Flamenco News for 12/2011

             Olympia Flamenco News

November 2011

Check for Upcoming Flamenco Shows in Olympia early in the new year!


This Week
Take a break from the turkey leftovers and shopping frenzy.
Experience an evening with
Carmona Flamenco 

with guest artist Ana Montes

On Saturday, November 26, 8 and 9:30 PM, doors open at 7:30.

Solstice Cafe, 4116 University Way NE,  Seattle

Come early for best seating. Coffee, tea, wine & desserts. All ages venue. $20 ($15, students and seniors), includes both sets. Cash or check please. Details about shows, classes, workshops offered by the Carmonas: www.fanw.org


  Seattle – Special Occasions


Flamenco de Raiz  Friday Dec 9, 8PM at the Triple Door

World renowned Gypsy singers Encarnacion

Jesus Montoya and Jose Cortes

 will join Eric & Encarnacion for an

evening of original flamenco
compositions, dance compositions,
and the deep song style known as
cante jondo.

Come feel the raw emotion and
energy of this nonstop
presentation of unique Spanish
flamenco culture while experiencing
the authentic depth and startling
range of these pure flamenco

For more about Eric & Encarnacion and for reservations, see

or visit the Triple Door website for box office information.
Tickets $20 in advance; $25 day of show.

Fiesta Navidad-La Pena-Flamenco Arts Northwest
Erickson Theatre off Broadway, Seattle,Sunday, Dec 11, 7:30 PM


 Tickets also available at the door, $20.

 $15 for students and seniors.

Under the direction  

of Rubina Carmona,”Fiesta Navideña” is a concert of flamenco music and dance with a holiday theme, including Spanish Christmas songs and a suite of Sephardic music to celebrate “la convivencia”.  The concert will also feature some major works of choreography by Rubina Carmona, including  Tango de Malaga, Siguiriyas, Cantiñas and Taranto.

On stage:

guitarists Markus Kolb and Gustavo Lopez,

percussionist Steve Roy, vocalists, Rubina Carmona, Stephanie Hughes and Kristin Clingan-Roy,

dancers Solita Locsin, Nancy Fetch, Rachel Sprague, Julianna Jones, Kristin Clingan-Roy, Janette Mackay and Patricia Oates.

More about the Carmonas’ Flamenco Arts Northwest  at www.fanw.org -206-932-4067



Oleaje Flamenco, not performing on Guyamas Cantina’s patio in the winter months, will appear with David Carmona on the cajon at

The SEA MONSTER in Wallingford on December 18.
More details about this upcoming show, the groups’ bios and photos,
see  Oleajeflamenco.com

Ongoing Flamenco Events in Seattle

3rd Thurs. of month: Flamenco Gitana performs  at the Bilbao Spanish Restaurant. Join in for an evening of tapas and flamenco dance.
Shows at 8pm and 9pm.

4500  9th Ave. NE. Seattle, (206) 547-5034.
More about Maria Gitana at www.flamencogitana.com


Every Tuesday 8:30PM: Live Flamenco! with Eric and Encarnación 

flamencoseattle.com   The Capitol Club, Serving light meals/tapas. 414 East Pine, Seattle WA.  2 drink minimum, no cover.


Some members of the audiences at recent performances

 expressed an interest in  

flamenco classes in Olympia.


There are several opportunities for flamenco dance classes in Olympia.

Contact the following performers/teachers for details on their schedules for group classes and individual lessons at various levels.


Angela Brandenburg


Angie Portaro


Donna Pallo-Perez







Upcoming Events



For comprehensive listing of ongoing and unique  

events and classes and all-things-flamenco, checkseattleflamenco.org



2 main resources 









“Always contact instructors directly for updates and schedule changes before making plans to attend.”


Contact Us/Add Us to Your Address Book
Ianus Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization founded in 1984 by the research chemists Werner and Annette Baumgartner for the purpose of supporting innovative projects in the biomedical sciences, science and social philosophy, and the arts.
The Foundation’s support of flamenco strives to rekindle appreciation of this unique and precious art form, recently recognized by UNESCO as a “cultural heritage”. Questions, comments, suggestions, or flamenco news, contact us at

About admin

Opposed to politicians who equivocate about air quality & BioMassacre
This entry was posted in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.