Saturday, May 19, 2012

Tucson: Open House and Residency Performance with Batucaxé, Rosangela Silvestre and students!!


Sent: Friday, May 18, 2012 5:32 PM
Subject: Batucaxe News - Open House and Residency Performance with Batucaxé, Rosangela Silvestre and students!!


Happy Friday Everyone!
We hope you have had a beautiful week!
It has been a wonderful week with Rosangela Silvestre in town!

This Tuesday, May 22nd, there will be an Open House and Residency Performance with Batucaxe~
featuring Rosangela Silvestre and her Residency Students!
An informal community gathering of class attendees and the movement explored during the Tucson residency!
This is a wonderful way to experience a Batucaxe rehearsal as well! 
We invite everyone to stay after the performance and join in the groove with the Batucaxe dancers while the Batucaxe band rehearses some rockin' music!!

Donations gratefully accepted~ Refreshments will be available.

There are three more opportunities to dance and grow with Rosangela Silvestre before her Arizona residency is over!!!


The Movement Shala, 435 E. 9th St.

SUN, May 20, 5:00-6:30PM: ORIXA DANCE MOVEMENT with Live Drumming!!

Rhythm Industry Performance Factory, 1013 S. Tyndall Ave.
(note that classes on this day are at two different studios)

MON, May 21, 5:15-6:45PM: SILVESTRE TECHNIQUEThe Movement Shala, 435 E. 9th St.

Classes are for ALL LEVELS of experience, including those who have never attended before. Rosangela's teaching is inspiring and transformative, and dance is for everyone!
Classes are $12 or $10 for students.
***Please note that classes are at two different locations***


Symbols in Motion. A study of the connections between the rhythms and the traditional movement, archetype and mythology, of the Orixa dances interpreted as an art form. Discover how sacred symbolism inspires the body to dance. Orixa is the Essence of the Universe.

SILVESTRE TECHNIQUE: A contemporary Brazilian technique of dance based in the three triangle body form, the four elements of nature, and the chakras. The objective is the conditioning of the dancer through physical and expressive training - regardless of level or previous experience.

About Batucaxé

Batucaxé (pronounced bah-too-cah-SHEH, which means "the blessing of the beat") is a non-profit drum and dance ensemble and school in Tucson, Arizona. Inspired by the music of Brazil, Batucaxé features the music of many traditions, from Brazil and all over the world. Our goal is to inspire creativity, openness, community solidarity and collective joy, through lessons and classes, outreach programs and high-energy performances. Visit to learn about us, listen to some music and enjoy video clips of past performances. "Like" us on Facebook.


Every Tuesday - Batucaxé Drum and Dance Rehearsal, 6:30-8:30pm at the Rhythm Industry Performance Factory 1013 S. Tyndall Ave. (map). We invite you behind the scenes to see and hear what makes us love what we do. If you're thinking about becoming a member, feel free to attend a rehearsal and ask questions, or click here for more information on membership.




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