Come see a real Carnival Block Party (i.e. Bloco de Carnaval) at The Sullivan Room.
Founded by Alexandre Bueno de Moraes and Andrew S. Klug, the 1500 Gallery “interprets the notion of Brazilian photography to comprise photography made by Brazilian photographers, as well as images bearing a conceptual or thematic relationship to Brazil.”
Located in New York City’s West Chelsea gallery district at 511 West 25th Street, #607, 1500 Gallery is the first art gallery in the world with an explicit focus in Brazilian artists and theme, and it represents the work of 17 artists, both emerging and established. Six of 1500’s photographers are represented in the Sao Paulo Museum of Art’s Collection of Photography.
On Saturday, February 6, at DROM, Pianist Luiz Simas will play a great repertoire of sambas specially chosen for dancing samba-no-pé (basic samba step) and passo marcado (simple choreography), the staple dance styles of Rio’s Carnival. And with a large dancing space right in front of the stage, master dance teacher Danielle Lima will give a lesson on how to dance samba – minutes before Mr. Simas and his band enter the stage.
Scheduled once per month, the brand new Samba Dance Workshop is a unique class designed to provide beginners with an introduction to the joyful art of samba dance. The July edition of the workshop will be taught by top samba dancer and teacher, Danielle Lima, and will focus on the solo samba style typical of the famous Rio de Janeiro Carnaval.
Brazilian Batucada at the New York Halloween Parade By Jeff Zeth For years, expat Brazilians have referred to it as "New York’s Carnaval", and with good reason: with a lineup of over 40 bands, a live audience of two million people, and another million watching on television, the Halloween Parade has become at… Read More →