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Alhambra Performing Arts Center, under the direction of Chef and Artistic Director Bill Yee, will present the 10th anniversary performance of legendary Spanish Dancer Inesita and Flamenco Alhambra at 7 p.m. Saturday, May 25. This free performance will take place at Sage Granada Park United Methodist Church, 1850 W. Hellman Ave., Alhambra.
Inesita is a Spanish dance artist who has performed in all-solo concerts internationally including Madrid; London; Liverpool; Paris; New York City; Mexico City; and Valletta, Malta. American tours have taken her to communities from coast to coast. Born in New York City, she moved with her parents to Los Angeles at age 13 and began early studies in Spanish dance. Additional instruction in Mexico led inevitably to Spain, where she studied under the legendary El Estampio and Regla Ortega of the famous Ortega family and a number of other renowned teachers. She has appeared in all possible venues over an extensive career in concerts, films, musical theater, lecture-concerts, and cabaret showcasing her vast range in all aspects of Spanish dance and pure flamenco.
Clarita is a dancer, singer, teacher, and choreographer and has an extensive background in all facets of Spanish dance, including regional, escuela bolera, and flamenco.
Miguel Bernal is a brilliant and gifted flamenco dance artist as well as a singer and actor. A high point of his career was a tour with the renowned company of Jose Greco and Nana Lorca culminating in an appearance with them and the Boston Pops Orchestra, televised nationally.
Ahmae studied flamenco in Los Angeles and in Spain. She is a soloist with Clarita y Atre Flamenco Dance Company and has toured throughout the United States and Japan.
Stamen Wetzel is an experienced traditional flamenco guitarist and is active as accompanist for flamenco dancers and singers playing for performances and classes.
Benjamìn Shearer has been an active member of the flamenco community for many years. He is a respected accompanist and musician, having performed with the leading flamenco artists in the Los Angeles area.
The Alhambra Performing Arts Center is celebrating its 13th year providing monthly free world-class performances at Sage Granada Park United Methodist Church.
Refreshments will be provided by the chefs from the Alhambra Culinary School. A free-will offering will be taken during the intermission, which helps support the artists and the culinary job training program for veterans at Chef Yee’s Alhambra Culinary School.
Admission is free. Free-will offerings will be accepted during the intermission.
For more information, contact Mr. Yee at 626-230 5435, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.