Atlantic Flamenco Festival | Discover Flamenco!
Experience Flamenco through these events, for novices, pros, or simply those curious about this Roma-inspired Spanish art form. October 29-November 6.
Atlantic Flamenco Festival, FLAMENCO DANCE WORKSHOP, FLAMENCO GUITAR: UNDERSTANDING FLAMENCO RHYTHMS, ATLANTIC FLAMENCO FESTIVAL OPENING EVENT
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Discover Flamenco

October 30th – November 6th, 2016

  • Sunday, October 30- Discover Flamenco Dance! Halifax
  • Tuesday, November 1- Understanding Flamenco Guitar
  • Tuesday, November 1- Discover Flamenco Rhythm
  • Tuesday, November 1- Discover Flamenco Dance! Dartmouth
  • Wednesday, November 2- Discover Flamenco 50+ Dance Workshop
  • Wednesday, November 2– Discover Flamenco Dance! Spryfield
  • Thursday, November 3- Discover Flamenco Dance for Kids 3-5
  • Sunday, November 6- Atlantic Flamenco Festival Closing Event

Sunday, October 30th, 2016

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Discover Flamenco Dance! Halifax

Sunday, October 30, 12pm
Halifax Dance, Maritime Centre, 1505 Barrington St, Halifax, NS 

Learn the basics of Flamenco Dance in a fun and easy-going way. All ages welcome.  The class will introduce participants to the basics of flamenco dance with Atlantic Flamenco Festival’s artistic director Maria Osende. No partner or experience required.

Tuesday, November 1st, 2016

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Understanding Flamenco Guitar

Tuesday, November 1st, 12pm
Woodlawn Public Library, 31 Eisener Blvd, Dartmouth, NS

Have you ever tried to figure the rhythm and logic behind the magic of flamenco guitar? Don’t miss this opportunity to enjoy an educational and interactive workshop/concert with flamenco guitarist, Bob Sutherby and learn about the various and fascinating rhythms of flamenco.

 

FREE event. No registration necessary.

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Discover Flamenco Rhythm

Tuesday, November 1st, 7pm
Keshen Goodman Public Library, 330 Lacewood Dr, Halifax, NS

Have you ever tried to figure the rhythm and logic behind the magic of flamenco? Don’t miss this opportunity to enjoy an educational and interactive workshop and learn all about clapping along the various and fascinating rhythms of flamenco.  Join Bob Sutherby for this fun and instructional workshop, and if you play any percussion instruments, bring them along!

 

FREE event. No registration necessary.

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Discover Flamenco Dance! Dartmouth

Tuesday, November 1st, 7:30pm

Dartmouth North Community Centre, 105 Highfield Park Drive, Dartmouth, NS

Learn the basics of Flamenco Dance in a fun and easy-going atmosphere! All ages welcome.  The class will introduce participants to the basics of flamenco dance with Atlantic Flamenco Festival’s artistic director Maria Osende.  Flamenco-inspired outfits are always welcome and encouraged.

Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016

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Flamenco 50+ Dance Workshop

Wednesday, November 2nd, 10am

Halifax Dance, Maritime Centre, 1505 Barrington St, Halifax, NS 

Join this introduction to flamenco dance workshop!  It is be a low impact exercise, suitable for all levels of fitness and geared to ages 50 and over.

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Discover Flamenco Dance

Wednesday, November 2nd, 6pm

Captain William Spry Public Library, 16 Sussex St, Halifax, NS

 

Channel your inner gypsy! Coiling wrists, fluid arms and percussive footwork are hallmarks of flamenco dance— a mesmerizing, soul enriching art form that complements the beautiful melodies and intricate rhythms of flamenco music with Megan Matheson, “La Azulita.” Find your passion for flamenco in this fun  introductory workshop. For men and women, all ages welcome (small children must be accompanied by an adult). Flamenco-inspired outfits are always welcome and encouraged.

 

FREE event. No registration necessary.

Thursday, November 3rd, 2016

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Discover Flamenco Dance For Kids

For Children aged 3 – 5

Thursday, November 3rd, 11am

Alderney Gate Public Library, 60 Alderney Dr, Dartmouth, NS

 

This Discover Flamenco Dance workshop is targeted towards small children and is led by Megan Matheson, “La Azulita.”

 

FREE event. No registration necessary.

Sunday, November 6th, 2016

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Atlantic Flamenco Festival Closing Event

Sunday, November 6, 1pm – 3pm        

Halifax Central Library (Paul O’Regan Hall)
5440 Spring Garden Road Halifax

 

Join us for the closing of our festival on Sunday, November 6th at the beautiful Halifax Central Library. Coiling wrists, fluid arms and percussive footwork are hallmarks of flamenco dance— a mesmerizing, soul enriching art form that complements the beautiful melodies and intricate rhythms of flamenco music.

Get your fill of flamenco with two hours of continuous entertainment including interactive rhythm and dance workshops as well as performance featuring For the Love of Flamenco!

 

FREE event. No registration necessary.