• El Barrio’s Artspace PS109 (map)
  • 215 East 99th Street
  • New York, NY, 10029
  • United States

HABLA FLAMENCO is an in-studio "talk show” hosted by Xianix Barrera that offers insight into the featured flamenco artist's life and creative process. Guests are encouraged to actively participate in the show by arriving with questions for the artist or they may submit questions anonymously via our online portal. This unique experience brings you up close and personal with celebrated flamenco artists. Enjoy a casual setting with wine, beer and tapas as we end the night with a sneak peek performance of the artist's latest project. Limited to 30 guests.

This month's featured artists are:

PATRICIA GUERRERO, (Granada, 1990) a contemporaty figure of flamenco dance of her generation. In 2007 she won the prestigious “Desplante” at the Cante de las Minas Festival. During 2009 she was a part of the tribute to Mario Maya which toured throughout Spain.In 2010 her first show, From the Albayzín, toured Europe. She was selected by Carlos Saura as a soloist in the Flamenco show today, with a world tour, and for his film Flamenco, Flamenco. She also formed part of the Rubén Olmo Company. In 2011 she became the first dancer of the Flamenco Ballet of Andalusia. Collaborating with Arcángel, she received the Giraldillo Artist Revelation at the Seville Biennale 2012.In 2013 she premiered at the Alhambra theater her second show, Latidos del agua. That same year she presented Touché. In 2014, she joined Los Guests, by Belén Maya. Dani de Morón or Antonio Rey, also invited her to participate in their shows.In 2016, the Cathedral opened at the Seville Biennial, in Lope de Vega, directed by Juan Dolores Caballero. Catedral won the Best Show of this Biennial and two nominations for the Max Awards.

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MARICARMEN GUERRERO, Born in the Albaicín neighbourhood in Granada, cradle of great figures of Flamenco, she feels the passion for Flamenco since she was a kid. She starts her artistic career very young, acting in several tablaos and flamenco performances. She possesses the title of Cathedratic in Flamencology. She has taken classes with masters of Flamenco such as Manolete, Mariquilla, La Presy, Adela Campallo, Pastora Galván and Manuel Liñan among others, as well as Patricia Guerrero, her own daughter, to whom she taught Flamenco dancing as a kid and who now is a greatly recognised figure in Flamenco. She directed the Albaicín <> dance group with which she carried out several choreographies for performances in Granada. She possesses great experience in teaching Flamenco. In 2011 she participates together with the rest of teachers at Carmen de las Cuevas in the performance “Todo el Carmen”, presented in the I Festival de las Cuevas. Since the year 1992 she teaches technique and choreography in Carmen de las Cuevas to beginner and intermediate students.

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