V.28 No.24 | 6/13/2019
Photo by Clarke Condé
32nd Annual Festival Flamenco
World class dance sourced locally and internationally
For the members of Yjastros, the past is rooted in traditional flamenco and the potential is to create something that not only shows the range of the company, but takes the form in a new direction—contemporary flamenco.
V.27 No.23 | 6/7/2018
Palmas and Poetry
Vanesa Coloma's homage to a golden age kicks off Flamenco Festival
We interview Vanesa Coloma, who kicks off Festival Flamenco Internacional de Albuquerque with her company's performance of the expansive work Flamenklórica.
V.27 No.13 | 3/29/2018
The National Institute Of Flamenco
Dance Dance Revolution
Yjastros 32 brings contemporary flamenco to the NHCC stage
Yjastros' flamenco pieces showcase modern takes and movements integrated with foundational phrases and techniques.
V.27 No.9 | 3/1/2018
Entering the Void
Abrepaso's latest performance articulates the spaces in between
We talk to Abrepaso Flamenco's producer and artistic director, Alice Blumenfeld, about the themes in this weekend's premiere of Vacío/Void.
V.26 No.7 | 02/16/2017
Good for the Sole
Friday, Feb 24: Ars Longa: Vita Brevis
Vanguard choreography in flamenco and contemporary dance by international guest artists and UNM's distinguished resident faculty.
V.25 No.45 | 11/10/2016
Yjastros 31 to Feature Fresh Choreography
Company performs new and surprising works
Live performance is not about what you can buy, but a type of engagement that television doesn’t provide.
V.25 No.15 | 4/14/2016
Children of No Country
Yjastros develops its own language of dance
The marvelously robust art of flamenco is expressed in new choreographies presented in this weekend's 30th season of Yjastros.
V.25 No.7 | 02/18/2016
Jesus Munoz Flamenco via Facebook
Sunday, Feb 28: Jesus Munoz's Flamenco Tablao
A traditional tablao flamenco performance by Jesus Munoz.
V.24 No.23 | 6/4/2015
Beauty, Terror and the Mysteries of Flamenco
Albuquerque is quickly becoming the capital of the US for an almost uncomfortably intimate art.
V.24 No.15 | 4/9/2015
Photo courtesy NIF
The Warrior in the Dancer
Joshua Lee trips over his own feet in pursuit of what makes Albuquerque’s flamenco so powerful.
V.23 No.34 | 8/21/2014
photo courtesy of Keshet
Cuckoo for Gaga
Learn a liquid-limbed dance language at Keshet and get fired up for the 5th Latin Dance Festival this weekend.
V.23 No.23 | 6/5/2014
After a Silence, Flamenco Speaks Again
Flamenco’s “tremendous sensitivity” once again shines at the 27th annual Festival Flamenco Internacional de Albuquerque.
V.23 No.1 | 1/2/2014
Lance Ryan McGoldrick
See some art, be some art, and give the gift of art with this week’s Culture Shock.
V.21 No.23 | 6/7/2012
Courtesy of Festival Flamenco
Music to Your Ears
Twenty-Five Years of World-Class Flamenco
In 1987, UNM's College of Fine Arts partnered with the National Institute of Flamenco (located Downtown on Gold) to found the Festival Flamenco Internacional de Albuquerque. Now in its 25th year, the week-long silver jubilee—and observation of New Mexico's Spanish ancestry—is bustling with activity.
V.20 No.23 | 6/9/2011
Flamenco festival brings home the passion and soul of Spain
Festival Flamenco Internacional 2011 is upon us. Jose Maya and his company, who hail from Madrid, Spain, are some of this year’s guests. Eva Encinias Sandoval says that Maya is an icon. “Flamenco artists are on a real high level of notoriety there, in Spain, so these artists that are coming are young, but very, very renowned ... he’s like a rock star.”