Karen Ruimy – A Night of Flamenco Dance and Latin Fusion
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Karen Ruimy, A Night of Flamenco Dance and Latin Fusion
For One Night Only
After the sensational new Flamenco show ZIK’R, (LUKAS Award Finalist), created by and starring Karen Ruimy and Killing Joke bassist Youth, which traces the Flamenco journey from India to Spain, Karen is set to return to the stage to present a special night of Flamenco dance and Latin music in an East meets West celebratory Cabaret.
With a company of incredible dancers and musicians from London to Madrid, Karen harnesses the wild intensity of Flamenco, mixes it with a splash of the exotic and fuses this fiery concoction with smouldering Latin Music.
Ruimy has performed all over the world with acclaimed shows at the Folies Bergère in Paris and Lyric Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, London. A celebrated spiritual writer Karen has published The Angels Metamorphosis and The Voice of an Angel with Quartet Books. An accomplished singer and musician in 2010 Karen’s first album Essence de Femme featured songs created for her Paris shows. 2013’s Come with Me, brought together Rai (Moroccan Arabic music) with pop and dance beats. Come with Me was also remixed by dance DJ Paul Oakenfold. Collaborative releases with Youth, Zik’r East and Zik’r West followed last year.
One of the UK’s most influential producers, Youth has worked with bands including The Verve, Paul McCartney, Crowded House and Pink Floyd whose 2014 release The Endless River topped the charts. His contribution to the music industry was this year recognised as he was named recipient of the Music Producer’s Guild 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award