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Streetwise Afro-Brazilian dancers storm across the racial divide

Streetwise Afro-Brazilian dancers storm across the racial divide | Music, Theatre, and Dance | Scoop.it
Dance company composed of young people from Brazil’s favelas celebrates a vibrant African heritage that was once repressed
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Gilles Peterson explores the samba stylings of Brazil's music scene

Gilles Peterson explores the samba stylings of Brazil's music scene | Music, Theatre, and Dance | Scoop.it

When Gilles Peterson flew to Rio in January, he didn’t just gather a bunch of his Brazilian music heroes into one studio to make the album Brasil BAM BAM BAM. Oh no. He also made his first feature documentary.

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Girls From Brazil's Favelas Find Escape In Ballet

Girls From Brazil's Favelas Find Escape In Ballet | Music, Theatre, and Dance | Scoop.it
SAO PAULO (AP) — Past the graffiti-covered overpass and subway tracks, in a slum penned in by high-rises, 8-year-old Gabriela Aparecida fixes her curly hair into a bun as she waits for a ride to her new favorite activity: ballet. Peeling back t...
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Passinho: the Sugarloaf all-stars of Rio's new dance craze

Passinho: the Sugarloaf all-stars of Rio's new dance craze | Music, Theatre, and Dance | Scoop.it

dacIt began at a Rio barbecue. Now passinho is jinking out of the Brazilian favelas and onto a world stage, writes Jez Smadja

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