SJC's Council for the Arts Presents Flamenco Viva II

BROOKLYN, N.Y. – November 27, 2013 – The St. Joseph’s College (SJC) Council for the Arts is pleased to announce that, for the sixth consecutive year, acclaimed dance group Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana will perform at the College’s Brooklyn Campus. The performance, Navidad Flamenca, will take place on Tuesday, December 10, at 7:30 p.m. in the Tuohy Hall Auditorium, St. Joseph’s College, 245 Clinton Avenue, Brooklyn.

For this performance, Flamenco Viva will explore the celebration of Christmas in Latin America. This free community performance thrills audiences with the rich holiday customs of the Spanish-speaking world from Argentina and Mexico to Colombia, Cuba and Puerto Rico. Through music, carols and dance, Navidad Flamenca highlights traditions all united by a single language and reflects the influences of the Spanish culture throughout the Americas.

This event is free and open to the public, but due to space constraints, reservations are suggested. To reserve seats, please contact Stacey Temple at 718.940.5791 or via email at stemple@sjcny.edu.

This program is in part sponsored by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, New York State Council on the Arts, Arts Work, arts.gov, Consolidated Edison of New York and Travelers Insurance.

Founded by President S. Elizabeth A. Hill, C.S.J., J.D., the St. Joseph’s College Council for the Arts is a coalition of students, faculty members and staff who serve as a focal point for St. Joseph’s College’s educational and community outreach programming in the arts. By expanding and integrating campus arts activities, the Council seeks to enhance the public image of the College as a cultural center in Brooklyn and aims to make arts and cultural events more accessible to its students and area neighbors.

About St. Joseph's College

St. Joseph's College has been dedicated to providing a diverse population of students in the New York metropolitan area with an affordable education rooted in the liberal arts tradition since 1916. Independent and coeducational, the College provides a strong academic and value-oriented education at the undergraduate and graduate levels, aiming to prepare each student for a life characterized by integrity, intellectual and spiritual values, social responsibility, and service. With campuses located in the Clinton Hill area of Brooklyn and in Patchogue, Long Island, the College offers degrees in more than 29 majors, special course offerings and certificates, affiliated and pre-professional programs.

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