Friday, April 15, 2011

Tucson: Master classes and solo performance by Rosangela Silvestre, "FACES of NATURE"


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Subject: Batucaxe News - Earth Day Festival This Saturday...Rosangela Silvestre in Tucson, April 17-May 1


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Saturday, April 16, 17th Annual Tucson Earth Day

Celebrate the 17th Annual Tucson Earth Day with Batucaxé at Reid Park (near the Country Club entrance)! We're part of the parade, which starts at 10:00am, then we'll take it to the main stage for a joyful set of music and dance immediately after! Free.

April 17 - May 1, Rosangela Silvestre Residency
Batucaxé welcomes world-class choreographer, instructor, and dancer, Rosangela Silvestre, to Tucson once again! Ms. Silvestre will teach a series of unforgettable master classes that are open to the community and suitable for all skill levels. All classes will be held at Rhythm Industry Performance Factory, 1013 S. Tyndall Avenue, unless otherwise scheduled. Fees are $15/class or $12/class for students with ID, and are not included in the regular Batucaxé Sunday dance class package of four classes.

Special package: Pre-pay for all seven Rhythm Industry dance classes for $75. Purchase this package at Rosangela's first class on Sunday, April 17. There will be no refunds for missed classes.

ORIXA DANCE WORKSHOPS: Symbols In Motion with LIVE Drumming by Batucaxe:

-Sunday, April 17, 5:00pm - 6:30pm

-Sunday, April 24, 5:00pm - 6:30pm

-Saturday, April 30, 10:00am - 11:00am **at U of A Rec Center, Capoeira Mandinga Batizado, OPEN to the public, $15**

-Sunday, May 1, 5:00pm - 6:30pm


SILVESTRE TECHNIQUE CLASS: A Brazilian Technique of Dance-Based in the Three Triangle Body Form, The Four Elements of Nature, and the Chakras

-Sunday, April 17, 11:00am - 12:30pm

-Tuesday, April 19, 4:30pm - 6:00pm

-Saturday, April 30, 2:30pm - 4:00pm

-Sunday, May 1, 11:00am - 12:30pm



-Tuesday, April 26th, 4:30pm - 6:00pm

-Saturday, April 30th, 4:30pm - 6:00pm

Prices are based per hour and on a private/semi-private basis. Other times/locations are possible. Please schedule/inquire with Yarrow at and 520-465-8856, or Jaimie at and 520-907-9709.


A very special solo performance by Rosangela Silvestre, “FACES of NATURE” allows the audience to experience the full expression of the Orixa Dances as an art form. The show is interactive in nature with audience participation and open discussion at its conclusion. Saturday, April 23rd, 7:30pm at The Movement Shala, 435 E. 9th Street, $15 suggested donation.



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