Performance Calendar February 2019
February 15 - 17. Dallas Black Dance Theatre presents Cultural Awareness. Experience soul-stirring movements to the magical voices of Nina Simone, the "High Priestess of Soul," and Odetta, the "Queen of American Folk Music." Two iconic works for all generations set to the sounds of folk, gospel, blues, classical, jazz, and soul fusion. $22-$58 Group discounts available $22-$58 | Friday & Saturday at 7:30pm; Sunday at 2:30pm | Dee & Charles Wyly Theatre, 2400 Flora St, Dallas, TX 75201
February 15 - 16. Orchestra of New Spain and Yjastros Flamenco Company present The Rise of Flamenco. Get ready to Olé the drama of Flamenco in this Orchestra of New Spain production illustrating the history of Spanish dance from Renaissance and Baroque period fandangos, folías, jácaras and toñas, leading to ‘escuela bolero’ and modern flamenco. Choreography by celebrated Spaniard Daniel Doña will feature the Albuquerque National Institute of Flamenco’s Yjastros Flamenco Company. The New Spain baroque band will be on stage with flamencos to provide live music throughout the show. Educational opportunities will abound for DISD dance and guitar students in special workshops, and for the general public in open Master classes with our flamenco artists Daniel Doña and partner Cristian Martin. $10 student, $25 to $75 | Friday Feb 15 at 8 pm, Sat Feb 16 at 7:30 pm | Moody Performance Hall | Dallas Arts District | 2520 Flora Street, Dallas TX 75201. Tickets at door 1 hour before performance, also at DFWTicket.com. Free Master classes to be announced shortly—special price for dancers!