Performance: The Art of Capoeira
Concert / Performance
2:00 to 3:00
Sun, October 29, 2017

Originating in 16th-century Brazil, capoeira is an Afro-Brazilian art form that combines elements of martial arts, acrobatics, music, dance, and ritual. Join us for a dynamic capoeira demonstration with live music by Capoeira Batuque & Brasil Brasil Cultural Center in the Fowler’s UCLA Arts Council Amphitheater.

Parking available in UCLA Lot 4, 221 Westwood Plaza, directly off Sunset Blvd | $12/day

About the Exhibition

Axé Bahia: The Power of Art in an Afro-Brazilian Metropolis, explores the distinctive cultural role of the city of Salvador, the coastal capital of the Brazilian state of Bahia and an internationally renowned center of Afro-Brazilian culture. Featuring more than 100 works from the mid-20th century to the present, including a stunning array of sculpture, painting, photography, video, and installation art, the exhibition explores the complexities of race and cultural affiliation in Brazil, and the provoca­tive ways in which artists have experienced and responded creatively to prevailing realities of Afro-Brazilian identity in Bahia.

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