Flamenco-world.com is a well-established Spanish site with both Flamenco merchandise and Flamenco information. The What is Flamenco section includes Flamenco history, a Flamenco dictionary, an artists encyclopedia, articles, and guides. The site also includes a new free audiovisual database of video clips filmed at Flamenco festivals.
Sunday, 27 May 2007
Friday, 25 May 2007
Esflamenco.com has a huge selection of music, DVDs, shoes, and other Flamenco paraphernalia. Esflamenco ships to Canada using DHL courier within about 5 working days. Note that additional duty charges may apply.
The Esflamenco.com site also has Flamenco information and a large collection of Flamenco music and dance videos viewable from the site. Videos range from contemporary music videos to historical clips.
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Tuesday, 22 May 2007
The following is a selection of sites with Flamenco song verses.
La Bottega Musicale del Flamenco. Scroll down on the left-hand bar and click on "Discografia flamenca" at the bottom for a list of albums and lyrics. Has many recent albums as well as classics.
Flamencoletras. Huge selection of albums, including the Rito y Geografia del Cante and Puro y Jondo cante collections.
...letras.... Letras from Remedios Amaya, Jose Merce, La Macanita, Nina Pastori and more...
More letras from www.flamenco-letras.de
Que de Letras. Lots of advertising but has letras for some contemporary Flamenco albums not found on other sites.
And not least, the brilliant site Letras + Cante with letras and video clips compiled by Daniel Téllez.
Friday, 18 May 2007
Interested in learning more about Flamenco in general? The Telematic Flamenco Guide produced by Tourismo Andaluz in collaboration with the Biennial Flamenco Exhibition is a good starting point for information about Flamenco history and forms (palos). The site includes audio samples and descriptions of many common and less-common Flamenco forms. In addition to this site, sites such as Flamenco.ca offer a range of listings related to flamenco.
Beautiful hand-embroidered Flamenco-style silk shawl. Subtle light beige on beige silk embroidery. Good for a costume or for a summer shawl. The body of the shawl is 44 x 44 inches plus 18 inches of fringe. Brand new, never worn. $60.00. Email flamencoedmonton-at-telus.net.
Thursday, 17 May 2007
Flamenco En Vivo
Saturday, July 7 8:00pm
Myer Horowitz Theatre
8900-114, Edmonton, AB
Tickets $25 in advance and $30 at the door
For a wonderful evening of Live Flamenco Guitar and Dance, Special guest artists, singers, dancers, musicians, and the surprise piece of the evening.... Chat with performers after the show!
Judith Garcia (780) 349-4843
Monday, 14 May 2007
Interested in exploring singing, percussion, dance, or guitar with others in the city? If you'd like to start a Flamenco-related group to share your interest, post the details on this site. If you have questions about posting, please contact flamencoedmonton-at-telus.net.
Dancers - do you know of studios/halls/rooms in the city available for rehearsing dance? If you have recommendations for Flamenco-friendly practice spaces, please share your knowledge and post a comment in the comments field. Any additional information about mirrors, floors, etc. is also useful. Gracias!
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Friday, 11 May 2007
Vinok Worldance presents Romany Blues, a story of a young Canadian man who falls in love with a Romany woman. The performance features gypsy dances from India, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania, and Turkey, as well as Flamenco from Spain. Friday May 18 & Saturday May 19, 2007; Maclab Theatre at the Citadel. For more information, visit Vinok Worldance or the Citadel Theatre.
Wednesday, 9 May 2007
Flamenco Beat is an excellent internet radio station run by Vancouver-based Flamenco singer and aficionado Pirouz Ebadypour. Music ranges from traditional puro Flamenco to contemporary Spanish Flamenco. Flamenco Beat is affiliated with Flamenco.ca, a Canadian site that provides information about local events around Canada and more. Look for both of these links in the permanent "Links" section on this site.
Tuesday, 8 May 2007
Onda Jerez provides a live internet broadcast direct from the town of Jerez de la Frontera in southern Spain. Aside from Spanish soap operas, programming also includes some Flamenco shows and coverage of special events and festivals in Jerez. Check out the Guia TV/TV Guide to find the Flamenco show "A Compas".
SEE UPDATED POST, reposted March 14'09.
For sale: Manuel Salado Advanced Level Siguiriyas & Tangos de Malaga DVD. $35
Adrian Galia videos (NTSC format): Farruca, Tangos, Rumba. Tangos and Rumba are dubbed in English. $25 each. Contact flamencoedmonton-at-telus.net
Monday, 7 May 2007
Sunday, 6 May 2007
Tosh has studied with professional flamenco guitarists in Canada and in southern Spain. He teaches the techniques and song forms of traditional flamenco guitar, from an introductory to advanced level.
Link to YouTube videos.
Thursday, 3 May 2007
Esperanza began studying Flamenco at the age of 15 in Seville, Spain, and has studied with such artists as Manolo Marin, Juana Amaya, and Concha Vargas. She founded her own school of Flamenco in Dublin, Ireland where she taught and performed regularly before coming to Canada.
The Workshop: This workshop is a General level for Beginners of Flamenco who already have some experience, and Intermediate/Advanced students looking to improve all aspects of technique and performance.
When: 1:00-3:00. Sundays May 6, 13, and 27th (**Note change: no workshop on the May long weekend**), June 3.
Where: Marr-Mac Dance Studio, 8627 109 street. (Under The Movie Studio)
Cost: $130 for the session, or $35 drop-in. Drop-ins welcome.
For more information, contact Esperanza at 483-5960 or espe-at-shaw.ca.
Tuesday, 1 May 2007
The Art of Expression is a Canadian company that sells Menkes brand Spanish Flamenco shoes, portable dance floor tiles, and "Solo Compas" CDs for practice. The site has a special until May 13th, 2007 for free shipping and handling of shoes and floors.