Balé Folclórico da Bahia

The 38-Member Troupe of Dancers, Musicians, and Singers Performs "Bahian" Folkloric Dances of African Origin

Balé Folclórico da Bahia

Thursday, January 27

Concert 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 ).

 

El Sol Latino

 

New England Foundation for the Arts

 


Associated Events

Capoeria Workshop

Omulu 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

 

 

 

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