Flamenco

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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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Frills and spills: flamenco's hot-steppers kick up a storm in London
At Sadler’s Wells’ flamenco festival, Olga Pericet and Patricia Guerrero took themes of transformation to another level

Lyndsey Winship

15, Jul, 2019 @12:59 PM

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Rocio Molina: Fallen from Heaven review – flamenco with a subversive twist
The Spanish star bends tradition to her passionate exploration of womanhood

Sara Veale

14, Jul, 2019 @7:00 AM

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Sara Baras review – regal and rapid-fire flamenco
The Spanish dancer exudes a powerful authority in this festival-opening show that ranges from poetic interludes to precision-tooled moves

Lyndsey Winship

03, Jul, 2019 @7:00 PM

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Meet Rosalía - the flamenco pop star
Her take on the Gypsy art form has powered the Catalan maverick’s rise, and as for cries of cultural appropriation: ‘Music is beyond races,’ she says

Michael Cragg

28, Jun, 2019 @6:00 PM

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Israel Galván: La Fiesta review – flamenco peacockery with a dash of RuPaul
The tradition-trashing dancer serves up a brilliant, table-stomping blend of experiment, absurdity and subversion

Lyndsey Winship

28, Apr, 2019 @1:19 PM

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A local’s guide to Granada: 10 top tips
Once you’ve ticked off the Alhambra, check out Granada’s edgier barrio culture, with both alternative and traditional bars, great flamenco, food and street art

Erica Barlow

10, Dec, 2018 @6:30 AM

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Rosalía: El Mal Querer review – flamenco-pop star is a formidable new talent
The Catalan singer’s potent, super smart second album is more complex than any Latin pop currently in the charts: she’s a gamechanger

Alexis Petridis

01, Nov, 2018 @12:00 PM

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Rosalía review – flamenco dragged thrillingly into the 21st century
Village Underground, London
Repackaging an age-old art form for a modern audience is a risky business – but the Catalan executes it with aplomb in an evening of gloriously global pop

Rachel Aroesti

18, Oct, 2018 @12:57 PM

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Carlos Acosta: A Celebration review – strength, swagger and the Stones
An entertaining show involving Acosta’s Havana-based company was not so much a summing up as a step forward

Lyndsey Winship

03, Oct, 2018 @6:00 PM

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