Balé Folclórico da Bahia
The 38-Member Troupe of Dancers, Musicians, and Singers Performs "Bahian" Folkloric Dances of African Origin
Thursday, January 27Concert Hall 7:30 pm
$30, $25, $15; Five College/GCC/STCC students and youth 17 and under: $10
The 38-member troupe of dancers, musicians, and singers performs "Bahian" folkloric dances of african origin that features slave dances, capoeira (a form of martial arts), samba, and carnival dances.
"You could call it the Brazilian 'Blast' or the Bahian 'Riverdance.' With them one speaks in superlatives: the operative tempos are frenetic, the movement furious, the colors hallucinogenic..." (The Boston Globe ).
Capoeria WorkshopOmulu Guanabara Capoeira Group with Instructor Marola
Sunday, January 23 Concert Hall Lobby
Free and Open to the public.,2:00 pm to 3:30 pm