11 results for tag: Flamenco

Alma Flamenca, Kari Alba, & Duencdecillo Present Devoción

Kari Alba and her dance company Alma Flamenca are celebrating 25 of flamenco art in Saskatoon. Duendecillo, a performance ensemble made up of performers from Cadiz, Spain and Saskatoon, has prepared a program of flamenco art entitled Devoción. The evening will feature El Bancalero (vocals), José Vega (guitar), Kari Alba ... Read More

Juan Martín

Juan Martín learned the art of flamenco in the land of its origin, Andalucia in southern Spain. Born in the coastal city of Málaga, he began studying guitar at the age of six eventually playing in local fiestas, weddings, and baptisms as he developed his knowledge and skills in the disciplines of the purest traditions of ... Read More

Flamenco Borealis: Primavera (Spring)

The season of buds and blossoms bursts forth in the intense rhythms, graceful lines, and bright colours of the Borealis Flamenco Festival. In Primavera (Spring) Flamenco Borealis with guest artists, including Spanish cantaor Celedonio Garrido, presents a bouquet of flamenco music and dance. Feel the May winds of Cadiz blowing ... Read More

Vince Maccarone’s Los Variants

The brainchild of Vince Maccarone, Los Variants explores connections between diverse musical backgrounds, blending different cultural influences within a jazz setting. This 5-piece super band presents a seamless mosaic of international influences taking audiences on a musical journey around the world drawing from reggae, blues, ... Read More

Flamenco Borealis: Volver – ‘To Return’

Volver - 'To Return’ is a live show of Flamenco and Arabic music and song. After a long absence Flamenco Borealis is pleased to return to The Bassment stage with an evening of colourful melodies and enchanting rhythms. The program features Celedonio Garrido (flamenco vocals), Lina Kazan (Arabic Vocals), Daniel Regnier (piano, ... Read More

Kari Alba Presents: Duendecillo

The bodily reaction that invokes chills or crying when experiencing flamenco music and dance of the most expressive nature is known as duende. Flamenco dancer, choreographer, and teacher, Kari Alba, returns with a group of international and Spanish artists to perform an evening devoted to capturing the essence of duende. The ... Read More

Flamenco Borealis

Back from a year in Spain, Flamenco Borealis returns to the Bassment with ‘Dos Voces’ (Two Voices), a show in which flamenco and Arabic music and dance meet. This meeting of two worlds, so close, yet very different, opens a space where different lyricisms mingle, where nostalgia is expressed in various tones, and where ... Read More

SOLD OUT! Tri-Continental: Bill Bourne, Lester Quitzau, and Madagascar Slim

Well-recognized and respected artists with successful solo careers in the Canadian global roots, folk and blues music scene, Bill Bourne, Lester Quitzau, and Madagascar Slim present a truly unique and critically acclaimed sound that is soulful and present, intense and atmospheric. Together as Tri-Continental, something very ... Read More

¡Arte! Flamenco: Elementos

Flamenco bailaor (dancer) Carlos Menchaca has performed with an array of influential dancers and flamenco artists, including Antonio Canales, Alejandro Granados and Concha Jareño. Menchaca will be accompanied by international music and dance group ¡ARTE! Flamenco. ¡ARTE! is led by bailaora dancer, passionate teacher, ... Read More

Flamenco Borealis: Corazón Loco

Upon meeting in Spain, Lina Kazan (dance), Celedonio Garrido (voice), and Daniel Regnier (piano/guitar) discovered that they shared a deep commitment to the intense expressivity of flamenco and a common approach to artistic work. Flamenco Borealis strives to build upon and go beyond traditional flamenco through innovation and ... Read More