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Capoeira

Capoeira is the Afro-Brazilian art form that combines elements of martial arts, dance, music, and acrobatics. Performers will demonstrate the Maculele (stick fighting dance), play Capoeira, and ask the audience to join in for a Samba de Roda. Learn Capoeira history and a few songs at KPL.

Book

Capoeira
9781584302681
http://www.kpl.gov/tweens/calendar.aspx?event=16431
BillC

Comments

"Capoeira became pregnant in Africa, but born in Brazil," where, in order to prepare to fight for their freedom, slaves, making them believe their "Amos" and "gentlemen" who were practicing their African ceremonial dances be exercised to reveal the face of oppression.