flamenco


V.28 No.24 | 6/13/2019
Yjastros in rehearsal
Photo by Clarke Condé

Art Magnified

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
Vanesa Coloma
Celina Yeyén

Arts Interview

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.
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V.27 No.13 | 3/29/2018
Yjastros
The National Institute Of Flamenco

Art News

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.
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V.27 No.9 | 3/1/2018
Lisa Greenberg

Arts Interview

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

Event Horizon

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
Rafael Estévez

Art Magnified

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
Pat Berrett

Culture Shock

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.
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V.25 No.7 | 02/18/2016
Jesus Munoz Flamenco via Facebook

Event Horizon

Intimate Spirits

Sunday, Feb 28: Jesus Munoz's Flamenco Tablao

A traditional tablao flamenco performance by Jesus Munoz.
V.24 No.23 | 6/4/2015
Adela Campallo

Feature

Beauty, Terror and the Mysteries of Flamenco

Albuquerque is quickly becoming the capital of the US for an almost uncomfortably intimate art.
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V.24 No.15 | 4/9/2015
Yjastros
Photo courtesy NIF

Art Scenester

The Warrior in the Dancer

Joshua Lee trips over his own feet in pursuit of what makes Albuquerque’s flamenco so powerful.
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V.23 No.34 | 8/21/2014
Get in touch with your body and clean your floors!
photo courtesy of Keshet

Stage Whispers

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
La Lupi

Art Scenester

After a Silence, Flamenco Speaks Again

Flamenco’s “tremendous sensitivity” once again shines at the 27th annual Festival Flamenco Internacional de Albuquerque.
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V.23 No.1 | 1/2/2014
Painting the swan
Lance Ryan McGoldrick

Culture Shock

Blackbird buffaloed

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
Pastora Galván
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
Fuensanta La Moneta

Festival Preview

¡Viva Bailar!

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.”