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A female dancer in touch with her masculine side

Two troupes honor a flamboyant, gender-bending flamenco icon

By Valerie Gladstone
Globe Correspondent / January 25, 2004

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SEVILLE, Spain - Flamenco artists cherish their history. When the Compania Andaluza de Danza and Ballet Flamenco Sara Baras perform at Emerson College this week in Flamenco Festival USA, they will honor the flamboyant Gypsy dancer Carmen Amaya on the 40th anniversary of her death. An international cultural icon in the '40s and '50s, Amaya crossed the traditional boundaries of ... (Full Article: 910 Words)

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