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Flamenco Bacchanal face off with fancy footwork

Y-Theatre There are four reasons why I suspect my girlfriend is keen to see Flamenco Bacchanal. They are Pol Vaquero, Isaac de los Reyes, Adrián Santana and Kelian Jiménez.

Thursday, 13 June, 2013, 8:46am

The Wow Factor

Leopard lovers

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Flamenco fever

16 Jan 2011 - 12:00am

A dancer with a 'Spanish soul'

The Arts Ambassadors-in-School Scheme is organised by the Hong Kong Arts Development Council.

It encourages students to take their passion for the arts beyond campuses and into the wider community. The ambassadors will take part in a series of arts programmes during the school holidays.

4 Mar 2010 - 12:00am

Charity concert by Israeli musician

He's not strictly world music by definition, but musician David Broza is certainly a change from the standard pop/dance hit makers who visit the city. The singer/songwriter is perhaps Israel's best known musician of the past 30 years, sometimes compared to Leonard Cohen and Bruce Springsteen for his poetic Hebrew songs preaching peace and understanding.

5 Feb 2010 - 12:00am

From suffering comes success

Whatever Rihanna released following the attack by Chris Brown was going to be heard in the context of that incident. The 21-year-old's fourth album Rated R is darker than anything she's done before, and it's a harder Rihanna who sings mostly about love gone wrong.

24 Jan 2010 - 12:00am

Flamenco great takes gypsy party to the stage

In Spanish, they call it duende - the ethereal state between heaven and Earth. It's where you may find yourself when listening to a great flamenco artist soon to grace the stage in Hong Kong.

Tomatito's guitar playing has been described in many ways, yet, while demonstrating the various forms and styles within flamenco, his music defies description.

15 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

Gala Flamenco Dance

Performers from the London and New York Flamenco Festivals, including Merche Esmeralda, Belen Maya (above), Olga Pericet and Marco Flores. Today, 7.30pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$120-HK$460 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2370 1044

18 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

Gala Flamenca

Spanish flamenco singers Carmen Linares (right) and Miguel Poveda perform with guitarist Juan Carlos Romero and dancer Rocio Molina. Part of the Mediterranean Arts Festival. Fri-Sat, 8pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$120-HK$420 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2370 1044

4 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

Songs, Before a War

Flamenco dancer and choreographer Maria Pages from Seville, who won the National Dance Award 2002 in Spain, returns with her dance company in a new choreography set to traditional flamenco music, blues and John Lennon's Imagine. Tonight, 8pm, HK City Hall, Concert Hall, Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$120-HK$320 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7323

27 Jan 2007 - 12:00am

Stunning act bared soul of flamenco

Eva Yerbabuena

Ballet Flamenco

HK Arts Festival

Reviewed March 2

Flamenco should not be pretty. Sweaty, gritty and passionate, this art form embracing music, song and dance is best seen in the bars of southern Spain where it was born.

6 Mar 2006 - 12:00am