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Friday, May 25
 

4:00pm PDT

 
Saturday, May 26
 

11:00am PDT

11:00am PDT

3:00pm PDT

 
Sunday, May 27
 

1:15pm PDT

Roots of Hip Hop

Global Heat with Dadical; Mr Magnesium and Free (SoulShifters); Etienne Cakpo (Gansango); Mestre Curisco & Coty Valdez (Capoeira Malês & Circle of Fire); Shanetta Brown (Tubaluba); Kama (Kamalashaka); Yaw Amponsah (Anokye Agofomma); and others.


Sunday May 27, 2012 1:15pm - 2:45pm PDT
Vera Project/Gallery 47.62309, -122.35359
  Music & Dance Performance, (if applicable)
  • Biography Visualize the hip-hopping, spinning, flips, and flashy footwork of today’s best break dancers. Where do those moves come from? Roots of Hip Hop explores the origins of contemporary culture in traditional forms, with performers from Benin, Brazil, Ghana, Kenya, and the USA. Experience a live music and dance performance of hip hop, African dance, and Capoeira. This special Folklife Festival preview features award-winning performers Global Heat with Dadical; Mr Magnesium and Free (SoulShifters); Etienne Cakpo (Gansango); Mestre Curisco & Coty Valdez (Capoeira Malês & Circle of Fire); Shanetta Brown (Tubaluba); Kama (Kamalashaka); Yaw Amponsah (Anokye Agofomma); and others. Attention student dancers!!! Show us your best break dance moves and win two free dance workshops with SoulShifters in early June, with the opportunity to be part of a performance of Roots of Hip Hop at Intiman Theatre. This project is funded by Seattle NEXT 50.

2:00pm PDT

3:00pm PDT

8:50pm PDT

VamoLá! Brazilian Drum & Dance Ensemble

Exuberant Drumming & Dancing


Sunday May 27, 2012 8:50pm - 9:20pm PDT
Mural Amphitheatre 47.62057, -122.35049
  Music & Dance Performance, Show Brazil!
  • Genre EMI -- Latin America - MUSIC
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  • Biography VamoLá brings to life the celebratory spirit of Brazilian carnival! They emphasize samba—“the essence of the Brazilian musical soul” They want to envelop the audience in driving rhythms, and invite viewers of all ages to join in the celebration!
  • website http://vamola.org