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Afro-Brazilian

 
Writers & Readers

Textiles and Truth-Telling

By Kristin Harris Walsh

The word ori is a Yoruba word meaning head and representing one’s life path, purpose, destiny and spiritual intuition. While Afro-Brazilian spiritual beliefs may seem miles away both physically and culturally from St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, the recent production, titled Ori, brought the two together.

 
Balé Folclórico Da Bahia

Bahia of All Colours

Performance | Spectacle

Burlington ON
March 2 mars 2017
8:00 | 20:00
Afro-Brazilian, Capoeira, Samba

 

Zouk Alors! A Look at the Popular Brazilian Social Dance

By Naushad Ali Husein

In early August, Toronto played host to the Zouk Exchange, welcoming dance participants and aspirants from all over the world. The Exchange featured social dance events, historical seminars on the form and a competition, but internal pressures within the community have led the organizers to announce the end of the formal event. We stop to ask: what is zouk and where did it come from?

Brazilian dance with Newton Moraes

Newton Moraes teaches his Afro-Brazilian dance class at Bavia Arts Studio, Toronto.

Dance Migration, Samba Squad

Samba Squad & Dance Migration

Performance | Spectacle

Toronto ON
November 22 novembre 2013
9:00 | 21:00
Samba, Afro-Brazilian

 
Newton Moraes Dance Theatre

The Land of Tears and Soul

Performance | Spectacle

Toronto ON
September 11-14 septembre 2013
8:00 | 20:00
Afro-Brazilian, Contemporary, Brazilian

Various Artists

Roda de Rua2011

Performance | Spectacle

Toronto ON
June 26 juin 2011
Afro-Brazilian

untitled

Performance | Spectacle

Toronto ON
October 1 octobre 2010
Afro-Brazilian

Dance Migration

Os Elementos

Performance | Spectacle

Toronto ON
December 17-18 décembre 2010
Afro-Brazilian

Dance Migration

Terra Brazil

Performance | Spectacle

Toronto ON
December 5 décembre 2009
Afro-Brazilian

Dance Migration

Roots of Brazil: A night of Dance, Music, and Inspiration!

Performance | Spectacle

Toronto ON
October 25 octobre 2012
Afro-Brazilian

Expressions of Brazil: Capoeira Camará

This weekend Capoeira Camará performs at Expressions of Brazil, another World Routes festival presented by Harbourfront Centre July 16th through 18th in Toronto.

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