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SOULE, Contemporary Flamenco + Rhythm and Blues, live music/dance show in Miami, August 17, 8pm

Art Works for Us, a non-profit dedicated to the arts, presents their summer production entitled 'SOULÉ,' which integrates contemporary Flamenco with soulful Rhythm and Blues in what promises to be an unforgettable evening of music and dance.

 
 
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PRLog - Aug. 4, 2012 - The production features Aire Dance Company under the artistic direction of Ana Miranda and live Flamenco fusion music by the Gypsy Cat band, under the musical direction of Carl Ferrari.

   The one night only event, scheduled for August 17 at 8 p.m. at the Miami-Dade County Auditorium ONSTAGE black box, is presented by Art Works For Us, with funding from Miami-Dade Cultural Affairs. SOULÉ will ignite the senses and inspire the soul with an international cast of 15 dancers and musicians as they explore the crossroads of Flamenco, American roots music and contemporary dance.  

The performers include: Dancers Ana Miranda, Ana Bolt, Barny Espinal, Crystal Casas,  Maria Ines Serritella, and Pioneer Winter; Musicians Carl Ferrari (guitarist), Andres Roa (drum set), Richard Rippe (bass) + guest artists; Singers Juliet Maisha  and Jaime Moreno and spoken word artist Marie Whitman.  Miranda’s choreography fuses flamenco, contemporary dance and dance theater while Carl Ferrari weaves a musical score that explores connections between flamenco and soul/blues music.

   Art Works For Us, Inc is a 501C3 non-profit dedicated to community service and artistic excellence.  A portion of the Cultural Affairs grant award is also providing inclusive flamenco classes for children with disabilities at Creative Children Therapy. For more information, visit artworksforus.com

WHAT:      'SOULÉ' Contemporary Flamenco, Rhythm and Blues

WHEN:      August 17, 2012, 8 p.m.

WHERE:   Miami Dade County Auditorium / ONSTAGE Black box

Tickets:   Tickets on sale at the Miami Dade County Auditorium Box Office 305-547-5414 or at ticketmaster.com. (General admission, $25; seniors and students, $20)

About Gypsy Cat: Talented world class artists blend the sounds and rhythms of jazz, blues, rock, and flamenco.  Gypsy Cat brings the music of Carl Ferrari with the choreography of flamenco dancer Ana Miranda.

"Gypsy Cat played a lovely original song called "Jaleo", while Ana danced passionately upon a wooden stage. The experience was like that of a story unfolding before our eyes and ears as the band played flawlessly."  RevMiami.com, March 22, 2010  

About Aire Dance Company: Launched in 2011, Aire Dance Company, under the direction of Ana Miranda, presents contemporary dance rooted in art of flamenco.  "Aire" (pronounced in Spanish) is a flamenco term that describes the unique quality that a performer brings to their craft.  In the same way, Aire Dance Company strives to develop a unique dance vocabulary, combining elements of flamenco, contemporary dance and dance theatre.

“Ana Miranda’s Flamenco was simply outstanding. It brought the full house to a roar and raised the vibration of the space 100 fold.” Sunpost/Artburst, 4/28/11

Websites: www.artworksforus.org; www.gypsycatband.com

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City/Town:Miami - Florida - United States
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