North Central College - Naperville, IL

View photography about flamenco culture

View photography about flamenco culture

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A photograph exhibit titled “Flamenco, My Love” has opened in the lobby of Kiekhofer Hall as part of the College’s month-long Flamenco Festival. On display Monday through Friday, Feb. 14-28, the exhibit showcases the photography of Spanish instructor Jelena Sánchez and her portraits of a new era of student flamenco enthusiasts using eclectic flamenco expressions. The free exhibit is meant to inspire and engage the campus community in a cross-cultural discourse.



Learn flamenco dance moves Jan. 17

Learn flamenco dance moves Jan. 17

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Returning to campus this winter are flamenco dance classes for beginners, taught by Jelena Sanchez, adjunct instructor of Spanish and an expert performer of this highly expressive Spanish dance form. She will lead classes each Monday during January and February, from noon to 1 p.m. in Heininger Auditorium. Participants will learn the basics of arm and body movements and footwork.

The next class will be held Jan. 17. Classes are free to the North Central community and $5 to the public. For more information contact Sanchez at jsanchez@noctrl.edu.



Photography exhibit and performance conclude Flamenco Festival

Photography exhibit and performance conclude Flamenco Festival

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The final week of the College’s Flamenco Festival features a photography exhibit that opens Monday, Feb. 22, at noon and runs through Friday, Feb. 26, at 3 p.m. in the first floor lobby at Kiekhofer Hall. Titled “Burbujas de amor” (Love Bubbles), the exhibit will showcase students’ interpretation of flamenco and a new era of flamenco enthusiasts embracing the gypsy ideal of individual self-expression.



College celebrates Flamenco Festival throughout February

College celebrates Flamenco Festival throughout February

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The College’s month-long Flamenco Festival will showcase the emotive, rhythmic music and dance from Spanish culture with performances, dance classes, films, a lecture and photography exhibit. All are free and hosted by the student club Fusión Española, Student Governing Association, the Office of Academic Affairs and Office of International Programs, with the exception of the Feb. 19 fine arts performance by Chicago’s Ensemble Espanol Spanish Dance Theater. Two events will kick off the celebration at noon Tuesday, Feb. 2.



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