Submitted by ub on Thu, 07/07/2011 - 17:37

Nights in the Gardens of Spain - Enjoy the beautiful weather and a special opportunity to take in our celebrated summer exhibition, Spanish Paradise: Gardens of the Alhambra. The sounds of live Spanish guitar fill the air as you sip a complimentary glass of wine or beer, sample Spanish delicacies, and stroll around the Conservatory Courtyard pools.

Performances by the trio Flamenco: Inside/Out will introduce the traditional Spanish art form throughout the evening. Cheese and Spanish ham plates as well as beer and wine will be available for purchase. Cap off the evening with an authentic Spanish meal at one of our restaurant partners offering discounts and deals just for Nights in the Gardens of Spain ticket holders. Get your tickets today! Learn more about Nights in the Gardens of Spain.
About Spanish Paradise Through August 21 Gardens of the Alhambra is a feast for the senses, featuring flowing fountains, elegant arches, and a broad palette of Mediterranean plants that evoke the iconic architecture and gardens of
this Islamic palace city—set amid the beauty of the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory. Read the works of poet Federico García Lorca that extol the sights, sounds, and scents of Spain as you stroll the gardens surrounding the Haupt Conservatory. Get more information on Spanish Paradise: Gardens of the Alhambra.

Flamenco Among the Flowers
Saturday and Sunday, July 9–10; 1, 2, & 3 p.m.
In the Arthur and Janet Ross Lecture Hall

Garden comes alive with the sounds, rhythms, and movements of flamenco. Flamenco: Inside/Out introduces this traditional Spanish art
form with live music and performers from various ethnic, cultural, and artistic backgrounds.
Food and Culture of the Alhambra
Sunday, July 10; 4 p.m. On Conservatory Plaza

The food and culture of the al-Andalus region of Spain as Richard L. King, executive chef of Hundred Acres, prepares a strained saffron gazpacho. Behroush Sharifi—the "Saffron King"—showcases spices that flavor the cuisine.

Food and Culture of the Alhambra is part of the Edible Garden Cooking series.