When A Dancer Splits His Pants (And A Reviewer Has No Idea)

“It was during his thrilling siguiriya at the recently concluded New World Flamenco Festival, that Spain’s Andrés Peña did something I’d never seen at a flamenco concert before: Peña took off his suit jacket and tied it around his waist. … Turns out that Peña had split his pants while dancing,” Laura Bleiberg writes. “He tied the jacket around his waist to hide the rip, I found out a few days after the show. After laughing at the whole thing, I was reminded once again how careful a critic must be about what he or she sees onstage.”