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.
In an exclusive interview with BrazilNYC, promoter Anderson Trindade talks about Agua NYC, his Brazilian pool party which has become one of the most talked about events among young Brazilians in the New York area.
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.
S.O.B.’s Presents PagoFUNK, a musical collective consisting of Waguinho do Cavaco, Luiz da Grande Rio and baile funk icon, MC Playboy, along with many special guests. A musical fusion of some of the most popular Brazilian dance rhythms – samba, pagode and baile funk – PagoFUNK connects generations past with… Read More →
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 →