Rachel Arieff: Interview in El Periódico

Rachel Arieff: “The Vatican and the powerful are always material for ridicule.” A timely and acerbic view of the world according to the comedian, pianist and ‘underground’ cabaret artist. See PDF OLGA MERINO Monday, June 23, 2014 Photo: Joan Puig A North Americana born in Milwaukee, what she refers to «the deep midwest». Mordaz and irreverent, Rachel Arieff has two peculiar shows: Anti-Karaoke (Sidecar) and Coñólogos (Gipsy Lou). -My grandmother was Norwegian,

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Flamenguiri Perdía

Recommended by Time Out Barcelona This isn’t flamenco. This isn’t flamenco fusion. It’s flamenguiri. The American comedian/cabaret artist Rachel Arieff has fallen down the flamenco rabbit-hole. After a year of obsessively listening to and learning the basics of this unique and captivating music, she began to compose her own flamenco songs… without really having any idea of what the hell she was doing. Since then she’s

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Pig

I was walking through a park today and saw two dogs playing together. One of them was normal, but the other one was really weird looking: bristly long hair, a huge head, huge snout and short, short legs. It looked like a javelina. So I walked up the owner, a beautiful young woman with perfect dewy skin, no makeup, and

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It’s All Camarón’s Fault

Photos: Naria Caamaño. The muse of Anti-Karaoke has gone crazy for Camarón and now no one can rescue her from the well of flamenco. By Maria Junyent. “Nothing is more conducive to comedy than that which is considered sacred.” Rachel Arieff is one of those people who can’t help but do incorrect things. That’s just the way she is. Her

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It’s All Camarón’s Fault

Photos: Naria Caamaño. The muse of Anti-Karaoke has gone crazy for Camarón and now no one can rescue her from the well of flamenco. By Maria Junyent. “Nothing is more conducive to comedy than that which is considered sacred.” Rachel Arieff is one of those people who can’t help but do incorrect things. That’s just the way she is. Her

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Barcelona Bizarra

Before describing the adventure that took place last night when I went out with my friends, I’d like to present the idea behind the mini (very mini)-series on my YouTube channel: “Barcelona Bizarra”. Barcelona is a fashionable city whose leaders are ceaselessly selling it to the world as a sophisticated, cultured destination… and, in my opinion, a sanitized, posh, and

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