There is a vicious voice inside my head, that says the most horrid things. Most of the time, its triads are aimed at me. I call her my inner critic. “You are stupid, worthless, a failure”, the inner critic repeats in an endless cycle, over and over again. Like a waterwheel inside water, generating an [...]
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One of my biggest pet peeves as a flamenco dancer is that every once in a while I get called the F word. Flamingo. Yes, I know, shocking but true. For some reason people get confused between the two. Flamenco, flamingo, flamenco flamingo. One is a pink bird that stands on one leg… a lovely [...]
Excerpts from the show I participated in mid November
A chance to win free tickets to an amazing show.
A story of flamenco and religion. The story starts on diner in downtown vancouver. As ihath plunges down the rabbit hole, she discovers a fantastical world of colorful dresses, garish earings and stomping feet. Alas, can she find a magic potion which will allow her to join the garden of splendor?
I felt very honored when I discovered that my photo is featured of the student show poster.
Shooting earings from my earlobes. Will come in handy one day, I am sure.
“I have the best religion, in the world” I declared to a group of friends. We were sitting around a table at the Templeton , a diner nestled among the cinemas, sex shops, and XXX video stores along the seedy side of Granville Street in downtown Vancouver. “Would you like to know what it is?” [...]
Here is a clip from a Flamenco performance at La Zuppa Cafe (1544 Lonsdale Avenue, North Vancouver). If you go to La Zuppa make sure to try the paella – absolutly fantastic. I am the one dancing in the black dress.
I am in Red. We are performing in Aberdeen Shopping Center, Richmond.
Flamenco is the music that combines influences from east and west to produce something uniquely beautiful.Come capture the raw passion of Flamenco and get to see ihath perform. 8 pmFlamenco Student RecitalJune 23 – SaturdayVancouver Play House(located on the southeast corner of Hamilton and Dunsmuir Streets in downtown Vancouver)You can buy tickets at the door
Last night I went to see:Paco Peña Flamenco CompanyAccompanied by the Vancouver Chamber ChoirRequiem FlamencoIn Praise of the EarthApril 6th,2007At the Orpheum Theater in Vancouver ———————————— Paco Peña is a famous flamenco guitarist from Spain. Given my fondness of Flamenco I couldn’t pass on the chance to see him perform live. My favorite part of [...]
For our office Christmas party with the place where I work, I chreographed a little belly dancing routine which I then taught to some of my co-workers. And we performed it at the party for the rest of our co-workers. Keep in mind that most of the group has no dance background and we only [...]
I for one would like to devolve back into a monkey. Given how people have been behaving all over the world, the monkeys seem rather civilized. So I went and tried to join a monkey colony in Zimbabwe, I tried my best to fit in. But despite my best efforts to learn my ho ho [...]
Those fake eyelashes are driving me crazy Ready to get on stage I am not sure I have enough makeup splattered on my face All photos by Cathy Knowlton
I woke up at 10 am in the morning and found myself feeling stressed. “Oh! My God! I woke up at 10 am, I am becoming a bum, I am a slacker, How could I have slept in so late” One voice would say inside my head, but then a calmer voice would say: “ihath, [...]