Flamenco in Baton Rouge

June 15, 2013

I’ll be traveling to Baton Rouge, Louisiana next week for a one week residency to perform and teach. I’m excited at another opportunity to choreograph and meet new people. I seriously cannot wait and I feel extremely blessed.

The Dance Center_June 2013

Manship flamenco workshop_June 2013

Manship June 2013

Kirk studio baton rouge

Sincerely,

Lena Jácome

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I just recently watched the movie, ‘The Way,’ directed by Emilio Estevez and the starring role played by his father, Martin Sheen. The premise of the movie is of a father who loses his son and goes on an unexpected adventure, taking the pilgrimage of Santiago de Compostela.  It’s a beautiful movie and one that I highly recommend. ‘Thank You‘ by Alanis Morissette is featured in the film. I had heard the song years ago and upon hearing it again I was taken aback by it’s beauty. I had to post. Enjoy.

Sincerely,

Lena Jácome

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I was just discussing some topics related to Victor Hugo and thought that I would share some interesting topics regarding the man.The following has been taken from Wikipedia:

Although Hugo’s many talents did not include exceptional musical ability, he nevertheless had a great impact on the music world through the inspiration that his works provided for composers of the 19th and 20th century.

Well over one thousand musical compositions have been inspired by Hugo’s works from the 19th century until the present day.

Hugo’s novels as well as his plays have been a great source of inspiration for musicians, stirring them to create not only opera and ballet but musical theatre such as Notre-Dame de Paris and the ever-popular Les Misérables.

He was born February 26,1802 – May 22, 1885; A French poet, novelist, and dramatist of the Romantic movement. He is considered one of the greatest and best known French writers. In France, Hugo’s literary fame comes first from his poetry but also rests upon his novels and his dramatic achievements. Among many volumes of poetry, Les Contemplations and La Légende des siècles stand particularly high in critical esteem. Outside France, his best-known works are the novels Les Misérables, 1862, and Notre-Dame de Paris, 1831 (known in English as The Hunchback of Notre-Dame).

To read more please visit Wikipedia

Victor Hugo Quote

Sincerely,

Lena Jácome

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Casa Vicente May 2013

This image was taken by the talented Sylvia Hardt Photography and graphics by Mele Martinez. I’m really looking forward to this event. The staff at Casa Vicente are so kind and the food is exceptional. Flamenco del Peblo Viejo is the resident company at Casa Vicente. You can see them perform every Friday and Saturday Night. Make sure to visit their website for upcoming events and classes.  This is a perfect outing in celebration of Mother’s Day!

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Lena Jácome

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It’s a celebration! DVD Release Party over Cinco de Mayo Weekend in the West Valley Phoenix! $5.00!DVD Release 2

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Lena Jácome

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Province 2013 May

Looking for something to do on Friday Nights in downtown Phoenix? Stop by Province Restaurant for a great evening of flamenco on the patio. No Cover.

 

Sincerely,

Lena Jácome

Guess what I’m doing today? That’s right. Dancing my booty off. I’ve been performing every Friday Night at Province Restaurant in downtown Phoenix. Hopefully you can find some time to squeeze in a little bit of dancing during your weekend; whether it be in the literal sense of the word… or figuratively.

Friday dance

Wishing you a fabulous Friday and an enjoyable weekend!

Sincerely,

Lena Jácome

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The earth is what I speak to when
I do not understand my life…
The earth answers me with the same song
That it sang for my fathers when
their tears covered up the sun.
The earth sings a song of gladness.
The earth sings a song of praise.
The earth rises up and laughs at me
Each time that I forget
How spring begins with winter
And death begins with birth.
~Nancy Wood

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Sincerely,

Lena Jácome

“Our route toward spiritual evolution is radiantly clear. We all have our own unique individual journey to walk toward enlightenment. Living on the brink of evolutionary change means that new ground is being broken and new consciousness is being raised. Truth is of the essence – we have no dogma, no set formula, no prescribed rules, no false standards to follow. All we have is the truth within our souls. I believe most of us want to follow the light, the path of healing and not destroying our earth, but we don’t have the courage, the lion heart, to follow our individual truth toward enlightenment. Giving in to our fears, we bury our “gold” beneath the false value systems of our societies, and we attempt to comfort ourselves with the notion that we have no power or responsibility for what is happening to our world. The reality is that, potentially, we all have the power of light – the White Lion – within us. The very first step is to overcome our fears. Thereafter, our hearts will lead the way.”
― Linda Tucker, Mystery Of The White Lions: Children Of The Sun God

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Lena Jácome

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Province 2013 April600

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Lena Jácome

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