First Fed Community Conversation at Field Hall: The Art of Flamenco with Noche Flamenca
Name: First Fed Community Conversation at Field Hall: The Art of Flamenco with Noche Flamenca
Date: November 4, 2023
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM PDT
Field Arts & Events Hall is honored to host the renowned Noche Flamenca dance company for a residency as they prepare for the world debut of their new show, Searching for Goya. We invite you to join members of the company for a free First Fed Community Conversation about the art of flamenco, sponsored by Barbara Noble & Joe Floyd. This event is FREE and open to the public. Please RSVP online at?www.fieldhallevents.org/tickets Community Conversations and other free events at Field Hall are supported by generous donors -- please consider making a gift to support this programming. Following the Community Conversations, Field Hall invites you to?Music of Flamenco; a special evening of live Flamenco Music in the Sunset Bar & Lounge. Noche Flamenca will share an evening of live music with the group’s musicians and singers while you enjoy items from a special tapas menu, wine and a full bar.?There is no cover for the music, tables are first come first serve. The Sunset Bar & Lounge will be open 5PM - 8PM. Formed in 1993 by Martín Santangelo and dancer Soledad Barrio, Soledad Barrio & Noche Flamenca has been hailed by critics everywhere. Born out of passion and the desire to present the authentic form of flamenco to audiences throughout the globe they have become known for their transcendent and deeply emotional performances. Soledad Barrio & Noche Flamenca is noted for creating a diverse theatrical body of work that expresses the rigorous, spellbinding aesthetic of flamenco that exceeds the highest artistic expectations. All aspects of flamenco, dance, song, and music are interrelated and given equal weight, creating a true communal spirit within the company; the very heart and soul of flamenco. Performance highlights include regular seasons in New York City, performing in Lincoln Center, the Joyce Theater, Joe's Pub at the Public Theater, and others. Soledad Barrio & Noche Flamenca also tours extensively across the United States, Canada, Europe, the Middle East, Argentina, and Australia. In support of its mission to educate and divulge Spanish culture and the art form of flamenco, the company offers extensive residency programs and classes catered to people of all ages, races, and economic backgrounds. Soledad Barrio & Noche Flamenca has been recognized with awards from the National Dance Project, the MAP Fund, and the National Endowment for the Arts. They have also received the Lucille Lortel Award for Special Theatrical Experience, an Exceptional Artist Award for Soledad Barrio from Dance Magazine, the Vilcek Prize in Dance, a Bessie Award for Outstanding Performer at the Joyce Theater and a Bessie Award for Exceptional Artist.