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Interactive Arts: Ologunde

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Add to Calendar 18-05-2014 18-05-2014 15 Interactive Arts: Ologunde Learn to play Afro-Brazilian percussion! Master percussionist Dende will teach you proper technique, exercises, and traditional rhythms. Children with adults welcome. Drums provided. Ologunde celebrates the rich Afro-Brazilian culture of Salvador, Bahia through a diverse repertoire of music, dance and martial arts. Comprised of Brazilians living in the United States and Brazil, Ologund? includes former members of world-renowned music and dance troupes and is under the direction of master percussionist Dende. Ologunde will perform a diverse repertoire which includes the rituals associated with candomble, a synthesis of the Yoruba and Catholic religions in which various orixis (gods) are invoked; the breathtaking capoeira martial arts dance; maculele, a warrior dance which utilizes sticks and machetes and was originally created in the sugar cane fields by slaves; and the exhilarating samba de roda, which can be traced back to the semba of Angola. http://www.nymetroparents.com/2014neweventinfo.cfm?id=162227 Flushing Town Hall true DD/MM/YYYY
May 18, 2014
1 & 2:15pm
Flushing Town Hall
Flushing
All Ages

Description: Learn to play Afro-Brazilian percussion! Master percussionist Dende will teach you proper technique, exercises, and traditional rhythms. Children with adults welcome. Drums provided.

Ologunde celebrates the rich Afro-Brazilian culture of Salvador, Bahia through a diverse repertoire of music, dance and martial arts. Comprised of Brazilians living in the United States and Brazil, Ologund? includes former members of world-renowned music and dance troupes and is under the direction of master percussionist Dende. Ologunde will perform a diverse repertoire which includes the rituals associated with candomble, a synthesis of the Yoruba and Catholic religions in which various orixis (gods) are invoked; the breathtaking capoeira martial arts dance; maculele, a warrior dance which utilizes sticks and machetes and was originally created in the sugar cane fields by slaves; and the exhilarating samba de roda, which can be traced back to the semba of Angola.

Address: 137-35 Northern Blvd.
Flushing, NY 11354
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