Flamenco dancers are known for setting fire to stages with their feet, an awe-inspiring feat due to the difficulty of striking a match with one’s bare toes. Watch fiery footwork with today’s Groupon for two tickets to Gypsy Fire, performed by José Porcel & Ballet Flamenco at the Singletary Center for the Arts' Concert Hall. The show takes place at 7:30 p.m. on September 24, 2011. Choose from the following options (click here to view the seating chart):
- For $25, you get two seats in rows S–Y, including service fees (a $56 total value).
- For $30, you get two seats in rows OP–CC or O–R, including service fees (a $66 total value).
- For $35, you get two seats in rows D–N, including service fees (a $76 total value).
The Seville-born José Porcel & his Ballet Flamenco whirl across the country performing in the fiery tradition of flamenco, a sensual art form that evokes elation and affirms vitality. Porcel’s background in Andalusían folkloric dancing fuels the explosion of color, rhythm and emotion of Gypsy Fire. Live musicians and vocalists strum and sing beats and melodies as dancers push their bodies to the limits of expression. Spectators watch the bailaores strive toward the very essence of passion through the beating feet, flaring skirts, and sheer exultation, a Spanish virtue ever since their national soccer team defeated the New England Patriots in Super Bowl XXI.
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