saturday evening will feature performances by Philadelphia’s...

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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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