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Direct from Spain - "Grilo"

November 30 • New Orleans Chateau Flamenco Festival

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Add to Calendar 2021-11-30 19:30:00 2021-11-30 21:30:00 Direct from Spain - "Grilo" María José Salmerón and Peña Flamenca La Pepa of New Orleans welcomes Spanish superstar and an “Empire” in himself Joaquín Grilo to New Orleans. Maestro Grilo will be accompanied by one of the most in demand flamenco guitarists Diego del Morao (Guitarist), powerful Carmen Grilo (Singer), and highly energetic percussionist Luis de La Tota (Palmero). This first of its kind event will feature world class artists direct from Spain and highlight our New Orleans Culture reviving a tradition that was strong in New Orleans some decades ago when flamenco dancer Teresa Torkanowsky invited her colleagues from Spain to perform with her in a flamenco tablao in the French Quarter called Chateau Flamenco. In honor of Torkanowsky, Grílo´s concert will be part of the inaugural presentation of the New Orleans Chateau Flamenco Festival. In April 2021, the organization was featured in a book Bulbancha (of many languages) written by a well-known Spanish journalist and writer based in Madrid Spain. This publication chronicles world-renowned artists, musicians, and other figures of the culture of New Orleans and our foundation has been featured to continue the legacy and promote the history of Flamenco in the city. Mamacita Social Aid Pleasure Club, Inc, and its venue Peña La Pepa of New Orleans is a 501c3 nonprofit foundation dedicated to research, history, presentation and education of Spanish art and its roots in New Orleans. Established in 2014 the foundation’s mission is to integrate into New Orleans Culture an appreciation and continuum of the art of Flamenco through performance and education programming by high quality Flamenco artists. Louis J. Roussel Performance Hall America/Chicago public

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María José Salmerón and Peña Flamenca La Pepa of New Orleans welcomes Spanish superstar and an “Empire” in himself Joaquín Grilo to New Orleans. Maestro Grilo will be accompanied by one of the most in demand flamenco guitarists Diego del Morao (Guitarist), powerful Carmen Grilo (Singer), and highly energetic percussionist Luis de La Tota (Palmero).

This first of its kind event will feature world class artists direct from Spain and highlight our New Orleans Culture reviving a tradition that was strong in New Orleans some decades ago when flamenco dancer Teresa Torkanowsky invited her colleagues from Spain to perform with her in a flamenco tablao in the French Quarter called Chateau Flamenco. In honor of Torkanowsky, Grílo´s concert will be part of the inaugural presentation of the New Orleans Chateau Flamenco Festival.

In April 2021, the organization was featured in a book Bulbancha (of many languages) written by a well-known Spanish journalist and writer based in Madrid Spain. This publication chronicles world-renowned artists, musicians, and other figures of the culture of New Orleans and our foundation has been featured to continue the legacy and promote the history of Flamenco in the city.

Mamacita Social Aid Pleasure Club, Inc, and its venue Peña La Pepa of New Orleans is a 501c3 nonprofit foundation dedicated to research, history, presentation and education of Spanish art and its roots in New Orleans. Established in 2014 the foundation’s mission is to integrate into New Orleans Culture an appreciation and continuum of the art of Flamenco through performance and education programming by high quality Flamenco artists.

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Add to Calendar 2021-11-30 19:30:00 2021-11-30 21:30:00 Direct from Spain - "Grilo" María José Salmerón and Peña Flamenca La Pepa of New Orleans welcomes Spanish superstar and an “Empire” in himself Joaquín Grilo to New Orleans. Maestro Grilo will be accompanied by one of the most in demand flamenco guitarists Diego del Morao (Guitarist), powerful Carmen Grilo (Singer), and highly energetic percussionist Luis de La Tota (Palmero). This first of its kind event will feature world class artists direct from Spain and highlight our New Orleans Culture reviving a tradition that was strong in New Orleans some decades ago when flamenco dancer Teresa Torkanowsky invited her colleagues from Spain to perform with her in a flamenco tablao in the French Quarter called Chateau Flamenco. In honor of Torkanowsky, Grílo´s concert will be part of the inaugural presentation of the New Orleans Chateau Flamenco Festival. In April 2021, the organization was featured in a book Bulbancha (of many languages) written by a well-known Spanish journalist and writer based in Madrid Spain. This publication chronicles world-renowned artists, musicians, and other figures of the culture of New Orleans and our foundation has been featured to continue the legacy and promote the history of Flamenco in the city. Mamacita Social Aid Pleasure Club, Inc, and its venue Peña La Pepa of New Orleans is a 501c3 nonprofit foundation dedicated to research, history, presentation and education of Spanish art and its roots in New Orleans. Established in 2014 the foundation’s mission is to integrate into New Orleans Culture an appreciation and continuum of the art of Flamenco through performance and education programming by high quality Flamenco artists. Louis J. Roussel Performance Hall America/Chicago public

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