Stateside Presents

LLUVIA FLAMENCA 5: /SER/

Crescent Ballroom + Stateside Presents

LLUVIA FLAMENCA 5: /SER/

ANGELINA RAMIREZ

Sat, January 6, 2018

7:00 pm (event ends at 11:30 pm)

Crescent Ballroom

Phoenix, AZ

$19.50 GA / $29.50 Reserved Seating

This event is 21 and over

LLUVIA FLAMENCA 5: /ser/ An Arizona Flamenco Celebration

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 features performances by Youth Flamenco Artists from New Mexico and Arizona. Crescent Ballroom in Phoenix is the home of Tablao Flamenco PHX, recognized as Phoenix’s most energetic flamenco stage.

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.

LLUVIA FLAMENCA 5: /SER/
LLUVIA FLAMENCA 5: /SER/
LLUVIA FLAMENCA 5 : An Arizona Flamenco Celebration

Featuring: Misael Barraza + Xianix Barrera + 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

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.

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.
ANGELINA RAMIREZ
ANGELINA RAMIREZ
Angelina Ramirez is the founder and artistic director of Flamenco Por La Vida in Phoenix, Arizona.

Along with performing and teaching, Angelina produces two festivals in Arizona, Lluvia Flamenca and The Phoenix Festival de España. Angelina also tours with world-renowned, New York based company Noche Flamenca. Angelina was selected to participate in the National Association of Latino Arts and Cultures 2017 Leadership Institute. In 2016, Angelina was also selected to participate in the inaugural Creative Aging Teaching Artist Institute through the Arizona Commission on the Arts. Angelina was nominated for an Arizona Governor’s Arts Award in 2016 and her company Flamenco Por La Vida was awarded the 2014 Phoenix Mayors Arts Award for Best Dance Organization.
Venue Information:
Crescent Ballroom
308 N. 2nd Ave.
Phoenix, AZ, 85003
http://www.crescentphx.com/