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03
Apr

Thrilled Storytellers

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“The nurture for telling stories comes from the might and endowments of people who have gone before me. In my experience, the telling moment of the story draws its powers […]

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01
Apr

Chicago’s Caitlin Andrew to play cello in Fogo Divino

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Caitlin Andrew is a musician, teacher, and performer based in Chicago, IL. Caitlin has been playing music since age 5 and has variously studied piano, cello and percussion. As a […]

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28
Mar

Duas Águas: Choreography by Alysia Ramos in Fogo Divino

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Salt Lake City finds itself immersed in many new talents in Fogo Divino. Guest choreographer Alysia Ramos presents Duas Águas.  This work rejoices in the many incarnations of Oxum and Yemanja that flow across […]

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26
Mar

Solange Gomes to sing in Fogo Divino

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Solange Gomes was born in Sao Paulo, Brazil, where she received her fine arts training to become a musician and dancer. She attended the Royal Ballet Academy as a child […]

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24
Mar

Volta Miúda – Salt Lake Capoeira Performing in Fogo Divino

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Fogo Divino would not be complete without the endlessly giving community of Volta Miúda – Salt Lake Capoeira. Capoeira is an Afro-Brazilian martial art which includes elements of physical and mental […]

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17
Mar

Ai Fujii Nelson to dance in Fogo Divino

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We are honored and delighted to feature celebrated local talent Ai Fujii Nelson as a Guest Dancer and Percussionist in this year’s Spring concert, Fogo Divino.   Ai Fujii Nelson, […]

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16
Mar

24 hours to shape the future of Utah

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If you are like us, you love Utah. The mountains, the desert, the people – and the organizations that work so hard serving their communities – all make our state […]

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02
Mar

Nothing but love for this amazing Samba Community we have

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What a fun-loving, ecstatic and supportive community Salt Lake City has. 2015’s Samba Queen was a huge success and each of you played a role in that great evening.  We […]

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11
Feb

Latin Dance Master and DF Dance Studio owner to judge Samba Queen

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Samba Fogo is honored to be hosting Samba Queen 2015 at DF Dance Studio this year for the first time and we thank Maria Ivanova for being such a gracious partner. […]

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06
Feb

Passionate “Paulista” Ana Paula Santos on Samba Queen Judging Panel

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Ana is a “Paulista” (person from São Paulo, Brazil) involved with Samba since the day she was born. She heavily credits her grandfather, one of the founders and President of the School […]

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