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Dear Carmencita: Flamenco Performances, Dancing & DJ

August 5, 2018 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm Dear Carmencita Pop-Up Bar

From La Carmencita to La Lupe, closing night captures the essence of Spanish and Latin music and dance, an extended ode to John Singer Sargent’s inspiration our bar’s namesake.

6-7pm – Ensemble Español Flamenco Performances
Ensemble Español Spanish Dance Theater, a world-renowned Spanish dance company preserving, promoting, and presenting the Flamenco, Folkloric, Classical, and Contemporary Dance and Music traditions of Spain, pops into Dear Carmencita for two dance performances with first dancer, Claudia Pizarro, featuring live musical accompaniment with Flamenco guitarist, David Chiriboga and singer, Patricia Ortega.

8-11pm – Salsa Lessons & DJ set
Learn to basic footwork to Salsa with a bar-wide, beginner-friendly lesson at 8pm. Then, show off your moves with a latin-inspired DJ set.

Dear Carmencita will open for regular service at 5pm.


About Dear Carmencita:
In collaboration with The Art Institute of Chicago, Johalla Projects and Land and Sea Dept., Chicago Athletic Association hotel brings history to life with its newest pop-up bar experience celebrating The Art Institute’s exhibition, “John Singer Sargent and Chicago’s Gilded Age.” Learn More


August 5, 2018 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm


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