Flagstaff Arts Council and Centro Capoeira Angola Ouro Verde Flagstaff welcome special guests Mestres Tisza and Cabello of the Cultural Center Barracão D’Angola Serra Grande Brazil to present a special Afro-Brazilian cultural show Coconino Center for the Arts on Sunday, November 8, 2015. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the show begins at 7:00 p.m
Mestre Cabello Caobijuba’ and Mestre Tisza Coelho will present and direct an explosive night of African-Brazilian music, percussion, Capoeira Angola, and dance. They will be joined by local groups from Flagstaff to showcase a variety of traditional instruments, dances, songs, and a Capoeira Angola circle which is sure to dazzle spectators. At the end of the show there will be an open dance floor!
Cabello and Tisza are recognized as world authorities and renowned artists in the art of Capoeira Angola and other African Brazilian cultural expressions. Together they direct the Centro Capoeira Angola Ouro Verde and the Barracao D’Angola cultural centers in Serra Grande Bahia Brazil. They travel worldwide to teach workshops and provide performances and presentations that show case the beauty and depth of African Brazilian culture. They are highly sought after teachers and performers and Flagstaff is in for a real treat!
Centro Capoeira Angola Ouro Verde Flagstaff recognizes the Arizona Community Foundation of Flagstaff and the GeoFund for financial support of this program.
DanceBatukeira takes place on Sunday, November 8, 2015 at 7:00 pm. Centro Capoeira Angola Ouro Verde Flagstaff recognizes the Arizona Community Foundation of Flagstaff for financial support of this program. Tickets are $10 for the general public, $5 for students with a valid student ID card, and children 10 years of age and under are free.
For more information, please call the Coconino Center for the Arts at (928) 779-2300.