LLUVIA FLAMENCA 5: /SER/
An Arizona Flamenco Celebration
Saturday, January 6 // Crescent Ballroom
Pre-Show 7pm // Doors at 730pm // Show 830pm
$19.50 GA // $29.50 Reserved Seating
After five seasons of performances that brought audiences to thunderous acclaim, “Lluvia Flamenca” returns for a one night celebration of Flamenco! In this year’s edition, Lluvia Flamenca will present /ser/, featuring Arizona native and American flamenco dancer, Angelina Ramirez. In addition, Lluvia Flamenca will include over fifteen local and national artists performing on multiple stages. The event kicks off with a pre-show of performances by Youth Flamenco Artists hailing from New Mexico and Arizona. /ser/ will be presented at Crescent Ballroom in Phoenix which is the home of Tablao Flamenco PHX, recognized as Phoenix’s most energetic flamenco stage.
Featuring: Misael Barraza Díaz + Xianix Barrera Flamenco + Vicente Griego + Kayla Lyall + Carlos Menchaca + Mele Martinez + Jason Martinez + Olivia Rojas
Tablao Flamenco PHX Pre-Show Featuring: Joaquin Encinias + Eloy Gonzales + Madison Olguin + Amia Morris + Jillian Martinez + Veronica Torres + Leosergio Valdes
About /ser/: The word /ser/ in Spanish means to be. /ser/ is a flamenco project that will examine what it means to be a queer, latinx flamenca, practicing a traditional gitano (gypsy) form of dance. /ser/ will explore the politics of what it means to be a flamenco artist in the U.S.
The mission of Flamenco Por La Vida is to build an understanding of and an appreciation for Flamenco in Arizona by presenting festivals and professional flamenco performances, engaging diverse communities and offering classes to students of all ages, races and economic backgrounds.