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Paco Peña 'Flamenco Vivo' at GMU

Flamenco guitar legend appears with The Paco Peña Flamenco Dance Company.

Paco Peña, Flamenco guitarist, playing his guitar.

Paco Peña, Flamenco guitarist, playing his guitar. Photo contributed

Named the “Best Flamenco Guitarist” by America’s Guitar magazine for five consecutive years, Paco Peña brings his troupe of flamenco singers, musicians and dancers to George Mason University’s Center for the Arts in Fairfax on Friday, Feb. 1, 2013 at 8 p.m. for a tour through the history of flamenco.

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Flamenco dancers dance to Paco Peña's guitar music.

In this performance titled “Flamenco Vivo,” the journey begins with the most primitive forms of the art form.

A pre-performance discussion, free to ticket holders, begins 45 minutes prior to the performance on the center’s Grand Tier III and is sponsored by the Friends of the Center for the Arts. This performance is a part of the 2012-2013 Global View series at the Center for the Arts, which is sponsored by HSBC Bank.

HSBC Bank is the 2012-2013 Global View Series Sponsor

at George Mason University’s Center for the Arts

Tickets for Paco Peña “Flamenco Vivo” are $23, $38 and $46. Visit the box office (open Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.), charge by phone at 888-945-2468 or visit cfa.gmu.edu. The Center for the Arts complex is located on George Mason University’s Fairfax Campus at the intersection of Braddock Road and Route 123. Paid parking is located in the Mason Pond Parking Deck adjacent to the Concert Hall and free parking is located in university Lot K. For more information, please visit cfa.gmu.edu. Like the Center for the Arts at GMU on Facebook at Facebook.com/gmucfa and follow us on Twitter at @GMU_CFA.