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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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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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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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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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14
Apr

SAMBA FOGO @ THE ROSE WAGNER 04.18

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I’ve made it my ongoing quest to expose my children to as many arts and cultural related events as humanly possible without breaking the budget. That, along with the fact […]

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04
May

Samba Fogo Catches Fire in New Dance Concert

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If there’s one thing the high-energy performance by Afro-Brazilian dance and drum company Samba Fogo teaches you, it’s that you don’t have to be Afro-Brazilian to enjoy, or perform in, […]

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20
Mar

All That Glitters (or Burns) | Salt Lake City Weekly Review

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If you came to Samba Fogo’s Fogo Na Cabeça (Fire in the Head) this weekend expecting beautiful women in glitter and feathers shaking it like Carnival never ended, well, there […]

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