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Our Pre-pandemic Chicago Flamenco Festival schedule from 2020
remains up on our website, to remind us of happier days.
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Saturday, February 15 • 7:30 p.m.
12 Tiempos and Jossette Rilley present
Puerto Rico en la Piel
Segundo Ruiz Belvis Cultural Center
4048 West Armitage Avenue, Chicago IL 60639
Featuring
Ana del Rocío (vocals)
Ronaldo Monge (dance)
Enrique "El Peru" Chávez (percussion)
Hugo Salcedo (guitar)

After the resounding success of Puerto Rico Aflamencao in 2018, Compañía de Flamenco 12 Tiempos
returns to Chicago with Jossette Reilly to perform "Puerto Rico en la Piel."
This new original performance is inspired by the work of classic and contemporary women poets
from the island, including the timeless writings of Julia de Burgos.

18th Annual

Chicago Flamenco Festival
Part II
October 23–November 14, 2020

Featuring
ATALAYA PROJECT
Omayra Amaya
Roberto Castellón
Yi-yi Orozco
La Chimi
Oscar Valero
José Manuel Alconchel
Briseyda Zarate
José del Tomate
Nino de los Reyes
José Cortés
José Luis de la Paz
Andrés Vadím
Manuel Gutiérrez
José Valencia
Juan Requena
El Choro
Manuel Valencia
Celia Romero
Fuensanta Blanco
Andrés Barrios
Sergio Garcia
Esther Merino

Performances, exhibitions, conferences,
and classes held at the Instituto Cervantes Chicago, the
Old Town School of Folk Music, SPACE Evanston.
Click on the dates below to access the ticket links for each show!

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KICK OFF CHICAGO FLAMENCO FESTIVAL 2020
PART I / WINTER
Thursday, February 27, 6:00 p.m.
Presentation of Atalaya Proyect
Opening Exhibit Contemporarte  (University of Huelva)
Flamenco en Red (University of Cádiz)

Presentation of the 5th Flamenco Festival~Ciudad de Huelva

Flamenco Performance • 7:00 p.m
"La Chimi" (dance)
Instituto Cervantes of Chicago, 31 West Ohio St., Chicago, IL 60640
General Admission: $100
IC students and members: $75
Click here for Tickets @ Eventbrite

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Friday, February 28
OPENING NIGHT of PART I
2020 CHICAGO FLAMENCO FESTIVAL
ANDALUCÍA INTERNATIONAL DAY CELEBRATION

NEW MOON | LUNA FLAMENCA
"La Chimi" (artistic director, dance)
Oscar Valero (vocalist)
José Manuel Alconchel (guitar)
Briseyda Zarate (dance)

General Admission $50 | IC students and members $40
Instituto Cervantes Chicago • 7:00 p.m.
31 West Ohio Street, Chicago IL

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Saturday, February 29


PERFORMANCE BY
"La Chimi" (artistic director, dance)
Oscar Valero (vocalist)
José Manuel Alconchel (guitar)
Briseyda Zarate (dance)
General Admission $30 | IC students and members $25

Instituto Cervantes Chicago • 7:00 p.m.
31 West Ohio Street, Chicago IL
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March 5—7
FLAMENCO WORKSHOPS with José Moreno

Hosted by Clinard Dance
Studio: APO Arts Center, 1438 West 18th Street (Pilse) Chicago, IL 60608
www.clinardance.org
Thursday and Friday March 5–6
Palmas/Caja — 6:00–7:00 p.m.
Multilevel Dance Technique — 7:00–8:00 p.m.
Bulerias por Fiesta — 8:00–9:00 p.m.

Saturday, March 7
Palmas/Caja — 10:00–11:00 a.m.
Multilevel Dance Technique — 11:00 a.m–12:00 noon
Bulerias por Fiesta — 12:00–1:00 p.m.

Fees: 3 classes $75, all 9 classes $180, drop in $30 per class.
Click here to register.

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Friday, March 6 and Saturday, March 7
EL RITMO DE LA TIERRA


Nino de los Reyes (dance)
José Luis de la Paz (guitar)
José Cortés (vocalist)
Instituto Cervantes Chicago • 7:00 p.m.
General Admission $30 | IC students and members $25

Instituto Cervantes Chicago • 7:00 p.m.
31 West Ohio Street, Chicago IL

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Monday, March 9 • 7:30 p.m.
Flamenco Quartet Project


@ SPACE Evanston
1245 Chicago Avenue, Evanston, IL 60202
Wendy Clinard (dance)
Steve Gibons (violin)
Marija Temo (guitar/vocals)
José Moreno (dance, vocals, percussion)
and featuring special guest Son Jarocho musician Camilo Rincón
General Admission $20 | Reserved table seat $30

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Wednesday, March 11 • 8:30 p.m.
FLAMENCO EÑE @ Old Town School of Folk Music
World Music Wednesdays
José del Tomate
4545 N Lincoln Avenue · The Myron R.
Szold Music & Dance Hall · 773.728.6000

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***** SPECIAL ALERT*****
Due to the Coronavirus emergency,
the following TWO performances and the
Wine Tasting event were CANCELLED:
March 13-14, and March 20-21

Friday, March 13 and Saturday, March 14
OMAYRA AMAYA FLAMENCO


Francisco "Yi-yi" Orozco (vocalist and percussion)
Roberto Castellón (guitar)
Omayra Amaya (dancer)
General Admission $30 | IC students and members $25

Instituto Cervantes Chicago • 7:00 p.m.
31 West Ohio Street, Chicago IL

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POSTPONED
WINE TASTING • González Byass Winery
with Claire Henderson, sherry educator
The Instituto Cervantes will host an evening in celebration of Spanish
wine and sherry and its influence on Spain’s gastronomy and literature.
General Admission $30 | IC students and members $25
Call to reserve your space: 312.335-1996

Instituto Cervantes Chicago • 6:00 p.m.
31 West Ohio Street, Chicago IL

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***** SPECIAL ALERT*****
Due to the Coronavirus emergency,
the following performances were CANCELLED:
March 20-21

Friday, March 20
MANUEL GUTIERRÉZ FLAMENCO


Manuel Gutiérrez (dance)
José Cortés (vocals)
Andrés Vadím (guitar)
General Admission $30 | IC students and members $25

Instituto Cervantes Chicago • 7:00 p.m.
31 West Ohio Street, Chicago IL

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***** SPECIAL ALERT*****
Due to the Coronavirus emergency,
the following performance was CANCELLED:
March 21

Saturday, March 21
FLAMENCO FESTIVAL SPRING 2020 CLOSING NIGHT
MANUEL GUTIERRÉZ FLAMENCO

Manuel Gutiérrez (dance)
José Cortés (vocals)
Andrés Vadím (guitar)
General Admission $50 | IC students and members $40

Instituto Cervantes Chicago • 7:00 p.m.
31 West Ohio Street, Chicago IL

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Postponed until 2021~
Part II of the 2020 Chicago Flamenco Festival


PERFORMANCES BY
José Valencia (vocalist)
Juan Requena (guitar)
Antonio Molina "El Choro" (dance)

Friday: General Admission $50 | IC students and members $40
Saturday: General Admission $30 | IC students and members $25
Instituto Cervantes Chicago • 7:00 p.m.
31 West Ohio Street, Chicago IL

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FLAMENCO FROM EXTREMADURA:
Via de la Plata


Andrés Barrios (piano)
Fuensanta Blanco (dancer)
Celia Romero (vocalist)
Sergio García (percussion)
General Admission $30 | IC students and members $25

Instituto Cervantes Chicago • 7:00 p.m.
31 West Ohio Street, Chicago IL

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FLAMENCO FROM EXTREMADURA


Esther Merino (vocals)
José Tomás (guitar)
Sergio García (percussion)
Fuensanta Blanco (dance)
General Admission $30 | IC students and members $25

Instituto Cervantes Chicago • 7:00 p.m.
31 West Ohio Street, Chicago IL

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