Arts of Resistance Capoeira Angola Conference at UIUC with Mestre João Grande October 25-28

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Event Date: 
October 25, 2018 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm

The Capoeira Angola Center IL announces its Arts of Resistance Capoeira Angola Conference at UIUC, to occur for four days from October 25 through October 28. This event celebrates the richness of the African and Latin roots of Afro-Brazilian culture at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, presented by Contra-Mestre Denis and Professora Aisha of Capoeira Angola Center of Mestre João Grande Champaign IL and the Capoeira Club at UIUC. This fabulous celebration of Brazilian culture will include workshops in Capoeira Angola movement and music, alongside honored guest Mestre João Grande.

Mestre João Grande (Capoeira Angola Center of Mestre João Grande)
Professora Julissa Gamela (CACNY)
Professor Rasta Chapa (CACNY)

Event Schedule

Thursday, 25th
Capoeira Angola Center IL
6:30pm- 8:30pm - Capoeira Angola Movement/ Music class*

Friday, October 26th
Illini Union Quad (if weather permits)
12:00pm-1:00pm- Capoeira Angola Roda presentation

UIUC Dance Dept. Nevada B Studio
7:00-9:00pm -Capoeira Angola Movement class*

Saturday, October 27th
Lincoln Square Mall Urbana
10:30-11:00am - Free Kids Capoeira Angola Movement Class
11:00am-12:00pm - Roda Presentation at Lincoln Square
12:00-1:30pm- Capoeira Angola Movement Class*

1:30-3:00pm Break

UIUC Dance Dept. Nevada B Studio
3:00-4:00pm - Capoeira Angola Music Class
4:00-6:00pm - Capoeira Angola Movement & Capoeira Roda*

Sunday, October 28th
UIUC Dance Dept. Nevada B Studio
9:30-10:30am- Iyengar Yoga class

Capoeira Angola Center IL
11:00- 11:30am Maculelê Afro- Brazilian Stick Dance Class
11:30-1:00pm - Capoeira Angola Movement & Dance Class*
1:00-2:00pm - Break
2:00-4:00pm Capoeira Angola Closing Roda*

Event Locations Addresses:

UIUC Dance Department Nevada B
907 1/2 West Nevada Street,
Urbana, Illinois 61801

Illinois Union Quad
1401 W. Green Street,
Urbana, IL 61801

Capoeira Angola Center Illinois
Lincoln Square at 300 S. Broadway, Urbana,
IL 61801 Space 157 (North Entrance)

Lincoln Square ( South Wing)
201 Lincoln Square,
Urbana, IL 61801

Dress Code *
For Capoeira Angola workshops only
– Flat sole shoes
– T-shirt that can be tucked into your pants
– athletic pants or White pants
– Tank tops not allowed

Sponsors :
Paid for by the Students Cultural Programming Fee
Center of World Music
Capoeira Club at UIUC
UIUC Dance Department
Students of Capoeira Angola Center Illinois
Art Coop Inc

Free for UIUC students with a UIUC Student ID

Full event $100.00

Prices for per-day rate

Thursday $30.00
Friday $50.00
Saturday $75.00
Sunday $50.00

Instructors, Treinels, Professores and Contra-Mestres, if bringing 2 or more students please contact us,special deal for the group leader.

Please contact Contra-Mestre Denis or Professor Aisha with any questions:

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