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“A Touch of Spain” entertains at the Greenbush Public Library

Flamenco dancer Catalina is shown teaching some dance steps (left to right) to: GMR students Sierra Westberg, Meagan Otto, Ava Howard, and Kylie Golovkine.

Flamenco dancers Laura (left) and Catalina.

These four gentlemen proved lively Spanish music. From left tor right are Chuck playing the flute, David who is playing a box drum called a cajon, and brothers Tony and Mike on guitars. (photos by Mavis Gonshorowski)

Lively Spanish music and flamenco dancers were in the entertainment spotlight at the Greenbush Public Library on Wednesday forenoon, March 8, 2017. Performing were six very talented entertainers from the Twin Cities area known as “A Touch of Spain”

Flamenco is a style of dancing that is strongly rhythmic and involves actions, as clapping the hands and stamping the feet. It also includes instrumental or vocal music originating in southern Spain performed by itself or as an accompaniment to flamenco dancing. 

The presentation was well received by those in attendance, including Mara Gust’s Spanish class and GMR’s fourth and fifth-grade students.

“A Touch of Spain” was sponsored by the Northwest Regional Library and the Clean Water Land and Legacy Amendment.

One can also view this story in this week’s issue of The Tribune online or in print.

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