Capoeira Mandinga Women’s Event & Batizado, 26 – 29 May 2016

Capoeira Mandinga will be hosting a Women’s Event, to be held in conjunction with our annual Batizado. The event will dive deep into the culture and spirit that has shaped Capoeira, and the relatively recent history of women in Capoeira, exploring and making visible the contributions women have made to the art form.

Registration details below.

Confirmed Guests:
Mestra Suelly, UCA • Mestra Marisa, Gingarte • Mestra Sorriso, Capoeira Mandinga • Contra Mestra Tigresa, Sina Capoeira • Contra Mestra Marreta, UCA • Profesorra Sarara, Cordao de Ouro • Professora Come Come, Capoeira Mandinga • Professora Cocada, UCA • Professora Formiguinha, Capoeira Ijexa

Schedule:
Thursday, May 26:  Welcome roda (8-10p)
Location: NSM, 4225 Broadway, Oakland, CA

Friday, May 27:  Workshops (1-5p)  •  Roda (5-6p)  •  Party/show (8-11p)
Saturday, May 28: Workshops (10-5p)  •  Roda (5-7p)  •  Dinner + Bate Papo (7-10p)
Sunday, May 29:  Kids workshop (10-11a)  •  Kids batizado (11-1230p)  •  Adults workshop (1-3p)  •  Adults batizado + open rodas (3-7p)
Location: OMNI Commons, 4799 Shattuck, Oakland, CA 94609

REGISTER HERE   Whole event $185  • Weekend $120•  Saturday only $85  •  Friday only $60  •  Sunday only $30

Discounts available for whole event (t-shirt included):  Instructores $100  •  Professores $75

The event will also be the debut of the new mural Mulheres na Capoeira, a community art project celebrating women in capoeira. Created by Oakland artist Anna Ludwig, in collaboration with the kids, teens, and adults of Capoeira Mandinga, this acrylic painting mosaic explores the history of women in capoeira and contributions women have made to the art form and surrounding culture. Composed of 72 square panels painted over the course of four community painting sessions, Mulheres na Capoeira will be assembled as a temporary installation on May 29, 2016. This project is funded by individual donations and a grant from the East Bay Fund for Artists at the East Bay Community Foundation.

 

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