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Best of Austin arts, July 29-30: Flamenco and a guitar concert

Jeanne Claire van Ryzin
A’lante Flamenco dance company features, from left: Karen Vilches, Kara Leal, Celia Corrales, Jose Manuel Tejeda, Isaí Chacón, Olivia Chacón, Stephanie Keeton, Carisa Leal.

Friday

“Total Flamencura.” After a run of sold-out shows last month at the Long Center, A’lante Flamenco presents a more intimate but no less intense experience, performed in the round at Esquina Tango, the small East Austin cultural center. Co-artistic directors Isaí and Olivia Chacón lead the troupe of dancers and musicians who deftly meld traditional and modern flamenco styles, each performer taking the spotlight for a solo expression of flamenco spirit. 7:30 p.m. doors, 8 p.m. show. Esquina Tango, 209 Pedernales St. $15. esquinatangoaustin.com.

Saturday

“Nocturne.” Austin Classical Guitar continues its literary-themed summer series with a program of vocal music. The concert features tenor Christopher LeCluyse, sopranos Stephanie Prewitt and Jenifer Thyssen and guitarist Joseph Palmer. 7 p.m. Saturday. Blanton Museum of Art auditorium, 200 E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. $27-$57. 512-300-2247, austinclassicalguitar.org.