New York Public Library opens 100 Years of Flamenco in NYC exhibition

The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center and Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana are pleased to present 100 Years of Flamenco in NYC, a multimedia exhibit opening to the public on Wednesday, March 13, 2013 at the New York Public Library’s Astor Gallery as part of the dance company’s projects celebrating its 30th Anniversary.

“100 Years of Flamenco in NYC” will be the first Flamenco exhibit ever curated in the United States. Artifacts on display will include costume pieces and performance regalia, castanets, engravings and photographs of Spanish dance performance and venues from Spain and NYC. Curating the exhibit are Flamenco scholars Ninotchka Bennahum and K. Meira Goldberg. Screenings of rarely seen documentary films from the Library’s Jerome Robbins Dance Division and music will accompany the exhibition, as well as a series of seminars and lectures, live presentations and Flamenco classes at the Bruno Walter Auditorium.

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