Tag Archives: Flamenco

Indian Summer: rejected by Gersen Therapist. so exploring new approaches to living flamenco style

Have not written my blog for a week or two and now took me several minutes to get into it as the protocols are infinitely forgettable! In the interim i have had a lovely  visit from my ten week old grandson … Continue reading

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Suprise after dancing flamenco in Jerez: Living with colon cancer

Well there I was dancing one and half hours of flamenco in Jerez while attending all the gigs the festival had to offer  yet feeling slightly tardy about it all, searching for energy each day. Also embarrasingly wondering why I was not … Continue reading

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Manuela Carrasco Jerez Festival

Manuela Carracso is known as the  ‘Queen of Gypsy Flamenco’ and her show was like a scene from an Almodovar film.  It is probably the most kitsch performance  I have ever seen, a real retro call back to the atmosphere of tablao … Continue reading

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Jerez Festiva Olga Pericet: Rosa, Metal, Ceniza

Olga Pericet is tiny like many flamenco female dancers  (this week I have spoken to   Belen Maya, Rocio Molina, Fuensanta la Moneta  and they are all small bundles of energy).  Molina’s show was the most sensual of this festival with beauty … Continue reading

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Jerez Festival

The Jerez Festival does not call itself a flamenco festival as by not doing so it makes flamenco the default for all that a festival is.  Each day there are three shows of varying size, many of them premieres,  plus … Continue reading

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Alba Flamenca talk – 25th February Edinburgh

Flamenco talk at Alba Flamenca on Friday went incredinly well! Big audience (with people turned away), delicious tapas and thrilling  dancing from María ‘Tote’ Conte with   Peter Standberg on guitar to formally end the night – a superb bulerias.  I used a … Continue reading

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