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Flamenco en el Club Español

Excited to announce my first flamenco cuadro debut performance in Montréal! Though I have had a few fusion flamenco/jazz/blues shows with the group Roots of Rhythm and a couple student performances as a student with Myriam Allard, this is my first time performing a full traditional show with this very talented group of artists. Espectáculo de Flamenco en el Club Español, 20 de enero 2018 It has been just over a year since I have settled in this beautiful city, moving for both a much needed change, for a more affordable city and for my animation career. Another major draw of course is that there is quite a substantial flamenco interest here - in part of its proximity to Europe and also its population being quite multicultural and multilingual, a real melting pot. So in watching a Caberet Flamenco show at the Wiggle Room a few months ago, I was blown away by the Soleá solo by this young flamenco singer new to the city, Alvaro Echanove. Very happy to be working with him and

Flamenco Christmas Surprise

Let me start off by saying that I am very blessed with an entire family of talented artists - so my life growing up and Christmas may not be typical. Often times we gift each other hand-made cards and paintings as we can appreciate the amount of time and concentration that went into producing the one of a kind item. So it was with great joy on Christmas to open the present box and discover this amazing doll inside!  Not only is my sister Corinna Jasmine a very talented illustrator and painter, she has picked up the skills of fashion design and is able to figure out complex crafting as shown in these photos. The Doll arrived set up in a beautiful box with several accessories such as a Peineta (Spanish hair comb), Miniature red flowers (shown in one of the photos below), a Mantilla (Black lace shawl to wear over her head) and even a beautiful crushed velvet purple flower for myself to wear. She came with a detachable wig so I can customize her in the future. Can you believe sh