Capoeira Angola Conference w/ Mestre João Grande

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Event Date: 
June 30, 2019 - 9:00am - 6:00pm
Venue: 
Capoeira Angola Center of Mestre João Grande, Champaign-Urbana, IL
Address: 
201 Lincoln Sq, Urbana, IL 61801 Space 157 ( North Entrance)
Description: 

Learn more about the Capoeira Angola Center here: www.angolacenterillinois.com

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Capoeira Angola Conference w/ Mestre João Grande

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Event Date: 
June 29, 2019 - 9:00am - 6:00pm
Venue: 
Capoeira Angola Center of Mestre João Grande, Champaign-Urbana, IL
Address: 
201 Lincoln Sq, Urbana, IL 61801 Space 157 ( North Entrance)
Description: 

Arts of Resistance Capoeira Angola Conference at UIUC, occurring on June 27 through June 29 , celebrates the richness of the African and Latin roots of Afro-Brazilian culture at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. This conference is presented by Contra-Mestre Denis and Professora Aisha of Capoeira Angola Center of Mestre João Grande Champaign IL and the Capoeira Club at UIUC. Please join them for a fabulous weekend of celebrating Brazilian culture. They are honored to host the Great Mestre João Grande for the conference and will have workshops in Capoeira Angola movement/Music. They are hoping that you and your energy will be part of the weekend!

Guests:
Mestre João Grande (Capoeira Angola Center of Mestre João Grande)
Contra-Mestre Bujão (CACNY)
Professora Julissa Gamela (CACNY)

See the updated schedule on their facebook event page:
https://www.facebook.com/events/2408413082703480/

Learn more about the Capoeira Angola Center here: www.angolacenterillinois.com

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Capoeira Angola Conference w/ Mestre João Grande

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Event Date: 
June 28, 2019 - 9:00am - 6:00pm
Venue: 
Capoeira Angola Center of Mestre João Grande, Champaign-Urbana, IL
Address: 
201 Lincoln Sq, Urbana, IL 61801 Space 157 ( North Entrance)
Description: 

Arts of Resistance Capoeira Angola Conference at UIUC, occurring on June 27 through June 29 , celebrates the richness of the African and Latin roots of Afro-Brazilian culture at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. This conference is presented by Contra-Mestre Denis and Professora Aisha of Capoeira Angola Center of Mestre João Grande Champaign IL and the Capoeira Club at UIUC. Please join them for a fabulous weekend of celebrating Brazilian culture. They are honored to host the Great Mestre João Grande for the conference and will have workshops in Capoeira Angola movement/Music. They are hoping that you and your energy will be part of the weekend!

Guests:
Mestre João Grande (Capoeira Angola Center of Mestre João Grande)
Contra-Mestre Bujão (CACNY)
Professora Julissa Gamela (CACNY)

See the updated schedule on their facebook event page:
https://www.facebook.com/events/2408413082703480/

Learn more about the Capoeira Angola Center here: www.angolacenterillinois.com

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Brian Stark Flamenco Duo featuring Jose Gobbo

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Event Date: 
April 28, 2019 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Venue: 
Fiesta Cafe
Address: 
216 S 1st St, Champaign, Illinois 61820
Description: 

Stop by this Sunday afternoon to hear two great musicians play smooth relaxed latin jazz.

The duo features Brian Stark on Tenor Saxophone, and Jose Gobbo on Guitar. No cover.

Admission: 
Free Admission
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Elis Arts Quartet: Brazilian Music at Fiesta Cafe

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Event Date: 
April 27, 2019 - 9:00pm - 11:00pm
Venue: 
Fiesta Cafe
Address: 
216 S 1st St, Champaign, Illinois 61820
Description: 

The Elis Arts quartet takes the audience on a tour of Brazil by presenting a wide variety of Brazilian compositions. Elis’ quartet brings sensibility and passion to performance because of the consummate musicianship of its members: Elis Artz (vocals); Heitor Almeida (guitar); Marco Bonomo (piano and vocals); and Alice Sinzato (percussion). They bring a wealth of experience playing a range of compositions from their native country of Brazil.

Admission: 
Free Admission
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Brazilian Armorial Ensemble Spring Roda

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Event Date: 
April 29, 2019 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Venue: 
25 O'Clock Brewing Company
Address: 
208 W. Griggs St., Urbana, Illinois 61801
Description: 

Come enjoy a casual outdoor performance and potluck with the UIUC Brazilian Armorial Ensemble, "Nação Terra do Milho!"

As in a typical Brazilian roda, guests are invited to participate. The event will take place on the patio of 25 O'Clock Brewing Company in Urbana. Come enjoy some great traditional Brazilian flute music, and dance xote and baião. The roda will feature special guest Murilo Gaspar Mendes, a visiting artist with the center.

Please bring a dish or snacks to share if you would like to participate in the potluck.

Admission: 
Free Admission
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Clark Park Sounds at Sunset ft. Jean Rene Balekita & Bomoyi

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Event Date: 
May 19, 2019 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Venue: 
Clark Park
Address: 
1100 W Daniel St, Champaign
Description: 

This summer, gather your friends, family, and neighbors as the Champaign Park District host the Sounds at Sunset at Clark Park featuring Jean Rene Balekita & Bomoyi. Audience members are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and refreshments.

Admission: 
Free Admission
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Indian Classical Flute | Pt. Ronu Majumdar, Pt. Harshad Kanetkar

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Event Date: 
April 21, 2019 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Venue: 
Channing Murray Foundation
Address: 
1209 W Oregon St, Urbana
Description: 

Please join UIUC student organization SPICMACAY Illinois for an Indian classical music concert by Pandit Ronu Majumdar, one of the most popular and renowned flautists today. He will be accompanied by Pandit Harshad Kanetkar on the tabla.

SPICMACAY Illinois is a registered student organization at the University of Illinois aimed at promoting Indian arts in the Midwestern United States.

This event is supported by the Program Coordinating Council (PCC), University of Illinois, Student Organization Resource Fee (SORF) and the Student Cultural Programming Fee (SCPF)

Admission: 
Free Admission
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Balkanalia-Annual Concert: "Songs and Dances from the Adriatic to the Black Sea"

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Event Date: 
May 1, 2019 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
Smith Memorial Hall, Room 25
Address: 
805 S Mathews Ave, Urbana
Description: 

The University of Illinois Balkan Music Ensemble, Balkanalia, performs traditional village, urban, and popular music styles of Albania, Bosnia, Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece, Hungary, Macedonia, Romania, Serbia, and Turkey on indigenous, orchestral, and electronic instruments. The ensemble is open to undergraduate and graduate students, and is directed by UIUC musicologist Dr. Donna Buchanan.

Admission: 
Free Admission
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Lemann Lecture Series - "Samba and Black Surveillance"

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Event Date: 
April 16, 2019 - 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Venue: 
101 International Studies Building
Address: 
910 S. Fifth Street, Champaign
Description: 

As part of its ongoing lecture series, the Lemann Institute for Brazilian Studies welcomes Dr. Stephen Bocskay, a professor of Romance Languages & Literatures at the University of Michigan.

Dr. Bocskay's talk is entitled "Samba and Black Surveillance: Narratives in Conflict during Brazilian Military Rule."

Admission: 
Free Admission
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