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Author:  kurinuku [ Tue Jul 17, 2007 3:15 pm ]
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Flamenco Fire
by DEBORAH JOWITT for the Village Voice
published: July 3, 2007

In his Soleá por Bulerías, Losa, new to the company, wrenches himself from stillness into bursts of motion, pauses to draw himself up, and explodes again. Twisting, tilting, spinning; he dances as if the floor is oily and the air around him an adversary, snapping his fingers in dazzling counterpoint to his rapid heelwork. Granados broods more.
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Author:  ncgnet [ Mon Feb 18, 2008 7:38 am ]
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From Karen Campbell in the Boston Globe:
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Their hallmarks: collaboration, sophistication
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But the wonder of this Madrid-based company, founded 15 years ago by [Soledad] Barrio and her husband, Martin Santangelo, is that while Barrio may be the main draw, she’s far from the whole show. A concert by Noche Flamenca is a group effort. Like really good jazz, it is fueled by an interplay of spontaneous invention in which all the players contribute ....

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Author:  ncgnet [ Wed Feb 20, 2008 7:46 am ]
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From Marcia Siegel in the Boston Phoenix (following a review of Bill T. Jones):
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Hard stories- Bill T. Jones at the ICA, Noche Flamenca at the Majestic

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The storytelling of flamenco serves only as kindling for a conflagration of feelings. It’s the pain — or fury or despair — that they sing and dance, really. Maybe they even don’t care any longer what caused their distress, so long as they can cherish it and relight its fire.

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