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World Music Institute Presents
¡Flamenco Festival Gitano!
featuring Angelita Vargas & Jairo Barrull
Sunday, November 14, 2010 at 7:00PM
NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts
566 LaGuardia Place
at Washington Square
Subway: A, B, C, D, E, F, M to West 4th St; 1 to Christopher St; N, R to 8th St; 6 to Astor Place or Bleecker St. For more details visit www.skirballcenter.nyu.edu.
Presented as part of the World Stages Series
Presented as part of the World Stages, Direct from Seville, Gypsy flamenco dance icon Angelita Vargas and the young, dynamic Jairo Barrull join together for a mesmerizing night of Gypsy flamenco. Vargas appeared on Broadway in the 1980s with Flamenco Puro and was recently featured in the Farruco family's Gitanas, which toured extensively throughout Europe. Barrull, the great-grand nephew of famed guitarist Diego del Gastor, has performed with such important figures as Concha Vargas and Juana Amaya. With guest artist Juan del Gastor, their program Gitanerias is a celebration of the passing down of flamenco traditions from generation to generation in the Gypsy community where dance is an expression of cultural identity.