Philadelphia Flamenco Festival/ Flamenco Hoy

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For local fans looking for a full-blown flamenco experience, nirvana’s here via the second bi-annual Philadelphia Flamenco Festival, on tap through March 16. Inspired by the Festival de Jerez in Seville, Spain, local choreographer Elba Hevia y Vaca, Pasion y Arte’s artistic and executive director—developed the 16-day fest with the purpose of bringing contemporary flamenco to the area while shedding light on its cultural evolution. Featuring a star-studded collection of renowned flamenco artists, this year’s event will feature four dazzling performances showcasing innovative new work by the award-winning Israel Galván and his sister, Pastora Galván, as well as master dance classes helmed by Rosario Toledo, lectures and informative panel talks in various Philly venues.

After an hour-long opening reception sure to set things off in true style, International House Philadelphia will host a screening of Carlos Suara’s riveting 2011 live-performance film Flamenco Hoy, which highlights the musical and vocal treasures as unique to the artform as the dance itself. A discussion led by Hevia y Vaca will follow. // K.A.

6pm, reception; 7pm, screening, $7-$9. International House of Philadelphia,  3701 Chestnut St. 215.387.5125. philaflamencofest.org

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Monday, March 03, 2014
Recurring: ONCE

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philaflamencofest.org

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