Arielle Maugé writes about her love for Afro-Brazilian culture and her dance instructor Janete Silva.
New York-based filmmakers David Barba & James Pellerito have been following Brazilian dancer Marcelo Gomes for the past two years. They’ve shot footage of Mr. Gomes in Rio de Janeiro, Manaus (his birthplace), California, Ukraine, Denmark and Greece, and are hoping to finish a documentary about this established dancer by the end of the year.
For those unable to celebrate the upcoming New Years at a sun-drenched, Brazilian beach, a visit to Fuerza Bruta: Look Up might be a good holiday (and drum-infused) substitute.
Meet Bella Saona (Brazil) and Steve Narvaez (Ecuador), member of the electro pop band The Fire and The Reason.
After last year’s much-anticipated return to New York City with the dance show 4 por 4, Brazilian choreographer Deborah Colker is back in New York City – but this time, with Cirque du Soleil’s latest touring production: OVO.
When Jelon Vieira decided to create his own dance company in 1977, he named it Os Capoeiristas da Bahia (a capoeirista is anyone who pratices Capoeira).