BARRIO FLAMENCO: Flamenco for the People

Music & Dance
Friday November 1, 7:30pm – 9:30pm
Carnegie Theatre, 401 Main

Kelty-McKerracher,-photo-David-Cooper-2010-324Celebrate the spirit of the Downtown Eastside with an unforgettable evening of live flamenco music and dance! Flamenco is an art form by and for the people, danced and played with spirit, ferocity, joy, laughter and tears. ‘Barrio’ refers to the vibrant and tight-knit neighbourhoods in southern Spain where flamenco originated. The evening, hosted by flamenco dancer and teacher Kelty McKerracher, features some of the most compelling flamenco dancers, singers and musicians in the city. This year we welcome back singers Farnaz Ohadi and Jafelin Helton, dancers Andrea Williams, Elvira Yebes, everyone’s favourite Sophia Ludwig, and poet Gerardo Avila. New to the evening is dancer Bethany Murphy and guitarist Peter Mole – welcome! An annual theatre-packed favourite so come early to sit near the front and see the dancers’ feet! Ole! Free


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