PROFESSIONAL ARTS ON THE CAMPUS OF
CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, LOS ANGELES

Friday
Oct192018

BALLET FOLKLORICO DE AMALIA HERNANDEZ

The iconic Ballet Folklórico de México de Amalia Hernández make their highly anticipated return to the US and the Luckman Theatre with three back-to-back shows October 19 through 21 with an acclaimed repertory that brings together the music, dance, and costume of Mexican folklore from pre-Colombian civilizations through the modern era.

Their repertory includes more than 40 ballets of exquisite choreography that pay homage to local dance traditions from some 60 regions of Mexico. They have presented more than 5,000 performances and won more than 200 awards for artistic achievement. 

Amalia Hernández founded the Ballet Folklórico de México in 1952, having embarked at a very early age on a never-ending quest to preserve the dancing traditions of her beloved country. More than six decades later, the company is admired as the best of its kind in the world.

Tickets: $28, $40, $50

Available via Ticketmaster or the Luckman Box Office.

Saturday
Mar022019

Diego El Cigala

Regarded by Paco de Lucia as "one of the most beautiful flamenco voices of our time, a voice of sweetness that flows over everything,” Diego El Cigala returns to the Luckman Fine Arts Complex at Cal State LA. Three-time Grammy winner Diego el Cigala has captivated audiences all over the world with his gravelly voice and passionate interpretation of flamenco. Born in Madrid, he has often been touted as "The Sinatra of Flamenco.” His various collaborations with world-renowned Latin American artists have earned him a reputation for seamlessly melding the rhythms and melodies of his Spanish Gitano heritage with styles ranging from bolero to tango, Cuban son and Afro-Caribbean jazz.

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