May 2 – May 15, 2017
Leonard Cohen, Patti Smith, Robert Motherwell, Paul Muldoon, Merce Cunningham, to Billy Strayhorn, Ellington’s legendary composer – plus flamenco royalty- the Morente Family- the names of artists of every discipline inspired by García Lorca is breathtaking. Reason why all professional artists with some writing practice are invited to join literary writers, scholars and critics for the limited number of places at this truly unique retreat.
Directed by Gerry Shikatani, respected author, official CSARN mentor (and to award-winning authors) and a renowned expert on Spain whose been intimate with Granada for a quarter century. Work on your own independent projects while gaining inspiration from the city and countryside that was beloved home of Federico García Lorca . Visit the country houses where he was born and raised, enjoy tapas and flamenco in the gypsy barrio he frequented and informed his vision of duende - and marvel at one of the world’s most visited monuments, the Alhambra. Strolls in the plazas Lorca crossed, an evening with a local expert in Spain’s oldest flamenco club, and a keynote address are on the menu. Discover Granada’s incredible markets and legendary tapas bars and the local cuisine with Gerry, decorated by King Juan Carlos I for his writing on Spain’s gastronomy and culture.
Don’t wait. Qualified applicants are accepted on a first-come-first-confirmed basis , accepted quickly by email. From $2150 (CAD). Not a competition. Do you qualify? Information, registration guidelines and testimonials at Contact: Gerry Shikatani, Director firstname.lastname@example.org
Member of a recognized writers or artists organization? Hurry and receive a 12% Bonus Discount.
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