Phoenix Center for the Arts and Flamenco Por La Vida are proud to present Phoenix Festival de España, a new celebration of Spanish Arts & Culture, March 22, 2014, from 12pm-9pm.
Phoenix Festival de España, sponsored in part by Phoenix Remezcla, will take place in the heart of the Downtown art scene at Phoenix Center for the Arts (1202 N 3rd Street) and will feature Flamenco workshops for youth and adults, delicious Spanish food, presentations on Spanish culture, live performances and more!
Dance and music groups from throughout the Valley will perform in 30-minute intervals throughout the day on an outdoor stage. Local and nationally-acclaimed Spanish historians, scholars, and curators will present lectures and workshops with a Spanish flavor. The Festival will also feature art exhibits, costumes, jewelry, and a beer and wine garden.
Admission is FREE for the whole family. The night will be capped off with a performance by Nationally Acclaimed Flamenco Artists at the Third Street Theater. Tickets are required for entry into the show and cost $15 each (or pay what you can). The well-known lineup of guest artists includes dancer Elena Osuna (Albuquerque, NM), singer Vicente Griego (Albuquerque, NM), guitarist Gabriel Osuna (Los Angeles, CA), Macarena Giraldez (Sevilla, Spain) Mele Martinez (Tucson, AZ), Jason Martinez (Tucson, AZ), Compania Flamenco Del Pueblo Viejo (Tucson, AZ), and Angelina Ramirez of Flamenco Por La Vida (Phoenix, AZ).
COMIDA! Featured Food MASTERMINDS:
Otro Gallo Blanco Cafe y Bar
Crescent Ballroom Cocina 10
Participating Vendors Include:
Dolce Meridiano – Sweet Treats from Spain and Brazil
Urias Farm – Medjool dates and vegetables (Someton,AZ)
Lorena Muñoz – Flamenco inspired accessories
Roberto Rios Ortega – Handmade Flamenco Costumes and Flamenco Inspired ensembles
Mary Ann Rodriguez – Veatch Artist and Face painting
Jorge Quintero Photography
Western/Southwestern Lifestyle Insurance
5th Row Dance Studios
Phoenix Youth Hostel and Cultural Center
ASU Theater for Youth
Haley Licha Handmade Flamenco Skirts (ABQ, NM)
12:15-12:45pm Pepe Dorsal Bagpipes of Spain
1:00 – 1:30pm Bernadette Gaxiola Student Dancers
1:30 – 1:45pm ¡VIVA SEVILLA! *Dancers from all around the valley are encouraged to get up and dance Sevillanas.
2:00 – 2:30pm Lydia Torea & Julia Chacon Student Dancers
2:30 – 2:45pm ¡VIVA SEVILLA!
3:00 – 3:30pm Flamenco Del Pueblo Viejo
3:30 – 3:45pm ¡VIVA SEVILLA!
4:00 – 4:30pm Fiesta Flamenca
4:30 – 4:45pm ¡VIVA SEVILLA!
4:45 – 5:00pm Pepe Dorsal
5:00-5:15pm ¡VIVA SEVILLA!
5:30 – 6:00pm Yumi La Rosa Student Dancers
Third Street Theater
1pm-2:00pm ACEAZ Lecture
3:00pm-4:00pm Flamenco History Lecture with Erica Ocegueda
6:30pm Doors Open for Noche de Flamenco
7pm-9pm “Noche de Flamenco” performance (purchase tickets by clicking the red arrow below). Guest artist include: Dancer Elena Osuna (Albuquerque, NM), singer Vicente Giego (Albuquerque, NM), guitarist Gabriel Osuna (Los Angeles, CA), Mele Martinez (Tucson, AZ), Jason Martinez (Tucson, AZ), and Angelina Ramirez (Phoenix, AZ).
Workshops – Room 301
12:30-1pm FREE Kids flamenco dance class with Flamenco Por La Vida
1:45-pm-2:45pm FREE Intro to Flamenco 13-adult with Flamenco Por La Vida
3:30-4:00pm FREE Kids flamenco dance class with Flamenco Por La Vida
4:45-5:45pm FREE Intro to Flamenco 13-adult with Flamenco Por La Vida
Event: Phoenix Festival de España
Dates: Saturday, March 22, 2014
Hours: 12:00pm – 9:00pm
Anticipated Attendance: 1,000
Where: Phoenix Center for the Arts, 1202 N. 3rd Street, Phoenix AZ 85004
Parking/Transportation: Limited street parking available. Avoid the hassle and take METRO Light Rail to the McDowell/Central Ave or Roosevelt/Central Ave. Bike racks are also available. Parking is also available in the Phoenix Center for the Arts parking lot (enter from 3rd Street).
Presenting Organization: Phoenix Center for the Arts and Flamenco Por La Vida
Supported By: Remezcla
Information: firstname.lastname@example.org or 602-254-3100