Photography by Monique Martinez Photography To find out more about Flamenco in Albuquerque visit:- Tierra Adentro of New
rom busking on the streets of southern France to winning Grammys and making Buzz Lightyear swing his spaceman hips, the Gipsy Kings have had an unbelievable story - and it's been unbelievable to no one more than them.
Soledad Barrio is a force of nature in Noche Flamenca's Antigona. Her arms are as liquid as any Russian Prima Swan Queen, her feet unimaginably swift and precise. But it is her soul that is on display here more than anything.
The Flamenco joint, Bar Antiguo Canalejas is right down the street from the church. at Ancha, 18. No tourists here, no fancy
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Suddenly, one of them stands to sing. Unsurprised, his tablemates join him, clapping to the rhythm and improvising lyrics for dinnertime ambiance.
When I ask Alicia Alonso about the thaw in US-Cuban relations, the historic events of the week and if she is happy about that, she simply says, "Who wouldn't be?"
Travelers to Europe often rave about how great it is getting around via trains. Though there is no doubt that this is one the fastest and most efficient ways to travel the continent, my preference is keeping it old school with a nice, laid-back road trip.
In a recent interview, Martín Santangelo, artistic director of Noche Flamenca, gave some background on his latest creation, a full length realization of Sophocles' Antigone. It is a visually stunning work.
WOMEX always starts off with a gala evening event in which the host country presents a sampling of its musical culture. This year the program was produced by the virtuoso bagpiper Budinho.