Melinda Hedgecorth, flamenco dancer and choreographer, presents Orígenes, a music and dance timeline about the tangled roots of flamenco to be performed at Interurban Arthouse and 3 Title-1 schools in Johnson County, KS. After living 14 years in Sevilla, Spain, Melinda returned to her hometown and created 45° LLC whose mission is to bring the culture of Sevilla to sister city Kansas City. Musicians who perform as part of Orígenes are: Beau Bledsoe guitar/oud and musical direction, Antonio Rojas song and concept, Ezgi Karakus cello, Coleen Dieker violin and John Currey percussion. Grant funds will be used for artist fees, sound equipment and advertising to share the story of the development of Flamenco from medieval to modern times.
Grant Type : Inspiration (artist)
Year : 2021-2022
County : Jackson
City : Kansas City
State : MO