Philadelphia Flamenco Festival TAPAS Performances

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Rosario Toledo at the First Philadelphia Flamenco Festival. Photo by Josh Pelta-Heller.

Flamenco master Rosario Toledo, the headliner of Pasión y Arte’s 2012 Philadelphia Flamenco Festival, will present a series of performances at the 2014 festival entitled TAPAS: the culmination of a month-long residency with Philadelphia artists Eun Jung Choi, Meg Foley, and 2010 Pew Fellow Germaine Ingram. Festival residency consultant and writer Brenda Dixon Gothschild, Ph.D., will lead a reflection and talk-back session after each TAPAS performance.

Performances take place March 6–8, 2014, starting at 7:30 p.m. each night.


Grants & Grantees

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Collaborators & Colleagues

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Grants & Grantees

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Grants & Grantees

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Collaborators & Colleagues

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