An­dalu­sian in­ter­lude: Una Nota de Lorca

Pasatiempo - - RANDOM ACTS - — J.L.

In 1922, the poet and play­wright Fed­erico Gar­cía Lorca or­ga­nized the first cante jondo ,or “deep song,” fes­ti­val, fea­tur­ing per­for­mances by Spain’s most fa­mous singers and gui­tarists of the vo­cal style of flamenco mu­sic, with which Gar­cía Lorca in­fused his po­ems. In honor of the 80th an­niver­sary of the writer’s death at the hands of Fran­quist sol­diers at the start of the Span­ish Civil War, Teatro Paraguas and Com­pañía Chus­cales y Mina Fa­jardo present

Una Nota de Lorca, two evenings of flamenco mu­sic and dance in­spired by Gar­cía Lorca, as well as selec­tions from his po­etry in English and Span­ish. The shows take place at 7:30 p.m. on Fri­day, Oct. 21, and Satur­day, Oct. 22 at Teatro Paraguas (3205 Calle Marie, 505-424-1601). Two of the per­form­ers, gui­tarist Chus­cales and singer, his­to­rian, and au­thor Fer­nando Lirola, grew up in Gar­cía Lorca’s home­town of Granada and have been car­ry­ing on the lo­cal flamenco tra­di­tion for decades. Tick­ets are $25 ($20 stu­dents/ se­niors), avail­able at www.unan­o­tade­lorca.brown­pa­pertick­

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