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Spanish film-maker Carlos Saura, director of ¡Ay Carmela!, dies aged 91
One of Spain’s most prolific auteurs continued to work until the end – his last film, Walls Can Talk, was released last week

Andrew Pulver

10, Feb, 2023 @5:46 PM

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The best dance of 2022
Exhilarating highlights this year ranged from tech-savvy ballet and a juggling celebration of Merce Cunningham to a daring flamenco Rite of Spring

Lyndsey Winship and Sanjoy Roy

16, Dec, 2022 @11:00 AM

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‘Female energy has an erotic superiority’: Spanish pop superstar Rosalía on bomb threats, backlash and breaking tradition
She has won armfuls of trophies at the Latin Grammy awards and recorded with the likes of Billie Eilish and Bad Bunny. Ahead of a date at the O2, she talks about her drive, genre-blending and subverting female archetypes

Shaad D'Souza

08, Dec, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Israel Galván: La Consagración de la Primavera review – Stravinsky’s Rite reborn
The flamenco star reinvents Stravinsky’s 1913 ballet in a stunning solo show that seems to take over his entire body

Sarah Crompton

04, Dec, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Israel Galván: La Consagración de la Primavera review – Stravinsky with a flamenco stamp
The maverick choreographer makes his mark on The Rite of Spring in this elementally austere exercise in anxiety and loose-cannon footwork

Sanjoy Roy

27, Nov, 2022 @12:06 PM

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Venice Dance Biennale review – Wayne McGregor delivers sinners and shapeshifters
The British choreographer’s programme includes beguiling digital dance created by Tobias Gremmler, a reckoning with desire from Rocío Molina and seven visions of vice

Chris Wiegand

29, Jul, 2022 @2:27 PM

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Compañia María Pagés: An Ode to Time review – flamenco’s grande dame flies
Pagés breathes new life into flamenco’s roots as she performs with the full spectrum of emotion in a thoughtful, history-spanning work

Lyndsey Winship

03, Jul, 2022 @12:45 PM

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Compañia Manuel Liñán: ¡Viva! review – unbridled all-male flamenco
Sadler’s Wells, London
This company of six men show playfulness and humour, but also serious and passionate self-expression

Lyndsey Winship

22, Jun, 2022 @10:54 AM

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‘Killed by indifference’: France shocked by death on busy Paris street
Swiss photographer René Robert died from hypothermia after falling and being ignored for nine hours

Sam Jones in Madrid and Kim Willsher in Paris

28, Jan, 2022 @4:04 PM

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Flamenco chime: Spanish town’s clock rings out star’s song
Algeciras honours Paco de Lucía by using music from Entre dos aguas to mark the hour twice a day

Sam Jones in Madrid

28, Sep, 2021 @9:54 AM

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'It's impossible': Spain's flamenco bars face an existential threat
Plummeting audience numbers fuel calls for government assistance as famed tablaos struggle to survive

Sam Jones in Madrid

27, Mar, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Rosalía review – leftfield flamenco forms make for perfect pop
With her electrifying swagger and compelling songs, Catalan star Rosalía shows why she’s a YouTube phenomenon

Kitty Empire

20, Jul, 2019 @3:02 PM

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