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11
Nov

Few things are as important as Arts Education for Children

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We Believe: Brazilian cultural performing arts can be a valuable tool in a youth’s physical, mental and social development.  Youth who participate in Brazilian cultural arts are more likely to […]

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11
Aug

Check out who’s teaching Samba at California Brazil Camp

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We are proud to announce that our Artistic Director, Lorin Hansen, will be teaching Beginning Samba Dance at California Brazil Camp this summer! This is a truly special camp full […]

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20
Feb

We’re ready for Samba Queen, are you?

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If you love samba, and we know you do, then you are in for a very special treat. This year’s annual Samba Queen Contest will be bigger and more badass than […]

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18
Feb

By way of Denver Colorado, 2014’s Samba Queen, Danielle DeFrances

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One of our beloved past cast members is venturing across the rockies for this year’s contest. Considering she won last year, she’s pretty much obligated to make the trip. Thank God, […]

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26
Jan

Leggy Meggy to Judge Samba Queen 2015

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We have an all-star lineup of judges this year and will be announcing each of them! First, we’d like to introduce a close friend and local hero, Leggy Meggy! We’re excited […]

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30
Dec

How do you eat an elephant?

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One bite at a time. Many thanks to everyone that helped put our new site together. Namely, Lorin Hansen, David Durais, Dave Howell, Nate Pugh and Scott Stone. Collectively, we […]

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13
Oct

Afro-Brazilian Bell Patterns

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Afro-Brazilian music uses a variety of bell patterns, many of which are different than the patterns used in Cuba.

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17
Sep

Axé | E-Programming Guide

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24
Jul

Rio Carnival Samba

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This track was composed and by Mason and recorded years ago. It accompanies a dance routine choreographed by Lorin that was performed in many shows. It features the Mocidade caixa pattern […]

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24
Jul

California Brazil Camp – Link Post

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Join us and register under Samba Fogo to receive a discount.  

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