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Kathi at kathi_beste@flamencoartscenter.com


Hello all my fellow
flamencos y flamencas…

It's with a heavy heart that I bring you news of the closing of Flamenco Arts Center's studio space. Our little community spot was the brainchild of Cynthia Rosario, who wanted to have a place where we could all learn and enjoy everything we could find about this enigmatic community art form called FLAMENCO. It had to be accessible, wide open, with a sturdy floor, and most importantly, someplace where we could make lots of noise, 24/7... and no one would tell us to be quiet!

Over the years we've had the privilege to host great flamenco artists from far and wide. They came to teach, perform, and share with us their love of flamenco music, dance, and history. I am truly grateful for all the "Brush With Greatness" moments
I've been able to be a part of. Flamenco Arts Center will live on, in a non-traditional, non-geographically-specific form, and will continue to curate and present the annual Chicago Flamenco Festival with the Instituto Cervantes. For now, our space will be virtual. But FAC will continue to be a positive force for Flamenco in Chicago—Ole!

Join us for the Final
"Mercadillo and Sala Rociera/Open Mic/
What Happens at FAC Stays at FAC/
Don't You Know Who I Am?!" Event
on May 20, 2017. Dress and accessories sale begins at 5:00 p.m. (Mirrors also available for sale). Cash and carry! then, stay to visit with old and new friends at the Sala Rociera! We have about 40 CDs of Sevillanas, BUT, live music is WELCOME...
I mean REALLY... Who can take 120 hours of continuous Sevillanas...
AND
... we can rock all night, because the building is mostly empty.
RSVP, and if you like, BYOB | kathi_beste@flamencoartscenter.com

"Si no hay cante, no hay flamenco."







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Monthly Flamenco Show
at Bulerias Tapas Bar in CHICAGO


3656 N Ashland Ave., Chicago, Illinois 60613
Between Addison and Irving Park Roads, right near FAC!

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90 Miles Cuban Café
Live Flamenco Music and Dance

Flamenco Cuadro! EVERY THURSDAY, 7:00–9:00 p.m.
Music and Dance led by guitarists
David Chiriboga and Hugo Salcedo; c
with cantaora Patricia Ortega;
and dancers Claudia Saume and Ronaldo Monje.
Special surprise guests each week!

at 90 Miles Cuban Café in the Lincolnwood Town Center
3333 West Touhy Avenue, Lincolnwood, IL
847.679.2822 | lincolnwood@90milescubancafe.com

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Monthly Flamenco Show

Reservations required.
Shows sell out quickly, reserve your table now!
Seating @ 6:00 p.m.; Show starts @ 7:00 p.m.
2024 N. Halsted St., Chicago, IL 60614
773.935-5000 | www.cafebabareeba.com




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