Pureza Flamenco Guitar, Texas’ newest and most exciting guitar ensemble, brings a fresh and passionate approach to flamenco. Pureza Flamenco Guitar’s debut show, “Purification by Flamenco” features flamenco guitar accompanied by song and dance. Saturday, May 4, 2013 | 8:30 p.m. (Doors at 8 p.m.) | Esquina Tango Cultural Society of Austin | $10 Cash at the Door
Isaí Chacón (Guitar and Vocals) … Pepe Gaytán (Percussion) … Luis Manuel Ramos (Guitar) … Jose Manuel Tejeda (Guitar) … Olivia Chacón (Guest Dancer)
Esquina Tango Cultural Society of Austin
209 Pedernales Street
Austin, TX 78702
Not enough flamenco in Austin, you say? Well get ready for EL FLAMENCAZO 2012. Tonight, Illeana Gomez and Chayito Champion perform at Copa Bar & Grill, 217 Congress Avenue.They will be accompanied by Austin’s most exciting flamenco troupe, Flamencura. Illeana Gomez is one of America’s most in-demand, up-and-coming young flamenco dancers. Don’t miss her unique brand of flamenco fire Friday, Nov. 9, 2012, from 8-12 p.m. Admission $12 at the door.
This special event kicks off a weekend series of Special Flamenco Music Workshops at Flamencura Music & Dance Studio, including a FREE Adult Beginner Flamenco Dance Workshop on Saturday Nov. 10, at 12 Noon. Additional workshops include Guitar Workshops with Jose Manuel Tejeda from Havana, Cuba; Percussion Workshops with Flamencura’s Pepe Gaytan; and Cante (singing) Workshops with Isaí Chacón. All activities are held at Flamencura Music & Dance Studio, 7113 Burnet Road, Ste. 111 unless otherwise noted. Schedule and prices available at www.flamencura.org
Copa Bar & Grill
217 Congress Avenue
Austin, TX 78701
Flamencura Music & Dance Studio
7113 Burnet Road, Ste. 111
Austin, TX 78757
A’lante Flamenco Austin proudly presents “The Red Shoes: A Flamenco Fairytale,” an innovative new flamenco interpretation of the deliciously dark fable by Hans Christian Andersen. The production explores the attractions and dangers of giving in to temptation. Once the world of control and reason is left behind to embrace ecstasy, chaos takes over. The evening of new dance will feature choreography by A’lante artistic director Olivia Chacón and a mixture of original compositions and traditional flamenco interpreted and led by music director Isaí Chacón. Tickets $22. Friday and Saturday, Oct 26-27, 2012.
Rollins Studio Theatre
The Long Center for the Performing Arts
701 West Riverside Drive
Austin, TX 78704
Image Credit: A’lante Flamenco Dance Ensemble
A’lante Flamenco Dance Ensemble, Austin’s most exciting new flamenco troupe, tears up the dance floor with their own brand of flamenco at Central Market Westgate on Friday, July 6, 2012, from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Central Market Westgate
4477 South Lamar
Austin, TX 78745
Each year, the Cine Las Americas International Film Festival brings together Latino and indigenous filmmakers, actors, and screenwriters from all over the world, including Mexico, Colombia, Chile, Argentina, Brazil, Ecuador, Cuba, Spain, Portugal, Italy, Peru, Canada, the United States, and more. The 15th Cine Las Americas International Film Festival runs April 24-29, 2012. Films are subtitled in English and include features, documentaries, and short films. Festival passes and general admission tickets are available. All screenings presented at the Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center and at St. Edward’s University are free and open to the public.
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The 2012 Pan Americana Festival hosts Latino talent from Mexico, Spain, Colombia, Argentina, and the United States, March 16-17, 2012, at the Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center. The Pan Americana Festival offers a multicultural experience for the whole family, including music, dance, theatre and film, as well as visual, culinary, and literary arts. FREE shows. Doors open at 4 p.m.
FREE PARKING and SHUTTLES: Park East of Interstate 35 and hop on the FREE shuttles from Sanchez Elementary (73 San Marcos St.) and Martin Middle School (1601 Haskell St.)
Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center
600 River Street
Austin, TX 78701
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June 10-12, 2011
Attend the biggest cultural celebration in Texas! The Texas Folklife Festival showcases the Lone Star State’s diversity and rich heritage through a variety of food, music, dance, arts, and crafts. More than 40 different cultural groups are represented at this annual festival.
Institute of Texan Cultures
801 E. Durango Blvd.
San Antonio, TX 78205
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