Flamenco Loves Tango: a Love Story Told Through Dance at Wilshire Ebell
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The last date listed for Flamenco Loves Tango was Sunday October 25, 2009 / 7:00pm.
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- $65.00 - $75.00
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- $32.00 - $52.00
Now in its 60th year, the pioneering Paul Taylor Dance Company stages several of its acclaimed pieces at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion. Dubbed the "naughty boy" of dance by Martha Graham, Taylor's not only one of the greatest modern choreographers of the 20th century, he's also one of the 21st century's most daring innovators, still creating well into his 80s. His 16-member company embodies his continuing genius and nurtures new talent -- Tony winners Twyla Tharp and David Parsons are among its many distinguished alumni. Expect a wonderful show of kinetic movement, enthralling storytelling and surprising humor from one of the true legends of the form. Learn More
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Enjoyed the very good Flamenco singer and the musicians of both groups. Flamenco dancers,( incorrectly noted in the program as Prima Tango Dance Company) were better trained with more variation in dances than Tango dancers. Could find little variation in tango numbers and when the purported coming together of flamenco & tango produced only more tango, it was a let down. Certainly Tango/Juan could have added some flamenco elements and made it more interesting. It was overpriced even at Goldstar discount and definitely a no-win when the travel/wait time is longer than the performance.
This is the history of an unexpected love. The relentless search for love that we all seek from the moment of birth. This is the story of two cultures and two worlds, coming together, defying codes and cultures of their ancestors. Flamenco and Tango, through the eternal drama of life's passion renew themselves once more. From the agony of solitude two beings recognize each other and their souls join, despite the limits imposed by their respective cultures. She is the Flamenco, passion, fury and happiness. He is the Tango, exuding emotion and pride. Together they transform nostalgia into love, sadness into joy, and darkness into light. This is a story of love portrayed through Flamenco and Tango.