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12
Aug

Art: A Beautiful Thing for a Beautiful Mind

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by Lillian Brooks Children with learning disabilities are often just as intelligent as their traditional-learning peers. However, there are barriers to how well and in what ways a learning-disabled child […]

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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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07
Nov

Behind the Scenes with our 25 year old Community

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Check out this behind-the-scenes look into the hearts and minds of  our company and community members. Through interviews and candid footage this short documentary by Amy Call sheds light on the reasons why […]

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30
Oct

Workshops begin this weekend!

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Don’t forget!… Our 4-week Brazilian Samba Drumming workshop begins this Sunday, 11/1, from 12pm-2pm at the SLC Arts Hub.  The workshop will include 4 Sundays in November: November 1, 8, 15, and […]

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02
Oct

Samba Fogo presents: Raízes do Samba (Roots of Samba)

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  Raízes Do Samba will be a lively showcase of Afro-Brazilian dance, live music, and fire dance, tracing the history and roots of the Samba tradition.        Unlike other dance performances, Samba […]

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11
Sep

Thank you for making our Indiegogo a success!

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Samba Fogo recently held an Indiegogo campaign to raise funds to go toward our educational outreach programming this fall. With a lot of help from you – our wonderful network of supporters – […]

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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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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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