“Flamenco Al Andalus” won’t be your usual stiff-necked, hoity-toity dance event. Certainly not if El Torombo, “the Storm From Spain,” can help it. El Torombo was called Francisco Jose Suarez-Barrera when he fire-clicked his heels out of the poverty of Las Tres Mil Viviendas, the gypsy quarter where he grew up in Seville, and whipped himself, Cinderella-style, into a flamenco frenzy. Now he—along with his 11-member troupe, special guest Juan Manuel “Farruquito” Fernandez Montonya, and Mohamed Akel’s Moroccan Orchestra—takes the dance form back to its gritty roots with all the sizzling, kinetic passion that expresses gypsy survival. And yes, there’s a La Toromba, too. I bet El Torombo and his partner kick up quite a storm. At 8 p.m. at George Washington University’s Lisner Auditorium, 21st and H Streets. NW. $25-$35. (Ayesha Morris)

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